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RP-2ADP     The RP-2ADP is an adaptor for infield wiring of the DB9 Serial connector. Allow easy access to the TX, RX, and Ground pins. The RTS and DTR pins (Pins 4 and 7) are also available for CAN bus or port powered devices.   * Available in male or female configuration. * Tab for wire strain relief. * Mounting Hardware included. * Accepts 24 - 16 awg size wire. * Push button Spring-Cage Terminal block make easy secure wire connections.   Available at Phoenix Engineerin ...
Jane Gordon and some of the robot cast   Only two options: subject yourself to the insane logic of robotic whims or step off the mortal coil. Based on the play Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (1890), and written by modern playwrite Elizabeth Meriwether, portrays the heroin Jane Gordon as a depressed, pregnant, housewife dreaming of escape in Side Show Theatre's production, Heddatron, presented on the stage of Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre. Heddatron opens showing mundane settings: a living r ...
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DIY Speaker Fabric

Posted by Eavesdropper Mar 1, 2011
Creating a simple speaker on fabric and other materials was demonstrated by Hannah Perner-Wilson in this video. In the best version shown in her experiments, she places wide traces of conductive tape on canvas, and places the material over a rare-earth magnet.   Normal speakers operate by sending a signal through a "voice coil," that is suspended inside a permanent magnet. Force is exerted from the stable magnet to the free moving coil. And the signal through the coil changes it loves ba ...
I saw this robot vacuum and thought, hey why not- I like being messy, this guy's has me covered. Set to buy it, I find that this little bot does not move on its own. I have to push it around? I pass.   However, I like the concept I had when I first saw it. Combine this robot with the robotank, and you have a winner. Everyone's dinner table is a maze of obstacles. A few modifications. Increase the tank's mobility power and battery capacity. Attach the tank as a frame to the vacuum.   ...

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