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Unboxing the Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam Hi everyone. I recently purchased the Logitech c920 HD Pro Webcam for a project and I thought it would be nice to share this experience. http://www.newark.com/logitech/960-000764/webcam-hd-1920-x-1080-usb/dp/48T0195?ost=Logitech+C920+HD+Pro+Webcam&ddkey=htt… The Logitech c920 HD Pro Webcam is a 15 MP USB webcam that is capable of Full HD 1080p and comes equipt with 20-step autofocus and stereo microphones. This webcam features native H.26 ...
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My Cardboard Solder Fume Extraction Unit   Made from Recycled E14 box, Recycled 12V Fan from original Xbox, 2.1mm DC barrel jack adapter from Adafruit, Recycled 12V 2.5A DC Switching Power Supply and Duck Tape. Thanks for stopping by.   Trent ...
My new Pi 3 case has arrived from Newark Element 14. http://www.newark.com/pimoroni/pim149/pibow-3-ninja-coupe-for-raspberry/dp/31AC5278   The Pimoroni Pibow Coupe Ninja!! Very nice package. Heatsink sold separately. And the GPIO pins have been labeled. This case is fun to assemble.   I really like this case. Very high quality and excellent design.   Cheers to Pimoroni for another great product and to Element 14 for having them in stock.   Trent ...
A few years ago, I underwent a surgical procedure called a Spinal Fusion. Afterwards a special medical device was prescribed to assist with the fusion process. This device is called a Combined Magnetic Field Bone Growth Stimulator.   The little kid in me has been eager to see the inner workings of this device. It was only a matter of time before it would be taken apart.   Here are some photos of what was found inside.       Device Description   The Spina ...
               First Test of EDF Jet Motor Prototype   This is a scaled-down working model of an Electric Ducted Fan Jet Motor with Thrust Vectoring control surfaces. I constructed it out of 5mm Foam Board typically found in the arts & crafts section of local store, poster board, white Duck brand Duct Tape, hot glue, and a modified cooling fan recovered from an Original Xbox gaming console. The purpose of making thi ...
      The solar corona at the March 2015 total eclipse over Svalbard. Photo: Judy Anderson. Processing: Alson Wong.     Warning! Even if 99% of the sun is covered by the moon, the remaining 1% crescent is dangerous to view with the naked eye and can cause serious eye damage or blindness. For information on safely veiwing and photographing an eclipse, please refer to the following links.        https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ecli ...
           "Get it to his desk quick quickly! We can't afford to lose any more Stormtroopers."   Project Iron Pi Zero Mark II   Trent ...
I recently purchased the Pimoroni EnviroPHAT and Adafruit PiOLED display for use with the Raspberry Pi Zero v1.3. I currently have the EnviroPHAT and PiOLED display connected to the RPi Zero and the Zero4U 4 Port USB Hub with the Pimoroni Mini Black Hat Hacker. Here are a few images of everything connected. I access the RPi remotely with SSH via WiFi. In the captured images I have the RPi Zero powered with the Adafruit PowerBoost 1000C and LiPo battery. There is also a USB Voltage Meter with OLE ...
     I am not a former actor who played the part of one of the coolest cyborgs and later went on serve as Governor of California as exciting as that sounds.     June 9th, one year ago I underwent a surgical procedure to repair severe damage of my vertebrae and spinal cord. Yesterday I had my final appointment with the doctor who performed this very risky operation. He informed me that the procedure was a success.       It felt so great to stand ...
Unboxing  the   Beaglebone  Black  Wireless          I would  like  to  start by  thanking  the  Element  14  community  for allowing  me  the  privilege  of participation  in  the  testing  and review  of this  product . It is my intention  to  provide  an informative  review  of  the  BBB  Wireless ...
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