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Bake your graphic card back to life!

I bought my Dell XPS M1710 in January 2007, so it’s three years old now. Except some overheating issues, which I solved by cleaning the fans and applying Arctic Silver thermally conductive compound, I...

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The making of my Tomorrowland LedHat

Last weekend I went to Tomorrowland 2013. I got the ticket months ago, in February. Ever since, I had been thinking about building something to stand out, something involving LEDs and an Arduino. As...

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My little CNC shop

By now, you should already know one of my hobbies is flying RC machines, either quadcopters or planes. My quadcopters fly, but due to imperfections they aren’t locked in. I used to cut two...

gps logger closed 0

DIY GPS Logger

I need a GPS logger, don’t have one, don’t want to buy one, so let’s build one! I have all the necessary parts, so let’s start! 1. What do I want? I need a...

How to charge a LiPo with the Ultramat 14 Plus 0

How to charge a LiPo with the Ultramat 14 Plus

Last weekend, at a skirm in The Chambers, I met someone who was having trouble setting up his Ultramat 14 Plus charger for charging LiPo’s. So this is for him and other people having...

First real FPV with my Bixler plane! 0

First real FPV with my Bixler plane!

Yesterday I did my first real FPV flights with my Bixler! It was a blast! A few things I learned: People are right when they say the Gopro isn’t good for FPV. It’s really...