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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 usual, I only decided what to...

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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 plates out of aluminum using wood...

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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 device that logs location, speed and...

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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 bad in low light conditions and...

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Hobby King Bixler Powered Glider

A while back I bought a Bixler powered glider at Hobby King. I bought the kit, so could swap out all the inferior components that come in the ARF (almost ready to fly kit). It had been laying there, carefully...