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Attachment Options for the PCB Embroidery Project

Attachment Options for the PCB Embroidery Project

on1 February 2016 / in electronics, exhibition, hardwear

  Exploring options for mounting the Embroidery PCB’s at the Foothills Museum show this June.                    

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Heart Sensors

Heart Sensors

on4 December 2015 / in electronics, hardwear

  Sticky heart sensors.    

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Stitching PCB Progress Update

Stitching PCB Progress Update

on24 October 2015 / in hardwear, sewing

           

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Embroidering PCB’s

Embroidering PCB’s

on24 October 2015 / in hardwear, sewing

   

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Vector Boards

Vector Boards

on16 October 2015 / in hardwear

     

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Circle Disks

Circle Disks

on17 January 2015 / in electronics, hardwear

  Circle discs found in Harry’s toolbox inspire.              

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ATtiny45

ATtiny45

on22 January 2014 / in electronics, hardwear
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Two Blue

Two Blue

on5 December 2013 / in hardwear
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Light Emitting Diodes

Light Emitting Diodes

on26 November 2013 / in hardwear
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Coin Cell Battery Holders

Coin Cell Battery Holders

on15 October 2013 / in hardwear

So many options for 3V CR2032 coin cell battery holders to sew into eTextile projects.

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Vibrating Pancake Motors

Vibrating Pancake Motors

on8 October 2013 / in hardwear

I purchase these little 10mm vibrating pancake motors from eBay and use them in haptic eTextile and paper computing projects. I generally get 25 or 50 at a time and they cost about $.50 USD/ motor. Super Afforable! Be careful when stripping the leads as the wire is very fine and its easy to inadvertently cut thru the wire rendering […]

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Before the Fashion Came the Arduino and ATtiny45s

Before the Fashion Came the Arduino and ATtiny45s

on7 October 2013 / in hardwear

Before the pasta and fashion show I taught the 8 year olds about using Arduino as ISP for programing ATtiny45‘s to blink in sequence. Again.

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Borderless Arduino Kit Review

Borderless Arduino Kit Review

on3 October 2013 / in hardwear

The 8 year old and I had the Borderless faux Arduino board working in no time – once I remembered to change the Arduino platform over to a Lenardo board setting. Its the little things that snag the system. However there are no instructions. No printed directions came with the kit to bring the new user to a website, help […]

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Tilt Ball Switch

Tilt Ball Switch

on1 October 2013 / in hardwear

Inexpensive and super simple to use.  Switch your eTextile projects on or off with a tilt! This one is $2 from adafruit. Digikey has more accurate tilt ball switches. You can make your own by following this Instructable.

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Photosensors

Photosensors

on27 September 2013 / in hardwear

  “A photoresistor or light dependent resistor (LDR) or photocell is a resistor whose resistance decreases with increasing incident light intensity; in other words, it exhibits photoconductivity.” wikipedia I keep a large supply of these inexpensive sensors on hand. You can find them available at DigiKey.

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