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Visor on Glasses (foldable) #3DPrinting #3DThursday

CyberCyclist shared this project on Thingiverse! A visor to be placed on glasses. For protection against glare in the morning and evening sun, and against wet lenses in light rain.Download files: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4983401 Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making...

The IoT Monthly Newsletter is out next week, Subscribe Now! #IoT #Newsletter

The IoT Monthly newsletter is the best place to catch up on the latest news on the Internet of Things. We cover everything from projects to new protocols. 4,200+ readers and growing!This newsletter is only sent to your inbox once per month – don’t miss your chance to catch the February 2022 issue next week – you can cancel anytime – try our spam-free...

EYE on NPI – TE Board-Mount Reflow Terminal Blocks #EyeOnNPI @DigiKey @TEConnectivity

This week’s EYE ON NPI (video) is gonna be a hit for anyone who has ever had to add terminal blocks to a design, then dealt with the frustrations and costs of having a mixed SMT/THM process. Presenting… TE Connectivity Board-Mount Surface Mount Reflow Terminal Blocks. Yes!Almost everyone has created a design that had a raw-wire to board connection....

Flexible Black Widow Spider Headband #3DThursday #3DPrinting

PenolopyBulnick shares:I designed this simple black widow spider headband using basic shapes in Tinkercad. It is printed in Clear, Black, and Red TPU flexible filament with color changes between layers (not between objects in the design). It was designed to fit 1/4″ elastic in order to complete the headband. There is a hole in the body of the spider...

reading mac 800k floppies, more complex than you’d think!

part of our floppy quest is we want to read mac 800k floppies – partially because there’s a lotta good content out there on 800k floppies, and partially because we are still heading towards imaging the prince floppy (which, being 800k formatted made it a bit of a pain to read). 1.4MB floppies on mac are easily readable because by the time they got to...

it runs DOOM but can you use cheats? YES!

answering a few questions about our tiny lil DOOM & emulator-playing device we designed and prototyped this weekend…one question is does it play sega and the answer is YES! there’s an SMS emulator and we loaded up sonic just fine. second question is how to enter in ‘keypress’ cheats – answer is that they are accessed and enabled through the options...

ESP 32-S2 Feather TFT STEMMA Case #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Guide: https://learn.adafruit.com/feather-tft-stemma-case3D print a Stemma case for the Adafruit TFT Feather with ESP32-S2.This dev board features a 1.14 inch display with a Lipo battery charging circuit and battery monitor.It’s has the ESP32-S2 mini module which works with both Arduino or CircuitPython.We designed and 3D Printed a snap fit case to...

The .woz Format – Accurate Preservation of Apple II Floppy Disks #Apple #VintageComputing #RetroComputing

Images via https://twitter.com/a2_4am/status/1485090945179607042 Nerdly Pleasures discusses the .woz data format, which is an accurate way to preserve Apple II floppy disks.Floppy disks were not designed to store data for forty plus years, but for the oldest home computer systems like the Apple II, most of its software is at least thirty years old. ...

Adafruit Top Secret! January 26, 2022 #Adafruit #AdafruitTopSecret @Adafruit

A secret look in the Adafruit factory vault!Broadcast January 26, 2022Adafruit broadcasts the weekly ASK an ENGINEER video show and this is the segment (from the vault) on items or concept products that may/might/could be introduced into the Adafruit store in the future (or not)! It’s not out yet, so please don’t ask questions or ask when it’ll be available.You...

Reverse engineering the 1988 NeXT keyboard protocol #Keyboards

Spencer tackles reverse engineering the 1988 NeXT keyboard protocol:Steve Jobs’ NeXT computer company made a keyboard in 1988. With no prior electronics experience, I tried to get it to work over USB. To do so, I had to go way deeper than I ever expected – all the way back over 100 years to broadcast radio standards from the 1920s. I learned tons and...

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