The Cheap-O is here, almost!

They are here! Get yours at http://store.makerstoolworks.com/cheap-o-hall-endstop-sensor-pcb/ Original post: Finally the pcb for my version of the Cheap-O hall endstop sensor turned out as I wanted. The two slots are for wire strain relief so the soldering and copper wont get pulled. The first soldered and tested, and works exactly as expected! This is also around the … Read more

Rovio headlight, done right

After seeing many articles on how to make good/stock/awesome/… looking headlights for the WowWee Rovio, without actually looking that great, I decided to have a go at it myself. To make the mount for the leds, I used my 3D printer and printed two parts that could be screwed together and hold the leds in … Read more

About the webcams

Driveway This is a analog 12V PAL camera with nightvision (more or less broken). To make the analog signal to a digital, I am using a Aviosys 9100A, which takes up to 4 analog cameras and streams them through it’s build-in web server. Frontdoor This is also a analog 12V PAL camera with nightvision. And to … Read more

DIY Rovio TrueTrack beacons

This is based on the work of http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:7101 Frequencies Room 0 – 3030 & 2010 = 65535 strength Room 1 – 3150 & 2070 = 43000 strength (or 1050 & 2080 = 65000 strength) Room 2 – 4170 & 3210 = 10000 strength Room 3 – 4290 & 3330 = 25000 strength Room 4 – 1470 & 1150 = 65000 strength Room … Read more

Rovio Charger “No slip”

I recently got an Wowwee Rovio, and immediately found the first problem. The problem was when it first time tried to dock, and instead of docking, it ended up almost driving over the dock instead. The problem was that when it was approaching the dock, and the back wheel was hitting the edge of the dock, … Read more