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by Eric
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Merch!
Replies: 0
Views: 7

New Merch!

Merch on Teespring is now updated with some new gear. I like the maker and Engibeering shirts :) https://teespring.com/stores/mkme-merch I also have some Amazon listings but Teespring allows me to have the lowest profit to keep the cost down (it defaults to ~7 profit on a Tshirt which I lower to ~2 ...
by Eric
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Communication
Topic: ResQ Search and Rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 543

Re: ResQ Search and Rescue

Blog post is updated with project details here: http://blog.mkme.org/index.php/diy-search-and-rescue-arduino/ I updated the Hackaday project last night as I got KiCAD working! I was finally able to make some better schematic files and share them on GIT. This project is coming together nicely I think...
by Eric
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Communication
Topic: ResQ Search and Rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 543

Re: ResQ Search and Rescue

Lots of updates lately but TLDR the project now logs: Detects all Beacons and their mac addresses within range Detects All AP's in range (not needed but why not log them anyhow) Gets GPS Lat/Long positioning Gets GPS UTC Time Logs all the above to the SD card .csv file every time any device detected...
by Eric
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Affordable 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limb
Replies: 4
Views: 2289

Re: Affordable 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limb

I generally watch YouTube videos :)
by Eric
Sun May 31, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Communication
Topic: ResQ Search and Rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 543

Re: ResQ Search and Rescue

Project has now been posted to Hackaday for easier distribution and instruction. I will maintain all docs and code on GIT but for now the whole project overview can be found here: https://hackaday.io/project/172090-resq-open-source-search-and-rescue-tool I also made a dedicated playlist for the vide...
by Eric
Sat May 30, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Communication
Topic: ResQ Search and Rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 543

ResQ Search and Rescue

So for nearly 2 years now I've been quietly working on a test system which can be installed in any aircraft, drone, quadcopter or RC plane and be used to locate lost people such as campers, hikers, medical emergencies etc. I was inspired by the huge number of search and rescue cases on the TV show "...
by Eric
Thu May 28, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Projects/Show and Tell
Topic: Electronics Backprobing/PCB Holder Tool
Replies: 0
Views: 419

Electronics Backprobing/PCB Holder Tool

I finally finished making one of these and the video iwill be up here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xwvcS3QBeE https://www.instagram.com/p/B9NPT1jDzsz/ It came out great in AMZ3D pla and workspretty well. The probes need to be dulled as when they are fully sharp the contact area is actually too ...
by Eric
Sat May 23, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Medical/Health
Topic: 3D Printed Cast/Prosthetic
Replies: 0
Views: 660

3D Printed Cast/Prosthetic

Some time ago I started 3D scanning body parts and trying to print a diy cast that could be used anywhere in the world even if there is no hospital. This is the result! It is a nearly perfect fit to my arm. The Kinect camera does a great job- in the video you can see it even caught the contours of t...
by Eric
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Arduino
Topic: L298N- Controlling Stepper Motors with Arduino
Replies: 0
Views: 1226

L298N- Controlling Stepper Motors with Arduino

New video on how I did the control of a stepper with Arduino Nano: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnTf4_anHHM My example code and goodies here: https://github.com/MKme/Mars-Rover I'll update the repo as we move forward. Steering system folders have my code and the Arduino IDE has an example default...
by Eric
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: All other MicroControllers
Topic: ESP8266 SD Card storage
Replies: 0
Views: 1271

ESP8266 SD Card storage

I have a new tutorial coming out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-P627KBLBw Inastructions, wiring and code are in my ESP8266 github repo here: https://github.com/MKme/ESP8266 I struggled getting the SD adapter working with ESP8266 at first so this should hopefully help someone avoid that. Che...