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Xilinx Zynq Environment Setup (Pynq Z2 Board)
Setting Up Your Pynq Z2 Dev Environment While the Pynq Z2 development board is marketed as being a Python environment with FPGA hardware accelerators, it is a very capable FPGA development [...]
Upgrading a K40 Laser Cutter, Part 2: Power Limiting and Precision Upgrades
Want to increase the life of your K40's laser tube? How about more precise power control? Start here! While the K40 laser cutter (aka an eBay/Alibaba laser cutter) is branded as a 40 watts, [...]
Upgrading a K40 Laser Cutter, Part 1: Control Board Upgrade
Get yourself a new laser cutter? Plug it in just to find out that it either doesn't work or do what you thought it should? Let's upgrade it! One of the simplest things you [...]
Make An Indicating Fuse Box!
Make An Indicating Fuse Box! 3D Printed Indicating Fuse Box BEHOLD! The indicating fuse box! Gone are the days that you must ask yourself, "Did the Earth stop spinning? [...]
Hacking a Brother Knitting Machine
I have to say, I love knitting, I love electronics, and I was elated to find that you could combine the two. After a bit of research, I found the AYAB project and dove [...]
Increasing the Reliability of Your 3D Printer
3D printers are fun when they work but a royal pain in the rear when they don't. Heated nozzles jam, stepper motors skip a step, a layer delaminates, threaded rods can bind, the part unsticks [...]