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Team Sigma's Steady-Cam Quadcopter
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11/21/2014  2 comments
This video was the culmination of a 10-week project assigned to small groups of mechanical engineering students at Cal Poly Pomona to complete their Advanced Machine Design class.
Gadget Freak Case # 265: Propane – Oxygen Cannon & Shock Tube Demonstrator
Gadget Freak 
11/7/2014  1 comment
This project is an experiment in generating supersonic shock waves.
Gadget Freak Case #267: What Happens When You Combine Arduino and iOS?
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10/31/2014  Post a comment
The Arduino is great for connecting with hardware but has a limited user interface. Apple’s iOS devices have a great user interface but are limited when connecting with hardware.
A Lesson In Lithium-Ion Volatility
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10/24/2014  4 comments
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill, an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries. (The video originally appeared on YouTube.)
Gadget Freak Case #266: The Window Watcher
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10/24/2014  Post a comment
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
Gadget Freak Case # 264: Drink Delivery Vehicle – Inverted Pendulum
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10/17/2014  Post a comment
The DDV-IP is an inverted pendulum driving machine. The concept is a two wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on hot summer days.
CUI AMT Encoder: Digi-Key Another Geek Moment
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9/22/2014  Post a comment
Watch as Digi-Key’s Reid Landsrud pushes CUI’s AMT encoder through a series of challenges.
Gadget Freak Case #263: Midi Key-tar
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9/18/2014  1 comment
Adam Berger hacked a computer keyboard into a mini key-tar to play with his band.
The Easy Way to Control a Robot
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9/16/2014  1 comment
Daymon Thompson of Beckhoff Automation uses Google Glass to control the velocity of an industrial robot.
Gadget Freak Case #262: Boat Lift Controller With Remote
Gadget Freak 
9/12/2014  2 comments
Dick Bipes couldn't find a boat lift remote with the specs he wanted, so he created his own for automatic operation.
Gadget Freak Case #261: Dr. Seuss Themed Target Game
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8/15/2014  Post a comment
Colorado State University students have created a Dr. Seuss themed target game.
Gadget Freak Case #260: Arduino Solar Charge Controller
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8/8/2014  Post a comment
This solar charge controller, which is placed between a solar panel and a battery, regulates the voltage and current coming from your solar panel. It is used to maintain proper charging voltage on the batteries.
Gadget Freak Case #259: Gag Bomb Countdown Timer
Gadget Freak 
7/18/2014  1 comment
This Hollywood movie-style gag bomb doubles as an alarm clock and a countdown timer.
Gadget Freak Case #258: Memory Wire Muscles Actuate Biped
Gadget Freak 
7/11/2014  8 comments
Marin Davide created a prototype of a moving biped using a shape memory alloy that works like a real muscle.
Gadget Freak Case #257: TempBug -- Internet-Connected Thermometer
Gadget Freak 
6/26/2014  3 comments
You can put this thermometer anywhere with WiFi and collect data for months to years on a single battery, depending on how often you check the temperature.
Low-Profile Retaining Rings
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6/19/2014  2 comments
Smalley Hoopster® Rings fit into shallower grooves than regular snap rings or retaining rings. The low profile, precision circularity, and small radial size allow Hoopsters to be unobtrusive components. Stocked from 3/8"-3" in carbon and stainless steel.
Gadget Freak Case #256: Yoga Breathalyzer
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6/13/2014  Post a comment
The yoga breathalyzer is a breath visualization tool that uses Arduino, a headset-mounted wind sensor, and an LED strip to translate your breathing into visual output.
Gadget Freak Case #255: Touch-Sensitive Audio Desk Trays
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5/23/2014  Post a comment
Roshenac Mitchell's aim for the project was to aid the visually impaired.
Motor/Gearhead Extend Applications
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5/22/2014  Post a comment
Micromo is pushing its components into some innovative and exciting applications..
Gadget Freak Case #254: Motion Controlled Blinking Eyes
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5/13/2014  Post a comment
Don Lutz created blinking animatronic eyes to animate a rock sculpture.
Piezo Motor With Integrated Encoder
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4/22/2014  Post a comment
The new LR-17 rotary motor, offered with an integrated absolute encoder, expands MICROMO’s already strong lineup of piezo technology motors.
Gadget Freak Case #253: Peltier Thermopile Cloud Sensor
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4/18/2014  Post a comment
Eric Chesak created a sensor that can detect clouds, and it can also measure different sources of radiation.
Gadget Freak Case #252: Animated Weather LED Display
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3/21/2014  Post a comment
Al Linke's animated weather display uses a Rasberry Pi to periodically pull weather conditions from the Internet and then displays a corresponding animation on an LED display.
Gadget Freak Case #251: Billiards Ball Counter
Gadget Freak 
2/21/2014  2 comments
William Grill needed a counter to play a game of call shot, so he created an electric one to keep score.
Nordson EFD Dispensing Solutions
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2/12/2014  Post a comment
See Nordson EFD’s fluid dispensing systems in action.
Gadget Freak Case #250: DIY Flexible Display
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1/23/2014  Post a comment
Marin Davide created a flexible thermochromic display that can be built at home without special equipment.
Built for Speed, Fueled by Innovation
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1/22/2014  Post a comment
Proto Labs has become the world’s fastest provider of real custom prototype parts.
Gadget Freak Case #249: The Heatilator Helper
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12/6/2013  Post a comment
When Dick Neubert discovered that his fireplace's heatilators lost heat when not in use, he created a gadget to rectify the situation.
Gadget Freak Case #248: Digital Walking Stick for the Blind
Gadget Freak 
11/21/2013  2 comments
Marin Davide has developed a digital stick for the blind that's designed to cost the same as a traditional stick.
FemtoFET™: Smallest Low- Resistance MOSFETs in the Industry
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11/19/2013  Post a comment
TI's Rich Nowakowski discusses the industry’s smallest, low-resistance MOSFETs available in the marketplace today.
Gadget Freak Case #247: Back to the Manual Mill
Gadget Freak 
10/18/2013  2 comments
Our teenage gadget master John Duffy has created a manual mill you can make in your home shop.
LDC1000: A Revolution in Sensing
DNTV 
10/15/2013  1 comment
David introduces the world's first inductance-to-digital converter, the LDC1000.
Critical Connections
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9/27/2013  Post a comment
For medical, aerospace, and other applications, precision-milled interconnects from Mill-Max are the solution.
Customer Service
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9/27/2013  3 comments
Mill-Max’s dedicated customer service specialists turn quotes around quickly and confirm most orders in an hour.
Custom Design
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9/27/2013  Post a comment
Application-specific interconnect designs and fast prototyping are Mill-Max specialties.
All Under One Roof
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9/27/2013  Post a comment
The exceptional quality of every Mill-Max Interconnect is achieved through controlling the manufacturing process.
Safely Drive High-Brightness LEDs With LM3466
DNTV 
9/12/2013  2 comments
Safely drive high-brightness LEDs with TI's LM3466 Multi-String LED Current Balancer.
Gadget Freak Case #246: Random Noise Generator
Gadget Freak 
8/23/2013  3 comments
This inexpensive device offers repeatable noise to mask the sounds of rowdy gamers, crying babies, and gossiping grandmas.
Gadget Freak Case #245: The Programmable Crock-Pot
Gadget Freak 
8/12/2013  2 comments
Bernard Smith created a timer that offers a delayed start, so that a slow cooker can begin cooking while everyone is out.
Gadget Freak Case #244: Analog Camera Built From 3D Printed & Laser Cut Parts
Gadget Freak 
8/6/2013  1 comment
Marin Davide designed, built, and assembled an analog camera with laser cut and 3D printed parts.
WEBENCH Automotive Overview
DNTV 
7/25/2013  1 comment
Surinder demonstrates how simple the WEBENCH® Automotive feature makes it to deliver custom designs.
Gadget Freak Case #243: MR Shock Improves Biking
Gadget Freak 
7/22/2013  4 comments
A trio of Colorado State engineering students created a magnetorheological bicycle shock absorber that can be adjusted using a touchscreen to affect the bike's ride.
Gadget Freak Case #242: A Gadget’s Call for Assistance
Gadget Freak 
6/18/2013  1 comment
Andrew Morris designed a circuit that could detect a stroke victim’s groan and convert the sound into a signal.
Engineer It: When to Use an Analog Temp Sensor vs. a Thermistor
DNTV 
6/7/2013  2 comments
How analog temperature sensors compare with NTC thermistors when interfacing to an analog-to-digital converter.
Epoxy Gel Compound for Sealing & Encapsulation
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5/21/2013  Post a comment
Master Bond's Super Gel 9 is a urethane modified epoxy gel featuring outstanding, unique properties.
Gadget Freak Case #241: Gloved Hand Controls Airplane's Flight
Gadget Freak 
5/17/2013  2 comments
Colorado State University students have created a gadget that guides a remote control airplane through the sensors in a glove.
Zuken: Intelligent Engineering
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5/14/2013  Post a comment
Zuken's CR-8000 enables multiple engineers working on common projects to collaborate with others.
Driving a Virtual Race Car
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5/14/2013  1 comment
Dallara Automobili uses a simulator to allow drivers to test virtual vehicles.
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