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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
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2/21/2014  Post a comment
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Gadget Freak Case #240: MEMS Mics Up Telescope
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5/9/2013  6 comments
Jerald Cogswell created a sonic telescope to grab sound and bring it as close to the user as the image.
Power Tip 21: Watch That Capacitor RMS Ripple Current Rating
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5/8/2013  Post a comment
Robert Kollman discusses a mistake designers make often: putting too much ripple current into a capacitor.
Gadget Freak Case #239: Bridge Rectifier Eliminates LED Light Flicker
Gadget Freak 
4/29/2013  3 comments
Bernard R. Smith Jr. created a bridge rectifier that eliminates the flicker in LED light strings.
Gadget Freak Case #238: Controller Adjusts Garage Lights
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4/17/2013  Post a comment
Thomas W. Manning created an automatic switch that uses a solid state relay to adjust the florescent lights in his garage automatically.
MapleSim: A 'White-Box' Modeling Environment
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4/10/2013  Post a comment
Maplesoft discusses the advantages this kind of open environment gives to engineers for modeling and analysis.
Gadget Freak Case #237: Dishwasher Indicator Eases Unloading
Gadget Freak 
4/9/2013  3 comments
Jitendra Tailor's gadget uses a proximity sensor and a flashing LED to tell his family members when to load or unload the dishwasher.
Nordson EFD Dispensing Components
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4/8/2013  Post a comment
Nordson EFD’s Optimum® fluid dispensing components improve yields and reduce costs.
How to Find a Tested Power Solution for Your Application
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4/6/2013  Post a comment
How to use TI's PowerLab reference tool to search through more than 1,000 fully tested reference designs.
Gadget Freak Case #236: Remotely Controlling the Room Temperature
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4/2/2013  Post a comment
Richard A. Bipes adapted a portable remote so he could adjust his electric space heater without getting up.
Gadget Freak Case #235: Ignition Control Unit for Harley Davidson Panhead Engine
Gadget Freak 
3/26/2013  1 comment
Edward Nauman designed an ignition control unit for the Harley Davidson Panhead engine. The unit can be adapted to almost any four-cycle engine with the proper design and fabrication resources.
Micromo’s Piezo Legs Caliper Motor
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3/15/2013  4 comments
Customers can get higher resolution from a scalable motor. It’s “simplicity in motion.”
Micromo 8 & 10mm Brushless Motors
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3/15/2013  2 comments
In a tiny package, they supply a high amount of torque and employ high-resolution absolute encoders.
The Most Flexible DSP Power Solution in the Industry
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3/12/2013  1 comment
TI application engineer Joe Wu demonstrates TI's LM10011 VID Controller.
Gadget Freak Case #234: We Love This Automated Mailbox
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3/12/2013  Post a comment
Jeremy Willden created small mailboxes for his daughters' Valentine's Day cards. The boxes use a sensor to open automatically when someone walks by.
Gadget Freak Case #233: Inline Clock With Electromechanical Incandescent Display
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2/21/2013  Post a comment
David Christianson's inline clock has an electromechanical incandescent display based on an array of tiny projectors that share a ground glass rear projection plane.
Speed to Market
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2/20/2013  1 comment
Watch Proto Labs customers talk about the importance of getting products to market quickly.
NX CAE Symposium 2012: View Presentations
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2/1/2013  Post a comment
The NX CAE Symposium 2012 spotlighted the power and significance of CAE in today’s product development world.
Nordson EFD Dispensing Components
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2/1/2013  Post a comment
Nordson EFD’s Optimum® fluid dispensing components produce the most accurate, repeatable deposits possible.
Flexibilized Epoxy System
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2/1/2013  Post a comment
Supreme 10HTFL has a unique blend of physical and mechanical properties.
To Use a Gun Applicator for Applying Epoxy
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2/1/2013  2 comments
Step-by-step demo to see how easy it is to use our gun applicator for dispensing 2-component epoxies.
How to Use a Flexible Divider Pouch
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2/1/2013  Post a comment
How to use a pre-measured flexible divider pouch, a convenient and easy-to-use way to apply epoxy.
How to Apply Super Fast Curing Epoxy
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2/1/2013  Post a comment
Master Bond EP65HT-1 epoxy is used to show how a fast curing compound can set up at room temperature.
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