Monthly Archives: May 2016

Maker Faire success – and fail!

Got R2 home safely from Maker Faire. He was a big hit with the kids as always – and his new gizmos and songs were really popular. I had a small malfuction with the smoke effect which resulted in a small electrical fire which I caught very quickly and saved from being a giant problem. … Continue reading »

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Prep for the 11th annual Maker Faire

In preparation for the Maker Faire I wanted to have some improvements over last year. I have been doing quite a bit, but not much documentation. I replaced my old light system with the fiber optics offered on the astromech forum. They are much nicer, but caused me power problems. I have rewired a little … Continue reading »

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