logics

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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Holo projector control

adventuring off into lands I know nothing about, today I tried to make my front HP servo work. DSC08559 by kimncris, on Flickr After reading through DanF’s code I wired up my servo on analog pin 2 I had to attach some pin headers to my arduino pro mini to help with the connections DSC08561 … Continue reading »

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all-con

back from all-con had lots of droiding fun kim r2 smile by kimncris, on Flickr 501st photo by kimncris, on Flickr doctor fixes r2 by kimncris, on Flickr r2 dalek by kimncris, on Flickr girl by kimncris, on Flickr r2 girl by kimncris, on Flickr jawa by kimncris, on Flickr boy by kimncris, on Flickr … Continue reading »

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dome communication!

today my second attempt at a backup controller arrived and it works! second controller works! by kimncris, on Flickr the cool thing is that it works even with the original dongle. The bad thing might also be the same thing. Did I just get extremely lucky or are there not very many different controller models … Continue reading »

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dome lights problem fixed!

while tweaking the code this week I’ve also been trying to get a head start on the other two feet starting outside feet by kimncris, on Flickr milling slots by kimncris, on Flickr halfway there by kimncris, on Flickr but I haven’t gotten very far yet with that. on the brighter side I have got … Continue reading »

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charging and data port logics completed

last night and tonight I wanted to finish up the charge bay and data logics to get the A and A panel SK-10 to fit my wooden frame first I had to remove the walls I had glued in around the panel sides remove walls to get it to fit by kimncris, on Flickr then … Continue reading »

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blinky blinky

here is the wingshield that Kim got for me some assembly required! wing shield by kimncris, on Flickr also today I did a test on E6000 silicone glue since I ran out of my GE silicone. This stuff is STRONG! I can really pull on these two pieces and they are not going anywhere. I … Continue reading »

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dome progress

over the weekend I continued on the dome I made these little styrene holders for my holo projectors bend plastic back frame by kimncris, on Flickr they are designed just to hold the cups snug to the inner dome goes in back frame by kimncris, on Flickr holes drilled by kimncris, on Flickr test install … Continue reading »

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One Year

last test before the holidays I finally got all of the electronics in place, wired through the slip ring to the dome and connected to the real battery source. This was the goal all along, to have one power source. boy is it heavy now BTW – but it works! Its been a year now … Continue reading »

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teeces kit assembled and working – mostly

I progressed some more with the lights tonight I started assembling the front logics components front logics by kimncris, on Flickr and tested the power before getting too far working test by kimncris, on Flickr when I hooked them up as a single chain they both worked but the one on the right was acting … Continue reading »

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