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8 X 8 LED Pixel Art

Create a display of 8×8 square pixels that can work independently. And to easily reprogram it to display different animations. Also I don’t have a 3D printer, so I needed to make it out of things around the house. Supplies LEDs 5mm APA106 x 64 Arduino UNO Ice-cream tub Baking paper LCD Image Converter software https://sourceforge.net/projects/lcd-image-converter …

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Modern hardware transforms this 80s typewriter into a Linux terminal and ASCII art printer

Bottom line: Repurposing obsolete hardware is a popular pastime among the tech community, and the latest project from the YouTube channel Artillect is a fine example of what’s possible when thinking outside of the box. Is it practical? No, not really. Is it neat? Absolutely. Riley took a Brother AX-25 electronic typewriter from the late 1980s that utilizes …

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Adding Wi-Fi to a 35-Year-Old Printer for Making ASCII Art

In a continuation of Clem Mayer’s previous project, he’s now adding Wi-Fi connectivity for starting prints wirelessly from anywhere. Outdated technology The advent of USB and Wi-Fi-enabled printers is still quite recent. Before they were released to the market, these devices could only communicate over far more primitive data links. The classic parallel port is …

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SELPIC S1+ THE HANDHELD, ANY-SURFACE QUICK PRINTING SOLUTION

SELPIC 1+ is a palm-sized handheld Inkjet printer that is currently on a Kickstarter fundraiser campaign well exceeding its targeted goal. This printer allows the user to print on any surface and any material. It can print any text, image, QR code, barcode by simply moving the device across the printing surface. The printing surface can be anything such as paper, …

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ELECTRONIC ALCHEMY LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR THE FIRST ELECTRONICS 3D PRINTER

Today, ELECTRONIC ALCHEMY , a startup that emerged from university research launched a crowdfunding campaign for their eForge electronics 3D Printer. It is designed for makers, students and professionals and is now available on Kickstarter starting at the super early bird price of $3,999. eForge is the first electronics 3D Printer that prints on demand new proprietary …

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Print-A-Sketch DIY handheld conductive ink printer

A team of students from the German Saarland University in Saarbrücken, has created a unique handheld printer using an Arduino Mega 2560 called the Print-A-Sketch. The small handheld printer is capable of printing conductive ink images and will automatically correct any user errors during the print process, as well as providing a wide-ranging drawing tools to create any designs you …

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