Tag Archives: diy

scanlime032 – Early Flyer View

Tuco Flyer is actually flying now, so let’s see what it can do! This is a high-level update on where the project is at and what the next steps are. And cat! Lots of Tuco the cat.

This project is open source hardware and software, you can get the code and designs on GitHub.

Music for this episode is “A Perceptible Shift” by Andy G. Cohen, licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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Each episode is compiled together from many livestreams which you can hang out with on the companion scanlime-in-progress channel.

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scanlime030 – Why Reverse a Gimbal

Why do all this gimbal reversing? It works so nicely now, and I didn’t need to design the whole thing from scratch!

Notes and tools are in GitHub:
https://github.com/scanlime/fygimbal
https://github.com/TucoFlyer

Music for this episode is “I Don’t See the Branches, I See the Leaves” by Chris Zabriskie, licensed under CC BY 3.0

Please consider supporting me on Patreon so I can keep making these vids!

I’m also trying out Liberapay as an alternative to Patreon, if you’d like to check that out instead:

If you’d like some of those cool scanlime stickers or Servo AF stream gear, check out the shop.

You can find all of the source code and CAD models for this project on GitHub.

For previous episodes, check out the full scanlime playlist.

Each episode is compiled together from many livestreams which you can hang out with on the companion scanlime-in-progress channel.

Follow @scanlimelive for live streaming announcements.

scanlime028 – Four Winches

Continuing our Tuco Flyer robotic camera project, this montage covers the remaining electronics assembly and bot calibration to get our winches flying a 1.5kg spool around the shop!

Music for this episode is “Something Elated” by Broke For Free, licensed under CC BY 3.0, remixed slightly.

Please consider supporting me on Patreon so I can keep making these vids!

I’m also trying out Liberapay as an alternative to Patreon, if you’d like to check that out instead.

If you’d like some of those cool scanlime stickers or Servo AF stream gear, check out the shop!

You can find all of the source code and CAD models for this project on GitHub.

For previous episodes, check out the full scanlime playlist.

Each episode is compiled together from many livestreams which you can hang out with on the companion scanlime-in-progress channel.

Follow @scanlimelive for live streaming announcements.

Winch Bot – scanlime:026

Finally some locomotion for the flying camera system, it’s a 3D printed 1-dimensional robot that knows how to hang out on a network and pull rope.

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bigclive’s LED Tree – scanlime:025

Join me in assembling a surprise LED lighting kit from bigclive himself!

Check out his channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/bigclivedotcom

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Boldport Stringy Synthesizer – scanlime:024

Last month’s Boldport Club kit was a collaboration with Madlab to produce this beautiful little guitar synthesizer kit, the Stringy!

You can learn more about the Boldport Club and get your own delighful kits by signing up at http://www.boldport.club/

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Flexible Keypad Experiment – scanlime:023

Fabricating a flexible pad of buttons using 3D printing, Ninjaflex filament, and a milled flexible circuit board made from Pyralux.

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scanlime:009 / Flame Effect

Let’s use the glow discharge in a flicker flame bulb to make some weird neon art. This video is a photographic tour and rebuild of a simple glowthing made from a novelty light bulb and an old CCFL backlight inverter. It might have left me with more questions than answers after the laser pointers came out.