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May 2, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: Keith

The Star Wars Speeder Bike page is up! I also got the galleries up for the Speeder Bike and my Prusa i3 Mk2 mod to 2.5! I will be doing a a write up on my Prusa upgrade shortly.

Apr 26, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: Keith

I just got the 3 new Star Wars Propel Drones! Will be taking pictures soon.

Apr 16, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: Keith

I am rebuilding the site from scratch. But I do have the images and text. Just not and an easily importable form...It is going to take time to fix. I am not going to re-add all of the news articles.

Most links will be broken until I can fix them. Some will not be fix - the old site is gone. No time to fix it.

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Jun 5, 2018

More busy stuff...


Posted by: Keith

I finally got my Prusa i3 Mk2.5 all sorted. They released a new firmware/software update (you can get it here). I also did a factory reset and after the firmware update. She is printing nicely again. Another tip is to preview your print. Things that look good on one screen may not look so good after slicing. 

Target started carrying the Google AIY projects (voice and vision kits). I picked up the Google Voice AIY kit. It was $49.99 and included the RasberryPi Zero... Not too bad. It only took about 30 minutes to build, but over an hour to get it to finally work. But, following directions helps! Now I want to see what I can do with it, besides pressing a buttion and asking a question. I need to write this one up... 

I got back to work on my old quadcopter. It was having issues, very unstable. I finally sorted it out to a bad ESC. It would not calibrate, the other 3 would. And, I finally got it to fail, though it was flying at the time and I broke an arm... no biggie as it was a 3d printed frame. So, I started working again on my FPV frame. I pretty much had it together, I just needed to finish a few tweaks. Again, it is 3d printed - but for some reason, I cannot locate the files or web reference right now. Once I find it I will post it.

I wanted to do a little write up on it as well as this is my first FPV quad. So, do not expect perfection or for it to last long. I expect to crash it, sooner rather than later. I need to find some goggles that work with glasses, or some reading glasses that will fit inside my goggles. I can see, just not too clearly. I may be able to find some readers that are narrow enough to fit inside the goggles I have. We will see.

Lots more to come...

TTFN

Keith