An Elegant 3d Printer Design

The math is a bit trickier. But, hey, at least there are no moving parts to wear out in isomorphism. Whether you're printing human organs or wall sections for building construction, chances are you've spent some time thinking about a gantry system. All things considered, a Rostock based 3d printer…

Re-inventing the Wheel

If you've never explored the Thingiverse, perhaps the best place to start is with the wheel. This is very highly customizable wheel in the way of an OpenSCAD file with 46 parameters that provides a limitless set of combinations and wheel designs. In addition to the spoke options you see here,…

Making the Case for Open Source

No one makes a better case for open source hardware and software than the manufacturer of a high-priced, high-end CNC mill like the Mori Seiki NV5000 A/40. Even if you own the machine outright, if you move it at all, a GPS and gyro sensor package in the machine will…

Open-Source, Software-Defined Radio Platform

Nuand has employed Lime Microsystems' programmable RF silicon for its bladeRF, which – the two companies say – takes open-source RF hardware into the mainstream Lime's field programmable RF chip, the LMS6002D, has been adopted for Nuand’s bladeRF, a Kickstarter-funded open source software defined radio. Following Myriad RF and Fairwaves,…
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