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Michael Castor

Michael Castor

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I'm a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

Latest from Michael Castor

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Looking for a way to network enable your Arduino projects without wires? Look no further, you need the Arduino WiFi Shield available in the Maker Shed! This shield fits atop your Arduino and will connect to an 802.11b/g network with relative ease. The shield comes completely assembled and uses pass... Read more »

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After a delay from hurricane Sandy, MaKey MaKeys have arrived in the Maker Shed! In case you haven't heard, the MaKey MaKey is a Arduino based interface for computer interaction. It lets you to turn nearly any somewhat conductive object (like oranges, bacon, or your labradoodle) into a keyboard key. Read more »

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The MakerBot Replicator 1 isn't the newest 3D printer on the block but it's still an excellent option in home digital fabrication. Now it's an even better option because this week only we're having a sale on our remaining Replicator 1s in the Maker Shed! Read more »

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The Maker Shed has too many books and we need to get them out of the way. Rather than continue tripping over them, throwing them at each other, and using them for broom hockey pucks, we've decided to sell them as Mystery Books for just $3.00 a piece. Yes, really. Read more »

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Are you ready to make some embedded projects and experiment with your Raspberry Pi? The Prototyping Pi Plate Kit (now available in the Maker Shed) fits right on top of your Pi and gives you plenty of prototyping goodness. Read more »

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The Pulse Sensor is a great way to incorporate biofeedback into your projects. This upgraded version adds amplification and noise reduction allowing for faster, more reliable heartbeat readings. Read more »

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Arduino recently updated their small form-factor Arduino Mini and it's now shipping from the Maker Shed. The Arduino Mini R05 is based on the same ATmega 328 processor as the Arduino Uno, but measures a scant 1.25"x0.73" making it perfect for breadboards and embedded applications. Read more »

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