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Ask MAKE: Using an optocoupler

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  • 10/06/2009 @ 2:30 pm
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An opto-coupler is a device that can be used to electrically isolate two circuits, so that a voltage spike or other problem on one side will not destroy the circuit on the other side. Read more »

Ask MAKE: Kid-powered battery charger

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  • 10/01/2009 @ 5:04 pm
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Ask MAKE is a weekly column where we answer reader questions, like yours. Write them in to [email protected] drop us a line on Twitter. We can’t wait to tackle your conundrums! Phil writes in with an interesting question: When I found out about this neat Ubuntu tablet that is powered... Read more »

Ask MAKE: Get your project featured on Make

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  • 09/24/2009 @ 9:23 am
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We occasionally receive really cool projects that we would like to publish, however they just don't have quite enough information for us to figure them out. So, here are some tips about documenting your projects in a way that makes them accessible. Read more »