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The Hexanaut: Building The Worlds Largest Rideable Hexapod Robot

The Hexanaut: Building The Worlds Largest Rideable Hexapod Robot

Whether they realize it or not, fans of Star Wars, Harry Potter, and the Disney+ series Andor may already be familiar with UK creator Matt Denton’s movie magic. But in 2012, Denton’s futuristic fabrications transcended the silver screen and landed in the real world with the debut of Mantis — a six-legged, two-ton, human-piloted, steel behemoth.  Originally commissioned for commercial use, a […]

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Review: Meyer Makes Engineering Resin for 3D Printing

Review: Meyer Makes Engineering Resin for 3D Printing

Manufacturer: Meyer Makes URL: https://mayermakes.at/engineering-resin/ Price: $72.61 Resin based 3D prints are notoriously brittle, even when advertised as tough. Meyer Makes Engineering Resin surprised me though, with how durable it really is. Right off the printer, this stuff looks yellowish but gets clearer as it cures. The durability is really impressive. Thin parts can flex and bend […]

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Adafruit ESP32-S3 Feather with 4MB Flash 2MB PSRAM

Adafruit ESP32-S3 Feather with 4MB Flash 2MB PSRAM

The Adafruit ESP32-S3 Feather represents an upgrade to ESP32-based microcontrollers in the popular Feather form factor. This new ESP32 chip is a dual-core design running at 240 MHz. It has built-in support for Wi-Fi and BLE. For comparison, the ESP32-S2 was single-core and did not support BLE. Both chips have native USB support, making it […]

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Adafruit QT Py ESP32 Pico

Adafruit QT Py ESP32 Pico

The QT Py ESP32 Pico is a tiny microcontroller board featuring Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The heart of the board is the all-in-one ESP32 Pico V3 02. This chip provides 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (with BLE). It has 8 MB of flash memory and 2 MB of RAM. It even brings its own oscillator. […]

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