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Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Building a Raspberry Pi Pinewood Derby Race System

Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Building a Raspberry Pi Pinewood Derby Race System

Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Alamode join forces to control a Pinewood Derby race track.

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Projects With Ryan Slaugh: Custom Proto Shield

Projects With Ryan Slaugh: Custom Proto Shield

There are a lot of different shields out there for Arduino. However, sometimes there arises a need to make your own. Even more plentiful in the world of electronics are integrated circuits that do a lot of nifty things. Some control output, some input, and some are sensors. In this edition of Projects with Ryan Slaugh I show you how to make your own custom proto shield.

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Circuit Skills: Perfboard Prototyping, sponsored by Jameco Electronics

Circuit Skills: Perfboard Prototyping, sponsored by Jameco Electronics

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N3ApzmyjzE&hl=en&start=0&fs=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&ap=%2526fmt%3D18] [Note: Jameco is currently offering all the parts I used in this video as a perfboard prototyping kit — just add wire & solder. ] When you think “DIY electronics,” one of the first images that likely comes to mind is of parts and wire soldered to a standard piece of perforated circuit […]

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Wiring prototyping boards with thin copper wire

Wiring prototyping boards with thin copper wire

This looks like an easy way to hook things up on a protoboard: Using 0.3 mm insulated copper wire. I solder to the wire tips at approx. 400 degree Celsius first (that burns the insulation) and at 310 degree Celsius finally. Not to fast though – needs some patience… A way to wire prototype boards […]

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