Tag Results for make (17)

  1. Video: NYC Soldering Championship

    Since many robot makers are fond of a soldering iron, I thought I'd post this video here. Produced by Spectrum's Josh Romero and Monica Heger. Some details: IEEE Spectrum stopped by Ignite NYC, where Bre Pettis and the NYC Resistor hacker collective hosted a contest to see who had the fastest soldering iron in the city. The contestants all raced to build a TV-B-Gone kit, and the first to turn off the TV won. …

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  2. Robocars find racetrack in every room

    From the creator of the Yellow Drum Machine comes this pair of robocars that can turn a living room into a furniture-ridden racetrack. Here's how fritsl, the maker, describes the hardware and control: Wall Racers was made by 2 cheap (and crap driving) RC cars. I gave them sensors (SRF05), tuned with an extra battery, and gave them own logic / "robot-brains" (Picaxe 28). Primary target is to stay close to the wall, drive fast, and overtake the other :) He says he wants …

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