[SilverJimmy] already had a full-sized 50 watt laser cutter, but he decided to try his hand at putting together something smaller and microcontroller-driven. The result is this adorable little engraver: the MicroSlice.
MAKE's just-released Vol. 36 delves into the world of boards and includes a detailed photo illustration of the evolution of Arduino. Pick up a copy of the magazine to see if for yourself of download it here.
The ultimate 100% Arduino Due compatible dev board with Wifi and Mesh networking, Audio, USB OTG, microSD, and 99 i/o pins!
Kalani Kirk Hausman's insight:
Another Arduino equivalent recently successfully Kickstarted to include an Arduino Due-clone, an on-board WiFi, and a microSD connection. This alternative to the Mega-factor Due avoids the need for additional I/O expansion circuitry and a separate shield for networking and storage.
3D printed, trainable robot arm with Arduino controller Boing Boing Joly sez, "Maker navic09 demos a prototype trainable robotic arm, made from 3d printed parts, an Arduino, and Adafruit analog feedback servos.
SMD November is all about building our own Bus Pirate v3. The bus pirate v3 is a like a leatherman for electronics protocols. “Talk to 1-wire, I2C, UART (async serial), SPI, JTAG, MIDI, LCDs, PC keyboards, and a ton of generic serial devices from...