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In This Issue:

Community

3D Printed Anti-Fogging for VR Headsets

Have you ever been using your Oculus Gear VR Headset and had to pause to wipe the lenses? Shane has, and he’s come up with a...

Shane from SA, AUS

Issue 1, July 2017

New & Reviewed

Grab it now: Raspberry Pi Platform Starter Kit

Altronics call this a “starter kit” but it should probably be called “the solution”! We are constantly prototyping, and...

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 1, July 2017

New & Reviewed

Incoming Prototype!

Piaggio Group have recently presented GITA and KILO, the first projects developed by Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a company...

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 1, July 2017

Feature

Automated Garden Sprinkler System

As much as watering the garden might be a soothing sort of meditation for some, for others, it’s simply one of many necessary...

Thomas Jackson

Issue 1, July 2017

Fundamentals

Versatile 555 Timer PWM Control

A critical component of robotics, motor control, and many other applications. We provide you with a simple PWM circuit, as well...

Daniel Koch

Issue 1, July 2017

Projects

Power Outage Detector & Arduino UPS

A UPS system might keep things running for a short time, but being able to monitor when the power goes off is invaluable,...

Tim Blythman

Issue 1, July 2017

Secret Code

Hello World

Have you ever wanted to be fluent in another language? We can't help you with your Mandarin, but here's an intro to a few...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 1, July 2017

Projects

Super Size Me: LED VU Meter

At DIYODE, size matters so we've turned a great project build into an even bigger (and better) one. In this edition we've...

Daniel Koch

Issue 1, July 2017

Projects

1000 Button Remote Control

Here's how you can turn your smartphone into a network-connected remote control, so you can turn the volume up on your stereo...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 1, July 2017

The Classroom

What Is Electricity

ABOUT THE CLASSROOM: Over time, this column will enhance your understanding of electricity and electronics at a foundation...

Daniel Koch

Issue 1, July 2017

Explore 3D

3D Printing Basics

In recent times, 3D printing has taken the maker world by storm. With printers designed to replicate themselves, to the epic...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 1, July 2017

Projects

Building an Arduino Web Server

Web server technology is behind much of the modern world. However you don't need a whole lot of computing power to achieve...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 1, July 2017

Bitesize

History of Electricity

Thomas Alva Edison and Nicola Tesla should have been great friends, were it not for Edison being completely dedicated to DC...

Bob Harper

Issue 1, July 2017

Community

Precision Laser Controller Upgrade

Paul purchased a Chinese K40 Laser Cutter & Engraver, for a 3D printing experiment. Unfortunately the software and dongle that...

Paul from NSW, AUS

Issue 1, July 2017

Community

Semi-Autonomous Bow Robot (with Safety)

Semi-Autonomous Bow Robot

Jeff from TAS, AUS

Issue 1, July 2017

Community

Nixie Tube Based Digital Temperature Display

Sascha wanted to build something using nixie tubes, but rather than going down the standard clock route, he opted for something...

Sascha from VIC, AUS

Issue 1, July 2017

Community

Programmable USB Button

Programmable USB Button

Andrew from NSW, AUS

Issue 1, July 2017

Community

Hidden Stereo Input Switcher

Hidden Stereo Input Switcher

Brian from NZ

Issue 1, July 2017

New & Reviewed

Spotlight on: pcDuino3

We have known about the pcDuino3 since 2015, when Jaycar first started carrying them. Back then, they were full-featured but a...

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 1, July 2017

Going Pro

Elite Robotics

Meet Elite Robotics, a start-up business based in Newcastle NSW (Australia), which strives to build the next generation of...

DIYODE Team

Issue 1, July 2017

Bitesize

The HTML5 Revolution

HTML5 provided web developers with some amazing new capabilities and tools, to create cross-platform and media-rich apps with...

Mike Lewis

Issue 1, July 2017

Moonshots

Storing Renewable Energy

We’re all well aware of the limitations of renewable energy, especially at a home-installation level. Government initiatives...

Rob Bell

Issue 1, July 2017

Circuit Modd

The Adventures of Circuit Modd - 001

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 1, July 2017