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TLN Tokens



beta idea for TLN tokens to give away at the orlando maker faire.
and yes, they were made on the makerbot!

Syndicated 2012-04-10 03:47:00 (Updated 2012-04-10 03:47:40) from The Learned Nerd

Copal Motor Mounts 2.0



Turns out i needed to tweak the design of my previously posted motor mounts, the original mounts were too high and when i changed the base height it loosened up the pressure that was being put on the motor and keeping it in place, so i went with a fully enclosed design that the motor just slips into and is nice and snug.

simple and it works... what more could ya ask for?

Syndicated 2012-02-27 22:23:00 (Updated 2012-02-27 22:23:01) from The Learned Nerd

Motor Mount


Simple friction based mount for copal motors (used here on 30's will also fit 60's) ... currently i don't see the need for a top piece to hold the motor in place, it's wedged in there pretty good, but there is room to mount a top plate in the future if needed.

designed in sketchup and printed with my Thing-o-Matic Makerbot.

Syndicated 2012-02-06 00:57:00 (Updated 2012-02-06 00:57:58) from The Learned Nerd

19 Jul 2011 (updated 6 Feb 2012 at 06:17 UTC) »

White Noise = Static-liciousness





Simple White Noise Generator cct. im working on for the modular!
vid & audio to follow.

Syndicated 2011-07-19 01:46:00 (Updated 2012-02-06 05:21:48) from The Learned Nerd

let there be light!

so, i needed some light for the ol'Makerbot build platform, so i printed up/wired up one of these from thingiverse




Syndicated 2011-06-21 02:32:00 (Updated 2011-06-21 02:32:33) from The Learned Nerd

Kinect SDK is here!!




Microsoft just announced the availability of their SDK for Kinect and Windows 7. You can use the free Kinect SDK with the free Visual Studio Express to build cool Kinect apps on a Windows 7 PC. If you’re not using Windows, you can still do great stuff with the Kinect (Kinect Hacks keeps track of many cool open source Kinect projects, and you can find our posts about Kinect right here).

With Microsoft’s Kinect SDK, you’ll be able to write Kinect apps using C#, VB, C++, and possibly other .NET languages. It will also support multiple rendering engines so the awesome visuals you create have somewhere to appear: DirectX, XNA, WPF, etc.

Syndicated 2011-06-17 14:44:00 (Updated 2011-06-17 14:51:59) from The Learned Nerd

Featured on thingiverse!



Dear theLearnedNerd,

As a citizen of Thingiverse, you are receiving this email to keep you updated with activity on your things in the Thingiverse.

Your Fan Holder thing has caught the eye of a Thingiverse Admin and it is now being featured! Revel in the glory and check out the other featured things on Thingiverse.com/featured.

Sincerely,
The Thingiverse Team

Syndicated 2011-05-04 16:49:00 (Updated 2011-05-04 16:52:59) from The Learned Nerd

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