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Married, 2 kids
 
Married, 2 kids
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== Finished Projects ==
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* [[Useless Machine]]
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* [http://imgur.com/a/PrsuH#4 Project Hyperion-1] High altitude balloon, launch date 19 august. 37.5KM altitude reached. Payload retrieved, camera malfunctioned on launch unfortunately.
  
 
== Current Projects ==
 
== Current Projects ==
* [http://imgur.com/a/PrsuH#4 High altitude balloon (HAB)], launch date 19 august
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* [http://imgur.com/a/PrsuH#4 Project Hyperion-2], launch date not yet set
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** Goals: video, still images
 
* [[Sumobots]]
 
* [[Sumobots]]
  
== Future Project Ideas ==
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== Future Project Wishlist ==
Stuff I'd like to work on
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=== Robots ===
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'''Easy'''
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* Photophile
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* Line follower
  
* Model aircraft
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'''Medium'''
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* Yellow Drum Machine
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* RC drift car http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/08/the-latest-in-hobby-robotics-17.html
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'''Difficult'''
 
* UAV glider, returns to base after burst of HAB
 
* UAV glider, returns to base after burst of HAB
 
* Robot vision, something with RPi as robot controller
 
* Robot vision, something with RPi as robot controller
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* Robot Wars type remote control combat robot
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=== Others ===
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* Pneumatic spud gun (legal)
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* Water rocket
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* Giant vortex cannon
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* Giant bubbles
  
 
=== Home automation ===
 
=== Home automation ===
 
* keyless entry with RFID or Dallas iButton
 
* keyless entry with RFID or Dallas iButton
 
* Doorbell repeater system for in garden/shed
 
* Doorbell repeater system for in garden/shed

Revision as of 19:27, 15 September 2012

Interests:

  • Electronics, microcontrollers, robotics, radio, photography, music

Work:

Married, 2 kids

Finished Projects

  • Useless Machine
  • Project Hyperion-1 High altitude balloon, launch date 19 august. 37.5KM altitude reached. Payload retrieved, camera malfunctioned on launch unfortunately.

Current Projects

Future Project Wishlist

Robots

Easy

  • Photophile
  • Line follower

Medium

Difficult

  • UAV glider, returns to base after burst of HAB
  • Robot vision, something with RPi as robot controller
  • Robot Wars type remote control combat robot

Others

  • Pneumatic spud gun (legal)
  • Water rocket
  • Giant vortex cannon
  • Giant bubbles

Home automation

  • keyless entry with RFID or Dallas iButton
  • Doorbell repeater system for in garden/shed