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Interests:
 
Interests:
* Electronics, microcontrollers, robotics
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* Electronics, microcontrollers, robotics, radio, photography, music
  
 
Work:
 
Work:
* Network engineer at Quanza Engineering in Amsterdam, working with Cisco and Juniper
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* Network engineer at [http://www.quanza.net/ Quanza Engineering] in Amsterdam, working with Cisco and Juniper
  
 
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.
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== Current Projects ==
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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
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* [http://imgur.com/a/aaJ4n#0 Habanero-1], backup tracker on other balloon.
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* [[Sumobots]]
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* [[HAB Tracker Station]]
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* [[Moving Timelapse Rig]]
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== Future Project Wishlist ==
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=== Robots ===
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'''Easy'''
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* Photophile
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* Line follower
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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'''
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* UAV glider, returns to base after burst of HAB
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* Robot vision, something with RPi as robot controller
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* Robot Wars type remote control combat robot
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* 3D Spinning LED ball
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** http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO2-tqoyGik
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** http://www.sleepringen.nl/miniatuur.html
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** http://www.adafruit.com/products/736
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** ebay, zoek op slip ring 6 wires (bijv)
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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
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=== Home automation ===
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* keyless entry with RFID or Dallas iButton
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* Doorbell repeater system for in garden/shed

Revision as of 16:21, 25 January 2013

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

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