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* [[Useless Machine]]
 
* [[Useless Machine]]
 
* [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.
 
* [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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* [[HAB Launch]], done!
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* [http://imgur.com/a/aaJ4n#0 Habanero-1], backup tracker on other balloon.
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* [http://imgur.com/a/6wgBN Bluetooth RS232 dongles]
  
 
== Current Projects ==
 
== Current Projects ==
* [http://imgur.com/a/PrsuH#4 Project Hyperion-2], launch date not yet set
 
** Goals: video, still images
 
* [http://imgur.com/a/aaJ4n#0 Habanero-1], backup tracker on other balloon.
 
 
* [[Sumobots]]
 
* [[Sumobots]]
 
* [[HAB Tracker Station]]
 
* [[HAB Tracker Station]]
 
* [[Moving Timelapse Rig]]
 
* [[Moving Timelapse Rig]]
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* [[HAB Launch 2]] - what to do with a leftover balloon
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* [[Pico Trackers]] - really really lightweight tracking hardware
  
 
== Future Project Wishlist ==
 
== Future Project Wishlist ==

Revision as of 20:55, 8 March 2013

Interests:

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

Work:

Married, 2 kids

Finished Projects

Current Projects

Future Project Wishlist

Robots

Easy

  • Photophile
  • Line follower

Medium

Difficult

Others

  • Pneumatic spud gun (legal)
  • Water rocket
  • Giant vortex cannon
  • Giant bubbles
  • Non newtonian fluids (maizena/subwoofer)
  • Double periscope to widen stereo effect (not sure what it's called)

Home automation

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