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Project: Brewtroller system helps automate home brewing

Project: Brewtroller system helps automate home brewing

Posted on14. Apr, 2009 by .

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The Brewtroller is a control system aimed at helping home brewers concoct the perfect batch of beer through the use of low cost automation and sensors. It’s based upon the Sanguino project (which is based upon the Arduino project) and melds a series of six sensors for the various temperatures to be measured, along with […]

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Project: Arduino + Twitter = fresh baked goods

Project: Arduino + Twitter = fresh baked goods

Posted on11. Apr, 2009 by .

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Here’s an interesting example of what you can do with interfacing the inexpensive, easy-to-use Arduino open-source microcontroller platform and the hottest social media platform right now. Everyone loves hot, fresh baked goods. Knowing this, a bakery in the UK went to their marketing firm looking for a way to build traffic to their business. Poke, […]

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Project: Nickel-O-Matic prints on wooden nickels

Project: Nickel-O-Matic prints on wooden nickels

Posted on29. Mar, 2009 by .

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This is a neat project that shows some of the really cool stuff you can do with pre-built, easy-to-use modular electronics. The concept is simple: the machine uses an inkjet printer module to print text or graphics on blank wooden “nickels”. The whole thing is controlled with a Basic Stamp 2 and a Propeller chip. […]

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