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HomoFaciens
A total lunar eclipse was visible from large parts of the world on 27-28 September 2015: a supermoon lunar eclipse, no less, since it occurred while the Moon was in the part of its elliptical orbit that takes it closest to Earth. Norbert Heinz, aka HomoFaciens, made a time-lapse film of the event using his... Continue reading
Our old friend Norbert “HomoFaciens” Heinz has been at it again. Norbert’s builds are consistently some of the most thorough and interesting we get to see. (They’re also fantastically narrated, and produced in both German and in English.) Norbert’s latest is a crystal-clear explanation of how hanging plotters work; you’ll learn about the electronics involved... Continue reading
Our old friend HomoFaciens (who has the best voice of any Raspberry Pi user we’ve met) has another fantastic piece of work to share. He’s recycledĀ old optical drives for their stepper motors, and made a tiny plotter, controlled over WiFi, from those motors, a servo, four H-bridges and a Raspberry Pi. HF has made a... Continue reading
One of our mods pointed me at this superb video from HomoFaciens. The first part is an elegant introduction to the Raspberry Pi, and the second contains the best example of the sort of things you can achieve with interfacing the Raspberry Pi we’ve seen so far – there are some simply remarkable hardware projects... Continue reading