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GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac Combo Kit Hands-On Review

June 4th, 2012 at 5:17 pm » Comments (1)

Ever since I purchased the GoPro HD Hero 2 I have been waiting for the Wi-Fi BacPac to come out, and today June 4th, 2012 it is here. I am writing this as I unbox everything. Very exciting day. GoPro quality is the impression you get when you un-box the Wi-Fi Combo Kit.  I purchased [...]

R2-D2 Build Update: Teeces V3 Dome Lighting System

April 2nd, 2012 at 3:15 pm » Comments (0)

Progress continues on R2-D2.  This past weekend I focused on the lighting system for R2′s dome. I am using the Teeces lighting system (named after  the R2BC member who designed it). It features Arduino control of LED based Front Logic Displays, Rear Logic Display, Process State Indicators, and Holo-Projector lights.  It is a little intimidating at first since there are dozens of [...]

R2 Build Update – Skirt

March 28th, 2012 at 1:06 pm » Comments (1)

Just a quick update on my R2-D2 build progress. Working on the skirt and frame while I wait for some hinges to arrive.  

RC Super Hero

April 6th, 2010 at 8:26 pm » Comments (4)

Just about the coolest thing in the air. Update: 5/4/2010 Every time I see the Iron Man 2 Trailer I think of this RC Super Hero. I can see painting this up in Iron Man Colors and amazing everyone at the flying field.  It looks like Stark Industries itself built this. Well, I am no [...]

A day in the life of New York City, in miniature.

April 1st, 2010 at 11:06 am » Comments (0)

You think your model railroad is realistic? Check out his video of  NYC in miniature. Is it real? or is it a model? Happy April 1st…