November 28, 2015

X-Carve CNC Mill Build Log & Review

A few months ago, I built and reviewed the Shapeoko2 CNC mill from Inventables. Now, I’m back to review its successor, the X-Carve. Continue reading

Shapeoko2 CNC Mill Beauty Shot

April 26, 2015

Shapeoko2 CNC Mill Build Log & Review

My new Inventables Shapeoko2 CNC mill is carving away! Watch my timelapse build-log and thorough review of this do-it-yourself CNC milling machine. Continue reading

uArm Review Thumb

March 2, 2014

uArm Review: An Open-Source Robotic Arm for your Desk!

The uArm is an open-source (hardware and software) desktop robotic arm. It implements the same mechanics found on industrial robot arms, and easily communicates with your computer for direct control. It’s a great tool for learning about robotics. Watch my video review of the uArm to learn more! Continue reading

LCD Shield Review

August 12, 2011
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Review: WickedDevices Arduino LCD Shield

It’s LCD mania! Following my review of the Lumex 16×2 Character LCD from element14 and my recent tutorial on interfacing an Arduino with an LCD display, I have one more LCD-related post up my sleeve. WickedDevice, a small open source … Continue reading

Lumex LCD Display

July 15, 2011

Product Road Test: Lumex Backlit 16×2 LCD Display

This is a review of the Lumex LCR-U01602DSF/DWH 16×2 Backlit LCD Display. It was provided to me for evaluation by element14/Newark Electronics. You can purchase it or learn more here. I tested its performance by using it with an arduino … Continue reading