DealExtreme has a new video grabber on their website. The problem for the versions they already sold for some longer was that modern OS's were not always supported because drivers being unavailable. I had a lot of trouble getting my grabber running on windows 7 and ended up making my notebook dualboot Windows XP to be able to use it.
Make Magazine first annual East Coast Maker Faire? was held yesterday in Durham, NC. I made the 3 hour trip from Charlotte by amtrak and brought my daughter along for the experience. It was a good event - some 2000 attendees. The local Arduino club and Aerobatic Robot clubs were well represented, with a laser-cut quad in progress and several Arduino breadboard affairs. There were plenty of Sparkfun objects (LED button squares, pressure sensors etc...) A… Continue
Added by bGatti on April 26, 2010 at 7:30pm —
Testing out the AR.Drone (see the two orange LEDs floating in the air) in Doug Weibel's backyard—this is the podcast crew.
We recorded a roundtable podcast at Doug Weibel's (one of the main contributors to ArduPilot 2.6) house the night before the SparkFun Electronics Autonomous Vehicle Competition with roughly a dozen people involved. There were a few people who had been previous guests (Bill Premerlani, Jordi… Continue
Can't remember where to find those Arduino pin mappings? Forgot your FTDI wire meanings? You need this handy cheat sheet, which has all the most commonly needed info in one easy-to-print form. Pin it up your workshop wall!…
Following on with Chris' humerous submission today, and the bit of storytelling we have been enjoying in recent blog posts, I figured I'd post my latest tale of woe. Hopefully you will find it entertaining!
So, this past Saturday I competed in the SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition using an ArduPilot with 2.6 firmware and ArduIMU. My airframe was the SkyFun from…