3D Printers: Models, Software and Options

Not just since yesterday 3D printers are a great way of printing on the market, which is constantly evolving. Here it is possible to print whole objects using software or scanned originals. This process has proven to be extremely useful both in private use and in numerous professions. In this article I have collected some … Continue reading "3D Printers: Models, Software and Options"

Playstation 4 / PS4 Pro Mods from the 3D Printer

The Playstation 4 was introduced in 2013 and has since been sold by Sony well over 94 million (as of January 2019) times. The slightly more powerful PS4 (Playstation 4 Pro, resolution: 3840 Ă— 2160 and higher graphics and CPU clock rate) was launched at the end of 2016 and is still the flagship of … Continue reading "Playstation 4 / PS4 Pro Mods from the 3D Printer"

pi_robot - Playing with Raspberry Pi, iPad and some Code

The Raspberry Pi is still one of the most popular mini computers, not only among hobbyists. Cost-effective (about 30 to 40,- EUR depending on the model), flexible in the field of application and at the latest since the equipped with enough CPU power and memory to solve even more complex tasks. With the 1.2 GHz … Continue reading "pi_robot - Playing with Raspberry Pi, iPad and some Code"

Build your own family bed

When we had prepared the children's room of our daughter including wardrobe and own bed, we assumed at that time that she would also sleep there. After some time, however, we noticed, as many parents before us have, that this was simply not the time yet. Be it through thirst, hunger, toothache or night scare, … Continue reading "Build your own family bed"

Flashing firmware - ESP8266-WiFi-Module

Since I recently started to deal more intensively with the topics "Smart Home" and "Home automation" I decided to publish some of my construction sites, stumbling blocks and solutions here. As already mentioned in the article about my Smart-Home-Project V1 I use the WLAN module , because it is small, reliable and cheap. In this … Continue reading "Flashing firmware - ESP8266-WiFi-Module"

Smart Home V1 - Do it yourself

I've been planning my smart home for some time now. Besides the cost factor for all the great things I imagine, I often lack the necessary time for detailed planning and implementation. So I decided to start somewhere and write down this DIY project in parallel...let's see where it leads...I ask for your indulgence if … Continue reading "Smart Home V1 - Do it yourself"

Arduino Fitnessboard v1 - Experiment

On the weekend I fortunately had some time for handicrafts and a nice idea for a fitness board for training at home, which is operated from the push-up position. A video can be found further down in this article and on the Youtube channel of tedokai.de. Table of contents:Building  an Arduino Fitness BoardFitnessboard - RequirementsFitnessboard … Continue reading "Arduino Fitnessboard v1 - Experiment"

My new 3D printer and housing from Ikea side table

I had the intention to buy myself a 3D printer ages ago. However, this project failed until the end due to bad reviews I had to read about various models and their price-performance ratio. This changed when I discovered the at Amazon. This is rated almost completely positive and was reduced from 499,- to 399,- … Continue reading "My new 3D printer and housing from Ikea side table"

3D Printing - 27 Inch iMac Stand Repair

As already known for a long time, the stand of the iMacs (27 inch) from 2012 to mid-2014 is often broken. With these models it happens (not all of them) that the hinge is worn out and the screen position can't be changed anymore or, as in my case, the screen constantly tilts forward. 3D … Continue reading "3D Printing - 27 Inch iMac Stand Repair"