Kitronik produce and sell a number of light strips for the micro:bit called Zip https://www.kitronik.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/?cat=0&q=zip Huddersfield Girls Geeks chose a selection of the Arc and the Circle Zips with 12 lights for a headdress workshop. Here are some steps for connecting and coding these lightstrips. Connecting the Zips to the micro:bit Solder the Zip You need to … Continue reading Light Strips for the micro:bit
Cube: Code it yourself using raspberry pi!
On a raspberry pi open a terminal window You need to install mayavi2 clone our cubert library from github go to the cubert folder run the rainfall simulator create your own code by editing rainfall.py These are the commands that let you do all that. To view the simulator your pi needs to be connected … Continue reading Cube: Code it yourself using raspberry pi!
CUBE 5: A new toy!
After the great ping pong failure of January, we splurged on a new toy: a CNC milling machine with a laser engraver. This made drilling accurate holes in the ping pong balls much easier. We built a wooden holder with 3d printed clips to hold 8 balls. We programmed the miller to drill 4 holes … Continue reading CUBE 5: A new toy!
Make: Virtual Reality Controlled Camera
This is just a really quick blog post about how I created the virtual reality controlled camera... it's not a full guide, I'll update it soon! Hardware: A raspberry pi A pan tilt hat A raspberry pi camera A smartphone that has a tilt sensor and can access thternet A virtual reality headset (can be … Continue reading Make: Virtual Reality Controlled Camera