Octoprint and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module

The Hackspace recently took delivery of a Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module from Farnell – full details are on their website. It is an add-on camera module for the Raspberry Pi which has no infrared filter, making it perfect for taking infrared photographs or photographing objects in low light (twilight) conditions. The camera plugs directly Read more about Octoprint and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module[…]

Quadcopter Design and Build

A couple of members are now putting the finishing touches to their quadcopter builds and proceeding into the upgrade phase (typical). The build process isn’t too difficult with the excellent DJI 450 quadcopter kit, which allows various options to be taken to reach each users end goal, whether it be simple flying or the more Read more about Quadcopter Design and Build[…]

Twitter to Teletype

The Museum of Computing in Swindon has a working Teletype and a desire to get it to print out tweets as part of a display in the museum. Since the Swindon Hackspace was based in the museum it was a perfect project for hackspace members. Current Loop Interface The teletype uses a current loop interface to communicate Read more about Twitter to Teletype[…]