Geeky, HACMan, Maker, ROV November 23, 2014 Skippy No comments

Kort Nozzle test print

My test print of the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) No. 37 profile. The Kort nozzle is based on the one from Tomi Salo put on Thingiverse, I didnt make any alterations to the .dxf file, and a few alterations to the .scad file. I have sized the nozzle to the same internal dimension as […]

Geeky, HACMan, Maker, Projects, R-Pi November 22, 2014 Skippy No comments

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Audio/Video out

The Raspberry Pi A, and Raspberry Pi B both had a composite video out, on an composite video plug (RCA), the new model B+ uses a 4-pole socket which carries both audio and video signals. This style of connector is sometimes referred to as “TRRS”, which stands for “Tip-Ring-Ring-Sleeve”. The pin out for the Raspberry […]

3D Printer, Geeky, Mac, Maker, Projects September 4, 2012 Skippy No comments

Playing with 3D printers

Today I am sat with Nathaniel, working out how to get parts for my Tantillusup and running, I have downloaded the Mac pre compiled copy of kliment /Printrun, from, (also needed Slicer for Mac). With both of these installed, when trying to load Nautilus Gears as a test, I get this error: To get […]

3D Printer, Geeky, Maker, Projects, Tech, Tool August 15, 2012 Skippy No comments

My 3D printer

I have got the first parts of my Tantillus 3D printer, I got the outside parts lazered by Sham Glam (1st post). Here is the unboxing photos, these were taken at Swindon Hack Space, at the Swindon Museum of Computing: Just need to order some printed parts, and get the vitamins. I will keep my blog […]

3D Printer, Arduino, Camera, Maker, Panoramas, Photography, Projects May 17, 2012 Skippy No comments

Automatic Panoramic Head – Part 1: Press the button

According to Wikipedia: An intervalometer is a device which counts intervals of time. (Other names include interval meter and interval timer). Such devices commonly are used to signal, in accurate time intervals, the operation of some other device. For instance, an intervalometer might activate something every 30 seconds. In photography, intervalometers are used to trigger exposures. This is often done […]