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xose "SPANISH INSTRUCTIONS -1) Antes de empezar familiarizate con los elementos. Recuerda realizar un paso de cada vez y ayudar a otros grupos antes de ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
xose "@xose awards a barnstar to pdhixenbaugh for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » about 4 years ago
xose "Translating instructions to spanish in 3, 2, 1... " | Read more » about 4 years ago
adiizo-la "If you like this configuration we can always update the Fritzing diagram. [Gclub มือถือ] [ทางเข้า Gclub] https:/..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
pdhixenbaugh "@liz it would be super cool to have a module where the participants could build it this way, and then add components or otherwise change the circui..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
pdhixenbaugh "I have never seen wires like that, and they look awesome! I would love to give my kids the choice of which style of wires to use! Also, these are ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I think an activity on /coqui would work. I was also able to confirm that adding a resistor in-line with one of the probe wires lowered the freque..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
zengirl2 "@warren I like these short wires because they tend to stay in place better when inserted, and they also aren't like sloppy spaghetti. :) If you lik..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "OK, also just a note, i had trouble w the placement of the orange wire, which in Leslie's diagram goes to a spot one pin higher than in my version...." | Read more » about 4 years ago
roberts_ecofarm "@warren - that looks great. Waiting on some 555 timers so I can try this out too. " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Hi, all, i finally got it working... you know, I think i'd had a couple things wrong, but also the long wires (although easier to insert) make it r..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I'm having trouble getting our demo Coqui to work -- these breadboards don't really last... but just to break out this one point, @liz - you mentio..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "This is really great feedback, and excellent for others looking to assemble the kit. Great work, and thanks for sharing, Carl! On Thu, Oct 11, 201..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "These are great questions!!! I think DVDs are consistent but have no evidence to support it. I do think they're close enough for your spacer idea t..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
carlcrott "More questions: 1) Are DVD diffraction angles consistent? Could a spacer be designed that would correctly orient the camera with precision + repea..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
aga "Are there any cut out templates for the card papers used in this design? " | Read more » about 4 years ago
happywheelsgame " Hope that the site will be on top, to get more players and help people enjoy after the days tired. " | Read more » about 4 years ago
carlcrott "@warren I did a few things differently: I opened up the webcam + stripped it of its black plastic housing I left the DVD in the freezer overnigh..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Hi! Sorry u had trouble... We've found that some DVDs (even in the same batch) are much harder than others for reasons we don't understand. Did you..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
carlcrott "Prepping the DVD is a HUGE pain. Tried: Xacto knives Duct tape ( works but leaves residue ) Sticking it in the freezer Super glue doesn't work. T..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
liz "Hi @zengirl2 , you are awesome for re-working the wiring diagram! i just followed your updated instructions in preparation for doing this activity ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I think the best method I've seen is to actually assemble it and loosely attach the cover. Then see where the spectrum falls on the screen. You can..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
khov "Does anyone have some helpful advice on how to make sure the angles are right? I am using a usb camera, which means I had to add an aditional layer..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
khov "Hey! Before you tape the bit of DVD into your spectomoter, make sure that you soak the purple dye out and avoid leaving fingerprints. Here is a hel..." | Read more » about 4 years ago