A comprehensive collection of 3D printing tricks – Part 2

The second part of this series will focus on creating models that print well and it will also discuss the most important settings you can change in the slicing and printing software to make sure that your prints turn out the way you want them to.

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A comprehensive collection of 3D printing tricks – Part 1

I was really busy working on several other projects and many of them involved manufacturing a custom case. The method, I often choose for quick prototyping, is 3D printing and I have found that a lot of people seem to struggle with this technique and so I thought I would collect a few methods that worked well for me and others that didn’t.

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Serial to parallel and parallel to serial conversion with shift registers

Shift registers can be used in a wide variety of applications. You can, for example, use them to convert multiple parallel data lines to a single serial line and vice-versa. This technique can be used to extend the number of available in- and outputs of a microcontroller and this article will show you how you can achieve this.

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How to use an EEPROM to permanently store data with your Arduino

Some Arduino boards have a built-in EEPROM that can be written to and read from in your programs. I not only want to discuss how that’s possible but I also want to show you an alternative while talking about EEPROMs and memory in general.

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Low latency and high FPS camera stream with a Raspberry Pi

I just saw that two very good sources, that both had an article about this topic, have gone offline without an archived version. And because I continued my work on a robot that is controlled by a Raspberry Pi, I had to figure out how to create a low latency and high FPS stream from the Pi’s camera that can be viewed in a web browser again.

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