PCB Mill-Drill Built From Makeblock Beams

  • Posted on November 15, 2013 - 12:11 pm
  • By eric
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On Oct 30, 2013 by John Baichtal Makeblock is a sweet aluminum building set that has facilitated the creation of some cool projects ranging from nanoscopes to xylophones. Stijn Kuipers is using his Makeblock to build a PCB mill with two rotary tools, one for boring the vias, and the other for milling the traces. […]

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Makeblock Rocks a Robot Set

  • Posted on November 14, 2013 - 6:26 pm
  • By eric
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On Sept. 11, 2013 by John Baichtal Shenzhen startup Makeblock makes and sells aluminum building sets for building everything from music robots to plotters. Compared to t-slot aluminum beams, Makeblock is much more sophisticated. It has threaded grooves running along the length of the beams, bolt holes running parallel to the grooves, as well as […]

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Makeblock workshop in Xi’an Hackerspace

  • Posted on November 14, 2013 - 3:48 pm
  • By eric
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Last month, Xi’an Hackerspace hold a Makeblock workshop. At the began of the workshop, Doctor Zhang Hao gave a speach about Project Management. Then Wu Jincheng, a maker from Guangdong, gave a presentation of Makeblock. The next is the star of this activity – Makeblock workshop. The electronic modules for Ultrasonic obstacle avoidance robot. Let’s […]

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Getting Started with ArduBlock for Makeblock Electronic Modules

  • Posted on November 11, 2013 - 6:26 pm
  • By eric
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Recently we release a graphic programming IDE based on Ardublock. ArduBlock is a popular block programming language for Arduino developed by David Li in Xinchejian, you can find the source code of Ardublock here. We also made an installation package for easily installing ArduBlock for Makeblock. So let’s getting started with ArduBlock for Makeblock Electronic […]

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Nanoscope built with Lego, Makeblock and Arduino

  • Posted on November 11, 2013 - 6:08 pm
  • By eric
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On Sep 27, 2013 by Alan Parekh This Nanoscope was built during a 5 day LEGO workshop, LEGO and Makeblock allowed for some rapid building but some custom 3D printed parts were also needed. It can sense very small structures and scan them in. Via: Make and Wired “The microscope they constructed is built upon […]

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