Makeblock, robots con Arduino al alcance de todos: Análisis (II)

  • Posted on July 22, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • By Christina
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Llega el momento de terminar el análisis de Makeblock que empezamos el mes pasado, centrándonos esta vez en la parte del software y del entorno de programación del Starter Robot Kit V2.0. Recordaréis que montamos un robot tanque cuyas instrucciones están listas en la caja del Kit para familiarizarnos con el montaje. Ahora vamos a preparar […]

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Makeblock Starter Robot Is An Excellent Kit For Teaching With

  • Posted on July 21, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • By Christina
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An educational robot to teach kids how to build and code – is this the future of classrooms or the start of Skynet?—Linuxuser.co.uk We have a small army of robots here at LU&D. And a small quadcopter. We’ll need them for when we take control of Cupertino, but for now we like to think of […]

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Jens’s Project: Makeblock 3D DIY Printer

  • Posted on July 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • By Christina
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Up until now I’ve had two 3D printers. My first one was the Ultimaker Original and it now has more than 4000 hours of printing behind it. An incredibly solid machine! The next printer was the Printerbot Jr that my son put together. I haven’t seen much of it as he’s more or less confiscated […]

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Building Your Own Makeblock 3D Printing Project with Arduino

  • Posted on June 19, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • By Christina
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Last week, we made our first 3D printer demo. It’s adopted i3 structure and the most amazing part is you can make your own open-source 3D printer.  Of course you can buy a 3D printer, but what if you wanted to make one yourself?  The home-built 3D printers are booming recently. Currently hundreds of thousands of people […]

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Makeblock, robots con Arduino al alcance de todos: Análisis

  • Posted on May 23, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • By Christina
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En Xataka Smart Home sabemos que os encantan las entradas dedicadas a la automatización. Hace tiempo nos contactaron de Makeblock para ofrecernos un Starter Robot Kit V2.0 para su revisión, y aquí os traemos la primera parte de nuestro análisis, en la que nos centraremos en la descripción del kit y el montaje de uno de los […]

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Heine Ravnholt: Unboxing the Makeblock Starter Robot Kit (2.0)

  • Posted on April 24, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • By Christina
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Monday afternoon I ordered a “Starter Robot Kit” from Makeblock in Shenzhen, China. Friday afternoon the same week, I received the package through DHL parcel delivery. The price was 120$ + a 30$ shipping fee to Denmark. The package was in a thin plastic bag and opening it, the original package had clear markings of […]

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The Third Makeblock Hackthon: Makeblock Interaction Art for Arduino Day

  • Posted on April 3, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • By Christina
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Last Friday, Makeblock held the third Makeblock Hackthon for Arduino Day. The subject is Makeblock Interaction Art and the hackthon should be finished within 24 hours. (Check The Third Makeblock Hackthon Presentation Video here: The Third Makebock Hackthon) All members are Makeblock staffs, and leaders will be electronic engineers. There’s four groups for four different Arduino projects, […]

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The Lego Standard: Combining Makeblock Building Sets to Make Better Projects

  • Posted on February 20, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • By Christina
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BY JOHN BAICHTAL Regular readers know that we at MAKE have a deep and abiding love of Lego. In fact, searching on “Lego” reveals about 1,350 posts on the blog. For many of us, building with the bricks was one of our earliest experiences as a maker. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that we have adapted our […]

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Future Christmas:Workshop with Tencent Maker at TechSpace Shenzhen

  • Posted on January 15, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • By Christina
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December 22th-23th, Tecent Maker Club held a two-day Maker’s Christmas Workshop named FUTURE CHRISTMAS at TechSpace in Shenzhen. Makeblock was invited to be there as tools provider. There’s seven groups for differents projects: Project 1# Hunting Robot Project 2#Mechanical Robot Tank Project 3#Wi-Fi Robot Project 4#Wi-Fi Smart Plug Project 5#Smart Quadrocopter Project 6#Wooden Plane Project […]

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Makeblock First Workshop Stage with Chaihuo Maker Space

  • Posted on December 3, 2013 - 9:58 pm
  • By Christina
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Last Sunday, Makeblock held the First Workshop Stage with Chaihuo Maker Space in Shenzhen.  The host Jasen Wong, the founder of Makeblock,  provided the Makeblock kits and parts and leaded the makers to create their first robotic cars. See? These makers are using Makeblock kits/parts to build the robot. Geeks are focusing on constructing robotic […]

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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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