Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bench power supply


I picked up a bench power supply from eBay, and it arrived today.  This is a quick look at it it for anyone considering buying it.
Bottom line, it’s certainly not up to commercial standards but it will do for hobbyists.  You’ll probably want to get better leads for it, I really doubt the ones provided can actually withstand 5 amps at 30 volts for long.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Pepakura Designer


Found via Tested.com’s “As Yet Untitled Adam Savage Project” – Pepakura Designer takes 3D model files and generates printed papercraft print-and-assemble cutouts.  Looks like fun.
Also, visit tested.com and watch their stuff.  Like them on Facebook.  Subscribe to their YouTube channel.  And go to YouTube and watch pretty much anything Adam Savage has said.  It will make you want to go out and make something.

New printer: JGAurora A3

This week I decided I'd had it with all the other printers in my stable.  The CTC is stable and decent but it just bugs me (can't st...