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Arduino Laser Pinball is On Target

Have you ever wanted to roll your own pinball machine? It’s one of those kinds of builds where it’s easy to go off the deep end. 263 more words

Arduino Hacks

What you learn from Meccano...

One of my pet peeves is the gendered nature of children’s toys. It does seem to be the case that once a toy is presented as being more for boys or girls the bulk of children not of that gender will shy away from it. 455 more words

Women Leaders

Meccano Meccanoid G15 KS Personal Robot

Meccano Meccanoid G15 KS Personal Robot
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Meccanoid G15 Brain Surgery

Not exactly Brain Surgery.  It is a brain of sorts.

Having trouble with the clock not holding time since day one I knew I’d have to replace the clock battery sooner or later, or so I thought.   409 more words

Meccanoid G15

New Meccanoid App

Well there’s a new App out for Meccano Meccanoid.  Yeah!!!!

It looks like we finally get to do some real programming on the cell/tablet directed at Meccanoid. 364 more words

Meccanoid G15

21st September 1936. Sheer Nostalgia!

The 112 page Meccano Magazine when launched in 1915 attracted 98,000 readers. Later in 1920 came Frank Hornby’s  famous model train systems. 

It all started when Hornby, then a shipping clerk, whilst looking out of his window in Liverpool in 1900, observed a dockyard crane hovering above the city. 435 more words