Category Archives: Netduino

Halloween Robot Costume

It was a very strange Halloween this year. Sandy wreaked havoc across the region and many left without basic necessities like power, food, and gas. We were left without power for 6 days (this draft was originally written on day … Continue reading

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#netduino Woot-Off Detector Works!

There always comes a time when you repeatedly smack your head against the wall trying to solve a problem, and the answer is so trivial that you want to poke yourself in the eye afterwards. In the previous post(s), I … Continue reading

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Woot-Off Detector – Almost There

The Woot.NETMF project on Codeplex is now live! I pushed up my latest prototype code (sans System.Xml) and it’s mostly working. Mooostly. The code appears to be working fine; the hardware is not. It seems that I’m not getting enough … Continue reading

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System.Xml is too big for the Netduino

Just a quick post: System.Net + System.Xml == bad things for Netduino. After finishing my soldering and cutting out the Altoids tin to fit the Netduino and PCB (pictures will be up on Flickr this week), I was ready to … Continue reading

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New Project: Netduino Woot-Off Detector

At work, there’s a few Woot fanatics near my cube that get their panties in a tizzy when there’s a Woot-off, turning on their USB powered Woot lights getting all giddy.  But why physically turn on the lights when this … Continue reading

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Yaam.NET Update – Set Backs

Two little set backs this evening. 1. I broke Trikky’s neck:  The neck has a small lip that allows you to snap the head on and off.  My particular Trikky had quite a tight fitting (the original Munny doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Starting Yaam.NET – Drilling the Trikky

With v2 of Yaam, I’ll be using a Trikky from kidrobot. Yes, I’m a sucker for kittehs, so it was only appropriate that I light up a Trikky for this project.  One of the difficulties I had with v1 was … Continue reading

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