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Prusa i3 MK3S+ Assembly

As mentioned in my New Year’s Resolutions and Technology Learning Roadmap 2022 I wanted to learn about 3D printing. After a serval hours of contemplating and researching I finally bought a Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D Printer. I’ve decided to buy a kit instead of a fully assembled version to save a few bucks and to…

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Telegram Bot with MicroPython

Create TG bot Open Telegram Search for @botfather Start chat Send /newbot Pick a name Pick a username (must be unique) Receive credentials Chat with your bot Now you can search for your bot’s name and send a message Python test Program Telegram has a nice python package which you can pip install pip install…

Mailbox IoT ESP 32 Project

Preamble Out of curiosity I bought a ESP32 board to tinker with, but for almost half a year hadn’t got an idea what to do with it… But then! Project Idea The idea: Every time I get mail into my physical snail mail mailbox, the mailbox shall send a message via Telegram to my smartphone:…

Calculator for Resistor Values

Calculator for 4 rings 1. Ring 2. Ring 3. Ring 4. Ring Value Tolerance brownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegreywhite blackbrownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegreywhite blackbrownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegoldsilver brownredgreenbluepurplegoldsilver 0Ω 0% Calculator for 5 rings 1. Ring 2. Ring 3. Ring 4. Ring 5. Ring Value Tolerance brownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegreywhite blackbrownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegreywhite blackbrownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegreywhite blackbrownredorangeyellowgreenbluepurplegoldsilver brownredgreenbluepurplegoldsilver 0Ω 0%

Bosch IXO Repair

In 2006 I bought my first Bosch IXO. It did a wonderful job over the last years and helped a lot assemble and disassemble mostly furniture. (I moved 3 times in the last ten years) But when we started to renovate our  bureau at home the switch for changing directions started to get a slack…