And so ends round 2 of Astronaut or Not. We asked you to vote for the projects “most likely to be used in other projects”. Again you didn’t disappoint. We had a mountain of votes, and happily gave away a Bukito portable 3D printer to one of the lucky voters.
You must vote at least once in this new round to be eligible for the voter lottery on Friday!
Vote for the project with “the most outrageous component”. Can’t figure out what we mean by that? Well, if you come across an entry that has a quarter-million-dollar hard drive in it… vote for that one.
Voter Lottery Prize:
How long have you been making do with a hacked together power supply?
Be sure you vote and you could kiss those days goodbye with this BK Precision 1760A bench supply. It has three channels; 0-30V 0-2A on the first two and 4-6.5V 0-5A on the third. We’re also throwing in some leads so that you can be up and running as soon as it arrives.
We’ll draw a random number on Friday morning. If you have voted at least one time in this current round (your participation in previous rounds doesn’t matter) and your hacker number is drawn you will win! But if your number is drawn and you haven’t voted… no bench supply for you.
Now for the results:
Congratulations to the second round winners of Astronaut or Not!
- Simple, low-cost FMCW radar*
- Moti, a smart servo
- $300 Pick and Place / 3D printer*
- Open Source Science Tricorder*
- OSRC – Open Source Remote Control
- Simple DIY laser cutter
- GRID-EYE BLE-capable thermal camera*
- 3-In-1 Desktop, CNC and Laser Engraver*
- OSCAR: The Open Screen Adapter*
- Laser Cut Mini Mill
- Ethernet/Internet to Serial Adapter
- FPGA Vision
* 9 of these projects were voted to the top in the first round and already have T-shirts on the way to them. This time around those double-winners are awarded the prestige of being on top again. But we’ll just be sending shirts to the 15 projects that didn’t win earlier. Here’s nine that nearly made the top projects in this second round of voting: