Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams get caught up on the most interesting hacks of the past week. On this episode we take a deep dive into radiation-monitor projects, both Geiger tube and scintillator based, as well as LED cube projects that pack pixels onto six PCBs with parts counts reaching into the tens of thousands. In the 3D printing world we want non-planar printing to be the next big thing. Padauk microcontrollers are small, cheap, and do things in really interesting ways if you don’t mind embracing the ecosystem. And what’s the best way to read a water meter with a microcontroller?
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Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- Cryogenic metal treatment: Reducing Drill Bit Wear The Cryogenic Way
- 3D Printing that’s actually 3D:
- How’s That 2.5D Printer Working For You?
- Master thesis on non-planar printing: Arbeitsbereich Technische Aspekte Multimodaler Systeme
- Excellent Moritz Walter article: 3D Printering: Non-Planar Layer FDM
- Reading The Water Meter In A Literal Sense With An ESP8266
- Everything You Wanted To Know About Padauk MCUs And More
- LED Cubes are taking over:
- Geiger counters are also taking over:
- Mike’s Picks:
- Elliot’s Picks: