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Donald Bell Maker Update: Dropping the Ball

10/15/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, an attractive clock, robots on the ceiling, Micro:Bit gets an upgrade, a cylon scooter, pocket model kit, a box of life, and OLED fangs.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #203]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Mechanical-Digital Steel Ball Clock By Eric Nguyen
https://www.instructables.com/Mechanical-Digital-Steel-Ball-Clock/

-=News=-

Toyota Research's Ceiling-Mounted Domestic Robot
https://www.core77.com/posts/102246/Toyota-Researchs-Ceiling-Mounted-Domestic-Robot

New BBC Micro:Bit
https://microbit.org/new-microbit/

-=More Projects=-

LED Cylon Scooter - 80s Larson Scanner By bekathwia
https://www.instructables.com/LED-Cylon-Scooter-80s-Larson-Scanner/

3D Printed Card Model Kits by Nakozen
https://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=nakozen+sprue&type=things&sort=relevant

The Lil' Box of Life by Emily Velasco
https://youtu.be/utt3tJ99TU4
https://github.com/emilyvelasco/TVGOL

PixelMask by Build XYZ
https://www.buildxyz.xyz/pixelmask-covid-19-halloween-mask/

-=Tips & Tools=-

How To Pick The Right Size Motor For Homemade / DIY Projects by Jeremy Fielding
https://youtu.be/64Ky4mJE7bU

Best Pocket Tripod review by Tyler Winegarner
https://youtu.be/4IJQyw0Hd4E

Building a Video Deck in Two(ish) Days by Zack Freedman
https://youtu.be/72a85tWOJVY

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Testers and stand-offs @adafruit @digikey
https://youtu.be/ZOroV-K0Rfo?t=927

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