These microbots looked familiar? You can easily see them in major toy stores. Here’s how you can make them using easily available household products.
Raspberry Pi seems to be picking up in popularity, especially for Makers, Hobbyist and people who like to tinker and wanna explore new ways to create things.
Quadcopters and Multirotors always fascinated us at KakiDIY. From our first off the shelf China made Quadcopter (WLToys V303) to the more advanced DJI Phantom 2 complete with FPV and Gimbal, we were trying to get more from the quadcopter and so we started to build our own.
So…you have an idea about an IoT project or maybe you don’t have yet… What is Internet of things you may ask? KakiDIY like to put things into 3s (Recycle, Reduce, Reuse… for example) IoT is summarised to things, gadgets and equipments connected anytime, anywhere and anything. Meaning, via the usage of Internet, anything that is able to tap on it can communicate with each other. Making real time automation work.
KakiDIY was invited to exhibit in the 2014 Penang Mini Maker Faire. An article was written ahead of the show introducing KakiDIY to the the faire : http://makerfairepenang.com/2014/10/28/recycle-reduce-and-reuse-the-kakidiy-way/
Here’s an ultra simple method to wall mount your gadgets such as multi-gang extension cable, clocks, racks, router, smoke detectors and etc… Not all the devices comes with a mounting guide or a template. The traditional method was to trace the back of the device and then mark it on the wall to drill them. Here’s a more accurate way to get it right. Continue reading “Simple way to wall mount gadgets” »
Tablet mounts in car sold off shelf are usually not flushed or bulky or flimsy or all of the above. Here’s a simple guide to make a flushed In Car Tablet Mount. It’s cheap, easy and looked quite flushed for under RM 5.00. Pictures and guides follows…
Jump starting a car with weak batteries are quite straightforward.
NOTE : Try to use Donor cars which are a larger engine capacity to make the jump start easier. Actually, displacement/engine capacity is not important. Just a rule of thumb for the size of the alternator… For example, in this article, the donor car is a classic Mini Cooper with upgraded 65W Alternator, enough to jump start almost any street cars.
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What if you took over an old office and you were left over with some tools but missing all the essential parts? For example this vacuum cleaner and an old water scoop.
Read more to see how these parts were savaged and made to work together. Continue reading “Vacuum Fixing” »