Escher’s Burr oplossen

Ik volg een opleiding tot meubelmaker op het HMC Next. Afgelopen donderdag kwam er iemand, laten we hem [de Boswachter] noemen, naar onze klas met de vraag “Wie kan deze puzzel oplossen?”. De puzzel bestaat uit 6 houten stukken die in elkaar geschoven moeten worden. Meerdere mensen hadden er uren aan gepuzzeld en konden geen …

Home entertainment rebuild (1)

I used to have a “home entertainment system” to play music (MP3), radio (web streams) and movies (via a beamer). The music/radio portion ran on a raspberry pi 1, the movies I played from a Lenovo desktop.However, all parts were om the edge of their usable lifetime or already broken. Old setup My old setup …

Interfacing with a human interface card

I found an old beaten-up CD player (a Philips AK601) next to the trash container a while back.I picked it up, found it not worthy of being taken back into use, so I decided to open it up and maybe gut it for parts. I found a couple of motors inside, but what really drew …