https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3298488 Beware lemons and imitators! The L-Cheapo laser cutter is fully open source, open design, and made in the USA. Since we’ve just launched the Mk7, here are the updated designs in case you want to make your own!
The L-Cheapo Mk7 is here! Contact us directly for a preview model. The Mk7 features a custom made fan and fan controller for built-in air assist and higher endurance.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3292096 An update of the earlier clamp, now featuring a lockable shim so that you can easily make PCBs with it with good repeatability.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3278336/files Having a 3D printer and a milling machine at the same time is quite the force multiplier for a small shop. This set of printable clamps will make it easier to make custom heatsinks and the like. So we’re making it…Read More »
http://www.marspapers.org/paper/Borri_2018_pres.pdf Most of our work is open source, of course, but sometimes we get to publish an engineering paper. We have cooperated with The Mars Society on a few occasions, with mutual satisfaction.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2040544 This should help a bit with air quality from the fire…. Adding a CPU fan to a mask makes it easier to breath through it, thus making it less likely that one will take the mask off by mistake.
We’ve finished the Chl detector intended for the Mars rover. Next up will be developing one that can scan for life signs underneath quartz. These lifeforms have recently been discovered and may exist on Mars or Europa: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypolith
Chlorophyll Detector Presentation at the Mars Society! We presented our results to the Mars Society and, rather than just showing up with a power point, demoed the device to attendees. Then we let them open the thing up and see how it…Read More »
We’ve worked out an easy and cheap way to build a Google Cardboard compatible underwater VR system. Here are instructions for it, available for free. It’s pretty interesting to let yourself float around with a space environment loaded, or even just Google…Read More »
Another space project for NASA, or more specifically, the Mars Society and Dr. R. Z.: this one is a simulator of a pressure control system for the Mars Habitat. As is typical with any of my space projects, it took both of…Read More »