Category Archives: PCB

The Monkeybrain went micro

Shortly after finishing the first Monkeybrain prototype I was reminded that my piloting skills still aren’t up to par and I needed something smaller and easier to fix. So I shrunk the board as much as I could while still keeping to two copper layers and … Continue reading

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Meet the Monkeybrain Flight Controller!

Anybody who’s ever bought a flight controller before knows that there is quite a bit of choice overload. The prices range from ten to several hundred Euros, and what that gets you goes from an Arduino with an MPU6050 to … Continue reading

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I’ve built a copper plating station

As I was designing more and more circuit boards, I got increasingly annoyed with waiting up to 8 weeks for a batch of boards. Also, ever so often I noticed errors in the layout after sending it away for manufacture. … Continue reading

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DIY UV Exposure Lamp

I’ve made a UV exposure unit out of a cheap curing lamp for fake fingernails. Check out the Instructable I wrote!  

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RCExplorer Tricopter v2.5 Build

Over the last year or so I’ve picked up flying RC multicopters. I started out with micro and nano sized toy quads like the Hubsan X4, which are great for learning the basics about flying such a thing, but eventually … Continue reading

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