Archive | November, 2010

DIY Solder Hot Plate

[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625434889586″] For a longtime now I have been an advocate of the hotplate method that was first introduced to me by the folks at Sparkfun for simple and easy reflowing of solderpaste.  Through the use of our stencils this makes for a very simple and easy to use method of preparing SMD products […]

Maker Beam KKMulticopter: Build Part 1

[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625309496779″] One of the best parts of being the owner of your own business is that you get to explore different avenues for product development.  In this install I am looking at some open source hardware to build a quadcopter for possible resale/kitting in the near future.  In this post I am showing […]

Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory

I recently got to spend a week at the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory in coordination with some collaborative research that I am working on with them.  It was an amazing trip and all very impressive at the same time.  It’s really amazing the scale that these folks are working on.  I have never been in a […]