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Electronics Repair Tips Video ?>

Electronics Repair Tips Video

Friday on the MKME Lab YouTube channel we shared tips on electronics cleaning with alcohol and pump systems to make the work easier. This is a part of the ongoing videos series covering tips and tricks for electronics hobbyists. Next week we will have a new 360 virtual reality video out so stay tuned!

NEW ROBOT CHASSIS! Let’s Make a Raspberry Pi Rover Platform ?>

NEW ROBOT CHASSIS! Let’s Make a Raspberry Pi Rover Platform

On Tuesday in the Lab we took a look at a new robot chassis that will be used for upcoming projects. The frame we are converting is a childs ride-on Power Wheels car with 6 volt battery system. The power system will be converted to a 12 volt system with various supplies for Raspberry Pi and Arduino devices. Make sure you check out all the projects on the MKME website and join us in the Discord chat.

👍Control Nearly ANYTHING with Alexa for under $10! 👍 ?>

👍Control Nearly ANYTHING with Alexa for under $10! 👍

Controlling virtually anything with a simple Wemos D1 mini board (ESP8266) , a relay and an Amazon Echo Dot. DIY home automation CHEAP using the amazon Alexa voice service and a few parts! Join us on MKME Discord chat here: https://discord.gg/j9S4Fgv Remember to subscribe for more videos! https://goo.gl/2qaJ2U This is a full tutorial on how to use a cheap Wemos D1 Mini wifie board to control anything in your home with the Amazon Alexa enabled Echo Dot device. Using the…

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MKME TV is LIVE 24/7! ?>

MKME TV is LIVE 24/7!

For some time now I have been working to lay the groundwork for our own networks and community collaboration tools. One piece of that I had planned was our own TV network for broadcasting our content live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Back in May I set up the MKME Live YouTube channel (separate from the MKME Lab and MKME Media channels).  This week I finally had enough funds to purchase the PC hardware needed to get…

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Community Update ?>

Community Update

I thought it time for a quick update and share some things going on with the YouTube channel and MKME Community lately. The last few months have been extremely busy. A lot has gone on in the “background” and I’m excited to say that the next few months should bring more updates, announcements, new initiates and video development than any time in the history of the MKME community. Sometime in late Q3/early Q4 2016 you will see this work start…

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Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review ?>

Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review

This is my full review of my new Outernet Satellite receiving system. A few months back I purchased the Lighthouse receiver system from Outernet to allow me to receive data from satellites anywhere in the world.   I am happy to conclude my initial testing and provide a review here. The Lighthouse receiver hooks up to a satellite dish via standard co-ax cable and is deigned to receive the content provided by Outernet anywhere in the world. You can watch my…

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Pico Projector Review ?>

Pico Projector Review

Some time back I picked up a Pico projector to use in some upcoming projects.  I purchased mine from Amazon and it arrived quickly and fully functional. These tiny LED projectors are a great addition to projects with the Raspberry Pi for the due to the sheer portability.  This unit has an internal battery which does seem to last about 80 minutes of continuous use.  The screen is not the highest resolution (960 X 540) but for the price it…

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