Bantam Tools Blog

Devin's Wooden Digital LED Clock

Posted by Goli Mohammadi on Dec 13, 2018 10:27:56 AM

Bantam Tools' own technical manager Devin Cooper recently delved into the world of woodworking by taking a class. Naturally, he then merged his knowledge of PCB creation with his newly honed woodworking skills to make this neat digital LED clock. He designed a custom Arduino shield and milled it on the precise, reliable Bantam Tools Desktop PCB Milling Machine. Devin also shared his EAGLE design file. We chatted with him to learn more.

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Topics: Circuit Boards, Arduino, Projects, Electrical Engineering, PCB Design, PCB Files

Digital Interactive Disco Ball Ensures No Parking on the Dance Floor

Posted by Goli Mohammadi on Dec 8, 2014 3:35:00 PM

When Colin Willson, a third-year interaction design student at San Francisco’s California College of the Arts (CCA), was given the assignment to create an interactive object designed for a particular space, he found himself inspired by dance. He happened to be walking past a club with a live jazz band playing, and observed the interaction between the musicians and the dancers.

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Topics: Othermill Projects, Stories, Arduino, LEDs, Microcontroller, Electronics