New Site Design

So i finally spent some money on a decent site theme. I hope you like it! If anyone experiences any issues in using the site with this theme, please let me know! -Austin  
DIY Syringe Pump

DIY Syringe Pump

Interesting little project. Not sure the money pans out considering how much time it would take to build, but if one wanted to learn mechanical control, this would be a good way to dive in! https://www.drdflo.com/syringe...
Cooling a Pt Grey Camera

Cooling a Pt Grey Camera

I’ve been working with Pt Grey (now FLIR) cameras for a few years now, and one nagging question in the back of my mind has been whether or not it is possible to cool them via external means. There are basically 3 categories of cooling when it comes to low light...
Calling all Arduino and Raspberry Pi Users!

Calling all Arduino and Raspberry Pi Users!

Do you build systems which use Arduino or Raspberry Pi boards? Are you happy with the enclosure options available today? I’m not either. But I’m having some trouble figuring out the best possible products to offer. So, I figure there’s no one better...
Micro-Manager on the Raspberry Pi

Micro-Manager on the Raspberry Pi

Micro-manager guru Kyle M. Douglass recently posed his implementation of micro-manager on a raspberry Pi 3. Very cool potential here, considering when the computing power of the pi is exceeded for a given application, one could just add more for $45! I’d imagine...
An awesome gerber viewer for OSX

An awesome gerber viewer for OSX

While there are a few viewing tools available for OSX, I’ve been looking for something that was higher quality, and more configurable. Today I stumbled upon Cuprum. This viewer supports layering, export of user-configured views, some good print options and other...
Largest Image of the sky ever taken

Largest Image of the sky ever taken

The Pan-STARRS observatory released this single image of the entire night sky, in late Dec. Amazing! An 11MB download is available here. Reference – http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/press-releases/panstarrs_release/...