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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    After I explained in my previous post on how to calibrate it, I thought to do a calibration print test to show you "how it should be", and instead I discovered that my printer somehow got...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    It's strange that the screws got loose (that would be a really bad design), maybe you should have used nyloc nut instead?

    By the way, on my printer ALL the nut are nyloc...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Here's how I calibrate my printer:

    First, I make sure all corners are the same level, I use a piece of paper and I insert it between the nozzle and the glass, and move it a little bit. If it goes...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Nice! What were you printing there?

    If the extruder gets clogged that means it's not calibrated property. Mine got clogged often at the beginning also, until I figured out how to calibrate it...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Here is an example when the 3D printer comes in very useful if you have one handy :)

    Not long ago I installed a bathtub door, and one of the plastic things broke while I installed the door. So I...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    NICE !!

    Can't wait to see bigger prints. Try printing this maze: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:201097 (don't waste your filament by putting too much infill, set the infill to 10 - 20%)

    Can...
  7. Re: VB6 - A very precise timer using Multithreading

    In this particular case, this is OK to do. But in real situations, when you have multiple applications using the ActiveX, then you will be killing the processes (threads) of other applications that...
  8. Re: VB6 - A very precise timer using Multithreading

    The thread is made with an ActiveX. ActiveX controls are like a service, they load when you start the application, and they don't un-load. But it's not running if you closed your application! the...
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    Re: VB - A simple HTTP Web Server (2)

    Sure... forward the port on your router. To do that it's hard to explain because every router is different... So I think the best way is for you to google "port forwarding" for your router.

    Next,...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Very nice dclamp! :)

    Yes, it looks a lot like mine, and half the price :rolleyes: :mad: *jealous*

    The print size also looks nice, but the dimensions are confusing... it says "Printing size:...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Printer Document Name

    Nice !

    9 years late though :D
  12. VS 2012 IIS (or Internet Explorer) using wrong user for authentication

    At my work I have 2 logins, my main login "mike", and another one that we use to login into servers to manage applications, user "tech_mike"

    On my machine I am logged in as "mike", I published the...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    My interest in HD Video transmission over WiFi was started by this: http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/3-km-hd-fpv-system-using-commodity-hardware
    I also discovered about Raspberry Pi 2 because of...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    I got my second RPI 2, and I also got a camera for it, I installed Raspbian on it, and I plan to make it send the video from one to the other. And of course, I 3D printed a case for the second one,...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    If you are referring to the "Build" section in application properties:
    126935

    I checked "Optimize Code", it made no difference at all...
    I checked "Allow unsafe code", it made no difference
    I...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Right... and the optimizations are where?
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Ahhh... no... I don't know what optimizations I can change, and also, I took the sample that was meant for IO (input/output), so I am assuming it is already optimized.
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    So, I tried to do the same on the Windows IoT

    I modified the Blinky sample: https://ms-iot.github.io/content/win10/samples/Blinky.htm

    I commented out the lines that changes the color of the...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Today I finally had the chance to make my first program in C using Geany editor and bcm2835 library.

    I wanted to see how fast the Pi 2 can switch IO pins on and off, so I commented out the delays,...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Yea, I did the same when I was playing with PICs. But Arduinos and PICs, have about the same speed ~16 MIPS, the latest PIC 32s go up to 330 DMIPS, but still not nearly enough to have databases on...
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    Re: Canadian Holidays up to 2020

    Well, most Canadians don't like fighting... for the exception of the fights in hockey games... I am one exception because I don't like to watch hockey because of the fighting.
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    Re: Canadian Holidays up to 2020

    Boxing Day has nothing to do with fights in Canada, it's more of a shopping day: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/boxing-day
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Windows 10 IoT is only for developers, and it is only the "core"... so, it's basically a blank windows. Whatever apps you install on it, it will be your apps, pushed by Visual Studio on the Raspberry...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    It's nice to have a 3D printer, there are a lot of things you can print, and the best part is the unplanned things, like this case :)

    As for the RPi2, I got it to play with it... especially since...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    So far only the $70 + $120 = $190, but next time I pass the electronics store, I will probably also get a breadboard
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    Here is the best tutorial that helped me fix some of the things that other tutorials missed:

    Part 1:
    http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/pwin/archive/2015/04/30/windows-10-iot-getting-started

    Part 2:...
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    Raspberry Pi Re: Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    I got the Raspberry Pi 2 last friday, so I had 4 days to play with it until now. Here is my experience with it so far.

    I went to my local electronics, and I bought the Raspberry Pi 2 for $70 CAD....
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    Re: Canadian Holidays up to 2020

    I am glad that after this long, something I did is still usefull :)

    But... 5 more years, and this thread won't be of use anylonger :(
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    Raspberry Pi Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2

    I thought this forum would be a perfect match for the new Raspberry Pi 2, that Windows 10 IoT supports.

    It is really cool the things that you can do with the Raspberry Pi, and now with Windows 10,...
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    Re: Circuit Board Prototyping Machine

    Your right, it is too expensive!

    I don't know if you noticed, but there are a few devices that have the same thing in common: CNC Routers, Later Cutters, 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, the PCB...
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    Circuit Board Prototyping Machine

    Just thought to share this with you:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tuU0zvZp-I
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    Sticky: Re: Internet of Things Forum

    NICE!!

    Finally a reason for me to return to vbforums :)

    As you know from the posts I made in Chit Chat, I am also interested in Electronics (in general, and with microcontrollers), Robotics,...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    :) ... Orthotics ... I don't know.... I think that is difficult....3D printing with flixible plastic... I think that is better done with molds and such...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Your right... sorry... I overreacted...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    ok... so this means I should not do it, because someone already has done it for some other dog?
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Yea, that is very interesting... I would love to 3D print prosthetics.

    Just yesterday I was showing some of the things I 3D printed to a coworker in my office, and she said she knows someone with...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    That's a good idea, I will start working on it right away :D ;)



    I attached 2 pictures with my printer. Every part that is white color IS 3D Printed! so the printer can print some of it's own...
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Here is my newest creation :)

    I took the design from here: http://multirotorpilotmag.com/fpvquad/
    I spent many.... many hours modifying it, made it better, and stronger.

    I also posted the...
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    Re: Just bought my first Quadcopter

    Nice!

    Put a gimbal on it :)

    If you don't want to spend too much on the DJI Gimbal (the Zenmuse), the next best one is the same one I have, the Tarot T-2D gimbal
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    Re: Anyone into 3D printing?

    Thank You :)



    Yes, I thought of that, but the problem in my case is space (and money)... I am doing this in my living room, I don't have a house with basement, or garage, or backyard, etc... I...
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