FORMLABS FORM 2 UNBOXING AND SETUP
Feb21

FORMLABS FORM 2 UNBOXING AND SETUP

The Form 2 arrived in a large cardbord box. Inside was some smaller boxes containing the machine itself, the cleaning station and the resin cartridge. The top part of the box contained the resin tray, build-platform and a small box containing USB cable and a couple of leveling tools. The Form 2 was not packaged like the Form 1 was (floating between plastic), but wedged between 2 large foam pieces. Here are the ingenious leveling-tools...

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HOW TO: KILL BILL MARBLE COASTER
Sep13

HOW TO: KILL BILL MARBLE COASTER

You start with a couple of “blank” marble tiles. I chose white ones: Then spraypaint them both black: I designed the silouette in 3Ds Max and exported it as a DXF file. I used the file on a vinyl-cutter. Download DXF file here You could probably create the silouette using an x-acto knife if you dont have access to a vinyl-cutter. Then you carefully apply the vinyl to the marble tiles: Now all you have to do is spraypaint...

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HOW-TO PUT A BMP IMAGE ON A OLED DISPLAY
Jun26

HOW-TO PUT A BMP IMAGE ON A OLED DISPLAY

Now i will show step-by-step how to put a BMP image onto your OLED display. First you need an image. For this demo i have chosen a battery-indicator image that is very usefull in most projects. This is what it looks like: This image is a monochrome bmp with the size 16×8 px. For this demo to work you need an arduino and an OLED display ofcourse. The connections are made with SPI protocoll using 7 wires. For detailed wiring...

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