Monthly Archives: November 2013

Full Size Potato Battery

Here is the full size potato battery. It is made from a plank of oak, with a plate of zinc and a plate of copper screwed to it. The metal plates have dimensions 80mm x 1000mm, and were chosen so … Continue reading

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Smell Box Ver 1 Test

We took the three smell boxes to MERL to test them with the group from Reading College. They had already used littleBits in two prior workshops, so were acquainted with them and had some idea of what they should do … Continue reading

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Smell Box Version 1

The ‘smell box’ has finally arrived! It is based upon the same container as the prototype (so currently a bit large), and uses the same low power PC blower to move the air around. A 4N35 opto-isolator is used to … Continue reading

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