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    Wireless ignitor- Help needed.

    Hey. So I am currently working on an interesting project. I am trying to make a wireless ignitor for a small magnesium flare. What I do not understand is how to get the electronic part of this project to work. I essentially need to wire up a Baofeng BF-888S walkie-talkie in such a way that it...
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    Robotics Application Needs Battery or Heat Source

    Hey guys, I'm building a small robot. I'm printing pieces from a 3D printer and using small pieces of nitinol wire as the actuators. The robot will have everything self-contained- actuators, power supply, microprocessor and pcb, wifi transciever, accelerometer, etc. It is planned to be around...
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    Help with heating a gas sensor testing chamber?

    Hello, I am working on an aluminum gas sensor testing chamber, where I will need to apply up to 400 degree C to the sensor being tested. I am wondering what must be done to be able to control the temperature. The created the chamber and left an open area for insulation and nichrome wire...
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    Glowing Nichrome project. But it is not glowing.

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to make a Nichrome wire to glow. I took apart a electric lighter (first 2 pics) to see how it works and it seems like the battery is connected directly to the Nichrome wire. But when I try to connect a Nichrome wire twice as long but the same gauge as the one in the...

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