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Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

I spent most of my day installing open-source hardware in my 3D printer. Have I achieved Peak Nerd? Anyway, here’s some information about connecting the RAMPS board to the ribbon cable that goes to the hotend of a Wanhao i3+ aka Cocoon Create, also known as the printer that Aldi was selling a few weeks Continue reading Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

It’s a shibboleth for After Effects nerds!

It’s a shibboleth for After Effects nerds!

Ok After-Effects people, here’s a t-shirt that will be instantly recognisable to any animator / motionographer / compositor / editor / post-production colleagues, but completely meaningless to the muggles. Let your keyframe-tweaking flag fly! Comes in any colour, as long as it’s grey, because of course it’s grey, silk screened from a vector file, not Continue reading It’s a shibboleth for After Effects nerds!

ChookRobot – an automatic chook door system

ChookRobot – an automatic chook door system

Melbourne, Australia is, apparently the fox capital of the world. So round here chooks have to be locked up at night in a secure coop. And sadly, we’ve lost a couple of our hard working girls when I forgot to lock the door at night. Since machines never make mistakes I’ve built an automatic door Continue reading ChookRobot – an automatic chook door system

An SRT subtitle offsetter using powershell

An SRT subtitle offsetter using powershell

I get to deal with .srt files a lot at the moment. Not only does everything we produce needs to meet accessibility standards, but the default for social media video is that since it auto-plays without sound you need subtitles burnt-in so that people can watch it without clicking on it. Due to frustration with Continue reading An SRT subtitle offsetter using powershell