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amirberAgain commented on Infrared Insect Microscopy

This is interesting, did you try to re-focus for the NIR LEDs? It's very likely that the lens was...

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the_butler New Contributor commented on MACA - Open AQ monitor - Second prototype

Hi @nanocastro. I am working on a similar air quality monitoring project at the University of Bat...

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esbenrossel commented on Updating the WheeTrometer: Code for running the CCD.

In case you guys haven't already seen, Reim over at pjrc has written a driver for teensy using th...

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lincomatic commented on Thoughts on Low Cost air quality sensors

thank you for the super detailed summary!

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juliakumari commented on Accurate soda bottle rain gauge

So cool to see dyi rain gauge sessions! 7th ward, let the NOLA community know what rainfall your ...

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gauravano commented on All Summer of Code convening Live Call

I guess making a new note would be required and there we can get everyone else's thought about t...

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esbenrossel commented on Updating the WheeTrometer: Code for running the CCD.

Thank you for the mention :) I should point out that I'm not FlatCat/Fl@C@ nor do I have anythin...

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warren commented on Overview: Hackteria Remix: Building a Basic Microscope with Raspberry Pi

Sorry to detail here, you can get in touch via email if you like or repost your address if you wa...

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warren commented on Adding a jack to the Coqui

Love this! 😀

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warren commented on All Summer of Code convening Live Call

Love it! Let's do it 😃 Want to do the same time as last time? Maybe find that handy time zone UR...

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iresal commented on Updating the WheeTrometer: Code for running the CCD.

@JSummers I find very interesting the way you drive the ccd, I do not understand the clock roll v...

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Infrared Insect Microscopy

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EdMallon New Contributor commented on An Arduino Based UnderWater Sensor Platform

A visiting researcher dropped by our humble basement workshop with questions about the physical s...

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gauravano commented on All Summer of Code convening Live Call

How about having a meet again soon 😃 , as it's been a month now since the last meet?

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stevie commented on Accurate soda bottle rain gauge

A couple edits and suggestions that came from the workshop we hosted on 6/16/18. Edits on direc...

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34zhijian commented on Detection of Added Sugar in Red Wine Using Visual Light Spectroscopy

Hi, how does one download the data in the appendix? Thanks!

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warren commented on All Summer of Code convening Live Call

Hi, all, did anyone take a screenshot of when we had this meeting? I thought it could be fun to p...

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Will this gadget work for spectrophotometry?

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stevie commented on Accurate soda bottle rain gauge

I needed this written out in PDF form for a workshop. Here it is if anyone else finds it useful! ...

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warren commented on Leaflet Environmental Layers Library

@warren awards a barnstar to sagarpreet for their awesome contribution!

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shinnen New Contributor commented on Canon A1200 IR conversion at November 2-4, 2012, PLOTS Barnraising, Cocodrie, LA at LUMCON

Hi, What is required for adjusting the focus? Thanks, .... john

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shinnen New Contributor commented on Canon A480 NIR Conversion

Hi, Is the filter necessary to getting good focus, or can I use it externally? .... john

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poor focus after conversion of Ixus 40 (SD300)

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Is lab interested in expanding in India?

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen

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sagarpreet commented on Leaflet Environmental Layers Library

Thank you @xose , @warren ! Will surely do the changes .

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MaggPi commented on GSoC proposal: Computer Vision enhancements for Raspberry Pi based Public Lab Science Projects

@amirberAgain, @warren, @icarito This note is a follow up to the June 6 meeting, a past work sum...

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MapKnitter map of testing

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xose commented on Leaflet Environmental Layers Library

Hi @Sagarpreet! I've been thinking about the library. In the case of the Odor reports I'd include...

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Problem with registration

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cedarlodge commented on Raspberry Pi spectrometer GUI

@lach_myers You are correct, the interface needs to be displayed through the HDMI lead. Currently...

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MaggPi commented on Community Microscope Assembly Instructions

try https://infragram.org/sandbox/

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MaggPi commented on USB Webcam vs Raspberry Pi V2 Field of View (FOV) comparison / Community microscope initial evaluation #2

@warren,@amirberagain, @icarito please see FOV inset comparison below

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mrengy commented on Community Microscope Assembly Instructions

In this section: Connect your camera On a laptop, use Photo Booth for Macs, or you can go to ...

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Can I use a DVD or does it have to be a DVD-R ?

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xose commented on Leaflet Environmental Layers Library

Awesome @sagarpreet! I'll take a close look and shoot you some feedback. Thaaanks!!

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xose commented on Build a Coquí: A Simple Water Conductivity Sensor

A bit late but here is how to plug the jack https://publiclab.org/notes/imvec/06-08-2018/adding-a...

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