Theron Wierenga

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A Fan Controller for a 3D Printer Enclosure
March 2018
Use an Arduino to monitor temperature when 3D printing with ABS plastic.

Make a Splash with an Underwater Quadcopter ROV — Part 2
January 2018
What’s more fun than flying a quad rotor through the air? How about flying one underwater?

Make a Splash with an Underwater Quadcopter ROV — Part 1
December 2017
What’s more fun than flying a quad rotor through the air? How about flying one underwater?

The ROV Manatee - Part 3
May 2016
Build Your Own Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle — Part 3: The Software and Final Observations

The ROV Manatee - Part 2
April 2016
Build Your Own Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle — Part 2: The Electronics Package

The ROV Manatee - Part 1
March 2016
Build your own remotely operated underwater vehicle — Part 1: Construction

Using Stepper Motors for Wheeled Robot Propulsion
September 2014
Stepper motors have the ability to precisely turn a wheel at a calculated distance and also the ability to brake, which makes them an interesting choice for robot propulsion, but not without some some tradeoffs.