A PC based oscilloscopes that us a Raspberry Pi? Check out Bitscope. The micro and mini models come with their own software and make you wonder why electronics labs still use oscilloscopes.
Month: May 2018
Reusing Nucleic Acid Extraction Columns
If you find yourself trying to find cheaper ways to run mini (or other size…) columns, you should know that you can reuse them without fear of contamination! Nagadenahalli Siddappa, Appukuttan Avinash, Mohanram Venkatramanan, and Udaykumar Ranga describe the process of treating the columns with HCl for reuse in this paper. During Treatment by HCl the “regeneration […]
Machining a Inoculating Turntable
For those of you who have access to a machine shop, check out this post from the Djoko Lab with technical drawings on how to machine an inoculating turntable. The parts go for about $20, and the results look solid:
Computer Vision with OpenMV
Looking into machine vision? OpenMV provides the hardware and free software as well. You can buy the whole OpenMV Cam M7 for just $65 or buy individual parts to mix and match and make the device fit your custom needs.
Getting a Waterjet Cutter for Under 10k
Waterjet cutters are often so expensive and esoteric that I’ve only ever seen one in an actual lab. But in principle they should be a fantastic alternative when CNC mills, laser cutters, knife printers or 3D printers can’t get you where you need to be. As the Applied Science youtube channel shows, with some know […]