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Automated Water Winch operation in Maker Faire Africa

The Automated Water Winch Machine was transported to the grounds of Maker Faire Africa on friday morning, and we worked on debugging the program and operation all day, with punters showing lots of interest. Automated Water Winch operating on Friday … Continue reading

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Nairobi Solar Machine update

Here are the pics I had no time to upload on thursday, progress on the Nairobi Solar Machine, from now on called The Automated Water Winch. Blackboard sketch for Automated Water Winch, 23rd August 2010 From tuesday the students and … Continue reading

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Nairobi Solar machine update

I arrived in Nairobi on Sunday night. I brought with me 7 kilograms of kit: a 10 Watts solar panel with regulator, 12V battery and a selection of tools and electronic components. On Monday I went to Nairobi University and … Continue reading

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Nairobi Solar Machine

Hello, My first post on DIY Kenya: I will be coming to Nairobi for the Maker Faire, sharing a table with Peter Hathaway and Stefhan Caddick. It will be my first time in Africa, and I will try to get … Continue reading

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