AM/FM/SW Radio Receiver – Si4730 / Si4735

This Arduino radio receiver has an attractive look and nice features using an inexpensive color TFT / Arduino and fell componets.

It includes the indication of the frequency in large numbers in the style of vintage seven segments, two bargraphs for indicating the signal strength, selection of 7 BW filters for AM, indication of the wavelength of the band, 2 color themes, Stereo/Mono indication and 14 bands for coverage of LW / MW / SW / CB, ranging from 100kHz to 30MHz and the commercial 64-108MHz FM band.

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PlayStation 5 Will Apparently Support Plex at Launch

Next-gen gaming is understandably the main selling point of the PlayStation 5, but that’s not all the new console will have to offer when it launches next month. Sony has confirmed that the PS5 will support multiple streaming apps at launch, and now one can add Plex to that list.

While the likes of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video have been dominating the busy streaming market, Plex has managed to carve a niche for itself by offering more than just streaming. In addition to a wide selection of movies, TV shows, web shows, and live channels, the service doubles as a media hub, allowing users to organize their personal photos, music, and movies and access them from multiple devices.

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This mechanical clock tells time using steel balls

There’s certainly no shortage of DIY clocks in the Arduino community; however, Eric Nguyen has come up with a rather unique way of showing hours and minutes: steel balls arranged as seven-segment displays.

For each time change, the face rotates down and a tray of arranged balls is lifted up to meet it via a servo motor assembly. Inside, a series of 28 servos capture and release the balls using magnet and linkage systems, plus another for the colon.

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The CandiStick RGB LED Accent Light

The CandiStick is an RGB LED accent light for your home or office, turn any space into a cool relaxing light scape or even a party! There are several built in lighting effects, as well as a range of customizable colors and effects.
Each CandStick has 60 RGB LEDs, showing a full range of vivid colors and is made of light weight yet elegant aluminum and custom 3D printed modules.

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