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Daniel Chote

Daniel Chote

Daniel Chote, the Code Monkey, Cat Herder, Maker, H4x0r, uav pilot, sim racer, bullshit artist and dad. Made in Hastings, New Zealand... Now living in the USA!

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3D Printed, Raspberry Pi Powered, Planetarium Projector Nightlight - Part 1

Introduction

My son was learning about stars and constellations in daycare and we realized that he is always in bed before it really gets dark outside, so I had the crazy maker-dad thought, lets build a realtime planetarium night light...

The pieces are actually pretty straight forward, big LED, LCD

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0 Comments 10 August 2016
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Well, I have finally got all the ducks in a row and nodejs working correctly in debian. This means my new blog is up and running on Ghost.

Please keep a look out for all these guides I have been meaning to write, now that I have a content engine

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0 Comments 10 August 2016
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Roller coaster motion stuff

Figured out how to make this work on my rig, details coming soon!

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0 Comments 18 June 2016
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Gaming Rig Update

I got myself a new gopro and head mount, and I have been playing around with a better way to take videos.

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0 Comments 06 June 2016
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Pedal location tweak

Gaming Rig Update

The location of the pedals was never quite right, with the steering wheel in a comfortable location, lots of clutch use would leave you with a sore ankle.

To fix this I moved the pedal-set back a notch and lifted it up at the front, this adds

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0 Comments 15 April 2016
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mysimrig.com Update

Rig editing under way!

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0 Comments 09 April 2016
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mysimrig.com Update

Signup / account management and public profiles are now working!

Give it a look, give it a go https://mysimrig.com/owners/dchote

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0 Comments 26 March 2016
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mysimrig.com is a new website to share your Sim Racing/Flight Sim hardware setups with others. Rigs, Build Logs, Guides, and lots of photos

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0 Comments 25 March 2016
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Gaming Rig Update

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0 Comments 11 February 2016
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Gaming Rig - Speaker Upgrade (part 3)

Follow up from my prior posts: http://projectable.me/post/137684124761/gaming-rig-speaker-upgrade-part-2-followup and http://projectable.me/post/136896495676/gaming-rig-speaker-upgrade-part-1-so-as-i

Finally found a matching center channel on eBay and got it installed!  It is a Paradigm Cinema CC v.3, got it for $75

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0 Comments 05 February 2016