Otona no Kagaku (Science for Adults) Magazine vol.27

Modified A4/100 pages/On sale May 14, 2010
● Supplement: Techno DIY Set (8-bit Micro Computer + Optical Afterimage kit)

Special website for the Japanino

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Let's start doing Techno DIY!

Techno DIY refers to the making of different project works that control light, sound, etc. using a small micro computer. First, try playing music or easily writing characters and draw shapes with light by using the supplement's Optical Afterimage kit.
Open source programming software IDE

The IDE is software that transmits programs called "sketches" to the Japanino through input to a computer. It can be used with either Mac or Windows.
What do you move and how? Come up with your own ideas and try control a variety of objects including light, sound, motors, etc.

The Arduino-compatible 8-bit Micro Computer Japanino

With a Micro Computer board that comes with a CPU, USB conversion port, etc.
It has eight analog input pins and fourteen digital input/output pins. You can insert it directly into the USB port on a computer. You can also use it separated from a computer by connecting it to the provided battery-box.

The Optical Afterimage kit, P.O.V.

The P.O.V. is a device that writes characters and draws images in midair using the afterimage effect produced by the human eye.
It comes with seven red LEDs and a speaker that emits sound built-in.

This supplement requires a computer and Internet connection. <Supported computer models>  OS: Windows XP (SP2 or later)/Visa/Windows 7 or Mac OS X (10.4 or later), interface: USB2.0
You can draw characters in midair!
Try using it to make a variety of other objects, including a blinking bag, a theremin, a synthesizer, etc.
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