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Customer Testimonials » Magnetic Levitator?

February 10, 2012
by dvdsnyd
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I have completed my Nerdkit and have posted on the forums a few times now, and I must say it has been great so far. I came basically come from zero microcontroller/electronics knowledge. Now I can't get enough of it. My long term goal is to build an altimeter for a model rocket. I peruse the Nerdkits site every now and again, and I was reading about the magnetic levitator that was college course project. The Nerdkits staff basically asked if there was any interest into this becoming a kit. I am wondering if this is going to be a kit anytime soon? I would definitely like to see it as an addition to the kit. It would be a great next step for anyone. I was also maybe looking at picking up the LED array kit soon. We'll see. Anyways, Please keep up the great work! I really hope to see more add-ons in the future. This is truly a great community!


February 13, 2012
by hevans
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Hi David,

We have gotten a positive response about turning the magnetic levitator into a kit, and it is certainly still something we hope to do. The main issue with the mag lev project is that it is a hard. The math/physics require to understand what is going on is not quite something we are sure we can concisely explain in a single pdf. In time I think there will be some tutorials that we will put out that will lay some of the ground work that will then allow us build this project.


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