Open-Source Lab

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Josh Pearce published a book, in which he describes Spectruino as the first opensource spectrometer. Open-Source Lab; How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Scientific Research Costs details the development of the free and open-source hardware revolution. The combination of open-source 3D printing and microcontrollers running on free software enables scientists, engineers, and lab personnel in every discipline to develop powerful research tools at unprecedented low costs. Numerous examples of technologies and the open-source user and developer communities that support them. Instructions on how to take advantage of digital design sharing. Explanations of Arduinos and RepRaps for scientific use. A detailed guide to open-source hardware licenses and basic principles of intellectual property

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