The "So You Think You Can Build" Challenge

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Reloading Press Monitor
October 26, 2019
Andre Rossouw
  • Maker/Hobbyist
  • Engineer/Professional
  • Educator/Teacher
Personal Project
Wake County, NC
United States
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  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.
  • Two Photos Minimum: one high-resolution photo of your project; one high-resolution photo of you /your team with your project.  Up to ten additional photos encouraged.

This project monitors the component quantity and press status for an ammunition reloading press. It can be used by reloaders with a Hornady AP press, case feeder, and bullet feeder. It warns of low primer and low powder quantities, and of procedural errors such as powder under/overcharge. It can help make the reloading process faster and safer.
This project used the WorkBench as a stable development base. Keeping the wiring stable was a top priority during development and troubleshooting.
I believe this project illustrates how many Maker projects will evolve - develop and debug on the WorkBench, and then create PCBs and cases if required. In the interim phase, the WorkBench is a great platform to show off the prototype.

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