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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
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    ohmTranslator

    This credit-card size flex circuit translates the resistance between two probes into the resistor colour code. Conveniently the resistor colour code chart can be mounted just bellow the LEDs so that you don’t actually have to remember it for this tool to be useful. This version is a first prototype and with through-hole components not the most slim design. A next iteration it would be nice to switch to SMD components and make it slim enough to actually fit into your wallet. Being able to measure resistance everywhere you go will change your interactions with the world:-)

    Flickr set >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/plusea/albums/72157685253878073

    ohmTranslator
    ohmTool 3LED

    Resistor Colour Chart

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    ohmTranslator schematic

    Circuit Diagram

    ohmTranslator circuit

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    ohmTranslator cut files

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    ohmTranslator layers

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