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Horseshoes

Even the onlookers loved it.

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Biking

Showing the number of laps left to go.

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Pretty pretty lights

In playing around with the scoreboard’s ability to be controlled by a computer or smartphone, I wrote a quick script that does a few different effects on the board. It’s strangely mesmerizing.

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Rendering of the final product

We’ve been working on the design of the scoreboard a lot, and we’re finally happy with what we have. Here’s a video of the rendering we really like. There are a lot of features to point out. Clear polycarbonate face more »

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Building a batch of enclosures

Today I spent most of the day laser cutting sheets of ABS plastic for some basic enclosures. It took about 3 hours last night and this morning to prepare the 4×8 sheets of 1/8″ thick plastic into pieces that were more »

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Mini Bike Drag Racing

Apparently the key to winning is more smile, not less air resistance.

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Ultimate Frisbee Game

The scoreboard mounts great on a tripod, so it just sits on the other side of the field and I control it using the phone.

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Table Tennis Accessory Switch

I printed the first prototype accessory switch and assembled it recently. This one is for table tennis. The idea is to mount one under each side of the ping pong table, plug them into the accessory ports on the scoreboard, more »

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PCB Assembly Party

Last night was the PCB assembly party, in which 20 units went from bare boards and components to assembled boards. Some crucial components were missing from the BOM so we weren’t able to call them complete, but that was my more »

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Returning from China

Portable Scores is back in the United States for now. There were some things that needed to be done in the States that couldn’t be done easily in China. Ironically, this included producing a quantity of prototypes. The Sector67 hackerspace more »

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Why?
We built this for all the people and teams who play sports but don't have a big professional scoreboards. It's for tournaments, league sports, gyms, schools, and anyone who wants to get more involved and have more fun with their sports.
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