Dave from the EEVblog checks out the Sydney Mini Maker Faire which was held at the power house museum. Quite a few 3D printers and robots driving around.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.12 at 12:43
Ben Heck uses glue guns alot to put things together. They sure do a good job of quick and dirty strain relief and fixing things in place quickly. With a bit of heat from a big fat soldering iron (one that isn’t used for soldering wires) you can easily release things that were previously glued together.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.12 at 12:29
mikeselectricstuff gives us a one hour video describing how he goes about reverse engineering. He was trying to see how easy it would be to use the tiny LCD displays which are normally used in the iPod Nano 6.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.12 at 12:21
Our friend Pyrofer wrote in about his new VFD Clock. “It sets itself via NTP and adjusts for daylight savings time so no buttons and it never needs adjusting.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.12 at 11:21
Jack Minardi hacked a remote control to allow it to be controlled by an electronic signal rather then a push button. This remote allows him to take control over the remote that can turn on 110 volt outlets.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.12 at 11:02
Jeff Buswell, Clifford Chou and Andrew Knauss from Cornell university made a cool Ultrasonic Range Finder with Haptic Feedback called The Bat Hat for their ECE 4760: Final Project.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.05 at 12:21
oilpiggy is heating his 1200 square foot house with his home made friction heater. The heater is simply located in a central area at this time and it naturally radiates heat to the house.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.05 at 11:56
Sam writes. “An electromagnet levitates a ring of LEDs attached to a coil. The LEDs are powered using a wireless power transfer from another coil under the electromagnet.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.05 at 11:51
Lots of things are programmable these days. If you hop into most modern cars you will see switches for things like ride comfort, traction control, performance style etc.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.12.05 at 11:00
When the power fails you could look for the candles that are tucked away in the kitchen drawer, but why not have a Rechargeable Waterproof Bottle Lamp on standby? ASCAS mounted a charging jack and switch to the lid of a medium sized jar, this is connected to a battery and a 3 watt LED.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.11.28 at 12:54