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Do not spill your tea on this cool super-pong table!
posted March 30 2011 20:07.27 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Tea table mods are always impressive and keep the spirit of the company up! This one though is double impressive, because it hosts a 30x30 LED monitor (not OLED, normal size LEDs!)...

[Link: bradsprojects]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   microcontroller   gaming   led   pic   mechanical   games and fun   mods   



Turning the oscilloscope into a video monitor
posted March 30 2011 19:53.43 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is one kind of a hack that i had in mind to do as a future project. I'm happy to see that somebody else did it before me, because now i can relax and do something else :D. This...

[Link: tubetime]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   oscilloscope   tools   monitor   mods   








Paranga adds tactile feedback to e-reader devices
posted March 29 2011 20:57.33 by Giorgos Lazaridis




At Interaction 2011, a research group with members from Osaka University demonstrated the Paranga, a device which recreates the sensation of turning pages when using an e-book...

[Link: diginfo]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   inventions   mechanical   commercial   book   crazy designs   



DIY multi-functional power supply has A-V-F meters
posted March 26 2011 20:37.33 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Raj from embedded-lab informed me about his latest project. He made a multi-function power supply for his workbench, with current, voltage and frequency measuring capabilities. He...

[Link: embedded-lab]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   pic   



Grenadier's guide to High Voltage!
posted March 23 2011 21:55.08 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I've featured in the past many projects from teravolt. This time, i got an email from intructables user grenadier about a new guide, titled "Grenadier's guide to High Voltage". At...

[Link: grenadier]
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Tags: how it works   extreme   theory/tutorial   articles   electronic project   physics   diy   high voltage   








RF range finder needs no optical contact
posted March 23 2011 21:41.55 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is an innovative idea to measure distance. Instead of using ultrasound or laser, instructable user Jones Electronic used RF signals. What he did is this: He made an RF...

[Via: hackaday]    [Link: Jones Electronic]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   fm/am   



Franklin bells remake
posted March 21 2011 20:30.45 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is another interesting scientific experiment. This one comes from Teravolt, well known for his obsession with high voltage sparks. What he did is a variation of the Franklin...

[Link: Teravolt]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   high voltage   mechanical   experiments   science   



An arc to light a candle, an arc to put it out!
posted March 21 2011 20:17.58 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is an interesting experiment presented by youtube user pieznice29. He made a high voltage flyback driver, and (as any normal guy would do) he started playing with the arcs and...

[Link: pieznice29]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   high voltage   plasma   experiments   science   








Altoids to test VGA/Audio functionality!
posted March 17 2011 20:22.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




PIC16F84 is marked as "mature" from Microchip, yet Chris from pyroelectro seems that he has some of these oldies in stock. He informed me about this Audio/Visual tester box that he...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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