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Arduino State Machine

  If you are looking for new ways of getting your Arduino gear to become productive why not try programming it as a state machine. Via: Electronics Labs   “Did you ever program an Arduino? Have you ever been worried about complex cont...
by Hacked Gadgets on Aug 29, 2016

Cheap DIY CNC Build

  NYC CNC has built a CNC machine that is accurate and made from inexpensive parts.   “Products used in the video: GRBL Alternative for Arduino CNC: http://amzn.to/1C4KZxt Dial Indicator: http://amzn.to/1DuvGQC Indicator with Mag Base...
by Hacked Gadgets on Aug 25, 2016

DIY Smart Glasses

  HARRIS’ ELECTRONICS is developing a prototype set of Smart Glasses. This is not an easy task! You can read about the development challenges here. Thanks for the tip James. “The glasses themselves are based around an STM32F051K8 mic...
by Hacked Gadgets on Jun 26, 2016

Custom Word Clock

  Jeremy Blum built this Custom Word Clock. It has lots of non electronic parts such as the great looking case. Good thing Jeremy is no longer at Google and is now working at Shaper with use of a wood working shop. We have seen lots of word cloc...
by Hacked Gadgets on Jun 17, 2016

10 Laundry Hacks To Make Life Easier

Organizing and cleaning I don’t mind at all but when it comes to laundry it’s a different story! Here’s 10 life changing laundry hacks I use to make make my life easier and yours will be too… Getting rid of laundry stains-...
by First Home Love Life on Jun 16, 2016

IOT Long Runtime

    With the adoption of IOT long runtime on battery power is something that is a huge concern. We don’t mind charging our smartphones daily but if we have a dozen IOT devices in our home we would like them to be invisible and just op...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 28, 2016

Spring 2016 Cornell University ECE 5760 Advanced Microcontrollers Final Projects

  It is that time again! There is a new batch of Cornell University ECE 5760 Advanced Microcontrollers Final Projects. If you have done any PID work in the past the FPGA controlled Magnetic Levitation by Gautham Ponnu, Ryan Land, Nathan Spallo...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 22, 2016

SOLAR Powered Plane

  Prometreus has a great concept here. This plane has autopilot and a camera to capture the trip. With a 6 hour 200km range you can certainly cover a huge area. “A SOLAR powered RC plane flies over 6 hours, only powered by the sun. The pl...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 17, 2016

DIY Spotwelder

    If you do any metal work projects there will come a time when you would like to bond some metal together without using mechanical fasteners. Easiest way to do this is by welding, a spot welder is a type of welder that is simple since th...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 16, 2016

Drawing To Laser Engraving System

  When it comes to converting something drawn to a laser etched image there are often quite a few steps needed. Martin Raynsford has built this Drawing To Laser Engraving System to allow him to easily go from drawing to laser etched images by us...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 14, 2016

Digital Caliper Data Plug Build

  Bob over at Making Stuff didn’t want to purchase an expensive cable for his digital calipers, instead he decided to build it. A small 3D printed grooved part with a few connected wires is all that is needed to connect to the data output...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 6, 2016

Laser Transmits Audio Over 100m

  If you are looking to send some data or some audio over a fairly long distance wirelessly you can have a look at this very cheap solution if line of site will work. Iforce2d is using a very inexpensive laser diode and receiver to get the job...
by Hacked Gadgets on May 2, 2016

Table Tennis Trainer Project

  If you enjoy table tennis this trainer might be a great next project. Thomas Mayer created this as his bachelor thesis project. Two Playstation CL-eye cameras are used to view the play area and track the ball. A project is then used to displa...
by Hacked Gadgets on Apr 28, 2016

Laser Cut Bowl

  If you have a laser cutter and looking for an interesting weekend project, this Laser Cut Bowl by Outfab might be just the thing. The design is very good at material usage since all of the parts are nested inside the overall cutouts. If you...
by Hacked Gadgets on Apr 23, 2016

DIY Volume Control Builds

    If you are tired of reaching for your tiny volume control knob to adjust your music when using your computer look no further than these projects by Engineering Nonsense and DIY Perks. The top one uses a DIGISpark board and a rotary enco...
by Hacked Gadgets on Apr 21, 2016

Mechanical Television Build

    Ben Heck and his team built this Mechanical Television. It uses holes drilled into a vinyl record which is spun with a light source behind it. A light sensor is then used to determine the amount of light that is reflected off the surfac...
by Hacked Gadgets on Apr 21, 2016

Star Wars AT-ST Walker Build

  Fans are great, check out this Star Wars AT-ST Walker Build! Via: TechEBlog “The AT-ST Walker was designed to be a recon, hit-and-run vehicle in the Star Wars universe, and is one of the series’ most iconic vehicles to say the leas...
by Hacked Gadgets on Apr 1, 2016

DIY Articulating LED Task Lamp

  This Articulating LED Task Lamp is full of features such as magnetically replaceable lighting heads. Everything from the LEDs to the panel clip style can be customized or simplified to match your needs. “For the light part, I decided to...
by Hacked Gadgets on Mar 29, 2016

Building a 3D LED Spectrum Analyser

  Are you looking for a new project and have 3 or 4 months to dedicate to it this 3D LED Spectrum Analyser Project by Pianistos might be just the ticket. If you don’t have access to some of the equipment that he has it could take even l...
by Hacked Gadgets on Mar 18, 2016

DIY Styrofoam Cutter

  If you are into arts and crafts cutting foam is a great simple way to create some interesting projects. By running high current through a light gauge wire is a great way to burn down your house if it is wiring in your walls but if this wire is...
by Hacked Gadgets on Mar 14, 2016


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