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He trusts his invention enough to put his hand in the saw!
posted February 28 2011 21:53.02 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is not a new invention. A capacitance sensor connected to the saw blade, can sense the change in capacitance from human body. If...

[Via: ponoko]    [Link: djscubasteve55]
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Tags: inventions   mechanical   tools   commercial   crazy photo/video   slow motion   extreme   



A resistor value spin wheel calculator
posted February 23 2011 20:47.45 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Resistors are usually the first parts that someone learns to read their value through its color code when playing with electronic circuits. There are usually many resistors in a...

[Via: make]    [Link: Rob Ives]
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Tags: diy   tools   tips   theory/tutorial   








DIY PID-controlled soldering hotplate
posted February 9 2011 19:21.39 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Herctrap always sends us videos that he stumbles upon. This time, he sent us this home-made device, for SMD parts re-working and -perhaps- soldering as well. I really did not know...

[Via: herctrap]    [Link: dammitdarrell]
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Tags: electronic project   mechanical   tools   



Digital caliper gets min max and measurement hold features
posted February 6 2011 20:37.28 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Justblair uploaded a new hack. He hacked a digital caliper to add min,max and measurement hold features, with parts that costs less than a dollar. The caliper he used is a simple...

[Link: justblair]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   diy   tools   



Excellent home-made component tester-Poorly documented
posted February 5 2011 10:10.09 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is the most professional-like DIY component tester i've ever seen. Unfortunately, the maker provides no info how he made it. I can only tell that it is based on the mighty...

[Link: jcomega.getalife-mod]
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Tags: electronic project   touch screen   microcontroller   pic   inventions   tools   








Its a good thing to call it with it's name
posted January 26 2011 21:12.40 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This link was contributed to Make magazine by James Floyd Kelly. The site is called Bolt Depot, and it has a list with all the different bolts and nuts and connectors, along with...

[Via: make]    [Link: boltdepot]
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Tags: commercial   part review   tools   



Homemade C-Discharge point welder machine looks pro
posted January 10 2011 21:33.15 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Herctrap sent me another interesting video from youtube. User Fritz9111 made an excellent dual pulse capacitor discharge point welder machine. The circuit is based on the PIC...

[Link: frikkieg]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   pic   tools   



Hack your multimeter to get serial feedback
posted December 2 2010 17:08.35 by Giorgos Lazaridis





One of my favorite hacks is to "steal" data from other devices, like this Pioneer cassette player hack, and this digital caliper hack. This guy...

[Link: Flashing LEDs]
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Tags: crazy hack   diy   tools   part review   commercial   








DIY Inverter Welder
posted November 29 2010 17:00.44 by Giorgos Lazaridis




There are many times that you want to weld two metals together but you don't have an electric welder. Buying one for so rare use is not...

[Link: hlektronika]
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