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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   



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   








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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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   tools   monitor   vga   tester   pc related   audio   



DIY IR multi-touch surface for LCD
posted March 14 2011 22:05.14 by Giorgos Lazaridis




About 3 months ago, i was working on a light touch sensor for my LCD that i reverse engineered (for my coffee maker machine :D ). But it failed to operate. The reason was that there...

[Link: Spritetm]
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Tags: electronic project   crazy hack   lcd   touch screen   diy   multitouch   microcontroller   arduino   computer peripheral hacks   monitor   infrared   



Meet Trangram, Simple house remote automation over IP
posted March 6 2011 20:39.53 by Giorgos Lazaridis




AKA clever-house, but i really hate this title. Here is the main idea in a glance: Trangram is a complete system that can connect modules on the internet. A simple interface is used...

[Link: trangram]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   wlan   arduino   ethernet   commercial   cool gadget   








This is the tree house you get from an engineer daddy
posted March 5 2011 21:27.27 by Giorgos Lazaridis




herctrap sent me this video some days ago. When i was a child, i decided to make a "tree house" on a tall pine tree, from where i fall off one day, me and a part of the ladder that...

[Link: cliprepository]
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Welcome to the Arduino park
posted March 5 2011 21:17.51 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I was not surprised when i saw such a video for a microontroller. Here is what this is about: A group of tourists visit the Arduino park, which is actually the Arduino board itself...

[Via: adafruit]    [Link: engineerzerochannel]
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Tags: microcontroller   arduino   theory/tutorial   



PIC to measure heart beats and tell if you are angry
posted March 4 2011 22:10.35 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is another interesting circuit based on a PIC microcontroller. This time, the PIC16F877 is put to measure the beats per minute of the heart, and hence say if you are angry or...

[Via: dangerousprototypes]    [Link: tecnobits]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   pic   microcontroller   sensors   biotechnology   health & nature   








Guess what he did to cover long window with short curtain!!!
posted March 2 2011 21:41.28 by Giorgos Lazaridis




What can someone do if he has a long window and the curtain is not long enough, but still want some privace? Normal people would get a longer curtain. Niklas Roy on the other hand...

[Via: hackaday]    [Link: niklasroy]
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