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What to do with an old Optical mouse?
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 08 July 2011 00:00

 

Got an old optical mouse you’re not using, and just might pitch out? Why not part it out for small robot parts. an old mouse is worth more in parts then as a whole old mouse.

 Read more: optical mouse hack


Last Updated on Friday, 08 July 2011 01:13
 
How to make a Voltage multiplier
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 07 July 2011 00:00

Mudbud writes:

Hello everyone,
This instructable will tell you how to make a voltage multiplier! So, lets get started :)

Here is some info about voltage multipliers if you want to know how they work. If not, then skip to the parts list.

Definition – “A voltage multiplier is an electrical circuit that converts AC electrical power from a lower voltage to a higher DC voltage by means of capacitors and diodes combined into a network.” – Wikipedia

How to make a Voltage multiplier –[Link]

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 23:02
 
Securing car with additional RFID immobilizer
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 07 July 2011 00:00

Probably your car already has an alarm system, but you still don’t feel safe. As you know standard industrial security systems as usually aren’t safe enough because somebody has interest to hack them. More difficult to do so with your own system, because nobody knows what you’ve installed here. So why not to make this easy to build RFID immobilizer based on PIC12F629 microcntroller.


Read More: Instructables

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 23:17
 
“Light Scythe” Lets You Do Huge Light Paintings
Written by Arduino Blog   
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 04:16

The
LightScythe is a device for writing text and images frozen in midair.
The hardware information and software is open source and anyone can make
it.

Read more: Light scythe


Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 01:08
 
Coffee can radar
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 00:00


web.mit.edu/kimt/www/radar/ writes:

The “Cantenna Radar” is a radar project that we (Tony Hyun Kim, Nevada Sanchez, Paresh Malalur) assembled from a kit provided by Lincoln Labs for an IAP 2011 course at MIT. The name “Cantenna” derives from the fact that the antenna actuators are actually recycled coffee cans! Photographs and basic schematic of the device are shown below:

Coffee can radar –[Link]

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2011 00:18
 
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