A Peek Into a Weed-Eating Robot’s Test Fixtures

A Peek Into a Weed-Eating Robot’s Test Fixtures

When it involves manufacturing, quick is sweet! But proper the primary time is healthier. Anything that helps stop rework down the road is value investing in. Some of one of the best instruments to catch issues are good take a look at fixtures. The of us at Tertill (a solar-powered robotic for killing weeds that […]

Nintendo Switch Gets Internal Trinket Hardmod

Nintendo Switch Gets Internal Trinket Hardmod

If you haven’t been following the Nintendo Switch hacking scene, the brief model of the story is vulnerability was found that permits executing code on all variations of the Switch and working system. In reality, it’s believed that the one method to cease this vulnerability from being exploited is for Nintendo to launch a brand […]

This Year, Badges Get Blockchains

This Year, Badges Get Blockchains

This yr’s hottest new advance in electronics comes by wearable badges. You can’t have failed to note one other know-how that’s getting actually sizzling. It’s the blockchain. What is a blockchain? It’s a linked checklist the place each merchandise within the checklist accommodates a cryptographic hash of the earlier merchandise within the checklist. What is […]

Rescued Computer Hardware Performs a Near-Perfect Rendition of the '80s Airwolf Theme

Rescued Computer Hardware Performs a Near-Perfect Rendition of the '80s Airwolf Theme

Paweł Zadrożniak’s Floppotron, a desktop orchestra that makes use of previous laptop elements as musicians, performs one of many best ‘80s TV present earworms ever aired with a thrilling rendition of the Airwolf theme. I’m additionally going to award bonus factors for utilizing the press sound of a wall of disk drives to recreate the […]

ESP8266 Home Computer Hides Unexpected Gems

ESP8266 Home Computer Hides Unexpected Gems

With a BASIC interpreter and free run all through their , house computer systems just like the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 was once a pervasive approach to gentle that hacker fireplace. With the arrival of low cost single board computer systems just like the Raspberry Pi, units goal constructed to emulate these basic programs […]

Ken Shirriff Found Butterflies In His Op-Amp

Ken Shirriff Found Butterflies In His Op-Amp

In 1976, Texas Instruments got here out with the TL084, a 4 JFET op-amp IC every with comparable circuitry to Fairchild’s very fashionable single op-amp 741. But though the 741 has been coated in detailed, when [Ken Shirriff] centered his microscope on a TL084, he found some very interesting things. To keep away from utilizing […]

Roll Your Own Trackball Mouse

Roll Your Own Trackball Mouse

What do you do once you’re into trackball mice, however nothing out there’s reasonably priced or meets all of your murine wants? You build one, of course. And in case you’re like [Dangerously Explosive], who has a bunch of previous optical mice squeaking across the store, you may combine and match them to construct the […]

Beats an Extension Cord

Beats an Extension Cord

What does your benchtop energy provide have that [Pete Marchetto]’s doesn’t? Answer: an extension twine draped throughout the ground. How usually have you ever mentioned to your self, “I just need to energize this doodad for a couple seconds,” then you definitely begin daisy chaining each battery within the junk drawer to achieve the mandatory […]

This Is The Year Conference Badges Get Their Own Badges

This Is The Year Conference Badges Get Their Own Badges

Over the previous few years, the artwork and artistry of printed circuit boards has moved from enterprise playing cards to essentially the most fascinating of all disposable electronics. I communicate, after all, of badgelife. This is the group constructed on creating and distributing impartial digital convention badges on the numerous tech and safety conferences across […]

Cheap Front Panels with Dibond Aluminium

Cheap Front Panels with Dibond Aluminium

The manufacturing functionality out there to the person hacker right now is admittedly fairly unbelievable. Even a low-end laser engraver can etch your PCBs, and it doesn’t take a high of the road 3D printer to knock out a pleasant wanting enclosure. With the vast availability of those (comparatively) low cost machines, the house builder […]