Marquee Display Uses Six Dozen Surplus VFD Tubes to Great Effect

Marquee Display Uses Six Dozen Surplus VFD Tubes to Great Effect

The quest to repurpose surplus elements into new and fascinating shows by no means ends, it appears. And the larger the show, the higher, with additional factors for utilizing some actually obscure half, like these surplus Russian vacuum-fluorescent tubes turned into a marquee display. As [tonyp7] freely admits, it is a pet venture that’s only for the […]

Completely Scratch-Built Electronic Speed Controller

Completely Scratch-Built Electronic Speed Controller

Driving a brushless motor requires a specific sequence. For the perfect outcome, that you must shut the loop so your circuit can apply the proper sequence on the proper time. You can work out the timing utilizing a considerably complicated circuit and monitoring habits of the motor coils. Or you should use sensors to detect […]

The One-Transistor Flip-Flop

The One-Transistor Flip-Flop

A flip-flop is likely one of the most simple digital digital circuits. It can most simply be constructed from simply two transistors, though they will and have been constructed out of vacuum tubes, NAND and NOR gates, and Minecraft redstone. Conventional knowledge says you possibly can’t construct a flip-flop with only one transistor, but here we […]

Shutter Bug Goes Extreme with Scratch-Built Film Camera

Shutter Bug Goes Extreme with Scratch-Built Film Camera

Should a digital camera construct begin with a sand mould and molten aluminum? That’s the route [CroppedCamera] took with this thoroughly impressive camera project. When we consider cameras as of late, chances are high we image those that stay contained in the telephones in our pockets. They’re the go-to picture seize gadgets for many of […]

To Ferrule or Not to Ferrule?

To Ferrule or Not to Ferrule?

We just lately posted about a spectacular 3D-printer fire that was fortunately caught and extinguished earlier than spreading to the hacker’s home or injuring his household. Analyzing the stays of the printer, the hacker decided that the fireplace was induced when a unfastened grub screw let the extruder’s heater cartridge fall out and contact the ABS fan […]

Practical Plasma for Thin-Film Deposition

Practical Plasma for Thin-Film Deposition

[Nixie] desires to sputter. We know, who doesn’t? But [Nixie] has a selected function for his sputtering: thin-film deposition, presumably in assist of superior science. But attending to that time requires a set of instruments that aren’t precisely off-the-shelf gadgets, so he’s constructing out a DIY sputtering rig on a budget. If you’re not aware […]

Micro Chainsaw Gets a Much Needed Nitro Power Boost

Micro Chainsaw Gets a Much Needed Nitro Power Boost

When life arms you the world’s smallest chainsaw, what’s there to do besides make it much more ridiculous? That’s what [JohnnyQ90] did when he heavily modified a mini-electric chainsaw with a powerful RC car engine. The noticed in query, a Bosch EasyCut with “Nanoblade technology,” can solely be outlined as a chainsaw within the loosest of […]

DIY Designer Wallet From Designer Bag

DIY Designer Wallet From Designer Bag

Why do folks drop a whole bunch of on designer items? The simple reply is that, in idea, the products are well worth the expense. The supplies, craftsmanship, and a spotlight to element are all top-notch and culminate within the best finery cash should purchase. So, would you spend a whole bunch of on a […]

You Can Build Anything Out Of What Is Holding Your 97 Eagle Talon Together

You Can Build Anything Out Of What Is Holding Your 97 Eagle Talon Together

We all realize it, all of us adore it, and the man parked exterior of the 7-11 coated his automobile in it. What is it? Polyester physique filler, higher recognized by the virtually generic trademark, Bondo. There’s much more you are able to do with Bondo than fairing in that candy physique equipment, bro, and […]

Using Moiré Patterns To Guide Ships

Using Moiré Patterns To Guide Ships

Moiré screens for arrows [Tom Scott] ran throughout an fascinating visible impact created with Moiré patterns and used for guiding ships however we’re certain it may be tailored for hacks someplace. Without assistance from any motors or LED animation, the picture modifications because the person views it from completely different angles. When considered straight on, the […]