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Portable Four Color Laser

Portable Four Color Laser

My latest work using three lasers (red, green, blu-ray) combined with optics from a HD DVD drive mounted in something called an white fusion kit. I designed a driver circuit to control the lasers with PWM from a PIC to make millions of colours and...
The Human Powered Party Bike

The Human Powered Party Bike

Take your average run of the mill bike, cut, weld, add foam, wire and throw in some LEDs to create your own personal party bike. This "soul bike" as the creator calls it can be pedal or battery powered and is a blast at events, parties, and...
How to: Physical Flag Alert for New Email

How to: Physical Flag Alert for New Email

Learn how to use microcontrollers to control just about anything as we build a device that raises a flag every time you get a new email!  Microcontrollers form the heart of many electronics projects big and small. David uses them constantly for ...
The Emergency Party Button

The Emergency Party Button

If we had a category for awesomeness, this would be in it. Basically, it’s this big red button that wirelessly controls a laser show, fog machine, LED sign, closes the curtains, dims the lights, and of course hires strippers and delivers the...
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DIY Arduino Balancing Surface

DIY Arduino Balancing Surface

Here’s another superb Arduino project using just a few simple components (which are available in our DIY projects store). It’s a pretty simple setup using a laptop, webcam, servos, and an Arduino to monitor and balance a ball bearing on a...
Build a Heavy Duty Six Legged Robot

Build a Heavy Duty Six Legged Robot

Learn to build a robust, hexapod robot capable of carrying a human passenger.  The robot can also be made fully autonomous with the addition of a few sensors and a little programming.  The author has a detailed tutorial with plenty of...
Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Submarine!

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Submarine!

Strangely enough, we’ve featured loads of Star Wars projects, but rather few Star Trek builds. Not to fear! Here’s an extraordinary U.S.S. Enterprise model which has been turned into a submarine. This is just one of many outstanding models...
USB Powered Patriotic American Flag

USB Powered Patriotic American Flag

The final effect is supplied by the PC (call it the ‘patriotic computer’). Change the boot-up music to your national anthem and the desktop wallpaper to a patriotic image. When the computer boots up, the USB fan wafts the flag, the USB...
Mind-Controlled WiFi Surveillance Robot

Mind-Controlled WiFi Surveillance Robot

The Rovio is a simple security robot with an attached webcam which can be remotely controlled from anywhere in the world.  Using a 14-electrode headset which monitors brain activity and head-motion, this hacker can now control his robot via...
How to: LED Sign using LED strips

How to: LED Sign using LED strips

This OzLabs video demonstrates how to build an LED sign using their flatheaded LED...
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