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Make a Backyard DIY Roller Coaster

Make a Backyard DIY Roller Coaster

If you have a big enough back yard, you too could build your own wood roller coaster just like our friend Jeremy Reid has done. Included on his site are about 6 videos, one of which is shown below. View the Full...
Atomic Nixie Clock With GPS And PC Synchronization

Atomic Nixie Clock With GPS And PC Synchronization

This project use 6 old Nixie tubes for display, 1 Real Time Clock, 1 Temperature sensor, 1 microcontroller, 1 Serial Communication Port (PC), display driver circuit, 6 bicolor LEDs (Blue-Red) for background color and 1...
Absolutely EPIC Paintball Gun Robot

Absolutely EPIC Paintball Gun Robot

Wow! This paintball robot is absolutely stunning. While we’ve seen similar DIY paintball robots in the past, this project is far more advanced featuring: Robot Features: Remote Control from 700 feet away Night vision camera Accuracy up to...
PSP Mod with LEDs and VU Meter

PSP Mod with LEDs and VU Meter

For the part of the mod, you can learn how to make a custom surface mount PCB to install an LED audio meter in your PSP.  We’ve covered a variety of VU meters in the past which illuminate LEDs based upon the intensity (volume units) of an...
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Using Arduino and Peggy 2.0 LED Display

Using Arduino and Peggy 2.0 LED Display

This is a demonstration of the newer I2C/TWI Video Peggy firmware for the Peggy 2.0 display. Quartz Composer is sending its output serially to an Arduino. The Arduino then sends this via I2C to a Peggy 2.0 display. By doing this no modifications to...
Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

This is my first roomba hacking project. In short, I changed my wonderful roomba into an ordinary dull vacuum cleaner using a remote controller of...
DIY Home Automation: iPhone Controlled TV Lift

DIY Home Automation: iPhone Controlled TV Lift

This hacker used the power of his iPhone to be able to control a TV lift in his home.  It’s a pretty simple device (obviously it just conceals or displays his flat screen TV), but iPhone control makes everything more impressive.  Especially the...
Rocker Scale Measures how Hard You Rock

Rocker Scale Measures how Hard You Rock

As you rock out with Guitar Hero or Rock Band, build a Rockerscale which using your crowd’s volume level, movement, etc. to measures how much you rock.  The project was created by the BBC and is fully documented on their website. ...
Office Pranks: Concealed Ping Pong Ball Gun

Office Pranks: Concealed Ping Pong Ball Gun

this project is another incredible addition to our collection.  Created by the ModLab, this robot hides in your unsuspecting officemate’s ceiling tiles.  Then, when movement is detected below, the ceiling tile is lifted and the victim is...
Incredible Walking CNC Robot Router

Incredible Walking CNC Robot Router

Learn to build your own six legged robot with an attached CNC router for a head.  The demonstration video is fantastic, showing the robots mobility while it carves an intricate 3d human face.  You can even build your own.  The site...
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