Arduino Hacks

DIY Soda Fountain in your Kitchen!

DIY Soda Fountain in your Kitchen!

Why install a soda fountain in your kitchen?  This DIYer asks “why not?”  The unit is constructed from an 8 head soda fountain and ice dispenser. The unit is mounted into the wall with an assortment of pumps powering the system. From the...
16TB Hard Drive Project

16TB Hard Drive Project

From the maker of the Xbox to Mac transformation project comes another superb build.  This time, he’s shoved over 16TB of hard drive space within roughly the footprint of a standard shoebox.  As usual, he also provided extremely detailed build...
Android Running on the iPhone 3G!

Android Running on the iPhone 3G!

A few weeks ago, we showed you Android running on the iPhone 2G but now you can run Google’s Android on your 3G as well.  Awesome work!  We’ll post an update in a few days when a downloadable version is available for you to install on your...
Play SNES Games on the iPad with a Wiimote

Play SNES Games on the iPad with a Wiimote

We’ve shown you some pretty neat iPad tricks such as running Mac OSX and playing Crysis.  However, those have been created through VNC apps.  This new project, however, utilizes a SNES emulator shown above on a jailbroken iPad being controlled...
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...
Graffiti Wall Art By Paintball Gun

Graffiti Wall Art By Paintball Gun

Dubbed the “Facade Printer,” this robot creates works of art by blasting paintballs to “print” images on walls.  It has a range of 5 feet to 20 feet and uses lasers to precisely place the artwork. The Facade Printer functionally is like...
Install an iPad in your Kitchen Cabinet

Install an iPad in your Kitchen Cabinet

About six months ago, we showed you the the iKitchen, a touchscreen computer with iPhone-emulator installed on it.  Essentially, it was the iPad before the iPad even came out.  Here’s a similar project which details how you can install an...
UAV Helicopter Captures Stunning HD Video

UAV Helicopter Captures Stunning HD Video

Attach a DSLR video camera onto an unmanned, remote control helicopter and you have the ‘Helicam’.  This DIYer has made a career out of RC aerial videography with his helicopter and Canon 7D DSLR video camera. Some extra work is being done...
DIY Arduino Helicopter with Obstacle Avoidance

DIY Arduino Helicopter with Obstacle Avoidance

Here’s another neat Arduino helicopter project featuring four infrared sensors and one ultrasonic sensor for obstacle avoidance.  We’ve seen an Arduino powered helicopter with four rotors and even one with six rotors too.  This quadcopter,...
Wi-Fi Enabled Coil Gun with iPhone App

Wi-Fi Enabled Coil Gun with iPhone App

We’ve covered loads of airsoft, nerf, and gun projects, and here’s another superb pr0ject to add to our collection.  It’s a coil gun placed on a turret which is triggered via Wi-Fi.   Additionally, it uses remote targeting and shooting...