Arduino Hacks

Massive Rube Goldberg Machine

Massive Rube Goldberg Machine

We all love a little Rube Goldberg craziness every now and then, but You Tube’s  favorite band, Ok Go, have taken it to a whole new level with the video for their single ‘This Too Shall Pass’. Involving a team of eight handling design and...
Build a Self-Balancing Segway Skateboard

Build a Self-Balancing Segway Skateboard

This low cost self-balancing skateboard project is a mix between the Segway-like scooter and Electric Segway Skateboard we’ve covered before.  Add an Arduino microcontroller, a motor, and some sensors  to a standard skateboard and you get a...
Chess Opponent DIY Robotic Arm

Chess Opponent DIY Robotic Arm

Playing chess against an on-screen computer is one thing, but it just doesn’t match the realistic feel of a live chess game.  By programming a Lynxmotion robotic arm in Python, this chess player created his own robotic opponent.   The Python...
Cooperative Grasping and Transport using Quadrotors

Cooperative Grasping and Transport using Quadrotors

these cooperative quadcopters make us think again. This is an extension of the same project that produced those impressive aerial acrobatics. It may not be as flashy, but watching groups of the four-rotored flyers grab onto and lift loads is quite...
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...
Build a Personal Weather Machine

Build a Personal Weather Machine

Learn how to jet to any climate in the world in an instant, with Brian and Lloyd, hosts of tech makeover show My Home 2.0. To see complete instructions visit:...
DIY Steampunk Hardware Chess Set

DIY Steampunk Hardware Chess Set

Make a cool, retro, steampunk-inspired chess set from assorted hardware, a found table and some common chemicals. This project is fast, easy and looks...
DIY Camera Stabilizer

DIY Camera Stabilizer

This video was created to show the action of the gimbal on my DIY Steadycam. This project shows the potential of Steadycam possibility for the lighter sub-compact Hybrid Camcorder Market. I have the Jazz Elite HD178. Inspired by the Hague MMC. ...
Ultrasonic Pet Water Dish Monitor

Ultrasonic Pet Water Dish Monitor

Using an Parallax ultrasonic sensor, an Arduino and a computer this Ultrasonic Cat Water Dish Monitor project will allow you to monitor the cat dish level from anywhere. I think a cool upgrade would be monitoring and record the time and frequency of...
Mazda RX-8 Controlled with an iPhone

Mazda RX-8 Controlled with an iPhone

We have seen some very cool car hacks in the past but this iPhone Controlled Mazda RX-8 by Jonathan Oxer takes the cake. Using a wi-fi connected iPhone the user can connect to a computer in the car which is connected to the net using a separate...