Audio Hacks

DIY Custom Guitar Hero Keyboard & Drum Controllers

DIY Custom Guitar Hero Keyboard & Drum Controllers

After fatally injuring his middle finger in an epic guitar hero battle, this hacker decided to build new, custom midi controllers for the game.  Included are a midi keyboard and drum set which work both on rock band and guitar hero. View the...
Incredible Pro Theremin Players

Incredible Pro Theremin Players

A theremin is a musical instrument you do not touch. Tones generated by the device are based upon the proximity of your hands in relation to sensors. They’re easy to build, but much more difficult to play.  Take a look at these fantastic...
Guitar Hero? Nah.  Headbang Hero is the new fad

Guitar Hero? Nah. Headbang Hero is the new fad

This is the first complete prototype of Headbang Hero, an interactive project by Tiago Martins, Andreas Zingerle and Ricardo Nascimento. It's a kind of tribute to the popular Guitar Hero game and headbangers all around the world.  A fully...
How to: Hack a Megaphone into Eavesdropping Spy Gadget

How to: Hack a Megaphone into Eavesdropping Spy Gadget

Make a bionic hearing spy device by hacking a megaphone! Kipkay brings you this hack video on how to use a megaphone to spy on people. You can pull in conversations up to 100 feet away! Check out Kipkay hiding in a tree, spying on people. It also...
How to Display Audio as Light, LEDs to Music

How to Display Audio as Light, LEDs to Music

We’ve got three tutorials to help you learn how to convert audio signals to LED light. One tutorial lights the frosted edges of plexiglass. Another uses signals directly from a sound card. Which ever method you choose, the result will be...
Hack the Staples Easy Button - Make It Say What You Want!

Hack the Staples Easy Button - Make It Say What You Want!

This fun project ‘hacks’ the Staples EASY button and turns it into something more...
How to: Wire your House for VoIP

How to: Wire your House for VoIP

Vonage is a very cool and inexpensive way to have a home phone, but unfortunately it requires a little box to be near your phone at all times. In this two part tutorial, learn exactly how to hack your Vonage phone and route it to your central...
Touch Screen, Linux-Based Digital Guitar

Touch Screen, Linux-Based Digital Guitar

Electric guitars require vibrations to create sound.  While they sound cool, this places an enormous amount of restraint on the guitar largely because the you have to concentrate on plucking perfectly and only have one hand free. The Misa digital...
LED Light Box Thumps to Your Music

LED Light Box Thumps to Your Music

Here’s a super simple DIY project for you – Learn how to solder LEDs to make them soundreactive to your music!  It’s a really fun project and great for those just getting into circuitry.  It’s actually one of the first projects I built...
How to: Make Noise Canceling Headphones

How to: Make Noise Canceling Headphones

Kipkay explains how to make noise canceling headphones. You can make them without spending much...