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Hard Drive Clock Projects

Hard Drive Clock Projects

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Computer cooled using a Mineral Oil filled Fish Tank

Computer cooled using a Mineral Oil filled Fish Tank

Wishing for an ultra-cool aquarium? See how you can submerge your PC in mineral oil to keep your computer cool. Then, you can overclock your processor to your hearts desire without worrying about frying...
Unique LED Clock made from Old Hard Drive

Unique LED Clock made from Old Hard Drive

We’ve seen plenty of creative custom clocks in the past, and even hard drive clocks, but this one is unique.  Instead of using the LED’s as the hands of the clock, this one uses a stroboscopic effect to display the actual numbers while...
Turn a Dead Hard Drive into a Grinder or Sander

Turn a Dead Hard Drive into a Grinder or Sander

Odds are you have a pile of dead hard drives lying around. Utilizing the RPM of the hard drive platter, you can create a grinder or even a sander out of a bad drive. Basically, crack it open, glue on a sanding disc (or grinding disc) , and plug...
War Torn District 9 PC Case Mod

War Torn District 9 PC Case Mod

District 9 was a popular film which has spawned numerous DIY project such as the District 9 rifle we featured previously. The latest we have come across is the superb PC case mod above which started with a stock ATX case which was fabricated with...
How to: LED Hard Drive Clock using Arduino

How to: LED Hard Drive Clock using Arduino

Ah…the Arduino.  The super powerful, easy to program microcontroller brings us another fantastic DIY project.  We’ve seen a few hard drive LED clocks in the past, but this one looks outstanding and is easier to create.  It uses POV...
Cheap, Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

Cheap, Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

Using infrared (IR) light pens and the Wii Remote, it is possible to create very low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboards and multi-point tablet displays. Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The software can be downloaded at ...
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...
Computer Case Mod: Turbine Cooling Fan

Computer Case Mod: Turbine Cooling Fan

Basic tutorial on DIY computer modding. Check out all of our case mod...
Microwave Transformed into Computer Case Mod

Microwave Transformed into Computer Case Mod

Why buy a computer case when you can build one just the way you want. out of a microwave!!! TV dinner...