Circuitry Hacks

How to Make Daft Punk El-Wire Suits and Helmets

How to Make Daft Punk El-Wire Suits and Helmets

After seeing a post about how to create daft punk suits and helmets (featured in our Top 40 Arduino Projects), this couple created their own fantastic daft punk costumes.  You’re guaranteed to learn everything about the Arduino, LEDs, sewing...
Mini Acrylic Tesla Coil Project

Mini Acrylic Tesla Coil Project

A small TeslaCoil fully made of acrylic plastic. The cool thing about this is that every part is transparent. This coil is driven by the power supply of my large DC Teslacoil. Total height 44cm, max output voltage +- 380.000 Volts (57cm arc...
The Emergency Party Button

The Emergency Party Button

If we had a category for awesomeness, this would be in it. Basically, it’s this big red button that wirelessly controls a laser show, fog machine, LED sign, closes the curtains, dims the lights, and of course hires strippers and delivers the...
How to: Pirate a Book in Seconds!

How to: Pirate a Book in Seconds!

While making copies of digital media is simple, preserving old-world documents is far more difficult.  The high speed scanner in the video above easily allows the user to digitize books using a flip-book style scanning process which can...
How to make cheap WiFi antenna booster

How to make cheap WiFi antenna booster

Patrick Norton Shows you how to make a simple WiFi antenna booster. This booster is a parabolic reflector made to focus a signal so it is stronger and can project farther. This is perfect if your wireless router is awkward and cannot broadcast a...
Outstanding Wearable Tech: The Sixth Sense

Outstanding Wearable Tech: The Sixth Sense

This absolutely incredible video demonstrates what developer Pattie Maes is calling our potential sixth sense.  By combining a camera, projector, and cell phone (for less than $300) her team has created a “gestural interface that augments the...
How to: DIY Laser Security Systems

How to: DIY Laser Security Systems

You always see sophisticated laser systems in movies, but those are super expensive, right?  Nah, with a simple red laser and a photocell, DIY laser security is simple.  There are a few different ways to setup your system and we’ll walk...
How to: DIY Motion Detector Security System

How to: DIY Motion Detector Security System

Check out this video tutorial to see how to construct an alarm system, that's based on the principle of motion detectors, which work by touch. It's very useful to catch unpleasant visitors red-handed. So make sure your chocolate bar never gets...
How to: Create a PCB using the Toner Transfer Method

How to: Create a PCB using the Toner Transfer Method

Need to make a PCB quick? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to create a PCB with the toner transfer method using photo laser paper.  This is an "easy and cheap" way to build PCB (printed circuit board) using the toner transfer method....
How to: Build a Remote Controlled Beer Keg

How to: Build a Remote Controlled Beer Keg

Learn how to build a remote controlled beer keg. Not only can you deliver beer to friends, but you can control the drinker's access to it. It's sort of like a remote control bartender!  We update the classic beer keg with motorized wheels and a...