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DIY HACK – Single tube Nixie clock

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Nice little nixie clock for holidays! via See video of it here.

Christmas is around the corner and I am still working on my nixie clock and have everything all set as far as powering the clock from the usb port and the high voltage conversion. I am playing around with crystals an

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DJ’s miniture mixer, disc scratcher

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Well, here’s a mixer, a mini version of disc scratcher for all you you DJs out there. I used to play with my friend’s real mixer since he was a DJ and there are some software versions out there but this would be rad to hook up to my mp3 or ipod if you have one.

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DIY HACK – Woodblock Christmas Cards!

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Tired of same old Christmas cards that say the same thing every year? Try this:

Hack your own woodblock Christmas Cards that looks as good as the one shown above by following Bre’s instructions!

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Zedomax DIY122 – HOW to Make a LED Christmas Tree!

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Check out zedomax’s latest creation, LED Christmas Tree that also does POV.

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LED Christmas HOWTO

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Hackaday – Binary Clock HACK

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cool hack…!@!

[Walter] sent in his version of a PIC binary clock. It’s a nice alternative If you don’t want one that runs off TTL logic, This one runs on a PIC 16F628 (Microchip is great for samples) and displays hours in 5 bits and minutes in 6. His blog also features a decent looking programmer, and he shows of

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DIY – Laser Animator under 10 bucks!

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Here’s a cool Laser scanner that will allow you to animate pictures and whatnot on the wall.

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How Christmas Lights Work

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Howstuffworks has a great article on how Christmas Lights work.

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DIY HACK – Sequence control – animation control with Arduino

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Check out a animation sequence control using Arduino. It’s kinda cool hack.  You can also check out Zedomax Interface Control in 5 Minutes too! via

Sequence Control is an (open source) Arduino interface-controlled animation written in

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Homemade HACK – Digital Count Down – Kitchen Timer

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Here’s a cool little digital count down hack using PIC, keypad, and some parts. Although there’s no source code for it, it looks kinda cool.

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DIY HACK – Control a web enabled Xmas tree

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Here’s a cool Christmas tree that can be controlled using a web server over the internet!

A few students at The University of Advancing Technology got into the Christmas hacking spirit this weekend and surprised the campus attendants on Monday morning with a TCP/IP enabled Christmas tree. The tree has been the centerpiece of holiday decorations at the university for the past few years, casting a static white glow across the commons late into the night. Static no more, the tree now hosts a we

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