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Circuit DIY – Single Button Code Input System Kit!

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Looking for an easy button code system to implement to your new projects?   My ol’ friend Alan from HackedGadgets.com just made this awesome DIY single button code input system, along with a relay that can easily control things like your garage door, locks, and lots more.  You can get the kit here and code for PIC is provided free of charge.

The Button Code is a s

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DIY Russian Vacuum Fluorescent Tube (VFD) Clock Kit!

Lady Ada has done it again!  I still remember when I first met her at the Maker Faire couple years back, very nice lady indeed who keeps stirring up really cool DIY kits.

Here’s her latest Russian VFD alarm clock kit, it features vaccuum flourescent tube and open-source platform so you can hack it all you want.

Why limit yourself to a clock?  Hack it and make it tweet your GPS location via your Palm Pre.  hahaha.  Happ

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Robocut – Lawnmower Robot with Basic Stamp!

Check out the Robocut, a lawnmower robot with Basic Stamp as controller.  You can even buy the kit so you can build one yourself.

Now, if you can get one of these DIY kits and make it solar, that’d be something to watch.

“RoboCut, is a BASIC Stamp powered robot. Two 12Volt motors with gearbox gives the two large drivewheels good traction and the robot can manouver in very small areas. Powersource is a NiMh accu-pack at 12V, 4.1 Ah. One motor gives the cutterdisk a rpm at approx. 3500 rpm. A Basic STAMP 2 is the brain in the PCB

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Diesel Porsche Cayenne in 2010!

With the latest oil crisis and prices of everything increasing (and not stopping either), car manufacturers are forced to be more creative.

The good news is that Porsche Cayenne might be coming with a hybrid engine by 2010, all with a diesel engine while horsepower and torque remain the same.

I think I’d be looking really forward to a vegetable oil Porsche Cayenne. (Or at least they will have DIY kits for people who want to convert it)

Various news outlets have speculated that Porsche’s first-ever diesel engine would be in

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