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DIY – Hover board, awesome!

Awesome looking DIY about making a hoverboard using minimal parts.

via instructables


DIY – Coat Hanger Robot

Here’s a cool robot made from coat hangers…

[via] streettech

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DIY – MP3 Player in a Altoids from MIT

Here’s a cool DIY on how to make your MP3 Player that fits in a Altoid can from MIT.

It uses a PIC microcontroller, STA MP3 decoder, DAC, Compact Flash as memory card, and a USB interface from FDTI, which is kinda good combination of chips I would say

The Minty MP3 player can be built from parts that are sold at Ye Olde Traditional electronics distributor (digikey/mouser/newark). Half of the parts can be sampled for free, for a minimal total cost

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DIY – Build you own MP3 Player

icbank.com, a technology firm in Korea makes these cool MP3 kits you can build.

They have two different types of MP3 players that you can build.

One of them uses a hard drive and the other one uses an SD memory card as storage.

The whole thing runs on a Atmel ATmega 128L, which is kinda cool.

They also give you the source code to the firmware, so you can customize after building it.

via icbank

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XBOX 360 Laptop

This is a really cool way of hacking your XBOX 360 to make it mobile…

[via] benheck

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DIY Hack – SD Card Connector Hack

Here’s a cool way to connect a SD Card to your WRT54G, but you could probably apply it for any other application…

This guy found that an old-style floppy connector fits a SD card perfectly. He shows how to wire the connector up to your WRT54g.

[via] unar

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DIY – Ethernet Enabled Servo Motor Control in 1 hour!

Here’s a cool DIY on ethernet enabled servo motor control using CUBLOC CB220, XPORT, and Pololu Micro Serial Servo Controller by Thomas Edwards.

He also uses an Python Internet server to read the servo position information.

This was done in about 1 hour…pretty impressive.

via techartblog

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Ten most needed circuits for the DIYer

Here’s 10 ten circuits needed for DIYers.

via diylive

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DIY – Make your own Lego Computer

Here’s a good DIY on how to make a Lego computer.

via Winston

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