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Zedomax DIY HACK – HOWTO make your own “PS3 SIXAXIS controller” style BASIC-programmable USB device!

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Remember we had a preview of the upcoming SIXAXIS controller for PC?

Well Garrett has now embedded the whole controller into his model airplane. He also added some special effects suc

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Zedomax DIY124 – HOW TO make a $50 golf training aid for 5 bucks!

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It’s getting near Christmas time and I needed to prepare some Christmas gifts for my parents. Since my Dad does not get much time on the golf course these days, I figured I could make a training aid he could use at home to keep his swing on path.

Since I didn’t want to spend 50 bucks on

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Zedomax DIY123 – HOW TO make a Christmas LED wreath!

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We were thinking that we could make another last minute DIY for that uses a Ryobi FAN from Home Depot, high output LEDs, and an embedded computer. Although we have been spending way too much time making DIYs and not working, we are glad we did make a cool Christmas LED Wreath we are proud of. The video by the way did not capture the real effect because of the frame rate of the camera but

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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.

Links to article:

LED Christmas HOWTO

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Preview of Upcoming Zedomax DIY – Make your own PC 6 Axis controller like the PS3 6 Axis controller!

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UPDATE: Check out Zedomax DIY121 for complete HOWTOs and more!

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Today, I was able to get a sneak preview of 6 Axis PC USB controller made by Garrett from scratch. It looks really cool, kinda like the Nintendo Wii controller and the PS3 controller. He used a CUBLOC 405 module,

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CNET’s James Kim and family missing — have you seen them?

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We’ve received word that a respected member of our tech community, James Kim (whom many of you may know as CNET’s senior editor of digital audio), and his family have gone missing. As we understand it, last weekend James, his wife Kati (above right), and his very young girls Penelope (left) and Sabine (baby), drove from their home in the SF Bay Area to Seattle. They were expected back some time Sunday, bu

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Zedomax Christmas DIY – Voice Activated Christmas Lights!

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Here’s Zedomax Christmas DIY #2, a “better” version of Christmas Light Controller.

Garrett has been building this cool voice activated Christmas Light controller.

It’s a Christmas Light Controller that can be voice activated

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DIY – How to Make Christmas Light controller in 5 minutes!

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Okay, today we are going try to build a computer controlled Christmas Lights in 5 minutes. I’ve been rolling around the neighborhood this late November and some people already have their Christmas lights decorated.

Well I

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Looking back at Zedomax DIYs

Here’s a look back at some of our cool and idiotic DIYs. Maybe you can digg up some ideas for the winter holidays:

OR you can goto this link to view in pictures:

(Come to think of it, we could probably hack some of our DIYs together and make a Nintendo Wii wireless controller)

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Garrett’s DIY – Upcoming Boe-Bot Hacks – Remote Controlled Insect

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Here’s a video of upcoming boe-bot hacks from Garrett using a Parallax Boe-Bot platform and CUBLOC CB220.as brain. This little creature has couple of cool looking features such as a tail, antennas, and eyes that can be remote-controlled via a regular TV remote-control. HOWTO w

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