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DIY Christmas HACK – Cat solution Christmas LED tree!

Hi all, we’ve been very busy trying to finish some DIYs for you’all. We have some cool USB 6-Axis controller hack for PC from Garrett and some more Christmas DIYs coming this week!, If you notice that we are not posting, it’s most likely we are too busy working on our next DIYs, so in a way, good news for you…hehe ­čÖé In the meanwhile, you can enjoy some mini LED Christmas tree that will allow your cat to nicely

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Server Status Board using Triklits

Here’s a cool server status board you can make using Triklits, which are color changing LED strings.

In September, I read a post on one of my favorite blogs about these Triklits programmable LED light strings and I instantly fell

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DIY HACK – How to build a USB device with a PIC

Here’s a cool DIY on how to make a USB device with a PIC via .

They also have a simple howto on making a USB thermometer to get you started right. The code looks pretty simple for anyone with prior PIC experience. You could probably use this for

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Zedomax DIY122 – HOW to Make a LED Christmas Tree!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgLhllDEzWU

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

Links to article:

LED Christmas HOWTO

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Hackaday – Binary Clock HACK

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 off his version of the Suunto dive computer interface

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DIY HACK – More PC controller like Wii controller and PS3 6 axis!

Another wii controller type device for PC hacked!

Ages ago, I was toying with the idea of making a DIY in-air PC mouse, and had designed it in my mind. A few days ago I saw the Wii-remote bluetooth PC controller hack and thought that it was good time to throw together my own version. As shown on http://wiihacks.blogspot.com/ the Wii remote has been utilized as a bluetooth remote for the PC/Laptop. My version isn’t as g

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

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

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMyZ3JK96Xo

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, accel

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DIY HACK – NES Controlled Espresso Machine

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Here’s a cool NES controlled espresso machinery!

…a PIC 16F876 microcontroller brain, a 20 character VFD display, nintendo controller, three zero-crossing solid state relays, IC thermometer, laser cut acrylic top, cold cathode ground effects and shot light. This project has stretched out for quite some time, and will likely continue on as I pick away at it some mo

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DIY HACK – Sequence control – animation control with Arduino

Check out a animation sequence control using Arduino. It’s kinda cool hack.┬á 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 Processing. It gives the user the option to pause,

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Homemade HACK – Digital Count Down – Kitchen Timer

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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