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SiteHoppin’ Entrecard Tech Blogs – Microcontroller AVR Oscilloscope

I’ve summed up all the tech blog on Entrecard on SiteHoppin so you can use the following link to “site hop” tech blogs:

http://SiteHoppin.com/Special:Random?tags=entrecard-tech&mode=2

We will be doing a special, “Site Hoppin'” through all Entrecard tech blogs and (hopefully) get an interesting post per each one.

Check out this AVR Oscilloscope. Nice hack…

This is one of great project based o

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DIY HACK – HOWTO build a “Fire Alarm” Alarm Clock

Wow, this has to be the loudest and best solution for you doozers.

Ever sleep-in because your alarm clock wasn’t loud enough? With this design that is guaranteed not to happen! This hack takes a standard cheap alarm clock, some interface components and a fire alarm bell to get the job done right. Normally these small alarm clocks use a piezo buzzer to attempt to wake you up. The alarm signal is hijacked from the clock circuit board and used as an input to the interface board

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DIY HACK – HOWTO Use your iPod Touch as VOIP Phone!!!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-AKRESzdeE

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

Well, this isn’t actually a howto but it’s such a great hack, we had to the title. Watch the videos as the authors hack it into a VOIP phone.

via Makezine

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How To Make A “Secret Container” Out Of A LIGHTER

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/786803/how_to_make_a_secret_container_out_of_a_lighter/

Here’s how to make a secret container out of your regular BIC lighter.

Cool stuff.

via instructables

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Zedomax Christmas Wreath now on… Lifehacker!

TIgHT! We are on Lifehacker!!! Although it’s been almost a year since we last made that

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make some sounds with Arduino!

 

So, you want to make some sounds with the Arduino you just bought last Friday? Check out uCHobby as they show you how to do some basic stuff with sound and Arduino including how to make “Hello World” sound using a PC speaker.

This is the second in a series of articles about generating sound with an Arduino. The first article covered the various methods available for sound generation with an Arduino. I

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a Solar-powered bike helmet with night lights!

Wow, it looks like there a lot of solar powered stuff that’s coming out lately. Check out this instructable that shows you how to make a solar powered bike helmet with night lights!

This project could be done in many different ways and I spent a lot of time trying different parts and ideas. The key breakthroughs for me were to use 3 AAA batteries, vs the 4AA’s that came with the Solar Panel because they were a better balance of weight to the right amount of

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a Christmas Tree Projector!

If you ever need to prepare for Christmas this year and you DON’T want to bring a real Christmas tree into your house, you can prepare yourself right by making one of theses Christmas Tree Projectors! (Warning, your cat or dog might think it’s real…)

This device, projects an image of a Christmas tree onto the wall. The size of the image ranges from only a few inches to about 5 feet depending on how far aw

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DIY HACK – HOWTO hack an industrial sewing machine!

Looks like Lady Ladyada hacked an industrial sewing machine. Definitely check it out.

Unlike little portables which turn on the DC motor when the foot-lever is pressed, industrials use a clutch motor. The motor is running the moment you turn it on, and when the foot-lever is pressed, it moves the clutch towards the motor, engaging it. This means higher torque when you turn it on, thus getting rid of the frustrating “have to help the machine al

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3-Axis servo motor drawing “HackADay”

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9x7Qdpp43M

Here’s the video if you can’t see it.  (some kinda YouTube bug…yes blame it on the big company)

Cool, check out this awesome 3-Axis servo motor drawing “HackADay”. You can get the board for really cheap from this guy.

The preprogrammed AVR microcontroller must be purchased directly from Uli Huber. We do not carry the chips.

Please include $

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