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How To Make A Retro Arcade Machine

In my previous post “What Is A Raspberry Pi” you would have noticed that there are many uses for Pi and in this post I am going to show you how a guy by the name of Bob Clagett created his very own retro arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi. This article will hopefully give you some ideas and inspire you to make you own arcade machine with parts laying around at

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Convert Your Fluorescent Lighting to LED

Now here is a great idea, why not replace your old Fluorescent tube lights with LED ones and save on electricity. This is a simple DIY hack which can easily be done using an LED strip light and a AC to DC transformer. Now there are LED tubes available you could simply just plug in and you good to go but that takes all the fun out of it and besides

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How To Make a 1000w LED FlashLight

Nicknamed the DIY SunBlaster this little video tutorial will show you how to make a 1000 watt equivalent flashlight using an LED as the light source.   Thanks to DIY Perks for this great video.   [embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c–5c3Egv4E&width=500&height=400[/embedyt]   PARTS LIST 1. 100W LED Click here to buy on Ebay 2. Voltage Booster* Voltage Booster – Click here to buy on eBay Voltage Booster – Click here to buy on Amazon

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Build Your Own Flexible LED XXL Display

Here we going to show you how to build a FLEXIBLE “ROLL AND FOLDABLE” LED Display WS2811. cheap easy and very useful Advertisers. Courtesy of elektric-junkys.com [embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-rdgB_19Fg&width=500&height=400[/embedyt] TOOLS : Side cutter (sharp) Screwdrivers mix (cross, slot, big & small) Hot Iron (sharp tip) Solder (thin) Heat gun shrinkable tubing Puncher (to hole the Plane) Detergent (cleaning)   Assembly Parts.: Surface (depending on your need flexible or fix) LED Supply  http://shop.elektric-junkys.com/WS2811-DIGITAL-LED-Strip-5V-60led-meterled-light-strip-P166-29.htm Power

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E-Waste 3D Printer DIY

Credits to mikelllc   This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for less than 100$. First of all, we learn how a generic CNC system works (by assembling and calibrating bearings, guides and threads) and then teach the machine to respond to g-code instructions. After that, we add a small

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Radio FM Modulator

Similar to the Radio Microphone, in this post I will show you how to build your very own radio transmitter by replacing the Microphone with a 3.5mm headphone jack. This can be used as a Radio MP3 player for your car, simply plug your phone into the 3.5mm headphone jack then tune your car radio into the same frequency as the modulator and what ever is playing on your phone

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The Radio Microphone

Radio microphones are used extensively by stage performers and professional eavesdroppers (Spies) but they can also be used for other fun projects such as monitoring of sounds. For example you can take an ordinary household portable radio and tune it to your desired FM frequency, then tune the microphone to the same frequency and place the microphone in a location around the home such as in your new born baby’s

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