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Hack Like Heck

4 Posts authored by: binaryben
SN35 Mini Project Update #04   I've never done a lot of the things I have attempted over the past few weeks. So far on this project, I have:   Learned the basics of using a green screen Learned the basics of editing film Become heaps better with Fusion 360 Explored the basics of using ECAD software (Eagle specifically) Given up on learning how to design custom footprints in Eagle for now, and hand drew my biggest board yet! (lol) Worked with a tiny LCD (I've never used one in a p ...
SN35 Mini Project Update #03   It's been a week since my last update.. my bad. It's been quite a hectic week though trying to establish whether the project is actually going to end up being feasible or not. The current verdict? Cautious optimism. Ask me again tomorrow though. Some of the biggest challenges I had this week were:   Getting a screen to work at all, and then risking breaking it after I did (spoiler: I'm fairly sure I did, but I haven't confirmed yet) Sourcing parts befo ...
  Hello fellow engineers, hackers, makers, tinkerers, enthusiasts, and otherwise weird individuals! My name is Benny Michaels (a.k.a. Binary Ben) and I am here to Hack Like Heck... almost as if there is some kind of epic job up for grabs? Well that's the rumour anyway..   Here is the cookie cutter <tl;dr> to help the lovely organisers(†) keep track of everyone:   I intend to make a video that shows me creating a working hand held, portable gaming device I will pos ...
SN35 Mini Project Update #02 Bonus: scroll to the bottom for a chance to win! Alright, so you probably want the good stuff first... well I have this lovely render of the top half of a case. I also just had to take advantage of the fact GIF's are useable here at the element14 community, along with Fusion 360's basic video rendering capability. Notice anything different from my original "intent and concept introduction" post – SN35 Mini Update #01 – Binary Ben intends to Hack Like He ...