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Knockoff stage lighting

Posted by ashley_c4 Jun 28, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Stage lights are expensive. If it's not a simple par-can, it more than likely has a hefty price tag. Even a simple static LED like the Chauvet COLORado 1 Quad at AUD $760. And then you have your moving "intelligent" lights, like the Martin Rush MH3 Beam at AUD $5700. Oof! Fortunatel ...
Hello, my idea is to write a software to transform a professonal lab piece of equipment (i.e. signal generator) into a ham radio device. I'm making the first tests, demonstrating it is possibile to transform a RF signal generator into a ham radio beacon to make experiments in the radio waves propagation field. I'm adopting the Nobel Prize prof. Joe Taylor method of transmission with which it is possible to send signals to very long distances, using low RF power, i.e. 1/100 a smartphone emissi ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Having completed and glued together the battery holder to the prototyping board I have now created a functional working prototype. The cable from the E14 battery pack has been plugged into a micro USB breakout PCB to gain access to the power connections. I have not cut the micro USB ...
ralphjy

Pong resurrected

Posted by ralphjy Top Member Jun 21, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Just finished rebuilding the Pong game.   Links to my previous posts: Pong Game Circa 1978 Pong is Alive   Started by de-wiring all of the switches.   Next I found a couple of proto PCBs of the right size and I printed a mounting plate to attach them.   ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Synth Circuit Digital Connection Note on the Display and Rotary Encoders (an exploring alternative) The Main Microcontroller Synth Box Control Panel The Design and Making-of the Control Panel Hacking the Radio Mechanics Design Links to the previous ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Some time ago I received an Element14 presents prototyping board and a battery power pack for participating in an Element14 activity. At the time I had the idea of using these to make some sort of portable battery powered prototyping module. I needed some PCBs for it, which were on a ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Well, so far (in previous blogs) I have managed to get the board power up and detected by Vivado hardware manager, but that's only part of the way there. Whilst I can upload a bitstream to the FPGA I need to know how to upload a useful bitstream. The simplest "Hello World" for FPGAs ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   The Idea Adopted and Discarded Solutions MIDI Control and Audio Sampling Analog Synth Experiments Links to the previous parts Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The Idea Radio Magic is a strange kind of project: it includes hardware hacking, analog circuitry, and  ...
zst123

The PAL-Streamer

Posted by zst123 Jun 13, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   The PAL-Streamer Transmit a video stream to a PAL analog TV using low-frequency PWM   Goal of my project To create a video streamer to do PAL VHF transmissions with no external components and supports using slow microcontroller clocks.   Even with a slow timer clock frequen ...
dhineshem

Hacking a toaster

Posted by dhineshem Jun 12, 2020
The aim is to develop a smily face on breads. Constructing a smily face using a thick copper strand and connecting it to heating rods inside the toaster will help to heat the copper. The copper remains closer to the bread and makes a smily impression on the bread. ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Hello everyone, in this post I will show, how I hacked my old star wars lamp, including wifi support, using an esp8266 and voice control using Python + Google Speech API. The code used in this project can be found in https://github.com/danilo94/IotLamp        ...
dubbie

My Pulse Generator

Posted by dubbie Jun 9, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Technically this is not a Hack as I haven't done anything to it but it is a bit of reverse engineering and although it is not bus sniffing, I did do a bit of sniffing with my nose. I was inspired by Ralph Yamamoto's Blog on his old Pong game (Pong is Alive ) to dig out an old pulse g ...
ralphjy

Pong is Alive

Posted by ralphjy Top Member Jun 7, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   As part of the Hardware Hacking Challenge I thought that I'd try to resurrect a Pong game that I built back in 1978.  My intro blog is here: Pong Game Circa 1978   Since it came out of my junk box and seemed to be in poor condition I thought that I probably should have pro ...
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Getting the board running So, after receiving my SQRL Acorn cryptominer board, the first thing I needed to do was power it up and connect to it. I decided that to start with it might be impractical to have it located in a PCIe slot inside my PC as that would make it physically inacces ...