Throwing Down an LED where the Potential is great

I saw this post on Instructables where someone asked how they could add an LED on to a high-voltage source. And for reasons I can’t explain, I just felt compelled to take a crack at it…

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World, meet my first home-made circuit board

My very first PCB

Well, with the priceless aid of my dear friend HappyThawts, I’ve managed to produce my first home-made Printed Circuit Board!

How it went

There were a bunch of weird issues that came up in making it and thus it’s not all that ideal, though I could hack it […]

What tired old hardware does: Bohemian Rhapsody

I came across this video via Slashdot of all places and man, I gotta say, this is an absolute masterpiece in my books! Excellent/brillant work here! Brings back some excellent memories for me, that is the song does.. The hardware is just freaky and awesome.

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Behold: The Flash Rat

Here’s a USB Flash drive I created – really just hacked the guts out of a flash drive, soldered on an LED & wires and jammed it in the guts of this ugly stuffed rat I had.

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World, meet the HypnoOrb

Using the toys I’ve been enjoying ever so much lately, I’ve managed to really nicely smooth out the programming in my Arduino for my RGB LED. It’s so awesome that I’m given it a name! Meet the HypnoOrb!

At this point I only have the raw prototype, but I’m considering going ahead an making more […]