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Bus Pirate – hacking LED POV fan

The Bus Pirate is an open source hacker multi-tool that talks to electronic stuff. A Dangerousprototypes member MrZor brings out an interesting project for you where using Bus Pirate you can hack a small LED POV fan. He used a 24LC02B EEPROM chip to store the text displayed on the device and the I2C mode […]

Cool Word Clock

Similar to Doug’s Word Clock, you can create your own word clock. Basically, a word clock is a clock that tells the time using words. The Word Clock is fun to own, whether you are making one from scratch, building a kit, or simply enjoying one that I built for you. To get some more […]

DIY LASER-LED Safety bike tail light

Electronics-lab’s member posted an amazing bike tail light !! It boasts super long life operation; up to about 9 hours LASER works and LED flash up to 36 hours. It is rechargeable, and is equipped with Apex Bright LED to improve security of  bicycle riders riding in the dark or in poorly lit conditions. In addition […]

Cool Paper clip with LED

Makezine member Sean Michael Ragan shared the design of a Korean designer Sungho lee. Sungho lee’s LED light design started by cutting up some paper clips, clipping the leads on a bunch of LEDs, and soldering the one to the other.  Basically it’s a paper clip, slightly modified to to hug a watch battery and topped with the LED light. […]

DIY POV Toy

In his post,  justDIY stated: “Persistence of Vision is some sort of effect, either psychological or biological in nature, that allows our eyes and brain to ‘see’ motion and patterns in a sequence of rapidly stills (hence a movie projection). This effect can be exploited using basic digital electronics to create a virtual LED sign, […]