August 22, 2016

USB LED indicator Power Bank from Laptop Battery

A situation many can relate to: an empty smartphone battery and no outlet around! That's exactly why I recycled an old laptop battery into an USB power bank.

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January 3, 2016

Automated Firecracker Slingshot

Who doesn't like celebrating new years eve with firecrackers?! But no more numb thumbs from fumbling around with a silly lighter in the cold - the automated firecracker slingshot comes to help!
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September 23, 2015

December 23, 2014

Silverlit X-Twin Remote with External Power Supply

I recently stumbled across a lot of small scale RC planes using LiPo batteries and most of them had a charger integrated into the battery powered remote. Why waste batteries on charging when you can use an external power supply?
Click here to see the detailed tutorial on how to mod your Silverlit X-Twin remote to support external and internal power at the flick of a switch!

September 13, 2014

How To Connect an External Microphone to your Smartphone

With smartphones getting faster and more capable you'd sometimes want to use them instead of buying another piece of equipment. That's the reason why I wanted to connect an external microphone for audio recordings to my smartphone.

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June 27, 2014

Portable Homemade Boombox

Right on time for late summernights by the river or anywhere else away from power outlets I put together this portable music player with alternative design.

Click here to see the electronics inside and how everything was put together!

October 4, 2013

Homemade Railgun Experiment

Yes, that's right. After gathering all the materials I built my first little railgun experiment.
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