DIY Repair Brings an X-Ray Microscope Back Into Focus

Aside from idle curiosity, very few of us need to see inside chips and components Read More →

That’s not a Junker… That’s My Generator

If you live somewhere prone to power outages, you might have thought about buying a Read More →

Altoids Tin Spy Radio Goes Solid State

[Helge Fykse (LA6NCA)] has a type, as they say. At least as far as radios Read More →

You Can Use An Old Tape Deck As A Distortion Pedal

Distorted guitars were a big part of the rock revolution last century; we try to Read More →

Silencing a 3D Printer With Acoustic Foam Isn’t That Easy

3D printers are supremely useful tools, but their incessant whining and droning can be distracting Read More →

Spooky Noise Box Plays War Drums

What do you have cooked up to scare trick-or-treaters this Halloween? We humbly suggest adding Read More →

E-Paper News Feed Illustrates the Headlines with AI-Generated Images

It’s hard to read the headlines today without feeling like the world couldn’t possibly get Read More →

Powerful Nerf Blaster Aims To Fire 100 Darts Per Second

Nerf has made plenty of fully-automatic blasters over the years, but their toys typically lack Read More →

Replicating Faraday’s 200-Year-Old Electric Motor

Although new electric motor types are still being invented, the basic principle of an electric Read More →

Driving a Motor with an Audio Amp Chip

[InazumaDenki] wanted to answer the question: can you drive a motor with an audio amplifier Read More →

Hackaday Links: September 17, 2023

OK, it’s official — everyone hates San Francisco’s self-driving taxi fleet. Or at least so Read More →

The End of Basic?

Many people, one way or another, got started programming computers using some kind of Basic. Read More →

Spinning CRT Makes a 360 Degree Audio Oscilloscope

A question for you: if the cathode ray tube had never been invented, what would Read More →

The Science Behind the Majesty of Dancing Raisins

Have you ever thrown a handful of raisins into a tub of sparkling water? Or Read More →

Infinite Z-Axis Printer Aims to Print Itself Someday

“The lathe is the only machine tool that can make copies of itself,” or so Read More →

A Hierarchical Instruction Cache Tailored To Ultra-Low-Power Tightly-Coupled Processor Clusters

A technical paper titled “Scalable Hierarchical Instruction Cache for Ultra-Low-Power Processors Clusters” was published by Read More →

Backyard LED Sculpture Inspired By Las Vegas Sphere

The Las Vegas Sphere is a large building. It stands 112 meters high and 157 Read More →

Bare Bones Vacuum Forming, Just Add Plastic Plates

Vacuum forming is a handy thing to be able to do, and [3DSage] demonstrates how Read More →

Building a Rotating Display Plate From A Lazy Susan

A rotating table is a super nifty tool for all kinds of photography and videography Read More →

It’s Time You Built a Smart Pocket Watch

There’s just something about a pocket watch that screams class compared to the barbaric act Read More →

3D Printed RC Car is Geared For Speed

You can always go out and buy an RC car off the shelf. However, it’s Read More →