Posts Tagged ‘Dangerous Prototypes’

Making a Dangerous Prototypes sign in Shenzhen

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Shenzhen isn’t just about building electronic hardware, so many things can be created and customized inexpensively. One day we spotted an entire street of shops selling customized signs in Dongmen, the old market neighborhood. There’s a few dozen shops with hundreds of sample signs in different styles hung on the...

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Making wine in Shenzhen: four months into a three week tour

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Where we've been Dangerous Prototypes has been around four years this summer. This internet gig started at the DIY Life and Hack a Day blogs when I was a poor student roughing it in Amsterdam. A couple hundred bucks for a feature piece bought a lot of ramen stampot, and...

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Interview with Dangerous Prototypes at Open Source Hardware Junkies

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Last week Ian did a Skype interview with Open Source Hardware Junkies. It's up today, listen in if that's your kind of thing: Need to figure out a chip…fast? Bus Pirate may be just what you have been looking for. Designed by Dangerous Prototypes, the Bus Pirate is a universal...

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Dangerous Prototypes: About us

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Dangerous Prototypes is 2 years old this month. We updated our about page with a bit of history and answers to common questions. What do you guys do? Dangerous Prototypes makes a new open source hardware project every month. We like to make hacking and development tools, but we make...

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Dangerous Prototypes: Interview with HotHardware

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

HotHardware has an interview with Dangerous Prototypes: Dangerous Prototypes is a two-year old organization with the stated mission of producing "one new open source project every month." In its nearly two years in existence, DP has created about 30 projects, such as the Flash Destroyer. All are being sold by...

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Dangerous Prototypes: Interview with EDN

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

EDN published the first-ever article about Dangerous Prototypes. Open-source hardware suits kitchen-table start-up: Seeed Studio noticed an untapped need in the United States from engineers who have good ideas but lack the know-how and capital to start a production line. Seeed Studio’s first partner is Ian Lesnet, whose protocol debugger,...

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Dangerous Prototypes: tireless support

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Thanks! um, get some sleep... Via the contact form.

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please