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Category Archives: Holiday
Seeed’s Pre-Christmas promotion begins! The discount season will last from 10th to 24th Nov., amazing discount (up to 50%) is waiting for you. Get discount Pre-Christmas open hardware, discount Groves and Xadow wearable modules, discount Arduino Compatible Board and Shields … Read more
A geek love by Boris Landoni: Hack your Valentine with HeartThrob Today we present the perfect Valentine gadget: just shake it and it will turn on and crate incredible light animations. That will be cool for sure! We know that, as … Read more
Happy New Year! Thank you for reading the blog and being part of our community in 2013! We’re looking forward to more open hardware projects, more how-tos, more videos, more free PCBs, and more hacking in 2014.
Tom over at Numato writes, “This year we are calling all electronics enthusiasts to join this event and grab their free gift. Gifts ranging from SMD adapters to FPGA boards. More details at www.numato.cc” This is the happiest time of the year … Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.
Ihsan informs us of Digitstump’s Black Friday sale: We are pleased to announce that Digistump.com will be offering some amazing deals for Black Friday thru Cyber Monday – while we can’t compete with the big stores, because we don’t have 2-3x mark-up … Read more
In recognition of the Black Friday shopping sales, we will be selling the Chronos for only $29.99 + free shipping on the TI eStore all week! There will only be a limited number available each day, but this deal will … Read more
Ryan from Pololu informs us about their biggest Black Friday sale: Pololu Robotics and Electronics is having its biggest Black Friday sale yet, discounting hundreds of sensors, actuators, motor controllers, and other robot parts by 30% to 60% and offering … Read more
Brandon Etto designed this changing portrait Halloween prop. The hardware consists of a Raspberry Pi (Model B) and a 19″ widescreen LCD Monitor. Construction details and code links can be found on MAKE.
This project uses a Parallax Propeller Project board with microSD card attached, PIR sensor, LM386 Audio Amp, IRL520 FET and associated discrete components to make an animated Halloween prop. The PIR inside the pumpkin senses motion and when triggered it … Read more
Eric Thompson of Lowvoltagelabs. sends in these two Open Source Hardware projects for Halloween: I thought October might be a good time to share a couple Halloween related circuit boards that I have designed. Both of them were designed using … Read more
Telford Dorr posted this project in time for Halloween, to flicker your porch lights like a lantern in a strong wind. It’s a table driven Arduino based programmable dimmer. Visit Telford’s website for source code and project details. Via the … Read more
Today is National Geek Day! According to Wikipedia, Geek Pride Day (Spanish: Día del orgullo friki ) is an initiative to promote geek culture, celebrated annually on 25 May. The date was chosen as to commemorate the release of the … Read more
Want to make your loved ones feel extra special with your handmade Valentine’s Day flowers? Nowait shows you how to make inexpensive electronic flowers: Long story short, I get alot of stick for not buying flowers (I think they are a … Read more
Clint Stevenson and his son built this animatronic robot head for his Valentine’s Day treat box for school and wrote up the build on the Casco Logix blog. He relates, “The blog post doesn’t talk about or show the body … Read more
Happy New Year! Thank you for reading the blog and being part of our community in 2012! We’re looking forward to more open hardware projects, more how-tos, more videos, more free PCBs, and more hacking in 2013.
Numatu Lab is starting a New Year’s giveaway. Commenting on their Facebook post guaranties you a random gift from their store. Three randomly chosen winners will get a Elbert Spartan 3A FPGA Development Board. Sharing some of our joy with … Read more
Holiday greetings grown in a petri dish. Trees and snowman are also very nice. Via Making Electronics Thingies in Amsterdam mailing list.
I2C giving you the Christmas blues? Need help upgrading your new Bus Pirate or Logic Sniffer? Support is available on Christmas, just give us a shout in the forum. Happy holidays from everyone at Dangerous Prototypes!