• (TRANSCRIPT) The Ben Heck Show - Episode 10: Ben Build a Hand Crank Phone Charger

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    In the year 2000, Ben Heckendorn built his first mod.
     
    "Ben: We can…
  • (TRANSCRIPT) The Ben Heck Show - Episode 9: See Ben Building A Pinball Machine

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    In the year 2000, Ben Heckendorn built his first mod.
     
    “Ben: We can…
  • (TRANSCRIPT) The Ben Heck Show - Episode 1: Ben Mods an X-Box 360

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    In the year 2000, Ben Heckendorn built his first mod.
     
    “Ben: We…
  • (TRANSCRIPT) The Ben Heck Show - Episode 3: Ben Builds an Automatic Can Crusher…or dose he?

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    In the year 2000, Ben Heckendorn built his first mod.
     
    “Ben: We…
  • (TRANSCRIPT) The Ben Heck Show - Episode 7: Ben Heck Home Tour

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    In the year 2000,…
  • Playstation 4, Xbox One, Wii U build

    I recently sent this question to Origen AE, to request their feedback and advice on who I could find to help make this project a reality. I'm wanting to pay someone to do this, as I don't have the expertise to do it myself.


    Origen AE Technology…

  • Raspberry pi and cartrigde reader

    I have a game boy advanced that stopped working. I was think in using the case, lcd and cartridge reader from it and adapting a raspberry pi model b to substitute the fried motherboard. Could you give some pointers in this project, i don't have a clue…

  • all in one system

    So Ben has taken on a lot of gaming mods, but i have an ultimate challenge. How about an all-in-one gaming system that can play xbox, playstation, and wii video games. i feel like if he can do this, i would so buy it

  • Possible To Make A Modular RPi Case?

    Hey!

    Do you think it would be possible to create a modular Raspberry Pi case. What I mean by this is a normal RPi case with attachable/stackable modules (for WiFi/extra USB ports/a DVD drive/etc). These could perhaps connect with magnets at the corners…

  • ps3 slim or xbox slim laptop?

    i am currently doing a course on games design in college and although i am on a student/ dole (benefits) budget since loosing my job i would like to know which one could be done for the least amount of money and the possible materials i would need to…

  • arcade xbox360

    Hey Ben Heck I got this idea from a dream a racing arcade game with an xbox 360.But you have to put money in it to play the ultimate arcade game.signed Jonah Mendez.

  • 3D printing a 3D printer Show Suggestion

    the price of a 3D printer is still really high. how cheaply could you print as many components as you can and then buy the rest could you make it cost efficient ?

  • Help me OBen-Wan Kenobi, Which board should I use?????

    I am a recent convert ot hobby electronics. I have an extensive background in model building and rapid prototyping and architectural model building. I have made several projects and models, but none have included electronics. I am looking to take it to…

  • Challenge: Computer Cooling Via Radiator

    I have recently got an AMD FX-8350 CPU and it generates lots of heat without overclocking and even after getting a reasonable priced water / liquid closed loop cooling I am still getting very high tempreatures and the next coolers up are in the levels…

  • Rasberry pi iPod and Android dock

    This could be a great project to build.

     

    It's a dock that accepts Android and Apple (old style dock) and also has a PI as a radio/music streamer with a display.

     

    You control it via web interface buttons on dock or remote.

     

    Also could have a USB reader…

  • Ultimate alarm clock

    I'm thinking about making an alarm clock as none of models I see in stores have all the features I want. I was thinking some of the features could be upgrades that you connect while the clock is off.

    Here are some features I've thought of so far in…

  • Is it possible for a copy of Windows to run on a Raspberry Pi?

    Hello i was wondering if it was possible to run either windows 8 or windows xp on a Raspberry Pi model B 512mb.

     

    ever since i bought my Raspberry Pi i was always thinking of if my thought would be possible. Being a raspberry Pi it does not have the function…

  • Bluetooth headphone challenge

    I have a challenge for Ben. I have some Skullcandy Aviator headphones. They sound great and have a cool retro look. There's just one problem. The wire. How hard would it be to add a bluetooth reciever in one side and a battery to power it in the other…

  • something fun to build!!

    so i have an idea that Ben can build. as a 15 year old in middle school going on to highschool i have very boring classes or classes with nothing to do. i would like to see Ben mod a gameboy/gameboy advance sp (what i have) to a calculator like a hidden…

  • Need help/inspiration (Possible project for show)

    I was browsing on the Internet a while back and stumbled upon a computer someone took and I guess put on a piece of plywood with some LEDs and made it look real futruristic. I can't remember where I seen it but I figure you could do it a little better…

  • Viewer Challange: Magnetic mouse/joystick base for games like Battlefield 3

    Ok, I was watching old episodes of Prototype This! on Netflix and an idea sprang up into my head.

     

    A mouse that uses a magnetic sensor instead of a light, and the base can double as a joystick for hopping in and out of vehicles, or playing flight sims.…

  • iPod Speaker Dock Idea

    I have some speakers I scrapped from a broken LCD TV, and I thought it would be a cool idea to make an iPod dock out of them. I also have a NETduino that i want to implement into this project somehow.

    My main problem is the circuitry.

    1.) I dont know how…

  • USB user challange

    Ben. I run 2 complete computers until I can get a cord to connect my laptop to the bigger moniter, But until then I have one external USB mouse.

    I would like to challenge you to build a USB switch.  On one end you plug in the mouse, then it splits into…

  • Loved the Pc case mod

    I been watching Ben  do alot of his building on his show. I loved the Pc Case Mod. I was  wondering if you could build another computer case mod. I would love to see it built out of aluminium. Thanks I am looking forward to watching your show  when the next…