• 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…

  • 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…

  • Digital RGB (TTL) to VGA or HDMI

    Hi Ben! Great stuff I've seen you do in your videos. So maybe you can help with this.  I have a Roland S-550 Digital Sampler. I works great, via the monochrome output on the back of the unit. Yet, it is in grayscale. Is there a way to create a converter…

  • 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…

  • Show Idea and/or Question: A swim team starter system made with an Arduino

    Hi Ben and/or Element 14 community,

    My local swim team recently had their starting system stolen. They need a replacement soon, but new and even used starting systems are very expensive (used ones range from 250 - 1500 dollars [USD]). I was wondering if…

  • Ben Heck Show Project Challenge – graft a wireless mouse to IR Remote Control

    Here's my idea - add wireless mouse function to IR remote control such as the Harmony 650.

     

    Why do this:  My home entertainment center has the usual stuff - TV, PVR, BD Player, and Apple TV2, but sometimes, to watch videos from sources Apple TV and most…

  • Viewer Challenge- Monster home entertainment unit?

    Ok,

      How about this.  If everyone out there is like me they have a plethera of home entertainment devices cluttering up their living rooms, bedroom, or where ever.  In my living room I have a ps3, xbox 360, wii, and a HTPC.  This problem is BEGGING for a…

  • Viewer Challenge: Original Playstation to PC

    Years ago, when i was in high school, I found plans online to gut an old NES and convert it into a mini-pc. My friend had a broken NES, but when I made the mistake of telling him what I wanted it for, he changed his mind and made the NES-computer for…

  • psvp3-boy (playstation vita portable 3 boy)

    blue ray drive on the back, inside a ps3 processor and other necessary components of ps3 (miniaturized) ps-vita components, lithium ion battery, on the top a umd drive (cartridge style loading) gba slot, usb port (1), a ps vita game card slot, L1 and…

  • Modern Day ZX Spectrum

    The ZX Spectrum you said you have in a video, You should turn it into a more modern day system. CD/DVD/BLURAY Drives, Networking, Wireless (Maybe even a gamepad), 1080p HDMI output are some ideas.

     

    Cheers,

    ~~~~~

     

    PS, Making it run some port of DOOM would be…

  • Viewer Challenge - Wii U Tablet

    I saw your one-handed xbox one controller episode, and you said no one asks for wii u mods. I have a wii u, and I love it, but the game pad looks so much like a tablet and games can be played just on it but only in the same room as the console itself…

  • Viewer Challenge: OTA Antenna A/V Web Server

    I have an idea for a viewer challenge.  I would like to see you hack an old HDTV tuner box or an old TV and hook the tuner up to a RaspberryPi or Beagle Bone so that I can watch my over the air tv broadcasts on my smart phone or tablet.  I would like to…

  • Viewer Build Challenge Idea: RF Module Xbox 360

    I was thinking it would be neat to use my old original red ring Xbox 360's RF module to hookup a 360 controller to the PC via USB. Also if possible to be able to sync additional/different controllers as well as have the 4 ring lights light up with what…

  • Build Idea

    I have this idea for a real life version of the search and destroy game type from the call of duty series. But using airsoft guns (safety first). What I need is the "bomb", I found a cool alarm clock on amazon here http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BWJ47SY…

  • Viewer Challenge - Recycled Laptop into Tablet.

    I have a build idea I'd like for you to look into. In the spirit of recycling and to bring attention to the tons ans tons of electronic waste that is floooding the world. I'd like for you to take a laptop computer and turn it into a tablet. Using the…

  • You said no more XBOX 360 laptops, What about an XBOX 360 Tablet???

    I would LOVE to see you build an Xbox 360 tablet (It doesn't neccisarily have to be a touchscreen tablet, but more of an Xbox 360 Picture Frame) Thanks! Hope you build this! I think it would be SWEET and less expensive than an XBOX 360 Laptop and maybe…

  • Portable Device: Android smartphone (Raspberry Pi; Ouya)

    Ben,

     

    This is a viewer challenge for your show. I sent you an email a couple of weeks ago about this idea. You should build an android smartphone from a raspberry pi or from an ouya.

     

    The ouya is based off of android applications, so the whole android idea…

  • xbox controller modifacation

    hey ben i want to know howpeople make hex codes from scratch that and put it on a pic 12f683 chip for a rapid fire controller mod with thing like rapid fire, drop shot, jump shot, quick scope, tea bag(for fun), etc. please respond ive been wanting to…

  • Gameboy advance sp remodified

    Hey Ben can you make a Gameboy advanced sp thinner lighter more battery power and make it read roms off a micro sd card but keeping the control layout the same also make the charger different....... So what I'm asking is reinvent the gameboy advance …

  • Ben Heck Show Challenge

    Hello Ben!

     

    My brothers and I thought it'd be cool to have a gaming system that could travel with us since our mom has a vehicle with a built-in DVD player that has composite jacks built on the side for such occasions. We originally wanted to go cartridge…

  • Show Idea 2.0!

    So far none of my show ideas have had any response from neither Ben or the community here... but this one is a good one. That's why I am calling this one... Show Idea 2.0! I have recently decided to get a new phone because my last one broke; but because…