• ATX Bench Power Supply - Variable output

    Hi!

     

    I watched Ben's newest video where he makes a new bench power supply using an old ATX PSU. Now I could use one aswell but it may be worth adding a variable output, maybe one where I can adjust Amps and Volts.

    I've tried this before and recreated…

  • Need help

    lately i seen people using the  Xbox 360 Kinect cam as web and ive seen tutorials about how to do it and i just cant get it to work if anyone out there knows how to do this please help

  • 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…

  • Portable idea and question on how to go about it?

    This is my first project so please treat me as if i know nothing about the world i.e. an alien who happens to stumble across a radica plug in and play then watch the ben heck show and wants to do something with thsi plug in and play system.

     

    To start off…

  • portable desktop pc hack

    so i've been looking at one of ben's videos, and i got this wierd idea. i wanted to make my desktop pc portable.

    so i made this:

    and i need to somehow attach screen to it. it will be nice if someone would gave me idea how to put that together, and…

  • Raspberry Pi - On Board Speaker?

    Hi everyone in the community.

     

    I'm a little out of my depth so thought I'd ask people that know

     

    I am interested in the possibilty of creating an "on-board" speaker that is directly soldered to my Raspberry Pi.

     

    Ideally I'd like to know if…

  • Viewer Question: Simple Pinball

         Does anyone know if it is possible to buid a simple pinball machine with only a small microcontroller? The raspberry pi can act as a microcontroller, and I was wondering if it could run from the Pi. If not, could it run from an arduino? The machine would…

  • Cheap Sylvania 7" Netbooks... GPIO goldmine or Hackable Pi Laptop?

    Hello goers of Element14, and Ben, if you're peeping in here every so often! long time viewer here with something interesting, I think.

     

    I have one of these Sylvania SYNET7 generic chinese CVS-sold 7" netbooks in my posession. Recently, I took interest…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Hack a Tivo (right out of the box) to make a DVR

    I have a Tivo that I got as a premium for buying something else at an electronics store.  I only did the deal because I stupidly thought I could use the Tivo like a dvr and didn't need the service.  Thanks.  If it makes a difference, it is a Tivo Premiere…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • My First Build

    Hy Ben, i'm from italy and i've a challange for you... i really love to run... but i've also some heart issues, so i must mesure my heartbeat ... i think that maybe is it possible to hock up a display to an arduino (maybe pro mini) and an heartbeat sensor…

  • DIY XBox servicing

    Hello everyone my name is Emil.

    do u need a permit for fixing the red ring of light on the xbox 360

  • 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…

  • Breakfast Machine

    (As this is my first post please bare with me, I'm not a electronic engineer or some great and brilliant scientist but rather a simple carer who looks after someone and comes up with new ways to improve the lives of others)

     

    Yes indeed, the breakfast…

  • Challenge : Phone Fusion

    Would it be possible to combine/fuse an iphone and another android phone like the Galaxy Note.

    I was thinking that the iphone and the Note would use The Notes Screen and would be transition between the iphone and the Note. While one phone is being used…

  • Multiple System arcade stick challenge

    Hey Ben

     

    Love the show,

     

    We are building a multiple console arcade.  We have several consoles and are building them into a single cabinet. Many of our favorite arcade games have been released on consoles so the idea was spawned to integrate a few console…

  • Custom buttons, switches, and sensors?

    Any suggestions for a good source of custom purposed buttons for projects? For example, I've owned several iOS devices and the buttons are always the first thing to go. You can replace these but I've only ever seen straight replacements. I want to swap…

  • 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: DIY bluetooth > female ipod dock adaptor

    So im looking to escape the Apple stranglehold and replace my iPhone with a flashy new Android device but the main thing that is holding me back is the ease of use if my speaker dock. Every night i simply drop my iPhone into the dock and i while my own…

  • LCD TV to Light Table Help

    I have an Envision L32W761 TV with a cracked LCD screen. The TV still works, but I want to repurpose it as a light source for a lighted table. I've removed mostly everything, but I am unable to figure out how to bypass the main board. I can leave the…

  • PS One LCD alternative for Portable Arcade projects (i.e. NeoGeo MVS)

    Hi Community,

    I am looking for some alternative LCD screens that I can more easily hook up to RGB 15kHz sources (Sega Megadrive/Genesis, Amiga, NeoGeo MVS boards). PS One LCDs are getting more difficult to source and more expensive...

    Thanks

     

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