What does the world look like through the eyes of a light dependent resistor (LDR)? My unimpressive PunyCam shows us the answer… ever so slowly!
When I found this ancient QuickShot Joystick which seemed to be still in working order, I just had to make it work again. Of course, no modern computer knows how to interface with such a dinosaur, so I build a “translator” system using and Arduino Leonardo. Here’s how.
Throwing away a stereo system because of a tiny broken piece of plastic? Not in this house!
One of the benefits of playing with electronics and Making is that with time, you can start fixing gadgets around the house. I’m not talking about home appliances – these could really harm you if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing – but there are plenty of other opportunities. Take, for instance, this Remote Controlled Beetle toy: