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What do you do if you have to solder thousands of through-hole parts? The expensive, professional way of doing this is running the boards through... [Read More]
Tags: Soldering - 3D - Printer
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Before Wolfram Alpha, before the Internet, before even PCs, calculations more complex than what could be accomplished with a "four banger" required some kind of... [Read More]
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Unless you're one of the cool people who uses the same password everywhere, you might be in need of a hardware device that keeps your... [Read More]
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USB-C has been around for a while, and now that it can charge phones and Macbooks and Thinkpads, the hackers are starting to take note... [Read More]
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RFID payment systems are one of those things that the community seems to be divided on. Some only see the technology as a potential security... [Read More]
Tags: RFID - Payment - Ring
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While at the Hacker Hotel camp in the Netherlands back in February, our attention was diverted to an unusual project. [Niklas Fauth] had bought along... [Read More]
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To the average person, the application of balloon technology pretty much begins and ends with birthday parties. The Hackaday reader might be able to expand... [Read More]
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Every few years, or so we're told, [Scott] revisits the idea of building an electrocardiogram machine. This is just a small box with three electrodes.... [Read More]
Tags: Scott - Attach - [Scott]
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This is an exciting day for me -- we finally get to build some ham radio gear! To me, building gear is the big attraction... [Read More]
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Some among us may already heard that what should have been Samsung's fancy new high-end smartphone with a flexible, foldable OLED display has been failing... [Read More]
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If you can ride a bike with no handlebars, no handlebars, no handlebars, you can do just about anything. You can take apart a remote... [Read More]
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After spotting some interesting military phones at a museum, [CuriousMarc] wondered what it would take to retrofit these heavy duty pieces of telecom equipment for... [Read More]
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Do you have an EMC probe in your toolkit? Probably not, unless you're in the business of electromagnetic compatibility testing or getting a product ready... [Read More]
Tags: Probably - EMC - Probe
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If you own a 3D printer, you've heard of Thingiverse. The MakerBot-operated site has been the de facto model repository for 3D printable models since... [Read More]
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White LEDs were the technological breakthrough that changed the world of lighting, now they are everywhere. There's no better sign of their cost-effective ubiquity than... [Read More]
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If you mention a clock that receives its time via radio, most people will think of one taking a long wave signal from a station... [Read More]
Tags: WWVB MSF - DCF77 - Clock
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The true story of pirate radio is a complicated fight over the airwaves. Maybe you have a picture in your mind of some kid in... [Read More]
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If you want to measure voltage you reach for a voltmeter. Current? An ammeter. Resistance? An ohmmeter. But what about measuring AC power? A watt... [Read More]
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A video has been making the rounds on social media recently that shows a 3D printed "steak" developed by a company called NovaMeat. In the... [Read More]
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Data exfiltration via side channel attacks can be a fascinating topic. It is easy to forget that there are so many different ways that electronic... [Read More]
Tags: Data - Stealing - DNA
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