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No Filament Needed In This Direct Extrusion 3D-Printer

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Ground plastic bits go in one end, finished 3D-prints come out the other. That’s the idea behind HomoFaciens’ latest build: a direct-extrusion 3D-printer. And like all …

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A Guide To Shop Equipment Nobody Thinks About: Clean, Organized, And Efficient

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When planning out a workspace at home, the job, or at a makerspace, we all tend to focus on the fun parts. Where the equipment will …

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Vintage Philco Radio Looks Stock, Contains Modern Secret: A Raspberry Pi

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Antique radio receivers retain a significant charm, and though they do not carry huge value today they were often extremely high quality items that would have …

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Hackaday Links: July 7, 2019

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Like modular synths? Sure you do, and you need another hole to throw money into! For the last few months, Supplyframe has been hosting synthesizer and …

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Smart Shelf Hides Some Serious Functionality

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Today, it can feel like you’re always connected to the grid. We’re constantly alerted to notifications from smart phones, smart watches, and our houses have begun …

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Epoxy LED Cube Looks Sleek, And Flashes To The Beat

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If there’s one thing that’s universally popular in these polarizing times, it’s colorful glowing objects. LEDs reign supreme in this area, and we’re accustomed to seeing …

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DJI Fights Back Over Sensationalist Drone Reporting

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Over the past few years the number of reported near misses between multirotors, or drones as they are popularly referred to, and aircraft has been on …

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Low Res Video Card Is Still Amazing Since It’s Made Out Of Logic Chips

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Ben Eater has been working on building computers on breadboards for a while now, alongside doing a few tutorials and guides as YouTube videos. A few …

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A Complete Desktop PCB Etching Station

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Right now you can get a custom circuit board delivered to your door in about a week for just a few dollars. There’s little reason to …

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The Battery is Part of the Art

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A work of art is appreciated for its own sake and we will never tire of seeing stunning circuits from microscopic dead-bugs to ornate brass sculptures. …