Articles tagged with Electronics

A couple of ATtiny projects (ARC reactor + lighthouse)

By john

Here are a couple of the other ATtiny projects I've worked on.  Only now just writing them up.  They are both pretty simple.

The first was an Iron Man style "ARC reactor" (the circle light in his chest) that I made to go with my son's (shop bought) Iron Man …

A small monobox speaker (LM386 amp + speaker in a box)

By john

I decided to have a go at making a monobox from the MAKE site. It's basically a small battery (or mains) powered amplifier and mono speaker for playing music from an iPod/mp3 player. Here's my finished monobox:

Monobox and iPod

The guide to make the monobox is pretty thorough and lists everything …

DIY Canon G10 Camera Remote

By john

I quite enjoy some casual macro photography and am always taking pictures of various projects (which are usually on the smaller scale). For those types of photos you ideally need good light and a steady hand. When you don't have good light then a tripod helps a lot, but a …

Blinking Halloween Spider Eyes Hats using PICAXE 08m chips

By john

For some reason I got seized by the idea of creating some electronics for our Halloween costumes this year. In previous years I have gone as far as dying my hair green for Halloween, but that is just an evening's work. This year we were having a more sedate affair …