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Simple Solder Fume Extractor

Project Cost:20.00 Est Construction Time: .5 Hr Required Skill Level: Scissors and Screwdriver   Overview: With all the inventing and tinker and I do I tend a burn through equipment faster than most people. So when my $100 solder fume extractor gave up the ghosts I wasn’t really willing to …

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DIY General Hydroponics Drip System

Author: Jared Bouck Project Cost:28.00 Est Construction Time: 1 Hr Required Skill Level: Basic hand tool Skills Overview: One thing that kind of pissed me off in my hydroponic research early on was the number of people that are taking advantage of unaware growers and people just starting into the …

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DIY CFL Grow Light

Author: Jared Bouck Project Cost: 25.00 Est Construction Time: .25 Hr Required Skill Level: Can you screw in a lightbulb? Overview: This project was a personal experiment that i did to learn about lighting options for the growing environment. And as it usually turns out, the results were better than …

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Ultimte Geek Scooter

While working for a former employer I had the opportunity to use my 20th level geek skills to produce an extremely high density mobile computing platform in a scooter for a promotional campaign we created for a client we had at the time Plaza Cycles. The end result was a …

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Humidity and Temperature Sensor Board

Overview: Today I realized that we haven’t published many articles this year on invent geek because the articles and projects we are working on are larger in scale and require a lot more time and resources that our typical past articles. However I wanted to publish a simple article detailing …

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Web Enabled Arduino Plug

Overview: This is mostly just a fun article that I wanted to write for the simple reason of accessible information for anyone. Basically this is a example project that demonstrates how extremely easy it is to use the Arduino based platform to control high voltage devices via a webpage. This …

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Laser Arduino Instrument

Overview: So this project has been lying around for a while and I finally found some time to write it up. I was inspired with several of the other popular microcontroller based laser instruments that have been floating around on the web over the last year. Ultimately I wanted to …

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Giant Vu Meter / Control Box Build

Overview: So this is kind of a fun project overall. The real star of the project is the control box that is a small elegant control system with easy to use plug outlet type connections. We have 12 isolated outlets on this control box for all sorts of fun larger …

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Diamond Grease

Anybody who is a true computer hardware enthusiast these days knows that keeping your CPU from overheating while pushing it to its limits is one of the most important concerns. Thermal compounds like arctic silver are the front line of that defense, conducting the heat directly from the CPU to …

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EL Wire Butter Fly Wings

I did this as a fun project for a friend for the element 11 festival in Utah this spring. They turned out so wonderful that I had to write them up for all of you. This really makes a great Halloween costume and if you have little ones it makes …

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The Ultimate Car Computer

It is quite an experience to be cruising in your J33p (that’s Jeep in L33t for the uninitiated out there) with the windows down (car windows not the OS) knowing two things with absolute confidence. First, you have a car that James Bond would be envious of, ok well maybe …

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Kegerator Cooled Computer

I have wanted to do some extreme cooling projects for a while now. We have been swamped by a few huge new projects that we are extremely excited for. But I thought this would be a good time for a project of a smaller scale. After surfing the internet finding …

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UV Display Panel

So there is no hiding the fact that I have been interested in ultraviolet light lately. I also have a few dead LCD monitors laying around I have been experimenting with. It was only natural that I would combine the two to help show off my fluorescing rock collection. This …

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Ionic Wind Heat Sink

Just when I thought I didn’t have another ionic wind cooling project left in me I was more or less overwhelmed with emails from our last version that really let me know there is strong interest in this type of system cooling. So I decided to put one more idea …

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RC Airsoft Turret

As promised here is version 2.0 of the airsoft turret project. Based on an overwhelming amount of fan feedback from the first project we decided to make the platform a little more flexible by supporting both USB and Radio Controlled interfaces so more people with different interests will be able …

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