Hacking the doorbell – Roo Reynolds

Roo Reynolds put together a super sweet wireless Arduino controlled doorbell.  Check out the setup & sketch! Hacking the doorbell – Roo Reynolds.


DKKAI Roadie

DKKAI Roadie, originally uploaded by Spikenzie. The DKKAI has a two row connector on board designed for expansions. Here we are working on a prototype of the “DKKAI Roadie”. With the Roadie, your can change the midi notes associated with each drum head completely ‘on the fly’.  No need to edit the sketch, recompile & upload.  The changes… Read More »

Awesome timelapse video: Rapture | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Incredible what can be done with timed exposures.! Awesome timelapse video: Rapture | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. “Make sure it’s set to HD, make it full screen, and turn your speakers up. I suggest letting the video buffer get well ahead, too, so it doesn’t skip.”


End Of an Era: Panasonic Kills Off Technics Turntables

End Of an Era: Panasonic Kills Off Technics Turntables. Will this mean the end to DJ’s as they were in the 60’s-90’s?Only time will tell.  All we need is a scratch-scrub option on the iDevices & a few stolen milk crates to carry them in.


View from inside a working Laser Cutter

This video was made by placing an iPhone into a laser cutter with the camera rolling. Normally you don’t see the laser beam but in this case the red visible beam used to aim the laser was turned on. The phone didn’t get burnt since the “safety” cover was open which stops the cutting laser from firing.

Drum Kit Kit AI : Response time

I was asked about the Drum Kit Kit AI’s response time so I decided to test it: On an oscilloscope one channel was connected to the piezo lead coming from a drum pad and the other was connected to the MIDI out of the Drum Kit. The time delay was about 400us – 700us, this is less the… Read More »