In the Maker Shed: Super TV-B-Gone Kit

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The Maker Shed is brought to you by Maker Media, the makers of MAKE Magazine, the Maker Faire, and much more.

Launched originally as a source for back issues of MAKE Magazine, the Maker Shed expanded rapidly to meet the demand for 'projects in a box,' otherwise known as kits. Now we have a little bit of everything for makers, crafters, and budding scientists, from Arduinos to sock monkeys to chemistry sets .

426 Articles

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Super TV-B-Gone Kit
Tired of all those LCD TVs everywhere? Want a break from advertisements while you’re trying to eat? Want to zap screens from across the street? The Super TV-B-Gone kit, from the Maker Shed, is what you need!¬†This ultra-high-power, open source kit version of the popular TV-B-Gone is fun to make and even more fun to use. This version can be used in both “North American/Asia” as well as “Europe/UK” areas (basically, the whole world)! This kit comes unassembled with all necessary parts. Tools and batteries are not included. This is a very simple kit and great for people who have never soldered anything before.

Features

  • Power: 2 AA batteries (not included)
  • Output: 2 narrow-beam and 2 wide-beam IR LEDs
  • Number of TV power codes: 230 total, 115 each for American/Asian and European! You can select which zone you want during kit assembly.
  • This covers pretty much every TV of the following brands, including the latest flat-screens and plasma TVs
  • Make: Disclaimer “Please use your TV-B-Gone for good and not evil (unless it’s funny and even then we don’t necessarily condone it)”