Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

Latest from Collin Cunningham

MAKE Magazine’s special Ultimate Workshop and Tool Guide 2011 reveals the top tools and tricks for today’s DIY “maker” workshop — not just woodworking, but metalworking, electronics, robotics, computerized milling, 3D printing, and more. Whether you need a gift for the do-it-yourselfer who loves technology, or you want to rev... Read more » Join Collin as he synchronizes light to sound using the power of analog circuitry. It's disco-tech! Read more »

Long before the dawn of digital music, folks employed the power of the electric color organ (aka “light organ”) to add some synced visuals to their hi-fi experience. Schematics for building such a beast based on AC power and incandescent bulbs can be be found fairly easily on the web,... Read more »

Once the growing sprawl of electronic parts starts showing up in your dreams, you know you've got some tidying up to do. But who wants to spend hours organizing parts & gear when you could be having fun actually using it? Hmm ... good point. Well, if you do manage... Read more »

Once the growing sprawl of electronic parts starts showing up in your dreams, you know you’ve got some tidying up to do. It can be a challenge to spend quality hacking time on humdrum sorting & parts organization, but of course, in the long run it’s a no-brainer. I’ve yet... Read more »

What do you get when you combine DIY custom molded earplugs with a pair of in-ear headphones? Isolated Hi-Fi that fits like a glove but won't break the bank. Read more »

I’ve used quite a variety of sound-isolating personal audio gear; around-ear cans, in-ear buds, as well as active noise-canceling models. All of these posed problems for me in one way or another. Most often, it came down to issues with comfort and how well each design could maintain a good... Read more »


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