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Transfer the MintDuino from Breadboard to Perfboard


The MintDuino kit is a fantastic project to help you learn the basic circuitry of an Arduino clone, but it is not mechanically sturdy enough for most projects. This breadboard-to-perfboard project will provide a solution to make your MintDuino as strong as the tin it comes in! Plus, this board layout... Read more »

Security Box


This is a very simple box design using a small box (a shoe box or smaller works) with a simple lock mechanism to represent the opening of the box. When you get the code right, a green LED lights up and the servo moves, unlocking the box (or at least... Read more »

Joey #1 SMD Arduino Shield Kit


Get your shades on … these SMDs are bright! Are you a beginner who wants to learn surface-mount soldering? This is the kit for you. Designed by young maker Joey Hudy, this kit is easy and straightforward to build. The LEDs are individually addressable, and everything is included except soldering... Read more »

A Touchless 3D Tracking Interface


In this project, we’ll take a very simple idea — the length of time it takes a capacitor to charge — and make something rather amazing with it: a 3D interface that can track the position of your hand. The original implementation of this project comes from media artist Kyle... Read more »