Arduino-Controlled “Sonic Screwdriver”

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Arduino-Controlled “Sonic Screwdriver”

Gunther Cox’s recreation of the Doctor Who movie prop packs an Arduino Pro Mini. If you’re not familiar with the show, the Doctor’s sonic screwdriver is a deus ex machina element that does pretty much everything and moves the plot forward whenever needed. Gunther’s version packs an electromagnetic field meter, voltage detector, dog whistle, brown note generator(!), sound meter, ohm meter, volt meter, and also works as a universal remote, flashlight, and laser pointer.

14 thoughts on “Arduino-Controlled “Sonic Screwdriver”

  1. Macdja38 says:

    I NEED one, but I’ll add a tap to pay system! With my debit card!

  2. Macdja38 says:

    Maybe for buses

  3. Danial says:

    Oh, PLEASE add a how to make page!

  4. Marshall Horton says:

    all that but it doesn’t do wood!

  5. George says:

    There is updated schematics on the blog

  6. sigaretta elettronica accessori says:

    sigaretta elettronica accessori

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  7. the per dimagrire says:

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