Electronic stuff finder

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Electronic stuff finder
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MAKE contributor David Prochnow has a piece on PopSci DIY about making visible and audible object finders out of the receivers found in RadioShack ZipZaps micro RC cars and Atmel ATtiny13 chips.

These electronic finder remotes always seem more trouble than they’re worth — technology that sounds good on paper… But your mileage may vary. Might be a fun little project, nonetheless.

This Finder’s a Keeper

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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