Joule Thief goes “steampunk”


The Joule Thief madness continues, here used in a project to power an “on phone” status light/headset hook.

Steampunk Headset Hook


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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

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