Solar Powered Remote Control


Shawn Blaszak from Pumping Station: One shows how to build a remote control that charges on your windowsill while you’re hacking away in the cube farm. [Via @pdp7]

6 thoughts on “Solar Powered Remote Control

  1. Dar says:

    Ha! Shawn, you are a Hacker/Geek for sure. First thing I saw was that giant screw holding the tip in on your soldering iron. Great… I’m still smiling.. Darwin..

    1. Anonymous says:

      Thanks Dar, but it would be poor form if I took credit for something I didn’t do. The video was filmed at Pumping Station: One (a hackerspace in Chicago). Another member of the space was the one to use the screw to hold the replacement soldering tip in place.

  2. Drew Fustini says:

    Great novel & practical application of solar power. Now for a solar TV-B-Gone mod! ;)

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