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 »

Mintronics: Menta

The Mintronics: Menta is a unique Arduino-compatible microcontroller kit. It features a handy, on-board prototyping space and is specifically designed to use the included mint tin as an enclosure! This makes it perfect for logging applications and on-the-go development. The prototyping area is perfectly sized for one of our mini... Read more »

Tacit: A Haptic Wrist Rangefinder

Tacit is a wearable system that translates the distance to anything you aim your hand toward into pressure on your wrist. The closer the object, the greater the pressure. Sweep your hand around, and the device conveys to you a tactile image of your surroundings. I designed Tacit to help... Read more »

Headgear MIDI Control

Based on my lifelong habit of “beatboxing” melodies and rhythms and essentially songwriting as I walk, drive, or shower, I’ve always wanted to make a device that would take my vocal mush and output exactly what’s in my head, in real time on stage. Well, I haven’t achieved exactly that... Read more »

ESP/psi Testing Lamp

Albert Einstein once wrote that God does not play dice with the universe. To which Niels Bohr (or Enrico Fermi) reportedly replied, “Stop telling God what to do with his dice.” Here’s a mood lamp that expresses these dice as 4 multicolored cubes that blink randomly, with true randomness —... Read more »

MiniPOV Kit

Learn how to build the “persistence of vision” display, which is a classic DIY project with a computer chip that flashes LED lights super fast, as you swing the gadget through the air — making them appear like hundreds of lights displaying a message. Read more »