Category Archives: oled

Get The Party Started With A Mesh WiFi Light Show

Wildly blinking LEDs may not be the ideal lighting for the average office environment, but they’ll surely spice up any party. And since a party without music is just a meeting, having both synced up is a great way to set the mood. Sure, you could simply roll out your …read more

Continue reading

Posted in 3D printed case, javascript, led hacks, light show, mesh network, microphone, music, oled, wemos d1 mini, ws2812b | Leave a comment

You’ll Flip For This Toggle Switch Handheld Game

Teacher says that every time a toggle switch clunks, a hacker gets their wings. Or something like that. All we know is that there are few things the hardware tinkerer likes more than the satisfying action of a nice flip. Which by extension means this handheld game built by [Roman …read more

Continue reading

Posted in ESP8266, Games, handheld game, handhelds hacks, NodeMCU, oled, sh1106, toggle switch | Leave a comment

A Smart Controller For Your DIY UV Cure Box

Resin 3D printers are finally cheap enough that peons like us can finally buy them without skipping too many meals, and what means we’re starting to see more and more of them in the hands of hackers. But to get good results you’ll also want a machine to cure the …read more

Continue reading

Posted in 3d Printer hacks, controller, led hacks, led strip, Microcontrollers, oled, pwm, timer, user interface, UV cure box | Leave a comment

Tiny Duck Hunt Looks Like Big Fun

Unless you’ve held on to an old tube TV, did the hack that lets you use a light gun with an LCD via Wiimote receiver and a couple of microcontrollers, or live close to one of those adult arcades, you might be really jonesing to play Duck Hunt by now. …read more

Continue reading

Posted in Arduino Hacks, duck hunt, ESP-12E, ESP8266, Games, NodeMCU, oled | Leave a comment

Arkanoid Clock Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

A clock can be a simple device that keeps you aware of the current time, but it can also be so much more. It can express an aesthetic ideal from yesteryear, or be a throwback to a popular cultural touchstone. It can even be both, in the case of the …read more

Continue reading

Posted in arkanoid, clock, clock hacks, oled, pic | Leave a comment

PrintEye Gives You Stats in a Blink

Once upon a time, most things were single-purpose, like the pocket watch. Then somebody made a watch with a date function, and next thing you know, we had TV/VCR combos and Swiss army knives. Now, people pull computers out of their pockets just to check the time or the bed …read more

Continue reading

Posted in 3d Printer hacks, atmega 328p, duet controller, Duet3D, json, Microcontrollers, oled, printer monitor, reprap controller | Leave a comment

DIY Thermal Imager Uses DIY Gaussian Blur

Under the right circumstances, Gaussian blurring can make an image seem more clearly defined. [DZL] demonstrates exactly this with a lightweight and compact Gaussian interpolation routine to make the low-resolution thermal sensor data display much better on a small OLED.

[DZL] used an MLX90640 sensor to create a DIY thermal …read more

Continue reading

Posted in digital cameras hacks, diy, gaussia, gaussian, Microcontrollers, MLX90640, oled, Thermal, thermal imager | Leave a comment

A Tiny Train Departure Board, Just Like The Real Thing

If you travel on the British rail system, you’ll be familiar with the ubiquitous orange dot-matrix departure display boards. At a glance they tell you the expected arrival times of the next few trains, where they are headed, and at the bottom the current time.  [Chris Crocker-White] was inspired by …read more

Continue reading

Posted in departure board, oled, rail, Raspberry Pi, software hacks, train | Leave a comment

Freeform ESP8266 Network Attached Data Display

Like many of us, [Josef Adamčík] finds himself fascinated with so-called “freeform” electronic designs, where the three dimensional circuit makes up sections of the device’s structure. When well executed, such designs really blur the line between being a practical device and an artistic piece. In fact his latest design, an …read more

Continue reading

Posted in art, brass, Circuit Sculpture, ESP8266, Microcontrollers, mqtt, oled | Leave a comment

Desktop Weather Monitor Leaves Nothing to Chance

[Mirko Pavleski] has put together a little weather station for himself that combines Internet-sourced forecasts with physical sensor data to give him a complete view of his local conditions. There’s no shortage of weather applications for our smartphones and computers that will show us the current local conditions and the …read more

Continue reading

Posted in Arduino Hacks, BMP180, Microcontrollers, NodeMCU, Nokia 5110 LCD, oled, weather forecast, weather monitor | Leave a comment