Post Profile

Easily Distracted Genius Hacks His Soldering Iron To Play Tetris

Video. The TS100 is an open-source, precision soldering iron that includes the ability to program its temperature. In service of that, the device uses a tiny OLED screen, which allowed YouTube's Joric to hack the device and make playing Tetris another one of the tool's many features. More »      
read more


Related Posts

Soldering Iron Cauterization

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Medical hacks are not for the weak of stomach, so read further at your own risk. [Todd Harrison] shows you how to remove a stubborn skin wart using a good ol’ soldering iron, and a fair endurance for pain. After all, cauterization i...

Hacking Amazing Soldering Features into the Already Great Weller WMRP

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Weller, the German soldering tools manufacturer, has a nice range of micro soldering irons (pencils) designated as the WMRP series. These are 12V, 40 W or 55W units with a 3 second heat up time, and allow quick tip exchange without ...

Solder station hack adds temperature control

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Take that cheap fire stick you call a soldering iron and turn it into a real tool. [Giorgos Lazaridis] turned his 30 watt soldering iron into a temperature controlled soldering station by adding a thermistor just above the tip to mo...

Wii U Reportedly Hacked To Allow Users To Run Games From USB Devices

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

The builders of a Wii hacking devices, Wiikey, have announced that they've found a method to hack the Wii U to play content via USB media. The kit also claims to work on devices from any region and requires no soldering.

Hackaday Prize Entry: OLED Displays For Soldering Iron Tips

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Having soldered one end of a wire to a switch, you move on to the next step in your hack, soldering the other end of the wire to the more temperature sensitive pin 11 on the 6847 video chip. You set the soldering pen’s target temper...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC