Upcycle your old PC fans into mini wind generators →
Have stacks of old computer equipment gather dust ? Now you can put some of it to use! This instructable shows you how to use PC fans as mini wind generators for recharging solar lights and ni-cads. You’ll need some basic soldering skills, but this is otherwise a very easy project. My little wind generator makes around 1.5 - 2V in a 8mph wind, about 20ma into a ni-cad. This wasn’t...
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How to make Xbox 360 / PC Arcade Joystick →
To get an authentic experience when playing arcade games on your PC or XBox Live Arcade, you need legitimate arcade hardware. A good stick still costs a fair bit of coin however it’s not that hard to make one of your own at reduced cost. This tutorial covers building a housing, installing the arcade components, converting the controller to allow for external inputs and wiring the whole thing up....