Random projects and posts - page 15

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger MK 2

26 OCTOBER 2009

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger MK 2 A DIY optical camera flash or camera trigger using a laser and PIC Processor based timer circuit. Following from the basic high speed photography trigger we made, we found that...

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger

18 OCTOBER 2009

A DIY optical camera flash or camera trigger using a laser and basic timer circuit. I have always enjoyed trying to take water drop photos but getting the flash and camera to trigger at the right moment by hand was always...

Apple Mac Pro Tower High Pitch Whine

11 OCTOBER 2009

My new Mac Pro tower has had an annoying high pitched squeal or whine when moving windows or scrolling windows on the screen. The sound is not there all the time but only after the machine has been on for a few hours...

DIY Chromakey wall

29 SEPTEMBER 2009

DIY wall for Chromakey green screen recording. After spending a lot of time trying to get good quality green screen footage for e-learning projects using cloth backgrounds, we decided to build a dedicated wall at the studio...

Logitech Harmony 885 remote control 12 Volt Solar Charger

27 JUNE 2009

After looking for more items around the house which could be charged from the new solar system, we decided to try converting the Logitech Harmony 885 remote control chargers to run from 12 volts. The Logitech charger runs...

DIY LCD monitor flush wall mount

26 JUNE 2009

After moving my monitors around on the office desk to make way for some new kit, I found that the best place would be if one of the screens was fitted flush against one of the brick walls in the office. I made this VESA...

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels

09 MAY 2009

After purchasing further solar cells from the USA via ebay, We are building four new weather proof outdoor solar panels which should supply around 320w which should be enough energy to run the household lighting circuit and...

aluminum imac hard drive upgrade guide

16 NOVEMBER 2008

Aluminium iMac Hard Drive upgrade guide Upgrading the internal hard drive in a 2007-2008 Apple iMac to 1.5TB The following guide provides step by step instructions on how to disassemble and upgrade your Apple iMac 20" or...

Final Cut Pro First Attempt

07 NOVEMBER 2008

After buying a Canon XH A1 camcorder a couple of months ago, I finally got round to buying the hardware and software to let me edit the hd video footage it generates, by buying a Mac Pro and a copy of Final Cut Studio 2 last...

DIY Solar Solar Panel

11 OCTOBER 2008

After sourcing 50 solar cells from the USA via ebay, I am building a weather proof outdoor solar panel array which should supply enough energy to run the household lighting circuit. Started work today on building the panel...

RC Bike Project

29 SEPTEMBER 2008

Custom 5th Scale RC Bike Project The development of a custom built 1/5 scale radio controlled electric motorbike using a carbon fibre chassis and adjustable pivot suspension unit. The design was made using adobe Illustrator...

Watercooled Xbox 360

29 JULY 2008

Watercooled Xbox 360 - First watercooling project to make an Xbox 360 much quieter. Materials Used: 6mm Copper Plate for heat block Feser One Cooling Fluid - UV GREEN 3/8 Clearflex 60 Hose 12V Laing DDC-1T...

External Button Connections

14 MAY 2007

External Connections for Xbox 360 Steering Wheel buttons and gear shifters Adding six external phono plug connections for joypad buttons and gear shifter pads on the Xbox 360 wheel. These are to connect external gear shifters...

Steering wheel bearings upgrade

15 DECEMBER 2006

Changing the default plastic bearing in the official Xbox 360 steering wheel to a sealed cartridge bearing. Parts Required: Xbox 360 Steering Wheel Sealed bearing race, 45mm internal, 75mm external, 16mm high....

X1 Project First case change for a classic Xbox games console

10 JUNE 2006

X1 - Fitting the standard xbox games console into a commercial CD player case. The donor Xbox The CD Player case with all the insides removed. The xbox dvd drive with the casing removed to fit in the new...

X2 Custom case built to make the Xbox console as small and quiet as possible

09 JUNE 2006

X2 - Custom case built to make the Xbox console as small and quiet as possible. This case was built using aluminium and perspex for the top panel. [more] The milling machine being unpacked. The motherboard mod...


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Brian Dorey

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