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Halloween hacking ideas 2023

Halloween is coming and you might think you need some scary/funny decoration for it. It’s a chance to give everyone in the neighborhood a jump scare. Here are some links ideas. Modern Halloween Decorations can be built with some Addressable LEDs, weather-resistant speakers and some other effects. 2023 Halloween Hackfest: Musical Jack-o-Lanterns Harmonize For Halloween

Ceiling light wiring in Finland

Replacing or installing a ceiling light fixture is often necessary because an old fixture has worn out or you want to do a decor overhaul. The work itself is usually quite easy, though anytime you are working with electricity there is some danger. Since an incorrectly installed lamp can cause an electric shock or fire

New DCL light socket

European ceiling lights will start to use a common plug for easy installation. Device for Connection of Luminaires (DCL) is a European standard for ceiling light fixtures introduced in 2005 and refined in 2009. The history is longer. The history of the common ceiling light plug goes longer. In Finnish apartments, for over thirty years,

Battery pack repair tips

Very many battery packs are built using standard size cells inside the plastic package. When cells go bad, it is often possible to replace the cells with new one either as DIY project or have some repair company to do that. Usually my option one is to find replacement battery for devices, and if it

XLR Mic cable tester with one LED

Here is my newest build: Microphone wiring tester. This tester will turn on LED when microphone wiring is OK and phantom power is turned on. If there is any common problem, LED will stay off. This circuit will detect ground connected to wrong pin, broken wires that make no contact and short circuit between wires.

Dirty video mixing

After the mid 90s boom in popularity glitch has become a critical part of contemporary popular esthetics. How to make Analog Video Glitches | Circuit Bending video discusses how to make unique analog “glitch” textures for your next video: Karl Klomp‘s Dirty Video Mixer is one of the best known and wide used simple circuits

XLR over CAT 5/6/7

An audio multicore cable (often colloquially referred to as a multicore, snake cable or snake) is a thick cable which usually contains 4–64 individual audio cables inside a common, sturdy outer jacket. Audio multicore cables are used to convey many audio signals between two locations, such as in audio recording, sound reinforcement, PA systems and