Tag Archives: Electronics

Making “Tickets Please”

Today we completed making “Tickets Please” It is an Arduino and RFID powered oral history memory game allowing fun interactive exploration of the Edge Hill Archive. The “Signal Repeater” electronic hub was made by Mycroft Milverton, the game board was more »

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Circuit Bending 101

Today I learned how to break toys. And then to make them funner! By adding photo resistors, potentiometers, body contacts, switches, LEDs and additional wirings I turned a toy music player, a talking halloween toy and a toy phone into more »

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Radio Arduino

  I have just completed my first Arduino Project. It’s pretending to be an Oscar Belle Two Band Transistor Radio (Made in Hong Kong in the early 1960s). What it is really doing is playing 24 music tracks that I more »

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