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Do you EDC homebrew electronics

Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by shokthx, May 29, 2014.

  1. shokthx

    shokthx Loaded Pockets

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    Curious to see if anyone routinely carries any home-brewed electronics. QRP ham rig, something Arduino based, or something else electronic you've hacked together (or heavily modified). Maybe a battery charger of your own design?
     
  2. KentuckyRock17
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    I don't. Technical things hate me. :cry:

    If I try to change anything that uses electric from it's stock settings or configuration, it craps out on me.
     
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  3. Cobra 6 Actual

    Cobra 6 Actual Loaded Pockets

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    Whoa, Shokthx, you're punchin' way above my weight class here. But, please keep going. Maybe I can learn something from this discussion.
     
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  4. bullet08

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    i was EE major for 6 months.. realize that i'm not good at engineering calculus.
     
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  5. shokthx

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    I had a semester of mechanical engineering - I learned that I was not even ready for calculus back then. :)
     
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  6. FenixArcher

    FenixArcher EDC Junkie!!!

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    As a kid, I carried a light cobbled together from an altoids tin, a flashlight bulb, 2 AA batteries, and some wire.
    It was simple, but pretty cool to a young guy.
    That's about it.

    That reminds me, there was a campaign for a flashlight awhile back that was 500 lumens and open source, using an arduino board or controller or whatever (I don't even fully understand what arduino is). You can get it now, it's called the hex light or somethin like that.
     
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  7. indigo_wolf

    indigo_wolf AKA Breezy

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    Hexbright....

    Started on Kickstarter. Now they have their own website one of the external Vendors also sells it on (though not through) Amazon.

    ATB,
    Sam
     
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  8. Moco

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    minty boost, sometimes my dark alex PSP but its been a while. i was working on making my own flood light but school and money problems got in the way
     
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    Excellent! My daughter (10) built a minty boost a couple months ago, EDC's it in her book bag. We get lots of projects through adafruit.


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