Tag Archives: kit

DIY: Build Your Own Multi-Color Fog Machine

You’ve probably been looking for that first-party Rock Band stage kit for your Wednesday night parties. I’m here to tell you not to bother with that overpriced junk. Instructables member Marc92 shows you how to make your own fog machine and light show that’s perfect for real and fake bands alike. However, unlike your typical fog machines which spit out ...

Read More »

Siphon A Gas Tank With The Constructable Drinking Straw Kit

Ever want to drink from two different drinks, simultaneously? Shouldn’t be too hard with a constructable drinking straw kit. The rubber connector pieces come in several leak-proof designs so you can construct all sorts of abstract drinking mechanisms. At $14, much fun is to be had constructing a gas tank to gas tank siphoning kit. Who says you need to ...

Read More »

Voice of Saturn Synth Kit

The description of the Voice of Saturn Synth Kit is making me very excited: This is a 10 step analog sequencer, which basically steps through 10 different voltage levels that are set by the black knobs. The output control voltage and trigger signals are typically used to control pitch, filters, drum triggers and an endless number of other parameters on ...

Read More »

Coaster Dynamix Roller Coaster Kits

Before you pop enough wood to start a paper mill, you should know that these are scale models of roller coasters. At 1:48 scale, they’re no tiny LEGO bricks. This is a real, working roller coaster that uses gravity to fling it left and right, up and down. Shown above is the Dragon, a $500 model that has an electric ...

Read More »

YBox 2 Set-top Box Kit

Ever eye over a Chumby and think to yourself, “That’s one cool gadget, but I’m not looking to spend the cash on a widget machine.” That we have and I’m sure the creators of the YBox 2 Kit have as well. This DIY kit allows you to build and create your own machine that displays customizable content. Think Chumby meets ...

Read More »

Tapdrum MIDI Kit

This project kit is only meant to help get you started but it’s not short on features. If you’ve wanted to create your own SynthAxe-like percussion instrument, just like Futureman from Bela Fleck and the Flecktones did, then this is a great place to start. You’ll need to add your own piezo sensors to use as triggers and can even ...

Read More »

Dual Exhaust Flame Thrower Kit For the Spy Hunter In You

Here’s an extremely awesome DIY kit for the exhaust system on your car. Shoot up to 20 feet of flame right out of the tailpipe with the push of a button. Is this even legal? Arsonists everywhere would be drooling if it was legal. Tailgaters will surely learn their lesson from tailing someone with one of these installed. Getting away ...

Read More »

Make Your Own Driverless Sound Card

Wow, who would have known that designing your own sound card would have been this cheap and easy? A low amount of parts, easy-to-read schematic and no need for drivers make this USB-based sound card a steal. The card is powered via a 16-bit Stereo Digital-to-Analog Converter. I have a subtle understanding of what that actually does, but if you ...

Read More »

First Person Video RC Kit

While the product is designed with RC model airplanes in mind, the Pilot View Realtime First Person Video system is an all-inclusive kit for the hobbyist that wants to take their project to the next level. You attach the kit to your plane, throw on the goggles and let loose. In turn, you can experience a view from the skies ...

Read More »

The Bedu Emergency Rapid Response Kit

I really have to give it to designer Toby McInnes for his “Bedu” concept emergency kit. It comes in a beautiful orange canister that resembles a propane tank. According to product renderings, the kit can apparently hold enough shit to provide shelter for the entire starting lineup of the New York Giants. I spy, with my eye, a tent, stove, ...

Read More »