How to Make a Squirrel-Baffle Spy Microphone

If you want to listen to faint sounds far away, you’re going to need a bigger ear. Parabolic microphones gather and focus sound waves the way a satellite dish focuses radio waves, making it possible to listen to the quietest of sounds hundreds of feet away. Now while this is an interesting build it won’t Read MoreRead More

How to 3D Print Your Own Monitor

Adafruit Industries walks through their custom build monitor which uses a 3D printed housing. The assembly is moderately straight forward. You only need to solder a few wires, snip a few cables and fasten a couple of screws. The 3D printed parts take about 2-3 hours to make. If you don’t have access to a 3D printer, visit your local Read MoreRead More

How To Make a Light and Portable Battery for Night Photography

Do you need more power for a long duration shoot? Anthony James breaks down the engineering required to build your own high endurance batteries. Digital cameras use direct current (DC) electricity to provide the power they need to run. They use internal DC battery systems with voltages generally rated between 5 and 12 volts, or convert 240 Read MoreRead More

How to Make a Massive Extension Tube for Macro Photography For $5

If you need to get up close to your subject – you’re going to need a macro lens. Fortunately you can get similar effects with extension tubes – here’s an extremely simple build to create this effect. If you want to get technical and figure out the exact length of the tube – here’s a Read MoreRead More

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