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In-class Soldering

This week we took apart a Drawdio Kit (v1.1) with a soldering iron! This is the same project I did on my first teardown but this time we get to un-solder the kit! 438 more words

Teardown of Drawdio

The tools I used were a Soldering Iron, Solder, Flush Diagonal Cutters, Solder Sucker, and a Helping Third Hand with Magnifier.

This right here is called the Printed Circuit Board (PCB).  426 more words

Repurposing a Cree Connected Bulb chip for other IoT apps

What if you could use your smart lightbulb’s MCU for another IoT application? Turns out, you can. 

As the Internet of Things seemingly finds its place under our roofs, one of the many brands helping to lead the way is Cree, who  252 more words

Makers Movement

The One Million Dollar Scope Teardown

The Labmaster 10-100zi Oscilloscope is one of the fastest scopes in the world, coming in at a blistering speed of 100GHz with up to 240 Giga samples per second in real time. 174 more words



Today we will be taking apart a pre-made Drawdio Kit (v1.1).

Tools used:

1. A pair of wire cutters (or any type of cutting device) 190 more words

Teardown: The Android-powered iPhone Case

Cellphones! Cellphone cases! Now that Radio Shack is kaput we need to pick up the slack!

A company named Oaxis has been making cell phone cases for a while now, and they’ve recently rolled out something rather interesting – a cell phone case with an e-ink screen. 145 more words

Cellphone Hacks

Hacking & Building : Project One: Teardown


I chose a Magnavox TV controller to tear down as my item. I chose this item because I was always curious to see whats inside a TV controller. 167 more words