The Chirpie

Posted by Corey Menscher on Friday, August 1st, 2008 - Link

You’ve heard of the Throwie. Well, today I attempted to create the Chirpie! The Chirpie is an audio throwie…a small electronic device that emits a continuous series of chirps and can be attached to metallic surfaces via a magnet. Multiple throwies could be thrown and attached to a surface to provide a cacophony of chirps! […]

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The Peggy Lite-Brite

Posted by Corey Menscher on Thursday, July 31st, 2008 - Link

1502 solder points. ~7.5 meters of solder. 7 hours. 1 peggy. This is the Peggy Lite-Brite… I’ve owned a Peggy 1.0 for several months now, but never assembled it. Ever since I got it, I’ve wanted to solder female headers to it so that I could re-use it indefinitely. But the idea of soldering 625 […]

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The Asterisk File Transfer Protocol

Posted by Corey Menscher on Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 - Link

Dial (212) 796-0729 ext. 160 to access the Asterisk File Transfer Protocol Server! Today I created a prototype method for transferring files via an Asterisk VoIP PBX. The inspiration came from my early computing days using a an audio cassette recorder to store applications for my first personal computer, a TI-99/4a. Programs were stored on […]

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TuneSash – a wearable audio player speaker system

Posted by Corey Menscher on Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 - Link

The TuneSash is complete! Unfortunately, I spent over six hours attempting to hack the iHome iH85, but in the end it just did not work. Instead, I created an audio amplifier out of an LM386 chip, and I have to say…it sounds awesome! Most of my day was spent taking apart the iH85 and resoldering […]

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TuneSash Pre-flight

Posted by Corey Menscher on Monday, July 28th, 2008 - Link

Today I will be making the TuneSash.  It’s a sash that contains an audio ampllifier, a speaker, an input jack, and possibly some sort of pocket for holding an audio player. My initial intention was to make the TuneSash as generic as possible…meaning any audio player can be used.  But since this is a one-off […]

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