Fun, do-it-yourself and slightly wicked electronics projects!
15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius appeals to adventure-minded hobbyists with a touch of the mischievous. It also taps into the trend of "hacking and modding" existing equipment to give it a new purpose. Simon Monk provides detailed instructions and designs for 15 exciting electronics projects, from a single-stage coil gun to a mini laser turret to a surveillance robot.
Each project is contained in its own chapter and includes an accessible explanation of the theory behind the project, as well as the practical, step-by-step details of assembly, thoroughly illustrated and photographed. The projects aren t truly dangerous in the sense that they are likely to cause serious harm, but they do require common sense and adult supervision.
15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius
- Enables you to experience the fun and fulfillment of successfully constructing home electronics projects
- Explains the scientific theories and principles behind each project
- Helps you develop the inspiration and skills to start designing projects of their own
- Includes safety instructions and recommended precautions to prevent injury or mishap
Build 15 devious devices:
Trebuchet; Coil Gun; Ping Pong Ball Minigun; Mini Laser Turret; Balloon-popping Laser Gun; BB Gun Laser Sight; Laser-grid Intruder Alarm; Persistence of Vision Display; Covert Radio Bug and Bug Detector; Laser Voice Transmitter; Flash Bomb; High Brightness LED Strobe; Levitation Machine; Light Seeking Microbot; Surveillance Robot