Acoustic DISDRO Meter: Raspebbery Pi Open Weather Station (Part 2)

DISDRO stands for distribution of drops. The device records the size of each drop with a time stamp. The data is useful for a variety of applications, including meteorological (weather) research and farming. If the disdro is very accurate, it can measure total rainfall, like a rain gauge. It can als…By: grompot Continue Reading »(…)


Easy Acoustic Levitator

Today I will show you how to make an easy acoustic levitator using ultrasonic sound produced by an HC-SR04 rangefinder and an Arduino. It can float small balls of styrofoam. Its a fun and easy project to make with your kid or have a creative gift for a maker in your family. Materials needed 1x(…)


Electrify an Acoustic Guitar

I have been occupying my few spare moments building acoustic guitars. Over the past two years I have built three from scratch, first one, then two more simultaneously. With the most recent build, I thought about adding a pickup and output jack without including a pre-amp. The pickups I thought about…By: jimmar57 Continue Reading »(…)


Building an Acoustic Guitar

As with any new project I’ve attempted, each step along the way is unfamiliar to me and some steps are deserving of my apprehension, while others equally as worrisome turned out to be a piece of cake. This project is a learning experience. How well the guitar will play and sound, I will not know(…)


Carly Rae Jepsen’s acoustic cover of the ‘Full House’ theme feels like home

If there was ever a Canadian pop star who feels like she could totally be your sister or the friend that’s inexplicably always at your house, it’s Carly Rae Jepsen.  She did an excellent cover of the Full House theme song for its spinoff, and now Jepsen’s debuted an acoustic version of the song. It’s the(…)