Category Archive: Ben Heck

Mar
20

Modding guru Ben Heck eases travelling with following baggage

Ben Heck: Make Your Suitcase Haul Itself Around with Robot Luggage! Tired of lugging around a bunch of stuff at airports, Ben builds Robot Luggage to help lighten the load with the help of design engineer Jesse Robinson. Watch the latest episode on element14 here and see how Ben and Jesse use ‘ping’ signals to …

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Mar
05

Ben Heck gives famous portable Atari 2600 build a modern makeover

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Fans are invited to join the element14 community for a chance to win Ben’s sleek Atari 2600 mod In the year 2000, Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, built his first mod, a vintage, portable Atari 2600 Video Computer System. Today, element14, the first collaborative engineering community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics …

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Feb
21

Mod guru cooks up sizzling soldering tools with an old InfraWave oven in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck cooks up sizzling soldering tools with an old InfraWave oven in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Fans invited to join element14 community for a chance to win Ben’s super reflow soldering mod 21 February, 2012 – London, element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding extraordinaire Ben Heck use a bit of reverse engineering to transform an old-school InfraWave oven into an engineer’s …

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Feb
06

element14 and Ben Heck spread the love with a Valentine’s Day digital candy “Tweet Heart” on “The Ben Heck Show”

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Show fans invited to join element14’s community for a chance to win Ben’s “Tweet Heart” build for a lucky sweetheart 6 February, 2012 – With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers, and modding guru Ben Heck, spotlight love by building an oversized digital candy “tweet …

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Jan
09

Ben Heck transforms Apple iPhone into the ultimate hand-held gaming device in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

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Modding guru pays homage to consumer electronics as 2012 CES tradeshow kicks off element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck pay homage to the 2012 CES International tradeshow in the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show.” This week’s modding project features …

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Dec
06

element14’s “The Ben Heck Show” passes the three million views mark

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element14 has announced that “The Ben Heck Show” has attracted more than three million views since its launch. The popular online television show, exclusively sponsored  by element14, first aired in September 2010 at www.element14.com/tbhs and features American modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, known familiarly as Ben Heck. The success was announced as part of the company’s …

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Dec
05

Ben implements FPGAs and CPLDs to brighten up LED displays on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck implements FPGAs and CPLDs to brighten up LED displays on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show

Latest episode offers tips for simplifying programming language using FPGAs and CPLDs available on the element14 community element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers, and modding guru Ben Heck, showcase the benefits of using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) to enhance LED-illumination on past projects …

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Nov
21

Ben helps furry feline friends get in gear with automated cat exercise build on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck helps furry feline friends get in gear with an automated cat exercise build in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Cat fitness build utilizes electronics “leftovers” and is available for show fans (and cat enthusiasts) to win through the element14 community In the spirit of the holiday season, element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers, and modding guru Ben Heck, use electronics “leftovers” to create an automated cat exercise machine in …

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Nov
07

Ben and pinball extraordinaire John Popadiuk strike back in round two of Pinball Wars with custom Zombie Adventureland build in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

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Fans of the show have a chance to channel their inner pinball wizard and win one of four autographed pinball circuit board prototypes on the element14 community element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck, pull out all the stops in round two of …

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Oct
24

Ben Heck channels his inner ghost buster on the Halloween episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck channels his inner ghost buster on the Halloween episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

In the spirit of the Halloween season,element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck, conquer the unknown on this week’s episode of “The Ben Heck Show:” Ghost Hunting. After experiencing paranormal activity in his workshop, Ben takes a break from modding to form the …

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