Tag Archives: Electronics

How to Make a Fitness Tracker Tricker

This is how I made a machine to trick a fitness tracker (pedometer) into thinking you are walking without having to actually walk. It’s completely ridiculous but makes me smile.

Free planshttp://Makify.com/plans/Fitness_Tracker_Tricker_Plans.pdf

4-bar Linkage Simulatorhttp://dynref.engr.illinois.edu/aml.html

Supplies & Tools:
Table saw – http://amzn.to/2iaJmgT
Drill press – http://amzn.to/2zhhLln
Drill/driver – http://amzn.to/2x8C5Ub
Rockwell circular saw – http://amzn.to/2vHfvUs
Band saw – http://amzn.to/2vHJNa0
Miter Box – http://amzn.to/2ibUqdE
1 1/2″ forstner bit – http://amzn.to/2iV2Y8i
6-32 tap and bit – http://amzn.to/2zD8KWd
12v 60rpm motor – http://amzn.to/2ibP5mR
12v 2A power supply – http://amzn.to/2yyXxCY
Switch(es) – http://amzn.to/2AHNNHN
Mounting tape – http://amzn.to/2yAF8Fx
Epoxy – http://amzn.to/2oQs2yy
Rubber feet – http://amzn.to/2ziiYc7

Makify2 – http://www.youtube.com/c/Makify2
Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com
Twitter – http://twitter.com/Makify1

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LED Light Panel

I made a super bright LED light panel for video work using high CRI LEDs and a video-safe dimmer. The panel is tiltable and the lights dim without flickering.

Supplies (following these Amazon links and buying anything helps fund this channel):
Quick Set Epoxy – http://amzn.to/2acxPvF
Aluminum Flat Bar – http://amzn.to/2drslw1
Aluminum Channels – http://amzn.to/1TVw94a
Construction Adhesive – http://amzn.to/2dNjvID
LED Light Strip – http://amzn.to/2dNjDI3
Wire – http://amzn.to/1ThYv9t
DC-DC Converter – http://amzn.to/2cYtjRq
Power Adapter – http://amzn.to/2dF5495
Velcro Pad – http://amzn.to/2dNiNei
Power Cord (optional) – http://amzn.to/2dnzgYC

Download Free template here.

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Color Changing LED Lamp

I made a color changing RGB LED lamp from walnut and maple wood and aluminum LED channels.

Download the free plans here.

Supplies:
Aluminum Channels – https://www.dropality.com
(Use coupon code MAKIFY10 to recieve 10% off of everything in their LED Home Lighting Collection.)

Other Supplies (following these Amazon links and buying anything helps fund this channel):
Aluminum Channels – http://amzn.to/1TVw94a
LED Strip Light Kit – http://amzn.to/1ThYx17
4-Strand RGB Wire – http://amzn.to/1ThYv9t
Spray Adhesive – http://amzn.to/1OxMWZR
Tung Oil Finish – http://amzn.to/1V7AgiY
Band Saw Blade – http://amzn.to/1rRNJjp

Patreon – http://patreon.com/Makify
Twitter – https://twitter.com/Makify1
Etsy Shop – http://Makify.etsy.com

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