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The Ben Heck Show

Build Something Awesome with Ben Heck!

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Join master hacker, engineer, and tech hobbyist Ben Heck as he tackles new and fun interesting projects each week. Whether he's combining a PS3, Wii U, and Xbox into one mega video game system or building his own pinball machine, Ben shows you step by step how you can take on all kinds of electronic projects. Ben also shares useful tips and answers your questions about 3D printing, microcontrollers, circuitry, modeling, design, and much more. What should Ben build next? Let us know!

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  • Beyond WASD: Foot Pedals for PC Gaming

    • 5 days ago
    Ben takes on a viewer's idea to make foot pedals to supplement the keyboard and mouse in PC gaming. He gets started by programming a Teensy to work as a human interface device. After showing the th...
  • Bens Steampunk Persistence of Vision Display Part Three

    • 1 week ago
    Ben finishes building a persistence of vision display. He has the LED panels and his home-brew PCBs functioning according to plan. Now Ben and his assistant, Felix, can get to work assembling a sol...
  • Ben's Steampunk Persistence of Vision Display Part Two

    • 2 weeks ago
    Ben continues building a persistence of vision display. In the previous episode, he designed and stuffed PCBs with LEDS and constant current LED drivers. After he tested his LED panel, he began his...
  • Ben's Steampunk Persistence of Vision Display

    • 3 weeks ago
    Ben gets to work creating what he imagines a television would be in a steampunk world. This mechanical display will rotate a panel of LEDs at a very fast rate to create an illusion of solid images....
  • Ben Hecks PS4 Accessibility Controller

    • 1 month ago
    Ben cracks open the PlayStation4 controller and hacks it for single-handed use. Over the years he's modded many controllers and with the release of new consoles, he's back at it. The PS4 controller...
  • Ben Heck Gets a Handle on Winter

    • 1 month ago
    Ben continues his fight to overpower winter and takes on a viewer challenge to build bicycle handlebar warmers. Abby bikes to work in the winter and her hands get very cold, even with mittens, so s...

Back to Basics Play

In this series, Ben shows us some of the fundamental skills and knowledge that help him with some of his projects. He covers essential topics such as soldering, interfaces, Arduino basics, and most importantly, how to avoid frying your project that you've worked oh so hard on.
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