Upload

Loading...

Hacked portal gun actually levitates a companion cube

1,683,576

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Oct 11, 2012

hackaday hacks a prop portal gun to actually levitate a companion cube.
http://wp.me/pk3lN-mPR

I was out to lunch with a couple friends, brainstorming ideas for fun projects when one of them says "Wouldn't it be cool if we could build a working gravity gun?". We all immediately concurred that while it would in fact be cool, it is also a silly proposition. However, only a few seconds later, I realized we could do a display piece that emulated this concept very easily. Floating magnetic globes have been around for quite some time.

I determined I would tear the guts out of a stock floating globe and mount it on a portal gun, since they're easier to find than a gravity gun. I would also build a custom companion cube to be the correct size and weight necessary.

Go to the project link to see how I hacked this portal gun to actually float a companion cube.
http://wp.me/pk3lN-mPR

music is called whoaaa by EOM
www.eomdotcom.com
from further, farther album

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up Next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...