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Ben Heck's mechanical television, part 1

The first of a retro two-part series.

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03.26.16 in DIY
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Before LCD monitors, we had good-old fashioned cathode ray tube monitors and televisions. In an homage to that simpler time, Ben and Karen are going back to basics with a two-part project: a mechanical television. To pull it off, the duo used a trusty glue-gun, repurposed a drill and found an unlikely source for a spinning disk. Have you tried a low-tech project yourself? Visit the element14 Community page to discuss this episode's project and suggest challenges for future shows.

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