X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

DIY Arduino Cell Phone: aPhone Uno

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

It’s really amazing how today’s technology enables us to build complex gadgets on our own. Just take a look at Instructables member Ye Xiaobo’s fully functioning cell phone. It can send and receive phone calls and text messages, and it even has a touchscreen. How it looks – and costs – is another thing altogether.

arduino-uno-cell-phone-by-ye-xiaobo

The phone is based on the Arduino Uno. It has a 2.8″ TFT Touch Shield for a screen, a GPRS Shield to connect to GSM and GPRS networks, a rechargeable Li-ion battery and a 3D printed housing.

Put your MacGyver jacket on and head to Instructables to find out how to make your own cell phone. Xiaobo also put together a one-stop parts list on Seeed. Here’s the funny part: the phone will cost you $173.10 (USD) to build, excluding the cost of printing the housing. Oh, and then you need to pay for phone service.

[via Hack A Day]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



More from Awesomer Media...

G-SHOCK x STASH

G-SHOCK x STASH

Sigma sd Quattro H Camera

Sigma sd Quattro H Camera

Massive Hot Wheels Stunt Track Brings Out our Inner 8-year-old

Massive Hot Wheels Stunt Track Brings Out our Inner 8-year-old

Martini Liveried Porsche 934/5 and VW Bus are the Perfect Pair

Martini Liveried Porsche 934/5 and VW Bus are the Perfect Pair

Fallout Nuka Checkers Set

Fallout Nuka Checkers Set

Star Trek: Discovery Gets First Trailer

Star Trek: Discovery Gets First Trailer

Advertisement