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16Dec/100

Megabitmeter – Analog Bandwidth Meter DIY Kit Available End of December

After showing you MegaBitMeter and TorrentMeter a month ago, we received a ton of requests from people asking for a product or kit they could buy. Thus we bring you MegaBitMeter as a bandwith meter DIY kit that will be available at the end of December. We also put MegaBitMeter on Twitter to keep you updated on availability and documentation. We've just received the first batch of custom made meters:

MegaBitMeter Scale

MegaBitMeter Scale Preview

14Nov/1019

TorrentMeter – A steampunk bandwidth meter

Weeks after showing you TorrentMeter Mk.1 (video) and TorrentMeter Mk.2 Steampunk Edition (video), I finally get to document how it was made.

TorrentMeter Mk. 2

TorrentMeter Mk. 2

I got inspired by reading Tom Igoe's article in Make Magazine issue 11, about an antique gauge displaying air quality data from the web. It hit a nerve: friends and I had once built a steam powered teletype. Since we've got fiber optical intertubes at home, I wanted a big brass gauge telling me how big my pipe was. And that's the idea of my TorrentMeter.