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July 20, 2015 AT 2:00 am

How to Build Your Own Metal Detector

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Check out this super fun project tutorial from Aleator777 on instructables!

Why not uncover the lost of treasures of bygone civilizations, (or perhaps forgotten goods from a beachside party) with your very own metal detector? In this Instructable, I’ll show you how to build a metal detector that not only sounds when you’ve discovered something, but lights up as well! Using a handful of basic components and the Intel Edison, we’ll build a basic detector capable of sensing metals of many sorts. You never know what valuables might be beneath your own feet…

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