If you are considering attending the Defcon 26 hacking conference, taking place on August 9-12th, 2018 this year at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. You may be interested in a new supercool Defcon 26 indie badge which is also a DIY audio amplifier kit. The 1983 themed indie badge can be used with your smartphone, tablet or guitar and offers gain, volume, tone control and also the ability to learn more about audio circuits.
Check out the demonstration video below to learn more about the awesome Defcon 26 indie badge which is now available to back via Kickstarter with early bird pledges available from $45 or roughly £34. “I’ve been a defcon hacker for a decade. I’ve built many badges in my many cons, but recently I took up music, guitar specifically, and in doing so I have found I have many many fellow closet musicians in the hacker community. This 1983 themed badges shows how basic good amplifier circuits are done. Gain, Volume, Tone, 5+ noise reduction circuits, polarity protection, auto power off to save battery and many others. And a few special surprises you may notice on the board. Whether this is your first badge or your an avid badge builder this circuit is simple and entertaining enough for everyone.”
For more details and a full list of all available pledges that will start shipping during August 2018 just in time for this year’s Defcon 26 hacking conference jump over to the official Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign page and more information on Distracted Dave the creator of the awesome badge.
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