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June 16, 2007

Name the Thing Contest – 8

at 12:57 am. Filed under Contests

Congratulation to Jim who was the winner last week.

The prizes this week will be extra special because of the milestone that Hacked Gadgets has surpassed! It is our way of saying thanks. 🙂

There will be thirteen winners this time of the following items:

One $25 ThinkGeek gift certificate

One $25 Spark Fun Electronics gift certificate

One $25 Make Store gift certificate

Ten mini flashlights with 10mm LEDs

This contest will run from Saturday to Monday (June 16 – 18, 2007) . Ending time is based on central standard time. To enter, identify the round item in the right side of the picture above and give an example of what can be done with it. Please do not give the answer in the comments.


Send an email to contest @ hackedgadgets.com with “Name the Thing Contest” as the subject, and the message body consisting of:
* The name of the round item in right side of the above picture
* An example of what the item pictured above can be used for

The winners will be chosen at random from all the correct entries.

Added June 20, 2007

The device is a stepper motor. Here is the stepper motor project that was shown.

And the winners are:
Andrew T. – Think Geek Gift Certificate
Steve C. – Spark Fun Gift Certificate
Jerome A. – Make Gift Certificate
Johnny M. – Flashlight
Jeremiah D. – Flashlight
Gerald S. – Flashlight
Lee Von K. – Flashlight
Niels M. – Flashlight
Lyle R. – Flashlight
Brian P. – Flashlight
Mat S. – Flashlight
Kun V. – Flashlight
Warren C. – Flashlight

(There were 128 entries for this contest)

Thanks to all who entered.


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16 Responses to “Name the Thing Contest – 8”

  1. Berni Says:

    Meh easy! I hope i get something

  2. Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog » Blog Archive » Hacked Gadgets Milestone Says:

    […] Hacked Gadgets has just passed a few huge milestones, this is thanks to all of our regular readers, our huge Web community of friends (sorry if your site isn’t in the link section, please submit your site for consideration if you feel it should be there) and our advertisers. We are celebrating by giving away some extra special prizes for the next contest. […]

  3. joebob Says:

    I still dont understand how this contest works.

  4. guto Says:

    i almost missed the instructions, and mailed a complete description of the entire picture, including the controller on the back (i have one of those, really useful!)

  5. bubba Says:

    what the hell is the ‘huge milestone’ that was passed?

  6. Alan Parekh Says:

    Hi bubba, you can read about it here:

  7. Alan Parekh Says:


    Look at the picture at the top of the page, if you (or someone you know) knows what the item is then email in what it is and what it can be used for to the address provided. Random drawings from all the entries will be made to determine the winners of the prizes shown.

  8. rol3ert Says:

    Is this competition open to people outside of the USA?

  9. Zillaphreak Says:

    I found this one. Took me about half an hour, but I did find it and learned some interesting facts about it too.

  10. Alan Parekh Says:

    Hi Rol3ert,

    Yes, the prizes will be sent anywhere in the world. 🙂

  11. JohnS Says:

    Guto, what IS that board? I don’t recognize it.

  12. Alan Parekh Says:

    Winners announced above.

  13. Craig Says:

    Shoot! I thought it was a green sticker with the Number Three written on it, Used to lable items for future reference.

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