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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.