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July 9, 2007

Bongo Pong

at 5:01 am. Filed under Electronic Hacks, Toy Hacks

Imagitronics has created a new interactive version of Pong. He calls it Bongo Pong, rolling right and left on a platform controls your on-screen pong paddle.

Video after the jump.

“I started work right away on the project. I quickly found out that Indo boards do not come cheap, with prices starting around $80, so I decided to make my own. For $6 I was able to get a short length of 5″ PVC pipe and a piece of wood (which I later replaced with the skateboard deck seen in the video below), and some small metal tubes to use for the tilt activated switches. The total expenditure was less than $20 for enough equipment to make a board for each player.”