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May 30, 2015

Name the Thing Contest – 282

at 12:31 pm. Filed under Contests



The prize this week is a HMC5883L Triple Axis Compass Magnetometer Sensor so you can add some directionality to your next project. This contest will run for one week (May 30 – June 5, 2015). Ending time is based on central standard time. To enter, identify the item above and what it can be used for.

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 item in the above picture
  • An example of what the item pictured above can be used for

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


Added Dec 6, 2015

The item to guess was a Z Axis Coupler.

The winner is Kevin N.  (there were 217 entries)


Below is a picture of the prize.





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3 Responses to “Name the Thing Contest – 282”

  1. Annie Says:

    Part of an electronic cigarette. Can also be used as an air compressor check valve or a coronary stent implant. Some even use those as barbecue jets or hot air soldering nozzles. This is a very useful spare to have in your parts drawer.

  2. Gelandangan Says:

    Its a thingymadingding to use on a thingamebob so that the thingamajik would not be kaphinging.
    I am sure I am right in this.

  3. Max Says:

    Bolt-on silencer for lightsabers, clearly…

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