Published on December 1st, 2009 | by Jules Yap


A solar powered strobe-opto-theremin-synth-thing

Another hacking vid. Jan hacks the Sunnan lamp into a solar powered strobe-opto-theremin-synth-thing.

I love the updated assembly instructions too.

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14 Responses to A solar powered strobe-opto-theremin-synth-thing

  1. Anonymous says:

    i love it! but how to make it? the picture is too small…can you put larger instruction?

  2. Melissa Lamm says:

    I LOVE the instructions. “Puzzled? Call Ikea!” LOL

  3. John says:

    I love this. I’d like to build this. But the instructions are indecipherable.

  4. Anonymous says:

    “Pardon my ignorance – but what do you DO with this thing?”

    You could use it as a musical instrument like this theremin


  5. Jovien says:

    Wahoo, pretty interesting !

  6. Brilliant. I love to see physics on action on IKEA hacks.

    Re: Anonymous that said ‘Why?’ My answer to that would be ‘Why ever not?’

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  8. Anonymous says:

    Pardon my ignorance – but what do you DO with this thing?

  9. ichselbst says:

    Hell YEAH!
    I like that…

  10. Anonymous says:

    Now that’s what you call a true Ikea hack!

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