June 29, 2010 AT 11:07 am

Gadget Freak Design Contest @ MAKE

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There is a Gadget Freak Design Contest at MAKE – we think many of our readers and customers could easily win this!

Can you build a cool gadget that you think you could sell?
Check out the MAKE/Design News Gadget Freak Design Contest, Sponsored by Alibre, Allied Electronics, and Texas Instruments. Create a gadget and document your build. Important: Your gadget must incorporate electronic components and involve sensing, motion, timing and/or networking elements). The Contest winner gets $1000 and a chance to sell their gadget in kit form in the Makers Market (with setup and monthly fees waived for 6 months).

How to Enter
To enter in the Gadget Freak Design Contest, click on the “Enter Here” link below. You will be asked to include a project description/build instructions/bill of materials and visual documentation of your gadget. Please note that video is not required but strongly recommended. Be sure to add your project photos to the contest Flickr group so you can share your awesome ideas with the world.

Gadget Freak Design Contest – Enter Here!!

Amazing Prizes!
Grand Prize (1 Winner) – $1,000 in the form of a pre-paid credit card + A storefront in the Makers Market*
Second Prize (1 Winner) – $500 in the form of a pre-paid credit card.
Third Prize (2 Winners) – $100 Maker Shed Gift Certificate


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