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The Most Useless USB Device Ever

4 Aug 2010
Progress: Completed

It's one of those top things you have to build before you die.

The useless device, a box with a switch and a trapdoor

The useless device, showing its USB port

I considered slowing it down, and added a potentiometer which promptly overheated. Created an interesting slowing-down that made it look like the arm was getting tired. Not ideal though. Plus we wouldn't want to ruin the perfectly blank case with an ugly speed dial.