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Power wheels ride on cars and trucks are dream toys for many children (and their parents too). For the creative parent who likes a challenge they also provide many opportunities for modification. In fact, there is a whole web forum devoted to Modified Power Wheels! And Firgelli is supplying a lot of the feedback linear actuators used to modify the vehicles to remote control.
This Secret door is an amazing project that uses a Firgelli linear actuator and an Arduino to open and close a secret door either by pulling on a book or using a secret knock!
First Ever Lamborghini Air Brake Wing Allows You to Drive Faster, Brake Harder, and Look Good Doing It!
What do you do when you race your car at 220 MPH down a 3.5 km runway and you run out of tarmac? Although you might think the answer is “slow down,” overshooting the final turn was the motivation behind the idea for the first ever Lamborghini air brake wing.
Looking for an innovative way to hide your TV? Why not create a hidden bar while you are it and have them both operated by remote control! House Crashers did just that in this custom renovation using Firgelli products. Check it out!
Here's an innovative solution to manually adjusting the height of your basketball hoop in your driveway. A linear actuator raises and lowers the hoop by remote.
Electric linear actuators are the perfect solution to many marine automation projects. A Firgelli actuator lifts and lowers this table on a Boston Whaler boat.
According to a recent article in Machine Design electromechanical actuators are growing in popularity among many different industries. Although there will always be applications better suited to pneumatic or hydraulic actuators, the benefits of electrical linear actuators are out weighing their counterparts.
Building a hidden pop up drawer is an easy and affordable way to create a one of a kind, distinctive, and original wine cellar. This same idea can be used for any cabinet around your home for a variety of purposes: storage, security, design or convenience!