The Official Hackaday DEFCON 25 Badge

Yes, official

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Low effort yet high quality!

Now as a shared project on OSH Park:

Hackaday is going to def con. We need an official badge. Here it is.

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  • Amazing, multicolor badges

    Benchoff06/14/2017 at 17:13 0 comments

    After many minutes of work, I'm pleased to present the future of artistic badges: multicolor soldermask.

    We have green, black, and red:


  • Advanced lanyard technology

    Benchoff06/10/2017 at 21:24 6 comments

    The prototypes have arrived from OSHPark. I got sticker 0x03.

    There is a secret to this badge: advanced lanyard technology. It's always been very hard to install a lanyard on every single badge at Defcon ever. [1057] can do puzzles, but he can't do holes that fit a lanyard clip. The same goes with the independent and village badges.

    This badge is a revolution. Several, in fact, of a quarter inch drill:

    Holy shit, a lanyard fits.

    With the prototypes confirmed, we can place the real order from China. Several thousand should do.

  • When even the board house gets the joke

    Benchoff06/05/2017 at 06:47 0 comments

    I ordered a few of these from Seeed, ten each in red, blue, and green soldermask. The Gerbers I sent over don't have a soldermask layer. This caused much consternation at the board house

    The issue was resolved quickly, but someone over there actually likes the design:

    Of course, I don't need the respect of others, but it's nice to have.

  • Literal minutes of development time

    Benchoff05/31/2017 at 23:40 0 comments

    I slaved over a hot keyboard for minutes, and what do you do to repay me? Nothing. I can't keep doing this. I'm taking the kids and going to my mothers.

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Dante Roumega wrote 06/15/2017 at 15:48 point

i love it XD

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david.c.galloway wrote 06/02/2017 at 19:40 point

Instant classic. 

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oshpark wrote 06/02/2017 at 18:42 point

we think it'll look good in purple and gold :)

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Adam Vadala-Roth wrote 06/02/2017 at 13:28 point

Ordering some today!

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Yann Guidon / YGDES wrote 06/02/2017 at 00:28 point

With your luck, the badge will get rooted and turned into a spam-spewing bot 5 second before entering the conference hall...

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Arsenijs wrote 06/02/2017 at 00:22 point

I need the BOM, can you please export it? Maybe upload it to FindChips or something

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