Long before the days of WinAmp visualizers, the oscilloscope was making sound visible in green on black glory. Few have really pushed the potential of this rudimentary little device. But this is what happens when you make music from sounds that already produce recognizable visuals.
Using a oscilloscope for your projects is often an expensive endeavor. At the low end you are talking several hundred bucks at least—but this DIY version fits in your pocket and only costs $33.
Oscilloscope hacks are generally reserved for the most extreme gaming geeks, but this version of "Scopetris" is something that any Tetris fan can appreciate. Running on an oscilloscope decked out with custom hardware, the creator actually drew each piece, giving the board an interesting juxtaposition of the physical…