43 entries in Electronics / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on electric effects, other magazines, Melot Herrmann
Oct. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part three, electronic connection to medium on chair to give signals
Related to June 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 10. lamp goes out by itself, apparently flame but really electric light
Related to Jan. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 15. spectator sits on chair and gets electric shock
Related to Jan. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1)
U. F. Grant Ding-Dong-Bell alarm clock rings to answer questions
Apr. 1949 3
Don Tanner Having Fun in Your Own Home ideas for a wireless microphone, transmitting conversation into next room
Apr. 1949 8
P. Howard Lyons On the Sound Switch comments on a switch that is activated by a loud sound, dog whistle
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
Roger Linder Aladin's Wunderlampe cut and restored extension cable, lamp attached and light bulb stops and starts when cut and restored
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 6)
Karl Fulves (1) The Pencil That Remembers What It Writes after examining pencil, performer knows what was written with it, electronics, no details given
Related to 1976
Interlocutor (Issue 6)
Karl Fulves (3) Sea Chanty sound of sea out of shell or glass tumbler, electronics, no details given
Interlocutor (Issue 6)
Karl Fulves (4) Raising Hell spectator feels someone choking him, apparently electronics, no details given
Interlocutor (Issue 6)
Karl Fulves (5) Electronic Book Test on back of book a display shows which page is open, electronics, no details given
Interlocutor (Issue 6)
Karl Fulves Electric Ink looking for normal looking metallic ink
Interlocutor (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves (2) Vox Box spectator records something on cassette, spectator hears his voice from the cassette itself, electronics, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 11)
Karl Fulves The Possibilities Of CB stopping a card with CB broadcast technology, not much details
Interlocutor (Issue 14)
Karl Fulves Calculator Madness calculator as receiver and transmitter, putting it in a microwave
Interlocutor (Issue 20)
Karl Fulves Cheap Radio Transmitters buying toys
Interlocutor (Issue 27)
Uriah Fuller 2. Stopping and escalator assistant
1980 57
Al Mann The Blob ball of liquid in mercury electric switch starts to move
1982 15
Karl Fulves Electronic Brainwave a fingertip clip that monitors the spectator's heart rate is used to find out which Ace he is thinking of, $100 bet to get him going
1983 118
Karl Fulves Resist electrical circuit problem
Interlocutor (Issue 49)
Karl Fulves Juked Box jokebox is made to play songs not in the list, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 52)
Karl Fulves Sparky spark-plug releases sparks in hand, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 52)
Karl Fulves Unsolved computer mouse starts moving along row of object and stops at selected item, posed as problem
1995 18
Fantasio "Magischer Kassettenrekorder" electrical socket is drawn on pad and real cable plugged in, radio starts to play
1995 3
Martin Gardner Sneaky Switches
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
light bulb and switch board
May 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 9)
Karl Fulves Transmitter Problem transmitting the number of dealt cards via sound from another room, posed as problem
Underworld (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves Early Indications history of calculator tricks, automatons and tricks with electronics
1998 ii
David Berglas English Electric entire routine with a washing machine, signed shirt gets clean and funny bits with a spectator and a cat
2002 212
Karl Fulves Arf "Problems"
keychain beeper to find hidden object, looking for other uses, posed as problem
2002 257
David Acer Dry Spell deck thrown in clothes dryer, card comes out of lint trap
Also published here Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Martin Gardner Bronx Cheer Syndrome
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
sound distorts picture on old television
Oct. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
Rob James Psychic Weetabix price scanner in supermarket returns name of selected card when barcode is scanned, additional ideas by Andi Gladwin
2005 25
Chas. D. Willis M'Wave sliced grape put in microwave, it sparks
Prolix (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Pencil With Memory "Unexplained"
old pencil with memory idea, now really available as transmission pen, posed as a problem
Related to 2006
Prolix (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Shred A Bill "Unexplained"
electric shredder that does not shred a bill, application search, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 2)
Tom Stone Roomtone idea for subtle sound effect during magical moment
2009 4
Karl Fulves Machine That Thinks word "Confidential" written on a piece of paper, mixed with other papers, all put in copying machine, the "Confidential" paper will not be copied
Prolix (Issue 8)
David Acer Dry Spell "Streeter #3"
deck thrown in clothes dryer, card comes out of lint trap
Also published here 2011 92
Mike Caveney Lie Detector lie detector prop, used in murder mystery routine
Related to 2013 135
John Gaughan Spirito
  • The Chamber of Secrets
Floyd Thayer, voice from empty wooden box, electronics
Apr. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 4)
Scott Baird Shredder Aces MacDonald presentation, first three packets are shreddered in an electric shredder
Feb. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Mortenn Christiansen Stage Coin Vanish + Metal Detector coin vanishes and reappears multiple times, using electronic metal detector, card-to-coin ending
2023 44