Get your Lightning fix on your favorite listening platform:

YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | has multiple other podcast aggregators.
If you wish to download an MP3, click here to do so.


This is the 31st episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. In this episode we have Ben Arc! Ben is known for working on hardware projects such as a Bitcoin ATM and Lightning Network Point of Sale devices. With a background in tech, he has been working to educate people on the benefits of using your own hardware as well as how to do it.

We talk about:

  • Ben’s Background
  • Ad Blockers
  • The Education System
  • Hardware Projects
  • There are different ways to integrate hardware into the bitcoin ecosystem. One thing that Ben has worked on is a small candy machine that will dispense the candy once you have paid a lighting invoice.
  • M5Stack Projects
  • Bitcoin ATM
  • Casa, Mynode, Open Node
  • Raspberry Pi Used as Nodes
  • Contributing to Bitcoin

Ben’s Twitter:
LNBits’ Twitter:

Ben’s Github Website:
LNbits’ Website:

World Crypto Network BTCIOT Tutorial Playlist:

Ad blocking service Website:


Follow the Lightning Junkies blog:
Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter:
Follow Chaz on Twitter:
Follow Lightning Cat: