Instructables: exploring - - electronics - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 10:56:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Automatic electronic plant waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Electronic-Plant-Waterer/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:00:06 PDT
RC Car to Autonomous Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Autonomous-Arduino-Robot/
RC Car to Autonomous Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SMALL.jpg teknohawk Have you ever desired to construct a simple autonomous Arduino robot? I was inspired to build a basic Arduino robot in order to aid my understanding of the Arduino, the Arduino IDE, and the operation of ultrasonic sensors and motor drivers. And so, I have built such a robot with the intent to teach ...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:00:41 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Silent Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-Alarm/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 04:32:38 PDT
101+ Life Hacks Using Chopsticks http://www.instructables.com/id/101-Life-Hacks-Using-Chopsticks/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 07:57:33 PDT
How to add a circuit to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-a-Circuit-to-Your-Car/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:05:58 PDT
$20 Portable Raspberry Pi Game Console http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-Game-Console/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 06:07:09 PDT
DIY Pi Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pi-Lamp/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:23:17 PDT
DIY-GETTING STARTED WITH DRONES (WITH REMOTE CALLIBRATION) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GETTING-STARTED-WITH-DRONES-WITH-REMOTE-CALLIB/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 02:27:56 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
DIY Animatronic (Foxy From Five Nights at Freddy's) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Animatronic-Foxy-From-Five-Nights-at-Freddys/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:37:23 PDT
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dimmable-LED-Workshop-Lighting-Extre/
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own extremely efficient LED lighting for your workshop! We, Makers, Never have enough lighting on our worktable, So we need to buy lamps. But as makers, We don't buy things (And get ripped off...), We MAKE them! That's why I've decided to make my ...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:54:57 PST
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Adjustable-Mini-Powersupply/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 03:52:02 PST
Shirt Circuit: DIY Wearable Breadboard Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirt-Circuit-DIY-Wearable-Breadboard-Circuits/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 19:51:27 PST
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 PST
Wireless motorcycle/bicycle helmet brake light ..very easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Motorcyclebicycle-Helmet-Brake-Light-very/
Wireless motorcycle/bicycle helmet brake light ..very easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SMALL.jpg harshalpatil199529 Hello everyone,the main idea of this project is when i hit the motorcycle brake lever the led lights on the helmet or jacket light up making the rider more visible and hence safer on the streets.I didnt want the wires all dangling from the bike to the helmet so i made a wireless module. Things req...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 12:25:13 PST
Morse code using Raspberry Pi and LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-Using-Raspberry-Pi-and-LED/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:26:42 PST
Heartbeat Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Heartbeat-Valentine/
Heartbeat Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/0NZ7/IKLHWS2X/FYJ0NZ7IKLHWS2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/0NZ7/IKLHWS2X/FYJ0NZ7IKLHWS2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/0NZ7/IKLHWS2X/FYJ0NZ7IKLHWS2X.SMALL.jpg idealab At the last minute I decided to make a valentine using a 3D printed heart I made in Tinkercad.It came out ok but I felt like it needed more so I programmed an Attiny85 to blink an LED in a heartbeat pattern.Click HERE to learn how to program Attiny85. Finding the Blink Example Once you got the ha...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:32:47 PST
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVE-the-Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Device/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:56 PST
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs less than $200 (USD) to make, with no reused parts. This project...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
The Interactive Donation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Donation-Box/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:26:41 PST
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoplethysmography-IR-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:11:56 PST
How to make a table-non-table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-non-table/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:32:37 PST
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! | DSLR Hacks #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-DSLR-Into-a-Microscope-DSLR-Hacks-1/
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! | DSLR Hacks #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Did you know you can use your SLR's zoom lens as a microscope? I didn't!My uncle gave me an old SLR film camera that he didn't need, Because he knows that I love taking electronic devices apart, I was really happy because I'd never taken apart a SLR camera! A couple minutes later, My 5 year old cous...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 03:04:49 PST
DIY Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Life-Size-Phone-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:47:24 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
Home Thermostat With Arduino and Big LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Thermostat-With-Arduino-and-Big-LCD/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 12:48:12 PST
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I'm a huge Star Wars fan and when I saw the Star Wars: The Force Awakens I thought that I need a BB-8 droid. It was awesome how this little sphere moved in the movie. So I decided that I'll make this droid that is based on the Arduino UNO (or other microcontroller). In this instructable I'm going to...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:58:26 PST
Turn your optic disc reader tray into a cable hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Optic-Disc-Tray-Into-a-Cable-Hanger/
Turn your optic disc reader tray into a cable hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/T15O/IJBRSE0K/FPKT15OIJBRSE0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/T15O/IJBRSE0K/FPKT15OIJBRSE0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/T15O/IJBRSE0K/FPKT15OIJBRSE0K.SMALL.jpg brazilianmaker As a components scavenger I always find myself digging through old desktops, you guys probably know that there isn't much to scavenge from a computer given that most of the things are SMD components. In case you find this useful by the end of this Instructable you might add one more thing to your li...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:11:13 PST
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Clock-No2/
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott In February 2015 I built a massive Steampunk Lamp with an IN-12A Nixie Tube Clock for my daughter's birthday (photograph in Electronics section and now an Instructable!) and since then I wanted to make another Nixie clock but in a totally different style.I wanted to use end view Nixie Tubes again bu...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 08:46:12 PST
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-14-in-1-Soldering-Station/
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This is a project that took me about 2 months to make, Not because it's very complicated, But if you look at the list below, You'll probably understand why... I don't know why, But for some reason, It's sort of addicting to think of more features to add!This project is based on, And is a huge upgrad...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 11:54:23 PST
NOT, AND, OR gates using NAND gates http://www.instructables.com/id/NOT-AND-OR-Gates-From-NAND-Gates/
NOT, AND, OR gates using NAND gates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/PZP4/IIT960CH/FSUPZP4IIT960CH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/PZP4/IIT960CH/FSUPZP4IIT960CH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/PZP4/IIT960CH/FSUPZP4IIT960CH.SMALL.jpg TalalKhalil In this instructable, we are going to construct NOT, AND, OR gates using NAND gates only. In the next steps, we will get into boolean algebra and we will derive the NAND-based configurations for the desired gates.NAND and NOR gates are "universal" gates, and thus any boolean function can be construc...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 03:21:03 PST
Musically Synchronized Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Musically-Synchronized-Christmas-Lights/
Musically Synchronized Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech During the Christmas season, you are bound to see houses that are decked out with Christmas lights that are synchronized to music. You may be thinking that your house will never be able to have musical Christmas lights because the control systems are so expensive(they average about 700 d...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:28:16 PST
Ceramic Capacitor Name Sign- aka what you can make with 55,000 ceramic capacitors! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Capacitor-Name-Sign-Aka-What-You-Can-Make-/
Ceramic Capacitor Name Sign- aka what you can make with 55,000 ceramic capacitors! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 You probably just came to this Instructable wondering "What exactly is this? 55,000 capacitors? That's a lot!"So here, I will be showing you how to make an awesome picture frame sign of your name, Using a, Well, Pretty big amount of ceramic capacitorsFist of all, What are ceramic capacitors?Ceramic ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:54:25 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SMALL.jpg Rochlitz Our project consists of a switch control over Bluetooth. Basically, we use an Arduino-compatible board with a shield (called Nanoshield) that can control a lamp. We also use a Bluetooth module to send and receive data wirelessly. We tested the system with a lamp, which we can turn on and off, but yo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:01:09 PST
Linkit ONE Touch LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Touch-LED/
Linkit ONE Touch LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/CW6Q/IHQK0LB7/FN5CW6QIHQK0LB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/CW6Q/IHQK0LB7/FN5CW6QIHQK0LB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/CW6Q/IHQK0LB7/FN5CW6QIHQK0LB7.SMALL.jpg Diwask This instructable will guide you to glow an LED using a touch sensor which means that the LED will glow when you touch on the probe of the sensor.The project uses the Mediatek linkit one connected to a touch sensor and an LED. As soon a touch is detected, the output goes high which is detected by li...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 10:17:58 PST
Linkit ONE: Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Dice/
Linkit ONE: Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/M5GU/IHQK0G42/FB5M5GUIHQK0G42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/M5GU/IHQK0G42/FB5M5GUIHQK0G42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/M5GU/IHQK0G42/FB5M5GUIHQK0G42.SMALL.jpg Diwask Wouldn't it be fun if you play a game with an electronic dice? This can be a good way to impress your friends or make them jealous!The project, as can be clearly seen from the cover picture uses the Mediatek linkit one for processing. As you reset the board, it will show you a random number through ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 09:53:21 PST
DIY RFID Door Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RFID-Door-Lock/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:45:44 PST
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/8-DIY-Variable-Digital-Power-Supply/
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi in this instructable I'll show you that how can you make a variable 12v power supply, that can be used to design electronics projects or as a project power supply. The device is based on the LM2596 NC Voltage Switching Regulator, that is a very effective integrated circuit. I bought mine from Ama...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 04:59:26 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
Dark detecting Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-detecting-Nightlight/
Dark detecting Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/OZ7U/IHF4HV35/FFROZ7UIHF4HV35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/OZ7U/IHF4HV35/FFROZ7UIHF4HV35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/OZ7U/IHF4HV35/FFROZ7UIHF4HV35.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone! Today I am going to show how to make a dark detecting nightlight. It is a basic light that lights whenever it detects no light, so when you turn off the lights in your room, it will light up by itself and give out a mild beautiful glow. If you are a beginner to electronics it is an e...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:41:48 PST
How to Add Bluetooth Control to your Lightning Cloud http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Bluetooth-Control-to-your-Lightning-Clo/
How to Add Bluetooth Control to your Lightning Cloud - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/APL3/IGY2B9DG/F5DAPL3IGY2B9DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/APL3/IGY2B9DG/F5DAPL3IGY2B9DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/APL3/IGY2B9DG/F5DAPL3IGY2B9DG.SMALL.jpg molecule13 We'll be adding Bluetooth Low Energy control to the Lightning Cloud we made earlier. You can use this method to add Bluetooth control to any Arduino project, just omit the last few steps. Gather Materials 1. Arduino. For this Instructable I'm using a Pro Trinket from Adafruit, but I would expect ...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:34:57 PST
DIY Floppy Drive Piano (Floppiano) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Floppy-Drive-Piano-Floppiano/
DIY Floppy Drive Piano (Floppiano) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/09QK/IGGU1LKT/FTW09QKIGGU1LKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/09QK/IGGU1LKT/FTW09QKIGGU1LKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/09QK/IGGU1LKT/FTW09QKIGGU1LKT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech There are many Instructables and videos on the internet showing how to build a musical floppy drive, but I have never seen anything about building a floppy drive piano. Because I like playing the piano and building electronics, I figured that building a Floppy drive piano would be the perfect p...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 20:09:58 PST
DIY F1 RC Race Car! A Complete Beginners Guide to Building Your Own R/C Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-F1-RC-Race-Car-A-Complete-Beginners-Guide-to-B/
DIY F1 RC Race Car! A Complete Beginners Guide to Building Your Own R/C Race Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LP6Y/IFZMJKXV/FCPLP6YIFZMJKXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LP6Y/IFZMJKXV/FCPLP6YIFZMJKXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LP6Y/IFZMJKXV/FCPLP6YIFZMJKXV.SMALL.jpg Team Dogoman RC Hi! My name is Dogoman, inventor and creator of the first ever DIY 1/18 F1 Remote Control car! Have you ever wanted a really fast on-road R/C car that looks and works awesome, and doesn't cost a fortune? If so, then today is your lucky day! In this Instructable I will ...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 22:58:16 PDT
Get Started with ESP8266 Using AT Commands, NodeMCU, or Arduino (ESP-12E) http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Started-with-ESP8266-Using-AT-Commands-NodeMCU/
Get Started with ESP8266 Using AT Commands, NodeMCU, or Arduino (ESP-12E) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/LMHF/IFR641OO/FZYLMHFIFR641OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/LMHF/IFR641OO/FZYLMHFIFR641OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/LMHF/IFR641OO/FZYLMHFIFR641OO.SMALL.jpg acrobotic This Instructable will show you the steps needed to get started with the ESP8266 using a fantastic little development board for the ESP-12E module. The board includes everything needed including a USB to Serial adapter, surface-mount LED, and voltage regulator. In addition, it is easily mountable ...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:30:34 PDT
Wearable Neopixel Sparkle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Neopixel-Sparkle/
Wearable Neopixel Sparkle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/YKDH/IFJYX7B0/F7RYKDHIFJYX7B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/YKDH/IFJYX7B0/F7RYKDHIFJYX7B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/YKDH/IFJYX7B0/F7RYKDHIFJYX7B0.SMALL.jpg molecule13 Who doesn't want a bit of extra sparkle in their everyday life? This simple wearable is easy to make (if you know how to solder) and very comfortable and light. Inspired by the wonderful Adafruit Neopixel Crown, but a bit less labor-intensive, and with a much lower profile. Gather Materials Tiny ...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 06:35:45 PDT
Modified #AUTOMATIC NIGHT LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-AUTOMATIC-NIGHT-LIGHT/
Modified #AUTOMATIC NIGHT LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LAXJ/IG2HGQQ8/F46LAXJIG2HGQQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LAXJ/IG2HGQQ8/F46LAXJIG2HGQQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LAXJ/IG2HGQQ8/F46LAXJIG2HGQQ8.SMALL.jpg techno man Hi guys....!I'm back with some more cool DIY projects after some times.In this instructable i'm sharing with you about my new modified # Automatic night light Circuit building procedures.This is one of the Cool Circuits I have made....I think you people would probably like my project.As explained ea...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 05:15:37 PDT
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mill-a-circuit-board-with-a-Stepcraft-Mill-/
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SMALL.jpg kinasmith In this tutorial, we are going to be using EagleCAD, a PCB design tool, to generate toolpaths for fabricating circuit boards using a Stepcraft CNC Mill (or any other CNC mill that accepts standard G-code). Through this tutorial, I am going to assume a familiarity with EagleCAD and with basic CNC ope...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:16:54 PDT