Instructables: exploring - - electronics - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:05:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Solder Fume Extractor Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solder-Fume-Extractor-Box/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:11:38 PDT
DIY Voltmeter With Arduino and a Nokia 5110 Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Voltmeter-With-Arduino-and-a-Nokia-5110-Displa/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:29:48 PDT
Easy to build 250 Quadcopter Drone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Built-250-Quadcopter-Drone/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:52:57 PDT
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Infrared-Security-Alarm-System/
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SMALL.jpg mandlabs In this project, you will build transmitter and receiver circuits using an IR LED and a photo-diode. The circuit is based on obstacle detection when a person or thing comes in between the transmitter and receiver. The alarm gets triggered and beeps continuously till the time the circuit is reset. ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:33:01 PDT
Internet of Things: Arduino + Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Arduino-Blynk/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:54:49 PDT
LED Lava stone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lava-Stone-Speakers/
LED Lava stone Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SMALL.jpg Gustavo Sykes Hi everyone! Well this is my first instructable and so, I'm sorry if this isn't really good but I'll happily accept advices and comments about. So well LET'S BEGIN!Well everything began 2 years ago, I LOVE LEDS and I had the idea to make a led lava stone cube inspired on some instructables I saw aro...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:41:48 PDT
Globe Persistence of Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe-Persistence-of-Vision/
Globe Persistence of Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SMALL.jpg claudiosousa Persistence of Vision Globe, controlled by mobile app and based on Arduino (Atmega1284p)All the code source and schemas are available in Github Build the box A box was built Build the two bands PCB The vertical PCB bands are built. They are the frames where the RGB LEDs and their Shif Register...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:05:48 PDT
Raspberry Pi IoT Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-IoT-Doorbell/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 06:22:18 PDT
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Using-Toner-Transfer-Method/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:36:15 PDT
Feel the Force With Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-the-Force-With-Hover/
Feel the Force With Hover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs Have you dreamed of being a Jedi? Use the force to control a neoMatrix from Adafruit. In this example, we're going to build a 3d force field by using the RGB feature of the neoMatrix. Here are the gestures the 3d field will respond to. Wave your hand from left to right to see a wave trickle acro...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:13:10 PDT
How to Solder LEDs to Aluminium Star PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-LEDs-to-Aluminium-Star-PCBs/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:14:40 PDT
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Attaching-Your-Touch-Board-Cold-Solder/
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive A quick demo on how to use Electric Paint to cold solder your board onto almost any material.In this tutorial we’ll show you how to Cold Solder you Touch Board onto paper using an Electric Paint Pen. This is only one example of the multitude of ways and materials you could attach your Touch Board to...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 03:55:38 PDT
Wooden speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Speaker/
Wooden speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SMALL.jpg Howterson When my speaker broke thought i could make something of it. When i took it apart i got two small and one big bass speaker. I also had a amlpefier chip laying around. So when you put those two together you'll get an awsome speaker. This project takes about two days to make. You also need to know how...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 12:28:48 PDT
DIY Raspberry Pi 3 Gaming Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Raspberry-Pi-3-Gaming-Station/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:27:59 PDT
LCD 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-3D-Printer/
LCD 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SMALL.jpg lcs5000 I am a fifteen year old who took an interest in 3D printing about two years ago. I tried and failed to build a fused deposition modeling 3D printer. There were too many moving parts that I had issues with. So, I began exploring simpler, less complex printers. I came across the "Olo" smartphone 3D pr...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:44:28 PDT
How to Program a LilyPad Without FTDI Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-a-LilyPad-Without-FTDI-Converter/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 01:15:31 PDT
$100 Smart Mirror Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Smart-Mirror-Pi/
$100 Smart Mirror Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media I saw one of these mirrors online and instantly set out to make one in the cheapest, thriftiest and easiest way I could find and now you can too! This mirror is my second iteration, I used a Laptop first to write the code and eased my way into using the Raspberry Pi, The total cost of the build was...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:30:13 PDT
DIY FPV Racing Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-Racing-Drone/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:59:12 PDT
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Fan-Speed-Controller/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 04:42:51 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
DIY Single Ended Vacuum Tube Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Single-Ended-Vacuum-Tube-Amplifier/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 12:36:25 PDT
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Romantic-PCB-Using-a-Free-PCB-Design-Tool/
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SMALL.jpg vividz Have you ever tried to design a PCB for your lover or children or friends on a special day? Why not? PCB also could be an amazing gift which reveals your creativity also hones your PCB skills. Here I’d like to share a Romantic PCB designed using EasyEDA. It is a free, web-based and easy-to-use EDA t...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 03:59:57 PDT
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Coilgun-Electronic-Projectile-Launcher/
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:20:13 PDT
DIY Bench Power Supply (Dual-Channel) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Power-Supply-Dual-Channel/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 04:41:58 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Automatic electronic plant waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Electronic-Plant-Waterer/
Automatic electronic plant waterer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SMALL.jpg akolk1 Hello, welcome to my instructable on how to make an automatic electronic plant waterer. This project was intended to make a machine that would automatically water my plants so they don't turn dry. This goal was somewhat reached, more about that later.This project is intended for beginners, minor ele...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
DIY-GETTING STARTED WITH DRONES (WITH REMOTE CALLIBRATION) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SMALL.jpg kavish laxkar WHat are they and who uses them? Some call them drones, some apply the label “quadcopters” ,though they can have any number of rotors or even be planes— ALSO called them “unmanned aerial systems” (UAS). I prefer to call them “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs).UAVs are and aren't new. Starting somewhe...
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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! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dimmable-LED-Workshop-Lighting-Extre/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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