Instructables: exploring - - electronics - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 19:01:19 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Old school arcade games are back! Learn how to make a marquee lightbox and bring your favorite game to any room!Don't know a lot about wood-working? Neither do I! I made this to help me learn!If anyone is a wood-shop expert, feel free to give some tips! Video Watch this video instead of the writt...
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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/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
By: Imetomi

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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/
The Interactive Donation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same t...
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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/
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable documents how to create a simple heart rate monitor using Photoplethysmography with an IR phototransistor via transmissive absorption using the Arduino to process the pulsatile data and display live results via a TFT screen.To use the source code and create the necessary circuitry ...
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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/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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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/
Home Thermostat With Arduino and Big LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7ZB/IJHFDL47/F1KY7ZBIJHFDL47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7ZB/IJHFDL47/F1KY7ZBIJHFDL47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7ZB/IJHFDL47/F1KY7ZBIJHFDL47.SMALL.jpg ArisK3 Replacing a standard thermostat (SIEMENS-RAA30 16GR) with a self made, arduino-based, big LCD screen is a fun project. DISCLAIMER: Mains power is used in both controlling the furnace and for arduino power so please do not proceed if you are not comfortable working with mains power. I assume no respo...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Ultimate Lightsaber Lights and Sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Lightsaber-Lights-and-Sounds/
Ultimate Lightsaber Lights and Sounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/MNNW/IF6NN1R1/FDYMNNWIF6NN1R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/MNNW/IF6NN1R1/FDYMNNWIF6NN1R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/MNNW/IF6NN1R1/FDYMNNWIF6NN1R1.SMALL.jpg newdigitalboy This Instructable started as a general guide for how to add lights and sounds to costumes and props, but I got totally carried away and ended up with the electronics and program for the Ultimate Lightsaber.It has great sound effects, including the "open" and "close" sound effects, plus "swing" and "...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:55:56 PDT
The New and Improved Tin Can Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-New-and-Improved-Tin-Can-Microphone/
The New and Improved Tin Can Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SMALL.gif Zeppelin Design Labs Most DIY enthusiasts who are interested in audio gear are familiar with the standard “tin can mic” (or variations thereof), in which a piezo disc is taped onto the bottom of a tin can and then plugged into a high impedance voltage amplifier, like a guitar amp. These types of microphones are nice be...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 11:09:56 PDT
Raspberry Pi Bluetooth LE Controller for WS2812B (NeoPixels) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Bluetooth-LE-Controller-for-NeoPixels/
Raspberry Pi Bluetooth LE Controller for WS2812B (NeoPixels) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ZORK/IEVVDXK8/FAZZORKIEVVDXK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ZORK/IEVVDXK8/FAZZORKIEVVDXK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ZORK/IEVVDXK8/FAZZORKIEVVDXK8.SMALL.jpg acrobotic Bluetooth Low Energy (aka BLE/Bluetooth 4.0/Bluetooth Smart) is the most recent incarnation of Bluetooth technology developed by the Bluetooth SIG (the organization that maintains the specification). This communication protocol is designed for applications where data needs to be transferred in small...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:53:23 PDT
Make a Custom Game Timer with Your Own Sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Game-Timer-with-Your-Own-Sounds/
Make a Custom Game Timer with Your Own Sounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/73JX/IEV86TEM/FZL73JXIEV86TEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/73JX/IEV86TEM/FZL73JXIEV86TEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/73JX/IEV86TEM/FZL73JXIEV86TEM.SMALL.jpg newdigitalboy Do you love games? Making games? Modifying games? Yes! Then you'll love this Instructable, where you'll learn to make a custom game timer with whatever time duration and sound effects you want.In this example I'll be hacking an off-the-shelf "No!" button (similar to the Staples "easy" button) and a...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:09:24 PDT
Practical & Fast way for making jumper wires for Breadboard in few easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Fast-way-for-making-jumper-wires-for-Bre/
Practical & Fast way for making jumper wires for Breadboard in few easy Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/6EJ9/IEM18GS0/F9R6EJ9IEM18GS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/6EJ9/IEM18GS0/F9R6EJ9IEM18GS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/6EJ9/IEM18GS0/F9R6EJ9IEM18GS0.SMALL.jpg DIY-2015 How many times you build your electronic circuit on a breadboard to test it before making the PCB or just learning electronics by building circuits on breadboard then it didn't work and you think it might be a burned IC or a bad transistor or maybe that electrolytic capacitor stayed on the shelf for...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:17:03 PDT
DIY Protected Lithium battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-protected-Lithium-battery-holder/
DIY Protected Lithium battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SMALL.jpg Carl Hauschke In this instructable I'll show you how to make a battery holder for Lithium 18650 batteries so you can use unprotected cells in your DIY projects without worrying about over discharge, overcharge, or short circuit.What we need:- 18650 Holder (http://ebay.to/1K3CY55) Edit: http://ebay.to/1K9HbyP The...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 19:16:24 PDT
Vehicle Anti-Get-Away Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Anti-Get-Away-Device/
Vehicle Anti-Get-Away Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QRO9/IEB824DC/FYQQRO9IEB824DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QRO9/IEB824DC/FYQQRO9IEB824DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QRO9/IEB824DC/FYQQRO9IEB824DC.SMALL.jpg pelegren Thousands of vehicles were reported stolen each year. In Australia alone, 53,450 vehicles were stolen between year 2013 -2014. An averaged at least 146.4 vehicles per day consisting of light / commercial vehicles, motorcycles and others. Click the links below for more info. https://ncars.on.net/doc...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 07:05:38 PDT
PaperQuad DIY Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/PaperQuad-DIY-Quadcopter-Background/
PaperQuad DIY Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/QATB/IE17WFQ9/F5UQATBIE17WFQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/QATB/IE17WFQ9/F5UQATBIE17WFQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/QATB/IE17WFQ9/F5UQATBIE17WFQ9.SMALL.jpg YoseiI A few months back, my friend, Kevin, came up with the brilliant idea of melding the art of papercraft with his newfound interest in quadcopters. Naturally, being an engineer myself, I quickly fell into the rabbit-hole that is the multirotor hobby and together we began developing paper frames for our...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:59:00 PDT
E-Waste Speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/E-Waste-Speaker/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:49:06 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
TV B Gone Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SMALL.jpg JemChalweDoPorzygu Recently I thought about shrinking my TV B GONE which I made by myself using originall Adafruit schematics and their firmware 1.2 (include EU codes)I saw many projects on the Internet but only a few was designed for use with European on/off codes. (Yes, I'm from Europe - Poland)I found dark sponge's...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
DIY Laptop Cooling System from scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Cooling-System-from-scrap/
DIY Laptop Cooling System from scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/W1QF/IDBI0ZZB/F5RW1QFIDBI0ZZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/W1QF/IDBI0ZZB/F5RW1QFIDBI0ZZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/W1QF/IDBI0ZZB/F5RW1QFIDBI0ZZB.SMALL.jpg smandal13 Welcome everybody. This instructable is on making DIY Laptop cooling System from easily available materials and scraps. Although laptop cooling systems are not very costly or hard to find. But making you own has a different fun in it. I have seen many people making different types of cooling system....
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:04:55 PDT
Home-Made LED Flashlight USB Charger (12V 1.8Ah Li-ion Battery!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
Home-Made LED Flashlight USB Charger (12V 1.8Ah Li-ion Battery!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/40OC/IDC6OJH1/FTX40OCIDC6OJH1.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a project is powered by a 12 VOLT 1.8 AMP hour Lithium Ion Battery that powers two flashlights (warm and cold), USB charger, And 12 VOLT output.This isn't a step by step tutorial because anyone can build it to fit their own needs, I'm just showing how I built it.There will be a video at the ...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Backlit-Xbox-One-Controller/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:21:04 PDT
Motion Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Following-Robot/
Motion Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SMALL.jpg MagicByCalvin Hello instructables community! After messing around with an Arduino for a couple months and avidly reading instructables, I decided that I would finally publish my own. I wanted to create something that moves by itself. I also wanted to create a system that reacts to the outside environment. After s...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:47:31 PDT
Tracked Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracked-Arduino-Robot/
Tracked Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/T0DW/ID1SS80B/FC4T0DWID1SS80B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/T0DW/ID1SS80B/FC4T0DWID1SS80B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/T0DW/ID1SS80B/FC4T0DWID1SS80B.SMALL.jpg dcordova318 This Instructable will show you how to build a tracked Arduino-controlled robot. The content is organized as follows: Sourcing Parts: All of the necessary parts have been compiled, as well as resources to review their specifications and links to where the parts can be purchased. We compile parts s...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:02:10 PDT
Rig A Car Horn To Your Alarmclock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Worlds-Loudest-Alarmclock/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 20:33:55 PDT
Make a Custom Plush With Your Child's Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Plush-With-Your-Childs-Voice/
Make a Custom Plush With Your Child's Voice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CBC4/ICQSYDR7/FDQCBC4ICQSYDR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CBC4/ICQSYDR7/FDQCBC4ICQSYDR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CBC4/ICQSYDR7/FDQCBC4ICQSYDR7.SMALL.jpg newdigitalboy In this Instructable you're going to record your child's voice and make a personalized plush toy! Kids absolutely LOVE hearing their own voice come from toys. In this example I'll be recording my daughter's voice and adding it to her stuffed unicorn plush toy, but really you can use this same proces...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:42 PDT
DIY Spiral Wire Wraps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spiral-Wire-Wraps/
DIY Spiral Wire Wraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/9IZ8/ICP0WXFN/FUL9IZ8ICP0WXFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/9IZ8/ICP0WXFN/FUL9IZ8ICP0WXFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/9IZ8/ICP0WXFN/FUL9IZ8ICP0WXFN.SMALL.jpg icecats It's the loose ends that will trouble you in electronics. One wire of hundreds is in the wrong spot... Or connected poorly... Or strained. Wire management is one of the most common things that I fight with during my projects. Staring at a huge pile of twisted, kinked, and tangled colorful wires is e...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:01:06 PDT
DIY Synth + MIDI controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-DIY-Synth-with-MIDI/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:43:29 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
PCB Assembly Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SMALL.jpg Zeppelin Design Labs Do you build a lot of printed circuit boards, and wish you had one of those neat board holder-fixture things, but can’t imagine spending $100 - $400 when they seem so simple? That’s us, exactly. So we invented this nifty thing, a PCB fixture you can make yourself. You will need access to some basic ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT