Instructables: exploring - - electronics - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:27:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build Your Own Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Smartphone/
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By: Mach_5

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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 07:35:16 PDT
3D printed magnetic connector! *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-magnetic-connector/
3D printed magnetic connector! *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 ****UPDATE****With kind help of Gravityisweak we 3D printed the early version of my design so be sure to check out his awesome Intructables! He also earn a 1 month Pro membership for helping me.Be sure to check Q&A in the last step!*****This instructable takes part in a 3D Printing contest, it means...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 03:17:47 PDT
ROV TANK with Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/ROV-TANK-with-Gimbal/
ROV TANK with Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SMALL.jpg treyes4 I made this ible in a rush so that I could enter the explore science contest so anyways lets get startedThis is the 3rd version of my Fpv tank AKA Roverbot v2 the ROV is still at its prototype stage. Going on, if you have built an FPV tank before then I assume you have experienced the vibration or...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:48:04 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SMALL.jpg BruceE3 After I had purchased my new iPod, I soon realized that it was incapable of creating its own sound. Thus, I decided to create a speaker that was small and light, but still had good audio quality. In the process of researching what type of speaker I should use, I came across a concept called bone c...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
Automatic Tea Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SMALL.jpg 24Eng I am scatterbrained. I like to drink hot tea. Oversteeped tea gets bitter. I am easily distracted. The natural choice was to (over)engineer something with inexpensive hobby-grade electronics. Automatic tea timers are hardly new and people have made them from discarded toasters and K'Nex which I have...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
My First CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Machine/
My First CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SMALL.jpg madguernseyboy This CNC was created using parts bought though the Kickstarter project www.aquickcnc.com.Here is the Ended Kickstarted Project https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajquick/cnc-b...The Design was built using Aluminium profiles and 3rd printed parts. The great part of the design of this is that the Ac...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:06:43 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Power Stacker, and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/powe...Power Stacker is a portable, modular, USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Stack them together for power hungry projects or separate...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-DSLR-Remote-System/
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Behold, a long range motion triggered DSLR remote system! Build a device that automatically takes photos of moving objects when you're not around. It's the perfect standalone wildlife photography setup.Hate Reading? Here's A Video: A Brief Layman's Explanation: The project is composed of two main un...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:10:39 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SMALL.jpg projectsugru It's pretty amazing how much easier it is to use our smartphones as GPS these days! But anyone who does this regularly will know it really drains your battery, so you always need to keep it on charge when you're driving. This project will show you how to turn any in-car phone holder into a DIY wirel...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
All You Need to Know About LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Check Out my latest instructable: Solar+Wind Powered HouseIMAGES: LEDs.A Light Emitting Diode is an electronic device that emits light when current is passed through it. LEDs are small, extremely efficient, bright, cheap, electronic components. People think that LEDs are just common light emitting c...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
ETextile felt skull brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/E-textile-felt-skull-brooch/
ETextile felt skull brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y7TU/I0LDVCGQ/FE7Y7TUI0LDVCGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y7TU/I0LDVCGQ/FE7Y7TUI0LDVCGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y7TU/I0LDVCGQ/FE7Y7TUI0LDVCGQ.SMALL.jpg vanebanetxu In this tutorial I will show how to sew your own skull brooch that lights up by touching between its eyes. Firstly we will sew the felt skull, and afterwards, a felt battery holder with metal snap buttons on the backside.Materials- Skull pattern- Felt- Lining and wadding- metal snap buttons- 2 leds ...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:30:34 PDT
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
How to get an unlimited supply of electronic components for under $10. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-unlimited-supply-of-electronic-compo/
How to get an unlimited supply of electronic components for under $10. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens When I got into electronics finding parts was the biggest challenge. Radio Shack has a decent selection of components for the beginner but their prices are high. Great deals are available online, but the overwhelming variety and unfamiliar jargon makes it a little hard for a novice to know just what...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:05:32 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KTDV/I1U3BNCR/F1YKTDVI1U3BNCR.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Have you ever wanted to broadcast your own radio station within your neighborhood? Ever get curious on where people get those "Surveillance Bugs" from spy and action movies? This small and simple FM transmitter is the toy that geeks have always wanted.FM transmitters can be complicated to build, tha...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
SIMPLE DOORBELL FOR YOUR ROOM http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-DOORBELL-FOR-YOUR-ROOM/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 04:25:21 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 10...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
Beginner Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers... even the internet; this makes it a flexible platform for lots of creative projects. Some popular ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
DIY mini drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mini-drill/
DIY mini drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/N216/HSRZJALL/F4MN216HSRZJALL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/N216/HSRZJALL/F4MN216HSRZJALL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/N216/HSRZJALL/F4MN216HSRZJALL.SMALL.jpg Szabolcs Hi guys, this is my first instructable, my english is bad, I take terrible photos, so... :) In this tutorial I will show you how to make a cheap drill. Materials -Compasses -DC motor -Terminal block -Wire Note: I found that the diameter of the compasses' leg's are 3mm in most cases. So try to fin...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 05:17:46 PDT
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
Altoids Mini Motion Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Mini-Motion-Tracker/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:41:31 PST
Piano Stairs with Arduino and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Stairs-with-Arduino-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:15:55 PST
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sitting-dog-lamp-RGB-mood-lamp/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:33:02 PDT
Overdrive Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Overdrive-Pedal/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:22:30 PDT
Makey Makey Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Piano/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 11:04:15 PDT
Arduino Line Following Robot for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Line-Following-Robot-for-Beginners/
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:53:01 PDT
Tempduino - Arduino Based Temp and Humidity Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Tempduino-Arduino-Based-Temp-and-Humidity-Displa/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 13:25:41 PST
Interchangeable Multimeter Ends http://www.instructables.com/id/Interchangeable-Multimeter-Ends/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/GKUW/H4AGLOZ6/FZ2GKUWH4AGLOZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/GKUW/H4AGLOZ6/FZ2GKUWH4AGLOZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/GKUW/H4AGLOZ6/FZ2GKUWH4AGLOZ6.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs These are some adapters I made to get more use out of my cheap multimeter. I have a hard time holding the leads on wires and pin headers while I am trying to use my multimeter, so I made these adapters to clip onto various conductors. I know they make separate wires with various types of ends, but w...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:20:47 PDT
Dual Stator Smart Drive Wind Turbine (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-Tutorial/
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By: benmurton

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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:55:26 PDT
Smart Drive Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is my smart drive wind turbine, its based round the smart drive alternators out of a smart drive washing machine. It is capable of producing a maximum of 1.6 kw's, most of the parts i found around my house and the blades are carved from wood. all the electronics i made myself so they are simple...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 12:53:31 PDT
How to build your Modular Vibrating Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-Modular-Vibrating-Robot/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 18:26:30 PDT
DIY 9V Battery Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-9V-Battery-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi Hi, people! In this instruct able I will show you how to make a 9 volt battery clip out of... a 9V battery :)... and some wire. So, let's get started, shall we?
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:01:05 PDT
Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Indiana-Jones-Pinball-Machine-1/
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 22:23:15 PDT
How to Build an 8-Bit Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-8-Bit-Computer/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 23:17:17 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SMALL.jpg Emiliano Valencia A while ago, when I first started using Arduino, my first project was a 4x4x4 LED cube, I built it from a Guide I found here in Instructables, I didn't know anything about programming, and little about electronics, yet I was able to build it and make it work, I didn't know how it worked but it did! ...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:29:16 PDT
DIY headphone adapter (with MIC and REMOTE) for smartphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-headphone-adapter-with-MIC-and-REMOTE-for-sm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SMALL.jpg depotbassam This video shows the explanation of a DIY project: An adaptor that connects to the audio input of any smartphone. This adaptor has a microphone and a button, allowing the user to connect any headphones (your personal, expensive fancy ones) and at the same time have the feature of pausing/playing th...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:26:42 PST
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Lego Claw Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Lego-Claw-Attachment/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 09:29:11 PDT
PS/2/You: Go-anywhere, LED digital message board http://www.instructables.com/id/PS2You-Go-anywhere-LED-digital-message-board/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 23:25:33 PST
Chicken Light Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Light-Timer/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 21:21:00 PST
Tilt Activated Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Switch/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 16:45:44 PST