Instructables: exploring - - electronics - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:30:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Use-a-Prototype-Solderless-Breadb/
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SMALL.jpg made2hack In a previous video, I had built my own solderless breadboard from cheap ebay parts. This turned out to be a terrible idea since those cheap ebay parts turned out to be crappy and unusable. Aside from two of these small protoboards I bought from Olimex, the rest were garbage.If you want to know prec...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:27:37 PDT
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-Smart-Plant-Care-Kit-Assembly/
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SMALL.jpg Saiyam A few months ago, after winning the Sensors Contest 2016, one of the prizes included "Grove Smart Plant Care Kit." It was lying in the cupboard since that time until recently I decided to assemble it. The kit includes all the sensors and shields necessary for building the project including an instr...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:50:15 PDT
DIY Cheap Variable Power Supply Under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Variable-Power-Supply-Under-10/
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 02:59:39 PST
DIY Speedometer on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Speedometer-on-Arduino/
DIY Speedometer on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SMALL.jpg Mad Gyver This project based on Arduino, it will measure time of one revolution of wheel, then divide wheel's lenght on this time, and it will be the speed. Revolutions of wheel will be measured by magnet and hall sensor. I used servo motor with arrow and scale to show the speed, it looks like "analog". Also ...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 12:46:48 PST
Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Actuator-in-5-Minutes/
Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SMALL.jpg sanyam jain Always wanted the linear motion but were stuck with the circular motion of the motor .You have landed on the correct place Supplies needed List of the material you need is a power drilla flat filetapea bolt (of about 75 mm length)3 nuts of that sizemotorwire cuttera coupler used in tube lights ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:06:24 PST
Hot-air-balloon synchronized launch site http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-air-balloon-Synchronized-Launch-Site/
Hot-air-balloon synchronized launch site - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/5R3Y/IZ4UC7H4/FPR5R3YIZ4UC7H4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/5R3Y/IZ4UC7H4/FPR5R3YIZ4UC7H4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/5R3Y/IZ4UC7H4/FPR5R3YIZ4UC7H4.SMALL.jpg mellowriki This is a crazy idea of mine now I will explain to you :Have you ever wondered to leave a message in the sky, whether the word or sentence is made with smoke signals left behind by an airplane or with drones flying in synchrony?I wondered. So I figured out how to make something such that, with minim...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:15:15 PST
Adeept TM1638 LED 4-Digit 7 Segment Digital Display Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Adeept-TM1638-LED-4-Digit-7-Segment-Digital-Displa/
Adeept TM1638 LED 4-Digit 7 Segment Digital Display Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Working with seven segment LED displays can be rather complicated. Working with a seven segment LED display module connected to an Arduino can be extremely simple. Let's take a quick look at a bit of what you need to know when working with the average individual seven segment displays. Seven Segme...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:01:22 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply -Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-2/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 04:37:29 PST
PiE-Ink Name Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/PiE-Ink-Name-Badge/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 16:54:33 PST
RadArduino - Radar made with Arduino Leonardo and Processing 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RadArduino-Radar-Made-With-Arduino-Leonardo-and-Pr/
RadArduino - Radar made with Arduino Leonardo and Processing 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SMALL.jpg eleccreativa Hi everyone.This project is a sonar (Sound Navigator And Ranging) that we have implemented with a Arduino Leonardo and we have depicted in Processing 3.It is part of the subject 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunic...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:38:34 PST
The Time Machine || An Awesome Clock Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Time-Machine-an-Awesome-Clock-Hack/
The Time Machine || An Awesome Clock Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech The time machine used to be considered science fiction..... But not anymore! I have found a way to hack a normal mechanical clock to fast forward and reverse time! Well, kind of. In this instructable, I will show you how to hack a clock to run up to 60x faster. This hack will also let you run the cl...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 14:31:22 PST
Junkyard Compass and Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkyard-Compass-and-Thermometer/
Junkyard Compass and Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/4PRR/IYGFM93X/FWH4PRRIYGFM93X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/4PRR/IYGFM93X/FWH4PRRIYGFM93X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/4PRR/IYGFM93X/FWH4PRRIYGFM93X.SMALL.jpg amackay While today's cars have a lot of bells and whistles, you can be a bit hard pressed to find all the features that you want in your vehicle (at least not without blowing your budget). This project was born from a need to address a couple of features that I wanted to have in my truck.The first feature ...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:24:36 PST
ATtiny Dev Board / Tinyduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dev-Board-Tinydino/
ATtiny Dev Board / Tinyduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SMALL.jpg Raffy611 This is an ATtiny Dev Board. Designed for the ATtiny line of microcontollers from atmel. Its made to be small, simple to build and easy to use.This board has following features:- Female headers for easy prototyping- Build-in 1A 5V voltage regulator- 8-Pin socket to change out microcontrollers- ISP-H...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:53:49 PST
#DIY# How to grow Bonsai (or any plant) using Internet of things (IOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Bonsai-on-Study-Table-Using-Internet-o/
#DIY# How to grow Bonsai (or any plant) using Internet of things (IOT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR Everybody loves to plant a Bonsai, a small tree in a pot, the problem is its maintenance ,Whenever we go out of town for few days, we always used to worry about our plants as they need water on regular basis, To solve this problem we have come up with the solution which is able to monitor the amount...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:40:04 PST
Wireless Earphones To Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Earphones-to-Bluetooth-Speakers/
Wireless Earphones To Bluetooth Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SMALL.jpg Saiyam A year ago I had bought these bluetooth earphones from amazon for around $17. They were working just fine for the first 6 months when one of ear pieces stopped working. From then, they've just been lying around. While cleaning my room, I found these and decided to reuse the bluetooth receiver chip i...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:43:15 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply-Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-1/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:08:23 PST
DIY RC transmitter hack: Joystick MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RC-Transmitter-Hack-Joystick-MOD/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 05:42:09 PST
IoT Smart Alarm Clock [Open Source Project] http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Smart-Alarm-Clock-Open-Source-Project/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:56:06 PST
Repair Any CD,DVD, & BLURAY Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Any-CDDVD-BLURAY-Player/
Repair Any CD,DVD, & BLURAY Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MU6C/IXAPXCZB/FPKMU6CIXAPXCZB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MU6C/IXAPXCZB/FPKMU6CIXAPXCZB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MU6C/IXAPXCZB/FPKMU6CIXAPXCZB.SMALL.jpg erik12892 Hi!Do you wanna get some buck for an easy electronic repair, here it is!In this basic but useful instructable i'll show you the basics for to repair and CD,DVD,BLURAY reader!¿Do you have a Discman,DVD,Bluray or any other instrument that don't read you CD's?¿Do you wanna get some bucks for and easy r...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:59:38 PST
Nucleo Guitar Effects Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Nucleo-Guitar-Effects-Pedal/
Nucleo Guitar Effects Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SMALL.jpg Guitarman9119 Playing an instrument like the electric guitar requires a lot of time to practice andimprove your playing skills. Certain styles of playing requires specifc effects. To achieve this guitarists use effect units which are commonly known as effects pedals. An effect pedal is an electronic device that u...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:00:54 PST
Start Fires With Electricity: DIY Arc Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-Fires-With-Electricity-DIY-Arc-Lighter/
Start Fires With Electricity: DIY Arc Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y895/IX6FMP3J/FO0Y895IX6FMP3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y895/IX6FMP3J/FO0Y895IX6FMP3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y895/IX6FMP3J/FO0Y895IX6FMP3J.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted a futuristic way to start a fire, or maybe just a cool desk toy that makes plasma? Have you wanted to start a winter fire in a way that does not involve an actual lighter with lighter fluid? Have you ever wanted a lighter that you never have to replace or refill? If so, then ...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:01:20 PST
How to make your own IR mood lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-IR-Mood-Lamp/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 22:54:55 PST
PiMonkey: Create a Twitter Hashtag Monitoring Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-How-to-Create-a-Hashtag-Monitoring-Tw/
PiMonkey: Create a Twitter Hashtag Monitoring Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5NUV/IWMQZSI6/FIP5NUVIWMQZSI6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5NUV/IWMQZSI6/FIP5NUVIWMQZSI6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5NUV/IWMQZSI6/FIP5NUVIWMQZSI6.SMALL.jpg edmogeor In this project we are going to create a Toy that reacts to a Hashtag on twitter. The toy monitors twitter, when it sees a certain hashtag used it turns on. I decided to use a monkey toy for this project, however any toy that has its own switch could be used! You could even use my code to turn on ot...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:48:37 PST
Make a Metal Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Metal-Detector/
Make a Metal Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/MI49/IWH3CFQ9/FKJMI49IWH3CFQ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/MI49/IWH3CFQ9/FKJMI49IWH3CFQ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/MI49/IWH3CFQ9/FKJMI49IWH3CFQ9.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! Today I am going to show you how to make a simple metal detector. Can you find gold hidden under the ground with this metal detector? Answer is NO. DO NOT EXPECT THIS METAL DETECTOR TO WORK LIKE COMMERCIAL METAL DETECTORS. You could make Metal Detectors with complicated circuits t...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:32:18 PST
How to make A23 (23AE) Battery Holder for your tiny projects http://www.instructables.com/id/A23-23AE-Battery-Holder/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:05:52 PST
How to Make Simple DC Voltmeter Using Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-DC-Voltmeter-Using-Arduino-UNO/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 07:08:46 PST
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wi-fi-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:58:28 PST
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RC-Boat-From-Scratch-DIY-RC-Transmitter-and-Re/
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SMALL.jpg shazf This project is about building a RC boat of you own and also making your own 2.4ghz transmitter and receiver. I got this idea because i was always fascinated by RC boats....so i thought "why don't you make one?" Frankly speaking whats the use of making a RC boat when its not 100% of your work so i m...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 03:17:21 PST
Build A Bluetooth Boombox Speaker (from scratch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bluetooth-Boombox-Speaker-from-Scratch/
Build A Bluetooth Boombox Speaker (from scratch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OCIZ/IVO7NW7T/FT1OCIZIVO7NW7T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OCIZ/IVO7NW7T/FT1OCIZIVO7NW7T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OCIZ/IVO7NW7T/FT1OCIZIVO7NW7T.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know on building a kickass DIY Bluetooth Boombox from scratch! This comprehensive video and guide was written so that even newbie makers can follow. No doubt that this speaker setup is really loud, portable and rechargeable as well. _If only I was ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:52:04 PST
Interactive Glue Chess pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Glue-Chess-Pieces/
Interactive Glue Chess pieces - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/IAKU/IVO7SS7F/FCEIAKUIVO7SS7F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/IAKU/IVO7SS7F/FCEIAKUIVO7SS7F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/IAKU/IVO7SS7F/FCEIAKUIVO7SS7F.SMALL.jpg abhinavsikharam HI Guys !!! I like to play chess as most of us do...though the game is all about critical thinking and analyzing it is rather an interesting game every one should try, but at times it gets boring :P. So, one day I was thinking of how can I make this game interesting to kids as well as adults..... So...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:29:00 PST
Audio Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Cabinet/
Audio Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I planned to build a record cabinet to house a new turntable I purchased. I wanted to use mostly recycled wood and scrap laying around the shop. Other than fabric this was more than achievable. Free material from craigslist was also useful for this project. Inspiration The project was partially...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:08:01 PST
Turntable Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Restoration/
Turntable Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I picked up this turntable from an estate sale and I was assured it was in working order. I didn't find out until I arrived home that it wouldn't power on and the stylus had popped loose. It was still a good deal, but it needed work. After a little restoration I planned on putting it in my record ca...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
SMD 555 Timer Piano! http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-555-Timer-Piano/
SMD 555 Timer Piano! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/QPIV/IVA4WE7H/FUSQPIVIVA4WE7H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/QPIV/IVA4WE7H/FUSQPIVIVA4WE7H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/QPIV/IVA4WE7H/FUSQPIVIVA4WE7H.SMALL.jpg Alexisgm97 Hello everybody! In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a little piano using the common Timer 555 but with SMD components!SMD means Surface-Mount Device and those components are mounted or placed directly onto the surface of printed circuit boards.Let's get started! Step 1: Parts a...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:03:52 PST
Vintage Radio to Bluetooth Speaker Simple Electronics Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-to-Bluetooth-Speaker-Simple-Electron/
Vintage Radio to Bluetooth Speaker Simple Electronics Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9LB1/IV0AKAS6/FLF9LB1IV0AKAS6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9LB1/IV0AKAS6/FLF9LB1IV0AKAS6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9LB1/IV0AKAS6/FLF9LB1IV0AKAS6.SMALL.jpg Cog Industries I’ve used this original Roberts transistor radio case to make my own Bluetooth speaker. The radio has been hanging around in my family for as long as I can remember. I’ve never known it to work. After a few attempts to fix it over the years it ended up at my Dad’s house where I recently found it an...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:33:18 PDT
How to Make a Wire Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wire-Holder/
How to Make a Wire Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9A41/IUYD5YUG/FX59A41IUYD5YUG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9A41/IUYD5YUG/FX59A41IUYD5YUG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/9A41/IUYD5YUG/FX59A41IUYD5YUG.SMALL.jpg stillash Lately, I have been trying to do more electronic projects. They are a challenge and fun. I am trying to organize my stuff better and decided to make a holder for my spools of wire. I went with a simple design since I was making this out of scrap wood. I took all my wire out of my electronics box wit...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 01:07:14 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Boombox-Repurpose-Your-Old-Hi-Fi/
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SMALL.jpg diggoryrush For this project I will be making a bluetooth speaker using secondhand bookshelf speakers. I will go through the design process and all the different stages of construction, this will be a comprehensive guide to building a your very own Hi-Fi quality boombox. You will need:- A pair of bookshelf spe...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:26:39 PDT
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
3$ Photography Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SMALL.jpg arushahuja Make a very cheap lightbox to click high quality pictures! and it costs only 3 dollars! (atleast in my country) Materials and Tools What you need : - A box to enlighten. (Free)- A4 Paper (Free)- Scissors (Free)- Pencil (Free)- Ruler (Free)- Glue stick (Free)- Knife/Something to cut the box (Free)...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
Breadboard To Perfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-to-Perfboard/
Breadboard To Perfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/U5KN/IUOHZCBA/FZAU5KNIUOHZCBA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/U5KN/IUOHZCBA/FZAU5KNIUOHZCBA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/U5KN/IUOHZCBA/FZAU5KNIUOHZCBA.SMALL.jpg The Soldering Station Sometimes it is easier to get your electronic project working on a breadboard before you start soldering things together. In this tutorial, we will explain how to take your project from the breadboard to a protoboard or perfboard. First make sure you have all the same parts. For example, if your ...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:28:48 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-Under-5/
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Today I'll show you how I made this awesome bluetooth speaker for total cost under 5$. It is easy project that you can make with minimal knowledge of electronics and woodworking. Just for you to know : this is not very high quality speaker. It's mainly made from scrap and to be as cheap as possible....
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:36:57 PDT
Peltier Aluminum Can Fridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Aluminum-Can-Fridge/
Peltier Aluminum Can Fridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OVG0/IUORMHVN/F2BOVG0IUORMHVN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OVG0/IUORMHVN/F2BOVG0IUORMHVN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OVG0/IUORMHVN/F2BOVG0IUORMHVN.SMALL.jpg postron In this instructable I will show you how to build a small fridge with a peltier cooler. The fridge can cool one aluminium can down to 3 degrees celcius.For this instructable you need the following material : An Arduino - Leonardo Leonardo R3 + USB cable A big heatsink with fans A smaller heatsink ...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:21:49 PDT
Custom Tube Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Tube-Guitar-Amp/
Custom Tube Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted to have the warm tube sound of a guitar, but could not afford a good tube amp? If so, then this instructable is for you. A while back, a friend wanted me to build and sell him a guitar amp, so I found a few tubes and a cool chassis(CD Drive) and started building. The video...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:37:04 PDT
Powerful burning Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-Burning-Laser/
Powerful burning Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/V1QG/IUIYR84P/F0LV1QGIUIYR84P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/V1QG/IUIYR84P/F0LV1QGIUIYR84P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/V1QG/IUIYR84P/F0LV1QGIUIYR84P.SMALL.jpg How-ToDo Hello today im going to show you how to make a powerful burning laser from DVD-RW, before we begin I must caution that its very powerful thing and can seriously damage your eyes, be careful. Diode First thing first. We need to take off a laser diode from dvd driver, open it, find moving part wit...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:48:13 PDT
Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tesla-Coil/
Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QQQK/IUG0N11O/F58QQQKIUG0N11O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QQQK/IUG0N11O/F58QQQKIUG0N11O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QQQK/IUG0N11O/F58QQQKIUG0N11O.SMALL.jpg How-ToDo Hello! Today I’m going to show you how I build a Tesla coil! Probably you may know this device from computer games, movies or some “music tesla show” whatever they call it. If we ignore the mystique around the Tesla coils, it's just a high-voltage resonance transformer working without a core. So as ...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:18:37 PDT
Pi Outlet Relay Control using Cayenne http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Outlet-Relay-Control-Using-Cayenne/
Pi Outlet Relay Control using Cayenne - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/3VMG/IUEU754X/FB43VMGIUEU754X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/3VMG/IUEU754X/FB43VMGIUEU754X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/3VMG/IUEU754X/FB43VMGIUEU754X.SMALL.jpg duartejm Hey Guys!My name is João Duarte, I'm an IT Consultant at full time and this is my first instructable :DHere i'm describing how to build a box where you can plug devices, and with the aid of a Raspberry PI and Cayenne, you can control anything you like from anywhere.Please let me know if the instruc...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:34:26 PDT
18650 Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/18650-Battery-Charger-1/
18650 Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SMALL.jpg Kester1 Hey guys Kester here! Today I'll be showing you guys how to make a 18650 battery charger! Without further a do, let's get started! Patreon As you may or may not know, I am Kester. I have a YouTube channel that is based on making electronics videos and diy videos and tutorials. As me making lots o...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:49:16 PDT
Automatic Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Dark-Detector/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:06:43 PDT
Electronic Component Plaque for 1000 Instructables Followers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Electronics-Plaque-for-1000-Followers-on-/
Electronic Component Plaque for 1000 Instructables Followers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/TSXS/IU058UZ8/FHPTSXSIU058UZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/TSXS/IU058UZ8/FHPTSXSIU058UZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/TSXS/IU058UZ8/FHPTSXSIU058UZ8.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 ̶I̶n̶ ̶t̶h̶i̶s̶ ̶I̶n̶s̶t̶r̶u̶c̶t̶a̶b̶l̶e̶,̶ ̶I̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶r̶e̶v̶i̶e̶w̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶s̶u̶p̶e̶r̶ ̶c̶o̶o̶l̶ ̶p̶l̶a̶q̶u̶e̶ ̶t̶h̶a̶t̶ ̶I̶n̶s̶t̶r̶u̶c̶t̶a̶b̶l̶e̶s̶ ̶s̶e̶n̶d̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶w̶h̶e̶n̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶r̶e̶a̶c̶h̶ ̶1̶0̶0̶0̶ ̶f̶o̶l̶l̶o̶w̶e̶r̶s̶.̶JUST KIDDING!Did you know that I recently hit 1000 followers and 1 ...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 12:23:36 PDT
Make Custom (& Inexpensive) Circuit Blocks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-Inexpensive-Circuit-Blocks/
Make Custom (& Inexpensive) Circuit Blocks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/35MS/ITW2OUPU/FVG35MSITW2OUPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/35MS/ITW2OUPU/FVG35MSITW2OUPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/35MS/ITW2OUPU/FVG35MSITW2OUPU.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Create, build, and play with your very own LEGO-inspired circuit blocks! Explore the basics of electricity and circuits, discover how sensors work and use 'em to design your own experiments, and incorporate upcycled materials to improve on your materials-sourcing & MacGuyver-ing skills! That old gum...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 09:34:45 PDT
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Cars-Stereo-Adding-Bluetooth-to-Your-Hea/
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SMALL.jpg Meatlove Modern times ask for modern solutions. Many of us drive cars older than the modern smartphone. And there lies a problem. How you're gonna stream your favorite music to your speakers.A lot of cars have a AUX (auxiliary) port to connect devices such as your smartphone. But having loose cables in your ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:21:15 PDT