Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:14:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Pump/
Solar Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/RUDL/I7MY35LQ/F2RRUDLI7MY35LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/RUDL/I7MY35LQ/F2RRUDLI7MY35LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/RUDL/I7MY35LQ/F2RRUDLI7MY35LQ.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira This Instructable will help you to setup a fully functional Solar Water Pumping System. The Solar Water Pump System can be used for residential water requirements and also for commercial uses. This system can also be used for irrigation of Agricultural Land. The Solar Panel Array can also be used wi...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:52:38 PDT
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-graphical-programming-software-to-progr/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:22 PDT
Survive an EMP Apocolypse http://www.instructables.com/id/Survive-an-EMP-Apocolypse/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:11:21 PDT
Build a Fan with LEGO and faya-nugget http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fan-with-LEGO-and-faya-nugget/
Build a Fan with LEGO and faya-nugget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SMALL.jpg wellywelly As a kid, I dreamed to build everything with LEGO, especially those could move and even form a robot. Sadly back in late 90's, the first generation Mindstorm was just way too expensive for me. When I first met Arduino, I soon realized this could be a great alternative for Mindstorm controller. It ev...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:25:00 PDT
Matchbox Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Microphone/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:59:51 PDT
Circuit Scribe Light Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Light-Theremin/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:40:39 PDT
LEDs with Brightness Control (Circuit Scribe) http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-with-Brightness-Control-Circuit-Scribe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:54:36 PDT
robot http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-9402/
robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/6C0Y/I7MY9CJ3/FFN6C0YI7MY9CJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/6C0Y/I7MY9CJ3/FFN6C0YI7MY9CJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/6C0Y/I7MY9CJ3/FFN6C0YI7MY9CJ3.SMALL.jpg chad.giddings.71 How I built the notswatbot I started with a military surplus enclosure,sanded and painted it with krylon wrinkle finish. Custom assembled the track system from parts found on Ebay, some lynxmotion tracks. (hubs had to be drilled to match up with actobotics hubs. and actobotics couplers used to line ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:09:09 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Buzzing Mouse Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzzing-Mouse-Prank/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:03:50 PDT
How to Drive an LCD glass with your own processor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drive-an-LCD-glass-with-your-own-processor/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:54:04 PDT
Build a self-balancing vehicle with mDrawBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-self-balancing-vehicle-with-mDrawBot/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:04 PDT
Wall-Mounted Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Charging-Station/
Wall-Mounted Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/EZLD/I7RG9HF4/FMQEZLDI7RG9HF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/EZLD/I7RG9HF4/FMQEZLDI7RG9HF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/EZLD/I7RG9HF4/FMQEZLDI7RG9HF4.SMALL.jpg hchute Are electronic gadgets taking up your work space, and hogging your power outlets?This wall-mounted charging station takes care of cord clutter, while keeping your countertop free of smartphones, e-readers, cameras, etc. It can be made in an afternoon from a single 6' length of 1x6 board.The keyhole-...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:09:25 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
A 200 watt Electronic DC Load http://www.instructables.com/id/A-200-watt-Electronic-DC-Load/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:17:17 PDT
Speech Interruptor/Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-InterruptorJammer/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:04:05 PDT
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Desktop-CNC-mill/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:46:45 PDT
LEGO Smartphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Smartphone-Case/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:09:41 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
Listen to Your Electronics! http://www.instructables.com/id/Listen-to-Your-Electronics/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:53:48 PDT
Carbon mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-mouse/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:15:13 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Automated Photo Booth takes a picture and posts it on Twitter with Arduino and 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Photo-Booth-takes-a-picture-and-posts-it/
Automated Photo Booth takes a picture and posts it on Twitter with Arduino and 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Anybody wonders one day to make a photo booth in any event. Actually a couple of days ago there was for the first time in Egypt "Cairo Mini Maker Faire" event, where around 3000 makers all over Egypt came to celebrate this event. I tried to implement a low cost, fancy and easily to be implemented ph...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 06:52:20 PDT
Restoring an Old Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-Old-Lamp/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:10:30 PDT
Arduino & Lego Solar Tracker (Dual Axis) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-tracker-with-Lego-and-Arduino-Dual-Axis/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 02:45:10 PDT
automatic night lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/automatic-night-lamp-1/
automatic night lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/MI27/I7KB2EYO/FLPMI27I7KB2EYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/MI27/I7KB2EYO/FLPMI27I7KB2EYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/MI27/I7KB2EYO/FLPMI27I7KB2EYO.SMALL.jpg p mishra hey there! what i made today was an automated lamp.this particular circuit activates an led bulb automatically when light. when the path of light to the ldr is blocked. materials you need- Electronic components you need-transistor 2n3904 resistor 10k ohmldr (light dependant resistor ) white led l...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:43:02 PDT
Arduino based Electronic Queuing System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Electronic-Queuing-System/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:19:20 PDT
Hot Plate Soldering using Low Temperature Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Plate-Soldering-using-Low-Temperature-Solder/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:17:53 PDT
ATtiny85 Toy Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Traffic-light-toy/
ATtiny85 Toy Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ENUQ/I7CVM3CI/FR8ENUQI7CVM3CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ENUQ/I7CVM3CI/FR8ENUQI7CVM3CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ENUQ/I7CVM3CI/FR8ENUQI7CVM3CI.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg This is a toy traffic light i made for a friends son. Hardware Materials used:3 LED's (red, yellow and green).3 Resistors.3 AA batteries.1 3 AA battery holder.1 Switch.1 ATtiny85.1 8 pin dip socket.1 Small piece of bread board.1 Arduino Leonardo (doesn't have to be a Leonardo).1 Breadboard and ju...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:04:13 PDT
Edge 3D Printer - an affordable open source 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-an-affordable-open-source-3D-print/
Edge 3D Printer - an affordable open source 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone! In this instructable I will show you how to make a low cost 3d printer that I designed! It should cost around $150 US dollars or $175 Canadian dollars, if you buy from the links provided in this project (parts are from Aliexpress). You can also buy locally but it will cost more (abou...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 23:44:55 PDT
Building the AudioKarma CNC Phono Preamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-AudioKarma-CNC-Phono-Preamp/
Building the AudioKarma CNC Phono Preamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/QR4J/I7AAZI5N/FO0QR4JI7AAZI5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/QR4J/I7AAZI5N/FO0QR4JI7AAZI5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/QR4J/I7AAZI5N/FO0QR4JI7AAZI5N.SMALL.jpg skrodahl Welcome to what appears to be the first complete phono preamplifier at Instructables. At the end of these instructions, you will have built a fully functional and highly exceptional phono stage.The AudioKarma CNC Phono Stage is a serious hifi pre-amplifier for vinyl turntables that just got better.I...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 09:36:56 PDT
How to control a Processing sketch with two Arduino Inputs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-Processing-sketch-with-two-Arduin/
How to control a Processing sketch with two Arduino Inputs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SMALL.jpg AlexanderM6 This tutorial will show you how to build a basic Arduino circuit that can control a fun coloured ball sketch in Processing.You will need: 1x Arduino Board (I am using an Uno) 1x Breadboard 1x Photo-Resistor 1x 10k Ohm Resistor (Brown-Black-Orange) 1x Potentiometer A handful of wiresYou will also nee...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:28:51 PDT
Athena the Owl Pillow Nightlight-Lilypad Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Athena-the-Owl-Pillow-Nightlight-Lilypad-Arduino/
Athena the Owl Pillow Nightlight-Lilypad Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/T4IH/I760OVG7/F79T4IHI760OVG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/T4IH/I760OVG7/F79T4IHI760OVG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/T4IH/I760OVG7/F79T4IHI760OVG7.SMALL.jpg jenbryan42 IntroductionFor my technology for youth in libraries class, I got to experiment with a cool piece of technology called a Lilypad Arduino. This type of Arduino board is specifically for e-textiles. The main board of the Arduino can be programmed, then components like LED lights, sensors, or beepers a...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:51:43 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Make your own design with DIY Lighting LED bulbs using basic parts from the home improvement store! This is an inexpensive and flexible way to create bright lighting that fits your space, no matter whether you design it for your shop or your home.Please ask a professional before attempting any elect...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
WiFi Router Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Router-Hacks/
WiFi Router Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I5DK/I70AYKEW/F41I5DKI70AYKEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I5DK/I70AYKEW/F41I5DKI70AYKEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I5DK/I70AYKEW/F41I5DKI70AYKEW.SMALL.jpg Sk4lex Chances are, you have probably heard of many Ethernet Cable hacks, but never any about the thing they are used with: the Router it's self.This instructable is for those who want to know more about security problems with their router for ethical hacking reasons (to defend against hacks) and those try...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 09:37:13 PDT
Getting Started with Analog.IO and Electric Imp http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-AnalogIO-and-Electric-Imp/
Getting Started with Analog.IO and Electric Imp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U2UL/I6YXNHKL/F7DU2ULI6YXNHKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U2UL/I6YXNHKL/F7DU2ULI6YXNHKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U2UL/I6YXNHKL/F7DU2ULI6YXNHKL.SMALL.jpg analogio Analog.io is a new website dedicated to sharing data streams from internet of things connected devices. Analog.io allows you to view your data through a web-browser wherever you are in the world. You control the data that is being plotted through an embedded device. Analog.io is community driven an...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 14:37:04 PST
MURVV - The Mobile Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/MURVV-The-Mobile-Robot/
MURVV - The Mobile Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc For this project we want to use a PhidgetsSBC as a functional brain for a mobile collection of Phidgets sensors and controllers in the form of a wheeled robot. To make things simple we should have independent control of each wheel, this means we do not need any differentials or complex mechanics to ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:39:56 PST
Connecting speakers to a radio without a speaker jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-speakers-to-a-radio-without-a-speaker-j/
Connecting speakers to a radio without a speaker jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/XOJ2/I6WDOSUU/FVKXOJ2I6WDOSUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/XOJ2/I6WDOSUU/FVKXOJ2I6WDOSUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/XOJ2/I6WDOSUU/FVKXOJ2I6WDOSUU.SMALL.jpg megaproscrapper This video pretty much explains it all. It's not all that complicated, you've just got to find a way to weld the wires or twist them around the main speaker wires (The latter is better). Skip to 3:05 in the video for the how to part.
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:15:49 PST
How to build a Speaker in a jar. (Kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Speaker-in-a-jar-Kit/
How to build a Speaker in a jar. (Kit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/LIGR/I6W2WN6U/FTMLIGRI6W2WN6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/LIGR/I6W2WN6U/FTMLIGRI6W2WN6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/LIGR/I6W2WN6U/FTMLIGRI6W2WN6U.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I saw this kit online and really liked the uniqueness of it! They sell an assembled version and a kit version. I have never really been an electronics type guy and have never soldiered for example on a circuit board. This kit looked easy enough however and it really looked like a lot of fun so I bit...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:43:47 PST
REACTION TIMER / NUMBER STOP GAME http://www.instructables.com/id/REACTION-TIMER-NUMBER-STOP-GAME/
REACTION TIMER / NUMBER STOP GAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UOVH/I6W2UY5F/F8CUOVHI6W2UY5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UOVH/I6W2UY5F/F8CUOVHI6W2UY5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UOVH/I6W2UY5F/F8CUOVHI6W2UY5F.SMALL.jpg PaurushTheMaker The game consists of 3 seven segment displays which continuously keep counting and the aim is to stop on 100. The game is based on the Ic4026 the decade counter and 7 segment display driver and a 555 to generate pulses INTRODUCTION AND MATERIALS The game involves the starting and stopping of the ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:33:47 PST
Digital FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-FM-Radio/
Digital FM Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KJTO/I6W2S3DQ/FV2KJTOI6W2S3DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KJTO/I6W2S3DQ/FV2KJTOI6W2S3DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KJTO/I6W2S3DQ/FV2KJTOI6W2S3DQ.SMALL.jpg Electronica Creativa Daniel Leiva Aragonés and Eric Pedrosa Montiel, students of 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications, we decide to make as final project a FM radio using Arduino Uno development board.This radio will allow us the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:02:36 PST
Putting Images on Your TinyScreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Putting-Images-on-Your-TinyScreen/
Putting Images on Your TinyScreen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QVYO/I6RSYR7H/FDQQVYOI6RSYR7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QVYO/I6RSYR7H/FDQQVYOI6RSYR7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QVYO/I6RSYR7H/FDQQVYOI6RSYR7H.SMALL.gif TinyCircuits Have you purchased a TinyScreen and wanted to display an image or gif on it? Look no further! Here we will explain how to do this with relative ease! Downloads and Materials Materials Needed: TinyDuino Processor: link TinyScreen: link TinyShield USB: link TinyShield MicroSD: li...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:52:01 PST
Convert any microscope into digital microscope with just $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-any-microscope-into-digital-microscope-wit/
Convert any microscope into digital microscope with just $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SMALL.jpg rifath.stechlabs Hello Everyone !!!!Want a digital microscope at low cost ? Have you look at the pictures given here, theses pictures are taken from my normal microscope which is just $25, already owned a microscope and want to covert that into a digital microscope at low cost, Then this instructable is exactly for...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:13:36 PST
Fem-AA http://www.instructables.com/id/Fem-AA/
Fem-AA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2QJ4/I6RSLOUE/FWR2QJ4I6RSLOUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2QJ4/I6RSLOUE/FWR2QJ4I6RSLOUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2QJ4/I6RSLOUE/FWR2QJ4I6RSLOUE.SMALL.jpg FaridH This project allows any user to charge a smartphone via a micro-USB cable by converting mechanical energy into electrical energy using a small 5 V DC motor.Nowadays smartphones and phones are daily use gadgets for most people and the necessity to charge it at least 2 times a day might be present if ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:34:40 PST
DIY Word Clock - In Seven Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Word-Clock-In-Seven-Steps/
DIY Word Clock - In Seven Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/34AV/I6RSMXJS/FZA34AVI6RSMXJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/34AV/I6RSMXJS/FZA34AVI6RSMXJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/34AV/I6RSMXJS/FZA34AVI6RSMXJS.SMALL.jpg TinkerElectric Hello Internets!Having seen my friend with one of these as a sexy wrist watch I thought the next best thing was to make a desk and wall version. After several versions and upgrades I am proud to now share this: WORD CLOCK - Do It Yourself Guide.Why use THIS guide? Parts Availability - I have optimis...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:20:48 PST
Repair Broken Sennheiser Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Sennheiser-Headphones/
Repair Broken Sennheiser Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SMALL.jpg bbessette92 After going through many pairs of in-ear/ear bud headphones, which are notoriously fragile and always seem to short out on the left side, I decided to switch to some full-size, over-ear headphones. After doing a lot of research, I settled on the Sennheiser HD202s. While they worked great for a time,...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:40:10 PST
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
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONTINUITY-TESTER/
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SMALL.jpg PaurushTheMaker In this instructable you will be able to make a continuity tester for less than 50 cents INTRODUCTION In electronics a continuity tester is a very crucial tool. It helps you to troubleshoot your circuit and find faults in it.The basic idea is that the device consists of two probes which when come...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:26 PST
Using the LM335 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-LM335-Temperature-Sensor/
Using the LM335 Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/3LAI/I6NIDRG1/F4D3LAII6NIDRG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/3LAI/I6NIDRG1/F4D3LAII6NIDRG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/3LAI/I6NIDRG1/F4D3LAII6NIDRG1.SMALL.jpg braumeistersmith The LM335 is an easy to use, relatively precise temperature sensor. It is great for things like temperature loggers and temperature controllers. This sensor is much easier to use than thermocouples, because it does not require any additional interface circuitry. It is also easier than thermistors...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:39:32 PST