Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 03:38:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Fem-AA http://www.instructables.com/id/Fem-AA/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:34:40 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 CONTINUITY TESTER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONTINUITY-TESTER/
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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/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:39:32 PST
Makey Makey drums! http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-drums/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:55:14 PST
Introducing Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Introducing-Makey-Makey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:52:18 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-Motherboard-Battery/
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This Instructable will show you how to replace a motherboard battery in a desktop tower** You will need a CR2032 Watch Battery ** Disconnect Tower 1) Unplug the tower2) Disconnect any chords or cables connected to the back of the tower3) Make sure to unplug any usb cables or anything else connect...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:43:55 PST
Fun Game Controllers with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Game-Controllers-with-MaKey-MaKey/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:34:53 PST
Raspberry Pirate Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pirate-Radio/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:11:47 PST
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Say-Cheese-Photo-Booth-with-MaKey-MaKey/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:13:50 PST
Use a combo amp as a cabinet (cheap and easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-combo-amp-as-a-cabinet-cheap-and-easy/
Use a combo amp as a cabinet (cheap and easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/ST6P/I6HSGB6K/F5IST6PI6HSGB6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/ST6P/I6HSGB6K/F5IST6PI6HSGB6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/ST6P/I6HSGB6K/F5IST6PI6HSGB6K.SMALL.jpg legitbush This is the simplest way to use a combo amp as a speaker cabinet for a separate amp head. I am using a Line 6 Spider IV combo here but most combos will work this way. The required parts only cost £8.50 ($13) and this project can be undertaken by someone with little to no electrical skills like mysel...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:34:59 PST
Lead-Free Soldering with a 2 in 1 Hot Air Iron Solder Station http://www.instructables.com/id/2-in-1-Hot-Air-Iron-Solder-Station-Review/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:48:23 PST
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Without-Electricity-or-a-Soldering-I/
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Soldering is a valuable skill. There are a lot of situations where the ability to repair or modify electronics can really save the day. But most people don't carry a soldering iron around with them. And even if you did have a soldering iron, there is a good chance that you might not have access to e...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:26 PST
Audio Projects Hum Problems http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Projects-Hum-Problems/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:11:23 PST
Homemade Electronic Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electronic-Drum-Kit/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:33:05 PST
Playing with Your Food ala MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-with-Your-Food-ala-MaKey-MaKey/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:22:11 PST
DIY Beaglebone CAN Bus Cape http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beaglebone-CAN-Bus-Cape/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:55:22 PST
Luminch Color LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminch-Color/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:17:23 PST
I Just Wanna hold your Hand - part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Just-Wanna-hold-your-Hand-part-2/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:36:55 PST
Felted 3V Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-3V-Battery-Holder/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:24:23 PST
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Motorized Wing Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Golden-Snitch-Motorized-Wing-Ring/
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Motorized Wing Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/90UH/I6C2LLV3/F5190UHI6C2LLV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/90UH/I6C2LLV3/F5190UHI6C2LLV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/90UH/I6C2LLV3/F5190UHI6C2LLV3.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad This is just a quick build for those Harry Potter Quidditch fans out there. Based on same technology found in the Motorized Quidditch Golden Snitch,This is a smaller version that can be worn as a ring. So yeah, Go Ravenclaw!Craft your own Harry Potter Quidditch Golden Snitch to wear on your finger. ...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:59:45 PST
Christmas FreakTree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-FreakTree/
Christmas FreakTree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SMALL.jpg Rorri1401. Christmas FreakTreeWelcome to our Instructable! We hope you enjoy and fully understand it!Here is our video on YouTube:We are a group of four students working in this project. Our idea of a Christmas FreakTree was born in Creative Electronics, a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the Un...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:24:28 PST
LED Proximity Sensor Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Proximity-Sensor-Glove/
LED Proximity Sensor Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/42ET/I6C2NKFM/FOI42ETI6C2NKFM.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot This is a minimalistic design for a proximity sensor glove: a light-up glove that dims in brightness when an object, or person, is close to the sensor. This project costs less than $10, although it does take some time to build (1 - 2 hrs).This is also a modular design, meaning that it is easily cust...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:01:25 PST
Circuit Breaker for Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Breaker-for-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:51:04 PST
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SMALL.jpg Denver Designer If you are anything like me you are probably short on space with no shortage of ideas for projects you would like to work on. Whether you are still in school (any school will do, middle school, high school, or university) or out in the working world there never seems to be enough space to fit all of...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
Solar-Powered Useless Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Useless-Machine/
Solar-Powered Useless Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/DLRY/I66CUQG8/FQODLRYI66CUQG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/DLRY/I66CUQG8/FQODLRYI66CUQG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/DLRY/I66CUQG8/FQODLRYI66CUQG8.SMALL.jpg ArtinS1 In this instructable, we will be making a solar-powered, environmentally friendly, arduino-controlled, useless machine!Whenever you flip the switch, the machine will flip it back, and so continues the cycle. The useless machine was invented by Marvin Minsky in 1952 while he was a graduate student, t...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:01:23 PST
GPS repair http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-repair/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:30:50 PST
Battery Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Clips/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:08:34 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
12 Key Common Terminal Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Key-Common-Terminal-Keypad/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 16:51:33 PST
Wind Powers Everything http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Powers-Everything/
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By: hflorman

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:31:54 PST
R/C Car Drag Racing Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Drag-Racing-Lights/
R/C Car Drag Racing Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BUJ7/I66CXHQ3/FDLBUJ7I66CXHQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BUJ7/I66CXHQ3/FDLBUJ7I66CXHQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BUJ7/I66CXHQ3/FDLBUJ7I66CXHQ3.SMALL.jpg robdavinci This is an Instructable on how to assemble the "Drag Race Light Tree Kit" from Nerdykits and make an enclosure for the Race Lights. PCB kit on ebay.com http://www.ebay.com/itm/Drag-Race-Light-Tree-PCB-Kit-/331455849556?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d2c4ee454Here are the files for the enclosur...
By: robdavinci

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 07:49:41 PST
How Electricity & Electronics Work: All you need to know guide to getting started http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronicselectricity-basics-All-you-need-to-know/
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By: -max-

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:15:51 PST
Capacitor charger (60-400V) http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-charger-60-400V/
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By: Victor8o5

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:30:48 PST
Use the Switcheroo to control toys with your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Switcheroo-to-control-toys-with-your-smart/
Use the Switcheroo to control toys with your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SMALL.jpg dangerousthings What if you could make a toy do a dance when that special someone called, or set an alarm of your phone that caused a physical object to come to life? With the Switcheroo, it's easy!First, you'll need to get a Switcheroo board. Get one at www.switcherooboard.comYou'll also need a toy of course. We c...
By: dangerousthings

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:57:49 PST
How to make a robot clean your room http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-clean-your-room/
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By: Engineer of None

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:26:06 PST
Micro 555 BEAM robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-555-BEAM-robot/
Micro 555 BEAM robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean The B.E.A.M robot concept was coined by Mark Tilden which inspired me to build this robot.This robot is based on a circuit design created by Manfred Schaffran.I've simply shrunk it down as small as I can to create this little B.E.A.M robot.It's self sufficient and light seeking, so it can be left to...
By: BlondeJamesDean

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:07:28 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
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By: Eslam Eldeknawy

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
How to Play the Song Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites by Skrillex on an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-the-Song-Scary-Monsters-and-Nice-Sprit/
How to Play the Song Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites by Skrillex on an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/NFAV/I5WCQEK1/FR1NFAVI5WCQEK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/NFAV/I5WCQEK1/FR1NFAVI5WCQEK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/NFAV/I5WCQEK1/FR1NFAVI5WCQEK1.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Hello there everyone, Pure Carbon is back with another Instructable. The last month I've been working hard to get my YouTube channel up and going. It has been hard, so I haven't been able to make as many Instructables as I used to and I apologize for that, but if you want to check out my channel cli...
By: Pure Carbon

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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:54:58 PST
Charge Your Phone With a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Your-Phone-With-a-Candle/
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By: person555

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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 11:58:10 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
By: Imetomi

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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
TinyScreen Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyScreen-Assembly/
TinyScreen Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/24S0/I5S2FB2A/FJE24S0I5S2FB2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/24S0/I5S2FB2A/FJE24S0I5S2FB2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/24S0/I5S2FB2A/FJE24S0I5S2FB2A.SMALL.gif TinyCircuits Today we will be looking at the TinyScreen Basic kit from our Kickstarter campaign. We will be showing the assembly of the boards, and some codes to test out on our TinyScreen, so let get started! Materials The TinyScreen Basic kit comes with a TinyScreen, USB TinyShield, TinyDuino Processor (wi...
By: TinyCircuits

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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:02:07 PST
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-salvage-from-energy-saver-light-bulb/
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By: Rey-vB

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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 07:35:24 PST
SMS Doorbell + Answering Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-Doorbell-Answering-Machine/
SMS Doorbell + Answering Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/XKTQ/I5QMYAFF/FF5XKTQI5QMYAFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/XKTQ/I5QMYAFF/FF5XKTQI5QMYAFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/XKTQ/I5QMYAFF/FF5XKTQI5QMYAFF.SMALL.jpg littleBits Receive a text notification when someone rings your doorbell. Respond by playing back a recording to let them know you are on your way. Elevator music anyone?! Whether you are in the backyard gardening, over at the neighbor’s house, or listening to music at full blast, you will always know when some...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 06:48:12 PST
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Controlled-Robot-How-to-Train-Your-Bunny/
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/I6QV/I5P7LX8L/FLLI6QVI5P7LX8L.SMALL.jpg YadaP This is a robot that goes forward with one clap and backwards with two, and will only go backwards if you clap twice while its going forward and vice versa. I wanted to make this a little more fun, so made it bunny-themed. If you want this to be a little bit more sophisticated, you could try to prog...
By: YadaP

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:46:49 PST
How to Measure a Solar Cell's Power Output. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-a-Solar-Cells-Power-Output/
How to Measure a Solar Cell's Power Output. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SMALL.jpg The Mad Thinker So you have just scavenged a solar cell that was about to become part of a landfill. Good for you, good for the environment, and even better for your next solar project. But what does that solar cell really do? Maybe a bad solar cell was the reason the whole assembly was in the dumpster. The aim of ...
By: The Mad Thinker

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:14:24 PST
PiCy - The Tiny Raspberry Pi Powered Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/PiCy-The-Tiny-Raspberry-Pi-Powered-Robot/
PiCy - The Tiny Raspberry Pi Powered Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SMALL.jpg PiBorg Build your own tiny Raspberry Pi based robot out of a few easy to obtain bits!You will need: A Raspberry Pi. A PiCy pack kit, which contains: Two motors and two wheels. A battery holder for two AA batteries with battery clip. Two 40mm M4 bolts with two M4 nuts. Some wire (roughly 20cm of red, 10cm ...
By: PiBorg

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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:07:28 PST
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Email-Notification-Capacitive-Touch-Doorknob-Alarm/
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SMALL.jpg Woozl I have finally, amidst high school and other things, decided to have some fun and make my first instructable. If you have any feedback for me are questions you can write them down in the comments and I will try to answer them.This instructable will walk you through how to set up a basic alarm system...
By: Woozl

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 19:27:55 PST