Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:41:26 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Jumper Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jumper-Cables/
DIY Jumper Cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/I2RI/I5B3RB9S/F5LI2RII5B3RB9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/I2RI/I5B3RB9S/F5LI2RII5B3RB9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/I2RI/I5B3RB9S/F5LI2RII5B3RB9S.SMALL.jpg BenM6 How to create your own jumper cables which is cost effective for Arduinos and breadboards and prototyping circuits! Tools & Materials Tools:Soldering ironSolderPliersKnife or wire strippersMaterials:WireHeat shrinkHeader sil strips Step One - The wires 1. Cut your wires to the length you want...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:43:45 PST
Scrappy ways of using Chibitronics parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrappy-ways-of-using-Chibitronics-parts/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:08:01 PST
TinyServer Door Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyServer-Door-Monitor/
TinyServer Door Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/H6EX/I55MWZ52/FCUH6EXI55MWZ52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/H6EX/I55MWZ52/FCUH6EXI55MWZ52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/H6EX/I55MWZ52/FCUH6EXI55MWZ52.SMALL.jpg TinyCircuits Welcome! In this demo, we will be focusing our attention to the TinyShield Wi-Fi board. We will test the shield to make sure it works properly and use it to make a door sensor that can be viewed from a device on your local network. Preparations To kick things off, you will need the boards and the...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:20:09 PST
Acid Etching Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Etching-Printed-Circuit-Boards/
Acid Etching Printed Circuit Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I've been playing with the toner transfer method of producing printed circuit boards for some time now and I've met with varying degrees of success. This is a reproduction of my blog article that I thought that I would provide here as an instructable.Making your own printed circuit boards doesn't ne...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:00:51 PST
Tiny Inclinometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Inclinometer/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:56:08 PST
iPad Inventor's Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-Inventors-Kit/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:24:19 PST
GSM Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Car-1/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:28:16 PST
AVRDUDE - PAGEL and BS2 Error - Fixed! http://www.instructables.com/id/AVRDUDE-PAGEL-and-BS2-Error-Fixed/
AVRDUDE - PAGEL and BS2 Error - Fixed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/B86W/I55MOE2R/F9KB86WI55MOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/B86W/I55MOE2R/F9KB86WI55MOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/B86W/I55MOE2R/F9KB86WI55MOE2R.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba One of the things that I found annoying while using the Arduino IDE was the perennial "AVRDUDE" warning that always pops up in the message panel of the IDE when transferring a sketch to the target chip (ATTiny84 and ATTiny85)I searched high and low on the Interweb and found LOADS of people saying to...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:12:50 PST
Miniature LED City http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-LED-City/
Miniature LED City - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SMALL.jpg Ittyblox This miniature city is made using the ready made full color 3D printed buildings, printed and shipped by Shapeways. They are called Ittyblox. You can find them in this webshop. They are designed in such a way that when you light them from underneath, some windows will light up. This instructable als...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:51:34 PST
CleanBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
CleanBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/7UK8/I50X5JZ6/FBG7UK8I50X5JZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/7UK8/I50X5JZ6/FBG7UK8I50X5JZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/7UK8/I50X5JZ6/FBG7UK8I50X5JZ6.SMALL.jpg MosfetN The CleanBOT ( Remote Controlled Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robot) is designed to clean floor in two different ways: with vacuum or active mop. It has auto mode but you can also control it manually by using bluetooth connection and android app.I made CleanBOT because i wanted to learn something about...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 PST
Motion controlled outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-controlled-relay/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:05:17 PST
Computer Controlled Home Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Home-Lighting-System/
Computer Controlled Home Lighting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/VNL5/I50X5NKS/FK6VNL5I50X5NKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/VNL5/I50X5NKS/FK6VNL5I50X5NKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/VNL5/I50X5NKS/FK6VNL5I50X5NKS.SMALL.jpg hyperrobotix The main aim of this project is to demonstrate the control of home lights (220 V AC) with the help of computer program. The foundation provided by this project can easily be extended to build more complex systems which would allow controlling more devices easily. This instructable illustrates on int...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 01:05:07 PST
Star leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-leaf/
Star leaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CPQZ/I504T38Q/FDUCPQZI504T38Q.SMALL.jpg apekshyasitoula7 Make a task bar of jobs you need to do.Collect all materials you need.Materials required:- Different colored LEDs.PaperScissorsMakersGlue stickBatteriesHot Glue GunWiresElectric tapeSwitchCardboardSoldering IronSoldering wire Draw, Cut & Paste 1.Draw required(leaves,star,board) objects in a paper...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:25:39 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-13/
Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/FVUZ/I504SZLE/F5KFVUZI504SZLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/FVUZ/I504SZLE/F5KFVUZI504SZLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/FVUZ/I504SZLE/F5KFVUZI504SZLE.SMALL.jpg sakchyam This project has been made by the students from Karkhana (Anjish , Sakchyam, Siddhartha) Making the tree Make A Christmas tree using a chart paperLink = Striping the plastic Divide the wires into 3 parts and strip those partsDo it for 8 wires Soldering Solder the led into the gaps of the wi...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:09:22 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/EIRZ/I55N12TG/F46EIRZI55N12TG.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At just 8mm, this is my smallest circuit I have created and quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0402 resistorSMT 3904 NP...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Baofeng FB-F9 V2+ Ham Radio Charging Stand Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Baofeng-FB-F9-V2-Ham-Radio-Charging-Stand-Modifica/
Baofeng FB-F9 V2+ Ham Radio Charging Stand Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/8C9U/I4YTKX1E/FRI8C9UI4YTKX1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/8C9U/I4YTKX1E/FRI8C9UI4YTKX1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/8C9U/I4YTKX1E/FRI8C9UI4YTKX1E.SMALL.jpg kc8hps In this Instructable I will be modifying the charging stand of the Baofeng radio. I find that the stand is to light weight, it slides to much, and needs to move less and be more stationary. Join me on the journey to stability :) The charger base, whats inside The charger base is a nice charge sta...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:14:48 PST
Switch Operated Garage Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Operated-Garage-Door/
Switch Operated Garage Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OQYY/I50CNRFS/FDEOQYYI50CNRFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OQYY/I50CNRFS/FDEOQYYI50CNRFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OQYY/I50CNRFS/FDEOQYYI50CNRFS.SMALL.jpg Abhinabkhemka This is a garage door that has been created by me and my team of two: Saish Bhandari, and Sauhard Shrestha.This is an interesting project, this is an 9 Volt battery operated garage. Material required: CardboardMotor 12v [1]Wires [2m]Copper wireYellow LED[6] (optional)Red LED [4] (optional)Blue L...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:07:10 PST
Wonky Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonky-Pong/
Wonky Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/5164/I50XP3V5/F2E5164I50XP3V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/5164/I50XP3V5/F2E5164I50XP3V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/5164/I50XP3V5/F2E5164I50XP3V5.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Introducing..Wonky Pong!This is a fun and easy Instructable that anyone can make with parts laying around the house. This comes with a custom version of Pong created on Scratch made just for this controller.This project does use a MaKey MaKey, so you'll need one of those. You will also need a drill ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:09:19 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum This Instructable is an overview of my project, called "What You Make of It", that I created during my residency at Pier 9.What You Make of It is a kinetic art installation that uses light and mirrors to display software-generated poetry. Fifteen laser-cut mirrors in the shape of letters hang by cha...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
9 Channel "pure analog" graphic equalizer http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Channel-pure-analog-graphic-equalizer/
9 Channel "pure analog" graphic equalizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FGH1/I4TFBPVL/FOLFGH1I4TFBPVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FGH1/I4TFBPVL/FOLFGH1I4TFBPVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FGH1/I4TFBPVL/FOLFGH1I4TFBPVL.SMALL.jpg Marc_Escobaem Video!This is a short Instructable, where i will provide you the techniques to create a pure analog equalizer to visualize your music!This equalizer is based on several active filters, amplifiers and one row of a simple voltage meter per channel. This one row consists out of 7 LED to visualize the a...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 04:24:59 PST
Simple Paper Heart Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Paper-Heart-Circuit/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:27:46 PST
LED Pulse Sensor (PPG) for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pulse-Sensor-PPG-for-Arduino/
LED Pulse Sensor (PPG) for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/E8UT/I4SCDW2U/F0AE8UTI4SCDW2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/E8UT/I4SCDW2U/F0AE8UTI4SCDW2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/E8UT/I4SCDW2U/F0AE8UTI4SCDW2U.SMALL.jpg Marc_Escobaem Within this Instructable i will show you, how to implement a simple PPG (photoplethysmogram) sensor for arduino. This device uses infrared light to measure you pulse. You may know this technique from the fingertip pulse sensors in hospitals. This techniques gets more and more important again in wear...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:28:54 PST
Intel Edison - Initial Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Initial-Setup/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:56:52 PST
Physical USB Drive protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-USB-Drive-protection/
Physical USB Drive protection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hey Instructables,Recently my USB drive was stolen, fortunately everything was backed up.It got me thinking, what if there was sensitive data on it? Or top secret government files? That is when I came up with this, an USB drive with an physical data lock. With a few switches the no one would be able...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 16:22:05 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
Street Light circuit using LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Light-circuit-using-LDR/
Street Light circuit using LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/4JD0/I4ORL70B/FD54JD0I4ORL70B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/4JD0/I4ORL70B/FD54JD0I4ORL70B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/4JD0/I4ORL70B/FD54JD0I4ORL70B.SMALL.jpg varadmathur This is a circuit for a street light. When the natural light is bright, the LED is switched off. When it dims, the LED comes on. It is cool to look at!It is simple to build. It is also pretty cheap since it uses no ICs. Also, the circuits consumes almost no power when the LED is off so it is pretty ...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 02:15:23 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
The Nerd Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nerd-Watch/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:54:17 PST
ARDUINO AS A 8051 PROGRAMMER - CHEAPEST PROGRAMMER IN THE WORLD http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-AS-A-8051-PROGRAMMER/
ARDUINO AS A 8051 PROGRAMMER - CHEAPEST PROGRAMMER IN THE WORLD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/RXI9/I4PHHE2K/FESRXI9I4PHHE2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/RXI9/I4PHHE2K/FESRXI9I4PHHE2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/RXI9/I4PHHE2K/FESRXI9I4PHHE2K.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA ITS TO HARD TO FIND 8051 PROGRAMMER WITH USB CONNECTIVITY.YOU WILL FIND SO MANY CIRCUITS FOR 8051 PROGRAMMING BY MAX232 BUT IT WILL NOT WORK IF ITS NOT ICSP OR THE BOOTLOADER IS NOT INSTALLED ON CHIP.BUT IF YOU HAVE ARDUINO YOU CAN USE IT AS PROGRAMMER FOR 89S52(ATMEGA89S52).I HAVE CREATED ARDUINO S...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:12:58 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp-1/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SMALL.jpg TrashAmpsLLC Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:57:41 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SMALL.jpg TrashAmps Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 14:38:04 PST
Pet Tortoise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Tortoise/
Pet Tortoise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SMALL.jpg aniketkatkar Everyone loves pet animals. But they come with a lot of responsibilities. So why not make a animal for yourself or gift it to a friend. Of course, it wont replace the real animal but you come a little closer to having one. You can keep it on your shelf or use it as paper weight. ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 03:09:43 PST
make android sync dock from old palm dock http://www.instructables.com/id/make-android-sync-dock-from-old-palm-dock/
make android sync dock from old palm dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BQ4R/I4J6RSMO/FLEBQ4RI4J6RSMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BQ4R/I4J6RSMO/FLEBQ4RI4J6RSMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BQ4R/I4J6RSMO/FLEBQ4RI4J6RSMO.SMALL.jpg chuynator98 hello this is my first instructable, i hope you like it.i found this 2001 PALM dock, wich was used to sync it with your windows ME machine, wich is now useless since smartphones killed pocket pcs. i was going to buy an android dock anyway, so i decided to make my own, which would work with my cellph...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:37:56 PST
Friendship Bracelets 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Friendship-Bracelets-20/
Friendship Bracelets 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/FSIY/I4IXEM4S/F75FSIYI4IXEM4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/FSIY/I4IXEM4S/F75FSIYI4IXEM4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/FSIY/I4IXEM4S/F75FSIYI4IXEM4S.SMALL.jpg kithub Friendship Bracelets 2.0 - the new friendship bracelets that you can make with electronics! Design your own interactive light-up friendship bracelets! This project is a great introduction to wearable electronics. Make two friendship bracelets out of paper and simple electronics so that one of the br...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:28 PST
Switch on your Computer by RFID and IR (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-on-your-Computer-by-RFID-and-IR-UPDATED/
Switch on your Computer by RFID and IR (UPDATED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/N4BU/I4E6EO74/FSYN4BUI4E6EO74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/N4BU/I4E6EO74/FSYN4BUI4E6EO74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/N4BU/I4E6EO74/FSYN4BUI4E6EO74.SMALL.jpg Rifath Hello guys !!!In this instructable we are going to switch ON and shutdown the PC using an IR Proximity sensor or a RFID Reader. Due to my studies, I am unable to write this instructable detaily and I HOPE YOU CAN UNDERSTAND, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK THE DOUBTS IN COMMENTS AND DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 04:18:10 PST
Remote Controlled Human (powered by Spark Core) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Human-powered-by-Spark-Core/
Remote Controlled Human (powered by Spark Core) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DHW8/I4E6CYP0/FNODHW8I4E6CYP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DHW8/I4E6CYP0/FNODHW8I4E6CYP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DHW8/I4E6CYP0/FNODHW8I4E6CYP0.SMALL.jpg garriaga In this Instructable we'll use a Spark Core, a TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit, and a simple relay to remotely control a human minion over WiFi. Mwuahahaha!The Spark Core connects your minion to the Internet of Things. The TENS unit stimulates involuntary muscle movements, ...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 13:19:39 PST
How to make an iphone/android/web controllable extension cord that can be used to control your crockpot, garage door, coffee maker, rice cooker, smoothie blender... fish tank bubbler or any other electronic device from anywhere with internet access. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-iphoneandroidweb-controllable-exten/
How to make an iphone/android/web controllable extension cord that can be used to control your crockpot, garage door, coffee maker, rice cooker, smoothie blender... fish tank bubbler or any other electronic device from anywhere with internet access. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/CC14/I4ID7NLU/FNYCC14I4ID7NLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/CC14/I4ID7NLU/FNYCC14I4ID7NLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/CC14/I4ID7NLU/FNYCC14I4ID7NLU.SMALL.jpg walt.schlender This instructable will teach you how to create a computer/iPhone/Android-controllable power cord that can control anything electrical from anywhere with internet access. The build will cost you 60$ and It's quite easy to do. It will probably take you 30 minutes to complete.Here's some reasons this c...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 09:07:16 PST
Send SMS from Arduino over the Internet using ENC28J60 and Thingspeak http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-SMS-from-Arduino-over-the-Internet-using-ENC2/
Send SMS from Arduino over the Internet using ENC28J60 and Thingspeak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SMALL.jpg lucasxavier11 This Instructable explains how to send an SMS from an Arduino using the Internet. There are many ways to approach this and I will explain one of the different methods used to accomplish this task.Some major points needed for my project: I have a standard Ethernet shield, and ENC28J60 Ethernet module...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 18:27:10 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry This project is not only really, really fun to build, but also fun to use. If you love books or know someone who does, this is an awesome project to make. It is extremely light and literally paper-thin. It is also really easy to personalize and the battery pack design can be used for any small proje...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
Animatronic Christmas Book "Elf Yourself" http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Christmas-Book-Elf-Yourself/
Animatronic Christmas Book "Elf Yourself" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SMALL.jpg scooter76 Every year I like to make a Christmas gift for my wife, while I had a couple ideas in my head I remembered that she loved those "Elf Yourself" emails so much so I though maybe I could make an actual one.In the end I think it turned out great and she and the kids loved it.Enjoy and please let me know...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:36:10 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/MDV4/I4IDCQRK/FG0MDV4I4IDCQRK.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Emergency lamps are one of the most important household essentials, mainly because we use it on various applications. You can use it during blackouts, while camping, doing videoshoots, doing photography and other stuff... Over the years, we've bought a lot of Lead-Acid Emergency lamps. From incandes...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
SWIPE CARD PC SWITCH http://www.instructables.com/id/SWIPE-CARD-PC-SWITCH/
SWIPE CARD PC SWITCH - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/K9A8/I4CMQCI1/FYEK9A8I4CMQCI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/K9A8/I4CMQCI1/FYEK9A8I4CMQCI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/K9A8/I4CMQCI1/FYEK9A8I4CMQCI1.SMALL.jpg shaman5188 Switches are boring, turn on your PC with a "swipe" of a card!This is another way to turn on your computer!The connections to the switch are on side A and side B where wires are attached to provide the contacts to the computer motherboard.Just swipe the card down the slot and it creates a momentary ...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:44:28 PST
Custom Arcadestick/Fightstick Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-ArcadestickFightstick-Buttons/
Custom Arcadestick/Fightstick Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/SHHO/I4E64A4C/F4SSHHOI4E64A4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/SHHO/I4E64A4C/F4SSHHOI4E64A4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/SHHO/I4E64A4C/F4SSHHOI4E64A4C.SMALL.jpg anomaly.sticks Simple Arcade Stick Customization: Custom ButtonsArcade Sticks are great for Fighting Games, Shoot'em Ups, and many arcade titles/emulators. Custom Buttons are a simple way to personalize your Arcade Stick. In this DIY I go over Sanwa, and Seimitsu brand buttons, but many similar buttons have very s...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:20:17 PST
A wood gear clock with a unique drive mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/A-wood-gear-clock-with-a-unique-drive-mechanism/
A wood gear clock with a unique drive mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/LEMG/I3TIF24W/FGELEMGI3TIF24W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/LEMG/I3TIF24W/FGELEMGI3TIF24W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/LEMG/I3TIF24W/FGELEMGI3TIF24W.SMALL.jpg DickB1 Synchronicity is a unique exposed wood gear pendulum wall clock, with a combination of old and new tech.Many wood gear clocks are driven by weights. These clocks need to be wound periodically, as often as every day. I wanted to build a wood gear clock that did not require that frequent winding.Som...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:48:19 PST
Dalek Interactive Wall Hanging with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Interactive-Wall-Hanging-with-Chibitronics/
Dalek Interactive Wall Hanging with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SMALL.jpg cathychen This is an instructable for Wholigans (fans of the British sci-fi show, Dr. Who) who want to spruce up their interior with a clever and hilarious wall hanging. The list of materials is very simple and accessible. They are as follows...Printer (colored is preferred)Computer paper x 2Chibitronics kit ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:10:37 PST
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SMALL.jpg HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
CD Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Lamp-2/
CD Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/9T07/I46WRVFA/FKI9T07I46WRVFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/9T07/I46WRVFA/FKI9T07I46WRVFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/9T07/I46WRVFA/FKI9T07I46WRVFA.SMALL.jpg j1vvy InspirationAt a previous job, the head of QA had several stacks of several hundred CDs, on the floor, in front of a floor to ceiling windows. The sunlight shining through the window would glow through these CDs in a very appealing manner that made the green light seem warm. From that point f...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:30:55 PST
Glowing Snow Guage http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snow-Guage/
Glowing Snow Guage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/WP4D/I49RMZMJ/F8EWP4DI49RMZMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/WP4D/I49RMZMJ/F8EWP4DI49RMZMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/WP4D/I49RMZMJ/F8EWP4DI49RMZMJ.SMALL.jpg Red_Crushed_Chili_Peppers Living in a snowy climate and wanting a cool, water resistant, and straight up bizarre way of measuring snow depth, I turned to plasticy materials and LEDs. Want a durable and different way of measuring the snow depth yourself? Read on! Parts What you need:8'x5.5"x1" Trex Composite Decking cut in...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:18:16 PST
Lighted LED Christmas Tree Tennis Racquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-LED-Christmas-Tree-Tennis-Racquet/
Lighted LED Christmas Tree Tennis Racquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/CZE8/I3TIB55O/FODCZE8I3TIB55O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/CZE8/I3TIB55O/FODCZE8I3TIB55O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/CZE8/I3TIB55O/FODCZE8I3TIB55O.SMALL.jpg DonB4 Here is a project I made for my son, who is a tennis player. The wiring is easily adaptable if you want to add battery-powered Christmas lights to pretty much any object. Gather Materials Tennis racquetStrand of LED Christmas lightsWire (I prefer solid core wire to stranded), 18 or 20 gaugeWire ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 03:48:15 PST