Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:36:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Adapted Remote Controlled Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapted-Remote-Controlled-Outlet/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:19:41 PST
Moodbox, stay connected despite the distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Moodbox-Stay-Connected-Despite-the-Distance/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:55:30 PST
Tutorial for Mybotic MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-for-Mybotic-MP3-Player/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 04:13:28 PST
Third...Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Helping Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/ThirdFourth-Fifth-and-Sixth-Helping-Hand/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:06:32 PST
DIY Spiderweb Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spiderweb-Audio-Spectrum/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:03:44 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
Music Dancing Light With LED & TIP 31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Dancing-Light-With-LED-TIP-31/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:47:12 PST
Arduino Real Time Clock Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-Time-How-to-Use-a-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 04:55:23 PST
Make a MakeyMakey Wire Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-MakeyMakey-Wire-Maze/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:30:54 PST
HackerBoxes 0013: Autosport http://www.instructables.com/id/HackerBoxes-0013-Autosport/
HackerBoxes 0013: Autosport - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/R9IL/IW6PFR1K/FQ7R9ILIW6PFR1K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/R9IL/IW6PFR1K/FQ7R9ILIW6PFR1K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/R9IL/IW6PFR1K/FQ7R9ILIW6PFR1K.SMALL.jpg HackerBoxes AUTOSPORT: This month, HackerBox Hackers are exploring automotive electronics. This Instructable contains information for working with HackerBoxes #0013. If you would like to receive a box like this right to your mailbox each month, now is the time to subscribe at Hacker...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:21:16 PST
Cheap Portable Fan for Hats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Fan-for-Hats/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:21 PST
Interactive Glue Chess pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Glue-Chess-Pieces/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:29:00 PST
Build A Bluetooth Boombox Speaker (from scratch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bluetooth-Boombox-Speaker-from-Scratch/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:52:04 PST
The Junkbots' Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Junkbots-Sound-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:38:25 PST
Star Wars: Rebels vs. Empire Glowing Emblems http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Rebels-Vs-Empire-Glowing-Emblems/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:22:46 PST
LED Sequential Control http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sequential-Control/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:17:34 PST
How to use a cheap multimeter to test voltage or amperage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Cheap-Multimeter-to-Test-Voltage-or-A/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:38:45 PST
Programming ESP8266 Using Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-ESP8266-Using-Arduino-IDE/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:27:06 PST
Tinker's Word Clock - REVISITED! NOW 110% more AWESOME (Clean and easy to make) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinkers-Word-Clock-REVISITED-NOW-110-More-AWESOME-/
Tinker's Word Clock - REVISITED! NOW 110% more AWESOME (Clean and easy to make) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/Q9GO/IVO3X06L/FQHQ9GOIVO3X06L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/Q9GO/IVO3X06L/FQHQ9GOIVO3X06L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/Q9GO/IVO3X06L/FQHQ9GOIVO3X06L.SMALL.jpg TinkerElectric Hi, I'm John. I have been tinkering with Word Clocks for years. There is only one thing I like more than making word clocks… it’s designing them so that they are easy to put together. This tutorial will go through my latest version (5!!!!!). By the end of it you will have a clock with:User selectabl...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:23:48 PST
Make a Colpitts Oscillator! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Colpitts-Oscillator/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:04:16 PST
Motorised paper plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorised-Paper-Plane/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:06:52 PST
The AlexaPi http://www.instructables.com/id/The-AlexaPi/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:59:25 PST
A Simple Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Counter/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16:11:30 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/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
Under table LED lighting (with WS2821b LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Table-LED-Lighting-with-WS2821b-LEDs/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:07:21 PST
Connecting ESP8266 With Arduino | AT Commands http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-ESP8266-With-Arduino-AT-Commands/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 05:24:08 PST
Protecting Your Electronics From EMP and Solar Storms http://www.instructables.com/id/Protecting-Your-Electronics-From-EMP-and-Solar-Sto/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:39:23 PST
DIY Laptop Folio Book Case (Zelda / Mario Edition). No sewing needed¡ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Folio-Book-Case-Zelda-Mario-Edition-No-/
DIY Laptop Folio Book Case (Zelda / Mario Edition). No sewing needed¡ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EBZU/IVA54S73/FO9EBZUIVA54S73.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EBZU/IVA54S73/FO9EBZUIVA54S73.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EBZU/IVA54S73/FO9EBZUIVA54S73.SMALL.jpg Digitalrice 'Member Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros cereal?I 'member! Now they're in a laptop case...wow!After converting a real book into a case for an older laptop, I wanted to try my hand at making one from scratch. It turned out way better than I expected! The Zelda and Mario hieroglyphics give off a...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:53:19 PST
5 Incredible Life Hacks For Your Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Incredible-Life-Hacks-for-Your-Laptop/
5 Incredible Life Hacks For Your Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/GUAJ/IVHQLEWN/F3CGUAJIVHQLEWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/GUAJ/IVHQLEWN/F3CGUAJIVHQLEWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/GUAJ/IVHQLEWN/F3CGUAJIVHQLEWN.SMALL.jpg How To Make - MrBoom ►SUBSCRIBE MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL : http://goo.gl/g8ZdPWSocials : FOLLOW ME ON GOOGLE + : https://goo.gl/2s8PVs Facebook : https://goo.gl/2s8PVs DIY group : https://goo.gl/2s8PVs Other videos: Lifehacks Playlist : https://goo.gl/2s8PVs 4 Awesome ideas you should know : https://goo.gl/1MhFFCTop 5...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 05:04:48 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
The "Rangeless" Control Plug & Play Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Rangeless-Control-Plug-Play-Outlet/
The "Rangeless" Control Plug & Play Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/71N0/IV0BGVYQ/F0U71N0IV0BGVYQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/71N0/IV0BGVYQ/F0U71N0IV0BGVYQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/71N0/IV0BGVYQ/F0U71N0IV0BGVYQ.SMALL.jpg DBBEN Why would you build a device to control your outlet? Why is it needed to be wireless and needed to use "RANGELESS"? Your conscience would ask.We all have outlets in our homes. They literally power everything what we plug in there. However, we don't have full control over these. We still need to swit...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 23:27:41 PST
Halloween Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Train/
Halloween Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SMALL.jpg wentworthm This is my first Instructable. I built this train for my son's Halloween costume/ride. He wore the Tiny Pteranodon costume from Dinosaur Train so I thought he obviously needed a train. Let me know what you think of my creation. Make the base frame First step is to build a platform. I decided ...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 18:44:36 PST
Wireless Communication Using Cheap 433MHz RF Modules and Pic Microcontrollers. Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Communication-Using-Cheap-433MHz-RF-Modul-1/
Wireless Communication Using Cheap 433MHz RF Modules and Pic Microcontrollers. Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/JP7R/IV0ASLWB/F8NJP7RIV0ASLWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/JP7R/IV0ASLWB/F8NJP7RIV0ASLWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/JP7R/IV0ASLWB/F8NJP7RIV0ASLWB.SMALL.jpg jorjepan On the first part of this instructable, I demonstrated how to program a PIC12F1822 using MPLAB IDE and XC8 compiler, to send a simple string wirelessly using cheap TX/RX 433MHz modules.The receiver module was connected via a USB to UART TTL cable adapter to a PC, and the data received were displayed...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 12:47:25 PST
SMS to Moving Message Display With an 8051 http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-to-Moving-Message-Display-With-an-8051/
SMS to Moving Message Display With an 8051 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/KJNZ/IV0BJO2K/FOKKJNZIV0BJO2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/KJNZ/IV0BJO2K/FOKKJNZIV0BJO2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/KJNZ/IV0BJO2K/FOKKJNZIV0BJO2K.SMALL.jpg Muzammal Baig This is a classic 40 columns moving message display enhanced to incorporte a SIM300Z GSM modem so that the message can be communicated using SMS. This can be quite useful e.g. installed at backside of a classroom the principal can commnicate with the teacher without disturbing the class. I know you...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 12:11:20 PST
CODE RED http://www.instructables.com/id/CODE-RED/
CODE RED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/NDRJ/IV0B1GG0/F74NDRJIV0B1GG0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/NDRJ/IV0B1GG0/F74NDRJIV0B1GG0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/NDRJ/IV0B1GG0/F74NDRJIV0B1GG0.SMALL.jpg Vijayakumar Anbalagan Environment Recognition and Safety Protocol for Firefighters.A smart connected helmet with an Augmented Reality projection system comprising an OLED to display, a plethora of sensors to detect, the interior conditions of temperature, gas concentration and the user’s own vitals. Why & what CODE RED...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 11:36:45 PST
Using DC Power Supplies (+ Recycling!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-DC-Power-Supplies-Recycling/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:50:48 PST
DIY Organizer for Electronic Components http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Organizer-for-Electronic-Components/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 06:58:41 PDT
Nuvoton NUC 140 First Code Till the End With Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuvoton-NUC-140-First-Code-Till-the-End-With-Hardw/
Nuvoton NUC 140 First Code Till the End With Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/H065/IV0B6KRU/F56H065IV0B6KRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/H065/IV0B6KRU/F56H065IV0B6KRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/H065/IV0B6KRU/F56H065IV0B6KRU.SMALL.jpg Mindtrix LCI HELLO,Quick Start on Nuvoton NU LB NUC140 learning BoardFirst code till the end, Explore nuvoton NUC140 with your first code with hardware interfacing.. Download Required Documents from the following linklink:http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=7...File Name: Settings & Source Code.docxTHANKS :)
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 05:37:43 PDT
Your First Project in Raspberry Pi | LED Blinking http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-First-Project-in-Raspberry-Pi-LED-Blinking/
Your First Project in Raspberry Pi | LED Blinking - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/A3OT/IV0ANP0C/F65A3OTIV0ANP0C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/A3OT/IV0ANP0C/F65A3OTIV0ANP0C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/A3OT/IV0ANP0C/F65A3OTIV0ANP0C.SMALL.jpg Being Engineers If you are new to Raspberry Pi, then you are in the right place. Here in this tutorial, we will do our first Raspberry Pi project. Whenever we learn some new programming language, we do the "Hello World" program to get started. But for electronics, LED blinking is the most fundamental program to sta...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 05:28:58 PDT
Tesla Coil Winding: The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Coil-Winding-the-Easy-Way/
Tesla Coil Winding: The Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/2I8N/IV0AORFB/FUM2I8NIV0AORFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/2I8N/IV0AORFB/FUM2I8NIV0AORFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/2I8N/IV0AORFB/FUM2I8NIV0AORFB.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech If you have ever wanted to make a Tesla coil, but have been too daunted by the process of hand-winding the secondary, then this Instructable is for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to wind a Tesla coil using an easily built machine, not a lathe, and how protect the windings. The vide...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:31:48 PDT
Ah Puch Cosplay (SMITE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ah-Puch-Cosplay-SMITE/
Ah Puch Cosplay (SMITE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/118N/IV0AJ0HN/FHL118NIV0AJ0HN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/118N/IV0AJ0HN/FHL118NIV0AJ0HN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/118N/IV0AJ0HN/FHL118NIV0AJ0HN.SMALL.jpg MandaBear Hello! My name is Bear and this is my Ah Puch from the game, SMITE. He's from the Mayan pantheon and is nicknamed the "Horrific God of Decay". Sounds like a swell fella, right? Since he and I bear such a striking resemblance, the real question was how could I not? Big thanks HiRez for making SMITE a...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 05:12:56 PDT
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 Mini Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Sander/
How To Make a Mini Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/BCRL/IUYD9RVX/FQZBCRLIUYD9RVX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/BCRL/IUYD9RVX/FQZBCRLIUYD9RVX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/BCRL/IUYD9RVX/FQZBCRLIUYD9RVX.SMALL.jpg ROBO HUB make your own mini sander machine which is very simple to make Materials Required plastic bottle capsand paperdc motorswitchbattery Making Tool sand paper is cut so as to fit the front side and circumference of the cap which becomes the rotating tool Gathering All Together The tool is attac...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:45:49 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
The Ultimate Wire Soldering Guide for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Wire-Soldering-Guide-for-Beginners/
The Ultimate Wire Soldering Guide for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GX5S/IUSM8Y3V/F7UGX5SIUSM8Y3V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GX5S/IUSM8Y3V/F7UGX5SIUSM8Y3V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GX5S/IUSM8Y3V/F7UGX5SIUSM8Y3V.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to properly solder wire. There are different types of soldering tools you can purchase, the first is a soldering iron which I am using here, next there is a soldering gun, and finally a soldering station. There are two different types of solder used in electronic soldering. Ros...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:56:21 PDT
Vu Meter that responds to mic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-Back-to-Another-Video-From-Bluetooh-Speake/
Vu Meter that responds to mic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R1H3/IUSM5UZR/FZLR1H3IUSM5UZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R1H3/IUSM5UZR/FZLR1H3IUSM5UZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R1H3/IUSM5UZR/FZLR1H3IUSM5UZR.SMALL.jpg mediamilan Today we are going to make this VU Meter. It picks up every sound and lights up the LEDs of this Volume Unit Meter. That’s the explanation of VU Meter if in case anybody was wondering. So without wasting time let’s dive into it. Parts required: Condensor MicFilm capacitor 470K and 10K resistor BC...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:15:48 PDT
Rechargeable Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Breadboard/
Rechargeable Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SMALL.jpg nidalh How to make a cordless breadboard with built in batteryHere is how the final board looks like ... files can find on http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1860585 What do we need ? breadboard lithium battery from old cell phone, lithium charger module , 3.7 v to 5v step up converter Change the SM...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:01:00 PDT
Custom Character Generator for MAX7219 Based 8x8 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Character-Generator-for-MAX7219-Based-8x8-L/
Custom Character Generator for MAX7219 Based 8x8 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YNDB/IUSM5L4D/FRJYNDBIUSM5L4D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YNDB/IUSM5L4D/FRJYNDBIUSM5L4D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/YNDB/IUSM5L4D/FRJYNDBIUSM5L4D.SMALL.jpg WearGenius In this video i will show you a custom character generator for MAX7219 based 8x8 LED matrix. The app is developed using JAVA. If you are interested in making some updates to it you can cjheckout my repository on github. All links are provided below.---------------------------------------------------...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:00:02 PDT