Instructables: exploring - - prototyping http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:53:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to communicate with Arduino using HTML & Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-communicate-with-Arduino-using-HTML-Chrome/
How to communicate with Arduino using HTML & Chrome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SMALL.jpg ErnestW Hello everyone!In this instructable I would like to show how to communicate with Arduino using HTML and Involt which is my experimental Chrome-based framework. Before you start you need to have: Arduino UNO Something to read data (10k Potentiometer or anything else). LED with 220ohm resistor Googl...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:18:16 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SMALL.jpg jeffmaeshiro Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to beco...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
Making an app prototype / een app prototype maken http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-app-prototype-een-app-prototype-maken/
Making an app prototype / een app prototype maken - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Stel, je hebt een idee voor een app op een smartphone of een tablet, hoe ga je die maken? Er zijn verschillende manieren om apps te ontwerpen of te maken. Het is altijd handig een idee eerst te gaan schetsen, zodat je weet waar de knoppen en functies moeten staan. Op de ouderwetse manier gaan we dez...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:57:53 PDT
Welcome to NextFab http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-NextFab/
Welcome to NextFab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MKF3/HVYQ7VE2/FRSMKF3HVYQ7VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MKF3/HVYQ7VE2/FRSMKF3HVYQ7VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MKF3/HVYQ7VE2/FRSMKF3HVYQ7VE2.SMALL.jpg NextFab About NextFab NextFab is a membership-based, high-tech workshop and prototyping center — it’s Philadelphia’s “gym for innovators”. NextFab’s mission is to foster technical, artistic, and entrepreneurial innovation by making sophisticated design, engineering, and fabrication technologies both friendl...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:19:20 PDT
Alligator clip jumper wire for LilyPad Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-clip-jumper-wire/
Alligator clip jumper wire for LilyPad Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/6YWG/HVTWEJ4R/FVH6YWGHVTWEJ4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/6YWG/HVTWEJ4R/FVH6YWGHVTWEJ4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/6YWG/HVTWEJ4R/FVH6YWGHVTWEJ4R.SMALL.jpg leidsness While prototyping with my Lilypad Arduino, I wanted to use a breadboard. I started just clipping some alligator test leads (attached to the Lilypad) to the jumper cables (in breadboard), but my workspace could get overcrowded with wires, and quickly. Also, I will do this frequently, and. I don't a...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:35:05 PDT
A little breakout board for DIP ICs with output resistors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-little-breakout-board-for-DIP-ICs-with-output-re/
A little breakout board for DIP ICs with output resistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SMALL.jpg Aars_Man_Tiny Hello all.This is my first instructable! If you have any suggestions or questions, feel free to send me a PM.After receiving my cheap (horribly packaged, that's what you get for being a cheapskate) 74HC595 shift registers from China a short while back, I decided it was time to give them a try.I made...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 07:14:22 PDT
Robotic Arm Trifecta (Science Olympiad) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-Trifecta-Science-Olympiad/
Robotic Arm Trifecta (Science Olympiad) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SMALL.jpg WOSO In the fall of 2012, we set out to construct a robotic arm for the Science Olympiad competition that would be capable of performing the required set of tasks efficiently and to perfection. This instructable will attempt to guide you through the thought processes used in the design and construction...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:56:42 PDT
Prototyping Circuit Boards with DrawingBoard Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-Circuit-Boards-with-DrawingBoard-Pro/
Prototyping Circuit Boards with DrawingBoard Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SMALL.jpg agaunt DrawingBoard Pro is a free windows 8.1 app for prototyping and archiving circuits on stripboard, perfboard, breadboard or PCBs. It is aimed primarily at hobbyists wanting to quickly sketch down and save their circuit ideas.The image above shows the main design screen of the app annotated with the ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:32:32 PDT
How to install the Raspberry Pi in a control cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-the-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-cap-rail/
How to install the Raspberry Pi in a control cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/ZGN3/HT9AXF2W/FCWZGN3HT9AXF2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/ZGN3/HT9AXF2W/FCWZGN3HT9AXF2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/ZGN3/HT9AXF2W/FCWZGN3HT9AXF2W.SMALL.jpg harty123 Now that you've finally got your hands on a Raspberry Pi® , you're probably itching to make some fun embedded computer projects with it. What you need is an add on prototyping plate and a DIN rail enclosure from us to bring your project to a control cabinet. We added some basic but essential goodi...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:56:58 PDT
Design an MP3 Amplifier using Autodesk Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-an-MP3-Amplifier-using-Autodesk-Inventor/
Design an MP3 Amplifier using Autodesk Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SJP1/HQ45AL70/FPUSJP1HQ45AL70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SJP1/HQ45AL70/FPUSJP1HQ45AL70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SJP1/HQ45AL70/FPUSJP1HQ45AL70.SMALL.jpg nicalbert Ever want to share the tunes from your MP3 player, but only have those little ear buds? In this tutorial, we’ll walk through the design for the case for a simple tool that can be used to amplify your MP3 player. If you’re a teacher, encouraging students to design objects with real world application...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:28:50 PST
San Francisco Architectural Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Architectural-Silverware/
San Francisco Architectural Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SMALL.jpg zisiadis I live in San Francisco where Sutro Tower is an integral part of the skyline. I can't help but think that, when viewed from certain angles, it looks like a giant fork! The architectural landmarks in a city become our friends in a weird way. They're these ever-present figures that are always arou...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:27:44 PST
Model Making – From Foam to Faux Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Making-From-Foam-to-Faux-Stone/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:25:18 PST
Upcycled Protective Case for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Protective-Case-for-Arduino/
Upcycled Protective Case for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/92XZ/HQA0CY7Y/F4M92XZHQA0CY7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/92XZ/HQA0CY7Y/F4M92XZHQA0CY7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/92XZ/HQA0CY7Y/F4M92XZHQA0CY7Y.SMALL.jpg churchjw This project is to create a closable case for an arduino board with battery power supply and breadboard area.  Considerations for the design: The case needed to be closable to protect circuits on the breadboard Needed to hold the parts securely Breadboard needed to run parallel to the pins on the Ar...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:58:24 PST
Make SMD Chips Breadboard Friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-SMD-Chips-to-DIP-Breadboard-Friendly/
Make SMD Chips Breadboard Friendly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/OHK7/HPLWZ3PM/FD2OHK7HPLWZ3PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/OHK7/HPLWZ3PM/FD2OHK7HPLWZ3PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/OHK7/HPLWZ3PM/FD2OHK7HPLWZ3PM.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever encountered problems in prototyping SMD circuits? Here's a quick solution to your problem. What did you use the SMD chips for? Oh that is my "High Effeciency Amplifier" prototype (8002B chip). I'm going to use that for the much awaited "DIY Supercharged Bluetooth Speaker (v2.0)" guide. It took...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 01:44:04 PST
Arduino based hackable prototyping board http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-hackable-prototyping-board/
Arduino based hackable prototyping board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Earlier in the year I needed to build a control system with the capability to detect alcohol vapour, measure fluid temperature, sound audio alarms and trigger relays. I designed a circuit board for the Atmega 328 chip and soldered all the components on to produce the finished item. It took quite a w...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:39:34 PST
Protosynth: Prototyping Synthesizer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Protosynth-Prototyping-Synthesizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/HD25/HNY237HR/FH6HD25HNY237HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/HD25/HNY237HR/FH6HD25HNY237HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/HD25/HNY237HR/FH6HD25HNY237HR.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs There are so many different kinds of synthesizers out there that are premade, preprogrammed, and relatively locked in in terms of effects.  We thought making a synthesizer that allowed you to go to the breadboard level might allow people to experiment with more analog effects, with their own circuit...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:00:22 PST
Portable, modular Electronics /Arduino Experimenters and repair Lab set up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Arduino-Experimenters-Lab-set-up/
Portable, modular Electronics /Arduino Experimenters and repair Lab set up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/4QHR/HIGFJTCA/FAW4QHRHIGFJTCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/4QHR/HIGFJTCA/FAW4QHRHIGFJTCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/4QHR/HIGFJTCA/FAW4QHRHIGFJTCA.SMALL.jpg johnag This is a modular, portable lab setup that I use to enjoy prototyping and building  electronic projects with the Arduino. I sometimes travel overseas, and take this with me to distract myself during the free time I have. I have built most of my arduino based instructables using this portable worksta...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:25:56 PDT
Arduino & Electronics Prototyping Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Electronics-Prototyping-Station/
Arduino & Electronics Prototyping Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/FOC4/HKBFGWN2/F27FOC4HKBFGWN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/FOC4/HKBFGWN2/F27FOC4HKBFGWN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/FOC4/HKBFGWN2/F27FOC4HKBFGWN2.SMALL.jpg omnibot Please vote for me! This prototyping station is the result of many years of sorting, adding and removing. My needs are that it must be kept compact and organized while still allowing for as much playtime as possible. Base The base is the bottom tray from an iMac keyboard. It's plexi tub is sturdy...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:16:56 PDT
The Bulldog Face Distortion Pedal DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bulldog-Face-Distortion-Pedal-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E3QO/HIGFG7BN/FJEE3QOHIGFG7BN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E3QO/HIGFG7BN/FJEE3QOHIGFG7BN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E3QO/HIGFG7BN/FJEE3QOHIGFG7BN.SMALL.jpg Pr0f Most The Bulldog Face is a three transistor pedal modeled after the vintage Fuzz Faces of yesteryear.  This incarnation is a modification of the Ferris State University EET & CNS Department’s EET-211 lab #3.  Please feel free to visit our website for more information on our program:  www.ferris.edu/eet T...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 05:37:11 PDT
ATmega 644 Arduino/Evaluationboard http://www.instructables.com/id/ATmega-644-ArduinoEvaluationboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/JQUE/HIGEZ6LR/FXRJQUEHIGEZ6LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/JQUE/HIGEZ6LR/FXRJQUEHIGEZ6LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/JQUE/HIGEZ6LR/FXRJQUEHIGEZ6LR.SMALL.jpg derkeksfresser This is my version of an ATmega 644 Arduino.  I built it to make prototyping with the ATmega easier. Why to use this "thing" (datasheet: http://www.atmel.com/Images/doc2593.pdf) instead an Arduino?   - Learn how to solder   - Learn how an Arduino works   - More I/Os (Arduino has 20, the ATmega 32)!...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:23:15 PDT
How to make an Ergonomic USB Mouse (Ergo Mouse) - made from Styrofoam http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Ergonomic-USB-Mouse-Ergo-Mouse-/
How to make an Ergonomic USB Mouse (Ergo Mouse) - made from Styrofoam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RTZR/HI3TRW13/FQ5RTZRHI3TRW13.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Hello! If you have ever found yourself getting tired hands/wrists while using a computer Mouse (sometimes it even leads to RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury), or you wished you could just open up that mouse and re-arrange all the functional components just the way you wanted, so it felt great to use -...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 08:37:08 PDT
Rapid Prototyping using 3-D Printing to Make Masters http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapid-Prototyping-using-3-D-Printing-to-Make-Maste/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/ITD5/HH2W3ISA/FDUITD5HH2W3ISA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/ITD5/HH2W3ISA/FDUITD5HH2W3ISA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/ITD5/HH2W3ISA/FDUITD5HH2W3ISA.SMALL.jpg ComposiMold By using a 3-D printer to make your original prototype, it is then possible to make duplicates of your design quickly and cost effective using the mold making process. ComposiMold can be used to make the molds and castings rapidly and then re-melted to Re-use.. Works great together! The proces...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 17:18:10 PDT
Prototyping "Hemptainers" http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-Hemptainers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/JE87/HGH6XSML/FQ2JE87HGH6XSML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/JE87/HGH6XSML/FQ2JE87HGH6XSML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/JE87/HGH6XSML/FQ2JE87HGH6XSML.SMALL.jpg The818Studios I've started a company that will be making containers out of a 100% natural, completely biodegradable material consisting of industrial hemp fibers. Hence, Hemptainers. I knew that I was going to need some prototyping done, so I joined my local TechShop (www.techshop.ws). This particular prototype w...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 18:54:04 PDT
PCB prototyping - a tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-prototyping-a-tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SMALL.jpg Candymanproductions Here's a little PCB prototyping tutorial I've made, Enjoy!
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 06:21:23 PDT
Arduino-plex 2.0: Modular Plexiglas Arduino Work Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-plex-20-Modular-Plexiglas-Arduino-Work-S/
Arduino-plex 2.0: Modular Plexiglas Arduino Work Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Last year I needed a board that I could stick my breadboards to, that would also securely hold my Arduino. I used some Plexiglas I picked up at Skycraft in Orlando and I glued everything together with Crazy Glue. This worked well, but it didn't give me the freedom to reconfigure or put something on ...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:10:39 PDT
Chipper Board - ATtiny Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Chipper-Board-ATtiny-Programming-Shield/
Chipper Board - ATtiny Programming Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/CKNQ/HF23Q0HA/F6OCKNQHF23Q0HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/CKNQ/HF23Q0HA/F6OCKNQHF23Q0HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/CKNQ/HF23Q0HA/F6OCKNQHF23Q0HA.SMALL.jpg Hammock Boy Unleash the full power of an Arduino in 10 different kinds of ATtiny chips. The Chipper Shield allows anyone with an Arduino or AVR programmer to easily program ATtiny chips. ATtiny chips are the core behind many projects that only need a few pins and cost a fraction of an Arduino ($1-4). With acce...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 11:38:55 PDT
Prototyping shield kit for Arduino Uno R3 by Rob Goddard Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-shield-kit-for-Arduino-Uno-R3-by-Rob-G/
Prototyping shield kit for Arduino Uno R3 by Rob Goddard Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/RACB/HE07PATR/FDCRACBHE07PATR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/RACB/HE07PATR/FDCRACBHE07PATR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/RACB/HE07PATR/FDCRACBHE07PATR.SMALL.jpg rgoddard1 This guide has been written to show you how to assemble the prototyping shield from Rob Goddard Designs (www.RGDesigns.co.uk). This shield was designed to offer a breadboard inspired layout allowing easy transitions to permanent prototype. Check that you have everything The parts required to asse...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:20:56 PDT
How to Make a Solder Buddy (from sheet plastic) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solder-Buddy-from-sheet-plastic/
How to Make a Solder Buddy (from sheet plastic) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YMVK/HDRS63NA/FEMYMVKHDRS63NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YMVK/HDRS63NA/FEMYMVKHDRS63NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YMVK/HDRS63NA/FEMYMVKHDRS63NA.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude [UPDATE - Thank you to everyone who voted in the UP! 3D Printer Contest - I was lucky to win an UP! Plus, so now I can proceed with Solder Buddy Mark III (Mark II is improving Mark I with you suggestions below) and then release the CAD files*. *I am also looking for CAD software to do this in [spons...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 14:40:59 PST
Make your own (male) jumper wires http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-male-jumper-wires/
Make your own (male) jumper wires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NIB4/HCB8I9UG/FJVNIB4HCB8I9UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NIB4/HCB8I9UG/FJVNIB4HCB8I9UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NIB4/HCB8I9UG/FJVNIB4HCB8I9UG.SMALL.jpg mkaiser4 Are you also always short on jumper wires? And does it also annoy you that good, solid jumper wires are pretty expensive if you want to buy them? If you answered “yes” to both questions above, then this might be interesting for you. After experimenting with solid core cables to use as jumper wires ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:05:09 PST
Make a Variable Resistor with 1 Million Settings http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Variable-Resister-with-1-Million-Settings/
Make a Variable Resistor with 1 Million Settings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Last week in my college physics lab we got to use these variable resistance 'boxes'. They had two inputs and six dials, and could generate one million different resistances across the two inputs. I knew I had to have one, and why not make it myself? This tutorial demonstrates how to build one for yo...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 08:05:53 PST
How to Build your Everything Really Really Fast http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-your-Everything-Really-Really-Fast/
How to Build your Everything Really Really Fast - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/ADS2/HAQ383IC/F2WADS2HAQ383IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/ADS2/HAQ383IC/F2WADS2HAQ383IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/ADS2/HAQ383IC/F2WADS2HAQ383IC.SMALL.jpg teamtestbot A few years ago, I wrote a short document on methods for rapidly fabricating elements of mechanical systems entitled How to Build Your Robot Really Really Fast. It was catered towards students in MIT's 2.007 introductory design and manufacturing class for which I was a lab assistant at the time. The...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 23:04:20 PST
Prototyping on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-on-the-cheap/
Prototyping on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SMALL.jpg youknowwho4eva In reality this started several years ago, with an idea I had with no way to implement. I've been using 3D printing for a while now, but even the most inexpensive material can be costly. I wanted to be able to print cut outs on paper to build a model using paper. But paper isn't cheap either. And ho...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:58:02 PDT
Build Your Own Prototyping Kit... http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Prototyping-Kit-Created-Techs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/4S9Q/H5TUC600/FGA4S9QH5TUC600.SMALL.jpg togo1919 I like to make Prototyping Kits before I get into the details of creating some of my projects.  This way, I can "rough-in" the project parts before committing to a drawing that may have to be modified a bunch of times to get the project "dialed-in". Here's a rough set of components that work as a ...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:36:20 PDT
Get the Right Polarity Every Time. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-Right-Polarity-Every-Time/
Get the Right Polarity Every Time. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/TO00/H4AGJ7L4/FPNTO00H4AGJ7L4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/TO00/H4AGJ7L4/FPNTO00H4AGJ7L4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/TO00/H4AGJ7L4/FPNTO00H4AGJ7L4.SMALL.jpg waldosan I've been teaching myself hobby electronics for a while now, I've had that magical blue smoke that tells me when I've fried something. nothing is more annoying than prototyping on a breadboard for 3 hours only to see it go up in smoke or flames because i put the positive wire on the negative rail an...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:32:45 PDT
Creating a 3d printed tactical flashlight mount for the Tippman 98 Custom http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-3d-printed-tactical-flashlight-mount-fo/
Creating a 3d printed tactical flashlight mount for the Tippman 98 Custom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer In this instructable I'll give you the rundown on how to create a tangible object via a 3d modeling program. Setting Measurements If you haven't already it would behoove you to learn a 3d modeling program, I will be using blender for this creation. First you need to make sure that the programs...
By: The Cartographer

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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:22:41 PDT
Thought 2 Part ( part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Thought-2-Part-part-1/
Thought 2 Part ( part 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/LL5B/H2ULR81Q/F2BLL5BH2ULR81Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/LL5B/H2ULR81Q/F2BLL5BH2ULR81Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/LL5B/H2ULR81Q/F2BLL5BH2ULR81Q.SMALL.jpg shawn simone Description    How to take a thought and make it into a part.  #1 in a series. Step by Step Breakdown of Part 1 - Rapid Prototyping 1. Have a thought – in this case, what would it take to make a "collectable, trade-able" nut for the roller derby teams (or other quad skating types) , that would al...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 08:50:32 PDT
Gummy Water Elemental: Video Game Gummies on the Cheap Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/Gummy-Water-Elemental-Video-Game-Gummies-on-the-C/
Gummy Water Elemental: Video Game Gummies on the Cheap Remix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/VXSU/H21CGO00/F71VXSUH21CGO00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/VXSU/H21CGO00/F71VXSUH21CGO00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/VXSU/H21CGO00/F71VXSUH21CGO00.SMALL.jpg Jetpack5 So, you just finished designing a sweet Water Elemental for World of Warcraft, Goblin from Skyrim, Zombie Mook for Half-Life 2, Mutant Bunny for Fallout 3, or whatever other game will give this Instructable a lot of Google hits. What better way to celebrate than with some tasty, tasty gummies? And...
By: Jetpack5

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Fri, 25 May 2012 18:20:00 PDT
How to CNC a skull http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CNC-a-skull/
How to CNC a skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/W20D/H1YOBBFR/FTJW20DH1YOBBFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/W20D/H1YOBBFR/FTJW20DH1YOBBFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/W20D/H1YOBBFR/FTJW20DH1YOBBFR.SMALL.jpg surfwizz Really, everyone should have a skull on their desk.  It's an age-old symbol, a memento mori that reminds us that we are not long for this world.  So I set out to make one out of aluminum.  This was my process.   CAD/CAM I designed the skull in Solidworks.  I don't have a ton of images from this p...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 11:13:22 PDT
How to make your own Arduino board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Arduino-board/
How to make your own Arduino board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/SDSS/H1ZG6FAL/FE8SDSSH1ZG6FAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/SDSS/H1ZG6FAL/FE8SDSSH1ZG6FAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/SDSS/H1ZG6FAL/FE8SDSSH1ZG6FAL.SMALL.jpg Higgs Boson If your are like me which I am guessing you are, then ever since you got into doing stuff with arduino you have wanted to make your own arduino board. You may be surprised to find out that making the prototyping board is actually very easy, and can have several advantages over using the commercially...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 19:33:20 PDT
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Posable-dollDesigner-toy-in-Blender/
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SMALL.jpg thekendall You've all probably heard about Munny dolls and Dunnys. Designer toys are becoming extremely popular. During this Instructables. I will show you my process of creating my own DIY Doll similar to a Munny. I will be using Blender to box model the various parts of the character and Experiment with Bool...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 23:29:16 PDT
Creating an attachable stencil attachment for a spray can. http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-an-attachable-stencil-attachment-for-a-sp/
Creating an attachable stencil attachment for a spray can. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer Graffiti however cool it may be, is frowned upon by the man, so if you do decided to display your artwork publicly or spruce up the boring neighborhood you should do it in a way that's easy, quick, and simple. That's where my invention comes into play. Welcome Welcome to the brand new world of 3...
By: The Cartographer

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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:11:34 PDT
Upgrading the 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter's Landing Skids http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-the-35-Channel-S032G-Remote-Control-Hel/
Upgrading the 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter's Landing Skids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer So this is where the story begins. Recently a package came via UPS to my humble abode bearing with it the indoor outdoor 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter, and be it that my excitement was greater than the warning not to use it in prevailing winds I decided to see what it could do. Unbekn...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:08:09 PDT
Making Gummies from Your Video Game Mods on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Gummies-from-Your-Video-Game-Mods-on-the-Ch/
Making Gummies from Your Video Game Mods on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/JQ18/H1EN6WWD/FRTJQ18H1EN6WWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/JQ18/H1EN6WWD/FRTJQ18H1EN6WWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/JQ18/H1EN6WWD/FRTJQ18H1EN6WWD.SMALL.jpg Jetpack5 So, you just finished designing a sweet Water Elemental for Skyrim, Zombie Mook for Half-Life 2, Mutant Bunny for Fallout 3, or whatever other game will give this Instructable a lot of Google hits. What better way to celebrate than with some tasty, tasty gummies? And what better gummies to eat than...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:59:55 PDT
Heated Build Chamber for Rapman 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Build-Chamber-for-Rapman-3D-Printer/
Heated Build Chamber for Rapman 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/II5M/H006CDUA/FKSII5MH006CDUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/II5M/H006CDUA/FKSII5MH006CDUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/II5M/H006CDUA/FKSII5MH006CDUA.SMALL.jpg TimPayne This is an Instructable for a heated build chamber to house a Rapman 3.2 3D Printer. I chose the Rapman 3.2 because of it's relatively large print area, user friendly interface and the available dual extrusion upgrade. Assembly of the kit was simple and I found myself printing in no time; however, I...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 19:53:01 PDT
Two Part Raspberry Pi Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Part-Raspberry-Pi-Case/
Two Part Raspberry Pi Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/7NZZ/H0AR6KIJ/FKS7NZZH0AR6KIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/7NZZ/H0AR6KIJ/FKS7NZZH0AR6KIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/7NZZ/H0AR6KIJ/FKS7NZZH0AR6KIJ.SMALL.jpg Major Peel As I'm sure many of you know the Raspberry Pi launched a few weeks ago (www.raspberrypi.org). As the initial units will ship without a case I decided to make one.  The case was modelled using Pro Engineer CAD software and then rapid prototyped by a company in the UK (more about that later). One di...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 06:15:36 PDT
How to make jumper wires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-jumper-wires/
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 05:43:07 PST
DIY: Prototyping cables http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Prototyping-cables/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 09:00:19 PST
Acrylic Arduino Prototyping Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Arduino-Prototyping-Stand/
Acrylic Arduino Prototyping Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/LJ6I/GXL5ORG6/F51LJ6IGXL5ORG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/LJ6I/GXL5ORG6/F51LJ6IGXL5ORG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/LJ6I/GXL5ORG6/F51LJ6IGXL5ORG6.SMALL.jpg talk2bruce I do a lot of projects with Arduino's and breadboards.  Often as I work on a messy workbench, the Arduino or breadboard get jostled and the wires pop out of the headers or the breadboard. To solve this problem, I decided to make a simple acrylic stand for mounting an Arduino and a breadboard that wo...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 13:51:26 PST
Radio Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Redux/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CY7P/GV0KL0M3/FW9CY7PGV0KL0M3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CY7P/GV0KL0M3/FW9CY7PGV0KL0M3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CY7P/GV0KL0M3/FW9CY7PGV0KL0M3.SMALL.jpg royshearer A collection of radio hacks by Level 2 students of Product Design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD). All students were given a Sony portable radio and asked to add value by redesigning it for a new application. Here you will find out how to replicate the prototypes they made...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 17:52:04 PST
Breadboard Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Basics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SMALL.jpg NYU_MusicTechnology The breadboard is an essential tool for prototyping circuits, yet may be a little daunting at first. This video will walk you through the basics and put you on the fast track to building complex circuits.
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 10:44:58 PDT