Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:05:56 PST BLOX v1.01 The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torch-Which-Switches-Off-When-Its-Dark-My-Firs/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:45:51 PST
How to change electronic speed controller for your multirotor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Electronic-Speed-Controller-for-Your/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:21:57 PST
Basic Electronics #2: Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics-2-Voltage/
Basic Electronics #2: Voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SMALL.jpg Nematic! Every one of us has heard of voltage in our life 12v, 5v, 120v, 3.7v...........etc so what does it means lets find it out ! Watch the video ! If you are lazy and don`t want to read all the stuff you can watch the video Click Here What is it ? Basically, voltage is a quantity which pushes th...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:50:05 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply-Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-1/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:08:23 PST
Wunderlist Task Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wunderlist-Task-Printer/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:45:17 PST
HomeMade Digital Source http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Digital-Source/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:15:32 PST
Poseidon: the Water Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Poseidon-the-Water-Saver/
Poseidon: the Water Saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SMALL.jpg Jasmeeet Singh Water is such an important resource in our life that a human being cannot even live a day without water. But still we humans cause so much wastage of this precious resource. We waste more than we save!! Now its time we try to save the life giving resource. Many times it happens that we forget to t...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:16:15 PST
How to make an EMP Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-EMP-Jammer/
How to make an EMP Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SCU/IXUS8P2Z/FHO8SCUIXUS8P2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SCU/IXUS8P2Z/FHO8SCUIXUS8P2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SCU/IXUS8P2Z/FHO8SCUIXUS8P2Z.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz An electromagnetic pulse (EMP), also sometimes called a transient electromagnetic disturbance, is a short burst of electromagnetic energy. Such a pulse may occur in the form of a radiated electric or magnetic field or conducted electrical current depending on the source. EMP Jammer is a device capab...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:37:20 PST
How to make a tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tesla-Coil-1/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:04:40 PST
Run Old CD Rom Drive As a Cassette Inside a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-Old-CD-Rom-Drive-As-a-Cassette-Inside-a-Car/
Run Old CD Rom Drive As a Cassette Inside a Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SMALL.jpg medhatko Hello,Today we will learn how to convert old CD Rom Drive into a cassette inside a car or home. With very pure sound and very high efficiency. The cost is less than the purchase price of the new cassette. We will be implemented at low cost and simple possibilities. About the project The project i...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:29:56 PST
Retro TV Console Media Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-TV-Console-Media-Cabinet/
Retro TV Console Media Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LXHU/IXUS7IQP/F71LXHUIXUS7IQP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LXHU/IXUS7IQP/F71LXHUIXUS7IQP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LXHU/IXUS7IQP/F71LXHUIXUS7IQP.SMALL.jpg Joshua Lang It all started out with someone in my neighborhood giving away an old tv console. It had already been stripped cleaned of any electronics and was missing all of the knobs except 1 face plate. The idea was to install an old LCD panel and some sort of stereo amplifier for sound. I was then going to pu...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:01:33 PST
Lightsabers for learning basic electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightsabers-for-Learning-Basic-Electronics/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:44:52 PST
DIY 5 Volt USB Car Charger (buck Converter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-Volt-USB-Car-Charger-buck-Converter/
DIY 5 Volt USB Car Charger (buck Converter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/DFQK/IXQG1PJM/FV8DFQKIXQG1PJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/DFQK/IXQG1PJM/FV8DFQKIXQG1PJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/DFQK/IXQG1PJM/FV8DFQKIXQG1PJM.SMALL.jpg slimtender. I know, there are many USB car charger sold in stores around, and they are also cheap...but why don't make one by myself, wich can be compared to them? Also, at minimum expense...That is, as for me, 0.60 € for the white electric box, and 2,00 € for the cigarette lighter plug. For those who do not ha...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:36:27 PST
DIY Clap Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Clap-Switch/
DIY Clap Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8PE8/IXQFTC7E/FLT8PE8IXQFTC7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8PE8/IXQFTC7E/FLT8PE8IXQFTC7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8PE8/IXQFTC7E/FLT8PE8IXQFTC7E.SMALL.jpg ncardone1 Simple DIY switch for 12V lamps. Activate with a clap, turn off with another clap. Purchase Parts for Switch Can purchase the parts individually or buy the kit from sites on the internet. I personally bought the kit from http://www.buildcircuit.com.au/do-it-yourself-diy-...The parts needed to bui...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:24:16 PST
Building a Precision Current Reference Using REF200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Precision-Current-Reference-Using-REF20/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 23:51:31 PST
PWM (pulse width modulation) power LED dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-pulse-Width-Modulation-Power-LED-Dimmer/
PWM (pulse width modulation) power LED dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/2T1L/IXLAKSIC/FJX2T1LIXLAKSIC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/2T1L/IXLAKSIC/FJX2T1LIXLAKSIC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/2T1L/IXLAKSIC/FJX2T1LIXLAKSIC.SMALL.jpg simpletronic This LED dimmer is built around the CD 4093 CMOS chip. PWM technique (pulse width modulation) is a very efficient way of controlling the brightness of LEDs with minimum energy waste. Instead of varying the brightness by varying the supply current with a variable resistor or transistor it is accompl...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 21:21:09 PST
Power and Safety controls for my clothes iron. http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Controls-for-My-Clothes-Iron/
Power and Safety controls for my clothes iron. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/RBPQ/IXLAK9HG/FCWRBPQIXLAK9HG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/RBPQ/IXLAK9HG/FCWRBPQIXLAK9HG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/RBPQ/IXLAK9HG/FCWRBPQIXLAK9HG.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby This is how I made a control system for my clothes iron. Sounds like overkill eh? This controller does 2 things:1 reduce the power usage from 1200watts to 120watts. That's one tenth the original usage! 2 safety timeout of the iron in case someone forgets to turn it off. Read on for how I did this! ...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 21:06:07 PST
Round Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Round-Voltmeter/
Round Voltmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/D1HD/IXLAGQYP/FW2D1HDIXLAGQYP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/D1HD/IXLAGQYP/FW2D1HDIXLAGQYP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/D1HD/IXLAGQYP/FW2D1HDIXLAGQYP.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This project was developed with a small voltmeter for measuring voltages from 0-200V and an USB mini connector for being connected to your computer or +5V charger. Bill of materials 1 Round PCB1 USB mini connector1 Mini Voltmeter SP410361E for measuring voltage from 0-200V2 Scre...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:49:18 PST
DIY Arc Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arc-Lighter/
DIY Arc Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/6UQ7/IXLAN7X1/FCG6UQ7IXLAN7X1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/6UQ7/IXLAN7X1/FCG6UQ7IXLAN7X1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/6UQ7/IXLAN7X1/FCG6UQ7IXLAN7X1.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create an oscillator circuit for a CCFL transformer and combine it with a couple of complementary parts like a LiPo battery, a switch and a charging board in order to make a portable arc lighter. But only proceed following these instructions if you have basic k...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 07:49:08 PST
How to #3 - Control Direction of a DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-2-Control-Direction-of-a-DC-Motor/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 08:23:35 PST
TI-84 Games http://www.instructables.com/id/TI-84-Games/
TI-84 Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/3H7E/IXLADS7L/F243H7EIXLADS7L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/3H7E/IXLADS7L/F243H7EIXLADS7L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/3H7E/IXLADS7L/F243H7EIXLADS7L.SMALL.jpg LeroytheLlama74 Math class just got a whole lot more entertaining! In this Instructable, I will be teaching you how to download games and other programs on your TI graphing calculator using a program called MirageOS. This method worked for me perfectly on my Windows 10 PC, I believe that it will work no matter what...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 09:57:15 PST
Electronic Decision Maker - 4046 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Decision-Maker-4046/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 00:48:13 PST
*Intense Night Sun* http://www.instructables.com/id/Intense-Night-Sun/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 19:17:12 PST
Energy friendly clothes iron (off grid use)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Clothes-Iron-More-Green-energy-Efficient/
Energy friendly clothes iron (off grid use)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/A1Z3/IXLAMX4T/FRQA1Z3IXLAMX4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/A1Z3/IXLAMX4T/FRQA1Z3IXLAMX4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/A1Z3/IXLAMX4T/FRQA1Z3IXLAMX4T.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My clothes iron pulls 1200watts and is frankly a power hog. I always wanted to run the iron from my off grid home power but that power level is too much! I been forced to use utility power to iron my clothes, how sad! Read on for how I tamed this massive power hog and made my clothes iron environmen...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 05:44:38 PST
How to make a Miniature Tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Miniature-Tesla-Coil/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 04:49:50 PST
Add an audio jack to a toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-Audio-Jack-to-a-Toy/
Add an audio jack to a toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/ET8I/IXLA7ISW/FNFET8IIXLA7ISW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/ET8I/IXLA7ISW/FNFET8IIXLA7ISW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/ET8I/IXLA7ISW/FNFET8IIXLA7ISW.SMALL.jpg johnwmillr BackstoryWhen I was much younger, my brothers and I used to own a Toymax Arcadia "Electronic Skeet Shoot" game system. For reasons now unknown, I decided back in the day that the toy gun would be more fun to play with if I cut its power cord, detaching it from the rest of the system. The newly liber...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 14:18:27 PST
Ultrasonic BIG LED Water Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-BIG-LED-Water-Level-Indicator/
Ultrasonic BIG LED Water Level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/T21J/IXGFUP19/FK1T21JIXGFUP19.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/T21J/IXGFUP19/FK1T21JIXGFUP19.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/T21J/IXGFUP19/FK1T21JIXGFUP19.SMALL.jpg rokhmad1080 This used to show the level of water. Make PCB and Frame I used acrelic and universal PCB, and painting with black doff pylox. Skematik Using this skematic, and how its work, look at the picture Build your project Build your project, as show in Schematic. Calibration Tested and calibrat...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:24:10 PST
Build a Custom ESP8266 Arduino WiFi Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Custom-ESP8266-Arduino-WiFi-Library/
Build a Custom ESP8266 Arduino WiFi Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SMALL.jpg andymenon The ESP8266 development board is a lot of fun to work with. This small and inexpensive WiFi capable microprocessor has rapidly become a very popular platform for prototyping and building IoT solutions.Naturally, I've got in on the action with the latest version - the ESP8266 12-E Dev Kit. As I alrea...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 02:17:32 PST
Cabinet Lock With Hidden Touch Switch Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabinet-Lock-With-Hidden-Touch-Switch-Trigger/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 12:38:49 PST
Installing a Cabinet Fan Controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Cabinet-Fan-Controller/
Installing a Cabinet Fan Controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/P92K/IXGFM63I/FEMP92KIXGFM63I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/P92K/IXGFM63I/FEMP92KIXGFM63I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/P92K/IXGFM63I/FEMP92KIXGFM63I.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I needed to replace the controller in my remote io cabinet so I went ahead with this 12v programmable temperature relay. When the internal air temperature gets above 36C I want the vent fan to come on. Read on for the installation of this WH9002A controller and fan. The vent fan. This 80mm brus...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 15:54:11 PST
Spider web coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Web-Coil/
Spider web coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6BVA/IXGFNNPZ/FT86BVAIXGFNNPZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6BVA/IXGFNNPZ/FT86BVAIXGFNNPZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6BVA/IXGFNNPZ/FT86BVAIXGFNNPZ.SMALL.jpg jwbrooks0 This instructable will teach you how to make your own spider web coil/inductor. If you have the right tools, the build is remarkably simple. If you don't have the recommended tools (such as a laser cutter), I'll briefly discuss some alternatives. Tools needed:There are a number of ways to do what...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 08:42:26 PST
External temperature controller for an inverter. http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Temperature-Control-for-an-Inverter/
External temperature controller for an inverter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/KT99/IXGFQHL6/FVYKT99IXGFQHL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/KT99/IXGFQHL6/FVYKT99IXGFQHL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/KT99/IXGFQHL6/FVYKT99IXGFQHL6.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My off grid home uses powerbright inverters and as much as I love these units, the internal cooling fans fail pretty fast.Here is how I installed an external temperature controller and fan for my inverter. Controller. This controller runs off 24vdc and is fully programmable. The Centre led show...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 06:05:38 PST
Field strength meter amplified antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Field-Strength-Meter-Amplified-Antenna/
Field strength meter amplified antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/883M/IXGFOWXN/F2R883MIXGFOWXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/883M/IXGFOWXN/F2R883MIXGFOWXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/883M/IXGFOWXN/F2R883MIXGFOWXN.SMALL.jpg mr electro Finding other uses for a semi-obsolete CATV field strength meter. Acquired CATV field strength meter I recently acquired a Sumtel 5128a field strength meter. This unit is about 15-20 years old but I could see it's potential for use in the amateur radio hobby. This meter has a 75 ohm input an...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 23:56:53 PST
IoT Smart Alarm Clock [Open Source Project] http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Smart-Alarm-Clock-Open-Source-Project/
IoT Smart Alarm Clock [Open Source Project] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/54KQ/IXGFIAAV/FRW54KQIXGFIAAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/54KQ/IXGFIAAV/FRW54KQIXGFIAAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/54KQ/IXGFIAAV/FRW54KQIXGFIAAV.SMALL.jpg fgebhart Welcome to the Smart Alarm Project!***check out the latest adafruit 3D-Hangouts, where we just got featured!***smart_alarm is an open-source project about building and programming a Internet of Things alarm clock. This instructable provides all information you need to build the smart alarm clock on ...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:56:06 PST
Generic Electronic Enclosure, Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Generic-Electronic-Enclosure-Acrylic/
Generic Electronic Enclosure, Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/25MW/IXAQ6NLF/F4625MWIXAQ6NLF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/25MW/IXAQ6NLF/F4625MWIXAQ6NLF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/25MW/IXAQ6NLF/F4625MWIXAQ6NLF.SMALL.jpg jwbrooks0 The goal of this instructable is to help you create your own simple acrylic enclosure that works for any electronics project. Once you've designed your first enclosure, you should be able to easily modify it to accommodate a large range of dimensions and future projects. I've attached a design I'm ...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:42:58 PST
How to make an AC line detector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-AC-Line-Detector/
How to make an AC line detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/D1T9/IXAQ3JJR/FCUD1T9IXAQ3JJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/D1T9/IXAQ3JJR/FCUD1T9IXAQ3JJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/D1T9/IXAQ3JJR/FCUD1T9IXAQ3JJR.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz AC line detector is a device which detects AC line currents without making any electrical connections to the line.An easy to make circuit to identify the line and the neutral of an AC circuit, without making contact with the wires.For more projects subscribe my youtube channel [ Subscribe ]Now I am ...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 07:08:02 PST
mini tesla coil diy http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Tesla-Coil-Diy/
mini tesla coil diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AO90/IXAQ4OE9/FKKAO90IXAQ4OE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AO90/IXAQ4OE9/FKKAO90IXAQ4OE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AO90/IXAQ4OE9/FKKAO90IXAQ4OE9.SMALL.jpg banlanji this is a simple tesla coil diy project,based on Single self (A triode and some of the coils produce oscillations and then generate high voltage),use a DC 12V power suply can star itSchematic diagram almost the same as the picture ,just the resistance has been replaced by 10Kit can generating electr...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 06:55:14 PST
An Internet Connected Arcade Clock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connected-Arcade-Clock-for-Your-Cave/
An Internet Connected Arcade Clock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IVS0/IXAQ0G32/FCIIVS0IXAQ0G32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IVS0/IXAQ0G32/FCIIVS0IXAQ0G32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IVS0/IXAQ0G32/FCIIVS0IXAQ0G32.SMALL.jpg DIYEngineering Hey there! Ready to create a cool internet connected Arcade clock that restores that 80's nostalgia? In this Instructable, I'll walk you through all the steps to making a retro RGB Arcade Clock that can receive text messages! It is able to scroll messages with animated arcade sprites and retro parti...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:19:53 PST
Alligator Helping Hands for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-Helping-Hands-for-Soldering/
Alligator Helping Hands for Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NMJQ/IXAQ1YR3/F23NMJQIXAQ1YR3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NMJQ/IXAQ1YR3/F23NMJQIXAQ1YR3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NMJQ/IXAQ1YR3/F23NMJQIXAQ1YR3.SMALL.jpg Gaming Hawk The worse thing about soldering is trying to hold your wires or circuit board in place to solder it. Well this simple Helping hands unit is the best solution. Wood bace You will need a small piece of wood about 1" thick and cut it to however big you want your work station. All you have to do is...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:43:43 PST
1.2V to 13.4V Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-to-134V-Variable-Power-Supply/
1.2V to 13.4V Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WLHK/IXAPX66B/FDBWLHKIXAPX66B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WLHK/IXAPX66B/FDBWLHKIXAPX66B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WLHK/IXAPX66B/FDBWLHKIXAPX66B.SMALL.jpg Rajkumar2506 This Variable Power Supply allows you to change voltage depending on your requirement.You can change the voltage from 1.2 Volts to 13.4 Volts. So you can use this variable power supply for powering your projects too.This variable power supply consists of IC LM317T which allows you to vary voltage. ...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:47:37 PST
DIY Bench Power Supply With Old Computer SMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Power-Supply-With-Old-Computer-Supply/
DIY Bench Power Supply With Old Computer SMPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/G1DO/IXAPY56T/FLLG1DOIXAPY56T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/G1DO/IXAPY56T/FLLG1DOIXAPY56T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/G1DO/IXAPY56T/FLLG1DOIXAPY56T.SMALL.jpg Steve Willson Kujur Hey! everyone My name is Steve .Today i'm going to show you How to make a Bench Power Supply With Computer Power SupplyBench Power supply is very useful in electronics field it is very easy to make it with a regular ATX power supply Click Here to See The VideoLet's Start Features Supply Outp...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:16:28 PST
Claire's Power Wheels Headlight Wish! http://www.instructables.com/id/Claires-Power-Wheels-Headlight-Wish/
Claire's Power Wheels Headlight Wish! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/Z220/IXAPUPDS/FUVZ220IXAPUPDS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/Z220/IXAPUPDS/FUVZ220IXAPUPDS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/Z220/IXAPUPDS/FUVZ220IXAPUPDS.SMALL.jpg Rexallen My 3 year old daughter Claire often surprises me with very inquisitive questions. Claire and I set down to write a letter to Santa. I asked Claire what she wanted for Christmas and Claire said that she wanted a present. I asked what kind of present do you want Santa to bring you? Claire said th...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:40:01 PST
Diy Bench power supply(single channel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Bench-Power-Supplysingle-Channel/
Diy Bench power supply(single channel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7LBR/IXAPWPGY/FL67LBRIXAPWPGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7LBR/IXAPWPGY/FL67LBRIXAPWPGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7LBR/IXAPWPGY/FL67LBRIXAPWPGY.SMALL.jpg RaviP6 Every Engineer needs at least one bench power supply in his house.I agree one can get the power supply directly from the store,but they are costly and some are ugly in terms of design too.We all need to make sure that the power supply represent that person who is using it whether it is a student or...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:12:48 PST
Twinkling Dodecahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Dodecahedron/
Twinkling Dodecahedron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/W5V6/IX6G0SEQ/FXDW5V6IX6G0SEQ.SMALL.jpg zakisista The DodecahedronThis is the twinkling dodecahedron. The dodecahedron is one of the 5 regular polytopes in 3 dimensions and it's made up of 12 regular pentagons. I got inspired to make this after seeing a video made by Matt Parker which shows how to do it and I just had to make it into a night light ...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 06:39:04 PST
Simple Wireless Water Tank Overflow Alarm Simple Without Any Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Water-Tank-Overflow-Alarm-Simple-W/
Simple Wireless Water Tank Overflow Alarm Simple Without Any Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/0XMY/IX6G0KW1/F2Y0XMYIX6G0KW1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/0XMY/IX6G0KW1/F2Y0XMYIX6G0KW1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/0XMY/IX6G0KW1/F2Y0XMYIX6G0KW1.SMALL.jpg Akshay Jha As we all know water is the most precious thing for the whole world without water we can't survive we just have 2.5% fresh water on the earth that we can drink.So it is simple that wasting even a single drop of water is unaccepted.Hello, everyone in this instructable I am going to show you how to ma...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 23:28:58 PST
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Efficient-Buck-Convertor-5V-1A-Arduino-Power/
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Sometimes buying a ready made power supply is just not good enough, especially if we want something special. I needed a super efficient 1 Amp power supply for my autonomous weather station that lives in the middle of a field on a small island in the middle of the Irish sea. There is no power option ...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:55:37 PST
DIY Bridge Rectifier With Voltage Regulator Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bridge-Rectifier-With-Voltage-Regulator-Circui/
DIY Bridge Rectifier With Voltage Regulator Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/U10L/IX6FVJP5/F12U10LIX6FVJP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/U10L/IX6FVJP5/F12U10LIX6FVJP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/U10L/IX6FVJP5/F12U10LIX6FVJP5.SMALL.jpg medhatko Hi , today we will start with power sourceWe'll talk about how the make a circuit give us a specific voltage , Using simple tools .. Let us follow the explanationSomeone tell me that he has Adaptor gets through the specified voltage.You can adjust the voltage here 3 or 4.5 or 7.5 or 6 or 9 or 12 vol...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:43:34 PST
Nucleo Guitar Effects Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Nucleo-Guitar-Effects-Pedal/
Nucleo Guitar Effects Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PO6O/IX6FR6S6/FIUPO6OIX6FR6S6.SMALL.jpg Guitarman9119 Playing an instrument like the electric guitar requires a lot of time to practice andimprove your playing skills. Certain styles of playing requires specifc effects. To achieve this guitarists use effect units which are commonly known as effects pedals. An effect pedal is an electronic device that u...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:00:54 PST
Plastic Bag Sealer "Simple" LED-mod (w/ Life Lesson Questions) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Heat-Sealer-Simple-LED-Mod-Life-Lessons-Cu/
Plastic Bag Sealer "Simple" LED-mod (w/ Life Lesson Questions) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8SHU/IX0PW6OO/FYM8SHUIX0PW6OO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8SHU/IX0PW6OO/FYM8SHUIX0PW6OO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8SHU/IX0PW6OO/FYM8SHUIX0PW6OO.SMALL.jpg flowstyleliving I haven't done electrical work in some time, but I thought this would be an easy project for my roommate's Xmas gift. However, a .25 of the way through, I realized it was much more than I bargained for, BUT I knew if I could stick it out to the end, it could work out.//And with struggles, we all kno...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 12:15:58 PST
Tweeting with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bill-of-Materials/
Tweeting with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/1OYE/IX0Q0RG8/FD21OYEIX0Q0RG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/1OYE/IX0Q0RG8/FD21OYEIX0Q0RG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/1OYE/IX0Q0RG8/FD21OYEIX0Q0RG8.SMALL.jpg tpfslima In this instructable, I will explain how to make your Raspberry Pi tweet!To run this tutorial you'll need: Raspberry Pi - I'm using Rasp 2B USB Mouse USB Keyboard Monitor HDMI Cable USB power supply for Raspberry Internet I based this tutorial in the following texts:http://www.instructables.com/id/...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 14:57:41 PST