Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 23:11:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-100-Watt-12v-DC-to-220v-AC-Inverter-C/
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SMALL.jpg vividz We all face power cuts in our houses or offices some time or another. At those times we generally use Generator or an Inverter. Power generators use petrol or diesel as fuel and they are noisy. We will not be discussing about the power generators here. Here we will be talking about the Inverter. Inv...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 02:11:03 PDT
DIY Electric Skateboard (Extremely Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-Extremely-Simple/
DIY Electric Skateboard (Extremely Simple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/P7XP/IOQ1I94S/F32P7XPIOQ1I94S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/P7XP/IOQ1I94S/F32P7XPIOQ1I94S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/P7XP/IOQ1I94S/F32P7XPIOQ1I94S.SMALL.jpg Anorak234 Skateboards in general are not easy to make. You must buy several layers of plywood, cut them precisely and at an angle, and then use an incredible amount of wood glue to get it all sticking together. Adding on top of that, electric skateboards add a whole new element of complication. Today, we are ...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:53:29 PDT
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Lamp-From-Recycled-Ocean-Snare/
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/LD6Y/IOPZDW54/FVHLD6YIOPZDW54.SMALL.jpg sailor-rodriguez IntroductionThis Instructable will tell you how to convert abandoned common Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) to create rugged solar-charged 12V power supplies and lamps that can provide light for an entire night.FADs play a key role in indiscriminate, unsustainable fishing practices in the seafood in...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:45:55 PDT
HOW TO MAKE a MODED Cordless Electric Drill / Tutorial / DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-a-MODED-Cordless-Electric-Drill-Tutori/
HOW TO MAKE a MODED Cordless Electric Drill / Tutorial / DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/L9Y1/IOQF84LH/F2KL9Y1IOQF84LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/L9Y1/IOQF84LH/F2KL9Y1IOQF84LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/L9Y1/IOQF84LH/F2KL9Y1IOQF84LH.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBQyrM_kJpw&feature=youtu.be To do a MODED Cordless Electric Drill you need! Today we will upgrade an old, faithful and unforgettable electric screwdriver which may still faithfully serve you inspite of its low cost!Battery Capacity Tester: https://goo.gl/fiijseAss...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:29:54 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/X2YO/IOOM3MD6/F2OX2YOIOOM3MD6.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This small solar light is portable and very lightweight which makes it a great source of light on the go, whether it be camping, at festivals or generally just when you need to light your way!Styled on Tony Stark's Iron Man Arc Reactor you can even wear it on your chest!Incased in 2 Pringles lids it...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Fan-Speed-Controller/
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Have you ever got all nice and comfy in your seat, wrapped in blankets ready to watch Netflix, only to realise you left the fan on? Turn the fan on a warm night only to be awoken by freezing wind circulating your bedroom? If you're like me and have these problems a lot, then maybe you should make th...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 04:42:51 PDT
How to SAFELY salvage cathode ray tube televisions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-SAFELY-Salvage-Cathode-Ray-Tube-Televisions/
How to SAFELY salvage cathode ray tube televisions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KYTE/IOO5ADQD/FQ6KYTEIOO5ADQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KYTE/IOO5ADQD/FQ6KYTEIOO5ADQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KYTE/IOO5ADQD/FQ6KYTEIOO5ADQD.SMALL.jpg rah187 There is no doubt about it: CRT televisions are inferior to modern monitors. They contain unstable components, are hazardous to the environment, have attrocious picture quality, and make a dreadful noise when plugged in. If you have a CRT television you have probably thought about throwing it out an...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 21:13:08 PDT
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 1: the Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 1: the Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech If you want to design and build a circuit board, but do not have the time nor resources to design it on the computer or a laser printer to print it, then this instructable series is for you. This instructable will show you how to go from the idea of what you want to build to the copper clad board w...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:07:50 PDT
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 2: the Etching Process http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par-1/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 2: the Etching Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable is part two in my circuit board manufacturing series. This part can be used as a stand alone instructable about etching circuit boards. After the traces on the board are drawn with a permanent marker, all the copper around the traces can be removed by a process called ferric chlor...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:07:37 PDT
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 3: Surface Mount Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par-2/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 3: Surface Mount Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable is part 3 of my Circuit board manufacturing series. This instructable can also function as a stand alone instructable about easy surface mount soldering. After the circuit board is made, it still needs to be soldered. For this instructable, I will show a surface mounting techniq...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:06:11 PDT
Car Dash Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Dash-Tablet/
Car Dash Tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SMALL.jpg AykutC Putting a tablet in car dash.This project was on my mind for a long time.Somehow I couldn’t find any free time to build this project. But now I have done it and I’ll tell you how.My car is a VW Polo (2014 ) and don’t have any bluetooth connectivity with smartphones or so. And also it doesn’t have a...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:21:38 PDT
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Seven-Segment-Display-Driver-Chip-on/
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SMALL.jpg Bay Yolal Today, I am going to show you how to design a seven segment display electronic component's driver which is similar with 7447 chip. This project was I did when in my university's last year, thanks to my lecturer, I learned how to desing a chip with Tanner Tools program. With Tanner Eda Tools program,...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:50:24 PDT
Crystal Radio to Go: a Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Radio-to-Go-a-Portable-Battery-less-Crysta/
Crystal Radio to Go: a Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SMALL.jpg John Greenlee Experience the fun of building one of the earliest kinds of broadcast radio receivers! With it, you’ll be able to pick up stations without using any batteries. It relies entirely on the electrical energy already present in the airwaves. You’ll also be able to take your pizza box radio “to go,” becau...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:46 PDT
Electric Bike Charger from Mean Well Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Bike-Charger-From-Mean-Well-Power-Supply/
Electric Bike Charger from Mean Well Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SMALL.jpg Invention1 Got an electric bike? No doubt it came with a charger. Eventually, you'll need another charger, since they sometimes burn out. What's in that expensive box? The core of a charger for Lithium batteries is called a CC(Constant Current)/CV (Constant Voltage) power supply. These will create a consta...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 20:20:46 PDT
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferric-Chloride-Agitator-for-Circuit-Board-Etching/
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When manufacturing circuit boards, the most popular method of removing the copper around the traces is ferric chloride etching. This process is slow, but can be sped up by agitating and heating the solution during the etching process. This instructable will show you how to build a contraption that...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:38:12 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/2ZOO/IOK3MK8N/F7K2ZOOIOK3MK8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/2ZOO/IOK3MK8N/F7K2ZOOIOK3MK8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/2ZOO/IOK3MK8N/F7K2ZOOIOK3MK8N.SMALL.jpg made2hack I make a solder fume extractor using very basic materials anyone can easily find. All you need is a 12V PC Fan, some recycled fiber cardboard (you can use corrugated cardboard from a box) and a hot glue gun (as well, you can use PVA glue). Cutting the first square of cardboard I begin by tracin...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
Easy IoT weather station with multiple sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Esay-IoT-Weather-Station-With-Multiple-Sensors/
Easy IoT weather station with multiple sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5010/IOEKMLBR/FET5010IOEKMLBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5010/IOEKMLBR/FET5010IOEKMLBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/5010/IOEKMLBR/FET5010IOEKMLBR.SMALL.jpg Ingenerare Hi all!In this tutorial, I will let you see how to build an easy and cheap IOT weather station. Everyone who has some basic arduino experience can make this project. The retrieved data is pushed via a wifi shield to Thingspeak. The data can be analysed on the Thingspeak channel or on a personal web...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:04:14 PDT
Arduino Nano LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-LED-Display/
Arduino Nano LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/DEI0/IOEM0W0J/FZHDEI0IOEM0W0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/DEI0/IOEM0W0J/FZHDEI0IOEM0W0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/DEI0/IOEM0W0J/FZHDEI0IOEM0W0J.SMALL.jpg Len61 This is my first instructable on how to cleanly interface a 0.56" 4-digit 7-Segment LED display to an Arduino Nano. 7-segment LED displays are ideal for displaying information on an Arduino due to their low cost (~$1.50 on Amazon). They can be used for displaying alphanumeric data: Time (hh.mm) fo...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:01 PDT
DIY a Pedometer Bracelet by Intel Edison And.....Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Pedometer-Bracelet-by-Intel-Edison-AndPaper/
DIY a Pedometer Bracelet by Intel Edison And.....Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/J2NH/IOD6JZA5/FDSJ2NHIOD6JZA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/J2NH/IOD6JZA5/FDSJ2NHIOD6JZA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/J2NH/IOD6JZA5/FDSJ2NHIOD6JZA5.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio In this project, I’ll show you how to DIY a pedometer with paper, you can find all the electric modules in the Xadow Wearable Kit for Intel Eidson.Maybe the experience for this DIY pedometer is worse than your fitbit, but the journey of making things can make man feel better. Well, Now let’s begin o...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 19:47:28 PDT
Model Rocket Launch Controller Added to Power Tool Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-Launch-Controller-Added-to-Power-Tool/
Model Rocket Launch Controller Added to Power Tool Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/WYGC/IOCJ6PTY/FL1WYGCIOCJ6PTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/WYGC/IOCJ6PTY/FL1WYGCIOCJ6PTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/WYGC/IOCJ6PTY/FL1WYGCIOCJ6PTY.SMALL.jpg e024576 Summary: This project uses a handful of electronic components and relatively simple circuit to modify a power tool battery charger to also function as a model rocket launch controller. Importantly, the controller-charger fully retains the standard battery charger function. The example shown here ...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:28:39 PDT
Super Easy DIY A Solar USB Charger Backpack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-DIY-a-Solar-USB-Charger-Backpack/
Super Easy DIY A Solar USB Charger Backpack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/5CE2/IOBOZBFG/FPE5CE2IOBOZBFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/5CE2/IOBOZBFG/FPE5CE2IOBOZBFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/5CE2/IOBOZBFG/FPE5CE2IOBOZBFG.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Let the sun lend you power when you need power and battery is dead~Praise the sun!Here share my latest project, a Solar USB Charger Backpack~ We Need Hardware: 3W Solar Panel 138X160 Lipo Rider V1.3 Lipo battery 38*42*3.7 mm, JST 2.0 Interface, 3.7 V, 550 mAh Micro USB CableStructure: 3D printe...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 20:01:09 PDT
DIY Electro-Magnetic Levitation! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electro-Magnetic-Levitation/
DIY Electro-Magnetic Levitation! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/67SZ/IOBR392Y/FMT67SZIOBR392Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/67SZ/IOBR392Y/FMT67SZIOBR392Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/67SZ/IOBR392Y/FMT67SZIOBR392Y.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns This is a project that will amaze and inspire! What good is all of that science know-how if we can't do something cool with it, right?With this project we are going to use a couple of components that are easy to make or find to build a jaw dropping, mind bending Electromagnetic Levitator, or EMLEV a...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 02:37:08 PDT
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Watering-System-With-Capacitive-Probe-an/
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SMALL.jpg acolomitchi Disclaimer: I'm not an electronics engineer, so I cannot offer any warranty for the design (much less for your implementation). I only know the presented solution worked for me for at least about 5-6 months (so I can't even vouch for its reliability over longer periods). Also, take my hints on where...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:16:43 PDT
$2 Indoor studio Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-LED-Lamp-for-Indoor-Photography-Under-2/
$2 Indoor studio Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SMALL.jpg geekrex Last week i uploaded a project on home automation ,so i borrow a led strip for demonstration .It was lying on my desk. so i was wondering weather the warm light can be used for photography or not ??I wanted to make a big panel but as it was friends item i could used only a small part of it .I decide...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:06:55 PDT
Arcade MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-MIDI-Controller/
Arcade MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/SYSF/IO8L6KMW/F5FSYSFIO8L6KMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/SYSF/IO8L6KMW/F5FSYSFIO8L6KMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/SYSF/IO8L6KMW/F5FSYSFIO8L6KMW.SMALL.jpg UmamiFish I'm sure that you have seen those cool videos of people jamming on a box with a bunch of buttons on it. Well, today, I will be showing you how you too can make a box with which you can make jams. 《 Inspired by the MIDI Fighter Classic 》LIMITED TIME OFFER: you can vote for this Instructable in the Fi...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:06:09 PDT
How to make small robots with nRover Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Small-Robots-With-NRover-Board/
How to make small robots with nRover Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SMALL.jpg sidnei0240 The nRover, is a small board designed to build small robots like UGV (unmanned ground vehicles), line follower or to home automation, it can be controlled by wifi, Bluetooth or radio control.The main goal is the development of a small solution with electronics components, cheap, easy to find and tha...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:42:55 PDT
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boost-Converter-How-to-Step-Up-DC-Voltage-Effi/
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you an efficient and common way how to step up DC voltages. I will also demonstrate how easy it can be to build a boost converter with the help of an ATtiny85. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the information you need to create your own boost...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:51:22 PDT
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-a-Battery-With-a-Motor-or-a-Solar-Panel/
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 Go green with your very own power generator!Big industrial power generators make electricity by turning huge motors with coal and fossil fuels, but you can make your own with a small DC motor and some simple electrical components. I made this for fun one day because I needed a way to charge my flash...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 13:00:22 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
Magnetic Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This is my attempt at making the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 1. I've added a reed switch in the electronic circuit so that when a magnet is near by, the Arc lights up which a pretty awesome effect!Check out my video of it in action! Parts List Bracelet mouldClear Epoxy Resinx11 White LEDs2032 coin ...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Remote controlled paper airplane-TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Paper-Airplane-TV-Remote/
Remote controlled paper airplane-TV remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CI9G/IO4JMCKV/FYWCI9GIO4JMCKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CI9G/IO4JMCKV/FYWCI9GIO4JMCKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CI9G/IO4JMCKV/FYWCI9GIO4JMCKV.SMALL.jpg ebroer19 Create a remote controlled paper airplane controlled by your average tv remote. Super fun and cheap to make! For step 1, you must obtain all the materials: a small li-poly battery (3.7 volt), a piece of PCB, electric micro motor with propeller, 100 uF capacitor, 100 ohm resistor, 220 ohm resisto...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 09:51:23 PDT
DIY Lithium-ion battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-ion-Battery-Charger/
DIY Lithium-ion battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/T88J/IO2TOQH8/F59T88JIO2TOQH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/T88J/IO2TOQH8/F59T88JIO2TOQH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/T88J/IO2TOQH8/F59T88JIO2TOQH8.SMALL.jpg victoryking Batteries play an important role in any battery operated project/products. Rechargeable batteries are expensive, as we need to buy battery charger along with batteries (until now) compared to use and throw batteries, but are great value for money. Rechargeable batteries use several different combina...
By: victoryking

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Thu, 12 May 2016 04:25:08 PDT
Restore a classic table radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Classic-Table-Radio/
Restore a classic table radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SMALL.jpg mr electro I bought this nice little General Electric Moderne style radio at a swap meet. It was in excellent condition with no discoloration of the cabinet or scrapes. The knobs were in almost perfect condition also. It didn't work, so this Instructable mainly focuses on the electrical aspects of the resto...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 00:50:14 PDT
With This Mailbox You Will Never Miss Your Post Again http://www.instructables.com/id/With-This-Mailbox-You-Will-Never-Miss-Your-Post-Ag/
With This Mailbox You Will Never Miss Your Post Again - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/O1VZ/IO34C1XJ/FBIO1VZIO34C1XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/O1VZ/IO34C1XJ/FBIO1VZIO34C1XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/O1VZ/IO34C1XJ/FBIO1VZIO34C1XJ.SMALL.jpg Make it Extreme The main advantage and the actual reason of construction is the fact that residents can have access without the use of keys!The mailbox operates using a remote control. The door opens when the first button is pressed. Pressing the second button a light is turn on which gives the ability to collect ...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:31:41 PDT
DC Through Coil Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Through-Coil-Motor/
DC Through Coil Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SMALL.jpg prubeš Dear visitor, let me show you and potentially discuss this concept of the electric motor. I will be really glad for all comments.Ones upon a time my younger brother David came to me and told me that he sign him self for high school thesis to develop new type of electric motor. I was quite surprised ...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 13:13:21 PDT
Millennium Falcon Bedside Lamp / Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Millennium-Falcon-Bedside-Lamp-Night-Light/
Millennium Falcon Bedside Lamp / Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/F2VS/IO258TZV/F5TF2VSIO258TZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/F2VS/IO258TZV/F5TF2VSIO258TZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/F2VS/IO258TZV/F5TF2VSIO258TZV.SMALL.jpg Floyd Holland This is a small instructable on how to make a bedside lamp or a nightlight out of a Millennium Falcon model or any other model of that matter. With this kind of instructable the possibilities are endless. I chose to make a nightlight that gives of a soft glow because it's ment to stand on top of a c...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 12:06:36 PDT
LM741 Op Amp on a breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LM741-Op-Amp-on-a-Breadboard/
LM741 Op Amp on a breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YEA9/IO258CHQ/FH7YEA9IO258CHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YEA9/IO258CHQ/FH7YEA9IO258CHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YEA9/IO258CHQ/FH7YEA9IO258CHQ.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is an LM741 op-amp built on a breadboard. The LM741 op-amp is an 8 pin IC chip, but I thought it would be fun to build my own on a breadboard. There are four sections to the chip, it will be built on four Adafruit Perma Proto boards. The design is from an open source kit from Evil Mad Scienti...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 08:22:38 PDT
Disco LED Party Cup! http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-LED-Party-Cup/
Disco LED Party Cup! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SMALL.jpg JackDavies Welcome to my inscrutable for the 'Disco LED Party Cup!' use it at parties or to add some excitement to a quiet night in! The bottom 'puck' clips onto the bottom of a plastic party cup and lights up to the beat! Parts List First thing you need to take care of is gathering parts, all the parts nee...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:43:23 PDT
Automatic cymbals from old printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Cymbals-From-Old-Printer/
Automatic cymbals from old printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/VAPK/INYS60LJ/FNEVAPKINYS60LJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/VAPK/INYS60LJ/FNEVAPKINYS60LJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/VAPK/INYS60LJ/FNEVAPKINYS60LJ.SMALL.jpg PrzemekM1 Hi everyone! I want to show you how to make an automatic cymbals from old pinter parts. Materials You need:- Easy-step stepper motor driver - mechanics from old printer - stepper motor (from pronter) - limit switch (from printer) - piece of wood - I use old floor panel - servo SG90 - BT module - ...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 12:44:50 PDT
Convert a unipolar stepper motor to bipolar http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Unipolar-Stepper-Motor-to-Bipolar/
Convert a unipolar stepper motor to bipolar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SMALL.jpg toxuin Stepper motors are amazing: with them you can build 3d printers, robotic arms, automatic window blinds and just scare the living sh*t out of your wife with autonomous moving halloween props. Obtaining a stepper motor always brings that awesome warm "ummm" feeling – either salvaging one from old prin...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 18:51:00 PDT
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Romantic-PCB-Using-a-Free-PCB-Design-Tool/
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SMALL.jpg vividz Have you ever tried to design a PCB for your lover or children or friends on a special day? Why not? PCB also could be an amazing gift which reveals your creativity also hones your PCB skills. Here I’d like to share a Romantic PCB designed using EasyEDA. It is a free, web-based and easy-to-use EDA t...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 03:59:57 PDT
Easy LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Tester/
Easy LED Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Z8F6/INYS307M/FKWZ8F6INYS307M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Z8F6/INYS307M/FKWZ8F6INYS307M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Z8F6/INYS307M/FKWZ8F6INYS307M.SMALL.jpg scitechindia Hi friends this is syed and this is my first instructables i have opened my instructables.com website is on 19th march 2013 from then i am the repentant of the website today i thought to start contributing to instructables :)I am writing this instructable because i have got issue how to test a LED w...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 19:14:04 PDT
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-LED-Sign-VU-Meter/
Make Your Own LED Sign VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/FGQW/INXGQIKR/FNOFGQWINXGQIKR.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a custom LED sign that reacts to the loudness of your music, just like a VU meter does. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to build this project. But in the next steps you can find a parts list, schematic ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:54:11 PDT
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Coilgun-Electronic-Projectile-Launcher/
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hello everyone! Welcome back to another Ben Builds Instructable!Today we make a homemade coilgun from parts laying around the shop. Using some capacitors and a switch and some other parts, we create an electromagnetic launcher capable to launching a small sharpened nail ~10ft using just the power of...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:20:13 PDT
Somabot - An automated bartender (Intel IOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Somabot-an-Automated-Bartender/
Somabot - An automated bartender (Intel IOT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/UYK7/INUUZMWH/FUKUYK7INUUZMWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/UYK7/INUUZMWH/FUKUYK7INUUZMWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/UYK7/INUUZMWH/FUKUYK7INUUZMWH.SMALL.jpg eswarm Somabot is an automated bartender. Just select in the ingredients and and the drinks can be accessed from any mobile or desktop browser ready to make cocktails for you. I have attached an NFC chip on the top left, so the control interface automatically opens in the browser whoever has access to the ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:35 PDT
DIY Bench Power Supply (Dual-Channel) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Power-Supply-Dual-Channel/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 04:41:58 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Tank-With-Custom-Android-Applica/
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SMALL.jpg JackSoldano Hello! this is a guide for how to build a simple and cheap Arduino based Bluetooth tank. This is the first stage of this project and only involves the development of a moving tank track based vehicle. The second stage is the Android Application that will be used to control the tank. I intend to buil...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 15:25:13 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Super Lithium Power Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Lithium-Power-Cell/
Super Lithium Power Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I have a small lithium emergency charger for my cell phone. I carry it in a small pouch with a bunch of assorted charging cables...It does a decent job in an emergency for my phone. I can add 60-70% charge before it gives out. Perfect to make sure I get picked up from the bus stop after work. I tri...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 11:22:44 PDT
3v PIR Motion Sensor Driving a (Defective) 3v Relay Module http://www.instructables.com/id/3v-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Driving-a-Defective-3v-Relay-/
3v PIR Motion Sensor Driving a (Defective) 3v Relay Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SMALL.jpg truwebs PLEASE VOTE for this instructable. Look for the vote up at the top right. Would be great to win a t-shirt! That's all I'm looking for out of this.The purpose of this instructable is to show how to use a PIR (motion detecting) Sensor to drive a 3v Relay Module. NOTE: The relay was improperly design...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 21:14:02 PDT
The Discreet Garden Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Discreet-Garden-Defense-System/
The Discreet Garden Defense System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SMALL.jpg CodyU3 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)This project is the Discrete Garden Defense System -- a laser turret that is attached to a servo head that moves back and forth and is fired via IR control...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:53:29 PDT