Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:43:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Construct Circuit on Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Construct-Circuit-on-Glass/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:33:06 PDT
Particle Photon: Internet Button (Notification Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Photon-Internet-Button-Notification-Lamp/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:49:51 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Headphones/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:44:45 PDT
Simple Pump Controller and Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pump-Controller-and-Circuit/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:00:02 PDT
Micro USB Lithium charger for cilindrical Lithium baterry http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-USB-Lithium-Charger-for-Cilindrical-Lithium-/
Micro USB Lithium charger for cilindrical Lithium baterry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/8C3X/IRXTSSE7/FKH8C3XIRXTSSE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/8C3X/IRXTSSE7/FKH8C3XIRXTSSE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/8C3X/IRXTSSE7/FKH8C3XIRXTSSE7.SMALL.jpg CatalinRO I got a green laser from ebay, pretty cheap and it included one piece of 18650 Lithium battery, wall charger for the battery, caring box for the laser etc. This raised a question mark given the price and the number of objects I received.In one day I wanted to charge my 18650 battery and after a whil...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:01:02 PDT
A Inexpensive FPV Rover!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Inexpensive-FPV-Rover/
A Inexpensive FPV Rover!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/I7FH/IRXTLIF8/FODI7FHIRXTLIF8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/I7FH/IRXTLIF8/FODI7FHIRXTLIF8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/I7FH/IRXTLIF8/FODI7FHIRXTLIF8.SMALL.jpg Kuriosiity Kid Today we will be making an inexpensive FPV (First Person View) rover. What you will need is / RC car / selfie stick with the head that can attach on to a tripod / a phone or iPod with a camera and Wi-Fi / some washers bolts and a screw that will fit the selfie head. The reason why I did this project...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:23:03 PDT
Portable, Solar 12V Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-Battery-Pack/
Portable, Solar 12V Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Camping these days usually means bringing along things that need power. Usually I’d just use the cars 12v outlet but I find this a hassle, especially if you have to charge your phone at night. So, after being inspired by a build my youngest brother did, I decided to build myself a battery pack that...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:49:37 PDT
How to Make a UTP Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-UTP-Cable/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:30:05 PDT
Solar automatic bike night lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Automatic-Bike-Night-Lights/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 05:13:45 PDT
Hello, Velo: The Internet of Two-Wheeled Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Velo-the-Internet-of-Two-Wheeled-Things/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:51:04 PDT
Easy to build 250 Quadcopter Drone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Built-250-Quadcopter-Drone/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:52:57 PDT
Making DSO Nano V2 & V3 Oscilloscope Probes http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-DSO-Nano-V2-V3-Oscilloscope-Probes/
Making DSO Nano V2 & V3 Oscilloscope Probes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/5VSR/IRWF23TO/FA65VSRIRWF23TO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/5VSR/IRWF23TO/FA65VSRIRWF23TO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/5VSR/IRWF23TO/FA65VSRIRWF23TO.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have eight working oscilloscopes; and of course all but two use different probe connectors. My DSO Nano V2 and V3 use 3.5 mm mono jack connectors on the probes.1x Oscilloscope Probes are the most basic form of oscilloscope probe, they are called a 1x probe because this type of scope probe does not...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:06:18 PDT
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Detection-of-Sudden-Movements-With-SW520D-Arduino-/
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SMALL.jpg Mohammed BENHADINE One way to detect anomalies is to monitor the brutal vibrations that will be seen at a point of the circuit's environment . I made this small circuit when i was working in a project about detecting the cuts of cables and there's no way to develop another logic to detect that (the voltage of the cabl...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:29:38 PDT
DIY-Solar Energy USB Phone/Tablet Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Energy-USB-PhoneTablet-Charger/
DIY-Solar Energy USB Phone/Tablet Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/244W/IRXHMR1G/F1G244WIRXHMR1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/244W/IRXHMR1G/F1G244WIRXHMR1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/244W/IRXHMR1G/F1G244WIRXHMR1G.SMALL.jpg kavish laxkar Solar is a Wide source of energy all around the world. We can make full usage of it with many application including electricity Generation. For that we are pretty familiar with Solar panel. They simply Converts light energy into electrical energy. So i decided to make utlization of this energy in or...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:20:43 PDT
1 transistor FM spybug http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Transistor-FM-Spybug/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:55:40 PDT
Arduino and DHT11 Temperature Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-DHT11-Temperature-Measurement/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:13:17 PDT
Repair Tablet Touch Screen (digitizer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tablet-Touch-Screen-digitizer/
Repair Tablet Touch Screen (digitizer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/5JG0/IRRF0EPV/FB35JG0IRRF0EPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/5JG0/IRRF0EPV/FB35JG0IRRF0EPV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/5JG0/IRRF0EPV/FB35JG0IRRF0EPV.SMALL.jpg brajomobil Most cheap Chinese tablets have two-part screen assembly.One part is touch screen and other part is LCD screen. Touchscreen and LCD screen are not fused together. That makes ita lot easier to replace. You can replace only touch screen orLCD if it is broken. Buy new touch screen Touch screen is al...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:00:52 PDT
Collaborative PCB Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborative-PCB-Intro/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:11:23 PDT
Make an Optical Disk Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Optical-Disk-Display/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:10:35 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Module for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Module-for-Dummies/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 01:57:36 PDT
Touchscreen Display (Lite Version) for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Display-Lite-Version-for-the-PiKon-Tel/
Touchscreen Display (Lite Version) for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CJMQ/IRLQGTBY/FA2CJMQIRLQGTBY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CJMQ/IRLQGTBY/FA2CJMQIRLQGTBY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CJMQ/IRLQGTBY/FA2CJMQIRLQGTBY.SMALL.jpg ThirdEarthDesign This is a 'Lite' version of a previous project, the Touchscreen Display and Rechargable Battery Pack for the PiKon. While it uses the same touchscreen and point-and-click user interface, it does not include the rechargable battery, it is considerably lighter, and is also a little slimmer.If you inte...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 15:52:16 PDT
How to do a Western Union Splice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-a-Western-Union-Splice/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 07:24:23 PDT
Vending Machine with the Arty http://www.instructables.com/id/Vending-Machine-With-the-Arty/
Vending Machine with the Arty - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3459/IRHV2S0G/F143459IRHV2S0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3459/IRHV2S0G/F143459IRHV2S0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3459/IRHV2S0G/F143459IRHV2S0G.SMALL.jpg bkallaher As a kid everyone wanted to get a quarter from their parents to use at the candy and prize dispensers in the mall. We happen to have one laying around and decided to use an Arty and PmodSTEP to turn the analog interface into a digital one.Materials Required: Capsule Vending Machine Arty USB cab...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 14:24:53 PDT
Generate Electricity Using Footwear-Charge Your Mobile(Piezo Generator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Generate-Electricity-Using-Footwear-Charge-Your-Mo/
Generate Electricity Using Footwear-Charge Your Mobile(Piezo Generator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/MYCP/IRGZZTVA/FXSMYCPIRGZZTVA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/MYCP/IRGZZTVA/FXSMYCPIRGZZTVA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/MYCP/IRGZZTVA/FXSMYCPIRGZZTVA.SMALL.jpg kavish laxkar Could walking or running generate enough energy to power your cell phone or GPS device? Do you walk enough in a day and use your phone regularly, in that case you may lookout for a power outlet to charge your phone. Now what if you can charge your phone for free or in simple words you can get enuogh...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 07:33:41 PDT
milling small pcb's (using a big machine to do little things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Milling-Small-Pcbs-using-a-Big-Machine-to-Do-Littl/
milling small pcb's (using a big machine to do little things) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SMALL.jpg kidNeutrino Instead of a true instructable this is a series of notes that I am putting down about my experiences using a TechnoCNC LC 4896 to mill some circuit boards. I have been training myself on large bed CNC with about a 5inch Z. In the past year I started making my own PCB's and I thought it would be a w...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 17:47:45 PDT
Salvaging Pure Silver BNC Connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaging-Pure-Silver-BNC-Connectors/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 22:39:08 PDT
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Infrared-Security-Alarm-System/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:33:01 PDT
Convert Broken Desk Lamp to RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Broken-Desk-Lamp-to-RGB-LED/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 16:51:10 PDT
LED Lava stone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lava-Stone-Speakers/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:41:48 PDT
Resistive Touch Screen on the DP32 http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistive-Touch-Screen-on-the-DP32/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:25:17 PDT
Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Performance-TV-Antenna-From-a-Satellit/
Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SMALL.jpg mr electro I made a high performance TV antenna with a surplus 24 inch satellite dish and some scrap metal and wood. Parts and tools needed 1) 24 inch satellite dish and mount (can usually be purchased at surplus electronics stores, ham swap meets or ebay) . 2) Two pieces of scrap wood (1/2 by 4 by 24 ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:14:03 PDT
How To Make Light Sensor - DIY Automatic Street Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Light-Sensor-DIY-Automatic-Street-Ligh/
How To Make Light Sensor - DIY Automatic Street Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OCYG/IR9EHMMU/F7FOCYGIR9EHMMU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OCYG/IR9EHMMU/F7FOCYGIR9EHMMU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OCYG/IR9EHMMU/F7FOCYGIR9EHMMU.SMALL.jpg zhyar4kurd In This Video You Will Learn How To Make Light Sensor Or What is Known As Automatic Street Light , As Always Its Easy, Simple And Fun To Make. I Hope You Enjoy It . Components : Component :9V Battery & Its Clip Bread Board Jumpers LED LDR 2x 2n2222a 2x 1K ohm Circuit Diagram How to make it...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:08:02 PDT
RF Door Lock - Wemos (ESP8266) and OpenHAB http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Door-Lock-ESP8266-and-OpenHAB/
RF Door Lock - Wemos (ESP8266) and OpenHAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VKFM/IR9EJ8PO/F0EVKFMIR9EJ8PO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VKFM/IR9EJ8PO/F0EVKFMIR9EJ8PO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VKFM/IR9EJ8PO/F0EVKFMIR9EJ8PO.SMALL.jpg chimeranzl OverviewThis instructable will give you the ability to lock / unlock your front door via OpenHAB (free home automation software), such as via an iPhone as highlighted in the image above. Alternately you can utilise the MQTT messaging as described below in almost any system you wish.AssumptionsThis i...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:15:09 PDT
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Emf-Detector-BJT-As-a-Switch/
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SMALL.jpg macfeil25 We can sense voltage in a circuit using a multimeter by connecting two probes at two different point in a circuit ie basically contact voltage detector.As far as the era is concerned there also exist Non contact voltage detector. You can simply buy one,but that will be too boring for an electronics ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Capacity Test Of Fake 18650 http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacity-Test-of-Fake-18650/
Capacity Test Of Fake 18650 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/XTVD/IR9EAJAE/FWCXTVDIR9EAJAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/XTVD/IR9EAJAE/FWCXTVDIR9EAJAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/XTVD/IR9EAJAE/FWCXTVDIR9EAJAE.SMALL.jpg Nematic! In this Instructables let's find the capacity of Fake 10400mAh Power bank.Previously I used This power bank to make my own power bank because I bought it for $2.To watch Video for this Project - Click HereAnd don't forget to subscribe to my channel So let's get started Opening Let's first open ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 08:29:50 PDT
DIY | Adjustable Timer using 555 & potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Adjustable-Timer-Using-555-Potentiometer/
DIY | Adjustable Timer using 555 & potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CEI1/IR6IV6TR/F3HCEI1IR6IV6TR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CEI1/IR6IV6TR/F3HCEI1IR6IV6TR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CEI1/IR6IV6TR/F3HCEI1IR6IV6TR.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS DIY | Adjustable Timer using 555 & potentiometer Making Video You can watch the making of the video by the clicking the video linked in this step or continue reading to make your own timer You Can Subscribe To My YouTube Channel By Clicking HERE Components Required 1. Push Button2. 555 Ti...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:16:54 PDT
Intel Edison based Smart Water Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Based-Smart-Water-Meter/
Intel Edison based Smart Water Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/R7G2/IR6IVUAB/FBNR7G2IR6IVUAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/R7G2/IR6IVUAB/FBNR7G2IR6IVUAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/R7G2/IR6IVUAB/FBNR7G2IR6IVUAB.SMALL.jpg ShreyasUpasane-DIGIT This article demonstrates using Intel EDISON with simple, off-the-shelf sensors and hardware in our Smart Water Meter application. Specifically, we will be gathering water consumption level from a Hall-Effect based Water Flow sensors and relaying that data to the smartphone via Node-Red APIs. From t...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:31:50 PDT
How to cheaply increase the top speed of an electric bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cheaply-Increase-the-Top-Speed-of-an-Electr/
How to cheaply increase the top speed of an electric bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ECSV/IR6IUUAL/F5WECSVIR6IUUAL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ECSV/IR6IUUAL/F5WECSVIR6IUUAL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ECSV/IR6IUUAL/F5WECSVIR6IUUAL.SMALL.jpg Elec_BM This instructable is about my investigation into increasing the maximum speed(and performance) of an electric bicycle with ‘standard’ hub DC motor and controller. Its in a diary-like format complete with all the setbacks and mistakes, because a lot were made along the way. I think pointing out wh...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:06:38 PDT
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you have a pesky sibling or pet that sneaks up on you? Are cars always in your blind spot? Create a proximity alarm that alerts you to approaching objects. This simple guide will teach you how to create a proximity alarm that will light up and make noise when something approaches. An ultrasonic r...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:50:54 PDT
DIY Portable Mini Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Mini-Monitor/
DIY Portable Mini Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I used a 1280x800 LCD Kit to build a battery powered portable mini monitor which is useful for your DSLR camera, your Raspberry Pi or to extend the viewing field of your computer. Let's get started! Watch the videos! The 2 parts of this video should give you al...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:03:14 PDT
The Touch Board As an HID Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Touch-Board-As-an-HID-Keyboard/
The Touch Board As an HID Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Write messages with your Touch Board – or control games!Have you ever wanted to use your Touch Board as an HID keyboard input to your computer? You might want it to control your favourite online arcade game, or act a bit more like a Makey Makey (but only needing one hand to actuate!). Or maybe you h...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:01:17 PDT
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroFuture-Vacuum-Tube-Multimedia-Player-Bluetoot/
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SMALL.jpg yaaaam This is the latest work of my Bluetooth tube radio projects, but it is not only a "Bluetooth radio" or "Bluetooth Speaker".This set has color display, stereophonic tube amplifier and speakers, and DVD drive. Furthermore it can play thousands of network contents. Originally this is a tube MW ra...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:18:18 PDT
Junk Motor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Motor-Boat/
Junk Motor Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/URHM/IR40E7XK/F10URHMIR40E7XK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/URHM/IR40E7XK/F10URHMIR40E7XK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/URHM/IR40E7XK/F10URHMIR40E7XK.SMALL.jpg nayeempinjar i am nayeem pinjar from project DEFY mangalore makerspace ,i am making junk motor boat with use of junk materialsMaterialswhite woodmotormoter fanbamboo batterywiresswitchToolsgule gunsawsoldering gun Take a wooden plank Take a wooden plank of length of 10mm and width of 5mm . Stick the bamboo ...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:33:49 PDT
How to make an Universal DC Motor Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Universal-DC-Motor-Speed-Controller/
How to make an Universal DC Motor Speed Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/HQJV/IR3LJBY0/FBJHQJVIR3LJBY0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/HQJV/IR3LJBY0/FBJHQJVIR3LJBY0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/HQJV/IR3LJBY0/FBJHQJVIR3LJBY0.SMALL.jpg geekrex Motors are everywhere where and we see them in every application.From Drills to Locomotives , from RC car to lathe machine everywhere there are uses of motors.But the most important characteristic of the motor is ,the need to be controlled for a specific work is the speed of the motor .Typically gea...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:38:13 PDT
Build a Quick, Easy (& Free) Ground Terminal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Quick-Easy-Free-Ground-Terminal/
Build a Quick, Easy (& Free) Ground Terminal! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/G5TR/IR3E4QJL/FBXG5TRIR3E4QJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/G5TR/IR3E4QJL/FBXG5TRIR3E4QJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/G5TR/IR3E4QJL/FBXG5TRIR3E4QJL.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Add all the microcontroller inputs and outputs your pretty lil' heart desires* by building a super simple ground terminal (block) out of common materials found at home! Use this ground terminal to connect the ground leads of various components in your circuit. This is especially useful for Arduino o...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:07:21 PDT
H-Bridge for Dummies: How It Works and How to Make Your Own http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-for-Dummies-How-It-Works-and-How-to-Make-/
H-Bridge for Dummies: How It Works and How to Make Your Own - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6FHE/IQU0TYSN/FB76FHEIQU0TYSN.SMALL.jpg MayukhN2 As a high school who loves electronics with a free summer, I started playing with arduinos, and one of my first questions was, "how can I spin a motor backwards?" A quick google search led me to the H-Bridge, one of the simplest and most common ways to obtain bidirectional control of a motor. the fi...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:47:38 PDT
Neopixel Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Night-Light/
Neopixel Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SMALL.jpg joshua.brooks I'm giving some workshops in electronics in a few weeks, centered around an inexpensive, but useful real-world project. When trying to come up with a thing to make, I wanted it to involve a microcontroller, NeoPixel LEDs (because, they're awesome), be remotely controllable, and allow for different b...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:44:15 PDT
Follow the Line Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow-the-Line-Robot/
Follow the Line Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/K5R6/IQYT3ZBV/FI8K5R6IQYT3ZBV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/K5R6/IQYT3ZBV/FI8K5R6IQYT3ZBV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/K5R6/IQYT3ZBV/FI8K5R6IQYT3ZBV.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash You may have seen this little line following robot on ebay they are very cheap and great for kids. This instructable is aimed at little kids or big kids who want to make a simple robot. Once you have some success with with your robot and a have had enough of it following lines everywhere, the chassi...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:35:49 PDT
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Recicled-Regulable-Power-Supply/
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SMALL.jpg brico3d Recicled old computer Regulable power supply.For more information visit: Brico3d Electronics1 Identify the wires and eliminate what you don't need. Electronics2 Connect 230V ac input directly with electronic board. Then use the switch to control ON/OFF with green wire. Elecronics3 Build or ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:49 PDT
Make your own development board with microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Microcontroller/
Make your own development board with microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/FXVO/IQXDWW81/FWQFXVOIQXDWW81.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/FXVO/IQXDWW81/FWQFXVOIQXDWW81.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/FXVO/IQXDWW81/FWQFXVOIQXDWW81.SMALL.jpg iwoox Did you ever want to make your own development board with microcontroller and you didn´t know how .In this instructable I will show you how to make it.All you need is knowledge in electronics, designing circuits and programming.If you have any questions or problems you can contact me on my mail:iwx....
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:35:57 PDT