Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:00:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Easy Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fume-Extractor/
Easy Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/TAUE/IWE4H8I8/F2PTAUEIWE4H8I8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/TAUE/IWE4H8I8/F2PTAUEIWE4H8I8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/TAUE/IWE4H8I8/F2PTAUEIWE4H8I8.SMALL.jpg Rajkumar2506 This fume Extractor absorbs smoke from Soldering iron during Soldering.Soldering iron contains Lead and Tin.During soldering there is a chance of breathing smoke from soldering Lead.Breathing these smoke will cause health problems.Inhalation of tin oxide may cause pneumonia.All solder fumes can caus...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:05:57 PST
Simple Calculator With Arduino MEGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Calculator-With-Arduino-MEGA/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:07:24 PST
Moodbox, stay connected despite the distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Moodbox-Stay-Connected-Despite-the-Distance/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:55:30 PST
ATX Workbench Power Supply Project http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-Workbench-Power-Supply-Project/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:38:32 PST
How to Calculate the Capacity of Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Calculate-the-Capacity-of-Batteries/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:49:42 PST
From Schematic to Protoboard - Building a simple LM386 Guitar Amp on a DIP Protoboard http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Schematic-to-Protoboard-Building-a-Simple-LM3/
From Schematic to Protoboard - Building a simple LM386 Guitar Amp on a DIP Protoboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/RT0J/IW6PP14T/FCERT0JIW6PP14T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/RT0J/IW6PP14T/FCERT0JIW6PP14T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/RT0J/IW6PP14T/FCERT0JIW6PP14T.SMALL.jpg NizzyAmps Well hello there gentle reader. Today I am going to explain the steps that I go through to take a circuit idea from schematic to the prototype board. Much in the same way that musical notes go from a flat cold piece of sheet music to the sweet sweet dulcet sounds of the Sousaphone. There is an metho...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:36:30 PST
Reese's Power Bank - Laptop and Smartphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Reeses-Power-Bank-Laptop-and-Smartphones/
Reese's Power Bank - Laptop and Smartphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/47JS/IW6POLQ5/FX147JSIW6POLQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/47JS/IW6POLQ5/FX147JSIW6POLQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/47JS/IW6POLQ5/FX147JSIW6POLQ5.SMALL.jpg medanilevin Hi AllMy name is Dani, and this will be my first instructable :) Hope this won't be my last.I'm excited, and I hope you will find my project fun and useful.I had this idea for quite some time, just did not have the time until now. Actually one of the reasons to write here is to have an incentive not...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:48:21 PST
A Simple Bench Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Bench-Variable-Power-Supply/
A Simple Bench Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SMALL.jpg darthwolf As I have started messing around with electronics more I had struggled a bit with a whole lot of different adapters for testing. After doing some research I came to a conclusion that building one from an old PC power supply would be more than adequate, being how it gives 12, -12, 5 and 3.3v availabl...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:41:05 PST
Enhance Your Multimeter Using a Polyfuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-Your-Multimeter-Using-a-Polyfuse/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 07:56:59 PST
Talking Hamster Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Hamster-Hack/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:20:15 PST
Mom I am Fine... IoT Texting Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Mom-I-Am-Fine-IoT-Texting-Chair/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:16:13 PST
DIY Logic Gates http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Logic-Gates/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:14:44 PST
GETTING STARTED WITH IoT with ESP8266 MicroController http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-IoT-With-ESP8266-MicroControl/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:55:13 PST
Arduino Nixie Tube Clock - Version 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nixie-Tube-Clock-Version-10/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:51:40 PST
Cheap Portable Fan for Hats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Fan-for-Hats/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:21 PST
Make Coiled Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Coiled-Wire/
Make Coiled Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/6QOK/IVO4NOOG/FZD6QOKIVO4NOOG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/6QOK/IVO4NOOG/FZD6QOKIVO4NOOG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/6QOK/IVO4NOOG/FZD6QOKIVO4NOOG.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Coiled wires (also called retractile cords) are great for keeping long wires tidy and together. Their springy nature allows them to be stretched and then return to their coiled shape, keeping your wire localized and neat looking.Making your own coiled wires is super easy, and will work on almost any...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:58:29 PST
Hand-held zoetrope sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-held-Zoetrope-Sculpture/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:29:20 PST
DIY - Dual Layer PCB Making http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dual-Layer-PCB-Making/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 03:09:02 PST
DIY Simple Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Power-Bank/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 01:11:57 PST
Transformerless Adjustable Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformerless-Adjustable-Joule-Thief/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:37:24 PST
True wierless PARTY speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/True-Wierless-PARTY-Speaker/
True wierless PARTY speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4RFB/IVO45E91/FNB4RFBIVO45E91.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4RFB/IVO45E91/FNB4RFBIVO45E91.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4RFB/IVO45E91/FNB4RFBIVO45E91.SMALL.jpg Kattemjau This is the ultimate party speaker!! Bring your favorite alcohol and put you phone on it. No bluetooth or wifi requiered!! It amplifies the sound from your phone by the magnetic field from your phones speaker! It gets really loud and people can easily swap phones to change music. Its an cool convers...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:30:28 PST
4 Channel Triac http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Channel-Triac/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:14:49 PST
Guitar Overdrive + Sub-octaver http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Overdrive-Sub-octaver/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:50:19 PST
Homebrew High Voltage Capacitors on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-High-Voltage-Capacitors-on-the-Cheap/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:26:07 PST
funTime http://www.instructables.com/id/FunTime/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:41:29 PST
Servo Modification for Continuous Turning (Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Modification-for-Continuous-Turning-Simple/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:46:40 PST
The Digital Doormat http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Digital-Doormat/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:31:51 PST
Prototyping LED Circuits on Autodesk http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-LED-Circuits-on-Autodesk/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:00:50 PST
555 Useless Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Useless-Machine/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:58:30 PST
HOW TO DO A DIGITAL CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-DO-a-DIGITAL-CLOCK/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 03:46:24 PST
How to make a "Laser Security Alarm System" at Home on a Breadboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laser-Security-Alarm-System-at-Home-/
How to make a "Laser Security Alarm System" at Home on a Breadboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MSP2/IVO3Q9EQ/FMFMSP2IVO3Q9EQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MSP2/IVO3Q9EQ/FMFMSP2IVO3Q9EQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/MSP2/IVO3Q9EQ/FMFMSP2IVO3Q9EQ.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo In this tutorial I will show you how to make your own "Laser Security Alarm System" or a "Laser Sensor" on breadboard in just a few steps. Gathering the required electronic components The components you will require for making this circuit are as follows:-COMPONENTS REQUIRED:- LDR (Light Dependan...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:01:45 PST
DIY Soldering Station from an Old Office Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Station-From-an-Old-Office-Lamp/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:10:51 PST
PCB etching (prototyping) http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-prototyping/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:19:01 PST
Ein Kleines Joule-Theif Taschenlampen Ladegerät Für Smartphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Ein-Kleines-Joule-Theif-Taschenlampen-Ladegerät-Fü/
Ein Kleines Joule-Theif Taschenlampen Ladegerät Für Smartphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/2I02/IVO3FIS6/FPO2I02IVO3FIS6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/2I02/IVO3FIS6/FPO2I02IVO3FIS6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/2I02/IVO3FIS6/FPO2I02IVO3FIS6.SMALL.jpg elektrofreak445 Diese Idee ist mir durch zufall erschienen und ich dachte mir ich habe schon ewig kein Instructable mehr gemacht und darum habe ich diese Idee Dokumentiert viel Spass beim Nachbauen und oder Lesen :) Die Teile -1W led-12V Auto handy Ladegerät-1x Poti (1k-10k)-1x 100ohm Wiederstand-selber gewickel...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:33:02 PST
Rechargeable Automatic Wardrobe Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Automatic-Wardrobe-Lights/
Rechargeable Automatic Wardrobe Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/KJID/IVO3EXZI/FKXKJIDIVO3EXZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/KJID/IVO3EXZI/FKXKJIDIVO3EXZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/KJID/IVO3EXZI/FKXKJIDIVO3EXZI.SMALL.jpg FalwanR While I was changing my clothes last night, suddenly the electricity went out. I can't see the anything inside my wardobe. Looking for other light source, like smarphone flashlight? I don't know where I put my phone. It is make me frustated. Then I found this idea over my head. " The Rechargeable Au...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:14:27 PST
Make a 3.3 V & 5v Power Supply @ 1.5 Amp. http://www.instructables.com/id/33-V-5v-Power-Supply-15-A/
Make a 3.3 V & 5v Power Supply @ 1.5 Amp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WO7Y/IVO3BSQ3/F2GWO7YIVO3BSQ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WO7Y/IVO3BSQ3/F2GWO7YIVO3BSQ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WO7Y/IVO3BSQ3/F2GWO7YIVO3BSQ3.SMALL.jpg erik12892 There's a lot of types of power supplies in the internet, but when we need to connect especial circuits that consumes a lot of current, it becomes very useful to use a good and efficient power supply.A simple 78XX linear regulator can support without discipator for a normal consume, but if you wanna...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:18:26 PST
DIY One Finger Controlled Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-One-Finger-Controlled-Mouse/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:23:56 PST
LM386 tube amp [homage] http://www.instructables.com/id/LM386-Tube-Amp-homage/
LM386 tube amp [homage] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PQ61/IVMPYEEK/FERPQ61IVMPYEEK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PQ61/IVMPYEEK/FERPQ61IVMPYEEK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/PQ61/IVMPYEEK/FERPQ61IVMPYEEK.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I recently built the Bike Tyre Speaker and it really needed a little LM386 mono amp to boost the sound, as I wanted to 'Play It Loud'!My fascination with electronics started from dissecting old electrical equipment just to see what was inside......beauty and intrigue......what are those bits......I ...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 03:44:17 PST
Drill speed controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Speed-Controller/
Drill speed controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3076/IVO5FSZD/FO63076IVO5FSZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3076/IVO5FSZD/FO63076IVO5FSZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3076/IVO5FSZD/FO63076IVO5FSZD.SMALL.jpg DanielR34 Because I made drill press and I am not able to controlling speed of drilling with it, because my drill can arestment only max speed of drilling, I made this little simple box to control speed of drill. See my instructables where is, how to make this coiled cord which I used in this instructables. (...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:06:42 PST
Coiled Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Coiled-Cord/
Coiled Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/0V8M/IW6PJO2T/FAQ0V8MIW6PJO2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/0V8M/IW6PJO2T/FAQ0V8MIW6PJO2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/0V8M/IW6PJO2T/FAQ0V8MIW6PJO2T.SMALL.jpg DanielR34 Simple way how to make every cord coiled. Tools What you need:1. Cooking pot 2. Cooker 3. Pipe or stick 4. 2x cable tie5. Wire Winding First, hold one end of wire with electrician tie, then winds wire tight around pipe and then hold another end of wire with second electrician tie. "Cooki...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 03:09:16 PST
External Battery for Whites Spectrum Metal Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Battery-for-Whites-Spectrum-Metal-Detecto/
External Battery for Whites Spectrum Metal Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GF4J/IVHQODLY/FO5GF4JIVHQODLY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GF4J/IVHQODLY/FO5GF4JIVHQODLY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GF4J/IVHQODLY/FO5GF4JIVHQODLY.SMALL.jpg branke I found a box of these rechargeable Ni-Cad lantern batteries for a pittance in a thrift shop, both 4.8 4000mAh and 6 volts 1800mAh. My beloved Spectrum detector having battery problems, I thought of using them instead the originals (non rechargeable). First I changed their plug to a 5.5.mm male that...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 05:35:43 PST
USE A PUSH BUTTON AS A SWITCH ! http://www.instructables.com/id/USE-a-PUSH-BUTTON-AS-a-SWITCH-/
USE A PUSH BUTTON AS A SWITCH ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SMALL.jpg erik12892 Hi i'm Erik from México!In this instructable i'll share you how to use a push button as a switch with a CD4013 FLIP FLOP and a relay.VOLTAGE FOR IC: 5-12 V VDCPARTS LIST:1X IC4013 D TYPE FLIP FLOP3X 1K OHM RESISTORS3X TERMINAL BLOCK1X 5VDC 10A RELAY1X NPN GENERAL PURPOSE 2N2222 TRANSISTOR1X 5mm LED1...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:35:47 PST
PL2303 Module USB to TTL interfacing with pc tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-to-TTL-Converter-PL2303HX/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:47:25 PST
Mini Audio Amplifier for £10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Audio-Amplifier-for-10/
Mini Audio Amplifier for £10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QBEX/IVHQR9O1/FI9QBEXIVHQR9O1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QBEX/IVHQR9O1/FI9QBEXIVHQR9O1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QBEX/IVHQR9O1/FI9QBEXIVHQR9O1.SMALL.jpg sniperno1 Welcome to this instructable where I will show you how to make a Audio Amplifier from modular parts from ebay!The sound quality is amazing and has a variable volume!It is remote control and button controled if you lose the remote.Soon I will show you how to transmit sound by Laser so stick around to...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:25:20 PST
How to Repair / Service Your Sharp Optonica RP-114H http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Your-Sharp-Optonica-RP-114H/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:43:39 PST
Portable Mobile Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Mobile-Charger-1/
Portable Mobile Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/EEOJ/IVHQJUK7/FXUEEOJIVHQJUK7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/EEOJ/IVHQJUK7/FXUEEOJIVHQJUK7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/EEOJ/IVHQJUK7/FXUEEOJIVHQJUK7.SMALL.jpg Eng Adib Ghannam Charge your mobile any where using a 9V battery or any other portable battery with polarity protection. Materials The materials we need are:1- On/Off Switch.2- IC 7805.3- 9V battery Cap.4- 47uF Capacitors X2.5- 100nF Capacitor.6- Red and Green Leds.7- 1N4001 diode.8- 100 Ohm, 470 Ohm Res.9- Femal...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:53:56 PST
My Tube Amplifier. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Tube-Amplifier/
My Tube Amplifier. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/FXK0/IVHQIUJP/FR5FXK0IVHQIUJP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/FXK0/IVHQIUJP/FR5FXK0IVHQIUJP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/FXK0/IVHQIUJP/FR5FXK0IVHQIUJP.SMALL.jpg sapatsidis Tube amplifier cost is not over 200€.You need to buy lamps , I found from ebay Ucranian cheap from old stock , It uses 3 Preamps , two for aux and plus one for phono input , two pairs of el84 are amplifies 2X7 watt rms. class A.Transformers I bought from a local manufacturer.All other components fou...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:49:05 PST
Shock Your Friends Prank! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Your-Friends-Prank/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:04:06 PST
Protecting Your Electronics From EMP and Solar Storms http://www.instructables.com/id/Protecting-Your-Electronics-From-EMP-and-Solar-Sto/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:39:23 PST
Prototype to PCB by using Autodesk Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-to-PCB-by-Using-Autodesk-Circuits/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:18:44 PST