Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:23:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Compact Guitar Headphone Amp, Battery Powered http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Headphone-Amp-Battery-Powered/
Compact Guitar Headphone Amp, Battery Powered - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/50X8/J0MORS2W/FLG50X8J0MORS2W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/50X8/J0MORS2W/FLG50X8J0MORS2W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/50X8/J0MORS2W/FLG50X8J0MORS2W.SMALL.jpg SimonC26 In this project I will explain how I made my awesome sounding mini headphone amp that can be powered by a battery or a 9V adapter. You could power it by USB aswell, since I use a specialized power supply circuit that boosts any voltage (as long as it is large enough) to +12V and -12V. This is so tha...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:09:52 PDT
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Use-a-Prototype-Solderless-Breadb/
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SMALL.jpg made2hack In a previous video, I had built my own solderless breadboard from cheap ebay parts. This turned out to be a terrible idea since those cheap ebay parts turned out to be crappy and unusable. Aside from two of these small protoboards I bought from Olimex, the rest were garbage.If you want to know prec...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:27:37 PDT
IOT Based Water Managment. Smart Switch and Flownomo http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Based-Water-Managment-Smart-Switch-and-Flownom/
IOT Based Water Managment. Smart Switch and Flownomo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q6RW/J0MOS9BB/FE3Q6RWJ0MOS9BB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q6RW/J0MOS9BB/FE3Q6RWJ0MOS9BB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q6RW/J0MOS9BB/FE3Q6RWJ0MOS9BB.SMALL.jpg D art of science This smart board lets you power your devices from anywhere with a phone. The FloNoMo device solves the problem of overflowing tanks by switching off the motor when the tank starts overflowing and also can function on a scheduled basiswhere you dont have to worry about switching the motor on and off ...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:06:47 PDT
OpenDarts - the Home Made Darts Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenDarts-the-Home-Made-Darts-Machine/
OpenDarts - the Home Made Darts Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/P56Q/J0MOOABG/FR5P56QJ0MOOABG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/P56Q/J0MOOABG/FR5P56QJ0MOOABG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/P56Q/J0MOOABG/FR5P56QJ0MOOABG.SMALL.jpg RMAlves The OpenDarts is a software available for Windows 10 Devices and can be found on the Windows Store. This software lets your PC act just as a dart machine you can find at a bar: You can play on a physical dartboard and you can either mark the positions you hit manually on the app, or you can use your...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:43:53 PDT
Easily Install Your Electric Garage Door Opener Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Easily-Install-Your-Electric-Garage-Door-Opener-Yo/
Easily Install Your Electric Garage Door Opener Yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6YAO/J0MONJ28/FFD6YAOJ0MONJ28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6YAO/J0MONJ28/FFD6YAOJ0MONJ28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6YAO/J0MONJ28/FFD6YAOJ0MONJ28.SMALL.jpg Mike Vil Having made the decision to purchase a new door opener system, you need to decide how much you can afford to spend on it. When you are working out your budget to purchase a new electric garage door opener, remember to include the cost of installing it. If you can’t afford this additional expense, do...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:17:20 PDT
Metal Foil Tape Parallel-Plate Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Foil-Tape-Parallel-Plate-Capacitor/
Metal Foil Tape Parallel-Plate Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SMALL.jpg albedozero A capacitor is a circuit element that can store charge, which can later be released as electrical energy. These instructions will show you how to make a very simple capacitor that may not be particularly useful if you are trying to build an electronic circuit, but is helpful in understanding how cap...
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:25:28 PDT
DIY Build BB-8 in India || Android Controlled and Talkative || Life-size http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-BB-8-in-India-Android-Controlled-and-Talkati/
DIY Build BB-8 in India || Android Controlled and Talkative || Life-size - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VIAV/J0IEGT3Z/F79VIAVJ0IEGT3Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VIAV/J0IEGT3Z/F79VIAVJ0IEGT3Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VIAV/J0IEGT3Z/F79VIAVJ0IEGT3Z.SMALL.jpg vishalsoniindia Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel for more projects.This Project is about how to build a working, life-sized, Talkative , arduino-controlled Starwars BB-8 droid. we are only going to use household materials and a little Arduino circuitry.In this we are using Old news paper , Foam board , Piece of wood ...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:18:41 PDT
Wizard Staff With GreenPAK & LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wizard-Staff-With-GreenPAK-LEDs/
Wizard Staff With GreenPAK & LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/EZC7/J0IEHYGN/FQFEZC7J0IEHYGN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/EZC7/J0IEHYGN/FQFEZC7J0IEHYGN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/EZC7/J0IEHYGN/FQFEZC7J0IEHYGN.SMALL.jpg Silego Have you ever wanted to be a wizard that has a cool staff with glowing magic crystals? Sorry to break it to you but there is no such staff. There is, however, a way to make something fairly similar using GreenPAK. This instructable describes how to create a wizard staff that changes colors when ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:40:19 PDT
Steady Hand Buzzer Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Steady-Hand-Buzzer-Game/
Steady Hand Buzzer Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/AHEN/J0IEMIPD/FW5AHENJ0IEMIPD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/AHEN/J0IEMIPD/FW5AHENJ0IEMIPD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/AHEN/J0IEMIPD/FW5AHENJ0IEMIPD.SMALL.jpg ms02tcp Introducing the classic steady hand buzzer game.Can you guide the loop around the wire shape without hitting the wire!?Great game for year 7 or 8's to build as part of a basic electronics unit. Drawing Design Draw your design onto MDF using PENCIL and mark holes to be drilled out for the LEDS D...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:17:59 PDT
Somewhat Complete PCB Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Somewhat-Complete-PCB-Fabrication/
Somewhat Complete PCB Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SMALL.jpg throbscottle There are a lot of guides to individual aspects of making PCBs, but I have tried here to create a complete "start to finish" guide, in the hope that it is useful.A long, long time ago, I made PCB's by converting my schematic to a PCB layout on paper, using a pencil, then I would transfer the design ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:49:43 PDT
Quick and Easy Solderless Electronic Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Solderless-Electronic-Connection/
Quick and Easy Solderless Electronic Connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/FA59/J0IEGLFB/FFCFA59J0IEGLFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/FA59/J0IEGLFB/FFCFA59J0IEGLFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/FA59/J0IEGLFB/FFCFA59J0IEGLFB.SMALL.jpg DrGarySullivan There are many popular ways to make permanent circuits for projects. But we needed an inexpensive, compact, and easy-to-make solution for students in summer STEM camps, classrooms, and at home. That eliminates custom or DIY printed circuit boards (too expensive) and anything requiring soldering (n...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:19:26 PDT
Make Your Own Lab Power Supply for less than $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Lab-Power-Supply-for-Just-25/
Make Your Own Lab Power Supply for less than $25 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/0IQ0/J0CP3PZP/F3A0IQ0J0CP3PZP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/0IQ0/J0CP3PZP/F3A0IQ0J0CP3PZP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/0IQ0/J0CP3PZP/F3A0IQ0J0CP3PZP.SMALL.jpg nathan95 Hi and welcome to my Instructable.This is my first instructable, my first language is Spanish, so I'm still practicing my English, so if there is any question you can send a message, I hope you like itPower supplies are necessary in any electronic project, I was looking for one on amazon, I found it...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:00:02 PDT
Controlling Any Light With Philips HUE (and a AC mains dimmer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Any-Light-With-Philips-HUE/
Controlling Any Light With Philips HUE (and a AC mains dimmer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ME6Q/J0COV9IN/F9CME6QJ0COV9IN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ME6Q/J0COV9IN/F9CME6QJ0COV9IN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ME6Q/J0COV9IN/F9CME6QJ0COV9IN.SMALL.jpg OrenLederman ----------------------------- DISCLAIMER -----------------------------WARNING!! You will play with LIVE MAINS!! You can get yourself killed or burn down your house!! If you don't have any experience and/or are not qualified for working with MAINS power you shouldn't really do this!. I take no respon...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:33:25 PDT
How to Pair Between RF Transmitter Remote Kit With RF Receiver Control Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pair-Between-RF-Transmitter-Remote-Kit-With/
How to Pair Between RF Transmitter Remote Kit With RF Receiver Control Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LJPI/J0COX1EZ/FIRLJPIJ0COX1EZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LJPI/J0COX1EZ/FIRLJPIJ0COX1EZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LJPI/J0COX1EZ/FIRLJPIJ0COX1EZ.SMALL.jpg mybotic DescriptionThis kit functions by controlling appliances via a remote wirelessly using RF. In this example, this receiver kit is paired by three types of transmitter remote: (It also can be pair for other type of same frequency transmitter) 100 m 1 km 3 kmThe receiver provides control of appliances t...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:59:04 PDT
The Joule Blinker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Joule-Blinker/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:54:39 PDT
Portable Regulated Bench Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Regulated-Bench-Supply/
Portable Regulated Bench Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/FQQZ/J0CP0D7Z/FHVFQQZJ0CP0D7Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/FQQZ/J0CP0D7Z/FHVFQQZJ0CP0D7Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/FQQZ/J0CP0D7Z/FHVFQQZJ0CP0D7Z.SMALL.jpg jeroenbmx In this instructable I will show you how to make a regulatedbench power supply. The power supply I made for this instructable is a verry small and lightweight device. As I am often not home when doing projecst (school projects, group projects etc.) I needed a small portable power supply to tests my ...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:35:07 PDT
Demagnetizer From a Microwave Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Demagnetizer-From-a-Microwave-Transformer/
Demagnetizer From a Microwave Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JUEX/J0COW81B/FVDJUEXJ0COW81B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JUEX/J0COW81B/FVDJUEXJ0COW81B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JUEX/J0COW81B/FVDJUEXJ0COW81B.SMALL.jpg RobertM463 My hobby is collecting and repairing mechanical watches. From time to time, it is necessary to demagnetize a watch to correct its running. I sometimes also need to demagnetize tools that I use to repair a watch. The best quality horological demagnetizers, such as the Bergeon Magnomatic, use electr...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:27:38 PDT
Simple Powerful Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Powerful-Tesla-Coil/
Simple Powerful Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/7SQ0/J0COW3IT/FUY7SQ0J0COW3IT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/7SQ0/J0COW3IT/FUY7SQ0J0COW3IT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/7SQ0/J0COW3IT/FUY7SQ0J0COW3IT.SMALL.jpg ArrwinU Anyone can build this coil, if your up to the task, PARTS MATERIALS LIST:Magnet wire 30awg 200feetAny powerful mosfet(irfp460, irfp250, irf840,) just make sure the fet can handle more than 150v and 3amps50ohm resistorSome wire to wrap the primary of the coilBreadboard Jumper wire10k potemtiometer...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:06:06 PDT
GSM Controlled Home Automation Using SIM800 With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Home-Automation-Using-SIM800-With-A/
GSM Controlled Home Automation Using SIM800 With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/A2WJ/J0COWAVL/F3YA2WJJ0COWAVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/A2WJ/J0COWAVL/F3YA2WJJ0COWAVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/A2WJ/J0COWAVL/F3YA2WJJ0COWAVL.SMALL.jpg vishalsoniindia Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel for more projects ..................Gsm based Home Automation are used to control Home devices Like TV , Lights , AC etc.just take an example , if there are sunny day and you want to Turn on your AC Before you Even Walk In the Door.So for this you have to send a SMS th...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:52:27 PDT
How to Make a Simple Breadboard at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Breadboard-at-Home/
How to Make a Simple Breadboard at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4YRR/J0COV98E/FG54YRRJ0COV98E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4YRR/J0COV98E/FG54YRRJ0COV98E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4YRR/J0COV98E/FG54YRRJ0COV98E.SMALL.jpg Amalmathew This article describes how to make a simple low cost breadboard .you can build an electronic circuit on a bread board without any soldering .best of all it is reusable. This simple breadboard makes it easy to use for creating temporary prototype and experimenting with circuit design .The interesting...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:11:35 PDT
Modular UV LED Exposure Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-UV-LED-Exposure-Unit/
Modular UV LED Exposure Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/D1ZB/J0COND0H/F39D1ZBJ0COND0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/D1ZB/J0COND0H/F39D1ZBJ0COND0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/D1ZB/J0COND0H/F39D1ZBJ0COND0H.SMALL.jpg DIY Circuits In this instructable I will show you how I made a simple and expandable UV LED exposure unit. Exposure unit is a necessity for anyone who wants to make PCBs with the Photographic method. It will allow you to make high quality PCBs in no time. This is project is a great for beginners because of it's ...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:11:53 PDT
DIY Size & Build a Battery Power Backup Generator W/ 12V Deep Cycle Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Battery-Backup-Generator/
DIY Size & Build a Battery Power Backup Generator W/ 12V Deep Cycle Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F96/A6TF/J0COPDJD/F96A6TFJ0COPDJD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F96/A6TF/J0COPDJD/F96A6TFJ0COPDJD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F96/A6TF/J0COPDJD/F96A6TFJ0COPDJD.SMALL.jpg 62390 ***NOTE: Be careful when working with batteries and electricity. Do not short batteries. Use insulated tools. Follow all safety rules when working with electricity.*** Be prepared before the next time the power goes out with a standby battery powered generator. Build your own battery backup system f...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:25:05 PDT
SWAT Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/SWAT-Lights/
SWAT Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/N2EO/J0COMOKR/FBRN2EOJ0COMOKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/N2EO/J0COMOKR/FBRN2EOJ0COMOKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/N2EO/J0COMOKR/FBRN2EOJ0COMOKR.SMALL.jpg MarcoS199 A fun project to build a Do not Disturb desktop light!It's sort of a semaphore with a Red/Green led to communicate to your colleagues if they can bother you while you sit at your desk or not. Inspired by the "Pomodoro technique".We built this as part of a team-building initiative at my company.You n...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:00:58 PDT
Smart Street Light Using Ir Sensor With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Street-Light-Using-Ir-Sensor-With-Arduino/
Smart Street Light Using Ir Sensor With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/Q60F/J08EJPV9/FCIQ60FJ08EJPV9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/Q60F/J08EJPV9/FCIQ60FJ08EJPV9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/Q60F/J08EJPV9/FCIQ60FJ08EJPV9.SMALL.jpg vishalsoniindia Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel for more projects.This project is about Smart street light, street light will turn on while vehicle is passing through it.here we are using 4 IR sensors that senses the position of the vehicle,each IR sensor controls 3 LED's. When vehicle passes by a particular IR sen...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:31:59 PDT
How to Make an IlluMask Last Until the Bulbs Burn Out http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-IlluMask-Last-Until-the-Bulbs-Burn-/
How to Make an IlluMask Last Until the Bulbs Burn Out - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/3U3F/J08EJVR3/FVT3U3FJ08EJVR3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/3U3F/J08EJVR3/FVT3U3FJ08EJVR3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/3U3F/J08EJVR3/FVT3U3FJ08EJVR3.SMALL.jpg Dem0s30 This will make it so that an illuMask can be reset and used until the hardware/bulbs actually fail. This will not make the manufacturer happy but it will save you a lot of hard earned cash and spare the environment the impact of a company that chooses to limit the use of a product that is made to la...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:23:27 PDT
Simple Line Follower Robot With No Programming - Analog Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-Follower-Robot-With-No-Programming-Ana/
Simple Line Follower Robot With No Programming - Analog Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/7ISO/J08EDD4S/F947ISOJ08EDD4S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/7ISO/J08EDD4S/F947ISOJ08EDD4S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/7ISO/J08EDD4S/F947ISOJ08EDD4S.SMALL.jpg Mati_DIY Hi! This is a line follower robot that requires no programming, instead, the behaviour of the robot is determined by an electronic circuit. This build is fairly simple and if you have all the materials it will most likely take less than 2 hours to build and test it.Tools needed: Soldering Iron and ...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 05:42:51 PDT
Plant Whisper http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Whisper/
Plant Whisper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BNMU/J048KEHP/FE4BNMUJ048KEHP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BNMU/J048KEHP/FE4BNMUJ048KEHP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BNMU/J048KEHP/FE4BNMUJ048KEHP.SMALL.jpg bcamrl This project was designed to alleviate growing water problems experienced by farmers in California. As water supplies dwindle, farmers are forced to ration it out severely, often giving water to some plants at the expense of others. The purpose of this project is to provide them with information t...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:20:09 PDT
Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Repair/
Cable Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/58NC/J048HWFD/FIO58NCJ048HWFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/58NC/J048HWFD/FIO58NCJ048HWFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/58NC/J048HWFD/FIO58NCJ048HWFD.SMALL.jpg gabevt1 Every time I get a new phone charger or cable, I run into the same problem where the wires get exposed and frayed. This normally results in the charger being thrown out and the purchasing of a new one. This set of instructions is meant to show how these cables can be repaired with the right tools. M...
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:45:20 PDT
Handheld Smart Mirror (Plug-and-play) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Smart-Mirror-Plug-and-play/
Handheld Smart Mirror (Plug-and-play) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/KMK4/J048F1DU/FIGKMK4J048F1DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/KMK4/J048F1DU/FIGKMK4J048F1DU.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/KMK4/J048F1DU/FIGKMK4J048F1DU.SMALL.gif buskirkmr93 Hey everyone, In this Instructable, I'm riding the popular wave of smart mirrors and showing you all how I made a portable, handheld smart mirror. It's plug-and-play in the sense that once everything is soldered and built, you just have to plug in the Compute Stick and you should be good to go! This...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:35:00 PST
4-Digit Yellow Binary Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Digit-Yellow-Binary-Counter/
4-Digit Yellow Binary Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/PAGK/J0481QRE/FXIPAGKJ0481QRE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/PAGK/J0481QRE/FXIPAGKJ0481QRE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/PAGK/J0481QRE/FXIPAGKJ0481QRE.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This project is the last project of the trilogy of binary counters before beginning to work with my Binary Clock. They are Green Binary Counter, 2-Digit Binary Counter, 4-Digit Yellow Binary Counter, this project. In the present project, I'll be using 4-IC7490, 1-IC555, 16 diodes: 1N914, 16-5mm L...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:39:06 PST
Hydro-Farm Mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Farm-Mini/
Hydro-Farm Mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/24ZE/J02QNOS9/F1324ZEJ02QNOS9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/24ZE/J02QNOS9/F1324ZEJ02QNOS9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/24ZE/J02QNOS9/F1324ZEJ02QNOS9.SMALL.jpg bcamrl The Hydrofarm-Mini was an extension from the Hydrofarm itself for more practical usage in an agriculture format rather than gathering information via experimentation. The Hydrofarm-Mini is a vertical hydroponics farm, designed to be compact as to allow for any individual to be able to automate plant...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:21:52 PST
Voltage Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Booster/
Voltage Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/0OA3/J02QOGY6/FAB0OA3J02QOGY6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/0OA3/J02QOGY6/FAB0OA3J02QOGY6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/0OA3/J02QOGY6/FAB0OA3J02QOGY6.SMALL.jpg SouravB22 CAUTION: HIGH VOLTAGE (100 - 200 V DC)This is a simple boost converter circuit. It takes in a low voltage input of around 3 to 9 volts and gives an output of 100 to 200 volts. You cannot use it to power anything though, since the voltage is right across the capacitor, and it falls rapidly with loadi...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:18:14 PST
My Mame Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mame-Arcade-Machine/
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Thu, 9 Mar 2017 08:20:27 PST
Weller DSX80 Desoldering Iron Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Weller-DSX80-Desoldering-Iron-Stand/
Weller DSX80 Desoldering Iron Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/QTP9/IZYGNZWK/FK0QTP9IZYGNZWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/QTP9/IZYGNZWK/FK0QTP9IZYGNZWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/QTP9/IZYGNZWK/FK0QTP9IZYGNZWK.SMALL.jpg RobertM463 I own a Weller WDS1002 soldering / rework station which came with the Weller DSX80 through-hole desoldering iron. However, no stand accompanied the iron. The lack of a stand made it difficult to use the iron. When the iron heated up, I had to be careful how I placed it on the table so that the wo...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 13:51:38 PST
Temperature Controlled Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Fan-2/
Temperature Controlled Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/WBTT/IZYGLOMX/FC5WBTTIZYGLOMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/WBTT/IZYGLOMX/FC5WBTTIZYGLOMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/WBTT/IZYGLOMX/FC5WBTTIZYGLOMX.SMALL.jpg robkabob147 This is a very useful device that you can use in many different situations. I primarily use this for regulating a cold frames temperature and for my seed starting tent. This uses a simple temperature switch wired to a computer fan. The Switch W1209 DC 12V -50 to +110 Temperature Control Switch T...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 19:25:42 PST
DIY FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio/
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:25:35 PST
Automatic Lightning Protection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lightning-Protection-System/
Automatic Lightning Protection System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SMALL.jpg bcamrl For my research project, I am creating a self-raising lightning rod. I have named my idea ALPS, Automatic Lightning Protection System. Many of the buildings that need to be protected with lightning rods are great works of architecture, and normal lightning rods are eyesores that detract from their a...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 06:47:16 PST
2-Digit Green Binary Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Digit-Binary-Counter/
2-Digit Green Binary Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/NBAN/IZYGHUQR/FOMNBANIZYGHUQR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/NBAN/IZYGHUQR/FOMNBANIZYGHUQR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/NBAN/IZYGHUQR/FOMNBANIZYGHUQR.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This project is part of a set of three counters before beginning to work with my Binary Clock. They are the Green Binary Counter, my previous project, 2-Digit Binary Counter, this project, and the next project. In the present project, I'm using 2-IC7490, 1-IC555, 8 diodes: 1N914, 8-5mm LED, 2-4.7K...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 06:56:30 PST
DIY Lightning Logo From Scratch (Using Old Laptop Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lightning-Logo-From-Scratch-Using-Old-Laptop-B/
DIY Lightning Logo From Scratch (Using Old Laptop Battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/VE7J/IZT6STJ9/F8IVE7JIZT6STJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/VE7J/IZT6STJ9/F8IVE7JIZT6STJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/VE7J/IZT6STJ9/F8IVE7JIZT6STJ9.SMALL.jpg DIY KING 00 After stepping into DIY world, i decided to get things a bit organised.For quiet a time i was planning to work on videos and convey my work through my YouTube channel. To initiate this idea i have selected DIY KING as the name of my channel through which i will be publishing and conveying my work...
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 10:32:23 PST
Phone Timeout Jail http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Timeout-Jail/
Phone Timeout Jail - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/V54D/IZT6Q79B/FD8V54DIZT6Q79B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/V54D/IZT6Q79B/FD8V54DIZT6Q79B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/V54D/IZT6Q79B/FD8V54DIZT6Q79B.SMALL.jpg 17lsipes Have you ever been distracted by your phone? Do you have friends that use their phones to much? Have you ever told your kids to put their phones away at the table? Well I am here to solve your problems. My name is Lee Sipes and I am a Senior in Highschool who feels people are too caught up in their ...
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 05:32:05 PST
DIY Portable LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Panel/
DIY Portable LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HT7L/IZT6PTP4/FEBHT7LIZT6PTP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HT7L/IZT6PTP4/FEBHT7LIZT6PTP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HT7L/IZT6PTP4/FEBHT7LIZT6PTP4.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a powerful and robust 70W LED panel that can be powered by a Li-Ion or Li-Po battery pack. The control circuit can dim the pure white and warm white 5630 LED strips individually and does not cause any flicker problems due to the fast pulse frequency. Let...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 07:43:52 PST
Laser Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Security-System-3/
Laser Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/GTO0/IZT6P08D/FEXGTO0IZT6P08D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/GTO0/IZT6P08D/FEXGTO0IZT6P08D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/GTO0/IZT6P08D/FEXGTO0IZT6P08D.SMALL.jpg Technoreview85 It is simple laser security system using LDRVideo linklets start ---- You need to make Bread board or vero boardtransistor - cl 100 or bc 548bLDRresistor- 1K,10KLED BuzzerBattery ( I use my old mobile phone battery 3.7v)A laser pointer Making circuit make circuit as per diagramon bread board o...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 07:38:51 PST
Transferring Files From a Broken Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Transferring-Files-From-a-Broken-Computer/
Transferring Files From a Broken Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ZBN0/IZT6OQAB/FY8ZBN0IZT6OQAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ZBN0/IZT6OQAB/FY8ZBN0IZT6OQAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ZBN0/IZT6OQAB/FY8ZBN0IZT6OQAB.SMALL.jpg KaylaA34 Last year I managed to spill water over my Macbook Pro, I am a photographer and a student so I have precious memories and papers on that hard drive that I could no longer access. I was told by Best Buy that it would be $100 to transfer my files to a new computer and from Apple that they do not offer...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 08:04:50 PST
DIY Cheap Variable Power Supply Under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Variable-Power-Supply-Under-10/
DIY Cheap Variable Power Supply Under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/XDDZ/IZT6OIAP/F6IXDDZIZT6OIAP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/XDDZ/IZT6OIAP/F6IXDDZIZT6OIAP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/XDDZ/IZT6OIAP/F6IXDDZIZT6OIAP.SMALL.jpg Zhuna87 Hello and welcome,This is an easy Instructable for adjustable power supply that every electrician must have.The project is under 10$ but you can scrap or scavenge most parts I used.THIS PROJECT IS NOW ON WOODWORKING AND BUILD A TOOL CONTEST, PLEASE VOTE FOR ME :DCaution:I am not responsible if you h...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 02:59:39 PST
PCB Making. http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Making-1/
PCB Making. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SMALL.jpg Manoj BR As I was an electronics hobbyist, I always wanted to make a good quality PCB.Almost all of my projects were done on dot PCB, but some components were such that they couldn't be placed in it because of their pin configurations and size of their leads and many more reasons.so, the solution for it was ...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 22:26:16 PST
Make You Own Portable Phone Charger From a Mint Tin in 7 Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-You-Own-Portable-Phone-Charger-From-a-Mint-Ti/
Make You Own Portable Phone Charger From a Mint Tin in 7 Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/W5D6/IZT6MYQ9/FXQW5D6IZT6MYQ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/W5D6/IZT6MYQ9/FXQW5D6IZT6MYQ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/W5D6/IZT6MYQ9/FXQW5D6IZT6MYQ9.SMALL.jpg X Power In this video will explain how to make mobile mobile charger will easily all Masellsmk is this stuff and watch the video for yourself easily manufactured by Supplies:USB car adapterNeedle nose pliers9 volt battery clip9 volt batteryEmpty mint tinElectrical tapeSoldering iron and solder or soldering...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 19:44:30 PST
Green Binary Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Binary-Counter/
Green Binary Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Q9DG/IZT6MYQK/FEUQ9DGIZT6MYQK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Q9DG/IZT6MYQK/FEUQ9DGIZT6MYQK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Q9DG/IZT6MYQK/FEUQ9DGIZT6MYQK.SMALL.jpg braulio777 I have built a binary counter without using decoder. The diodes do the magic while the materials are: 1-7490 counter, 4-1N914 diodes, 1-555 timer, 2-4.7Kohm, 1-100uF capacitor, and 4-5mm LED's. Bill of Materials 1 IC74901 14-pin socket1 8-pin socket1 IC5551 PCB Jameco 1051004 5mm LED's any c...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 19:43:08 PST
DC Low Voltage LIght Sensor Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Low-Voltage-LIght-Sensor-Switch/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 09:56:58 PST
Zener Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Zener-Tester/
Zener Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/RM2W/IZT6GS2Q/FJWRM2WIZT6GS2Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/RM2W/IZT6GS2Q/FJWRM2WIZT6GS2Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/RM2W/IZT6GS2Q/FJWRM2WIZT6GS2Q.SMALL.jpg medhatko Hello,We will create an electronic device to test the zener diode voltage.First , Theoretically we will learn how the Zener diode work?Let's get started How the Zener diode work? The first thing to know is that the circuit symbol for zener diodes looks very similar to other diode symbols.Make sur...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 01:01:46 PST
LED Glass Bottle Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glass-Bottle-Chimes/
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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 12:03:34 PST