Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:29:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/FXVO/IQXDWW81/FWQFXVOIQXDWW81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/FXVO/IQXDWW81/FWQFXVOIQXDWW81.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Variable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Bench-Power-Supply/
Variable Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DPFC/IQU0Z7P8/FBEDPFCIQU0Z7P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DPFC/IQU0Z7P8/FBEDPFCIQU0Z7P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DPFC/IQU0Z7P8/FBEDPFCIQU0Z7P8.SMALL.jpg leomiranda This is a simple adjustable bench power supply I built to help me in my instructables. 8 )Some time ago I build another using a computer (ATX) power supply, but this kind of solution provides fixed values: 3.3, 5 and 12 volts. This is the less expensive solution you will find (just if you have an AT...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:43:38 PDT
DIY Jumper Wires (male to Male) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jumper-Wires-male-to-Male/
DIY Jumper Wires (male to Male) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SMALL.jpg chrisjlionel A jump wire, is a short electrical wire with a solid tip at each end (or sometimes without them, simply "tinned"), which is normally used to interconnect the components in a breadboard. Follow this procedure to make your own. Gather the requirements Flat ribbon cables Male header pins 3 m...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 03:56:10 PDT
Fixing a old broken computer cooling fan with a new DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fixing-a-Old-Broken-Computer-Cooling-Fan-With-/
Fixing a old broken computer cooling fan with a new DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS In this project i will show you how to fix a broken computer fan with a new fan.I found this computer fan in my junk collection, which was not working. I tried to repair the fan with the same motor but no use, the chip which controls the motor was fried so came up with this Idea of using a new moto...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:04:05 PDT
Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites using SDR and Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Weather-Monitoring-and-Ground-Reception-of-/
Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites using SDR and Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SMALL.jpg rajesh109876 This article explains a project on Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites. The reception of APT Satellite Signal data (to be explained in a short while) was accomplished by leveraging the power of Software Defined Radios. This signal data which has a very high sampling rate and...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:21:37 PDT
Portable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply/
Portable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SMALL.jpg tutdude98 I have bunch of old power adapters (those with transformers) and some laptop power supplys that are around 16-20v but i needed 12v for charging lead acid batteries. Since 12v lead acids charge at around 14.4v i had to lower voltage from 16v (we in case with laptop charger from 19v) down to 14.4v to ...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:09:59 PDT
Remote Rocket Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Rocket-Igniter/
Remote Rocket Igniter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SMALL.jpg link2_thepast Have you ever wanted to light something on fire from far away? Well, that's exactly what this project is, a means to remotely light things on fire via two PICAXES and an RF link RX/TX pair. This system is mainly intended to launch model rockets, and can do so from over a hundred feet away! It's also...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:46:54 PDT
Portable power supply and phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply-and-Phone-Charger/
Portable power supply and phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/POLC/IQTTBZPW/FU7POLCIQTTBZPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/POLC/IQTTBZPW/FU7POLCIQTTBZPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/POLC/IQTTBZPW/FU7POLCIQTTBZPW.SMALL.jpg GreatIndianJugadu I've recently started to try my hands in the world of DIY, while trying different circuits I felt a need to have a variable power supply. Being a frugal guy that I am I built one for myself. This power supply uses an old lithium ion phone battery as a source and a voltage boost module to get the des...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:04:15 PDT
NES 72 Pin Replacement Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-72-Pin-Replacement-Guide/
NES 72 Pin Replacement Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/YOKK/IQTPOYRW/FAAYOKKIQTPOYRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/YOKK/IQTPOYRW/FAAYOKKIQTPOYRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/YOKK/IQTPOYRW/FAAYOKKIQTPOYRW.SMALL.jpg Brett Osteen If your NES is showing a corrupted screen, a gray screen, or blinking blue, you may need a new 72 pin connector. The 72 pin connector is what the game cartridge connects to and over time the pins can become dirty, bent out of shape, or depressed too much to be able to read the game properly. You can...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:11:49 PDT
DIY Homemade Constant 5V Voltage Source http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Constant-5V-Voltage-Source/
DIY Homemade Constant 5V Voltage Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JR8R/IQSACVVT/F05JR8RIQSACVVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JR8R/IQSACVVT/F05JR8RIQSACVVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JR8R/IQSACVVT/F05JR8RIQSACVVT.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Building a DIY 5V Voltage Source with USB output Making Video Watch the making or continue reading to make your own 5v voltage source.You Can Subscribe To My YouTube Channel Here : https://goo.gl/ctc8l9 Things Required 1. 100uF / 50 volt2. 100uF / 25 volt3. 0.1uF Ceramic Capacitor4. 10k Ohm R...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 06:01:09 PDT
Restoring an SNES Super Nintendo http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-SNES-Super-Nintendo/
Restoring an SNES Super Nintendo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/I8J7/IQQWZZ8O/FUZI8J7IQQWZZ8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/I8J7/IQQWZZ8O/FUZI8J7IQQWZZ8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/I8J7/IQQWZZ8O/FUZI8J7IQQWZZ8O.SMALL.jpg jaksherry This instructable will go through the steps to make an SNES act like it was new.Old consoles tend to have some issues, but most commonly, these can be resolved by simply cleaning the contacts and inside of the casing. I will be posting restoration projects for several retro systems and accessories ...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:13:20 PDT
DIY IR Remote Tester using TSOP1738 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IR-Remote-Tester-Using-TSOP1738/
DIY IR Remote Tester using TSOP1738 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Home made remote tester using TSOP1738.This circuit helps to test the each button of the remote. When you press a button the led in the circuit blinks. Things Required 1. 4.7k Ohm Resistor2. 10 Ohm Resistor 3. TSOP1738 4. Blue LED 5. PCB Board 6. Wires & Battery 7. Soldering Rod, Soldering Wire ...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 23:21:55 PDT
How to : Control Speed of Motor? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Speed-of-Motor/
How to : Control Speed of Motor? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you have couple of DC motors lying around first question comes to mind is how will I control the speed of these motors !So in this Instructables I will show how easy it is to do so !If you feel lazy you can watch video on my channel Click Here Most laziest way ! If your are lazy and don't care...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:09:09 PDT
DIY Rain Alarm Using 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rain-Alarm-Using-555-Timer/
DIY Rain Alarm Using 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/2DVF/IQPFDWR5/FF12DVFIQPFDWR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/2DVF/IQPFDWR5/FF12DVFIQPFDWR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/2DVF/IQPFDWR5/FF12DVFIQPFDWR5.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Building a home made rain alarm.This circuit beeps for about 40 seconds when it detects rain. This circuit uses a 555 timer.This circuit can also be used with pressure sensor or with LDR for detecting light Things Required 1. 330 Ohm Resistor2. 1M Ohm Resistor - 33. 330k Ohm Resistor - 34. 10k Oh...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 22:02:34 PDT
Make Your Own Crude Shaking Torch (Emergency Flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Crude-Shaking-Torch-Emergency-Flashl/
Make Your Own Crude Shaking Torch (Emergency Flashlight) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VXME/IQPHKQ8A/FM7VXMEIQPHKQ8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VXME/IQPHKQ8A/FM7VXMEIQPHKQ8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VXME/IQPHKQ8A/FM7VXMEIQPHKQ8A.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I combined a joule thief circuit with a coil and a magnet in order to create a shaking torch which is an emergency flashlight that does not require batteries.Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on what is necessary to do to creat...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 07:52:01 PDT
DIY mini Amplifier using TDA2822 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Amplifier-Using-TDA2822/
DIY mini Amplifier using TDA2822 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/4ANT/IQPFD71O/FKL4ANTIQPFD71O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/4ANT/IQPFD71O/FKL4ANTIQPFD71O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/4ANT/IQPFD71O/FKL4ANTIQPFD71O.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Building a homemade amplifier using TDA2822Follow the steps here or watch the video to make your own amplifier Things Required 1. 10k Potentiometer 2. 100uF / 16 volt Capacitor3. TDA28224. 10 Ohm Resistor (3)5. 0.1uF Ceramic Capacitor (2)6. 0.01uF Ceramic Capacitor 7. 10uF / 50 Volt Capacitor8. 3...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 13:12:21 PDT
Do it yourself ! Automated solar emergency lamp !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-Automated-Solar-Emergency-Lamp-/
Do it yourself ! Automated solar emergency lamp !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/TKW2/IQHIV59E/FN2TKW2IQHIV59E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/TKW2/IQHIV59E/FN2TKW2IQHIV59E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/TKW2/IQHIV59E/FN2TKW2IQHIV59E.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR This project is to design and develop bluetooth and android automated portable solar lamp for outside camp ,trekking and for those small villages which are not getting continues power supply !You can do this project if you have basic knowledge of electronics and microcontroller ,if you don't know a...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:35:09 PDT
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Using-Toner-Transfer-Method/
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SMALL.jpg mediamilan Hi there! Today we will be going through the methods of etching a PCB. Most of the times an idea that strikes the mind gets dropped because of the difficulties involved in the process to achieve it. Making PCBs at home is a difficult process. But with the right tools its not impossible. I am here to...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:36:15 PDT
5 minutes to DIY your own Pokemon Go SAFETY BADGE! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minutes-to-DIY-Your-Own-Pokemon-Go-SAFETY-BADGE/
5 minutes to DIY your own Pokemon Go SAFETY BADGE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Soon after Pokeman Go released, the safety issues of playing this game outdoor have drawn a lot of attentions. Players run on the street without watching traffic,even one of them fell down from bridge. It is difficult to be aware of surroundings through a camera lens while playing the game. To avoid...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:24:14 PDT
Restoring an SNES Super Nintendo Cartridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-SNES-Super-Nintendo-Cartridge/
Restoring an SNES Super Nintendo Cartridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8EJ3/IQK3SQVW/FC08EJ3IQK3SQVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8EJ3/IQK3SQVW/FC08EJ3IQK3SQVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8EJ3/IQK3SQVW/FC08EJ3IQK3SQVW.SMALL.jpg jaksherry This instructable will go through the very simple steps to make an SNES cart act like it was new.Old cartridges tend to have some issues, but most commonly, these can be resolved by simply cleaning the contacts and inside of the casing. I will be posting restoration projects for several retro system...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:59:44 PDT
Restoring a Nintendo Game Boy or Game Boy Color Cartidge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-Nintendo-Game-Boy-or-Game-Boy-Color-Ca/
Restoring a Nintendo Game Boy or Game Boy Color Cartidge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5TR3/IQK3SR6U/FT05TR3IQK3SR6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5TR3/IQK3SR6U/FT05TR3IQK3SR6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5TR3/IQK3SR6U/FT05TR3IQK3SR6U.SMALL.jpg jaksherry This instructable will go through the very simple steps to make an Game Boy or Game Boy Color cart act like it was new. A Game Boy color cart is shown for clarity, but a regular game boy cartridge is exactly the same.Old cartridges tend to have some issues, but most commonly, these can be resolved b...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:09:30 PDT
How to Solder LEDs to Aluminium Star PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-LEDs-to-Aluminium-Star-PCBs/
How to Solder LEDs to Aluminium Star PCBs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/BFC5/IQK3Q8ZC/FQJBFC5IQK3Q8ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/BFC5/IQK3Q8ZC/FQJBFC5IQK3Q8ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/BFC5/IQK3Q8ZC/FQJBFC5IQK3Q8ZC.SMALL.jpg made2hack I show you how you can solder LEDs to Aluminium Core Star PCBs Aluminium Star PCBs for LEDs I have these Aluminium PCBs, so called STAR PCBs left over from a previous project. They are metal core PCBs whereas instead of the core being made of Fiber Glass such as in FR4 boards, these are made with...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:14:40 PDT
Restoring an NES Nintendo Cartridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-NES-Nintendo-Cartridge/
Restoring an NES Nintendo Cartridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1GSK/IQJGB1VS/FOM1GSKIQJGB1VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1GSK/IQJGB1VS/FOM1GSKIQJGB1VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1GSK/IQJGB1VS/FOM1GSKIQJGB1VS.SMALL.jpg jaksherry This instructable will go through the very simple steps to make an NES cart act like it was new.Old cartridges tend to have some issues, but most commonly, these can be resolved by simply cleaning the contacts and inside of the casing.I will be posting restoration projects for several retro systems ...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:43:20 PDT
Make a Bicycle Lamp without Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bicycle-Lamp-Without-Battery/
Make a Bicycle Lamp without Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/6I4V/IQJGB09D/FQ26I4VIQJGB09D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/6I4V/IQJGB09D/FQ26I4VIQJGB09D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/6I4V/IQJGB09D/FQ26I4VIQJGB09D.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Not long ago I got a new toy, A bicycle dynamo, want to do something with it. Make a bicycle lamp is my first idea, Many people's bicycle have lamp, but it need battery, and the battery also need charging or replacement. so now, let make a bicycle lamp without battery~Here we go! What do we need ...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:02:44 PDT
Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Detector with LM358 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Field-EMF-Detector-With-LM358/
Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Detector with LM358 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7PT0/IQJGAXUA/FB07PT0IQJGAXUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7PT0/IQJGAXUA/FB07PT0IQJGAXUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7PT0/IQJGAXUA/FB07PT0IQJGAXUA.SMALL.jpg DIY Circuits In this instructable I will show you how I made an Electromagnetic Field (EMF) detector with dual operational amplifier and 2 inductors.With this device you can hear for example how your TV or phone are working.The circuit is relatively simple. For me the hardest part was drilling the enclosure. P...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:47:39 PDT
Building a super simple regulated bench power supply from an old external hard drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Super-Simple-Regulated-Bench-Power-Supp/
Building a super simple regulated bench power supply from an old external hard drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SMALL.jpg FerriteGiant When doing electronics work, a regulated power supply is about the most useful thing one can have (maybe only second to a multimeter). Nice lab ones are in the hundreds of dollars but you can make a perfectly serviceable one with some old computer parts and a few bucks. Supplies - External hard ...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:00:05 PDT
How to Make a Catapult With Littlebits http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Catapult-With-Littlebits/
How to Make a Catapult With Littlebits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/00QZ/IQIA6LNP/F3D00QZIQIA6LNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/00QZ/IQIA6LNP/F3D00QZIQIA6LNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/00QZ/IQIA6LNP/F3D00QZIQIA6LNP.SMALL.jpg emills05 This is a easy project for kids , can be used in many things , this is a catapult or a throwing arm. The materials for this project The materials are:Battery 9v &cablePower moduleServo moduleButton moduleServo mount & servo hubMechanical arm3-ScrewsBoardTape Paper cup*Note: all this things you ca...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:03:15 PDT
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting-With-Motion-Control-and-Arduino/
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UANM/IQIIYMO4/F6LUANMIQIIYMO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UANM/IQIIYMO4/F6LUANMIQIIYMO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UANM/IQIIYMO4/F6LUANMIQIIYMO4.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you like lasers, motion control, neo-pixels, or glow in the dark art? Of course you do, so why not combine them all! Using various supplies you can 'paint' a picture using laser light. Motion control will let you actuate (aka move) the servos which in turn controls where the laser points. The las...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:24:28 PDT
Electronics Basics : Diode http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Basics-Diode/
Electronics Basics : Diode - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you don't like reading watch my video on Youtube!I have made it simpler there. Click HereA diode is a electronic component. Most diodes are made with semiconductor materials such as silicon, germanium, or selenium. Let's first see working in DC When diode's anode is connected to +ve and catho...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:01:55 PDT
BLDC Motor Using PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/BLDC-Motor-Using-PVC/
BLDC Motor Using PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SMALL.jpg axbm In this tutorial, I will show you how I made a very simple brushless DC (BLDC) motor. This is an "inrunner" type motor that contains one phase, four poles, and four permanent magnets. Not sure what all of that means? Here is a run down of what you need to know: StatorThis refers to all of the non-mo...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:54:09 PDT
Supercapacitor Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-Joule-Thief/
Supercapacitor Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8MUG/IQG51A2O/FWS8MUGIQG51A2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8MUG/IQG51A2O/FWS8MUGIQG51A2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8MUG/IQG51A2O/FWS8MUGIQG51A2O.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I created a very popular and easy to build circuit, the joule thief, in order to power LEDs with voltages from 0.5V to 2.5V. This way less power from the used supercapacitor is unusable. Watch the video! The video should give you all the information you need ...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 07:57:41 PDT
White Line Follower using TIVA board http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Line-Follower-Using-TIVA-Board/
White Line Follower using TIVA board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/NCGM/IQEFF8QV/FVONCGMIQEFF8QV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/NCGM/IQEFF8QV/FVONCGMIQEFF8QV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/NCGM/IQEFF8QV/FVONCGMIQEFF8QV.SMALL.jpg earnest vekariya Project is about making line following robot using TIVA board.For devolping this robot,the modules used are ADC,PWM and GPIO.Using ADC pin,conversion of analog value of white line sensor to digital value.PWM pin is used for controlling the speed of motor and GPIO pin can be used for moving motor clo...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 21:28:06 PDT
Setting a Battery Level Meter. http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-a-Battery-Level-Meter/
Setting a Battery Level Meter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UY5O/IQDZUXS6/FZJUY5OIQDZUXS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UY5O/IQDZUXS6/FZJUY5OIQDZUXS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UY5O/IQDZUXS6/FZJUY5OIQDZUXS6.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is a low cost led level meter for batteries. It's quite easy to configure and this is how it is done. The battery meter. This useful meter is perfect to check the state of charge on any battery. To access it's internals, just pop off the back. Inside there are two potentiometers. One for h...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:29:08 PDT
How to salvage a DVD Drive For Free Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Salvage-a-DVD-Drive-for-Free-Parts/
How to salvage a DVD Drive For Free Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/1DUD/IQ6VGF27/FAG1DUDIQ6VGF27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/1DUD/IQ6VGF27/FAG1DUDIQ6VGF27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/1DUD/IQ6VGF27/FAG1DUDIQ6VGF27.SMALL.jpg geekrex Have you ever wonder what is inside those optical drives that can be used ?When I was a kid it was really interesting for me to know ways to recycle parts.Even now it is something i find fun and interesting.Guys this has been nominated for treasure contest so if you find it useful then do vote for m...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 05:31:16 PDT
LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-1/
LED FLASHLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SMALL.jpg ecworks Here i am posting a tutorial that explain how to make a simple LED TORCH.Its a very simple and very useful torch.We can easily change the battery after battery charge is empty. Circuit diagram Components -battery 9V-resistor 330 ohm-push button switch-led 5mm Components arrangement First m...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:55:17 PDT
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-LED-FLASHLIGHT-a-Tiny-Personal-Emergency-Lig/
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SMALL.jpg Vitaliy_M How it works:The flashlight turns on automatic for 60 seconds when it senses that the room is dark enough.To turn on manual light for additional 60 seconds you need to push the RST button.The Light sensing LED Flashlight is invaluable for emergencies such as power failures or blackouts. ​The Flash...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 22:34:21 PDT
How to Make a Fan With Little Bits Accesories Controller by a Slide Dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fan-With-Little-Bits-Accesories-Cont-1/
How to Make a Fan With Little Bits Accesories Controller by a Slide Dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3KGA/IQ6VI4CQ/FBF3KGAIQ6VI4CQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3KGA/IQ6VI4CQ/FBF3KGAIQ6VI4CQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3KGA/IQ6VI4CQ/FBF3KGAIQ6VI4CQ.SMALL.jpg emills05 This is a fan controlller by a slide dimmer, in this case we're using a 9V battery for power , a button for control the display and the speed of the fan . This can use in a room , garage , anywhere. Materials for this project The materials are:9V batteryPower moduleLight sensor moduleBattery cabl...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:10:18 PDT
How to Make a Fan With Little Bits Controller by a Button and Reset by a Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fan-With-Little-Bits-Controller-by-a/
How to Make a Fan With Little Bits Controller by a Button and Reset by a Light Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/XXP5/IQ6VHYMI/F8EXXP5IQ6VHYMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/XXP5/IQ6VHYMI/F8EXXP5IQ6VHYMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/XXP5/IQ6VHYMI/F8EXXP5IQ6VHYMI.SMALL.jpg emills05 This is a fan controlller by a push button, in this case we're using a 9V battery for power , a button for control the display and the speed of the fan and a light sensor for reset the display, This can use in a hot run with light. Materials for this project The materials are: 9V battery Power mo...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:08:28 PDT
How to Make a Car With Little Bits Controller by a Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Car-With-Little-Bits-Controller-by-a/
How to Make a Car With Little Bits Controller by a Light Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/B4E5/IQ6VHXIW/F60B4E5IQ6VHXIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/B4E5/IQ6VHXIW/F60B4E5IQ6VHXIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/B4E5/IQ6VHXIW/F60B4E5IQ6VHXIW.SMALL.jpg emills05 This is a fan controlller by a light sensor , in this case we're using a 9V battery for power , a light sensor for control the DC motor. This can use for kids that are tinkering and creative. The materials for this project The materials are:9V batteryPower module Battery cableMounting boardElasti...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:04:48 PDT
3D Printed UV Blacklight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-UV-Blacklight/
3D Printed UV Blacklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NNG5/IQ8SBNF2/FJ5NNG5IQ8SBNF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NNG5/IQ8SBNF2/FJ5NNG5IQ8SBNF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NNG5/IQ8SBNF2/FJ5NNG5IQ8SBNF2.SMALL.jpg kris754a Hi. Welcome to my new instructable :-)As i collect "Uraniumglass" i occasionally need a handheldsource of UV light to find it at antique shops,So i decided to build this to do the job.I hope that someone else can use this design. I have not calculated the cost for this project, but it should be chea...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:09:12 PDT
Solar powered LiPo charging station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-LiPo-Charging-Station/
Solar powered LiPo charging station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/XVL5/IQ8C9YAY/F66XVL5IQ8C9YAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/XVL5/IQ8C9YAY/F66XVL5IQ8C9YAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/XVL5/IQ8C9YAY/F66XVL5IQ8C9YAY.SMALL.jpg BoJanssens283 Hi everybody, summer has just started and it's the perfect time to enjoy you're RC hobby. But most of the time when flying outside you have to get a fresh battery every 8-16 minutes (depending on what your flying) it can be really annoying to have to go al the way back to your battery charging stati...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 08:23:36 PDT
Adding an External Fuse to My Multimeter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-External-Fuse-to-My-Multimeter/
Adding an External Fuse to My Multimeter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3MY9/IQ6UP1RM/FHH3MY9IQ6UP1RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3MY9/IQ6UP1RM/FHH3MY9IQ6UP1RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3MY9/IQ6UP1RM/FHH3MY9IQ6UP1RM.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My trusty fluke multimeter has been with me for 12 years. I love it. It's rugged and reliable. The internal fuses however are expensive and not readily available locally. As a substitute I soldered those glass type fuses into the fuse holders. This approach works well but when the fuse blows due to ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:48:00 PDT
GSM alarm system for leaks without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Alarm-System-for-Leaks-Without-Arduino/
GSM alarm system for leaks without Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV Hello. In today's video we will do just such an alarm about the water leakage.That will alert you with an audible signal Itself will block the water and call you on the phone.You can also manually control the valves.The scheme is simple and without AVR end ArduinoDetailed assembly and demonstration ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:46:05 PDT
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Attaching-Your-Touch-Board-Cold-Solder/
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive A quick demo on how to use Electric Paint to cold solder your board onto almost any material.In this tutorial we’ll show you how to Cold Solder you Touch Board onto paper using an Electric Paint Pen. This is only one example of the multitude of ways and materials you could attach your Touch Board to...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 03:55:38 PDT
DIY Solid State Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solid-State-Relay-1/
DIY Solid State Relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal Ever wanted to get rid of that tic-tac sound electromagnetic relays make? Electromagnetic relays require significant power to turn the electromagnet on/off and need a driver circuit for that, oh! wait! also they need a flyback diode to avoid the risk of inductive spiking which may not be suitable fo...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 04:43:19 PDT
Simple DIY Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Simple DIY Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/N9I2/IQ5PPU5D/F5XN9I2IQ5PPU5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/N9I2/IQ5PPU5D/F5XN9I2IQ5PPU5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/N9I2/IQ5PPU5D/F5XN9I2IQ5PPU5D.SMALL.jpg tominjose Hi ,Welcome to my instructables This instructables will guide you to build simple,cheep and yet powerful diy Bluetooth speaker. And its very easy to make , I had uploaded all possible pictures of the process please go through all images provided and fell free to ask any doubts. The...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:15:29 PDT
Wooden speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Speaker/
Wooden speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/732N/IQ6UNCHC/FS2732NIQ6UNCHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/732N/IQ6UNCHC/FS2732NIQ6UNCHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/732N/IQ6UNCHC/FS2732NIQ6UNCHC.SMALL.jpg Howterson When my speaker broke thought i could make something of it. When i took it apart i got two small and one big bass speaker. I also had a amlpefier chip laying around. So when you put those two together you'll get an awsome speaker. This project takes about two days to make. You also need to know how...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 12:28:48 PDT
Alarm on Leak http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-on-Leak/
Alarm on Leak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7ASI/IQ3ZSBF4/F0O7ASIIQ3ZSBF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7ASI/IQ3ZSBF4/F0O7ASIIQ3ZSBF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7ASI/IQ3ZSBF4/F0O7ASIIQ3ZSBF4.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV Today we are going to do about the leak alarm, which can be placed in hard to reach places.The creation of such a signal was the incident happened at my house. Synulya unnoticed by us pulled the drain hose washing machine. The machine washed. And we were at home and did not know that we had was the ...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 07:31:14 PDT
Installing a Fan Controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Fan-Controller/
Installing a Fan Controller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QRQA/IQ3ZS1VB/FBGQRQAIQ3ZS1VB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QRQA/IQ3ZS1VB/FBGQRQAIQ3ZS1VB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QRQA/IQ3ZS1VB/FBGQRQAIQ3ZS1VB.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As part of a revamp program for my home solar system, I wanted a controller to manage a small vent fan in the electrical enclosure for the power system. Here is how I did it. The controller. This neat little controller is temperature based and offers real time indication of temperature on the m...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 07:05:03 PDT