Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:42:29 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Printer PCB Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-PCB-Etching/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:10:51 PST
How to make FM transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-FM-Transmitter/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:27:57 PST
Arduino Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:21:13 PST
Regulated Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-Power-Supply-3/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:39:00 PST
Gillette Portable Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Gillette-Portable-Speaker/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:16:27 PST
Mad Scientist Extension Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-Scientist-Extension-Cord/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:45:53 PST
DIY Hakko T12 Compatible Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hakko-T12-Compatible-Soldering-Station/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:50:08 PST
How to Clean Electrical Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Electrical-Connections/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:00 PST
Chatty BB8 with Littlebits http://www.instructables.com/id/Chatty-BB8-With-Littlebits/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:59:59 PST
IoT Service Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Service-Robot/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:19:49 PST
Mini Solar 1.5v Cell Charger from useless claculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Solar-15v-Cell-Charger-From-Useless-Claculato/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:21:28 PST
Light Saber Hum http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-Hum/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:23:05 PST
"Heart of Glass": Arduino-based remote bluetooth Heart Rate (HR) display http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-of-Glass-Arduino-based-Remote-Bluetooth-Hear/
"Heart of Glass": Arduino-based remote bluetooth Heart Rate (HR) display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/SA34/IZ6CORE8/F51SA34IZ6CORE8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/SA34/IZ6CORE8/F51SA34IZ6CORE8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/SA34/IZ6CORE8/F51SA34IZ6CORE8.SMALL.jpg berlingozzo What? Imagine sending your heart beat to a (remote) flashing display. This is both a tool that can be used to monitor someone's HR (heart rate) with a visual feedback, even remotely, but also a nice Valentine's surprise: honey, I give you my heart! :)The lamp flashes with a frequency equal to the...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:47:45 PST
LED my HEART http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-My-HEART/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:47:11 PST
3 Ways on How to Waterproof Electrical Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-on-How-to-Waterproof-Electrical-Connections/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:33:02 PST
How to Connect a Keypad to the Iolinker FPGA Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-a-Keypad-to-the-Iolinker-FPGA-Board/
How to Connect a Keypad to the Iolinker FPGA Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/H5GC/IZ6C0MHX/FZEH5GCIZ6C0MHX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/H5GC/IZ6C0MHX/FZEH5GCIZ6C0MHX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/H5GC/IZ6C0MHX/FZEH5GCIZ6C0MHX.SMALL.jpg jinvent_de We intend to connect a 4x4 matrix keypad to the iolinker FPGA board and react to button presses. To read in the key matrix, we will cycle through all four columns, with one column output high (all others pulled down) at a time. After every column switch, we read in the four row pulldown inputs. Wh...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:26:23 PST
Game of Snakes and Ladders http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Snakes-and-Ladders/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:38:56 PST
How To Fix Broken Headphone Jack ! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Broken-Headphone-Jack-/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:29:23 PST
Altoids Box Protective Housing for GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Box-Protective-Housing-for-GoPro/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:04:25 PST
The Chopping Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chopping-Machine/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:32:53 PST
Dual Power for Your Portable Micro-Controller Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Power-for-Your-Portable-Micro-Controller-Proj/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:27:29 PST
Mosquito Repeller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Repeller/
Mosquito Repeller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/X31N/IZ6BIML4/F7MX31NIZ6BIML4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/X31N/IZ6BIML4/F7MX31NIZ6BIML4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/X31N/IZ6BIML4/F7MX31NIZ6BIML4.SMALL.jpg Rajkumar2506 We usually get irritated when mosquito bite.When mosquito bites we also get fever at sometimes.We cannot do our work with concentration ,in a place where mosquito are present.This mosquito repeller will make your home and work place mosquito free environment. Components Required IC IC 555Resistor...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:25:23 PST
Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Actuator-in-5-Minutes/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:06:24 PST
WeatherBot 3000 http://www.instructables.com/id/WeatherBot-3000/
WeatherBot 3000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/F4T4/IZ6BMDDL/FGZF4T4IZ6BMDDL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/F4T4/IZ6BMDDL/FGZF4T4IZ6BMDDL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/F4T4/IZ6BMDDL/FGZF4T4IZ6BMDDL.SMALL.jpg The Soldering Station OverviewThis project uses the Arduino MKR1000 to connect to the internet and get time and weather. You will need WiFi. It displays time and weather on the 8x8 led display. We use icons to display general weather such as sunny, cloudy, rainy, night and use special icons for special events. Special ...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:08:07 PST
Secret Drawer Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Drawer-Lock-1/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:54:24 PST
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Autonomous-Fluorescent-Grow-Light/
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SMALL.jpg Teodors_B Hey guys!I am a 17-year old from Latvia who has recently been vastly fascinated by the subject of indoor cultivation of plants and thus decided to start growing cayenne peppers. I live in a northern country so summers are short and winters are cold. Thus I decided to create a fully functional and ef...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:45:55 PST
Mini Network Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Network-Rack/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:36:02 PST
Easy and cheap lab regulator for any PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Cheap-Lab-Regulator-for-Any-PSU/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:45:43 PST
Building Your First ArduCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Your-First-ArduCopter/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:08:32 PST
DIY Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Guitar-Pedal/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:31:04 PST
New Power PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Power-PCB/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:18:20 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply -Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-2/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 04:37:29 PST
ATX (computer) Power Supply Soft Start http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-computer-Power-Supply-Soft-Start/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 01:25:53 PST
Replace Samsung Tab 2 ( 10.1 ) Charging Port http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Samsung-Tab-2-101-Charging-Port/
Replace Samsung Tab 2 ( 10.1 ) Charging Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/39G4/IYYT9BKE/FPE39G4IYYT9BKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/39G4/IYYT9BKE/FPE39G4IYYT9BKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/39G4/IYYT9BKE/FPE39G4IYYT9BKE.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog I will show how to replace a Samsung Tab 2 ( 10.1 ) Charging Port.This is a Trash to Treasure Instructable.I have had this tablet for about 4-5 years. The cost to repair this problem would exceed the current market value of the device. Cost was only $13 for a used charging port from and Ebay seller...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:26:51 PST
Life-Sized Electronic Drum Set using the Makey Makey Development Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Sized-Electronic-Drum-Set-From-Duct-Tape/
Life-Sized Electronic Drum Set using the Makey Makey Development Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/18SJ/IZ6D59EV/F6M18SJIZ6D59EV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/18SJ/IZ6D59EV/F6M18SJIZ6D59EV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/18SJ/IZ6D59EV/F6M18SJIZ6D59EV.SMALL.jpg degrooty I have always enjoyed drumming. However, I recently got a new dog, and now things are a bit more difficult. The sound of a snare drum and rabid barking currently go hand in hand. While I had previously heard of electronic drum sets, they looked very expensive and complicated. At that moment, I remem...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 21:31:16 PST
A DIY Multi-turn Servo Motor Pulley http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Multi-turn-Servo-Motor-Pulley/
A DIY Multi-turn Servo Motor Pulley - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/U2I8/IYYTA4CM/FRRU2I8IYYTA4CM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/U2I8/IYYTA4CM/FRRU2I8IYYTA4CM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/U2I8/IYYTA4CM/FRRU2I8IYYTA4CM.SMALL.jpg chanderson0 As part of developing Candela, I needed a way to accurately position a number of pulleys. While I ended up using stepper motors for the final product, I investigated building my own servo motors first. So, why servo motors? Servos are great for applications where you want absolute positioning capabi...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:13:53 PST
Automated dog house http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Dog-House/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:11:55 PST
FPV 7" monitor DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-7-Monitor-DIY/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:42:54 PST
Go Green Powerbank W/ Speaker and LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Green-Powerbank-W-Speaker-and-LEDs-1/
Go Green Powerbank W/ Speaker and LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SMALL.jpg Aditya Tripathi This is my 8th instructable. In this project I have reused my old laptop battery, I recycled an old mobile charger. The laptop battery wasn't charging the problem was with two of li-ion cells connected in series to the battery. There were six of them I removed the damaged one and reused 4 undamaged ...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 11:22:37 PST
Electronic Foldable Prototyping Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Foldable-Prototyping-Workbench/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:50:10 PST
Beats by Julian Rosales and Marco Marsella (Da Vinci Science) DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Beats-by-Julian-Rosales-and-Marco-Marsella-Da-Vinc/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:17:45 PST
Virtual Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Pinball/
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 18:37:54 PST
ATtiny85 IR USB receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-IR-USB-Receiver/
ATtiny85 IR USB receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2E1D/IYYSW3HW/FVA2E1DIYYSW3HW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2E1D/IYYSW3HW/FVA2E1DIYYSW3HW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/2E1D/IYYSW3HW/FVA2E1DIYYSW3HW.SMALL.jpg venumz Hello makers! this is an instructable to build a working USB IR receiver using an Attiny85 microcontroller.I started this project to overcome the lack of support (at least complete support) for some IR remotes in the GNU/Linux OS. Following this instructions you could build a programmable USB IR rec...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 14:31:06 PST
Frequency sweep with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Frequency-Sweep-With-555-Timer/
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 04:18:56 PST
The Glowing Secret Book Case http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Glowing-Secret-Book-Case/
The Glowing Secret Book Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/E62B/IYV9HJPH/FGVE62BIYV9HJPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/E62B/IYV9HJPH/FGVE62BIYV9HJPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/E62B/IYV9HJPH/FGVE62BIYV9HJPH.SMALL.jpg antony.smith.714 This project started out with the simple idea of having a safe yet easy to access storage compartment for documents such as Passports/Certificates/Licenses, a gun or even just to keep the car keys out of sight during a house party. What I've come to learn over the years is that the best hiding place...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 02:43:06 PST
How to Do Maglite 18650 Battery Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Maglite-18650-Battery-Conversion/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:16:56 PST
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Insanely-Bright-Flashlight-LED/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 18:22:07 PST
Crystal earpiece repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Earpiece-Repair/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 04:30:38 PST
Water Powered Flashlight and Mobile Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-and-Mobile-Charger/
Water Powered Flashlight and Mobile Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Can we generate electricity from water?Think!In this Instructable I will show you how to generate electricity from Water.This instructable was inspired from https://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Fla...Here, water is used as a source of energy. Follow the steps to make it more clear. Gathe...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 06:34:18 PST
Simple Watch Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Watch-Battery-Holder/
Simple Watch Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/0P9Z/IYOQERWB/FMG0P9ZIYOQERWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/0P9Z/IYOQERWB/FMG0P9ZIYOQERWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/0P9Z/IYOQERWB/FMG0P9ZIYOQERWB.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 I was building a circuit that required 5v and was planning to use little watch batteries. While testing I could hold them in my hand and connect the leads but that got to be a pain. So I grabbed some odds and ends and made a quick simple battery holder. Supplies I grabbed some plastic canvas from...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:41:11 PST