Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:37:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Arduino Wordclock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Wordclock/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:52:11 PDT
Power Bank Inside a USB Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Bank-Inside-a-USB-Cable/
Power Bank Inside a USB Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/GFYF/JG2W3EXL/FTUGFYFJG2W3EXL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/GFYF/JG2W3EXL/FTUGFYFJG2W3EXL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/GFYF/JG2W3EXL/FTUGFYFJG2W3EXL.SMALL.jpg Barely Painted In this instructable I show you how to make power bank hidden inside USB cable. Main point of this project, make cable witch can jarg small devices such as: smartwatches, wireless headphones or prank your friends also save data transferring capabilities. Parts for this project you can find lying in ...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:56:26 PDT
Cheap DIY Flashing LED Wooden Signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Flashing-LED-Wooden-Signs/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:58:52 PDT
IOT123 - HV ATTINY85 Fuse Resetter http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT123-HV-ATTINY85-Fuse-Resetter/
IOT123 - HV ATTINY85 Fuse Resetter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HYY0/JFX0NNLQ/FLZHYY0JFX0NNLQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HYY0/JFX0NNLQ/FLZHYY0JFX0NNLQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HYY0/JFX0NNLQ/FLZHYY0JFX0NNLQ.SMALL.jpg IOT_123 There are many versions of the ATTINY85 Fuse Resetters on the NET. This is based on the work of diy_bloke (Instructable, the above schematic) and Ralph Bacon (GIT, Youtube video below). The main benefit of this device is sacrificing the reset pin on an ATTINY85 for use as a GPIO.The main differences...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:02:39 PDT
Remote Control Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Lock-1/
Remote Control Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/11NO/JFX0IMU3/FQH11NOJFX0IMU3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/11NO/JFX0IMU3/FQH11NOJFX0IMU3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/11NO/JFX0IMU3/FQH11NOJFX0IMU3.SMALL.jpg Creativity Buzz Hi,Welcome to Creativity Buzz.Here You can make wireless remote control door lock using Arduino Uno.You need this materials for making this lock.1) Arduino Uno2) 4 Channel wireless switch 3) 100 RPM DC motor4) Syringe 5) Nut and Bolt 2 inch lenght 6) M-seal 7) Wooden Block 8) Battery and wire9) Stop...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:11:10 PDT
Lowcost 3d Fpv Camera for Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Lowcost-3d-Fpv-Camera-for-Android/
Lowcost 3d Fpv Camera for Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/JGAE/JFX0L1WD/F36JGAEJFX0L1WD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/JGAE/JFX0L1WD/F36JGAEJFX0L1WD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/JGAE/JFX0L1WD/F36JGAEJFX0L1WD.SMALL.jpg Andi23456 FPV is a pretty cool thing. And it would be even better in 3d. The third dimension does not make very much sense at big distances, but for an indoor Micro Quadcopter it's perfect.So I had a look at the market. But the cameras I found were all too heavy for a micro quadcopter and you need expensive g...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:05:44 PDT
Portable, Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Variable-Power-Supply-1/
Portable, Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/PJLT/JFX0GTBJ/FIDPJLTJFX0GTBJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/PJLT/JFX0GTBJ/FIDPJLTJFX0GTBJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/PJLT/JFX0GTBJ/FIDPJLTJFX0GTBJ.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I’ve been using a bread board a lot lately to build electronic projects and wanted to come up with a small, portable power supply. After a bit of rummaging through my spare parts I managed to find all of the bits needed to build one! This is a simple project but has been invaluable in powering my c...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:44:19 PDT
Executive Decision Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Executive-Decision-Maker/
Executive Decision Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZQCY/JFX0EVJ6/F0KZQCYJFX0EVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZQCY/JFX0EVJ6/F0KZQCYJFX0EVJ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZQCY/JFX0EVJ6/F0KZQCYJFX0EVJ6.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Ever had to make a decision by flipping a coin? Well the Executive Decision Maker takes that to another level!Based around the ever popular 555 timer, the Exec Decision Maker will help you make all those tricky decisions with the blink of an LED.Need to decide whether to eat out or just stay in – l...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 02:06:37 PDT
Fizzle Loop Synth - 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fizzle-Loop-Synth-555-Timer/
Fizzle Loop Synth - 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VG5X/JFSJ06T4/FHCVG5XJFSJ06T4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VG5X/JFSJ06T4/FHCVG5XJFSJ06T4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VG5X/JFSJ06T4/FHCVG5XJFSJ06T4.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer The fizzle loop synth came into being after mashing a couple of simple 555 projects together to make one. At the heart of the fizzle loop is a Vactrol – a simple little part that is made from an LED and a photo resister such as a CdS. Calling this a synth might be pushing it a little - it's more a ...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:47:52 PDT
Nintendo Joycon Drift Fix (Not Software Related) http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Joycon-Drift-Fix-Not-Software-Related/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:48:15 PDT
How to Make a Puzzle Box With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Puzzle-Box-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2018 14:59:39 PDT
Make a Whale Card With a Hidden Paper Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Whale-Card-With-a-Hidden-Paper-Circuit/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2018 11:11:03 PDT
The Guardian-Angel-o-Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Guardian-Angel-O-Meter/
The Guardian-Angel-o-Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/X39D/JFMTBF11/FLZX39DJFMTBF11.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/X39D/JFMTBF11/FLZX39DJFMTBF11.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/X39D/JFMTBF11/FLZX39DJFMTBF11.SMALL.jpg Jocobs A Short Background StoryMy mother has been going through a rough time health wise recently. Being her son I am used to her caring for me not the other way around. So I did what I can do best, I built something. I present to you the "Guardian-Angel-o-Meter". A device that uses innovativ technology to...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2018 22:33:23 PDT
Listrik L585 585Wh AC DC Portable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-DC-Portable-Power-Supply-158000mAh-Power-Bank-5/
Listrik L585 585Wh AC DC Portable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/FJT2/JG74WG0S/F23FJT2JG74WG0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/FJT2/JG74WG0S/F23FJT2JG74WG0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/FJT2/JG74WG0S/F23FJT2JG74WG0S.SMALL.jpg Luq1308 For my first Instructable, I'm going to show you how I made this portable power supply. There are many terms for this kind of device like power bank, power station, solar generator and many other but I prefer the name "Listrik L585 Portable Power Supply".The Listrik L585 has built-in 585Wh (6S 22.2V...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2018 21:33:40 PDT
Pentagon Power Supply(24v)+Usb Chargers With Decoupage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pentagon-Power-Supply24vUsb-Chargers-With-Decoupag/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2018 21:24:36 PDT
Flotcher - Simple Flower Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Flotcher-Simple-Flower-Monitor/
Flotcher - Simple Flower Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/DC0B/JFMT8C4U/F0QDC0BJFMT8C4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/DC0B/JFMT8C4U/F0QDC0BJFMT8C4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/DC0B/JFMT8C4U/F0QDC0BJFMT8C4U.SMALL.jpg Nikus Flotcher = Flower + Watcher I hope that makes sense, but I am afraid it's not ;)Welcome in this instructable, here I will show you how you can make your own flower monitor that will inform you when your flower will need water. That's quite important for me because I am making stuff all the time and ...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2018 06:39:02 PDT
SMD Soldering – Standard, No-lead and Thermal Pad Packages http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Soldering-Standard-No-lead-and-Thermal-Pad-Pac/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2018 13:59:52 PDT
LED VU METER http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-VU-METER-3/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 14:49:33 PDT
Amplify the Light > Projector Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Amplify-the-Light-Projector-Hack/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:17:04 PDT
Atari Retropie Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-Retropie-Console/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2018 17:33:25 PDT
How to Desolder Electronic Components From Circuit Boards - 7 Tips & Tricks | Free Parts for Projects! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Desolder-Electronic-Components-From-Circuit/
How to Desolder Electronic Components From Circuit Boards - 7 Tips & Tricks | Free Parts for Projects! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/SGCK/JFIIVWIR/FQ1SGCKJFIIVWIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/SGCK/JFIIVWIR/FQ1SGCKJFIIVWIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/SGCK/JFIIVWIR/FQ1SGCKJFIIVWIR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Whether if you're a beginner at soldering, or are not but still have never come across the special time-saving tools you never knew you needed, I have created the perfect kit for you!: The Ultimate DIYer's Kit for Soldering & Basic Electronics Projects! ⁽ᴼᵗʰᵉʳ ˢᵖᵉᶜᶦᵃᶫᵗʸ ᵗᵒᵒᶫˢ ʷᶦᶫᶫ ᵇᵉ ᶫᶦᶰᵏᵉᵈ ᶦᶰ ᵗʰᵉᶦ...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2018 18:14:01 PDT
Maze Solver Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Maze-Solver-Robot/
Maze Solver Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/I3KN/JFIIVB8X/FJ0I3KNJFIIVB8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/I3KN/JFIIVB8X/FJ0I3KNJFIIVB8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/I3KN/JFIIVB8X/FJ0I3KNJFIIVB8X.SMALL.jpg marwa_rabie - this robot designed to solve a simple maze without any AI using this following techniques in the code : 1) PID2) rotation equations 3) calibration gitHub code link : https://github.com/marwaMosafa/Maze-solver-algorithm- Get your component ready i used all the component listed above : 1- 2 gear...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2018 15:42:43 PDT
Electronic Space Shuttle http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Space-Shuttle/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2018 14:51:59 PDT
Voice Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Home-Automation/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2018 10:12:00 PDT
How to Make a Signal Generator| Learn to Generate Electrical Signals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Signal-Generator-Learn-to-Generate-E/
How to Make a Signal Generator| Learn to Generate Electrical Signals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/DPG6/JFCSX4H1/FY1DPG6JFCSX4H1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/DPG6/JFCSX4H1/FY1DPG6JFCSX4H1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/DPG6/JFCSX4H1/FY1DPG6JFCSX4H1.SMALL.jpg The_Technocrat A Function generator , often known as Wave-form generator is a circuit that produces a variety of different wave-forms at a desired frequency.Function generator is one of the important devices in laboratory when it comes to generating electrical waveforms like sine, triangle,square or pulses over a ...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:01:41 PDT
Build a Dual 15V Power Supply Using Off the Shelf Modules for Under $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Dual-15V-Power-Supply-Using-Off-the-Shelf-/
Build a Dual 15V Power Supply Using Off the Shelf Modules for Under $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IG35/JF8ITUDK/FX3IG35JF8ITUDK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IG35/JF8ITUDK/FX3IG35JF8ITUDK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IG35/JF8ITUDK/FX3IG35JF8ITUDK.SMALL.jpg Killawhat Introduction:If you're a hobbyist that deals with audio, you'll be familiar with dual rail power supplies. Most low power audio boards such as pre-amps require anywhere from +/- 5V to +/- 15V. Having a dual voltage power supply makes it just that much easier when prototyping designs or just general ...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:14:06 PDT
How to Design & PCB Etching- Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-PCB-Etching-Part-2/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:03:06 PDT
Make a Portable Charger With Old Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Portable-Charger-With-Old-Batteries/
Make a Portable Charger With Old Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/K5V1/JF8IUWQR/FBYK5V1JF8IUWQR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/K5V1/JF8IUWQR/FBYK5V1JF8IUWQR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/K5V1/JF8IUWQR/FBYK5V1JF8IUWQR.SMALL.jpg WarenGonzaga Hello there! I know that you're curious about this project because of its awesome existence. Have you ever heard that you can use old batteries to charge your phone? That's strange thing right? Well, the most strange thing is that a snake trying to save a fish from drowning... oh yeah! alright!WARNI...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 05:29:46 PDT
Open Source Flashlight Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Flashlight-Kit/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:59:22 PDT
Battery Cases for Electronic Kits. http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Cases-for-Electronic-Kits/
Battery Cases for Electronic Kits. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U2XN/JF342KDF/FWVU2XNJF342KDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U2XN/JF342KDF/FWVU2XNJF342KDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U2XN/JF342KDF/FWVU2XNJF342KDF.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash If you have built one of the cheap electronic kits featured in my previous instructable, you probably want to put in some sort of case. Having your project in a nice looking case will really make your project look great and will impress your friends much more than a naked PCB with wires and a batter...
By: liquidhandwash

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:58:17 PDT
Tic-Tac-Toe Part-2 ( PIC16F627A ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Toe-Part-2-PIC16F627-/
Tic-Tac-Toe Part-2 ( PIC16F627A ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R5YD/JF34AF2O/FOUR5YDJF34AF2O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R5YD/JF34AF2O/FOUR5YDJF34AF2O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R5YD/JF34AF2O/FOUR5YDJF34AF2O.SMALL.jpg simpletronic This is PART-2 of the Tic-Tac-Toe PIC16F627A project. On PART-1 I described the circuit operation, and the basic program flow. In this new section I will propose a possible "good looking" enclosure build for the device with large back-lit buttons. Here you will also find the links to the PCB, Hex ...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:57:39 PDT
Computer Volume Control Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Volume-Control-Knob/
Computer Volume Control Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/8E0S/JF343Q8Y/FC28E0SJF343Q8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/8E0S/JF343Q8Y/FC28E0SJF343Q8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/8E0S/JF343Q8Y/FC28E0SJF343Q8Y.SMALL.jpg JeremySCook If you enjoy listening to music on your computer, but often need to silence and restart it when watching media, hitting Fn+k+F12+g every time just isn't going to cut it. Plus adjusting volume with buttons? No one has time for that!May I present my Computer volume shortcut knob! While meant to mute m...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:51:37 PDT
DIY CC CV Variable Bench Power Supply 1-32V, 0-5A http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CC-CV-Variable-Bench-Power-Supply-1-32V-0-5A/
DIY CC CV Variable Bench Power Supply 1-32V, 0-5A - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/CXE4/JEYJ4H8O/F24CXE4JEYJ4H8O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/CXE4/JEYJ4H8O/F24CXE4JEYJ4H8O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/CXE4/JEYJ4H8O/F24CXE4JEYJ4H8O.SMALL.jpg A2D Electronics I have gone without a variable lab bench power supply for too long now. The PC power supply that I have been using to power most of my projects has been shorted out too many times - I have actually killed 2 by accident - and needs a replacement, at least for low power loads. There are now extremely ...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:03:25 PDT
Potato Battery: Understanding Chemical and Electrical Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Battery-Understanding-Chemical-and-Electric/
Potato Battery: Understanding Chemical and Electrical Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QW65/JEST98SL/F5HQW65JEST98SL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QW65/JEST98SL/F5HQW65JEST98SL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QW65/JEST98SL/F5HQW65JEST98SL.SMALL.jpg DramaticIron Did you know that you can power a lightbulb with just a potato or two? The chemical energy between the two metals is converted to electrical energy and creates a circuit with the help of the potato! This creates a small electrical charge that can be used to turn on a light.This tutorial is a great e...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:06:10 PDT
Long Range WiFi Scanner Using ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Range-WiFi-Scanner-Deauth-Tool/
Long Range WiFi Scanner Using ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UOMD/JEST9HA6/FNVUOMDJEST9HA6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UOMD/JEST9HA6/FNVUOMDJEST9HA6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UOMD/JEST9HA6/FNVUOMDJEST9HA6.SMALL.jpg The Rubber Duck In this Instructable I make a battery powered portable long range 2.5 band WiFi scanning device used to determine which channel is best for my home network. It can also be used to find open WiFi access points on the go. Cost to make: About $25 dollars I reused some stuff. EDIT: After assembling this...
By: The Rubber Duck

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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:10:57 PDT
Light Theremin in a NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Slider-Synth-Light-Theremin-555-IC/
Light Theremin in a NES Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/09YW/JEST2S2Z/FYT09YWJEST2S2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/09YW/JEST2S2Z/FYT09YWJEST2S2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/09YW/JEST2S2Z/FYT09YWJEST2S2Z.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I've been playing around with the 555 IC and never have I managed to get it to do anything until now. When I heard it come to life and start oscillating at me I was pretty damn happy with myself. If I can get it to make a sound, then anyone should be able to!I won't go into any details about the 5...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:18:33 PDT
Shelf Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Shelf-Piggy-Bank/
Shelf Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/GA84/JESSVS5X/FMXGA84JESSVS5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/GA84/JESSVS5X/FMXGA84JESSVS5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/GA84/JESSVS5X/FMXGA84JESSVS5X.SMALL.jpg tntronika The need for a fourth empty jar of Nutella to be sacrificed as a piggy bank triggered a thought about making something more capable than providing storage, which is the only thing the jars offer. I wanted it to sort and count and.. well that's already more than you expect from a normal piggy bank bu...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:39:17 PDT
Making My Own Trezor Crypto Hardware Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-My-Own-Trezor-Crypto-Hardware-Wallet/
Making My Own Trezor Crypto Hardware Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/OBXO/JEOIQ1X7/FEPOBXOJEOIQ1X7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/OBXO/JEOIQ1X7/FEPOBXOJEOIQ1X7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/OBXO/JEOIQ1X7/FEPOBXOJEOIQ1X7.SMALL.jpg voltlog In this project I am making my own Trezor cryptocurrency hardware wallet, complete with enclosure. This is possible because Trezor is open source so I used the files they provide on their github to build my own device for under $40. There were a few obstacles in the process so I hope this tutorial w...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2018 05:01:52 PDT
Repairing a DIY Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-DIY-Geiger-Counter/
Repairing a DIY Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/AVKV/JEOILCNW/F2WAVKVJEOILCNW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/AVKV/JEOILCNW/F2WAVKVJEOILCNW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/AVKV/JEOILCNW/F2WAVKVJEOILCNW.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I ordered this DIY Geiger counter online. It arrived in good time however it was damaged, the buss fuse holders were crushed, and the J305 Geiger Muller tube was destroyed. This was a problem since I used my points from earlier purchases from this online retailer to buy the DIY Geiger counter, it co...
By: Josehf Murchison

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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:23:34 PDT
Design & Build a Light Sensing Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-a-Light-Sensing-Nightlight/
Design & Build a Light Sensing Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/55G0/JEIV3E2Y/FNZ55G0JEIV3E2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/55G0/JEIV3E2Y/FNZ55G0JEIV3E2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/55G0/JEIV3E2Y/FNZ55G0JEIV3E2Y.SMALL.jpg juliem961 Welcome to designing your own light sensing nightlight! This Instructable is based on my favorite undergraduate electrical engineering lab. In fact, I've shared it with family members because it is well within the abilities of someone with basic knowledge of circuit design and it has a really cool r...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 21:56:18 PST
Pocket-sized Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-sized-Power-Supply/
Pocket-sized Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YM4J/JEIV396V/F7WYM4JJEIV396V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YM4J/JEIV396V/F7WYM4JJEIV396V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YM4J/JEIV396V/F7WYM4JJEIV396V.SMALL.jpg SimonRob Here is a miniaturized adjustable power supply,you can adjust the output from 1,2V to 16,8V (DC). Material : You will need what there is on the picture plus a power cable 19V DCvoltmeter:LM317 (2pcs)10K potentiometerprototype board (20pcs)Alligators clampsboxThese links are mostly amazon products...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 13:58:56 PST
How to Make a 36,000 Mah Powerbank ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-36000-Mah-Powerbank-/
How to Make a 36,000 Mah Powerbank ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/IO52/JEIUXSQC/F9PIO52JEIUXSQC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/IO52/JEIUXSQC/F9PIO52JEIUXSQC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/IO52/JEIUXSQC/F9PIO52JEIUXSQC.SMALL.jpg HOBBY TO MAKE Hello friends,I am waqar In this video I will show how you can Make your own 36,000 mah power bank from dead laptop batteries in just $7 without using any specialized equipments or Knowledge. Cells used in this Project are called lithium ion battery specifically 18650 cells.:: Stuff you Need ::1:Dua...
By: HOBBY TO MAKE

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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 22:29:12 PST
Ring Modulator Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Modulator-Pedal/
Ring Modulator Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CJX8/JEIUYKBS/FF0CJX8JEIUYKBS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CJX8/JEIUYKBS/FF0CJX8JEIUYKBS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CJX8/JEIUYKBS/FF0CJX8JEIUYKBS.SMALL.jpg randofo The ring modulator guitar pedal instructions and schematics provided here make your guitar sound like a low-fi synthesizer. This circuit uses a standard guitar input to produce a modulated square wave output. It also includes a filter which helps to soften the signal a bit, and adds some resonance t...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 18:08:58 PST
Solar Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Portable-Charger-1/
Solar Portable Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/INGM/JEEUM5FR/FZ4INGMJEEUM5FR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/INGM/JEEUM5FR/FZ4INGMJEEUM5FR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/INGM/JEEUM5FR/FZ4INGMJEEUM5FR.SMALL.jpg eddie-joe Don't you just agree how convenient a portable charger is? You can just carry these things around to charge your phone and not have to worry about silly outlets or a power source from a building. Although, you have to make sure you prepared the bank is charge and has the energy. Now imagine if the b...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 07:01:34 PST
Arcade Machine + http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Machine-/
Arcade Machine + - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/KRVV/JEEUDS0M/FD8KRVVJEEUDS0M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/KRVV/JEEUDS0M/FD8KRVVJEEUDS0M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/KRVV/JEEUDS0M/FD8KRVVJEEUDS0M.SMALL.jpg j_spero This instructable will help you modify the arcade that is linked in step one to a new, improved, and advanced version. This instructable is more of a guideline to be followed and does not need to be copied to the exact detail. For example, speakers could be switched out for different speakers that y...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 06:55:47 PST
Simple Sewn Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sewn-Circuit/
Simple Sewn Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/PSZU/JEEUENJ9/F54PSZUJEEUENJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/PSZU/JEEUENJ9/F54PSZUJEEUENJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/PSZU/JEEUENJ9/F54PSZUJEEUENJ9.SMALL.jpg AmberO16 This is a great project to get students started on sewn circuits. I would recommend teaching students about paper circuits first and then move on to this project.If you are new to sewn circuits or would like a helpful slideshow about sewn circuits see: hereWhat you will need in addition to the pictu...
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Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:14:52 PST
Electronic Projects for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Projects-for-Beginners-1/
Electronic Projects for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BBLK/JE94VO7C/FSRBBLKJE94VO7C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BBLK/JE94VO7C/FSRBBLKJE94VO7C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BBLK/JE94VO7C/FSRBBLKJE94VO7C.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash If your wanting to get into electronics and need a place to start this instructable is for you. There are a number of very cheap kits on eBay and Aliexpress that you can get for 2 or 3 dollars which can give you some experience in component identification, soldering and fault finding. Some of the ki...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 09:09:48 PST
Make an Interactive Science Exhibit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Interactive-Science-Exhibit/
Make an Interactive Science Exhibit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ZO8T/JEEU9P64/FPUZO8TJEEU9P64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ZO8T/JEEU9P64/FPUZO8TJEEU9P64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ZO8T/JEEU9P64/FPUZO8TJEEU9P64.SMALL.jpg STEAMbyDesign If you've ever wanted to ditch the standard slideshow presentation or tri-fold formats, you might enjoy making a custom, interative exhibit that is powerd by Scratch programming, a Makey Makey board, and basic craft materials!This activity supports young makers by providing a rich opportunity for ex...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 09:18:25 PST
Touch-sensitive LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-sensitive-LED-Lantern/
Touch-sensitive LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/J4PS/JEEUANMO/F6LJ4PSJEEUANMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/J4PS/JEEUANMO/F6LJ4PSJEEUANMO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/J4PS/JEEUANMO/F6LJ4PSJEEUANMO.SMALL.jpg TheLeftyMaker Twenty five years ago, my grandfather made me a flashlight by soldering a light bulb to the bendy terminals of a flat, 4.5V battery. As a device, it was crude and simple, yet it didn't just light up my pillow fort that evening. It fueled my desire to learn, to explore, to understand, and to create. ...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 08:37:33 PST
DIY Xbox One Controller Rechargeable Battery Pack (project in Progress) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Xbox-One-Controller-Rechargeable-Battery-Pack-/
DIY Xbox One Controller Rechargeable Battery Pack (project in Progress) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ZXQT/JEEUAMJG/FQGZXQTJEEUAMJG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ZXQT/JEEUAMJG/FQGZXQTJEEUAMJG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ZXQT/JEEUAMJG/FQGZXQTJEEUAMJG.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Before we dive into the details I'd like to address the title. This project in a work in progress due to some findings after testing the first design. That being said I am redesigning the board to accommodate some changes I will go over. I covered everything in my video so give it a watch if you'd l...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 18:37:32 PST