Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - charger - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:46:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Universal Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Portable-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:59 PDT
Hand-crank iPhone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-crank-iPhone-charger/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:55:21 PDT
COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR/
COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman I drive a 1985 model car, no MPFI, no electronics and a vibrating-contact voltage-regulator/cut-out system. Additionally, my usage is also limited and practically restricted only to weekends. I wanted a simple device which could monitor the health of my car 12V battery and the charging system.This I...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 03:47:41 PDT
Power generating shoe for charging mobile phones and torch lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-generating-shoe-for-charging-mobile-phones-a/
Power generating shoe for charging mobile phones and torch lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SMALL.jpg Martin Arunnath This shoe works on dynamo basis and during the walk or running the dynamo produces power which is stored in the battery. During at rest the chords can be attached and the mobiles phones get charged.It is user friendly and economical. Take the shoe and remove the heels alone seperately. Take the s...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 01:02:01 PDT
Let's learn about Super Capacitors! (A Practical Guide To Super Capacitors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-learn-about-Super-Capacitors-A-Practical-G/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:15:02 PDT
THE Simplest iPod / iPad / iPhone charger circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-Simplest-iPod-iPad-iPhone-charger-circuit/
THE Simplest iPod / iPad / iPhone charger circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/HVTY/HJZ85IHM/F0MHVTYHJZ85IHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/HVTY/HJZ85IHM/F0MHVTYHJZ85IHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/HVTY/HJZ85IHM/F0MHVTYHJZ85IHM.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT Ok, so you have some parts hanging around, and maybe tried to make something to charge up your iPhone or iPod/iPad but nothing seems to work right. You keep getting that message saying that Charging Is Not Supported With This Device - or some such similar message. Well, this is my super simple solut...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:30:45 PDT
A Primitive USB Solar Charger That Costs You Less Than 5 mins http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Primitive-USB-Solar-Charger-That-Costs-You-Less-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/YTDR/HJ605OU3/FT9YTDRHJ605OU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/YTDR/HJ605OU3/FT9YTDRHJ605OU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/YTDR/HJ605OU3/FT9YTDRHJ605OU3.SMALL.jpg seeedstudio Here I present you a pretty pretty simple and primitive USB solar charger. Simple, yet useful at a lot of time!  I use it to charge my power bank, but you can use it to charge another equipment that requires 5V input.  However be aware that it's a PRIMITIVE charger, the output voltage might be not q...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 01:26:30 PDT
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Charger-Powered-by-Fire/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:03:17 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this video, you'll learn how to "MacGyver" a 40 Watt Electrical Generator from a cordless drill and a few household items.  Here's how to charge a phone, illuminate small lights, and make electricity in a pinch. For more projects like this, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dove-Tail-Joint-a-Laser-Cut-Enclosure-Lip/
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SMALL.jpg Tomdf Laser cut boxes for project boxes are all over the place lately, but I've found that they often need a fair amount of hardware and complex designs to make them solid. This Instructable will show you how to make attractive and structurally sound project enclosures held together with dove-tail style j...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:46:29 PST
Lithium Polymer Etiquette: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with LiPo http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Polymer-Etiquette/
Lithium Polymer Etiquette: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with LiPo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/SFAB/H5TUC3PC/FSLSFABH5TUC3PC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/SFAB/H5TUC3PC/FSLSFABH5TUC3PC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/SFAB/H5TUC3PC/FSLSFABH5TUC3PC.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos In this Instructable I will be going over the basics of proper charging, discharging, handling, usage, storage, and care of lithium polymer batteries so you can use them safely and effectively in your future projects.  Now, this is by no means the be-all and end-all of information, and it's always i...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:05:00 PDT
Make a cheap disposable camera capacitor bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cheap-disposable-camera-capacitor-bank/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 08:20:34 PDT
$4 Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Solar-Battery-Charger/
$4 Solar Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/52SG/GJQE8LQ1/F4F52SGGJQE8LQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/52SG/GJQE8LQ1/F4F52SGGJQE8LQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/52SG/GJQE8LQ1/F4F52SGGJQE8LQ1.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman When I got into electrical circuits and solar power, the first thing I wanted to do was build a little solar powered battery charger. Only I had a heck of a time trying to find a simple and straight forward guide to doing this. So in this guide I'll give you a bit of info on solar power and batter...
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 21:27:59 PST
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-Transmission-Over-Short-Distances-U/
Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 Quarter of a million views, thanks everyone! The power cord, I know you hate it. Sometimes, you just want to cut it apart! Well say goodbye to your power cords, because with the power of inductive coupling your device will not need to be connected metal to metal. Seemlessly your device can be charg...
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
Wood Induction Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Induction-Charger/
Wood Induction Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/GENB/G23UX3KO/FZNGENBG23UX3KO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/GENB/G23UX3KO/FZNGENBG23UX3KO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/GENB/G23UX3KO/FZNGENBG23UX3KO.SMALL.jpg jvalal Powermat has come up with a great induction charging solution, but I wanted something that fit into my homes design.  What I did was remove the guts from the Powermat office charging solution, route out some hardwood, and then glued the guts back inside of the newly routed out wood.  The hardest par...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2009 21:40:54 PST
How to build a Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Solar-Power-Station/
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Tue, 20 Oct 2009 20:02:49 PDT