Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - cheap - free Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:28:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cable extensions
Cable extensions - More DIY How To Projects]]> geartechbrandon Building my kids (and me too) a PiCade and console cabinet (will have RasPi with PiPlay OS, PS2, PS3 and XBox 360) I ran into the need to extend a lot of cables to properly wire the speakers and monitor. It's fast, it's cheap and it gets the job done. Nothing I hate more than waiting for supplies or...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:41:57 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor!
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> simon.w.nordberg In this Instructable I will show you how to get a powerful gearmotor from a cordless drill!I found this cordless drill in the scrap bin at a second hand store. When I got home I discovered something odd (video...) Materials Cordless drill for hacking! Tools Philips head screwdriver Disassemb...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
DIY AA Batteries!
DIY AA Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> DrewPaulDesigns Today we're going to learn how to easily make our own batteries from very inexpensive household materials.An AA battery is a standard size cylindrical battery commonly used in portable electronic devices. The exact terminal voltage and capacity of an AA size battery depends on the cell chemistry but...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$)
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Imetomi Maybe you see many solar chargers in online stores or in tech-shops, but their sizes and their prices are high. This instructable will show you how to make an ultra small solar charger from recycled components from an old garden light, and from a TIC-TAC container. This project will cost you about 4...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:47:59 PST
Reuse - Re-purpose An Old Computer Power Supply stangtime Old computer power supplies are a great resource for ham radio gear, CB radios, chargers, or any other item that needs a regulated 12 volt source.  Many of these older power supplies do not have an on/off switch on the unit.  By tapping the green wire and any of the black wires on that connection pl...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 17:21:07 PST
Make a cheap disposable camera capacitor bank
Make a cheap disposable camera capacitor bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alex1M6 This instructable will show you have to make a simple capacitor bank and charger out of old disposable cameras that you can get for free at your local store. You can then use it for powering things such as coil guns or just blowing things up! See the second picture above? that was the spark created...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 08:20:34 PDT
Fooling LCD Projector, install any lightbulb mrworf here is short video... you have LCD projector, and he have bad original lamp inside, when you tried to put another lightbulb that is not for projector, your projector shuts down after 10 sec because the damn thing knows that there is no original lamp i...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 03:38:09 PDT
Ghetto Flashlight
Ghetto Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> jvdlcr125 Stuck in the dark and need a flashlight? Well heres how to make one. Its a fairly easy project that should only take you about 10 - 15 minutes. Here a the materials you'll need.-Pringles Can-Battery-Exacto Knife-Duct Tape-Toggle Switch-Light-Wires Cutting a Hole in the Can First, take the Exacto ...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 22:09:42 PDT