Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - computer http://www.instructables.com Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:18:07 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Dual BCD to Hex 7-Segment Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-BCD-to-Hex-7-Segment-Driver/
Dual BCD to Hex 7-Segment Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JKM3/IQSACH33/F66JKM3IQSACH33.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JKM3/IQSACH33/F66JKM3IQSACH33.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JKM3/IQSACH33/F66JKM3IQSACH33.SMALL.jpg jdgabbard I one day found myself needing to display a binary value in Hexadecimal. The project was centered around an 8-bit Microprocessor. I needed to view the values of it's Address and Data busses as I stepped through programs. Unfortunately, there are not, to my knowledge, any currently manufactured logic...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:04:02 PDT
What are Relays? (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Are-Relays/
What are Relays? (Interactive!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JN09/IQK3TDYJ/F3NJN09IQK3TDYJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JN09/IQK3TDYJ/F3NJN09IQK3TDYJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/JN09/IQK3TDYJ/F3NJN09IQK3TDYJ.SMALL.jpg Sutty5 PLAY VIDEOWatch the video to learn about Relays and how they work. Try the circuit!: EveryCircuit RelayTo see more from me, subscribe to Simply Electronics on YouTube. Leave your comments or video suggestions here or on YouTube. and they may be considered for a video.Follow on TwitterLike on FaceBoo...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:25:28 PDT
Headset or Headphone Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Headset-or-Headphone-Hanger/
Headset or Headphone Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R05X/IPJTDVQ6/FFVR05XIPJTDVQ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R05X/IPJTDVQ6/FFVR05XIPJTDVQ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R05X/IPJTDVQ6/FFVR05XIPJTDVQ6.SMALL.jpg rockeratr In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple hanger for your headphones or headset using a PCI expansion bay cover from an old PC case. This is very easy to do. Hangers like this can also be used for cable management on walls or desks. Materials Needed 1. Pliers (needle nose work be...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:07:03 PDT
desktop power supply from recycled computer power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Power-Supply-From-Recycled-Computer-Power-/
desktop power supply from recycled computer power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/MKAB/INGBHO5O/FU7MKABINGBHO5O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/MKAB/INGBHO5O/FU7MKABINGBHO5O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/MKAB/INGBHO5O/FU7MKABINGBHO5O.SMALL.jpg DominicoC In this inscrutable I will walk you through building a desktop power supply from a recycled computer power supply. First off if you are wondering what a desktop power supply is and what it is used for , well it is a electronic device that takes the 120v or 220v from your wall outlet and reduces the...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:50:07 PDT
Dual Lab PSU With Protection Made From Computer PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Lab-PSU-With-Protection-Made-From-Computer-PS/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 10:28:38 PDT
Homemade Adjustable Dual Pole +/-27V Power Supply Made From Computer Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Adjustable-Double-Pole-27V-Power-Supply-M/
Homemade Adjustable Dual Pole +/-27V Power Supply Made From Computer Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/U4WA/ILE0LGPF/FLMU4WAILE0LGPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/U4WA/ILE0LGPF/FLMU4WAILE0LGPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/U4WA/ILE0LGPF/FLMU4WAILE0LGPF.SMALL.jpg Testas.T So there i made double pole power supply from atx computer power supply. It gives + 27v ant -27v, between +27 and -27 there are + 52v. I desoldered most of low voltage circuitry, and put 3 resistors and couple of jumper wires. I also removed safety circuit, so later i will solder up new circuit just...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 14:51:17 PST
How to Build a Computer - Group 5 IT 3rd http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Computer-Group-5-IT-3rd/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:14:13 PST
How to program Adafruit Gemma v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-Adafruit-Gemma-V2/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:28:42 PST
The Darth Solar Powered Space Engineer's Clip Board & Backpack Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Powered-Engineers-Clip-Board-Backpack-En/
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:11:15 PST
Computer Controlled Christmas Lights with Light-O-Rama http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Christmas-Lights-With-Light-O-/
Computer Controlled Christmas Lights with Light-O-Rama - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SMALL.jpg JustinLovesTheTech Welcome to my step by step guide on how to make an amazing Christmas light display! I will guide you through all of the steps from planning to pressing start. Let's get started! Intro and thinking ahead First off if you are reading this in October or lator in the year I recommend that you don't d...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:57:26 PST
What's Inside? #8: Enormous LG Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-8-Enormous-LG-Desktop-Computer/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:36:04 PST
LinkIt ONE - communication with python http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-Communication-With-Python/
LinkIt ONE - communication with python - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi fellow makers!Mediatek's new board, LinkIt ONE offers great potential - GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM, extensibility with gpio, strong processor and more. But sometimes you still need the comfort of python for parsing files or drawing graphs. Even if you haven't read this 'Ible's title you now alread...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 13:16:26 PST
LUX II - the second external pc power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-II-the-second-external-pc-power-button/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:28:33 PDT
Reverse Engineering a Small Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-a-Small-Amplifier/
Reverse Engineering a Small Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison My other Instructables on reverse engineering is on components you cannot get datasheets and pinouts for. I reverse engineer a couple circuit boards a week, small ones like these take me about a day to reverse engineer and strip for their useful parts. Over time I have built up a large number of sch...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:47:06 PDT
How to make your own Ethernet cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Ethernet-cable/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 14:04:51 PDT
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod http://www.instructables.com/id/ATARI-2600-Video-Composite-mod/
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SMALL.jpg Inspektor Gadjet Video Composite Mod – ATARI 2600 Introduction:I bought my ATARI 2600 (4 Switches) in the year 2003 on an international auction for 30 dollars. At this time I was obsessed with getting all the 8 bit music systems possible, Commodores, Ataris, Nintendos, FM Chips… Without paying too m...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 03:22:07 PDT
Flash Power Supply from Computer Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Power-Supply-from-Computer-Power-Supplies/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:28:51 PDT
Power Your Drill With A Computer Power Supply! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Do-With-A-Drill-That-Has-A-Dead-Battery-Ad/
Power Your Drill With A Computer Power Supply! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Slowly and sadly my drill battery died.Drill batteries cost more than $2I thought of the fact that I never need It to be portable because my dad has a killer Dewalt drill that's almost too powerful and scary to use...This gave me a pretty obvious idea: Why not power it with power from a regular wall...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:58:44 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
VU Meter Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A VU meter is a standard measuring instrument which measures volume in audio equipment. If you open up your recording devices on Windows, you can see a digital Volume Unit (VU) meter which shows the audio level. You get analog and digital displays and each level is typically marked off with a dB val...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
Benchtop DC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Benchtop-DC-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:57:37 PDT
Running Videos on a TI84 Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-Videos-on-a-TI84-Calculator/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:27:13 PDT
Building your own bare-bones computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-bare-bones-computer/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 16:08:20 PDT
PC Switch Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Switch-Panel/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:24:02 PDT
Cable extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-extensions/
Cable extensions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SMALL.jpg 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
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Fun Game Controllers with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Game-Controllers-with-MaKey-MaKey/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:34:53 PST
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Say-Cheese-Photo-Booth-with-MaKey-MaKey/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:13:50 PST
Intel Edison - Bluetooth Receptacle http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Bluetooth-Receptacle/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:18:37 PST
Intel Edison - GPIO Setup and Scripting http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-GPIO-Setup-and-Scripting-1/
Intel Edison - GPIO Setup and Scripting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9XAO/I5GNDMIU/F8U9XAOI5GNDMIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9XAO/I5GNDMIU/F8U9XAOI5GNDMIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9XAO/I5GNDMIU/F8U9XAOI5GNDMIU.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be exploring how to configure the GPIO using shell scripting in linux. I will go through the setup of the muxing and pin features to get a GPIO output pin.hardware guide https://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-23161Support the channel tip with bitcoinsAddress: 1MvcZHRbDm9czS8s...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:08:26 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At just 10mm x 10mm, this is quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0603 resistorSMT 0603 100n CapacitorSMT 3904 NPN Transi...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Make any Dumb TV a Smart TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-any-Dumb-TV-a-Smart-TV/
Make any Dumb TV a Smart TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2GI9/I4SCIO3U/FC82GI9I4SCIO3U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2GI9/I4SCIO3U/FC82GI9I4SCIO3U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/2GI9/I4SCIO3U/FC82GI9I4SCIO3U.SMALL.jpg NoobT Do you wish your standard television could connect to the internet? You would have the ability to stream Netflix, Hulu, or look up anything on Google when your cell phone is out of reach. All of your music and movie files could automatically be linked to your television. Buying a brand new smart ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:42:52 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp-1/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SMALL.jpg TrashAmpsLLC Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:57:41 PST
Functional redstone paint program (without command blocks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-redstone-paint-program-without-command-/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:57:52 PST
LED running on USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-running-on-USB/
LED running on USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SMALL.jpg electromechlab Hi, guys, Today I am going to show you a circuit which is very beneficial for the people who work on Laptop, you need , sometimes, light to work on laptop keyboard.For this circuit you need any spare USB cable, one LED, 1 resistor. & tools. Connections of the circuit... USB pin diagramConnect res...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:16:08 PDT
Recycled Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:15:28 PDT
How To Use Celtx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Celtx/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:18:18 PDT
How To Get Free Hard Drives From Old DVR's Boxs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Free-Hard-Drives-From-Old-DVRs-Boxs-Thi/
How To Get Free Hard Drives From Old DVR's Boxs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/S2LH/HSM522YJ/F57S2LHHSM522YJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/S2LH/HSM522YJ/F57S2LHHSM522YJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/S2LH/HSM522YJ/F57S2LHHSM522YJ.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan You heard me right, have an old junk DVR lying around..? Well before you toss it out crack the bad boy open and see if their is a brand new hard drive in their for the taking... If the box can record by itself then you should find a hard drive in their... They do vary in size though...  like the o...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:30:28 PDT
Arduino Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Catapult/
Arduino Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SMALL.jpg cej12 Hey, there. This is my detailed instruction on how to create your own micro-controlled desktop catapult. The journey to building this catapult may be arduous, but you will receive eternal happiness and the satisfaction of terror in the eyes of your enemies. For this project, I began with a tutorial...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:26:10 PST
How to connect your computer to your TV using a Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-your-computer-to-your-TV-using-a-Co/
How to connect your computer to your TV using a Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SMALL.jpg MicahLarimer Many people want to watch things from their laptops on their TVs.  The only problem generally is that you will find you don’t have the correct video ports to go from your laptop to your TV.  You can solve this issue by using a converter, a device that allows you to go from one port on your computer ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 18:20:20 PST
Neat Way To Open Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Neat-Way-To-Open-Power-Supply/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 07:13:13 PDT
USB Oscilloscope with Signal generator http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Oscilloscope-with-Signal-generator/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:11:32 PDT
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Programming-Board-For-ATtiny2313-from-ISP/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:54:59 PDT
Building a portable fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-portable-fan/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 02:29:32 PDT
Button Activated...Anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-ActivatedAnything/
Button Activated...Anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/COIM/HFD1KJQB/F3BCOIMHFD1KJQB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/COIM/HFD1KJQB/F3BCOIMHFD1KJQB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/COIM/HFD1KJQB/F3BCOIMHFD1KJQB.SMALL.jpg haunted.haunt Have you ever wanted a button to trigger something on your computer?  Well, Here is how you can do it. Materials and Tools Here is what you will need to make this simple rig: •PS/2 Or USB Keyboard (wireless may work) depending on what you have or what your computer can support. •Button of your ...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:16:11 PDT
Make a folder with a custom icon. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-folder-with-a-custom-icon/
Make a folder with a custom icon. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SMALL.jpg amriorda So I was bored today and wanted to add a small level of customization to my computer.  So I decided to make my folders have cool icons. Find your picture. First off, you need a picture to make as your folder image.  Find any picture you want off the internet or where ever.  You HAVE to have the...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:36:47 PDT
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-working-touchscreen-stylus-for-your-phone-o/
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SMALL.jpg NXTHacker Do you use your phone or tablet a lot? Does your fingers hurt after a few hours? Or do you just want to use a stylus to doodle on your tablet? Remember the fuss about foam and tin foil to just make a stylus? Here is the solution! You can make this from old stuff you find from around the house or ...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 06:41:29 PDT
2-bit binary squaring device http://www.instructables.com/id/2-bit-binary-squaring-device-40002/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 07:31:04 PDT
Hard-Drive Hacked To a Hidden Drive,Phone Stand & LED Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Hacked-To-a-Hidden-DrivePhone-Stand-/
Hard-Drive Hacked To a Hidden Drive,Phone Stand & LED Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/R9DL/H1ZG7SVQ/FP8R9DLH1ZG7SVQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/R9DL/H1ZG7SVQ/FP8R9DLH1ZG7SVQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/R9DL/H1ZG7SVQ/FP8R9DLH1ZG7SVQ.SMALL.jpg Samimy About this project: A Hidden Flash-Memory That Only you know how to turn it on and use it secretly. This is a DIY hack project that allows you to recycle your broken hard-drives back to live and turn them to something useful. here are the costs and list of devices for those who will love to make th...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 02:06:06 PDT