Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - led - power - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:03:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
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By: BlondeJamesDean

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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Super Power JOULE THIEF http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Power-JOULE-THIEF/
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By: balsuryana

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 02:04:22 PDT
High-Range Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Range-Wireless-Power/
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By: Mei-MeiC

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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 20:12:17 PDT
TICTAC PORTABLE SPEAKER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TIC-TAC-PORTABLE-SPEAKERLED-LAMP/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 07:03:21 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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By: PerfectPixel

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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:28:33 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
Solar Science Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Science-Station/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:17:03 PDT
Reverse Engineering http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-1/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:36:31 PST
How to Make Batteries From Spare Change http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Spare-Pocket-Change-into-DIY-Batteries/
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By: The King of Random

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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 16:07:15 PST
Electric Generator Powering LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Generator-Powering-LEDs/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 16:03:10 PST
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-For-Arduino-power-and-breadboard/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:23:58 PDT
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-Transmission-Over-Short-Distances-U/
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT