Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - motor - featured Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:06:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself!
Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexFW In this instructable we build an extremely amusing prank mint box that vibrates and makes tons of noise when either opened or just picked up. It is pretty easy to do, and chances are you have most of the parts already lying around your house if you're into electronics. Let's get started, shall we? ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 04:21:46 PDT
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> zeropt This is a simple to build motor controller. It is handy for many projects using a motor controlled by a micro-controller. It can be used as an Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) and has forward and reverse control. It can be used in robotics, remote control projects, portable vehicles and most thin...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
Make a DC motor.
Make a DC motor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor805 In this instructable I will show how to make a nice and functional DC motor. This motor can be used for demonstration purposes, as a class project or just to have it over your desk, it is really simple to make. Materials: -Slab of wood. -Magnet wire (also known as coated copper wire) -Metallic sh...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:53:00 PDT
Laser Cut SphereBot
Laser Cut SphereBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Electr0nicsGeek The concept of the SphereBot (or Egg-Bot) is really neat and innovative. For those of you who do not know, the SphereBot is a device that uses ordinary pens (sharpies, Rose Art markers, etc.) to draw on round objects. These can be anything, from ping pong balls, to golf balls, and even eggs. Ve...
By: Electr0nicsGeek

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:09:59 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...
By: simon.w.nordberg

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
Buzzing Mouse Prank
Buzzing Mouse Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndyWilson One of my friends is a little nit-picky about his system setup and sometimes I like to play around with it. I found a dead magic mouse in my "Bin of old dead computer junk" and I had a vibrating motor. This is a play on the very old hand buzzers that would shake when you shook someone's hand, causin...
By: AndyWilson

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:03:50 PDT
Thermoelectric Rotational Ornament
Thermoelectric Rotational Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joohansson Background: This is another thermoelectric experiment/ornament where the whole construction (candle, hot side, module and cool side) is rotating and both heating and cooling itself with a perfect balance between module output power, motor torque & rpm, candle efficiency, heat transfer, cooling ef...
By: Joohansson

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:59:58 PDT
make a motor very easily
make a motor very easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> argha halder Today I am going to show how to make a motor very easily. For this you may not need more than ordinary things. It is easy and great for scientific classes and experiments. Visit my profile: to see some more of this type of interesting projects. ingr...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:44:23 PDT
Easy DC Motor Controller
Easy DC Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> mgingerich If you're building a robot or other microcontrolled gadget, you will need to drive DC motors forwards and backwards. In this instructable, I'll demonstrate a simple and inexpensive circuit that controls a DC motor from two I/O pins. It requires no integrated circuits, and uses commonly available par...
By: mgingerich

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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:02:40 PDT
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle Joohansson A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That ...
By: Joohansson

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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:04:10 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style!
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> tombrew With controlBox, you've got a great basic input device pushing data to the Electric Imp planner (and therefore to the internet at large, via the HTTP Out node), but what about output devices? Controlling lights is a good trick, as we saw yesterday, but it's not enough to start your quest for global ...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:00:55 PST
Wake-up light (no arduino)
Wake-up light (no arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Giedow Hello instructables people, Every morning when my alarm rings I have trouble getting out of bed. (so I am always late) To help me wake up I wanted to buy a wake-up light, it's supposed to help you wake up by giving the impression of a sunrise by getting brighter every minute after the alarm goes. Un...
By: Giedow

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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
Motor Sound generator
Motor Sound generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> bbsbb In this instructable, I will show you how to make a sound generator using 6 discrete electronic components. While making this sound generator, students will learn basic concepts about wave such as frequency, period, and duty cycle. Also, students can learn the function of some basic electronic compo...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:36:57 PDT
How-To: Motors
How-To: Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> audreyobscura Servos and Steppers and Gears! Oh my! Some of our favorite hobbyist electronics utilize motors to mobilize, making them fun and awesome! Including a motor in your project could be challenging, especially if you have never worked with them before. The following Instructable will explain how motors ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:46:08 PST
Motion activated dropping spider, low cost, no programming
Motion activated dropping spider, low cost, no programming - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaulMakesThings In this Intstuctable I’m going to show you how to make a very simple motion activated spider that drops down rapidly and startles anyone that walks underneath, then retracts. I designed this to be an inexpensive and practical electronics project that a beginner can make. The sensor directly powers...
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 22:26:34 PDT
CRANE GAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> marc.cryan This shows you how to build an arcade style crane game out of scrap parts.  The basic parts are: a motorized assembly that raises and lowers a claw,  a track for the assembly to move around on, and a ctontroller with some electronics.  October 2013 A...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:17:30 PST
Limpet Push-Button
Limpet Push-Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> Plusea Seashells and electronics - what to do with all those limpets except for to fit push-buttons, batteries, holders and motors and LEDs inside.It took me a while to figure out the right term for these shells. They are limpets and not barnacles, as i originally thought they were http://evolution.berkele...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 07:06:22 PDT
Automatic Aquarium Feeder
Automatic Aquarium Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> paulrobinson Its An Automatic Fish Feeder / Powerhead or Airpump controller Everyday I had to turn off my aquarium's powerhead/air pump and feed manually and turn on the air again after an hour. So I found very cheap alternative to make these process fully automatic. What You Need? Alarm Clock 555 timer IC ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2008 03:35:15 PDT
Speed simulator for racing games or coaster simulators
Speed simulator for racing games or coaster simulators - More DIY How To Projects]]> sharkyenergy a simple project, a fan is going to blow air into your face according to the in-game speed. Easy to do and funny! disclaimer and what you need hi!first of all the disclaimer:***Disclaimer*** The following is for informational purposes only, I take no responsibility for what you do with this knowl...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2007 01:15:41 PDT
Small fan
Small fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> Modeo Small electric fan from spare parts. Parts What you will need: - small electrical motor and its power supply (I used a 12v old typewriter motor) - switch - bridge (4diodes in case you have an AC power source) - wire coat hanger - 2 hose clamps - bit of rubber tubing to fit over coat hanger wire -...
By: Modeo

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Fri, 5 Jan 2007 18:09:36 PST