Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - motor http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:51:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Worlds Easiest Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Easiest-Electric-Motor/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:40:49 PDT
Transform a Battery-Powered Portable fan into a USB-Powered Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-Battery-Powered-Portable-fan-into-a-US/
Transform a Battery-Powered Portable fan into a USB-Powered Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/D7DI/HWX4EC9R/F5FD7DIHWX4EC9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/D7DI/HWX4EC9R/F5FD7DIHWX4EC9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/D7DI/HWX4EC9R/F5FD7DIHWX4EC9R.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 I have always wondered what is in a USB cable. I learned that it transfers data in and out. Another thing I learned it that the USB cable also provides current electricity. This fact led me to try to convert a cheap (cost about $2) hand-held battery-operated fan to a USB-powered fan. There are lots...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:25:04 PDT
DIY simple homemade motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-simple-homemade-motor/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 08:57:13 PDT
How to make the elecgo car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-elecgo-car/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:34:56 PDT
Thermoelectric Rotational Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Rotational-Ornament/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:59:58 PDT
HomeMade DC Electric Motor and D Cell Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-DC-Electric-Motor-and-D-Cell-Battery-Hold/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:47:43 PST
Two ways to make power http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-ways-to-make-power/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:37:36 PST
How to make a simple motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-motor-1/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:16:59 PST
Make a secret box into an alarm box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-secret-box-into-an-alarm-box/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:49:44 PST
Electric sound enhancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-sound-enhancer/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:59:23 PST
how to make a simple fan http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-fan/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:24:07 PST
How to Wind a 12N 14P Brushless Outrunner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wind-a-12N-14P-Brushless-Outrunner/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:50:57 PST
555 DC Motor Speed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/555-DC-Motor-Speed-Control/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:13:29 PDT
make a motor very easily http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-motor-very-easily-1/
make a motor very easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/PETL/HJKC6IAE/F1EPETLHJKC6IAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/PETL/HJKC6IAE/F1EPETLHJKC6IAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/PETL/HJKC6IAE/F1EPETLHJKC6IAE.SMALL.jpg 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.its easy and great for scientific classes and experiments. visit my profile:http://www.instructables.com/member/argha+halder/ to see some more of this type of interesting projects. ingredi...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:44:23 PDT
Make your present mysterious!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-present-mysterious/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:05:38 PDT
How to reverse a DC motor using buttons. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reverse-a-DC-motor-using-buttons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this short video I show you how to reverse a DC motor using buttons instead of a DPDT switch or any remote. Recently I wanted to make a DC motor spin in one direction and in the other direction for a project. I wanted to use buttons so the DPDT switch was out of the question, and I didn't want to...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 18:18:04 PDT
Easy DC Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DC-Motor-Controller/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:02:40 PDT
make a motor easy http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-motor-very-easily/
make a motor easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/HUAE/HFD1DB98/FL5HUAEHFD1DB98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/HUAE/HFD1DB98/FL5HUAEHFD1DB98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/HUAE/HFD1DB98/FL5HUAEHFD1DB98.SMALL.jpg 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.its easy and great for scientific classes and experiments. visit my profilehttp://http://www.instructables.com/member/argha+halder/ to see some more of this type of interesting projects. t...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:11:19 PDT
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Fan-Driven-by-a-Candle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:04:10 PDT
remote controlled robot with mobile video recording http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robot-with-mobile-video-recordin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/0XZ5/HET1ASWQ/F9U0XZ5HET1ASWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/0XZ5/HET1ASWQ/F9U0XZ5HET1ASWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/0XZ5/HET1ASWQ/F9U0XZ5HET1ASWQ.SMALL.jpg ranabot hiiiii  guys! this is my first instructable..today iam  going  to show u how to make a remote controlled robot with camera(mobile video recording) so follow these steps.. STEP-1: required materials: 1) 3 geared motors(two for handling and other for cam movement) 2) 1 caster wheel(to reduce the...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 23:40:10 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
Stepper Motor Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Generator/
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:41:34 PST
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/impBot-a-Pan-Tilt-Electric-Imp-Robot/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:00:55 PST
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
Motor Sound generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Sound-generator/
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:36:57 PDT
Simple DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EUDO/H5R9EXVX/F3YEUDOH5R9EXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EUDO/H5R9EXVX/F3YEUDOH5R9EXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EUDO/H5R9EXVX/F3YEUDOH5R9EXVX.SMALL.jpg BooRan This will show you how you can make a simple DC motor.  The motor isn't exactly useful but it's a great demonstration on how DC motors works and can be a cool desk-top decoration You simply bend paperclips to form slots at the end and connect them to the ends of a battery.  Then wrap wire around a ...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 19:07:39 PDT
Sensor circuits with a MOSFET http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-circuits-with-a-MOSFET/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SMALL.jpg knex super maker You can create a variety of sensing circuits based on voltage divider as the input to the Gate of the MOSFET, this input signal is then amplified by the MOSFET allowing you to interface many devices and even an entirely different circuit.  MOSFET - Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:08:45 PDT
DC motor as a generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-motor-as-a-generator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EQIP/H4AGIR4F/FKEEQIPH4AGIR4F.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir The DC motor is a ready made generator that will generate electricity. All that you have to do is turn the Axle of the generator using a mechanical outside source of energy . To show that I dismantled a damaged HP printer and take  the  DC motor that responsible for paper out shown in pictures and ...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:10:03 PDT
Find Bipolar Stepper Motor Coil Pairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Bipolar-Stepper-Motor-Coil-Pairs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/RPW2/H3QFM5EW/FB9RPW2H3QFM5EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/RPW2/H3QFM5EW/FB9RPW2H3QFM5EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/RPW2/H3QFM5EW/FB9RPW2H3QFM5EW.SMALL.jpg randofo There is a really easy way to figure out which two sets of wired are paired on a bipolar stepper motor. Get an LED, and hold the anode and cathode to any of the motor's two electrical connections (respectively). Turn the motor shaft and see if it lights up. If it does not light up, change where the ...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:48:44 PDT
How To Make an Optocoupler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Optocoupler/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:43:34 PDT
simple generator http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-generator/
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Fri, 9 Mar 2012 20:36:14 PST
How-To: Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Motors/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:46:08 PST
DIY relay motor driver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-relay-motor-driver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/NL5R/GWTSNSHX/FD3NL5RGWTSNSHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/NL5R/GWTSNSHX/FD3NL5RGWTSNSHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/NL5R/GWTSNSHX/FD3NL5RGWTSNSHX.SMALL.jpg andrewblog Designed for experimental purpose this relay logic circuit may work in combination with a rolling shade motor. The circuit consists of two monostable relays, two momentary switches and some basic componets.  Depending on the duration of the push, the motor works manually or automatically. If the pus...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 16:16:27 PST
PWM Variable Speed Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-Variable-Speed-Disco-Ball/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2OCN/GWF5U369/F0W2OCNGWF5U369.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2OCN/GWF5U369/F0W2OCNGWF5U369.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/2OCN/GWF5U369/F0W2OCNGWF5U369.SMALL.jpg bennelson Recently, I built a small PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) dimmer for an LED light I have. It's based on a DC motor controller that uses a 555 timer chip. The tutorial that I used to build the dimmer can be found at: http://www.dprg.org/tutorials/2005-11a/index.html Pulse Width Modulation is pretty ne...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 17:29:06 PST
Illusion moving painting [arduino X servo motors] http://www.instructables.com/id/Illusion-moving-painting-arduino-X-servo-motors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/GNW4/GW897VIB/FTSGNW4GW897VIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/GNW4/GW897VIB/FTSGNW4GW897VIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/GNW4/GW897VIB/FTSGNW4GW897VIB.SMALL.jpg yoannayu Work concept : A drawing is a flat and two dimensional thing. We paint and give it a live. My drawing is normally paint in one pattern to sharp something in one tone color and i can say its a illusional drawing. In this painting, I created a lady in a chasing,running position. (The audience possib...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 05:32:23 PST
Snowflake Mobile How-to http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Mobile-How-to/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 14:32:32 PST
Electronic security code lock system http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-security-code-lock-system/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/154D/GVCPQWZB/F39154DGVCPQWZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/154D/GVCPQWZB/F39154DGVCPQWZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/154D/GVCPQWZB/F39154DGVCPQWZB.SMALL.jpg arshad.pathan Hi friends, This is a video for testing operations, your comments and suggestions are very helpful for next version of this system. If you have any idea we can work together for developing system. Here you can get information about hardware configuration, user operations and silent operations. Cont...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 22:08:07 PST
Homemade PWM and frequency controllable flyback driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-PWM-and-frequency-controllable-flyback-dr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OQT9/GS3BF230/FUNOQT9GS3BF230.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OQT9/GS3BF230/FUNOQT9GS3BF230.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/OQT9/GS3BF230/FUNOQT9GS3BF230.SMALL.jpg Electorials Hello there! This instructable isn't really an instructable, it's just a video of something I made, and that I wanted to show to you. I have now made an instructable of this! Check it out here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PWM-Flyback-driver-tutorial/ Today I decided to make a video ...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:45:31 PDT
Brushless Reed Switch Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Reed-Switch-Motor/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 23:06:31 PDT
Stepper motor for UART http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-motor-for-UART/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 12:39:00 PDT
DIY Latching Relay System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Latching-Relay-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/VFZZ/GNNHLB3Z/FWNVFZZGNNHLB3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/VFZZ/GNNHLB3Z/FWNVFZZGNNHLB3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/VFZZ/GNNHLB3Z/FWNVFZZGNNHLB3Z.SMALL.jpg jules15 Something I sketched in my Electrical Wiring class. Short but sweet.  And very easy,  No electronics needed!!!  Feel free to ask any questions  : D
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Fri, 13 May 2011 15:35:19 PDT
Stepper Motor Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Module/
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:17:54 PST
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 18:38:07 PST
Eleictric scooter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Eleictric-scooter/
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Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:46:47 PST
Motion activated dropping spider, low cost, no programming http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-motion-detecting-prop-dropper/
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 22:26:34 PDT
How to make a driver for a stepper motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-driver-for-a-stepper-motor/
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Fri, 18 Jun 2010 23:27:07 PDT
Simple controllers for DC motors (inc PWM) inertia and braking (sim) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-controllers-for-DC-motors-inc-PWM-inertia/
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Tue, 11 May 2010 19:32:35 PDT
How to make your own rc car recever glitch buster for $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-recever-glitch-buster-for-1/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 15:21:51 PDT
Mini Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fan/
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Thu, 18 Mar 2010 01:25:52 PDT
CRANE GAME http://www.instructables.com/id/CRANE-GAME/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:17:30 PST