Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - motor http://www.instructables.com Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:30:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Magnet Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Generator/
Magnet Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/UM0B/IXQFU0LZ/FIWUM0BIXQFU0LZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/UM0B/IXQFU0LZ/FIWUM0BIXQFU0LZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/UM0B/IXQFU0LZ/FIWUM0BIXQFU0LZ.SMALL.jpg 伟业黄 IntroductionHello.we are malaysian who enjoy problem solving and inventing! We love science! We hope that we can use our science knowledge to help the world by inventing. Till now, we still work hard to fulfill this dream! We love inventing! We are INVENTORS! Remember to subscribe our youtube channe...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:47:33 PST
How to #3 - Control Direction of a DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-2-Control-Direction-of-a-DC-Motor/
How to #3 - Control Direction of a DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/38AC/IXLAN8LQ/F0038ACIXLAN8LQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/38AC/IXLAN8LQ/F0038ACIXLAN8LQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/38AC/IXLAN8LQ/F0038ACIXLAN8LQ.SMALL.jpg Nematic! Controlling the speed of a DC motor have various methods, Today I will show you most easiest ways with and without microcontroller like Arduino.Previously How to control speed of DC motor Click Here DIY Power bank Click Here Kali Linux on Raspberry pi Click Here...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 08:23:35 PST
How to Clean the Commutator of an Armature http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-the-Commutator-of-an-Armature/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:16:49 PST
Two Relay DC Motor Control (Simple H-bridge) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Relay-DC-Motor-Control-Simple-H-bridge/
Two Relay DC Motor Control (Simple H-bridge) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/FP13/IWMQZ493/FRWFP13IWMQZ493.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/FP13/IWMQZ493/FRWFP13IWMQZ493.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/FP13/IWMQZ493/FRWFP13IWMQZ493.SMALL.gif djsnowman06 I saw an Instructable using 4 relays for controlling the direction of a DC motor. Not only is it more expensive and complex, it uses more power and is capable of short-circuiting if both inputs are active simultaneously. In this version, I will show you how to simplify the relay H-bridge, borrowing ...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:59:26 PST
DIY House Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-House-Fan/
DIY House Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/06DW/IWE4H182/FUZ06DWIWE4H182.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/06DW/IWE4H182/FUZ06DWIWE4H182.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/06DW/IWE4H182/FUZ06DWIWE4H182.SMALL.jpg UAA-Team2 This indestructible will show you how to build a fan out of simple components that you may already have or be able to find for cheep. As most of our materials were found used the parts that you find might be slightly different which may cause some trial and error. the biggest thing is that the moto...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:38:10 PST
Создание электродвигателя/Creating a motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Создание-ЭлектродвигателяCreating-a-Motor/
Создание электродвигателя/Creating a motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/70QC/IVO7NIMK/FDY70QCIVO7NIMK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/70QC/IVO7NIMK/FDY70QCIVO7NIMK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/70QC/IVO7NIMK/FDY70QCIVO7NIMK.SMALL.jpg _Dmitry_ Rus: Здесь вы сможете узнать как создать электродвигатель самому из подручных средств, разберём какие ошибки могут встретится во время его создания, поймём принцип работы мотора и ответим на вопрос от чего зависит его мощность.--------------------------------------Eng: Here you can learn how to crea...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:06:55 PST
Servo Modification for Continuous Turning (Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Modification-for-Continuous-Turning-Simple/
Servo Modification for Continuous Turning (Simple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/9I6O/IVO422TW/F859I6OIVO422TW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/9I6O/IVO422TW/F859I6OIVO422TW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/9I6O/IVO422TW/F859I6OIVO422TW.SMALL.jpg Sooncheng Hi Guys. So today I'm going to show you guys how to modify your servo for continuous turning/rotate in a very simple way. I believe that you have Google-Ed the way to modify your servo for continuous turning for your own purpose. I modified my servo to make a mini Spy Tank, what about you? Comment b...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:46:40 PST
Upgrade/Replace Brushless Motor Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/UpgradeReplace-Brushless-Motor-Magnets/
Upgrade/Replace Brushless Motor Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R1Q0/IV0ANKU4/FOUR1Q0IV0ANKU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R1Q0/IV0ANKU4/FOUR1Q0IV0ANKU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/R1Q0/IV0ANKU4/FOUR1Q0IV0ANKU4.SMALL.jpg Jaronv I have salvaged quite some motors from old printers and used them for various projects, but these usually use inferior ferrite magnets (Like those flexible fridge magnets). They are not very strong so the motor strength is limited.An easy way to increase the torque of your motor is to replace the ma...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:42:10 PST
Wash machine motor wiring http://www.instructables.com/id/Wash-Machine-Motor-Wiring/
Wash machine motor wiring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3QXS/IUSLN7LX/FCJ3QXSIUSLN7LX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3QXS/IUSLN7LX/FCJ3QXSIUSLN7LX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3QXS/IUSLN7LX/FCJ3QXSIUSLN7LX.SMALL.jpg DanielR34 This is a universal motor C.E.SET from old ZANUSSI wash machine.It can be connect to DC and AC power supply. It can be used for some your projects, it's a pity to throw to trash with wash machine. Description :13400 rpm 2A450W Connector The connector contains six wires, we are going to use only ...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:46:38 PDT
Designing a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for Brushed Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Dual-40A-PWM-Speed-Controller-for-Brus/
Designing a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for Brushed Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer This is a step-by-step Instructable of how I designed a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for two brushed electric motors.Please note that this was my first H-Bridge that I have build, and the design might not be ideal. I would love to hear from more experienced persons where I made errors and/or omissi...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 06:45:44 PDT
TrashCoil1 http://www.instructables.com/id/TrashCoil1/
TrashCoil1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DSE9/ITKLJTUU/F9LDSE9ITKLJTUU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DSE9/ITKLJTUU/F9LDSE9ITKLJTUU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DSE9/ITKLJTUU/F9LDSE9ITKLJTUU.SMALL.jpg lafelabs This is the universal coil I use for everything: both sensing of magnetic flux and generating forces on magnets for motors of all kinds. It is made from 30 AWG copper magnet wire with something like polyamide insulation, which can in theory be found in the trash or unspooled from salvaged electroni...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:29:22 PDT
Electronic Motor Control using optical pick up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Motor-Control-Using-Optical-Pick-Up/
Electronic Motor Control using optical pick up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SMALL.jpg mr_fid The first instructable I did was the build of a really nice DC motor. This is kind of a second part. It adds electronic control of the motor and gets rid of the brush and cam which limit the original motor.Basically the design uses a slotted disc and an optical pickup to measure the time then depend...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:09:03 PDT
DIY Dhoom Homemade Electric Motorbike-2016 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dhoom-Homemade-Electric-Motorbike-2016-1/
DIY Dhoom Homemade Electric Motorbike-2016 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BCC2/IT68111Q/FACBCC2IT68111Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BCC2/IT68111Q/FACBCC2IT68111Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BCC2/IT68111Q/FACBCC2IT68111Q.SMALL.jpg rasel88 DIY Dhoom Homemade Electric Motorbike-2016An electric bicycle can easily be built by taking an existing bicycle and adding five parts: 1) a motor, 2) a linkage from the motor to a wheel or pedals, 3) batteries, 4) a throttle and 5) a motor controller (the brain that regulates how much battery power ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 08:57:02 PDT
Make an Optical Disk Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Optical-Disk-Display/
Make an Optical Disk Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Every curious how DVDs work? Interested in learning some simple analog electronics? This Instructables will show you how to make an optical disk display project in only a few hours. What is an optical disk? An optical disk stores data/information and can be read or displayed using light.You will lea...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:10:35 PDT
A Simple Control of FWD/REW of a DC-motor http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Control-of-FWDREW-of-a-DC-motor/
A Simple Control of FWD/REW of a DC-motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A0OC/IRHUN8CZ/FFTA0OCIRHUN8CZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A0OC/IRHUN8CZ/FFTA0OCIRHUN8CZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A0OC/IRHUN8CZ/FFTA0OCIRHUN8CZ.SMALL.jpg KISELIN The main idea is that you can drive the motor (attached to something) from "home" position to "end" positionWhat you need is a "motor" ( of course) A relay with "2" change ower function (COM, N.O. N.C)2 microswitches (home & end)Some LEDS (colour of your choice) 6pc'sResistor's 5pc's (hmm... @12Volt...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 07:35:56 PDT
EASY DC SPEED CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-DC-SPEED-CONTROLLER/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:12:35 PDT
How to : Control speed of motor? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Speed-of-Motor/
How to : Control speed of motor? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you have couple of DC motors lying around first question comes to mind is how will I control the speed of these motors !So in this Instructables I will show how easy it is to do so !If you feel lazy you can watch video on my channel Most laziest way ! If your are lazy and don't care about he p...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:09:09 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
BLDC Motor Using PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/BLDC-Motor-Using-PVC/
BLDC Motor Using PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/30I3/IQI5H4TY/F7A30I3IQI5H4TY.SMALL.jpg axbm In this tutorial, I will show you how I made a very simple brushless DC (BLDC) motor. This is an "inrunner" type motor that contains one phase, four poles, and four permanent magnets. Not sure what all of that means? Here is a run down of what you need to know: StatorThis refers to all of the non-mo...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:54:09 PDT
Titulador Automático de los Conformados Delta-Estrella (Arduino Automatic Titrator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Titulador-Automático-De-Los-Conformados-Delta-Estr/
Titulador Automático de los Conformados Delta-Estrella (Arduino Automatic Titrator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/15HC/IQB748NF/F1815HCIQB748NF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/15HC/IQB748NF/F1815HCIQB748NF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/15HC/IQB748NF/F1815HCIQB748NF.SMALL.jpg SebastiánÁ42 Para una clase de Instrumentación y Control Automático de la Universidad de Costa Rica, mi grupo de trabajo y yo decidimos construir una máquina que utilice un Arduino capaz de detectar el cambio en el viraje de 3 indicadores artificiales comunes. Este es un proceso que los estudiantes de primer año...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 21:30:21 PDT
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-a-Battery-With-a-Motor-or-a-Solar-Panel/
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 Go green with your very own power generator! Big industrial power generators make electricity by turning huge motors with coal and fossil fuels, but you can make your own with a small DC motor and some simple electrical components. I made this for fun one day because I needed a way to charge my flas...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 13:00:22 PDT
DC Through Coil Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Through-Coil-Motor/
DC Through Coil Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8EZ8/IO2TNNA0/FSB8EZ8IO2TNNA0.SMALL.jpg prubeš Dear visitor, let me show you and potentially discuss this concept of the electric motor. I will be really glad for all comments.Ones upon a time my younger brother David came to me and told me that he sign him self for high school thesis to develop new type of electric motor. I was quite surprised ...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 13:13:21 PDT
Toy Motor Controlled by Solar Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Motor-Controlled-by-Solar-Cell/
Toy Motor Controlled by Solar Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/FFFO/IN63BAD3/FIRFFFOIN63BAD3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/FFFO/IN63BAD3/FIRFFFOIN63BAD3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/FFFO/IN63BAD3/FIRFFFOIN63BAD3.SMALL.jpg mihailacusteanu Using a solar cell I managed to control the speed of the motor.I used a solar panel from an old solar lamp. It has a 1.7V voltage drop in medium-light conditions but a very low current, being unable to power the motor. For this purpose I used 2 2N2222A NPN transistors to amplify the current.The moto...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:10:47 PDT
Servo-motor converted to motor (with speed & direction control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-motor-Converted-to-Motor-with-Speed-Directio/
Servo-motor converted to motor (with speed & direction control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SMALL.jpg MaximeD7 The purpose of this Instructable is to convert a servo-motor 9g to a motor while conserving the servo-driver to control the rotary speed and direction. No electronic modification is required for this Instructable. No need of hot soldering iron!The last step is optional. It is dedicated to Lego adapt...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 07:52:47 PST
Simple Bi-directional Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bi-directional-Switch/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:42:27 PST
Setting up the Zybot - Hardware, Round and Tall Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-the-Zybot-Hardware-Round-and-Tall-Editi/
Setting up the Zybot - Hardware, Round and Tall Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/9GMU/IKR5HFZM/FQB9GMUIKR5HFZM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/9GMU/IKR5HFZM/FQB9GMUIKR5HFZM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/9GMU/IKR5HFZM/FQB9GMUIKR5HFZM.SMALL.jpg Commanderfranz This Instructable is one part of a six-part series that will go through building the Zybot. This Instructable will guide you through everything you need to assemble the hardware of the Zybot. For more information about the Zybot view this blog post. There are two instructables on the hardware of the...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 13:58:50 PST
Controlling Servos on FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Servos-on-FPGA/
Controlling Servos on FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SMALL.jpg Commanderfranz Currently I'm working on building a claw machine, much like those that plagued your childhood at movie theaters, arcades and grocery stores. I know for me many hours were spent yearning for the toy on the top of the pile, only to find out that the claw could not grasp it. I'd now like to exact my re...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:34:30 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Using a Joystick to control Stepper Motors with an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-PmodJSTK-to-Control-Stepper-Motors-on-th/
Using a Joystick to control Stepper Motors with an FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SMALL.jpg Commanderfranz In the third step in my journey to recreate the claw game with the Basys3, I've connected two PmodSTEPs, two stepper motors, and the PmodJSTK to the Basys3 so that I can control each of the servos with the PmodJSTK. To do this I connected the code from How to use the PmodJSTK with the Basys 3, and H...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:01:39 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
How to control a stepper motor with an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Stepper-Motor-With-an-FPGA/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:07:26 PST
Easy Way to Drive Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-to-Drive-Stepper-Motors/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 05:49:40 PST
Simple, Cheap and Multiplatform Robotic Arm - Powered by Viper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-and-Multiplatform-Robotic-Arm-Powered/
Simple, Cheap and Multiplatform Robotic Arm - Powered by Viper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SMALL.jpg masteruan Creates with Viper, a simple robotic arm with a Nucleo board, two servo motors and a cheap laser indicator. You can move the arm by writing the coordinates that express the degrees. For the comunication to the Nucleo board, you can use a serial port, and a simple Viper protocol. Follow the simple st...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:11:38 PST
How To WIRE Washer Machine Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-WIRE-Washer-Machine-Electric-Motor/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:12:40 PST
Magnet Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Car/
Magnet Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Here is a quick, easy way to create a self-propelled car using simple household items! All it takes is some magnets, a AA battery, and some aluminum foil! Find the Supplies As previously mentioned, you only need three things to complete the project-- a few magnets, a AA battery, and aluminum foi...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 10:59:01 PST
Complete Guide for Tech Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-for-Tech-Beginners/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:44:47 PST
Linkit One: PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-PWM/
Linkit One: PWM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/BT7S/IGB22NH4/FKEBT7SIGB22NH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/BT7S/IGB22NH4/FKEBT7SIGB22NH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/BT7S/IGB22NH4/FKEBT7SIGB22NH4.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa In this instructable, I will show you how to control outputs using PWM. The circuit that I am using uses a transistor rated at 700 mA. To control devices that use higher voltage/amperage, you will also need a relay. Pulse Width Modulation simply turns an output on and of rapidly, which can be used f...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 00:39:29 PDT
Simple 555 PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-555-PWM/
Simple 555 PWM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3184/IG2JKTQB/FWW3184IG2JKTQB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3184/IG2JKTQB/FWW3184IG2JKTQB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3184/IG2JKTQB/FWW3184IG2JKTQB.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 This circuit sets up the common 555 timer IC to output a PWM pulse that can be varied by the position of a connected potentiometer. PWM (pulse width modulation) is commonly used to control the speed of motors or brightness of LED's. With just a few common electronic components this is one of the sim...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 21:29:21 PDT
What's Inside? #3: Electric Motor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-Electric-Motor/
What's Inside? #3: Electric Motor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PHSQ/IDUQP7KU/FW9PHSQIDUQP7KU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PHSQ/IDUQP7KU/FW9PHSQIDUQP7KU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PHSQ/IDUQP7KU/FW9PHSQIDUQP7KU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This motor was salvaged from a mini vacuum cleaner, If you're interested in seeing what else was in the vacuum cleaner you can get see it hereThe reason this motor stopped working was because the holes in the filter weren't small enough, so when I vacuumed aluminum dust after sawing, The aluminum pa...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:01:58 PDT
What's Inside? #2: Mini Vacuum Cleaner! (Salvaging Electronic Components) http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-Mini-Vacuum-Cleaner/
What's Inside? #2: Mini Vacuum Cleaner! (Salvaging Electronic Components) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/CLXV/IDUQP7KT/F4MCLXVIDUQP7KT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/CLXV/IDUQP7KT/F4MCLXVIDUQP7KT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/CLXV/IDUQP7KT/F4MCLXVIDUQP7KT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This Is a cheap 12V vacuum cleaner that doesn't work anymore, Time to see what's inside! What I Found Inside: Wire*Plastic Project Enclosure*Small Spring High Quality Switch*The Fan Attachment That Sucks The AirA Motor (obviously doesn't work because the vacuum stopped working)* =Useful for a fut...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:01:57 PDT
Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself! http://www.instructables.com/id/Prank-Vibrating-Mint-Tin-Code-it-Yourself/
Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOSFET-Motor-Controller/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
Electric Fan Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Fan-Car/
Electric Fan Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/FMXV/ICRXKKDZ/F4NFMXVICRXKKDZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/FMXV/ICRXKKDZ/F4NFMXVICRXKKDZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/FMXV/ICRXKKDZ/F4NFMXVICRXKKDZ.SMALL.jpg ardystal gysr This video should explain everything step by step, this video was originally uploaded to youtube. The materials you will need are:For the fan - 12v/9v High Torque Motor, Slide switch, 9v battery clip, 9v battery, wiresFor the car - Wheels, cardboard, strawsFor the propeller - Water bottle caps, gift...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 14:09:37 PDT
Robot Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Insert/
Robot Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GHBL/ICRXL72V/FZYGHBLICRXL72V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GHBL/ICRXL72V/FZYGHBLICRXL72V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GHBL/ICRXL72V/FZYGHBLICRXL72V.SMALL.jpg somashekarn Maker:Somashekar.n.Place:Banjarapalya E4D maker space.Materials:1.3v battery2.2LED3.Vibration motor4.circuit board5.resisters6.battery holder 7.switchTools:1.soldering gun2.soldering wire Fix the battery Holder Take one circuit board and one battery holder.And then fix the battery holder in the ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:00:14 PDT
Motor gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-gear/
Motor gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KVYU/ICN7FF7V/FWLKVYUICN7FF7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KVYU/ICN7FF7V/FWLKVYUICN7FF7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KVYU/ICN7FF7V/FWLKVYUICN7FF7V.SMALL.jpg electronici A clothing or gear is a rotating machine part with cut teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed part to transmit torque, in most cases with human teeth in a form identical clothing, and often with that form in other clothing. Two or more gears working in a sequence (train) are called a gear t...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:10:31 PDT
Make a DC motor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-DC-motor/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:53:00 PDT
Laser Cut SphereBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-SphereBot/
Laser Cut SphereBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/N70Y/IB6C9HEY/FXMN70YIB6C9HEY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/N70Y/IB6C9HEY/FXMN70YIB6C9HEY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/N70Y/IB6C9HEY/FXMN70YIB6C9HEY.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:09:59 PDT
Motor Masco G28 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Masco-G28/
Motor Masco G28 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IQJA/IAY11HIX/FFFIQJAIAY11HIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IQJA/IAY11HIX/FFFIQJAIAY11HIX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IQJA/IAY11HIX/FFFIQJAIAY11HIX.SMALL.jpg BenDAgostino What You Need2 Paper ClipsCopper WireD Battery2 Rubber BandsWire CuttersMagnet Paper Clips Take your 2 paper clips and bend them as seen in the picture. Copper Wire Cut a piece of the copper wire, around arms length. Wrap the wire around to make a loop with 1.5-2.5 inches ends on both sides. S...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:42:01 PDT
Simple Electric Motor Masco g39 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Motor-Masco-g39/
Simple Electric Motor Masco g39 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/H6IE/IAXRP5AN/FJ4H6IEIAXRP5AN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/H6IE/IAXRP5AN/FJ4H6IEIAXRP5AN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/H6IE/IAXRP5AN/FJ4H6IEIAXRP5AN.SMALL.jpg gwen-joe Supplies: D battery 2 paperclips Copper wire elastic Sandpaper Scissors Instructions Gather your supplies Cut approximately 25 inches of copper wire with scissors Coil wire around battery leaving about 2 inches of uncoiled wire on either end (video) Wrap ends of wire around edge...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:52:48 PDT
How to make a masco electric motor G19 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-electric-motor/
How to make a masco electric motor G19 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SMALL.jpg kole_kosakowski This Instructable will show you how to make an electric motor from a few common materials. Materials In order to make this simple electric motor you are going to need to gather the following materials. Two paperclips One d-cell battery One magnet preferably the length of the battery ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 19:29:10 PDT