Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - pcb - electronics http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:24:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Using EasyEDA Free Gerber Viewer to visualize Your PCB Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-EasyEDA-Free-Gerber-Viewer-to-Visualize-Your/
Using EasyEDA Free Gerber Viewer to visualize Your PCB Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/4B53/IRXT16JM/FQG4B53IRXT16JM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/4B53/IRXT16JM/FQG4B53IRXT16JM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/4B53/IRXT16JM/FQG4B53IRXT16JM.SMALL.jpg vividz When we design a PCB, we would want to see how it may appear after it is manufactured. Professionals might have different software to visualize what they have designed. But, novices and beginners may not have access to such software and may not know which software feature would display the right l...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 02:48:57 PDT
Collaborative PCB Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborative-PCB-Intro/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:11:23 PDT
Atmega32 mini development board hand made http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega32-Mini-Development-Board-Hand-Made/
Atmega32 mini development board hand made - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/XK04/IRLQI9LR/F24XK04IRLQI9LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/XK04/IRLQI9LR/F24XK04IRLQI9LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/XK04/IRLQI9LR/F24XK04IRLQI9LR.SMALL.jpg rnarayan To implement any project we have some space constraints. So keeping in mind I made a small handy board.I am using in robot, fan regulator, etc and many places whenever it needed. Components required for making the board most basic things are:_------------------------------------------------1) ve...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 08:00:28 PDT
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Using-Toner-Transfer-Method/
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SMALL.jpg mediamilan Hi there! Today we will be going through the methods of etching a PCB. Most of the times an idea that strikes the mind gets dropped because of the difficulties involved in the process to achieve it. Making PCBs at home is a difficult process. But with the right tools its not impossible. I am here to...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:36:15 PDT
Intro to Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Printed-Circuit-Boards/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:34:55 PDT
PCB Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Ruler/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 12:59:50 PDT
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-100-Watt-12v-DC-to-220v-AC-Inverter-C/
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SMALL.jpg vividz We all face power cuts in our houses or offices some time or another. At those times we generally use Generator or an Inverter. Power generators use petrol or diesel as fuel and they are noisy. We will not be discussing about the power generators here. Here we will be talking about the Inverter. Inv...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 02:11:03 PDT
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferric-Chloride-Agitator-for-Circuit-Board-Etching/
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When manufacturing circuit boards, the most popular method of removing the copper around the traces is ferric chloride etching. This process is slow, but can be sped up by agitating and heating the solution during the etching process. This instructable will show you how to build a contraption that...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:38:12 PDT
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Romantic-PCB-Using-a-Free-PCB-Design-Tool/
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SMALL.jpg vividz Have you ever tried to design a PCB for your lover or children or friends on a special day? Why not? PCB also could be an amazing gift which reveals your creativity also hones your PCB skills. Here I’d like to share a Romantic PCB designed using EasyEDA. It is a free, web-based and easy-to-use EDA t...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 03:59:57 PDT
Etching PCBs with Pickle Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-PCBs-With-Pickle-Juice/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:08:31 PDT
Manual Pick and Place Machine for SMD Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Pick-and-Place-Machine-for-SMD-Components/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 05:39:33 PDT
The ultimate helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 05:25:57 PDT
Double Sided PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-PCB/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 11:04:18 PST
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Component-Tester-Test-Almost-Anything-/
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay Being an Electronics student or hobbyist, you may have thought of getting a tester that could test almost anything "THE ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS, OBVIOUSLY!!"Now what if I tell you that you can have one and that too made by yourself under INR 600 only (USD 10).Coming upon COMPONENT TESTER so it can te...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:23:31 PST
PCB mount holder for coin cell batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-mount-holder-for-coin-cell-batteries/
PCB mount holder for coin cell batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LY4U/IG5GKR8C/FD3LY4UIG5GKR8C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LY4U/IG5GKR8C/FD3LY4UIG5GKR8C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LY4U/IG5GKR8C/FD3LY4UIG5GKR8C.SMALL.jpg jhoffnun This instructable will show you how to make a coin cell battery holder that can be soldered to your project, and will allow easy insertion and replacement of the battery. Gather the materials Mini fuse clipElectrical tape Small piece of thin tin, tin snips Felt tip marker 22ga copper wire, ~ 2 in...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 05:04:47 PDT
Soldering tips and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-tips-and-tricks-1/
Soldering tips and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SMALL.jpg theVader75 This is an instructables to make everything easier. Tools -You will need a soldering iron (maximum 50w) or a soldering station, the gun has a powerfull electromagnetic field and can damage some components, and you can't use it for a long period of time.-Soldering resin is the best choice because ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:30:50 PDT
Experimento de Fabricación de PCB hecho con Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimento-de-Fabricación-de-PCB-hecho-con-Dremel/
Experimento de Fabricación de PCB hecho con Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/C91G/IC7HKW4E/FQOC91GIC7HKW4E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/C91G/IC7HKW4E/FQOC91GIC7HKW4E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/C91G/IC7HKW4E/FQOC91GIC7HKW4E.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 El día de hoy queremos subir un intento/experimento para hacer PCBs utilizando dremel y papel. La idea de este tutorial es que nos ayuden a terminarlo y mejorarlo, por ahora hicimos esto:Herramientas y materiales Dremel 4000 Punta diamante para Dremel Cinta adhesiva Gafas para protección Cubreboca...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:52:02 PDT
Creating Circuits using the Silhouette Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Circuits-using-the-Silhouette-Portrait/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:30:58 PDT
DIY PCB lab for under $35.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-lab-for-under-3500/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 04:13:31 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
Design and implementation of a 10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Micro 555 BEAM robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-555-BEAM-robot/
Micro 555 BEAM robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/H6YZ/I6004GMO/FJGH6YZI6004GMO.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean The B.E.A.M robot concept was coined by Mark Tilden which inspired me to build this robot.This robot is based on a circuit design created by Manfred Schaffran.I've simply shrunk it down as small as I can to create this little B.E.A.M robot.It's self sufficient and light seeking, so it can be left to...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:07:28 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
Acid Etching Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Etching-Printed-Circuit-Boards/
Acid Etching Printed Circuit Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/KGVN/I53I5CC3/F42KGVNI53I5CC3.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I've been playing with the toner transfer method of producing printed circuit boards for some time now and I've met with varying degrees of success. This is a reproduction of my blog article that I thought that I would provide here as an instructable.Making your own printed circuit boards doesn't ne...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:00:51 PST
The Nerd Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nerd-Watch/
The Nerd Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/M82A/I4J7BBEB/FBXM82AI4J7BBEB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/M82A/I4J7BBEB/FBXM82AI4J7BBEB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/M82A/I4J7BBEB/FBXM82AI4J7BBEB.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hello! Welcome to another Other Machine project tutorial! I'm Sam DeRose, a former Other Machine Co. Summer Intern. I created the Nerd Watch last summer while working at OMC.The Nerd Watch displays the time in binary when the button is pushed. The watch shows the hour and minutes by flashing two LED...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:54:17 PST
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-GreatQuick-DIY-PCB-Etching-youll-love/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:42:36 PST
Micro 555 timer circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-activated-blinking-LED/
Micro 555 timer circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/LVZU/I7MX2K9C/FK1LVZUI7MX2K9C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/LVZU/I7MX2K9C/FK1LVZUI7MX2K9C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/LVZU/I7MX2K9C/FK1LVZUI7MX2K9C.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At 10mm x 10mm, this is one of the smallest 555 I.C circuits you'll ever see! The Idea So far this has just been a project of mine to shrink down a 555 timer circuit as small as I can using micro electronics.The circuit is pretty self explanatory.Experiment with different resistors to get differe...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Ohmmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ohmmeter/
Ohmmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/J4G5/IQB516ME/FUVJ4G5IQB516ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/J4G5/IQB516ME/FUVJ4G5IQB516ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/J4G5/IQB516ME/FUVJ4G5IQB516ME.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Hi,This project will explain to you how to build a simple device to measure low resistance up to 1mR.With this project you can measure wires, resistors, shunts. Etc…It’s a very useful for high current application wiring and shunt design.you can watch the movie in bellow link:for up-to-date contents,...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:33:38 PDT
Soldering Iron Control Temp http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Control-Temp/
Soldering Iron Control Temp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/UMBW/IQB516UW/FAIUMBWIQB516UW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/UMBW/IQB516UW/FAIUMBWIQB516UW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/UMBW/IQB516UW/FAIUMBWIQB516UW.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Published on Jul 28, 2014 This project will help you controlling the temp of your soldering iron. As well an indication while in on status The advantages of this project, clean solder joint, minimize tip wear.you can watch the movie in bellow link:for up-to-date conte...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:49:06 PDT
AC-DC Peak Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-DC-Peak-Voltage/
AC-DC Peak Voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/JUZY/IQB518D8/FDDJUZYIQB518D8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/JUZY/IQB518D8/FDDJUZYIQB518D8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/JUZY/IQB518D8/FDDJUZYIQB518D8.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Published on Jul 26, 2014 This project will explain to you how to build a simple device to measure the DC peak voltage of an AC source. With this project you can test transformers, generators, switching circuit, etc…you can watch the movie in bellow link: for up-to...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:25:14 PDT
555 Timer Function Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Function-Generator/
555 Timer Function Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ZM0J/IQB51D9G/FKQZM0JIQB51D9G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ZM0J/IQB51D9G/FKQZM0JIQB51D9G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/ZM0J/IQB51D9G/FKQZM0JIQB51D9G.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Basic description shows how you can build simple square wave 1hz-1Mhz square. very useful for testing speakers, transformers, relays, transistors, IC, etc..you can watch the movie in bellow link:for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: http://www.youtube.com/user/Abu7...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:28:33 PDT
Automatic AC on/off timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-AC-onoff-timer/
Automatic AC on/off timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/S590/IQB51E5X/F9QS590IQB51E5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/S590/IQB51E5X/F9QS590IQB51E5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/S590/IQB51E5X/F9QS590IQB51E5X.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Published on Jul 24, 2014 Basic description shows how to control any appliance on/off with a set time. for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels:http://www.youtube.com/user/Abu7li1https://www.facebook.com/Abu7li1 http://www.instructables...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:38:39 PDT
High Voltage Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Safety/
High Voltage Safety - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/YIPL/IQB51G8V/FAYYIPLIQB51G8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/YIPL/IQB51G8V/FAYYIPLIQB51G8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/YIPL/IQB51G8V/FAYYIPLIQB51G8V.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics HI, Basic description shows how voltage can travel through air, skin, water, etc...the higher the voltage, the more precaution to be taken! stay safe!you can watch the movie in bellow link: for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: http://www.youtube.com/user/Abu7li...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:12:59 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Have you ever wanted to broadcast your own radio station within your neighborhood? Ever get curious on where people get those "Surveillance Bugs" from spy and action movies? This small and simple FM transmitter is the toy that geeks have always wanted.FM transmitters can be complicated to build, tha...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
Printed Circuit Board Production using UV Nail Curing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Circuit-Board-Production-using-UV-Nail-Cur/
Printed Circuit Board Production using UV Nail Curing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SMALL.jpg qthurtle This Instructable is to accompany a demonstration to be given to Ipswich (UK) Makerspace in May 2014, but might be of interest to any would-be PCB producers, particularly based in the UK (due to the sourcing of materials).It is a 'photographic' system, using pre-sensitised boards (4" x 6" at £2-40 i...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 05:40:42 PDT
DIY High Current Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Current-Measurement/
DIY High Current Measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/NBLU/IQB51AZN/FBKNBLUIQB51AZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/NBLU/IQB51AZN/FBKNBLUIQB51AZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/NBLU/IQB51AZN/FBKNBLUIQB51AZN.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics HI, here is how you can make high Current Shunts for your meter you can watch the movie in bellow link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhQgVOTdIdo&index=6&list=PL-DYRTx2yMmnM4w-YxNGwRg30SBGrpSpF   for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: http://www.youtube.com/use...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:45:35 PDT
DIY High Voltage Mesurement http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Voltage-Mesurement/
DIY High Voltage Mesurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VHJ6/IQB51BLQ/FCHVHJ6IQB51BLQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VHJ6/IQB51BLQ/FCHVHJ6IQB51BLQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VHJ6/IQB51BLQ/FCHVHJ6IQB51BLQ.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics HI, here is how you can make high voltage probes for your meter you can watch the movie in bellow link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ouXe97O8Ys&index=2&list=PL-DYRTx2yMmnM4w-YxNGwRg30SBGrpSpF for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: Youtube http://www.youtube...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:17:21 PDT
Prototyping Circuit Boards with DrawingBoard Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-Circuit-Boards-with-DrawingBoard-Pro/
Prototyping Circuit Boards with DrawingBoard Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PATD/HU1RX9QE/FJCPATDHU1RX9QE.SMALL.jpg agaunt DrawingBoard Pro is a free windows 8.1 app for prototyping and archiving circuits on stripboard, perfboard, breadboard or PCBs. It is aimed primarily at hobbyists wanting to quickly sketch down and save their circuit ideas.The image above shows the main design screen of the app annotated with the ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:32:32 PDT
LED Audio Reactive System http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Audio-System/
LED Audio Reactive System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7NFC/IQB51C6M/FFM7NFCIQB51C6M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7NFC/IQB51C6M/FFM7NFCIQB51C6M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7NFC/IQB51C6M/FFM7NFCIQB51C6M.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics hi guys, here is my 2nd entry, and hope you like it as i really do :) well I bought a new car and found that i have to do something with darkness, so here you go enjoy....... you can watch the movie in bellow link: for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: http://www...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:54:36 PDT
How to make a beating heart with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beating-heart-with-LEDs/
How to make a beating heart with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KCMZ/IQB51990/F4GKCMZIQB51990.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KCMZ/IQB51990/F4GKCMZIQB51990.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/KCMZ/IQB51990/F4GKCMZIQB51990.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Hi there, this my first try to add somthing to the site, it might not be that good, but next time it will be better :) My wife asked me once to make something for her using LEDs will i guess i made the right thing for her :) the project is quite simple to make. all you need is a set of  LEDs, 555 ...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:29:05 PDT
2-Layer Circuit Boards Using Laser Cutter / Chemical Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Layer-Circuit-Boards-Using-Laser-Cutter-Chemic/
2-Layer Circuit Boards Using Laser Cutter / Chemical Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SZ67/HFSHW7FZ/FYXSZ67HFSHW7FZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SZ67/HFSHW7FZ/FYXSZ67HFSHW7FZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SZ67/HFSHW7FZ/FYXSZ67HFSHW7FZ.SMALL.jpg nothinglabs I've kind of been obsessed with trying to make circuit boards on my laser cutter since I got it.  Other people had already done this by using spray paint as resist - then laser-etching the paint off non-trace portions of the board.  This process still requires chemical etching - which I've been tryi...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 23:10:13 PDT
PCB prototyping - a tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-prototyping-a-tutorial/
PCB prototyping - a tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/PHB1/HFPTEKRN/F3UPHB1HFPTEKRN.SMALL.jpg Monoclecat Here's a little PCB prototyping tutorial I've made, Enjoy!
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 06:21:23 PDT
Laser Cut Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Circuit-Boards/
Laser Cut Circuit Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45TY/HAVGKLUB/F7T45TYHAVGKLUB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45TY/HAVGKLUB/F7T45TYHAVGKLUB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45TY/HAVGKLUB/F7T45TYHAVGKLUB.SMALL.jpg nothinglabs Yes - you can make circuit boards on your 40-watt CO2 laser cutter without etching! Quick summary (step-by-step / more details in video): 1. Attach .001" steel shim to cast acrylic sheet with mounting tape (leave paper backing on acrylic) 2. Cut out though-holes and board itself at 6.5 mm/s (2 pass...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:23:55 PST
Making Board(PCBs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BoardPCBs/
Making Board(PCBs) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/UN8C/H9T4100V/FUUUN8CH9T4100V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/UN8C/H9T4100V/FUUUN8CH9T4100V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/UN8C/H9T4100V/FUUUN8CH9T4100V.SMALL.jpg Geek07Boy Making your own printed circuit boards(PCB) is so easy now. The biggest change is in the resist coating on the boards. Now it is less sensitive to ambient light. You do not need a safety light or a closed room to work with these new boards. You do have to be careful with direct light from any source...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:22:13 PST
AVR Chronograph from concept to PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-Chronograph-from-concept-to-PCB/
AVR Chronograph from concept to PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XY8B/H8OJETX7/FQNXY8BH8OJETX7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XY8B/H8OJETX7/FQNXY8BH8OJETX7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XY8B/H8OJETX7/FQNXY8BH8OJETX7.SMALL.jpg mofoya A chronograph is a device used to measure the speed of a passing object.  In it's simplest form, this involves two sensors of some kind that 'see' the object, some device that can measure time, and some output to deliver the data to the user. In this instructable, I'll be showing how I designed, pr...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:07:00 PST
Logic Probe with a Paperclip http://www.instructables.com/id/Logic-Probe-with-a-Paperclip/
Logic Probe with a Paperclip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PRSS/H673CMJ2/FW4PRSSH673CMJ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PRSS/H673CMJ2/FW4PRSSH673CMJ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PRSS/H673CMJ2/FW4PRSSH673CMJ2.SMALL.jpg Mattosx Here is a logic probe made out of some basic parts: A hex inverter, some resistors, transistors, and a paper clip that is acting as a probe. This instructable contains the PCB art so you can etch your own. Diagram & Schematic Below is a PCB layout explanation and a schematic.  A drop down resisto...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:18:10 PDT
24 Hr Digital Clock only with basic CMOS Chips http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Hr-Digital-Clock-only-with-basic-CMOS-Chips/
24 Hr Digital Clock only with basic CMOS Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/EF48/H6I6WL6J/F6BEF48H6I6WL6J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/EF48/H6I6WL6J/F6BEF48H6I6WL6J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/EF48/H6I6WL6J/F6BEF48H6I6WL6J.SMALL.jpg Mattosx PCB art is included in this instructable so you can easily make it!A 24 hour based clock based on dual decade counters, AND gates, OR gates, BCD to Decimal Converters, and a crystal oscillator. No micro controllers here. This instructable contains PCB art so you can easily make your own. Quantity is...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 08:34:15 PDT
New Terminal Connector Options for Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Terminal-Connector-Options-for-Circuits/
New Terminal Connector Options for Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/4FKS/H4AGLD17/FFJ4FKSH4AGLD17.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/4FKS/H4AGLD17/FFJ4FKSH4AGLD17.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/4FKS/H4AGLD17/FFJ4FKSH4AGLD17.SMALL.jpg ProvideYourOwn A common way to connect wires to a circuit is to use a male or female header. While this type of connection is useful, it has two drawbacks - 1) a connector must be fitted to any connecting wires and 2) it isn't a very reliable connection. Screw terminals are often used to remedy these problems, but...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:21:35 PDT