Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - pcb http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:36:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Somewhat Complete PCB Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Somewhat-Complete-PCB-Fabrication/
Somewhat Complete PCB Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ZHIN/J0IEHXYT/F3WZHINJ0IEHXYT.SMALL.jpg throbscottle There are a lot of guides to individual aspects of making PCBs, but I have tried here to create a complete "start to finish" guide, in the hope that it is useful.A long, long time ago, I made PCB's by converting my schematic to a PCB layout on paper, using a pencil, then I would transfer the design ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:49:43 PDT
Modular UV LED Exposure Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-UV-LED-Exposure-Unit/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:11:53 PDT
PCB Making. http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Making-1/
PCB Making. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/2RS9/IZT6NEEP/F2H2RS9IZT6NEEP.SMALL.jpg Manoj BR As I was an electronics hobbyist, I always wanted to make a good quality PCB.Almost all of my projects were done on dot PCB, but some components were such that they couldn't be placed in it because of their pin configurations and size of their leads and many more reasons.so, the solution for it was ...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 22:26:16 PST
DC Low Voltage LIght Sensor Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Low-Voltage-LIght-Sensor-Switch/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 09:56:58 PST
DIY PCB at home (Vinegar+H2O2+Salt) and Arduino Airsoft Bomb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-at-Home-VinegarH2O2Salt/
DIY PCB at home (Vinegar+H2O2+Salt) and Arduino Airsoft Bomb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONZ8/IZQA6K0G/FR7ONZ8IZQA6K0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONZ8/IZQA6K0G/FR7ONZ8IZQA6K0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONZ8/IZQA6K0G/FR7ONZ8IZQA6K0G.SMALL.jpg deskpro256 Hello! This is my first instructable and first time etchina a PCB.This is more of a how I made my PCB rather than an actual instructible.For my etching I used a method which was posted a while ago by: FeynmaniacWith his instructable: HereI am making an Arduino UNO project with a 4x4 matrix keypad an...
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 08:19:02 PST
Homemade Circuit Board From Junk! (NPCB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Circuit-Board-From-Junk-NPCB/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:01:51 PST
Build an ESP Everywhere! Kickstarter Special http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-ESP-Everywhere-Kickstarter-Special/
Build an ESP Everywhere! Kickstarter Special - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JI0S/IYOQC5ME/F0CJI0SIYOQC5ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JI0S/IYOQC5ME/F0CJI0SIYOQC5ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JI0S/IYOQC5ME/F0CJI0SIYOQC5ME.SMALL.jpg seanhodgins The "ESP Everywhere" is an ESP8266 connected to an FTDI mounted on a special "Kickstarter Edition" PCB. Its small form factor allows you to keep it on a keychain and so you can bring your ESP8266 everywhere; hence the name. It has a small connector that allows you to access 5 GPIOS, and one ADC pin....
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 12:58:54 PST
EMC - Radiated Emissions Tool Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/EMC-Radiated-Emissions-Tool-Sensor/
EMC - Radiated Emissions Tool Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GPB6/IYLZQXQ6/F0CGPB6IYLZQXQ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GPB6/IYLZQXQ6/F0CGPB6IYLZQXQ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/GPB6/IYLZQXQ6/F0CGPB6IYLZQXQ6.SMALL.jpg kavtoakustika You ever needed to know EMC (electro magnetic compability) performance of your PCB design or just to know oscillation, radiated emissions of it? Here is a great homemade tool and sensor.All you need is oscilloscope and some wireless charger. If you don't have charger you can just use some isolated c...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 03:46:11 PST
Sponge Etching Method for PC-Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Sponge-Etching-Method-for-PC-Board/
Sponge Etching Method for PC-Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S15N/IY4QIQU2/FENS15NIY4QIQU2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S15N/IY4QIQU2/FENS15NIY4QIQU2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S15N/IY4QIQU2/FENS15NIY4QIQU2.SMALL.jpg simpletronic When it comes to PCB etching, one of the most commonly used options to remove copper is Ferric Chloride (FeCl3) solution. Most of the methods described rely on submerging the copper clad board into a good quantity of etchant solution. To accelerate the process you are prompted to heat the solution ...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:30:38 PST
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torch-Which-Switches-Off-When-Its-Dark-My-Firs/
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SMALL.jpg RobotsMaking Today I'll make my first instructable, it's about my first invention too. My 'torch' is sort of a joke invention that I made because I was bored. It is completely unuseful ;) The torch will turn on when it is light and will turn off when it is dark. Materials The materials you need:- A 100K poten...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:45:51 PST
Simple Tips for an Effective PCB Design Check (EAGLE Software) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tips-for-an-Effective-PCB-DesignCheck-EAGLE/
Simple Tips for an Effective PCB Design Check (EAGLE Software) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/2RQG/IXQFRJF9/FDN2RQGIXQFRJF9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/2RQG/IXQFRJF9/FDN2RQGIXQFRJF9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/2RQG/IXQFRJF9/FDN2RQGIXQFRJF9.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems After many hard-working hours, you finally have your PCB design completed and ready to send it to a circuit board manufacturing company (aka Jaycon Systems). But how can you ensure that the PCB you just designed is going to meet your expectations when manufactured?In this article, we will give you s...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 13:09:00 PST
How to Get Free Open Source Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Free-Open-Source-Hardware/
How to Get Free Open Source Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/R48W/IXGFLTA8/F6PR48WIXGFLTA8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/R48W/IXGFLTA8/F6PR48WIXGFLTA8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/R48W/IXGFLTA8/F6PR48WIXGFLTA8.SMALL.jpg jennise This open source hardware project is designed by Andreas.This is a PCB that only contains the basic functions for MySensors but is somewhat dynamic. The main goal was to eliminate the build time soldering wires between the Arduino Pro Mini and the Radio. Its a PCB for all newbies that wants to do ba...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 08:36:19 PST
Etching Precise Custom PCBs with Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Precise-Custom-PCBs-With-Laser-Cutter/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 07:00:29 PST
DIY PCB Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Etching/
DIY PCB Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/CA65/IX0PUY1C/F38CA65IX0PUY1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/CA65/IX0PUY1C/F38CA65IX0PUY1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/CA65/IX0PUY1C/F38CA65IX0PUY1C.SMALL.jpg manujk PCB etching is the process that uses chemicals to make copper traces to connect different components on a circuit board. Copper is removed from the board except at the places where wired connections are present. The advantages include de-cluttering of the system and ease of seeing the connections an...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:29:01 PST
Cheap PCB Production http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-PCB-Production/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:15:08 PST
How we made PCBA in Factory http://www.instructables.com/id/How-We-Made-PCBA-in-Factory/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:31:39 PST
How to fast disassembly PCB's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fast-Disassembly-PCBs/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:12:54 PST
Hand-held zoetrope sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-held-Zoetrope-Sculpture/
Hand-held zoetrope sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/XC8I/IVO586Z5/FYTXC8IIVO586Z5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/XC8I/IVO586Z5/FYTXC8IIVO586Z5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/XC8I/IVO586Z5/FYTXC8IIVO586Z5.SMALL.gif joshua.brooks This instructable is a miniaturized, palm-sized version of the beautiful morphing bloom sculptures of John Edmark. The sculpture is internally illuminated by a high-brightness strobe to provide the animation. The spinning part was printed on an Ember 3D printer, and the strobe board was created usin...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:29:20 PST
PCB Etching (prototyping) http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-prototyping/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:19:01 PST
Prototype to PCB by using Autodesk Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-to-PCB-by-Using-Autodesk-Circuits/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:18:44 PST
LED Interactive Copper Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Interactive-Copper-Etching/
LED Interactive Copper Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SMALL.jpg tommo_79 I created this project as a nice memento to mark the birth of my little boy. After experimenting with a copper etching of his newborn hands and feet, I decided to take it a bit further and add electronics.Each hand and foot etched from a copper PCB forms a capacitive sensor plate. An arduino measure...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:32:05 PST
Simple STM32 heart-shaped led blinker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-STM32-Heart-shaped-Led-Blinker/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:31:23 PDT
Rechargeable Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Breadboard/
Rechargeable Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/3W90/IUYD6Q1X/F1X3W90IUYD6Q1X.SMALL.jpg nidalh How to make a cordless breadboard with built in batteryHere is how the final board looks like ... files can find on http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1860585 What do we need ? breadboard lithium battery from old cell phone, lithium charger module , 3.7 v to 5v step up converter Change the SM...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:01:00 PDT
A Simple Electronic Game http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Electronic-Game/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:27:55 PDT
PCB Ruler Level w/ BeagleBone Black http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Ruler-Level-W-BeagleBone-Black/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:44:51 PDT
How to Make PCB using Marker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PCB-Using-Marker/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:44:02 PDT
Stripboard PCB design http://www.instructables.com/id/Stripboard-PCB-Design/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:56:07 PDT
Printed Circuit Board(PCB) Manufacturers reviews http://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Circuit-BoardPCB-Manufacturers-Review/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 08:59:42 PDT
Laser Printed PCB's, Perfect and Easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Printed-PCBs-Perfect-and-Easy/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:13:32 PDT
PIC18F4550 Training PCB USB http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC18F4550-Training-PCB-USB/
PIC18F4550 Training PCB USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/M02G/ITKLPK6X/FGAM02GITKLPK6X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/M02G/ITKLPK6X/FGAM02GITKLPK6X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/M02G/ITKLPK6X/FGAM02GITKLPK6X.SMALL.jpg jyax garcia Hello everyone, many times in our projects need to be arming and disarming our circuits with PIC, to spare these problems and have everything on one platform ready to connect you need a mounted PCB, but if you need it for training.I want to introduce how to assemble your own PCB training based on PI...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:42:05 PDT
Led POV SMD PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-POV-SMD-PCB/
Led POV SMD PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MGUN/ITKJ6UV9/F8NMGUNITKJ6UV9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MGUN/ITKJ6UV9/F8NMGUNITKJ6UV9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MGUN/ITKJ6UV9/F8NMGUNITKJ6UV9.SMALL.jpg jyax garcia Hello everyone, I bring a very interesting project and I like a lot, a Led POV which creates the illusion of seeing a number of characters from a row of leds that are rotating.This project was created several years ago, and I share the idea to build.The first thing I did was prepared with 8 standard...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:39:48 PDT
Following line Arduino PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Following-Line-Arduino-PCB/
Following line Arduino PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SMALL.jpg jyax garcia Hello everyone, I took enough in this community, but never had done any publication, and this is my first time. I apologize in advance for mistakes, and openly I receive your criticism and comments.The idea of this project was born one year ago, with a contest of following line robot, taking the ide...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:54:47 PDT
Simple PCB prototyping with your beamer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PCB-Prototyping-With-Your-Beamer/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 07:33:37 PDT
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
AriCalculator - a Homemade Handheld Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/AriCalculator-a-Homemade-Handheld-Calculator/
AriCalculator - a Homemade Handheld Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/QDQ4/IRXT3P53/F6IQDQ4IRXT3P53.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/QDQ4/IRXT3P53/F6IQDQ4IRXT3P53.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/QDQ4/IRXT3P53/F6IQDQ4IRXT3P53.SMALL.jpg james_Seeed The AriCalculator is a DIY calculator or a general purpose handheld device. Written from:http://www.seeed.cc/AriCalculator-A-homemade-handheld-calculator-p-1844.html It is battery powered and runs on a NXP S12G240 microcontroller (16-bit, 240k flash, 11k RAM). The device has 38 input keys and a 128x...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:15:13 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/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 08:00:28 PDT
milling small pcb's (using a big machine to do little things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Milling-Small-Pcbs-using-a-Big-Machine-to-Do-Littl/
milling small pcb's (using a big machine to do little things) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/ESKW/IRGZTN8U/FCOESKWIRGZTN8U.SMALL.jpg kidNeutrino Instead of a true instructable this is a series of notes that I am putting down about my experiences using a TechnoCNC LC 4896 to mill some circuit boards. I have been training myself on large bed CNC with about a 5inch Z. In the past year I started making my own PCB's and I thought it would be a w...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 17:47:45 PDT
Getting Started With EasyEDA Design Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-EasyEDA-Design-Software/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:12:36 PDT
PCB Design in Eagle CAD for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Design-in-Eagle-CAD-for-Beginners/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 04:34:07 PDT
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you have a pesky sibling or pet that sneaks up on you? Are cars always in your blind spot? Create a proximity alarm that alerts you to approaching objects. This simple guide will teach you how to create a proximity alarm that will light up and make noise when something approaches. An ultrasonic r...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:50:54 PDT
8x8x8 LED CUBE with Arduino+PCB board http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-LED-CUBE-With-ArduinoPCB-Board/
8x8x8 LED CUBE with Arduino+PCB board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OBBC/IQV7O4ND/FBDOBBCIQV7O4ND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OBBC/IQV7O4ND/FBDOBBCIQV7O4ND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OBBC/IQV7O4ND/FBDOBBCIQV7O4ND.SMALL.jpg tomxu This project is inspired by 5.1m views posted by Chr (http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/)and I simplified some of process make it easier for most of us to do.here are some tips during my process:1. Use Arduino instead of micro chip to do the control unit . it will save lots of time to m...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:14:33 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
Altium Designer PCB design http://www.instructables.com/id/Altium-Designer-PCB-Design/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:58:57 PDT
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-LED-FLASHLIGHT-a-Tiny-Personal-Emergency-Lig/
SMART LED FLASHLIGHT - a tiny personal emergency Light sensing LED flashlight, made from available components and very simple for replicate itself in 20 minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/2D52/IQ8SCZH4/F2X2D52IQ8SCZH4.SMALL.jpg Vitaliy_M How it works:The flashlight turns on automatic for 60 seconds when it senses that the room is dark enough.To turn on manual light for additional 60 seconds you need to push the RST button.The Light sensing LED Flashlight is invaluable for emergencies such as power failures or blackouts. ​The Flash...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 22:34:21 PDT
First approach to flexible circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Approach-to-Flexible-Circuits/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:57:22 PDT
DIY 1GHz* Active Probe For Under 20$** http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1GHz-Active-Probe-for-Under-20/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:39:12 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
Design Your Own Amplifier PCB (in DipTrace) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Your-Own-Amplifier-PCB-in-DipTrace/
Design Your Own Amplifier PCB (in DipTrace) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/45S3/IP2WP2SJ/F7A45S3IP2WP2SJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/45S3/IP2WP2SJ/F7A45S3IP2WP2SJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/45S3/IP2WP2SJ/F7A45S3IP2WP2SJ.SMALL.jpg lutkeveld PCB design is a valuable skill I wish upon any hobbyist. It transforms your messy breadboard into a neat product you can use (or sell!). That's why I created this 'follow-along' guide of a complete design, beginning to end. It consists of 4 main steps:1) A look in the datasheet2) Making the schemati...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:06:22 PDT