Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - pcb http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:51:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple PCB prototyping with your beamer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PCB-Prototyping-With-Your-Beamer/
Simple PCB prototyping with your beamer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/2Z4K/ISZPKUD5/FJW2Z4KISZPKUD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/2Z4K/ISZPKUD5/FJW2Z4KISZPKUD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/2Z4K/ISZPKUD5/FJW2Z4KISZPKUD5.SMALL.jpg consen What you'll need: Beamer (I used my acer X1311WH) Photoresist PCB (I used Bungard 1.5 mm single layer PCB) Developer (Sodium Hydroxide NaOH) Etchant (Sodium Persulfate Na2S2O8) Safety Gear (goggles, gloves, etc...) Developer and etchant are very corrosive chemicals. BE SAVE!!!If you tr...
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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/
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
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/
PCB Design in Eagle CAD for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/KDXK/IR6IWBL4/FYEKDXKIR6IWBL4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/KDXK/IR6IWBL4/FYEKDXKIR6IWBL4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/KDXK/IR6IWBL4/FYEKDXKIR6IWBL4.SMALL.jpg ecworks This tutorial is for beginners.It explain how to draw a schematic ,convert it to PCB,design PCB and how to convert PCB to PDF file.This is the very basic tutorial for beginners. I hope everyone can understand it easily.If anymore doubts feel free to ask...thank you
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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. ‚ÄčThe 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/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:06:22 PDT
Gristleizer Synthesizer Module Build Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Gristleizer-Synthesizer-Module-Build-Guide-Eurorac/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 09:30:38 PDT
Easy prototyping by using EagleCad - No ETCHING http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Prototyping-by-Using-EagleCad-No-ETCHING/
Easy prototyping by using EagleCad - No ETCHING - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KO32/IOVRBQOV/F2BKO32IOVRBQOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KO32/IOVRBQOV/F2BKO32IOVRBQOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KO32/IOVRBQOV/F2BKO32IOVRBQOV.SMALL.jpg pashiran When you want to make some pcb with EagleCad, there are many hard problems.Schematic is like tangled net and Etching is complex and hard.If you skilled at etching pcb board, it's still not easy.But it can be real easy with prototype PCB and EagleCad Grid Setting and AutoRoute First, you must chan...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 03:43:10 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
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 1: the Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:07:50 PDT
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 2: the Etching Process http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par-1/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 2: the Etching Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable is part two in my circuit board manufacturing series. This part can be used as a stand alone instructable about etching circuit boards. After the traces on the board are drawn with a permanent marker, all the copper around the traces can be removed by a process called ferric chlor...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:07:37 PDT
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 3: Surface Mount Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par-2/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 3: Surface Mount Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable is part 3 of my Circuit board manufacturing series. This instructable can also function as a stand alone instructable about easy surface mount soldering. After the circuit board is made, it still needs to be soldered. For this instructable, I will show a surface mounting techniq...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 12:06:11 PDT
Arduino - Dot Matrix Screen Writing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Screen-Writing/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 21:29:55 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
A better light sensor switch (PCB included) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Light-Sensor-Switch-PCB-Included/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 15:22:53 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
Como Cortar Material Para Un Circuito Impreso (PCB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Cortar-Material-Para-Un-Circuito-Impreso-PCB/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:17:03 PDT
Magnetic patchbay (for modular synth or anything else you want to patch ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Patchbay-for-Modular-Synth-or-Anything-El/
Magnetic patchbay (for modular synth or anything else you want to patch ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JAKN/INUJO2LB/FPGJAKNINUJO2LB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JAKN/INUJO2LB/FPGJAKNINUJO2LB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JAKN/INUJO2LB/FPGJAKNINUJO2LB.SMALL.jpg Pokaloka Hi how to make a patchbay (connection slots) for your modular synth or anything else you want to connect and deconnect easily by hand..Before starting you need things like this:for the patchcables building:1-some wall pins of the 2 kinds (with big plastic and the plane ones)2-some cables (harvested ...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 10:55:58 PDT
How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reflow-Solder-an-LED-Emitter-on-a-PCB-or-MC/
How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2A6T/INKG5AGB/FWB2A6TINKG5AGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2A6T/INKG5AGB/FWB2A6TINKG5AGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2A6T/INKG5AGB/FWB2A6TINKG5AGB.SMALL.jpg MatthewS225 3 easy ways to refleow solder a Cree LED emitter onto an MCPCB or PCB. No reflow oven or special tools required. This tutorial will show you in a few simple steps how to reflow solder popular LED emitters like Cree XML, Cree XM-L2, Cree XHP-50, Cree XHP-70 Cree XP-G2, Cree XP-G3, and more, so that...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:59:02 PDT
PCB Box http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Box/
PCB Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/J8Y9/INGBEQ2R/FTAJ8Y9INGBEQ2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/J8Y9/INGBEQ2R/FTAJ8Y9INGBEQ2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/J8Y9/INGBEQ2R/FTAJ8Y9INGBEQ2R.SMALL.jpg MustafaK6 Hi its my first instructable in here so please be kind to me.is saw this DIY video on YouTube from a Chanel called MDF RESCUER so i liked the PCB Box and start my DIY. The PCB i have a PCB from an old UPS so i decide to desolder all of its component. Desolder all the component i start to t...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:44:14 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
16 Step Sequencer (+/-9V to +/-15V) http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Step-Sequencer-9V-to-15V/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:57:01 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
Circuit Planning: Create a Dual Flashing LED Circuit on Protoboard with 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Planning-Create-a-Dual-Flashing-LED-Circui/
Circuit Planning: Create a Dual Flashing LED Circuit on Protoboard with 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ED9T/IMCFAHCN/FH3ED9TIMCFAHCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ED9T/IMCFAHCN/FH3ED9TIMCFAHCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ED9T/IMCFAHCN/FH3ED9TIMCFAHCN.SMALL.jpg sfcircuits The goal for this DIY project is to take you through all stages of circuit development that a company would typically go through when prototyping a product; not just a simple “how-to.” This includes: Mapping out the electronicsDesigning the schematicCreating a bill of materialsTesting a proof-of-con...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 19:33:51 PDT
8 Channel Relay Control Board with Serial Communication http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Relay-Controller-PCB-With-Serial-Port-Interface/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:20:03 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
Laminator Mod for PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminator-Mod-for-PCBs/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 06:12:14 PST
Add your logo on PCB in Proteus ARES http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Your-Logo-on-PCB-in-Proteus-ARES-1/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:48:04 PST
How to make Breadboard From PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Breadboard-From-PCB/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:18:32 PST
JDM Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/JDM-Programmer/
JDM Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/0OF2/IKVFX8UM/FI30OF2IKVFX8UM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/0OF2/IKVFX8UM/FI30OF2IKVFX8UM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/0OF2/IKVFX8UM/FI30OF2IKVFX8UM.SMALL.jpg Lee02 This programmer supports pic10F, 12F, 16C, 16F, 18F,24Cxx Eeprom. it works with Winpic800 and icprog .We have succesfully tried it with some pics; 16f877a 16f84a 16f628 18f2550.components:1. 40 Pin IC Base(2 pc).2. 100uf /16v Capacitor(2 pc).3. 1N4148 Zener Diodes (4 pc) or 1n4004 .4. 5v1 Zener Dio...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:34:16 PST
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Low-Power-Supply-From-a-Discarded-DV/
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat Have had enough of taping together batteries or making tagliatelli of wires to provide some volts for your electronic project? Yes you have !Instead of buying a new PSU (power supply unit) why not use a power circuit board of discarded A/V equipment or other home appliances. Many audiovisual devices...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:17:49 PST
How to Make PCBs Using Modela MDX-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PCBs-Using-Modela-MDX-20/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 02:20:38 PST
Using Flex rigid PCB for GSM/GPS tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Flex-Rigid-PCB-for-GSMGPS-Tracker/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 23:51:37 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
Heatless (cold) Toner Transfer for PCB making http://www.instructables.com/id/Heatless-cold-Toner-Transfer-for-PCB-Making/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 11:32:23 PST
Simple PCB Exposure Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PCB-Exposure-Unit/
Simple PCB Exposure Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/YE5I/IIQC9T82/FZ2YE5IIIQC9T82.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/YE5I/IIQC9T82/FZ2YE5IIIQC9T82.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/YE5I/IIQC9T82/FZ2YE5IIIQC9T82.SMALL.jpg ThomasK19 Sometimes I'm creating small PCBs, and always below Euro-size. For the design of the PCBs I use either Fritzing or Eagle. Since my designs are also fairly simple there is no way to have them produced professionally. That would simply be too expensive. Also a (semi-) professional exposure unit was by...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:58:49 PST
DIY PCB track cutter (no glue needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Track-Cutter-no-Glue-Needed/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:48:44 PST