Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - pcb http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 19:50:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 1: the Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Manufacturing-Without-a-Computer-Par/
Circuit Board Manufacturing Without a Computer Part 1: the Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RJGD/IOMP14BT/F9KRJGDIOMP14BT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech If you want to design and build a circuit board, but do not have the time nor resources to design it on the computer or a laser printer to print it, then this instructable series is for you. This instructable will show you how to go from the idea of what you want to build to the copper clad board w...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QE3M/IOMP14LX/FAMQE3MIOMP14LX.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/PHF5/IOMP14UM/FV2PHF5IOMP14UM.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Arduino - Dot Matrix Screen Writing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/OV9F/IOKN8W2N/F60OV9FIOKN8W2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/OV9F/IOKN8W2N/F60OV9FIOKN8W2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/OV9F/IOKN8W2N/F60OV9FIOKN8W2N.SMALL.jpg PCBP 1. ObjectivesAchieve a pen writing on dot-matrix screen.2. Circuit analysisDot matrix screen handwriting consists of three main parts: the row scanning circuit, column scanning circuit shown, light pen detection circuit, block diagram below. Light pen used herein installed inside a light-sensitive s...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Como Cortar Material Para Un Circuito Impreso (PCB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/A1JN/INXEK58J/FG7A1JNINXEK58J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/A1JN/INXEK58J/FG7A1JNINXEK58J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/A1JN/INXEK58J/FG7A1JNINXEK58J.SMALL.jpg geekcr El otro día compré un trozo bastante grande de cobre para hacer circuitos impresos (PCB). Hoy ocupaba cortar una pieza para un proyecto.Sin lugar a dudas la mejor forma de cortar este material es con una herramienta especializada, ya sea una cizalla profesional, o una sierra eléctrica con cuchilla a...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JAKN/INUJO2LB/FPGJAKNINUJO2LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/JAKN/INUJO2LB/FPGJAKNINUJO2LB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2A6T/INKG5AGB/FWB2A6TINKG5AGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2A6T/INKG5AGB/FWB2A6TINKG5AGB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/J8Y9/INGBEQ2R/FTAJ8Y9INGBEQ2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/J8Y9/INGBEQ2R/FTAJ8Y9INGBEQ2R.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
16 Step Sequencer (+/-9V to +/-15V) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/4CWF/IN88KNH6/FDU4CWFIN88KNH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/4CWF/IN88KNH6/FDU4CWFIN88KNH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/4CWF/IN88KNH6/FDU4CWFIN88KNH6.SMALL.gif pcbfab This is an intermediate to advanced project and I do not recommend it as a first project if you are just getting started in synths or electronics. Only the circuit and some explanation are shown here. A lot of project building, troubleshooting and electronics experience is assumed. Additionally, ele...
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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/
Manual Pick and Place Machine for SMD Components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JDAJ/IMHYQL7K/F6PJDAJIMHYQL7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JDAJ/IMHYQL7K/F6PJDAJIMHYQL7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JDAJ/IMHYQL7K/F6PJDAJIMHYQL7K.SMALL.jpg vstrulev INTRO:Good times dear fellow makers. In this instructable I want to share another, as we think, useful project, my son and me, did in order to simplify and speed up our printed circuit board (PCB) assembly. For our hobby/small business we do some and sometimes a lot device prototypes. Those PCB prot...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ED9T/IMCFAHCN/FH3ED9TIMCFAHCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ED9T/IMCFAHCN/FH3ED9TIMCFAHCN.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
8 Channel Relay Control Board with Serial Communication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/QCHV/ILV87PE3/FVSQCHVILV87PE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/QCHV/ILV87PE3/FVSQCHVILV87PE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/QCHV/ILV87PE3/FVSQCHVILV87PE3.SMALL.jpg Sergio35 This is a project that I made some time ago during undergrad school. It is a bit old, but still worth to share.The project is about a PCB with 8 relays that are controlled by a microcontroller, which receives commands from a PC through Serial Port interface.Originally, the project was going to be dr...
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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/
The ultimate helping hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0SYT/ILY98FYH/F690SYTILY98FYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0SYT/ILY98FYH/F690SYTILY98FYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0SYT/ILY98FYH/F690SYTILY98FYH.SMALL.jpg louisc2 I'm sure that most makers and electronics enthusiasts have encountered the dreaded cheap helping hands that continue to tip over at any and every opportunity, generally ruining the current project. i'm also sure that many of you have looked at better vices and helping hands, the problem with these i...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 05:25:57 PDT
Double Sided PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-PCB/
Double Sided PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/L2A4/ILCG9T8W/FU6L2A4ILCG9T8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/L2A4/ILCG9T8W/FU6L2A4ILCG9T8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/L2A4/ILCG9T8W/FU6L2A4ILCG9T8W.SMALL.jpg Lee02 The process to making double sided PCB Boards .MATERIALS;---------------------- -pcb cleaner- double sided board- gresse soldering- soldering iron- solder wire- Iron (Press)- FeCl3- drilling machine Double Sided PCB Part 1 Double Sided PCB Part 2 Double Sided PCB Part 3 Double Sided PC...
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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/
Laminator Mod for PCBs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VLYW/ILBGSTLB/F2XVLYWILBGSTLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VLYW/ILBGSTLB/F2XVLYWILBGSTLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VLYW/ILBGSTLB/F2XVLYWILBGSTLB.SMALL.jpg ThomasK19 Now that I produce some more PCBs I have been looking for other ways than my past photosensitive PCB approach. Although this produced good results, it was a bit of tedious to create the negatives and also it needs expensive PCBs with a photosensitive layer. So Google got me to the heat transfer meth...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/0OF2/IKVFX8UM/FI30OF2IKVFX8UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/0OF2/IKVFX8UM/FI30OF2IKVFX8UM.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/YE5I/IIQC9T82/FZ2YE5IIIQC9T82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/YE5I/IIQC9T82/FZ2YE5IIIQC9T82.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Atmega Alarmclock & Thermohumidity meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega-Alarmclock-Thermohumidity-meter/
Atmega Alarmclock & Thermohumidity meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/UUKJ/IHCBQKGY/FLKUUKJIHCBQKGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/UUKJ/IHCBQKGY/FLKUUKJIHCBQKGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/UUKJ/IHCBQKGY/FLKUUKJIHCBQKGY.SMALL.jpg nitram147 First, let me introduce you my project. I made an Alarm clock with extended functionality & thermometer and humiditymeter. Everything started when my friend (who used to bring me some old electronic rubbish and I used to check if there's not something useful) brought me some cashing register display...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:33:40 PST
Designing an Expansion PCB (Intel® IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-an-Expansion-PCB/
Designing an Expansion PCB (Intel® IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/BWV5/IGSBROXB/FM6BWV5IGSBROXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/BWV5/IGSBROXB/FM6BWV5IGSBROXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/BWV5/IGSBROXB/FM6BWV5IGSBROXB.SMALL.jpg d0vr This Instructable has been written as a starting point for those who are keen to use the Intel® Edison to its fullest potential, by incorporating it into an fully developed embedded project. To do this, you will likely need to make – as Intel® calls it in the Edison's Hardware Guide * – a custom "us...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:45:43 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LY4U/IG5GKR8C/FD3LY4UIG5GKR8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LY4U/IG5GKR8C/FD3LY4UIG5GKR8C.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Compact Circuit Boards with Eagle ... No Etching! http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Circuit-Boards-with-Eagle-No-Etching/
Compact Circuit Boards with Eagle ... No Etching! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PJXM/IFVCA6QQ/F15PJXMIFVCA6QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PJXM/IFVCA6QQ/F15PJXMIFVCA6QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PJXM/IFVCA6QQ/F15PJXMIFVCA6QQ.SMALL.jpg tonep In this Instructable I am going to show you how I use Cadsoft Eagle, the PCB CAD software, to make compact PCB designs for my projects.In my country Ferric Chloride is not easy to come by and the alternative etchants seem too much work for smaller projects ... then there is the drilling.Considering ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 10:04:46 PDT
Homemade double-layer PCB with toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-double-layer-PCB-with-toner-transfer-meth/
Homemade double-layer PCB with toner transfer method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/K6YA/IF9T8VD5/F2XK6YAIF9T8VD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/K6YA/IF9T8VD5/F2XK6YAIF9T8VD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/K6YA/IF9T8VD5/F2XK6YAIF9T8VD5.SMALL.jpg ArturS8 Home made Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are a great way to try out your prototypes before sending them for manufacturing. The toner transfer method is a simple way of making PCBs because all you need is a printer, an iron, some laminate and etching agent. However, if your design requires two layers,...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:53:36 PDT
Touch Activated Blinky Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Activated-Blinky-Badge/
Touch Activated Blinky Badge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SMALL.jpg electronut This is a simple project to teach soldering and electronics to kids (10+ years) and beginners. I first thought of a simple two transistor LED flasher, but then decided to make it interactive by adding a touch sensitive element to it. The idea is that once made, this PCB can be worn as a badge. Sch...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:17:13 PDT
SPI to 4 x UART Bridge (MULTIUART) http://www.instructables.com/id/SPI-to-4-x-UART-Bridge-MULTIUART/
SPI to 4 x UART Bridge (MULTIUART) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IMSS/IEX4YY66/FNDIMSSIEX4YY66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IMSS/IEX4YY66/FNDIMSSIEX4YY66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IMSS/IEX4YY66/FNDIMSSIEX4YY66.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus If your a fan of electronics then you like me will often find it annoying on the lack of hardware serial ports on modern devices. Many modules like the Wifi ESP8266 and the Bluetooth HC-06 are available for peanuts but they each require a UART based serial peripheral on your controller to work effec...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 05:33:03 PDT
Arduino 1-wire sniffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-1-wire-sniffer/
Arduino 1-wire sniffer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZCU4/IDM0521R/FMKZCU4IDM0521R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZCU4/IDM0521R/FMKZCU4IDM0521R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZCU4/IDM0521R/FMKZCU4IDM0521R.SMALL.gif DrTrigon While working on a 1-wire bus system - e.g. building an Arduino Uno 1-wire slave device using an OneWireSlave library or doing general development and debugging - a logic analyzer to evaluate and interpret the bit traffic on the bus might come in handy. I will show you here how to easily and fast bu...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:57:04 PDT
PCB's: Can I Get Rid Of That #^%$! Top Layer Trace? http://www.instructables.com/id/PCBs-Can-I-Get-Rid-Of-That-Top-Layer-Trace/
PCB's: Can I Get Rid Of That #^%$! Top Layer Trace? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/J311/IDCXNACU/FDZJ311IDCXNACU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/J311/IDCXNACU/FDZJ311IDCXNACU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/J311/IDCXNACU/FDZJ311IDCXNACU.SMALL.jpg Stoneshop So, you've designed a circuit, and turned it into a PCB design, following this Instructable. Looks good. Except for that single one irritating top-layer trace. It looks like you could run it between the legs of one of the transistors ... Unfortunately, the design rules that make it easy for you to ...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:16:43 PDT
DIY Pyralux for Flexible Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Flexible-Circuit-or-DIY-Pyralux/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:20:48 PDT
How to design a simple PCB gerber file http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-a-simple-PCB-gerber-file/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:31:18 PDT
Fabricating PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/developing-PCB/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:36:03 PDT
DIY Cheap and Easy way to tin your PCB using soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-and-Easy-way-to-tin-your-PCB-using-solde/
DIY Cheap and Easy way to tin your PCB using soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal When I was a beginner in PCB printing, and soldering I always had problem that the solder isn't sticking at right place, or the copper traces break, get oxidized and many more. But I got familiar with a lot of techniques and hacks and one of them was, Tinning. For those who didn't know about tinning...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:12:12 PDT
DIY a PCB board of Bistable circuit with eagle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-PCB-board-of-Bistable-circuit-with-eagle/
DIY a PCB board of Bistable circuit with eagle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3VHC/ICFKPJPC/FZU3VHCICFKPJPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3VHC/ICFKPJPC/FZU3VHCICFKPJPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3VHC/ICFKPJPC/FZU3VHCICFKPJPC.SMALL.jpg maker_studio I want to build a bistable circuit with a pcb board but I don't want to send my eagle pcb to the manufacture factory so I DIY an pcb like this.What is bistable circuit? Bistable circuit is a circuit in which the circuit is stable in either state. It can be flipped from one state to the other by an...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:21:28 PDT
Soldering tips and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-tips-and-tricks-1/
Soldering tips and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/C91G/IC7HKW4E/FQOC91GIC7HKW4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/C91G/IC7HKW4E/FQOC91GIC7HKW4E.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY Prototype Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Manufacture http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Prototype-Printed-Circuit-Board-PCB-Manufactur/
DIY Prototype Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Manufacture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/AXWD/IBW2327Z/FECAXWDIBW2327Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/AXWD/IBW2327Z/FECAXWDIBW2327Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/AXWD/IBW2327Z/FECAXWDIBW2327Z.SMALL.jpg JackDavies I have built a number of projects that required PCBs to work as well as they do, I produced a number of boards for my Ultimaker 3D Printer project and I thought I would document the process of making PCBs from scratch! For the prototype stage I manufactured the boards myself as it would have been t...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 06:11:47 PDT
A multipurpose business card http://www.instructables.com/id/A-multipurpose-business-card/
A multipurpose business card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/PCNV/IBUXMP86/FWDPCNVIBUXMP86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/PCNV/IBUXMP86/FWDPCNVIBUXMP86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/PCNV/IBUXMP86/FWDPCNVIBUXMP86.SMALL.jpg Dimitris Platis Stand out from the competition with an easy to make (as easy as editing few lines in a text file) PCB business card!First impressions matter, but what about… the second ones? Say you have met a potential employer or business partner, awed them with your skills, personality, knowledge (or your intera...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 13:02:27 PDT
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Home-Made-PCB-layout-Using-eagle-software/
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SMALL.jpg hemaraj (UPDATED ON : 09/07/2015) Surprise for viewers I have earned pro membership for that i got promo codes & offers from these websites (adafruit, lion brand yarns, lumi, pijuice, pisupply, brainybits).Anybody who want buy anything from those sites Click Here there i have posted all the promo code whic...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:24:39 PDT
Make a proper PCB exposure unit out of a cheap UV nail curing lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-proper-PCB-exposer-out-of-a-cheap-UV-nail-c/
Make a proper PCB exposure unit out of a cheap UV nail curing lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/67KI/IB0MISGM/FHE67KIIB0MISGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/67KI/IB0MISGM/FHE67KIIB0MISGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/67KI/IB0MISGM/FHE67KIIB0MISGM.SMALL.jpg alibenpuff What do PCB production and fake fingernails have in common? They both use UV light sources of high intensity and, as luck would have it, those light sources have exactly the same wavelength. Only the ones for PCB production are usually quite costly and the ones for fake fingernails are a bit more co...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:36:28 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