Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:24:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Actuator-in-5-Minutes/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:06:24 PST
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONTINUITY-TESTER/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:26 PST
GH10n3 Gray-Hoverman TV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/GH10n3-Gray-Hoverman-TV-Antenna/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 07:38:00 PDT
Identifying the correct leg of a transistor or MOSFET http://www.instructables.com/id/Identifying-the-correct-leg-of-a-transistor-or-MOS/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 10:41:35 PDT
12 Hour TTL clock http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Hour-TTL-clock/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 01:16:12 PDT
Easy and Cheap PCB Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Milling-PCB-easy-and-Cheap/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:50:42 PST
How to build a ESP8266 Web Server http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-ESP8266-Web-Server/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:09:20 PDT
DIY Virtual DJ midi usb controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Virtual-DJ-midi-usb-controller/
DIY Virtual DJ midi usb controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/STJB/G9BWGP0G/FWQSTJBG9BWGP0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/STJB/G9BWGP0G/FWQSTJBG9BWGP0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/STJB/G9BWGP0G/FWQSTJBG9BWGP0G.SMALL.jpg gulshan20 Hello guys, I am Gulshan Seetohul from Mauritius Island and in this instructable will show you how to make a diy midi controller for virtual dj. I decided to make this as midi (via usb and converter software) controllers for virtual dj are too expensive.It is very important for you to know that this...
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Sun, 9 May 2010 11:57:06 PDT
How To Design Common Emitter Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Common-Emitter-Amplifier/
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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:34:12 PDT
Turn any PC into a microcontroller for free in 4 steps http://www.instructables.com/id/HackTurn-PC-into-a-microcontroller-for-free/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:31:34 PDT
Open Apollo Guidance Computer DSKY http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Apollo-Guidance-Computer-DSKY/
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 04:13:28 PST
Invisible Killer of the Phone Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Killer-of-the-Phone-Ring/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:21:23 PST
LM317T Variable voltage power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/LM317T-Variable-voltage-power-supply/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:59:47 PDT
earthquake alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/earthquake-alarm/
earthquake alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/WJBI/I3THHWSL/FENWJBII3THHWSL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/WJBI/I3THHWSL/FENWJBII3THHWSL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/WJBI/I3THHWSL/FENWJBII3THHWSL.SMALL.jpg AMAN DEEP Earthquakes are sudden and cannot be predicted when, where and how harmful it could occur.so here is an instructable for how to make an "earthquake alarm" which could be very helpful especially at the time when people are sleeping .this earthquake alarm cannot predict about the earthquake but can wa...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:12:12 PST
PC Sound-Card Signal-Generator-Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Sound-Card-Signal-Generator-Interface/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:17:33 PST
Home made 7 segment display clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-7-segment-display-clock/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 06:45:54 PDT
0 - 12 V LM317 Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/0-12-V-LM317-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 06:56:06 PST
Line 6 Spider Amp Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-6-Spider-Amp-Hack/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 20:14:54 PDT
Lithium Battery Utility Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Battery-Utility-Board/
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Mon, 25 Dec 2017 10:00:09 PST
LED Sunrise Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sunrise-Alarm-Clock/
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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:47:57 PST
Professional RIAA Equalization with analog electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/RIAA-Equalization-with-analog-electronics/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:52:50 PST
Make a Good Dupont Pin-Crimp EVERY TIME! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Good-Dupont-Pin-Crimp-EVERY-TIME/
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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 12:15:20 PST
Portable Thermoelectric Generator,cooler Using Peltier http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Thermoelectric-Generatorcooler-Using-Pelt/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 03:17:10 PDT
O.S.E.S. (Open-Source Entertainment System); Utilizing Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/OSES-Open-Source-Entertainment-System-Utilizing-Ar/
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 05:12:49 PDT
Wire up a fused AC Male Power Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Up-a-Fused-AC-Male-Power-Socket/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:51:29 PST
DIY Wireless Energy Transfer System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Energy-Transfer-System/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:46:40 PST
A very cost effective ROBOT using microcontroller 89c51. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-very-cost-effective-ROBOT-using-microcontroller-/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 11:11:18 PDT
Make a Powerful Generator From a Dead BLDC Motor: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Powerful-Generator-From-a-Dead-BLDC-Motor/
Make a Powerful Generator From a Dead BLDC Motor: - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9C30/J5MQ9ZM7/F7O9C30J5MQ9ZM7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9C30/J5MQ9ZM7/F7O9C30J5MQ9ZM7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9C30/J5MQ9ZM7/F7O9C30J5MQ9ZM7.SMALL.jpg omars2 Hi!In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to convert a dead Brushless DC motor into a powerful 3-phase energy generator.The process is really simple and after going through this instructable, i am sure you will be able to do it for yourself.The absence of brushes in them makes it unique wh...
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:34:31 PDT
Repairing Plated Throughholes and Vias on a PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Plated-Throughholes-and-Vias-on-a-PCB/
Repairing Plated Throughholes and Vias on a PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/C8CR/HU1JUURG/FJ1C8CRHU1JUURG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/C8CR/HU1JUURG/FJ1C8CRHU1JUURG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/C8CR/HU1JUURG/FJ1C8CRHU1JUURG.SMALL.jpg bwetman Through-holes or vias can be damaged in either handling of the boards or through the improper removal of a through-hole device. This tutorial will guide you through the repair process. The tools you will need include the following: Caliper  (or drill guage template) Flux Cleaning solvent   Microsco...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:09:42 PDT
TP-Link HS200 Add Three-way Capability http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-Link-HS200-Add-Three-way-Capability/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:38:48 PST
Test Tools: A fairly simple 555 tester. Corrected and updated. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-fairly-simple-555-tester/
Test Tools: A fairly simple 555 tester. Corrected and updated. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZQCN/FM7WGNEP/FQSZQCNFM7WGNEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZQCN/FM7WGNEP/FQSZQCNFM7WGNEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZQCN/FM7WGNEP/FQSZQCNFM7WGNEP.SMALL.jpg Goodhart Here I will give a small circuit that will test whether the 555 timer you just tried in another circuit (and it either heated up or didn't work at all) works or not. Have you ever wondered if it was your circuit, or whether might have fried your 555? Well here is a way to test the little chip quick...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:02:16 PDT
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
Adding Custom Components To Eagle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Custom-Components-To-Eagle/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 17:52:01 PST
Make Your Own Multi Colour PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Multi-Colour-PCB/
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:36:08 PDT
Homework Writing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homework-Writing-Machine/
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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 05:42:59 PST
How to put games and programs on your TI-84 using MirageOS. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-games-and-programs-on-your-TI-84-using-/
How to put games and programs on your TI-84 using MirageOS. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/J8E2/IHI1IC41/FGXJ8E2IHI1IC41.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/J8E2/IHI1IC41/FGXJ8E2IHI1IC41.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/J8E2/IHI1IC41/FGXJ8E2IHI1IC41.SMALL.jpg Imminent Grey I am making this instructables because when I received my Ti-84 Plus, I looked for a guide to put games on it. I found another instructables where they used Ion but that didn't work for me for whatever reason. So I looked around the internet and I didn't find a good guide that worked for me but some...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:39:16 PST
DIY USB Extension Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Extension-Cable/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:31:47 PST
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-FallingMeteor-Shower-Light/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:38:07 PST
PSP Messanger, 100% Works On All PSPs With any type of FW. http://www.instructables.com/id/PSP-Messanger-100-Works-On-All-PSPs-With-any-typ/
PSP Messanger, 100% Works On All PSPs With any type of FW. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BO98/GBF5KQ3Q/FRDBO98GBF5KQ3Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BO98/GBF5KQ3Q/FRDBO98GBF5KQ3Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BO98/GBF5KQ3Q/FRDBO98GBF5KQ3Q.SMALL.jpg d1ndian Hello everyone. I am surprised to see that not many ppl actually know about this beautiful website that allows u to use all the famous messengers available on the internet, at one single place. Today m gonna show u how u can use MSN ,Yahoo ,AOL ,FACEBOOK ,ICQ ,Google Talk (nice for Orkut Users t...
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 23:14:56 PDT
How to Hack & Upgrade a Rigol DS1054Z Digital Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Upgrade-a-Rigol-DS1054Z-Digital-Oscill/
How to Hack & Upgrade a Rigol DS1054Z Digital Oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KOLI/J4OFT3O5/F1NKOLIJ4OFT3O5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KOLI/J4OFT3O5/F1NKOLIJ4OFT3O5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KOLI/J4OFT3O5/F1NKOLIJ4OFT3O5.SMALL.jpg made2hack The Rigol DS1054Z is a very popular, entry level 4-channel Digital Storage Oscilloscope. It features a real-time sample rate of up to 1 GSa/s and a bandwidth of 50 MHz. The particularly large TFT color displays are very easy to read. Thanks to an intelligent system for displaying or masking informat...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 05:10:01 PDT
Reuse - Re-purpose An Old Computer Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Re-purpose-An-Old-Computer-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 17:21:07 PST
Practical DACs http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-DACs/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 10:43:22 PDT
PS2 Keyboard for FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/PS2-Keyboard-for-FPGA/
PS2 Keyboard for FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0X2P/IFLC3AK5/FH80X2PIFLC3AK5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0X2P/IFLC3AK5/FH80X2PIFLC3AK5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0X2P/IFLC3AK5/FH80X2PIFLC3AK5.SMALL.jpg Montvydas FPGA chips provide a nice way to learn digital electronics and make some projects, however very often they lack prewritten libraries, thus every external module must be carefully analysed to write a library/driver for them. Thus today for people who want to use a PS2 (old fashioned connection) type ...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 16:01:44 PDT
Linear Adjustable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
Linear Adjustable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SMALL.jpg chienline I bought a power supply with 3 to 12 volts variable voltage selector last year. But guess what, it never work as expected. Any voltage I chose, it threw out 12 volts. So long it was laying in its box until I decided to mod it last month.. er.. actually it has been months until I finish this iBle :DI...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:26:00 PDT
Wemos D1 Mini Temperature/humidity Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Wemos-D1-Mini-Temperaturehumidity-Monitoring/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 05:23:57 PST
How to change the resistance of a resistor with another resistor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Resistance-of-a-Resistor-With-An/
How to change the resistance of a resistor with another resistor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/WM7K/ITW2QLAM/FT9WM7KITW2QLAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/WM7K/ITW2QLAM/FT9WM7KITW2QLAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/WM7K/ITW2QLAM/FT9WM7KITW2QLAM.SMALL.jpg robmawe91 Sometimes you need a resistor with a value you don't have in your kit. Instead of ordering and wanting for a resistor with a value you need you can change the resistance of a resistor by using another resistor or many. By installing resistors in a parallel or series circuit you can change the value ...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 14:09:58 PDT
PCB Making (My Method) http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Making-My-Method/
PCB Making (My Method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/GGQR/JB3ZPIA4/F2KGGQRJB3ZPIA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/GGQR/JB3ZPIA4/F2KGGQRJB3ZPIA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/GGQR/JB3ZPIA4/F2KGGQRJB3ZPIA4.SMALL.jpg jmorles I've been making these Boards for a living for quite some years, it suddenly occurred to me that If we want to be successful in the manufacture of these boards, master the craft, and make money using these knowledge, the most convenient thing to do, is to share these methods that each of us have syn...
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:19:02 PST
Tiny UHF Tracker Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-UHF-Tracker-Transmitter/
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:37:39 PST
Puck Light Conversion, No More Eating Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Eating-Puck-Light-Conversion/
Puck Light Conversion, No More Eating Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SMALL.jpg gr8yt My wife purchased a set of six (6) LED "puck" lights (pictured above). They are the kind you can stick anywhere for some extra light. This set is even comes with a remote control to turn them on, off, dim, brighten and set a time delay for off. The remote control uses infrared so getting all six li...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 18:06:29 PST
Water tank's level visualization http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-tanks-level-visualization/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 04:08:28 PDT