Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:46:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 SJ4000 External Microphone HACK! See video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SJ4000-External-Microphone-HACK/
SJ4000 External Microphone HACK! See video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SMALL.jpg deezildennis Link to My channel for Test Video! It is long and rambling. I was mainly just trying to test out Microphone and Camera battery life and quality. Have fun! Cut copy and paste into your Browser! Or click! Watch in 1080p! This is factory default settings for this vid on a very cloudy day and just a...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:37:47 PDT
How to make Two accounts on clash of clans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Two-accounts-on-clash-of-clans/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:57:35 PDT
Turn your lights on with clapping?! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-lights-on-with-clapping/
Turn your lights on with clapping?! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Wouldn't it be nice to turn on your lights without getting off the couch? In this project I am going to show you how to build a simple Arduino clap circuit which can turn on and off all kinds of AC appliances. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on how to build thi...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:23:05 PDT
Change led color on the Logitech G502 http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-led-color-on-the-Logitech-G502/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:50:10 PDT
Make a folder with a custom icon. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-folder-with-a-custom-icon/
Make a folder with a custom icon. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SMALL.jpg amriorda So I was bored today and wanted to add a small level of customization to my computer.  So I decided to make my folders have cool icons. Find your picture. First off, you need a picture to make as your folder image.  Find any picture you want off the internet or where ever.  You HAVE to have the...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:36:47 PDT
Make the Harbor Freight 45W Solar Panel Charge Controller useful with a simple mod. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-Harbor-Freight-45W-Solar-Panel-Charger-Co/
Make the Harbor Freight 45W Solar Panel Charge Controller useful with a simple mod. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Like many of us who are interested in solar power, I bought a Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel kit for about $150 which came with three solar panels, and a charge controller.  It was exciting times when I set it up several months ago to see the front panel lit up.  I thought that I was getting eno...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:51:12 PST
Super recycled benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-recycled-benchtop-power-supply/
Super recycled benchtop power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SMALL.jpg juaspo Working with electronics you are bound to need different voltage sources for your projects. So having a good and reliable benchtop power supply is way, way, waaay easier and more convenient than having to combine batteries in different ways or trying to find a power adaptor that can deliver just tha...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:25:47 PDT
Harvesting Surface-Mount Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-Surface-Mount-Components/
Harvesting Surface-Mount Components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci As a kid I used to take apart old TVs and Radios and cut out the discrete components. These were all what would be considered 'through-hole' components, but some were not even used on circuit boards but were part of a metal chassis piece of electrical equipment with point-to-point wiring.It was rea...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:54:19 PDT
Choosing Greener Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Power-Supplies/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:50:45 PDT
Soldering multiple wires for a distribution joint http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-multiple-wires-for-a-distribution-joint/
Soldering multiple wires for a distribution joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SMALL.jpg rdomunky Sometimes it's necessary to split power/signal from a single wire to multiple outputs. Normally I'd prefer to use a terminal/distribution block for something like this, but sometimes that's not feasible, such as when space is constrained or everything needs to be inline for a wiring harness. There a...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:36:33 PDT
DC Motor Controller for Electric Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Controller-for-Electric-Bicycle/
DC Motor Controller for Electric Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SMALL.jpg scd I designed this controller for my Crystalite Sparrow 48V electric bicycle hub motor.  The core function of a DC motor controller is to periodically read the throttle setting and adjust the current being supplied to the motor.  It does this with a technique called pulse-width modulation or PWM (more ...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:14:45 PST
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) http://www.instructables.com/id/building-the-poor-mans-mini-tesla-coil-slayer-exc/
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SMALL.jpg -max- A slayer exciter is basically a small solid state tesla coil, usually a one transistor design. The circuitry for it is simple. One of the first things anyone who has built a joule thief will notice, is that the circuitry is very similar. The biggest difference is that the small transformer or induct...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:34:24 PDT
DIY Solar Powered USB Mobile Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Powered-USB-Mobile-Charger/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 04:03:48 PDT
How to Prototype Without Using Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prototype-Without-Using-Printed-Circuit-Boa/
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Sun, 23 May 2010 21:13:56 PDT
Correctly Install a CB Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Correctly-Install-a-CB-Radio/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:47:07 PST
Use a Momentary or Tactile Switch as a Pushbutton Switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Momentary-or-Tactile-Switch-as-a-Pushbutton-/
Use a Momentary or Tactile Switch as a Pushbutton Switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5BNO/GD2JKNDW/FHD5BNOGD2JKNDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5BNO/GD2JKNDW/FHD5BNOGD2JKNDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5BNO/GD2JKNDW/FHD5BNOGD2JKNDW.SMALL.jpg nevdull Just a Moment Tactile switches (a specific type of momentary switch) are everywhere and they are especially popular on DIY  electronics and microcontroller boards because they are well suited to act as a boot option or reset switch.  Particularly, momentary switches are switches that don't save thei...
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Mon, 30 Aug 2010 16:09:16 PDT
DIY Mini Phone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Phone-Speakers/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:33:49 PDT
Destroy Any Device With EMP Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Destroy-Any-Device-With-EMP-Jammer/
Destroy Any Device With EMP Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/A9E2/I9SMP1CZ/FLXA9E2I9SMP1CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/A9E2/I9SMP1CZ/FLXA9E2I9SMP1CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/A9E2/I9SMP1CZ/FLXA9E2I9SMP1CZ.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Imagine that you have powers to stop any electronic device, is it only possible in movies?well here's the way to make an emp jammer (Electromagnetic pulse jammer)This device sends high amplitudes of emp to destroy nearby devices, be sure to have fun using this, but be careful this jammer involves th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:53:21 PDT
DIY Smart Home Automation using Android http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Automation/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 13:45:27 PST
ROBOTIC ARM Arduino Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/ROBOTIC-ARM-Arduino-Controlled/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:47:53 PDT
EMP generator http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-generator/
EMP generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/Y1WM/H2MYK6OV/F0HY1WMH2MYK6OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/Y1WM/H2MYK6OV/F0HY1WMH2MYK6OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/Y1WM/H2MYK6OV/F0HY1WMH2MYK6OV.SMALL.jpg Jewson To make a EMP generator you will need: A disposibul camera alot of copper wire (the thiner the better) A switch. Making the coil You need to make a coil of wire about 10cm wide, you can do this by wrapping the wire around a circal object like a drink bottle. When winding go for thickness not w...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 00:21:50 PDT
41 LED Flasher Circuit using 555 IC http://www.instructables.com/id/41-LED-Flasher-Circuit-using-555-IC/
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Sat, 15 Jul 2006 13:05:21 PDT
DIY Travel Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Travel-Speakers/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:52:44 PDT
Basic Electronic components http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-components/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:28:36 PDT
Advanced Battery Pack from Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-you-old-phone/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:45:10 PDT
Fabricating PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/developing-PCB/
Fabricating PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/JXP7/ID77NEUN/FW1JXP7ID77NEUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/JXP7/ID77NEUN/FW1JXP7ID77NEUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/JXP7/ID77NEUN/FW1JXP7ID77NEUN.SMALL.jpg parths1 Generating a final printed circuit board for anyone's circuit or project is a tedious work, either print it which takes time or order it online which takes much money, This tutorial is about printing (the already designed circuit in eagle cad or any other alternative )the circuit onto a single layer...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:36:03 PDT
Live Reverse Engineering http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Reverse-Engineering/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:28:06 PDT
Mechanical Prototyping Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Prototyping-Pencil/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 17:31:00 PDT
Testing batteries with multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-batteries-with-multimeter/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 01:42:17 PDT
Adding an external power supply to a cheap USB hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-external-power-supply-to-a-cheap-USB-hub/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 00:51:00 PDT
H-Bridge on a Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-on-a-Breadboard/
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By: gzip

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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 15:05:06 PDT
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-LI-ION-LIPO-BATTERY-CHARGER/
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SMALL.jpg deba168 Imagine you are a gadget lover or hobbyist /tinkerer or RC enthusiast and you are going for a camping or outing .Your smart phone/MP3 player battery run out,you have taken a RC Quad Copter,but not able to fly for a long time. So you definitely need a good charger to charge the battery. Am I right ?...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:11:37 PDT
Tic-Tac TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-TV-Remote-Jammer/
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By: DangerousTim

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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 01:30:36 PDT
What is a Bad Capacitor? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-a-Bad-Capacitor/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 15:38:01 PDT
Dark Sensor ( light sensor / automatic street light ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-light-sensor-automatic-street-light-/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:48:26 PST
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOSFET-Motor-Controller/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
DIY Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Station-1/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:33:19 PDT
WiFi Smoke Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Smoke-Detector/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:00:46 PDT
How to Connect Chromecast to a Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-Chromecast-to-a-Projector/
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By: wilfr3d

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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:16:13 PST
How to Repair Headphone Wires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Headphone-Wires/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/DZWZ/H0OJ6NHT/FNWDZWZH0OJ6NHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/DZWZ/H0OJ6NHT/FNWDZWZH0OJ6NHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/DZWZ/H0OJ6NHT/FNWDZWZH0OJ6NHT.SMALL.jpg RichsMethods Hello, Welcome to my fourth installment to my Headphone Repair series. In this video I show how to fix the headphone wire itself. A lot of time a short can occur in the wire (instead of at the plug like I show in my other Headphone videos). Also, headphones wires can get cut or damaged very easily....
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:12:26 PDT
Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Battery-Charger2/
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By: foolishandforgetful

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:44:58 PDT
Change a watch battery without tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-a-watch-battery-with-more-than-simple-tools/
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 12:30:54 PDT
Electronics for Absolute Beginners, Chapter 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-for-Absolute-Beginners-Chapter-2/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 10:13:35 PDT
Fix an unresponsive touch screen (last resort method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-an-unresponsive-touch-screen-last-resort-metho/
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By: nayheyshun

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:41:51 PST
A Maker's Guide to ATX Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Makers-Guide-to-ATX-Power-Supplies/
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By: LynxSys

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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 22:09:52 PST
Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-1/
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By: foolishandforgetful

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 06:26:59 PDT
DIY Spiral Wire Wraps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spiral-Wire-Wraps/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:01:06 PDT
How to perfectly clean wires in minutes!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perfectly-clean-wires-in-minutes/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:07:10 PDT
The accidental pocket jet engine... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-accidental-pocket-jet-engine.../
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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:06:53 PDT
Make a DC motor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-DC-motor/
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By: Victor8o5

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:53:00 PDT