Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:09:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 MoleMash with Physical Buttons Using App Inventor and Hippo-ADK http://www.instructables.com/id/MoleMash-with-Physical-Buttons-Using-App-Inventor-/
MoleMash with Physical Buttons Using App Inventor and Hippo-ADK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/D21P/HXXHH5DA/F8UD21PHXXHH5DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/D21P/HXXHH5DA/F8UD21PHXXHH5DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/D21P/HXXHH5DA/F8UD21PHXXHH5DA.SMALL.jpg HippoDevices Today I would like to introduce you how to make a retro-style smash-a-mole game called MoleMash with physical buttons. This project uses the hardware resources of an Android phone such as LCD screen and audio to create a fun, action-packed game, highly recommended for your kids.It uses the Digital R...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:25:41 PDT
EE214 http://www.instructables.com/id/EE214/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EK5P/HXXHH3UI/FOCEK5PHXXHH3UI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EK5P/HXXHH3UI/FOCEK5PHXXHH3UI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EK5P/HXXHH3UI/FOCEK5PHXXHH3UI.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz Challenge 1.1: Use Pushbutton to Control Seven Segment Display Project 1.2: Use Switches to Control LEDs Project 1.1: Introduction to Digital Engineering and FPGA Boards Challenge 2.1: Control the Light with Multiple Switches Project 2.1: Implement a Simple Logic Circuit
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:19:19 PDT
Project 2.1: Implement a Simple Logic Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-21-Implement-a-Simple-Logic-Circuit/
Project 2.1: Implement a Simple Logic Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/LY2P/HXXHH1QI/F6OLY2PHXXHH1QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/LY2P/HXXHH1QI/F6OLY2PHXXHH1QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/LY2P/HXXHH1QI/F6OLY2PHXXHH1QI.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz In this project, you will download a bit file to your board in order to configure the FPGA with four different logic circuits. The circuits use buttons and switches for inputs, and LEDs for outputs. You must probe the logic circuits by applying all possible combinations of input signals. From the re...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:31:04 PDT
indoor horticulture equipments http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-horticulture-equipments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A6LQ/HXXFGI21/FNNA6LQHXXFGI21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A6LQ/HXXFGI21/FNNA6LQHXXFGI21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A6LQ/HXXFGI21/FNNA6LQHXXFGI21.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody, in this collection I wanted to collaborate all of my plant care products. see what once a dream is becoming a reality as the days pass. I also needed something to use as a portfolio... so, enjoy ! (they are in order of newest to oldest) Plant Health Monitor The Life Seeder - ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
How to Run Sensor Cables Through USB Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-Sensor-Cables-Through-USB-Cables/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:59:31 PDT
Conductive Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Paint/
Conductive Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/4QL8/HXXBFTXO/FBB4QL8HXXBFTXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/4QL8/HXXBFTXO/FBB4QL8HXXBFTXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/4QL8/HXXBFTXO/FBB4QL8HXXBFTXO.SMALL.gif 24Eng The goal of this experiment was to try to find an alternative to commercially available conductive paint. It is incredible stuff but expensive. I've read other Instructables like Makerboat's $1 Conductive Ink and IceCats' Paper Electronics. They helped me arrive at my own recipe, which uses only two...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:50:18 PDT
0 to 100 MegOhm Resistance decade box http://www.instructables.com/id/0-to-100-MegOhm-Resistance-decade-box/
0 to 100 MegOhm Resistance decade box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EBCK/HXUCA5ZA/FFJEBCKHXUCA5ZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EBCK/HXUCA5ZA/FFJEBCKHXUCA5ZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EBCK/HXUCA5ZA/FFJEBCKHXUCA5ZA.SMALL.jpg abizar I needed a variable resistor with a very broad resistance range, from 1 ohm to 10+ megohms. I did have a set of decade thumb-wheel switches that were gathering dust for the last 5+ years (original plan was to make an analogue thermocyler where you would set the temperature and time values with the t...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:47:14 PDT
Paper circuit board (P!.C.B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-circuit-board-PCB/
Paper circuit board (P!.C.B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo Many small circuits like MIC preamp , guitar preamp , FET booster , rain detector etc has few parts We can use a hard paper tomake them Here we see how to do that ..... Draw in MsPaint Make a small sketch of the layout in mspaint Draw on paper and glue parts Draw the parts on paper . Cut l...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:15:27 PDT
BUILD YOUR OWN H- BRIDGE CIRCUIT USING NPN TRANSISTER http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-YOUR-OWN-H-BRIDGE-CIRCUIT-USING-NPN-TRANSIST/
BUILD YOUR OWN H- BRIDGE CIRCUIT USING NPN TRANSISTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/BSPX/HXVI3UEN/FB0BSPXHXVI3UEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/BSPX/HXVI3UEN/FB0BSPXHXVI3UEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/BSPX/HXVI3UEN/FB0BSPXHXVI3UEN.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hi everyone .here i am showing my project building H-bridge circuit to control the dc motor rotation direction. In this circuit i am using 4 NPN TIP122 transistors. here i am using msp430 to produce two control inputs to access the h bridge circuit. you can use what ever microcontroller u have. j...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:31:14 PDT
Stun Ring for Safety of WOMENS http://www.instructables.com/id/Stun-Ring-for-Safety-of-WOMENS/
Stun Ring for Safety of WOMENS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8RWK/HXX30XPF/F6K8RWKHXX30XPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8RWK/HXX30XPF/F6K8RWKHXX30XPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8RWK/HXX30XPF/F6K8RWKHXX30XPF.SMALL.jpg Daniel_Bryan This is a Stun Ring whichcan help the womens to be safe and secured wherever she goes.She can wear this small device and can help herself on her own.We chose this project/device because of the conditions which are happening in India. Each day, A women is tortured,embaressed or raped when she is outs...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:32:11 PDT
Charge your phone with AA batteries!? http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-phone-with-AA-batteries/
Charge your phone with AA batteries!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Here is a small and useful tutorial on how to use batteries to charge your phone. In my case I used 3xAA batteries but it also works with only two in series.This is a expansion of a previous project. Be sure to watch this one first:http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-phone-... Watch the vi...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:33:51 PDT
2 Phone Intercom with Buzzers... http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Phone-Intercom-with-Buzzers/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 06:28:43 PDT
Scavenging Parts From Old PC Boards... http://www.instructables.com/id/Scavenging-Parts-From-Old-PC-Boards/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:47:26 PDT
Op-amp Basics (part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Op-amp-Basics-part-2/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:51:01 PDT
Tic Tac Tone Generator... and Other Things... http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Tone-Generator-and-Other-Things/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:19:25 PDT
p33dy_b's Sparkle Idea - Giving a new life to a bare laptop lcd http://www.instructables.com/id/p33dybs-Sparkle-Idea-Giving-a-new-life-to-a-bare-l/
p33dy_b's Sparkle Idea - Giving a new life to a bare laptop lcd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XPCB/HXQMX2JC/FGJXPCBHXQMX2JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XPCB/HXQMX2JC/FGJXPCBHXQMX2JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XPCB/HXQMX2JC/FGJXPCBHXQMX2JC.SMALL.jpg skilla21n p33dy_b's Sparkle Idea - Giving a new life to a bare laptop lcd Idea of the monitor A monitor is made of the following components.1. A bare lcd screen2. Lcd controller board3. Inverter 4. LVDS cable5. Power adapter6. HDMI cable /VGA cable/ DVI cable to connect the diy monitor to the computer/xbox...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:08:45 PDT
Easy Door Alarm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Door-Alarm/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:29:29 PDT
ultimate electronics pocket kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-electronics-pocket-kit/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:19:10 PDT
Light Up: Sound Responsive Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Sound-Responsive-Device/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:16:43 PDT
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-Game-Show-Buzzer/
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was fortunate enough to have been selected for Instructables' June Build Night, sponsored by littleBits!We were sent FOUR littleBits Deluxe Kits, and several of their brand new Arduino At Heart Modules. This is one of many projects we made for Build Night! For one of ou...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:52:08 PDT
Interesting Electronic Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Interesting-Electronic-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/HFEN/HXLMP5ES/F3RHFENHXLMP5ES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/HFEN/HXLMP5ES/F3RHFENHXLMP5ES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/HFEN/HXLMP5ES/F3RHFENHXLMP5ES.SMALL.jpg Kante Tech This Collection includes projects that I found helpful and also inspiring to allow me to go and challenge myself to create even better projects. I really do hope that you enjoy this collection. Water Powered Flashlight (v2) This is a simple project for beginners to learn more about the follow of...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:11:46 PDT
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-simple-laser-alarm-circuit-A-tutorial-us/
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone! In the past, I've done several laser and light sensor tutorials that were op-amp (Operational amplifier) based. I've always been fond of op-amp based circuits as they are to easy to customize. This circuit is much simpler. All you need is an NPN transistor, a resistor, a light depend...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:36 PDT
Tic Tac Test Box... a Simple Audio Signal Injector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Test-Box-a-Simple-Audio-Signal-Injector/
Tic Tac Test Box... a Simple Audio Signal Injector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/V9DF/HXMKUC7B/FAAV9DFHXMKUC7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/V9DF/HXMKUC7B/FAAV9DFHXMKUC7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/V9DF/HXMKUC7B/FAAV9DFHXMKUC7B.SMALL.jpg mk484 Well folks - here we are again! And here's the next step in building the Nic Nac Tic Tac series of projects. The reason this 'Test Box' is necessary, is that if you build a project, and it doesn't work (for example - you built the radio, and then the amplifier, but can't get any sound in your earpho...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:18:20 PDT
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-MailBox-Notifications/
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SMALL.jpg pietronet I wanted to get into the IoT thing for a while. I was hesitating between the Imp and the SparkCore and finally I went for the Imp. So far the market does not have plenty of devices like them.A cool and easy project to start with was to monitor my mailbox.I bought my electric Imp from my local dealer...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:37:26 PDT
littleBits Buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Buggy/
littleBits Buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was lucky enough to have been selected by Instructables for a littleBits build night last month! We decided to focus on projects that children would enjoy, so the build night could be fun for everyone - families included. So I went down to the nearby thrift stores and s...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:17:25 PDT
LittleBits + Lego Animated Head http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Lego-Animated-Head/
LittleBits + Lego Animated Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop TechShop Chandler was lucky enough to have been chosen by Instructables for their June build night, sponsored by littleBits!!! We were sent FOUR Deluxe littleBits kits... all of them containing switches, power supplies, lights, and motors!We decided to make kids the focus of this particula...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:49:33 PDT
LED beads to pop onto your circuit... http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-beads-to-pop-onto-your-circuit/
LED beads to pop onto your circuit... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SMALL.jpg pip_d I was investigating ways to get creative with LEDs as part of an electronics project. I have been using press studs (aka poppers) as conductive components in my circuits. Here is a way to use plastic bags to create transferable LED beads.You will need:Plastic bagsScissorsA metal rod (could be the ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:26:27 PDT
DIY solar-powered battery charger from a garden light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-powered-battery-charger-from-a-garden-li/
DIY solar-powered battery charger from a garden light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4CCV/HXMUTTZU/F6S4CCVHXMUTTZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4CCV/HXMUTTZU/F6S4CCVHXMUTTZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4CCV/HXMUTTZU/F6S4CCVHXMUTTZU.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn What do you do when your solar-powered garden light gives up? The solar cell usually is OK. I decide to convert it to a 1,5 V batter charger. It works very well!
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:31:08 PDT
MaKey MaKey experimenting / Experimenteer met de MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-experimenting-Experimenteer-met-de-MaK/
MaKey MaKey experimenting / Experimenteer met de MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SMALL.jpg FabSchool De MaKey MaKey is een handig hulpmiddel voor electronica-experimenten. Verander bijvoorbeeld alledaagse objecten in een toetsenbord of muis. Een MaKey MaKey koop je als pakketje en bevat naast de MaKey MaKey zelf een USB-kabel en krokodillenklemmetjes om objecten met je computer te verbinden. Zo kun...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:24:22 PDT
Conductive dough / Geleidend deeg http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Circuits-Geleidend-deeg/
Conductive dough / Geleidend deeg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UPLK/HXMUS0XR/F5WUPLKHXMUS0XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UPLK/HXMUS0XR/F5WUPLKHXMUS0XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UPLK/HXMUS0XR/F5WUPLKHXMUS0XR.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Met deze Instructable kan je stroom-geleidend deeg maken. Door toevoeging van zout en zuur aan het deeg wordt dit geleidend. Met genoeg stroom (uit een batterij) en isolerend deeg kun je daarmee lichtjes laten branden of motortjes laten draaien. Je maakt eerst geleidend deeg en daarna isolerend deeg...
By: FabSchool

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 02:42:33 PDT
Basic Encoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Encoder/
Basic Encoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/WKQQ/HXLMHWLA/F22WKQQHXLMHWLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/WKQQ/HXLMHWLA/F22WKQQHXLMHWLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/WKQQ/HXLMHWLA/F22WKQQHXLMHWLA.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This project was developed so that you have a basic knowledge about what an encoder is. With 9 switches and 15 diodes (1N914), you can construct an encoder that can also monitor it with 4 LEDs for observing the binary codes-- from 1 to 9. Bill of Materials 1 Breadboard (830 points)9 Tactile swit...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:07:39 PDT
Vibrating Poro from League of Legends http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Poro-from-League-of-Legends/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:45:49 PDT
Setting up Microblaze on the Nexys4 FPGA Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-Microblaze-on-the-Nexys4-FPGA-Board/
Setting up Microblaze on the Nexys4 FPGA Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/C3SC/HXLD6GXC/FFUC3SCHXLD6GXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/C3SC/HXLD6GXC/FFUC3SCHXLD6GXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/C3SC/HXLD6GXC/FFUC3SCHXLD6GXC.SMALL.jpg skyberrys This is an introduction to setting up a microblaze processor for the Nexys4 Artix-7, using Vivado 2014.1 . Create a new Project in Vivado 1. Create a new project. (Image 1) 2. Press Next Name the project 3. Press Next, name the project Hello_World, and select create project subdirectory (Ima...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:52:08 PDT
Most compact low voltage 10hour timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-compact-low-voltage-10hour-timer/
Most compact low voltage 10hour timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo Many timers are there simple with basic parts no IC =not there The timer at low voltage =not there Unless you get low voltage 555 you cant make . Many parts of the world the special chips need 30days to reach . So i tested the timer with FET and BJT pair. The devices The devices tested were ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:47:34 PDT
Challenge 1.1: Use Pushbutton to Control Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Challenge-11-Use-Pushbutton-to-Control-Seven-Segme/
Challenge 1.1: Use Pushbutton to Control Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/MCLH/HXLD62MD/FJRMCLHHXLD62MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/MCLH/HXLD62MD/FJRMCLHHXLD62MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/MCLH/HXLD62MD/FJRMCLHHXLD62MD.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz In this challenge you will be asked to use push buttons to control the seven-segment display on your FPGA board. Each digit of the seven-segment display is composed of 7 LEDs arranged in a “figure 8” pattern with another LED for the decimal point. When the buttons are not pressed, all of the LEDs sh...
By: kaitlyn1franz

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:32:15 PDT
Remote Control Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Cat-Harness/
Remote Control Cat Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/4ZNY/HXLD5UNC/FYO4ZNYHXLD5UNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/4ZNY/HXLD5UNC/FYO4ZNYHXLD5UNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/4ZNY/HXLD5UNC/FYO4ZNYHXLD5UNC.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Yes, you read the title correctly. Don't worry, no cats were harmed in the making of this project. Cats are fun in their own right, but this is 2014! Isn't it about time we brought cats into the modern era? And by bring into the modern era, I mean combine with lasers. In this Instructable I'll show ...
By: Aleator777

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:36:29 PDT
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-180kV-A-Battery-Powered-Marx-Generator-and-int/
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SMALL.jpg supercapacitor If you're reading this Instructable, one thing is probably true: you're interested in high voltage! If so, you've come to the right place; Marx Generators can satisfy your thirst for sparks, bangs, and thrill. I made this Marx Generator several years ago, but it went out of commission after some exp...
By: supercapacitor

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:46:17 PDT
BLU - A wearable sensor/status bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/BLU-A-wearable-sensorstatus-bracelet/
BLU - A wearable sensor/status bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/STNU/HXII5AJT/F8GSTNUHXII5AJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/STNU/HXII5AJT/F8GSTNUHXII5AJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/STNU/HXII5AJT/F8GSTNUHXII5AJT.SMALL.jpg Moussaillette This project was undertaken as I was applying for Intel's "Make it Wearable" contest (https://makeit.intel.com/).Trailer of that contest: ----------------------------------Although I did not win I decided to try to build my idea. While the idea is not so simple here it is summarized [also see video]...
By: Moussaillette

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:55:29 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/J6WS/HXLMKYPN/FH4J6WSHXLMKYPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/J6WS/HXLMKYPN/FH4J6WSHXLMKYPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/J6WS/HXLMKYPN/FH4J6WSHXLMKYPN.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Have you ever wanted to broadcast your own radio station within your neighborhood? Ever get curious on where people get those "Surveillance Bugs" from spy and action movies? This small and simple FM transmitter is the toy that geeks have always wanted.FM transmitters can be complicated to build, tha...
By: ASCAS

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
Solar Cockroach Virbobot-Castilleja School http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cockroach-Virbobot-Castilleja-School/
Solar Cockroach Virbobot-Castilleja School - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/041H/HXHRCC28/F7G041HHXHRCC28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/041H/HXHRCC28/F7G041HHXHRCC28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/041H/HXHRCC28/F7G041HHXHRCC28.SMALL.jpg 16kgupta Hey guys! I am going to teach you how to make a Solar Cockroach Virbobot. This solar cockroach is really cool because it can vibrate when placed in the sun. This is because the solar cell can harness the energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. The electricity then flows through the...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:52:57 PDT
Use Old VHS Cases To Hide Unsightly Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Old-VHS-Cases-To-Hide-Unsightly-Electronics/
Use Old VHS Cases To Hide Unsightly Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/YE4J/HXHRBZB3/F5TYE4JHXHRBZB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/YE4J/HXHRBZB3/F5TYE4JHXHRBZB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/YE4J/HXHRBZB3/F5TYE4JHXHRBZB3.SMALL.jpg dennislira I'm sure there are many, like me, who have a number of devices (routers, receivers, etc.) sitting under our televisions. The continuous blinking lights can become very distracting and the devices themselves aren't very attractive. The solution I found was to re-purpose a number of old VHS tapes (act...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:38 PDT
Portable Phone/Media Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-PhoneMedia-Speaker/
Portable Phone/Media Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Ever wanted a speaker that's louder than normal a passive speaker but doesn't have it's own independent power source? Then this is what you have been looking for. What's Needed So for this simple Instructable you only really need three things- A portable USB speaker (I got a Cyber one for $10 and...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:34:34 PDT
PCB Etching - Toner Transfer Method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Toner-Transfer-Method/
PCB Etching - Toner Transfer Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/7ZMP/HXHRCFTD/FD97ZMPHXHRCFTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/7ZMP/HXHRCFTD/FD97ZMPHXHRCFTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/7ZMP/HXHRCFTD/FD97ZMPHXHRCFTD.SMALL.jpg misperry This is another circuit board making video. I will be using the Toner Transfer method for making my own circuit board. Check out the project code link on my channel to get the files associated with this build.Checkout the Forum!!http://themagicsmoke.proboards.com/Follow me on youtube http://www.yo...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:34:25 PDT
Toiletry Kit Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Toiletry-Kit-Charging-Station/
Toiletry Kit Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/L86U/HXHR7UHE/FRDL86UHXHR7UHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/L86U/HXHR7UHE/FRDL86UHXHR7UHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/L86U/HXHR7UHE/FRDL86UHXHR7UHE.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory So I've been on this kick for a while now to find a nice portable charging station that would consolidate in a small space, all my various and sundry chargers for my laptop , cell phone, iPad and camera battery. I came up with a Roll Up Charging Station, that I like, but I also like this sweet and ...
By: EurekaFactory

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:54:41 PDT
Roll Up Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Up-Charging-Station/
Roll Up Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/LQ82/HXHR7PIQ/FHCLQ82HXHR7PIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/LQ82/HXHR7PIQ/FHCLQ82HXHR7PIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/LQ82/HXHR7PIQ/FHCLQ82HXHR7PIQ.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I travel a lot, going on the road with FIRSTexhibits at conferences, maker fairs and science festivals, and to do workshops and presentations on makerspace development at libraries and other community centers. In addition to my laptop, I'm also usually toting an iPad, cell phone, and my camera, and...
By: EurekaFactory

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:24:58 PDT
Inductance/Capacitance Meter Saga http://www.instructables.com/id/InductanceCapacitance-Meter-Saga/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:01:24 PDT
Op-amp Basics (part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Op-amp-Basics/
Op-amp Basics (part 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EPGA/HXHR6XQG/FGQEPGAHXHR6XQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EPGA/HXHR6XQG/FGQEPGAHXHR6XQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EPGA/HXHR6XQG/FGQEPGAHXHR6XQG.SMALL.jpg brmarcum Operational amplifiers (op-amps) are some of the most important, widely used, and versatile circuits in use today. The first op-amp used vacuum tubes and was released in 1941 by Bell Labs. The ubiquitous ua741 was released in 1968 and is considered by many to be the standard upon which others are ba...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:46:39 PDT
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/1-DIY-Conductive-Ink/
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SMALL.jpg makerboat Turn fire into electronic conductive ink, build electronic circuits, create paper musical instruments and inputs for your Arduino board!Today you will learn how to make your own conductive ink to draw electronic circuits using the leftovers from your fireplace or BBQ! You can use this ink to draw ci...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:25:06 PDT
Digilent-FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Digilent-FPGA/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7I0O/HXG6MNVK/FN97I0OHXG6MNVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7I0O/HXG6MNVK/FN97I0OHXG6MNVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7I0O/HXG6MNVK/FN97I0OHXG6MNVK.SMALL.jpg LariSan Digilent FPGA boards and thier tutorials to help you up and learning!To see more please visit the http://learn.digilentinc.com site. To see cool projects using these tutorials follow our other Digilent MakerSpace collection! Learn Verilog: A Brief Tutorial Series on Digital Electronics Design with...
By: LariSan

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:44:45 PDT
LED running on USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-running-on-USB/
LED running on USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/KM0S/HXF583FM/FHOKM0SHXF583FM.SMALL.jpg electromechlab Hi, guys, Today I am going to show you a circuit which is very beneficial for the people who work on Laptop, you need , sometimes, light to work on laptop keyboard.For this circuit you need any spare USB cable, one LED, 1 resistor. & tools. Connections of the circuit... USB pin diagramConnect res...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:16:08 PDT