Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:26:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Powering my logitech surround speakers with pure dc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-my-logitech-surround-speakers-with-pure-d/
Powering my logitech surround speakers with pure dc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/U087/I8VGOZH0/FBOU087I8VGOZH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/U087/I8VGOZH0/FBOU087I8VGOZH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/U087/I8VGOZH0/FBOU087I8VGOZH0.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby Most surround sound speakers for pc systems use a transformer and rectifiers to convert 120 volt AC to the DC that the electronics need. Since my pc is dc powered from my Solar battery bank, I wanted to get rid of the transformer in my speakers to reduce idle power consumption and waste heat from it...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:34:52 PDT
Makey Makey Camera Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Camera-Extension/
Makey Makey Camera Extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PAA1/I8UUUL68/F77PAA1I8UUUL68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PAA1/I8UUUL68/F77PAA1I8UUUL68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/PAA1/I8UUUL68/F77PAA1I8UUUL68.SMALL.jpg Alec Dorcheus Have a extension cord for your computer without having it in your cameras view. Supplies Aluminum foilMaKey MaKey supplies Computer with camera Aliminuim Foil Fold Fold the Aluminum Foil to what seems convenientFold it vertically to make it long and thin three timesFold it in half horizont...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:17:16 PDT
Tips to reduce electrical noise. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-reduce-electrical-noise/
Tips to reduce electrical noise. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AK9M/I8VGL1SZ/FV1AK9MI8VGL1SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AK9M/I8VGL1SZ/FV1AK9MI8VGL1SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AK9M/I8VGL1SZ/FV1AK9MI8VGL1SZ.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby All electronics are susceptible to electrical noise. Some more than others. Where does this noise come from? Nearby electronics, cables/wires acting as antennas for noisy equipment, atmospheric disturbances (thank you mother nature), the power utility and even switching on and off lights in the home...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:27:02 PDT
Cable extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-extensions/
Cable extensions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/BPPN/I8SLTF4C/F3BBPPNI8SLTF4C.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon Building my kids (and me too) a PiCade and console cabinet (will have RasPi with PiPlay OS, PS2, PS3 and XBox 360) I ran into the need to extend a lot of cables to properly wire the speakers and monitor. It's fast, it's cheap and it gets the job done. Nothing I hate more than waiting for supplies or...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:41:57 PDT
Darkness detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-detector/
Darkness detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/WJZV/I8RRQRSX/FKRWJZVI8RRQRSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/WJZV/I8RRQRSX/FKRWJZVI8RRQRSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/WJZV/I8RRQRSX/FKRWJZVI8RRQRSX.SMALL.jpg Mahitchima in this instructable we will make a "darkness detector", which will put on 2 led's when it gets dark.Parts needed: 2 x LED's ( Light Emitting Diodes). 1 x NPN BC547 transistor. 1 x 10k Ohm potentiometer. 1 x 38k Ohm resistor. 1 x 10k Ohm photocell. 1 x 4,7 Uf capacitor. ( not necessary ) 1 x Button ...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:37:15 PDT
Button cell CR2032 battery holder. http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-cell-CR2032-battery-holder/
Button cell CR2032 battery holder. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SMALL.jpg Mahitchima So i got loads of these CR2032 button cell batteries for small projects, and i was tired off always needing to use two fingers to test my circuits, by holding the + and - wires manually to the battery. So i figured out i'd come up with a fast, effective, and easy way to make battery holders for thes...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 04:20:57 PDT
PCB diy season 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-diy-season-2/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:09:33 PDT
Todo: Electronic http://www.instructables.com/id/Todo-Electronic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/KNFJ/I8R6B729/FZYKNFJI8R6B729.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/KNFJ/I8R6B729/FZYKNFJI8R6B729.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/KNFJ/I8R6B729/FZYKNFJI8R6B729.SMALL.jpg Malkaris Project ideas and useful hacks for electronics work. DIY Heatsink for Small Transistors Joule thief gets hot if you don't have just the right transistor. This might cool things down DC-DC HV Boost Converter I gotta have more DC cowbell Voltage doubler for wind generators How to Build a ...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:11:49 PDT
AssistGlove pre-evaluation http://www.instructables.com/id/AssistGlove-pre-evaluation/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:52:52 PDT
A simple Infrared (IR) detector http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-Infrared-IR-detector/
A simple Infrared (IR) detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SMALL.jpg nvelankar This is my first Instructables hope so it would be goodWe are gonna make a simple IR detector .... Materials you need... 1) a breadboard2) a red LED 3) 2 X 1.5v AA batterys 4) A battery holder5) wires 6) sissors 7) solder gun 8) wire cutter 9) solder wire 10) a switch { if needed as i have no...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:46:33 PDT
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/20-watt-stereo-amplifier-simple-and-very-cheap/
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari want to listen to your favourite music loudly,but dont have any powerfull amplifier??want to have self made music system???are you getting bored of nasty and useless mono sound from tv,music player,dvd??want to have a self made cool and rich sound stereo amplifier but dont wanna spend alot???then y...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:49:53 PDT
Arduino Bac calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bac-calculator/
Arduino Bac calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/M8ZM/I8OH3J3D/FXKM8ZMI8OH3J3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/M8ZM/I8OH3J3D/FXKM8ZMI8OH3J3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/M8ZM/I8OH3J3D/FXKM8ZMI8OH3J3D.SMALL.jpg VictorWuuuuu This is an instructable on how to create a simple circuit utilizing a MQ-3 alcohol sensor in order to measure BAC level. We will be using arduino code and an arduino shield lcd to display the calculated BAC level. Parts + Tools Needed parts:1 x Arduino Uno board1 x Arduino LCD shield1 x MQ-3 alco...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:39:33 PDT
Water Gun Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Gun-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:18:18 PDT
Things to do http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon Projects that I would like to do or have great potential as supporting other things I have in mind. Friction drive build for bikes MIDI Arduino Drums Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition DIY 3D scanner based on structured light and stereo vision in Python language Hnefat...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:27:26 PDT
Solar powered lighting for my home. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-lighting-for-my-home/
Solar powered lighting for my home. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/5T0M/I8PQXMBI/FFB5T0MI8PQXMBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/5T0M/I8PQXMBI/FFB5T0MI8PQXMBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/5T0M/I8PQXMBI/FFB5T0MI8PQXMBI.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby The first priority when I conceived my home to be solar powered was to ensure I always had lights. In the darkness it can be scary yea? Maybe not. Anyhow I wanted lighting that does not suck the life out of a battery bank like a tick does with blood. Before we continue please take a look at my batte...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:02:28 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby As part of my solar powered home, I have a portable water pump to provide water when our water utility is not available. I also implemented speed control of the pump to adjust the flow to allow energy efficient pump operation depending of the battery bank voltage. Before we continue, take a read of ...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Light-1/
Reading Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon An easy diy reading light made at Cairo Hackerspace circuit scribe build night. Parts The components and tools you will need in this instructable :Old and empty pencils box.coin cell batterycoin cell battery holder Circuit scribe penpaper cutter duct tapeAny type of LEDs. Draw the circuit Star...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:42:45 PDT
Emulated Speedometer on a LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Emulated-Speedometer-on-a-LCD/
Emulated Speedometer on a LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/W14B/I8MVYHPK/FUPW14BI8MVYHPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/W14B/I8MVYHPK/FUPW14BI8MVYHPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/W14B/I8MVYHPK/FUPW14BI8MVYHPK.SMALL.jpg paulmos The final state of this project is to diplay a speedometer on the Vmod TFT display. The indicator is an image that rotates on a background image.The hardware for this project is the following: Nexys4 DDR VmodTFT LCD VmodMIBThe tools used in the project development are the following: ISE Suite Design...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:21:06 PDT
AC to DC - full-wave rectification http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-to-DC-full-wave-rectification/
AC to DC - full-wave rectification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Y2XL/I8LGNIRB/FQTY2XLI8LGNIRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Y2XL/I8LGNIRB/FQTY2XLI8LGNIRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Y2XL/I8LGNIRB/FQTY2XLI8LGNIRB.SMALL.jpg 1300rpm Hello everyone, here is the full-wave version of my AC to DC converter.A few of you might have seen my Instructable a couple of days ago on how to convert AC to DC using half-wave rectification. Well, by adding just three more diodes (a total of four) you can full-wave rectify AC. Take a look. Wha...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:28:30 PDT
Portable Game Console ( GPU Team ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Game-Console-GPU-Team-/
Portable Game Console ( GPU Team ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CEZ8/I8LGN2M2/FCCCEZ8I8LGN2M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CEZ8/I8LGN2M2/FCCCEZ8I8LGN2M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/CEZ8/I8LGN2M2/FCCCEZ8I8LGN2M2.SMALL.jpg sahinserdar ContextFor our engineering project, our tutors wanted us to face the challenges of designing a real-time system with relatively high performance on limited resources (memory, bandwidth).The specifications require a gaming platform using the following hardware: a Digilent’s Nexys 3 board (for i...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:06:29 PDT
Auto-balancing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-balancing-table-1/
Auto-balancing table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JDZ8/I8JA2TOK/FBTJDZ8I8JA2TOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JDZ8/I8JA2TOK/FBTJDZ8I8JA2TOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JDZ8/I8JA2TOK/FBTJDZ8I8JA2TOK.SMALL.jpg iosif.eugen.1 This is my project that I am making for DDC2015. It's a auto-balancing table that will function with Microchips' chipKit mx4, PMOD Gyro and PMOD ACL.This is an beginner-advanced project, with some parts of mathematics, mechanics, software engineering and will require lots of time and fine tuning. P...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:01:01 PDT
Fireflies On Minecraft PE http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireflies-On-Minecraft-PE/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:58:27 PDT
Portable Game Console (ARM MCU Team) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Game-Console-ARM-MCU-Team/
Portable Game Console (ARM MCU Team) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/B3Q0/I8LGK4RG/FZTB3Q0I8LGK4RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/B3Q0/I8LGK4RG/FZTB3Q0I8LGK4RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/B3Q0/I8LGK4RG/FZTB3Q0I8LGK4RG.SMALL.jpg oussamaelfatayri ContextFor our engineering project, our tutors wanted us to face the challenges of designing a real-time system with relatively high performance on limited ressources (memory, bandwidth).The specifications require a gaming platform using the following hardware: a Digilent's Nexys 3 board (f...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:58:56 PDT
Industrial FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-FPGA/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:56:35 PDT
Multipel 7 Segmen di Arduino dengan Chip 7447 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipel-7-Segmen-di-Arduino-dengan-Chip-7447/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:34:42 PDT
Simple Toroidal Coil Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Toroidal-Coil-Winder/
Simple Toroidal Coil Winder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/D1IR/I8FR9Z1A/FRSD1IRI8FR9Z1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/D1IR/I8FR9Z1A/FRSD1IRI8FR9Z1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/D1IR/I8FR9Z1A/FRSD1IRI8FR9Z1A.SMALL.jpg MarkGerard I'm making available to any one, that whom feel interested the free plans and the video tutorial so any one can make this really handy toroid coil/ transformer winder.I guess that at the time when I did the work and engineering for this very humble and handy machine. "Asking my self that question th...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:02:12 PDT
Domotique http://www.instructables.com/id/Domotique/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SMALL.jpg EdgarH2 How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 Fish feeding themselves Smart power socket control from your smartphone via Bluetooth Arduino Ethernet Camera Smart Thermostat Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:36:47 PDT
electronique http://www.instructables.com/id/electronique/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SMALL.jpg icare_ How to Design a Microcontroller Enclosure Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition 8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube Wireless electricity transmission circuit Intro to Stepper Motors DIY Atmel microcontroller development board Charge Your Phone With a Candle! Attiny85 decision...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:59:06 PDT
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-EV3-Robot-ClawGripper/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:41:51 PDT
Circuit Scribe OR Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-OR-Gate/
Circuit Scribe OR Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/AIOO/I8FR5Z1M/FOUAIOOI8FR5Z1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/AIOO/I8FR5Z1M/FOUAIOOI8FR5Z1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/AIOO/I8FR5Z1M/FOUAIOOI8FR5Z1M.SMALL.jpg ali_hussein A logical OR gate using the circuit scribe development kitHere's are AND: http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-Gate-for-Logic-Circuit-Applications/NAND: http://www.instructables.com/id/NAND-Gate-Logic-using-Circuit-Scribe/OR : HERE !! What you need -Necessary:Conductive ink penElectroninks magneti...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:40:48 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
Build a NAND gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-NAND-gate-from-transistors/
Build a NAND gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SMALL.jpg Mudbud Here I am going to show you how to build a NAND gate from NPN transistors.If you would like to get a better idea of how I am using the transistors, visit my other guide on building a AND gate. Parts List You are going to need the following parts to build the NAND gate:1x Breadboard1x LED (Any col...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:45:09 PDT
Build a OR gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-OR-gate-from-transistors/
Build a OR gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SMALL.jpg Mudbud In this guide I will show you how to build an OR gate with two transistors.For a basic detail of how the NPN transistor is being used in this project, please see the intro message to my AND gate instructable. Parts List To build a logic OR gate you are going to need the following parts:1x Breadbo...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:26:03 PDT
Projects from an Old Casette Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-from-an-Old-Casette-Player/
Projects from an Old Casette Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi! Did you ever thought that you can build many gagdets from an old electronic device? Yes, maybe. Now I'll show you that what can build from an old casette player/radio. I made an FM transmitter bug and a wind turbine battery charger. The most of the parts are from the casette player. I only neede...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:42:12 PDT
MakeBlock mDrawBot Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeBlock-mDrawBot-Spider/
MakeBlock mDrawBot Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/CB96/I8ILM3SZ/FGXCB96I8ILM3SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/CB96/I8ILM3SZ/FGXCB96I8ILM3SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/CB96/I8ILM3SZ/FGXCB96I8ILM3SZ.SMALL.jpg Kaylan the robot mDrawBot can be assembled into 4 kinds ofconfigurations which is also compatible with the mDraw software. It would be a perfect choice for those who already had basic knowledge about robots and open source devices.Before you started, check out the part list: First lets construct the triangle pen s...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:29:35 PDT
Build a AND gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-AND-gate-from-transistors/
Build a AND gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SMALL.jpg Mudbud In this guide I will show you how to build a AND gate with two NPN transistors.Using the image above as a reference, we see that our transistor has three (3) pins. A collector (C), base (B), and emitter (E). Functionally, the transistor acts as an electronic switch, with the base input controlling w...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:34:30 PDT
Solar powered air conditioning unit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-air-conditioning-unit/
Solar powered air conditioning unit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working gr...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:46:55 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg In this Instructable I will show you how to get a powerful gearmotor from a cordless drill!I found this cordless drill in the scrap bin at a second hand store. When I got home I discovered something odd (video...) Materials Cordless drill for hacking! Tools Philips head screwdriver Disassemb...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
How to Play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Online With FA Forever (Windows Only) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Supreme-Commander-Forged-Alliance-Onli/
How to Play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Online With FA Forever (Windows Only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SMALL.jpg KazS Hello fellow Instructables users! This instructable is about how to use the Forged Alliance Forever online lobby to play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance with friends or with people around the world. Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is a Real Time Strategy (RTS) game, like Homeworld or StarCraft...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:59:00 PDT
PVC tube AA battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-tube-battery-AA-battery-holder/
PVC tube AA battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SMALL.jpg landimatteo PVC electrical tube D20mmplastic pipe end plug/cap(floor protection pads for forniture metal legs )a couple of bolts(in my case M5)a couple of nuts with the same thread as the boltsagain a couple of additional nuts(better if wingnut) to hold the wire/connectora helical compression springa washer(nee...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:09:21 PDT
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-an-LED-with-a-555-Timer-Circuit/
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SMALL.jpg andrespineda Here is a detailed video I created to explain how to use a 555 Timer IC, in combination with a few resistors and capacitors, to make an LED light blink. Things you will need:1) Breadboard2) Breadboard jumper wires3) 555 Timer IC4) An LED diode5) A DC power supply (You can use a few AA batteries depe...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:55:07 PDT
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-AC-to-DC/
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SMALL.jpg 1300rpm Ever need a constant DC output to test things, but batteries run out too quickly?Or maybe a battery needs charging?Changing AC to DC is as simple as two words - transformer, diode. Let's go. Why? DC outputs can be extremely helpful. If you need to test any DC motor but you dont want to have to go...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:30:30 PDT
Mlp App: Let's play 3 times! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mlp-App-Lets-play-3-times/
Mlp App: Let's play 3 times! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SMALL.jpg minelittleponycraft Do you like the magical wings game? Now you have a better chance to play it because I have found an amazing cheat but you can't do it in the Sweet Apple Acres. Play in Ponyville So I'm playing with Pinkie in Ponyville. Play what ever game they give you to play. Take and play Go to Canterlot an...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:20:14 PDT
Globe of persistence of vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe-of-persistence-of-vision/
Globe of persistence of vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SMALL.jpg NicolasD3 Hello everyone,This tutorial shows you how to build your own globe of persistence of vision.First, what is a globe of persistence of vision? The idea is to rotate a column of LEDs fast enough for giving the impression of an entire globe of pixels (typically more than 10 rounds per second). If we can...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:08:41 PDT
Arachnio email-enabled motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arachnio-email-enabled-motion-sensor/
Arachnio email-enabled motion sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SMALL.jpg pierce.nichols This Instructable tells you how to create a motion sensor with the Arachnio that will email you when it detects motion, similar to the project referenced in the Arachnio Kickstarter video but adapted for the production Arachnio. In order to keep the code simple, I haven't included any use of the RTC...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:13:22 PDT
Room Temperature Gauge with a servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Temperature-Gauge-with-a-servo/
Room Temperature Gauge with a servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SMALL.jpg indestructable A very easy electronic and mechanical project to do is to create a "steampunk" style of temperature gauge from a microservo motor. This project was made to monitor a narrow range of room temperatures, from 66 degrees F to 78 degrees F. It is very easy to extend this temperature range for your own ne...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:20:26 PDT
Reusing ribbon cables and connectors for DIY projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-ribbon-cables-and-connectors-for-DIY-proje/
Reusing ribbon cables and connectors for DIY projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/K9SB/I8FQTM8X/FV8K9SBI8FQTM8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/K9SB/I8FQTM8X/FV8K9SBI8FQTM8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/K9SB/I8FQTM8X/FV8K9SBI8FQTM8X.SMALL.jpg SussoGobbino Good evening ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to my Instructable.Today we'll see how to reuse ribbon cables, especially useful for tidy DIY projects. Gathering wires Ribbon wires are found in many electronic appliances, the most common ones are probably computer IDE and floppy data cables. Just ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:35:47 PDT
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-ATX-bench-powersupply-FabLab-edition/
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SMALL.jpg ThomasVDD A good power supply is very useful when working with electronics, but it can be pricey. However, you could have one laying around in the form of an ATX PSU (Power Supply Unit). They are the most commonly used power supplies for computers. In this instructable I'll show how I converted my ATX PSU in ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:34:28 PDT
HOME I/O- PLC Interfacing http://www.instructables.com/id/HOME-IO-PLC-Interfacing/
HOME I/O- PLC Interfacing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SMALL.jpg Rvsingh PLC Interfacing- Digital Control of Home I/O using PLC – Allen Bradley Starting Conditions: Home I/O is being controlled by Inbuilt Sensors I/O Signals Inputs: Entrance gate Closed (Bit 261)Entrance gate Opened (Bit 260) Output:Entrance gate Open (Bit 193) Entrance Gate Clos...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:17:33 PDT