Instructables: exploring - technology - tools http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:57:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 MacGyver a Welding Helmet to View the Solar Eclipse http://www.instructables.com/id/MacGuyver-a-Welding-Helmet-to-View-the-Solar-Eclip/
MacGyver a Welding Helmet to View the Solar Eclipse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ZTY8/J6GQCUZ1/F45ZTY8J6GQCUZ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ZTY8/J6GQCUZ1/F45ZTY8J6GQCUZ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ZTY8/J6GQCUZ1/F45ZTY8J6GQCUZ1.SMALL.jpg daniel_reetz So, I couldn't find any eclipse glasses, but I couldn't let that stop me. The essence of MacGyvering is overcoming obstacles with whatever you have at hand. I hacked together a TV remote control, a bottle cap, and an auto-darkening welding helmet to make a capable and safe eclipse viewer. The basic ...
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:58 PDT
Colder Air! For Less Money! Air Conditioner Supercharging!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Colder-Air-for-Less-Money-Air-Conditioner-Supercha/
Colder Air! For Less Money! Air Conditioner Supercharging!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/A4VT/J62G4FRU/FBTA4VTJ62G4FRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/A4VT/J62G4FRU/FBTA4VTJ62G4FRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/A4VT/J62G4FRU/FBTA4VTJ62G4FRU.SMALL.jpg Toga_Dan You can get improved cooling, and lower power costs with this method.An air conditioner works by compressing a gaseous refrigerant until it condenses in the (you guessed it) condenser on the outdoor side. This releases heat outside. Then when that refrigerant is allowed to evaporate in the....Evapo...
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Tue, 8 Aug 2017 08:05:32 PDT
4-up Wireless Qi Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Finished-Product/
4-up Wireless Qi Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/NXQ3/J63UWUG2/F8SNXQ3J63UWUG2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/NXQ3/J63UWUG2/F8SNXQ3J63UWUG2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/NXQ3/J63UWUG2/F8SNXQ3J63UWUG2.SMALL.jpg zzumr The charging station is laser cut from plywood of varying thickness and polyethylene, then assembled with a hand full of stainless #2 x 3/8" and #4 x 1/2" flat head, sheet metal screws. A 60W CO2 laser is sufficientBaltic Birch plywood in 3mm, 6mm and 9mm thickness. This plywood is light in color wi...
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Mon, 7 Aug 2017 18:38:05 PDT
Measure Rotational Speed With an Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Rotational-Speed-With-an-Oscilloscope/
Measure Rotational Speed With an Oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/CUG0/J5X0F2Z0/FXACUG0J5X0F2Z0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/CUG0/J5X0F2Z0/FXACUG0J5X0F2Z0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/CUG0/J5X0F2Z0/FXACUG0J5X0F2Z0.SMALL.jpg djpolymath An oscilloscope can be used to accurately measure the rotational speed of a drill press or other workshop tool. Coil Coil a wire around a nail. Magnet Attach a magnet to the drill chuck. Set the coiled wire parallel to the magnet and hook up to the oscilloscope. Scope When the magnet pa...
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 08:53:43 PDT
How to Make a Gyroscope in One Minute http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Gyroscope-in-One-Minute/
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 06:02:29 PDT
Mini Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Drill-Press-2/
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 15:50:26 PDT
Easy Laser Pen Weapon... http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laser-Pen-Weapon/
Easy Laser Pen Weapon... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/RTE8/J58G246B/FCZRTE8J58G246B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/RTE8/J58G246B/FCZRTE8J58G246B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/RTE8/J58G246B/FCZRTE8J58G246B.SMALL.jpg harishk99 This is only a safety weapon and should be used under supervision.It can be used as a fun toy and can be shot up, high in the sky.(but always be careful)Lets get into it guys.. Materials Required for This Cool Project 1.A hollow pen with refill2.two rubber band(one big and other small)3.pen grip(...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:20:10 PDT
How to Properly Use a Torque Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Properly-Use-a-Torque-Wrench/
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:13:51 PDT
Modeling a Fidget Spinner in CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-a-Fidget-Spinner-in-CAD/
Modeling a Fidget Spinner in CAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/A92U/J58FS7JG/FCTA92UJ58FS7JG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/A92U/J58FS7JG/FCTA92UJ58FS7JG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/A92U/J58FS7JG/FCTA92UJ58FS7JG.SMALL.jpg Wolfgang_Haney I hadn't really thought much about having a fidget spinner until my little brother bought me one as a gift. And I love it! Now I've got a few different ones and I almost always have one with me. Personally, I do believe that fidget toys CAN be beneficial for some people. For example, I think mine he...
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:06:20 PDT
Home Made Bearing Induction Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Bearing-Induction-Heater/
Home Made Bearing Induction Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YAFM/J52QAT67/FUGYAFMJ52QAT67.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YAFM/J52QAT67/FUGYAFMJ52QAT67.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YAFM/J52QAT67/FUGYAFMJ52QAT67.SMALL.jpg nishants39 It is an easy home made project. It's based on eddy current loss. Eddy current (also called Foucault current) are loops of electrical current induced within conductors by a changing magnetic field in the conductor, due to Faraday's law of induction. Eddy current flow in closed loops within conducto...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 14:31:40 PDT
Voltage Reader for My Car (Car Electronics Basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Reader-for-My-Car-Car-Electronics-Basics/
Voltage Reader for My Car (Car Electronics Basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/5Z62/J52Q8ML8/F8Z5Z62J52Q8ML8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/5Z62/J52Q8ML8/F8Z5Z62J52Q8ML8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/5Z62/J52Q8ML8/F8Z5Z62J52Q8ML8.SMALL.jpg Carlos_Almeida Disclaimer: My car is not the one in the picture, mine is red and does not have a roll cage :-DHello everyone, in this instructable im going to show I installed a concealed voltage reader in my car.My personal goal with this project was to enhance my understanding of the car wiring and how to pass w...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:43:17 PDT
Ukrainian Scissors http://www.instructables.com/id/Ukrainian-Scissors/
Ukrainian Scissors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZQHH/J52QAN0U/FYEZQHHJ52QAN0U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZQHH/J52QAN0U/FYEZQHHJ52QAN0U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZQHH/J52QAN0U/FYEZQHHJ52QAN0U.SMALL.jpg VitG When cutting hard cardboard or like haven't you ever asked yourself:"Why isn't the biggest mechanical advantage of the scissors where it's needed most of all - at their tips?"The Ukrainian Scissors leave the above question in the past.This invention is especially great for craft, DIY, repair, home i...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 22:12:55 PDT
RF Meter for Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Meter-for-Multimeter/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 15:00:50 PDT
Micro Magnetic Actuator for Rudder/Aileron Control. http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Magnetic-Actuator-for-RudderAileron-Control/
Micro Magnetic Actuator for Rudder/Aileron Control. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/J5EX/J48Q06A9/FTIJ5EXJ48Q06A9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/J5EX/J48Q06A9/FTIJ5EXJ48Q06A9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/J5EX/J48Q06A9/FTIJ5EXJ48Q06A9.SMALL.jpg WolfxPac Hello guys, So today I am sharing a tutorial of micro magnetic actuator for RC foam plane's Aileron and Rudder control. I have used an Arduino to test it and it worked really well, You can use RC transmitter and receiver too . There are many actuators available online but they are too costly so I de...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:58:22 PDT
Google Cardboard Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Cardboard-Mods/
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:25:40 PDT
Advanced Clinometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Clinometer/
Advanced Clinometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/JWIU/J44FS74A/FERJWIUJ44FS74A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/JWIU/J44FS74A/FERJWIUJ44FS74A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/JWIU/J44FS74A/FERJWIUJ44FS74A.SMALL.jpg Deepaksh123 A Clinometer is a tool that is used to measure the angle of elevation, or angle from the ground, in a right - angled triangle. We can use a clinometer to measure the height of tall things that we can't possibly reach to the top of, flag poles, buildings, trees. Material Required · Old Self...
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:03:22 PDT
Mini Pcb Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pcb-Cutter/
Mini Pcb Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/DDSI/J48Q0RUC/FCNDDSIJ48Q0RUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/DDSI/J48Q0RUC/FCNDDSIJ48Q0RUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/DDSI/J48Q0RUC/FCNDDSIJ48Q0RUC.SMALL.jpg andreash79 diy a mini pcb cutter Meterials i use meterials from printer,hdd,cd rom.1,2 are from a 2.5'' hdd3 is from a cd rom4 is from a printer Disk Holder place the ball bearing to the axis (must be fit perfectly) add instant glue carefully place (the other thing with the screw) (must be fit perfectl...
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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 05:10:10 PDT
Electronic Helping Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Helping-Hand/
Electronic Helping Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4GU9/J3YPRWRJ/FG14GU9J3YPRWRJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4GU9/J3YPRWRJ/FG14GU9J3YPRWRJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4GU9/J3YPRWRJ/FG14GU9J3YPRWRJ.SMALL.jpg OmerW You are work with arduino/raspberry pi or both of them, and you need some helping but you are too poor or dont have time to wait to your "Ebay" delivery. here's something that help you home made "Electronic Helping hand". Its easy and low cost. so lets start. What do you need Add the N...
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:32:12 PDT
Electromagnetic Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Hammer/
Electromagnetic Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/NIR7/J3UFDU54/FR8NIR7J3UFDU54.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/NIR7/J3UFDU54/FR8NIR7J3UFDU54.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/NIR7/J3UFDU54/FR8NIR7J3UFDU54.SMALL.jpg thefrenchmaker Hi everybody! In this instructables I will show you how to make an electromagnetic hammer!When nailing, you hold nail with your fingers (or with a clothespins for they most clumsy), sometimes the nail fall, and sometimes you tap on your fingers.The interest of this hammer is that one can catch the n...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:09:18 PDT
How to Make Third Hand Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Third-Hand-Tool/
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:53:39 PDT
Foot Pedal Pcb Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Pedal-Pcb-Drill-Press/
Foot Pedal Pcb Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/S29U/J3OPZ69T/FTFS29UJ3OPZ69T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/S29U/J3OPZ69T/FTFS29UJ3OPZ69T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/S29U/J3OPZ69T/FTFS29UJ3OPZ69T.SMALL.jpg andreash79 a very useful pcb driil press with foot pedali use 3 555 timers to adjust up,down and drill speed Pcb Layout & Connection Diagram i use expesspcb, its a free and easy program to make pcb'sthe mosfets are from an old PC motherboard Build the Press Drill i use items from old printers. you can us...
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 06:05:04 PDT
Buck Converter PCB Layout http://www.instructables.com/id/Buck-Converter-PCB-Layout/
Buck Converter PCB Layout - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/PCA7/J3OQ4J7I/F74PCA7J3OQ4J7I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/PCA7/J3OQ4J7I/F74PCA7J3OQ4J7I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/PCA7/J3OQ4J7I/F74PCA7J3OQ4J7I.SMALL.jpg WELLPCB Buck Converter PCB Layout Spot the key power parts within the whipper circuit The first factor is to spot the key power parts within the whipper circuit. These area unit (reference the schematic in Figure 1):Filter capacitors: Cin and Cout quickly supply and sink giant levels of AC current. Power...
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Sat, 10 Jun 2017 05:31:27 PDT
Make Your Own Extension Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Extension-Board/
Make Your Own Extension Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/7UB6/J3KFBOGW/F4O7UB6J3KFBOGW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/7UB6/J3KFBOGW/F4O7UB6J3KFBOGW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/7UB6/J3KFBOGW/F4O7UB6J3KFBOGW.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Presented here is an instructable to make your own extension Board. Extension board is used for many purposes to extend the mains line. But it is necessary to have correct knowledge about Wiring in the Board. In this step by step instructable, I will show you wiring in the extension Board. Materia...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 02:23:56 PDT
Hard Drive Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Sander/
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 09:53:14 PDT
A Very Simple Plastic/Acrylic Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Simple-PlasticAcrylic-Bender/
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Wed, 31 May 2017 16:12:29 PDT
Variable Shaft Coupler / Electric Drill / Electric Screw Driver (1.5mm To13mm) http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Shaft-Coupler-Electric-Drill-Electric-Scr/
Variable Shaft Coupler / Electric Drill / Electric Screw Driver (1.5mm To13mm) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/54BA/J3AF7PMH/FZR54BAJ3AF7PMH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/54BA/J3AF7PMH/FZR54BAJ3AF7PMH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/54BA/J3AF7PMH/FZR54BAJ3AF7PMH.SMALL.jpg omars2 Hi! This instructable will teach you how u can utilize all the features of a drill chuck.You can make an electric screw driver, a DC Drill and a variable shaft coupler with it.For better understanding, watch this videoyoutube channel Drill Chucks Get two identical drill chucks.I am using 1.5 mm ...
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Tue, 30 May 2017 11:17:38 PDT
Self-exciting a Car Alternator Using a Small DC Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-exciting-Car-Alternator-Using-a-Small-DC-Gene/
Self-exciting a Car Alternator Using a Small DC Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/AX90/J30T0325/FFEAX90J30T0325.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/AX90/J30T0325/FFEAX90J30T0325.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/AX90/J30T0325/FFEAX90J30T0325.SMALL.jpg omars2 Hi!This instructable is for converting a field excited alternator into a self-excited one.The advantage of this trick is that you won't have to power the field of this alternator with a 12 volt battery but instead it will power-up itself so that you can use it as a normal self-excited home generato...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 04:07:01 PDT
4-20 MA CURRENT LOOP SIMULATOR USING AN RTD PT100 TEMPERATURE TRANSMITTER http://www.instructables.com/id/4-20-MA-CURRENT-LOOP-SIMULATOR-USING-AN-RTD-PT100-/
4-20 MA CURRENT LOOP SIMULATOR USING AN RTD PT100 TEMPERATURE TRANSMITTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/LIV3/J30SKLKE/FRMLIV3J30SKLKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/LIV3/J30SKLKE/FRMLIV3J30SKLKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/LIV3/J30SKLKE/FRMLIV3J30SKLKE.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation 4-20 mA SIMULATORSAnalog signal transmission ( also digital sometimes ) using 4-20mA current loops is broadly used in industrial environments. Some of its greatest advantages are: high noise immunity, cheap twisted pair (not shielding necessary) and the possibility of transmitting over very long run...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 22:24:39 PDT
RJ45 Breakout Cable for Multi-line Analog Phone System http://www.instructables.com/id/RJ45-Breakout-Cable-for-Multi-line-Analog-Phone-Sy/
RJ45 Breakout Cable for Multi-line Analog Phone System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/KGNR/J30SX1LM/FVVKGNRJ30SX1LM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/KGNR/J30SX1LM/FVVKGNRJ30SX1LM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/KGNR/J30SX1LM/FVVKGNRJ30SX1LM.SMALL.jpg JoeBlakemore A multi-line analog phone RJ45 breakout cable can take a single RJ45 connection with multiple analog phone lines and break them into individual connections or take multiple phone lines and combine them into one RJ45 connection.In this following scenario, we have two analog phone lines wired to two i...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 13:05:31 PDT
The ABC of Making a Movie http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ABC-of-Making-a-Movie/
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Thu, 18 May 2017 04:39:44 PDT
Scale Model Projection Mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Model-Projection/
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Wed, 17 May 2017 08:40:16 PDT
Collective Urban Projection http://www.instructables.com/id/Collective-Urban-Projection/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 07:52:51 PDT
Futuring With Virtual Reality http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuring-With-Virtual-Reality/
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Sun, 14 May 2017 19:12:10 PDT
Disc Resurfacer Repair / Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-Resurfacer-Repair-Upgrade/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 20:51:22 PDT
TIPIBOT - Le Robot Qui Dessine http://www.instructables.com/id/TIPIBOT-Le-Robot-Qui-Dessine/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 06:59:04 PDT
How to Statically Change IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Confirm You Can Still Send and Receive Packets. How to Enable DHCP and Communicate on a Network. How to Create and Use an Ad-hoc http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Statically-Change-IP-Address-Subnet-Mask-an/
How to Statically Change IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Confirm You Can Still Send and Receive Packets. How to Enable DHCP and Communicate on a Network. How to Create and Use an Ad-hoc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/TLC0/J2AWQAKQ/FDJTLC0J2AWQAKQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/TLC0/J2AWQAKQ/FDJTLC0J2AWQAKQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/TLC0/J2AWQAKQ/FDJTLC0J2AWQAKQ.SMALL.jpg ShadeArrow13 This is a basic guide on how to change certain network features on your computer. This tutorial will be done in Windows 10 for convenience use. How to Statically Change an IP Address and Subnet Mask Changing one is very simple. All you need is Control Panel and Command Prompt (will be referred as...
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Sun, 7 May 2017 20:53:34 PDT
LibMiletus IoT Framework on DragonBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/LibMiletus-IoT-Framework-on-DragonBoard/
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Sun, 7 May 2017 09:26:25 PDT
Prototyping http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-1/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JMSE/J20PF2J9/F3EJMSEJ20PF2J9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JMSE/J20PF2J9/F3EJMSEJ20PF2J9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/JMSE/J20PF2J9/F3EJMSEJ20PF2J9.SMALL.jpg millerjr Prototyping in as many aspects as I can find. It's in 'Technology-Tools' since I couldn't find 'Prototype'. null ... and this is how you keep from killing yourself while you work with tubes. Prototyping Nice collection. Much ESP8266. Prototyping Tutorial PCB Development Arduino Easy Pro...
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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:34:57 PDT
Venting a Vacuum Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Venting-a-Vacuum-Chamber/
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:20:23 PDT
KUD http://www.instructables.com/id/KUD/
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:59:04 PDT
How to Retrieve NMR Samples That Are Stuck Inside the Magnet. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Retrieve-NMR-Samples-That-Are-Stuck-Inside-/
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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:08:10 PDT
Sistema De Reconhecimento Facial http://www.instructables.com/id/Sistema-De-Reconhecimento-Facial/
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:49:16 PDT
Drone IPad Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-IPad-Mount/
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:48:29 PDT
How to Calculate Time and Fuel to a Location Using an E6B http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Calculate-Time-and-Fuel-to-a-Location-Using/
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:15:43 PDT
Make Any Sensor Out of an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Any-Sensor-Out-of-an-FPGA/
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Sun, 9 Apr 2017 20:36:17 PDT
How to Create the Truth: Truth Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Truth-Truth-Cube/
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Sun, 9 Apr 2017 05:47:25 PDT
Encrypt Your Home Network Traffic (and Still Watch Netflix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Encrypt-Your-Home-Network-Traffic-and-Still-Watch-/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 21:38:25 PDT
PCB HOLDER FOR EASY SOLDERING http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-HOLDER-FOR-EASY-SOLDERING/
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Thu, 6 Apr 2017 23:34:14 PDT
Quick and Dirty: Fixing Google Cardboard (V1) Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Fixing-Google-Cardboard-V1-Button/
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Thu, 6 Apr 2017 15:41:31 PDT
Angle of Projections : Engineering Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Identify-Angle-of-Projections-in-Engineerin/
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 18:37:14 PDT