Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:42:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Makey Makey Floor Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Floor-Piano/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:26:13 PDT
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Temperature-and-Lightness-Sensor-Shield/
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SMALL.jpg ohneschuh For my wifi weather station (Arduino + ESP8266) I need an temperature and lightness sensor shield. Therefore I designed the following one.I will publish the whole weather station later, too. Actually I'm still working on the software. But the last step shows a picture of the final design. Parts T...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:26 PDT
Seven Segment Display Thermometer - Arduino Based http://www.instructables.com/id/Seven-Segment-Display-Thermometer-Arduino-Based/
Seven Segment Display Thermometer - Arduino Based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/D3BL/ICNNI7G1/FB9D3BLICNNI7G1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/D3BL/ICNNI7G1/FB9D3BLICNNI7G1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/D3BL/ICNNI7G1/FB9D3BLICNNI7G1.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com Today I will show you how to make your own 7 segment - 2 digit - thermometer with Arduino uno and DS18B20 temperature sensor.I prefer to build my own arduino based circuit by using the ATmega328p uno possessor, but this is optional for you. You can also use breadboard to build it easier ;)Let's get ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:01:53 PDT
Homemade Fossils! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fossils/
Homemade Fossils! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Feeling like a fossil but don't want to wait 100 million years? Now you can make them just like Mother (Earth) used to make! Don't be petrified, it's not as hard as you think. These mold and cast fossils are great for school, home, or as a prank on an archaeological dig. Whether you want to make a f...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:18:39 PDT
Three Handy Workbench Tools from HDD Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Handy-Workbench-Tools-from-HDD-Magnets/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:14:49 PDT
Pinebox Portable Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinebox-Portable-Computer-4/
Pinebox Portable Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/9L02/ICMH8RET/F429L02ICMH8RET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/9L02/ICMH8RET/F429L02ICMH8RET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/9L02/ICMH8RET/F429L02ICMH8RET.SMALL.jpg MikB This is a multi-part instructable for a Portable Raspberry PI computer and development system: It's a Pi, in a box, a box made of pine, hence the name: PInebox!Uses: Portable Linux computer/laptop Raspberry Pi hardware/software project development platform Backup emergency PC (web browser/email) ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:03:10 PDT
ThunderVUmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderVUmeter/
ThunderVUmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SMALL.jpg VicenzaThunders This project was created accidentally by doing some tests with RGB LEDs and and TLC5940s, between various combinations and strange color effects tests, we had the idea to connect the audio jack to the microcontroller to try to synchronize the music with colors. The result immediately seemed great, e...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:57:26 PDT
Low profile, portable light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-profile-portable-light-box/
Low profile, portable light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/AXDT/ICNF5ZK1/FL7AXDTICNF5ZK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/AXDT/ICNF5ZK1/FL7AXDTICNF5ZK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/AXDT/ICNF5ZK1/FL7AXDTICNF5ZK1.SMALL.jpg REARLab What is a light box?Light Boxes are flat boxes with internal lights and a translucent top material. Light should be evenly distributed on through its top material to provide illumination or light contrast to items placed upon its surface. Light boxes are used for a variety of purposes including deve...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:27:36 PDT
DIY Selfie Stick w/ Wind Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Selfie-Stick-Wind-Screen/
DIY Selfie Stick w/ Wind Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/KSBD/ICMHI79M/FPOKSBDICMHI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/KSBD/ICMHI79M/FPOKSBDICMHI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/KSBD/ICMHI79M/FPOKSBDICMHI79M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Sometimes wind can be a real issue when filming as it can disrupt the sound considerably. I wanted to build a wind protector for a small point and shoot camera, that also could swivel and attach to a monopod or a tripod, basically making it a selfie stick. Using this device makes a big difference wh...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:32:42 PDT
Make a DC motor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-DC-motor/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:53:00 PDT
The Natural Look: Portraits without Flash http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Natural-Look-Portraits-without-Flash/
The Natural Look: Portraits without Flash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HWAO/ICMHJ91C/FPJHWAOICMHJ91C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HWAO/ICMHJ91C/FPJHWAOICMHJ91C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HWAO/ICMHJ91C/FPJHWAOICMHJ91C.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory I love natural light. For a while, I worked as a freelance photographer specializing in natural light portraiture and loved the opportunity it afforded to experiment with natural lighting in a variety of contexts, from family portraits to pet images. Maybe it's simply that I never mastered the nua...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:09:11 PDT
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Light-An-Indoor-Garden-Monitor/
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SMALL.jpg knsievert Have you ever struggled to keep a plant alive? Wished your plant could tell you whether it needed to be watered or moved a little closer to the window? Build a Leaf Light for your indoor plants to help you tell if they are getting enough light and water!The Leaf Light consists of a soil moisture sen...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:45:40 PDT
Custom Printed Bokeh http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Printed-Bokeh/
Custom Printed Bokeh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/GW5J/ICM71CEX/FWBGW5JICM71CEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/GW5J/ICM71CEX/FWBGW5JICM71CEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/GW5J/ICM71CEX/FWBGW5JICM71CEX.SMALL.jpg dejan.maletic.77 If you want to change the look of the bokeh (out of focus lights) on your photos follow these simple steps and tips. Check more photos coming soon on damngood. Materials for this project These are the necessary materials for the project realization:1) image editing software2) transparent foil for...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:12:01 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
How to Make Custom Shields for Your Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Custom-Shields-for-Your-Microcontrolle/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:31:07 PDT
Detail and Contrast for Black & White Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Detail-and-Contrast-for-Black-White-Photos/
Detail and Contrast for Black & White Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/874G/ICM70HPT/F2B874GICM70HPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/874G/ICM70HPT/F2B874GICM70HPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/874G/ICM70HPT/F2B874GICM70HPT.SMALL.jpg scottdavenport Photos with detail and contrast make for great black and white conversions. The facade of the Sagrada Familia is an excellent example. Before After
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:15:17 PDT
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-The-3D-printed-ball-jointed-frog-doll/
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D This is Froggy - my first ball-jointed doll!Unlike my other models, some parts of this frog doll require the use of supports and a brim. He is strung together with two types of elasticated cord and some parts require gluing. Stringing allows him to hold a wide range of poses.Froggy can be downloaded...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:10:32 PDT
The Scarab Beetle Box Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Scarab-Beetle-Box-Assembly-Instructions/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:27:43 PDT
Arizer Solo High Capacity Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Arizer-Solo-High-Capacity-Battery/
Arizer Solo High Capacity Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SMALL.jpg poctob Building new high capacity battery pack for Arizer Solo Vaporizer.This tutorial concentrates on building new battery pack. There are plenty of instructions on the web explaining how to take the battery out of your Solo. It is assumed here that you have already done so and know what you're doing.Di...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:44:26 PDT
The Tudor Rose Box Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tudor-Rose-Box-Assembly-Instructions/
The Tudor Rose Box Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D One of my most popular designs. I call it the Tudor Rose box. I have tried to create an effect of heavy wood carving that was popular during the Tudor period.The box also has a secret lock - slide the front panel to the right and the box unlocks - close the lid and slide the panel back again and it ...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:42:31 PDT
How a headless Raspberry Pi can tell you its IP address http://www.instructables.com/id/How-a-headless-Raspberry-Pi-can-tell-you-its-IP-ad/
How a headless Raspberry Pi can tell you its IP address - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z81Y/ICICXV0U/FWPZ81YICICXV0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z81Y/ICICXV0U/FWPZ81YICICXV0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z81Y/ICICXV0U/FWPZ81YICICXV0U.SMALL.jpg dblando By now, most Instructables users are at least familiar with the Raspberry Pi. It's a full 32-bit computer in the dimensions of a man's wallet. You may even own one and love that it can control lots of electronic objects while still streaming media or running scripts. Instead of learning C, you can w...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:39:15 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH ARDUINO #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-ARDUINO-1-2/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:21:03 PDT
Automatic Fish Food Feeder using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Fish-Food-Feeder-using-Arduino-Uno/
Automatic Fish Food Feeder using Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SMALL.jpg appytechie In this Instructables I'm going to show you how to build an Automatic Fish Food Feeder. So you don't have to remember to feed your fish daily because your Arduino will do it for you. You can also set timers at which the fish get fed automatically like ever 6 hours or so.This is exclusively for thos...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:51:49 PDT
DIY Paper Tape/Punch Card Maker and Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Paper-TapePunch-Card-Maker-and-Reader/
DIY Paper Tape/Punch Card Maker and Reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Paper tape and punch cards were used back in the 1950's and 60's (and even as late as the 1990s) as data storage for various computers and even CNC machines! To hand cut or to hand read the card would be terribly time-consuming so why not just make your own!Needed: Parallax Propeller Activity Board...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:54:42 PDT
Making A SMD Reflow Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-SMD-Reflow-Oven/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:21:14 PDT
Flash Bouncer with interchangeable Mirror/diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Bouncer-with-interchangeable-Mirrordiffuser/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:23:19 PDT
DIY Bow Tie --- With Lights!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-With-Lights/
DIY Bow Tie --- With Lights!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/3SVY/ICJLYKP2/F8J3SVYICJLYKP2.SMALL.jpg wearablesworkshop These are great for weddings, proms, special events, nights out, and any time you want to be the coolest person in the room!Why wouldn't you want a light up bow tie? Also, don't be shy girls, you can totally rock a light up bow tie too :)Photo Credit: Wendy Mitchell from Wendy Mitchell PhotographyM...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:35:27 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock with Patterns, Date and Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-with-Patterns-Date-and-Chime/
Infinity Mirror Clock with Patterns, Date and Chime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W3U1/ICICXU1B/FJ4W3U1ICICXU1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W3U1/ICICXU1B/FJ4W3U1ICICXU1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W3U1/ICICXU1B/FJ4W3U1ICICXU1B.SMALL.jpg ItsGraGra This is an infinity mirror real time clock with date display, patterns and sleep mode. There is also an hourly melody played based on the UM66TXXL chip.The real Time clock is based around the DS1307 chip.An infinity mirror is 2 mirrors facing each other, one of which is a 2 way mirror for you to loo...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:41:22 PDT
Light Up Star Wars Holocrons http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Star-Wars-Holocrons/
Light Up Star Wars Holocrons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SMALL.jpg jedii72 I 3D printed two holocrons from the Star Wars Universe. For one I simply utilized the stl files provided by a kind individual who did all the design work and posted the files on Thingiverse. The Jedi Holocron can be found here. Taking what I learned from building the Jedi Holocron I designed and bu...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:33:29 PDT
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-White-Background-Photography-Using-Smartphone/
Pure White Background Photography Using Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/9ZZK/ICHHQOAE/F9M9ZZKICHHQOAE.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic A picture is worth a thousand words, but not without some effort on your part. My first instructable was so ugly with dark and unfocused images that I never published it. I decided to go for quality over quantity and setting randofo's instructable quality as benchmark, I started exploring how to get...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:23:23 PDT
Framed! The Art of Window Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Framed-The-Art-of-Window-Photography/
Framed! The Art of Window Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/PGTM/ICHHPAPI/FXXPGTMICHHPAPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/PGTM/ICHHPAPI/FXXPGTMICHHPAPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/PGTM/ICHHPAPI/FXXPGTMICHHPAPI.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory At Eureka! Factory, we've always loved photography. Going back a couple of generations, one grandparent was an itinerant photographer, traveling about shooting portraits in different towns, and our collection of tintypes shows a family love of photography dating to the mid-1800s. The first job, f...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:32:18 PDT
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sugar-Filled-Paperweights/
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SMALL.jpg icecats Tired of chasing after your loose papers? Don't want to use that eyesore of a paperweight that your coworkers gave you? Maybe it's time to create a custom 3D printed paperweight that will suit you. This Instructable will hopefully give you insight on some basic 3D modeling skills and offer a ne...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:49:24 PDT
Simple Dolly with 3dprinted parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dolly-with-3dprinted-parts/
Simple Dolly with 3dprinted parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SMALL.jpg ESOREL In this Instructable I will show you how I built a simple dolly that is quite stable but most important pretty cheap to build. For all the parts I payed less than 20€ and if you have some rollerblades wheels lying around at home the price to pay for this project becomes ridiculous. Of course you wil...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:37:22 PDT
Adder/Subtractor http://www.instructables.com/id/AdderSubtractor/
Adder/Subtractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/F2M7/ICHHO45I/FTVF2M7ICHHO45I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/F2M7/ICHHO45I/FTVF2M7ICHHO45I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/F2M7/ICHHO45I/FTVF2M7ICHHO45I.SMALL.jpg Asadullah Mughal Hello! friends Welcome to my another Adder and Subtractor project. It's a topic of Digital And Logic Design by Morris Mano (fifth edition) with the help of this you'll know how its work in reality.So let's get started. Circuit diagram With the help of this diagram we build our Adder/Subtractor pr...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:23:29 PDT
Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT) | Home Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Basic-Electronics-to-the-Internet-IoT-Home-/
Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT) | Home Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EGTC/ICID3A3J/F3KEGTCICID3A3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EGTC/ICID3A3J/F3KEGTCICID3A3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EGTC/ICID3A3J/F3KEGTCICID3A3J.SMALL.jpg LightBug This is tutorial four of the series where I take electronic devices which you normal control using an Arduino, to the internet using a Spark Core. After talking about the basics it time to raise the level a little bit and start taking everyday electronics to the internet.In this tutorial I'm going t...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:27:29 PDT
DIY alternative to commercial smart power sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-alternative-to-commercial-smart-power-sockets/
DIY alternative to commercial smart power sockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SPIC/ICGW9J87/FQJSPICICGW9J87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SPIC/ICGW9J87/FQJSPICICGW9J87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SPIC/ICGW9J87/FQJSPICICGW9J87.SMALL.gif Naran Why you should make your own smart sockets? Because it’s fun and you’ll learn something new. Because you’ll be able to automate your home and do lots of cool things with it. Because it’s cheaper than commercial alternatives, especially if you want to own multiple ones. E.g. in our office we use 7 c...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:52:33 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-HOME-AUTOMATION-SYSTEM/
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/6WYO/ICG28U94/FJ66WYOICG28U94.SMALL.jpg appytechie WARNING : THIS PROJECT WILL CAUSES EXCITEMENT WHICH MAY BE INJURIOUS TO HEALTH.So here I am with another fun Instructables controlling led through voice using Arduino via Bluetooth module (HC 05). So this Instructables can be treated as the basics of home automation system. This will be useful if y...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:31:51 PDT
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-powered-by-battery/
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SMALL.jpg The DocDoc In this instructable I will show you how to properly supply power to a Raspberry Pi or Pi 2 with a battery pack or any voltage between 2.9 -32 volts DC. I will be using a efficient Pololu Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator and a toggle switch.This can be done with any Raspberry pi version. Using a ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:36 PDT
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turbine-Spray-Bottle/
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips We have an extremly hot summer in my place so i had to figure out something which can cool us down.Here comes the result :) Watch the video!!! In this video i show you the most important steps of the making! #1 Sprinkle with water yourself is a good idea in a hot summer day but how can we impr...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:33 PDT
Printable 360 Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Printable-360-Photography/
Printable 360 Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/J82N/ICG2CHQU/F9SJ82NICG2CHQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/J82N/ICG2CHQU/F9SJ82NICG2CHQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/J82N/ICG2CHQU/F9SJ82NICG2CHQU.SMALL.jpg WhitskyU Lista de Materiais-Fotografia panorâmica em 360-Blender-Pepakura Designer-Estilete-Cola Printable 360 Panoramic Photography Após escolher a fotografia a ser utilizada execute o programa Blender. Criando uma ico esfera Neste passo delete o objeto, a luz e crie um novo objeto de nome icosphere. ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:12:54 PDT
How To Assign A Static IP to The Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Assign-A-Static-IP-to-The-Raspberry-Pi/
How To Assign A Static IP to The Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/OY4P/ICG2BIZG/FDWOY4PICG2BIZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/OY4P/ICG2BIZG/FDWOY4PICG2BIZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/OY4P/ICG2BIZG/FDWOY4PICG2BIZG.SMALL.jpg LiveSpark Normally when devices connect to the network they are assigned IP address by the router which does so sequentially (in the order of devices being connected) or randomly. The same goes with your Raspberry Pi. But if you wish to use your Pi without a display (for e.g. via SSH, as a Web Server, or any ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:58:36 PDT
Photography: Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Water-Droplets/
Photography: Water Droplets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/0AW2/ICG2BX6L/FRD0AW2ICG2BX6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/0AW2/ICG2BX6L/FRD0AW2ICG2BX6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/0AW2/ICG2BX6L/FRD0AW2ICG2BX6L.SMALL.jpg illerin Capturing water droplets is a fun and easy thing to do. Here I will show you how to capture a droplet, along with how to change it's color without using any editing software! ​What you will need: 1. Camera with a flash 2. Len capable of capturing small objects(A zoom lens or any lens on a bellow ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:15:13 PDT
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-ATX-PSU-Into-a-Bench-PSU-that-Measures-/
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SMALL.jpg magkopian In this instructable I'm going to show you how to convert an old ATX power supply to a bench power supply that also displays the current drawn for each voltage rail on an LCD display. Features:The PSU uses a 20x4 LCD display to show the current readings for every voltage rail. But because the screen...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:08:46 PDT
Arduino attendence logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-attendence-logger/
Arduino attendence logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/EGUS/ICG2ANI2/F94EGUSICG2ANI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/EGUS/ICG2ANI2/F94EGUSICG2ANI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/EGUS/ICG2ANI2/F94EGUSICG2ANI2.SMALL.jpg vonPongrac I am always wondering how many hours per month I spend working on my projects. Hopfully I was designing atendance logger for local company and imidiatelly saw potential in this simple logger. First prototype was made with Arduino and was only a proof of concept. Becouse of that company allowed me to...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:13:36 PDT
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fox-pendant-Solar-Powered-kit/
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for solar powered Fox with amber LED eyes. It measures about 2 1/2" by 2 1/2", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. Wear it as a necklace, earrings, keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The possibilities are up to ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:14:11 PDT
Fire Fly Jar, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Fly-Jar-Arduino/
Fire Fly Jar, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/EZXO/ICEMVQMZ/FHUEZXOICEMVQMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/EZXO/ICEMVQMZ/FHUEZXOICEMVQMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/EZXO/ICEMVQMZ/FHUEZXOICEMVQMZ.SMALL.jpg ddtodd You can easily make your own jar full of Fire Flies or Lightning Bugs with just a few solder joints. The lights flash on and off just like a fire fly and you can change how long they stay on and how long they are dark between flashes. All it takes is an Arduino, 3 LEDs, 3 resistors, a battery, and a...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:34:53 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing/
Multi-Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is great. You can create just about anything imaginable with the power of a 3D printer. New 3D printable materials are being developed daily to further advance your options when using a 3D printer. And up until now, many people limit their 3D printed creations to one material. It would b...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:58:15 PDT
Track Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Soldering/
Track Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SMALL.jpg rjawale Making a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) is not very difficult. Its fun if you're making it for the first time. But after making couple of PCBs one may get bored.Like in my case, for the first time I was very excited. Then eventually PCB making was so boring. Everytime I had to design the schematic usin...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:16:28 PDT
PIvena Assembly Instruction with 1280x800 Display http://www.instructables.com/id/PIvena-Assembly-Instruction-with-1280x800-Display/
PIvena Assembly Instruction with 1280x800 Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/82V3/ICE1X6D4/FAM82V3ICE1X6D4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/82V3/ICE1X6D4/FAM82V3ICE1X6D4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/82V3/ICE1X6D4/FAM82V3ICE1X6D4.SMALL.jpg WildCircuits This instructable goes along with PIvena-Assembly-Instructions and PIvena-Assembly-Instructions-B+ to show you how to build a PIvena Raspberry PI case with a 7" 1280x800 LCD. There is so much similarity that I didn't want to write it all over again, so you'll be flipping between the other instructa...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:56:46 PDT
iPhone 6 Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-6-Photography/
iPhone 6 Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/MR4R/ICE1WTCV/FZHMR4RICE1WTCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/MR4R/ICE1WTCV/FZHMR4RICE1WTCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/MR4R/ICE1WTCV/FZHMR4RICE1WTCV.SMALL.jpg zstarkovich I have loved the iPhone 6 ever since it came out and i got it. The camera is my favorite feature on it. Close Ups I love the iphone 6 camera because of how good of close up pictures you can take. The way that i take these amazing close ups is by holding the camera about 4 inches away from the sub...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:34:46 PDT