Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:54:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 PipBoy 3000 (working) http://www.instructables.com/id/PipBoy-3000-working/
PipBoy 3000 (working) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JOF2/IDUQP6UG/FCIJOF2IDUQP6UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JOF2/IDUQP6UG/FCIJOF2IDUQP6UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JOF2/IDUQP6UG/FCIJOF2IDUQP6UG.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen So, this is a working PipBoy 3000. I have made this for the past two months and finally it's done.The idea of own PipBoy just came to my mind since the Fallout game series got the latest game's fourth part, The Fallout 4.Fallout 4 will launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC on November 10 2015.So the case...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:18:15 PDT
PCB milling bed for Modela MDX-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-milling-bed-for-Modela-MDX-20/
PCB milling bed for Modela MDX-20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SMALL.jpg MosabWadea The modela MDX-20 is very widely spread in many fablabs as many and compact CNC for different uses..This machine is used to make PCBs for digital fabrication. The problem is that most people are using the double sided tape to fix the board in place, and it is so obvious why I don't want to use this ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:37:31 PDT
Personal Space Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Space-Defense-System/
Personal Space Defense System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you're tired of people invading your personal space, popping your bubble, or otherwise gettin' up in your business, why not send them a message by blasting them away with a water gun? Manually targeting people with your soaker of choice can be a chore, and if there is a deluge of personal space i...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:28:04 PDT
Delta Bot: Perfect DIY 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Delta-Bot-Perfect-DIY-3D-Printer/
Delta Bot: Perfect DIY 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SMALL.jpg Danny Lu Build the efficient and reliable all metal structure 3D Printer. Great quality and up to 400 mm/s print speed. Built with heated bed, hybrid bowden suspended extruder, and counterweight (tested printing 21 hours straight with no motors hot). If tuned well it can last forever printing. Optional smar...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:31:14 PDT
A Raspberry Pi Controlled Two Faced Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-Controlled-Two-Faced-Clock/
A Raspberry Pi Controlled Two Faced Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/X6ZZ/IDQHY1MD/FG5X6ZZIDQHY1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/X6ZZ/IDQHY1MD/FG5X6ZZIDQHY1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/X6ZZ/IDQHY1MD/FG5X6ZZIDQHY1MD.SMALL.jpg AnthonyB35 This instructable shows how to use a 'Simple but Strong Plastic Box', (http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-but-Strong-Plastic-Box/) from my previous Instructable, to make a Two Faced Clock which uses a Raspberry Pi to control two stepper motors.I'll not explain how to make the box itself, but w...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:36:29 PDT
ESP8266 Automatic Router Restart http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Automatic-Router-Restart/
ESP8266 Automatic Router Restart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SMALL.jpg Pjtheman I'm a lazy person, and as a lazy person I'd rather sit on the sofa typing code for a while to create this, than have to occasionally go and fix the internet. If you're a lazy person like me, or you just want to get playing with your ESP module, you're in the right place!Don't undertake this instruct...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:24 PDT
spin down noisy laptop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/spin-down-noisy-laptop-fan/
spin down noisy laptop fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SWX0/IDUQN6B8/FKFSWX0IDUQN6B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SWX0/IDUQN6B8/FKFSWX0IDUQN6B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SWX0/IDUQN6B8/FKFSWX0IDUQN6B8.SMALL.jpg Thomas at mumalab I bought myself an acer aspire V3-772G with a quad core i74702 CPU as a desktop replacement. This is a powerful yet cool laptop, but under linux the fan is always heavily running - without any need, as it just blows out cool air.Unfortunately the fan cannot be controlled via SW under linux. Still th...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:56:47 PDT
Cheap and Easy Guide to Building a Private Telephone System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Guide-to-Building-a-Private-Telepho/
Cheap and Easy Guide to Building a Private Telephone System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/POQG/IDUR3WHD/FPIPOQGIDUR3WHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/POQG/IDUR3WHD/FPIPOQGIDUR3WHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/POQG/IDUR3WHD/FPIPOQGIDUR3WHD.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Due to the proliferation of cellular networks, most homes have abandoned their land line telephone plan. The infrastructure is still there though, hidden in our walls. Why let all that copper go to waste? Let's talk about how inexpensive and easy it is to reclaim this technology, making it useful...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:27:53 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
TV B Gone Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/2GKA/IDU2OZB6/FK72GKAIDU2OZB6.SMALL.jpg JemChalweDoPorzygu Recently I thought about shrinking my TV B GONE which I made by myself using originall Adafruit schematics and their firmware 1.2 (include EU codes)I saw many projects on the Internet but only a few was designed for use with European on/off codes. (Yes, I'm from Europe - Poland)I found dark sponge's...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
Broken Torch To Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Torch-To-Emergency-Phone-Charger/
Broken Torch To Emergency Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/X96B/IDUQVV7S/FMJX96BIDUQVV7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/X96B/IDUQVV7S/FMJX96BIDUQVV7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/X96B/IDUQVV7S/FMJX96BIDUQVV7S.SMALL.jpg JohnE12 The idea for this project came from a friend. He had taken his family on a camping holiday, like he had done for quite a few years since his children became old enough to enjoy it. Well, last year at the end of the holiday they all piled back into the car and on the way back he noticed the consumpt...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:00:38 PDT
Cheap And Easy 12V Clip Lights For The Off Grid World http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-And-Easy-12V-Clip-Lights-For-Your-Micro-Sola/
Cheap And Easy 12V Clip Lights For The Off Grid World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SMALL.jpg luxstar The most common 12 volt LED lights are designed to replace incandescent light on cars. These are well suited for 12 volt micro solar systems but lower power automotive lights are hard to find (1/4 watt and lower). So I decided to make some of my own for my 20 watt setup. I bought the piranha LEDS...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:41:44 PDT
Weatherproof arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherproof-arduino/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:14:18 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SMALL.jpg markk7 Set colors, animation speed, choose your animation and more - all from an onboard menu system.This guide shows how to make a five-input helper-gadget for designing animations on NeoPixels. A digital readout shows RGB values and other data. It allows you to select from a collection of animations and ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
How to Use a 3D Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-3D-Pen/
How to Use a 3D Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BI7C/IDUQKYI6/FLYBI7CIDUQKYI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BI7C/IDUQKYI6/FLYBI7CIDUQKYI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BI7C/IDUQKYI6/FLYBI7CIDUQKYI6.SMALL.jpg jordantallent I have been into 3D printing for a few years now. Making them, modifying them, using them and whatever comes in between. I have been seeing 3D pens in the market more and more and always thought that they were sort of silly little things. Well, I finally have one and guess what...they are silly b...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:56:45 PDT
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Toppers-Seat-Saver-Name-Plates-Photo-/
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a 3D model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a Cake Topper, Photo Booth Goodies Such as mustaches, signs, glasses etc. Skip to the last step (Step 7) to see the easiest method, however it may not be sufficient for more complicated models.Also search Thingiverse ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:23:45 PDT
3D Printing My Wedding Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-My-Wedding-Ring/
3D Printing My Wedding Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Difficulty: IntermediateObjective: Learn how to go about printing jewelry, specifically custom wedding rings, and hear my experience with doing so.To see more about 3D Printing visit the blog at: 3d Printing Ninja Why You Should 3D Print Your Wedding Ring At first I didn't even consider 3D printi...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:25 PDT
Leather Phone Wallet Hybrid Case With Card Slots http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Phone-Wallet-Hybrid-Case-With-Card-Slots/
Leather Phone Wallet Hybrid Case With Card Slots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AL7B/IDUQS1R1/FA1AL7BIDUQS1R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AL7B/IDUQS1R1/FA1AL7BIDUQS1R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AL7B/IDUQS1R1/FA1AL7BIDUQS1R1.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Being a part of the information age comes with a whole series of new problems our parents didn't have. One of the biggest ones is the shear amount of technology we carry on a daily basis. This can be even more of an annoyance during the summer months where clothing tends to lack pockets, or when you...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:26:31 PDT
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-Adafruit-Flora-board-Arduino-Tutori/
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Adafruit Flora board and how you can easily program it with Codebender!FLORA is Adafruit's fully-featured wearable electronics platform. It's a round, sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller designed to empower amazing wearables projects. The FLORA ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:23:48 PDT
Remixed Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Remixed-Homopolar-Motor/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:39:16 PDT
DIY alternative to Amazon Echo smart home voice control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-alternative-to-Amazon-Echo-smart-home-voice-co/
DIY alternative to Amazon Echo smart home voice control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/T9KV/IDUQLS2B/FRXT9KVIDUQLS2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/T9KV/IDUQLS2B/FRXT9KVIDUQLS2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/T9KV/IDUQLS2B/FRXT9KVIDUQLS2B.SMALL.jpg Naran If you are not familiar with Amazon Echo — it is a novel personal assistant that responds to your voice commands and, therefore, performs simple tasks tasks for you. For example, it can control your smart lights or turn on and off anything plugged into your Internet-connected power outlets.In this i...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:23:23 PDT
The remote Arduino Bluetooth Love Boat, exciting and new... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-remote-Arduino-Bluetooth-Love-Boat-exciting-an/
The remote Arduino Bluetooth Love Boat, exciting and new... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SMALL.jpg manu4371 My son got an old RF boat on which the remote 47MHz control device is again and again broken. So I decided to build a new one with some additional skills:- a more important remote rang till 1000 m in wide area- a reverse drive when your boat is stuck with river weeds- a power suplly with no special ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:09:48 PDT
Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
Raspberry Pi - Serial Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Serial-Console/
Raspberry Pi - Serial Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/XUMX/IDUR15D3/FM6XUMXIDUR15D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/XUMX/IDUR15D3/FM6XUMXIDUR15D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/XUMX/IDUR15D3/FM6XUMXIDUR15D3.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve I have been using Raspberry Pi for some time and I'm going to start writing a few projects using the Raspberry Pi. So lets start with getting the serial ready, the serial console is where I write most of the code and I don't use the GUI a lot. For using the serial you will not need any monitor or an...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:47:18 PDT
Phone case with built-in MicroSD reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-case-with-built-in-MicroSD-reader/
Phone case with built-in MicroSD reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SMALL.jpg jackal0206 The introduction below is my rant about the lack of storage space on my phone and how I got inspired and motivated to create this project. Feel free to skip ahead and dive into the instruction starting at Step 1.Cellphone is an essential tool in many people's day to day life now; as our phone gets m...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:02:44 PDT
DIY Smartphone Mirror Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Mirror-Pod/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:20:38 PDT
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. http://www.instructables.com/id/You-can-turn-on-the-TV-at-ANY-TIME/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:53 PDT
Children's Clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Clocks/
Children's Clocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/PYAW/IDR7T82L/F0PPYAWIDR7T82L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/PYAW/IDR7T82L/F0PPYAWIDR7T82L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/PYAW/IDR7T82L/F0PPYAWIDR7T82L.SMALL.jpg CliveB1 It all started with our children, we bought them animal clocks that had tails as pendulums and they had great pleasure watching them. When our grandchildren came along we could not find any the same, so - why not make my own versions?All of the variants are very similar in construction, although I ...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:14:09 PDT
IoT Coffee Pot Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Coffee-Pot-Monitor/
IoT Coffee Pot Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8QDM/IDUQJKV9/FS48QDMIDUQJKV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8QDM/IDUQJKV9/FS48QDMIDUQJKV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8QDM/IDUQJKV9/FS48QDMIDUQJKV9.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier Sometimes, a product is so simple, so obvious, you wonder why no one has created it yet. That's kind of the story here... Everyday at work, I listened to countless people complaining that the coffee pot was empty. The collective voice of the people rang out with demands of change! They wanted to kno...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:06 PDT
How to Photograph a Black Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Photograph-a-Black-Cat/
How to Photograph a Black Cat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/G66I/IDUFJ0ID/FVTG66IIDUFJ0ID.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Depending on your view - and on the temperament of your resident feline photography subject - cats can be either totally easy to photograph, or totally challenging to photograph. In my experience, there doesn't seem to be much in between with cats - with photography or anything else related to them....
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:22:03 PDT
Weekly Baby Photo Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Baby-Photo-Project/
Weekly Baby Photo Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2D7C/IDU2Q1DN/FB52D7CIDU2Q1DN.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Since my son was born, I have been taking his photo every week to document how he has been growing and changing.This project was inspired by two of my favourite blogs, Making it Lovely and Young House Love.I'm not a very good photographer, so this has been a really fantastic experience for me to pra...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:06:25 PDT
DIY Smart Plant pot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Plant-pot/
DIY Smart Plant pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/BX4O/IDUFHQVE/FFVBX4OIDUFHQVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/BX4O/IDUFHQVE/FFVBX4OIDUFHQVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/BX4O/IDUFHQVE/FFVBX4OIDUFHQVE.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,it was one year ago that i have published the plant pot - world's first stand alone smart plant pot that can email you when it's thirsty, cold, hot, sleeping etc. a lot has changed since the first release. today I would like to share with you our latest and most stable version yet.the pl...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:05:16 PDT
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-NodeJS-WebSockets-LED-Controller-for-Raspberr/
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SMALL.jpg martin2250 Hi,in this instructable, I'll show you how to create a lightweight and incredibly responsive web server with WebSockets.I'll use it to control a LED using an Arduino but the concept can be applied to many other projects.Since this project does not use any on-board peripherals, it will work with just...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Fixing your Car keys http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-your-Car-keys/
Fixing your Car keys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/OJG9/IDU2O5F0/FJCOJG9IDU2O5F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/OJG9/IDU2O5F0/FJCOJG9IDU2O5F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/OJG9/IDU2O5F0/FJCOJG9IDU2O5F0.SMALL.jpg joshwoldstad We can all agree that key-beepers are awesome. But every once in a while, you have to switch out the battery for everything to keep running smoothly. This instructable is about changing out the batteries and making some small repairs to the inside of the key. This key-beeper in particular is from an...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:43:43 PDT
Connected Studio Warning Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Connected-Studio-Warning-Light/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:39:18 PDT
3D Printed Wedding Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wedding-Rings/
3D Printed Wedding Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Reasons you might want 3D printed wedding rings: Unique - no one else will have rings like yours (unless, of course, you share your design) Totally custom - the design is limited only by your creativity and can easily be sized for tiny fingers or monster hands Easy to make - all you need is some...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:37:38 PDT
Tactile Keyboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactile-Keyboard-Hack/
Tactile Keyboard Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SMALL.jpg nsnip I wanted the ability to identify some of my keyboard keys by touch alone. I use the TAB, SHIFT, CTRL, ALT and ESC keys very often when working in blender 3d suite. The steelseries gaming keyboard I use is excellent however being designed for gaming there are only raised bumps on the home keys F, J...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:28:27 PDT
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x5W/
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own powerfull Bluetooth Speaker with some extra features, easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 15$. Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 5W speakers and some lithium batteries to make it less expensive like I did. In the following...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
RaspiTrap V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspiTrap-V10/
RaspiTrap V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/HZBP/IDUQTSM5/FLDHZBPIDUQTSM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/HZBP/IDUQTSM5/FLDHZBPIDUQTSM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/HZBP/IDUQTSM5/FLDHZBPIDUQTSM5.SMALL.jpg awall99 Hi all,I want to present my Raspberry Pi project.An animal friendly mousetrap with photo, video and email function.You may ask, why somebody would build such a mousetrap?Why not? C.A.D. Design First of all I tried the design in Sketchup 8, which is still freeI could try a few designs virtually ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:06:23 PDT
Raspberry Samba file server software http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Samba-file-server-software/
Raspberry Samba file server software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/16TS/IDTANB2T/F9F16TSIDTANB2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/16TS/IDTANB2T/F9F16TSIDTANB2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/16TS/IDTANB2T/F9F16TSIDTANB2T.SMALL.jpg Powen Ko Samba Introduction:In 1991 Australian Mr. Andrew Tridgell wanted to allow DOS machines and UNIX machine to share files. In order to accomplish this he wrote the SMB protocol software on UNIX systems. After some period of time it was officially renamed Samba. Samba was finally beginning to have gr...
By: Powen Ko

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:32:40 PDT
Android controlled car for beginners (MIT app inventor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-car-for-beginners-MIT-app-inven/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:15:16 PDT
Using a USB external hard drive with your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-USB-external-hard-drive-with-your-Raspberr/
Using a USB external hard drive with your Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RO9V/IDTAN644/F9MRO9VIDTAN644.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RO9V/IDTAN644/F9MRO9VIDTAN644.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RO9V/IDTAN644/F9MRO9VIDTAN644.SMALL.jpg Powen Ko Experimental introduction: In many cases SD capacity is not enough. Luckily Raspberry Pi can easily be connected to external USB hard drives. Follow the steps in this section, and you will soon have a lot more storage connected to your Raspberry Pi. Experimental hardware devices Experimental har...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:26:51 PDT
Reusable Vinegar Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Vinegar-Battery/
Reusable Vinegar Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi,in this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a reusable battery from vinegar that's easy and interesting.This even reduces waste by using up some of the electronic waste.Making electricity from things you find around the house is a fun project.There are lots of easy ways to make homemade b...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:53:02 PDT
Oktoberfest of Things Beer Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oktoberfest-of-Things-Beer-Table/
Oktoberfest of Things Beer Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/HW7P/IDU2N15Y/FHGHW7PIDU2N15Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/HW7P/IDU2N15Y/FHGHW7PIDU2N15Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/HW7P/IDU2N15Y/FHGHW7PIDU2N15Y.SMALL.jpg hansamann The Oktoberfest of Things is a a community of makers that gather each year around the Oktoberfest in Munich (or elsewhere soon?) and hack the Oktoberfest. Inspired by the Internet of Things, we discovered the Oktoberfest as the perfect setting for trying out all kind of crazy ideas.The hybris labs t...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:04:15 PDT
Racing Robots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Racing-Robots/
Racing Robots! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SMALL.jpg Sudharsan Sukumar This project uses LabVIEW, a chipKIT WF32 microcontroller, and a Leap Motion Controller in order to race two robots. LabVIEW MakerHub LINX is used to communicate between LabVIEW and the microcontroller. A LabVIEW MakerHub library for the leap is used to track hand position and then peaks and valley...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:03:04 PDT
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-serial-LCD-to-an-Arduino-UNO/
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In this instructable I will show you how I connected a serial LCD 16X2 to an Arduino UNO.There are lots of instructables and tutorials showing you how to connect a regular LCD to an Arduino but not many showing a serial LCD and on my Arduino the PINS to attach the UART pins are hidden. With this in...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:25:04 PDT
Side-Bending Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bending-Goggles/
Side-Bending Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab The world is not as you see it. Particularly when you're sporting light-bending, orientation-ending, lenses that make even the most eagle-eyed among us go out of whack. With these side-bending goggles, the world appears a little more to the left than it really is. And it's all with just a bit of acr...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:33 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-awesome-macro-photo-background/
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SMALL.jpg Instructomaker I recently made a very simple Instructable about how to convert a child-resistant bottle cap to adult friendly. The inspiration was not only to present that neat cap conversion process, but to utilize a really cool method of creating a super simple, endlessly versatile macro photography background ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:58:57 PDT
Arduino Zombie Detector Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Zombie-Detector-Game/
Arduino Zombie Detector Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SMALL.jpg bneiswender The following activity is based on a lesson for teachers who use the Ardusat Space Kit (http://ardusat.com). However, this activity will work for anybody with an Arduino, luminosity sensor (we are using the SparkFun TSL2561), and an Infrared Thermometer (MLX90614) sensor.To make this successful you'...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:13:51 PDT
Wireless Car Parking Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Car-Parking-Alarm/
Wireless Car Parking Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Are you or your wife/kids have just learned driving a car and are afraid of getting an ugly dent on it while parking it? Don't worry, this project is just for you!! The topic already tells much about the project but still telling, it is a wireless car parking alarm that consists of two arduinos conn...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:08:16 PDT