Instructables: exploring - technology - 12v http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 03:42:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Recicled-Regulable-Power-Supply/
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SMALL.jpg brico3d Recicled old computer Regulable power supply.For more information visit: Brico3d Electronics1 Identify the wires and eliminate what you don't need. Electronics2 Connect 230V ac input directly with electronic board. Then use the switch to control ON/OFF with green wire. Elecronics3 Build or ...
By: brico3d

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:49 PDT
Portable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply/
Portable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/2157/IQTZX8DX/F4N2157IQTZX8DX.SMALL.jpg tutdude98 I have bunch of old power adapters (those with transformers) and some laptop power supplys that are around 16-20v but i needed 12v for charging lead acid batteries. Since 12v lead acids charge at around 14.4v i had to lower voltage from 16v (we in case with laptop charger from 19v) down to 14.4v to ...
By: tutdude98

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:09:59 PDT
The Simplest Party Light(music Synced) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-Party-Lightmusic-Synced/
The Simplest Party Light(music Synced) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RX0X/IPZMK28U/F17RX0XIPZMK28U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RX0X/IPZMK28U/F17RX0XIPZMK28U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RX0X/IPZMK28U/F17RX0XIPZMK28U.SMALL.jpg HamedK1 one of the most important things in a party or disco are the lights.but they're very expensive and their not very good for using in your room.so i decided to make a cheap but powerful one. What do you need 1-LED Strip2-audio amplifier3-1n4007 diodesome wire Connection connect the positive wire...
By: HamedK1

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:18:53 PDT
Simple Inverter. 12v DC to 220v AC. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Inverter-12v-DC-to-220v-AC/
Simple Inverter. 12v DC to 220v AC. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/CD94/IPTJGZXQ/FEDCD94IPTJGZXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/CD94/IPTJGZXQ/FEDCD94IPTJGZXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/CD94/IPTJGZXQ/FEDCD94IPTJGZXQ.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Electricity is important for us. But sometimes we need electricity in emergency, like power outages, emergencies, camping, etc. With this inverter, we can use Car / motorcycle battery. This can increase the electricity from 12V DC to 220V AC, and this can turn on Light bulb, Phone Charger, and small...
By: balsuryana

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 06:22:04 PDT
Drone Build: Q700 Trooper asymmetric quadcopter: Manual & Flight test http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Build-Q700-Trooper-Asymmetric-Quadcopter-Man/
Drone Build: Q700 Trooper asymmetric quadcopter: Manual & Flight test - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/1NB4/IOVRBV55/F9Z1NB4IOVRBV55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/1NB4/IOVRBV55/F9Z1NB4IOVRBV55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/1NB4/IOVRBV55/F9Z1NB4IOVRBV55.SMALL.jpg RNDrones This is a short video covering 'Unboxing', A 'Quick & Easy' Build Manual and Flight Testing of the RCTimer Q700 Trooper quadcopter. This is the Trooper frame kit with the integrated Power Distribution and Printed Circuit Board frame kit i.e. it is not 100% carbon fibre.Here's the video menu:00.16 - ...
By: RNDrones

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Jun 2016 08:55:14 PDT
Drone Build: Tarot X6 - 960 folding hexacopter: UnBox, Build Manual & Flight Test http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Build-Tarot-X6-960-Folding-Hexacopter-UnBox-/
Drone Build: Tarot X6 - 960 folding hexacopter: UnBox, Build Manual & Flight Test - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SOSF/IOW3XQUV/F3VSOSFIOW3XQUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SOSF/IOW3XQUV/F3VSOSFIOW3XQUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SOSF/IOW3XQUV/F3VSOSFIOW3XQUV.SMALL.jpg RNDrones The Tarot X6 hexacopter is a professional aerial photography drone capable of carrying a DSLR camera on an appropriate gimbal. This video is a 'Quick & Easy' Manual to build the Tarot X6 using our choice of parts and includes: 'Unboxing', Step-by-Step Build Manual, video of the first flight and vide...
By: RNDrones

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Jun 2016 08:39:08 PDT
How to Solder the RCTimer Double BEC (12V+5V) PDB for Drones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-the-RCTimer-Double-BEC-12V5V-PDB-for/
How to Solder the RCTimer Double BEC (12V+5V) PDB for Drones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/02JE/IOG1HL15/F4Q02JEIOG1HL15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/02JE/IOG1HL15/F4Q02JEIOG1HL15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/02JE/IOG1HL15/F4Q02JEIOG1HL15.SMALL.jpg RNDrones A short video/presentation on how to set up and solder the RCTimer Power Distribution Board (PDB) with Double BEC's and how to adjust the voltage output on the appropriate BEC.This PDB comes as standard with the ''RCTimer: Aliencopter Bee 470 full Carbon KIT W/Clean and Dirty System and PDB W/BEC' ...
By: RNDrones

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:19:53 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
By: Mixed Output

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Selfmade continiously adjustable step up power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Selfmade-Continiously-Adjustable-Step-Up-Power-Sup/
Selfmade continiously adjustable step up power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/KZB0/INM7Q31E/FS3KZB0INM7Q31E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/KZB0/INM7Q31E/FS3KZB0INM7Q31E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/KZB0/INM7Q31E/FS3KZB0INM7Q31E.SMALL.jpg led_freak When you are working outdoors and don't have a generator a 12V battery like the one you have in your car is a good power supply. But sometimes 12V just don't cut it. For this I put this step up converter together. It can take any voltage from 10V to 32V and convert it into a higher voltage up to 35V...
By: led_freak

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:17:00 PDT
How To Make a Portable Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Solar-Generator/
How To Make a Portable Solar Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/G1VN/INI802Y9/F3MG1VNINI802Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/G1VN/INI802Y9/F3MG1VNINI802Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/G1VN/INI802Y9/F3MG1VNINI802Y9.SMALL.jpg Constructed How To Make a Portable Solar GeneratorWhy Solar?Currently, solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy source available. Solar energy is completely free and produces no pollutants. The only limitation is that it energy produced is dependent on the amount of sunlight that is recei...
By: Constructed

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:04:30 PDT
Turn a Solar Charge Controller Into Wall Powered 12v Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Solar-Charge-Controller-Into-Wall-Powered-1/
Turn a Solar Charge Controller Into Wall Powered 12v Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/GUSA/INKG50SE/FXTGUSAINKG50SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/GUSA/INKG50SE/FXTGUSAINKG50SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/GUSA/INKG50SE/FXTGUSAINKG50SE.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker This Instructable started to solve a problem i had. I needed to charge a 9 amp hour SLA battery but i only had a standard car battery charger. The car battery charger was way too high of amperage to properly charge my SLA battery.I started to dig around in my parts boxes to see if there was somethi...
By: ThriftStore Hacker

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:39:32 PDT
Make your own Distortion Box Speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Distortion-Box-Speaker/
Make your own Distortion Box Speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/CE7M/IMP4PRXR/FURCE7MIMP4PRXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/CE7M/IMP4PRXR/FURCE7MIMP4PRXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/CE7M/IMP4PRXR/FURCE7MIMP4PRXR.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello everyone.Abhay and Akshay here.It's been a long time since we have published a full step tutorial, so today we are going to make an awesome speaker that sounds good and it can distort sound if given high voltage or extra power.We haven't made any audio amplifier project before, so let us see h...
By: Mr AbAk

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 Apr 2016 03:19:34 PDT
Control a Solenoid with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Solenoid-With-Arduino/
Control a Solenoid with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Solenoid Tutorial shows how to control a solenoid using pushbuttons and a relay with your Arduino compatible controller. Solenoids are electromagnetically driven actuators. When voltage is applied to the solenoid coil the electromagnetic force pulls the center plunger in. It is an excel...
By: robotgeek_official

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:36:00 PDT
LED Car Searchlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Car-Searchlight/
LED Car Searchlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/GX4G/IM5WFBDC/FJZGX4GIM5WFBDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/GX4G/IM5WFBDC/FJZGX4GIM5WFBDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/GX4G/IM5WFBDC/FJZGX4GIM5WFBDC.SMALL.jpg Layer 8 In the year 2003 the hype about "high power" LEDs begun. I bought a lot of them, without any idea what to do with them. Now I've found one project to use 6 5W LEDs.Sometimes I need light when I'm around with my car. So I created a searchlight for the standard 12V plug in the car. Milling of the ho...
By: Layer 8

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:04:09 PDT
Dual Lab PSU With Protection Made From Computer PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Lab-PSU-With-Protection-Made-From-Computer-PS/
Dual Lab PSU With Protection Made From Computer PSU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SMALL.jpg Testas.T This is another lab power supply i made from old computer power supply. It's double pole, adjustable 2.4v-27.5V, between both poles there is 55V. It's easy to make this, you need to desolder all output components, leave everything around main ic and solder couple of new parts( resistors, capacitors,...
By: Testas.T

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 10:28:38 PDT
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Adjustable-Mini-Powersupply/
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output A BIG HELLO! and welcome to Mixed Outputs first instructable.As most of my project involve electronics of some sort, having a good power supply is essential to be able to meet the demand of different power requirements. So I built me a bench-top power supply from an old ATX power supply Unit (PSU) t...
By: Mixed Output

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 8 Mar 2016 03:52:02 PST
3 output power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Output-Power-Supply/
3 output power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/5757/IKJ8L7X4/FEQ5757IKJ8L7X4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/5757/IKJ8L7X4/FEQ5757IKJ8L7X4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/5757/IKJ8L7X4/FEQ5757IKJ8L7X4.SMALL.jpg AnsoGroup I needed an external power supply for my projects. I had an old dvd player which refused to work anymore so I decided to give him another utility. I have removed the power board and all other parts which could be used for some other projects.With power supply from dvd player I made one external pow...
By: AnsoGroup

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:50:33 PST
220V HOMEMADE PORTABLE POWER INVERTER http://www.instructables.com/id/220V-HOMEMADE-PORTABLE-POWER-INVERTER/
220V HOMEMADE PORTABLE POWER INVERTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/4V9D/IKLHX21Y/FQW4V9DIKLHX21Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/4V9D/IKLHX21Y/FQW4V9DIKLHX21Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/4V9D/IKLHX21Y/FQW4V9DIKLHX21Y.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsThis is a tutorial about “How to make a 220V portable power inverter” This inverter is capable to power CFLs,tube lights,dc fan ext. it can handle up to 150W.even you can charge your laptop and mobile Note: this is a 220v, 50Hz square wave inverter The Inverter First things first. yo...
By: vina1991

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 23:52:59 PST
Sweet PC Speakers W/ SubWoofer for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-PC-Speakers-W-SubWoofer-for-Cheap/
Sweet PC Speakers W/ SubWoofer for Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0ZO5/IK7BL3SU/FME0ZO5IK7BL3SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0ZO5/IK7BL3SU/FME0ZO5IK7BL3SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0ZO5/IK7BL3SU/FME0ZO5IK7BL3SU.SMALL.jpg joeynovak This is a great fun project to get started with electronics and sound systems. Total cost for this system to me, was about $20. The speakers I got pre-mounted to the particle board from an old projection TV that I got for free from a friend. Projection TVs are a dime a dozen. I've picked them u...
By: joeynovak

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Feb 2016 19:53:52 PST
Glowing Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Laptop-Cooler/
Glowing Laptop Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/TS1Y/IHXRFDHD/FF8TS1YIHXRFDHD.SMALL.jpg zlapukas I present to you my master piece. The Glowing One :DI was really bored so i tried my best, enjoy :) Materials and Tools Materials and tools that i usedWires. About a meter and a half.Hot glue gun and some glueRandom orbit sander and a few sanding discsTool to cut plastic (Dremel with pvc cutoff w...
By: zlapukas

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 9 Dec 2015 09:05:05 PST
Force Feedback with LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-the-Force-of-an-Actuator-w-LCD-screen-a/
Force Feedback with LCD Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In today's Instructable, we'll be going over how to monitor the current of an actuator, and adjust the values using an LCD screen. This Instructable is a continuation to the Monitoring the Load Feedback of an Actuator Instructable. We'll be adding in the LCD screen so you can see how much current ...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:44:11 PDT
Using the Switch() Statement as Sequencing Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Switch-Statement-as-Sequencing-Control/
Using the Switch() Statement as Sequencing Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/PEVU/IEX4LP14/F2JPEVUIEX4LP14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/PEVU/IEX4LP14/F2JPEVUIEX4LP14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/PEVU/IEX4LP14/F2JPEVUIEX4LP14.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we'll be going over the "switch()" statement and it's use in programming. The switch statement is a powerful tool for organizing your program, easily allow you to move through complex flowcharts.In our switch statement, we'll be going over some different input options to creat...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:39:16 PDT
How to make a 12v battery for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-12v-battery-for-free/
How to make a 12v battery for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F1K6/IEWNKQYW/FXUF1K6IEWNKQYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F1K6/IEWNKQYW/FXUF1K6IEWNKQYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F1K6/IEWNKQYW/FXUF1K6IEWNKQYW.SMALL.jpg william444555 This is how i made a 12v li-ion battery for free without having to buy any cells or batteries from the internet what so ever. i use these in all of my projects on instructabals that need a battery of some sort, it is cheaper and can usually store more. Source Your Batteries One of the best places...
By: william444555

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:33:27 PDT
Controlling the Position of an Actuator with an Analog Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-the-Position-of-an-Actuator-with-an-An/
Controlling the Position of an Actuator with an Analog Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/HEJU/IEMNH4W2/F3LHEJUIEMNH4W2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/HEJU/IEMNH4W2/F3LHEJUIEMNH4W2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/HEJU/IEMNH4W2/F3LHEJUIEMNH4W2.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we will learn how to use an analog sensor to control the position of an actuator. In this example, we'll be using a potentiometer, but you can use any analog sensor. You could use a light sensor to move an actuator based on the position of the sun.We'll be using the following...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:56:04 PDT
Getting Started with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Arduino-3/
Getting Started with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we'll be learning the basics of the Arduino microcontroller. There are already tons of resources out in the web for getting started, so this will be more of a hub to connect to all that. First, we will talk about what an Arduino is. Then, we can choose the board that is righ...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:47:36 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we'll be learning how to monitor the amount of current that an actuator is using, so that you can tell how much force it is applying. This is a more advanced project, requiring in-depth coding and calibrating.The programming we will be doing today will cover debouncing of switc...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
DIY Digital Compass (for your car) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Compass-for-your-car/
DIY Digital Compass (for your car) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SMALL.jpg DaAwesomeP I'm astounded that some cars don't have a digital compass always visible. You either have to launch the navigation app each time which may even disappear when you adjust the radio. In this project, you'll create a digital compass that can be powered by by the cigarette lighter or another source (bat...
By: DaAwesomeP

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:51:15 PDT
12V Relay with Timer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Relay-with-Timer-Switch/
12V Relay with Timer Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/HJ9Z/ICYN1HZQ/FBZHJ9ZICYN1HZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/HJ9Z/ICYN1HZQ/FBZHJ9ZICYN1HZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/HJ9Z/ICYN1HZQ/FBZHJ9ZICYN1HZQ.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we'll be learning how to use a timer switch and a 12V relay to control the extension of an Actuator. You'll be able to set the timer with up to 17 time schedules, and have the actuator extend and retract when the time is right.No coding is required, all control comes from the...
By: Progressive Automations

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Aug 2015 17:00:31 PDT
12v Powerbank - USB to 12v http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-Powerbank-USB-to-12v/
12v Powerbank - USB to 12v - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SMALL.jpg vicesat You only need 3 simple things- A boost converter (This is the cheapest with voltmeter, the same i use)http://www.ebay.com/itm/DC-DC-4-5-32V-to-5V-52V-XL...- A USB Cable - And is optional, but a estandar DC power plug is usefullThen connect, adjust the output voltage to 12v and thats all :) Its sim...
By: vicesat

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:22 PDT
LED Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Desk-Light/
LED Desk Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/536J/ICJLY8EC/FGS536JICJLY8EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/536J/ICJLY8EC/FGS536JICJLY8EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/536J/ICJLY8EC/FGS536JICJLY8EC.SMALL.jpg leaf26 I didn't like the light angles in my room or my touch lamp taking up desk space, so I made my own lightI had some leftover rgb led strip from adding under-dash lighting in my car. I used a moderate amount (50-60 LED) for this little project. I didn't use a controller, so it doesn't change color. I d...
By: leaf26

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:36:02 PDT
How to Make a Simple Motion Sensor Led Light (Revisited) (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Led-Light-Revis/
How to Make a Simple Motion Sensor Led Light (Revisited) (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Again!Now, I am here with a new Model of PIR Simple Motion Sensor Led Light!The Previous Instructable had Portability Issues and a Resistor Problem.In this Version i have made it more Compact and Easy to keep with a little improvement which i got from comment.Kits would be soon available for Grab...
By: Ayush Sharma

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:41:56 PDT
INSANELY cool LED Light Under 3$ that runs for 10hrs http://www.instructables.com/id/INSANELY-cool-LED-Light-Under-3-that-runs-for-300h/
INSANELY cool LED Light Under 3$ that runs for 10hrs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/KIL4/I9GWCI0G/FV8KIL4I9GWCI0G.SMALL.jpg danorul9 This is an easy tutorial to build a LED Emergency Light using a 12V LED Lightstrip. This can be used as a night lamp. All the items can be purchased at a local electronic shop. It runs for about 10hrs+. The total cost of this build comes to about $3
By: danorul9

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 May 2015 21:43:10 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
By: ️Roy Glen Gilliam

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/5-programs-12V-leds-Lights-Organ/
5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SMALL.jpg udubinsky Soon to come our Purim party and as such we will need a light organ.Using an Arduino i made a 5 pre programmed, speed controlled, 4 12V leds (4-pack). These are the things you will need : Arduino pro mini (5v) or another arduino.Push buttonPotentiometer4 leds (regular)4 4-pack 12V ledssome wiresB...
By: udubinsky

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:34:34 PST
Easy And Cheapest Way to Fix LCD TV Backlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-And-Cheapest-Way-to-Fix-LCD-TV-Backlight/
Easy And Cheapest Way to Fix LCD TV Backlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SMALL.jpg J_K_Official Requirement_LCD TVTools to disassemble LCDSMD LED Non-Waterproof Flexible Strips 5050 DC12VWires,Powder & Soldering Iron Disassemble LCD TV Full disassemble LCD TV To Replace Backlight Using Tools. Work With SMD LED 5050 12v Divide As your requirement !Here i am using 22" LCD Display which Req...
By: J_K_Official

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:48:15 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Want to watch your Favorite Instructable in your own language click the link below-SpanishGermanJapaneseChineseHello friends please Vote us In the Let's Party Challenge and On a budget Contest...Hello Dear Partymakers,A few days ago we were wondering what to do with a old glass rod that our father h...
By: Mr AbAk

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
By: ibenkos

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Power a 12V WiFi DSL Router from a PC Power Supply Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-12V-WiFi-DSL-Router-from-a-PC-Power-Supply/
Power a 12V WiFi DSL Router from a PC Power Supply Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/V44V/I4UNLP7B/FYXV44VI4UNLP7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/V44V/I4UNLP7B/FYXV44VI4UNLP7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/V44V/I4UNLP7B/FYXV44VI4UNLP7B.SMALL.jpg hikaru mounir Hello everybody.How are you?Do you know what is the worst scenario could internet addicts had ?!No internet access.Today I will show you how to power a 12v WiFi DSL Router from a PC power supply unit.I tried it with a friend and it worked fine.It was an emergency solution, and we did not pay for ano...
By: hikaru mounir

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:13:12 PST
DIY 12V Car E-Cig / Box Mod V.2 with variable voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-Car-E-Cig-Box-Mod-V2/
DIY 12V Car E-Cig / Box Mod V.2 with variable voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/1T0D/I4UNMMQ2/FPG1T0DI4UNMMQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/1T0D/I4UNMMQ2/FPG1T0DI4UNMMQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/1T0D/I4UNMMQ2/FPG1T0DI4UNMMQ2.SMALL.jpg Eetzi96 This is version 2 of my 12V E-cig for cars or what ever with a 12V socket (Link to old version).This version has variable voltage, so no messing around with those power resistors and calculations (Old vers).Because those DNA 30,40 and other Vape Chips cost so much compared to this simple circuit, an...
By: Eetzi96

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:36:18 PST
Building a Web Enabled Door Lock using Rest API and Raspberry PI http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Web-Enabled-Door-Lock-using-Rest-API-an/
Building a Web Enabled Door Lock using Rest API and Raspberry PI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/OTDZ/I3H4XWQY/F4WOTDZI3H4XWQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/OTDZ/I3H4XWQY/F4WOTDZI3H4XWQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/OTDZ/I3H4XWQY/F4WOTDZI3H4XWQY.SMALL.jpg HeshamO In this instructable, we will build a web enabled electronic door lock from scratch using RESTFUL API, Node JS and Raspberry PI to provide the web service consumed by the mobile app or any REST client.The Architecture is divided in two 3 parts : The REST Server (NodeJS, express and pi-gpio) installa...
By: HeshamO

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:31:01 PST
DIY breadboard power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-breadboard-power-supply/
DIY breadboard power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I´m making an 5v and 12v power supply for the Radioshack breadboard. his Parts The parts I used for this project is:* 5v to 12v step up* Wires* Small project box* 4 male pins* PCB* Breadboard* 4x battery holder / USB cable Make it fit My 5-12v step up did not fit in the box I ...
By: ibenkos

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:54 PST
Telescope - 12V Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-12V-Portable-Power/
Telescope - 12V Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/54PN/I1TQQGGC/F2154PNI1TQQGGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/54PN/I1TQQGGC/F2154PNI1TQQGGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/54PN/I1TQQGGC/F2154PNI1TQQGGC.SMALL.jpg BacknBlack I built this for my telescope and as i told my wife, and portable charging station for cell phones in an emergency.It turned out the learning curve was fun, but a bit pricey as i got more into building it. I ended up spending about 75ish in parts, if you were to total the whole thing, it'd probably...
By: BacknBlack

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:12:24 PDT
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Travelmate-A-Cooler-That-Provides-Storage-/
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SMALL.jpg miskie As can be seen from my profile info to the right, I deliver mail for a living along the back roads of a small Massachusetts town. Its a good job, quiet, and most of the time I'm alone with my thoughts - which is where most of my ideas come from. Anyway - I spend most of my time on the road in a typi...
By: miskie

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:40:18 PDT
Portable LED glove box illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-glove-box-illuminator/
Portable LED glove box illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SMALL.jpg gmiedalien Here is a little battery powered portable glove box light. You can position it on the inside of your glove box using Velcro or other brand hook and loop, so when you open the glove box, the door switch will turn on the light, and when you close the glove box, the light will turn off. (or does it? ...
By: gmiedalien

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:49 PDT
DIY 12v car E-Cig / Box mod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12v-car-E-Cig-Box-mod/
DIY 12v car E-Cig / Box mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KJ2Y/HZXYQ2FP/FT6KJ2YHZXYQ2FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KJ2Y/HZXYQ2FP/FT6KJ2YHZXYQ2FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KJ2Y/HZXYQ2FP/FT6KJ2YHZXYQ2FP.SMALL.jpg Eetzi96 New version is out, Check it out!Here is my box mod that uses 12v car cigarette lighter socket as a power source.I built it from stuff I had lying around so it may not be the best nor the prettiest but it vapes like a beast!depending on the thread you are using (510 or 510/ego) you can use any tank ...
By: Eetzi96

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:12:12 PDT
Mobile 12V Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-12V-Sound-System/
Mobile 12V Sound System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K6TT/HZWJ648P/F1MK6TTHZWJ648P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K6TT/HZWJ648P/F1MK6TTHZWJ648P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/K6TT/HZWJ648P/F1MK6TTHZWJ648P.SMALL.jpg andytompkins The aim of this project was to build a fairly moveable 12V sound system to accompany our "Pier to Eternity" illuminated bicycle rides. I've built a few things similar in the past and some of this project already existed as part of our previous sound system. I should point out that I'm very much a 'b...
By: andytompkins

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:33:56 PDT
~12VAC to 12VDC converter circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/12VAC-to-12VDC-converter-circuit/
~12VAC to 12VDC converter circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/843M/HZGT9HZP/FDF843MHZGT9HZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/843M/HZGT9HZP/FDF843MHZGT9HZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/843M/HZGT9HZP/FDF843MHZGT9HZP.SMALL.jpg fx8 That's my individual idea :) Parts: 1N4007 diodes x4470uF 25V electrolytic capacitor x1stabilizer 7812 x1fuse 150mA 250V or 600mA 250V x1fuse socket x1transformer ~220-230V 50Hz or 6...
By: fx8

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:02:17 PDT
12v LED for into a car http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-LED-for-into-a-car/
12v LED for into a car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UZF5/HZB3HTI6/FBVUZF5HZB3HTI6.SMALL.jpg HiddePi I am dutch and some things are translated with Google Translate.An LED light is efficient, can last a long time, but if you buy an LED light with several LEDs that can not directly into the 12 volt socket of the car. If you follow the instructions of this instructable, you can make yourself some 12v...
By: HiddePi

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:25:16 PDT
Sealed battery box 12v/24v using a DPDT switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-battery-box-12v24v-with-a-switch/
Sealed battery box 12v/24v using a DPDT switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters In this instructable I will show you how to build a sealed battery box. It's not completely water tight but rain is no problem for it. Since building this I have found it to be a great mobile power supply for many things even running power tools while camping where there are no electric hookups.The ...
By: RehabIsForQuitters

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:03 PDT
Super simple vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-vacuum-cleaner/
Super simple vacuum cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8XKC/HYHGE2OM/FYZ8XKCHYHGE2OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8XKC/HYHGE2OM/FYZ8XKCHYHGE2OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8XKC/HYHGE2OM/FYZ8XKCHYHGE2OM.SMALL.jpg matass Hello everyone, I want to share this awesome project. I made a vacuum cleaner out of fan and old shoes box.{Sorry for bad English} You will need You will need:*Shoes box*9v battery*Switch*Plastic food container*Small ruler*Some ducktape*Some hot glue Results Attach fan to a box Fan must be...
By: matass

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:22:06 PDT