Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:42:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs $200 to make, with no reused parts. This project took several mo...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Clock-Repair/
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey Fixers. My wife gave me a vintage flip clock for Christmas, the Panasonic RC-6030. Unfortunately for me, only a partially functioning clock arrived. In this Instructable, I repair the two parts that were no good, the burnt out 40 year old bulb and the noisy motor that still haunts my dreams. ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:44:04 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
Camera Slider for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Slider-for-Under-20/
Camera Slider for under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey builders! I built a DIY Camera Slider for 16 measly dollars with parts from the Home Depot and wanted to share it with you all. It was a lot of fun building this thing, I hope you learn something from my Instructable. If you want to watch the video version, check it out: Or you could just buy ...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:40:51 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
How to assemble very cheap 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-Very-Cheap-3D-Printer/
How to assemble very cheap 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/LKZ8/IJBPRJJV/FHVLKZ8IJBPRJJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/LKZ8/IJBPRJJV/FHVLKZ8IJBPRJJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/LKZ8/IJBPRJJV/FHVLKZ8IJBPRJJV.SMALL.jpg Nikus 3D printing is great tool, you can print almost everything that you need. For example my lamp was broken since few weeks but now I design part that I needed to fix it and it works!Cheap printer maybe mean for somebody bad printer. But I think that for this price ($235)it works great. It can print of...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 06:57:39 PST
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ARDUINO-on-Your-Own/
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 ARDUINO platform is today's most popular platform in the world used for embedded projects.Programming an Arduino is very simple than any other system.Just plug it to your PC and get started...!!!But as the standalone projects based on Arduino increases, more number of Arduinos are required for getti...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:04:14 PST
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Great-Lightsaber-Hilt-Cheap-From-Scr/
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SMALL.jpg Russell Miller I made this lightsaber with materials that I had laying around so it only cost me time and brain power. This was made for a friend of mine for his birthday. His last name is cut into the side and the colors come from a combination of two of his favorite. Each step tells you the materials and tool...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 22:58:46 PST
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizzabox-Cyclorama-the-Poor-Mans-Studio/
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SMALL.jpg geekrex Clicking awesome photographers is wat every maker wants, especially for their product.The best to click awesome photos are using a cyclorama. So what is a cyclorama?A cyclorama is a large curtain or wall, often concave, positioned at the back of the apse. It was popularized in the German theater of ...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 13:38:52 PST
FM Radio With Si4703 Breakout Board, LCD and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-With-Si4703-Breakout-Board-LCD-and-Arduin/
FM Radio With Si4703 Breakout Board, LCD and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SMALL.jpg lb_20 This project is just a small part of a bigger project I have been working on for the past couple of years (on and off). The background to this project is that a couple years back, I found a modern jukebox (iPod connection, AM/FM radio, CD player...) which had been dumped across the road from my hous...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:26:12 PST
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/8-DIY-Variable-Digital-Power-Supply/
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi in this instructable I'll show you that how can you make a variable 12v power supply, that can be used to design electronics projects or as a project power supply. The device is based on the LM2596 NC Voltage Switching Regulator, that is a very effective integrated circuit. I bought mine from Ama...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 04:59:26 PST
DIY Color Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Sensor/
DIY Color Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2OIK/IHT0U1YR/FER2OIKIHT0U1YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2OIK/IHT0U1YR/FER2OIKIHT0U1YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/2OIK/IHT0U1YR/FER2OIKIHT0U1YR.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hello everyone!!,I had spent my whole week tinkering with arduino and I also bought some sensors and modules for it but something was missing!!.And that is a Color Sensor!! After googling I found many ways of making it,I tried many and this one worked perfectly.This is a cheap but effective sensor t...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:22:47 PST
DIY Sewable SMDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sewable-SMDs/
DIY Sewable SMDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/TFVV/IH0YHV8A/FWVTFVVIH0YHV8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/TFVV/IH0YHV8A/FWVTFVVIH0YHV8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/TFVV/IH0YHV8A/FWVTFVVIH0YHV8A.SMALL.jpg Not_Tasha SMDs (surface mount device) are really awesome. Their low profile allows for a more seamless integration of lights on any project. However, depending on the size of the SMD you have, they can also be a real pain to work with. Sewable often come attached to a PCB that allows you to sew the light dire...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 04:52:42 PST
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SUMO-Smart-Pulse-Monitor-A-Low-Cost-Smart-ECG-/
SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/1OWY/IGO1EW1E/FZH1OWYIGO1EW1E.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hello Everyone,I'm Geeve George a 15 year old Maker/Electronics Hobbyist.I love Computer Vision , Android Development and Algorithm Design.I am currently in 11th Grade Computer Science Student at Little Rock Indian School. :) Find more about me at : www.geevegeorge.co.vu.What is Electrocardiography...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:53:55 PST
Hack a servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-servo/
Hack a servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/AR53/IGQTZOQZ/FXKAR53IGQTZOQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/AR53/IGQTZOQZ/FXKAR53IGQTZOQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/AR53/IGQTZOQZ/FXKAR53IGQTZOQZ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos Servos are small boxes that has a DC motor inside and a gear box, it also has a potentiometer that tracks its position and makes them perfect for going to specific angles. But there is a downside, it can't move past 360 degrees so it is useless for using as motors on a car. So in this project you wi...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 12:24:41 PST
Build Your Own Logic Probe on the Cheap Using a 555 Timer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Logic-Probe-on-the-Cheap-Using-a-55/
Build Your Own Logic Probe on the Cheap Using a 555 Timer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3ULR/IGNZ579D/FZD3ULRIGNZ579D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3ULR/IGNZ579D/FZD3ULRIGNZ579D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3ULR/IGNZ579D/FZD3ULRIGNZ579D.SMALL.jpg MichaelJB Hello! By clicking on this instructable you're one step closer to building a cheap, easy to construct, and more importantly useful little gadget....a Logic Probe! A logic probe is helpful when working with various chips. By using a logic probe, you can tell if a pin on a chip has high or low voltage...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 18:29:21 PST
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a guide to make a Remote controlled robotic arm (6DOF) or just to control some servos on something.You can use a normal IR TV remote to control the servos on a mechanical robotic arm. there is 17 buttons on the remote I used but I only used the 12 buttons on the bottom. 2 buttons for one se...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
Motion Sensing Air Raid Siren with Link it ONE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Air-Raid-Siren-with-Link-it-ONE/
Motion Sensing Air Raid Siren with Link it ONE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/1WPD/IGDZ0LK0/F5A1WPDIGDZ0LK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/1WPD/IGDZ0LK0/F5A1WPDIGDZ0LK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/1WPD/IGDZ0LK0/F5A1WPDIGDZ0LK0.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hello,Everybody wants to keep there unwanted guests/ thief's away from our home.So , i have made this Home Security Project to Play a AIR Raid Siren Audio File.(I know air raid sirens were used for nuclear Attacks but a normal buzzer or a beep would not make this project good, so i downloaded a air ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 04:19:12 PDT
Tactical Flashlight Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Flashlight-Wristwatch/
Tactical Flashlight Wristwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/XNGD/IG5CA06V/F5JXNGDIG5CA06V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/XNGD/IG5CA06V/F5JXNGDIG5CA06V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/XNGD/IG5CA06V/F5JXNGDIG5CA06V.SMALL.jpg funtogether Flashlight watches are a cool, hands-free way to provide light, but they can be quite expensive. This DIY flashlight watch is a cheap, easy way to transform things you have lying around the house into a tactical flashlight watch. In fact, this method is slightly better because the watch can easily...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 14:50:00 PDT
ESP8266 (Standalone) weather station using Arduino IDE and GadgetKeeper Cloud Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Standalone-weather-station-using-Arduino-I/
ESP8266 (Standalone) weather station using Arduino IDE and GadgetKeeper Cloud Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/722E/IFR45OG5/F4R722EIFR45OG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/722E/IFR45OG5/F4R722EIFR45OG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/722E/IFR45OG5/F4R722EIFR45OG5.SMALL.jpg sibuntu This is an upgrade of my earlier project GadgetKeeper-Weather-Station. In this project I am building the same functionality but only using ESP8266 WiFi SoC standalone with DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor. In the previous project i used Arduino Uno and Arduino Ethernet Shield to send temperatur...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:26:44 PDT
Clamp Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamp-Camera-Mount/
Clamp Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/IJI6/IFMTR3QO/FY8IJI6IFMTR3QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/IJI6/IFMTR3QO/FY8IJI6IFMTR3QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/IJI6/IFMTR3QO/FY8IJI6IFMTR3QO.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Today I gonna show you how to make clamp camera mount for cheap - 2€ (about 2.20$).It's very helpful for filmakers, because you can mount your camera anywhere.You can mount it on bike, desk, table, computer monitor (facecam) and more!So, let's get started! Watch the video! Need! For this proj...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:22:55 PDT
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-and-fly-indoor-and-outdoor-plane/
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SMALL.jpg MaxW7 A fairly small indoor plane, designed for foamboard. There's alot of foamboard on the market, I use 5mm foamboard with paper on both sides. I recommend to use the same otherwise you'll be having a hard time to get flat surfaces and good cracking edges.The reason I use foamboard is because it is ligh...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:02:28 PDT
Very cheap Delta 3D Printer (about 150€) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Delta-3D-Printer-named-PACA/
Very cheap Delta 3D Printer (about 150€) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/0KWS/IEX4QZPF/FE60KWSIEX4QZPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/0KWS/IEX4QZPF/FE60KWSIEX4QZPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/0KWS/IEX4QZPF/FE60KWSIEX4QZPF.SMALL.jpg Francisco Javier Ruiz Racero A year or so, i began to interested about 3D Printers. Then, i started to look for information about this, how they are working, how they are made…When i was prepared, i started to buy the pieces for to do my own 3D printer, it should be a delta type, because i like how it moves, but the downside of...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:51:42 PDT
Metal Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Metal Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/9EAK/IEOP5ODG/FX99EAKIEOP5ODG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/9EAK/IEOP5ODG/FX99EAKIEOP5ODG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/9EAK/IEOP5ODG/FX99EAKIEOP5ODG.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Whaaaaat? Another Cheap Robots tutorial? That's right I'm back! And I've got an idea that I think you kiddies are really going to like, but you'll have to bear with me for a bit. This is a particularly simple 'ible, but it's going places. I promise."But Jay!" I can hear you exclaiming, excited and c...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 19:02:34 PDT
Super Simple Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Phone-Charger/
Super Simple Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/C6A3/IEB8BZR9/FZUC6A3IEB8BZR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/C6A3/IEB8BZR9/FZUC6A3IEB8BZR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/C6A3/IEB8BZR9/FZUC6A3IEB8BZR9.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer This could possibly be one of the most simplest phone chargers you can make. I wanted to make a charger that could use a 9v battery to power-up my phone. The worst thing about having a phone charger which you charge via USB is you never remember to charge it! After looking through a few 'ibles I ...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 03:40:56 PDT
Bluetooth Call Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Call-Notifier/
Bluetooth Call Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/EF0Y/IE7J46AR/FJCEF0YIE7J46AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/EF0Y/IE7J46AR/FJCEF0YIE7J46AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/EF0Y/IE7J46AR/FJCEF0YIE7J46AR.SMALL.jpg geekrex IntroductionI was browsing instructables news feed some days ago when i came across this Project.It was a cool project. But i thought Why not build it with a Bluetooth instead of complicated wifi stuff.Specification of this Bluetooth Call Notifier Glows green on Incoming Call. Its easy to make wo...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 05:24:01 PDT
Coke Can Phone Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Can-Phone-Speaker/
Coke Can Phone Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NYK2/IE7J5VS4/F46NYK2IE7J5VS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NYK2/IE7J5VS4/F46NYK2IE7J5VS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NYK2/IE7J5VS4/F46NYK2IE7J5VS4.SMALL.jpg jsincn This instructable is a guide on how to build an amazingly small, powerful phone speaker inside a coke can. Total cost of this speaker is below 20$, excluding batteries and coke can of course. Advantages of this speaker include:LoudnessStereo Sound (vs. Mono found on cheap phones, etc.)Very Energy Ef...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:17:32 PDT
Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
Point & Shoot on GoPro mounts http://www.instructables.com/id/Point-Shoot-on-GoPro-mounts/
Point & Shoot on GoPro mounts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/UFYP/IDOCVFHS/F45UFYPIDOCVFHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/UFYP/IDOCVFHS/F45UFYPIDOCVFHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/UFYP/IDOCVFHS/F45UFYPIDOCVFHS.SMALL.jpg samalert "Sometimes when you innovate you make mistakes.It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovation." - Steve Jobs (My design might not be the best but it suits my needs)Let me start by saying am very fond of GoPro's, i am not into adventure sport's but i really love the ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Water Drop Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-drop-macro-lens/
Water Drop Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SMALL.jpg Znaffi In this instructable I will show you, how you can take really cool macro pictures with a drop of water as a lens for your smartphone / tablet.We are putting water directly onto the smartphone / tablet, so don't do this, if you are worried, that it will cause damages. I am not worried at all, as I ha...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:52:34 PDT
Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Camera-Dolly-for-your-Tripod/
Make a Camera Dolly for your Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/6ME7/ICRXRUET/FM86ME7ICRXRUET.SMALL.jpg chadmikell If you are interested in getting more fluid sweeping shots when shooting video or simply looking for an easy way to move your tripod around while taking shots, this instructable is for you. It can be done very inexpensively with just a few tools and a cheap piece of wood. Just a Few Tools Needed ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:09:10 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
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
Cheap DIY Rotating Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Rotating-Timelapse/
Cheap DIY Rotating Timelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SMALL.jpg WebSwinger12 In this project, I will show you how to make rotating time lapses with smooth and clean video results. It is very simple and doesn't require lots of knowledge or supplies. What you need: For this project all you need is:-A kitchen timer (a flat one works better but I am using an egg one) , the bi...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:16:53 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/LONZ/IBNA3S40/FPZLONZIBNA3S40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/LONZ/IBNA3S40/FPZLONZIBNA3S40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/LONZ/IBNA3S40/FPZLONZIBNA3S40.SMALL.jpg Victor Does Hi!This is a wonderful piece of equipment perfectly for thus who do not want to spend a lot of money on equipment not used to often (depending of your video materials)... A Video Dolly on a budget so to say! The Video dolly you end up with may vary slightly in design depending on what you have layin...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Jaw-Clamp-Mount/
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SMALL.jpg tsmith175 A bit late on the GoPro craze, but I've decided to try to assemble a Jaw Clamp mount. found simple tutorials so I just followed along to see how easy it would be(tremendously). For around $4, you can have a clamp mount a fraction of the official accessory cost. Tools and Materials You'll need:Dri...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:39:50 PDT
How to make a Cheap home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-home-Automation-System/
How to make a Cheap home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SMALL.jpg geekrex Well Automated Home are a dream to every DIY er, But they Cost much So here is a solution to make a low budget Automated system======================================================Cost of building the project: Relay module (0.32$) transistor bc548 (0.016$) perfboard (0.16$) screw terminal (0....
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:14:53 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-2/
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Hello and welcome! For those of you who haven't read any of my I'bles before, and for those of you unfamiliar with my For Cheap Robots series, I'm all about building robots on the cheap using simple materials that you can find around your house! If you've ever wanted to get into robotics, but don't ...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:07:04 PDT
DIY Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Stabilizer/
DIY Camera Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SMALL.jpg No_Limits I have been starting to get into filming lately and can't find a reasonably priced stabilizer to film with my DSLR. So with that I began to map out a design modeled after a few PVC stabilizers on Youtube and other sites. The PVC creates a strong and efficient mount that is also cost friendly. The...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:57:02 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
DIY GoPro Hero Hand Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Hero-Hand-Clamp-Mount/
DIY GoPro Hero Hand Clamp Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/PAXV/IAXRIH1P/FGWPAXVIAXRIH1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/PAXV/IAXRIH1P/FGWPAXVIAXRIH1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/PAXV/IAXRIH1P/FGWPAXVIAXRIH1P.SMALL.jpg madmat01 Equipment Needed:Draper 152mm Spring Clamp ( or similar)1/4" Nut and Bolt (from most hardware shops, harder to find in the UK)Tripod Adapter Mount Bracket Stand For GoProTools Needed:Drill6 or 7mm drill bitFlat Head Screw driverAdjustable spanner Drill Hole Drill a hole at the top of the han...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:28:10 PDT
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-60-3D-Printer/
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/5ZZ3/IAPAW5OI/FG65ZZ3IAPAW5OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/5ZZ3/IAPAW5OI/FG65ZZ3IAPAW5OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/5ZZ3/IAPAW5OI/FG65ZZ3IAPAW5OI.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hello, in this instruction, I will show you how to make a 3D-Printer for less than 60€ (maybe the cheapest in the world)I'm 16 Years old and I made everything by myself.This 3D-Printer, works with the cheapest motors on the market (28Byj-48), for the electronics I use the Ramps 1.4 . It also has an...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:26:56 PDT
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chimera-60-DLP-resin-3d-printer/
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SMALL.jpg matstermind I have been on a hunt for the past several years to find a cheap and simple, yet moderately high resolution 3D printer. I had 3 different 3D printers partially constructed when I heard about the amazing technology of DLP Stereo lithography (SLA) printers. I have finally found enough parts at the...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 18:28:48 PDT
Cheap yet fun telegraph http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-yet-fun-telagraph/
Cheap yet fun telegraph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SMALL.jpg snowdrop1101 In this instructable, I will show you how to make a cheap AM telegraph out of things around the house. Depending on how many 9 volt batteries you hook up to it, you will get a diferent range. WARNING, ELECTRICITY IS VERY DANGEROUS!!! DO NOT plug into a wall socket or use a car battery, in doing so m...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 15:56:12 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SMALL.jpg Mr Hades A 2 ft x 3 ft floating piece of wall art, featuring 2 versions of Baymax, from the Disney movie Big Hero 6. There's a small version of Baymax without his armor, and then a large, halftoned version of Baymax in full armor. The entire design is LED backlit, using an RGB LED strip.The project is expect...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
LED-matrix on a budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SMALL.jpg lmaywald A unique piece of furniture without spending a whole lot of money?! That is what i wanted to achive in this project. Also i am not completely unfamiliar with programming and electronics and ,like most of us do, i think that LEDs are just awesome, which is why i started this project. So without furth...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
Portable Arduino arcade game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I will be showing you how to make a easy portable arcade machine using the Arduino UNO and a Nokia 5110 LCDThis is the version 2 of the "Arduino 2 player game" Parts & Tools Below is a list of parts and tools I used to make this project.Parts: Nokia 5110 LCD Arduino UNO 9v batter...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT