Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:10:34 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY AA Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Batteries/
DIY AA Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SMALL.jpg Blaborcom Today we're going to learn how to easily make our own batteries from very inexpensive household materials.An AA battery is a standard size cylindrical battery commonly used in portable electronic devices. The exact terminal voltage and capacity of an AA size battery depends on the cell chemistry but...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x3W-NiceCheap/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own loud Bluetooth Speaker easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 14$.Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 3W speakers to make it less expensive.In the following steps I will try to explain on the easiest way how to assemble this bl...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 06:17:29 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST
Getting Started with the ESP8266 ESP-12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-ESP8266-ESP-12/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:50:33 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
PCB Laminator on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SMALL.jpg Eslam Eldeknawy hello guys who tried to transfer toner ink to pcb by iron?every time we do this we fail maybe 4 times before operation success and for better results you maybe need to buy PCB laminator , it's good machine to transfer toners ink with much heat much pressure .BUT!!!you don't have to pay 150$ to buy n...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Voltage-Regulated-Joule-Thief-power-supplych/
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you know the very popular Joule Thief circuit, that usually is used to drive LEDs, but this instructable will show you how to regulate the output voltage up to 30 volts. You can regulate example to 5 volts that is enough to charge a phone or any USB device. It charges slowly but works. Or you ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:00:36 PST
Raspberry Pi Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade/
Raspberry Pi Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SMALL.jpg PJMOR A few months ago, I decided that I wanted an all-in-one arcade machine. I started looking for some info on how to build one, and immediately, the name "Raspberry Pi" came up. This Christmas, I got a couple of them. I started experimenting with a few operating systems, and Retropie became my favorite...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:27:54 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Disabled hoist lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabled-hoist-lift/
Disabled hoist lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SMALL.jpg Pappardelle The problemA family member suffering from Motor Neurone Disease (MND or ALS) and needing transport between two floors in a small house. The impairment is equivalent to tetraplegia (complete loss of muscular function, inability to sit upright and need for specialised hoisting) and results in the requ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 15:21:12 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SMALL.jpg El Pajarito Manitas I was looking for an USB MIDI controller device (or interface) for music applications like piano or organ keyboard or pedalboard. After some research, I wanted to go to a more "homemade" solution. My choice has finally been oriented to a microcontroller board development like the Arduino boards and ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
3D Printed Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a 3D printed Speaker that you can print at home. All you need is some enameled copper wire and a magnet!You may have seen 3d printed speaker before, but this one is different since you will be printing all the parts of it, including the membrane itself and it is 0.1mm thick! It is so thin t...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Low Cost Video Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Video-Stabilizer/
Low Cost Video Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/KVGV/I1T4QF1V/FUEKVGVI1T4QF1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/KVGV/I1T4QF1V/FUEKVGVI1T4QF1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/KVGV/I1T4QF1V/FUEKVGVI1T4QF1V.SMALL.jpg jingle4 Video stabilizers are used to improve the smoothness of video when the operator is in motion. Professional version cost in excess of $500. The version shown below can support the weight of a DLSR camera and is made from less than $25 of materials. I’ve also included a video of the stabilizer in use ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:18:48 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
3D Printing with metals at home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a short tutorial that shows you how you can make metal parts, at home, in less than 1 hour, in a few easy steps.If you like this instructable you can support me having a look at my IndieGoGo campaign here; you can now get your LumiPocket 3D Printer, a project that I started one year ago as a...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/F8WD/I5TI1LBO/F02F8WDI5TI1LBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/F8WD/I5TI1LBO/F02F8WDI5TI1LBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/F8WD/I5TI1LBO/F02F8WDI5TI1LBO.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Ironman is a Fictional Character from Marvel Comics. It was just known to the nerds uptill they made a movie about it. After that movie people started loving Ironman's Role alot. Now almost every (cool) human on earth knows about him and has seen Iron man 1,2,3 and Avengers.Anyways this is his Arc R...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parabolic-WiFi-Signal-Booster/
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/W6LZ/HZZDZJZ9/FC8W6LZHZZDZJZ9.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn You can easily boost your WiFi signal at almost no cost. All you need: Cardboard, Aluminium foil, glue and paint.
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:57 PDT
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-printer-into-a-wireless-printer-with-a-Ra/
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SMALL.jpg Bartboy Once you've bought a wireless printer, you never want to go back to the dark days of having to plug in all the time. But good wireless printers are expensive, and many routers that let you make network printers out of USB ones don't necessarily do all the driver-work for you.With a $25 RPi Model A, ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 13:53:24 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-for-Quadcopters-1/
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SMALL.jpg rickyeatough Over the past few years, radio controlled quadcopters have been becoming ever more popular. Unlike Helicopters, They are much more stable, and can lift a bigger load. You can add DSLR's for aerial photos, or make it totally autonomous, with pre-planned flight missions. In this instructable, I'm...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SMALL.jpg All that i do Hello People of the world.One fine morning, I woke up and decided to find out what is going on in the world of aeromodelling. I was surprised to see the world had been overtaken by drones. There were multirotors everywhere and everyone was making one for themselves.So I decided to make one for mysel...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Laptop-Stand-For-Desktop-With-Fans-And-Stuff/
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SMALL.jpg yunrock The idea is use a commercial laptop stand with fans, to build (easy-way) a exclusive stand for particular needs, like seat rightly front the computer. What we need... Stand with Fan(s)Wood sheet (12x32 inch) (30x80 cm) Tape measureCarpenter's squarePencilJig/Saber sawSanding machineDrillScrewdriv...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:16:42 PDT
How to calibrate a cheap temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-calibrate-a-cheap-temperature-sensor/
How to calibrate a cheap temperature sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ZU2K/HYLZH1V4/FAJZU2KHYLZH1V4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ZU2K/HYLZH1V4/FAJZU2KHYLZH1V4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ZU2K/HYLZH1V4/FAJZU2KHYLZH1V4.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all, I have a lot of electronics projects that involves temperature reading. Weather stations, room monitoring, or just to check the temperature of a part and trigger a fan, are some typical applications that require temperature sensors.I discovered an advertising on a website about a very cheap ...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 02:16:55 PDT
NFC Ring Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Ring-Lock-Box/
NFC Ring Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SMALL.jpg Nairod785 Hi everybody!Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance for my poor level in English.In this step-by-step guide I am going to teach you how to build a simple and very cheap NFC Ring Lock Box ! What you'll need Ok first, the idea was to create a box locked from the inside. Many diffe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
Give your PC tower a new look! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SMALL.jpg Unprecedented One of the most important aspects of your computer is it's case: your case not only holds everything together it also protects the delicate hardware inside from electrical and physical interference. Your PC's case can be small or big, strictly functional or extravagant. I'm writing this Instructable...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
Cardboard Robot Arm for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Robot-Arm-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 13:37:43 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
By: Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wireless-transmission-between-two-Arduinos-w/
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all,For a project, I was looking for a cheap solution to send data from an Arduino to an other one. The serial port was already taken, and my transmission (unidirectional) needed to be wireless.My researches has brought me to discover these kinds of radio modules (433MHz). They were available on ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:52:58 PDT
Sous Vide Oven Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Oven-Controller/
Sous Vide Oven Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SMALL.gif 24Eng Instead of cutting apart a perfectly good Crock Pot this build will show you how to build a controller your appliance you can plug into. This modular approach means you do not need to buy a second appliance. If you have an old rice cooker in the cabinet you can make it a sous vide oven.The tricky p...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:52:53 PDT
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-AMAZING-Headphones-for-50-or-LESS/
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SMALL.jpg bradlibs Either you despise them, or you love them! There's no argument that headphones are sweeping the nation, showing no promise of a lower price any time soon! FUDGE! So what is a college student to do? Settle for cheap cans? $50 dollars can buy you decent headphones, though why settle for less? When for...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:06:04 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
Make a battery powered soldering iron! In an Altoids tin? http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-battery-powered-soldering-iron/
Make a battery powered soldering iron! In an Altoids tin? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/30TJ/H12SVD2R/FE530TJH12SVD2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/30TJ/H12SVD2R/FE530TJH12SVD2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/30TJ/H12SVD2R/FE530TJH12SVD2R.SMALL.jpg Adam Manick With this instructable, I am going to show you how to make your very own soldering iron! This entire iron can be built for less than fifteen dollars. There is no catch, and this is just as good at soldering as almost any other inexpensive iron on the market. This iron has a maximum temperature of 10...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 14:56:09 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SMALL.jpg comsa42 GPS receivers are expensive! This neat and relatively easy hack will turn a high-quality (and cheap) GPS card into one that is usable via serial port. Then you just plug it into an Arduino or any compatible microprocessor and you are good to go!Check out Andrzej of EmerytHacks who discovered this ha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Poor Man's 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:51:14 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Coffins-DIYing-Free/
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate In paying respect to the dead, to our loved ones, we often forget the cost of that respect. DIYing Free (http://diyingfree.weebly.com) is a website/project/intervention seeking to alleviate the economical and ecological costs of death through design and technology. Through the following Instructable...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Bottleboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottleboat/
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
3D Printed Arduino Quadricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Arduino-Quadricopter/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 02:18:12 PDT
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Old-Computer-Batteries/
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SMALL.jpg Chuck Brown 14 Tried of replacing your batteries every 2 years for you laptop? Now you can change your batteries in your laptop so you will not have to spend $100 on a new battery Start Disconnect the battery from your laptop. There will be 2 tabs on each side of the battery, just slide them to the side and pul...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:11 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT