Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:19:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beginners Guide to 3D Printing - Anet A8 DIY 3D Printer Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-3D-Printing-Anet-A8-DIY-3D-Prin/
Beginners Guide to 3D Printing - Anet A8 DIY 3D Printer Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Have you ever thought about buying a 3D printer? But you feel like you may not know enough about the hobby or you really want to purchase one but they are just too expensive? Well this may be the right Instructable for you!In this Instructable I will be introducing you to the Anet A8 DIY 3D printer ...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:51:04 PST
Portable Laptop Charger (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laptop-Charger-Cheap-and-Easy/
Portable Laptop Charger (Cheap and Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Charge your LAPTOP with inexpensive 5-volt cellphone battery packs! Get crazy long lasting power anywhere, planes, trains, jungles! It's also only about $5 more than a regular cellphone charger. The total cost is only about $10-$30! You don't even need to solder, you just need to screw some wires t...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:16:35 PDT
3d printing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-3d-printer-pen/
3d printing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SMALL.jpg zepherocity hello I'm 14 and ever since I saw the 3 d printer pen i thought "i need to find a way to make this work but everyone can do" WARNING: only use ABS Thermoplastic 3d printing film any size worksanother note, this is just the piece to the puzzle my family cant afford to buy abs thermoplastic so this is...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:01:44 PST
PVC Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Submersible/
PVC Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SMALL.jpg mark.brubaker.1 In this instructable we will be building a submersible. When finished you should have a submersible with motors and electronics to control it. It should be able to go up and down and turn left and right in a pool.You will need the following:3x Motors3x Motor casing1x Magnet 10’ PVC pipe4x PVC El...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:53:47 PST
Replace the BIOS battery on an IBM Thinkpad 600X Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-BIOS-battery-on-an-IBM-Thinkpad-600X-C/
Replace the BIOS battery on an IBM Thinkpad 600X Cheaply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/BWNV/FWA98SRT/FCSBWNVFWA98SRT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/BWNV/FWA98SRT/FCSBWNVFWA98SRT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/BWNV/FWA98SRT/FCSBWNVFWA98SRT.SMALL.jpg ghostis If you see the POST error in the picture on your IBM Thinkpad 600X's screen, your BIOS battery is probably dead. BIOS batteries for Thinkpad 600Xs go for $40.00 online. However, the actual battery is simply a common lithium watch battery with a special (expensive) connector. I will show you how t...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 20:06:57 PDT
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE.jpg https://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
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
Make a cheap flying airplane at home flies gud without servos.... http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheap-flying-plane/
Make a cheap flying airplane at home flies gud without servos.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/H2CK/I9Q9BJJN/FD9H2CKI9Q9BJJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/H2CK/I9Q9BJJN/FD9H2CKI9Q9BJJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/H2CK/I9Q9BJJN/FD9H2CKI9Q9BJJN.SMALL.jpg AyushS4 helo friends I'm showing u a simple n cheap flying rc plane Body of a plane take a cardboard and cut the body as shown in the imagethen take a aluminium wire and paste as shown Wings wings are cutted from styrofome plate and dim. are in the image Electrical part MOTORi have used the motor o...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 19:01:56 PDT
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Arduino-High-Altitude-Balloon-Data-Log/
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SMALL.jpg Spaceshark Check out our 360 video from space here: High Altitude balloons are effective tools in conducting experiments and measuring data in the stratosphere. A successful launch can cost less than $200 and give insight and video of how our planet functions.For hundreds of years, humans believed the Earth to...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:21:47 PST
DIY RELAY MODULE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RELAY-MODULE/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:23:44 PDT
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Retro-Gaming-Arcade-Table-With-Integrated-Di/
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SMALL.jpg jjguazzo Hi, this is my first instructable so feel free to comment and contact me if i can do better to explain each step ! :-)For this instructable you need: Ikea lack table 17 inch computer display with DVI or HDMI input Raspberry pi 2 A Micro SD card with RECALBOX A rotary tool like dremel Hot glue Solder...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 17:32:24 PDT
PVC Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/BTS-Enigma-Submarine/
PVC Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JA0C/IYNLM7NV/FD9JA0CIYNLM7NV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JA0C/IYNLM7NV/FD9JA0CIYNLM7NV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JA0C/IYNLM7NV/FD9JA0CIYNLM7NV.SMALL.jpg JTaitel These instructions are used to create a PVC pipe ROV submersible. This submarine is designed to be neutrally buoyant and retrieve objects from the bottom of a pool. There is a hook and a magnet to pick up washers and rings from the pool. Gather your materials Materials list: 8 - ½ “3 way pvc elb...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 04:22:45 PST
GoPro clamp-mount for multiple angles with one camera (great for cycling!) http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-clamp-mount-for-multiple-angles-with-one-cam/
GoPro clamp-mount for multiple angles with one camera (great for cycling!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/9LNR/H3QFE3EC/FO89LNRH3QFE3EC.SMALL.jpg ossum Why I needed it GoPro videos get terribly boring when shot from one perspective only. When I decided to tackle my first two day mountain bike race, over what promised to be interesting terrain, I knew that I wanted to try and document it. Unfortunately, none of the official GoPro mounts are suitable...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 08:05:59 PDT
How to Play Any Game in VR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Any-Game-in-VR/
How to Play Any Game in VR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/AIXF/IPY0L5D3/F7AAIXFIPY0L5D3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/AIXF/IPY0L5D3/F7AAIXFIPY0L5D3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/AIXF/IPY0L5D3/F7AAIXFIPY0L5D3.SMALL.jpg ryan422 This is a tutorial on how to play any game in virtual reality using a android phone google cardboard and Trinus VR Supplies I WILL GO THOUGH INSTALLATIONGoogle Cardboard (or any android vr viewer)Trinus Vr app on phone Free or Paid Version (The apps are the same but one has a time limit)Trinus V...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:03:56 PDT
Stickytape Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Stickytape-Sensors/
Stickytape Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SMALL.jpg Plusea Simple Pressure and Bend Sensors made from stickytape, Velostat, conductive thread and small pieces of conductive fabric. Basically you just have to get the conductive surface and Velostat ratio right. I find the following methods work best. As little conductive thread as necessary to cover the sen...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2009 11:01:47 PDT
Dirt Cheap Arduino Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Arduino-Enclosure/
Dirt Cheap Arduino Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/AJ2K/GPVEVKW1/F1TAJ2KGPVEVKW1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/AJ2K/GPVEVKW1/F1TAJ2KGPVEVKW1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/AJ2K/GPVEVKW1/F1TAJ2KGPVEVKW1.SMALL.jpg sonicase Don't you hate how most arduino enclosures you find on the web cost about half as much as an arduino itself? Some enclosures cost almost as much as an arduino. Here's how to make an arduino enclosure for under $3 Buy stuff Go to Lowes or Home Depot and buy a Carlon 1-Gang plastic Old Work elect...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 04:17:44 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-for-Less-of-160-With-Arduino/
DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/GS8B/IXAQ5GLM/F4FGS8BIXAQ5GLM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/GS8B/IXAQ5GLM/F4FGS8BIXAQ5GLM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/GS8B/IXAQ5GLM/F4FGS8BIXAQ5GLM.SMALL.jpg JuanF92 Hi everyone.I consider that CNC machines are useful tools which allow you to make high precision things that handmade would be way difficult. So a year ago, my father and I started this project in order to built a CNC as cheaper as possible, also with enough precision to "print" a PCB. This is the...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 02:27:17 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this beautiful one of a kind color changing raw wood LED shelf. This project was a lot of fun to make and I am very happy with the finished product. Overall this project won't cost you too much money and you can even use some recycl...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Easy 5$ Pocket Taser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-5-Pocket-Taser/
Easy 5$ Pocket Taser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/8N5V/IR6IU8J5/F2G8N5VIR6IU8J5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/8N5V/IR6IU8J5/F2G8N5VIR6IU8J5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/8N5V/IR6IU8J5/F2G8N5VIR6IU8J5.SMALL.jpg KeystoneScience First off here is a video showing me building it in case you get lost, also I show it off a bit http://youtu.be/wr2XvB95rV8Okay , now time for the safety disclaimer :PThis is a dangerous project, and for that reason, don't shock your friends with it, it could be deadly, so be SMART! Now with that ta...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:54:40 PDT
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Easy-to-Swap-Adjustable-Camera-Stra/
Easy to Make, Easy to Swap, Adjustable Camera Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/QVAR/G145RVYV/FORQVARG145RVYV.SMALL.jpg QuietDelusions Most SLR/DSLR cameras (and even some high end point-and-shoot models) are made to be used with a neck strap.  It's an easy way to carry a camera, but the strap that is included when you buy your camera may not be the most comfortable, and it certainly won't be the most stylish.I found that making yo...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:42:57 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F1K6/IEWNKQYW/FXUF1K6IEWNKQYW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/F1K6/IEWNKQYW/FXUF1K6IEWNKQYW.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:33:27 PDT
CNC out of a scanner (cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-out-of-a-scanner-cheap/
CNC out of a scanner (cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/E3MJ/HD4VHBIG/F8FE3MJHD4VHBIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/E3MJ/HD4VHBIG/F8FE3MJHD4VHBIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/E3MJ/HD4VHBIG/F8FE3MJHD4VHBIG.SMALL.jpg marwinrobot You can salvage parts from scanners and printers to build a cheap CNC machine. Stepper motors and linear guides (rods) have been taken from printers and scanners. The things you need to buy is aluminum profile, stepper controller, Arduino, threaded rods, nuts & bolts. Here 6mm x 1mm threaded rods ar...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:41:23 PST
Homemade 3 Axis Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-3-Axis-Gimbal/
Homemade 3 Axis Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/S8OC/IWQVG8LM/FHHS8OCIWQVG8LM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/S8OC/IWQVG8LM/FHHS8OCIWQVG8LM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/S8OC/IWQVG8LM/FHHS8OCIWQVG8LM.SMALL.jpg Constructed Earlier this year GoPro announced their new product, a handheld 3 axis gimbal they called the Karma Grip. Watching the footage, I was amazed how the gimbal turned everyday footage into extraordinary, smooth, high quality cinematic shots! Obviously, I wanted one... until I checked the price tag.No wa...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:23:36 PST
Floppy Drive Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Drive-Salvage/
Floppy Drive Salvage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/JLC4/FRK41Z5V/FHUJLC4FRK41Z5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/JLC4/FRK41Z5V/FHUJLC4FRK41Z5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/JLC4/FRK41Z5V/FHUJLC4FRK41Z5V.SMALL.jpg funbob I am writing this because I wanted to start fiddling with stepper motors and I knew I had one in my unused floppy drive. I have read recently read an article on mouse parts salvagehttp://hackaday.com/2008/05/16/how-to-scavenge-a-mouse-for-parts/I think this is great, with E-waste on the up, Old hard...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:13:02 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop - What is up everybody, In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a super bright LED light panel which is great for video lighting due to its natural white color temperature and it wont cost you more than 20$ to build it. What you need? - For this project we are gonna need a 10m of led ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-OWN-professional-arttracing-ligh/
Professional ART tracing lightbox FREE in under 15 minutes!!! ($100 in stores) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/B9LA/FQ6EF8V0/FLQB9LAFQ6EF8V0.SMALL.jpg LiuRichard10 Attention all artists, architects, photographers, and hobby enthusiasts: Have you ever found it difficult to trace over artwork, photos, or other media? Have you ever worked on an art piece and found tracing paper to be inconvenient, ineffective, or just too messy? Well, now you can create your own ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 14:40:27 PST
How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cheap-Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SMALL.jpg Bas van Straaten I'm a huge fan of technology and music, but when I decided to start making my own electronic music, I was discouraged by the high price of MIDI keyboards and controllers. After a lot of tinkering, I saw the opportunity to create my own MIDI keyboard using an Arduino Uno and electric paint, for a fra...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:33:45 PST
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Extract-LEDs-Form-LED-Christmas-Lights/
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SMALL.jpg kelor90 This Instructable will cover the extraction of LEDs from molded LED Christmas lights Items Needed. The Following items are needed: *Led Light Strand *Pliers Purchase LED light set. Purchase a set of LED Christmas lights. I purchased mine from Walgreens but you can get them fomr ACE, Home Depo...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 23:13:20 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
Make a Basic Electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-basic-electromagnet./
Make a Basic Electromagnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/5VOC/FBVHE7NH/F0F5VOCFBVHE7NH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/5VOC/FBVHE7NH/F0F5VOCFBVHE7NH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/5VOC/FBVHE7NH/F0F5VOCFBVHE7NH.SMALL.jpg sacred Electromagnets are very useful tools. They have the ability to gain a magnetic field with the introduction of current and to lose it once the current ceases. We will be building a very simple one that works with these principles. It is also a very cheap project, I had everything needed to make it l...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:06:50 PST
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER http://www.instructables.com/id/JRLS-1000-DIY-SLS-3D-PRINTER/
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman In this Instructable I want to show you how to build a SLS 3D-Printer with a lot of features. I am an 18 years old guy from Germany who wants to understand how SLS-3D-Printers work in depth. I got the inspiration for this project after I saw a laser sintered object from a professionell SLS-machine. ...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:29:02 PST
Make Your Own Simple & Cheap Portable Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Simple-Cheap-Portable-Bluetooth-Spea/
Make Your Own Simple & Cheap Portable Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a simple portable bluetooth speaker that can play its tunes up to 30 hours continuously. Most of the used components can be found for only 22$ in total which makes this a pretty low budget project. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives yo...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 07:46:04 PST
Fixing a cheapo chinese MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-cheapo-chinese-MP3-Player/
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Fri, 5 Mar 2010 04:51:11 PST
Build/modify a wrist watch! A great gift or just for yourself! http://www.instructables.com/id/Buildmodify-a-wrist-watch-A-great-gift-or-just-f/
Build/modify a wrist watch! A great gift or just for yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/M2NG/GTSF17X0/FQWM2NGGTSF17X0.SMALL.jpg z3ds Tired of boring run of the mill wrist watches? Make one yourself! Impress that special someone or make one for yourself. Cheap and easy. All you need is a broken or working wrist watch, a donor digital watch and some creativity! Materials and tools Materials: You'll need a wrist watch preferabl...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:01:33 PST
Power Your Drill With A Computer Power Supply! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Do-With-A-Drill-That-Has-A-Dead-Battery-Ad/
Power Your Drill With A Computer Power Supply! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1AD2/IFD6KA1M/F8E1AD2IFD6KA1M.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Slowly and sadly my drill battery died.Drill batteries cost more than $2I thought of the fact that I never need It to be portable because my dad has a killer Dewalt drill that's almost too powerful and scary to use...This gave me a pretty obvious idea: Why not power it with power from a regular wall...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:58:44 PDT
Oscilloscope! THE EASY WAY! DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscilloscope-THE-EASY-WAY-DIY/
Oscilloscope! THE EASY WAY! DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/0IHL/GVOW53RC/F3M0IHLGVOW53RC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/0IHL/GVOW53RC/F3M0IHLGVOW53RC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/0IHL/GVOW53RC/F3M0IHLGVOW53RC.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Oscilloscopes are all so EXPENSIVE! So one day, December 4, 2011, I was thinking of something to do because I was bored and had done all of my schoolwork. I decided, because I have been wanting an Oscope (Oscilloscope) for a year now, but my parents never got around to buying me one, I just made one...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 16:39:56 PST
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-Under-5/
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Today I'll show you how I made this awesome bluetooth speaker for total cost under 5$. It is easy project that you can make with minimal knowledge of electronics and woodworking. Just for you to know : this is not very high quality speaker. It's mainly made from scrap and to be as cheap as possible....
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:36:57 PDT
Getting Started with the Daflabs ESP8266 ESP-12 Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-Daflabs-ESP8266-ESP-12-Br/
Getting Started with the Daflabs ESP8266 ESP-12 Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/ZCT3/IA3YK9AM/F8QZCT3IA3YK9AM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/ZCT3/IA3YK9AM/F8QZCT3IA3YK9AM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/ZCT3/IA3YK9AM/F8QZCT3IA3YK9AM.SMALL.jpg ankitdaf This guide is a quick beginner's guide that shows how to use the ESP-12 Breakout board with the CP2102.What you'll need : 1. Daflabs ESP-12 Breakout Board2. CP2102 USB to UART Serial module 3. Jumper Wires4. Breadboard (optional) About the board The ESP-12 Breakout board breaks out the ESP-12 pi...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 08:35:00 PDT
Arduino Oscilloscope Under 5 $ - 3 Channel http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Channel-Arduino-Oscilloscope-Under-5-/
Arduino Oscilloscope Under 5 $ - 3 Channel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CP8K/IN69EL8L/FW7CP8KIN69EL8L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CP8K/IN69EL8L/FW7CP8KIN69EL8L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CP8K/IN69EL8L/FW7CP8KIN69EL8L.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr Oscilloscopes are used by electronics enthusiasts , hobbyists and it is one of the common tools on a workbench . But buying one can get expensive so finally i decided that why not to make one using an arduino. So this basic project will help you increase your skill and in the end you will end up hav...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 02:03:25 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 If you've seen some of my other Instructables, you would know that I'm a bit pedantic about the thumbnails of my Instructables. My pictures have to be PERFECT.I was inspired to try a black background after practically giving up on white backgrounds. In my opinion, taking a picture on a white backgr...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
LCD 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-3D-Printer/
LCD 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SMALL.jpg lcs5000 I am a fifteen year old who took an interest in 3D printing about two years ago. I tried and failed to build a fused deposition modeling 3D printer. There were too many moving parts that I had issues with. So, I began exploring simpler, less complex printers. I came across the "Olo" smartphone 3D pr...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:44:28 PDT
18650 Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/18650-Battery-Charger-1/
18650 Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SMALL.jpg Kester1 Hey guys Kester here! Today I'll be showing you guys how to make a 18650 battery charger! Without further a do, let's get started! Patreon As you may or may not know, I am Kester. I have a YouTube channel that is based on making electronics videos and diy videos and tutorials. As me making lots o...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:49:16 PDT
MAKE a mind control hypnosis dream machine Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-mind-control-hypnosis-dream-machine-Cheap/
MAKE a mind control hypnosis dream machine Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/8PA4/4ZCET2JY211/FAF8PA44ZCET2JY211.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/8PA4/4ZCET2JY211/FAF8PA44ZCET2JY211.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/8PA4/4ZCET2JY211/FAF8PA44ZCET2JY211.SMALL.jpg VIRON This is basically the Flash Nap project with a few extra features and some work. It's also a minimal version of "Light/Sound" hypnosis machines that cost hundreds of dollars, but if you have parts, this one will cost just a couple of bucks. NO PROGRAMMING REQUIRED! It's definitely mildly hallucinog...
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Wed, 11 Oct 2006 02:32:10 PDT
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Cars-Stereo-Adding-Bluetooth-to-Your-Hea/
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SMALL.jpg Meatlove Modern times ask for modern solutions. Many of us drive cars older than the modern smartphone. And there lies a problem. How you're gonna stream your favorite music to your speakers.A lot of cars have a AUX (auxiliary) port to connect devices such as your smartphone. But having loose cables in your ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:21:15 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SMALL.jpg xBacon If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is about $5-$10. (Not including the Arduino board and the tools.) It...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:05:15 PDT
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Four-Legged-Robot/
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/P6GM/H1JUGSOY/FIYP6GMH1JUGSOY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/P6GM/H1JUGSOY/FIYP6GMH1JUGSOY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/P6GM/H1JUGSOY/FIYP6GMH1JUGSOY.SMALL.jpg vexedphoenix The name of our robot is FIER and here is a video of it saying hello to the world. In this instructable, I will try to show you the basic steps to making your own walking robot for the most bang for your buck.  You may be asking why did I use balsa wood as the body for the robot. The reason I ...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:47:20 PDT
Poor Drone Owners Carrying Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Drone-Owners-Carrying-Case/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:52:00 PST
Cheap/free capacitor bank and charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapfree-capacitor-bank-and-charger/
Cheap/free capacitor bank and charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/H9VA/QHHET2JXMHS/F6LH9VAQHHET2JXMHS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/H9VA/QHHET2JXMHS/F6LH9VAQHHET2JXMHS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/H9VA/QHHET2JXMHS/F6LH9VAQHHET2JXMHS.SMALL.jpg n3ldan HOW TO: Make a capacitor bank useful for many applications, ie a railgun, coilgun, RFID zapper, for $0~50 depeneding on what tools you have and how fancy you want the final product. **Now with solid state trigger** Gather Materials I have modified the circuit to use a solid state trigger, an SC...
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Mon, 9 Oct 2006 18:57:53 PDT