Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 00:25:14 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Simple RGB Notification Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-Notification-Bar/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:29:59 PST
Extending the life of a cordless drill (by adding a cord) http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-the-Life-of-a-Cordless-Drill-by-Adding-a/
Extending the life of a cordless drill (by adding a cord) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SMALL.jpg Tiesv Is the battery of your cordless drill dying? Do you want to use it for long periodes without having to wait for the battery to recharge? Don't spend your money buying new batteries, add a power cord instead!Why?Well, batteries are expensive.Cordless drills are often sold for very little money, but t...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:44:31 PST
Make a 4.75 inch passive radiator speaker dirt cheap from scratch (pair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-475-Inch-Passive-Radiator-Speaker-Dirt-Chea/
Make a 4.75 inch passive radiator speaker dirt cheap from scratch (pair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/VXLA/IW6POAXI/FY1VXLAIW6POAXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/VXLA/IW6POAXI/FY1VXLAIW6POAXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/VXLA/IW6POAXI/FY1VXLAIW6POAXI.SMALL.jpg NeverI I recently looked at passive radiator speakers and realized that they are expensive, so I came across some parts and I'll show you how to build one yourself materials DVD (to trace the main speaker part)cardboardsiliconclothsomething to hold the speaker in place (I used the top of a camera domesc...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:41:54 PST
Simple Arduino Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Timer/
Simple Arduino Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SMALL.jpg madnerd Need a timer to check how much times you spent on a task ?Or maybe you want to make a clock without a RTC module ?I didn't find a code to make one easily so I share mine.This is also a good test to check if your DFRobot LCD Keypad Shield works correctly and learn how to use it. First, we will upload...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:38:25 PST
Super easy Quadcopter(超级简单四轴无人机) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Quadcopter超级简单四轴无人机/
Super easy Quadcopter(超级简单四轴无人机) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/QWP9/IW6PFTY5/FAXQWP9IW6PFTY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/QWP9/IW6PFTY5/FAXQWP9IW6PFTY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/QWP9/IW6PFTY5/FAXQWP9IW6PFTY5.SMALL.jpg Zhangyifan This Instructable contains both English and Chinese versions. 此instructable 包含中文版Quadcopters are quite expensive now, but if one can make his own quadcopter, he will not need to spend so much money. Every part of my Quadcopter was bought on the internet, and I just need to put them together. Sounds ...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:01:30 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
How to Assemble and Use Cheap CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-and-Use-Cheap-CNC-Machine/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:23:35 PST
Connect your thing to the cloud for less than £4. http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Thing-to-the-Cloud-for-Less-Than-4/
Connect your thing to the cloud for less than £4. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SMALL.jpg DrLucyRogers "Control my gold LED boots from anywhere in the world!"I wanted to change the colour of the LEDs in my boots from the web. I did not want to rely on my phone to make it work. The solution was so cheap (less than £4) that I am now using this method to enchant all my "things".I use a WeMos D1 Mini to ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:41:51 PST
Cheap Portable Fan for Hats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Fan-for-Hats/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:21 PST
Control Arduino with a portable app http://www.instructables.com/id/UTest-Make-USB-Devices-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 03:37:39 PST
RGB LED Strip Dimmer with 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Strip-Dimmer-With-555-Timer/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:52:51 PST
How to use a cheap multimeter to test voltage or amperage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Cheap-Multimeter-to-Test-Voltage-or-A/
How to use a cheap multimeter to test voltage or amperage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/HSHT/IVO3XFWO/FOJHSHTIVO3XFWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/HSHT/IVO3XFWO/FOJHSHTIVO3XFWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/HSHT/IVO3XFWO/FOJHSHTIVO3XFWO.SMALL.jpg DIY Electronic There are a lot of videos about multimeters, but I wanted to make a quick step-by-step guide for dummies! It’s easy to measure the voltage input or the amperage (current drawn) by any electrical device. In this example, I’m using a simple circuit composed of a 12V DC power supply and a computer fan ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:38:45 PST
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-or-3D-Print-a-Topographical-Map/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:39:54 PST
Homebrew High Voltage Capacitors on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-High-Voltage-Capacitors-on-the-Cheap/
Homebrew High Voltage Capacitors on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted to build a high voltage project, yet were discouraged by the high prices of high voltage capacitors? Have you ever wanted the parts to build a Tesla coil cheaply? If so, then this instructable is for you. in this instructable, I will show you how to build high voltage capacit...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:26:07 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
Cheap and Simple Arduino Clap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Simple-Arduino-Clap-Lamp/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 03:10:57 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
Cheap Fix for a Damaged Desoldering Iron Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fix-for-a-Damaged-Desoldering-Iron-Tip/
Cheap Fix for a Damaged Desoldering Iron Tip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SMALL.jpg ChristinD Hello my fellow sojourners, I've found a way to get a busted tip to work again, in the end it wasn't a perfect fix, but it does the job, and if you're like me, without money of your own, it'll help.You'll need a sharpening grinder, or perhaps a very flat, fine file would work and a small nail or dia...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 01:08:58 PST
Simple GPS Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-GPS-Logger/
Simple GPS Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SMALL.jpg madnerd Let's make a gps logger with an arduino mini pro!I made this project so I could easily record my track when i'm trekking.I wanted something simple and cheap.You just have to turn it on and it will record your track as soon as the gps founded the satellites. Download code/documentation/models here: h...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 05:54:18 PST
Using DC Power Supplies (+ Recycling!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-DC-Power-Supplies-Recycling/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:50:48 PST
DIY Glowing LED Skull LESS THAN $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-LED-Skull-LESS-THAN-10/
DIY Glowing LED Skull LESS THAN $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PRJ7/IUYD6KZP/F7IPRJ7IUYD6KZP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PRJ7/IUYD6KZP/F7IPRJ7IUYD6KZP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PRJ7/IUYD6KZP/F7IPRJ7IUYD6KZP.SMALL.jpg jiancarlo_p This is my under $10 Instructable made in my robotics class which has alternating LED Lights and requires only 2 CR2032 batteries to power.Parts:3v Lithium 2032 Coin Batteries 10 for 4.50 (90 for 2)Breadboard Male to Female Jumper Wires 40 for $4.99 (4 for $.50) 2xCR2032 Coin Button Cell Battery H...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 15:02:07 PDT
PORTABLE, HANDY ELECTRIC FAN WITH SWITCH http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-HANDY-ELECTRIC-FAN-WITH-SWITCH/
PORTABLE, HANDY ELECTRIC FAN WITH SWITCH - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/AIUX/IUSM1QXS/FJMAIUXIUSM1QXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/AIUX/IUSM1QXS/FJMAIUXIUSM1QXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/AIUX/IUSM1QXS/FJMAIUXIUSM1QXS.SMALL.jpg Mindtrix LCI Hello friends,Welcome to mindtrix LCI Learn an easiest and creative way to make Portable, electric handy fan with switch..easily accessible..easy to use, fun to make..!!! Dont forget to ::: Like Subscribe and Share!!! your comments and reviews are always appreciated!
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:54:52 PDT
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
3$ Photography Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SMALL.jpg arushahuja Make a very cheap lightbox to click high quality pictures! and it costs only 3 dollars! (atleast in my country) Materials and Tools What you need : - A box to enlighten. (Free)- A4 Paper (Free)- Scissors (Free)- Pencil (Free)- Ruler (Free)- Glue stick (Free)- Knife/Something to cut the box (Free)...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
DIY Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Remote-Control/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:33:36 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-Under-5/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:36:57 PDT
An audio player with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Audio-Player-With-an-Arduino/
An audio player with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SMALL.jpg madnerd I wanted to make an audio player using an arduino but I didn't have an microsd card reader or an mp3 decoder chip.I managed to make one, using an micro sd adapter and wav files (8bits/8000hz)Of course, the audio quality is bad, and the arduino can only read the wav files, but this gives an nice retr...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:29:13 PDT
Building a cheap two-digit display for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cheap-Two-digit-Display-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:54:19 PDT
MAKE A SIMPLE HOMEMADE ELECTROMAGNET FOR FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-SIMPLE-HOMEMADE-ELECTROMAGNET-FOR-FREE/
MAKE A SIMPLE HOMEMADE ELECTROMAGNET FOR FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K MAKE YOUR OWN ELECTROMAGNET WITH A SMALL NAIL OR A SCREW IN A MINUTE--------------------PLEASE CHECK OUT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR MORE COOL VIDEOS → https://www.youtube.com/c/tawhidk--------------------My Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/djcoinmoneyMy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papitawyee...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:07:23 PDT
Hot Glue 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-3D-Printing/
Hot Glue 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SMALL.jpg chris_maker Although 3D printing is getting 'cheaper' it is still difficult to find a good printer for good money. Even when you find one, it most likely will come in kit form. However, I am going to show you a quick, cheap solution to this problem using an item that you can find in a cupboard at home. Furtherm...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:46:18 PDT
DIY CHEAPEST BOOMBOX http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CHEAPEST-BOOMBOX/
DIY CHEAPEST BOOMBOX - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I5DI/IU9VFHVX/F54I5DIIU9VFHVX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I5DI/IU9VFHVX/F54I5DIIU9VFHVX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I5DI/IU9VFHVX/F54I5DIIU9VFHVX.SMALL.jpg VinayakG15 in this table i am going to show you guys the a very cheap salvaged parts 6$ awesome boomboxwhich can blow up your ears very easily on volume onewhy i want to build this i always want to have speaker s which can blow ears even i have one but it doesn t sound tooo loud and my friends have their speak...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:18:53 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
DIY Wall Mounted Water Cooled Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Water-Cooled-Computer/
DIY Wall Mounted Water Cooled Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LELQ/IU9US81K/FUELELQIU9US81K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LELQ/IU9US81K/FUELELQIU9US81K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LELQ/IU9US81K/FUELELQIU9US81K.SMALL.jpg phevtron Hello and welcome to one of my favourite builds. Unfortunately the whole project has not been throroughly documented as i would like it to, due to the fact that it was completed in a non scheduled way. I considered though that it is quite interesting for anyone and might provide people with fresh id...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:20:58 PDT
BareDuino - How to program and make an absolutely minimalistic Arduino running the internal clock http://www.instructables.com/id/BareDuino-How-to-Program-and-Make-a-Minimalistic-A/
BareDuino - How to program and make an absolutely minimalistic Arduino running the internal clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/59BK/IUAV71N3/FTK59BKIUAV71N3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/59BK/IUAV71N3/FTK59BKIUAV71N3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/59BK/IUAV71N3/FTK59BKIUAV71N3.SMALL.jpg Skorekaj This project came about when i got interested in Arduino and what you could do with them. I ordered an Arduino Leonardo and started to mess around with the various elementary projects and sensors. I quickly realised that i wanted to make something that could run for a long time and was using little ...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:17:11 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 Cheap Teleprompter for Your IPad for Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cheap-Teleprompter-for-Your-IPad-for-Under-/
Make a Cheap Teleprompter for Your IPad for Under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3Y6Q/IU6EDSWY/F423Y6QIU6EDSWY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3Y6Q/IU6EDSWY/F423Y6QIU6EDSWY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3Y6Q/IU6EDSWY/F423Y6QIU6EDSWY.SMALL.jpg MichaelF103 In this DIY episode I show you how to make a cheap teleprompter for under $20 that works.I also cover a lot of After Effects tutorials for those who want to learn how to make their own visual effects and or home movies :)This is my first post here and hope to start to do this more often. Simple watc...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:58:26 PDT
H Bridge Motor Driver For Arduino Using Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-Motor-Driver-for-Arduino-Using-Transistor/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 23:23:02 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
How To make an HTC vive with Google Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-HTC-Vive-With-Google-Cardboard/
How To make an HTC vive with Google Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/KEIE/IUHMQROP/FW5KEIEIUHMQROP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/KEIE/IUHMQROP/FW5KEIEIUHMQROP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/KEIE/IUHMQROP/FW5KEIEIUHMQROP.SMALL.jpg ryan422 Today i am going to show you how to closely emulate and HTC Vive for Under $100.You will be able to play SteamVR games like The Lab and Job Simulator. Supplies Needed You will need • Basic-Medium understanding of computer and gaming software. • A way to mount the controller to your HeadsetHardw...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:50:09 PDT
Cheap DIY Micro SD Card to Arduino Adaptor - and How to Use Stripboard / Veroboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Micro-SD-Card-to-Arduino-Adaptor-and-How/
Cheap DIY Micro SD Card to Arduino Adaptor - and How to Use Stripboard / Veroboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/HZ4M/ITKJDSLF/FEWHZ4MITKJDSLF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/HZ4M/ITKJDSLF/FEWHZ4MITKJDSLF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/HZ4M/ITKJDSLF/FEWHZ4MITKJDSLF.SMALL.jpg OpenTronic You can probably build this from parts lying around your workshop, but the access speed to the card is limited to about 4MHz or SPI half speed.You will need:Micro SD cardMicro to full size SD card adaptorStripboard / veroboard / prototyping board3.3V voltage regulator - I used an LD1117AV333 x 1k8 r...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:46:42 PDT
Baby high chair light game Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Baby-High-Chair-Light-Game/
Baby high chair light game Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SMALL.jpg Thomas sxt It is never easy to keep a baby busy and safe without you looking all the time.The purpose of this project is to create a playful high chair for kid of all age ! The main project of this tutorial is to setup a game , when the baby press a button the light of the same color turn on and a sound is pla...
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:45:02 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/GNPK/ITKLIENB/F6WGNPKITKLIENB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I will show you how to make your own 70W "Spectrum Balanced" LED Panel. It features a homemade wooden articulating arm, which consists of several different segments, and has 5 degrees of freedom, meaning that it can tilt, twist, swivel, and adjust to pretty much every possible ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
How to make cheap DIY OpenLRSNG Receiver RX 433mhz 100mw for RC and Drones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cheap-DIY-OpenLRSNG-Receiver-RX-433mhz/
How to make cheap DIY OpenLRSNG Receiver RX 433mhz 100mw for RC and Drones - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/6J33/ITCHG6KY/F2K6J33ITCHG6KY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/6J33/ITCHG6KY/F2K6J33ITCHG6KY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/6J33/ITCHG6KY/F2K6J33ITCHG6KY.SMALL.jpg rikiris I have UHF LRS transmitter from OrangeRX and my last 2 receiver is broken and damaged after several crash. In this article you can build your own DIY Receiver/RX paired with any TX as long as using OpenLRSng UHF. This implementation can be used for RC world like rc car, boat, submarine or drones. Th...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:44:47 PDT
A Cheap Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Cheap-Computer/
A Cheap Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/4SF7/ITCHF1VR/F6F4SF7ITCHF1VR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/4SF7/ITCHF1VR/F6F4SF7ITCHF1VR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/4SF7/ITCHF1VR/F6F4SF7ITCHF1VR.SMALL.jpg Ryanliaoyz this is a guide about how to build a cheap PC, this PC is not let to do any heavy work but can be use for basic browsing and word processing. Step1: parts! any processorany motherboard compatible with processorRAMstorage power supplyThat's it! Assembling the computer first, take out the mother...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:22:56 PDT
Make Copper Acetate at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Copper-Acetate-at-Home/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:41:47 PDT
Simple Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lightsaber-1/
Simple Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SMALL.jpg spaktashabit I've always wanted a custom lightsaber but haven't had the money. this is a relatively cheap way to make an awesome super bright extremely durable lightsaber. some of the parts It takes 3 leds end to end to make 1 inch. so if you have a 36 inch blade like the one I'm making you'll need about 110...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:15:38 PDT
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Solar-Powered-Air-Cooler-Cheap-/
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SMALL.jpg RaheelT1 MATERIALS: 1) SOLAR PLATE (150 WATTS ,PHOTO VOLTAIC MODULE INCLUDED) 2) A WIRE OF LOW RESISTANCE TO CONNECT COOLER TO SOLAR PLATE + 2 TEN AMPERE BUTTONS 3) DC MOTOR OF ABOUT 8 AMPERES 4) FAN BLADES OF YOUR CHOICE 5) AQUARIUM WATER PUMP (POWER OF 2 TO 4 METERS) 6) RUBBER GAS PIPES 2...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:17:53 PDT
How to change LED color http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-LED-Color/
How to change LED color - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9S0B/ISYGIKEV/FWI9S0BISYGIKEV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9S0B/ISYGIKEV/FWI9S0BISYGIKEV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9S0B/ISYGIKEV/FWI9S0BISYGIKEV.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Light-Emitting Diode / LED Is have so many colors and so many types. This tricks is very useful if you need a colorful LED. For Example: if you have an LED like White LED, and you need a red LED, Don't buy new led just try this Tricks!!!OK Let's Do It!! You need: LED (In this case, i have a LED ...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 03:46:39 PDT
Solar High Power LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-High-Powered-LED-Lantern/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 14:43:48 PDT
cheap and easy passive low cut, high pass inline filter XLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Passive-Low-Cut-High-Pass-Inline-Fi/
cheap and easy passive low cut, high pass inline filter XLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/WCOI/ISCC8IRL/FPFWCOIISCC8IRL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/WCOI/ISCC8IRL/FPFWCOIISCC8IRL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/WCOI/ISCC8IRL/FPFWCOIISCC8IRL.SMALL.jpg jorge talamantes i started this proyect because i have a earset (omnidirectional) wireless microphone and the bass region was causing troubles with a lot of feedback, it started because where i use it they installed a couple of 18 inch subwoofers, so i need to filter the lower frecuencys, so i started searching and ...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 02:07:32 PDT