Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:07:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
Arduino 2 player game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I`m going to show you how to make a two player pong game with a Nokia 5110 LCD that is controlled by an Arduino UNO. The game can easily be switched on single player to. Parts Here is a list of parts that i used to make this project Beadboard Arduino UNO Jumper wires (male to mal...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
Turn 12$ transistor tester into 200$~600$ Smart tweezers LCR meter for SMD component (and even more) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-12-transistor-tester-into-200600-Smart-tweeze/
Turn 12$ transistor tester into 200$~600$ Smart tweezers LCR meter for SMD component (and even more) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/D1ML/I7MX43TL/FVBD1MLI7MX43TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/D1ML/I7MX43TL/FVBD1MLI7MX43TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/D1ML/I7MX43TL/FVBD1MLI7MX43TL.SMALL.jpg chelseabun A month ago, I was looking for a good LCR meter because I have lots of inductor but there is no way to measure them using multimeter. I was search for many LCR meter and they are really expensive. I also have some SMD components like capacitor, LED, diode, transistor, resistor,... laying out ready t...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:16:38 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SMALL.jpg thsinger Buying an illuminated Switch could be quiet expensive or you want something Special or you are like me and want to made it with parts you allready own.Hey we all have LED's (blue, red, White ...... or RGB ....)OK, when they are 5mm round then you are with me and go ahed in my first instructable. ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Lightstand-DIY-for-Less-Than-10-Bucks/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:54:29 PDT
DIY Raspberry Pi Cheap Wood Case Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Raspberry-Pi-Cheap-Wood-Case-Homemade/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:25:39 PDT
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Home-Control-at-7/
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SMALL.jpg adhesh This is an Instructable to make a Twitter controlled Home Automation system for your house in less than 7$ (Rs.450). This tutorial includes setting up Python, Arduino as well as Twitter to build your very own Twitter controlled personal assistant. The main reason I built this is to turn on the AC an...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:54:26 PDT
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-Timer-Interface-v30-working/
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SMALL.jpg heavyweather This continues and finishes my quest for a working USB-Gamepad-Slotcar-Timer-Interface.My first trials and the basics can be found here:http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-...and herehttp://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Gamepad-Slotca...This is v3.0, now the sensor triggers a timer and ...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:07:30 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SMALL.jpg Scorpent This air cooler is a cheap and easy way to keep a room cool without wasting a lot of power. Useful for those summer days, The build only needs two computer fans(case fans) and a ice reservoir. The cooling is done by a series of two computer fans, one blowing air the ice chamber and another one takin...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Sardauscan-sub-30-Opensource-3d-laser-scanner/
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SMALL.jpg Sardau Sardauscan is a open source Sub 30$ 3D laser scanner that you can easely print yourself.Even 12$ if you already have a hercule HD twist. Basicaly you just need a arduino nano, 1 to 4 line laser and a micro geared stepper (28BYJ-48). no external power needed. just 2 free usb port on your pc : one for...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 11:47:11 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Collapsible Gopro Pole Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Gopro-Pole-Mount/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 19:39:49 PDT
How to Write in 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-in-3D/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 13:39:10 PDT
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bluetooth-Stereo-System/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:56:47 PST
Python Terminal for Cheap Pi Arduino Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-Terminal-for-Cheap-Pi-Arduino-Connection/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:24:49 PST
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Waterproof-Boom-Box/
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For this build, I wanted a Ka-Boom Box with a special super power. That power is to be water (& beer) repellant for use at the pool, beach or an outrageous party. Several components were used to achieve this goal and I found that my price point stayed on mark. While I have not actually had to test t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:12 PST
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST
DIY AA Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Batteries/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
How to Find HostGator Coupons and Promo Codes SAVE BIG!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-HostGator-Coupons-and-Promo-Codes-SAVE/
How to Find HostGator Coupons and Promo Codes SAVE BIG!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/UFJE/I6C2MRUO/FCFUFJEI6C2MRUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/UFJE/I6C2MRUO/FCFUFJEI6C2MRUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/UFJE/I6C2MRUO/FCFUFJEI6C2MRUO.SMALL.jpg jakejones753 For a long time now I've been trying to find a way to get domains and hosting packages for a reasonable price. Hostgator has always been a great place to host your websites and their support is always the best when you ever need any help.So recently I decided to start figuring out how to save big on...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:46:39 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
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Small-Solar-Phone-Charger-only-4/
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you see many solar chargers in online stores or in tech-shops, but their sizes and their prices are high. This instructable will show you how to make an ultra small solar charger from recycled components from an old garden light, and from a TIC-TAC container. This project will cost you about 4...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:47:59 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
Raspberry Pi Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:27:54 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
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://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
3d printing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-3d-printer-pen/
3d printing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE.jpg http://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
canon eos remote. http://www.instructables.com/id/canon-eos-remote/
canon eos remote. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2ZS7/I5LAYCC6/FT32ZS7I5LAYCC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2ZS7/I5LAYCC6/FT32ZS7I5LAYCC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2ZS7/I5LAYCC6/FT32ZS7I5LAYCC6.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 small sized canon eos remote. For under 3€. parts rj11 cable 8 pieces of wire 2 press switches 1 toggles switch heat schrink1 ring box2.5mm STEREO plug. soldering the plug. I am guessing you allready know how to solder. Important to know what the layout is for your plug.The bottom is focus2nd...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:19:49 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
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
Arduino door lock with password - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I mede an door lock (or box lock) that opens when you enter your password and press "#". The servo turns back to the position it was in after some seconds. PARTS & TOOLS For this project I used:* Arduino uno ( http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc... )* 4x4 matrix ke...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Cheap CNC Around 200usd http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-CNC-Around-200usd/
Cheap CNC Around 200usd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/S20M/I70AXP9J/FDWS20MI70AXP9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/S20M/I70AXP9J/FDWS20MI70AXP9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/S20M/I70AXP9J/FDWS20MI70AXP9J.SMALL.jpg skmskm I build and tested it older version made off plastic, and now constructing it as wooden version.I created software for it, I am using arduino USB port to communicate with PC.Parts:Arduino mega 2560Power Source 5V - 10A3 servo motors(RC) 8 usd piece3 encoders 13 usd pieceLine Bearings 10 pieces 10 us...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:02:12 PST
Programming the TinyBoard - ATTiny85 Development board http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-the-TinyBoard-ATTiny85-Development-boa/
Programming the TinyBoard - ATTiny85 Development board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/YWOD/I5BS6OUK/FZ8YWODI5BS6OUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/YWOD/I5BS6OUK/FZ8YWODI5BS6OUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/YWOD/I5BS6OUK/FZ8YWODI5BS6OUK.SMALL.jpg ankitdaf This instructable covers how to program the ATTiny85 based TinyBoard (from daflabs.com) using an Arduino Uno. This tutorial is covered using the Uno, but it can just as easily be used with any other Arduino.For this tutorial, you'll need :- An Arduino Uno with USB A-B Cable- A TinyBoardFor the softw...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:22:56 PST
Satellite tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-tracker/
Satellite tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SMALL.jpg shubham_bhatt Did you know that we can see International Space Station and other awesome satellites with our naked from earth.This instructable will tell you how to spot the iss when they are above your location. What dose it do This device tells you when ISS (International Space Station) is above your locatio...
By: shubham_bhatt

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:25:18 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
Simple Shoe Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Shoe-Horn/
Simple Shoe Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Had a hell of a time getting my work boots on one day, and new only a horn could help. So I looked around the shop at work and whipped one up quick and easily. Works great! Materials Find yourself an old 5 gallon bucket. Mine had a hole in it so it was alright to destroy. Cut Cut out a rectang...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:17:59 PST
The Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Motor-1/
The Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MW0I/I55MRC1T/FZPMW0II55MRC1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MW0I/I55MRC1T/FZPMW0II55MRC1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MW0I/I55MRC1T/FZPMW0II55MRC1T.SMALL.jpg Lasplaner This is an experiment that will show how a motor worksWhat you needA brushed motor2bearings that will hold the corePopsicle stickHot gluePliersSolderSoldering ironWiresBattery Take Apart The Motor Completely disassemble the motor including the magnets and brushes(the electrodes) and make sure tha...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:23:47 PST
Enhance your SView/Flip cover with a cheap mod! http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-your-SViewFlip-cover-with-a-cheap-mod/
Enhance your SView/Flip cover with a cheap mod! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SMALL.jpg Foxhead In this instructable, I'll show you how to use your flip cover as a paper holder out of a portfolio. Gather the parts All you'll need is: •a cheap portfolio [I bought mine for €1.50] with the metal holder•some doublesided tape [optional, but you'll get a very strong grip at the end] •and (obvious...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:59:46 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Want to watch your Favorite Instructable in your own language click the link below-SpanishGermanJapaneseChineseHello friends please Vote us In the Let's Party Challenge and On a budget Contest...Hello Dear Partymakers,A few days ago we were wondering what to do with a old glass rod that our father h...
By: Mr AbAk

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Pringles Can Cell Phone Music Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pringle-Can-Cell-Phone-Music-Amplifier/
Pringles Can Cell Phone Music Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SMALL.jpg 3rdiii Completed Pringle Can Music Amp Supplies needed You will need a Pringle can, scissors or an exacto knife, and a cell phone of your choice. Remove The Bottom Remove the lid and the bottom piece to end up looking as the picture. This might be a challenge to do without bending the cardboard of th...
By: 3rdiii

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:17:37 PST
protable power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/protable-power-bank/
protable power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SMALL.jpg ibenkos this is an easy project to make an 5v portable power bank for just 2$! Parts The parts you will need for this project is:* 3x AAA batteries * 3x AAA battery holder* 5v step-up * SPST switch* Enclosure* Hot glue Cut the wires Cut the wires from the battery holder to the size you want them to b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:31:06 PST
Low Budget Green Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Green-Screen/
Low Budget Green Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/JO0J/I4PHV8RZ/FEKJO0JI4PHV8RZ.SMALL.jpg DjPR3S My friends and I love making movies just for fun. We decided last year that we wanted to try using a green screen for certain scenes, but we didn't want to sink a lot of money into a green screen. Green screens can become expensive so we came up with an alternative and made out own green screen for ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:40:38 PST
Cheap Artbots for Workshops http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Artbots-for-Workshops/
Cheap Artbots for Workshops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/58FS/I4PHLHAT/FI358FSI4PHLHAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/58FS/I4PHLHAT/FI358FSI4PHLHAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/58FS/I4PHLHAT/FI358FSI4PHLHAT.SMALL.jpg SpaceRobotsInc Hi there! My name is Allen Pan, and for the last year or so I've designed and presented public robotics workshops to literally hundreds of people in the city of Los Angeles. When I first started out, I was receiving a flat rate paid by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles from the Full Steam Ahead ...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 18:24:04 PST
Insulated Camera Case http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Insulated-Camera-Case/
Insulated Camera Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/IOAF/I4IDAYGV/F4SIOAFI4IDAYGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/IOAF/I4IDAYGV/F4SIOAFI4IDAYGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/IOAF/I4IDAYGV/F4SIOAFI4IDAYGV.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media Good Morning,I have started traveling more lately, and I decided that I needed a padded camera bag to keep my gear warm and safe. I had been just throwing hand warmers in my backpack and placing my lenses and bodies in toques (woolen hats). After my batteries froze last week, I started looking onlin...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:04:41 PST
A minimalisitic home built radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultracheap-home-built-radio/
A minimalisitic home built radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/P7RY/I48C7KIM/F97P7RYI48C7KIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/P7RY/I48C7KIM/F97P7RYI48C7KIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/P7RY/I48C7KIM/F97P7RYI48C7KIM.SMALL.jpg ShubhamB3 Radios have always piqued my interest and it has been my dream to build one since my high school. Finally, I was able to make it and that too with a very few components. The radio I made is quite minimalistic and can be reproduced very easily. Also, the working is quite easy to understand. It basica...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:44:58 PST
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SMALL.jpg HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
By: HarrisonF

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST