Instructables: exploring - technology - battery - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:13:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Charger and Adjustable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charger-and-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:25:46 PDT
Turn 9V Battery to 5V Battery (simplest and cheapest way) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-9V-Battery-to-5V-Battery-simplest-and-Cheapes/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 11:38:29 PDT
How to make universal battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Universal-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 05:36:42 PDT
Flickering LED Candle Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle-Mod/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:03:26 PDT
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Radio-With-Bluetooth-MP3/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:09 PDT
Turn off headlights when ignition off http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Off-Headlights-When-Ignition-Off/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:48:20 PDT
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lights-for-Tool-Chest/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:30:10 PDT
EASY Solar Charging Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Solar-Charging-Power-Bank/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:52:33 PDT
$3 Emergency Solar Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Emergency-Solar-Radio/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:25:29 PDT
JAR LED LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/JAR-LED-LIGHT/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 05:19:02 PDT
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Activated-Water-Bottle-Night-Light/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 19:20:24 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
DIY Solar Power Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Power-Pack/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 09:51:32 PDT
Electric Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Lighter/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 08:10:32 PDT
Portable, Solar 12V Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-Battery-Pack/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:49:37 PDT
Make an Optical Disk Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Optical-Disk-Display/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:10:35 PDT
Simple Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Homopolar-Motor/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:04:01 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Emf-Detector-BJT-As-a-Switch/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-9000mah-Power-Bank-for-Camping-Use/
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is a big and very efficiency power bank for use at camping and not only. It could be used to charge your smartphones, tablets via usb car charger. At the end of project will include a led stipe camping lamp construction also for use with this power bank. This will be usful for almost every divi...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:41:10 PDT
Arduino Device With Zero Standby Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Device-With-Zero-Standby-Power/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:37:28 PDT
LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-1/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:55:17 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
Como encender una calculadora con papas http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Encender-Una-Calculadora-Con-Papas/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:01:29 PDT
Wire Loop Game Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Loop-Game-Tutorial/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:44:46 PDT
SAVE Your PRINT When the Power Goes Out! Longterm Battery Backup http://www.instructables.com/id/SAVE-Your-PRINT-When-the-Power-Goes-Out-Longterm-B/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:26:11 PDT
Building "The Frenzy" RC Wing http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-The-Frenzy-RC-Wing/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 19:35:38 PDT
Bluetooth controlled robot with spy wireless camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-With-Spy-Wireless-Camer/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:54:11 PDT
Portable LED Tracing Light box (upcycled from LCD TFT)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-Lightbox-upcycled-From-LCD-TFT/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:25:01 PDT
3D Printed Raspberry Pi Tablet and Cradle for VEX Practice Fields http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Raspberry-Pi-Tablet-and-Cradle-for-VEX-/
3D Printed Raspberry Pi Tablet and Cradle for VEX Practice Fields - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SMALL.jpg brockly2 I am a high school senior in McLean, VA. I chose to design and assemble a 3D printed Raspberry Pi tablet along with a custom VEX tower attachment for use in my school's robotics lab.My school is part of the VEX robotics program, a competition based robotics organization that aims to teach students a...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:05:50 PDT
Arduino Box Controlled by TV Remote and CODE http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Box-Controlled-by-TV-Remote-and-CODE/
Arduino Box Controlled by TV Remote and CODE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SMALL.jpg robertodelle This instructable show you how I have created a box controlled remote by a TV infrared transmitter. I have taken inspiration by this instructable Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino). In this link you can discover library lets you decode the signal coming from your remote and inst...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 12:34:04 PDT
How to Make a Lemon Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lemon-Battery/
How to Make a Lemon Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/HRGQ/IOVPR80Q/FKLHRGQIOVPR80Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/HRGQ/IOVPR80Q/FKLHRGQIOVPR80Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/HRGQ/IOVPR80Q/FKLHRGQIOVPR80Q.SMALL.jpg RavosaP In this instructable you will learn how to create a lemon battery. The lemons create about 4 and a half volts, enough to run something that uses low voltage. The lemons produce this voltage through the process of electrolysis which is the chemical reaction produced by passing an electric current thr...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 14:44:28 PDT
Battery Eliminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Eliminator/
Battery Eliminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/BIE1/IOT2XRAJ/F7YBIE1IOT2XRAJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/BIE1/IOT2XRAJ/F7YBIE1IOT2XRAJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/BIE1/IOT2XRAJ/F7YBIE1IOT2XRAJ.SMALL.jpg dreens Do you have an appliance that eats through batteries? Follow this instructable for a simple, quick and dirty trick to power it directly from an outlet! If you want to do something more intense, check out doncrush's Battery Eliminator from a recycled wall wart. I will focus on replacing a single D b...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 08:08:57 PDT
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Lamp-From-Recycled-Ocean-Snare/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:45:55 PDT
Magnetic connectors for batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Connectors-for-Batteries/
Magnetic connectors for batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi everyone,Here is a small tutorial about useful and easy to make battery connectors. I recently started to use 18650 cells batteries from old laptops, and I wanted a quick and easy way to connect them. Connectors using magnets were the best option, but I had to figure out how to use them correctly...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:55 PDT
Free Energy from Thin Air! http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Energy-From-Thin-Air/
Free Energy from Thin Air! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/C7P1/IOKBVZ5C/FNNC7P1IOKBVZ5C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/C7P1/IOKBVZ5C/FNNC7P1IOKBVZ5C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/C7P1/IOKBVZ5C/FNNC7P1IOKBVZ5C.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns "Free energy from the air?, Yea, right!" Sardonic skepticism was my first reaction to this unusual concept, as well.Though, its not so far out there, in fact. Light can be converted to DC current with solar panels, electricity can be converted to magnetism as I did in my last article, in a microphon...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 03:21:51 PDT
Electric Bike Charger from Mean Well Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Bike-Charger-From-Mean-Well-Power-Supply/
Electric Bike Charger from Mean Well Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/32U3/IOK9NGFH/FN732U3IOK9NGFH.SMALL.jpg Invention1 Got an electric bike? No doubt it came with a charger. Eventually, you'll need another charger, since they sometimes burn out. What's in that expensive box? The core of a charger for Lithium batteries is called a CC(Constant Current)/CV (Constant Voltage) power supply. These will create a consta...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 20:20:46 PDT
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-a-Battery-With-a-Motor-or-a-Solar-Panel/
Charge a Battery With a Motor or a Solar Panel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/J0BQ/IOD4EO78/FVOJ0BQIOD4EO78.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 Go green with your very own power generator! Big industrial power generators make electricity by turning huge motors with coal and fossil fuels, but you can make your own with a small DC motor and some simple electrical components. I made this for fun one day because I needed a way to charge my flas...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 13:00:22 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
Magnetic Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This is my attempt at making the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 1. I've added a reed switch in the electronic circuit so that when a magnet is near by, the Arc lights up which a pretty awesome effect!Check out my video of it in action! Parts List Bracelet mouldClear Epoxy Resinx11 White LEDs2032 coin ...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Sony Cybershot battery upgrade for almost free http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Cybershot-Battery-Upgrade-for-Almost-Free/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 06:03:42 PDT
Super Lithium Power Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Lithium-Power-Cell/
Super Lithium Power Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I have a small lithium emergency charger for my cell phone. I carry it in a small pouch with a bunch of assorted charging cables...It does a decent job in an emergency for my phone. I can add 60-70% charge before it gives out. Perfect to make sure I get picked up from the bus stop after work. I tri...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 11:22:44 PDT
Lit Constable Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Lit-Constable-Hat/
Lit Constable Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 I thought it would be fun to add LEDs to my brother's Constable hat so it appeared to look like the light bar on a police cruiser. Materials There are a lot of wearable electronic materials available. I ordered LEDs, Arduino and battery box from AdaFruit and so far have been happy with the pro...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 12:42:10 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Receiver Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Receiver-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Ar/
How to Hack RC Car Receiver Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Hack RC Car Transmitter via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino part1 Tx"The prerequisite instruction have introduced how to hack RC car Transmitter by using nRF24L01 module for Arduino Nano.In this session we will build 2.4 GHz. receiver installed on a RC prototype...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:22 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Transmitter-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01/
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will advice you to hack 3-Channel RC transmitter(Tx).The standard remote control of RC car and boat today.The standard Gas or Electric RC cars are directional controlled by an electric servo that moving mechanical front steering wheel Left/Right.The servo have two main type-analog a...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:57:31 PDT
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P-1/
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx)"The instruction will advice how to build 2.4 GHz system receiver that basically use in rc car today.Thank to arduino-info.wikispaces.com , github.com/maniacbug/RF24 for RF24 library and othe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 02:21:22 PDT
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mobile-Modular-LED-Worklight-Battery-Pack-From/
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SMALL.jpg hafizan89 This is my first instructable, I've been an avid reader of instructables since my school days. Decided to make one for the heck of it. Be nice to me.Having multiple lights for multiple uses has it's pro's and con's. But for me, having something that can be used on nearly all of my tasks greatly help...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:52:24 PDT
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P/
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will introduce you how to modify cheap rc car by using 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 module with Arduino controller UNO. Ordinary rc car toy use AM/FM 20-50 MHz radio control which have only 5-10 m. remote range and noisy control around blind area.The instruction will advice how to modify transm...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:53:35 PDT
Smart Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger/
Smart Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTPT/IMUTQ10S/F62YTPTIMUTQ10S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTPT/IMUTQ10S/F62YTPTIMUTQ10S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTPT/IMUTQ10S/F62YTPTIMUTQ10S.SMALL.jpg Max_Lerman The project of VIII Fab Lab Polytech School.Our team:Maxim Lerman (the author of the progect)Daria BalchugovaGulnaz RakhmanovaMargorita ShavalievaEvgeny MutinHector DiazIn our day life we need to use a lot of batteries almost for everything, this batteries are in our devices of daily use. But the li...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:23:18 PDT
How to make your own Quadcopter Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-18650-RC-Battery/
How to make your own Quadcopter Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/ZD5L/IMS0WY1X/FC8ZD5LIMS0WY1X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/ZD5L/IMS0WY1X/FC8ZD5LIMS0WY1X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/ZD5L/IMS0WY1X/FC8ZD5LIMS0WY1X.SMALL.jpg gavinkeeley Instead of using LiPo batteries for my quadcopter i decided to try using Samsung 18650's. The battery performs well and has never got too hot. The battery will provide a constant current of 22Amps and a burst current of 35Amps. Here are step by step instructions how to make your own! Get the good...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 01:06:12 PDT