Instructables: exploring - technology - battery - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:30:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Business Card/Game Console: ATtiny85 and OLED Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-CardGame-Console-ATtiny85-and-OLED-Screen/
Business Card/Game Console: ATtiny85 and OLED Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/5ASW/IU9US39C/FXZ5ASWIU9US39C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/5ASW/IU9US39C/FXZ5ASWIU9US39C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/5ASW/IU9US39C/FXZ5ASWIU9US39C.SMALL.jpg AlexFW Hi everyone!Today I'm going to show you how you can build your own business card/game console/whatever you can imagine that features a backlit I2C OLED display and an ATtiny85 Microprocessor. In this Instructable I'll tell you how a PCB that I designed actually functions, how you can build it, and w...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:16:24 PDT
DIY Cordless Cold Heat Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cordless-Cold-Heat-Soldering-Iron/
DIY Cordless Cold Heat Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/CP16/IZ6CDGJU/FJHCP16IZ6CDGJU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/CP16/IZ6CDGJU/FJHCP16IZ6CDGJU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/CP16/IZ6CDGJU/FJHCP16IZ6CDGJU.SMALL.jpg thediylife Traditional soldering irons use a heated tip to melt solder in order to make electrical joints, while this works well when you have a mains outlet around, its not that practical when you're out in the field. Anyone who's done anything RC will know the frustration involved in a joint coming loose or ...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:51:08 PST
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
Make Your Own Li-Ion Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Li-Ion-Battery-Pack/
Make Your Own Li-Ion Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KWIQ/IYOQNNY8/FT9KWIQIYOQNNY8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KWIQ/IYOQNNY8/FT9KWIQIYOQNNY8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KWIQ/IYOQNNY8/FT9KWIQIYOQNNY8.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to combine common 18650 Li-Ion batteries in order to create a battery pack that features a higher voltage, a bigger capacity and most importantly useful safety measures. These can prevent an overcharge, overdischarge and even a short circuit of the batteries. Let'...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 20:17:08 PST
DIY Protected Lithium battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-protected-Lithium-battery-holder/
DIY Protected Lithium battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/OL28/IEGXTSO6/FSOOL28IEGXTSO6.SMALL.jpg Carl Hauschke In this instructable I'll show you how to make a battery holder for Lithium 18650 batteries so you can use unprotected cells in your DIY projects without worrying about over discharge, overcharge, or short circuit.What we need:- 18650 Holder (http://ebay.to/1K3CY55) Edit: http://ebay.to/1K9HbyP The...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 19:16:24 PDT
Using an DC Adapter for Battery Powered Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-DC-Adapter-as-a-Battery/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:26:17 PST
Arduino GPS Reciever In a Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-Reciever-in-a-Tin/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:34:34 PST
3 Useful Things From an Old Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Useful-Things-From-an-Old-Laptop/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:12:53 PST
Power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-Arduino-Uno-with-four-rechargeable-AA-b/
Power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SMALL.jpg aj_j This Instructable will show how to power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries. You will need: An Arduino Uno 4 AA battery holder (I HIGHLY recommend this one from RadioShack, as it not only has an internal switch for turning on the Arduino, it also has the necessary wires needed to...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:22:46 PDT
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Activated-Water-Bottle-Night-Light/
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers This project turns your bedside bottle of water into a lantern with just a shake. That's right, we added a light...to the bottle. This project isn't just cool because it makes your water bottle look like a video game power-up, it is also super practical. No more ping-ponging down a dark hallway to t...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 19:20:24 PDT
Portable battery pack for light Electric Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Battery-Pack-for-Light-Electric-Vehicle/
Portable battery pack for light Electric Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/6LYF/IWH3HYA2/FQV6LYFIWH3HYA2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/6LYF/IWH3HYA2/FQV6LYFIWH3HYA2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/6LYF/IWH3HYA2/FQV6LYFIWH3HYA2.SMALL.jpg samircury This is not only my process, motivations and design goals but a living document for the length of the project.I'll keep publishing more steps as I move towards the end design goals. Feel free to comment and send suggestions for the steps that are yet to be done.In a nutshell, all I wanted was to sta...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:50:32 PST
Reusable Vinegar Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Vinegar-Battery/
Reusable Vinegar Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi,in this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a reusable battery from vinegar that's easy and interesting.This even reduces waste by using up some of the electronic waste.Making electricity from things you find around the house is a fun project.There are lots of easy ways to make homemade b...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:53:02 PDT
Intelligent Highway Street Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Highway-Street-Lighting-System/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:59:31 PST
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
Acer Extensa Laptop (5620 / T5250) Upgrade & Tweak Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-Extensa-Laptop-5620-T5250-Upgrade-Tweak/
Acer Extensa Laptop (5620 / T5250) Upgrade & Tweak Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/9ZJM/FJ8YVDWO/FFK9ZJMFJ8YVDWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/9ZJM/FJ8YVDWO/FFK9ZJMFJ8YVDWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/9ZJM/FJ8YVDWO/FFK9ZJMFJ8YVDWO.SMALL.jpg CharredPC Some time ago I posted about installing Windows XP onto my new Acer Extensa 5620-6830 laptop. It's a nice little machine- the price was right, and standard specs aren't bad. But here's some information that could be helpful to anyone with this budget best Buy laptop and wants to get the most bang fo...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2008 20:54:14 PDT
How to build you own LiPo pack out of single cells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-you-own-LiPo-pack-out-of-single-cells/
How to build you own LiPo pack out of single cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SMALL.jpg Tarwin There are lots of reasons for building your own LiPo pack: special form factor neededcheap single cellsrecycling old cellsIts quite easy, if you know what you are doing and work carefully. Basically its just connecting all the cells in serial, with a separate balancer port on every bridge. Neverthel...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:06:31 PDT
Simple RC Stick Plane Build(CAD Model Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-Stick-Plane-BuildCAD-Model-Included/
Simple RC Stick Plane Build(CAD Model Included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala This is a simple RC plane designed around a 1/2''x1/2'' dowel for the fuselage. The advantage to such a design is the ease of modification -the electronics and any desired sensors can be placed almost anywhere along the fuselage. The plane is propelled via a brushless motor spinning a 10'' propeller...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:16:53 PST
How to make a 12v battery for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-12v-battery-for-free/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:33:27 PDT
9v LED flashlight - teh best evarrr! http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-LED-flashlight---teh-best-evarrr!/
9v LED flashlight - teh best evarrr! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SMALL.jpg Brian Henderson I know this project's been done a few times here on instructables, but as with many projects there are several ways one can get the same result. I personally think that this setup is the best and easiest for beginnners. Also, it's reusable! I whipped up this little project from scratch as a means...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2006 10:28:28 PDT
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SMALL.jpg DIY_DAVE Thanks for checking out my instuctable on how I built my own portable Wifi + Bluetooth speaker.This is my fifth wifi speaker build. It integrates with my other 4 diy built wifi speakers to make a full multi-room audio system that is controlled centrally on my tablet. I have them in different rooms o...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Saline-or-Hydroxide-Solution/
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly A classroom suitable method to make electrolyte solutions of any strength for al-air or microbial fuel cells if a heat source is available. Along the way we will learn about calculating ratios, percentages and solubility of inorganic chemicals in water. Plus these solutions can be used with other pr...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:46:49 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
9v battery status indicator circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-battery-status-indicator-circuit/
9v battery status indicator circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SMALL.jpg victordas This is a 9v battery status indicator circuit.One of my friend asked me to build this as he wants a 9v transistor radio battery status indicator. Thats why i build this circuit it works great and another thing about this circuit by changing the 'ZENER diode" you can rebuild this circuit for other lo...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 08:26:37 PDT
Dewalt Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Dewalt-Power-Bank/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:02:40 PST
Transformerless Adjustable Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformerless-Adjustable-Joule-Thief/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:37:24 PST
Heavy duty portable charger for usb devices (phones, iPad, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-duty-portable-charger-for-usb-devices-phone/
Heavy duty portable charger for usb devices (phones, iPad, etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/NVQR/G8LWTBT0/FDINVQRG8LWTBT0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/NVQR/G8LWTBT0/FDINVQRG8LWTBT0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/NVQR/G8LWTBT0/FDINVQRG8LWTBT0.SMALL.jpg meseta Ever needed to charge your phone on the go? Can't find a wall socket to charge your iPod? Whenever I'm away from home for an extended period of time, I would charge my phone and mp3 player from my laptop.  This way, I get about 3 or 4 full charges out of the laptop battery and I could leave the pho...
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Sat, 1 May 2010 13:39:49 PDT
Dual USB Charger With Switching Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Charger-1/
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Sun, 11 Jul 2010 23:21:23 PDT
Make a basic electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-basic-electromagnet./
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:06:50 PST
DP2 - Da Pimp 2 Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/DP2-Da-Pimp-2-Assembly-Instructions/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:37:16 PDT
Timex Battery Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Timex-Battery-Replacement/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:35:45 PDT
Programmable Battery Protection [Open Source] http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Battery-Protection-Open-Source/
Programmable Battery Protection [Open Source] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TZ4Q/IVA4Q19M/FP8TZ4QIVA4Q19M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TZ4Q/IVA4Q19M/FP8TZ4QIVA4Q19M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TZ4Q/IVA4Q19M/FP8TZ4QIVA4Q19M.SMALL.jpg lutkeveld Every battery needs protection. When I couldn't find a board that suited my needs, I set out to create one myself.If you discharge a battery completely it can be permanently damaged. This PCB monitors the voltage (and thus the State Of Charge) and if it dips below the programmed voltage it will disc...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:09:34 PST
How a PULL UP and PULL DOWN resistor works http://www.instructables.com/id/How-a-PULL-UP-and-PULL-DOWN-Resistor-Works/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 06:58:08 PDT
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 $2I thought of the fact that I never need It to be portable because my dad has a killer Dewalt drill that's almost too powerful and scary to use...This gave me a pretty obvious idea: Why not power it with power from a regular wall...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:58:44 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ 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
Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Boombox-With-Bluetooth/
Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SMALL.jpg william444555 So, you have a Bluetooth speaker but its lacking in volume and bass, this project cost me under £40 ($60) and packs a VERY loud punch. the whole project took me a whole summer holiday so around 6 weeks. the battery life on this project has not been measured because i cannot have it playing constantl...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 12:48:41 PDT
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Battery-Powered-Soldering-Iron/
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHrDLSy_ojk&feature=youtu.be To do a mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron you need!!! In today’s video I am going to show how to make a DIY mini soldering iron that runs on two AA batteries. It is very easy and cost friendly to make such an emergency DIY soldering...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:54:55 PST
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
arduino bluetooth tank http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-bluetooth-tank/
arduino bluetooth tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SMALL.jpg jordan the tamago i has build an arduino bluetooth tank to learn how to programming and how bluetooth communication works between android smart phone and HC-06 or HC-05. The robotic arm are attached for user to control and capture something that assisted by ping sensor. The coding has included 3 type of auto pilot mo...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:54:44 PST
Battery Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Level-Indicator/
Battery Level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hi everyone, It's me Balsuryana!. I'am back with some electronics projects! In this projects, i will show you how to make a Battery Level Indicator. I got this idea because i need this tools for indicate my powerbank battery level, so i made this tools. No more talking, LET'S MAKE IT! What you wil...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 09:42:02 PDT
DIY AUTOMATIC SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AUTOMATIC-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER/
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 13:07:29 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/
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SMALL.jpg The Sam D You know how you open the fridge and the lights are just on? That's cool and I want that in a lot of other useful places - Like my tool chest. So now I have it and I'm going to show you how to do it too!This project covers adding LED lights to each drawer of a tool chest—so that it will automaticall...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:30:10 PDT
Cheap and Easy Battery Holder Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Holder-Version-2/
Cheap and Easy Battery Holder Version 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/1Z4H/F9AZJQHT/FKN1Z4HF9AZJQHT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/1Z4H/F9AZJQHT/FKN1Z4HF9AZJQHT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/1Z4H/F9AZJQHT/FKN1Z4HF9AZJQHT.SMALL.jpg xtank5 This is the second version of my battery holder. This holder is for those who like a nice tight fit. In fact it's so tight you'll need something to pry out the dead battery. That is if you measure it too small and don't allow enough room for the battery. This holder also has stronger tabs and uses l...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 21:00:13 PST
how to make a portable mp3 amp from old computer speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-portable-mp3-amp-from-old-computer-s/
how to make a portable mp3 amp from old computer speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/3E9P/FJ6H3I36/FVZ3E9PFJ6H3I36.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/3E9P/FJ6H3I36/FVZ3E9PFJ6H3I36.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/3E9P/FJ6H3I36/FVZ3E9PFJ6H3I36.SMALL.jpg odavidson have you got a pair of old computer speakers lying around that you dont need? want to make a decent iPod/mp3 amp? these speakers are powered via a PP3 9V battery materials: speakers snap on clip for 9V batter 9V battery audio source tools: soldering iron and solder screw driver wire cutters/teeth ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:30:38 PDT
Electricity Generating Shoe Insole http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Shoe-Insole/
Electricity Generating Shoe Insole - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa In this instructable I will show you how to make a shoe generator. What is a Shoe generator? A shoe generator ia a device that generates electricity from walking / running or any sport that you have to walk/run in.Link for the remix contest: http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Foo...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:52 PDT
EASY Solar Charging Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Solar-Charging-Power-Bank/
EASY Solar Charging Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/YQIH/ISXX7H9Y/FTKYQIHISXX7H9Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/YQIH/ISXX7H9Y/FTKYQIHISXX7H9Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/YQIH/ISXX7H9Y/FTKYQIHISXX7H9Y.SMALL.jpg NathanR97 Hello! My name is Nathan, and I am an amateur tinkerer. I needed a power bank for camping, bonfires, emergencies, and general tom foolery. Given my tinkery nature, buying one seemed some what sacrilegious. My build CAN be cheaper than your average power bank and will certainly have more functionalit...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:52:33 PDT
Arduino Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery/
Arduino Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 As many of you may know, this Lazy Old Geek loves Arduinos. Many of my projects are portable and need a battery source: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pedometer/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nokia-LCD-Sensors/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Tape-Measure/   ...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 15:11:08 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]I have salvaged so many old lap-top batteries ( 18650 ) to reuse them in my solar projects.It is very difficult to identify the good cells in battery pack.Earlier in one of my Power Bank Instructable I have told, how to identify good cells by measuring their voltages, but this method i...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
Electric Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Lighter/
Electric Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7PWV/ISCBB9V5/FHZ7PWVISCBB9V5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7PWV/ISCBB9V5/FHZ7PWVISCBB9V5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7PWV/ISCBB9V5/FHZ7PWVISCBB9V5.SMALL.jpg Ynze- I had some nichrome wire laying around and I wanted to make something with it. So I came up with the idea to make an electric lighter.I wanted it to be small and easy to use. You can light most things you can light with an ordinary lighter. Like a candle, a piece of paper or even a piece of wood. ...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 08:10:32 PDT