Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:01:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot 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
Button cell CR2032 battery holder. http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-cell-CR2032-battery-holder/
Button cell CR2032 battery holder. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/W5VQ/I8RRQQGS/FTLW5VQI8RRQQGS.SMALL.jpg Mahitchima So i got loads of these CR2032 button cell batteries for small projects, and i was tired off always needing to use two fingers to test my circuits, by holding the + and - wires manually to the battery. So i figured out i'd come up with a fast, effective, and easy way to make battery holders for thes...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 04:20:57 PDT
Charge an iPod Shuffle (G2) with a USB Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-an-iPod-Shuffle-G2-with-a-USB-Power-Bank/
Charge an iPod Shuffle (G2) with a USB Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/MSVI/I8PQTQ0W/FILMSVII8PQTQ0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/MSVI/I8PQTQ0W/FILMSVII8PQTQ0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/MSVI/I8PQTQ0W/FILMSVII8PQTQ0W.SMALL.jpg Aralox If you've been on a long road trip with your portable USB power bank (battery pack) and discover halfway that Apple uses proprietary voltages to charge your 2nd-Gen iPod Shuffle, this instructable is for you. The "Minty Boost" has a very good tutorial on how to wire up a USB plug to allow charging a...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:47:25 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
battery clip LED tester. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever put together a circuit and after finishing you find your LED doesn't work? well with this Instructable that will never happen again! I present to you the Battery clip LED tester. Components: Components: female header pins 1k resistorperfboard9v battery clipTools: soldering ironsolde...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Circuit Tiles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Tiles/
Circuit Tiles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For all the wee Edisons and Teslas to be, circuit tiles are the best! These are a great way to introduce people to circuits in a fun, ridiculous, iterative way. This is great for just one person exploring or an entire class working together. And your collection can keep growing over time! It's like ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:29:11 PDT
Personal bluetooth speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-bluetooth-speaker/
Personal bluetooth speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/0HS5/I8J9VL46/FCP0HS5I8J9VL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/0HS5/I8J9VL46/FCP0HS5I8J9VL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/0HS5/I8J9VL46/FCP0HS5I8J9VL46.SMALL.jpg fmoreno2 Making a bluetooth speaker isn't that hard and it even hasn't to be that expensive. With basic soldering skills and knowledge about electronics you can make yours in one day! Gather the parts A rechargeable battery, I used an old cell phone battery of 900mAh which gives me about 6 to 7h of music....
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:18:28 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
Projects from an Old Casette Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-from-an-Old-Casette-Player/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:42:12 PDT
Solar powered air conditioning unit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-air-conditioning-unit/
Solar powered air conditioning unit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working gr...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:46:55 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Emergency-Power-Bank-for-Smatphone-with-T/
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with DC Voltage Step-up Boost Module and TP4056 1A Li-Ion battery Charging Module, 2 cells laptop batteries, mini box toy, and few timesModel: TP4056- Material: PCB + plastic + iron - Board TP4056 lithium charge management chip - Mini USB head can link di...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:44:35 PDT
3D printed Arduino Boe Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Arduino-Boe-Bot/
3D printed Arduino Boe Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/UFB4/I8BGM2C0/FR8UFB4I8BGM2C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/UFB4/I8BGM2C0/FR8UFB4I8BGM2C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/UFB4/I8BGM2C0/FR8UFB4I8BGM2C0.SMALL.jpg alexander.zidros Hi, this instructable shows you how to build a small 3D printed Arduino Bot Bot that is powered by 360degree servos. Its inspired by Parallax's Boe Bots. With this you have two ways to control the bot either with a RF transmitter/reciever, Joystick and another Arduino or Ultrasonic Autonomous(Ill ta...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:43:23 PDT
DIY Constant current load http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Constant-current-load/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:50:09 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
5 V Smartphone Solar/Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/5-V-Smartphone-SolarBattery-Charger/
5 V Smartphone Solar/Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/N2EO/I88LNORL/FK6N2EOI88LNORL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/N2EO/I88LNORL/FK6N2EOI88LNORL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/N2EO/I88LNORL/FK6N2EOI88LNORL.SMALL.jpg chriss2 parts u'll need :-USB extention cable-plastic casing-battery holder for 4 AA batteries8V Solar panel with less then 200 mA2 5V (or higher) diodssome wiretools u'll need:soldering ironsolderelectronic pliershot glue gun cut the USB extension cable in two and isolate the wires from each other ...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 03:23:44 PDT
Coin Cell Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Cell-Battery-Holder/
Coin Cell Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/MD3H/I86UG9Z6/FAZMD3HI86UG9Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/MD3H/I86UG9Z6/FAZMD3HI86UG9Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/MD3H/I86UG9Z6/FAZMD3HI86UG9Z6.SMALL.jpg Maccay I teach at a charter school in Austin Texas. During lunch and recess (on rotating days) I host an engineering/maker group to encourage 2nd-4th graders to explore science, technology and engineering. On most days, my kids select a project from Instructables.com and build. Often, cost for materials a...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 20:28:04 PDT
Super Capacitor Battery for Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Capacitor-Battery-for-Mouse/
Super Capacitor Battery for Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/94OK/I84BCN44/FWH94OKI84BCN44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/94OK/I84BCN44/FWH94OKI84BCN44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/94OK/I84BCN44/FWH94OKI84BCN44.SMALL.jpg nomierinies Let's make unlimited times and quickly chargeable Supercapacitor battery for mouse. What we need:Supercapacitor (I use 5.5v 1F but bigger is better)Wires & stuffVoltage regulator (In my case 1.5v 1A because my mouse work on one AAA battery)Power supply 5.5v (I use this adjustable from ebay) Sc...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:00:35 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
Simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SMALL.gif nilnate519 Hello! Thanks for choosing this intractable to start your DIY journey into electronics. In this intractable, we will be building a super simple electric circuit consisting of a battery, a resistor, and two LEDs. I will help to guide you through the process, but please feel free to comment if anythin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Solar Powered Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Phone-Charger-1/
Solar Powered Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6YLV/I88LJJ17/FK86YLVI88LJJ17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6YLV/I88LJJ17/FK86YLVI88LJJ17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6YLV/I88LJJ17/FK86YLVI88LJJ17.SMALL.jpg harry potter rules For a science competition at school, I made a solar powered phone charger which fully works. Currently only compatible for Android. The items need are:-2 Solar Panels... I used these http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/350909292464?nav=SEARCH-Access to a laser cutter to build the wooden frame-A Soldering Iron a...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 10:02:34 PDT
Battery clip transistor tester. 9v battery clip series #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-transistor-tester/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 12:36:50 PDT
Automated Teabag Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Teabag-Timer/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:52:40 PDT
Disc\Wafer Switch for battery operated device http://www.instructables.com/id/DiscWafer-Switch-for-battery-operated-device/
Disc\Wafer Switch for battery operated device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ETZ8/I7XR95II/FMUETZ8I7XR95II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ETZ8/I7XR95II/FMUETZ8I7XR95II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ETZ8/I7XR95II/FMUETZ8I7XR95II.SMALL.jpg rsmaudsley One of my pet-peeves with electronic devices is when they do not come with an On/Off switch. In all my past situations I was able to add a switch in to the wiring of the device.Well, this time I cannot access any wiring, at least not with enough room to cut, strip and solder in a switch. So I need...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:33:52 PDT
Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-Robot-1/
Line Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/CVY0/I7YLH7S6/FWECVY0I7YLH7S6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/CVY0/I7YLH7S6/FWECVY0I7YLH7S6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/CVY0/I7YLH7S6/FWECVY0I7YLH7S6.SMALL.jpg tmauriello This is a simple Arduino-based robot which uses photoresistors to follow a black line printed on white paper. This was done as part of Mechatronics class at Rowan University in the 2015 spring semester. Materials (1) Arduino Uno or similar board(2) CdS photocell(2) 10kΩ resistor(2) Continuous rot...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:33:13 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
Cellphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SMALL.jpg hobbyman As the functions of cell phones increased astronomically, so their power requirements. Nowadays a clever :) phone which is purchased new can hardly stand working for 1-2 days and their endurance even decreases as the battery inside wears down as it gets older. So many people are buying and using bat...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
Emergency D Battery from 4 AA's http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-D-Battery-from-4-AAs/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:15:42 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SMALL.jpg comsa42 My highschool has a program where students can tutor other students. I got involved as a tutee, then a peer tutor. Everyone I've taught has found the program really helpful, so I decided to promote the program even further by building an LED poster!To control the flashing of the LEDs, this poster ha...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-External-DIY-Portable-Power-Bank-Backup-B/
Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone with Hold Battery, Laptop cells 18650 new ( buy from EBay ) or take from old laptop batteries broken, Box take from Old modem ADSL, TP4056 Module buy from EBay about 2USD - very cheap for Powerbank HomemadeMore P...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:47:34 PDT
DIY Popsicle Power Bank with extra battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Popsicle-Power-Bank-with-extra-battery/
DIY Popsicle Power Bank with extra battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SMALL.jpg rizalakib I got one cell power bank and I can use it to charge my phone one time only. So, I got an idea to add extra battery on it which I took from disposable laptop battery. Here are steps I would share for you Things you'll need 1. Of course Power Bank2. Disposable laptop battery3. Pop...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:24:45 PDT
How to Protect any 18650 Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Protect-any-18650-Cell/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:58:28 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
CDV-700 battery hack http://www.instructables.com/id/CDV-700-battery-hack/
CDV-700 battery hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/XCYN/I78VOWQG/FTRXCYNI78VOWQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/XCYN/I78VOWQG/FTRXCYNI78VOWQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/XCYN/I78VOWQG/FTRXCYNI78VOWQG.SMALL.jpg DavidN71 When the CDV-700 was made over 50 years ago they were intended to be powered by carbon-zinc D-cells. Carbon-zinc cells are no longer made, so alkaline D-cells are usually used in their place.This switch has 2 unintended consequences. The first is added weight as modern alkaline cells are much heavie...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:50:56 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port http://www.instructables.com/id/1st-9v-Battery-that-can-be-recharged-from-a-USB-Po/
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The 9v batteries are very often used in electronics, example: programmable circuits, robots and etc... But they have a very huge problem, theirs capacity is low and the rechargeable 9v batteries needs at least 9.5v to charge them up. I thought much time about this project because would be an importa...
By: Imetomi

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:32:50 PDT
Modification of alkaline screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-handle-rechargeable-feature-to-screwdriver/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:10:12 PDT
Home Phone battery switch to Lithium Ion http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Phone-battery-switch-to-Lithium-Ion/
Home Phone battery switch to Lithium Ion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/CSSG/I6WDLR7R/FUZCSSGI6WDLR7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/CSSG/I6WDLR7R/FUZCSSGI6WDLR7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/CSSG/I6WDLR7R/FUZCSSGI6WDLR7R.SMALL.jpg gadgetmakerx FYI , I am not responsible if you mess up Hello there, This is a simple instruction to swap out the regular AAA battery out of the phone and insert a lithium Ion battery to replace it. Finding a left over battery and charging module Parts 1. Lithium Battery with PCB protection (I used an old bat...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:27:03 PST
Flashlight batteries from laptop battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-batteries-from-laptop-battery/
Flashlight batteries from laptop battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/V53R/I6UNA2YF/FPHV53RI6UNA2YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/V53R/I6UNA2YF/FPHV53RI6UNA2YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/V53R/I6UNA2YF/FPHV53RI6UNA2YF.SMALL.jpg mandamados Use the cells from an old laptop battery to power a flashlight The flashlight battery The old laptop battery The old laptop battery. Open the plastic cover and remove the cells Cut the cells Cut the cells with wire-cutter Voltage testing Test the voltage of the cells and use them from ...
By: mandamados

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 03:33:34 PST
Silencing the Verizon Battery Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Silencing-the-Verizon-Battery-Alarm/
Silencing the Verizon Battery Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/VC4Q/I6T7TCHQ/FYRVC4QI6T7TCHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/VC4Q/I6T7TCHQ/FYRVC4QI6T7TCHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/VC4Q/I6T7TCHQ/FYRVC4QI6T7TCHQ.SMALL.jpg DanielL18 In addition to cable television and internet service, Verizon provides land-line telephone service. This service uses a voice over IP protocol, meaning it uses the internet service to deliver voice communications. To ensure uninterrupted land-line telephone service Verizon is required to provide a b...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 03:48:26 PST
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-Motherboard-Battery/
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This Instructable will show you how to replace a motherboard battery in a desktop tower** You will need a CR2032 Watch Battery ** Disconnect Tower 1) Unplug the tower2) Disconnect any cords or cables connected to the back of the tower Make sure to unplug any usb cables or anything else connect...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:43:55 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-lithium-ion-or-lifepo4-pack-with-solar-chargin/
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SMALL.jpg tikka88 i got stuck with my boombox project. Help wanted and appreciated very much! any suggestion taken into consideration and awarded with my deepest thanks. :) Help wanted from all off you geniuses! Hey! i´m building a boombox. and need a battery for it. audio stuff i got covered because i have built ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:07:02 PST
Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Charger-4/
Portable Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SMALL.jpg BinksBrew For a long time I've had old back up cell phones taking up space in my desk drawer. I was curious if I could put any of these old phones to some use. I can't just throw them away so I decided to try and re-purpose one of them as a portable charger for my current smart phone. Materials Mp1405 5v...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:43:18 PST
External battery pack for electronic safe. http://www.instructables.com/id/External-battery-pack-for-electronic-safe/
External battery pack for electronic safe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/G1LI/I6EXFGHV/FDAG1LII6EXFGHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/G1LI/I6EXFGHV/FDAG1LII6EXFGHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/G1LI/I6EXFGHV/FDAG1LII6EXFGHV.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby What happens when the internal battery is dead and you lost your master key to open your electronic safe? Crap happens that's what! To negate such evil I install an external battery to allow rapid changeout when they are depleted. Drill hole and mount battery holder. I used my drill to make a h...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:40:10 PST
Felted 3V Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-3V-Battery-Holder/
Felted 3V Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/981F/I6C2OLGB/FT0981FI6C2OLGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/981F/I6C2OLGB/FT0981FI6C2OLGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/981F/I6C2OLGB/FT0981FI6C2OLGB.SMALL.jpg theantonius Felting is the craft of transforming fibers into fabric. New methods of processing metals can create conductive fibers that can also be felted. This instructable will show you how to felt together a 3 Volt battery holder which can also act as a simple force-sensitive resistor, opening up possibiliti...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:24:23 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Battery Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Clips/
Battery Clips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/HQFD/I66CS9CX/F48HQFDI66CS9CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/HQFD/I66CS9CX/F48HQFDI66CS9CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/HQFD/I66CS9CX/F48HQFDI66CS9CX.SMALL.jpg JRV31 Sometimes you need a way to hold wires onto a battery. You do not have a spare battery holder, and using electrical tape is messy. (If you know where it is, I often misplace mine.) These simple reusable battery clips are easy to make. The circuit I used to demonstrate the battery clips is from this...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:08:34 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
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
Super Light Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SMALL.jpg Joohansson The aim of this project is to maximize the flight time/ battery life of the very famous Hubsan X4 quad-copter. This will show how you build your own for very low cost, simple to build and fun to play with. The 3D print is 100% designed by me for use with spare parts from the Hubsan H107L model. It c...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Waterproof-Radio/
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SMALL.jpg jmyler I really wish that I would have thought to take more pictures as I was making this thing but of course I didn't think about it until after the fact. Anyway, as they say, necessity is the mother of invention which I suppose applies here. During the summer my friends and I love to do anything outdoors...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:59:51 PST
Simple Motor Project (Battery + Magnet = FUN) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Motor-Project-for-Kids-and-old-guys/
Simple Motor Project (Battery + Magnet = FUN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZNDX/I6002PB8/F99ZNDXI6002PB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZNDX/I6002PB8/F99ZNDXI6002PB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/ZNDX/I6002PB8/F99ZNDXI6002PB8.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy Check out this video. I worked on this project for a boy scout meeting. Cut a length of household wire to make your motor. Shape the wire around a soda bottle see instructions for approximate size. See video for further instructions.
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:39:57 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