Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:21:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a speaker at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-speaker-at-home/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:39:37 PDT
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-powered-by-battery/
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SMALL.jpg The DocDoc In this instructable I will show you how to properly supply power to a Raspberry Pi or Pi 2 with a battery pack or any voltage between 2.9 -32 volts DC. I will be using a efficient Pololu Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator and a toggle switch.This can be done with any Raspberry pi version. Using a ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:36 PDT
Almost uninteruptable power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-uninteruptable-power-supply/
Almost uninteruptable power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SMALL.jpg smurray2 This is my first instructable. I am an engineer working with electronic road signage. Recently a customer came to us looking for a sign which warned road users of dangerous conditions caused by high wind speeds at a bridge site. The sign and subsequent control system were not a problem, however the ...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:33:35 PDT
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack-for-Quadcopter-recycling-18650-ce/
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Old laptop cells can hold a charge long after your laptop goes kaput. Here's how to recycle those cells to make a general-purpose battery pack!This battery pack is good for things like RC planes, quadcopters, FPV, and more (if your cells have the correct C rating)! It has a nominal voltage of 11.1v ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:39:27 PDT
Galaxy S6 Battery Life Improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-S6-Battery-Life-Improvements/
Galaxy S6 Battery Life Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/Z0ML/IBTEURS6/FBWZ0MLIBTEURS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/Z0ML/IBTEURS6/FBWZ0MLIBTEURS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/Z0ML/IBTEURS6/FBWZ0MLIBTEURS6.SMALL.jpg jimmyzhan The new Samsung Galaxy S6 (and Edge) are two of the best (Android) phones on the market currently, with octa core Exynos processors, 2k Super AMOLED displays with 577 dpi, and premium body design featuring glass and aluminum. However the last two points also brings associated disadvantages, the buil...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:38:30 PDT
How to make a Taser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Taser-2/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 14:23:29 PDT
External Battery For longer Timelapses on Gopros http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Battery-For-longer-Timelapses-on-Gopros/
External Battery For longer Timelapses on Gopros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/XWVE/IBO000DW/FAKXWVEIBO000DW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/XWVE/IBO000DW/FAKXWVEIBO000DW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/XWVE/IBO000DW/FAKXWVEIBO000DW.SMALL.jpg cgonzales10 One of the Funnest Parts of owning a Gopro besides being able to strap your camera almost anywhere. Is being able to place your camera somewhere and record an awesome timelapse. A Gopro on average has a 2-3hr recording time, when recording a timelapse its always great to get the most amount of frame...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 06:42:34 PDT
Two LED flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-LED-flasher/
Two LED flasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NULF/IBNHI0AN/F6ONULFIBNHI0AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NULF/IBNHI0AN/F6ONULFIBNHI0AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/NULF/IBNHI0AN/F6ONULFIBNHI0AN.SMALL.jpg somashekarn Maker:Somashekar.n.Place:Banjarapalya E4D maker space.Materials:1.2N3904 transistors x22.10µf caps x23.Red LEDs x24.470Ω resistors x25.100kΩ resistors x26.Assorted jumpers7.A breadboard8.9V battery9.9V battery clip The schematic di...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:11:06 PDT
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Rechargable-Battery/
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Batteries. Needed for just about every electronic project, electronics revolve around them. But think about it, What happens once they lose their power?We throw them aside. These batteries are building up in our landfills, so I set myself to find out how to reuse them.This project is very environmen...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:22:32 PDT
Increasing the lifespan of a Lithium Starter Battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Increasing-the-lifespan-of-a-Lithium-Starter-Batte/
Increasing the lifespan of a Lithium Starter Battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/4LU8/IBDHBTNJ/FDA4LU8IBDHBTNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/4LU8/IBDHBTNJ/FDA4LU8IBDHBTNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/4LU8/IBDHBTNJ/FDA4LU8IBDHBTNJ.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is a very effective method to double the service life of a LifePO4 starter battery. I used these on my car and they have beyond impressed me. They cost higher than lead acid but their advantages make me want them around for a long time. Interleaved service. This method requires a minimum of ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:15:47 PDT
Make Your Own DIY Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-DIY-Battery/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:58:28 PDT
Battery Pack for Mobile 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Pack-for-Mobile-3D-Printing/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:36:29 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Motor Control Without Motor Driver Chip http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Motor-Control-Without-Motor-Driv/
Arduino Bluetooth Motor Control Without Motor Driver Chip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SMALL.jpg andycampbell92 This instructable shows you how to control a small battery powered DC motor via bluetooth using a few basic components. Materials You will need:- 1x Arduino (any will do but you may need to modify pins numbers in the sketch)- 1x Transistor capable of 400MA+ current (I used a 2N4401 I got 10 for £...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:53:53 PDT
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Battery-Battery-of-Future/
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr Hey friends i am back with a project that has the potential to change the world . It is the the future of our new age batteries ...Please watch the whole video ..
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:48:36 PDT
Magnetic Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Battery-Pack/
Magnetic Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SFP5/IB4A70ZK/FPTSFP5IB4A70ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SFP5/IB4A70ZK/FPTSFP5IB4A70ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SFP5/IB4A70ZK/FPTSFP5IB4A70ZK.SMALL.jpg Conundrum2501 I don't know about you guys...and gals. But when creative genius strikes I am very rarely in the lab. And as for me, when I am overcome with a flash of inspiration I have to do something about it RIGHT NOW!!! As a result I keep a lot of tools in my car. But I cant keep a ton of parts on hand so...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 18:33:02 PDT
Arduino Powered Infared Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Infared-Thing/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:15:48 PDT
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino He shoots! He scores! The crowd goes wild! Let’s build a robot that plays basketball with you. This tutorial is a step-by-step guide for a simple and small differential-drive robot that uses the Intel® Edison. You’ll get to know a few more tricks on how to use Mini Breakout Kit and set up a node.js...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:18:07 PDT
Getting Started with IntelĀ® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
9v Battery Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-Battery-Disassembly/
9v Battery Disassembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71UG/IB22LZBD/FTK71UGIB22LZBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71UG/IB22LZBD/FTK71UGIB22LZBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71UG/IB22LZBD/FTK71UGIB22LZBD.SMALL.jpg Techgenie Curious to find out what's present inside a 9 Volt zinc carbon battery?Go ahead..... Read this instructable to find out and try to do it yourself. Introduction Caution:Although carbon Zinc batteries do not contain any harmful chemicals but still its important to be careful while disassembling the...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 04:15:35 PDT
Rechargeable power crank radio prepper mod shortwave emergency cell phone charger battery solar eton kaito grundig weather noaa http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-power-crank-radio-prepper-mod-shortwa/
Rechargeable power crank radio prepper mod shortwave emergency cell phone charger battery solar eton kaito grundig weather noaa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SMALL.jpg chris _from _canada here is how to add more storage power to your ka500 or similar device.have you ever wished that your crank radio had a bigger internal battery? do you want more radio play time? more flashlight time? more battery capacity that is charged from the wall or usb or solar? want to get more cell phone cha...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:27:23 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
Rechargable Battery for Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Battery-for-Props/
Rechargable Battery for Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/WAEG/IAZ7KTIL/FLYWAEGIAZ7KTIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/WAEG/IAZ7KTIL/FLYWAEGIAZ7KTIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/WAEG/IAZ7KTIL/FLYWAEGIAZ7KTIL.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster Often a rechargable battery is very useful in a prop, not only for battery savings, but space savings as well. When I was designing my last sonic screwdriver I needed an easy way to make it rechargable without adding too much complexity.These instructions are the result, an easy, relatively inexpens...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:08:49 PDT
How to make a masco electric motor G19 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-electric-motor/
How to make a masco electric motor G19 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D9KN/IAWCV2QX/FN4D9KNIAWCV2QX.SMALL.jpg kole_kosakowski This Instructable will show you how to make an electric motor from a few common materials. Materials In order to make this simple electric motor you are going to need to gather the following materials. Two paperclips One d-cell battery One magnet preferably the length of the battery ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 19:29:10 PDT
Simple Electric Motor Masco Group 31 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-An-Electric-Motor/
Simple Electric Motor Masco Group 31 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q4PR/IAUWVR7K/FHBQ4PRIAUWVR7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q4PR/IAUWVR7K/FHBQ4PRIAUWVR7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q4PR/IAUWVR7K/FHBQ4PRIAUWVR7K.SMALL.jpg taylorlombara Energy is produced in multiple forms. The type of energy that this electric motor creates is called mechanical energy. Mechanical energy is energy associated with the motion and position of an object. The placement of the wire coil in relation to the battery creates mechanical energy. Also,electric ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:45:28 PDT
Robot wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-wagon/
Robot wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SMALL.jpg dlarocco It's a wagon that is a Remote control car on tracks. Things you need List of things needed is not a long list this is a very simple build. I built this wagon 2 times before which is why I call it Beach Bot 2.0. the first time I made it I used wheels and bike chains and gears. now this made it fas...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:52:37 PDT
USB Powered Camera / Canon PowerShot ELPH Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Camera-PowerShot-Battery-Hack/
USB Powered Camera / Canon PowerShot ELPH Battery Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/SOUX/IANSCLUP/FM1SOUXIANSCLUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/SOUX/IANSCLUP/FM1SOUXIANSCLUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/SOUX/IANSCLUP/FM1SOUXIANSCLUP.SMALL.jpg wpredator This brief tutorial explains how to hack the battery of a Canon PowerShot in order to power the camera from a USB power supply or an external 5V battery. These Point And Shoot cameras from Canon are pretty cool, especially when hacked with the CHDK firmware to extend their capabilities (like saving ...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:47:21 PDT
12/24 volt Wind Turbine Power Station - Starts charging batteries in 2mph winds http://www.instructables.com/id/1224-volt-Wind-Turbine-Power-Station-Starts-chargi/
12/24 volt Wind Turbine Power Station - Starts charging batteries in 2mph winds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SMALL.jpg TheBettaGarden This instructable shows how to build a complete standalone 12/24 volt Wind Powered Electrical Generator using old computer parts, a bike wheel, some wood, a coil and miscellaneous brackets and screws. Please vote for this project :)After reading the following article on how well a bike wheel could w...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 17:59:19 PDT
Model Magic X86 Mobile Keyboard Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-X86-Mobile-Keyboard-Computer/
Model Magic X86 Mobile Keyboard Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This is an Instructable on how to modify an old clicky keyboard in to a mobile X86 computer with an Intel Edison. With the power of the Intel Edison micro processor and 22nm architecture, the future is yours to command!Model Magic is an Open Source USB Keyboard gadget supporting bluetooth, wifi, and...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:49:01 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SMALL.jpg Constructed Hi, Welcome to my instructable!Today Ill teach you how to build a DIY Bluetooth speaker. Its extremely easy to make, and great for anyone learning electronics. The best part is you dont need any past experience with electronics! This project is great to practice your soldering skills (Mine clearly n...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
LED Emergency Home Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Emergency-Home-Light/
LED Emergency Home Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SB2D/IAJI27TJ/FYXSB2DIAJI27TJ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh If you suffering with power cuts in the night,this will be the BEST instructable for you. Parts List * SPDT switch (slide switch)* 1W white led* 1.8 ohm resistor* single cell lithium ion battery Connection Make the connections as per the circuit diagram provided.Don't forget to attach suitable...
By: Jayesh Jayesh

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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:42:42 PDT
Low power usage USB speakers - ideal for raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-power-usage-USB-speakers-ideal-for-raspberry-p/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Simple Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 07:48:20 PDT
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Joule-Thief-Coil-Without-A-Ferrite-Toroid/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 16:06:41 PDT
make 5v LI battery with your old cellphone battery http://www.instructables.com/id/make-5v-LI-battery-with-your-old-cellphone-battery/
make 5v LI battery with your old cellphone battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/9BSV/IAG0EII7/FHF9BSVIAG0EII7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/9BSV/IAG0EII7/FHF9BSVIAG0EII7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/9BSV/IAG0EII7/FHF9BSVIAG0EII7.SMALL.jpg teatea02 You might have some old useless phone batteries in your home. You can think it is useless, but you can reuse it in to a nice LI-battery. In this instructable, I used my old Galaxy 1 Battery. Remove battery sticker There might be a sticker back on the battery. You can rip it out, and you can find ...
By: teatea02

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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 02:52:46 PDT
Battery Capacity Test http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Capacity-Test/
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By: abu7li

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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 13:48:54 PDT
Project A.P.O.R.V http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-APORV/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 13:11:42 PDT
uses in a lantern battery http://www.instructables.com/id/uses-in-a-lantern-battery/
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By: F N L

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Fri, 29 May 2015 12:19:34 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Boomcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Boomcase/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:29:37 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth-Bot with Android and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Bot-with-android/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:09:36 PDT
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Blue-ParkShark-RC-Airplane/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:52 PDT
WIFI Battery Monitor System - ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Battery-Monitor-System-ESP8266/
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By: TrackerJ

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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:35:07 PDT
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK http://www.instructables.com/id/REUSE-YOUR-OLD-LAPTOP-BATTERY-TO-MAKE-A-POWER-BANK/
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SMALL.jpg deba168 Few months ago my Dell laptop battery did not work.Whenever I unplug it from main AC supply,the laptop switched off immediately.After few days of frustration, I replaced the battery and kept the dead one (as per my laptop message) for tinkering.I was curious what I would find inside it.Then I go thr...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 10:20:21 PDT
Digital Battery Load Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Battery-Load-Tester/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:54:18 PDT
How paint you phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-paint-you-phone/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 10:35:21 PDT
Keyring Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyring-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 14:53:56 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 PDT
Non-Contact Voltage Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Contact-Voltage-Detector/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:26 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
By: Tustin High T-Tech

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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Maggie-the-Electromagnet/
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Maggie sure puts the FUN in the four FUNdamental forces. This project is a great introduction to electromagnetism, the force that not only helps pick up squished cars in junkyard wars, but is also responsible for a lot of the properties of matter in everyday life. Get enough electrons flowing via yo...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:10:53 PDT