Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:18:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Flickering LED Candle Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle-Mod/
Flickering LED Candle Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ETGZ/ITKYSW24/FT6ETGZITKYSW24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ETGZ/ITKYSW24/FT6ETGZITKYSW24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ETGZ/ITKYSW24/FT6ETGZITKYSW24.SMALL.jpg Imran687 This is a quick and easy mod that converts one flickering led into a driver for multiple led's. It only requires a few basic electronic components and can turn any led flash light or work light into a flickering light. This effect is also known to look like a flickering candle. Parts Required Any...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:03:26 PDT
Lithium Cell protection in Arduino projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Cell-Protection-in-Arduino-Projects/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:08:46 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/
Turn off headlights when ignition off - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/BZMN/ITCHDKXT/F2OBZMNITCHDKXT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/BZMN/ITCHDKXT/F2OBZMNITCHDKXT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/BZMN/ITCHDKXT/F2OBZMNITCHDKXT.SMALL.jpg replayreb I bought my oldest son a used 2007 Mazda 3 last week. It is in great condition and he loves it. The problem is that since it is an older base model it doesn't have any extra bells or whistles like automatic headlights. He was driving a Toyota Corolla that he passed down to his little brother but it ...
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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
Super Size Your Battery Run Time: D Cell Battery Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Size-Your-Battery-Run-Time-D-Cell-Battery-Pa/
Super Size Your Battery Run Time: D Cell Battery Packs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/QZOD/ITCXIC48/F05QZODITCXIC48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/QZOD/ITCXIC48/F05QZODITCXIC48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/QZOD/ITCXIC48/F05QZODITCXIC48.SMALL.jpg luxstar Based on information from Panasonic I have discovered the following in regard to battery run time:Using the same load for each size alkaline battery....1 D cell = 3 C cells1 D cell = 7 AA cells1 D cell = 18 AAA cells6 D cells = 200 9 volt batteries.Think of the cost savings replacing 72 AAA batterie...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:19:26 PDT
How to Make USB Mobile Charger Using 9V Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-USB-Mobile-Charger-Using-9V-Battery/
How to Make USB Mobile Charger Using 9V Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/X7R5/IT7E4QZQ/F3CX7R5IT7E4QZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/X7R5/IT7E4QZQ/F3CX7R5IT7E4QZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/X7R5/IT7E4QZQ/F3CX7R5IT7E4QZQ.SMALL.jpg neodye How can we make very portable and very easy charger for our mobile phone. In this project you don't need to have much knowledge in electronics, it is a very easy project and anyone can do it. How to make it? It's a very simple project to do. I made it using only 9v battery,voltage regulator and f...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:32:32 PDT
How to make universal battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Universal-Battery-Charger/
How to make universal battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7M42/IT67SNFH/F6K7M42IT67SNFH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7M42/IT67SNFH/F6K7M42IT67SNFH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7M42/IT67SNFH/F6K7M42IT67SNFH.SMALL.jpg MartinD_CZ In this Instructable I would like to share with you my most recent project, an AVR-based universal battery charger. What does it mean universal battery charger? Well, it can charge batteries. And it can charge all four basic types of rechargeable batteries - that is, NiCd, NiMH (usually in AA or AAA...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 05:36:42 PDT
How to Reduce Power Consumption on Arduino ESP8266 WiFi Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reduce-Power-Consumption-on-Arduino-ESP8266/
How to Reduce Power Consumption on Arduino ESP8266 WiFi Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SMVY/IT22YNYN/FMLSMVYIT22YNYN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SMVY/IT22YNYN/FMLSMVYIT22YNYN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SMVY/IT22YNYN/FMLSMVYIT22YNYN.SMALL.jpg ForceTronics In this Instructable we look at how to reduce the power consumption of your Arduino ESP8266 WiFi module for battery powered applications. Follow this link to subscribe to my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNd_fNspAczm8UoE2...You can access the code from the video at my blog: http...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:37:04 PDT
LightsWentOutAlert: a Very Simple Intel Edison Project to Be Alerted If a Blackout Happens. http://www.instructables.com/id/LightsWentOutAlert-a-Very-Simple-Intel-Edison-Proj/
LightsWentOutAlert: a Very Simple Intel Edison Project to Be Alerted If a Blackout Happens. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SMALL.jpg makeinbo_fablab_bologna Have you any important hardware equipment at home or at your office that need to remain under constant connection to the power supply networks? For example, fridge or servers, etc... But you need to leave them alone, to go away for vacations or other duties?This extremely simple project show you how...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:51:01 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
JAR LED LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/JAR-LED-LIGHT/
JAR LED LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/XO2B/ISCC8S67/F79XO2BISCC8S67.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/XO2B/ISCC8S67/F79XO2BISCC8S67.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/XO2B/ISCC8S67/F79XO2BISCC8S67.SMALL.jpg ROBO HUB make your own jar led light which is portableThe making is really simple and cost involvement is very less Materials for making 4 leds batteryplastic jar Building circuit connections the switch is connected to leds and batterythe circuit is very basic by looking the image the circuit is unders...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 05:19:02 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/
Turn 9V Battery to 5V Battery (simplest and cheapest way) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/X9UD/ISCC2EVX/FF1X9UDISCC2EVX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/X9UD/ISCC2EVX/FF1X9UDISCC2EVX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/X9UD/ISCC2EVX/FF1X9UDISCC2EVX.SMALL.jpg seyozen I want to introduce one of the minimalist way for stepping-down of 9V battery to 5V. We only need two component: 1x 9V battery clip (~$0.4) 1x AMS1117 1A or LM1117 5V 1A output voltage regulator (~$0.1)AMS1117 voltage regulators are available in five fixed voltages; 1.8V, 2.5V, 2.85V, 3.3V, and 5V. ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 11:38:29 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
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
DIY Solar Power Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Power-Pack/
DIY Solar Power Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WQDB/ISCBSTE0/F7KWQDBISCBSTE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WQDB/ISCBSTE0/F7KWQDBISCBSTE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WQDB/ISCBSTE0/F7KWQDBISCBSTE0.SMALL.jpg led_freak What do an off-grid camping trip and a power outage have in common?Well, in both cases it is good to have a battery backup at hand.Fortunately for you, I am going to show you how to build one yourself. I know that there is already a wide variety of these kind of projects out there which is a good in...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 09:51:32 PDT
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
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
Sewable Battery Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewable-Battery-Packs/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:09:52 PDT
Laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-4/
Laser pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello,today I’m gonna show you how to make a really simple laser pointer. Watch the video The video is in my youtube channel Chris' Project. Link: Buy all of the components the components for this project are:1pc 18650 lithium ion battery1pc 18650 lithium ion battery case1pc laser diode1pc sw...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:28:02 PDT
TRANSFORM A RC CAR INTO A COOL SCI-FI EXPLORATION ROVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/TRANSFORM-a-RC-CAR-INTO-a-COOL-SCI-FI-EXPLORATION-/
TRANSFORM A RC CAR INTO A COOL SCI-FI EXPLORATION ROVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/CZZU/ISCAJ2MV/F7KCZZUISCAJ2MV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/CZZU/ISCAJ2MV/F7KCZZUISCAJ2MV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/CZZU/ISCAJ2MV/F7KCZZUISCAJ2MV.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K TRANSFORM A $20 RC SUV INTO A COOL EXPLORATION ROVER YOU SEE IN SCIENCE FICTION WITH A CELLPHONE! EASY AND HASSLEFREE!
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:58:57 PDT
Portable, Solar 12V Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-Battery-Pack/
Portable, Solar 12V Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/3LNM/IRXTMLUN/FGP3LNMIRXTMLUN.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Camping these days usually means bringing along things that need power. Usually I’d just use the cars 12v outlet but I find this a hassle, especially if you have to charge your phone at night. So, after being inspired by a build my youngest brother did, I decided to build myself a battery pack that...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:49:37 PDT
AIR BLOWER DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/AIR-BLOWER-DIY/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 05:23:48 PDT
Replacing Kobo Touch battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Kobo-Touch-Battery/
Replacing Kobo Touch battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/ZYOP/IRSUEZJ4/F3HZYOPIRSUEZJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/ZYOP/IRSUEZJ4/F3HZYOPIRSUEZJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/ZYOP/IRSUEZJ4/F3HZYOPIRSUEZJ4.SMALL.jpg Ima Pseudonym IntroOver the course of a couple of months the battery life of my Kobo Touch started to deteriorate noticeably. Until it suddenly wouldn't start or charge anymore at all. Connecting it to the computer produced some response from the light, it would seem like the Kobo tried to start but then failed d...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 03:07:24 PDT
Canon EOS 1100D Continuous Power With Battery Hack Under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EOS-1100D-Continuous-Power-With-Battery-Hack/
Canon EOS 1100D Continuous Power With Battery Hack Under $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SMALL.jpg trevorsonic Hi this is Trevor from DejaWorks.Full YouTube video is HERE Today we’re going to do something different then programming.What we are going to do; is hacking a battery and make permanent power supply.In this way we’ll be able to use our camera permanently with AC power supply.I do this with LP-E10 ba...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:17:16 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
Controlling L293D Motor Driver by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-L293D-Motor-Driver-by-Arduino/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:37:47 PDT
Changing device batteries in in the dark.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Device-Batteries-in-In-the-Dark/
Changing device batteries in in the dark.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BAA5/IRLQJMJP/FA4BAA5IRLQJMJP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BAA5/IRLQJMJP/FA4BAA5IRLQJMJP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BAA5/IRLQJMJP/FA4BAA5IRLQJMJP.SMALL.jpg agatornz Assembling a fine collection of battery operated outdoor devices, and of course a mains powered charger or two back at home, it wasn't until recently i discovered a problem that clearly none of the device manufacturers seem to be aware of....When he ripe old age starts to rob us of our near vision.....
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 07:01:38 PDT
How to replace a Nook Simple Touch Battery with any Phone or Generic battery. (Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-REPLACE-a-NOOK-SIMPLE-TOUCH-NST-BATTERY-WIT/
How to replace a Nook Simple Touch Battery with any Phone or Generic battery. (Guide) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/3OI5/IRHV5EOP/F7A3OI5IRHV5EOP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/3OI5/IRHV5EOP/F7A3OI5IRHV5EOP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/3OI5/IRHV5EOP/F7A3OI5IRHV5EOP.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan THIS GUIDE WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO USE ANY PHONE OR GENERIC BATTERY WITH NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH Introduction: Nook Battery problems. The nook simple touch is a great e reader. It uses android and is root-able. Once rooted it can serve as a kindle as well. For this reason a lot of people are buying the ...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 13:37:06 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
Arduino Interrupts http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Interrupts/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 14:12:55 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/
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SMALL.jpg macfeil25 We can sense voltage in a circuit using a multimeter by connecting two probes at two different point in a circuit ie basically contact voltage detector.As far as the era is concerned there also exist Non contact voltage detector. You can simply buy one,but that will be too boring for an electronics ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Simple Wheeled Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wheeled-Robot/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:26:55 PDT
Portable Power Supply for Raspberry Pi 3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply-for-Raspberry-Pi-3B/
Portable Power Supply for Raspberry Pi 3B - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/BEB7/IR85H3VO/FWFBEB7IR85H3VO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/BEB7/IR85H3VO/FWFBEB7IR85H3VO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/BEB7/IR85H3VO/FWFBEB7IR85H3VO.SMALL.jpg mmaulanaabdullah You might do some projects that need your raspberry to be portable (means for a certain range of time, it can be brought to anywhere) for example remote control project, drone, etc. Any type of raspberry pi has its own power supply specification especially for current amount. Meanwhile up to now all...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:02:31 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
cheep & simply USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheep-Simply-USB-Charger/
cheep & simply USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/GL74/IQU13TJ9/FA7GL74IQU13TJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/GL74/IQU13TJ9/FA7GL74IQU13TJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/GL74/IQU13TJ9/FA7GL74IQU13TJ9.SMALL.jpg mrønde Have seen many attemps to make a battery charger for mobil etc.They are all expensiv and difficult to make :-( My idea was to make a cheap charger with thing that many of us have at home 1:Take your auto USB charger and solder a red wireon the bottom plug a blue on the side put on lugs on the ends. ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 03:34:19 PDT
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-Your-RC-Cars-Transmission-Range-in-3-Minute/
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K Easily increase your transmission range
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:43:56 PDT
Arduino Device With Zero Standby Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Device-With-Zero-Standby-Power/
Arduino Device With Zero Standby Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/77V5/IQLIDM6X/FWP77V5IQLIDM6X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/77V5/IQLIDM6X/FWP77V5IQLIDM6X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/77V5/IQLIDM6X/FWP77V5IQLIDM6X.SMALL.jpg hasenbaby The problem: onboard devices for vehicles (cars) typically draw some standby power.I hate that (yes indeed, it's more than just "dislike"): my car is used very little and I frequently have the battery depleted.So my own designs should do it right: zero standby power.Zero as in nil, zilch, nothing; n...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:37:28 PDT
Make your own 4 and 5 cell NiMH batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-4-and-5-Cell-NiMH-Batteries/
Make your own 4 and 5 cell NiMH batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9X12/IQK3QQDY/FNY9X12IQK3QQDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9X12/IQK3QQDY/FNY9X12IQK3QQDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9X12/IQK3QQDY/FNY9X12IQK3QQDY.SMALL.jpg Uguessedit Here i will explain how you can make your own battery packs for just a couple dollars. Figure out what capacity you need in a battery When searching online a lot of options exist out there. What are you looking for? Many NiMH batteries are sold with tabs on them capable of being soldered. If not,...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:27:53 PDT
Phone App Use Time http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-App-Use-Time/
Phone App Use Time - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BA4U/IQLHUV0H/F2KBA4UIQLHUV0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BA4U/IQLHUV0H/F2KBA4UIQLHUV0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BA4U/IQLHUV0H/F2KBA4UIQLHUV0H.SMALL.jpg muradbow Go To Settings null Click On Battery null Click In The "last 7 Days Icon And Timer (clock Shape) null
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 20:57:31 PDT
Making a Simple LED Circuit (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-LED-Circuit/
Making a Simple LED Circuit (Interactive!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E3RR/IQGT19RT/F1KE3RRIQGT19RT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E3RR/IQGT19RT/F1KE3RRIQGT19RT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/E3RR/IQGT19RT/F1KE3RRIQGT19RT.SMALL.jpg Sutty5 PLAY VIDEO Watch the video to learn about how to put together a Simple LED Circuit.Try this circuit!: EveryCircuit LED To see more from me, subscribe to Simply Electronics on YouTube. Follow on TwitterLike on FaceBook
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 10:37:32 PDT
LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-1/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:55:17 PDT
DIY EGG NIGHT LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-EGG-NIGHT-LAMP/
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 09:23:12 PDT
Build your Own arduino robot "Nitro++" http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Arduino-Robot-Nitro/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 08:22:58 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Have you ever needed to power a project that's not near an outlet? Have you needed to test using different voltages? Are you curious about analog circuits and power? Using Autodesk Circuits and a lead-acid battery, you can create a circuit that will act as a variable power supply, outputting a range...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
Learn About Measuring Voltages In Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-About-Measuring-Voltages-in-Minutes/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:45:04 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/
Wire Loop Game Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/IRFE/IPWUKQAR/F29IRFEIPWUKQAR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/IRFE/IPWUKQAR/F29IRFEIPWUKQAR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/IRFE/IPWUKQAR/F29IRFEIPWUKQAR.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are IoTalabs and we are a group of Internet of Things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. We've been working on many projects and we wanted to share our experience making a wire loop game!Check out our current project http://doteverything.co/The wire loop game is a steady h...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:44:46 PDT
Automated Power Tool Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Power-Tool-Charger/
Automated Power Tool Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Electric power tools changed the way most of us work around the house. Simple and quick, as no extension cords are needed. But they do come with some effort. I still have some power tools that are powered by old Ni-Cad or Ni-Mh batteries. They work great, but if they are not used on a weekly basis, ...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:04:35 PDT