Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 23:04:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Baghdad Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Baghdad-Battery/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 20:20:44 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Bot-with-android/
Arduino Bluetooth-Bot with android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/SO8I/I9YBZARR/FTPSO8II9YBZARR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/SO8I/I9YBZARR/FTPSO8II9YBZARR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/SO8I/I9YBZARR/FTPSO8II9YBZARR.SMALL.jpg mestrada3 Hello everyone,let's make a bluetooth robot controlled by android.Its an instructable step-by-step with some photos and obviously the arduino code, if you have questions please ask me. Thanks! Components of the project: 1. One, Arduino ( Arduino 2560 in my case, but you can use any type of arduin...
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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/
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SMALL.jpg Jason9198 The ParkShark is the master of its environment. Capable of blistering speed and extreme maneuverability it is able to pray on the unsuspecting. It is an airplane that is sure to attract lots of attention wherever it is flown. Is the attention because it fly's exceptionally well, its devilishly good...
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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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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/
How paint you phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/KM8Z/I9JR4ZNN/FBAKM8ZI9JR4ZNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/KM8Z/I9JR4ZNN/FBAKM8ZI9JR4ZNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/KM8Z/I9JR4ZNN/FBAKM8ZI9JR4ZNN.SMALL.jpg dakotadsxl Hi All you need is spray paint and a phone.First take the back cover off phone.Then paint it.Wait for it to fully dry before putting back on.You may need to tape a few spots.THANKS FOR CHECKING ME OUT!!!!
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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...
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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...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:10:53 PDT
DIY Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Penny-Battery/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 17:51:06 PDT
DIY triple AAA to 16340 adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-triple-AAA-to-16340-adapter/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:18:22 PDT
Battery-Powered Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Makey-Makey/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 22:03:30 PDT
InPace - an Arduino based GPS data logging fitness wristband with bluetooth and an iOS app http://www.instructables.com/id/InPace/
InPace - an Arduino based GPS data logging fitness wristband with bluetooth and an iOS app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SMALL.jpg hheidmann InPace is an Arduino based fitness wristband, with an accompanying iOS application, that can provide live feedback on how the user is pacing themselves during a run, walk or cycling route. It tracks GPS locations and current times to compare the users current performance with previous attempts at th...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 18:08:27 PDT
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Transmitter-5-Battery-Pack/
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I got tired of taking out and putting in 8 AA batteries in my flysky FS-T6 transmitter every time I went out to use it. So I decided to make a single pack that is rechargeable and can be swapped in and out easily. This Mod will only work on transmitters that use (12volts) 8 AA or 8 AAA batteries. ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 00:05:03 PDT
Fpv Battery holder for clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Fpv-Battery-holder-for-clothing/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:47:23 PDT
How to Save Power with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Power-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:10:30 PDT
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Prototyping-Holder-for-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:59:08 PDT
Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-2/
Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/LQGZ/I8YBGDYA/F87LQGZI8YBGDYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/LQGZ/I8YBGDYA/F87LQGZI8YBGDYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/LQGZ/I8YBGDYA/F87LQGZI8YBGDYA.SMALL.jpg Harish Harish Maker: HarishPlace: Banjarapalya E4D MakerspaceMaterials:Pencil leadsMatch boxThin WiresHeadphones9v BatteryTools:Wire cutterBlade Cut the Pencil Cut the pencil upper layer and remove the lead carefully. Whole the Matchbox Take a matchbox and make a two whole as shown in the image Put the pe...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:10:45 PDT
DIY cheap glove controller and propeller car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-glove-controller-and-propeller-car/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:58:22 PDT
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
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/
Projects from an Old Casette Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi! Did you ever thought that you can build many gagdets from an old electronic device? Yes, maybe. Now I'll show you that what can build from an old casette player/radio. I made an FM transmitter bug and a wind turbine battery charger. The most of the parts are from the casette player. I only neede...
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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 Mjtrinihobby 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-/
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers 1) 12V Battery 2) Dc Lights Led Strip3) wires and one Button for ON OFF4) Solar Charger Best for Forests and Mountain Campaigns You can also Connect this Bright Led Strip with Your Car Battery ...Enjoy ***Favorite if You hate Too Much steps ***Visit My wesbsite
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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 Boe 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/
DIY Constant current load - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/1I87/I8BGG1YE/FMQ1I87I8BGG1YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/1I87/I8BGG1YE/FMQ1I87I8BGG1YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/1I87/I8BGG1YE/FMQ1I87I8BGG1YE.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how to make a simple adjustable constant current load. Such a gadget is useful if you want to measure the capacity of chinese Li-Ion batteries. Or you can test how stable your power supply is with a certain load. Let's get started ! Watch the video! The video...
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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/
Battery clip transistor tester. 9v battery clip series #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/UREP/I84B8FZU/FDJUREPI84B8FZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/UREP/I84B8FZU/FDJUREPI84B8FZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/UREP/I84B8FZU/FDJUREPI84B8FZU.SMALL.jpg louisc2 when salvaging transistors it is hard to test if they function. no longer! with this simple battery clip transistor tester you can easily determine whether it works or not.this design is a modified version of a circuit published in the pages of make: electronics: Components and tools components:9...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 12:36:50 PDT
Automated Teabag Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Teabag-Timer/
Automated Teabag Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SMALL.gif Doityourselfgadgets In this instructable I'll show you how you can build an inexpensive automated teabag timer out of simple parts for enjoying your perfect cup of tea!And here's a video explaining the tea timer! All the components The inner workings from an old CD/DVD drive. It needs to run on a DC motor!We'll use...
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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/
Emergency D Battery from 4 AA's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/NBTW/I7W1S2UH/F17NBTWI7W1S2UH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/NBTW/I7W1S2UH/F17NBTWI7W1S2UH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/NBTW/I7W1S2UH/F17NBTWI7W1S2UH.SMALL.jpg jimmypat If you ever needed to fit a square peg into a round hole on short notice, then this Instructable is for you!With my parents over for the weekend, and the hour of midnight rapidly approaching, we needed to blow up the ol' air mattress and get to bed. But, lo and behold, one of the D batteries inside ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:15:42 PDT