Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:41:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Grove Voltage Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-Voltage-Divider/
Grove Voltage Divider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QMAF/IDZSJBM6/FOSQMAFIDZSJBM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QMAF/IDZSJBM6/FOSQMAFIDZSJBM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QMAF/IDZSJBM6/FOSQMAFIDZSJBM6.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve In a the last tutorial I showed you how to design a battery monitor, but it had a down side the which was it could not mes sure voltage ranges above 5v. To measure higher voltage ranges all you need is a grove voltage divider. The grove voltage divider was meant to monitor voltages and calculate it ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:53:37 PDT
Arduino Battery Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Tester-1/
Arduino Battery Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/B5M6/IDZSJ9SN/FCLB5M6IDZSJ9SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/B5M6/IDZSJ9SN/FCLB5M6IDZSJ9SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/B5M6/IDZSJ9SN/FCLB5M6IDZSJ9SN.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to test a battery if new or old using an Arduino, this will also demonstrate analog read function in the Arduino. This works for only cells whose voltage is below 5v if you are using a UNO or 3.3V if you are using a mini. For higher voltages you will need t...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:49:58 PDT
Dynamo Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamo-Battery-Charger/
Dynamo Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/VGXD/IDZSFR71/FFKVGXDIDZSFR71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/VGXD/IDZSFR71/FFKVGXDIDZSFR71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/VGXD/IDZSFR71/FFKVGXDIDZSFR71.SMALL.jpg colelabonne This is a machine that lets you charge a battery by turning a motor shaft.You'll need:-A solar powered garden light.-A 6 volt motor.-A battery pack. (Optional.) Get a Charger Module A battery charger circuit can be found inside of solar-powered garden lights. The small circuit should already have...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:11:35 PDT
Particle Core - Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Core-Portable-Power/
Particle Core - Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/TQYC/IDYKNRKX/FU1TQYCIDYKNRKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/TQYC/IDYKNRKX/FU1TQYCIDYKNRKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/TQYC/IDYKNRKX/FU1TQYCIDYKNRKX.SMALL.jpg LightBug I have been using the Particle Core for quite sometime and the best thing about the particle core is it is small and portable. The particle Core consumes 3.3v at an average of 150mA so I out some requests to suggest a portable power supply and I did just that during various projects I did use variou...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:16:15 PDT
How to build you own LiPo pack out of single cells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-you-own-LiPo-pack-out-of-single-cells/
How to build you own LiPo pack out of single cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/W35X/IDUQP45G/F9PW35XIDUQP45G.SMALL.jpg Tarwin There are lots of reasons for building your own LiPo pack: special form factor neededcheap single cellsrecycling old cellsIts quite easy, if you know what you are doing and work carefully. Basically its just connecting all the cells in serial, with a separate balancer port on every bridge. Neverthel...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:06:31 PDT
What's Inside?: Solar Garden Light (Salvaging Electronic Components)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-Solar-Garden-Light-Salvaging-Electron/
What's Inside?: Solar Garden Light (Salvaging Electronic Components)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/7K7N/IDUR2O6G/FE17K7NIDUR2O6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/7K7N/IDUR2O6G/FE17K7NIDUR2O6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/7K7N/IDUR2O6G/FE17K7NIDUR2O6G.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a solar garden light that suddenly stopped working. Why not take it apart? :) What's Inside? I've added notes on the pictures to explain the components, You can see them by hovering your mouse over the pictures.Solar Panel350 Milli-Amp hour NI-CAD Battery1 LEDUseless short legged resistor...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:52:59 PDT
Bubba Gump Battery Swap http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubba-Gump-Battery-Swap/
Bubba Gump Battery Swap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OJ1G/IDUQMMEF/FT1OJ1GIDUQMMEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OJ1G/IDUQMMEF/FT1OJ1GIDUQMMEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/OJ1G/IDUQMMEF/FT1OJ1GIDUQMMEF.SMALL.jpg Pjtheman I happen to like going to Bubba Gump, and while their food is pretty alright, I mainly go there for the cocktails! One of the treats of going there is that, for a lot of the cocktails, you get to keep the glass. I'd love to get one each of all the big, glass ones, but I also like the plastic light-u...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:03:42 PDT
Cheap And Easy 12V Clip Lights For The Off Grid World http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-And-Easy-12V-Clip-Lights-For-Your-Micro-Sola/
Cheap And Easy 12V Clip Lights For The Off Grid World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/F12N/IDUQLL47/F7IF12NIDUQLL47.SMALL.jpg luxstar The most common 12 volt LED lights are designed to replace incandescent light on cars. These are well suited for 12 volt micro solar systems but lower power automotive lights are hard to find (1/4 watt and lower). So I decided to make some of my own for my 20 watt setup. I bought the piranha LEDS...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:41:44 PDT
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x5W/
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/IPKB/IDTAXQ8I/FU5IPKBIDTAXQ8I.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own powerfull Bluetooth Speaker with some extra features, easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 15$. Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 5W speakers and some lithium batteries to make it less expensive like I did. In the following...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
Battery Operated Cardboard HDMI Retro TV Stand for your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Operated-Cardboard-HDMI-Retro-TV-Stand-for/
Battery Operated Cardboard HDMI Retro TV Stand for your Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/PYHL/IDRP8XY4/FMSPYHLIDRP8XY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/PYHL/IDRP8XY4/FMSPYHLIDRP8XY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/PYHL/IDRP8XY4/FMSPYHLIDRP8XY4.SMALL.jpg itaparcade Your Raspberry Pi deserves its own screen and stand! Why share your Raspberry Pi with the living room TV? Give your Pi its own stand and battery so you can operate it anywhere in the house or in your office. Imagine having your own retro TV cardboard stand for your Raspberry Pi with the option of...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:02:09 PDT
Best Sealed Lead Acid Battery Recovery http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sealed-Lead-Acid-Battery-Recovery/
Best Sealed Lead Acid Battery Recovery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/RU1N/IDOVPZBD/FLDRU1NIDOVPZBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/RU1N/IDOVPZBD/FLDRU1NIDOVPZBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/RU1N/IDOVPZBD/FLDRU1NIDOVPZBD.SMALL.jpg Science Tower Any battery will die after some years,but you can give a 1up to it.Every thing is not permanent every thing will finish out after some time.You can use the things made from the big bang.Any thing is not vanishing its turning into a other substance that's the atomic theory. About Sealed Lead Acid B...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:56:45 PDT
Mobile Ultimaker Rucksack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Ultimaker-Rucksack/
Mobile Ultimaker Rucksack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SMALL.jpg flouSH Here's my guide how to get your Ultimaker mobile! I try to illustrate the two parts as clearly as possible. First we look into how to mount some rucksack straps without damaging your Ultimaker and then we'll look into the electronics you need to power it autonomously. To get you motivated we start o...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:17:22 PDT
Reusable Vinegar Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Vinegar-Battery/
Reusable Vinegar Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V9MQ/IDON85CE/F01V9MQIDON85CE.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi,in this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a reusable battery from vinegar that's easy and interesting.This even reduces waste by using up some of the electronic waste.Making electricity from things you find around the house is a fun project.There are lots of easy ways to make homemade b...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:53:02 PDT
DIY Portable Bluetooth Speaker 30W, BT4.0, Passive Radiators http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-30W-BT40-Passive-Radiators/
DIY Portable Bluetooth Speaker 30W, BT4.0, Passive Radiators - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SMALL.jpg Barry_L Hey everybody! So in this tutorial I'm going to show you exactly how I built this (true) 30W RMS portable bluetooth speaker! Parts for this speaker can be optained pretty easily and cheaply, and there will be links provided to everything needed. First off, here are some specs and features: Bluetooth...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:42:27 PDT
Scrap Heat Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Heat-Generator/
Scrap Heat Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/8MU2/IDON7S2P/FP18MU2IDON7S2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/8MU2/IDON7S2P/FP18MU2IDON7S2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/8MU2/IDON7S2P/FP18MU2IDON7S2P.SMALL.jpg colelabonne This project is inspired by the "Fusion Jr Home Energy Reactor" project done by the Homebrew Guru.I'll link that here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-Jr-Home-Ene...This is a simpler (and admittedly less effective) version of his project, but it's a little easier to build and the concept is e...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:29:20 PDT
Emergency Apocalypse cell phone BATTERY EXTENDED X4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Apocalypse-cell-phone-BATTERY-EXTENDED-X/
Emergency Apocalypse cell phone BATTERY EXTENDED X4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/KE6O/IDK2MI6S/FZHKE6OIDK2MI6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/KE6O/IDK2MI6S/FZHKE6OIDK2MI6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/KE6O/IDK2MI6S/FZHKE6OIDK2MI6S.SMALL.jpg kmaikaza We all know that the biggest problem after being affected by a natural disaster or a Zombie Apocalypse , is loss of the electric grid. And all phones specially new ones have short battery life of 8h if we are realistic. All cellphone towers have backup generators or battery banks enabling them to ...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:21:47 PDT
DIY Portable Smartphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Smartphone-Charger/
DIY Portable Smartphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/94AF/IDFSM5SM/F4V94AFIDFSM5SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/94AF/IDFSM5SM/F4V94AFIDFSM5SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/94AF/IDFSM5SM/F4V94AFIDFSM5SM.SMALL.jpg RoboCoder Here’s a simple circuit which you can use to charge any device that uses a USB charger. (Smartphones, Tablets, Portable music players, etc.) Get the components Soldering board (1)Voltage regulator 7805A (1)9 volt battery (1)Battery snap (1)Solid wire - White/Black colour (2 cm)Solid wire- Red col...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:12:11 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great way to add bling to you shoes !! to impress your friends and family at a late evening summer party. 3D print the files attached in the steps below, and add RGB LEDs and coin cell batteries to make the Space Invader Shoe Lace accessory glow..Now if you don't have LEDs and batteries h...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
Adapt tool batteries to work with power supply and have a dual system http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapt-tool-batteries-to-work-with-power-supply-and/
Adapt tool batteries to work with power supply and have a dual system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VM18/IDECU22V/F4TVM18IDECU22V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VM18/IDECU22V/F4TVM18IDECU22V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VM18/IDECU22V/F4TVM18IDECU22V.SMALL.jpg dvbdvbdvb Stop buying expensive or even the cheap brand batteries that will last one month! With this system you only need to modify and old dead battery and it will work with the same with this modified 'battery' that will be plugged for a continue operation and with the old conventional batteries. Step 1:...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:31:04 PDT
Bluetooth Battery Portable Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Battery-Portable-Speaker/
Bluetooth Battery Portable Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J2QF/IDCXFNP0/F0BJ2QFIDCXFNP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J2QF/IDCXFNP0/F0BJ2QFIDCXFNP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J2QF/IDCXFNP0/F0BJ2QFIDCXFNP0.SMALL.jpg dnibeck As with most of my projects, the inspiration was borrowed and the final project is different then what I had originally planned. I started out with wanting to make an ammo can speaker. Unfortunately (actually fortunately), I didn't have a 50 cal case. My can was too small. I decided to use a pla...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 16:22:41 PDT
Handy Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 11:28:54 PDT
Home-Made Bucket LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Bucket-LED-Flashlight/
Home-Made Bucket LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/GTRX/IDA2I0VU/FLZGTRXIDA2I0VU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/GTRX/IDA2I0VU/FLZGTRXIDA2I0VU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/GTRX/IDA2I0VU/FLZGTRXIDA2I0VU.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This was the first big project I ever didThe project enclosure was made out of a yogurt containerAll of the LED's, switches, and wires in this project were salvaged from salvaged from other electronic devicesThere will be a video at the last step showing the some features, Not all of the features ar...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:56:42 PDT
UPS Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/UPS-Tester/
UPS Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GA4D/ID7UXBLL/FNCGA4DID7UXBLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GA4D/ID7UXBLL/FNCGA4DID7UXBLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GA4D/ID7UXBLL/FNCGA4DID7UXBLL.SMALL.jpg joeynovak I bought a pallet of UPS's from a surplus College Auction and needed a way to test their capacities to see if I got any good ones before I scrapped them. To do this, I bought a cheap AA powered wall clock from a thrift store and converted it so it was powered by a 120v wall wart (Wall Transformer)....
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:20:59 PDT
Autonomous Tank W/ Robotic Arm(Arduino, Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Tank-W-Robotic-ArmArduino-Bluetooth/
Autonomous Tank W/ Robotic Arm(Arduino, Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HZ46/ID5S9FJA/FT6HZ46ID5S9FJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HZ46/ID5S9FJA/FT6HZ46ID5S9FJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HZ46/ID5S9FJA/FT6HZ46ID5S9FJA.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This Instructables will be explaining the process of building an autonomous Arduino tank with an attached robotic arm to be controlled over bluetooth using the Ardudroid Android application. Direction is controlled via buttons while the servos of the arm are controlled by sliders in the application ...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:12:47 PDT
DIY AA Battery Powered Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Battery-Powered-Charging-Station/
DIY AA Battery Powered Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/41SD/ICXYBLAK/FOO41SDICXYBLAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/41SD/ICXYBLAK/FOO41SDICXYBLAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/41SD/ICXYBLAK/FOO41SDICXYBLAK.SMALL.jpg Instruct-Envy I use Instructables.com quite a bit for my DIY projects. I always wanted to make my own Instruct able, I saw the Traveling Contest and thought "what a great way to give back to my favorite DIY website" I want to share my version of the Minty Boost Kit v3.0 adn also how to get it started from scratch...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 06:01:50 PDT
Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Battery-Charger2/
Solar Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TZR1/ICRXYHPI/FJ5TZR1ICRXYHPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TZR1/ICRXYHPI/FJ5TZR1ICRXYHPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TZR1/ICRXYHPI/FJ5TZR1ICRXYHPI.SMALL.jpg foolishandforgetful Why buy a battery charger when you can make a solar powered one?Things you’ll need:Solar panel (I used a 3V / 250mA one)Used up rechargeable batteries (I used 1 AA and 1AAA)Mint tin (I’ll be using a herbal candy tin)Some wires1 AA battery box x 11 AAA battery box x 11N4148 diode2.5mm female plug2.5m...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:44:58 PDT
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-LI-ION-LIPO-BATTERY-CHARGER/
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SMALL.jpg deba168 Imagine you are a gadget lover or hobbyist /tinkerer or RC enthusiast and you are going for a camping or outing .Your smart phone/MP3 player battery run out,you have taken a RC Quad Copter,but not able to fly for a long time. So you definitely need a good charger to charge the battery. Am I right ?...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:11:37 PDT
12v Powerbank - USB to 12v http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-Powerbank-USB-to-12v/
12v Powerbank - USB to 12v - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/ZEMK/ICRXH45O/FRBZEMKICRXH45O.SMALL.jpg vicesat You only need 3 simple things- A boost converter (This is the cheapest with voltmeter, the same i use)http://www.ebay.com/itm/DC-DC-4-5-32V-to-5V-52V-XL...- A USB Cable - And is optional, but a estandar DC power plug is usefullThen connect, adjust the output voltage to 12v and thats all :) Its sim...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:22 PDT
Battery powered Oscilloscope and Arduino Test Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powerd-Mobile-Arduino-Oscilloscope-Prototy/
Battery powered Oscilloscope and Arduino Test Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/N5EF/IDUR4Z1V/FPHN5EFIDUR4Z1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/N5EF/IDUR4Z1V/FPHN5EFIDUR4Z1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/N5EF/IDUR4Z1V/FPHN5EFIDUR4Z1V.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Hey all together I'm back, with a new project. I was quiet busy with my wonderful newborn daughter (just 7 weeks old) when I start to wrote this it is 00:00 in Germany and my daughter is finally sleeping and I found some time to present you a new project. This will be more like a Story of building i...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:25:15 PDT
Phantom 1.5 Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Phantom-15-Conversion-Overview/
Phantom 1.5 Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SMALL.jpg brianself Converting your stock DJI Phantom 1 to a Phantom 1.5 is one of the best upgrades available for the DJI Phantom 1. This simple upgrade provides many benefits including more than doubling flight time, giving Phantom 1 flight times matching the DJI Phantom 2 and even the DJI Phantom 3.The Phantom 1.5 p...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:31 PDT
Internet Island http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Island/
Internet Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/MUMY/ICP0YQSY/F9VMUMYICP0YQSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/MUMY/ICP0YQSY/F9VMUMYICP0YQSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/MUMY/ICP0YQSY/F9VMUMYICP0YQSY.SMALL.jpg maewert A solar powered Raspberry Pi based Offline internet server!Many of us are slaves to the information available on the internet for knowledge and entertainment. These resources are sometimes unavailable to us, such as when in areas that have very little internet connectivity or in case of natural dis...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:49:39 PDT
L.E.D Solder Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-desk-light-1/
L.E.D Solder Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4YJZ/ICN7G2FW/FJP4YJZICN7G2FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4YJZ/ICN7G2FW/FJP4YJZICN7G2FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4YJZ/ICN7G2FW/FJP4YJZICN7G2FW.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This whole project it from re-useable parts:I made an it optional to power it up by connecting it to an outlet or with regular AA batteries 3.6-4.5 voltsThe recycled components I used:Metal bottom from a part of a printerA regular battery case I got for my first electronics beginners kitA regular bo...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:22:46 PDT
Solar USB Charger from Computer UPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Phone-Charger-from-UPS-Computer/
Solar USB Charger from Computer UPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/926K/ICNNIGAC/FPZ926KICNNIGAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/926K/ICNNIGAC/FPZ926KICNNIGAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/926K/ICNNIGAC/FPZ926KICNNIGAC.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 HACKED!!!!!!!!!!!!I found a 7805 voltage regulator that lowers 6-18 VOLTS to 5 VOLTS, Next I unsoldered it from the UPS pcb, soldered it correctly to 2 solar panels I had in my collection, and you won't believe me but IT WORKS!!!!!!!
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:22:46 PDT
SIMPLE Homemade Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-Homemade-Battery/
SIMPLE Homemade Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/YPU5/ICM70S7Y/FFRYPU5ICM70S7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/YPU5/ICM70S7Y/FFRYPU5ICM70S7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/YPU5/ICM70S7Y/FFRYPU5ICM70S7Y.SMALL.jpg Nithin Shah Hi Guys , We all know that energy can nether be created nor be destroyed it can only be changed from one form to another. But is there any way to store these energy? !!yes its a battery ? So let us try to build a Home made Rechargable battery . It's simple and very easy to Build a battery. Ma...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:28:59 PDT
How to make a speaker at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-speaker-at-home/
How to make a speaker at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/M7AK/ICICXII3/F7JM7AKICICXII3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/M7AK/ICICXII3/F7JM7AKICICXII3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/M7AK/ICICXII3/F7JM7AKICICXII3.SMALL.jpg PersonP1 It's pretty simple, you just need a few electronic parts, some wires, LEDs, resistors, diodes and a switch.Can be made for under 20 USDHere's what you need:LED (Any color)Battery 3.8VAmplifier (PAM8610 Digital Amplifier Board, is a good choice)Diode (Any above 5 volts)Resistor (180 Ohm)USB Bluetooth...
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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/
How to make a Taser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/7BCQ/IBRRW4VX/F9O7BCQIBRRW4VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/7BCQ/IBRRW4VX/F9O7BCQIBRRW4VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/7BCQ/IBRRW4VX/F9O7BCQIBRRW4VX.SMALL.jpg Constructed Im back with a new instructable! Today Ill be teaching you how to build a very exciting but borderline dangerous tutorial! But hey, whats more exciting then a few thousand volts?!This is going to be a very quick tutorial on how to build a very cheap and easy to make taser, or a stungun. Obviously th...
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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
LED flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-LED-flasher/
LED flasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/734A/ICRXOX90/FT4734AICRXOX90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/734A/ICRXOX90/FT4734AICRXOX90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/734A/ICRXOX90/FT4734AICRXOX90.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/
Make Your Own DIY Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LOS8/IBAN28WI/FK6LOS8IBAN28WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LOS8/IBAN28WI/FK6LOS8IBAN28WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LOS8/IBAN28WI/FK6LOS8IBAN28WI.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 This project is very environmentally beneficial, as it takes a dead battery and turns them into a new one, preventing the creation of electronic waste. The possibilities are endless on this concept (stronger batteries, tiny batteries) and just think of what it would be like if everyone on this plane...
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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/
Battery Pack for Mobile 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/YWUB/IB4AKOTQ/FW4YWUBIB4AKOTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/YWUB/IB4AKOTQ/FW4YWUBIB4AKOTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/YWUB/IB4AKOTQ/FW4YWUBIB4AKOTQ.SMALL.jpg SwordSworn Parts You Need M3D or Other Low Voltage 3D Printer 5 Volt 5 AMP Universal Battery Elimination Circuit for M3D. For other printers see Step 1.Battery Monitor Alarm 3 Cell(Sound) or Digital Battery Display T Connectors ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh 3S1P 20C Li-Poly Battery for M3D. For other printers see S...
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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/
Arduino Powered Infared Thing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTE/5FHR/IB4A6LDC/FTE5FHRIB4A6LDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTE/5FHR/IB4A6LDC/FTE5FHRIB4A6LDC.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTE/5FHR/IB4A6LDC/FTE5FHRIB4A6LDC.SMALL.jpg Treker2 Hello, this is my first instructible. I will show you how to make an arduino powered analog sensor reader (I will be using an infared photodiode). Parts You will need several things to make this:1. Some sort of case or box2. An Adafruit RGB LCD shield for arduino3. An arduino uno4. Any kind of L...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:15:48 PDT