Instructables: exploring - technology - battery http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:03:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Building a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:36 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
Motorized Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SMALL.jpg Kniterly A colleague of mine came up with this ingenious car design for our Maker Club at the public library. It is made from recycled materials and electronic components easily found at a dollar store. Supplies One oblong piece of strong cardboard 5x7.5 inches Two empty Bic-type disposable pen tubes Thi...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SMALL.jpg intensePancake IntroductionIn recent years, portable sensor devices have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to give you instant, accurate information about your local environment. Some of these devices include the Sensordrone, Smart Citizen, and the Storm Tag. These devices combine portability and a...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
3D Printed Wireless Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wireless-LazerTag-Tank/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:59:28 PDT
L293D/NE Motor Driver Pin Diagram http://www.instructables.com/id/L293DNE-Motor-Driver-Pin-Diagram/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:30:45 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Eyes-Mountable-Visual-Aid/
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SMALL.jpg bergerab Do you know someone who is visually impaired? Or have you ever imagined how challenging this may be? Many with this disability navigate surprisingly well despite their lack of vision. However, accidents can still happen in certain circumstances. When a ceiling is low or the design of a building is f...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:37:26 PDT
The Ultimate USB Backup Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-USB-Backup-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:56:02 PDT
BLU - A wearable sensor/status bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/BLU-A-wearable-sensorstatus-bracelet/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:55:29 PDT
Portable Phone/Media Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-PhoneMedia-Speaker/
Portable Phone/Media Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/QYLR/HXHRCBDR/FH7QYLRHXHRCBDR.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Ever wanted a speaker that's louder than normal a passive speaker but doesn't have it's own independent power source? Then this is what you have been looking for. What's Needed So for this simple Instructable you only really need three things- A portable USB speaker (I got a Cyber one for $10 and...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:34:34 PDT
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Flashlight-cheap-no-adruino/
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SMALL.jpg asrivastava10 How about a flashlight that lights up when you hold it and turns off when you put it down!!!No hassle of switch or anything, just touch the the case and see the LED turn on. I was going through this site when I found an instructable to do the same thing using Arduino using capacitive touch. Well I a...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 02:45:40 PDT
Homopolar Motor Revisited http://www.instructables.com/id/Homopolar-Motor-Revisited-1/
Homopolar Motor Revisited - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/5663/HXC4PXBX/F915663HXC4PXBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/5663/HXC4PXBX/F915663HXC4PXBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/5663/HXC4PXBX/F915663HXC4PXBX.SMALL.jpg ashley1894 Hi there,so this is a quick project you can make in a few minutes. It's so easy and simple that A small kid could do it. If you ever run out of ideas it could be a nice presents you could make for someone you like or for yourself as decoration. So kids if you don’t know what to make for fathers or m...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 02:26:21 PDT
Seaperch http://www.instructables.com/id/Seaperch/
Seaperch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2JZT/HX8HSNBM/FB62JZTHX8HSNBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2JZT/HX8HSNBM/FB62JZTHX8HSNBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2JZT/HX8HSNBM/FB62JZTHX8HSNBM.SMALL.jpg jocjohn A Step toward AutonomyThis Seaperch was developed for the U.S. Naval Academy’s STEM Program in an initial effort to develop an autonomous Seaperch.It employees an Arduino Uno R2 microcontroller and several sensor modules- all powered by a 12V, 9800mAh Lithium Polymer battery. It uses a 12Vdc RF remo...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 13:57:32 PDT
Build a Low-cost Portable Wii Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Low-cost-Portable-Wii-Laptop/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 22:13:05 PDT
My Third Project: Smart Tank Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Third-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:59:03 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Electric Drill Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Drill-Battery-Charger/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 03:18:45 PDT
Dual USB/Firewire 400 Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-USBFirewire-400-Power-Bank/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:59:56 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Arm-Garduino-Upgrade/
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,i have finally finished my garduino plant arm upgrade and can't wait to share it with the community..! to catch up with my work please read the main article The Plant Arm first. this product is the reason why i started posting on instructables.com.what? The Plant Arm easily attaches...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:38:50 PDT
Battery saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-saver/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:25:50 PDT
Construction Sight Lantern Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-Sight-Lantern-Boombox/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 04:49:14 PDT
Simple bluetooth controlled car http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bluetooth-controlled-car/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:54:05 PDT
Design and build a portable USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-build-a-portable-USB-charger/
Design and build a portable USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SMALL.jpg crashzoom In this guide i will show you how to design and build a portable USB charger.Lets start.. Materials What you'll need:1) Project enclosure: 3.34"L x 1.96"W x 0.83"H.2) USB 0.9V-5V to 5V DC Boost Step-up Power Supply Module.3) 5V Micro USB 1A Lithium Battery Charging Board Charger Module.4) Wires.5...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:46:20 PDT
battery powered usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-powered-usb-charger-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:01:23 PDT
POWER-SUPPLY for my LAB http://www.instructables.com/id/POWER-SUPPLY-for-my-LAB/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:44:51 PDT
Portable Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Photobooth-iPadDSLR/
Portable Photobooth (iPad+DSLR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ZTI2/HWS3Q3ZC/F88ZTI2HWS3Q3ZC.SMALL.jpg acoens After building a photobooth for our wedding, I realized I learned quite a bit that I could do differently after learning the constraints of the project. This is a redesign, incorporating the aspects that worked the best - the hardware and the messaging on the front. After deciding to build a phot...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:07:20 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Easy DIY Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Battery-Holder/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:47:43 PDT
Li-ion battery charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-battery-charging/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:04:41 PDT
COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR/
COMPACT-CAR-BATTERY-TESTER-ANALYZER-INDICATOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/M30U/HWNU8LSS/FKAM30UHWNU8LSS.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman I drive a 1985 model car, no MPFI, no electronics and a vibrating-contact voltage-regulator/cut-out system. Additionally, my usage is also limited and practically restricted only to weekends. I wanted a simple device which could monitor the health of my car 12V battery and the charging system.This I...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 03:47:41 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Aa Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Aa-Battery-Charger/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:34:49 PDT
Make Seedstudio's I2C LCD monitor work with an old Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-seedstudio-I2C-LCD-monitor-work-with-an-old-A/
Make Seedstudio's I2C LCD monitor work with an old Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/VNV0/HWLD8A40/FAPVNV0HWLD8A40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/VNV0/HWLD8A40/FAPVNV0HWLD8A40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/VNV0/HWLD8A40/FAPVNV0HWLD8A40.SMALL.jpg thedod I've got a Grove started kit by Seedstudio, and I had problems using its LCD display with an old Arduino model (I'm using a Freediuno. IDE recognizes it as a "Duomilanove w/ ATmega328", but I believe many old boards would have a similar problem).I've found out way around this and started to document...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:36:50 PDT
Battery Tester and Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Tester-and-Charger/
Battery Tester and Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U6D1/HWLCVCMH/FS4U6D1HWLCVCMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U6D1/HWLCVCMH/FS4U6D1HWLCVCMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U6D1/HWLCVCMH/FS4U6D1HWLCVCMH.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 The Objective of this project is to test batteries to find out if they hold a significant charge and are still usable. I recently had a laptop battery fail and after taking it apart I realized I needed a quick way to test each individual 3.7 volt lithium ion cell. As a result this is what I came up ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:19:57 PDT
Replacing the battery of a Logitech Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-battery-of-a-Logitech-Boombox/
Replacing the battery of a Logitech Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/E8YD/HWJJVRVJ/FVDE8YDHWJJVRVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/E8YD/HWJJVRVJ/FVDE8YDHWJJVRVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/E8YD/HWJJVRVJ/FVDE8YDHWJJVRVJ.SMALL.jpg scavix Logitech UE 984-000304 Boombox Wireless Bluetooth Speaker aka known as "Boombox" is a very popular Bluetooth wireless speaker with great design, easy operability and great sound. You can pair it with up to 4 mobile phones or tablets and play your favorite music wireless while you're outdoor.Currentl...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:02:22 PDT
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Art-Instructable-Robot/
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SMALL.jpg bergerab Since I was a kid I was fascinated with the connection between art and technology. The fascination began when I first saw Silicon Art on the Discovery Channel. Now that I make circuits of my own, I want to show tribute to those who continue to keep this art alive. My Instructables robot circuit util...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
how to take apart a laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-take-apart-a-laptop-1/
how to take apart a laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/MGEA/HWHZKFU0/F9BMGEAHWHZKFU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/MGEA/HWHZKFU0/F9BMGEAHWHZKFU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/MGEA/HWHZKFU0/F9BMGEAHWHZKFU0.SMALL.jpg karatedragon6 Today I am taking apart an acer aspire one laptop. Other laptops like apple or macbook may be different.You are going to need to do a few things in preparation.this is my first instructable, so please comment! Take out the battery This step is needed in case the battery still has charge.To take ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:27:55 PDT
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! http://www.instructables.com/id/BATTERY-RETROFIT-FOR-CORDLESS-TOOLS/
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SMALL.jpg energysaver I own a newer 18-volt cordless combo (drill and flashlight). I also have an older 16.8-volt drill with two expired batteries. (We all know the high price of replacement batteries.) I had to ask myself a couple of questions: 1. Do I really want to do the "non-green thing" and send this good to...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:46:15 PDT
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Ultrasonic-Ruler/
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SMALL.jpg bergerab Today everything is digitalized. Most of us don't bother to waste our time using maps, going to the record store, or even going to the DVD store anymore. So... why are so many people using tape-measures and rulers? Yes, they are reliable, but they are certainly not convenient. With innovations, such...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:43:31 PDT
Arduino Battery Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Backpack/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:53:09 PDT
How to replace an iPhone 5 battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-an-iPhone-5-battery/
How to replace an iPhone 5 battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/LKJT/HWCJH7YN/FERLKJTHWCJH7YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/LKJT/HWCJH7YN/FERLKJTHWCJH7YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/LKJT/HWCJH7YN/FERLKJTHWCJH7YN.SMALL.jpg pepik If your iPhone 5 suddenly dies when it claims to have battery life left, it's probably time to replace the battery. It's not hard to do, and new batteries can be found on Amazon for not that much. You'll need a few tools, but you can buy the tools with the battery. This was the first time I did this...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:47:36 PDT
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Altimeter-A-compact-Arduino-altimeter/
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SMALL.jpg qubist Please vote for this Instructable if you think it deserves it! Thanks!The Ultimate Altimeter is a super-compact, Arduino controlled altimeter capable of measuring the altitude with an accuracy of 0.3 meters, and saving the highest and lowest values it has measured. It is powered by a 40 mAh L...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:43:56 PDT
Attiny Pocket Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-Pocket-Sequencer/
Attiny Pocket Sequencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SMALL.jpg bergerab Music sequencers are awesome tools for producers, composers, and anyone looking for some musical inspiration. However, almost all sequencers available today are rather large devices with all sorts of cords. Wouldn't it be great if you could compose a sequence on the go and still have the record-abl...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:41:07 PDT
Joule thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-thief-1/
Joule thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/K3JP/HW8T07C7/FS5K3JPHW8T07C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/K3JP/HW8T07C7/FS5K3JPHW8T07C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/K3JP/HW8T07C7/FS5K3JPHW8T07C7.SMALL.jpg marfru Well i have been exceptionally silent but not lazy... Been working full time and have a new awesome projects i am going to share. This one is a teaser still not a full step by step as i will edit this in the next few days to add detail but for now here is the teaser. Making a Joule thief lamp to run...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:00:40 PDT
Light-Up Minecraft Torch Using a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Minecraft-Torch-Using-a-Joule-Thief/
Light-Up Minecraft Torch Using a Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SMALL.jpg Teisha For everybody who’s ever wanted to make their own light-up Minecraft torch, and would like to play around with some fun electronics in the process, this Instructables project is for you! The electronics are explained well enough (and with links to everything needed) that somebody with absolutely zer...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:53:23 PDT
CeeDee Light http://www.instructables.com/id/CeeDee-Light/
CeeDee Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/GM53/HW6T216I/FR9GM53HW6T216I.SMALL.jpg MarcussLilProjects This is a desklamp I made for my little sister. It's mostly made of scraps. It can be attached to horisontal boards (tables, shelves, etc.). The lampshade can be angled in any direction. The device is portable since the LED's are powered by a 9V battery (although my sister doesn't want to bring a pi...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 05:20:37 PDT
GEMS DEAD BATTERY FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/GEMS-DEAD-BATTERY-FLASH-LIGHT/
GEMS DEAD BATTERY FLASHLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/HEBE/HW6T1MWH/FJ5HEBEHW6T1MWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/HEBE/HW6T1MWH/FJ5HEBEHW6T1MWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/HEBE/HW6T1MWH/FJ5HEBEHW6T1MWH.SMALL.jpg deba168 I always love to make something by using used stuff.I found plenty of used battery in my drawer so I thought how to reuse it .The best idea come to my mind is to making a powerful flash light .During summer in eastern part of INDIA , we face storm and power cut on every evening .So I think my flash ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 03:26:31 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
ATtiny85 POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SMALL.jpg vishalapr The first time I saw a POV (Persistence Of Vision) display was on a show called FAQ on TV. The POV display consisted of an oscillating shaft with 6 LED's mounted on the end of the shaft. Since then I have always wanted to make one myself, I tried making one about 2 months ago with an oscillating sha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
Cree Flashlight Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cree-Flashlight-Upgrade/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 PDT