Instructables: exploring - technology - capacitor http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
Make a Capacitor with stuff you already have (how it works+calculations) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Capacitor-and-how-it-works-with-stuff-you-a/
Make a Capacitor with stuff you already have (how it works+calculations) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/6H2D/HS0D95IA/F3X6H2DHS0D95IA.SMALL.jpg assemblyrequired Capacitors are in electronics all around us. As a result, it is important to understand how they work, especially the simplest: the parallel plate capacitor. In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make your own, and I will also show you how they work, along with the calculations. Include...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:17:56 PST
How To Make A Fading Light Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fading-Light-Circuit/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 16:56:16 PST
cheap DIY robot hand shadow kit - robot that shadows the movement of your hand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-robot-hand-shadow-kit-robot-that-shadows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SMALL.jpg something1 If you guys want to see more kits from me please support me here  http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-me-build-a-electronics-lab/piad http://www.clubjameco.com/index.php/projects/project_details/24/21110 buy it here http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:33:51 PDT
Hand Wipe Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Wipe-Capacitor/
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 05:10:30 PDT
variable high-voltage capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/variable-high-voltage-capacitor/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:30:23 PDT
My First Circuit: A Blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Circuit-A-Blinking-LED/
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 06:40:36 PDT
usb capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-capacitor/
usb capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/3WU7/HKU71IB0/FLP3WU7HKU71IB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/3WU7/HKU71IB0/FLP3WU7HKU71IB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/3WU7/HKU71IB0/FLP3WU7HKU71IB0.SMALL.jpg Ryan Hebron  In this instructable i'm giving a 1GB usb a new case which as the title points out the casing is a capacitor. Materials necessary materials include:                                      -usb drive (obviously)                   -sacrificial capacitor                   -knife,drill,pliers anythin...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:55:10 PDT
Build Your Own "Turbo Time" 555 Timer Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Turbo-Time-555-Timer-Demonstration/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:29:04 PDT
make a small working capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-small-working-capacitor/
make a small working capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/02LB/HKBFBK9Q/F7E02LBHKBFBK9Q.SMALL.jpg argha halder today i am going to show you how to make a capacitor.it is super simple and works great!not like real capacitors but it works well for a handmade one.it is great science projects and classes and anyone can build it. it is the new version of the leyden jar.this handmade capacitor can store good amoun...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 01:09:35 PDT
Diy Capacitor Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Capacitor-Stylus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/9P36/HK1DERC7/FKL9P36HK1DERC7.SMALL.jpg dweatherly1 This is my first instructable so be gentle. Basically it is very simple, you use a capacitor some hot glue, a hollowed out sharpie and some black electrical tape.  Now I don't use a stylus much, I use my finger on my iphone, but went to buy one and I didn't want to pay $10 and up for something I ca...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 15:14:02 PDT
How to fix a broken monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-monitor/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 18:36:51 PDT
Small Bristlebot-Never Need Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Bristlebot-Never-Need-Batteries/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/A0IH/HHOFX972/FW6A0IHHHOFX972.SMALL.jpg macobt This bristlebot will run without batteries,it works with super capacitor that you charge with your power supply for about 1 minute and the bot will run 2-3minutes. Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subsc...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:27:03 PDT
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Cap-Sense-Piano/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:15:21 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Car/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 11:06:37 PDT
Small Capacitor Car - Never need batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Capacitor-Car-Never-need-batteries/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 11:00:26 PDT
Building a Three Channel EQ on a Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Three-Channel-EQ-on-a-Breadboard/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 21:19:48 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
Homebrewing Capacitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrewing-Capacitors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/4INY/HD4VPHSG/FGR4INYHD4VPHSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/4INY/HD4VPHSG/FGR4INYHD4VPHSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/4INY/HD4VPHSG/FGR4INYHD4VPHSG.SMALL.gif coliveira8 You can make your own slow-tuning VFO or Differential ATU Capacitor from PCB material and a few locally available hardware components. Total capacitance can be adjusted by how wide you make the capacitor plate area.  Tuning can be made straight-line capacitance or straight-line frequency by how you...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:21:59 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Vintage Receiver Repair and Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hi-Fi-Vintage-Receiver-Repair-and-Modificatio/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 15:10:35 PST
How to make a simple High Voltage Capacitor (for Tesla Coils) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SMALL.jpg TheDoci this is a tutorial on how to make a simple non polarized High Voltage Capacitor. On use for this kind of cap is in a SGTC Tesla Coil cercuit. you will need: - 2 clear Overhead projector transparency - scisors or exactoknife - aluminum foil - 2 wires - some sort of clear tape - time optional: - cap...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:52:40 PST
Samsung TV On/Off Issue - Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-TV-OnOff-Issue-Repair/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:21:01 PST
Homemade Infrared Rangefinder (Similar to Sharp GP2D120 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Infrared-Rangefinder-Similar-to-Sharp-GP/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 20:48:28 PST
24 Hour Binary Clock with Bamboo Case http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Hour-Binary-Clock-with-Bamboo-Case/
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 11:30:35 PST
Vizio Flat Screen Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Vizio-Flat-Screen-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Don't trash it, FIX IT!  If you are capable of taking the back off the TV you are capable of fixing it.  Check out the video description for where I sourced parts for the TV.
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:22:09 PST
How to make use of an old computer PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-use-of-an-old-computer-PSU/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 07:35:42 PST
HOW TO CALCULATE RESISTOR & CERAMIC CAPACITOR VALUE. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CALCULATE-RESISTOR-CERAMIC-CAPACITOR-VALU/
HOW TO CALCULATE RESISTOR & CERAMIC CAPACITOR VALUE. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/O6PO/H994VL6E/FYRO6POH994VL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/O6PO/H994VL6E/FYRO6POH994VL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/O6PO/H994VL6E/FYRO6POH994VL6E.SMALL.jpg pranjal12 You all must have had a problem while make your projects and searching old pieces of circuits for a particular resistor or a capacitor. Well , using a multimeter is a good option but  it may not be available to most of us, and using it is a bit complicated and I will be posting it in  my next instr...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 08:15:26 PST
Let's Assemble an Adafruit Motor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Assemble-an-Adafruit-Motor-Shield/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/AJFJ/H9K2GFKW/FTAAJFJH9K2GFKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/AJFJ/H9K2GFKW/FTAAJFJH9K2GFKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/AJFJ/H9K2GFKW/FTAAJFJH9K2GFKW.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d You know how some people play games on youtube while you watch?  I thought it would be more helpful to make things on youtube while you watch. Soldering a through-hole circuit board or PCB can seem intimidating with all the different parts and the amount of work involved.  I'm here to show you all ...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:52:09 PST
Fix Your Monitor - Replacing Capacitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Monitor-Replacing-Capacitors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/LG7J/H742SFE8/F4XLG7JH742SFE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/LG7J/H742SFE8/F4XLG7JH742SFE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/LG7J/H742SFE8/F4XLG7JH742SFE8.SMALL.jpg x8xid In this video we show you how to fix one of the most common problems that happens with monitors. Nine times out of ten a monitor can be fixed for less than $10.00 bucks. Capacitors are cheaper than dirt, and with a little practice can be replaced saving you from buying a new monitor. What i did not...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:24:49 PDT
400 Farad Super Capacitor Flashlight. Build This One. It's Easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/400-Farad-Super-Capacitor-Flashlight-Build-This-/
400 Farad Super Capacitor Flashlight. Build This One. It's Easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1F5J/H6MER4G5/F9M1F5JH6MER4G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1F5J/H6MER4G5/F9M1F5JH6MER4G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1F5J/H6MER4G5/F9M1F5JH6MER4G5.SMALL.jpg luxstar Wouldn’t you like to have a flashlight that does not need batteries that will last a lifetime? Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to shake it every few minutes to keep it lit up? Then what you need is a super capacitor flashlight. You will need to buy a pen light (you will need the LE...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 10:56:08 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-an-Xbox-Remote-Control-Decoupling-/
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SMALL.jpg chaoticandrandom This instructable is written in response to having a broken Xbox Remote Control. The symptoms are that the remote seems to fire OK. When i point the remote at a  TV receiver just for test purposes, I can see a red LED flashing on the receiver set but when pointing the remote towards the Xbox receiv...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:37:16 PDT
Leyden jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Leyden-jars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/7ROD/H4ZN4WYJ/F087RODH4ZN4WYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/7ROD/H4ZN4WYJ/F087RODH4ZN4WYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/7ROD/H4ZN4WYJ/F087RODH4ZN4WYJ.SMALL.jpg rkorion In this video I will tell you how to make a Leyden jar and a battery of capacitors WMC. To do this we have to take aluminum, black tape. banks of the Perfume, scissors, copper bare wire, stand, salt, water, medical syringe. Mix salt with water, let nastoyatoyatsya. Bank of paste over the foil, as sh...
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 02:53:33 PDT
How to calculate charging time & energy of your supercapacitor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-calculate-charging-time-energy-of-your-su/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/GOGY/H4AGJ4NN/FFGGOGYH4AGJ4NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/GOGY/H4AGJ4NN/FFGGOGYH4AGJ4NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/GOGY/H4AGJ4NN/FFGGOGYH4AGJ4NN.SMALL.jpg ilovegm In light of all the instructables using supercaps as a power source, I present... Q/Q_max =1-e^(-t/RC) & E=1/2 CV^2 With the first equation, you can find the percentage of charge (Q/Q_max) X (100%), by substituting the time elapsed, resistance of charging circuit and capacitance of capacitor. Assum...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 00:57:19 PDT
How to dismantle a CRT monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-dismantle-a-CRT-monitor/
How to dismantle a CRT monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K7F5/H461DBAK/F4YK7F5H461DBAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K7F5/H461DBAK/F4YK7F5H461DBAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K7F5/H461DBAK/F4YK7F5H461DBAK.SMALL.jpg MrJentis Have an old or useless CRT monitor or TV your considering to throw out? Well, before doing that, you might want to consider salvaging the onboard components such as the transistors, heatsinks, resistors, capacitors and especially the flyback transformer for later cool projects. The goal here is to...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 11:37:56 PDT
Custom Capacitor Values http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Capacitor-Values/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/4QZF/H3W4OTHM/F7K4QZFH3W4OTHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/4QZF/H3W4OTHM/F7K4QZFH3W4OTHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/4QZF/H3W4OTHM/F7K4QZFH3W4OTHM.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Sometimes schematics call for an uncommon capacitor value.  Instead of ordering a new capacitor online, consider creating a custom capacitor by combining multiple capacitors together in parallel. Capacitance adds in parallel, this means that the total capacitance of a set of capacitors in parallel ...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 19:07:49 PDT
Make a cheap disposable camera capacitor bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cheap-disposable-camera-capacitor-bank/
Make a cheap disposable camera capacitor bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/2M76/H1JUJEYA/FPZ2M76H1JUJEYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/2M76/H1JUJEYA/FPZ2M76H1JUJEYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/2M76/H1JUJEYA/FPZ2M76H1JUJEYA.SMALL.jpg Alex1M6 This instructable will show you have to make a simple capacitor bank and charger out of old disposable cameras that you can get for free at your local store. You can then use it for powering things such as coil guns or just blowing things up! See the second picture above? that was the spark created...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 08:20:34 PDT
capacitor plasma cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/capacitor-plasma-cutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/FJ86/H0OJ2L3D/F78FJ86H0OJ2L3D.SMALL.jpg kjordaan this is a upgrade of my previous instructabel it will show you how to build a capacitor bank  and use it to make safe sparks. for more details on this project and more please visit my website http://www.ljlabs.co.za and click on projects or send me a email with any quires to jordaan0@gmail.co...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 12:10:02 PDT
capacitor flashligh http://www.instructables.com/id/capacitor-flashligh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ZI86/H0OIZ073/F13ZI86H0OIZ073.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ZI86/H0OIZ073/F13ZI86H0OIZ073.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ZI86/H0OIZ073/F13ZI86H0OIZ073.SMALL.jpg kjordaan so this is my project on capacitor for more details go to http://www.ljlabs.co.za for more details on this project and more
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 11:21:00 PDT
Modify Your Wireless XBOX 260 Controller With Super Capacitors! http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Wireless-XBOX-260-Controller-With-Supe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NJWD/GZUB3MVV/FU4NJWDGZUB3MVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NJWD/GZUB3MVV/FU4NJWDGZUB3MVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NJWD/GZUB3MVV/FU4NJWDGZUB3MVV.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone! As stated in my last instructable (How to make your own super capacitor flashlight), I wanted to modify my charger board so that I could modify my XBOX 360 controller with a forever rechargeable battery setup.  Well, I did it.  I've also made the customer charger board and kit available...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 16:04:46 PDT
Make your own Super Capacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Super-Capacitor-Flashlight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi everyone! CHECK OUT OUR SUPER CAPACITOR FLASHLIGHT KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/172204344/the-forever-rechargeable-talking-super-capacitor-f?ref=live As promised, I designed a super capacitor charger kit that allows for the user to charge their 5.4v super capacitor ...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:54:18 PDT
How to Read Ceramic Capacitors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-Ceramic-Capacitors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/HPEU/GZ6T0GD0/F8THPEUGZ6T0GD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/HPEU/GZ6T0GD0/F8THPEUGZ6T0GD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/HPEU/GZ6T0GD0/F8THPEUGZ6T0GD0.SMALL.jpg McMchriis For example your capasitor says "103" this means that the first two digits bone "10" remain as they are bone is 10, the third indicates the number of "0" you have to put after the first two digits bone "10 "+" 000 "= 10000 pF, 10000 have peak bone farads of capacity, you always give in picofarads, t...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:23:50 PST
How to charge a super capacitor using a hand crank dynamo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-charge-a-super-capacitor-using-a-hand-crank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DGP8/GXZXTONU/FI9DGP8GXZXTONU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DGP8/GXZXTONU/FI9DGP8GXZXTONU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DGP8/GXZXTONU/FI9DGP8GXZXTONU.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone! CHECK OUT OUR SUPER CAPACITOR FLASHLIGHT KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/172204344/the-forever-rechargeable-talking-super-capacitor-f?ref=live I'm a huge super capacitor fan.  I am always playing with them, charging them, blowing them up, using them to power ...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 16:15:11 PST
Build your own Coilgun http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Coilgun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GZQH/GXL5OTRI/FRHGZQHGXL5OTRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GZQH/GXL5OTRI/FRHGZQHGXL5OTRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GZQH/GXL5OTRI/FRHGZQHGXL5OTRI.SMALL.jpg smonk1 Here is one of the projects from the book '15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius'. You can actually download the chapter in full, free of charge, so I will just give an overview of it here. Full details on my blog here.
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 06:45:44 PST
Gooseneck Shop Light LED Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Gooseneck-Shop-Light-LED-Conversion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/UR7W/GXDWS0EI/FVRUR7WGXDWS0EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/UR7W/GXDWS0EI/FVRUR7WGXDWS0EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/UR7W/GXDWS0EI/FVRUR7WGXDWS0EI.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems Bought a gooseneck light from a garage sale for a few dollars. It had a hook on the end to hang it, that was useless, not sure what it was meant for, but it had to go. I converted it from using a small incandescent bulb to 24x 0.5w Cool White LEDs in a 10mm package, 12w total. Wanted to keep it as ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 18:22:24 PST
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-mexican-Watt-meter/
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SMALL.jpg rlarios   Nowadays, it’s easy to measure watts to home appliances with Kill-A-Watt meters. However, ordering one across the border would be cost prohibitive as shipping charges would be higher than the cost of the meter itself, and that's without taking into account import taxes! Knowing that inexpens...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 20:19:23 PST
Construction of my mains powered camera capacitor charger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-of-my-mains-powered-camera-capacitor-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI5/GWINSRG1/F3D5VI5GWINSRG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI5/GWINSRG1/F3D5VI5GWINSRG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5VI5/GWINSRG1/F3D5VI5GWINSRG1.SMALL.jpg mbainrot DISCLAIMER: I CLAIM NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES/INJURIES OR DEATH INCURRED BY UNDERTAKING THIS PROJECT. UNDERTAKING OF THIS PROJECT IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS PROJECT WORKS WITH MAINS VOLTAGES WHICH CAN KILL. IF IN DOUBT WITH YOUR WIRING GET YOUR WORK CHECKED OUT BY A LICENSED ELECTRICT...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 07:57:37 PST
Basic Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics/
Basic Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SMALL.jpg randofo Getting started with basic electronics is easier than you might think. This Instructable will hopefully demystify the basics of electronics so that anyone with an interest in building circuits can hit the ground running. This is a quick overview into practical electronics and it is not my goal to de...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:10:37 PST
The EXTREMELY EASY VERSION of the Super Capacitor Flash light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-EXTREMELY-EASY-VERSION-of-the-Super-Capacitor-/
The EXTREMELY EASY VERSION of the Super Capacitor Flash light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/ZI5U/GVZQ6ERP/FRYZI5UGVZQ6ERP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/ZI5U/GVZQ6ERP/FRYZI5UGVZQ6ERP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/ZI5U/GVZQ6ERP/FRYZI5UGVZQ6ERP.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi everyone! CHECK OUT OUR SUPER CAPACITOR FLASHLIGHT KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/172204344/the-forever-rechargeable-talking-super-capacitor-f?ref=live I recently wrote an instructable on how to make a super capacitor flashlight, but I made it too complicated, and it ...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 05:48:35 PST
Maxwell Ultracapacitor Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Maxwell-Ultracapacitor-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/AOO0/GW2EK9SV/FQ7AOO0GW2EK9SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/AOO0/GW2EK9SV/FQ7AOO0GW2EK9SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/AOO0/GW2EK9SV/FQ7AOO0GW2EK9SV.SMALL.jpg Inducktion Just me, playing around with my boostcap. It's an ultracapacitor from Maxwell Technologies, and I gotta say, it's interesting to hold 2600 farads in my hand. 2.5 volts though. This thing has only .7 milliohms of internal resistance! It's quite the beast, considering it can discharge at around 3.5 k...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 14:10:44 PST