Instructables: exploring - technology - capacitor http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:45:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Smallest Arduino Dev. Board | Digispark AtTiny85 | Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Smallest-Arduino-Dev-Board-Digispark-AtTiny85-Gett/
Smallest Arduino Dev. Board | Digispark AtTiny85 | Getting Started - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SMALL.jpg WearGenius Published on Sep 21, 2016In this video you will find a detailed description of the smallest Arduino compatible board like how to configure your Arduino IDE in order to program this board. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Links : Driv...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:54:04 PDT
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Fade-in-Background-LED-Lights-for-TV/
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SMALL.jpg nusnus I have always admired Philips Ambilight tecnology. Not only because it is cool but it is illuminating the TV from behind. This means that looking at the TV in total darkness is not such a strain on your eyes.I have had LED strips from Ikea glued to the back of the TV for years now. It was time to ad...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:46:01 PDT
Led Strip Bulb Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Strip-Bulb-Prototype/
Led Strip Bulb Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SMALL.jpg Fistio83 Hello everybody! Here I am for presenting my first instructable...I am a boy from Tuscany, so... Sorry for my english! Materials Main items that we need: a connection of an old bulb lamp a transformer 2 diodes 2 capacitors 2 5x20 fuses (2 A) 1 LM7824 1 thin aluminium sheet Electric circuit T...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 12:53:53 PDT
Alarm beeper transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Alarm-Beeper/
Alarm beeper transistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/DXX8/IRXTVS7A/F2MDXX8IRXTVS7A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/DXX8/IRXTVS7A/F2MDXX8IRXTVS7A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/DXX8/IRXTVS7A/F2MDXX8IRXTVS7A.SMALL.jpg postron This simple circuit is perfect for an alarm. The beeper dont beep all the time but in alternance. You don't need special skills in electronics but is is recomended to know some basic electronic components to understant how it works. Place transistor Place two transistors in your bread board like ...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:36:11 PDT
Simple Super Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Super-Capacitor/
Simple Super Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/1IN1/IRVVLY1H/F4E1IN1IRVVLY1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/1IN1/IRVVLY1H/F4E1IN1IRVVLY1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/1IN1/IRVVLY1H/F4E1IN1IRVVLY1H.SMALL.jpg Venkat Jayanth In our day to day life we need capacitors for many electrical circuits. In fans we need conduncer which is type of capacitor. For science students who are making circuits frequently use many capacitor. Here I made a capacitor which has 1.5 volts storage and stores it for 5-10 minutes. It is very sim...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 03:21:03 PDT
NRF24L01 : Fixing connection issues http://www.instructables.com/id/NRF24L01-Fixing-Connection-Issues/
NRF24L01 : Fixing connection issues - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/EOSQ/IRF7SSUI/FSQEOSQIRF7SSUI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/EOSQ/IRF7SSUI/FSQEOSQIRF7SSUI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/EOSQ/IRF7SSUI/FSQEOSQIRF7SSUI.SMALL.jpg Vexelius Some cheap NRF24L01 modules are affected by connection issues. This can be solved by following these simple steps. The error Many of us have been in the following scenario: You are ready to implement wireless communication in a project, you have already connected the modules, loaded the correspon...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 14:11:59 PDT
What are Capacitors? (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Are-Capacitors/
What are Capacitors? (Interactive!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/7J9D/IR6ITWQE/FHJ7J9DIR6ITWQE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/7J9D/IR6ITWQE/FHJ7J9DIR6ITWQE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/7J9D/IR6ITWQE/FHJ7J9DIR6ITWQE.SMALL.jpg Sutty5 PLAY VIDEO Learn about the basics of capacitors. Try the circuit! To see more from me, subscribe to Simply Electronics on YouTube. Follow on TwitterLike on FaceBook
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:12:27 PDT
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting-With-Motion-Control-and-Arduino/
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/LE74/IRDUT3ZI/FB6LE74IRDUT3ZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/LE74/IRDUT3ZI/FB6LE74IRDUT3ZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/LE74/IRDUT3ZI/FB6LE74IRDUT3ZI.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you like lasers, motion control, neo-pixels, or glow in the dark art? Of course you do, so why not combine them all! Using various supplies you can 'paint' a picture using laser light. Motion control will let you actuate (aka move) the servos which in turn controls where the laser points. The las...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:24:28 PDT
How to test a capacitor by using multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-a-Capacitor-by-Using-Multimeter/
How to test a capacitor by using multimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/7BRW/IQDZV4ZP/FTJ7BRWIQDZV4ZP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/7BRW/IQDZV4ZP/FTJ7BRWIQDZV4ZP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/7BRW/IQDZV4ZP/FTJ7BRWIQDZV4ZP.SMALL.jpg Tamoghna Saha In this Instructables, I will show you how you can check the working condition of an electrolytic capacitor just by using a multimeter. It is very easy and quite effective as well. Insert the capacitor in the breadboard An electrolytic capacitor has two legs, one is longer and the other is short...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:02:38 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Have you ever needed to power a project that's not near an outlet? Have you needed to test using different voltages? Are you curious about analog circuits and power? Using Autodesk Circuits and a lead-acid battery, you can create a circuit that will act as a variable power supply, outputting a range...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Coilgun-Electronic-Projectile-Launcher/
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hello everyone! Welcome back to another Ben Builds Instructable!Today we make a homemade coilgun from parts laying around the shop. Using some capacitors and a switch and some other parts, we create an electromagnetic launcher capable to launching a small sharpened nail ~10ft using just the power of...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:20:13 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Make Course Variable Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Course-Variable-Capacitor/
Make Course Variable Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XUEV/INNEIIOZ/FX1XUEVINNEIIOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XUEV/INNEIIOZ/FX1XUEVINNEIIOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XUEV/INNEIIOZ/FX1XUEVINNEIIOZ.SMALL.jpg peterford85 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). In this Project I created a capacitor than can be varied depending on the position of a servo motor controlled by a potentiometer. A capacitor is a commo...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:44:01 PDT
Single LED on AC Mains http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-LED-on-AC-Mains/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 02:00:31 PDT
Upgrade solar keychain flashlight with supercapacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/UPGRADE-SOLAR-KEYCHAIN-FLASHLIGHT-WITH-SUPERCAPACI/
Upgrade solar keychain flashlight with supercapacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/07NS/IMRYS9SG/F0W07NSIMRYS9SG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/07NS/IMRYS9SG/F0W07NSIMRYS9SG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/07NS/IMRYS9SG/F0W07NSIMRYS9SG.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation * Este proyecto tambien esta disponible en Español haciendo clic aquiThere are several online and retail stores where is available a kind of small LED flashlights, they are rechargeable by solar energy. There are reports of prices around 1 USD/EUR/GBP depending on the country. However, all aren’t go...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 08:20:45 PDT
Mato, the Ultracapacitor Powered Robot Friend http://www.instructables.com/id/Mato-the-Ultracapacitor-Powered-Robot-Friend/
Mato, the Ultracapacitor Powered Robot Friend - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CO6O/IMC8YSVK/FQYCO6OIMC8YSVK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CO6O/IMC8YSVK/FQYCO6OIMC8YSVK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CO6O/IMC8YSVK/FQYCO6OIMC8YSVK.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker This mechanical pet can wander around and interact with a human master. After 20 minutes of wandering she can find her recharging station and fill within two minutes (super capacitors are used for energy storage).Mato (short for "tomato") will live (recharge) in a Taco--but that comes later. Y...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:40:47 PDT
Capacitor Spark iPhone Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Spark-IPhone-Photography/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:38:01 PDT
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recover-Components-From-Old-or-Broken-Elect/
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SMALL.jpg JacobM75 I recommend that you read through these instructions at least once before actually beginning work due to a number of saftey concerns and possible pitfalls you may encounter which are addressed throughout.Objective:In this guide I will be showing a simple method for recovering various kinds of useful...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:20:41 PDT
Dual Lab PSU With Protection Made From Computer PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Lab-PSU-With-Protection-Made-From-Computer-PS/
Dual Lab PSU With Protection Made From Computer PSU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/92WY/ILY0S9QB/FSI92WYILY0S9QB.SMALL.jpg Testas.T This is another lab power supply i made from old computer power supply. It's double pole, adjustable 2.4v-27.5V, between both poles there is 55V. It's easy to make this, you need to desolder all output components, leave everything around main ic and solder couple of new parts( resistors, capacitors,...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 10:28:38 PDT
Super simple AN6884 Vumeter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-AN6884-Vumeter/
Super simple AN6884 Vumeter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/AFUQ/ILTOB7BO/FC1AFUQILTOB7BO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/AFUQ/ILTOB7BO/FC1AFUQILTOB7BO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/AFUQ/ILTOB7BO/FC1AFUQILTOB7BO.SMALL.jpg Alexisgm97 Hello everybody! Today I'm going to show you how to make this little super simple 5-led vumeter!I'm sure you won't have any problem because all the materials needed are very common and the circuit is super simple!Also I have to give the credits to NikoTec - Nicolás J. Pérez - Murphy, Santa Fe, Argen...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 03:27:40 PDT
nrf24l01 Problem: Insufficient power from Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Nrf24l01-Problem-Insufficient-Power-From-Arduino/
nrf24l01 Problem: Insufficient power from Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/E7GS/IKLHX1ME/FZSE7GSIKLHX1ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/E7GS/IKLHX1ME/FZSE7GSIKLHX1ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/E7GS/IKLHX1ME/FZSE7GSIKLHX1ME.SMALL.jpg Daniil Koptyukhov If at the beginning for nrf24l01+ we do not make high-quality external power supply, powered wireless module from Arduino circuit, he can not work or do not work stably, for solving the problem need to set as close as possible to the module capacitor between VCC and GND (recommended 4.7 μF tantalum)...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 10:16:15 PST
Capacitors Instead of Firecrackers http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitors-Instead-of-Firecrackers/
Capacitors Instead of Firecrackers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SMALL.jpg Testas.T Watch this video to see how 100uf capacitor broke 3mm plastic. If you like it then subscribe and support me on patreon https://www.patreon.com/TestasTChannel
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:41:24 PST
Zero real estate bypass capacitor for prototype circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Real-Estate-Bypass-Capacitor-for-Prototype-Ci/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:55:37 PST
Salt Water Leyden Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Leyden-Jar/
Salt Water Leyden Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SMALL.jpg Nawman So this is a fancy shmancy Leyden Jar. It's basically a jar filled with salt water with aluminum foil around the outside of the jar. In essence, this is a capacitor, so when you charge the inside (negative) the grounded outside would then become charged as well with the opposite charge of equal valu...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:35:09 PST
Ceramic Capacitor Name Sign- aka how to waste 55,000 ceramic capacitors! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Capacitor-Name-Sign-Aka-What-You-Can-Make-/
Ceramic Capacitor Name Sign- aka how to waste 55,000 ceramic capacitors! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/3HYH/IIDH9ZBL/F7N3HYHIIDH9ZBL.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 You probably just came to this Instructable wondering "What exactly is this? 55,000 capacitors? That's a lot!"So here, I will be showing you how to make an awesome picture frame sign of your name, Using a, Well, Pretty big amount of ceramic capacitorsFist of all, What are ceramic capacitors?Ceramic ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:54:25 PST
Complete Guide for Tech Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-for-Tech-Beginners/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:44:47 PST
LinkIT ONE Capacitance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIT-ONE-Capacitance-Meter/
LinkIT ONE Capacitance Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/JEIM/IGTY8R2A/FK6JEIMIGTY8R2A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/JEIM/IGTY8R2A/FK6JEIMIGTY8R2A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/JEIM/IGTY8R2A/FK6JEIMIGTY8R2A.SMALL.jpg jckelley Capacitors can be tricky. Sometimes the labeling on the side of them can rub or melt off and now you're stuck with a capacitor that you don't know the capacitance of. In this guide, we'll go through how to set up a circuit that can measure the capacitance of your unknown capacitor and help you get y...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:17:31 PST
From Resistors to ICs Color Codes http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Resistors-to-ICs-Color-Codes/
From Resistors to ICs Color Codes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have been reverse engineering since before the advent of solid state circuits. When I looked up color codes here at Instructables, I was surprised to find just a few one page Instructables on component color codes.The color codes we all know and love come from EIA standards, (Electronics Industrie...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 21:22:35 PST
Capacitor Charger 350 Volts http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Charger-350-Volts/
Capacitor Charger 350 Volts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/S6UC/IGB4AYKU/F1VS6UCIGB4AYKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/S6UC/IGB4AYKU/F1VS6UCIGB4AYKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/S6UC/IGB4AYKU/F1VS6UCIGB4AYKU.SMALL.jpg -Selfmade- DANGER: HIGH VOLTAGE : Tools and material All you need is a soldering iron, wire cutters, and a bit of material.Follow the video and its a matter of minutes until you made your own 350V cap charger.!! Most simple set-up ever !! Instructional Video FIRST STEP: Discharge the old capacitor!SECOND...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:06:46 PDT
Back to the future's Nano Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Flux-Capacitor/
Back to the future's Nano Flux Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SMALL.jpg Pardopoz Today it's 21 Oct 2015! For the few that already doesn't know, it's the date Martin Mc Fly came to the future from 1985.I bet the hype is making much people thinking about building a DeLorean model...This is a way to enrich your Back to the future's 1/24 DeLorean Model with a "working" Led Flux capa...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:47:11 PDT
Back to the Future : Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Flux-Capacitor/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:23:28 PDT
Remove Perf Board Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Perf-Board-Components/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:19:21 PDT
Anal-Retentive Resistor Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/Anal-Retentive-Resistor-Organization/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 19:01:29 PDT
Luxstar's Scratch Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxstars-Scratch-Pad/
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:55:20 PDT
What's Inside? #5: 1250W LG Microwave? +Magnetron! (Salvaging Electronic Components) http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Inside-1250W-LG-Microwave-Magnetron/
What's Inside? #5: 1250W LG Microwave? +Magnetron! (Salvaging Electronic Components) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/OCA3/IEOPASNU/FX4OCA3IEOPASNU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This is a microwave that I found on the street near my house.Lets take it apart!!!WARNING: Taking apart electronic devices is VERY DANGEROUS and especially a microwave!Please remember that I am a trained professional idiot at taking apart electronic devices, DO NOT take apart any kind of electronic ...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:07:13 PDT
How to make a capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-capacitor/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 06:44:18 PDT
Lesson 3: Circuit Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Lesson-3-Circuit-Components/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:27:19 PDT
Buzzer con resistencias http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzzer-con-resistencias/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 10:15:49 PDT
Buzzer y LEDs en protoboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzzer-y-LEDs-en-protoboard/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:22:07 PDT
Fake Alarm LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Alarm-LED-Circuit/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:58:39 PDT
Capacitance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-Meter/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:58:08 PDT
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
How I Organize My Electrolytic Capacitor Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Organize-My-Electrolytic-Capacitor-Collectio/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:51:10 PDT
555 Timer: Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Flashing-LED-1/
555 Timer: Flashing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SMALL.jpg ethanl2 This is an awesome and easy build to make! The Circuit Ok so the 555 timer is a small 8-pin chip used in a lot of electronics. Here is the layout of the pinsPin 1- Ground (aka negative or neutral)Pin 2- TriggerPin 3- OutputPin 4- ResetPin 5- Control voltagePin 6- ThresholdPin 7- DischargePin 8- V...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:56:53 PDT
Insect Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot/
Insect Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XI4B/ICBRWZ3H/F0PXI4BICBRWZ3H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XI4B/ICBRWZ3H/F0PXI4BICBRWZ3H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XI4B/ICBRWZ3H/F0PXI4BICBRWZ3H.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Want to test your Soldering Skills !! here is an easy to make insect robot that you can build in about 20 minuets.The insect bot uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, with specification - 2.8V 5F, you can get one ...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:27:28 PDT
Measure Capacitance with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Capacitance-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 18:13:28 PDT
DIY Flip-Flop Multi Vibrator Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flip-Flop-Multi-Vibrator-Circuit/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:47:38 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Capacitor-Car/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:25:09 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Car-2/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:51:53 PDT
Capacitor Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Car-3/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:51:51 PDT