Instructables: exploring - technology - charger http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:48:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Peltier Fan / Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Fan-Phone-Charger/
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SMALL.jpg Harlan Whitman Jean Charles Athanase Peltier a 30 year old watch dealer that decides to turn physicist. His experiments lead to the technology used in this project. Worth a good Wiki read. As a fellow 30 yr old tinker man I decided to give it a shot. Had been wanting to create air flow on top of my Rocket Mass He...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:23:41 PST
Fem-AA http://www.instructables.com/id/Fem-AA/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:34:40 PST
Bike Volt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Volt/
Bike Volt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/P4NT/I6NIA0ZX/FTEP4NTI6NIA0ZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/P4NT/I6NIA0ZX/FTEP4NTI6NIA0ZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/P4NT/I6NIA0ZX/FTEP4NTI6NIA0ZX.SMALL.jpg BikeVolt This report explains step by step how the project was constructed. Bike- Volt consists in a voltage rectifier that takes AC from a dynamo (that works with the wheel spin of a bike) and rectifies it (DC) in order to supply voltage for cellphone charging.Materials: -1 dynamo.-4 diodes (1N4007).-1 capa...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:07 PST
Universal mobile charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-mobile-charger/
Universal mobile charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/QPEO/I6NIFIK2/FFEQPEOI6NIFIK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/QPEO/I6NIFIK2/FFEQPEOI6NIFIK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/QPEO/I6NIFIK2/FFEQPEOI6NIFIK2.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty I made this mobile charger using 4mm MDF board. I already sealed and I was not able to disassemble and show you. I am going to explain how i did this... Materials and tools needed 4mm MDF board12v 2amp transformer4*5402 diodesLED4700 mfd 25v capacitorspdt Switchcar USB chargerwood gluewood nails...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:17:30 PST
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Device-Charging-with-a-Multi-turbine-on-faucet-win/
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love every green energy gadgets and devices but they are specialized only for one electricity generator like a solar cell or a wind turbine. the wind turbine chargers are big and they can't be used as a hydroturbine. I tried to make a waterproof multiturbine that can be powered by wind or by any f...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:08:27 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Solar Powered Arduino Clock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Arduino-Clock/
Solar Powered Arduino Clock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/P6HX/I6M2MFSB/F29P6HXI6M2MFSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/P6HX/I6M2MFSB/F29P6HXI6M2MFSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/P6HX/I6M2MFSB/F29P6HXI6M2MFSB.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Recently I've been interested in solar power and its applications.With the advancements in solar panel technology, solar panels have become much more efficient and cheap at the same time. However, they're still kinda expensive, so powering up an apartment with these stuff will set you back by hundre...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:25:23 PST
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-lithium-ion-or-lifepo4-pack-with-solar-chargin/
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SMALL.jpg tikka88 i got stuck with my boombox project. Help wanted and appreciated very much! any suggestion taken into consideration and awarded with my deepest thanks. :) Help wanted from all off you geniuses! Hey! i´m building a boombox. and need a battery for it. audio stuff i got covered because i have built ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:07:02 PST
Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Charger-4/
Portable Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SMALL.jpg BinksBrew For a long time I've had old back up cell phones taking up space in my desk drawer. I was curious if I could put any of these old phones to some use. I can't just throw them away so I decided to try and re-purpose one of them as a portable charger for my current smart phone. Materials Mp1405 5v...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:43:18 PST
R15 V2 Iphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/R15-V2-Iphone-Charger/
R15 V2 Iphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/D6R7/I6MC4BES/FCVD6R7I6MC4BES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/D6R7/I6MC4BES/FCVD6R7I6MC4BES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/D6R7/I6MC4BES/FCVD6R7I6MC4BES.SMALL.jpg akshay4121 A very usefull experiment....n dnt worry its fully working well as i dnt publish untill i get satisfying result....ive been using diz from 5 months no prob itz still working well and charges welll my iphone 5s...tym to begin Parts neededWireCar charger[plz be sure abt ur charger quality and brand,as...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:10:29 PST
Easy Crank Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Crank-Generator/
Easy Crank Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 This build is to show you how you can generate some energy from a gear motor so that you can use it to power a flashlight, charge your cell phone, or to run other small equipment. I know this project is short but that is because it is an easy to do project but, you should not underestimate the usefu...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:18:25 PST
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Energy-For-All-usb-Gadgets/
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SMALL.jpg eysenbachja This project is a usb solar charger that is capable of charging all your usb gadgets in a green way from its 5 usb ports. This project is based around the instapark 20 watt solar panel (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FX1192/ref=oh....This panel puts out 20 watts at 12 volts and will still achi...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:01:09 PST
9v usb charger power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-usb-charger-power-bank/
9v usb charger power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SMALL.jpg ccpro14 today im going to show you hoow to make a power bank or a usb phone charger in almost no moneyyou will needa 9v batterya usb femalea 5v 500ma voltage regulator (can be exteracted from a non usb charger it has a hole on top)wires1% luckbut the most important you need pro soldering skills best of luck...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:19:04 PST
DIY Solar Bottle bulb and Mobile charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Bottle-bulb-and-Mobile-charger/
DIY Solar Bottle bulb and Mobile charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/VCON/I67S8BHE/FWGVCONI67S8BHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/VCON/I67S8BHE/FWGVCONI67S8BHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/VCON/I67S8BHE/FWGVCONI67S8BHE.SMALL.jpg Engg_suraj Hello everyone,This instructable is about 'DIY Solar Bottle bulb and Mobile charger' in which we can build our own solar bottle light bulb and a mobile phone charger. This Instructable is helpful were there is no electricity or electricity cost is very high.I made this instructable to provide awaren...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:58:11 PST
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Small-Solar-Phone-Charger-only-4/
Super Small Solar Phone Charger (only 4$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you see many solar chargers in online stores or in tech-shops, but their sizes and their prices are high. This instructable will show you how to make an ultra small solar charger from recycled components from an old garden light, and from a TIC-TAC container. This project will cost you about 4...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:47:59 PST
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x3W-NiceCheap/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VIOG/I63EZTOX/FSCVIOGI63EZTOX.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own loud Bluetooth Speaker easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 14$.Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 3W speakers to make it less expensive.In the following steps I will try to explain on the easiest way how to assemble this bl...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 06:17:29 PST
Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Charger/
Emergency Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/M59R/I5XSBWFB/FRSM59RI5XSBWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/M59R/I5XSBWFB/FRSM59RI5XSBWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/M59R/I5XSBWFB/FRSM59RI5XSBWFB.SMALL.jpg Hannah5522 No car needed! plug in iPod or phoneset phone asidetake car charger and put it in the circle holetake quarter and put it on the square hole and make it touch the metal on the side of the car charger enjoy you emergency charger
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:51:13 PST
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Voltage-Regulated-Joule-Thief-power-supplych/
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you know the very popular Joule Thief circuit, that usually is used to drive LEDs, but this instructable will show you how to regulate the output voltage up to 30 volts. You can regulate example to 5 volts that is enough to charge a phone or any USB device. It charges slowly but works. Or you ...
By: Imetomi

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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:00:36 PST
Wireless Bone Conduction Headset (headphones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Bone-Conduction-Headset-headphones/
Wireless Bone Conduction Headset (headphones) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SMALL.jpg Daniel ArturoF In this Instructable we are going to make a solar wireless headphones that use bone conduction speakers to play music. This headphones are capable of control the multimedia player basic functions and also have a built in microphone to allow take calls.The solar panel will provide an extra power boos...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 17:49:45 PST
Joule Thief Low Voltage Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-Low-Voltage-Battery-Charger/
Joule Thief Low Voltage Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5OON/I5P7JTEL/FJ35OONI5P7JTEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5OON/I5P7JTEL/FJ35OONI5P7JTEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/5OON/I5P7JTEL/FJ35OONI5P7JTEL.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos A "Joule Thief" is a simple voltage booster circuit. It can increase the voltage of power source by changing the constant low voltage signal into a series of rapid pulses at a higher voltage. You most commonly see this kind of circuit used to power LEDs with a "dead" battery. But there are many more...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:22:25 PST
Inductive car charger-holder for Pre3 with Touchstone http://www.instructables.com/id/Inductive-car-holder-charger-for-Pre3-with-Touchst/
Inductive car charger-holder for Pre3 with Touchstone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/HXI4/I5J56IBM/F1CHXI4I5J56IBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/HXI4/I5J56IBM/F1CHXI4I5J56IBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/HXI4/I5J56IBM/F1CHXI4I5J56IBM.SMALL.jpg tyllatylla In this Instructable we will create a pivotable inductive car charger for a HP Pre3 phone using a Hp-Palm Touchstone.Time: a few daysPrerequisites: HP-Palm Touchstone plastic tray from the original packaging of Pre3 (*1) one piece of plastic (around 70 mm x 70 mm x 25-40 mm????????...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:39:28 PST
Battery powered USB Car charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-USB-Car-charger/
Battery powered USB Car charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SMALL.jpg ItsNick Here's what I randomly figured out. Using just a 9V Battery to charge your device. The only problem is that you may need to turn off your device to get it charged as the battery consumption when your device is on is higher than how much it's charged. Not an native English speaker so I'm sorry for an...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:09:42 PST
Cellphone Charger Test Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger-Test-Box/
Cellphone Charger Test Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/LSUU/I50X193P/FJMLSUUI50X193P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/LSUU/I50X193P/FJMLSUUI50X193P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/LSUU/I50X193P/FJMLSUUI50X193P.SMALL.jpg abu7li Published on Jan 17, 2015In this presentation i would try to show you how you could build a simple device to test any mobile charger easily. you do not have to wait to check battery level indicator in your mobile anymore :)You can watch the movie in bellow link:
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:10:15 PST
How to Repair MagSafe2 Charger for Apple MacBook Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-MagSafe2-Charger-for-Apple-MacBook-P/
How to Repair MagSafe2 Charger for Apple MacBook Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/S8T4/I4YTJDD8/FVJS8T4I4YTJDD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/S8T4/I4YTJDD8/FVJS8T4I4YTJDD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/S8T4/I4YTJDD8/FVJS8T4I4YTJDD8.SMALL.jpg 3rdiii No money for a new MacBook Pro charger? No need to worry. I repaired my MagSafe2 charger for my new MacBook Pro by using the charger from my old MacBook Pro using the MagSafe charger in less than 10 minutes. Here's how...**SAFETY ALERT** please make sure the Chargers you are working on are unplugged...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:18:30 PST
Framed picture wireless charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Framed-picture-wireless-charger/
Framed picture wireless charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/V2TK/I4VQHONG/FW6V2TKI4VQHONG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/V2TK/I4VQHONG/FW6V2TKI4VQHONG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/V2TK/I4VQHONG/FW6V2TKI4VQHONG.SMALL.jpg thijsrico Wireless charging is a feature that an increasing amount of phones come equipped with. However, the chargers themselves often look like futuristic bricks or hockey pucks. In this instructable I will show you how I made my wireless charger look like a framed picture and how you can as well. Materia...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:41:55 PST
protable power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/protable-power-bank/
protable power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SMALL.jpg ibenkos this is an easy project to make an 5v portable power bank for just 2$! Parts The parts you will need for this project is:* 3x AAA batteries * 3x AAA battery holder* 5v step-up * SPST switch* Enclosure* Hot glue Cut the wires Cut the wires from the battery holder to the size you want them to b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:31:06 PST
Portable Solar Boombox/Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-BoomboxCharger/
Portable Solar Boombox/Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SMALL.jpg sschaich Hello,so this is my first instructable, any tips for making things clearer or fixing these instructions are welcome. I study mechanical engineering and am not too deep into electronics but tried my best. If you have any improvements, feel free to share them in the comments.My motivation to this proj...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:45:49 PST
Human Powered Phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-USB-devices-using-your-muscle-power-Charg/
Human Powered Phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SMALL.jpg Ganesh Selvaraj ***If you think it's worthy, Vote for it for "Make Energy" Challenge***Mobile phones / Tablets have become an integral part of our life. One big hustle which every mobile user faces is charging the device. Well if you have a power source like AC wall supply or batteries lying around then it is easy ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:21:04 PST
Cycle Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-Phone-Charger/
Cycle Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/WTX9/I48CXY8T/FOQWTX9I48CXY8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/WTX9/I48CXY8T/FOQWTX9I48CXY8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/WTX9/I48CXY8T/FOQWTX9I48CXY8T.SMALL.jpg Rajat Cool When I ride a bicycle,the battery of my phone often gets used upand then I can't do any work on my cell phone or call anyone.So I thought of making a cycle phone charger.This is a charger which takes energy form your bicycle and converts it into electrical energy which is then used to charge phone.S...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:19:35 PST
Make A Charger Case For Any Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Charger-Case-For-Any-Phone/
Make A Charger Case For Any Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UB08/I3THAFNA/F17UB08I3THAFNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UB08/I3THAFNA/F17UB08I3THAFNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UB08/I3THAFNA/F17UB08I3THAFNA.SMALL.jpg dvan nielen This will teach you how to make a charger case for any phone. (Note, it needs to be able to be charged through a USB port) Materials You will need:1 USB connectable battery1 phone case for your phone1 short charger cord for your phoneA way to secure the battery to your case eg; super glue, Blu ta...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:19:25 PST
Beefed Up iPhone Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Beefed-Up-iPhone-Cable/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:02:35 PST
how to make a simple usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-usb-charger/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:32:42 PST
Air power III http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-power-III/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:01:30 PST
DIY Sony Xperia Z Desktop Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sony-Xperia-Z-Desktop-Charger/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:04:40 PST
How to Solar Charge Lithium Ion Batteries for Smart Phones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solar-Charge-Lithium-Ion-Batteries-for-Smar/
How to Solar Charge Lithium Ion Batteries for Smart Phones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GQOY/I2VRAZN9/F5SGQOYI2VRAZN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GQOY/I2VRAZN9/F5SGQOYI2VRAZN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GQOY/I2VRAZN9/F5SGQOYI2VRAZN9.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0, which uses the same circuit as our solar charger, and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sol...This Instructable is a tutorial on how to solar charge lithium-ion batteries for s...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:25:42 PST
Emergency USB charger on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-charger-on-the-cheap-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:47:57 PST
ATtiny85 Two-Channel Lead Acid Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Two-Channel-Lead-Acid-Battery-Charger/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:27:49 PST
Measure Voltage of Phone Charger using a Simple Basic Digital Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Voltage-of-Phone-Charger-using-a-Simple-Ba/
Measure Voltage of Phone Charger using a Simple Basic Digital Multimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionRecently I bought a cheap Phone charger running on 4 AAA. One AAA battery is rated at 1.5V. So 4 batteries makes the total voltage: 6 V (1.5 X 4). The smart phone must only be charged using 5V power supply. I thought there should be some electric circuit in the cheap charger that is brin...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 03:12:18 PST
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:43:31 PST
How to Repair/Fix Lithium ion Rechargeable Batteries 18650 from Old Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-RepairFix-Lithium-ion-Rechargeable-Batterie/
How to Repair/Fix Lithium ion Rechargeable Batteries 18650 from Old Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ADVZ/I28D865A/FR5ADVZI28D865A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ADVZ/I28D865A/FR5ADVZI28D865A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ADVZ/I28D865A/FR5ADVZI28D865A.SMALL.jpg DIYTech In this video you will be learning about Lithium-ion Battery Cell repair guide, and how to charge them again for your Electronics Projects! Battery Power Ratings: 3.7v - 4.2vFor any kind of question/suggestions leave your comments on YouTube video! ThanksIf you like my videos, please hit like & Subs...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:23:41 PST
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
Halloween Phone Charger with adjustable power http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Phone-Charger-with-adjustable-power/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 01:36:14 PST
Virtual USB Charger Using Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-USB-Charger-Using-Sugru/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 23:35:48 PDT
GNK-USB Power Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/GNK-USB-Power-Droid/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:50 PDT
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Travelmate-A-Cooler-That-Provides-Storage-/
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SMALL.jpg miskie As can be seen from my profile info to the right, I deliver mail for a living along the back roads of a small Massachusetts town. Its a good job, quiet, and most of the time I'm alone with my thoughts - which is where most of my ideas come from. Anyway - I spend most of my time on the road in a typi...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:40:18 PDT
solar powered phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-powered-phone-charger/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 19:44:09 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Using an Arduino to charge a DS lite http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-charge-a-DS-lite/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:57:02 PDT
Repairing a Macbook Pro charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Macbook-Pro-charger/
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By: tlee2

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:22:25 PDT