Instructables: exploring - technology - charger http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:47:35 PST BLOX v1.01 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 21:38:38 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 This Instructable is a tutorial on how to solar charge lithium-ion batteries for smart phones. These images were taken from presentation I created to show how the Solarpad worked. The inspiration for this design was from my trip to Portland, OR and living a car-free lifestyle. My phone would run out...
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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/
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own Arduino-based Heart Rate Monitor! But this is not just any other DIY Heat Rate Monitor; this is a Solar Powered Heart Rate Monitor!This Heart Rate Monitor is aimed for rural areas in Africa and Asia. Here, many places lack elect...
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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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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:22:25 PDT
How to make a portable phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-portable-phone-charger/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:16:21 PDT
Microwave Motor Crank Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Microwave-Motor-Crank-Charger/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:29:11 PDT
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:39:19 PDT
Arduino powered Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-Solar-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 10:52:55 PDT
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/PortableWireless-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 20:40:55 PDT
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reliable-Low-Power-Home-Solar-Backup-Solution/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:28:20 PDT
solar charger indipendent http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-charger-indipendent/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:44:13 PDT
Make a Bracelet From a Phone/Ipod Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bracelet-From-a-PhoneIpod-Cord/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:44:31 PDT
Recycled Solar USB Charger build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Solar-Charged-USB-Charger-2-The-Second-Bu/
Recycled Solar USB Charger build 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OHDW/HYLDP600/FTHOHDWHYLDP600.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OHDW/HYLDP600/FTHOHDWHYLDP600.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OHDW/HYLDP600/FTHOHDWHYLDP600.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy y'all I wrote a quick little instructable a while back about how I took some salvage stuff and made a Solar phone charger. I would like to introduce you all to "Recycled Solar Charged USB Charger 2 The Second Build". The only thing that was reused was the panel from the first build. http://ww...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:00:58 PDT
DIY USB Android Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Android-Charger/
DIY USB Android Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9YWG/HYC6AJ40/FL99YWGHYC6AJ40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9YWG/HYC6AJ40/FL99YWGHYC6AJ40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9YWG/HYC6AJ40/FL99YWGHYC6AJ40.SMALL.jpg shahbazali4u This Nokia charger was lying around in my junk as the wire had snapped from the middle but I figured the charger was working.I opened it up and with the help of some hot knife I melted the plastic of the casing to make a notch for the (Female usb connector) and glued it firmly.I soldered the wires ...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 00:13:39 PDT
Universal Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Portable-USB-Charger/
Universal Portable USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9YAK/HY4KS7D8/FAQ9YAKHY4KS7D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9YAK/HY4KS7D8/FAQ9YAKHY4KS7D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9YAK/HY4KS7D8/FAQ9YAKHY4KS7D8.SMALL.jpg 3zuli Hello! In this Instructable I will show you how I built myself a universal portable USB charger. I am soon attending a weekend festival with camping and I realized that my crappy chinese "10000mAh" USB power pack won't last that long. I have my phone (Galaxy S4), a GoPro and my friends will also wan...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:59 PDT
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/J7NR/HY3Z9D1E/FDEJ7NRHY3Z9D1E.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 Hi Instructables audience!In this instructable i'm showing you how to make simple usb charger. This is my 3'd version for this kind of charger and this one is upgraded to allow voltage to flow on stable 12v and no backward flow. Basicly this one works on it's full potentional ,without any possible w...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT
Hand-crank iPhone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-crank-iPhone-charger/
Hand-crank iPhone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SMALL.jpg supercapacitor I had always wanted to make something that converted mechanical to electrical power. So when I salvaged a high-torque motor from a broken microwave, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.This Instructable details the making of a hand-crank iPhone charger, a charger that operates solely on me...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:55:21 PDT
Dual USB/Firewire 400 Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-USBFirewire-400-Power-Bank/
Dual USB/Firewire 400 Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/CE4F/HX1WC468/F0TCE4FHX1WC468.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/CE4F/HX1WC468/F0TCE4FHX1WC468.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/CE4F/HX1WC468/F0TCE4FHX1WC468.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I have a lot of devices (cell phone, iPod, portable stereo, etc) that need to be charged on the go. I've wanted to make a reliable, portable power bank to charge these devices when I don't have access to a wall charger. Another problem is that I have a 3G iPod that only charges via firewire, an opti...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:59:56 PDT
usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-charger-2/
usb charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/KQ7P/HWWNQR37/FWQKQ7PHWWNQR37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/KQ7P/HWWNQR37/FWQKQ7PHWWNQR37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/KQ7P/HWWNQR37/FWQKQ7PHWWNQR37.SMALL.jpg bossboy 47 This is how to make a charging unit for a usb charger What you will needUsb extension cordBatteryElectrical tapeSwitch cut the usb wire on the end that would normally go into the wall charger strip the wires. Put the batteries hooked up to the switch then to the wires and you are done
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:13:46 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/
battery powered usb charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/M9QG/HWS3RY4W/FN4M9QGHWS3RY4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/M9QG/HWS3RY4W/FN4M9QGHWS3RY4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/M9QG/HWS3RY4W/FN4M9QGHWS3RY4W.SMALL.jpg bossboy 47 this usb charger will allow you to power your phone pic is proof .first instructable comments and suggestions will help this is just a prototype a second will be made What you will need to build the usb charger. box (to hold the tech in) A usb charger wires battery (9 volts or lit...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:01:23 PDT
Li-ion battery charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-battery-charging/
Li-ion battery charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SMALL.jpg pinomelean Lithium based batteries are a versatile way of storing energy; they have one of the highest energy density and specific energy(360 to 900 kJ/kg) among rechargeable batteries.The downside is that, unlike capacitors or other kinds of batteries, they can not be charged by a regular power supply. They n...
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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
Aa Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Aa-Battery-Charger/
Aa Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RUTD/HWNUD4LS/FB6RUTDHWNUD4LS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RUTD/HWNUD4LS/FB6RUTDHWNUD4LS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RUTD/HWNUD4LS/FB6RUTDHWNUD4LS.SMALL.jpg Robert Powell This charger can charge rechargeable AND alkaline aa battery's. (If you want to charge other batteries you can but the have to be 1.2-1.5 volts each, you can charge a total voltage of 4.5 volts max! If you charge higher voltage you may damage the charger!) Warnings! 1. If you try to charge over...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:34:49 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
USB Charger Kink Protector from an Upcycled Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Kink-Protector-from-an-Upcycled-Pen/
USB Charger Kink Protector from an Upcycled Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IFXG/HWJQD0YJ/FU0IFXGHWJQD0YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IFXG/HWJQD0YJ/FU0IFXGHWJQD0YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IFXG/HWJQD0YJ/FU0IFXGHWJQD0YJ.SMALL.jpg tlankford In this Instructable I will show you how to use the spring from an old ink pen and make a kink protector for small wires. I know that almost all of us have small wires either on our phones, pads, earphones, or robotics. This will give you a way to take an old pen that does not work anymore and use...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:00:40 PDT
Ultra-Portable micro usb charger with strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Portable-micro-usb-charger-with-strap/
Ultra-Portable micro usb charger with strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YNZ3/HWH2IRPZ/F2YYNZ3HWH2IRPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YNZ3/HWH2IRPZ/F2YYNZ3HWH2IRPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YNZ3/HWH2IRPZ/F2YYNZ3HWH2IRPZ.SMALL.jpg Lilium JSN Is your phone battery running low and you are far from your charger? Not any more. You can create your own ultra-portable charger by modding an iphone charger. Keep your phone charged wherever your are, simply by adding your charger to your keys. Opening the iphone charger and desoldering First o...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Power generating shoe for charging mobile phones and torch lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-generating-shoe-for-charging-mobile-phones-a/
Power generating shoe for charging mobile phones and torch lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/BJN7/HWCJHRBJ/F99BJN7HWCJHRBJ.SMALL.jpg Martin Arunnath This shoe works on dynamo basis and during the walk or running the dynamo produces power which is stored in the battery. During at rest the chords can be attached and the mobiles phones get charged.It is user friendly and economical. Take the shoe and remove the heels alone seperately. Take the s...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 01:02:01 PDT
Charge your Android devices at full capacity using the Anker® 25W 5-Port USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-Android-devices-at-full-capacity-using/
Charge your Android devices at full capacity using the Anker® 25W 5-Port USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/Y5EW/HW7Q98MG/FPHY5EWHW7Q98MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/Y5EW/HW7Q98MG/FPHY5EWHW7Q98MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/Y5EW/HW7Q98MG/FPHY5EWHW7Q98MG.SMALL.jpg diogosodre The Anker® 25W 5-Port Charger is an amazing charger! Unfortunately I it has some ports specific to iOS devices. Since I only own Android devices i could only charge them at full capacity on 2 of the 5 ports available, so I decided to fix that and here is how it was done! Open it! After many tries...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:00:10 PDT
USB charger 9V http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-charger-9V/
USB charger 9V - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/P3TZ/HW6SXXFV/FDUP3TZHW6SXXFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/P3TZ/HW6SXXFV/FDUP3TZHW6SXXFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/P3TZ/HW6SXXFV/FDUP3TZHW6SXXFV.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Easy make portable USB charger Need Need:Caselm7805 voltage regulatorbatery clip9V bateryUSBswitchplierssoldering ironglue gun Circuit It's so EASY!!! Fold Fold voltage regulator (lm7805) contacts Cut wires Cut wires from batery clip (4-5cm) Solder Solder 2 black wires (from batery cl...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 13:28:11 PDT
3D Printed Pebble Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Charger/
3D Printed Pebble Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SMALL.jpg zjenja This little charger for your Pebble Smartwatch can be made within 30 minutes. We are going to make the entire charger (yes, including the USB plug!). Instead of using magnets, this charger snaps nicely on your watch. This allows you to leave it directly in the USB port.It works great as an alternati...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:58:38 PDT
Hack 2 Devices For A Cheap portable USB Charger and Ryobi Battery Charge indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Ryobi-Battery-Indicator-With-USB-Charger/
Hack 2 Devices For A Cheap portable USB Charger and Ryobi Battery Charge indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O5CG/HVTLUTL5/FRMO5CGHVTLUTL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O5CG/HVTLUTL5/FRMO5CGHVTLUTL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O5CG/HVTLUTL5/FRMO5CGHVTLUTL5.SMALL.jpg joekemp1 I would like to first apologies in advance if my instructions are not clear, as this is my first time posting an Intractable. After seeing a similar gadget that looked alike it required a lot more work without the added feature of having a battery indicator built in I decided to post mine. Please fe...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 10:29:26 PDT
solar cell phone charger for idiots like me http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-cell-phone-charger-for-idiots-like-me/
solar cell phone charger for idiots like me - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5XV0/HVGXJJOO/FNV5XV0HVGXJJOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5XV0/HVGXJJOO/FNV5XV0HVGXJJOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5XV0/HVGXJJOO/FNV5XV0HVGXJJOO.SMALL.jpg ajensen27 edit: this thing did not work! back to the drawin board. I will redo this whole idea because I'm just too stubborn to give up. that and I now has a bunch of sola panels and no garden lights lol. but I have been studying up on circuits and how to wire things and I will figure it all out. I want to ma...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 09:50:07 PDT