Instructables: exploring - technology - charger http://www.instructables.com Tue, 5 May 2015 02:14:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 InPace - an Arduino based GPS data logging fitness wristband with bluetooth and an iOS app http://www.instructables.com/id/InPace/
InPace - an Arduino based GPS data logging fitness wristband with bluetooth and an iOS app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/3MK4/I976TYDC/F6I3MK4I976TYDC.SMALL.jpg hheidmann InPace is an Arduino based fitness wristband, with an accompanying iOS application, that can provide live feedback on how the user is pacing themselves during a run, walk or cycling route. It tracks GPS locations and current times to compare the users current performance with previous attempts at th...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 18:08:27 PDT
Multi port USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-port-USB-charger/
Multi port USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/877Q/I8YBQ4N5/FKA877QI8YBQ4N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/877Q/I8YBQ4N5/FKA877QI8YBQ4N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/877Q/I8YBQ4N5/FKA877QI8YBQ4N5.SMALL.jpg jschlager Tired of figuring out how many USB chargers you can cram into one outlet. Warnings After you make these modifications NEVER connect this USB hub to a computer. As usual create at your own risk! Compatibility The following devices have been tested and charge:Nintendo 3DSNintendo DSiKindle Fire...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:38:34 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
USB Charger Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SMALL.jpg RushFan Hello folks, this here is an Instructable on installing a handy USB outlet. I initially installed one on my boat, and I loved it so much that I put one in each of 2 of my cars. I am even going to put another on the boat! With a family of 5 and about 2,700 total devices, the prospect of having the...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
The Twig -a multi-use charging cable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Twig-a-multi-use-charging-cable/
The Twig -a multi-use charging cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/G6XS/I8U15ESJ/FTNG6XSI8U15ESJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/G6XS/I8U15ESJ/FTNG6XSI8U15ESJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/G6XS/I8U15ESJ/FTNG6XSI8U15ESJ.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer I was surfing the internet a while ago and I found this cool but simple gadget. It was a phone charger, created into a stand. The stand is flexible so you can adjust the positioning of the device that is currently charging on it. I originally found it on kickstarter, and is advertised by the name of...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:39:36 PDT
How To Make An LDR (light-dependent resistor ) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-LDR-light-dependent-resistor-Circui/
How To Make An LDR (light-dependent resistor ) Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/60D9/I8J9VZMG/F0560D9I8J9VZMG.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers When Light Falls on LDR the Resistance of LDR start Decreasing and its low resistance make the Transistor 1 in to Conduction mode and Cut off the Second transistor but when no Light falling on LDR so it,s Resistance start increasing so transistor 1 stop conducting and now we all knows that current a...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:19:45 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/IBYX/I8FQZBJ5/FNMIBYXI8FQZBJ5.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers 1) 12V Battery 2) Dc Lights Led Strip3) wires and one Button for ON OFF4) Solar Charger Best for Forests and Mountain Campaigns You can also Connect this Bright Led Strip with Your Car Battery ...Enjoy ***Favorite if You hate Too Much steps ***Visit My wesbsite
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Emergency-Power-Bank-for-Smatphone-with-T/
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with DC Voltage Step-up Boost Module and TP4056 1A Li-Ion battery Charging Module, 2 cells laptop batteries, mini box toy, and few timesModel: TP4056- Material: PCB + plastic + iron - Board TP4056 lithium charge management chip - Mini USB head can link di...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:44:35 PDT
Make a solar charger (quickly) for real emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-solar-phone-charger-quickly-for-real-emerge/
Make a solar charger (quickly) for real emergency - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LFMT/I7XR8GEZ/FQBLFMTI7XR8GEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LFMT/I7XR8GEZ/FQBLFMTI7XR8GEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/LFMT/I7XR8GEZ/FQBLFMTI7XR8GEZ.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 My city is under the mud, without electricity. All people need charge a phone or a usb lantern, light and communication is very important.Sorry for my english and sorry for my drawings, I dont have electricity, just the phone!!!!!!! Materials -Converter 12 vdc to 5 vdc (2 usb port) US$6 www.aliex...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:39:24 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
Cellphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SMALL.jpg hobbyman As the functions of cell phones increased astronomically, so their power requirements. Nowadays a clever :) phone which is purchased new can hardly stand working for 1-2 days and their endurance even decreases as the battery inside wears down as it gets older. So many people are buying and using bat...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
DIY Portable solar usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-solar-usb-charger/
DIY Portable solar usb charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GLX6/I7VQRT4H/FU0GLX6I7VQRT4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GLX6/I7VQRT4H/FU0GLX6I7VQRT4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GLX6/I7VQRT4H/FU0GLX6I7VQRT4H.SMALL.jpg HKPNSS Hi Guys,So i am new here to instructable and this is my first instructable. It is a portable detachable solar usb charger.Which is portable and the solar panels are detachable (to be compact).With this easy circuit You can also charge your phone while it is in your pocket now!!! Components to buil...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:35:44 PDT
Recycled Energy - $7.50 Generator! - ThermoElectric Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Energy-ThermoElectric-Generator/
Recycled Energy - $7.50 Generator! - ThermoElectric Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media We have been working on creating a stable way to charge our electronics while camping for a while. Solar panels work alright, but I find that when you really need your cell phone and GPS it is dark, sinister, and stormy out. This Thermoelectric Generator can produce energy from common temperature di...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:43:03 PDT
Homemade Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Portable-Charger/
Homemade Portable Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/I4MX/I7MYABSO/FHII4MXI7MYABSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/I4MX/I7MYABSO/FHII4MXI7MYABSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/I4MX/I7MYABSO/FHII4MXI7MYABSO.SMALL.jpg aditya.sagi This portable charger is powered by a 9 volt battery. It can charge your, cell phone, smart phone, or tablet. List of Things Needed. 6 inches of 22 gage wire.1 Switch : With Power, ACC, and ground outputs. 1 USB car charger. Preferably with an LED.9 volt battery.9 volt battery adapter.Large Altoi...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:07:51 PDT
Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-External-DIY-Portable-Power-Bank-Backup-B/
Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/FIMQ/I7VQKEE4/FWGFIMQI7VQKEE4.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade External DIY Portable Power Bank Backup Battery USB Charger Smart Mobile Phone with Hold Battery, Laptop cells 18650 new ( buy from EBay ) or take from old laptop batteries broken, Box take from Old modem ADSL, TP4056 Module buy from EBay about 2USD - very cheap for Powerbank HomemadeMore P...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:47:34 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/power-bank/
power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CSCW/I7L6PRGX/FMYCSCWI7L6PRGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CSCW/I7L6PRGX/FMYCSCWI7L6PRGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CSCW/I7L6PRGX/FMYCSCWI7L6PRGX.SMALL.jpg ISSAM90 null null null
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:14:29 PDT
pwm solar controller and tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/pwm-solar-controller-and-tracker/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:56:45 PDT
Easy Wooden Speaker Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Speaker-Dock/
Easy Wooden Speaker Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/COLA/I7D65SMC/FZFCOLAI7D65SMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/COLA/I7D65SMC/FZFCOLAI7D65SMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/COLA/I7D65SMC/FZFCOLAI7D65SMC.SMALL.jpg Maker Spark Here's how to make an easy (and cheap) phone dock with speakers, made out of wood. The purpose of this was primarily to experiment with a natural, wood structure, not to create the greatest sound system. In order to have the optimum audio output, an air chamber and decent drivers would be needed. As...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:17:51 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port http://www.instructables.com/id/1st-9v-Battery-that-can-be-recharged-from-a-USB-Po/
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The 9v batteries are very often used in electronics, example: programmable circuits, robots and etc... But they have a very huge problem, theirs capacity is low and the rechargeable 9v batteries needs at least 9.5v to charge them up. I thought much time about this project because would be an importa...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:32:50 PDT
Pocket USB Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-USB-Emergency-Charger/
Pocket USB Emergency Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SMALL.jpg rodski I been able to make a Pocket Emergency Charger compatible for smartphones and other USB compliant devices out of salvaging an electronic pcb from an old cd player.,Since the famous LM 7805 Linear Regulator i found was the main component used to built a charger.i have seen various instructable projec...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 07:53:50 PDT
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/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:25:23 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$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/AJYF/I63F2Q50/FPDAJYFI63F2Q50.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you see many solar chargers in online stores or in tech-shops, but their sizes and their prices are high. This instructable will show you how to make an ultra small solar charger from recycled components from an old garden light, and from a TIC-TAC container. This project will cost you about 4...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:47:59 PST
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x3W-NiceCheap/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Go to my new instructable where you can find my finished bluetooth speaker !!!Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own loud Bluetooth Speaker easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 14$.Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 3W speakers to make it less expensive.In the fo...
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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 ...
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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 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 but what if you are stuck in a place where there is no power source, li...
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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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