Instructables: exploring - technology - charger http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:47:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 120 volt AC AA battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/120-volt-AC-AA-battery-Charger/
120 volt AC AA battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/KLPX/HU0GPX1O/FJHKLPXHU0GPX1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/KLPX/HU0GPX1O/FJHKLPXHU0GPX1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/KLPX/HU0GPX1O/FJHKLPXHU0GPX1O.SMALL.jpg kc8hps This charger is very unique in that it will charge all different types of AA ,C, D ,9 volt batteries depending on the battery holder that you select for the project. This project does not require the use of a step down transformer only one diode. This charger is even capable of charging alkaline ba...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:55:02 PDT
How to connect your 4 button battery charger to your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-your-4-button-battery-charger-to-yo/
How to connect your 4 button battery charger to your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SMALL.jpg The nerdling You may have a hobbykign eco six, or whatever and want to connect it to your computer to log everything this works on windows you will need:   a hobyking usb cable located here http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__9043__... spare servo cable with plug a charger a win...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:16 PDT
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (PWM) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-PWM/
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (PWM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SMALL.jpg deba168 In my previous instructables I described the details of energy monitoring of a off grid solar system.I have also won the 123D circuits competition for that.You can see this ARDUINO ENERGY METER. Please vote for me..... In solar power system, charge controller is the heart of the system which was...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 01:49:18 PDT
Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Charger/
Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/KXE6/HTHKFYG0/FJ7KXE6HTHKFYG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/KXE6/HTHKFYG0/FJ7KXE6HTHKFYG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/KXE6/HTHKFYG0/FJ7KXE6HTHKFYG0.SMALL.jpg Mock5 This is a simple phone charger that is using an 7805 voltage regulator. Materials/parts/tools: 7805 voltage regulator small aluminum plate (38x27mm) thermal Paste USB female socket terminal block (for power connection) screw 2x 10uF capacitors (SMD) 180 ohms resistor (SMD) red...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 04:55:29 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
Mini line tracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SMALL.jpg pinomelean This is the story of how i made my first robot, and the instructions to build one yourself. It's a simple line tracer, controlled by two op-amps. No microcontroller, no programming... simple analog circuitry. I tried to make it as small as possible, using SMD components and tiny motors. I'm...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Charge your phone with a car battery (6V-24V) http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-phone-with-a-car-battery-6V-24V/
Charge your phone with a car battery (6V-24V) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/82E3/HT3DZW0M/FRH82E3HT3DZW0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/82E3/HT3DZW0M/FRH82E3HT3DZW0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/82E3/HT3DZW0M/FRH82E3HT3DZW0M.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Charging your smartphone while camping outside is not always easy. I am showing you how to charge your phone by using a car battery and a moped battery. You can also use the gadget with any kind of 6V-24V power source. Watch the video! The video already talks about the most important facts. But...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:50:25 PDT
Pocket-Sized Stereo With Built-In MP3 Player And Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Stereo-With-Built-In-MP3-Player-And-P/
Pocket-Sized Stereo With Built-In MP3 Player And Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/EM8K/HSPP5B7E/FUJEM8KHSPP5B7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/EM8K/HSPP5B7E/FUJEM8KHSPP5B7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/EM8K/HSPP5B7E/FUJEM8KHSPP5B7E.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I'm always trying to make a better, smaller mini stereo that fits comfortably in your pocket, but also puts out at least a half decent level of sound. This is my latest creation... It's a small tin that has not only a built-in amplifier and speakers, but also a 600mAh LiPo battery and USB 5v boost ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:11:02 PDT
7.2v-14v Charging Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/72v-14v-Charging-Hack/
7.2v-14v Charging Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WNPF/HSRZMH0L/FWDWNPFHSRZMH0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WNPF/HSRZMH0L/FWDWNPFHSRZMH0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/WNPF/HSRZMH0L/FWDWNPFHSRZMH0L.SMALL.jpg KENJA This is a Simple Supplement to my Scorpion 12v Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-SCORPION-USB-P... If you have or acquire an old Charging pod for a drill Battery Pack (Good Will, Garage sale etc...there cheap) Option #1 simply tear open an old bad battery pack and solder the p...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:38:30 PDT
"THE SCORPION" USB Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-SCORPION-USB-Power-Bank/
"THE SCORPION" USB Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/93MW/HSRZERKQ/FKE93MWHSRZERKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/93MW/HSRZERKQ/FKE93MWHSRZERKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/93MW/HSRZERKQ/FKE93MWHSRZERKQ.SMALL.jpg KENJA 12v USB Power Bank Made from materials likely laying around or at a store near you... for less then the cost of a pizza dinner. Massive Power And charging time for Low Investment With this as with many DIY Projects there are many variations and option to making one of these... So duplicat...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:26:07 PDT
18650 Battery Charger, Transformed from Galaxy S Charging Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/18650-Battery-Charger-Transformed-from-Galaxy-S-Ch/
18650 Battery Charger, Transformed from Galaxy S Charging Cradle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IVIK/HSQ4BL8M/FM1IVIKHSQ4BL8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IVIK/HSQ4BL8M/FM1IVIKHSQ4BL8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IVIK/HSQ4BL8M/FM1IVIKHSQ4BL8M.SMALL.jpg wonstoneyoo It's a simple work to transform Smart Phone Charging Credle to a 18650 Li-Ion Battery Charger as following steps. 1. Remove label of the back side and unscrew 2 screws with Philips #1 Screw Driver. 2. Open the slicing cover and remove it - just apply force to untrck. 3. Cut away about 17mm of top h...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:04:12 PDT
USB Lipo Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Lipo-Charger/
USB Lipo Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/HE5M/HSPP53Y3/F1UHE5MHSPP53Y3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/HE5M/HSPP53Y3/F1UHE5MHSPP53Y3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/HE5M/HSPP53Y3/F1UHE5MHSPP53Y3.SMALL.jpg totof60 In my first "instructable"I have said that I had the project to make a lipo charger. This the first test ! It's not the final version . It's the first time i soldering smd parts. dont worry it's very easy; put little past soldering on the pad  to the board put the smd solder with a little hot air ...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 02:02:28 PDT
Restoring/Recharging over-discharged LiPo (Lithium Polymer) batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-over-discharged-LiPo-Lithium-Polymer-bat/
Restoring/Recharging over-discharged LiPo (Lithium Polymer) batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/6KKS/HSE95FP0/F7J6KKSHSE95FP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/6KKS/HSE95FP0/F7J6KKSHSE95FP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/6KKS/HSE95FP0/F7J6KKSHSE95FP0.SMALL.jpg panther3001 LiPo batteries should never be discharged below 3.0V/cell, or it may permanently damage them.  Many chargers don't even allow you to charge a LiPo battery below 2.5V/cell.  So, if you accidentally run your plane/car too long, you don't have your low voltage cutoff set properly in the ESC (Electronic...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 19:55:22 PST
DIY PowerCube! : Ultimate Charging Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PowerCube-Ultimate-Charging-Solution/
DIY PowerCube! : Ultimate Charging Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/HY6R/HS70D4PN/FYTHY6RHS70D4PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/HY6R/HS70D4PN/FYTHY6RHS70D4PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/HY6R/HS70D4PN/FYTHY6RHS70D4PN.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Hi Everyone, Today we will make a Usb Charger that will work on a 9v Battery and can Serve any Gadget that could be charged over Usb. It can Serve Apple Products Also.It is a Easy Project which can be made by Everyone.Just a Warning Before i Start : There is a risk of Getting the Wires wrong by yo...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:07:10 PST
Phone and PS Vita Charging Dock (Made with LEGO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-and-PS-Vita-Charging-Dock-Made-with-LEGO/
Phone and PS Vita Charging Dock (Made with LEGO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SMALL.jpg wesleykxm Ever wanted to be able dock your Smartphone or PS Vita and charge it at the same time. There many docks out there that can be bought at a cost, but who wants a a flimsy plastic dock, when you can make your own sturdy, DIY LEGO Dock? Read on to see how YOU can make your own LEGO charging dock, for Fr...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 03:49:28 PST
Smart mint the solar phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-mint-the-solar-phone-charger/
Smart mint the solar phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SMALL.jpg tech savvy Hello everyone Techsavvy here ,   it been awhile since I posted anything , and I  Thought I owe it to my Awesome subscribers to post something I'v been working on ,  Thanks again guys for your support  ;-)  and fellow users  so to start off by saying a couple of things , well for starters I wante...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:59:47 PST
Arduino Outlet Timer / Vampire Killer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Vampire-Killer/
Arduino Outlet Timer / Vampire Killer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT A device that is constantly using power, even when not in use is commonly referred to as a "Vampire" device, because it's always sucking power. Things like Cell Phone chargers, iPod/iPad/iPhone chargers, Laptop power supplies/chargers etc. are the most common examples, although things that use the m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:15:41 PST
3d Printed Heart + Wireless Charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Charger-3d-Printed-Heart/
3d Printed Heart + Wireless Charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QPQI/HS9Y9P37/FNNQPQIHS9Y9P37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QPQI/HS9Y9P37/FNNQPQIHS9Y9P37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QPQI/HS9Y9P37/FNNQPQIHS9Y9P37.SMALL.jpg pwave I was looking for a nice valentine's day present something original, plus the Qi wireless charger looks so boring . update : new base !!! Things You Will Need 1) soldering iron 2) heat shrink 3) hot glue gun 4) drill 5) Qi wireless charger  + receiver 6) 3d printer or ask a friend that has one...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:38:03 PST
Panel mount USB power/charging station http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-mount-USB-powercharging-station/
Panel mount USB power/charging station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SMALL.jpg somewhereinusa I wanted a USB charging/power jack in my motorhome. All of the ones I found were too expensive and ugly. I built this one for about $2.00. Parts and tools PartsI usually buy too many of some parts, just because I might ruin one, or might need it for something else. It helps keep the shipping c...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:12:16 PST
DIY Portable 5Vdc USB Solar Power (.. in-progress ..) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-5Vdc-USB-Solar-Power-in-progress-/
DIY Portable 5Vdc USB Solar Power (.. in-progress ..) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/CILZ/HRGNRWSC/FB2CILZHRGNRWSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/CILZ/HRGNRWSC/FB2CILZHRGNRWSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/CILZ/HRGNRWSC/FB2CILZHRGNRWSC.SMALL.jpg tplim UPDATE MAR 6 : HI THERE THIS INSTRUCTABLE WILL BE PENDING TILL I RECEIVE MY NEXT MODULE FROM OTHER EBAY SELLER. THANK YOU FOR VIEWING AND LIKE. DESCRIPTION Uses solar power and [Update on Feb 12: An add-on dc-dc step-up or converter is needs to make this gadget works under shade. Please refer to c...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:40:08 PST
Mains USB Charger... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SMALL.jpg stevenarango   Having The Charger Next To my Night Table, The Cable Was Way Too Short!!! So I Found An Old Power Usb Adaptor .. Took the inside Out and Place them Inside a Project Box. Then i Got Hold of a Power  Cord. And a Switch Put  it All Together and Presto.. No more Leaning to one Side To Reach the iPh...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 19:20:47 PST
Secret Charger Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Charger-Compartment/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:30:20 PST
A portable charger for modern tablets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-portable-charger-for-modern-tablets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SMALL.jpg jdege Years back, someone figured out that you could make an easy USB charger for cell phones, MP3 players, etc., out of a 9V battery and a Altoids tin. IIRC, the first plans I saw used a zener diode as a voltage regulator, but very quickly people found that you could pick up a LM7805 5V voltage regulator...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:08:47 PST
Second portable usb charger That WORKS http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-portable-usb-charger-That-WORKS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SMALL.jpg stevenarango hi all    after making my 1st usb charger just to find out that it worked for a few minutes and then the battery got really Hot this while unit was off... so i tried a few other things just to get to the same point. HOT Battery.......... This one cost me Ready for this??? a whole $1.00 Dollar and ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:30:18 PST
Wristwatch Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Wristwatch-Phone-Charger/
Wristwatch Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/3O1T/HQVQ051V/FL83O1THQVQ051V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/3O1T/HQVQ051V/FL83O1THQVQ051V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/3O1T/HQVQ051V/FL83O1THQVQ051V.SMALL.jpg Explosionmaster Don't you hate it when your phone dies but, you need to use it? And then you go and sit by a socket for 30 mins using you ANCHORED phone, well here is the solution. Its a bracelet that charges your phone via 9 Volt battery a little finesse. Bits, Parts and Pieces You will need... Car to USB Nin...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:29:51 PST
Altoids Solar/Dynamo Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-SolarDynamo-Emergency-Charger/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:30:19 PST
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-USB-CAR-CHARGER-BY-SYED-MAAZ-GILLANI/
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SMALL.jpg mgilani MY CHARGER COMPONENTS FOR MAKING USB CHARGER 7805 VOLTAGE REGULATOR FEMALE USB CABLE MALE CAR CIGARETTR PLUG OPEN THE PLUG CONNECT NEGATIVE TERMINALS OF BOTH CONNECT POSTIVE TERMINALS OF PLUG WITH INPUT OF TRAQNSISTER PASS FEMALE USB CABLE FROM PLUG BODY CONNECT PO...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:41:23 PST
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Charger-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SMALL.jpg stevenarango well this is a DIY portable USB charger  for this you need  1    Female USB cord.    1   voltage  regulator 5V wires, solder, a small  box , a switch , and a Hot glue gun.    1   LED  1   Resistor 220 ohms, and   two 100 ohms Resistors Cut the USB cord you will see 4 wires ,one RED, one White/blue...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:56:38 PST
Get Earbuds To Last Longer http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Earbuds-To-Last-Longer/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:38:11 PST
Battery Powered USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-USB-Charger/
Battery Powered USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj In this instructable I will be making a tutorial on building your own portable battery powered charger to charge all your USB devices! Obtain Parts -9v battery clip (two is better but one works fine)+ batteries (rechargeable are more efficient)-Female USB port (salvaged mine from a USB hub-7805 r...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:41:41 PST
Candle Powered Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Powered-Phone-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ZFQ2/HQMN3VWU/FR8ZFQ2HQMN3VWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ZFQ2/HQMN3VWU/FR8ZFQ2HQMN3VWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/ZFQ2/HQMN3VWU/FR8ZFQ2HQMN3VWU.SMALL.jpg macobt Awesome charger that works  on fire,you will need candle,TEC Generator that works on heat and cold,emergency AA battery charger that convert voltage from 1.5 volts to 5 volts and female usb connector. Join to American Hacker:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:02:37 PST
USB Emergency Charger. (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Emergency-Charger-solar/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:14:39 PST
Warming up! http://www.instructables.com/id/Warming-up/
Warming up! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/YCX9/HPRIDXLR/F2AYCX9HPRIDXLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/YCX9/HPRIDXLR/F2AYCX9HPRIDXLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/YCX9/HPRIDXLR/F2AYCX9HPRIDXLR.SMALL.jpg contrechoc This instructable is reporting experiments and experience with heating pads in wearables. It can be used for warming up or changing color with thermo chromic ink on fabrics. Just sending energy through a wire with a bit of resistance gives heat. This seems simple, but the situation quickly gets com...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:08:54 PST
Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-22/
Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/EH7E/HPQO9GIP/FD6EH7EHPQO9GIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/EH7E/HPQO9GIP/FD6EH7EHPQO9GIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/EH7E/HPQO9GIP/FD6EH7EHPQO9GIP.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj In this 'ible I will be instructing you on how to build your own simple solar USB charger! Gather Your Supplies 1. A 5v (or a little less) solar panel Note: If your panel is under 1 amp or 4.5 volts, just use a boost driver or transistor. If your panel is too powerful use a regulator or resistor....
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:02:42 PST
How to Install a Custom USB Charger in your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-custom-Mobile-USB-Charger-in-your/
How to Install a Custom USB Charger in your Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/L5X7/HMMF5DSX/FIPL5X7HMMF5DSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/L5X7/HMMF5DSX/FIPL5X7HMMF5DSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/L5X7/HMMF5DSX/FIPL5X7HMMF5DSX.SMALL.jpg hitekmike This is "How to Install a USB Charging and 5 volts DC charging circuit in your Motorcycle." I made this at TechShop!  :-) I wanted more power in my charger, and I wanted the flexibility to do more with it like hook up a Raspberry Pi... so, here is this instructable on how to get it started and ins...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:50:04 PST
Altoids Tin USB Hub 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-USB-Hub-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SMALL.jpg xcountrysean This is an update of my Altoids tin USB hub. I added a 5V green LED (available at radio shack) that lights up when it is plugged in. Make sure to check out my original project. -For those of you who have built the original project feel free to drill a hole in your tin and connect an LED to the unus...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:02:12 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
USB Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Solar-Charger/
USB Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SMALL.jpg laffinm This Instructable will show you how to build a cheap and easy USB charger that charges by solar power. Acquire Materials You will need the following: •An Altoids tin•a small car USB charger•a small toggle switch•a rechargeable nine volt battery and a clip•a small solar panelOther Tools/Materials:...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:36:36 PST
Lithium Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-20/
Lithium Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5SW1/HNXRPKVK/FL85SW1HNXRPKVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5SW1/HNXRPKVK/FL85SW1HNXRPKVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5SW1/HNXRPKVK/FL85SW1HNXRPKVK.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Sometimes you need a whole lot of solar power to get your gadgets going.  Bigger phones, tablets, and gadgets mean that they're more power hungry.  When normal DYI solar chargers fail you, you need to turn to a Heavy Duty solution. In this project I'm going to show you how to create a Lithium Heavy...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:06:48 PST
DIY USB/Mobile charger LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
DIY USB/Mobile charger LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SMALL.jpg bhvm LED. Such a Tiny, Yet marvellous Invention. A Promise to make the Mankind Glow (Pun Intended). Here, I present a new Instructable using LEDs to create a versatile, Bright and universal light These lights work on any standard 5V DC source Like USB ports or Mobile chargers. Other option is to rig up ...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
Portable usb cellphone charger V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-usb-cellphone-charger-V2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SMALL.jpg klīvmanis Hi instructable viewers! In this tutorial i am going to show you how to make portable usb cellphone charger V2 Its very simple and it will cost you only 2$ So parts list 12v car usb charger (smaller the better) 9v battery connector slide switch 9v battery Tools you will need. Soldering gun  Hot g...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:09:41 PST
Lego Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Phone-Dock-1/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:34:19 PDT
phone charger wall hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/phone-charger-wall-hanger/
phone charger wall hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/FVOZ/HMWVZVHQ/FTOFVOZHMWVZVHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/FVOZ/HMWVZVHQ/FTOFVOZHMWVZVHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/FVOZ/HMWVZVHQ/FTOFVOZHMWVZVHQ.SMALL.jpg martijno_0 in this instructable i show you a wall hanger that i made in 123d design in which you can lay daown your phone while charging it, no more hanging phones, broken cables, or lost phones anymore. you don`t have to charge your phone near a table or chair anymore, only at a wall plug the hanger The ha...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:35:33 PDT
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1-USB-to-mini-micro-lightning-30-pin-connecto/
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SMALL.jpg haugenka Portable devices like smartphones, iPods, GPS devices and more are supposed to make our lives easier. But they all use different USB connectors (micro, mini, 30-pin, Lightning...), so if you leave the wrong cable at home, all you've got is an expensive paperweight. Bring every cable and you've got a...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:50:06 PDT
3D printable Satellite Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-Satellite-Charger/
3D printable Satellite Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/MAVW/HMMFCHDM/FSSMAVWHMMFCHDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/MAVW/HMMFCHDM/FSSMAVWHMMFCHDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/MAVW/HMMFCHDM/FSSMAVWHMMFCHDM.SMALL.jpg andreyeurope This instructable shows how I design this 3D printable Satellite Lamp Charger with 123D Design. Below you can see how I made it. After you have printed this project, you will need additional materials to complete it. You'll see the additional materials in next steps. The image above shows you how wi...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:46:20 PDT
Phone Charger Mod To Aid In Nighttime Fitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Charger-Mod-To-Aid-In-Nighttime-Fitment/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 14:17:07 PDT
How to make an Altoids tin charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Altoids-tin-charger/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:30:20 PDT
Scraping together a laptop charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Scraping-together-a-laptop-charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LW47/HKPXB7AG/F09LW47HKPXB7AG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LW47/HKPXB7AG/F09LW47HKPXB7AG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LW47/HKPXB7AG/F09LW47HKPXB7AG.SMALL.jpg Eman72 I accidentally left my laptop charger in another city. Being a laptop addict, I needed my charger, so I made my own (sorta) An interesting thing to note: Since I was using my grandma's charger and my brothers extension, I couldn't actually do anything destructive to either piece. (This includes sol...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:19:38 PDT
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Dreamed of making a cheap and "EXTREMELY RELIABLE" portable USB solar charger? Here's a quick tutorial, revealing how I made mine with a budget less than $20! ___________________________________________________________________________________ I have so many uses for it. When we travel and go camping...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Recycled powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-powerbank/
Recycled powerbank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OSL5/HKPX4P9Q/FFYOSL5HKPX4P9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OSL5/HKPX4P9Q/FFYOSL5HKPX4P9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OSL5/HKPX4P9Q/FFYOSL5HKPX4P9Q.SMALL.jpg alarconcarlmichael If you can't afford to buy a powerbank this can be a solution Materials The materials needed are: -old rechargeable flashlight -5v regulator(7805) -usb socket (female) -cord with a plug (from junk appliances) (OPTIONAL) -another battery (from old rechargeable flashlight also) Hacking a rechar...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:49:56 PDT
Universal Ipod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Ipod-Dock-1/
Universal Ipod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/UK6H/HJKBRLE0/F67UK6HHJKBRLE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/UK6H/HJKBRLE0/F67UK6HHJKBRLE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/UK6H/HJKBRLE0/F67UK6HHJKBRLE0.SMALL.jpg QuintenHackett I have seen a few pretty good iPod docks made from knex, but they all seem to be pretty costly. However I only have a value tub on hand, so I made a strong, lightweight dock for all iPods. Plus, at only 24 pieces, its something most people can afford to do. Pieces connectors:2 orange2 red2 dark g...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 03:16:12 PDT