Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 12:57:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Arduino Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Timer/
Simple Arduino Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SMALL.jpg madnerd Need a timer to check how much times you spent on a task ?Or maybe you want to make a clock without a RTC module ?I didn't find a code to make one easily so I share mine.This is also a good test to check if your DFRobot LCD Keypad Shield works correctly and learn how to use it. First, we will upload...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:38:25 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
How to Assemble and Use Cheap CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-and-Use-Cheap-CNC-Machine/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:23:35 PST
Cheap Portable Fan for Hats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Fan-for-Hats/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:21 PST
Connect your thing to the cloud for less than £4. http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Thing-to-the-Cloud-for-Less-Than-4/
Connect your thing to the cloud for less than £4. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/3V7J/IVO7MSZD/F8A3V7JIVO7MSZD.SMALL.jpg DrLucyRogers "Control my gold LED boots from anywhere in the world!"I wanted to change the colour of the LEDs in my boots from the web. I did not want to rely on my phone to make it work. The solution was so cheap (less than £4) that I am now using this method to enchant all my "things".I use a WeMos D1 Mini to ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:41:51 PST
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-or-3D-Print-a-Topographical-Map/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:39:54 PST
Homebrew High Voltage Capacitors on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-High-Voltage-Capacitors-on-the-Cheap/
Homebrew High Voltage Capacitors on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/GDEU/IVO3TI6E/F0PGDEUIVO3TI6E.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted to build a high voltage project, yet were discouraged by the high prices of high voltage capacitors? Have you ever wanted the parts to build a Tesla coil cheaply? If so, then this instructable is for you. in this instructable, I will show you how to build high voltage capacit...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:26:07 PST
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER http://www.instructables.com/id/JRLS-1000-DIY-SLS-3D-PRINTER/
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman In this Instructable I want to show you how to build a SLS 3D-Printer with a lot of features. I am an 18 years old guy from Germany who wants to understand how SLS-3D-Printers work in depth. I got the inspiration for this project after I saw a laser sintered object from a professionell SLS-machine. ...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:29:02 PST
Cheap and Simple Arduino Clap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Simple-Arduino-Clap-Lamp/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 03:10:57 PST
Make Your Own Simple & Cheap Portable Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Simple-Cheap-Portable-Bluetooth-Spea/
Make Your Own Simple & Cheap Portable Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/8RLQ/IVA547DQ/FJD8RLQIVA547DQ.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a simple portable bluetooth speaker that can play its tunes up to 30 hours continuously. Most of the used components can be found for only 22$ in total which makes this a pretty low budget project. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives yo...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 07:46:04 PST
Cheap Fix for a Damaged Desoldering Iron Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fix-for-a-Damaged-Desoldering-Iron-Tip/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 01:08:58 PST
Simple GPS Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-GPS-Logger/
Simple GPS Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/U3FH/IV0ARG4J/F5NU3FHIV0ARG4J.SMALL.jpg madnerd Let's make a gps logger with an arduino mini pro!I made this project so I could easily record my track when i'm trekking.I wanted something simple and cheap.You just have to turn it on and it will record your track as soon as the gps founded the satellites. Download code/documentation/models here: h...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 05:54:18 PST
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
3$ Photography Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SMALL.jpg arushahuja Make a very cheap lightbox to click high quality pictures! and it costs only 3 dollars! (atleast in my country) Materials and Tools What you need : - A box to enlighten. (Free)- A4 Paper (Free)- Scissors (Free)- Pencil (Free)- Ruler (Free)- Glue stick (Free)- Knife/Something to cut the box (Free)...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-Under-5/
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/GBMR/IUOI9BL2/FLLGBMRIUOI9BL2.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Today I'll show you how I made this awesome bluetooth speaker for total cost under 5$. It is easy project that you can make with minimal knowledge of electronics and woodworking. Just for you to know : this is not very high quality speaker. It's mainly made from scrap and to be as cheap as possible....
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:36:57 PDT
An audio player with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Audio-Player-With-an-Arduino/
An audio player with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/IQXP/IUOI1HDX/FZ2IQXPIUOI1HDX.SMALL.jpg madnerd I wanted to make an audio player using an arduino but I didn't have an microsd card reader or an mp3 decoder chip.I managed to make one, using an micro sd adapter and wav files (8bits/8000hz)Of course, the audio quality is bad, and the arduino can only read the wav files, but this gives an nice retr...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:29:13 PDT
Building a cheap two-digit display for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cheap-Two-digit-Display-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:54:19 PDT
Hot Glue 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-3D-Printing/
Hot Glue 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/8SWM/IUG0NGTH/FY98SWMIUG0NGTH.SMALL.jpg chris_maker Although 3D printing is getting 'cheaper' it is still difficult to find a good printer for good money. Even when you find one, it most likely will come in kit form. However, I am going to show you a quick, cheap solution to this problem using an item that you can find in a cupboard at home. Furtherm...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:46:18 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QUWO/IU9VF1FX/F2MQUWOIU9VF1FX.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 If you've seen some of my other Instructables, you would know that I'm a bit pedantic about the thumbnails of my Instructables. My pictures have to be PERFECT.I was inspired to try a black background after practically giving up on white backgrounds. In my opinion, taking a picture on a white backgr...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
DIY Wall Mounted Water Cooled Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Water-Cooled-Computer/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:20:58 PDT
18650 Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/18650-Battery-Charger-1/
18650 Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/BQNR/IU8WEIPQ/FPEBQNRIU8WEIPQ.SMALL.jpg Kester1 Hey guys Kester here! Today I'll be showing you guys how to make a 18650 battery charger! Without further a do, let's get started! Patreon As you may or may not know, I am Kester. I have a YouTube channel that is based on making electronics videos and diy videos and tutorials. As me making lots o...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:49:16 PDT
H Bridge Motor Driver For Arduino Using Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-Motor-Driver-for-Arduino-Using-Transistor/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 23:23:02 PDT
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Cars-Stereo-Adding-Bluetooth-to-Your-Hea/
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SMALL.jpg Meatlove Modern times ask for modern solutions. Many of us drive cars older than the modern smartphone. And there lies a problem. How you're gonna stream your favorite music to your speakers.A lot of cars have a AUX (auxiliary) port to connect devices such as your smartphone. But having loose cables in your ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:21:15 PDT
How To make an HTC vive with Google Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-HTC-Vive-With-Google-Cardboard/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:50:09 PDT
Solar High Power LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-High-Powered-LED-Lantern/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 14:43:48 PDT
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Solar-Powered-Air-Cooler-Cheap-/
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SMALL.jpg RaheelT1 MATERIALS: 1) SOLAR PLATE (150 WATTS ,PHOTO VOLTAIC MODULE INCLUDED) 2) A WIRE OF LOW RESISTANCE TO CONNECT COOLER TO SOLAR PLATE + 2 TEN AMPERE BUTTONS 3) DC MOTOR OF ABOUT 8 AMPERES 4) FAN BLADES OF YOUR CHOICE 5) AQUARIUM WATER PUMP (POWER OF 2 TO 4 METERS) 6) RUBBER GAS PIPES 2...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:17:53 PDT
Baby high chair light game Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Baby-High-Chair-Light-Game/
Baby high chair light game Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KK2Q/ITKJ0TP4/FC0KK2QITKJ0TP4.SMALL.jpg Thomas sxt It is never easy to keep a baby busy and safe without you looking all the time.The purpose of this project is to create a playful high chair for kid of all age ! The main project of this tutorial is to setup a game , when the baby press a button the light of the same color turn on and a sound is pla...
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:45:02 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
FULLY FUNCTIONAL Camera Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/FULLY-FUNCTIONAL-Camera-Costume/
FULLY FUNCTIONAL Camera Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/N09A/GUI4WZJ1/FIIN09AGUI4WZJ1.SMALL.jpg tylercard For Halloween 2011, I made a fully functional DSLR camera costume. That's right, it really takes pictures, and comes complete with LCD display, pop-up flash, and shutter release button. I built this entire costume in one week, for only $35 dollars (excluding the cost of the camera equipment and lapt...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:41:10 PDT
Simple Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lightsaber-1/
Simple Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SMALL.jpg spaktashabit I've always wanted a custom lightsaber but haven't had the money. this is a relatively cheap way to make an awesome super bright extremely durable lightsaber. some of the parts It takes 3 leds end to end to make 1 inch. so if you have a 36 inch blade like the one I'm making you'll need about 110...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:15:38 PDT
How to change LED color http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-LED-Color/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 03:46:39 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SMALL.jpg All that i do Hello People of the world.One fine morning, I woke up and decided to find out what is going on in the world of aeromodelling. I was surprised to see the world had been overtaken by drones. There were multirotors everywhere and everyone was making one for themselves.So I decided to make one for mysel...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Solar Tracking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tracking-System/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:59:39 PDT
Light Box From Cardboard Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Box-From-Cardboard-Box/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 18:16:23 PDT
DIY "PRO" DSLR slider for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PRO-DSLR-Slider-for-10/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 08:26:14 PDT
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyPi-a-Cheap-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-laptop-Under-8/
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SMALL.jpg MichaelO162 ***UPDATE***Hi Everyone! Firstly thank you for all the support and feedback, the community here is awesome :)Here are answers to some questions: Why did you make this?I wanted to make a portable computer that had a full sized keyboard. I felt that this form factor was very compact and most of all ea...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:59:09 PDT
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-9000mah-Power-Bank-for-Camping-Use/
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is a big and very efficiency power bank for use at camping and not only. It could be used to charge your smartphones, tablets via usb car charger. At the end of project will include a led stipe camping lamp construction also for use with this power bank. This will be usful for almost every divi...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:41:10 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionAre you want to know if your plant is need a water? Let's make this Water level indicator!. You not need to difficulty to watering your plant, because this tools is made with small tank for store water for automaticaly watering your plant!!! This tools is money saver and water saver!!! N...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
USB Powered Laptop Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Laptop-Charger/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 20:50:12 PDT
LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-1/
LED FLASHLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SMALL.jpg ecworks Here i am posting a tutorial that explain how to make a simple LED TORCH.Its a very simple and very useful torch.We can easily change the battery after battery charge is empty. Circuit diagram Components -battery 9V-resistor 330 ohm-push button switch-led 5mm Components arrangement First m...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:55:17 PDT
LCD 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-3D-Printer/
LCD 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SMALL.jpg lcs5000 I am a fifteen year old who took an interest in 3D printing about two years ago. I tried and failed to build a fused deposition modeling 3D printer. There were too many moving parts that I had issues with. So, I began exploring simpler, less complex printers. I came across the "Olo" smartphone 3D pr...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:44:28 PDT
Cheap USB Digital Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-USB-Digital-Voltmeter/
Cheap USB Digital Voltmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y1ZY/IPWWT6TK/F9HY1ZYIPWWT6TK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y1ZY/IPWWT6TK/F9HY1ZYIPWWT6TK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y1ZY/IPWWT6TK/F9HY1ZYIPWWT6TK.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Digital voltmeter+USB = USB digital Voltmeter. If you finish make charger, power bank, or any device for charging. You need to check the output voltage to use it, if the output voltage is too high or too low? you need this tools.This tool can measure the voltage from 3v - 30v! This tool will protec...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:39:17 PDT
Quick, dirty and cheap laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Dirty-and-Cheap-Laser-Engraver/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:50:21 PDT
DIY RELAY MODULE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RELAY-MODULE/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:23:44 PDT
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Words-Into-Wood-With-Electricity/
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Burn Words into Wood with Electricity - Lichtenberg FiguresA while back I uploaded an Instructable explaining how to burn Lichtenberg figures into wood using an old microwave transformer. Now after doing a bit of experimenting I came up with a simple way that you can actually burn words into wood by...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:02:48 PDT
$100 Smart Mirror Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Smart-Mirror-Pi/
$100 Smart Mirror Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media I saw one of these mirrors online and instantly set out to make one in the cheapest, thriftiest and easiest way I could find and now you can too! This mirror is my second iteration, I used a Laptop first to write the code and eased my way into using the Raspberry Pi, The total cost of the build was...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:30:13 PDT
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Button-Low-Budget-Super-Easy/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:38 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
Penny Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SMALL.jpg Broken robot The penny battery is a very simple and cheap experiment. Through making a penny battery you are given a chance to learn about chemical reactions and electricity. The penny battery is also a extremely fun experience. The satisfaction of creating your own battery and showing it off to your friends and...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
Speed Controllers for Cheap Robots, Part 2: PID Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-Part-2-PID-Cont/
Speed Controllers for Cheap Robots, Part 2: PID Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X61X/IOBR4A6W/FP2X61XIOBR4A6W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X61X/IOBR4A6W/FP2X61XIOBR4A6W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X61X/IOBR4A6W/FP2X61XIOBR4A6W.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Hey! This is part two of a two part tutorial on how to make a speed controller out of a bottle cap and pen spring! If you haven't yet, check it out! If you like it, please consider voting for me in the Sensors contest! Thanks!Even if you don't plan to make those shaft encoders, this I'ble is still a...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 17:57:15 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 Ever wanted a color-changing LED array above your bed or in your living room ? Want to make your own Christmas lights ? You want to control exactly how your LEDs are going to behave ? Have an automatic turn ON/OFF, different colors on every different day etc...Also, this project is pretty easy, fast...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Speed Controllers for Cheap Robots, part 1: Shaft Encoders http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-Part-1-Shaft-En/
Speed Controllers for Cheap Robots, part 1: Shaft Encoders - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LXUR/IO2TO33T/F4ILXURIO2TO33T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LXUR/IO2TO33T/F4ILXURIO2TO33T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LXUR/IO2TO33T/F4ILXURIO2TO33T.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Can you tell why I've been excited for this project? Do you know how seriously cool this is?"No, Jay," I can hear you say, sighing as you fortify yourself for another excited explanation. "Why don't you explain it to us?"Okay, let me back up and calm down a bit.I've had the idea for this project ban...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:37:50 PDT