Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:15:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/M1LA/IQA4XTCO/FUTM1LAIQA4XTCO.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y1ZY/IPWWT6TK/F9HY1ZYIPWWT6TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y1ZY/IPWWT6TK/F9HY1ZYIPWWT6TK.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X61X/IOBR4A6W/FP2X61XIOBR4A6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X61X/IOBR4A6W/FP2X61XIOBR4A6W.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/31VR/IO6E0LS3/FJS31VRIO6E0LS3.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LXUR/IO2TO33T/F4ILXURIO2TO33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LXUR/IO2TO33T/F4ILXURIO2TO33T.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-DIY-Arduino-3D-IR-Gesture-Sensor/
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SMALL.jpg Nicolas Britos If you like this project please vote for it in the "Sensors Contest 2016" as it took me a lot of time to make it (pressing the top-right button that says "Vote").* Have you ever wanted to use hand-gestures to control the music, a robot or any other thing but you just didn't know how? Well, now you ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 11:32:43 PDT
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Retro-Gaming-Arcade-Table-With-Integrated-Di/
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SMALL.jpg jjguazzo Hi, this is my first instructable so feel free to comment and contact me if i can do better to explain each step ! :-)For this instructable you need: Ikea lack table 17 inch computer display with DVI or HDMI input Raspberry pi 2 A Micro SD card with RECALBOX A rotary tool like dremel Hot glue Solder...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 17:32:24 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Tank-With-Custom-Android-Applica/
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SMALL.jpg JackSoldano Hello! this is a guide for how to build a simple and cheap Arduino based Bluetooth tank. This is the first stage of this project and only involves the development of a moving tank track based vehicle. The second stage is the Android Application that will be used to control the tank. I intend to buil...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 15:25:13 PDT
Robot fish (for Cistern inspection) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Fish-for-Cistern-Inspection/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 22:23:07 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
How To Make a Portable Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Solar-Generator/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:04:30 PDT
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-Arduino/
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke Warning: this project uses deadly voltages, as well as a sizeable capacitor to store these deadly voltages. Even after you disconnect the circuit from the grid, the capacitor still can give you a jolt to remember!!Over 3 years ago, I published a simpel TRIAC AC dimmer for the arduino. That proved to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 05:39:13 PDT
$3 Bluetooth HID Module (HC05 With RN42 Firmware) http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Bluetooth-HID-Module-HC05-With-RN42-Firmware/
$3 Bluetooth HID Module (HC05 With RN42 Firmware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Bluetooth HID (human interface device) modules will let you create bluetooth peripherals that can pair with mobile devices out-of-the-box (like bluetooth keyboards, gamepads, mice, etc.).If we're looking to build our own bluetooth HID device, the hefty price of a single HID module can spike the budg...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:59:25 PDT
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Crystal-Lamp/
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/V80W/IM28Z589/FW9V80WIM28Z589.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/V80W/IM28Z589/FW9V80WIM28Z589.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/V80W/IM28Z589/FW9V80WIM28Z589.SMALL.jpg saige hill i realy wanted a lamp or my new rose quartz tip , so today im going to show you how to make a cheap one , or free! Type pressure and timed :you will needLEDcanister9V batteryclip :battery clip and all of above LIGHTS! for pressure :wrap the wire from the led around the positive and negative po...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:09:18 PDT
GoPro to DSLR Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Pro-to-DSLR-Mount/
GoPro to DSLR Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/3O18/IM2AZMBP/FUN3O18IM2AZMBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/3O18/IM2AZMBP/FUN3O18IM2AZMBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/3O18/IM2AZMBP/FUN3O18IM2AZMBP.SMALL.jpg Jens De Sneyder As a photography and videography enthousiast, I got inspired by the short movie 'Above SF' by Marc Donahue to make a short movie myself about my upcoming trip to Warsaw. I have a DSLR camera and a GoPro Session, so I only had to find a way to connect them together.Which I eventually did! ‚ÄčThings ...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:46:20 PDT
Simple and Cheap Homemade Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Homemade-Air-Filter/
Simple and Cheap Homemade Air Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/WUSB/IM0THMM3/FQ2WUSBIM0THMM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/WUSB/IM0THMM3/FQ2WUSBIM0THMM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/WUSB/IM0THMM3/FQ2WUSBIM0THMM3.SMALL.jpg kiserwr This is a guide for your average DIYer that wants a cheap and easy solution to improve the indoor air quality of his/her medium to small sized living space. By forcing air through activated carbon, you can effectively “scrub” the air of organic particles and other pollutants like dust. This scrubbin...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 03:23:16 PDT
Portable Laptop Charger (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laptop-Charger-Cheap-and-Easy/
Portable Laptop Charger (Cheap and Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/MDVT/ILWJ5F1O/FIHMDVTILWJ5F1O.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Charge your LAPTOP with inexpensive 5-volt cellphone battery packs! Get crazy long lasting power anywhere, planes, trains, jungles! It's also only about $5 more than a regular cellphone charger. The total cost is only about $10-$30! You don't even need to solder, you just need to screw some wires t...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:16:35 PDT
Vibration Sensor Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-Sensor-Homemade/
Vibration Sensor Homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/MTPV/ILJSHQWY/FJNMTPVILJSHQWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/MTPV/ILJSHQWY/FJNMTPVILJSHQWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/MTPV/ILJSHQWY/FJNMTPVILJSHQWY.SMALL.jpg ArifSae Used this sensor in this project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Jum-Jum-the-Jumping-Board/Edit: 10 Mar 2016: Found some tips for circuit to work better - Must check last part.Hello everyone. I am a graphic designer with a restless soul (my site http://www.inoace.com). I loved doing electronics...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 07:08:09 PST
PC Construction How To http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Construction-How-To/
PC Construction How To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/S2RW/ILA1C813/F9RS2RWILA1C813.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/S2RW/ILA1C813/F9RS2RWILA1C813.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/S2RW/ILA1C813/F9RS2RWILA1C813.SMALL.jpg HeroXXXHero Gather all you Components!Mother boardGraphics cardCPUVideo cardRAMHard drivePower supplyCaseCPU fanSATA cableThermal pasteYou should a build your own computer because it is much cheaper than buying a prebuilt machine and it teaches you valuable skills on how to problem solve. It also teaches you ab...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 10:04:43 PST
Lithium Ion Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Ion-Charger/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:49:10 PST
How to make Simple water level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Water-Level-Indicator/
How to make Simple water level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Do you want to make water level indicator for easy! Try this. This simple water level indicator no needs Transistor or IC. I Make this for another project! this can use for Water bottle, Water tank, or another things you want to use this The schematic Follow the schematic. You can use brea...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:22:30 PST
Hacking SNES Pads to Make Arcade Style Controllers for Retropie http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-SNES-Pads-to-Make-Arcade-Style-Controllers/
Hacking SNES Pads to Make Arcade Style Controllers for Retropie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2FC3/IKWXEER2/FK32FC3IKWXEER2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2FC3/IKWXEER2/FK32FC3IKWXEER2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2FC3/IKWXEER2/FK32FC3IKWXEER2.SMALL.jpg MrHermito Hi, and thanks for taking some time to read my amazing tutorial. My little sister's birthday is on February 25, she is turning 29 and I guess she started feeling a little bit old because she asked me to give her one of my Super Nintendos and a Super Mario World cartridge (I have 2 SNES and a SFC wit...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 17:22:12 PST
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVE-the-Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Device/
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 WAVE is probably the weirdest Helping Hands device you've ever seen. Why is it called "WAVE"? Because it is a Helping-Hands device that was built out of Microwave parts!But the fact that WAVE looks weird, Doesn't mean that it can't be the best homemade "Helping-Hands for Soldering" device ever, Here...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:56 PST
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs less than $200 (USD) to make, with no reused parts. This project...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Clock-Repair/
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey Fixers. My wife gave me a vintage flip clock for Christmas, the Panasonic RC-6030. Unfortunately for me, only a partially functioning clock arrived. In this Instructable, I repair the two parts that were no good, the burnt out 40 year old bulb and the noisy motor that still haunts my dreams. ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:44:04 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! For 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! For 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
Camera Slider for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Slider-for-Under-20/
Camera Slider for under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/5W5L/IJLZYE67/FAR5W5LIJLZYE67.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey builders! I built a DIY Camera Slider for 16 measly dollars with parts from the Home Depot and wanted to share it with you all. It was a lot of fun building this thing, I hope you learn something from my Instructable. If you want to watch the video version, check it out: Or you could just buy ...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:40:51 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
How to assemble very cheap 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-Very-Cheap-3D-Printer/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 06:57:39 PST
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ARDUINO-on-Your-Own/
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 ARDUINO platform is today's most popular platform in the world used for embedded projects.Programming an Arduino is very simple than any other system.Just plug it to your PC and get started...!!!But as the standalone projects based on Arduino increases, more number of Arduinos are required for getti...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:04:14 PST
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Great-Lightsaber-Hilt-Cheap-From-Scr/
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SMALL.jpg Russell Miller I made this lightsaber with materials that I had laying around so it only cost me time and brain power. This was made for a friend of mine for his birthday. His last name is cut into the side and the colors come from a combination of two of his favorite. Each step tells you the materials and tool...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 22:58:46 PST
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-GUIDE-TO-MAKE-a-QUADCOPTER/
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this Instructable I will let you know the basic building block of a Quadcopter and how to make it in a very simple way.Only thing you need is some skill on Soldering and few basic tools.I think it will give opportunity to the new hobbyists to sharpen their skills on this platform.[ Play Video ]T...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 21:58:46 PST
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizzabox-Cyclorama-the-Poor-Mans-Studio/
Pizzabox Cyclorama - The Poor man's Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/LCTQ/IILZP68U/FKBLCTQIILZP68U.SMALL.jpg geekrex Clicking awesome photographers is wat every maker wants, especially for their product.The best to click awesome photos are using a cyclorama. So what is a cyclorama?A cyclorama is a large curtain or wall, often concave, positioned at the back of the apse. It was popularized in the German theater of ...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 13:38:52 PST
FM Radio With Si4703 Breakout Board, LCD and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-With-Si4703-Breakout-Board-LCD-and-Arduin/
FM Radio With Si4703 Breakout Board, LCD and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/WANF/IIGEBR7U/FKEWANFIIGEBR7U.SMALL.jpg lb_20 This project is just a small part of a bigger project I have been working on for the past couple of years (on and off). The background to this project is that a couple years back, I found a modern jukebox (iPod connection, AM/FM radio, CD player...) which had been dumped across the road from my hous...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:26:12 PST
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/8-DIY-Variable-Digital-Power-Supply/
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi in this instructable I'll show you that how can you make a variable 12v power supply, that can be used to design electronics projects or as a project power supply. The device is based on the LM2596 NC Voltage Switching Regulator, that is a very effective integrated circuit. I bought mine from Ama...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 04:59:26 PST