Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:45:39 PST BLOX v1.01 LED Flood Light with Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flood-Light-2/
LED Flood Light with Motion Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SMALL.jpg Leviathan17 Make a LED Flood Light With a motion detector for only $15!Thanks for checking this out. I think this is my 25th instructable so thanks to all who viewed and commented on my previous ones.Cost Estimates:LEDs--- $10.00 two strips Motion Sensor--- $5.00Competence level: IntermediateI needed a flood li...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:13:53 PST
NodeMCU Motion activated Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeMCU-Motion-Activated-Security-System/
NodeMCU Motion activated Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SMALL.jpg OUTATIME88 A while back I wrote an Instructable and uploaded a couple of YouTube videos describing how to use a PIR motion sensor with an ESP8266 or NodeMCU, I am not pleased with how these projects turned out. Adafruit and IFTTT are excruciatingly slow! Whenever motion was detected by the sensor the ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:27:15 PST
Super cheap, super easy solar filter for your camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-Super-Easy-Solar-Filter-for-Your-Camer/
Super cheap, super easy solar filter for your camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/XL4W/IZ6D1OG5/F9XXL4WIZ6D1OG5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/XL4W/IZ6D1OG5/F9XXL4WIZ6D1OG5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/XL4W/IZ6D1OG5/F9XXL4WIZ6D1OG5.SMALL.jpg Divejackdive Build a cheap and quick solar filter for your camera to allow pictures of the sun. NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITHOUT A SOLAR FILTER. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE WITH ANY MAGNIFICATION (ask the ants under the lens in the cruel kid's back yard how that worked out for them).On August 21, 2017 there wi...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:51:53 PST
Wire wrapping tool- CHEAP, QUALITY AND EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Wrapping-Tool-CHEAP-QUALITY-AND-EASY/
Wire wrapping tool- CHEAP, QUALITY AND EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/9TPJ/IZ6CON50/F0X9TPJIZ6CON50.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/9TPJ/IZ6CON50/F0X9TPJIZ6CON50.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/9TPJ/IZ6CON50/F0X9TPJIZ6CON50.SMALL.jpg nikola501 Wire wrapping tool can be really expensive. But we are makers, makers hack, reuse and make new stuff outta old ones, so thats excatly what we are going to do in this instructable! :) WHAT IS wire wrapping technique? Altrough wire wrapping technique is really old, like from late 70' or something, ...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:11:04 PST
Jukebox Cassette Boombox Bluetooth for 15$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Jukebox-Cassette-Boombox-Bluetooth-for-15/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:57 PST
PRO RING LIGHT FOR CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/PRO-RING-LIGHT-FOR-CHEAP/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:45:29 PST
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Arduino-High-Altitude-Balloon-Data-Log/
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SMALL.jpg Spaceshark Check out our 360 video from space here: High Altitude balloons are effective tools in conducting experiments and measuring data in the stratosphere. A successful launch can cost less than $200 and give insight and video of how our planet functions.For hundreds of years, humans believed the Earth to...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:21:47 PST
Large Light up Flexagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Light-Up-Flexagon/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:32:33 PST
Simple Camcorder Viewfinder Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camcorder-Viewfinder-Hack/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:52:16 PST
FPV 7" monitor DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-7-Monitor-DIY/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:42:54 PST
PVC Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/BTS-Enigma-Submarine/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 04:22:45 PST
DIY Powerbank for Extremely Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerbank-for-Extremely-Cheap/
DIY Powerbank for Extremely Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/SL5S/IYNAV1HT/F84SL5SIYNAV1HT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/SL5S/IYNAV1HT/F84SL5SIYNAV1HT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F84/SL5S/IYNAV1HT/F84SL5SIYNAV1HT.SMALL.jpg EmanueleV1 Hi! I'm new at Instructables and i want to present my first and simple project: a powerbank for cheap. Sorry for my English, i'm Italian :) Thank you for joining this project! Really Appriciate! :DWARNING! I'M NOT RESPONSABLE OF DAMAGING EXPENSIVE EQUIPMENT WITH THIS INSTRUCTABLE. BE SMART. IF YOU'R...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:58:57 PST
PVC Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Submersible/
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:53:47 PST
How to Make a Wireless Charger for Smart Phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wireless-Charger-for-Smart-Phone/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:48:31 PST
Cheap Arduino Combat Robot Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Arduino-Combat-Robot-Control/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:49:01 PST
Little Gem guitar amp, cheap and easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Gem-Guitar-Amp-cheapo-Version/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:42:13 PST
A More Powerful LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/A-More-Powerful-LED-Light/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:30:51 PST
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Light-Hack/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:24 PST
How to make a tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tesla-Coil-1/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:04:40 PST
The $10 PVC C-stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-PVC-C-stand/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:52:03 PDT
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
*Intense Night Sun* http://www.instructables.com/id/Intense-Night-Sun/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 19:17:12 PST
Turn Your PC on With a Car Remote Fob! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-PC-on-With-a-Car-Remote-Fob/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 15:03:30 PST
$$ Super Cheap Inline Power Pack $$ http://www.instructables.com/id/-Super-Cheap-Inline-Power-Pack-/
$$ Super Cheap Inline Power Pack $$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SMALL.jpg Rexallen Hello Everyone! I was working on a Project, in which I am almost done with, but I needed an Inline Power Pack. I looked around and I couldn't even locate one! The reason why I needed an Inline Power Pack was due to the internal specifications of the project that I was working on. I thought that ...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 15:26:00 PST
DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-for-Less-of-160-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 02:27:17 PST
Claire's Power Wheels Headlight Wish! http://www.instructables.com/id/Claires-Power-Wheels-Headlight-Wish/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:40:01 PST
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Space-Saving-CNC-Router-for-Under-60/
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SMALL.jpg KamilG4 Would you like a decent - sized cnc router for your garage but you don't have the space or too much money?No problem! Now you can have one and all you need is a sturdy wall, about £600 for the parts and some tools like: Drill press + a set of drill bits + taps (hand drill will not make holes larger...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:16:33 PST
Homemade Speaker for Under $4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Speaker-for-Under-4/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:18:55 PST
Homemade 3 Axis Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-3-Axis-Gimbal/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:23:36 PST
Simple MIDI Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MIDI-Buzzer/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:46:27 PST
Ready to Fly? DIY Cheap FPV Mini Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-to-Fly-DIY-Cheap-FPV-Mini-Drone/
Ready to Fly? DIY Cheap FPV Mini Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/KHG0/IWMR1WC5/FMHKHG0IWMR1WC5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/KHG0/IWMR1WC5/FMHKHG0IWMR1WC5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/KHG0/IWMR1WC5/FMHKHG0IWMR1WC5.SMALL.jpg Tech Boy Have you ever wanted to feel like you are flying? Now, you can build you very own, Cheap FPV Mini Drone! It cost less than 60 dollars to make this super awesome FPV drone. Building this drone is easier than ever! All you have to buy is a Eachine E010 drone for about 15 dollars. Also, you need a smal...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:06:47 PST
$50 Infrared Touch Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Infrared-Touch-Surface/
$50 Infrared Touch Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SMALL.jpg Adellar Irankunda Hello, and welcome to my first instructable, an instructable based around building a cheap infrared touch interface that anyone can build, given they are willing to put time and effort into it. In this instructable, I will teach you how to build the touch interface, upload the programs necessary for...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:11:00 PST
Haptic Proximity Module - Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Proximity-Module-Cheap-and-Easy/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:22:44 PST
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/PVQJ/IWE4PBI7/FD4PVQJIWE4PBI7.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop - What is up everybody, In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a super bright LED light panel which is great for video lighting due to its natural white color temperature and it wont cost you more than 20$ to build it. What you need? - For this project we are gonna need a 10m of led ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cheap-Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/V622/IWE4I8MA/FE3V622IWE4I8MA.SMALL.jpg Bas van Straaten I'm a huge fan of technology and music, but when I decided to start making my own electronic music, I was discouraged by the high price of MIDI keyboards and controllers. After a lot of tinkering, I saw the opportunity to create my own MIDI keyboard using an Arduino Uno and electric paint, for a fra...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:33:45 PST
Simple RGB Notification Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-Notification-Bar/
Simple RGB Notification Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SMALL.jpg madnerd Previously we have seen how to make a portable application to control an ArduinoControl Arduino with a portable AppLet's see how to use this to make your own rgb led notification bar using a small led strip.To keep it simple, we will only be able to choose between 6 colors. First, we will make our ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:29:59 PST
Extending the life of a cordless drill (by adding a cord) http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-the-Life-of-a-Cordless-Drill-by-Adding-a/
Extending the life of a cordless drill (by adding a cord) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/AO1B/IW6PPJEF/FB4AO1BIW6PPJEF.SMALL.jpg Tiesv Is the battery of your cordless drill dying? Do you want to use it for long periodes without having to wait for the battery to recharge? Don't spend your money buying new batteries, add a power cord instead!Why?Well, batteries are expensive.Cordless drills are often sold for very little money, but t...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:44:31 PST
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/
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SMALL.jpg VladI4 Picture of the product - my 40" 4K Desktop with DIY AmbilightThe Ambilight in this picture is completely DIY and uses some cheap RGB LEDs with integrated controllers and an Arduino. On the Software side, there is Ambibox running on the PC (Windows only) and the FastLED library on the Arduino!The Amb...
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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/
Cheap Portable Fan for Hats - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/L6XM/IVO7NWSK/FIXL6XMIVO7NWSK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/L6XM/IVO7NWSK/FIXL6XMIVO7NWSK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/L6XM/IVO7NWSK/FIXL6XMIVO7NWSK.SMALL.jpg FalwanR Hi, in this project, I want to show you how to make Cheap Portable Fan that you can use it for hats.no more Hot. Feel the wind. Automatically.Let's check it out. Preparing The Materials and Tools The material we need for this project :9v BatteryFan ( I found the fan from my old CPU )switchElectri...
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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
RGB LED Strip Dimmer with 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Strip-Dimmer-With-555-Timer/
RGB LED Strip Dimmer with 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/I558/IVO4GLQW/FVGI558IVO4GLQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/I558/IVO4GLQW/FVGI558IVO4GLQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/I558/IVO4GLQW/FVGI558IVO4GLQW.SMALL.jpg lb_20 Hi guys!In this Instructable, I'll be showing you how to make a cool RGB LED strip dimmer using a few potentiometers and a couple of 555 timers.I'm currently working on a larger project which involves using this circuit, but I thought it would be good to share this circuit since it's really cool to ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:52:51 PST
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-or-3D-Print-a-Topographical-Map/
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SMALL.jpg yazi33 You can use this as a guide to make maps of mountains you climbed, places you've been or places you will go. I did this project as a present to my father, I thought a topographical map of his home would be pretty cool. What you need: So because of who I am as a person cheap is quick are my goals...
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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/
Cheap and Simple Arduino Clap Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/2URS/IVHQFSVI/FQS2URSIVHQFSVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/2URS/IVHQFSVI/FQS2URSIVHQFSVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/2URS/IVHQFSVI/FQS2URSIVHQFSVI.SMALL.jpg darceyhs Today I will be showing you how to make a lamp which turns on whenever you clap. This is very handy for such as a bed lamp on the opposite side of your room, or which is awkward to turn off. Maybe you are just too lazy too turn it off, or you just want to make a really cool project and learn about A...
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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/
Cheap Fix for a Damaged Desoldering Iron Tip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/NTO1/IVA4HN3E/FOENTO1IVA4HN3E.SMALL.jpg ChristinD Hello my fellow sojourners, I've found a way to get a busted tip to work again, in the end it wasn't a perfect fix, but it does the job, and if you're like me, without money of your own, it'll help.You'll need a sharpening grinder, or perhaps a very flat, fine file would work and a small nail or dia...
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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