Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - easy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:13:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
How to create a free VPN on ios 7.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-free-VPN-on-ios-71/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube Hai! I fucked about with the rendering settings in sony vegas 9 so the quality should be good now :D SO SORRY FOR THE LAG FROM MY IPAD!!! Should still be pretty easy to follow though :) IMPORTANT STUFFS IF YALL CAN'T FOLLOW: Description: Whatever you want. Server: free3.vpnpie.org account: your em...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:21:26 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
10 Minute Solder Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Solder-Dispenser/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 23:35:17 PST
OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Quick, Makeshift HDTV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Makeshift-HDTV-Antenna/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 17:24:52 PST
Arduino - Improved Poor Man's Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Improved-Poor-Mans-Oscilloscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SMALL.jpg jp_boardrides This Instructable continues the work presented here.  It provided a quick and easy way to turn your Arduino into an oscilloscope, though I found that usability was lacking.  I revamped the software this morning to allow for much better functionality and usability and have provided the new software h...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:54:15 PST
How to Pick a Science Fair Project http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pick-a-Science-Fair-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/CLBE/HR3EQ0BA/FAACLBEHR3EQ0BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/CLBE/HR3EQ0BA/FAACLBEHR3EQ0BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/CLBE/HR3EQ0BA/FAACLBEHR3EQ0BA.SMALL.jpg scienceprojects 1. Make a list of topics that interest you such as renewable energy, electronics etc. 2. Research your options by going to sites such as http://www.householdscienceprojects.com and sciencetoymaker.org 3. Make another list of all of the projects that interest you. 4. Cross off projects that are too t...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:36:24 PST
Cheap and Easy Intercom http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Intercom/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:06:37 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:45:01 PST
DIY iPhone Video Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-iPhone-Video-Rig/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:28:22 PST
El Wire Easy Foam Board Logos and Words for all skill levels http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Wire-Easy-Foam-Board-Logos-and-Words-for-all-sk/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:54:23 PST
Noise Canceling Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-Canceling-Headphones/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:43:25 PST
Easy, Dirt Cheap DSLR or CSC Sling Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Dirt-Cheap-DSLR-or-CSC-Sling-Strap/
Easy, Dirt Cheap DSLR or CSC Sling Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEYT/HPZMSJRA/FRUFEYTHPZMSJRA.SMALL.jpg njakubowski Here is a very easy sling strap for your DSLR that I made for very cheap-- I spent just $1. It is a great alternative to the more expensive ones that are out there, plus it doesn't use the tripod mount like most do. Get What You Need: -A Strap-I used the one that came with my Camera. It is thin ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:39:54 PST
$30 Lightbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Lightbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/L313/HPYIMW0H/F0QL313HPYIMW0H.SMALL.jpg ynotbegood2all Supplies Needed. 5meter LED strip $8 eBay 11x14 Shadow Box, $10 Michaels (for 2 right now) 11x14 Opaque Acrylic cut about $5-8 12V 500ma wall Plug. ($2-5) misc parts and tools. Wire (old phone cord) free or local 99cents only store. Power Switch Optional $1 All Electronics. Power Socket Option $0.5...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 17:46:07 PST
How to make a cheap wall mount for your tablet or ipad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-wall-mount-for-your-tablet-or-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/39R9/HPEG7QHD/FDX39R9HPEG7QHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/39R9/HPEG7QHD/FDX39R9HPEG7QHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/39R9/HPEG7QHD/FDX39R9HPEG7QHD.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube Wanted one of these for a while, guess you have too :) watch to learn, post a comment if you make it. Just incase the embedded video didn't work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl5JxXtABfY  
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:47:05 PST
Photo Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Light-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HY2I/HPEG62GU/FJIHY2IHPEG62GU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A light box is invaluable if you will be selling your items online. A good picture will put a seller at ease. So if you want to make a simple one for the cost of tape, a cardboard box and tissue paper then follow along. Mine is small but you can adjust the size to suit your needs...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:52:45 PST
How to make a Handheld laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Handheld-laser-pointer-1/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:08:20 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
$4.5 better stepper driver http://www.instructables.com/id/45-better-stepper-driver/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:34:59 PST
DIY Smartphone Film Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Film-Scanner/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:38:34 PST
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Creepy-Halloween-Orbs/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:06:26 PDT
Tablet Power Socket Fix & Increase Sound Output. ++easy to open! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Power-Socket-Fix-Increase-Sound-Output-easy/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:30:25 PDT
123D SmartPhone Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-SmartPhone-Microscope/
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:12:32 PDT
Super Strong, Super Cheap, GoPro Suction Mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Suction-Mount-349/
Super Strong, Super Cheap, GoPro Suction Mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/XXJ3/HLFHZCU5/FS7XXJ3HLFHZCU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/XXJ3/HLFHZCU5/FS7XXJ3HLFHZCU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/XXJ3/HLFHZCU5/FS7XXJ3HLFHZCU5.SMALL.jpg J_Foot Hi Guys! I'm the sort of guy who tries to make something rather than buy it! When it came to getting some decent shots from my GoPro Hero 3 on a car, I couldn't justify the £29.99 price for the official GoPro one! After a couple of hours researching other people ideas/designs, I came up with a pla...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:04:39 PDT
How to Make a Cheap Infrared Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cheap-Infrared-Camera-1/
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 12:24:18 PDT
Car stereo to home stereo with a PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-stereo-to-home-stereo-with-a-PSU/
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:38:12 PDT
123D IPhone Charging Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Phone-Charging-Dock-in-123D-Design/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:22:57 PDT
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Laptop Cooling Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Stand-2/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 08:04:46 PDT
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Skin-Easy-Cute-Cheap/
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SMALL.jpg diybeauty_queen Tired of the basic look of your laptop? Vinyl skins not fitting in your budget? Whatever your case maybe, I am here to instruct you on how to create your very own laptop skin. You can be as creative as you want with this project and by no means do you have to just settle for what I did. Get crafty w...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:31:54 PDT
Easy but destructive wrist mounted flamethrower http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-but-destructive-wrist-mounted-flamethrower/
Easy but destructive wrist mounted flamethrower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3EVX/HK483X1M/F733EVXHK483X1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3EVX/HK483X1M/F733EVXHK483X1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3EVX/HK483X1M/F733EVXHK483X1M.SMALL.jpg xaviergoby http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlfMB5y0zIc This is a flamethrower I made which didn't take me quit long how ever finding the materials were a hassle for me but since I have already listed the materials here it should not be a problem! Build this at your own risk! It is not very dangerous howeve...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:31:33 PDT
Building a portable fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-portable-fan/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 02:29:32 PDT
The Gravity Harvester http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gravity-Harvester/
The Gravity Harvester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs This is a concept based on a idea I had on harvesting gravitational potential energy from rain or any elevated source of water. The system works by having a pair of tubes that contain a cup each. When the cup is at the top of the tube, a valve opens allowing water to fill the cup. As water fills th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:40:45 PDT
K'nex tin holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-tin-holder/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 18:25:38 PDT
RC boat for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-boat-for-10/
RC boat for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SMALL.jpg Videographer101 Yesterday I was working in my workshop and noticed how all of my old dead RC planes just sit there. Like they have no purpose. So yesterday, I decided to put them to use. I was going to build an RC boat! So here is what you will need to get started: Tools: Dremel hot glue gun X-acto knife Vice (To h...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 05:22:30 PDT
How to make a external cell phone battery for under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-external-cell-phone-battery-for-unde/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 17:26:21 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you will need to make an Arduino powered steal the bacon game: 10x      LEDs 11x      330 Ohm Resistors 1x        10k Ohm Resistor 1x        Button 1x        Switch 1x        Buzzer 19x      Jumper Wires 1x        Breadboard or Perfboard 1x        Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 14:30:11 PDT
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/6-LED-Pendulum-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you need to make a 6 LED Pendulum with Arduino: 6x     LEDS 6x     330 Ohm Resistors 7x     Jumper Wires 1x     Breadboard or Perfboard 1x     Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This project does not take long to do at all. This is the code that I used: int led1 = 13; int led2 = 12; i...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:33 PDT
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/5x2-LED-Matrix-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin To make this 5x2 LED Matrix you need the following: 12x    Jumper Wires 10x    LEDs 10x    330 Ohm Resistors 1x      Breadboard or Perfboard 1x      Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This is a very easy and quick project. It takes about 30 minutes to do. This is the code that I used: /*   Blink  ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:13:51 PDT
Virtual Dice using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Dice-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is a virtual dice. It requires the following items: 10x     Jumper Wires 7x       LEDs 7x       330 Ohm Resistors 1x       10k Ohm Resistor 1x       Button 1x       Breadboard or Perfboard 1x       Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This project takes about 30 minutes to an hour to make. This ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT
High Speed Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-1/
High Speed Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QAY3/GWF5TS5H/FN1QAY3GWF5TS5H.SMALL.jpg geo bruce With this device you’ll be able to: take pictures from anything you can sense or detect: - movement - sound - … You don’t need to modify your camera or flash for this. It’s compatible with the old High Voltage flashes and the new TTL ones. Why I did this project? A friend of me who's really passion...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 04:09:17 PDT
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SMALL.jpg paultnylund Let me know if you need any help building one of your own. My name is Paul Nylund, and my partner on the project was Marcia Rojas if you need to cite this. Blueprint: http://goo.gl/Z3Nuf During our testing, we occasionally saw spikes of up to 6 volts while adjusting the apparatus. We were not able...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
2 Minute Mini Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Mini-Flashlight/
2 Minute Mini Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SMALL.jpg A14 - Empty Lead Refill box - Wire - 3 LED's - 2032 Battery - Reset Button Connecting LED's, Switch and Battery First, I connected leds in parallels. Then open groove in the bottom of the container, next i run the wire through the container and make final connections.(Tape down everything) Test R...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:00:37 PDT
Sound Riser http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Riser/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 11:29:26 PDT
Easy Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl Tutorial to show how to make a quick, cheap and easy portable USB charger for around $10 without knowing how to build complex circuits! Used the following products: USB Car Charger (Dollar Store) 8 AA Battery Holder (Radioshack) 8 AA Batteries (Dollar Store) Project Enclosure (Radioshack)
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Fri, 3 May 2013 08:22:34 PDT
$10 DIY Box Teleprompter That Works Great! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-DIY-Box-Teleprompter-That-Works-Great/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SMALL.jpg collaredkeeper If you have an ipad, iphone, or computer monitor, you can make a $10 teleprompter that rivals that of the pros! You don't need woodcrafting skills or an elaborate design, just a box knife and about 20 minutes of your time. Step 1 Purchase a glass square at home depot for ~$4 f...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:47:58 PDT
no-cost, 5-minute Steady-Cam rig using a tripod and household materials http://www.instructables.com/id/no-cost-5-minute-Steady-Cam-rig-using-a-tripod-an/
no-cost, 5-minute Steady-Cam rig using a tripod and household materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HUGS/HF23Y4BH/F6THUGSHF23Y4BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HUGS/HF23Y4BH/F6THUGSHF23Y4BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HUGS/HF23Y4BH/F6THUGSHF23Y4BH.SMALL.jpg confu Recently I watched this impressive video: http://vimeo.com/63357898 I´m not really into taking videos or making movies, but all those professional or DIY solutions to build a steady-cam thingy or camera gimbal which I stumbled upon in the last years were always fascinating. So after watching above...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 16:34:32 PDT