Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:30:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap Amplifier Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Amplifier-Build/
Cheap Amplifier Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/IKX9/IRXT00N7/FDMIKX9IRXT00N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/IKX9/IRXT00N7/FDMIKX9IRXT00N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/IKX9/IRXT00N7/FDMIKX9IRXT00N7.SMALL.jpg Skruffles So I took apart an old car radio a while back, looked at the datasheet and made a small boombox for my shed (I have lead acid batteries charging from wind and solar so the chip was quite happy without regulation)The radio had two separate chips in it and I was wondering what to do with it for a whil...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:15:27 PDT
How to Make Cast Iron Metal Melting Furnace With in $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Cast-Iron-Metal-Melting-Furnace-With-i/
How to Make Cast Iron Metal Melting Furnace With in $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YXNK/IRXT1SR1/FMWYXNKIRXT1SR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YXNK/IRXT1SR1/FMWYXNKIRXT1SR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YXNK/IRXT1SR1/FMWYXNKIRXT1SR1.SMALL.jpg mariajerbin watch video: https://youtu.be/uCnmnPioi6MRequired Materials With CostCement Flower Pots - $0.5Iron Pipe - $1.5 Teflon Tape - $0.15 Electric Air Pump - $5 Insulation Tape - $0.15 Charcoal - $2.24 Steel Tumbler - $0.5
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:57:56 PDT
Ultimate guide to building your multirotor frames cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-to-Building-Your-Multirotor-Frames-/
Ultimate guide to building your multirotor frames cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/LL7T/IRXPY8V2/FBALL7TIRXPY8V2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/LL7T/IRXPY8V2/FBALL7TIRXPY8V2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/LL7T/IRXPY8V2/FBALL7TIRXPY8V2.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Hey there guys! Long time no see.So heres how it goes, I was shopping on ebay for parts when i see all these rather weak and lame quadrotor tricopter hexa and octa as well as y6 and y4 frames going for anywhere from 800-6500 rs. I thought of building my own frames just in case i wanted an upgrade fr...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:17:30 PDT
Rasberry Pi Laser Cut Cardbboard Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Rasberry-Pi-Laser-Cut-Cardbboard-Case/
Rasberry Pi Laser Cut Cardbboard Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/EXX8/IRWYCPZD/FZPEXX8IRWYCPZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/EXX8/IRWYCPZD/FZPEXX8IRWYCPZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/EXX8/IRWYCPZD/FZPEXX8IRWYCPZD.SMALL.jpg riocruz I recently got an RPI 3 and like everyone else, I was excited to start doing stuff with it. But of course I need a case to keep it place and avoid it from falling off the table. I was out of plastic sheets which I would normally use for this sort of stuff but I was a bit impatient and wanted to b...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 22:37:29 PDT
Simple Accelero-gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Accelero-gamepad/
Simple Accelero-gamepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/M7NQ/IRW22WC5/FB8M7NQIRW22WC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/M7NQ/IRW22WC5/FB8M7NQIRW22WC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/M7NQ/IRW22WC5/FB8M7NQIRW22WC5.SMALL.jpg RajasekarA2 This is my first instructable friends. In this instructable I have added acceleration sensor to gamepad for motion controlling.For example if we tilt the joystick to left then the left button of joystick is triggered and similarly for right tilt. Components Gamepad (you can use any gamepad) Ard...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:23:02 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
Low-cost bare-bones bench power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Bare-bones-Bench-Power-Supply/
Low-cost bare-bones bench power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/Y7VF/IRO1I2OM/FZGY7VFIRO1I2OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/Y7VF/IRO1I2OM/FZGY7VFIRO1I2OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/Y7VF/IRO1I2OM/FZGY7VFIRO1I2OM.SMALL.jpg dr_phil In this Instructable I will show you how I built a very simple, low cost variable 1-28 V 5 A power supply with simultaneous digital voltage & current displays and variable current limit, short circuit protection etc. It's an ugly beast but I'm time-poor, so function is more important than form. Ever...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:32:14 PDT
How to Build a Cheap Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Cheap-Quadcopter-1/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 19:20:50 PDT
The Cheapest Smart Mirror! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cheapest-Smart-Mirror/
The Cheapest Smart Mirror! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9JRZ/IRC6RIA1/F0I9JRZIRC6RIA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9JRZ/IRC6RIA1/F0I9JRZIRC6RIA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9JRZ/IRC6RIA1/F0I9JRZIRC6RIA1.SMALL.jpg Nil Varu Introduction My name is Nil and I am fifteen years old. This is my first instructable, ever. I really do hope that you enjoy this and I would be really happy for you to give me any sort of feedback, whether that would be positive or negative. Thanks you for taking the time to read this and I hope it...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 12:02:52 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
10x 20x 40x 50x Macro Lens for Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/10x-20x-40x-50x-Macro-Lens-for-Mobile/
10x 20x 40x 50x Macro Lens for Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/0J7L/IR9E9WFD/FCK0J7LIR9E9WFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/0J7L/IR9E9WFD/FCK0J7LIR9E9WFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/0J7L/IR9E9WFD/FCK0J7LIR9E9WFD.SMALL.jpg amitguptagwl This is my first video for DIY project. So plz ignore video quality, and the duration of video.For this we need a old reel SLR camera.In this video I am also comparing 20x macro lens with these home made lenses.
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:01:18 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
Easy 5$ Pocket Taser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-5-Pocket-Taser/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:54:40 PDT
Home Studio Setup Without Any Professional Equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Studio-Setup-Without-Any-Professional-Equipme/
Home Studio Setup Without Any Professional Equipment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/I1KD/IR3PSWIY/FYZI1KDIR3PSWIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/I1KD/IR3PSWIY/FYZI1KDIR3PSWIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/I1KD/IR3PSWIY/FYZI1KDIR3PSWIY.SMALL.jpg amitguptagwl If you are just starting with Youtube channel like me on this stage, you may be looking for cheap options to setup home video studio.This is the home studio set up I did from nothing.I am using cloth hanging stand and a cheap selfie stick to make C stand, Normal paper as a grey card, iron band and m...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:35:52 PDT
Android Telepresence Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Telepresence-Robot/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:53:29 PDT
Cheap LED lighting tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-LED-Lighting-Tube/
Cheap LED lighting tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/73GV/IQYT0IC8/FPG73GVIQYT0IC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/73GV/IQYT0IC8/FPG73GVIQYT0IC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/73GV/IQYT0IC8/FPG73GVIQYT0IC8.SMALL.jpg neil-verschoore This is my first instructable! And hope you like it. It's about a cheap indoor LED lighting tube. That you can hang on only 2 screws or fasten it with cable ties to something. use it above my workbench and in my tent (for camping). Its cheap,light and easy to make. Step 1: Materials 1 x 5m LED-St...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:31:31 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
Simple Pi CCTV with Online Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Low-bandwidth-Simple-CCTV-System-With-Pi-for/
Simple Pi CCTV with Online Video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BDFC/IQV7OHT9/FDQBDFCIQV7OHT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BDFC/IQV7OHT9/FDQBDFCIQV7OHT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BDFC/IQV7OHT9/FDQBDFCIQV7OHT9.SMALL.jpg samanje Ever wanted to have an eye on your room, holiday home, own home, garage, work place or anywhere else for that matter but the facilities available (e.g. limited internet supply) prevented you from having a sustainable CCTV system from working, or you simply did not want to spend big? Then this tutori...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:40:53 PDT
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-Your-RC-Cars-Transmission-Range-in-3-Minute/
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K Easily increase your transmission range
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:43:56 PDT
DIY ECG + Arduino + LabView http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ECG-Arduino-LabView/
DIY ECG + Arduino + LabView - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/487U/IQPHIQ2F/F5S487UIQPHIQ2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/487U/IQPHIQ2F/F5S487UIQPHIQ2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/487U/IQPHIQ2F/F5S487UIQPHIQ2F.SMALL.jpg BrunoV18 Hello everyone! this is my very first project that i wish to share with you... (it's not the best one, but the results were really amazing!) before we begin, i recommend you to have some basic skills in analog circuits and LabView, or join someone who already know both things. The analog stage consi...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 07:57:24 PDT
Make Arduino Clones Work With Mac! | 80% Off of an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Arduino-Clones-Work-With-Mac-80-Off-of-an-Ard/
Make Arduino Clones Work With Mac! | 80% Off of an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/X97P/IQO233XM/FHJX97PIQO233XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/X97P/IQO233XM/FHJX97PIQO233XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/X97P/IQO233XM/FHJX97PIQO233XM.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hey everyone, and welcome back to another Ben Builds instructable!In this instructable, I will be showing you where to find Arduino Uno clones that work the same as a genuine Arduino Uno, but are 1/5th the price of a regular Arduino board. In addition, I will be showing you how to make the CH340 ser...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:56:50 PDT
DIY Conductive Ink / Paint for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conductive-Ink-Paint-for-Cheap/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:30:12 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
Another cheap Air condition http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Cheap-Air-Condition/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 09:05:38 PDT
Make A Hydro-Electric Turbine from Scrap or Left Over Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hydro-Electric-Turbine-From-Scrap-or-Left-O/
Make A Hydro-Electric Turbine from Scrap or Left Over Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RXJE/IQCKG470/FQRRXJEIQCKG470.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RXJE/IQCKG470/FQRRXJEIQCKG470.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RXJE/IQCKG470/FQRRXJEIQCKG470.SMALL.jpg StudentBuilds I've always had a love for electronics, and a love for the things you can do with them. Being a university student however, money is not exactly something that I have in abundance. This has lead for me to try and find ways to create ways of building, and experimenting with multiple different devices...
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 06:20:47 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
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-Robot-JitterBot/
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SMALL.jpg samsneatprojects The Jitterbot is a very simple and cheap robot that you can make with items around the house. Also, you don't need to program or code anything! This is a great project for parents and kids, robotics/DIY beginners, or just anyone who wants to make an easy and fun project!I recommend watching the vide...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:16:46 PDT
Remote Control BB8 Droid For less than £20 (26 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-BB8-Droid-for-Less-Than-20-26-USD/
Remote Control BB8 Droid For less than £20 (26 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DK21/IQ2MM7QM/FQ8DK21IQ2MM7QM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DK21/IQ2MM7QM/FQ8DK21IQ2MM7QM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DK21/IQ2MM7QM/FQ8DK21IQ2MM7QM.SMALL.jpg StudentBuilds Could I really class myself as an engineering student if I wasn't madly over obsessed with the droids from Star Wars? Of course I couldn't. So when the remote controlled BB8 was released I knew I had to buy one straight away. But then I realised I was a student. A very poor student. What is the only...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:52:15 PDT
Cheap Arduino SD card reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Arduino-SD-Card-Reader/
Cheap Arduino SD card reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4CBX/IPZRP6R9/FB94CBXIPZRP6R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4CBX/IPZRP6R9/FB94CBXIPZRP6R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/4CBX/IPZRP6R9/FB94CBXIPZRP6R9.SMALL.jpg ricecakeburner Hello EveryoneWhen you make a project using an Arduino sometimes you need to save/load data, but SD card readers can be pricey so in this tutorial I will show you how to make one for under R70 or roughly $5. Most part are easy to come by ,and some can be salvaged. Parts & Tools Parts you will nee...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:42:37 PDT
RC Car - 6 wheel hack http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-6-Wheel-Hack/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:12 PDT
The "O-ring" Trick for CPU COOLING Attachment. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-O-ring-Trick-for-CPU-COOLING-Attachment/
The "O-ring" Trick for CPU COOLING Attachment. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/84HL/IPY0NJL3/F8584HLIPY0NJL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/84HL/IPY0NJL3/F8584HLIPY0NJL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/84HL/IPY0NJL3/F8584HLIPY0NJL3.SMALL.jpg MichaelA29 It's like the "zip-tie" trick but easier. If you don't have the right tools to set up your cooling system and you have to figure out how to attach the Cooling System to your Motherboard. This is the trick for you! I call it the "O-ring" trick. It's just an improvement of the zip tie method but where...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:41:33 PDT
How to Play Any Game in VR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Any-Game-in-VR/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:03:56 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
Super Cheap LED Floatie http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-LED-Floatie/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:11:17 PDT
LCD 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:44:28 PDT
Voice Controlled Home Automation System (Cheap & Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Home-Automation-System-Cheap-Easy/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:07:09 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/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:02:48 PDT
Palpebra - Laptop Webcam Sliding Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Palpebra-Laptop-Webcam-Sliding-Cover/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 07:36:48 PDT
balsa wood plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Guillows-Cessna-150-Conversion/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 23:29:06 PDT
The $5 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-5-3D-Printer/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 18:26:55 PDT
Cheap Soldering Iron Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Soldering-Iron-Upgrade/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 14:35:05 PDT
Smart home with Arduino Ethernet shield and Teleduino (with web app) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Home-With-Arduino-Ethernet-Shield-and-Teledu/
Smart home with Arduino Ethernet shield and Teleduino (with web app) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/E51C/IP66W050/FNKE51CIP66W050.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/E51C/IP66W050/FNKE51CIP66W050.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/E51C/IP66W050/FNKE51CIP66W050.SMALL.jpg Chips_96 This project is a simple solution for those who want a smart-home system but do not have a big budget and for the lazy ones that do not want to get up from bed to turn the lights off or on.It also is the project of a high school student for his final exams!This is just a basic configuration but with...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 05:58:10 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
Homemade Cheap R/C Boat From Things You Can Find at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cheap-RC-Boat-From-Things-You-Can-Find-at/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 07:55:31 PDT
Flower From a Floppy Disk http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-From-a-Floppy-Disk/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 00:16:33 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
Mini monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Monitor/
Mini monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/8XQ5/ION6P6Z5/F9D8XQ5ION6P6Z5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/8XQ5/ION6P6Z5/F9D8XQ5ION6P6Z5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/8XQ5/ION6P6Z5/F9D8XQ5ION6P6Z5.SMALL.jpg balsuryana So many type of monitor. Small, Medium, Big and many size of monitor.Now i will show you how to make a mini monitor with cardboard containers. Its easy to make it. The size is less than 20 cm. You can watch movie, listen song, and play game!!Ok. Let's make it! You need: CardboardRulerPen / Anyth...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 06:30:03 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT