Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:11:06 PST BLOX v1.01 My Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill (Unfinished Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Joining Electrical Components with Rubber Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Joining-Electrical-Components-with-Rubber-Tubing/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:44:54 PST
simple normally closed switch http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-normally-closed-switch/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 03:43:10 PST
Disabled hoist lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabled-hoist-lift/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 15:21:12 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
Emergency USB charger on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-charger-on-the-cheap-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:47:57 PST
Poor Drone Owners Carrying Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Drone-Owners-Carrying-Case/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:52:00 PST
DIY $1 PIC 12f675 JDM Programmer (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1-PIC-12f675-JDM-Programmer-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY $1 PIC 12f675 JDM Programmer (Cheap and Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi EveryBody i am Again Doing something. and it is with PIC's!Almost Everybody do not want a Big Arduino in their projects or to control a rgb led with Arduino uno?Enjoy Compressing your projects with PIC and Attiny too. but in this wwe will be making a PIC Programmer To Program 12f675 PIC. Here i a...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 12:53:50 PST
$1 Touch Screen Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Touch-Screen-Stylus/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:54:21 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Low Cost Video Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Video-Stabilizer/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:18:48 PDT
How to make a Cheap WiFi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-WiFi-Antenna/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:04:34 PDT
Cheap DIY Autocue/Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-AutocueTeleprompter/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:30:58 PDT
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT
Homemade 60$ Interactive Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-60-Interactive-Board/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:32 PDT
Old-School Laptop Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-Laptop-Mod/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 04:20:34 PDT
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Low Cost Wireless DIY Game Show System for Holiday Parties http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Wireless-DIY-Game-Show-System-for-Holiday/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:58:00 PDT
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-flashlight-into-headlamp-with-duct-tape/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:14 PDT
Simple Clean Graphite Ipad Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Clean-Graphite-Ipad-Stylus/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:08:36 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT
How to change / upgrade your MacBook RAM Memory http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-upgrade-your-MacBook-RAM-Memory/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:57:02 PDT
Simple Raspberry Pi B+ case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Raspberry-Pi-B-case/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:40:12 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Removable hat fan/desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-hat-fandesk-fan/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:47 PDT
cheap bug zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-bug-zapper/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:02:33 PDT
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Home-surveillance-system-using-arduinosi/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:27:52 PDT
Simple ROV for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ROV-for-Cheap/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:01 PDT
Using an Arduino to charge a DS lite http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-charge-a-DS-lite/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:57:02 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
Car Console Can Cooler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Can-Cooler/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:49:16 PDT
Hack an HC SR04 to a 3 pin sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-HC-SR04-to-a-3-pin-sensor/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:56:07 PDT
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parabolic-WiFi-Signal-Booster/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:57 PDT
Binary Counter/Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-CounterDice/
Binary Counter/Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SMALL.jpg DimitrisZ Hello world,This is a dead simple counter and dice, which shows numbers (0-15) in binary.I use it with Munchkin board game, it reminds me my level.First of all, the hardware tha you'll need: 1x AVR microcontroller with at least 6 I/O pins (I used an ATTiny85 and disabled reset pin) 4x LEDs (I recomm...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:26 PDT
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Adding phone hook to al chepo modern phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-phone-hook-to-al-chepo-modern-phone/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 12:40:09 PDT
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/PortableWireless-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 20:40:55 PDT
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-printer-into-a-wireless-printer-with-a-Ra/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 13:53:24 PDT
PVC DJ Laptop and Mixer Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-DJ-Laptop-and-Mixer-Stand/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:14:08 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello. I jumped in the CNC world last October and I have been a passionate enthusiast since... I often watch videos of DIY CNCs and experiment with new things. My first CNC project (highly recommend to take a look) was quite a success (but had a few issues) and this made me think that I need to try ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Cheap and reliable remote control fan regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-reliable-remote-control-fan-regulator/
Cheap and reliable remote control fan regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SMALL.jpg harishh Hi, I am new to Instructables, I hope my mini project will be appreciated by many as this is economical and reliable and easy to built. I am a beginner to this electronic field. I always like to do small electronic projects with less investment which relates to practical appliances.This project pr...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:28:48 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-for-Quadcopters-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
cheap and simple record player http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-simple-record-player/
cheap and simple record player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SMALL.jpg zachary phillips a cheap and simple record player mod Make the amplifier and needle For this step you will need a piece of copy paper or construction paper, some tape, and a sowing pin First roll the paper into a cone tape is so that it stays togethersecond you will need to stick the pin through the small end of ...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:08:22 PDT