Instructables: exploring - technology - college http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:49:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Macbook Keys (with backlight functionality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Macbook-Keys-with-backlight-functionality/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:24:59 PDT
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 http://www.instructables.com/id/low-frequency-audio-amplifier-using-the-LM386/
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal The integrated chip LM386 is a low power audio frequency amplifier requiring a low level power supply . The IC is designed to deliver a voltage amplification of 20 without external add-on parts. But this voltage gain can be raised up to 200 (Vu = 200) by adding external parts. soo today i am goin...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 05:31:47 PST
Dark Sensor ( light sensor / automatic street light ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-light-sensor-automatic-street-light-/
Dark Sensor ( light sensor / automatic street light ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/R1P1/HQJZSZ83/FELR1P1HQJZSZ83.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Here is my new simple Electronics project about  Automatic Street Light Control System or Dark Sensor. it is a simple and powerful concept , which uses transistor ( BC 547 NPN) as a switch to switch ON and OFF the street light system automatically . It automatically switches ON lights when the sunl...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:48:26 PST
Water Level Indicator with Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-with-Alarm-1/
Water Level Indicator with Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Today I am going to talk about a very useful project that I had taken up. It is called the Water Level Indicator. Nowadays everybody has overhead tank at their homes. But everyone who has a water tank above knows the kind of problems that they face. Firstly there is no system to track the water in t...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:54:15 PST
How to Create a College-Style Budget Using Excel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-College-Style-Budget-Using-Excel/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:37:09 PDT
Creating Art Portfolios in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Art-Portfolios-in-Photoshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VYI3/HFSH4WNH/F67VYI3HFSH4WNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VYI3/HFSH4WNH/F67VYI3HFSH4WNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VYI3/HFSH4WNH/F67VYI3HFSH4WNH.SMALL.jpg ClayAlchemist While you might know exactly how you want to make your art portfolio in your head, being able to map it out in Photoshop proves to be much more difficult.  Today, I'll show you the basics needed to create an art portfolio for AT-130 at GRCC.
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:43:43 PDT
A Facebook-Connected, Arduino-Powered Music Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Party-Facebook-Connected-Arduino-Powered-/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 10:30:10 PDT
How to Build an Egg Protection Device (Egg Drop) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Egg-Protection-Device-Egg-Drop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/36LC/H2BMNIF3/F1S36LCH2BMNIF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/36LC/H2BMNIF3/F1S36LCH2BMNIF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/36LC/H2BMNIF3/F1S36LCH2BMNIF3.SMALL.jpg ElectroDanno This was one of my design projects for my engineering class in college. Follow the instructions in the images, or just download the PDF. Enjoy making your egg protection devices! :)  **This device was dropped at a maximum of 3 stories high. About 7 runs were conducted. Not once did the egg break. T...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 22:26:34 PDT
TeNaCl http://www.instructables.com/id/TenNaCl/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:05:00 PDT
Sending Music through a Frequency-Modulated (FM) Infrared (IR) LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-Music-through-a-Frequency-Modulated-FM-I/
Sending Music through a Frequency-Modulated (FM) Infrared (IR) LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SMALL.jpg Jamaal_7lna Hello Instructables community! Welcome to my first project upload. This was actually my Freshman Electrical/Optical Engineering Final Project at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. It was actually categorized as a higher level project--for junior or senior students--but my group decided that al...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:39:25 PST
Prevent iClickers From Turning on in Your Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-iClickers-From-Turning-on-in-Your-Backpack/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 13:32:25 PST
Cheap computer based Tele-prompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-ghetto-Tele-prompter/
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 18:45:24 PDT
Sabbath Alarm Clock (or first step to roommate alarm clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sabbath-Alarm-Clock-or-first-step-to-roommate-ala/
Sabbath Alarm Clock (or first step to roommate alarm clock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/T7EN/GEA1HAK9/FATT7ENGEA1HAK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/T7EN/GEA1HAK9/FATT7ENGEA1HAK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/T7EN/GEA1HAK9/FATT7ENGEA1HAK9.SMALL.jpg cowmanpoke This instructable is basically how to make a sound-proof container for your alarm clock. It can be used for the Sabbath (when you're unable to turn off the alarm) so you don't go insane from the constant beeping. In addition, it is the first step to a super alarm clock that is loud for you but not a...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 19:01:49 PDT
Cracked LCD Screen Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Cracked-LCD-Screen-Prank/
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 08:54:41 PDT
Bargain-Price Book Scanner From A Cardboard Box. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bargain-Price-Book-Scanner-From-A-Cardboard-Box/
Bargain-Price Book Scanner From A Cardboard Box. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/E4RY/G43EJWQG/FF9E4RYG43EJWQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/E4RY/G43EJWQG/FF9E4RYG43EJWQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/E4RY/G43EJWQG/FF9E4RYG43EJWQG.SMALL.jpg daniel_reetz Who doesn't want access to their books, notebooks, magazines, class notes, and other stuff everywhere, all the time? The thing is that often these things are a pain to scan. I have a really good solution for that, but it's expensive and can take a whole weekend to build. How do you scan a book, maga...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2010 12:40:22 PST
High Tech Suggestions http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Tech-Suggestions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/R1CQ/FWBNM4VJ/FMOR1CQFWBNM4VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/R1CQ/FWBNM4VJ/FMOR1CQFWBNM4VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/R1CQ/FWBNM4VJ/FMOR1CQFWBNM4VJ.SMALL.jpg videomathtutor High tech study tips for math students.
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:21:51 PDT
Set up your very own Web server! http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-up-your-very-own-Web-server/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2008 22:55:02 PDT
5GBP video camera dolly, PC side panel http://www.instructables.com/id/5GBP-video-camera-dolly-PC-side-panel/
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Mon, 5 May 2008 13:23:47 PDT
Make 100x's More Shaving Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Chamber-Project-1-Shaving-Cream-Experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com Music: Kevin MacLeod Shaving cream is placed into a vacuum chamber, then the vacuum is turned on. The chemicals are arranged such that there are many pockets of air trapped inside the shaving cream. The air pockets in shaving cream will expand in a vacuum. As the pressure gradually decreases the v...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:23:01 PST
Autonomous, Wirelessly Controlled Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-wirelessly-controlled-hovercraft/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2007 11:57:50 PST
Top Ramen in Microwave http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-Ramen-in-Microwave/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2005 16:56:08 PDT