Instructables: exploring - technology - diy - cheap http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:02:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/31SM/I7KB9M3G/FSW31SMI7KB9M3G.SMALL.jpg thsinger Buying an illuminated Switch could be quiet expensive or you want something Special or you are like me and want to made it with parts you allready own.Hey we all have LED's (blue, red, White ...... or RGB ....)OK, when they are 5mm round then you are with me and go ahed in my first instructable. ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Lightstand-DIY-for-Less-Than-10-Bucks/
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SMALL.jpg FilmTaped Here is a quick how-to video for building a cheap lightstand. While light stands have come down in price, sometimes you can't wait for one the Chinese models to ship. This trick using a painters pole and gym weight will hopefully be helpful in this situation. Simple tip, I know, but hopefully it's h...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:54:29 PDT
DIY Raspberry Pi Cheap Wood Case Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Raspberry-Pi-Cheap-Wood-Case-Homemade/
DIY Raspberry Pi Cheap Wood Case Homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/S6W4/I7CCFI95/F6DS6W4I7CCFI95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/S6W4/I7CCFI95/F6DS6W4I7CCFI95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/S6W4/I7CCFI95/F6DS6W4I7CCFI95.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board computers developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools.In 2015, the next-generation Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi 2, was officially announced. The new c...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:25:39 PDT
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Sardauscan-sub-30-Opensource-3d-laser-scanner/
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SMALL.jpg Sardau Sardauscan is a open source Sub 30$ 3D laser scanner that you can easely print yourself.Even 12$ if you already have a hercule HD twist. Basicaly you just need a arduino nano, 1 to 4 line laser and a micro geared stepper (28BYJ-48). no external power needed. just 2 free usb port on your pc : one for...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 11:47:11 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Waterproof-Boom-Box/
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For this build, I wanted a Ka-Boom Box with a special super power. That power is to be water (& beer) repellant for use at the pool, beach or an outrageous party. Several components were used to achieve this goal and I found that my price point stayed on mark. While I have not actually had to test t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:12 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Raspberry Pi Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade/
Raspberry Pi Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SMALL.jpg PJMOR A few months ago, I decided that I wanted an all-in-one arcade machine. I started looking for some info on how to build one, and immediately, the name "Raspberry Pi" came up. This Christmas, I got a couple of them. I started experimenting with a few operating systems, and Retropie became my favorite...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:27:54 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
Arduino door lock with password - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I mede an door lock (or box lock) that opens when you enter your password and press "#". The servo turns back to the position it was in after some seconds. PARTS & TOOLS For this project I used:* Arduino uno ( http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc... )* 4x4 matrix ke...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Satellite tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-tracker/
Satellite tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/CEFR/I5F7ICTX/FP0CEFRI5F7ICTX.SMALL.jpg shubham_bhatt Did you know that we can see International Space Station and other awesome satellites with our naked from earth.This instructable will tell you how to spot the iss when they are above your location. What dose it do This device tells you when ISS (International Space Station) is above your locatio...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:25:18 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SMALL.jpg HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 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
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
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
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
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
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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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/
Low Cost Wireless DIY Game Show System for Holiday Parties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SMALL.jpg itaparcade Don't want a boring holiday party? Why not add some trivia game show fun to your holiday party without it costing you a lot of money? We have a $15 wireless game show popper system solution for you based on a discontinued Duo Pop for iPad Game and a really small Arduino compatible microcontroller k...
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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
Removable hat fan/desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-hat-fandesk-fan/
Removable hat fan/desk fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SMALL.jpg ed shtern Are you ever feeling hot but don't want to carry a fan around or stay by an air conditioner? I decided to make my own hat fan to keep me cool and mobile. You can even take it off your hat and use it as a desk fan. I will show how and you will hopefully enjoy using it as much as i did. Gathering Su...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:47 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
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
Paper speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-speaker/
Paper speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/EG21/HZ9O2OWT/F9BEG21HZ9O2OWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/EG21/HZ9O2OWT/F9BEG21HZ9O2OWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/EG21/HZ9O2OWT/F9BEG21HZ9O2OWT.SMALL.jpg Djnix This is a tutorial on how to make a paper speaker. Its easier to show you than to tell you so that is why i have this video. The materials are as follows:2 paper plates1 neodymium magnet (1/2 in x 1/4 cylindrical)About 2 feet of magnet wire (any gauge)Piece of paperHot glue(optional): some sort of r...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:29:21 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
Give your PC tower a new look! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SMALL.jpg Unprecedented One of the most important aspects of your computer is it's case: your case not only holds everything together it also protects the delicate hardware inside from electrical and physical interference. Your PC's case can be small or big, strictly functional or extravagant. I'm writing this Instructable...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
DIY Servo Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SMALL.jpg vu2aeo DC Motors can be made to turn either clockwise or counter-clockwise by changing the polarity of the voltage applied to their terminals. The torque that is generated at the output shaft can be scaled up or scaled down by using a gear train. In most motors, like the one shown below, the gear train s...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT
Worlds Easiest Microscope Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Easiest-Microscope-Phone-Case/
Worlds Easiest Microscope Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HXVQ/HY8IL1V2/F6MHXVQHY8IL1V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HXVQ/HY8IL1V2/F6MHXVQHY8IL1V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HXVQ/HY8IL1V2/F6MHXVQHY8IL1V2.SMALL.jpg babaguru Have you ever wanted to see what thing acctually look like really close up .. This super cheap and simple 60x microscope will allow you to do just that. First Check out my video tutorial and be sure to subscribe!! Things you need All you will need for this project is:-cheap plastic case for t...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:27:20 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
How to repair a laptop without picture? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-laptop-without-picture/
How to repair a laptop without picture? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I have repaired a lot of laptops using this simple trick. The main problem with most laptops is their own heat dispassion. In time the heat sink will lose the ability to dispense the heat (mainly because the thermal compound drys out and loses the ability to transfer the heat or there is a lot of du...
By: mkarvonen

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:04:14 PDT
How to fix a graphics card? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-graphics-card/
How to fix a graphics card? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Did your graphics card die? Computer turns on but there is no picture? Or after a while of gaming blue-screen appears? And this all happens few weeks after the warranty runs out? If the symptoms leads to a failure in graphics follow this guide.This method works with every graphics card. Even with l...
By: mkarvonen

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:02:42 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Sous Vide Oven Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Oven-Controller/
Sous Vide Oven Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SMALL.gif 24Eng Instead of cutting apart a perfectly good Crock Pot this build will show you how to build a controller your appliance you can plug into. This modular approach means you do not need to buy a second appliance. If you have an old rice cooker in the cabinet you can make it a sous vide oven.The tricky p...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:52:53 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
DIY HMD http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-HMD-Part-1/
DIY HMD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SMALL.jpg joanna_fung Do you enjoy gaming, ready for the next big thing? Then this is a project for you! Listed are the instructions for a quick, cheap, and easy to build d.y.i. virtual reality system that allows people to enjoy games in virtual reality from home without spending big bucks on fancy technology. Getting...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:36:55 PDT
Custom R/C Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Plane/
Custom R/C Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SMALL.jpg Electric_LED R/C objects are fun to play with and enjoy. There are many types of R/C things that can be bought or made by you! This is a simple and cheap way to make yourself and R/C Plane!!!All the images, I was given permission to use and I do not own. Time to name the parts of the plane! We will be using t...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:46:04 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
Kitchen Led Bar lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is very cheap an easy project to do. It took me about 1 hr to install. The cost was around 22 euros. The view before installation I have just moved to a new house and while moving all the stuff to their own places i saw how miserable the kitchen looks. The space is small and the lightning is...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
Poor Man's 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:51:14 PDT
*Free* DIY Recycled Can WiFi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-DIY-Recycled-Can-WiFi-Antenna/
*Free* DIY Recycled Can WiFi Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/69AP/HVQQW0XD/F5769APHVQQW0XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/69AP/HVQQW0XD/F5769APHVQQW0XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/69AP/HVQQW0XD/F5769APHVQQW0XD.SMALL.jpg MarkYu Weak WiFi signals in our homes are always a problem for most people. Today I will show you how to create a WiFi antenna booster out of a recycled can and show you comparisons of with and without the antenna. Materials Only 2 materials needed for this hack/up-cycling project:-Soda Can-Scissors or ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 12:14:09 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Coffins-DIYing-Free/
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/RQDG/HVQFE18I/F8BRQDGHVQFE18I.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate In paying respect to the dead, to our loved ones, we often forget the cost of that respect. DIYing Free (http://diyingfree.weebly.com) is a website/project/intervention seeking to alleviate the economical and ecological costs of death through design and technology. Through the following Instructable...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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By: ASCAS

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Tin-Quiet-Alarm/
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SMALL.jpg rsoileau2 Altoid Tin ultrasonic silent room alarm This is my first instructable, so please excuse any mistakes that I may have made. My girlfriend was having trouble with her roommate and was not sure if the roommate was going into her room without permission. I decided to build a small sensing device to tell...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:04:18 PST
Raspberry Pi "Google Glass" - simple and sleek http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Google-Glass-simple-and-sleek/
Raspberry Pi "Google Glass" - simple and sleek - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/40VA/HR4SVKVC/FTP40VAHR4SVKVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/40VA/HR4SVKVC/FTP40VAHR4SVKVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/40VA/HR4SVKVC/FTP40VAHR4SVKVC.SMALL.jpg Jon701 I have had this completed for a while now, but haven't spent the time to make this Instructable which is actually the crux of my project. At the release of the Raspberry Pi, I immediately thought how amazing this would be as a wearable computer due to its compact size (I'm certainly not the only on...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:55:41 PST
DIY Track Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Dolly-51/
DIY Track Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/KHY9/HQYW5L6G/FCVKHY9HQYW5L6G.SMALL.jpg mtairymd DIY Track Dolly See YouTube Video for Test Shots and Dolly Track build Tools: DrillTable SawHole SawDrill and 1/2" BitMaterials: 1 1/4” diameter 10 ft PVC pipe (2X)1 1/4” diameter PVC elbows (4X)Plywood - close to size of tripod2 X 4 (30" long)1 1/4” wood screws (6X)Paracord or rope (20 ft)...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:45:01 PST