Instructables: exploring - technology - diy - cheap http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:42:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SMALL.jpg El Pajarito Manitas I was looking for an USB MIDI controller device (or interface) for music applications like piano or organ keyboard or pedalboard. After some research, I wanted to go to a more "homemade" solution. My choice has finally been oriented to a microcontroller board development like the Arduino boards and ...
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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/
Darkness Sensor with LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/VWCC/I1FQ7UKD/F62VWCCI1FQ7UKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/VWCC/I1FQ7UKD/F62VWCCI1FQ7UKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/VWCC/I1FQ7UKD/F62VWCCI1FQ7UKD.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here you can learn how to make a Darkness Sensor with just few cheap parts.It´s really simple and easily made by yourself. List of Materials and Schematics What you´ll need:PowersourceJumperwire1 or more LDRLEDPotentiometerPlug everything together like shown on schematics and test it. ... make ...
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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/
Potentiometer as variable Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SMALL.jpg bastelking If you get out of resistors, you can use a potentiometer instead.I often use potentiometers to test circuits with differnt setups qick and easy.Watch video and enjoy.
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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/
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SMALL.jpg ed shtern I've always been stuck holding the flashlight without enough hands to hold other stuff, and i never got around to go to the store and buy a headlamp. So i decided to make a removable one for any flashlight out of duct tape Gather your stuff Flashlight duct tape rubber band scissorsoptionalI used...
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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/
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HMIU/HZJOLSCE/FXNHMIUHZJOLSCE.SMALL.jpg rickyeatough Over the past few years, radio controlled quadcopters have been becoming ever more popular. Unlike Helicopters, They are much more stable, and can lift a bigger load. You can add DSLR's for aerial photos, or make it totally autonomous, with pre-planned flight missions. In this instructable, I'm...
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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/
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Tin-Quiet-Alarm/
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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/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:55:41 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/
DIY iPhone Video Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/DGL9/HQVPZMUY/FZCDGL9HQVPZMUY.SMALL.jpg delno I love the iPhone for its photo and video capabilities. I was looking for a way to get more out of these features and came across video rigs like the Owle Bubo, but I didn't want to put that much money into it. I figured I could make a similar rig for much cheaper. The rig adds five main features, f...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:28:22 PST
Raspberry Pi as Hi-Fi player with RuneAudio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-as-Hi-Fi-player-with-RuneAudio/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:32:56 PST
Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Power-Supply-2/
Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A simple DIY variable power supply for all your projects!Questions? Feel free to ask them in the comments!This would make a great Christmas gift! (View post-date!)Also the voltage can be adjusted from 0-33v DC.(This can depend on your power adapter)As always have fun and be safe when building projec...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:52:34 PST
DIY Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-PartyBar/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:21:00 PST
DIY $5 USBTinyISP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-USBTinyISP/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:31 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 HiFi Bookshelf Speakers (Studio Reference) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HiFi-Bookshelf-Speakers-Studio-Reference/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:49:45 PST
Cheap professional carrousel pipette stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-professional-carrousel-pipette-stand-from-h/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 12:38:18 PST
AND operator/Signal Combiner http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-operator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SMALL.jpg fahadshihab This is my new AND Operator (sorry, it can't recognise 0,0 as 1). I am using this project to build my 2-channel Radio control circuit which doesn't have any programmable ICs so it will cost only 12 dirhams. This circuit needs only one 'combined' signal which can be decoded by the receiver. The YouT...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:01:20 PDT
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
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Dreamed of making a cheap and "EXTREMELY RELIABLE" portable USB solar charger? Here's a quick tutorial, revealing how I made mine with a budget less than $20! ___________________________________________________________________________________ I have so many uses for it. When we travel and go camping...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 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/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:31:33 PDT
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DSLR-Protection-Against-The-Elements/
Cheap DSLR Protection Against The Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/IDGX/HJKBSY9N/FXBIDGXHJKBSY9N.SMALL.jpg tqwerty Okay, so I'm leaving to go camping in two days, and I've been putting off my camera preparation until the very last minute.  I will be going camping on the beach, and I do not want to get my precious camera filled with horrible sandy awfulness. I was originally planning to just put my camera in a z...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 19:47:57 PDT
Make simple and cheap phone holder/tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-simple-and-cheap-phone-holdertripod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/5J61/HJAHZXA8/FW55J61HJAHZXA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/5J61/HJAHZXA8/FW55J61HJAHZXA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/5J61/HJAHZXA8/FW55J61HJAHZXA8.SMALL.jpg kankintojas Simple tutorial how to make phone holder/tripod out of egg box.
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:16:42 PDT
RC boat for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-boat-for-10/
RC boat for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/FGOR/HIGFG2KW/FKWFGORHIGFG2KW.SMALL.jpg Videographer101 Yesterday I was working in my workshop and noticed how all of my old dead RC planes just sit there. Like they have no purpose. So yesterday, I decided to put them to use. I was going to build an RC boat! So here is what you will need to get started: Tools: Dremel hot glue gun X-acto knife Vice (To h...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 05:22:30 PDT
0$ Cpu Fan Duct http://www.instructables.com/id/0-Cpu-Fan-Duct/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:39:21 PDT