Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:44:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 RFID Based Home Security System Using 8051 http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Based-Home-Security-System-Using-8051/
RFID Based Home Security System Using 8051 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SMALL.jpg saddam4201 In these days we're here with our subsequent assignment that is RFID and keypad primarily based security machine. This assignment is implemented by means of the use of 8051. often we are able to see RFID tags or card in metro teach when we're going to someplace then we need to apply a RFID tag has s...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:32:28 PDT
The Touch Board As an HID Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Touch-Board-As-an-HID-Keyboard/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:01:17 PDT
Everstream USB Keeps The Stream Alive! http://www.instructables.com/id/Everstream-USB-Keeps-the-Stream-Alive/
Everstream USB Keeps The Stream Alive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XK5S/IQU177C7/FRMXK5SIQU177C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XK5S/IQU177C7/FRMXK5SIQU177C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XK5S/IQU177C7/FRMXK5SIQU177C7.SMALL.jpg sdcharle Many people have work laptops and don't really feel like spending money on their own personal laptop for home use. Often work laptops come with security restrictions around what you can do with them, which is of course not a bad thing in and of itself. My wife would get annoyed when the screensaver ...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:09:03 PDT
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Recicled-Regulable-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:49 PDT
DIY Jumper Wires (male to Male) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jumper-Wires-male-to-Male/
DIY Jumper Wires (male to Male) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SMALL.jpg chrisjlionel A jump wire, is a short electrical wire with a solid tip at each end (or sometimes without them, simply "tinned"), which is normally used to interconnect the components in a breadboard. Follow this procedure to make your own. Gather the requirements Flat ribbon cables Male header pins 3 m...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 03:56:10 PDT
Globe Persistence of Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe-Persistence-of-Vision/
Globe Persistence of Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SMALL.jpg claudiosousa Persistence of Vision Globe, controlled by mobile app and based on Arduino (Atmega1284p)All the code source and schemas are available in Github Build the box A box was built Build the two bands PCB The vertical PCB bands are built. They are the frames where the RGB LEDs and their Shif Register...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:05:48 PDT
Remote Rocket Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Rocket-Igniter/
Remote Rocket Igniter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SMALL.jpg link2_thepast Have you ever wanted to light something on fire from far away? Well, that's exactly what this project is, a means to remotely light things on fire via two PICAXES and an RF link RX/TX pair. This system is mainly intended to launch model rockets, and can do so from over a hundred feet away! It's also...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:46:54 PDT
Electronics Workbench Equipment List http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Workbench-Equipment-List/
Electronics Workbench Equipment List - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MA3S/IQQWZVRC/F3RMA3SIQQWZVRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MA3S/IQQWZVRC/F3RMA3SIQQWZVRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MA3S/IQQWZVRC/F3RMA3SIQQWZVRC.SMALL.jpg jonathanberi First and foremost: most of this content is not original. I've found a few great blog posts on the internetz that have Electronic Workbench suggestions. However, Instructables does not allow me to add random links to a collection. Therefore I am citing these great posts: How to set up an elect...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:49:22 PDT
Raspberry Pi IoT Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-IoT-Doorbell/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 06:22:18 PDT
Smart Space Exploration Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Space-Exploration-Backpack/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:15:53 PDT
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Using-Toner-Transfer-Method/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:36:15 PDT
Feel the Force With Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-the-Force-With-Hover/
Feel the Force With Hover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs Have you dreamed of being a Jedi? Use the force to control a neoMatrix from Adafruit. In this example, we're going to build a 3d force field by using the RGB feature of the neoMatrix. Here are the gestures the 3d field will respond to. Wave your hand from left to right to see a wave trickle acro...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:13:10 PDT
How to Make a MIDI Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-MIDI-Interface/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 03:36:07 PDT
How to Solder LEDs to Aluminium Star PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-LEDs-to-Aluminium-Star-PCBs/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:14:40 PDT
Electronics Basics : Diode http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Basics-Diode/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:01:55 PDT
BEER GROWLER LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/BEER-GROWLER-LAMP/
BEER GROWLER LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/Z82C/IQGWVPJU/F91Z82CIQGWVPJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/Z82C/IQGWVPJU/F91Z82CIQGWVPJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/Z82C/IQGWVPJU/F91Z82CIQGWVPJU.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog The purpose of this Instructable is to show how to turn TRASH into TREASURE! Basically saving a beautiful growler and not so beautiful cookie tin from the recycling center. Rather than recycle it, re-purpose it! Following these steps can also be a great Summer Camp project. Perhaps substitute a gl...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:42:33 PDT
Mint Tin AVR Programmer/Prototyper http://www.instructables.com/id/Mint-Tin-AVR-ProgrammerPrototyper/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:51:18 PDT
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Attaching-Your-Touch-Board-Cold-Solder/
Attaching Your Touch Board – Cold Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/RO2R/IQ5PSQ51/F7PRO2RIQ5PSQ51.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive A quick demo on how to use Electric Paint to cold solder your board onto almost any material.In this tutorial we’ll show you how to Cold Solder you Touch Board onto paper using an Electric Paint Pen. This is only one example of the multitude of ways and materials you could attach your Touch Board to...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 03:55:38 PDT
Wooden speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Speaker/
Wooden speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/SZ3W/IQYT3YFN/FF0SZ3WIQYT3YFN.SMALL.jpg Howterson When my speaker broke thought i could make something of it. When i took it apart i got two small and one big bass speaker. I also had a amlpefier chip laying around. So when you put those two together you'll get an awsome speaker. This project takes about two days to make. You also need to know how...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 12:28:48 PDT
DIY Raspberry Pi 3 Gaming Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Raspberry-Pi-3-Gaming-Station/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:27:59 PDT
LCD 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-3D-Printer/
LCD 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/J7GB/IPVHDI8I/FZIJ7GBIPVHDI8I.SMALL.jpg lcs5000 I am a fifteen year old who took an interest in 3D printing about two years ago. I tried and failed to build a fused deposition modeling 3D printer. There were too many moving parts that I had issues with. So, I began exploring simpler, less complex printers. I came across the "Olo" smartphone 3D pr...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:44:28 PDT
How to Seal Electric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Seal-Electric-Paint/
How to Seal Electric Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Artist Thomas Evans explains how to make your projects smudge proof!So you finally got your project up and running with the Electric Paint. Those of you using the material for the first time may have noticed that its water soluble, which means it washes off your hands easily, but can also smudge a l...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:56:44 PDT
Make a Handheld InkJet Printer! Print on ANY Surface! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Handheld-InkJet-Printer-Print-on-ANY-Surfac/
Make a Handheld InkJet Printer! Print on ANY Surface! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/ZSXF/IPWWS3I3/FWHZSXFIPWWS3I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/ZSXF/IPWWS3I3/FWHZSXFIPWWS3I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/ZSXF/IPWWS3I3/FWHZSXFIPWWS3I3.SMALL.jpg dosman33 I found this kickstarter for something called the InkShield. It’s an Arduino shield that drives a single black inkjet cartridge for manual operation. I backed the kickstarter and got my shield. This instructable is how I made mine into a fully functioning project. If you build this, you will have a ...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:01:14 PDT
Mini Emoticon Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Emoticon-Keyboard/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:06:24 PDT
Arduino Automatic Milk feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Milk-Feeder/
Arduino Automatic Milk feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR When puppies are born they are wrapped in a clear sac called the amniotic membrane. This membrane must be removed from the puppy’s face in order for it to breathe.Once it is cleared it will start crawling towards its mother,About First milk :- Colostrum is the milk that the mother produces the first...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:14:36 PDT
Home automation using arduino with wifi, bluetooth and IR remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Using-Arduino-With-Wifi-Bluetooth-/
Home automation using arduino with wifi, bluetooth and IR remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GQYM/IPPN0ZQG/FRYGQYMIPPN0ZQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GQYM/IPPN0ZQG/FRYGQYMIPPN0ZQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GQYM/IPPN0ZQG/FRYGQYMIPPN0ZQG.SMALL.jpg Amith MP This is a tutorial to show how to build a home automation system using arduino with Wifi [ESP8266-01], bluetooth (HC-05) and IR remote control. Home automation results in a smarter home and is used to provide a higher and healthier standard of living. The beauty of a home automation system is that i...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:06:12 PDT
Starter Project 3 | Sensing Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Project-3-Sensing-Spaces/
Starter Project 3 | Sensing Spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Explore large scale sensors in the spaces around youExplore large scale sensors in the built spaces around you. Use the Touch Board Starter Kit to create an alarm sensor able to detect a sneaky intruder crossing a threshold.For more project ideas visit www.bareconductive.com Materials To begin yo...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:39:39 PDT
Intro to Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Printed-Circuit-Boards/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:34:55 PDT
How to Program a LilyPad Without FTDI Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-a-LilyPad-Without-FTDI-Converter/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 01:15:31 PDT
3D Printed Sewable Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sewable-Battery-Holder/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:58:25 PDT
Piano safe with melody 'key' http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Safe-With-Melody-key/
Piano safe with melody 'key' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/BVDN/IP9ZIKYR/FDWBVDNIP9ZIKYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/BVDN/IP9ZIKYR/FDWBVDNIP9ZIKYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/BVDN/IP9ZIKYR/FDWBVDNIP9ZIKYR.SMALL.jpg kenyer A box that only opens when you play the right melody.Why?In The Netherlands it is a known custom to celebrate 'Sinterklaas' on the 5th of December. When children are still young, Sinterklaas will come with his friends to bring presents. When the kids get bigger, this tradition transforms in a differ...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:21:58 PDT
Gassistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Gassistant/
Gassistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/Y2SB/IP91OCB1/FQLY2SBIP91OCB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/Y2SB/IP91OCB1/FQLY2SBIP91OCB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/Y2SB/IP91OCB1/FQLY2SBIP91OCB1.SMALL.jpg iot_lab The issue we want to address: In many Asia countries, LPG bottle exists in most household. There is a frustration when the bottle run out while cooking. Moreover, there is a risk of explosion (In Vietnam, where I live, there are some cases the bottle explored, claimed the life of innocent people). W...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 02:09:51 PDT
$100 Smart Mirror Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Smart-Mirror-Pi/
$100 Smart Mirror Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY FPV Racing Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-Racing-Drone/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:59:12 PDT
Simple Polygraph with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Polygraph-With-Arduino/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:28:08 PDT
How to make an Electronic Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Electronic-Dice-Roller/
How to make an Electronic Dice Roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/547A/IP08XS4X/FWG547AIP08XS4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/547A/IP08XS4X/FWG547AIP08XS4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/547A/IP08XS4X/FWG547AIP08XS4X.SMALL.jpg tedmyers This post details a project I finished last summer, an electronic dice roller. In this post, I'll go over how and why I created it, and how you can make one too! Why Build an Electronic Dice Roller? My goal for this device was to display the result of a simulated "dice roll", allowing for easy a...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:22:39 PDT
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-Electronics-With-Snap-Circuits-Arcade-A-R/
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Snap Circuits is an educational toy that teaches electronics with solderless snap-together electronic components. Each component has the schematic symbol and a label printed on its plastic case for easy identification. They snap together with what appear to be ordinary clothing snaps. The components...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 07:59:29 PDT
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Control-Mount-and-120-VAC-Connection/
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog The purpose of this Instructable is to show how to fabricate a mount and connect an AC Traffic Light Control Board.Please VOTE. Beyond Comfort Zone!This is my first time installing a pre-built control board of any type and retrofitting a traffic light in this manner. Also, my first time working wit...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Button-Low-Budget-Super-Easy/
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR For different projects I needed many cheap buttons. Tact switches are cheap; but not always handy since they can be too small, have pointing legs etc. Therefore I decided to invest some time in designing a button witch is easy to make, (and also fast to make), doesn't cost a dime and consist only of...
By: Mr_MdR

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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:38 PDT
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-100-Watt-12v-DC-to-220v-AC-Inverter-C/
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SMALL.jpg vividz We all face power cuts in our houses or offices some time or another. At those times we generally use Generator or an Inverter. Power generators use petrol or diesel as fuel and they are noisy. We will not be discussing about the power generators here. Here we will be talking about the Inverter. Inv...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 02:11:03 PDT
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Fan-Speed-Controller/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 04:42:51 PDT
Magnetic connectors for batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Connectors-for-Batteries/
Magnetic connectors for batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi everyone,Here is a small tutorial about useful and easy to make battery connectors. I recently started to use 18650 cells batteries from old laptops, and I wanted a quick and easy way to connect them. Connectors using magnets were the best option, but I had to figure out how to use them correctly...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:55 PDT
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Radio-to-Go-a-Portable-Battery-less-Crysta/
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SMALL.jpg John Greenlee Experience the fun of building one of the earliest kinds of broadcast radio receivers! With it, you’ll be able to pick up stations without using any batteries. It relies entirely on the electrical energy already present in the airwaves. You’ll also be able to take your pizza box radio “to go,” becau...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:46 PDT
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferric-Chloride-Agitator-for-Circuit-Board-Etching/
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When manufacturing circuit boards, the most popular method of removing the copper around the traces is ferric chloride etching. This process is slow, but can be sped up by agitating and heating the solution during the etching process. This instructable will show you how to build a contraption that...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:38:12 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-GAMING-CONSOLE-USING-HUMAN-GESTURES/
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR watch this video ! this is a 2d game in this project we are going to build 2D game and Hardware to control game wirelessly using gestures. To build Hardware and Software Gesture based Game controller and Game design Guide....(both Hardware and software !!) Introduction Now a days virtual envir...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 03:04:25 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak Hi everyone!My name is RGBFreak and I created a YouTube channel quite recently.I love DIY and I especially love LED's, so that's why I decided to make my own 3x3x3 LED Cube!You will need the following items to make this LED Cube: • 27 single colored LED's. • Arduino Nano or one of his bigger broth...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
Matariki Paper LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Matariki-Paper-LED-Circuit/
Matariki Paper LED Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/MV9W/IOEKHUIO/F51MV9WIOEKHUIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/MV9W/IOEKHUIO/F51MV9WIOEKHUIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/MV9W/IOEKHUIO/F51MV9WIOEKHUIO.SMALL.jpg Fabriko Matariki is the Māori name for a cluster of seven stars also known as the Pleides, or the seven sisters. In New Zealand the rise of Matariki marks the beginning of the lunar new year. 2016 celebrations start on June 2nd and continue through to the 26th. Here is a fun papertronics activity that can b...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:16:00 PDT
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Computational-Millennium-Evolution-of-a-Dreamcatch/
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SMALL.jpg moon_goose I started working with the Research Group at Autodesk with Dreamcatcher about 2 years ago. At that time I was using it to design spacecraft. Since that time I have learned to love this software tool as it allows me to explore thousands of designs, and options that I would have never imagined due to ...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 08:59:53 PDT
DIY Single Ended Vacuum Tube Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Single-Ended-Vacuum-Tube-Amplifier/
DIY Single Ended Vacuum Tube Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech For those of you who want to have the warm sound of a vacuum tube amplifier, when playing guitar or just listening to music, but cannot afford to buy an expensive tube amplifier, this instructable is for you. This instructable will show you how to build a vacuum tube amplifier using parts sal...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 12:36:25 PDT