Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:01:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Perpetual Clock With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Clock-With-Arduino/
Perpetual Clock With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/Z3E7/J0SEMSIC/FJUZ3E7J0SEMSIC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/Z3E7/J0SEMSIC/FJUZ3E7J0SEMSIC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/Z3E7/J0SEMSIC/FJUZ3E7J0SEMSIC.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON No matter what Deepak Chopra tells you, time is linear. Hopefully this clock is a little closer to reality than the circular ones we're all used to. The five minute intervals feel less neurotic than being precise down to the minute, and each number is magnified, reminding you to focus on the present...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:47:51 PDT
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Use-a-Prototype-Solderless-Breadb/
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SMALL.jpg made2hack In a previous video, I had built my own solderless breadboard from cheap ebay parts. This turned out to be a terrible idea since those cheap ebay parts turned out to be crappy and unusable. Aside from two of these small protoboards I bought from Olimex, the rest were garbage.If you want to know prec...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:27:37 PDT
SONAR Height Measuring Instrument 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/SONAR-Height-Measuring-Instrument-20/
SONAR Height Measuring Instrument 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/FN31/J0MOP0R5/F31FN31J0MOP0R5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/FN31/J0MOP0R5/F31FN31J0MOP0R5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/FN31/J0MOP0R5/F31FN31J0MOP0R5.SMALL.jpg PratyayM1 version 1.0: https://www.instructables.com/id/SONAR-Height-Meas...Want To build a PC: http://howtobuildpc8india.weebly.com/Introduction:This Project is a height measuring tool which is based on the arduino and of ultra sonic sensing. Measuring accurate height of any object or product accurately & p...
By: PratyayM1

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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:03:59 PDT
Metal Foil Tape Parallel-Plate Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Foil-Tape-Parallel-Plate-Capacitor/
Metal Foil Tape Parallel-Plate Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/4AQI/J0MOMHXW/F5M4AQIJ0MOMHXW.SMALL.jpg albedozero A capacitor is a circuit element that can store charge, which can later be released as electrical energy. These instructions will show you how to make a very simple capacitor that may not be particularly useful if you are trying to build an electronic circuit, but is helpful in understanding how cap...
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:25:28 PDT
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-Smart-Plant-Care-Kit-Assembly/
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SMALL.jpg Saiyam A few months ago, after winning the Sensors Contest 2016, one of the prizes included "Grove Smart Plant Care Kit." It was lying in the cupboard since that time until recently I decided to assemble it. The kit includes all the sensors and shields necessary for building the project including an instr...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:50:15 PDT
SONAR Height Measuring Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/SONAR-Height-Measuring-Instrument/
SONAR Height Measuring Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/X2YE/J0COWZ86/FAHX2YEJ0COWZ86.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/X2YE/J0COWZ86/FAHX2YEJ0COWZ86.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/X2YE/J0COWZ86/FAHX2YEJ0COWZ86.SMALL.jpg PratyayM1 Want To build a PC: http://howtobuildpc8india.weebly.com/Introduction:This Project is a height measuring tool which is based on the arduino and of ultra sonic sensing.Measuring accurate height of any object or product accurately & precisely in industries is very important and crucial to maintain q...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:44:16 PDT
My Fathers Barometer http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Fathers-Barometer/
My Fathers Barometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/WPIK/J048H36N/FYPWPIKJ048H36N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/WPIK/J048H36N/FYPWPIKJ048H36N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/WPIK/J048H36N/FYPWPIKJ048H36N.SMALL.jpg Philmnut When I was a kid my father got a barometer for Christmas, it was probably the best gift he ever received. At least once a day he would check it, tap on the glass and set the pointer to the current air pressure then give his weather prediction. Years later I got it from my sister, I put it away unt...
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:03:37 PDT
Digital Rain Fall Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Rain-Fall-Monitor/
Digital Rain Fall Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/MWHR/IZYGI5I4/F1NMWHRIZYGI5I4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/MWHR/IZYGI5I4/F1NMWHRIZYGI5I4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/MWHR/IZYGI5I4/F1NMWHRIZYGI5I4.SMALL.jpg smcontroller A Rain gauge is one of those sensors that is a great addition for your DIY weather station.Finding a stand alone rain gauge is not that common, so I decided to purchase an off the shelf digital rain gauge monitor and remove the rain gauge sensor off it to make my own arduino powered rain gauge moni...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 21:42:50 PST
Automatic Lightning Protection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lightning-Protection-System/
Automatic Lightning Protection System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/R27U/IZYGHTCN/FJ6R27UIZYGHTCN.SMALL.jpg bcamrl For my research project, I am creating a self-raising lightning rod. I have named my idea ALPS, Automatic Lightning Protection System. Many of the buildings that need to be protected with lightning rods are great works of architecture, and normal lightning rods are eyesores that detract from their a...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 06:47:16 PST
DIY Cheap Variable Power Supply Under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Variable-Power-Supply-Under-10/
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 02:59:39 PST
DIY Speedometer on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Speedometer-on-Arduino/
DIY Speedometer on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/72B2/IZT6N3PC/FKI72B2IZT6N3PC.SMALL.jpg Mad Gyver This project based on Arduino, it will measure time of one revolution of wheel, then divide wheel's lenght on this time, and it will be the speed. Revolutions of wheel will be measured by magnet and hall sensor. I used servo motor with arrow and scale to show the speed, it looks like "analog". Also ...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 12:46:48 PST
Renewable, Sustainable and Environment improving Method for generation of electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewable-Sustainable-and-Environment-Improving-Me/
Renewable, Sustainable and Environment improving Method for generation of electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/WW6E/IZQA36VK/FOYWW6EIZQA36VK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/WW6E/IZQA36VK/FOYWW6EIZQA36VK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/WW6E/IZQA36VK/FOYWW6EIZQA36VK.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil This instructable is about my research on generating electricity from plants. I want to take this this project and compete in Google Science Fair 2017. I want the intellectual minds of Instructables community to judge and give feedback to the project that i made. This instructable i have written in ...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 01:05:05 PST
Re-purposed Laptop Screen for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposed-Laptop-Screen-for-Raspberry-Pi/
Re-purposed Laptop Screen for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SMALL.jpg lerigsby12 I have had an old laptop lying around the house for several years now. It works ok, but very slowly and it was time to scrap it for parts. This is the perfect opportunity to build my own Raspberry Pi computer. All you need are a few parts and some time to make it work. Supplies Laptop Screen-...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:08:03 PST
Smart Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Gardening/
Smart Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SMALL.jpg interraweekend There is no doubt in the fact that we all are so busy with our lives that we forget to take care of nature. As the technology is progressing, almost everything is being automated. Be it switching on the lights when someone enters the room or charging a battery and cutting off when it reaches its pea...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:35:12 PST
Regulated Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-Power-Supply-3/
Regulated Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/94VL/IZ6CJS4J/FUT94VLIZ6CJS4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/94VL/IZ6CJS4J/FUT94VLIZ6CJS4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/94VL/IZ6CJS4J/FUT94VLIZ6CJS4J.SMALL.jpg robthomp I decided that it would be useful to have a regulated DC power supply to power my electronics projects. I went online and found a lot of websites which offered plans and instructions. I chose this design because it is relatively simple. However I got carried away and made my own pc board, because I...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:39:00 PST
What's the Weather Tomorrow?- With LittleBits http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-Weather-Tomorrow-With-LittleBits/
What's the Weather Tomorrow?- With LittleBits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RFNF/IZ6D65EI/FYHRFNFIZ6D65EI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RFNF/IZ6D65EI/FYHRFNFIZ6D65EI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RFNF/IZ6D65EI/FYHRFNFIZ6D65EI.SMALL.jpg FabLabLondon1 This simple internet connected device uses the cloudbit by LittleBits to fetch the weather forecast for tomorrow. It lights up the sun or raincloud accordingly to remind you! What you need: Littlebits: USB power, USB power cable and plug, cloudbit, 2 long led (or other led bits with wires) , mountin...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:36:59 PST
Mini Solar 1.5v Cell Charger from useless claculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Solar-15v-Cell-Charger-From-Useless-Claculato/
Mini Solar 1.5v Cell Charger from useless claculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/GRHF/IZ6CJO7U/FKAGRHFIZ6CJO7U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/GRHF/IZ6CJO7U/FKAGRHFIZ6CJO7U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/GRHF/IZ6CJO7U/FKAGRHFIZ6CJO7U.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Here, in this instructable it is shown how to make a solar 1.5v Rechargeable Cell.For this project we will use useless calculator and reuse it!By charging the cell with this method you can use this cells in Camera and other equipments. Gather Materials 1. Useless Calculator having solar panel2. 1...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:21:28 PST
LED my HEART http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-My-HEART/
LED my HEART - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/KKMD/IZ6COAZL/F1MKKMDIZ6COAZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/KKMD/IZ6COAZL/F1MKKMDIZ6COAZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/KKMD/IZ6COAZL/F1MKKMDIZ6COAZL.SMALL.jpg alexafay With Valentine's day right around the corner, our first project is a great Valentine's gift! This is a twist on the classic lightbulb and requires very basic components.Note: a lot of images in this tutorial are GIFs, for some reason when viewing All Steps, they don't loop forever =( So if some step...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:47:11 PST
How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Suspended-Matrix-of-Spinning-CDs-W/
How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SHZY/IZ6CHA2I/F3XSHZYIZ6CHA2I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SHZY/IZ6CHA2I/F3XSHZYIZ6CHA2I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SHZY/IZ6CHA2I/F3XSHZYIZ6CHA2I.SMALL.jpg jsonpayload INCIDENTAL REFLECTIONSThe finished product is called Incidental Reflections (see video). It explores reflections that occur as byproducts. Compact discs and DVDs exude light patterns on their reflective surfaces and diffract rainbow-like patterns onto surroundings. The eye-candy is a fortuitous cons...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:01:05 PST
Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Actuator-in-5-Minutes/
Linear Actuator in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DPGG/IZ6BXKX4/FR7DPGGIZ6BXKX4.SMALL.jpg sanyam jain Always wanted the linear motion but were stuck with the circular motion of the motor .You have landed on the correct place Supplies needed List of the material you need is a power drilla flat filetapea bolt (of about 75 mm length)3 nuts of that sizemotorwire cuttera coupler used in tube lights ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:06:24 PST
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Autonomous-Fluorescent-Grow-Light/
DIY Autonomous Fluorescent Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KOOB/IZ6BGXJR/FJSKOOBIZ6BGXJR.SMALL.jpg Teodors_B Hey guys!I am a 17-year old from Latvia who has recently been vastly fascinated by the subject of indoor cultivation of plants and thus decided to start growing cayenne peppers. I live in a northern country so summers are short and winters are cold. Thus I decided to create a fully functional and ef...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:45:55 PST
Hot-air-balloon synchronized launch site http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-air-balloon-Synchronized-Launch-Site/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:15:15 PST
Backlit Smart House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Smart-House-Numbers/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:25:06 PST
Adeept TM1638 LED 4-Digit 7 Segment Digital Display Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Adeept-TM1638-LED-4-Digit-7-Segment-Digital-Displa/
Adeept TM1638 LED 4-Digit 7 Segment Digital Display Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/IEIR/IYYTJPII/F8YIEIRIYYTJPII.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Working with seven segment LED displays can be rather complicated. Working with a seven segment LED display module connected to an Arduino can be extremely simple. Let's take a quick look at a bit of what you need to know when working with the average individual seven segment displays. Seven Segme...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:01:22 PST
Seeing in Dark Duct tape Flip Flops http://www.instructables.com/id/Seeing-in-Dark-Duct-Tape-Flip-Flops/
Seeing in Dark Duct tape Flip Flops - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/TLV4/IYYTBFZ3/F2CTLV4IYYTBFZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/TLV4/IYYTBFZ3/F2CTLV4IYYTBFZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/TLV4/IYYTBFZ3/F2CTLV4IYYTBFZ3.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil I was fed up losing contests one by one. I made this project to participate in Duct Tape Challenge. This is the duct tape flip flops which can light up in the dark to see the ground.In this instructable I have improved my Photos as I have read somewhere to improve photos to win a contest. Gather M...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:50:06 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply -Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-2/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 04:37:29 PST
Automated dog house http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Dog-House/
Automated dog house - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PILV/IYYT7OK9/FW4PILVIYYT7OK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PILV/IYYT7OK9/FW4PILVIYYT7OK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/PILV/IYYT7OK9/FW4PILVIYYT7OK9.SMALL.jpg mal-hd Home automation, Smart house, Smart home and so on.. all of these are related to us HUMANS.. I thought why don't i try something for animals.. like a smart home for dog, since they are close friends with us :D. This project demonstrates the implementation of a smart house dedicated to fit the needs ...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:11:55 PST
Go Green Powerbank W/ Speaker and LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Green-Powerbank-W-Speaker-and-LEDs-1/
Go Green Powerbank W/ Speaker and LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/66XG/IYV9Q1Y6/FJF66XGIYV9Q1Y6.SMALL.jpg Aditya Tripathi This is my 8th instructable. In this project I have reused my old laptop battery, I recycled an old mobile charger. The laptop battery wasn't charging the problem was with two of li-ion cells connected in series to the battery. There were six of them I removed the damaged one and reused 4 undamaged ...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 11:22:37 PST
Water Powered Flashlight and Mobile Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-and-Mobile-Charger/
Water Powered Flashlight and Mobile Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/ZMIZ/IYOQTAYO/FMXZMIZIYOQTAYO.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Can we generate electricity from water?Think!In this Instructable I will show you how to generate electricity from Water.This instructable was inspired from https://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Fla...Here, water is used as a source of energy. Follow the steps to make it more clear. Gathe...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 06:34:18 PST
PiE-Ink Name Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/PiE-Ink-Name-Badge/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 16:54:33 PST
Pocket Breathalyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Breathalyzer/
Pocket Breathalyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/HU5Q/IYOQ6PH4/F9LHU5QIYOQ6PH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/HU5Q/IYOQ6PH4/F9LHU5QIYOQ6PH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/HU5Q/IYOQ6PH4/F9LHU5QIYOQ6PH4.SMALL.jpg Caroline13 The pocket breathalyzer is a small, compact device that provides the user with a simple, cheap way to drink alcohol responsibly. Individuals can carry them in their pocket and bring them to house parties, bars, or anywhere they may need to check their own, a friend, or stranger's alcohol level. M...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:00:50 PST
RadArduino - Radar made with Arduino Leonardo and Processing 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RadArduino-Radar-Made-With-Arduino-Leonardo-and-Pr/
RadArduino - Radar made with Arduino Leonardo and Processing 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/Z000/IYOQ8XLX/FOJZ000IYOQ8XLX.SMALL.jpg eleccreativa Hi everyone.This project is a sonar (Sound Navigator And Ranging) that we have implemented with a Arduino Leonardo and we have depicted in Processing 3.It is part of the subject 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunic...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:38:34 PST
The Time Machine || An Awesome Clock Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Time-Machine-an-Awesome-Clock-Hack/
The Time Machine || An Awesome Clock Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/SA2E/IYNAUMXT/FCQSA2EIYNAUMXT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech The time machine used to be considered science fiction..... But not anymore! I have found a way to hack a normal mechanical clock to fast forward and reverse time! Well, kind of. In this instructable, I will show you how to hack a clock to run up to 60x faster. This hack will also let you run the cl...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 14:31:22 PST
LET'S MAKE a BRUSHBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/LETS-MAKE-a-BRUSHBOT/
LET'S MAKE a BRUSHBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUB3/IYNLPAGP/FL5MUB3IYNLPAGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUB3/IYNLPAGP/FL5MUB3IYNLPAGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUB3/IYNLPAGP/FL5MUB3IYNLPAGP.SMALL.jpg WeAreMakeshop IMPORTANTBrushbots are a great project for kids - and adults! We make them with kids from 4 years and up with very close supervision from very well trained staff. We like to use hot glue guns, which are really useful tools, but also a bit dangerous if not used correctly. ALWAYS SUPERVISE CHILDREN IF...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 04:22:38 PST
PVC Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Submersible/
PVC Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/VQ3B/IYNLO3LI/F1JVQ3BIYNLO3LI.SMALL.jpg mark.brubaker.1 In this instructable we will be building a submersible. When finished you should have a submersible with motors and electronics to control it. It should be able to go up and down and turn left and right in a pool.You will need the following:3x Motors3x Motor casing1x Magnet 10’ PVC pipe4x PVC El...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:53:47 PST
7 Segment Display from its Core http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Segment-Display-From-Its-Core/
7 Segment Display from its Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/H3FX/IYLZQNCH/FR8H3FXIYLZQNCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/H3FX/IYLZQNCH/FR8H3FXIYLZQNCH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/H3FX/IYLZQNCH/FR8H3FXIYLZQNCH.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil This instructable is a tutorial on 7 segment display.How to use it shown from the very first step for beginners.Seven segment displays are used to display numbers or data in machines and industries, meters, counting, data encoding, etc.There are two types of 7- segment displays1. Common Cathode2. Co...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 00:41:09 PST
How to make Raspberry Pi Webcam Server and Stream Live Video || Motion + Webcam + Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Raspberry-Pi-Webcam-Server-and-Stream-/
How to make Raspberry Pi Webcam Server and Stream Live Video || Motion + Webcam + Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SMALL.jpg Being Engineers Hello and welcome to Being Engineers.If you are watching this, then you might know how to work with Raspberry Pi and you may want to make a Webcam server that can stream live video over the internet ( local network ).This is what we will be doing today. The process will be very simple but the result...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:13:27 PST
Showing Electricity Conduction From Water Color( No Conductive Paint) http://www.instructables.com/id/Showing-Electricity-Conduction-From-Water-Color-No/
Showing Electricity Conduction From Water Color( No Conductive Paint) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/L1GY/IYGFL2XI/FRRL1GYIYGFL2XI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/L1GY/IYGFL2XI/FRRL1GYIYGFL2XI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/L1GY/IYGFL2XI/FRRL1GYIYGFL2XI.SMALL.jpg Patel Darshil Make a list of things which can conduct electricity. I bet you won't have water color in your list but it can conduct electricity. Yes, you can with the multi meter you can also check its resistance.Here, no conductive paint is used bu simple water color/ poster color is used.Remix of:https://www.in...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 06:36:52 PST
ATtiny Dev Board / Tinyduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dev-Board-Tinydino/
ATtiny Dev Board / Tinyduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/SMNA/IYGFFGPN/FS3SMNAIYGFFGPN.SMALL.jpg Raffy611 This is an ATtiny Dev Board. Designed for the ATtiny line of microcontollers from atmel. Its made to be small, simple to build and easy to use.This board has following features:- Female headers for easy prototyping- Build-in 1A 5V voltage regulator- 8-Pin socket to change out microcontrollers- ISP-H...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:53:49 PST
NodeMCU mini tutorial || NodeMCU and Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeMCU-Mini-Tutorial-NodeMCU-and-Blynk/
NodeMCU mini tutorial || NodeMCU and Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZR0Q/IYB2GX79/F47ZR0QIYB2GX79.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZR0Q/IYB2GX79/F47ZR0QIYB2GX79.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZR0Q/IYB2GX79/F47ZR0QIYB2GX79.SMALL.jpg ASpace25 ESP8266 is a popular wifi module,but connecting it to your desire sensor can be a bit tricky since it requires 3.3V and needs an external FTDI module for uploading the code and ofcourse not breadboard friendly.So in this video we will go through a better option which is a NODEMCU.Lets jump right int...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 04:51:01 PST
#DIY# How to grow Bonsai (or any plant) using Internet of things (IOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Bonsai-on-Study-Table-Using-Internet-o/
#DIY# How to grow Bonsai (or any plant) using Internet of things (IOT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BL8G/IYC6NPKT/FEHBL8GIYC6NPKT.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR Everybody loves to plant a Bonsai, a small tree in a pot, the problem is its maintenance ,Whenever we go out of town for few days, we always used to worry about our plants as they need water on regular basis, To solve this problem we have come up with the solution which is able to monitor the amount...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:40:04 PST
Rotating planetary party drinks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Planetary-Party-Drinks/
Rotating planetary party drinks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5DZW/IYB2BO22/FTT5DZWIYB2BO22.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5DZW/IYB2BO22/FTT5DZWIYB2BO22.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5DZW/IYB2BO22/FTT5DZWIYB2BO22.SMALL.jpg vanDrielElectric Hello everyone. This is the first instructable that I'Il be making. I'm creating this instructable because of a school project. I'm a fist year Electrical Engineering student and this project is for an extra subject I chose. That doesn't mean that I'm doing this just for school. I've been on instruc...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:53:05 PST
Wireless Earphones To Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Earphones-to-Bluetooth-Speakers/
Wireless Earphones To Bluetooth Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/ETAX/IYOQ76RO/FGLETAXIYOQ76RO.SMALL.jpg Saiyam A year ago I had bought these bluetooth earphones from amazon for around $17. They were working just fine for the first 6 months when one of ear pieces stopped working. From then, they've just been lying around. While cleaning my room, I found these and decided to reuse the bluetooth receiver chip i...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:43:15 PST
Spinning Art Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Art-Machine/
Spinning Art Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/65ZL/IY4QP6LV/FUV65ZLIY4QP6LV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/65ZL/IY4QP6LV/FUV65ZLIY4QP6LV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/65ZL/IY4QP6LV/FUV65ZLIY4QP6LV.SMALL.jpg Pikitote Hello! In this instructable I will explain how I did my Spin Art Machine with the help of my Prusa i3 and some electronics. This is a €10 project.I will explain, step by step, how to use STL objects made on Fusion 360 and how to edit parameters so this can fits for each one with their own electronic...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:07:39 PST
Light sensing bristlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-Bristlebot/
Light sensing bristlebot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SMALL.jpg Bristlebotics This "level up" from your basic brainless bristlebot has the capacity to seek out or "run away" from light sources. Its great fun to lead through a maze with a lighter or torch - like a moth to the flame. Install the light sensors the other way around and it takes on cockroach characteristics, movin...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:05:19 PST
Create an electronic puzzle box http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Electronic-Puzzle-Box/
Create an electronic puzzle box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SMALL.jpg mkanoap In 2013, 24 teams of advanced puzzle enthusiasts met in Washington DC for a three day puzzle hunt known as "The Famine Game." http://www.thefaminegame.comTeams spent the weekend rushing to various DC locations where they would find puzzle to be solved. Each puzzle had as its answer a phrase that...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:54:42 PST
Temperature alarm and time on a LCD screen with a DS3231, Buzzer and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Alarm-and-Time-on-a-LCD-Screen-With-a-/
Temperature alarm and time on a LCD screen with a DS3231, Buzzer and LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SMALL.jpg CreaTechWeb In this article we will measure the temperature and the RTC clock time with the DS3231 module.We will implement a buzzer and led for the temperature alarm.After that, we will display these values on a A000096 1.17 inch TFT/LCD screen!Read the tutorial below or the youtube video! :)Article is also av...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:42:36 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
9V AC to 25V DC Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/9V-AC-to-25V-DC-Converter/
9V AC to 25V DC Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SMALL.jpg Rajkumar2506 This Circuit will convert 9V AC to 25V DC.This converter circuit uses simply components like Diodes and Capacitors for amplification.You can also change the capacitors value to increase your amplification. Components Required Transformer 9V,500mA ----1Diodes 1N4007 ------ 3Capacitor 470uF,50V---...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:04:34 PST
Interactive Geodesic LED Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Geodesic-LED-Dome/
Interactive Geodesic LED Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SMALL.jpg jrbums I constructed a geodesic dome consisting of 120 triangles with an LED and sensor at each triangle. Each LED can be addressed individually and each sensor is tuned specifically for a single triangle. The dome is programmed with an Arduino to light up and produce a MIDI signal depending on which trian...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:12:21 PST