Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 03:50:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Repair Broken Sennheiser Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Sennheiser-Headphones/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:40:10 PST
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONTINUITY-TESTER/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:26 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Without-Electricity-or-a-Soldering-I/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:26 PST
Homemade Electronic Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electronic-Drum-Kit/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:33:05 PST
Luminch Color LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminch-Color/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:17:23 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-salvage-from-energy-saver-light-bulb/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 07:35:24 PST
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skyline-Greeting-Card/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:29:33 PST
Light Up Paper Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Cube/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
Blinkerdoo! with SparkCore http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinkerdoo-with-SparkCore/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:34:33 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Remote Controlled Human (powered by Spark Core) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Human-powered-by-Spark-Core/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 13:19:39 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
The Nerd Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nerd-Watch/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:54:17 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Glow-of-the-Electron-Valve/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:29:33 PST
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarmscapers-Autonomous-Mobile-3D-Printing-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:57 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
How to build a custom "bed of nails" tester for your 3D printer electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-custom-bed-of-nails-tester-for-your/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:25:37 PST
Making Chibitronics Electronic Christmas Cards with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Chibitronics-Electronic-Christmas-Cards-wit/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:48:44 PST
How to make Connections at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Connections-at-Pier-9/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:30:32 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Step Motor Elevator http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-Motor-Elevator/
Step Motor Elevator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/9PJN/I3H79IXI/FQU9PJNI3H79IXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/9PJN/I3H79IXI/FQU9PJNI3H79IXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/9PJN/I3H79IXI/FQU9PJNI3H79IXI.SMALL.jpg diegoserranor This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). The idea of an elevator came to me when I was considering to do something similar to freestanding drop towers (like those in theme parks). The concept w...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:14:35 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
DIY Solar+Wind House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0ZC/I327ET62/F7GD0ZCI327ET62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0ZC/I327ET62/F7GD0ZCI327ET62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0ZC/I327ET62/F7GD0ZCI327ET62.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Human Dependence on ElectricityElectricity is one of the most important need of the 21st Century. Most human beings are dependent on electricity for their daily needs such as Charging their Smart Phones, Powering their houses or even their cars, etc. Most of the electricity we use in our houses are ...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Bicycle/
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SMALL.jpg victordoes In this tutorial we are going to learn how simple it is to transform your regular bike to an awesome and safer bike! To great things in once...!Things required: Glow in the dark Paint Paper Towel Brush8x UV LED (Very important that it is UV!!)4x 330Ohm Resistor 9v battery9v battery connectorElectric...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
The Don't-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dont-Leave-Home-Without-It-Machine/
The Don't-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/M6VW/I2P3OODC/FY3M6VWI2P3OODC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/M6VW/I2P3OODC/FY3M6VWI2P3OODC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/M6VW/I2P3OODC/FY3M6VWI2P3OODC.SMALL.jpg 60cyclehum Leave no one behind.Spectacles, phone, wallet, watch. Tablet, keys, pocket knife, camera. Multi-tool. USB cable and charger. Extra batteries. Outgoing mail. Coupons, tickets, medication, and makeup. Sunglasses. Contact lens case and solution. That video game you've been meaning to return. A book to ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:03:00 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SMALL.jpg alhazen OK, this is not a fully autonomous "get you a beer, open it for you and then tweet about it" robodog (yet ;) but if you're itching to get past the blinky lights on a breadboard stage with your Arduino and you're ten or know somebody that's ten this might appeal to you.This is actually the first publ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
Small color change Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/VJ0F/I2KBPZMZ/FK8VJ0FI2KBPZMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/VJ0F/I2KBPZMZ/FK8VJ0FI2KBPZMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/VJ0F/I2KBPZMZ/FK8VJ0FI2KBPZMZ.SMALL.jpg Matqux How can you make a color change Christmas tree? Please watch the video This idea shows how can You make a color change tree from glue. Tools You don't need too many thing for this small tree.You need:-a glue gun-a pair of scrissors-a blade-a calipers Materials You need: -glue-a RGB color ch...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-PumpkinBot/
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This is a Halloween-themed variation of the classic "vibrobot" project, with a slight twist: it's motion-activated instead of just having a simple on/off switch. It uses a passive infrared (PIR) sensor to detect motion and turn on the robot's LED eyes and motor. Leave the robot sitting on your front...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:08:39 PST
Simple Lie Detector (from solid components) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lie-Detector/
Simple Lie Detector (from solid components) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SMALL.jpg Imetomi During the summer I have many times to build gadgets, and when I found this easy circuit on the internet I' ve decided to make my own and to show you how to build a lie detector. First of all I am 15 now and now learn english in the school so sorry for my bad english. When you put your fingers on th...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 23:49:13 PST
Motorized Evil Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Evil-Shield/
Motorized Evil Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SMALL.jpg robdavinci In this Instructable You'll learn how to build a Motorized Villain Shield so we can join forces against The Super Heroes and take over the world. This is a Motorized Shield made out of cardboard 1/8" thick, and controlled by a large continuous rotation servo motor. The circuit is a servo motor driv...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:36:01 PST
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-DSLR-Remote-System/
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Behold, a long range motion triggered DSLR remote system! Build a device that automatically takes photos of moving objects when you're not around. It's the perfect standalone wildlife photography setup.Hate Reading? Here's A Video: A Brief Layman's Explanation: The project is composed of two main un...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:10:39 PDT
Portable Hot-Chocolate Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hot-Chocolate-Maker/
Portable Hot-Chocolate Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SMALL.jpg slokaz DescriptionThis little hot-chocolate maker will quickly prepare hot-chocolate in your car or at home. just add water and hot-chocolate mix and plug it in to your 12v to 110v car adapter and you hot-chocolate will be ready in 5 to 7 minutes.A while a go i thought that it would be really cool to be ab...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:26:44 PDT
Super Simple Inductor Joule Thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Inductor-Joule-Thief/
Super Simple Inductor Joule Thief! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/K0RO/I1K3MMYZ/FZ0K0ROI1K3MMYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/K0RO/I1K3MMYZ/FZ0K0ROI1K3MMYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/K0RO/I1K3MMYZ/FZ0K0ROI1K3MMYZ.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable I'll show you how to make your own simple inductor joule thief, in just under 10 minutes! This circuit is so simple, even those not familiar with electronics can try it out as their first project!What is a Joule Thief?A Joule Thief is a simple electronic circuit, t...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:47:48 PDT
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Arduino-UNO-R3-grbl-9g-8bit-Raster-Phot/
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Me and my son invented/developed a new concept of "On-The Fly" 8bit Laser Diode engraving photos over two years ago. With this concept, the Laser Diode never turns off through the whole photo engraving process. It just varies the power up and down to produce the image and shading on the engraved mat...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:54 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-1921-Bluetooth-Speaker/
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/Y7WV/I15L0ES6/FV0Y7WVI15L0ES6.SMALL.jpg bricabracwizard This is really how to make a cheap bluetooth speaker sound great, any cabinet will do. It just so happened that one day while trolling through a flea market I came across this rusted out 1921 Radiola speaker cabinet, the insides long gone. I thought to myself I don't have a bluetooth speaker and thi...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
Ice Cube Clock ^3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cube-Clock-3/
Ice Cube Clock ^3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/F5YR/I0TW1H5O/F11F5YRI0TW1H5O.SMALL.jpg LesB The fluorescent glow tube nestled inside this polyester resin casting is a gas display tube from the Cold War era, made by our then-enemy, Russia. It has this cool retro look with its Nixie-ish blue glow.My project is the result of my buying a clock kit from Adafruit.com that utilizes the tube. I...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:32:09 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SMALL.jpg projectsugru It's pretty amazing how much easier it is to use our smartphones as GPS these days! But anyone who does this regularly will know it really drains your battery, so you always need to keep it on charge when you're driving. This project will show you how to turn any in-car phone holder into a DIY wirel...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
Glowing Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make your critters come to life with leds! Gather Materials You will need:ledscoincell batteriestapeEaster eggscraft materialshot gluescissors Make your critter Add craft materials to your Easter egg to make any sort of critter you want. Make sure the avoid glueing/taping the opening of the E...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT