Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:12:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap 6 X AA to 1 X 9v Battery Conversion (on Boss ME-30) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-6-X-AA-to-1-X-9v-Battery-Conversion-on-Boss-/
Cheap 6 X AA to 1 X 9v Battery Conversion (on Boss ME-30) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SMALL.jpg leeroystake Today I'm converting a Boss ME-30 guitar effects simulator, designed to run from 6 AA batteries to instead use a single 9v battery. Why would I do such a thing? I was given this from a friend who purchased it online as working, but unfortunately someone had left old batteries in there which had l...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:03:34 PDT
HANDPOWERED SERVO TORCH http://www.instructables.com/id/SERVO-TORCH/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:06:19 PDT
Simple Arduino-based thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-based-Thermometer/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 05:10:36 PDT
Cardboard Wireless Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Wireless-Charger/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:23:57 PDT
Head Mouse with MPU6050 and Arduino Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Mouse-With-MPU6050-and-Arduino-Micro/
Head Mouse with MPU6050 and Arduino Micro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/0T9M/ISZPMZYL/FWN0T9MISZPMZYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/0T9M/ISZPMZYL/FWN0T9MISZPMZYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/0T9M/ISZPMZYL/FWN0T9MISZPMZYL.SMALL.jpg Gabry295 Hi everyone, here it is my new project, a mouse controlled with the movement of the head!I decided to make this project once I received my accelerometer/gyroscope MPU6050 from IC Station, and I wanted to do something useful with this.Then I found out that a "Head Mouse" already exists, made by Marti...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:50:14 PDT
Speaker Set made from Reclaimed Car Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Set-Made-From-Reclaimed-Car-Speakers/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 04:45:40 PDT
Let's Make! 5 More BreadBoard Projects For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-5-More-BreadBoard-Projects-for-Begginers/
Let's Make! 5 More BreadBoard Projects For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/SGQF/ISXDY564/FJCSGQFISXDY564.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/SGQF/ISXDY564/FJCSGQFISXDY564.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/SGQF/ISXDY564/FJCSGQFISXDY564.SMALL.jpg Saiyam With the previous version of this instructable (10 Breadboard Projects For Beginners) hitting more than 300K views and getting a lot of positive feedback from people, I decided to have one more 'How To' with more awesome projects! So here's presenting you 5 More Breadboard Projects For Beginners..Fo...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 13:00:15 PDT
Simplest Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Geiger-Counter/
Simplest Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you have ever wanted to test the radioactivity of your smoke alarm, or have you ever wanted to be extra prepared for that nuclear apocalypse that is always being spoken about? If you have, then this instructable is for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple and ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 20:29:23 PDT
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Activated-Water-Bottle-Night-Light/
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers This project turns your bedside bottle of water into a lantern with just a shake. That's right, we added a light...to the bottle. This project isn't just cool because it makes your water bottle look like a video game power-up, it is also super practical. No more ping-ponging down a dark hallway to t...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 19:20:24 PDT
Giant USB Volume Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-USB-Volume-Knob/
Giant USB Volume Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SMALL.gif alizaliz Ever wished for a giant volume knob? I have! So I thought I'd have a go at making one and share it in my first Instructables project.I had 2 goals: Adjust volume (Up/Down/Mute) Switch playback devicesThe Solution: A giant volume knob!To make things easy I went with using an Arduino ATmega32u4 boa...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:16:47 PDT
DIY Simple Water Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Water-Box/
DIY Simple Water Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/9SCB/ISCBK99U/F3I9SCBISCBK99U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/9SCB/ISCBK99U/F3I9SCBISCBK99U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/9SCB/ISCBK99U/F3I9SCBISCBK99U.SMALL.jpg tinker17 Introduction Even though I build automated greenhouses, a lot of times there are plants that either don’t fit inside or they just look good sitting in their planter. Well, I have decided to build an individual watering box to cater to those that want to flourish on their own. There are quite a few...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 13:17:54 PDT
Servo control with microchip microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Control-With-Microchip-Microcontroller/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:34:25 PDT
DIY Adjustable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:46:27 PDT
Rabota or How to Make a CNC-router on Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Rabota-or-How-to-Make-a-CNC-router-on-Wheel/
Rabota or How to Make a CNC-router on Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SMALL.jpg kleemo Rabota is a project conducted in the context of my DDes research at Harvard GSD.http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/doctoral-programs/docto...My research looks at interactive fabrication or ways to control CNC fabrication machines with personal data.(For more details, see short paper on my research submitted...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:35:27 PDT
Electrified Terminator with LED Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrified-Terminator-With-LED-Eyes/
Electrified Terminator with LED Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/MQMN/ISCB0U30/FKIMQMNISCB0U30.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/MQMN/ISCB0U30/FKIMQMNISCB0U30.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/MQMN/ISCB0U30/FKIMQMNISCB0U30.SMALL.jpg Multi3D This tutorial will demonstrate how to make your own 3D printed object which contains an embedded electronic circuit. In this example we will be making a circuit to provide power to two red LEDs located in the eyes of a terminator model. The original model used for this tutorial is the T800 head with...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:52:57 PDT
How to make a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Joule-Thief-1/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:35:46 PDT
HANDTALK :A Gesture Interpreter for Differently Abled http://www.instructables.com/id/HANDTALK-A-Gesture-Interpreter-for-Differently-Abl/
HANDTALK :A Gesture Interpreter for Differently Abled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZGRF/ISCAW68N/FX7ZGRFISCAW68N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZGRF/ISCAW68N/FX7ZGRFISCAW68N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZGRF/ISCAW68N/FX7ZGRFISCAW68N.SMALL.jpg sachin0987 Introduction:The HANDTALK needs to be worn on the hand by the needy and depending on the variation of the movements the device will convert it intelligently into beep (can be voice too) and in a text. This message will be out from the beeper and LCD display. The HANDTALK glove senses the movements t...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:01:03 PDT
Leather eTextile breadboard bracelet and continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-ETextile-Breadboard-Bracelet-and-Continuit/
Leather eTextile breadboard bracelet and continuity tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/2VSY/ISCAQROP/FGR2VSYISCAQROP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/2VSY/ISCAQROP/FGR2VSYISCAQROP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/2VSY/ISCAQROP/FGR2VSYISCAQROP.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire This is a project to make a leather breadboard bracelet and a continuity tester bracelet using only eTextiles and soft circuits. I wanted to make soft wearable tools with the aim that they could be cool accessories as well as being functional.This Instructable shows you how to make a leather breadbo...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:18:28 PDT
Third Hand (Helping Hand) http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-Helping-Hand/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:59:27 PDT
eTextiles: Stretch circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Stretch-Circuit/
eTextiles: Stretch circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9STG/ISAUPAV8/FSL9STGISAUPAV8.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire Making circuits on the body often means limiting where they can be placed. I have been experimenting with stretchy etextile techniques which can fit tightly to the body and bend and stretch allowing the wearer more freedom of movement. This technique shows you how to make a stretch etextile circuit ...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:27:42 PDT
DIY Voltmeter with Arduino and a Nokia 5110 display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Voltmeter-With-Arduino-and-a-Nokia-5110-Displa/
DIY Voltmeter with Arduino and a Nokia 5110 display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TN6S/IRXTY9L4/FJ5TN6SIRXTY9L4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TN6S/IRXTY9L4/FJ5TN6SIRXTY9L4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TN6S/IRXTY9L4/FJ5TN6SIRXTY9L4.SMALL.jpg educ8s In this Instructable I am going to show you how to build a Voltmeter with a big Nokia 5110 LCD display using Arduino. Building a Voltmeter is a great learning experience. When you finish building this project you will have a better understanding of how Voltmeters work, you will refresh your knowledg...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:29:48 PDT
ATtiny Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Nametag/
ATtiny Nametag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/7CBI/IRXTPPUG/FPD7CBIIRXTPPUG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/7CBI/IRXTPPUG/FPD7CBIIRXTPPUG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/7CBI/IRXTPPUG/FPD7CBIIRXTPPUG.SMALL.gif Multi3D This tutorial will show you how to make a 3D printed microcontrolled LED nametag with Electrifi 3D Printer Filament. Adding the ATtiny85 microcontroller gives you the ability to get a variety of different lighting effects, as well as turn the name tag off at the push of a button. Make the Circu...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:51:28 PDT
Hello, Velo: The Internet of Two-Wheeled Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Velo-the-Internet-of-Two-Wheeled-Things/
Hello, Velo: The Internet of Two-Wheeled Things - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/PCF5/IRXT6VZN/FOBPCF5IRXT6VZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/PCF5/IRXT6VZN/FOBPCF5IRXT6VZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/PCF5/IRXT6VZN/FOBPCF5IRXT6VZN.SMALL.jpg valkyriesavage As a Maker-in-Residence at Kinoma this summer, I knew I wanted to make something that would work, not necessarily as a product, but as a device to solve a problem one of my friends was having. I wasn’t sure what the problem was, or who the friend was, so I started my summer by making a post on Faceb...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:51:04 PDT
Easy to build 250 Quadcopter Drone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Built-250-Quadcopter-Drone/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:52:57 PDT
Make your own mini studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Mini-Studio/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:41:22 PDT
LED Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Art/
LED Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/FYDL/IRXT1IDN/F8AFYDLIRXT1IDN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/FYDL/IRXT1IDN/F8AFYDLIRXT1IDN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/FYDL/IRXT1IDN/F8AFYDLIRXT1IDN.SMALL.jpg Multi3D This instructable shows how to create LED art with Electrifi Conductive 3D Printer Filament. The materials used in this project, including the LEDs, Electrifi filament, frame, paper, and battery, come to about $12. Draw (optional) and print an LED Array There are lots of ways to go about making L...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 21:37:58 PDT
Splitting Water the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Splitting-Water-the-Easy-Way/
Splitting Water the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water, of course, is a big part of many great things: you, milkshakes, and water parks to name a few. Even though the ubiquitous liquid is transparent, there's more to see inside. While some molecular bonds last a lifetime, we can break these ones apart with a battery and some thumbtacks in a couple...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:04:02 PDT
Soldering Iron Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Throne/
Soldering Iron Throne - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/EK95/IRQVNHJW/FHJEK95IRQVNHJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/EK95/IRQVNHJW/FHJEK95IRQVNHJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/EK95/IRQVNHJW/FHJEK95IRQVNHJW.SMALL.jpg Creatively crazy this project is a very adaptable stand for a soldering iron that adds stability, storage, and safety. it allows storage for your solder related items the would usually use much more space. The plan my plan is to create a stand for my soldering iron with a solder spool and tip holders. i'm usi...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:04:29 PDT
Collaborative PCB Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborative-PCB-Intro/
Collaborative PCB Intro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SRTM/IRPPNFDY/FISSRTMIRPPNFDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SRTM/IRPPNFDY/FISSRTMIRPPNFDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SRTM/IRPPNFDY/FISSRTMIRPPNFDY.SMALL.gif CedHon This Instructable page is the result of a workshop that took place during the 2016 edition of PIF camp in Slovenia.The main objective was to introduce how to design, make and program an electronic circuit.Other projects can be found on Ljudmila's wiki. Design To allow a collaborative design, we ...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:11:23 PDT
Make an Optical Disk Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Optical-Disk-Display/
Make an Optical Disk Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/YLMC/IRO1GU7A/FADYLMCIRO1GU7A.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Every curious how DVDs work? Interested in learning some simple analog electronics? This Instructables will show you how to make an optical disk display project in only a few hours. What is an optical disk? An optical disk stores data/information and can be read or displayed using light.You will lea...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:10:35 PDT
3D Printed on Air Sign With Flashing LEDs and CNC Milled Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-on-Air-Sign-With-Flashing-LEDs-and-CNC-/
3D Printed on Air Sign With Flashing LEDs and CNC Milled Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SMALL.jpg elproducts This On Air Sign with Flashing LED lights was 3D printed and also has a CNC milled circuit board I created on a X-Carve machine. No micro or Arduino required. Video A full video of the steps are available at my YouTube Channel. Circuit No microcontroller or Arduino was needed because I used ...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 13:48:25 PDT
Salvaging Pure Silver BNC Connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaging-Pure-Silver-BNC-Connectors/
Salvaging Pure Silver BNC Connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/G6XL/IRF7TYS3/FBZG6XLIRF7TYS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/G6XL/IRF7TYS3/FBZG6XLIRF7TYS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/G6XL/IRF7TYS3/FBZG6XLIRF7TYS3.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I salvage good components and precious metals from old electronics, one of the reasons I do this is cost and the other is availability. The closest electronics store to me is a day trip just to find out if they carry what I want, and just because you can view it on line doesn’t mean they ship to whe...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 22:39:08 PDT
Starter Project 1 | Graphic Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Project-1-Graphic-Sensors/
Starter Project 1 | Graphic Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Make an interactive wall graphic using the Touch Board and Electric PaintMake an interactive wall graphic using the Touch Board Starter Kit. Follow the instructions to learn how to create a soundscape with Electric Paint. Bedtime stories will never be the same once you’ve painted this engaging inter...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:36:27 PDT
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Infrared-Security-Alarm-System/
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SMALL.jpg mandlabs In this project, you will build transmitter and receiver circuits using an IR LED and a photo-diode. The circuit is based on obstacle detection when a person or thing comes in between the transmitter and receiver. The alarm gets triggered and beeps continuously till the time the circuit is reset. ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:33:01 PDT
Internet of things: Arduino + Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Arduino-Blynk/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:54:49 PDT
LED Lava stone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lava-Stone-Speakers/
LED Lava stone Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/N3KI/IRSB5CPF/F9JN3KIIRSB5CPF.SMALL.jpg Gustavo Sykes Hi everyone! Well this is my first instructable and so, I'm sorry if this isn't really good but I'll happily accept advices and comments about. So well LET'S BEGIN!Well everything began 2 years ago, I LOVE LEDS and I had the idea to make a led lava stone cube inspired on some instructables I saw aro...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:41:48 PDT
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Emf-Detector-BJT-As-a-Switch/
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SMALL.jpg macfeil25 We can sense voltage in a circuit using a multimeter by connecting two probes at two different point in a circuit ie basically contact voltage detector.As far as the era is concerned there also exist Non contact voltage detector. You can simply buy one,but that will be too boring for an electronics ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Word Clock Using Arduino and RTC http://www.instructables.com/id/Word-Clock-Using-Arduino-and-RTC/
Word Clock Using Arduino and RTC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/AOZV/IR6IXDHL/FONAOZVIR6IXDHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/AOZV/IR6IXDHL/FONAOZVIR6IXDHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/AOZV/IR6IXDHL/FONAOZVIR6IXDHL.SMALL.jpg elexhack I decided to make a special gift for my girlfriend for her birthday. As we're both into electronics, it was quite a good idea to make something "electronicsy". Besides, we both have gifted each other this kind of self made gifts before, and it just feels awesome.So, I was just surfing YouTube and I ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:42:46 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/976D/IR5MV33A/F8X976DIR5MV33A.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
The Touch Board As an HID Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4R1F/IR5MRWZR/FJB4R1FIR5MRWZR.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Write messages with your Touch Board – or control games!Have you ever wanted to use your Touch Board as an HID keyboard input to your computer? You might want it to control your favourite online arcade game, or act a bit more like a Makey Makey (but only needing one hand to actuate!). Or maybe you h...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XK5S/IQU177C7/FRMXK5SIQU177C7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XK5S/IQU177C7/FRMXK5SIQU177C7.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SMALL.jpg brico3d Recicled old computer Regulable power supply.For more information visit: Brico3d Electronics1 Identify the wires and eliminate what you don't need. Electronics2 Connect 230V ac input directly with electronic board. Then use the switch to control ON/OFF with green wire. Elecronics3 Build or ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/L0J1/IQW1FEBV/FM9L0J1IQW1FEBV.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/OY51/IQU0R5SF/FQGOY51IQU0R5SF.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MA3S/IQQWZVRC/F3RMA3SIQQWZVRC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MA3S/IQQWZVRC/F3RMA3SIQQWZVRC.SQUARE.jpg https://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 Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Space-Exploration-Backpack/
Smart Space Exploration Backpack Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/J7Z2/IRHUPH42/F72J7Z2IRHUPH42.SMALL.jpg Andre5000 Modify your own backpack in this tutorial and give it an extraterrestrial look with smart LEDs! Use it as a bike safety gadget or just to show your love for space and your favorite constellation! The Orion constellation is one of my favorites. I'm using an Arduino Lilypad (Simple Board version) whic...
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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/
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TT2I/IQMMNR55/FOITT2IIQMMNR55.SMALL.jpg mediamilan Hi there! Today we will be going through the methods of etching a PCB. Most of the times an idea that strikes the mind gets dropped because of the difficulties involved in the process to achieve it. Making PCBs at home is a difficult process. But with the right tools its not impossible. I am here to...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/V0Q2/IQLHVPNI/F01V0Q2IQLHVPNI.SQUARE.jpg https://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