Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:34:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Guitar Pedal Building, From Zero to Rock http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-Building-From-Zero-to-Rock/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 02:20:14 PDT
Photo-sensetive Running Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-sensetive-Running-Top/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:28:59 PDT
FPV Internet controlled toy excavator http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-Internet-Controlled-Toy-Excavator/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:54:41 PDT
RC Car to Autonomous Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Autonomous-Arduino-Robot/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:00:41 PDT
Illuminated Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Brooch/
Illuminated Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/V1C2/IN945X6J/FFKV1C2IN945X6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/V1C2/IN945X6J/FFKV1C2IN945X6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/V1C2/IN945X6J/FFKV1C2IN945X6J.SMALL.jpg linmag A while ago at Fablab Umeå, we had a 'CrAfterWork' where makers gathered after work on Friday to make stuff. The theme were juwellery, and in this instructable I will guide you through the process of making an Illuminated Brooch.There are very few components involved, and it is at a beginner level....
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:09:05 PDT
Etching PCBs with Pickle Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-PCBs-With-Pickle-Juice/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:08:31 PDT
Interactive Survey Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Survey-Game/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:22:53 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Silent Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-Alarm/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 04:32:38 PDT
Arduino GRANDE the Huge Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GRANDE-the-Huge-Microcontroller/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:36:12 PDT
Acoustic Clean/Distortion Pre-Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-CleanDistortion-Pre-Amplifier/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:33:50 PDT
How to teach an LED Goggles Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Teach-an-LED-Goggles-Workshop/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 15:28:25 PDT
High-End Audio Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/High-End-Audio-Cables/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 12:05:58 PDT
Simple Auto Fish Feeder in Ardinuo http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Auto-Fish-Feeder-in-Ardinuo/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 09:23:45 PDT
$20 Portable Raspberry Pi Game Console http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-Game-Console/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 06:07:09 PDT
Reuse Parts of an Energy Saving Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Parts-of-an-Energy-Saving-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 08:58:35 PDT
Blackintosh http://www.instructables.com/id/Blackintosh/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:24:49 PDT
Toothbrush Timer With Mathquiz http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-Timer-With-Mathquiz/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 06:41:17 PDT
DIY-GETTING STARTED WITH DRONES (WITH REMOTE CALLIBRATION) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GETTING-STARTED-WITH-DRONES-WITH-REMOTE-CALLIB/
DIY-GETTING STARTED WITH DRONES (WITH REMOTE CALLIBRATION) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/2YYB/IMI0YBF6/FBG2YYBIMI0YBF6.SMALL.jpg kavish laxkar WHat are they and who uses them? Some call them drones, some apply the label “quadcopters” ,though they can have any number of rotors or even be planes— ALSO called them “unmanned aerial systems” (UAS). I prefer to call them “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs).UAVs are and aren't new. Starting somewhe...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 02:27:56 PDT
Modular Arduino Power Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Arduino-Power-Cube/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:56:20 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
Make a Solderless Prototype Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solderless-Prototype-Breadboard/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:38:36 PDT
Tiny Smartphone Controlled Arduino Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Smartphone-Controlled-Arduino-Tank/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:24:41 PDT
DIY Animatronic (Foxy From Five Nights at Freddy's) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Animatronic-Foxy-From-Five-Nights-at-Freddys/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:37:23 PDT
The ultimate helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 05:25:57 PDT
LED Backlit Sign Made From a Free Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-Made-From-a-Free-Flashlight/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:45:25 PDT
LED Arduino Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Clock/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:12:07 PDT
How to - Make a $25 Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-25-Oscilloscope/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:14:03 PDT
Plant Moisture Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Moisture-Alarm/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 05:46:13 PDT
Portable Audio Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Audio-Chest/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:11:51 PDT
The Raspberry Pi 3, an in depth look... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Raspberry-Pi-3-an-in-Depth-Look/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 04:44:07 PDT
Simple 7 Segment LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-7-Segment-LED-Clock/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 22:36:02 PST
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dimmable-LED-Workshop-Lighting-Extre/
Make Your Own Dimmable LED Workshop Lighting! (Extremely High Efficiency) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/32VK/ILO2TFNB/FNF32VKILO2TFNB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own extremely efficient LED lighting for your workshop! We, Makers, Never have enough lighting on our worktable, So we need to buy lamps. But as makers, We don't buy things (And get ripped off...), We MAKE them! That's why I've decided to make my ...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:54:57 PST
Viberation Slide Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Viberation-Slide-Viewer/
Viberation Slide Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/6PQT/ILMNDT94/F7G6PQTILMNDT94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/6PQT/ILMNDT94/F7G6PQTILMNDT94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/6PQT/ILMNDT94/F7G6PQTILMNDT94.SMALL.jpg saige hill today we will be making a viberation experiment kit. great for kids to explore the mystical aspects of viberations!this is a great experiment for kids to do as they will be learning newtons third law , waves of viberation , attraction and reppel and electrical circuits. i hope you enjoy! What you...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:57:53 PST
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Adjustable-Mini-Powersupply/
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output A BIG HELLO! and welcome to Mixed Outputs first instructable.As most of my project involve electronics of some sort, having a good power supply is essential to be able to meet the demand of different power requirements. So I built me a bench-top power supply from an old ATX power supply Unit (PSU) t...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 03:52:02 PST
Shirt Circuit: DIY Wearable Breadboard Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirt-Circuit-DIY-Wearable-Breadboard-Circuits/
Shirt Circuit: DIY Wearable Breadboard Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UG54/ILCHFOU5/FNVUG54ILCHFOU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UG54/ILCHFOU5/FNVUG54ILCHFOU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/UG54/ILCHFOU5/FNVUG54ILCHFOU5.SMALL.jpg clementzheng Shirt Circuit is soft wearable breadboard with modular DIY circuit components that can be snapped onto the shirt by the wearer. The motivation behind shirt circuit is to challenge the 'black box' paradigm in which STEM education is often delivered. This is done through making and playing.Making:Shir...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 19:51:27 PST
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
Solo Cup Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Did you know you can make speakers out of almost anything? In this Instructable, we'll take the ever popular solo cup and show you how you can turn them into audio speakers! Materials needed: 2 Solo or Plastic Cups, 30 gauge magnet wire, 2 neodymium magnets (P/N DCC), auxiliary cord. Tools needed: S...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 PST
LED Video Chat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Video-Chat-Light/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 05:53:46 PST
Wireless motorcycle/bicycle helmet brake light ..very easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Motorcyclebicycle-Helmet-Brake-Light-very/
Wireless motorcycle/bicycle helmet brake light ..very easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/OO6C/IL5I0DWG/F5NOO6CIL5I0DWG.SMALL.jpg harshalpatil199529 Hello everyone,the main idea of this project is when i hit the motorcycle brake lever the led lights on the helmet or jacket light up making the rider more visible and hence safer on the streets.I didnt want the wires all dangling from the bike to the helmet so i made a wireless module. Things req...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 12:25:13 PST
E-Textiles Coin Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/E-Textiles-Coin-Purse/
E-Textiles Coin Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/T3MK/IL15N7K1/FA0T3MKIL15N7K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/T3MK/IL15N7K1/FA0T3MKIL15N7K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/T3MK/IL15N7K1/FA0T3MKIL15N7K1.SMALL.jpg g-cummings For this project you will need :-Sewing machine-Scissors-Embroidery hoop-Thread-Conductive thread-Both exterior and interior fabric of your choice-3 LEDs-Battery and battery holder-Hand sewing needle Lay out your circuit/Stitch down the circuit. Cut out the fabric and place accordingly. At...
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 01:25:39 PST
NESPi Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/NESPi-Controller/
NESPi Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/VOP0/IKYCZ84T/FBFVOP0IKYCZ84T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/VOP0/IKYCZ84T/FBFVOP0IKYCZ84T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/VOP0/IKYCZ84T/FBFVOP0IKYCZ84T.SMALL.jpg CircuitsNutsAndBolts Who doesn't love classic game emulation? Super Mario Bros and Zelda were so iconic, and so unforgiving in game play mechanics.The short of this project is: A Raspberry Pi Zero, a LiPo boost charger, and a LiPo battery stuffed into a custom-designed NES controller. The software is based on the RetroP...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 10:15:25 PST
Wireless Door Unloker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Door-Unloker-System/
Wireless Door Unloker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/KHE3/IKRNULZA/FL8KHE3IKRNULZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/KHE3/IKRNULZA/FL8KHE3IKRNULZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/KHE3/IKRNULZA/FL8KHE3IKRNULZA.SMALL.jpg dani_a_z keys are old ways to open a door, and it will be difficult to use it in low light conditions so that why i moved to wirless with 20 meters range The first systhem The first system consisted of an interphone that requiered to push a button in the house to unlock the door.So it was simple all i a...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 05:53:41 PST
Arduino IOT automation with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IOT-Automation-With-ESP8266/
Arduino IOT automation with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/OZ84/IKVFSAMZ/FAIOZ84IKVFSAMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/OZ84/IKVFSAMZ/FAIOZ84IKVFSAMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/OZ84/IKVFSAMZ/FAIOZ84IKVFSAMZ.SMALL.jpg abhiV4 This is a IoT automation project. not like others which only fetch the sensor data to the internet. i used there technique to control the devices by reading to that web api using wifi module esp8266. with this technique we can monitor , control the devices from anywhere in the world. today i,m cont...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 11:03:56 PST
RPi-Zero IoT Event Indicator / Color Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Zero-IOT-Color-Indicator-Lamp/
RPi-Zero IoT Event Indicator / Color Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6ZYE/ILJQB3H2/FBE6ZYEILJQB3H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6ZYE/ILJQB3H2/FBE6ZYEILJQB3H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6ZYE/ILJQB3H2/FBE6ZYEILJQB3H2.SMALL.jpg RonM9 No additional micro-controller, & No HAT add-on module required.The RPi-Zero does it all !Sample use: Web Service state Indicator (e.g. DowJonesIndex tracking), Political or Sports event status indicator, mood light, track a sensor, you name it. View the video in step 6.The Raspberry-Pi only has one...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:00:53 PST
Simple Bi-directional Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bi-directional-Switch/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:42:27 PST
Morse code using Raspberry Pi and LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-Using-Raspberry-Pi-and-LED/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:26:42 PST
MIDI controlling lights Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controlling-Lights-Arduino/
MIDI controlling lights Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SMALL.jpg Jesus Alberto Cejas Hi, this post is created by Jesus Alberto Cejas and Pablo Javier Ruiz to show you our Project about a musical keyboard, beautiful lights and Arduino.This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications (...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:13:37 PST
Programming ESP8266 ESP-12E NodeMCU Using Arduino IDE - a Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-ESP8266-ESP-12E-NodeMCU-Using-Arduino-/
Programming ESP8266 ESP-12E NodeMCU Using Arduino IDE - a Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/1EX7/IKLFQ3KU/FV61EX7IKLFQ3KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/1EX7/IKLFQ3KU/FV61EX7IKLFQ3KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/1EX7/IKLFQ3KU/FV61EX7IKLFQ3KU.SMALL.jpg TheElectromania NodeMCU Dev Board is based on widely explored esp8266 System on Chip from Expressif. It combined features of WIFI accesspoint and station + microcontroller and uses simple LUA based programming language. ESP8266 NodeMCU offers---Arduino-like hardware IO--Event-driven API for network applicaitons--10...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:33:45 PST
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVE-the-Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Device/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:56 PST
Anemone Sensor (Silicone Circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Anenome-Sensor-Silicone-Circuit/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:55:53 PST