Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 12:57:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Control-Mount-and-120-VAC-Connection/
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SMALL.jpg truwebs The purpose of this Instructable is to show how to fabricate a mount and connect an AC Traffic Light Control Board.Please VOTE. Beyond Comfort Zone!This is my first time installing a pre-built control board of any type and retrofitting a traffic light in this manner. Also, my first time working wit...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Button-Low-Budget-Super-Easy/
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR For different projects I needed many cheap buttons. Tact switches are cheap; but not always handy since they can be too small, have pointing legs etc. Therefore I decided to invest some time in designing a button witch is easy to make, (and also fast to make), doesn't cost a dime and consist only of...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:38 PDT
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-100-Watt-12v-DC-to-220v-AC-Inverter-C/
How to build 100 watt 12v DC to 220v AC inverter circuit using EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/THMO/IOQ1LV0P/FZ2THMOIOQ1LV0P.SMALL.jpg vividz We all face power cuts in our houses or offices some time or another. At those times we generally use Generator or an Inverter. Power generators use petrol or diesel as fuel and they are noisy. We will not be discussing about the power generators here. Here we will be talking about the Inverter. Inv...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 02:11:03 PDT
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Fan-Speed-Controller/
Bluetooth Fan Speed Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/3K6Y/IOO5BZD6/F1M3K6YIOO5BZD6.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Have you ever got all nice and comfy in your seat, wrapped in blankets ready to watch Netflix, only to realise you left the fan on? Turn the fan on a warm night only to be awoken by freezing wind circulating your bedroom? If you're like me and have these problems a lot, then maybe you should make th...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 04:42:51 PDT
Magnetic connectors for batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Connectors-for-Batteries/
Magnetic connectors for batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/OFOQ/IOOD5YBM/F2VOFOQIOOD5YBM.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi everyone,Here is a small tutorial about useful and easy to make battery connectors. I recently started to use 18650 cells batteries from old laptops, and I wanted a quick and easy way to connect them. Connectors using magnets were the best option, but I had to figure out how to use them correctly...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:55 PDT
Crystal Radio to Go: a Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Radio-to-Go-a-Portable-Battery-less-Crysta/
Crystal Radio to Go: a Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SMALL.jpg John Greenlee Experience the fun of building one of the earliest kinds of broadcast radio receivers! With it, you’ll be able to pick up stations without using any batteries. It relies entirely on the electrical energy already present in the airwaves. You’ll also be able to take your pizza box radio “to go,” becau...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:46 PDT
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferric-Chloride-Agitator-for-Circuit-Board-Etching/
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/INRP/IOIQSCA2/F6DINRPIOIQSCA2.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When manufacturing circuit boards, the most popular method of removing the copper around the traces is ferric chloride etching. This process is slow, but can be sped up by agitating and heating the solution during the etching process. This instructable will show you how to build a contraption that...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:38:12 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-GAMING-CONSOLE-USING-HUMAN-GESTURES/
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR Gesture based Game controller and Game design Guide....(both Hardware and software !!) Introduction Now a days virtual environment is considered as a means of efficient human interaction. This is defined by the diversified field of application. The range of applications include phobia therapy, mi...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 03:04:25 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak Hi everyone!My name is RGBFreak and I created a YouTube channel quite recently.I love DIY and I especially love LED's, so that's why I decided to make my own 3x3x3 LED Cube!You will need the following items to make this LED Cube: • 27 single colored LED's. • Arduino Nano or one of his bigger broth...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
Matariki Paper LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Matariki-Paper-LED-Circuit/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:16:00 PDT
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Computational-Millennium-Evolution-of-a-Dreamcatch/
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SMALL.jpg moon_goose I started working with the Research Group at Autodesk with Dreamcatcher about 2 years ago. At that time I was using it to design spacecraft. Since that time I have learned to love this software tool as it allows me to explore thousands of designs, and options that I would have never imagined due to ...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 08:59:53 PDT
DIY Single Ended Vacuum Tube Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Single-Ended-Vacuum-Tube-Amplifier/
DIY Single Ended Vacuum Tube Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PKB6/IOBOYB3V/F8KPKB6IOBOYB3V.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech For those of you who want to have the warm sound of a vacuum tube amplifier, when playing guitar or just listening to music, but cannot afford to buy an expensive tube amplifier, this instructable is for you. This instructable will show you how to build a vacuum tube amplifier using parts sal...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 12:36:25 PDT
How to measure temperature very accurately with an Arduino and a TSYS01 Temperature Sensor Board. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-Temperature-Very-Accurately-With-an/
How to measure temperature very accurately with an Arduino and a TSYS01 Temperature Sensor Board. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SMALL.jpg Apocalyt While studying in university we were challenged as part of a course work into designing a box with very accurate temperature control. If the project were to succeed, multiple boxes were to be built and used in a research project studying the effect of surface material on the perceived temperature of...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:44:28 PDT
$2 Indoor studio Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-LED-Lamp-for-Indoor-Photography-Under-2/
$2 Indoor studio Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/8CET/IO8WFFXQ/FSL8CETIO8WFFXQ.SMALL.jpg geekrex Last week i uploaded a project on home automation ,so i borrow a led strip for demonstration .It was lying on my desk. so i was wondering weather the warm light can be used for photography or not ??I wanted to make a big panel but as it was friends item i could used only a small part of it .I decide...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:06:55 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
Magnetic Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/0LSE/IO61C3BV/FE90LSEIO61C3BV.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean This is my attempt at making the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 1. I've added a reed switch in the electronic circuit so that when a magnet is near by, the Arc lights up which a pretty awesome effect!Check out my video of it in action! Parts List Bracelet mouldClear Epoxy Resinx11 White LEDs2032 coin ...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Arduino Bottlefiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bottlefiller/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 07:35:07 PDT
Disco LED Party Cup! http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-LED-Party-Cup/
Disco LED Party Cup! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AK4Q/IO0GCR7D/FTBAK4QIO0GCR7D.SMALL.jpg JackDavies Welcome to my inscrutable for the 'Disco LED Party Cup!' use it at parties or to add some excitement to a quiet night in! The bottom 'puck' clips onto the bottom of a plastic party cup and lights up to the beat! Parts List First thing you need to take care of is gathering parts, all the parts nee...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:43:23 PDT
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Romantic-PCB-Using-a-Free-PCB-Design-Tool/
Design a romantic PCB using a free PCB design tool - EasyEDA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/MCGW/INZGCC9D/FZAMCGWINZGCC9D.SMALL.jpg vividz Have you ever tried to design a PCB for your lover or children or friends on a special day? Why not? PCB also could be an amazing gift which reveals your creativity also hones your PCB skills. Here I’d like to share a Romantic PCB designed using EasyEDA. It is a free, web-based and easy-to-use EDA t...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 03:59:57 PDT
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Coilgun-Electronic-Projectile-Launcher/
DIY Easy Coilgun | Electronic Projectile Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WQ2X/INVZ4FP1/FJ5WQ2XINVZ4FP1.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hello everyone! Welcome back to another Ben Builds Instructable!Today we make a homemade coilgun from parts laying around the shop. Using some capacitors and a switch and some other parts, we create an electromagnetic launcher capable to launching a small sharpened nail ~10ft using just the power of...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:20:13 PDT
Magi-tek Tank (RC Car) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magi-tek-Tank-RC-Car/
Magi-tek Tank (RC Car) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/EHSD/INUV1BR3/FWOEHSDINUV1BR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/EHSD/INUV1BR3/FWOEHSDINUV1BR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/EHSD/INUV1BR3/FWOEHSDINUV1BR3.SMALL.jpg Solenbun "This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)"Introduction to the ProjectThe Magi-Tek Tank is a small remote controlled car that works through the use of the Arduino UNO microcontroller, Adafruit's L...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 19:45:12 PDT
Listen to Electromagnetic Fields http://www.instructables.com/id/Listen-to-Electromagnetic-Fields/
Listen to Electromagnetic Fields - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/NCLN/INUV2GP6/FTMNCLNINUV2GP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/NCLN/INUV2GP6/FTMNCLNINUV2GP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/NCLN/INUV2GP6/FTMNCLNINUV2GP6.SMALL.jpg The Science Elf We live in a world full of electronics, and yet there's one thing we're all mostly oblivious to. Everything electrical you own, including whatever device you're reading this on, has a magnetic field. Simply put, where there's electricity, there's magnetism, but despite all that, we have no real way ...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 15:46:19 PDT
DIY Bench Power Supply (Dual-Channel) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Power-Supply-Dual-Channel/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 04:41:58 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
The Musixel BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/OJ33/INT6D9EJ/FOBOJ33INT6D9EJ.SMALL.jpg andy.spikenzielabs The Musixel is a board designed to interpret the frequencies in music or sounds and generate a light-show on up to 64 addressable LEDs. The Musixel has a few modes built-in, one of them is a 'Graphic Equalizer' styled visualizer that is more than just a little cool. In this project it runs an 8x8 ma...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
Light Show Jacket That Reacts To Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-Jacket-That-Reacts-to-Music/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 16:24:53 PDT
Arduino MS Train Simulator Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MS-Train-Simulator-Console/
Arduino MS Train Simulator Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SMALL.jpg DHTArduinoNerd I am a big train buff loving everything there is about them, This also means I like to play Train Simulator from Microsoft. Using a keyboard to drive a train is not the most prudent way. I looked at rail driver but for 200 dollars, it wasn't my cup of tea. So I had the idea of making a train simulat...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 21:04:33 PDT
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: printing text and moving images http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-OLED-096-IIC-Serial-128X64-Display-Setting/
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: printing text and moving images - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SMALL.jpg HobbyTransform Have you bought yourself an OLED display for Arduino but don't know how to get started? Not as simple to use as you thought? Try this out! You'll learn to wire up your OLED display and communicate to it over serial (I2C). We're going to cover how to 1) send text input from the serial window on the ...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 20:56:37 PDT
Automatic electronic plant waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Electronic-Plant-Waterer/
Automatic electronic plant waterer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/GWA3/INNEGI65/FJDGWA3INNEGI65.SMALL.jpg akolk1 Hello, welcome to my instructable on how to make an automatic electronic plant waterer. This project was intended to make a machine that would automatically water my plants so they don't turn dry. This goal was somewhat reached, more about that later.This project is intended for beginners, minor ele...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:00:06 PDT
Guitar Pedal Building, From Zero to Rock http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-Building-From-Zero-to-Rock/
Guitar Pedal Building, From Zero to Rock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VVI7/IN365ITN/F7FVVI7IN365ITN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VVI7/IN365ITN/F7FVVI7IN365ITN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VVI7/IN365ITN/F7FVVI7IN365ITN.SMALL.jpg circuit_artisan This instructable is particularly about building your own guitar pedal, generally abot electronics. Guitar pedals Bulding guitar pedals it's a fun activity, not to mention cheaper and more versatile, you can tweak them until you get the tone you like. Ok, let's start. Choosing the schematic ...
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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/
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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/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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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
DIY ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC PEDAL 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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By: made2hack

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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/
Blackintosh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SMALL.jpg jeanvrack 1987 Mac SE with a new screen lcd, a new system and a new look, ready for 2016' tasks , computer, mediacenter (Kodi) & gamecenter.I had an old broken Mac SE in my cellar, I kept it because I love computers and It's nice, I'm owner of single boards (raspberry, odroid), so I had the idea to make it w...
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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