Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - solder - easy Tue, 6 Oct 2015 17:28:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Micro dark activated switch
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> BlondeJamesDean At just 10mm x 10mm, this is quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0402 resistorSMT 3904 NPN Transistor (SC-70)0603 LEDAPD...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Physical USB Drive protection
Physical USB Drive protection - More DIY How To Projects]]> Giedow Hey Instructables,Recently my USB drive was stolen, fortunately everything was backed up.It got me thinking, what if there was sensitive data on it? Or top secret government files? That is when I came up with this, an USB drive with an physical data lock. With a few switches the no one would be able...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 16:22:05 PST
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC)
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
DIY Altoids Flashlight
DIY Altoids Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> Constructed For this project, I made a Tiny Powerful flashlight inside of a altoids mini tin. I decided to make this project, because Where I live, it gets pretty dark at night. With almost no light it can be very easy to injure yourself or others. This caused me to make a super bright, portable, tiny pocket fl...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:31 PDT
Mintyboost on the Cheap!
Mintyboost on the Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> blrplt1 While Ladyada's Mintyboost design is great, there is a cheaper and much easier way to build one- with Sparkfun!If you'd like to save a few bucks and skip assembling a board, a quick trip to Sparkfun can net an already assembled equivalent of the original Mintyboost.By the way, please use what you sa...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2009 20:32:37 PDT
A Simple Solution To The Infamous Helping Hand's Problem
A Simple Solution To The Infamous Helping Hand's Problem - More DIY How To Projects]]> acaz93 Recently , i bought one of those cheapy helping hands , and i started to note that the "hands " were wearing off , So i tried to found a clever ( and Cheap Of course ) Solution to this small problem The Problem Is This : The Set Screw Was Crushing The Old Aligator Clips And Guess what , ??I FOUND Th...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2007 22:01:49 PST
MiniPOV3 Kit
MiniPOV3 Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> MAKEkits This is an inexpensive Persistence of Vision (POV) toy, which is designed for beginners in electronics. You swing this little thing around to reveal a customizable message or image through it's 8 red LEDs. It has 4 holes for mounting on bikes, fans, and anything else that swings around. You can purc...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2007 21:56:01 PDT
Game of Life Kit
Game of Life Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> MAKEkits The Game of Life Boards are a scalable platform for cellular automata visualizations. Each board contains 16 LEDs in a 4x4 grid, a microcontroller, and a communications and power distribution network. With the available firmware, they execute Conway's Game of Life. Boards can act alone, or can be pl...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:53:53 PDT