Instructables: exploring - technology - hack - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:46:12 PST BLOX v1.01 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
RASPBERRY PI FREE STYLE POWERING (RPI POWER SUPPLY HACK) http://www.instructables.com/id/RASPBERRY-PI-FREE-STYLE-POWERING-RPI-POWER-SUPPLY-/
RASPBERRY PI FREE STYLE POWERING (RPI POWER SUPPLY HACK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SMALL.jpg Dragos Iosub This is a tutorial that enables you to power your Raspberry PI2 / Raspberry PI B+ form any power sources that supplies voltage between 6.5V up to 20V and current 1A.I used as power source the 19V wall adapter from one old BENQ notebook. This hack is useful also in configuration where gel-Lead(Pb) re...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:01:46 PST
Kiev 6c Medium Format Slit Scan http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiev-6c-Medium-Format-Slit-Scan/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:45:07 PST
Extra Compact Slit Scan Camera Mk2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Compact-Slit-Scan-Camera-Mk2/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:32:18 PST
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spotlight-Upgrade-LED-Hack/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:56 PST
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! | DSLR Hacks #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-DSLR-Into-a-Microscope-DSLR-Hacks-1/
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! | DSLR Hacks #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Did you know you can use your SLR's zoom lens as a microscope? I didn't!My uncle gave me an old SLR film camera that he didn't need, Because he knows that I love taking electronic devices apart, I was really happy because I'd never taken apart a SLR camera! A couple minutes later, My 5 year old cous...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 03:04:49 PST
DIY Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Life-Size-Phone-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:47:24 PST
DIY USB Penmouse/Mousepen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-PenmouseMousepen/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:36:04 PST
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-14-in-1-Soldering-Station/
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a project that took me about 2 months to make, Not because it's very complicated, But if you look at the list below, You'll probably understand why... I don't know why, But for some reason, It's sort of addicting to think of more features to add!This project is based on, And is a huge upgrad...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 11:54:23 PST
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Outlet-to-Light-Switch-Hack/
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/W7NK/IIJKLFZC/FW0W7NKIIJKLFZC.SMALL.jpg moyerek Kickstarter (and later Indiegogo) project Hook was something that was an easy choice to back since it made cheap and readily available home automation devices smart by adding the ability to control using your smartphone and/or IFTTT. The biggest downfall that I quickly determined was that they had ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:53:24 PST
Mexican Mayan Cipher Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Mayan-Cipher-Wheel/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:58:50 PST
Call Blocker / Telemarketer Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Call-Blocker-Telemarkter-Stopper/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 10:56:14 PST
NES Controller Night Light V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Controller-Night-Light-V2/
NES Controller Night Light V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/FAE0/IHNTEJH7/FKMFAE0IHNTEJH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/FAE0/IHNTEJH7/FKMFAE0IHNTEJH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/FAE0/IHNTEJH7/FKMFAE0IHNTEJH7.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer A couple of years ago a made a NES Controller Night Light in Resin. Although I was happy with the final build, it wasn't an easy one to do. I decided to revisit this build recently after a friend wanted me to make them one. I really didn't want to have to go through all of that resin polishing ag...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 13:55:14 PST
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Floodlight-Christmas-Hack/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 22:06:00 PST
Easy Android display for Arduino with Torque App http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Android-display-for-Arduino-with-Torque-App/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 07:58:22 PST
Post-Apocalyptic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-Apocalyptic-Amplifier/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 12:30:37 PST
Shower Knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Knocker/
Shower Knocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/SMYI/IGQYCLNT/FZESMYIIGQYCLNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/SMYI/IGQYCLNT/FZESMYIIGQYCLNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/SMYI/IGQYCLNT/FZESMYIIGQYCLNT.SMALL.jpg jckelley Singing loudly in the shower is always fun, but yelling and trying to have a conversation with the person outside the door isn't. Sometimes the hardest part about that is actually knowing if someone is trying to get your attention or not This becomes a big problem in the master bath, when the room i...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 18:56:13 PST
Hack a servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-servo/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 12:24:41 PST
The Malicious Forever Repeating Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Malicious-Forever-Repeating-Greeting-Card/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 09:21:53 PST
Drone Flyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Flyer/
Drone Flyer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/HP8N/IG2HCWNI/F7LHP8NIG2HCWNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/HP8N/IG2HCWNI/F7LHP8NIG2HCWNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/HP8N/IG2HCWNI/F7LHP8NIG2HCWNI.SMALL.jpg Gravity Sketch To help you understand this Instructables, I've sketched everything in 3D using Gravity Sketch.Drone Flyer is simply a drone-delivered flying sticker. Street artists and activists know that the location of your poster is as important as its message. Drone flyer allows you to stick your message on an...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:30:59 PDT
Wearable Mouse! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Mouse/
Wearable Mouse! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/1SPZ/IFZOMQU5/FKW1SPZIFZOMQU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/1SPZ/IFZOMQU5/FKW1SPZIFZOMQU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/1SPZ/IFZOMQU5/FKW1SPZIFZOMQU5.SMALL.jpg BPSK People who spend a lot of time sitting in front of their Computers often have complain regarding the mouse.......especially pc gamers who use the mouse more often then a regular pc user and They usually complain about pain in their wrist or their mouse hand being uncomfortable.Most of the people get...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 13:19:49 PDT
How to make a water-circulating pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-circulating-pump/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 13:37:13 PDT
ARDUINO fume extractor with touch sensitive buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-fume-extractor-with-touch-sensitive-button/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 13:21:18 PDT
Boxing The Teensy 3.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Boxing-The-Teensy-31/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 01:14:22 PDT
Self Driveing Lawn Mower Remote Control Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Mows-My-Lawn/
Self Driveing Lawn Mower Remote Control Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SMALL.jpg MacmeDan Have you heard of #twitchPlaysPokemon? Well that was some of the inspiration behind this project #googleMowsMyLawn. This project was an idea that my brothers and I had and wanted to do for a little while. When StartFest had a hackathon, we were provided with the perfect opportunity to build it. The ...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:11:59 PDT
Amazon Dash Button Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazon-Dash-Button-Hack/
Amazon Dash Button Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SMALL.jpg fiveseven808 On March 31st, 2015, Amazon launched the Amazon Dash button in an attempt to change the paradigm by which we regularly purchase consumables. August 10th, Ted Benson publishes details for a fairly involved Amazon button hack on medium.com August 26th , A coworker brings one in to work, throws it on m...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 02:19:37 PDT
Hacking Camcorder CRT Viewfinders http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Camcorder-CRT-Viewfinders/
Hacking Camcorder CRT Viewfinders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SMALL.jpg devicemodder This Instructable will teach you how to identify, hack and use an old camcorder CRT viewfinder without the use of a service manual as those can be hard to come by (especially for older cameras). These little tubes are great for things like Heads Up Displays (HUDs) eg, wearable computers, and many ot...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:34:18 PDT
Add a Splash of Colour to your Phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Splash-of-Colour-to-your-Phone/
Add a Splash of Colour to your Phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/Q0HT/IDYP23WZ/FDUQ0HTIDYP23WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/Q0HT/IDYP23WZ/FDUQ0HTIDYP23WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/Q0HT/IDYP23WZ/FDUQ0HTIDYP23WZ.SMALL.jpg Barry_L Hey everyone! So in this little tutorial I'm going to show you how to add a little colour to your phone, and make it a device that's really personalised for you. It only requires a couple of materials which you probably already have, and can change how your phone looks forever (or until you decide t...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:22:50 PDT
Tactile Keyboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactile-Keyboard-Hack/
Tactile Keyboard Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SMALL.jpg nsnip I wanted the ability to identify some of my keyboard keys by touch alone. I use the TAB, SHIFT, CTRL, ALT and ESC keys very often when working in blender 3d suite. The steelseries gaming keyboard I use is excellent however being designed for gaming there are only raised bumps on the home keys F, J...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:28:27 PDT
DIY Cracked iPhone Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cracked-iPhone-Makeover/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:37:35 PDT
Edit GBA Pokémon Title Screen Sprite http://www.instructables.com/id/Edit-GBA-Pokémon-Title-Screen-Sprite/
Edit GBA Pokémon Title Screen Sprite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/0EA6/IDH7OB96/FCQ0EA6IDH7OB96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/0EA6/IDH7OB96/FCQ0EA6IDH7OB96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/0EA6/IDH7OB96/FCQ0EA6IDH7OB96.SMALL.jpg PJMOR After defeating the Elite Four again on Pokémon Yellow a few days ago, I wondered if there had been a remake of the game which introduced me to the world of Pokémon. Unfortunately there wasn't, but by looking around I was introduced to a new world: ROM hacking. I've known Pokémon for about 6 years n...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:48:18 PDT
Bright bike flashlight hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-bike-flashlight-hack/
Bright bike flashlight hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/2EXY/IDCXGUAC/FVX2EXYIDCXGUAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/2EXY/IDCXGUAC/FVX2EXYIDCXGUAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/2EXY/IDCXGUAC/FVX2EXYIDCXGUAC.SMALL.jpg juaspo I found an old broken bicycle flashlight and I immediately took it apart to try and see if there was any obvious reason for why it wasn't working. From the looks of it the PCB was probably water damaged so I decided to upgrade the flashlight a bit with two 1W led's and make a super bright flashligh...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:12:59 PDT
Free Lensing - Creating a tilt shift effect using any lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Lensing-Creating-a-tilt-shift-effect-using-an/
Free Lensing - Creating a tilt shift effect using any lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KCQW/IDCXHFSD/FBNKCQWIDCXHFSD.SMALL.jpg Heather-Hiding-Photography Digital photography is a great way to capture the world around you, whether you are a blossoming hobbyist or a skilled professional. However, photography can get expensive! With so many cameras and accessory options on the market (and so LITTLE money in your pocket to spend) knowing how to get more ...
By: Heather-Hiding-Photography

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:56:55 PDT
Retro Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Bluetooth-Headphones/
Retro Bluetooth Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/FR30/ID997XTU/FE5FR30ID997XTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/FR30/ID997XTU/FE5FR30ID997XTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/FR30/ID997XTU/FE5FR30ID997XTU.SMALL.jpg noapparentfunction This Instructable is about doing something very original that has never, ever been done on this site, I swear: Taking a gadget that doesn't support Bluetooth and adding that capability with soldering and wanton screwdriver abuse.You can thank me later.Materials:- A pair of headphones that you'd like...
By: noapparentfunction

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:39:25 PDT
Rig A Car Horn To Your Alarmclock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Worlds-Loudest-Alarmclock/
Rig A Car Horn To Your Alarmclock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/YBQ8/ID0POCWA/FLAYBQ8ID0POCWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/YBQ8/ID0POCWA/FLAYBQ8ID0POCWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/YBQ8/ID0POCWA/FLAYBQ8ID0POCWA.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Tired of being late for something? Is your alarm clock not noisy enough? Why not rig a car horn to your alarm clock!? Here's a guide that will teach you how to do so. ~If you prefer watching videos. Here's a full video tutorial I made. Enjoy! Please do check my new YT channel: TechBuilderIf you l...
By: ASCAS

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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 20:33:55 PDT
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Open-Back Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50-Open-Back-Mod/
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Open-Back Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/UG5O/ICQSYOWR/FGZUG5OICQSYOWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/UG5O/ICQSYOWR/FGZUG5OICQSYOWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/UG5O/ICQSYOWR/FGZUG5OICQSYOWR.SMALL.jpg noahstrausser This Modification allows you to use your Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Studio Monitor headphones as open back headphones for a flatter response and a much improved soundstage. I am very pleased with the sound of these headphones after the mod. I didn't want to always have open back headphones because of th...
By: noahstrausser

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:41:00 PDT
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turbine-Spray-Bottle/
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips We have an extremly hot summer in my place so i had to figure out something which can cool us down.Here comes the result :) Watch the video!!! In this video i show you the most important steps of the making! #1 Sprinkle with water yourself is a good idea in a hot summer day but how can we impr...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:33 PDT
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Smartphone-Projector/
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Did you know you can turn an old shoebox and some office supplies into a Smartphone Projector? Yes you can! It is a fun, simple and easy physics experiment that you could do at home. Learn and observe how light .The project has been around the net for a long time, but here's a brief and detailed tut...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Pen solder feeder hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-solder-feeder-hack/
Pen solder feeder hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi! Today I have a special soldering quick tip for you: how to create an ultra cheap solder feeder. Once you start using it, it's much like with soldering fume extractor: you didn't know you needed one until you tried using it. And much like building a fume extractor, solder feeder is just as easy t...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:07:13 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
By: aderhgawen

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT
install an extra car charger http://www.instructables.com/id/install-an-extra-car-charger/
install an extra car charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SMALL.jpg Conundrum2501 How many times have you been in the car with the kids, or your homies, or that hobo you picked up hitchhiking, and suddenly everyone and their brother needs to charge their phone... o_O and then to make matters worse you have to stretch a cable all the way to the back seat to be passed around like t...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:48:59 PDT
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Moonlighting-Lamp/
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Moonlighting Lamp is a glorified nightlight that changes brightness based on proximity. Most nightlights use a motion sensor to detect someone's presence and abruptly turn on. The Moonlighting Lamp uses a proximity sensor to detect someone's presence and calmly illuminates as they approach. If y...
By: Sake of Making

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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:34:55 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Smart Charger - Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger-Hack/
Smart Charger - Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SMALL.jpg Narzan Qarma Smart Charger - HackI had problems with my LED light; always when I need it I find the battery empty. So, I opened it to look inside and found this old liquid battery. This type of battery needs to be charged every 3-4 days, and I do not want always to connect to the electricity plug, so I change...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:17 PDT
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-cellphone-into-a-data-sending-device-u/
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SMALL.jpg Candymanproductions What will this device do?When complete, the combination of circuitry, arduino and modded cellphone will be able to autonomously send data through texts via the cellular network. This could be sensor data, for example from weather sensors.What am I going to show you in this tutorial?In this tutorial ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 07:35:17 PDT
Add a speaker to your bluetooth speaker. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetoothify-any-Speaker-for-cheap/
Add a speaker to your bluetooth speaker. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/51P5/I9OSLEGS/FCH51P5I9OSLEGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/51P5/I9OSLEGS/FCH51P5I9OSLEGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/51P5/I9OSLEGS/FCH51P5I9OSLEGS.SMALL.jpg Aaron98 Hi everyone,Today I will be showing you how to add an external speaker to your bluetooth speaker. Then if you like, you will be able to turn off your bluetooth speaker while still using your auxilary speaker or speakers. You may ask; why would you do this? The reason is, you can connect, say your su...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 16:26:07 PDT
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-and-upgrade-your-stereo-system/
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SMALL.jpg ClemRz I have this stereo amplifier that has a great sound but without wireless connectivity.With a few bucks and a bit of patience it's possible to make it a great bluetooth stereo system! Buy some components You will need:A bluetooth module xs3868 (less than 4USD on eBay) (see picture)A 3x7cm prototyp...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:53:53 PDT
Simple External Telephone Ringer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-External-Telephone-Ringer/
Simple External Telephone Ringer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/5SFJ/I9E1EGOA/FT25SFJI9E1EGOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/5SFJ/I9E1EGOA/FT25SFJI9E1EGOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/5SFJ/I9E1EGOA/FT25SFJI9E1EGOA.SMALL.jpg fletcherjeremiah This is a simple external ringer for a landline telephone. Have you ever missed an important call because you didn't hear the phone? Or maybe you'd rather not wait by the phone for that special someone? Then this is exactly what you need! This ringer will allow you to hear incoming calls throughout ...
By: fletcherjeremiah

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Thu, 7 May 2015 14:19:20 PDT
Automatic Race Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Race-Timer/
Automatic Race Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/X1OG/I9B6FI12/F8DX1OGI9B6FI12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/X1OG/I9B6FI12/F8DX1OGI9B6FI12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/X1OG/I9B6FI12/F8DX1OGI9B6FI12.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Racing is a lot of fun. But if you want to compare the results of multiple races, you need be able to accurately record the finishing times of each one. To do this, I designed a timer circuit that will automatically record the finishing times. Two light sensors are mounted on a track. The first one ...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Tue, 5 May 2015 03:49:30 PDT
Fading RGB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-Keyboard-Light/
Fading RGB Keyboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/51OT/I95GSBGX/FD351OTI95GSBGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/51OT/I95GSBGX/FD351OTI95GSBGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/51OT/I95GSBGX/FD351OTI95GSBGX.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul Old electronics are widely available and can usually be recycled into cool gadgets and incorporated into other projects. This Instructable will go through the process of using an old scanner to make a fading rainbow keyboard light. The inspiration for this project came when I was playing with the ...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT