Instructables: exploring - technology - hack - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:06:25 PST BLOX v1.01 Switch-Adapt Toys: a Steam Train Toy Made Accessible! http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Adapt-Toys-a-Steam-Train-Toy-Made-Accessibl/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:08:04 PST
Talking Hamster Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Hamster-Hack/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:20:15 PST
'90s Payphone Boombox Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/90s-Payphone-Boombox-Hack/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:42:27 PST
3D Printed Utility Desk Shelf! - Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Desk-Space-Extender-Video/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:56:02 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
Animate a Billy Bass Mouth With Any Audio Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Animate-a-Billy-Bass-Mouth-With-Any-Audio-Source/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:08:58 PST
Hack Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Box/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 07:03:59 PST
No,the water does not freeze at 0° (not always) ! Proof here http://www.instructables.com/id/Nothe-Water-Does-Not-Freeze-at-0-not-Always-/
No,the water does not freeze at 0° (not always) ! Proof here - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SMALL.jpg rudyexplor Supercooling, surfusion or Undercooling or allow freezing water instantly.Transform ice into water instantly through supercooling, this is a metastable state.A material which remains in liquid form below its solidification temperature.We learn all the water turns to ice below 0 ° C, if it is at nor...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:56:27 PDT
Halloween Pumpkin Light Effect with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Pumpkin-Light-Effect-With-Raspberry-Pi/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:24:15 PDT
How to Make a Continuity Tester Extremely Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Continuity-Tester-Extremely-Easy/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:53:05 PDT
Battery powered fog machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Fog-Machine/
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:08:45 PDT
Convert EarPods to In-Ear headphones with remote and mic for iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-EarPods-to-In-Ear-Headphones-With-Remote-a/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:57:01 PDT
Logical Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Logical-Clock/
Logical Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/TPLA/IVHQFPJX/FHRTPLAIVHQFPJX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/TPLA/IVHQFPJX/FHRTPLAIVHQFPJX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/TPLA/IVHQFPJX/FHRTPLAIVHQFPJX.SMALL.jpg Aditya Tripathi Ola! My name is Aditya Tripathi. This instructable, as the name suggests is based on logic. Logic is involved in both the cases i.e. in making this clock and also reading the time from this clock.Have you ever come across a situation in which you have a limited amount of LEDs and you want to make ...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:23:23 PDT
How to Make a Pure Black Photography Background http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pure-Black-Photography-Background/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:36 PDT
How to Control Tracked Robot Via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Tracked-Robot-Via-Joystick-NRF24L01-1/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:11:40 PDT
Candle Powered Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Powered-Coffee-Maker/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:52:58 PDT
Bluetooth controlled SHARK http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-SHARK/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:29:41 PDT
Homade rc rolling ball from rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/Homade-Rc-Rolling-Ball-From-Rc-Car/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 00:47:44 PDT
Megaphone for the Media http://www.instructables.com/id/Megaphone-for-the-Media/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:49:45 PDT
DIY wireless floodlights for a lit skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Floodlights/
DIY wireless floodlights for a lit skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/SKHY/IRXTRLRA/F27SKHYIRXTRLRA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/SKHY/IRXTRLRA/F27SKHYIRXTRLRA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/SKHY/IRXTRLRA/F27SKHYIRXTRLRA.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers I had all the worst skateboarding accidents at night. For those who skate, they know. For those who do not… it’s like this; skateboarding with your eyes closed. You never-ever know what will send you bailing off the board. Perhaps there is a big hole in the ground, a turtle strolling about, or a 2-i...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:52:14 PDT
Face tracking desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Tracking-Desk-Fan/
Face tracking desk fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SMALL.jpg DevinL9 Have you ever wished your fan would follow you around to cool you off on those hot summer days!? Well I decided to do something about it! Welcome FanBot, the personal desktop fan that follows your face and keeps you cool when things are getting a little too spicy!This is more of a proof of concept t...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:11:37 PDT
Hack Any Tape Player Into a Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Tape-Player-to-a-Guitar-Amp/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:37:40 PDT
$50 Plastic Shredder / Grinder / Recycler http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Plastic-Shredder-Grinder-Recycler/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 22:16:49 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
Convert Broken Desk Lamp to RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Broken-Desk-Lamp-to-RGB-LED/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 16:51:10 PDT
Portable power supply and phone charger [Video added] http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply-and-Phone-Charger/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:04:15 PDT
Klean Kanteen Lid Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Klean-Kanteen-Lid-Camera-Mount/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 18:12:21 PDT
DIY Mini Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Air-Conditioner/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 00:23:09 PDT
Upgrading the Lenovo ThinkCentre M600 http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-the-Lenovo-ThinkCentre-M600/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 04:33:38 PDT
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-Buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay-Part-TWO/
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger I wrote "A guide for Buying LED's on E Bay" almost a year ago. At that time I thought that I might just add a few new things as I came across them and do an update of it now and then. But since then I have found so much new stuff, and finally some of it really good stuff, that I thought I should ju...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:43:43 PDT
Cooking Timer Timelapse Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-Timer-Timelapse-Tripod/
Cooking Timer Timelapse Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SMALL.jpg Leners HiToday I'll show you how I made a fun accessory for bringing your timelapses to the next level. What You'll Need A kitchen timerA phone tripodI picked both of these from a local dollar store. These ended up costing less than 5€ in total. Disassembling The Kitchen Timer I took apart the time...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:09:04 PDT
Attach a GoPro to a Magnifying Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-a-GoPro-to-a-Magnifying-Lamp/
Attach a GoPro to a Magnifying Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GIAN/IPR4VH1B/FOSGIANIPR4VH1B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GIAN/IPR4VH1B/FOSGIANIPR4VH1B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GIAN/IPR4VH1B/FOSGIANIPR4VH1B.SMALL.jpg Technoted I was looking at my magnifying lamp one day and thought "Hey, it's got a ring light on it, and an arm that can be moved into so many positions - that would be perfect to mount a camera on it!!! So, I came up with a plan and made it happen. Here are some basic steps if you want to build your own. ...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 01:56:53 PDT
Make Stuff Vanish in a Video! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Stuff-Vanish-in-a-Video/
Make Stuff Vanish in a Video! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RCJ5/IPLH74OA/F5ARCJ5IPLH74OA.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project I'm going to show you how to make objects disappear in your videos using a PC or your phone.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in details. If you do, then continue reading the written steps along with picture...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 14:14:55 PDT
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Words-Into-Wood-With-Electricity/
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Burn Words into Wood with Electricity - Lichtenberg FiguresA while back I uploaded an Instructable explaining how to burn Lichtenberg figures into wood using an old microwave transformer. Now after doing a bit of experimenting I came up with a simple way that you can actually burn words into wood by...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:02:48 PDT
Turn your USB Drive into OTG-USB Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-USB-Drive-Into-OTG-USB-Drive/
Turn your USB Drive into OTG-USB Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/WBOE/IPCUI8X8/FQ1WBOEIPCUI8X8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/WBOE/IPCUI8X8/FQ1WBOEIPCUI8X8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/WBOE/IPCUI8X8/FQ1WBOEIPCUI8X8.SMALL.jpg usbdevice Have a spare USB Flash Drive laying around? Turn them into a OTG-USB Drive so you can connect it to your smartphone or tablet without having to carry around a USB-OTG adapter. There are few products on the market designed for that, but I would like to make my own, since it is easy and I have all of ...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:55:49 PDT
Making spiral wire wrap tube for cable organizing http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Spiral-Wire-Wrap-Tube-for-Cable-Organizing/
Making spiral wire wrap tube for cable organizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SMALL.jpg TheKitMurkit. Hello there!If you have something ended in your bathroom that was stored in a bottle with a push dispenser like that on the photo, that means you have some free nice parts for your projects! This is my first instructable and it is very simple! All you need is a knife, the sharper - the better! :) ...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 04:57:10 PDT
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-Electronics-With-Snap-Circuits-Arcade-A-R/
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Snap Circuits is an educational toy that teaches electronics with solderless snap-together electronic components. Each component has the schematic symbol and a label printed on its plastic case for easy identification. They snap together with what appear to be ordinary clothing snaps. The components...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 07:59:29 PDT
How to recycle Ikea brackets to Ramp 1.4 Case for 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramp-14-Case-for-Poang-3D-Printer/
How to recycle Ikea brackets to Ramp 1.4 Case for 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/8U96/IOK3LU7H/FA18U96IOK3LU7H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/8U96/IOK3LU7H/FA18U96IOK3LU7H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/8U96/IOK3LU7H/FA18U96IOK3LU7H.SMALL.jpg StefanoG Hello All,This is my second Instructable, and it is a close examination of another job that you can find here:From an Ikea Footstool to (Poang) 3D printer!For this Ramp Case you need to hack two Ikea books support/brackets, (Bokis model, unfortunately in Italy this is out of stock).You can choose yo...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:40:11 PDT
Roll-E [ Upcyled E-Waste Robot] http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-E-Upcyled-E-Waste-Robot/
Roll-E [ Upcyled E-Waste Robot] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NIVF/IO6DRFKR/F2QNIVFIO6DRFKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NIVF/IO6DRFKR/F2QNIVFIO6DRFKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NIVF/IO6DRFKR/F2QNIVFIO6DRFKR.SMALL.jpg benedictquartey Remember our garbage collecting friend WALL·E? Well this guy right here is his younger cousin, and his name is Roll-E. This is officially my first instructable, so please be kind and let me know any mistakes I may make. No one likes to read long instructables without images so I tried as much as pos...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 17:09:00 PDT
How to Make Sausage Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Sausage-Cutter/
How to Make Sausage Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/D7R9/IO36IUPC/F3HD7R9IO36IUPC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/D7R9/IO36IUPC/F3HD7R9IO36IUPC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/D7R9/IO36IUPC/F3HD7R9IO36IUPC.SMALL.jpg medichackcollection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-cZpJQb1No&feature=youtu.be To do a Sausage Cutter you need! I took a large syringe and cut off the bottom. Our syringe cutter - slicer is ready!!!! Put in a sausage and press down the plunger.Voila!!!!
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Thu, 12 May 2016 03:53:54 PDT
Convert a unipolar stepper motor to bipolar http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Unipolar-Stepper-Motor-to-Bipolar/
Convert a unipolar stepper motor to bipolar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/PXCD/INYS3KMX/FB0PXCDINYS3KMX.SMALL.jpg toxuin Stepper motors are amazing: with them you can build 3d printers, robotic arms, automatic window blinds and just scare the living sh*t out of your wife with autonomous moving halloween props. Obtaining a stepper motor always brings that awesome warm "ummm" feeling – either salvaging one from old prin...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 18:51:00 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
Machine Senses: Ear Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Senses-Ear-Microphone/
Machine Senses: Ear Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SMALL.gif purincess If you think about it, machines and computers are like us in many ways — they have brains (processors), eyes (cameras), ears (microphones), etc. Machine Senses is a series of artifacts that aim to reverse the perspective on how we perceive technology. How do machines see and sense us? How do we huma...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 01:16:02 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Bluetooth PS2 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-PS2-Controller/
Bluetooth PS2 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SMALL.jpg EvanKale The original PlayStation 2 controller is still a solid and well-built controller by today's standards. Better yet, they can be had nowadays for a fraction of the cost of a controller with the same quality.Today we're bringing this 15-year-old controller back from the dead and turning it into a Bluet...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:19 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Receiver via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Receiver-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Ar/
How to Hack RC Car Receiver via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Hack RC Car Transmitter via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino part1 Tx"The prerequisite instruction have introduced how to hack RC car Transmitter by using nRF24L01 module for Arduino Nano.In this session we will build 2.4 GHz. receiver installed on a RC prototype...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:22 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Transmitter-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01/
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will advice you to hack 3-Channel RC transmitter(Tx).The standard remote control of RC car and boat today.The standard Gas or Electric RC cars are directional controlled by an electric servo that moving mechanical front steering wheel Left/Right.The servo have two main type-analog a...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:57:31 PDT
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P-1/
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx)"The instruction will advice how to build 2.4 GHz system receiver that basically use in rc car today.Thank to arduino-info.wikispaces.com , github.com/maniacbug/RF24 for RF24 library and othe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 02:21:22 PDT
How to Make a Simple LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-LED-Torch-1/
How to Make a Simple LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SMALL.jpg medichackcollection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqlzWLRIZzU&feature=youtu.be To do a Simple LED Torch you need! A clothes peg, an LED bulb ideally with long connector wires, a 3 volt watch battery and double sided adhesive tape! Once you apply pressure it completes the circuit and lights up, release to tu...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:47:59 PDT
Machine Senses: Nose Smoke Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Senses-Nose-Smoke-Detector/
Machine Senses: Nose Smoke Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/W3GH/IN7GKZPG/FM6W3GHIN7GKZPG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/W3GH/IN7GKZPG/FM6W3GHIN7GKZPG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/W3GH/IN7GKZPG/FM6W3GHIN7GKZPG.SMALL.jpg purincess If you think about it, machines and computers are like us in many ways — they have brains (processors), eyes (cameras), ears (microphones), etc. Machine Senses is a series of artifacts that aim to reverse the perspective on how we perceive technology. How do machines see and sense us? How do we huma...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:02:35 PDT