Instructables: exploring - technology - hack http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:10:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Breaking Bottles With Bare Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Breaking-Bottles-With-Bare-Hands/
Breaking Bottles With Bare Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan In the first video I will show you a trick to break the bottom out of bottles using your Bare Hands! This is quite simple to do and a cool Trick to show your friends. In the second video I demonstrate the differences between Compression ratio of Water Vs. Air, using Some glass Bottles and some Nor...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:21 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-laptop-screen-into-a-portable-light-/
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SMALL.jpg Vitim A friend donated me this old laptop, which had a broken LCD. The laptop was old but it worked just fine. I had no intention to spend money to get it repaired, it just would not worth the money. Instead I just removed the screen from the body of the laptop and used the laptop as a HTPC connected to a...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:26:25 PDT
Soldering to Desoldering Station Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-to-Desoldering-Station-Hack/
Soldering to Desoldering Station Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SMALL.jpg klee27x I recently bought my first hot air station. On a whim, I decided to get the Xtronic 9020. It comes with a soldering station and fume extractor. After a week with the station, I figured out that I have no use for anything but the hot air. I decided to change the soldering iron out for a desoldering ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:27:49 PDT
How to Reset any barcode scanner, hack supermarket !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-any-barcode-scanner-hack-supermarket-/
How to Reset any barcode scanner, hack supermarket !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Imagine if you can able to hard reset the barcode reader's at the supermarketif you're hacker you must know this Find Reset barcode on Google 1.Get model number of your barcode reader and find its setup Manuel,2. In manual you will find reset barcodescan the barcode ,and you've done.3.also ther...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:24:38 PDT
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon http://www.instructables.com/id/Rokinon-8mm-lens-rear-mounted-filter-on-a-Canon/
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SMALL.jpg phgeek If you are lucky enough to own a Rokinon 8mm lens for Canon cameras then you have thought about using filters at some point. I have had this one for over a year an think they are something special, but there are no rear threads for adding filters. One day I was looking at the rear mount and happened...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:54:11 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
arduino & sony ericsson: gsm shield hack http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-sony-ericsson-gsm-shield-hack/
arduino & sony ericsson: gsm shield hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/JVJG/HWTBIKU3/FH9JVJGHWTBIKU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/JVJG/HWTBIKU3/FH9JVJGHWTBIKU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/JVJG/HWTBIKU3/FH9JVJGHWTBIKU3.SMALL.jpg michvw Hi! A while ago I wanted to remotely access my arduino to control the I/O pins, I really liked the arduino GSM shield because it would allow me to control my arduino from anywhere in the world. However such a shield does unfortunately not come cheap. I found some guides on the internet on how to sen...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:33:32 PDT
Free Wires for Your electronics projects. http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Wires-for-Your-electronics-projects/
Free Wires for Your electronics projects. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SMALL.jpg KD3533 How to recycle old SCART-Cables to use them for Your projects. All You need is: A SCART-Cable, a pair of pliers and some kind of cutting tool. Unscrew the cabs of the plugs on each side of the cable. Open the housing of each of the plugs and put them to side. Clip off the wires from th...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:36:56 PDT
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Computer-Keyboard-Into-A-Midi-Key-tar/
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SMALL.jpg bergerab Have you ever needed an extra synth for a concert? Or maybe you just enjoy fiddling around with music production software and you need a midi controller? Well look no further than your own computer keyboard! No this is not another how-to article on enabling midi control via your computer keyboard. W...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:37:11 PDT
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-AMAZING-Headphones-for-50-or-LESS/
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SMALL.jpg bradlibs Either you despise them, or you love them! There's no argument that headphones are sweeping the nation, showing no promise of a lower price any time soon! FUDGE! So what is a college student to do? Settle for cheap cans? $50 dollars can buy you decent headphones, though why settle for less? When for...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:06:04 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SMALL.jpg comsa42 GPS receivers are expensive! This neat and relatively easy hack will turn a high-quality (and cheap) GPS card into one that is usable via serial port. Then you just plug it into an Arduino or any compatible microprocessor and you are good to go!Check out Andrzej of EmerytHacks who discovered this ha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mouse-with-color-selectionchanging-LEDs/
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SMALL.jpg KD3533 The Video will show you all the details about the build of the DIY gaming mouse step by step.To get the USB controller and the LED's search on eBay for "USB RGB strip" . They cost about 18 $ but believe me it's worthwhile :) .
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:41:59 PDT
USB power source hack http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-power-source-hack/
USB power source hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/YX8K/HVXC1VQN/FAKYX8KHVXC1VQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/YX8K/HVXC1VQN/FAKYX8KHVXC1VQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/YX8K/HVXC1VQN/FAKYX8KHVXC1VQN.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everyone,in this instructable i will be sharing with you one of my favorite things to do; hacking a usb port to use with my plant arms or shelves. i recommend this to anyone who is working with low power electronics/applications. its totally free and globally accepted, a perfect traveling comp...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:39:30 PDT
3D-Printed Handy Telescoping Key-chain Pencil Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Handy-Telescoping-Key-chain-Pencil-Hack/
3D-Printed Handy Telescoping Key-chain Pencil Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ORHE/HVWTIHR3/FADORHEHVWTIHR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ORHE/HVWTIHR3/FADORHEHVWTIHR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ORHE/HVWTIHR3/FADORHEHVWTIHR3.SMALL.jpg ekul3e3 Hi,in this Instructable I'd like to show you how to make a mechanical pencil that's super small, can fit on you key-chain and you can take with you where ever you go. I designed this so that it can telescope into a larger pencil making it easier to use. When the pencil is in it's reduced size then i...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:00:17 PDT
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-nice-and-weird-A4-graph-plotter-25-some-scra/
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SMALL.jpg mopsiok Updated on Jun 2, 2014My contest entry was accepted - now you can vote for this project if you like it! Thanks!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hi there!At the begining I have to warn you... The solution presented below is quite inefficien...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:57:49 PDT
AAA/9volt Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA9volt-Battery-Hack/
AAA/9volt Battery Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/K474/HVTWIBQ1/FM4K474HVTWIBQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/K474/HVTWIBQ1/FM4K474HVTWIBQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/K474/HVTWIBQ1/FM4K474HVTWIBQ1.SMALL.jpg oRossss Ran out of AAA batteries and you couldn't be bothered going to the store but you have a 9 volt battery sitting around, then today's your lucky day. No AAA batteries in the house? Not a problem. Well not a problem as long as you have a 9volt battery, you do don't you? Pry that sucker open. Gent...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 14:27:09 PDT
Transform your oyster travelcard with sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-your-Oyster-travelcard-with-sugru/
Transform your oyster travelcard with sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2VNA/HVTLV9RM/FGC2VNAHVTLV9RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2VNA/HVTLV9RM/FGC2VNAHVTLV9RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2VNA/HVTLV9RM/FGC2VNAHVTLV9RM.SMALL.gif projectsugru We love our oyster cards in London. They are electronic ticketing RFID cards that make travelling around London so simple — just tap in and tap out on the tubes, buses, trams and even boats down The Thames! No more fumbling around for change to buy a ticket ever again, yay! But we're a bunch of make...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:50:26 PDT
Hack a Camera into a Infrared \ Night Vision Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Camera-into-a-Infrared-Night-Vision-Camera/
Hack a Camera into a Infrared \ Night Vision Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/D5M2/HVS18EE1/FE0D5M2HVS18EE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/D5M2/HVS18EE1/FE0D5M2HVS18EE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/D5M2/HVS18EE1/FE0D5M2HVS18EE1.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy, Now, I know there seems to be a ton of instructables on infrared cameras, but I will add my project anyway. Hopefully it will trigger a new thought in your head or help you to more thoroughly know how to hack an ordinary camera into a night vision nightmare. Reason: I had a little time on...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 19:04:01 PDT
Arduino room automation! [BLUETOOTH/SOUND/REMOTE CONTROLLED] http://www.instructables.com/id/HACK-A-ROOM-BLUETOOTHSOUNDREMOTE-CONTROLLED/
Arduino room automation! [BLUETOOTH/SOUND/REMOTE CONTROLLED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PEYN/HVR7USFA/FNDPEYNHVR7USFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PEYN/HVR7USFA/FNDPEYNHVR7USFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PEYN/HVR7USFA/FNDPEYNHVR7USFA.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Turn any room digital! with the help of the "BlackBox" control your electronic devices from a far with a remote,a phone or even a clap. There are thousands of possibilities to make this thing function at your own will. With the help of some sensors and programming skills but for today we will just b...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 03:04:08 PDT
Ear Phone Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ear-Phone-Hack/
Ear Phone Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SMALL.jpg anchit11 Aren't we all having problems with our earphones? You get em' in your pocket and boom they all fumble up..So here are two pretty cool hacks with which you could keep them(earphones) in place without letting them scramble like eggs.You will need these following tools:-1)Ear Phone2) Any card (A "Sti...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:50:58 PDT
Time Lapse with a Canon SX500-IS Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-with-a-Cannon-SX500-IS-Camera/
Time Lapse with a Canon SX500-IS Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W76K/HVNXSQJE/FLZW76KHVNXSQJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W76K/HVNXSQJE/FLZW76KHVNXSQJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W76K/HVNXSQJE/FLZW76KHVNXSQJE.SMALL.jpg Eric Nelson For a couple years now, I have grown fond of my Canon SX500-IS camera. It is small, lightweight and fairly simple to use. I have lately though, been wanting to do more with it. One of my favorite video fascinations is time lapse photography. Some things that are moving so amazingly slow in the hustl...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 15:03:26 PDT
Fisheye lens - how to do it easy and quick http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisheye-lens-how-to-do-it-easy-and-quick/
Fisheye lens - how to do it easy and quick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/30P6/HVNXS1Z8/FRJ30P6HVNXS1Z8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/30P6/HVNXS1Z8/FRJ30P6HVNXS1Z8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/30P6/HVNXS1Z8/FRJ30P6HVNXS1Z8.SMALL.jpg RandomHacker This instructable shows how to make your own fisheye lens really quickly, in simple stepsIf you are into serious photography, you should think of buying a proper fisheye lens, as this one gives low quality photos compared to professional lenses (but it costs much less!)This instructable costed me un...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 11:53:49 PDT
Home Security System Using Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Security-System-Using-Cell-Phone/
Home Security System Using Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SMALL.jpg MRo47 The project is about a home security system in which a cell phone is used as a device that will alert the owner of the house when an intruder enters the house. About the Instructable The owner just have to turn on the system before leaving his house.When an intruder enters the house in the absen...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 15:27:18 PDT
Emp/ Network jammer from 12v car ionizer !!! under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-emp-jammer-from-12v-car-ionizer/
Emp/ Network jammer from 12v car ionizer !!! under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Hey its possible to build an emp jammer from 12 v car ionizeremp jammer is a device that can intrrupt the normal working of any electronic device when emp jammer is placed nearbyif you want to see how it works see these videoshttp://youtu.be/EhT0x565FLAhttp://youtu.be/s2q5mlmdrzU Step by step vide...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 11:47:04 PDT
atx bench power supply diy http://www.instructables.com/id/atx-bench-power-supply-diy/
atx bench power supply diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Every electronics hacker maker need bench power supply so why not make it yourself. Choosing atx power supply/repair one find working atx power supply or repair one, but don't throw away you can find many individual componants which may be helpful for another project follow the pin configuratio...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 11:25:43 PDT
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-HACK-Universal-Prop-guard-for-any-frame/
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be showing something very interesting especially for those who love flying their quadcopters and doing aerial photography.THE 3D PRINTED PROP GUARD!......Can also be laser cut So What is a prop guard??A Prop guard is something very innovative in a way it protects your quadcopter or your...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 21:02:51 PDT
DIY Motorcycle Cell Phone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motorcycle-Cell-Phone-Mount/
DIY Motorcycle Cell Phone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ESTO/HVFL5AT7/FB6ESTOHVFL5AT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ESTO/HVFL5AT7/FB6ESTOHVFL5AT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ESTO/HVFL5AT7/FB6ESTOHVFL5AT7.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This project is based on my other "Easy DIY Motorcycle Camera Mount" instructable. You can find it here:http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Motorcycl...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 15:10:07 PDT
Altoids USB Condenser Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Microphone/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:29:04 PDT
Paid Apps For Free!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paid-Apps-For-Free/
Paid Apps For Free!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LQNS/HVFKX8Y3/FF2LQNSHVFKX8Y3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LQNS/HVFKX8Y3/FF2LQNSHVFKX8Y3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LQNS/HVFKX8Y3/FF2LQNSHVFKX8Y3.SMALL.jpg fli5 How To Get The Free Apps This is an awesome app which allows you to download paid apps for FREE straight from your IDevice,you don't have to be JAILBROKEN but if your not a computer is required for first use setup. How To Download The App Firstly you need to go into SAFARI on your IDevice and...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 09:53:13 PDT
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-articulating-tablet-mount/
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Browsing on a tablet is great; there's nothing like digging into your favorite site while getting comfy. I find the longer I browser the more supine my posture, eventually my pose self-levels to lethargic mass lying on my back with the tablet above my face, making my arms tired. It would be great if...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 17:41:46 PDT
How To Program A Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Program-A-Clock/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:31:55 PDT
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Old-iPod-Device-Make-A-Bluetooth-Control/
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SMALL.jpg Erroneous Data This tutorial shows you how to use an Arduino to turn that old dusty music player into a Bluetooth controlled docking station. Even if it has a cracked screen or a dead battery it can still be used.The following instructions will show you how use an Arduino and a couple of cheap parts to set up a Mu...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
How To Be A Fake Hacker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Be-A-Fake-Hacker/
How To Be A Fake Hacker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SMALL.jpg -_ - wAT Have you ever looked at a website and said to yourself "I wish there was a legal way to make temporary changes to website for my own amusement."? If you have, and even if you haven't, you're in luck because I have something that will suit your needs.First of all, hacking is a term that is commonly ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 14:18:17 PDT
Hack a Flashlight into a Handy Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Flashlight-into-a-Handy-Battery-Container/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 11:22:11 PDT
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Digital-Camera-Alarm-aka-the-Critte/
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SMALL.jpg RTGoldman Welcome to my instructable on how to make an Arduino-controlled motion sensing camera and alarm!The motivation behind this project, which I worked on in my electronics class at Pomona College, was the need to keep away varmints (particularly raccoons) that were digging up my parents' yard. Although ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 20:21:26 PDT
Changing Chromebook to Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Chromebook-to-Linux/
Changing Chromebook to Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/I5DL/HUYBCWST/F6LI5DLHUYBCWST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/I5DL/HUYBCWST/F6LI5DLHUYBCWST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/I5DL/HUYBCWST/F6LI5DLHUYBCWST.SMALL.jpg devin23 In this tutorial I will teach you how to change a Chromebook to a Linux. If you want to use your Google Chromebook in more ways than you already are follow these instructions exactly.WARNING: THIS WILL WIPE YOUR CHROMEBOOKS LOCAL DATA!!!!(I am not responsible for any lost or corrupted files, you a...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 19:46:14 PDT
How to make or repair network cables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-or-repair-network-cables/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 13:33:35 PDT
Multi-Moded Hack-Cam using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Moded-Hack-Cam-using-Arduino/
Multi-Moded Hack-Cam using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/13AA/HUUXL3WI/FWM13AAHUUXL3WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/13AA/HUUXL3WI/FWM13AAHUUXL3WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/13AA/HUUXL3WI/FWM13AAHUUXL3WI.SMALL.jpg untimony Well, this is my first post. I made something that will make my summer productive but it took only 1 day to finish this project, from planning to coding and to fabricating. Luckily, almost half of materials I used are salvaged and some are just stocked in the corner waiting to be touched. Believe...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 09:49:31 PDT
Remote Air Quality + CO2 Sensor Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Air-Quality-CO2-Sensor-Monitoring/
Remote Air Quality + CO2 Sensor Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CTRG/HUU1C2DO/FXUCTRGHUU1C2DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CTRG/HUU1C2DO/FXUCTRGHUU1C2DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CTRG/HUU1C2DO/FXUCTRGHUU1C2DO.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm This video shows you how to use Valarm to do remote environmental monitoring, specifically air quality and CO2.The Valarm Tools Cloud website is where you can map, graph, analyze, and download your sensor data: tools.valarm.net.The Valarm app is available here.You can get Valarm compatible sensors a...
By: edward_Valarm

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Sat, 3 May 2014 11:06:57 PDT
Night vision tiny IR camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-vision-tiny-camera/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:29:21 PDT
Autonomous AR Parrot Drone 2.0 Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-AR-Parrot-Drone-20-Flying/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 10:21:39 PDT
DIY Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Screwdriver-Hack/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:36:47 PDT
Circular saw centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-saw-centrifuge/
Circular saw centrifuge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/I8KS/HULTF71D/F68I8KSHULTF71D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/I8KS/HULTF71D/F68I8KSHULTF71D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/I8KS/HULTF71D/F68I8KSHULTF71D.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Start spinning more food in your kitchen than just salad. Bring the danger of the workshop into the kitchen with a homemade centrifuge! By using an electric circular saw as the motor, I was able to spin food up to 1800 G's and achieve separation in liquids, all for under $20. This small capacity c...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:32:53 PDT
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-External-Buttons-For-Your-Keyboard/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:11:33 PDT
CPU Fan Hack - RGB LEDs - Arduino & TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/CPU-Fan-Hack-RGB-LEDs-Arduino-TLC5940/
CPU Fan Hack - RGB LEDs - Arduino & TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SMALL.jpg matthorner In this Instructable, I will be guiding you through the process of hacking and converting a clear, 120mm PWM cooling fan used in common household PCs from a single color LED to individually addressable RGB LEDs. The applications of this hack are not only limited to 120mm cooling fans, but...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:30:09 PDT
Toy Switch Override http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Switch-Override/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/36BD/HUHT0XWS/F5H36BDHUHT0XWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/36BD/HUHT0XWS/F5H36BDHUHT0XWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/36BD/HUHT0XWS/F5H36BDHUHT0XWS.SMALL.jpg JackANDJude For this hack, I use "DIY littleBits" to demonstrate how to override a simple toy switch with alternate switches and a light/dark sensor.  It's a great way to startle someone for fun when they turn out the lights at night and a good way to provide an "assistive technology" switch for someone who is ...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:28:03 PDT
Hacking the $ store lamp into a usb lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-store-lamp-into-a-usb-lamp/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:06:29 PDT
Old RC car hacked: Android control via Bt. (Accelerometer steering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-RC-car-hacked-Android-control-via-Bt-Accelerom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/345E/HUGH8GBK/F34345EHUGH8GBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/345E/HUGH8GBK/F34345EHUGH8GBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/345E/HUGH8GBK/F34345EHUGH8GBK.SMALL.jpg planetleak Today i found my very old rc car, i have a little tuning... :) Control program created with app inventor 2. Steering with phone accelerometer, moving with a slider. Unfortunately the slider too strait, but can be worse. :) Code is far from elegant, but easy and work with lot of fun. I created a li...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 04:16:58 PDT