Instructables: exploring - technology - kit http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:08:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 ultimate electronics pocket kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-electronics-pocket-kit/
ultimate electronics pocket kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SMALL.jpg dudes Simply a small 'pocket sized' kit with all the basic electronic necessities. great for on-the-go experimenting, or just a convenient container for the basics. Find a container The first thing you have to do is find a container for your kit. It can be just about anything, but try to keep it a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:19:10 PDT
Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 for DJI Phantom 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Phantom-Ultra-1-Upgrade-Kit-for-DJI-Phantom-1/
Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 for DJI Phantom 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SMALL.jpg brianself The Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 offers an unsurpassed performance enhancement for your stock DJI Phantom 1. A DJI Phantom 1 upgraded with the Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 surpasses the DJI Phantom 2 in flight times. The Phantom 2 requires proprietary DJI batteries at $160 each, while the Fuselage Upgrade K...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:37:00 PDT
Solar-Powered Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Windmill/
Solar-Powered Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SMALL.jpg robots333 This windmill came from a kit called the "DIY Solar Kit". This kit is $5.49 on Ankaka.com. I am going to show you how to attach a battery to make these projects work, because my solar panel was not working and I feel that someone else's might not work either. Follow Directions Follow the directi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:48:27 PDT
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Free-3D-CAM-Options-pt-1/
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SMALL.jpg SongEmu If you're looking to get started in CNC (or even if you've already begun), chances are you've faced this choice: Do I spend money on a CAM program or not?I'm currently using MeshCAM, which is a $250 piece of software that lets you do some pretty amazing stuff at the consumer-level. But in the intere...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:58:24 PDT
How to Make an Acrylic Smartphone Stand (CNC and Thermoforming) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Acrylic-Smartphone-Stand-CNC-and-Th/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SMALL.jpg SongEmu This past weekend, I decided to make a basic smartphone stand for my desk at work. There are plenty of ways you can make a phone stand like that, but I wanted something simple with very little, if any, assembly required. I remembered a method of thermoforming acrylic that I thought might be useful, ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:59:55 PDT
22 basic electronics circuits made with Electra I - modular electronics education KIT http://www.instructables.com/id/22-basic-electronics-circuits-made-with-Electra-I-/
22 basic electronics circuits made with Electra I - modular electronics education KIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SMALL.jpg ok1cdj Electra I is a education KIT containing 57 modules with electronics parts. There is described more than 20 basic circuits but you get enough parts to do more. The KIT is designed to teach young people basic skills in electronics. You don't need other parts or tools to build projects with this KIT. ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 07:40:52 PDT
How to Setup Tabs in MakerCAM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Tabs-in-MakerCAM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SMALL.jpg SongEmu One of the first things you’ll learn as a budding machinist is how important it is to keep control of your workpiece at all times. If you’re cutting a project out of a larger piece of stock, it can be useful to employ tabs. They work just like perforations in paper, allowing you to easily remove you...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:29:27 PDT
PORTABLE MINI LAB IN A BACKPACK http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-MINI-LAB-IN-A-BACKPACK/
PORTABLE MINI LAB IN A BACKPACK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TZCS/HSTP18ZS/FK2TZCSHSTP18ZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TZCS/HSTP18ZS/FK2TZCSHSTP18ZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TZCS/HSTP18ZS/FK2TZCSHSTP18ZS.SMALL.jpg deba168 I am a village boy,working as an Engineer outside of my own state.Every year I slip to my home twice or thrice,away from hassle and bustle of the city life so that i can relax and enjoy in the natural beauty of my village and father's farm.During my stay I get lot of free time and use it by playin...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:16:20 PDT
The One Chip LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Easy-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello Fellow Instructables, If you ever Wanted to make Your own Cube, But Found The Instructions To be a bit Hard To Follow? Well  This is For You. The Cube Comes as a Kit From KIPKAY Kits.  You Could Buy it, or Become a Member and Each Month You will get a New Kit. It is Very  Easy To follow the...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 18:55:38 PST
Hackerspace Earthship (HAESH): Homemade Environmental Control Life Support System (E.C.L.S.S.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackerspace-Earthship-HAESH-Homemade-Environmental/
Hackerspace Earthship (HAESH): Homemade Environmental Control Life Support System (E.C.L.S.S.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SMALL.jpg haeshproject In space, there are no oceans or forests to absorb your co2, no aquifers to pump water from, no soil to grow your crops, and no dump to throw your waste. Earth is its own massive space ship and to travel beyond it we must extract its secrets and replicate it on a much smaller scale. This project s...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:47:34 PST
3D Milling a Hawaiian Island on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-a-Hawaiian-Island-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SMALL.jpg SongEmu I wanted to try out some 3D milling to see what the Shapeoko 2 was capable of (even though I'd seen examples). This was really just for my own learning, but the outcome was pretty cool.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:40:24 PST
Installing Threaded Inserts on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Need to clamp down some material in your CNC mill? This is one of several methods available that I chose to implement. I bought a pack of threaded inserts to sink into the wasteboard of my Shapeoko that will let me bolt down workpieces without damaging the MDF.
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:52:11 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC Kit: Electrical Sys. Test & Hello World http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-DIY-CNC-Kit-Electrical-Sys-Test-Hello-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Part 2 of my Grand DIY CNC Adventure, this time wiring up the stepper motors to the Arduino, calibrating and leveling the machine, and running Hello World. Not necessarily in that order.
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:07:47 PST
Shapeoko 2 CNC Kit: Assembly Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-CNC-Kit-Assembly-Overview/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SMALL.jpg SongEmu The beginning of my Great CNC Adventure, I assemble the mechanical components of my recently-acquired DIY CNC machine kit from Inventables: The Shapeoko 2.
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:39:31 PST
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Spectrum-Analyzer/
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SMALL.jpg tronixstuff In this project we’ll create a small add-on PCB containing the a MSGEQ7 spectrum analyzer circuit and show how it can drive the RGB LED cube kit from Freetronics. This allows the cube to display the seven bands over four horizontal planes. There is a small amount of assumed knowledge for this projec...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:07:10 PST
TWSU Introduction to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-Introduction-to-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Always wanted to know what Arduino is all about? We created a short introduction video into the world of physical computing and Arduino. Presented by our founder Daniel Hirschmann. We have an amazing Start Arduino Kit for sale on our online shop to get you started with cool projects How about join...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:20:46 PST
2 transistor am shortwave radio http://www.instructables.com/id/2-transistor-am-shortwave-radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SMALL.jpg halamka Step 1 would be cut a circuit board for the project. This is about 2 " by 3 inch. Clean the copper. Then put masking tape on. Draw the circuit on the tape. Then cut the tape with a razor. There could be a problem. I just found 50 box cutters. For these radios , I put the positive line on top and the...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:03:43 PDT
The not so smart Xadow smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-not-so-smart-Xadow-smartwatch/
The not so smart Xadow smartwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SMALL.jpg xadow This is a SO beautiful watch I ever made~ A lot of animation were used. But this is only the prototype edition, I hope you'll like it (Of course I will give a updated version!!) I cut a lot of features, because there is no more space for me to burn the firmware into the board(32U4). Now you can ch...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 01:22:32 PDT
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cylon-Larson-Scanner-Kit-with-Charlieplexing/
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SMALL.jpg phenoptix This instructable covers building the kit that is the result of several builds, and many iterations. If you want to learn more about previous attempts and or the design process comment below and I'll dig out the older (and much much smaller) versions and also go through the design and manufacture pr...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:26:37 PDT
Home Made Molecular Model Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Molecular-Model-Kit/
Home Made Molecular Model Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SMALL.jpg kymyst   Students of organic chemistry have an ongoing need for a comprehensive molecular model kit throughout their high school and university studies. There are many different types and makes of kit available commercially, but generally they are either too restricted in the range of compounds which c...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 21:10:37 PDT
The OGNITE Flameless Candle - Beta Kit Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-OGNITE-Flameless-Candle-MakerFaire-2013-Versio/
The OGNITE Flameless Candle - Beta Kit Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SMALL.jpg bigjosh Today we are going to build the beta version of the Ognite digital candle. If you have the version that was distributed at the 2013 MakerFaire in NYC these instructions will still work except that you wont get the fancy debug screen in the last step.  The Ognite is an experiment in using the *least...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:52:40 PDT
Velleman MK118 radio kit made portable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Velleman-MK118-radio-kit-made-portable/
Velleman MK118 radio kit made portable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SMALL.jpg big dawg1 My grand kids are young and don't have their own radio so I wanted to build this kit with them so that they could understand how a radio works and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment in making something. I would tell them what part I wanted (resistor, capacitor, diode, etc) and they would have to fi...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:42:50 PDT
Solar Powered SM SKULL Blinky LED Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-SM-SKULL-Blinky-LED-Jewelry/
Solar Powered SM SKULL Blinky LED Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry Ready to up your soldering game and try some SMD's?  Disappointed with the boring "learn to surface mount solder" kits that do nothing and look lame?  Well we've got your answer, with our blinky Skull surface mount soldering kit.  Not only will your nerdy skills improve, but you'll have something to...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:46:31 PDT
Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Beginner-and-Basic-Electronics-Kit-Primer/
Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad I learned that one of my nieces had an interest in programming.  She was working with robotics at high school and has a summer internship where they had  Arduinos.  I think she was able to borrow an Arduino to experiment with at home but every Maker knows that is not the same as having a piece of ki...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:06:25 PDT
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DigitalAnalog-Clock-Arduino-PaperCraft/
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria In this instructable we will be recreating a clock inspired by Alvin Aronson's original design. When I first saw this clock I was very impressed by how clean an elegant the design was I immediately wanted to recreate this effect. Alvin Aronson's original design (made with corian and wood): I ho...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:54:04 PDT
ArrDrownHo! - Easily convert AVR to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ArrDrownHo-Easily-convert-AVR-to-Arduino-compat/
ArrDrownHo! - Easily convert AVR to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic Cap'n ArrDrownHo! is the lovechild of Ardweeny and Boarduino and he's here to commandeer your AVR ships. ArrDrownHo! inherits pros of both and cons of neither. Pick up an AVR chip and start prototyping instantly on a breadboard! Want to replace that costly Arduino in your project with a cheap AVR,...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 11:46:55 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
Solar Supercapacitor Charger and LED Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Super-Capacitor-Charger-and-LED-Jar/
Solar Supercapacitor Charger and LED Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SMALL.jpg algodelanada I made this just before the overnight camping trip to coast, in bit of a rush, because of time limit and was so hot and with solder iron on even worse and sugru was nearly melting in hands, so my tip try not to do it on hot day and dont leave it till last minute;) The way it works is very simple: ...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 13:12:39 PDT
Light Up Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Drum-Kit/
Light Up Drum Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins As a drummer, I love drums. I love how they look; I love how they sound. As a electronics dork, I love building and designing circuits. It was only a mater of time before these two loves would come together. With this kit you will be able to install RGB lighting inside each of your drums that reacts...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:22:41 PDT
How To Assemble a Guy Manuel LED Kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Asseble-a-Guy-Manuel-LED-Kit/
How To Assemble a Guy Manuel LED Kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SMALL.jpg Sandisk1duo This is a step by step guide on how to make a fully working Guy Manuel LED kit. These instructions only cover the electronics, the assembly of the actual housings is not shown here. The end result is this: http://youtu.be/eiaxZPle4vs Please read over this guide before starting to follow the instr...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 14:46:25 PDT
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Digital-Oscilloscope-from-a-DIY-Kit/
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have a number of oscilloscopes; the only one I didn’t build or rebuild is my DSO Nano oscilloscope. The vacuum tube oscilloscopes were weeklong projects unlike the DSO 062 oscilloscope that took only two hours to assemble. This is my second DSO 062 LCD Oscilloscope my other one managed to grow leg...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:15:32 PDT
The LittleBox | A Raspberry Pi PC http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LittleBox-Prototypes-A-Kickstarter-Project/
The LittleBox | A Raspberry Pi PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SMALL.jpg SilverJimny Over the last year and a half I have bought four Raspberry Pis. Each Pi has been the centre piece of four different projects. The first Pi navigates the FishPi Proof-Of-Concept Vehicle, the second manages the FishPi POCV Base-Staion, the third has been tightly packed into the worlds first Raspberry...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 03:07:44 PDT
Build the Best Headphones that money can buy for under $100 (also ear protection) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Best-Sounding-Headsets-that-money-can-bu/
Build the Best Headphones that money can buy for under $100 (also ear protection) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SMALL.jpg mikedahlgren How do you build one of the best darn headphones possible? It's certainly not signing up musicians and putting big logos on the side. Instead, start with military grade headsets, the type people use on aircraft carriers or screaming through the night sky on black hawk helicopters. Then, upgrade the ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 02:10:07 PDT
Arduino Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pong-1/
Arduino Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SMALL.jpg aschmidt20 Create a simple game of 1 dimensional pong using Arduino UNO, LED's, buttons, resistors and wires. Using these simple components you can create a fun little game to impress and challenge your friends. Materials Parts List: 1 Arduino UNO, 1 Perfboard or Breadboard, 14 Wires, 8 LED's, 2 Buttons, 14...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:05:26 PDT
Pocket-Sized Amp 1W http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Amp-1W/
Pocket-Sized Amp 1W - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SMALL.jpg bird123457 This project is fun and useful! You can use it to increase the volume of your headphones, speakers or you could even use it in coalition with an electric guitar. It will roughly take you around 2 hours to complete. Supplies You will need: Project box JB07-1-1-1 chip (2x) 220u ele...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 05:05:18 PDT
Spy Aduio http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Aduio/
Spy Aduio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/WRI1/HWH10WD1/FX9WRI1HWH10WD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/WRI1/HWH10WD1/FX9WRI1HWH10WD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/WRI1/HWH10WD1/FX9WRI1HWH10WD1.SMALL.jpg stive.cool This is a spy device that is really small and can be hidden any were it is a transmitter and your mobile is the reciver. This is a very small radio transmitter and can transmitt aduio signals up to a radius of 100 m. For recording I recommend you to use an android phone as it has a wide band range ....
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 04:32:04 PDT
Electronics kit for the visually impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-kit-for-the-visually-impaired/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3KVS/HHJOCIW7/FZP3KVSHHJOCIW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3KVS/HHJOCIW7/FZP3KVSHHJOCIW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3KVS/HHJOCIW7/FZP3KVSHHJOCIW7.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Electronics kit for the visually impaired. Instructables Competition to design an electronics kit inspired me to produce this prototype kit for the visually impaired. As far as I know there is not a kit like this on the market. PDF and CWZ files can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/folde...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 13:26:55 PDT
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Electronics-Conductive-Paints-Inks-and-Mo/
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SMALL.jpg icecats      This Instructable is all about the amazing technology of paper electronics and conductive materials. Instead of using stubborn wires and your rusty soldering skills to painstakingly connect components, why not use paint and glue? This tutorial will share various recipes to create your very own ...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:07:03 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you will need to make an Arduino powered steal the bacon game: 10x      LEDs 11x      330 Ohm Resistors 1x        10k Ohm Resistor 1x        Button 1x        Switch 1x        Buzzer 19x      Jumper Wires 1x        Breadboard or Perfboard 1x        Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 14:30:11 PDT
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/6-LED-Pendulum-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you need to make a 6 LED Pendulum with Arduino: 6x     LEDS 6x     330 Ohm Resistors 7x     Jumper Wires 1x     Breadboard or Perfboard 1x     Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This project does not take long to do at all. This is the code that I used: int led1 = 13; int led2 = 12; i...
By: JSTArollin

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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:33 PDT
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/5x2-LED-Matrix-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin To make this 5x2 LED Matrix you need the following: 12x    Jumper Wires 10x    LEDs 10x    330 Ohm Resistors 1x      Breadboard or Perfboard 1x      Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This is a very easy and quick project. It takes about 30 minutes to do. This is the code that I used: /*   Blink  ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:13:51 PDT
Virtual Dice using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Dice-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is a virtual dice. It requires the following items: 10x     Jumper Wires 7x       LEDs 7x       330 Ohm Resistors 1x       10k Ohm Resistor 1x       Button 1x       Breadboard or Perfboard 1x       Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This project takes about 30 minutes to an hour to make. This ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT
Solar powered Blinky LED Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Blinky-LED-Jewelry/
Solar powered Blinky LED Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/8Y9B/HH2VMUBL/F6A8Y9BHH2VMUBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/8Y9B/HH2VMUBL/F6A8Y9BHH2VMUBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/8Y9B/HH2VMUBL/F6A8Y9BHH2VMUBL.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for solar powered LED blinky awesomeness. It is a kit version of our popular blinky red square.  It measures about 1.25" by 1.25", not counting the USB tab.  It has a few holes through the board, making hanging easy.  Wear it as a necklace, earrings, bond on a pin, or hang it in...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 14:55:12 PDT
Color Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Visualizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted an interactive and simple soldering kit for beginners?  The Color Visualizer has three potentiometers, resistors, a battery pack, and an RGB LED to make a simple soldering kit, and an interactive project all in one!!!  I originally came up with the design, and prototyped it on a breadboa...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:46:59 PDT
Portable Drafting Kit from Form Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Drafting-Kit-from-Form-Holder/
Portable Drafting Kit from Form Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZQIF/HCJO5OXJ/FNCZQIFHCJO5OXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZQIF/HCJO5OXJ/FNCZQIFHCJO5OXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZQIF/HCJO5OXJ/FNCZQIFHCJO5OXJ.SMALL.jpg BoilingLeadBath Take a form-holder, add a custom t-square and rules along edges - portable drafting tool with storage for drawings, pens, etc. Project is pretty simple, though time consuming; total construction time was around 4-5 hours. Most of this is making all the rule marks, so if you sacrifice function a bit...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 12:32:10 PST
Binary Thermometer USB Powered http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Thermometer-USB-Powered/
Binary Thermometer USB Powered - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/Z5SL/HCJNWL2D/FA2Z5SLHCJNWL2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/Z5SL/HCJNWL2D/FA2Z5SLHCJNWL2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/Z5SL/HCJNWL2D/FA2Z5SLHCJNWL2D.SMALL.jpg sbmull Assembly instructions for the Binary Thermometer Kit I designed. You can purchase one at: http://www.etsy.com/listing/122729791/ Get your iron hot I use Lead-Free solder with my iron set to 320 degrees Celsius.  It is a good idea to keep a wet cellulose sponge handy to clean your iron tip occas...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 05:42:59 PST
SpurtBot Light Follower-Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole http://www.instructables.com/id/SpurtBot-Light-Follower-Rocket-Brand-Studios-Tadpo/
SpurtBot Light Follower-Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/B6N6/HCJOCXGG/FFDB6N6HCJOCXGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/B6N6/HCJOCXGG/FFDB6N6HCJOCXGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/B6N6/HCJOCXGG/FFDB6N6HCJOCXGG.SMALL.jpg ignoblegnome Well, Chris the Carpenter from Rocket Brand Studios has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of things. Cool things that we usually ask basic robots to do. He calls it the Tadpole, and it is very neat. I'm w...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:50:25 PST
Experimenters Guide for Arduino as Performed at OIT http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenters-Guide-for-Arduino-as-Preformed-at-OI/
Experimenters Guide for Arduino as Performed at OIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0VZ7/HBNXV48N/FTO0VZ7HBNXV48N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0VZ7/HBNXV48N/FTO0VZ7HBNXV48N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0VZ7/HBNXV48N/FTO0VZ7HBNXV48N.SMALL.gif W1LL7 Resources Adafruit ARDX - v1.3 Experimentation Kit for Arduino Experimenters Guide for Arduino (PDF) Bread Board Layouts (PDF) Arduino Tutorial Bundle (Instructable) This Arduino Tutorial is going to be very similar to the Arduino Tutorial Bundle Instructable but because we are working on this in...
By: W1LL7

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:19:46 PST
KLC Special Robot Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/KLC-Special-Robot-Kit/
KLC Special Robot Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0H2Z/HAQ3BSJC/FS70H2ZHAQ3BSJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0H2Z/HAQ3BSJC/FS70H2ZHAQ3BSJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0H2Z/HAQ3BSJC/FS70H2ZHAQ3BSJC.SMALL.jpg ignoblegnome This Instructable is for anyone who attended my robot building workshop at Kaleidoscope Learning Center (KLC), or has bought one of the Rocket Brand Studios robot kits used in that workshop. It's a really nice pocket-sized programmable robot. You can use this Instructable to assemble the kit from s...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 14:02:02 PST