Instructables: exploring - technology - li http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:47:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Building a 6s9p battery using 18650 cells - Video Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-6s9p-battery-using-18650-cells-Video-Ti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SMALL.jpg erFiodena In this video I build a 6s9p battery using 54 18650 li-ion cells.  About 24,000 photos were used to generate this timelapse. Materials
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:24:02 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
Mini line tracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SMALL.jpg pinomelean This is the story of how i made my first robot, and the instructions to build one yourself. It's a simple line tracer, controlled by two op-amps. No microcontroller, no programming... simple analog circuitry. I tried to make it as small as possible, using SMD components and tiny motors. I'm...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Li-ion Battery Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-Battery-Indicator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/EYH9/HSRZM8V5/FTREYH9HSRZM8V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/EYH9/HSRZM8V5/FTREYH9HSRZM8V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/EYH9/HSRZM8V5/FTREYH9HSRZM8V5.SMALL.jpg jumate Here is the single cell lion battery indicator. this indicator will show the status - low as red & usable voltage as green. This instructable can also compatible with 4V - 4.5V Lead Acid Batteries.
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 04:31:18 PDT
Replace Ni-Cd Batteries With Li-Ion Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Ni-Cd-Batteries-With-Li-Ion-Batteries/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/J2FM/HHS9SOUA/F3YJ2FMHHS9SOUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/J2FM/HHS9SOUA/F3YJ2FMHHS9SOUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/J2FM/HHS9SOUA/F3YJ2FMHHS9SOUA.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this video, I'll show you how to replace Ni-Cd batteries with Li-Ion batteries, which need protecting. Specifically, I'm giving my old drill new life.
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:19:40 PDT
PowerTube Vr. 1 for bicycle headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/PowerTube-Vr-1/
PowerTube Vr. 1 for bicycle headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6I4T/HGH6Q3O0/FZC6I4THGH6Q3O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6I4T/HGH6Q3O0/FZC6I4THGH6Q3O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6I4T/HGH6Q3O0/FZC6I4THGH6Q3O0.SMALL.jpg frapedia Recently purchased one of those bicycle lights using the XML T6 LED x3. Came with a 18650 8.4v 6400mAh Battery Pack and a Pouch with Velcro. The headlight has a voltage status function via a multi color LED but to be honest i am not satisfy with what function so i decided to add a voltage meter....
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Sat, 11 May 2013 15:43:09 PDT
How to extend your photobank life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-extend-your-photobank-life/
How to extend your photobank life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi automatic translations in other languages: Italiano, Deutsch, Français, Español, Português, 日本語, Русский, 漢語, 汉语 A photobank is an hard drive where you can copy your photos from any memory card. I've bought some of them for a few bucks, because lately the memory cards ...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:15:23 PDT
Convert a 7.2V cordless drill to Lithium power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-72V-cordless-drill-to-Lithium-power/
Convert a 7.2V cordless drill to Lithium power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/FLFY/HAQ38334/F8VFLFYHAQ38334.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/FLFY/HAQ38334/F8VFLFYHAQ38334.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/FLFY/HAQ38334/F8VFLFYHAQ38334.SMALL.jpg billgeo So...lets say you happen to get you hands on a beautiful old-school BOSCH PBM V-1 cordless drill. But it came with a couple of drawbacks: A) The Ni-Cd battery pack is useless (makes sense after all those years). B)  It didn't come with a charger. So you come to the logical conclusion. The cost of ...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:04:49 PST
How to make an E-bike battery using "dead" laptop batteries. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-E-bike-battery-using-dead-laptop-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZXLU/H5R9EZ8E/FBCZXLUH5R9EZ8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZXLU/H5R9EZ8E/FBCZXLUH5R9EZ8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZXLU/H5R9EZ8E/FBCZXLUH5R9EZ8E.SMALL.jpg erFiodena In this video I will explain how to recycle "dead" or not workin laptop batteries to give them a "second life". With the batteries I recovered I've built a 36v 24Ah battery for my electric bicycle. Please bear in mind that the "18650" cells used in the video are Li-Co chemistry. This means: - High ...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 10:36:51 PDT
External Li-ion Battery for Digital Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Li-ion-Battery-for-Cameras/
External Li-ion Battery for Digital Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BVDG/H5TVAQJ2/FS9BVDGH5TVAQJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BVDG/H5TVAQJ2/FS9BVDGH5TVAQJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BVDG/H5TVAQJ2/FS9BVDGH5TVAQJ2.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y An external battery is useful for taking extra photos and videos as they have a higher capacity than the LiPo batteries that come with your camera. They can also replace difficult-to-find batteries in your backup cameras which you may sometimes use for your projects. Because they are cheaper on a wa...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:26:02 PDT
My protection circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/My-protection-circuit/
My protection circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/BQQP/GYQESY1T/FGNBQQPGYQESY1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/BQQP/GYQESY1T/FGNBQQPGYQESY1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/BQQP/GYQESY1T/FGNBQQPGYQESY1T.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 As many of you may know, this Lazy Old Geek loves Arduinos. Many of my projects are portable that need a battery source: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pedometer/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nokia-LCD-Sensors/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Tape-Measure/   ...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:57:08 PDT
Pocket Altoids Tin Li-Ion Extreme Desk Fan! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Altoids-Tin-Li-Ion-Extreme-Desk-Fan/
Pocket Altoids Tin Li-Ion Extreme Desk Fan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/K2VI/GV7CY4U7/FASK2VIGV7CY4U7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/K2VI/GV7CY4U7/FASK2VIGV7CY4U7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/K2VI/GV7CY4U7/FASK2VIGV7CY4U7.SMALL.jpg arc20052000 This is an instructable on how to build a pocket/portable desk fan. This being dual 5 volt fans running at 7+ volts it actually puts out quite a bit of air and is kind of loud. Extremely portable and extremely functional. Note: This fan will only work in the open position is not meant to work close...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 23:51:43 PST
Hackable Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackable-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/W8JT/GSEEJSUO/FB7W8JTGSEEJSUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/W8JT/GSEEJSUO/FB7W8JTGSEEJSUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/W8JT/GSEEJSUO/FB7W8JTGSEEJSUO.SMALL.jpg Nerdz *Disclaimer: This contains Li-On Batteries, they can be dangerous but so are power tools. Please Respect Electronic and their wonderful nature, as Im not held responsible if you do something stupid* First and foremost, I didnt make it, however I did want to share it will the community, because to m...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 14:44:00 PDT
Rechargeable Battery Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Battery-Tips/
Rechargeable Battery Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/9ELJ/GN8NCP3V/FHL9ELJGN8NCP3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/9ELJ/GN8NCP3V/FHL9ELJGN8NCP3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/9ELJ/GN8NCP3V/FHL9ELJGN8NCP3V.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 So this Lazy Old Geek uses a lot of rechargeable batteries as probably do many people. Here’s some that I can think of: laptop, cell phone, cordless phones, cameras, blood pressure cuff, cordless drills, flashlights, cordless toothbrush, cordless PC mouse. There is a lot of information on the ...
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Tue, 17 May 2011 14:22:00 PDT
1 Cell LiPo / Li-ion Battery Charger CC&CV http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Cell-LiPo-Li-ion-Battery-Charger-CCCV/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/37HR/GMVSC09T/FBC37HRGMVSC09T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/37HR/GMVSC09T/FBC37HRGMVSC09T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/37HR/GMVSC09T/FBC37HRGMVSC09T.SMALL.jpg SAGUTRIC Hi there. I would like to show you guys the smallest and simplest single cell Li-Ion & LiPo battery charger pack with all the necessary functions. Detail as follow. Description from its spec. The XC6802 series is a constant-current/constant-voltage linear charger IC for single cell lithium-ion bat...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 06:40:50 PDT
Cellphone Lithium Battery with 3.5 mm Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Lithium-Battery-with-35-mm-Jack/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 10:33:13 PDT
Diy USB Charger for Harmony 1000 Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-USB-Charger-for-Harmony-1000-Remote/
Diy USB Charger for Harmony 1000 Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MUFA/GF06T397/F83MUFAGF06T397.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MUFA/GF06T397/F83MUFAGF06T397.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MUFA/GF06T397/F83MUFAGF06T397.SMALL.jpg kai4065 Hi there! Some time ago i got an old Logitech Harmony 1000 Remote but without a chargin cradle or an original battery. I found out, that an old battery from a Nokia Mobile would work to although the remote couldn't charge it, neither on the cradle nor via USB. So i built my own charger around a sim...
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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 15:13:17 PDT
Arduino True Battery Capacity Tester (Li-Ion/NiMH/NiCD/Pb) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-True-Battery-Capacity-Tester-Li-IonNiMH/
Arduino True Battery Capacity Tester (Li-Ion/NiMH/NiCD/Pb) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2D13/G1QVZ3J0/FZP2D13G1QVZ3J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2D13/G1QVZ3J0/FZP2D13G1QVZ3J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/2D13/G1QVZ3J0/FZP2D13G1QVZ3J0.SMALL.jpg moris_zen  If anyone saw my last instructable "Simple Li-Ion Battery Power Tester" they can now upgrade to a computerized hi-tech version that is capable of measuring almost any type of rechargeable or none rechargeable batteries (but it will drain one charge from them in the process).It can even connect to a...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:12:57 PST
100% recycled li-ion and li-po battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/100-recycled-li-ion-and-li-po-battery-charger/
100% recycled li-ion and li-po battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/ISJG/FWI9VLBL/FO6ISJGFWI9VLBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/ISJG/FWI9VLBL/FO6ISJGFWI9VLBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/ISJG/FWI9VLBL/FO6ISJGFWI9VLBL.SMALL.jpg ironsmiter I'm gonna show you how, with a solder iron and some electrical tape and two hours, I turned two defunct electronic toys into full function, high end lithium ion battery chargers! Try not to notice too much of the blur :-(Both my real cameras are out on loan, so this was done with harsh technique.a p...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 03:07:00 PDT
Hip Street mp3 mp4 player battery replacment from a cell phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hip-Street-mp3-mp4-player-battery-replacment-from-/
Hip Street mp3 mp4 player battery replacment from a cell phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/7AHN/FRXWGDKF/F687AHNFRXWGDKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/7AHN/FRXWGDKF/F687AHNFRXWGDKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/7AHN/FRXWGDKF/F687AHNFRXWGDKF.SMALL.jpg Pyro667 I've had this Hip Street mp4 player for a while now. It, Like a lot of mp3/mp4 players has a built in li-ion (lithium ion) battery. The play time has never been great. but lately I've pretty much stopped using it because it's deteriorated so much, its down to about 1/2 an hour per charge....no good....
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Thu, 5 Mar 2009 20:19:25 PST
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Safety-Glasses/
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SMALL.jpg garagemonkeysan Here's how to mash-up a digital camera rechargeable battery with LED safety glasses.Background:Awhile back, I bought a pair of those clip on LED lights that attach to the arms of glasses. At first, they worked great. But after a few hours of use, the button batteries slowly died to a point that they...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2008 21:55:28 PST