Instructables: exploring - technology - micro http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:16:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 "Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine made from off the shelf components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine made from off the shelf components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I was browsing Instructables when i came across rbates4 and his Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Min...I figured hey I have a spare DVI monitor, a X-arcade stick and a desire to tinker with the Pi. I think I am going to have to remix this into a bar...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Servo Control with a Flex/Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Control-with-a-FlexBend-Sensor/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:42:13 PDT
DIY Macro Lens For Your Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Macro-Lens-For-Your-Cam/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:33:24 PDT
Micro Grinder/mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Grindermixer/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:51:36 PDT
Micro Pocket-sized Spud Gun/potato Gun/BB gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Pocket-sized-Spud-Gunpotato-GunBB-gun/
Micro Pocket-sized Spud Gun/potato Gun/BB gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/7QGD/HWX4G2MJ/FVK7QGDHWX4G2MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/7QGD/HWX4G2MJ/FVK7QGDHWX4G2MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/7QGD/HWX4G2MJ/FVK7QGDHWX4G2MJ.SMALL.jpg Sjtech HI friends i am from india .I am a maker and started making things from an age of 6.today i am interested in big potato guns so decided to make a pocket size of it which can be portable and taken with us anywhere.plzz be carefull because it is powerfull and dangerous ,do not aim at animals or human,...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 03:54:50 PDT
Ultra-Portable micro usb charger with strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Portable-micro-usb-charger-with-strap/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Temperature And Humidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-And-Humidity-Sensor/
Temperature And Humidity Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/MGCZ/HVXE0RI1/FALMGCZHVXE0RI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/MGCZ/HVXE0RI1/FALMGCZHVXE0RI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/MGCZ/HVXE0RI1/FALMGCZHVXE0RI1.SMALL.jpg rjkorn At work we use a lot of environmental monitors. I wanted something similar for home. I saw these DHT-11 Sensors on ebay pretty cheap. there are wider range and higher resolution version available but I wanted a few of them cheap.I decided to do a simple serial interface so it would work easily with...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:09:13 PDT
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sound-Vibration-Switch/
Arduino: Light, Sound, Vibration, Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/GRQM/HVXBTZSE/FTKGRQMHVXBTZSE.SMALL.jpg naghababaie This will be a step by step guide to make a remote powered Arduino set which will produce sound, light and vibration for 1 second once a switch is pressed. I will provide the arduino code and steps for a setting up your computer. In addition I will include the components required for this project an...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 07:24:06 PDT
How to get around Trend Micro blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-around-Trend-Micro/
How to get around Trend Micro blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/41YV/G4JV6THK/FF141YVG4JV6THK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/41YV/G4JV6THK/FF141YVG4JV6THK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/41YV/G4JV6THK/FF141YVG4JV6THK.SMALL.jpg jonathan111 A foolproof guide to getting around annoying parental blocks. I had to deal with these, and I don't want you to. Please use discretion in doing this, as I am not liable for any consequences. This is simply for those who are too old to have parental blocks, but have parents who insist on cradling the...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:27:48 PDT
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
Micro FPV Quad http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-FPV-Quad/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:43:22 PST
Raspberry Pi Rain Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Rain-Box/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:30:31 PST
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Based-Versatile-Robotic-Vehicle-Using-PIC-Micr/
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SMALL.jpg be-Abee This project is designed to develop as a robotic vehicle that can be controlled by a cell phones. DTMF commands from a phone send to another cell phone which is mounted on the robotic vehicle. These commands are fed to a PIC microcontroller of 8-bit architecture to operate the vehicle movement throu...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:37:06 PST
How to: format your SD card back to the original size (WINDOWS) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-format-your-SD-card-back-to-the-original-si/
How to: format your SD card back to the original size (WINDOWS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QJZ3/HPT91XOG/F4GQJZ3HPT91XOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QJZ3/HPT91XOG/F4GQJZ3HPT91XOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QJZ3/HPT91XOG/F4GQJZ3HPT91XOG.SMALL.jpg magamig After writing any image with an OS for your raspberry pi, you may have notice that no matter the size of your SD card, windows can only recognize one partition with about 60 mb. If you try to format it in the Computer menu (righ-click on it and press format), it will only free the space in that part...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 06:52:10 PST
Arduino GPS in iPhone Case - build your own ! :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-in-iPhone-Case-build-your-own-/
Arduino GPS in iPhone Case - build your own ! :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/QWTN/HPQO9CB2/FQQQWTNHPQO9CB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/QWTN/HPQO9CB2/FQQQWTNHPQO9CB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/QWTN/HPQO9CB2/FQQQWTNHPQO9CB2.SMALL.jpg crackopl Hi All, It's us back on track again. This time we were thinking of something cool that can be used as a simple gadget that can impress others. What we have here is a beauty set of shields connected to my favourite arduino micro pro. Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout - 66 channel w/10 Hz updates - Vers...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 01:54:14 PST
Arduino Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Catapult/
Arduino Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DK3C/HP0CR1DU/FABDK3CHP0CR1DU.SMALL.jpg cej12 Hey, there. This is my detailed instruction on how to create your own micro-controlled desktop catapult. The journey to building this catapult may be arduous, but you will receive eternal happiness and the satisfaction of terror in the eyes of your enemies. For this project, I began with a tutorial...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:26:10 PST
USB microscope with Lego frame http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-microscope-with-Lego-frame-1/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 07:04:48 PST
Simple and intuitive web interface for your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-intuitive-web-interface-for-your-Raspbe/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:49:34 PDT
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-5-Channel-Flame-less-LED-Candle-Sim/
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SMALL.jpg wireb This Instructable explains how to construct and modify a 5 Channel "Flame-less" LED Candle driver. Our hackerspace "The Rabbit Hole" is having a pumpkin carving night and we wanted to try something different to light the pumpkins. So I came up with this Flamless LED candle that uses an inexpensive ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:20:30 PDT
A Simple 2 Hour PICAXE Project - Play Tunes with an 08M2 Microcontroller for about $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-2-Hour-PICAXE-Project-Play-Tunes-with-an-/
A Simple 2 Hour PICAXE Project - Play Tunes with an 08M2 Microcontroller for about $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SMALL.jpg sncarter This project can be built and programmed in about 2 hours if you have all the required parts on hand. What it does is play the tunes that are already pre-programmed in the 08M2. The tunes are "Happy Birthday", " Jingle Bells", "Silent Night" and "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer". For this project we...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:16:59 PDT
"Arduino Micro" Camera Tower Level http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Micro-Camera-Tower-Level/
"Arduino Micro" Camera Tower Level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/53PN/HKVKTI0S/FLT53PNHKVKTI0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/53PN/HKVKTI0S/FLT53PNHKVKTI0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/53PN/HKVKTI0S/FLT53PNHKVKTI0S.SMALL.jpg raht I have a camera up on a pole that I use for video meteor hunting. One problem I've had is making sure the tower is level at the top. It has to be really level to make sure the entire horizon is visible to the fisheye lens on the camera. I've seen various little leveling tools for the towers but non...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:14:23 PDT
Mystery Beeping Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystery-Beeping-Prank/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:17:26 PDT
Micro power 2 go version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-power-2-go-version-20/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:17:38 PDT
Micro 3D Printing: Make A Micro Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-3D-Printing-Make-A-Micro-Chess-Set/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:38:37 PDT
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
3D Printed Ornithopter - Micro UAV Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornithopter-Micro-UAV-Drone/
3D Printed Ornithopter - Micro UAV Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/X26P/HH2VN2W6/F8LX26PHH2VN2W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/X26P/HH2VN2W6/F8LX26PHH2VN2W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/X26P/HH2VN2W6/F8LX26PHH2VN2W6.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 In the past couple years there has been quite a bit of activity into r&d of tiny insect/drone/ornithopter type vehicles. Two intriguing designs I've been following are Harvard's RoboBee and Cornell's Ornithopter. While some designs, like Harvard's, are out of reach of the average DIYer (check out th...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 12:01:06 PDT
Tic-Tac-Toe Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Toe-Robot/
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 07:23:34 PDT
Losi Remote Control Car Quick Charger Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Losi-Remote-Control-Car-Quick-Charger-Hack/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 17:48:37 PDT
solarbotic http://www.instructables.com/id/solarbotic-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SMALL.jpg banlanji this is a another solarbotic
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 02:18:26 PDT
solarbotic http://www.instructables.com/id/solarbotic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SMALL.jpg banlanji the solar cell is so weak,1v,so i use a joule thief to Increase the voltage。i also build a solarengine。Assembly them together!
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 20:32:52 PDT
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Altoid-Tin-Robot-With-Personality/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:25:45 PDT
Coil winder with automatic counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-winder-with-automatic-counter/
Coil winder with automatic counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SMALL.jpg aprzy15 (If you like this project, consider voting from me in the make to learn contest, and the up! 3D printer contest, thanks.) Coils are used for an abundance of projects, but are not very easy to make. Often, coils require 100's and sometimes 1000's of turns. Doing this by hand is extremely difficult, s...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 15:01:11 PST
USB Powered Micro Sander! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Micro-Sander/
USB Powered Micro Sander! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/F4HX/HCLBWU3U/F57F4HXHCLBWU3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/F4HX/HCLBWU3U/F57F4HXHCLBWU3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/F4HX/HCLBWU3U/F57F4HXHCLBWU3U.SMALL.jpg Verticees Hello Everyone!              In this Instructable  I will show you how to make a small but powerful sander, that fits right in your pocket. It is made out of components from old, broken electronics. I did not buy a single thing while making this project. The sander is super easy to make and takes le...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 19:39:56 PST
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TowerPro-Micro-Servo-Spin-360/
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC Hey guys! Since I've got my servos, I've had two that I set aside for hacking. So, coming to my favorite website for help, I was sorely disappointed when I couldn't seem to find any instructables on how to mod a micro servo. After viewing a few, I went to my workbench and got to work. I was very sur...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:33:13 PST
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-30-Minute-Pocket-Digital-Microscope/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
Building an .OGG Player using the Pocket Mini Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-OGG-Player-using-the-Pocket-Mini-Comp/
Building an .OGG Player using the Pocket Mini Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/B3WZ/HAQ3AXDU/FKAB3WZHAQ3AXDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/B3WZ/HAQ3AXDU/FKAB3WZHAQ3AXDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/B3WZ/HAQ3AXDU/FKAB3WZHAQ3AXDU.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered Back in the late 90's Diamond introduced the first portable MP3 player, the Diamond Rio PMP300.   It had a whopping 32MB of memory (enough to carry most of a single album.)  Fast forward 20 years, and nearly all portable devices have some sort of MP3 compatibility. This Instructable will teach you ...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 08:45:19 PST
Bit Banging and Boolean Math without the Math http://www.instructables.com/id/Bit-Banging-and-Boolean-Math-without-the-Math/
Bit Banging and Boolean Math without the Math - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/Y1XM/HAFHL587/FKIY1XMHAFHL587.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/Y1XM/HAFHL587/FKIY1XMHAFHL587.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/Y1XM/HAFHL587/FKIY1XMHAFHL587.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 Overview When I am bit banging or programming microcontrollers, sometimes I really want to focus on what the bit patterns look like, really visualize what the zeros and ones are doing.  But having to do the math in many cases distracts my attention from the task at hand.  Using a calculator is slo...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 12:09:30 PST
Robot Caterpillar Tank Treads, Johnny Five Style - 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Caterpillar-Treads-Johnny-Five-Style-3D-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SMALL.jpg Tomdf When I was but a wee little inventor, I saw a movie that forever imprinted itself into my soul. This picture told the gripping tale of mans' ever loosening control over its own technology; a film that dared ask the question "What makes us alive?" This masterpiece of the cinema was, of course, Short...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:19:40 PST
Build your own Storytime Bear http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Storytime-Bear/
Build your own Storytime Bear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/MMSM/H9G175YZ/F9PMMSMH9G175YZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/MMSM/H9G175YZ/F9PMMSMH9G175YZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/MMSM/H9G175YZ/F9PMMSMH9G175YZ.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered The holidays are coming up!   I've got a great idea for a fun gift for that favorite preschooler, and you'll learn how to make things talk at the same time! Let me introduce you to Storytime Bear, the stuffed animal that can sing, tell stories, or say anything you want. Storytime Bear is power...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:53:16 PST
How to make working replacement connecting rods for some micro R/C Helicopters. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-working-replacement-connecting-rods-fo/
How to make working replacement connecting rods for some micro R/C Helicopters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/MCKB/H994YOKJ/FCGMCKBH994YOKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/MCKB/H994YOKJ/FCGMCKBH994YOKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/MCKB/H994YOKJ/FCGMCKBH994YOKJ.SMALL.jpg kevvo16 In this instructble, I will show you how to make replacements for the rods connecting the rotor and stabilizer. Materials: - Micro R/C helicopter - Stranded wire - Wire stripper - Pliers - Scissors Step 1 Strip the wire and separate the strands. Step 2 Gently bend the wire in half and start...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 11:02:06 PST
3d Printer Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printer-Enclosure/
3d Printer Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/QFDY/H91A2RJX/FFCQFDYH91A2RJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/QFDY/H91A2RJX/FFCQFDYH91A2RJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/QFDY/H91A2RJX/FFCQFDYH91A2RJX.SMALL.jpg drac1d This is an enclosure for open source 3d printers that you can easily make yourself for a low cost. This is to provide a stable working environment outside of the office or workshop. The enclosure has been designed to securely hold and protect your printer inside an insulated environment. It is has ...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 02:16:31 PST
Color Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Sensor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/3R3D/H8RK933I/FUQ3R3DH8RK933I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/3R3D/H8RK933I/FUQ3R3DH8RK933I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/3R3D/H8RK933I/FUQ3R3DH8RK933I.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir This is a simple color sensor using  Atmega16 MCU and can sense Red ,Green and Blue color. How it works: the sensor consist from LDR sensor and RGB LED ,so when the object putted on the sensor the light that emitting  from RGB LED will reflected from the object  to LDR sensor and read it by ADC of...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:56:04 PDT
Building a Retro Synthesizer with the Pocket Mini Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Retro-Synthesizer-with-the-Pocket-Mini-/
Building a Retro Synthesizer with the Pocket Mini Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/1Z44/H8CVKD89/F3Y1Z44H8CVKD89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/1Z44/H8CVKD89/F3Y1Z44H8CVKD89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/1Z44/H8CVKD89/F3Y1Z44H8CVKD89.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered Got a MIDI keyboard with a MIDI-OUT jack?   This Instructable will show you how to create a "retro sounding" synthesizer using your Pocket Mini Computer. I'm a huge fan of the Commodore 64.  One of it's most memorable characteristics is the sound of it's 3 voice SID chip.   Most Xgeners will re...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:42:58 PDT
Led Slot Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Slot-Machine-Costume/
Led Slot Machine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 This Instructable will walk you through my process of making a Slot Machine costume with addressable leds controlled with an arduino! The parts list Shirt Parts: Plain white T-Shirt Old or new white shirt to cut 1 meter addressable led strip from Adafruit  Arduino (I used an uno smd) Sew...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:38:08 PDT
TV Out for the Pocket Mini Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Out-for-the-Pocket-Mini-Computer/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 17:35:10 PDT
Take over "your" world using BASIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-over-your-world-using-BASIC/
Take over "your" world using BASIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered Pinky:        "Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?" The Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!"                                                                                             --Pinky and the Brain Trying to come up with an amazing Halloween ...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:18:52 PDT
Getting started with the Pocket Mini Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Mini-Computer-Users-Guide/
Getting started with the Pocket Mini Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/DZCG/H6MER5DC/F3ODZCGH6MER5DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/DZCG/H6MER5DC/F3ODZCGH6MER5DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/DZCG/H6MER5DC/F3ODZCGH6MER5DC.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered About a month and a half ago, I created a project called the Pocket Mini Computer and wrote an Instructable on how to build it. This Instructable takes the entire project a step further by helping you Get started with your Pocket Mini Computer. Haven't built one yet? I've included both a link to ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 14:08:10 PDT
DIY Macro-Imaging Lens for Mobiles http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Marco-Imaging-Lens-for-Mobiles/
DIY Macro-Imaging Lens for Mobiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/9IYJ/H67353XC/FVX9IYJH67353XC.SMALL.jpg Chimex14 This Instructable shows you how to make a Macro-Imaging Lens for the camera on you phone or other mobile device. A simple definition of Macro-Imaging is taking a picture of something EXTREMELY close up.  I am not the one who discovered this. This is where i originally found it here. The thing you ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 10:16:44 PDT
Calling Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Calling-Bulletin-Board-Systems-BBS/
Calling Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/0IO2/H5TUB6VN/FJ70IO2H5TUB6VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/0IO2/H5TUB6VN/FJ70IO2H5TUB6VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/0IO2/H5TUB6VN/FJ70IO2H5TUB6VN.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered It's 1985.  The movie Back to the Future is still in the theaters and for the life of you, you can't fathom why Coca Cola would dare to change their formula.  It's time to fire up a computer and see if there is an electronic mail from friends and catch up on local rumors, but it isn't a Windows mach...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 18:44:18 PDT
How to build your Modular Vibrating Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-Modular-Vibrating-Robot/
How to build your Modular Vibrating Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/NMSE/H5F2YZ7S/FXMNMSEH5F2YZ7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/NMSE/H5F2YZ7S/FXMNMSEH5F2YZ7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/NMSE/H5F2YZ7S/FXMNMSEH5F2YZ7S.SMALL.jpg cesar harada Electronics + LEGO + sugru =  Modular Vibrating Robot ! http://youtu.be/ELB-XPDBOFI Motivation Since a couple of years I have been playing with the wonderful HEXBUG, but I started to get frustrated by the - Shape and size : That I wasn't able to change. - Power : the HEXBUGS are great bu...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 18:26:30 PDT