Instructables: exploring - technology - mosfet http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 01:58:00 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Fast Disassembly PCB's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fast-Disassembly-PCBs/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:12:54 PST
Soldering station using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board. http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Station-Using-InvIoT-U1-an-Arduino-Compa/
Soldering station using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SMALL.jpg InvIoT Soldering station using.InvIoT U1 an (Arduino compatible) board..I am using the InvIoT U1 board to build a soldering station. There is a sensor with a wire connecting to the base of the soldering station with the InvIoT U1. That way I sense that the soldering iron is on the base, and if is sitting t...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:10:36 PST
Variable Power Supply, Current limiter, Amp Meter, Volt Meter, inviot U1 board, arduino compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Power-Supply-Current-Limiter-Amp-Meter-Vo/
Variable Power Supply, Current limiter, Amp Meter, Volt Meter, inviot U1 board, arduino compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/GIUU/IVA4KQK5/FQCGIUUIVA4KQK5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/GIUU/IVA4KQK5/FQCGIUUIVA4KQK5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/GIUU/IVA4KQK5/FQCGIUUIVA4KQK5.SMALL.jpg InvIoT By using the.InvIoT U1 .I build a variable power supply with a current limiter, amp meter and volt meter, on a single PCB.I tested it with the input voltage at 24V, the output was from 0v - 21V with 256 steps. (0.82v step).In the video I am using a 18v power supply from an old laptop, so I calibrat...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:01:51 PST
How to use MOSFET as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-MOSFET-As-a-Switch/
How to use MOSFET as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBHG/IV0ACV6V/FPZCBHGIV0ACV6V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBHG/IV0ACV6V/FPZCBHGIV0ACV6V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CBHG/IV0ACV6V/FPZCBHGIV0ACV6V.SMALL.jpg afzalrehmani In this instructable i am going to show how you can use mosfet as a switchbasically it has two uses1 - as a switch2 - as an amplifierA COMPLETE EXPLANATION IS GIVING IN THE VIDEO AS WELL Selecting MOSFET Here iam using power mosfet ir540you can use any low power mosfet depend on the condition lik...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 01:35:07 PDT
Semiconductor Curve Tracer with the Analog Discovery 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Semiconductor-Curve-Tracer-With-the-Analog-Discove/
Semiconductor Curve Tracer with the Analog Discovery 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/OUK0/IV0AJ54G/FP5OUK0IV0AJ54G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/OUK0/IV0AJ54G/FP5OUK0IV0AJ54G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/OUK0/IV0AJ54G/FP5OUK0IV0AJ54G.SMALL.jpg brmarcum Semiconductor curve tracers are lab devices that are used to analyze performance characteristics of semiconductor devices like diodes and transistors. They trace current/voltage values on a single plot, independent of time, which is something that can be difficult to do on a normal oscilloscope. How...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:21:45 PDT
Logic Level Shifter using 2N7000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Logic-Level-Shifter-Using-2N7000/
Logic Level Shifter using 2N7000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/G0G0/IUKF1BRR/FKLG0G0IUKF1BRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/G0G0/IUKF1BRR/FKLG0G0IUKF1BRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/G0G0/IUKF1BRR/FKLG0G0IUKF1BRR.SMALL.jpg WearGenius The 2N7000 and BS170 are N-channel, enhancement-mode MOSFETs used for low-power switching applications. The two are nearly identical except that the leads are arranged differently and the current ratings are somewhat different; they are sometimes listed together on the same datasheet, along with oth...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:55:03 PDT
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPO-the-Handy-Timer-Switch-Attiny85-DS3231-RTC-B/
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SMALL.jpg Acmecorporation Very often we use timer switches to turn on/off our equipments. The one commonly used is the classic mechanical 24-hour timer .Common issues of the cheapest ones are: mechanical fault EMF when switching on/off times get off track after a blackout it needs to be progra...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:39:46 PDT
Designing a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for Brushed Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Dual-40A-PWM-Speed-Controller-for-Brus/
Designing a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for Brushed Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/LO1C/IU8D2BZX/FFFLO1CIU8D2BZX.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer This is a step-by-step Instructable of how I designed a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for two brushed electric motors.Please note that this was my first H-Bridge that I have build, and the design might not be ideal. I would love to hear from more experienced persons where I made errors and/or omissi...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 06:45:44 PDT
Trash Coil Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Coil-Driver/
Trash Coil Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SMALL.jpg lafelabs This is a generic MOSFET drive circuit, intended to aid building motors from found parts that can be controlled by digital electronics, and powered off of USB LiPo batteries. It is intended, as are all circuits found here, to be a blend of art and technology that contains information about itself t...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:49:07 PDT
LED Light Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Timer/
LED Light Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JRE2/IT4RJ6R2/F37JRE2IT4RJ6R2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JRE2/IT4RJ6R2/F37JRE2IT4RJ6R2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JRE2/IT4RJ6R2/F37JRE2IT4RJ6R2.SMALL.jpg Mark Peletier Half of my family tends to fall asleep with the light on. It doesn't feel right to leave the light on all night, so we `improved' the two lamps to have a timer that turns off after twenty minutes. Here's the basic setup. We used this IKEA LED lamp. It has a wall socket transformer that produces an o...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:15:00 PDT
DIY Buck Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Buck-Converter/
DIY Buck Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SMALL.jpg Saurabh Gangamwar47 In this Instructables, I will show you How to step down DC voltage efficiently.for supplying power to Arduio or any other components required 5v or 3.3v.If you use LM7805 it having poor efficiency about 30%.It also heat up.If you use LM2576HV-ADJ it having decent efficiency up to 80%.It can also g...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:52:38 PDT
Convert Cheap RC to Lipos: Drug Store RC Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Cheap-RC-to-Lipos-Drug-Store-RC-Part-1/
Convert Cheap RC to Lipos: Drug Store RC Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/SXS3/ISY3PS9I/FW5SXS3ISY3PS9I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/SXS3/ISY3PS9I/FW5SXS3ISY3PS9I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/SXS3/ISY3PS9I/FW5SXS3ISY3PS9I.SMALL.jpg TunerFreak Edit: After doing more research into MOSFETs I've found that the IRFZ44 (http://www.taydaelectronics.com/t-transistors/fets...) should be able to provide 10 amps of current at 5v versus only 4 amps from the IRF520 (please correct me if I have this wrong). If you build this circuit with the 520 and f...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 23:34:15 PDT
Intelligent Braking system prototype by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Breaking-System-Prototype-by-Arduino/
Intelligent Braking system prototype by arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/CZKJ/ISCC6YP4/FN0CZKJISCC6YP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/CZKJ/ISCC6YP4/FN0CZKJISCC6YP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/CZKJ/ISCC6YP4/FN0CZKJISCC6YP4.SMALL.jpg AdityaC3 Hi, This Aditya kombe from EuphoLabs Hardware development community brought a new project that is a concept converted to Reality .Here we are making something that is visualized by many automobile companies like here's demo- So we are making a demo prototype of such system that applies brakes prop...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 15:56:51 PDT
Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Room-Lighting-Control-Panel/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:08 PDT
Manage a Wireless 120 dB Alarm Siren using an Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V and nRF24L01+ http://www.instructables.com/id/Manage-a-Wireless-120-DB-Alarm-Siren-Using-an-Ardu/
Manage a Wireless 120 dB Alarm Siren using an Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V and nRF24L01+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/3EWK/IQYT3X69/F783EWKIQYT3X69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/3EWK/IQYT3X69/F783EWKIQYT3X69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/3EWK/IQYT3X69/F783EWKIQYT3X69.SMALL.jpg GSink This is a fairly low-cost wireless siren control module, managed by an Arduino Pro-Mini 3.3V. It accepts wireless commands to activate or deactivate the alarm via a wireless communications board, the nRF24L01+.This siren is a 120db variety with a 3.5mm plug. It is VERY loud and has been tested at...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:00:01 PDT
Automated Plants Watering and Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Plants-Watering-and-Lighting-System/
Automated Plants Watering and Lighting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/27Z7/IQW1GT1V/FVV27Z7IQW1GT1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/27Z7/IQW1GT1V/FVV27Z7IQW1GT1V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/27Z7/IQW1GT1V/FVV27Z7IQW1GT1V.SMALL.jpg lollo25000 I have always wanted to grow some indoor plants, to have a fresh source of herbs available in the house. Unfortunately, all the previous attempts to keep the plants alive for some time have been unsuccessful, as I travel regularly and can’t keep up providing them water (and sometimes I just forget, ...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:48:59 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Have you ever needed to power a project that's not near an outlet? Have you needed to test using different voltages? Are you curious about analog circuits and power? Using Autodesk Circuits and a lead-acid battery, you can create a circuit that will act as a variable power supply, outputting a range...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
BYOC Overdrive II Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/BYOC-Overdrive-II/
BYOC Overdrive II Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/BT69/IQ41Y4YF/F7FBT69IQ41Y4YF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/BT69/IQ41Y4YF/F7FBT69IQ41Y4YF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/BT69/IQ41Y4YF/F7FBT69IQ41Y4YF.SMALL.jpg alexbergsland This is just my documentation of building the BYOC Overdrive II to TS808 specs.This is not an instruction on how to make the pedal, there is a manual downloadable from BYOC for that. The kit I ordered the kit with some sort of polishing sponge.The kit comes with some extras that differ from the o...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:01:31 PDT
Cheap Programmable Water Heater Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Programmable-Water-Heater-Timer/
Cheap Programmable Water Heater Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/Z6GJ/IPLH8GE7/FCNZ6GJIPLH8GE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/Z6GJ/IPLH8GE7/FCNZ6GJIPLH8GE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/Z6GJ/IPLH8GE7/FCNZ6GJIPLH8GE7.SMALL.jpg JesseR5 My power company offers a power plan that is cheaper than average during the morning and night but much more expensive during peak day hours. So to save some money from the water heater turning on from noon to 7pm I created this programmable relay. The water heater probably doesn't turn on much duri...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:00:35 PDT
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Seven-Segment-Display-Driver-Chip-on/
How to design seven segment display driver chip on VLSI consept for the first time!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SMALL.jpg Bay Yolal Today, I am going to show you how to design a seven segment display electronic component's driver which is similar with 7447 chip. This project was I did when in my university's last year, thanks to my lecturer, I learned how to desing a chip with Tanner Tools program. With Tanner Eda Tools program,...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:50:24 PDT
Drive CD-ROM Brushless Motor with Arduino + 3 Mosfet Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-CD-ROM-Brushless-Motor-With-Arduino-3-Mosfet/
Drive CD-ROM Brushless Motor with Arduino + 3 Mosfet Transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RP4X/INAC75HP/FNHRP4XINAC75HP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RP4X/INAC75HP/FNHRP4XINAC75HP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RP4X/INAC75HP/FNHRP4XINAC75HP.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo A brushless dc motor or BLDC is a type of motor without any brush. It means that there is no direct connection (brush) between rotating spindle and other fixed parts like as coil. So the spinning is yield of changes in current direction of coil.Drive CD-ROM Brushless Motor with Arduino - Shem...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 05:03:45 PDT
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-Arduino/
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke Warning: this project uses deadly voltages, as well as a sizeable capacitor to store these deadly voltages. Even after you disconnect the circuit from the grid, the capacitor still can give you a jolt to remember!!Over 3 years ago, I published a simpel TRIAC AC dimmer for the arduino. That proved to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 05:39:13 PDT
Arduino desk Fan Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Desk-Fan-Controller/
Arduino desk Fan Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A55T/ILFI5VJ3/FS4A55TILFI5VJ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A55T/ILFI5VJ3/FS4A55TILFI5VJ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A55T/ILFI5VJ3/FS4A55TILFI5VJ3.SMALL.jpg WhiteClockCompany When I recently changed roles within the company, I moved sites, moving from Bradford to our head office in Wakefield. I said goodbye to my faithful old desk with must have desk fan to keep me cool while all around me....... Anyway, the trend in our main office was for small USB powered fans around ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 08:19:12 PST
Simple SSTC http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-SSTC/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 09:29:35 PST
Microcontroller based smart battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Based-Smart-Battery-Charger/
Microcontroller based smart battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SMALL.jpg SHARANYADAS The circuit what you are about to see is a smart battery charger based on ATMEGA8A with auto cut off.Different parameters are shown via a LCD during different charge states.Also the circuit will make sound via a buzzer upon charge completion.I built the charger basically to charge my 11.1v/4400maH L...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 19:55:07 PST
Arduino & Full Bridge Motor Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Full-Bridge-Motor-Drives/
Arduino & Full Bridge Motor Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Q23F/IKYAO22B/FRAQ23FIKYAO22B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Q23F/IKYAO22B/FRAQ23FIKYAO22B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Q23F/IKYAO22B/FRAQ23FIKYAO22B.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison Many of you may recognize this circuit but you may not agree on its name. Most reversible motor drives are called one of three names; Full Bridge Push Pull, Full Bridge Inverters, and H Bridge circuits. Just like one electronics engineer calls a vacuum tube a vacuum tube and another electronics engi...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:14:05 PST
RPi IoT: Cloud logging robotic humidity controller http://www.instructables.com/id/RPi-IoT-Cloud-Logging-Robotic-Humidity-Controller/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:27:21 PST
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Component-Tester-Test-Almost-Anything-/
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay Being an Electronics student or hobbyist, you may have thought of getting a tester that could test almost anything "THE ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS, OBVIOUSLY!!"Now what if I tell you that you can have one and that too made by yourself under INR 600 only (USD 10).Coming upon COMPONENT TESTER so it can te...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:23:31 PST
Arduino controlled RGB LED strip for the living room http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-RGB-LED-Strip-for-the-Living-Ro/
Arduino controlled RGB LED strip for the living room - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/DORC/IJ0EFKUC/F7VDORCIJ0EFKUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/DORC/IJ0EFKUC/F7VDORCIJ0EFKUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/DORC/IJ0EFKUC/F7VDORCIJ0EFKUC.SMALL.jpg stusen The idea behind this little project was to have some pretty indirect mood light in the living room. It is controlled by the openHAB server (that project is still on the list to be added to this site) installed on a Raspberry Pi. Of course, the light can also be switched on from the smartphone/tablet...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:57:08 PST
DC Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Controller/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:12:59 PST
Rotary Encoder LED Strip Brightness Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Encoder-LED-Strip-Brightness-Controller/
Rotary Encoder LED Strip Brightness Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BDUH/II6E47DV/FOGBDUHII6E47DV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BDUH/II6E47DV/FOGBDUHII6E47DV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BDUH/II6E47DV/FOGBDUHII6E47DV.SMALL.jpg MisloElectronics Simply LED strip brightness controller with rotary encoder and attiny 85 microcontroller Intro: I will show you how to easily control brightness of LED strip. This is actually a PWM controller. It is designed only for DC. Forget AC and high voltage. Let's start... Parts: For this project you n...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:24:02 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SMALL.jpg Rochlitz Our project consists of a switch control over Bluetooth. Basically, we use an Arduino-compatible board with a shield (called Nanoshield) that can control a lamp. We also use a Bluetooth module to send and receive data wirelessly. We tested the system with a lamp, which we can turn on and off, but yo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:01:09 PST
Tiny Load - constant current load http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Load-Constant-Current-Load/
Tiny Load - constant current load - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/HTGM/IHZ4NBIP/FSLHTGMIHZ4NBIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/HTGM/IHZ4NBIP/FSLHTGMIHZ4NBIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/HTGM/IHZ4NBIP/FSLHTGMIHZ4NBIP.SMALL.jpg throbscottle I've been developing myself a bench PSU, and finally reached the point where I want to apply a load to it to see how it performs. After watching Dave Jones' excellent video and looking at a few other internet resources, I came up with Tiny Load. This is an adjustable constant current load, which sho...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 14:46:13 PST
Linkit One Energy Harvesting http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Energy-Harvesting/
Linkit One Energy Harvesting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NCNL/IHWITQLN/F1ONCNLIHWITQLN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NCNL/IHWITQLN/F1ONCNLIHWITQLN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NCNL/IHWITQLN/F1ONCNLIHWITQLN.SMALL.jpg Charlie Godfrey By using energy harvesting technology I devised a method to power the Internet Of Things board: Mediatek Link it One. By creating a simple circuit using energy harvesting ICs such as the LTC3108 I was able to harvest enough energy from solar sources in low-light conditions to power the Link it One. ...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 11:26:58 PST
Driving RGB LED strips off an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Driving-RGB-LED-strips-off-an-Arduino/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 12:03:12 PST
Make a Custom Box mod (e-cig) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Box-mod-e-cig/
Make a Custom Box mod (e-cig) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/BCW4/IHS3QCCH/FS1BCW4IHS3QCCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/BCW4/IHS3QCCH/FS1BCW4IHS3QCCH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/BCW4/IHS3QCCH/FS1BCW4IHS3QCCH.SMALL.jpg petercd A box mod is the battery box which powers the atomizer in an e-cig device. I refer to my mod as a hybrid boxfet, in that Im using a mechanical button, which is glued onto an aluminium rivet. The rivet end presses a lever style micro switch soldered on the gate of a IRLB3034 mosfet which does the hea...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:49:05 PST
Controlling High voltage devices with LinkIt One http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-High-voltage-devices-with-LinkIt-One/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 07:58:54 PST
RGB Shelf Lights with LinkIt ONE http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Shelf-Lights-with-LinkIt-ONE/
RGB Shelf Lights with LinkIt ONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/QBPZ/IG416RMB/FOHQBPZIG416RMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/QBPZ/IG416RMB/FOHQBPZIG416RMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/QBPZ/IG416RMB/FOHQBPZIG416RMB.SMALL.jpg jckelley Indirect lighting can really add to a room's ambiance. Unfortunately, sometimes it can be ridiculously pricey just to get a test sample of something installed before you know if it would even look good. Today we'll go through how to set up a RGB light strip prototype for you to run along the floor o...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 13:49:34 PDT
Yet Another Harbor Freight Flashlight Mod/Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Harbor-Freight-Flashlight-ModHack/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 09:25:04 PDT
RGB LED controled with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-controled-with-arduino/
RGB LED controled with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SMALL.jpg FazilM2 Hi,This is a little instructable to show how to do RGB (Red Green Blue) Led controled with arduino. It contains schematics of the circuit and a little C# program that allows to change the color of the Led. Do the circuit You will need :-Arduino : I use an UNO R3 copy,-Some wires,-Simple MOSFET,-R...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 06:42:28 PDT
Controlling the direction and speed of a DC motor with LabVIEW and FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-the-direction-and-speed-of-a-DC-motor-/
Controlling the direction and speed of a DC motor with LabVIEW and FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6RYT/IE7JCCDT/F9H6RYTIE7JCCDT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6RYT/IE7JCCDT/F9H6RYTIE7JCCDT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6RYT/IE7JCCDT/F9H6RYTIE7JCCDT.SMALL.jpg vmihai3 A simple project that allows you to control an DC motor using FPGA and LabVIEW. Hardware design In order to be able to control the direction and the speed of a DC motor I design a H bridge with complementary mosfet transistors (IRF3205+IRF4905) and for drivers I choose MAX628 provided by Ma...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 10:28:59 PDT
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOSFET-Motor-Controller/
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SMALL.jpg zeropt This is a simple to build motor controller. It is handy for many projects using a motor controlled by a micro-controller. It can be used as an Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) and has forward and reverse control. It can be used in robotics, remote control projects, portable vehicles and most thin...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
Arduino/Microcontroller MOSFET http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoMicrocontroller-MOSFET/
Arduino/Microcontroller MOSFET - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7ZIL/IBVGNZFM/FE77ZILIBVGNZFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7ZIL/IBVGNZFM/FE77ZILIBVGNZFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7ZIL/IBVGNZFM/FE77ZILIBVGNZFM.SMALL.jpg Houser636 The IRF540N is a great MOSFET to start turning bigger loads on and off. With three components you can turn on and off just about any DC load you have. Turn loads on and off with your Arduino! Use 5V to control up to 100V. Add a motor, solenoid, or get creative!Super Simple Arduino Load Driver V2.0...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 19:50:05 PDT
MONSTER OF ARC BY ZVS http://www.instructables.com/id/MONSTER-OF-ARC-BY-ZVS/
MONSTER OF ARC BY ZVS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/YM1Q/IBL6AEQE/F3WYM1QIBL6AEQE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/YM1Q/IBL6AEQE/F3WYM1QIBL6AEQE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/YM1Q/IBL6AEQE/F3WYM1QIBL6AEQE.SMALL.jpg delokaver TODAY, I am gona share the ZVS DRIVER recently I buildThese monster Driver can deliver more than 100 Ampere of low voltage DC current and transfer to HIGH VOLTAGE output by using regular TV/MONITOR (TUBE TYPE) flyback Preparation Fist thing to do is collecting the material and circuits for the ba...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:25:01 PDT
How to Check Capasitor http://www.instructables.com/id/3-condition-measurements-at-three-capacitors-with-/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 19:36:22 PDT
Proximity Sensor with 2N7000 mosfet http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Sensor-with-2N7000-mosfet/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:14:06 PDT
ARDUINO interfaces and converters for INPUT/OUTPUT digital/analog http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-interfaces-for-INPUTOUTPUT-digitalanalog/
ARDUINO interfaces and converters for INPUT/OUTPUT digital/analog - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DWFC/I2I491WK/FHPDWFCI2I491WK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DWFC/I2I491WK/FHPDWFCI2I491WK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DWFC/I2I491WK/FHPDWFCI2I491WK.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Ce schéma réunit toutes les interfaces ou convertisseurs que j'utilise avec mes microcontrôleurs pour piloter mes systèmes (gaine de ventilation chauffante, régulation de température, portail automatisé, four thermique, monte charge, station de pompage, variateur de vitesse, démarreur électronique, ...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 06:42:55 PST
Arduino light dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-lamp-dimmer/
Arduino light dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/MMHI/I2G1FZ24/FU9MMHII2G1FZ24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/MMHI/I2G1FZ24/FU9MMHII2G1FZ24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/MMHI/I2G1FZ24/FU9MMHII2G1FZ24.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Un système qui imite les cycles du jour.A system for day light simulation using RTC. Introduction Ce système va permettre d'imiter un lever de soleil (LV) et un coucher de soleil (CO), une fois par jour. Cet appareil est destiné surtout aux élevages d'oiseaux et peut être aussi employé pour les é...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:24:15 PST
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-PumpkinBot/
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This is a Halloween-themed variation of the classic "vibrobot" project, with a slight twist: it's motion-activated instead of just having a simple on/off switch. It uses a passive infrared (PIR) sensor to detect motion and turn on the robot's LED eyes and motor. Leave the robot sitting on your front...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:08:39 PST
Transistor Basics - MOSFETs http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Basics-MOSFETs/
Transistor Basics - MOSFETs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SMALL.jpg brmarcum (First of all, I made some edits to the HTML code for this I'ble, which is optimized for the desktop site, so it may not be ideally viewed on a mobile device.)Transistors are arguably the most important electronic component in use today. They are nearly everywhere, in nearly every electronic device ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:08:33 PDT