Instructables: exploring - technology - mosfet http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 04:35:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/6BLG/IOLU7SWC/FEY6BLGIOLU7SWC.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RP4X/INAC75HP/FNHRP4XINAC75HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RP4X/INAC75HP/FNHRP4XINAC75HP.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A55T/ILFI5VJ3/FS4A55TILFI5VJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A55T/ILFI5VJ3/FS4A55TILFI5VJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Simple SSTC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/QJTQ/IL8W2SWW/FENQJTQIL8W2SWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/QJTQ/IL8W2SWW/FENQJTQIL8W2SWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/QJTQ/IL8W2SWW/FENQJTQIL8W2SWW.SMALL.jpg radiojamming This is a simple solid state Tesla coil with one MOSFET What you will need IRF 540 MOSFET (other similar mosfets will work IRF 510, 630)Heatsink50 Ω resistor1 kΩ pot1 μF capacitorCardboard, glass or bakelite tube Operation The secondary coil gest warm or hot, use cardboard, bakelite or glass t...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Q23F/IKYAO22B/FRAQ23FIKYAO22B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Q23F/IKYAO22B/FRAQ23FIKYAO22B.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
RPi IoT: Cloud logging robotic humidity controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/2WRG/IKIMZ7GP/FHF2WRGIKIMZ7GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/2WRG/IKIMZ7GP/FHF2WRGIKIMZ7GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/2WRG/IKIMZ7GP/FHF2WRGIKIMZ7GP.SMALL.jpg techprolet Monitoring is good, but controlling is even better!I recently posted an instructable for building a temperature and humidity monitor, you can check it out here: Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitorSo, I decided I needed a robotic solution, to open the window of my bathroom when humidit...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/HTGM/IHZ4NBIP/FSLHTGMIHZ4NBIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/HTGM/IHZ4NBIP/FSLHTGMIHZ4NBIP.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
Driving RGB LED strips off an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio Christmas is coming and you may be wondering how to make it colorful and bright with an Arduino and an RGB LED strip. At least, that was exactly what I did a year ago and wasn’t able to find any clear and simple instruction anywhere. With this instructable I will try to correct that sad omission.At ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/BCW4/IHS3QCCH/FS1BCW4IHS3QCCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/BCW4/IHS3QCCH/FS1BCW4IHS3QCCH.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/QBPZ/IG416RMB/FOHQBPZIG416RMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/QBPZ/IG416RMB/FOHQBPZIG416RMB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6RYT/IE7JCCDT/F9H6RYTIE7JCCDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6RYT/IE7JCCDT/F9H6RYTIE7JCCDT.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7ZIL/IBVGNZFM/FE77ZILIBVGNZFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/7ZIL/IBVGNZFM/FE77ZILIBVGNZFM.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DWFC/I2I491WK/FHPDWFCI2I491WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DWFC/I2I491WK/FHPDWFCI2I491WK.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/MMHI/I2G1FZ24/FU9MMHII2G1FZ24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/MMHI/I2G1FZ24/FU9MMHII2G1FZ24.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Bluetooth RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Car-1/
Bluetooth RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Mon fils possède depuis pas mal de temps une voiture télécommandée (qui a coûté 10 euros) dont il a cassé la télécommande 27Mhz. D'autre part, il se trouve que j'ai fait l'acquisition il y a quelques années d'un ancien boitier de télécommande Playstation complet. Ce projet m'a donc permis d'assemble...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:52:48 PDT
Arduino Programmable Constant Current Power Resistance Dummy Load http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Programmable-Constant-Current-Power-Resist/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:51:35 PDT
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-powerful-DC-motor-with-LabVIEW/
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SMALL.jpg vmihai3 This article will show you how to control a DC motor power, using an H-bridge made with complementary MOSFET. Avatanjele to the use of bipolar transistors MOSFET is that they have lower conduction losses than bipolar. Orders are given by an ATMEGA328 microcontroller which receives serial data via bl...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:50:47 PDT
Controling a solenoid valve with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controling-a-solenoid-valve-with-an-Arduino/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 21:28:39 PDT
Wiring the MOSFET transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-the-MOSFET-transistor-for-beginners/
Wiring the MOSFET transistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SMALL.jpg blackfire4116 The MOSFET transistor is an easy way to allow your Arduino or other micro-controller to handle voltages larger than the 5 volts available for each pin. It's really helpful knowledge if your ever wanting to drive something that requires significant more power than a micro-controller can provide. I'm ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:27:45 PDT
Burnt ESC? How to revive a dead ESC? http://www.instructables.com/id/Burnt-ESC-Scavenged-ESC-from-somewhere-else/
Burnt ESC? How to revive a dead ESC? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/3P6Y/HQ0HS8EW/FFN3P6YHQ0HS8EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/3P6Y/HQ0HS8EW/FFN3P6YHQ0HS8EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/3P6Y/HQ0HS8EW/FFN3P6YHQ0HS8EW.SMALL.jpg eafindme Hi, fellow RC hobbyist. First of all, I'm not very serious in RC since I play more on robotics, but in real case, RC components are widely used in this field too, especially servos and outrunner. They are great for low budget robot with reasonable build quality, unlike other robotic shop that sell t...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 07:40:18 PST
How to create a lightbox with distance sensor and Ardunio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-lightbox-with-distance-sensor-and-/
How to create a lightbox with distance sensor and Ardunio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/S3PA/HPARX1WK/FX2S3PAHPARX1WK.SMALL.jpg bigo415x You'll need: 1. Hollowed out shadow box 1. Ardunio 1. Prototyping Shield 1. HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Module 1. N+ Channel Mosfet 1. External Power Supply (12v 2a) Some LED Strips This is how you make an LED Lightbox that will light up as your viewer gets closer to your image. It will add that extr...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:06:50 PST
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/safe-and-simple-AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-arduino-Raspberr/
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech Dimmer With  MOSFET This circuit shows that dimmers intended for use at mains voltage do not always have to contain a triac. Here, a MOSFET (BUZ41A, 500 V/4.5A) in a diode bridge is used to control the voltage across an incandescent bulb with pulse-width modulation (PWM). The power supply voltage f...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:44:24 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Class A Hybrid Headphone Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-A-Hybrid-Headphone-Amp/
DIY Hi-Fi: Class A Hybrid Headphone Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau FORWARD::::::: This project was born out of a couple things. One was a need for an amp to drive some higher impedance headphones I had just bought. (The Grado SR125i headphone is great, by the way.) Also, since I have began my freshman year at Boston University, and could not resist using the Singh ...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:11:52 PDT
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case. http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-dimmer-using-NE555-and-MOSFET-with-DIY-alumini/
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech  a low cost PWM dimmer  using  NE555 and MOSFET  with DIY aluminium case. aluminum case from Aluminum Square Tube. aluminum case  has dual role. first one is            protection cover. and second is    heat sink for MOSFET. Drilling holes POT fixing on aluminum case. MOSFET fixing. ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 04:31:25 PDT
Easy DC Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DC-Motor-Controller/
Easy DC Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SMALL.jpg mgingerich If you're building a robot or other microcontrolled gadget, you will need to drive DC motors forwards and backwards. In this instructable, I'll demonstrate a simple and inexpensive circuit that controls a DC motor from two I/O pins. It requires no integrated circuits, and uses commonly available par...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:02:40 PDT
Arduino_PID - FAN Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoPID-FAN-Controller/
Arduino_PID - FAN Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/RIM3/HGU2JI5D/FCQRIM3HGU2JI5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/RIM3/HGU2JI5D/FCQRIM3HGU2JI5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/RIM3/HGU2JI5D/FCQRIM3HGU2JI5D.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 These videos are a complement to my other instructable about Arduino_PID. Now we have a FAN speed controller. I hope you enjoy this project. Cheers. Instructions about the project: The DC motor driver: The reflective optical sensor: Fan control in operatio...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 11:46:24 PDT
Heart In Your Hands LED Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-In-Your-Hands-LED-Box/
Heart In Your Hands LED Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/YMO8/HD4VF80R/FD2YMO8HD4VF80R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/YMO8/HD4VF80R/FD2YMO8HD4VF80R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/YMO8/HD4VF80R/FD2YMO8HD4VF80R.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier I typically try to think outside of the box when it comes to gifts for my wife. Valentine's Days is one of those holidays that we have sort of been forced into buying things out of obligation, but rather than buy her more of what she already has, I decided to make something instead. A few nights bef...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 23:27:05 PST
Identifying the correct leg of a transistor or MOSFET http://www.instructables.com/id/Identifying-the-correct-leg-of-a-transistor-or-MOS/
Identifying the correct leg of a transistor or MOSFET - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/77E1/H5Y9VIOB/FVH77E1H5Y9VIOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/77E1/H5Y9VIOB/FVH77E1H5Y9VIOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/77E1/H5Y9VIOB/FVH77E1H5Y9VIOB.SMALL.jpg Jarez Patel Sometimes it is not obvious which leg of a transistor does what, obviously you cant just plug in the transistor and take a guess at which legs is the Base, Collector or Emitter it would just damage the transistor.  So a quick method I use for identifying transistor legs is to lookup the datasheet, ...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 10:41:35 PDT
Sensor circuits with a MOSFET http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-circuits-with-a-MOSFET/
Sensor circuits with a MOSFET - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/BGZJ/H5Y9VBJB/FLEBGZJH5Y9VBJB.SMALL.jpg Jarez Patel You can create a variety of sensing circuits based on voltage divider as the input to the Gate of the MOSFET, this input signal is then amplified by the MOSFET allowing you to interface many devices and even an entirely different circuit.  MOSFET - Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:08:45 PDT
Soldering an SMT MOSFET Driver with a hotplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-an-SMT-MOSFET-Driver-with-a-hotplate/
Soldering an SMT MOSFET Driver with a hotplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SMALL.jpg djhamer Soldering SMD components isn't as hard as you might think. In fact it's easy. If you follow this instructables you'll soon see just what great results you can obtain at home using just a hotplate. It's not just being able to make small circuit boards that makes SMT soldering so good it's also a nic...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 03:40:52 PDT
Multi-Color Light Painter (Touch Sensitive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-color-Light-Painter-Touch-Sensitive/
Multi-Color Light Painter (Touch Sensitive) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/RLJH/H1Y0EH16/FINRLJHH1Y0EH16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/RLJH/H1Y0EH16/FINRLJHH1Y0EH16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/RLJH/H1Y0EH16/FINRLJHH1Y0EH16.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y Light painting is a photographic technique used to create special effects at slow shutter speeds. A flashlight is usually used to "paint" the images. In this Instructable, I will show you how to build an all in one light painter with touch switches. The touch switches are very simple to buil...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 18:01:58 PDT
Simple Buck LED Driver with PWM Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Poormans-Buck/
Simple Buck LED Driver with PWM Input - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/5YET/H1YONIU3/FMG5YETH1YONIU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/5YET/H1YONIU3/FMG5YETH1YONIU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/5YET/H1YONIU3/FMG5YETH1YONIU3.SMALL.jpg ledartist High-power LEDs over 1W are now quite inexpensive. I'm sure many of you are incorporating LEDs as light sources in your projects. However I realize that the finding and configuring the power supply is still not as simple as it can be; commercially available LED drivers are convenient, but often over...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 10:26:30 PDT
How Electronic Switches Work For Noobs: Relays and Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Electronic-Switches-Work-For-Noobs-Relays-and/
How Electronic Switches Work For Noobs: Relays and Transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/QIO8/GZKG3QNF/FU7QIO8GZKG3QNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/QIO8/GZKG3QNF/FU7QIO8GZKG3QNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/QIO8/GZKG3QNF/FU7QIO8GZKG3QNF.SMALL.jpg oldmanbeefjerky Hello, This Instructable is targeted at those just stepping into the world of electronics. In this guide I will explain how the two main types of electronic switches work, these being relays, and transistors. Firstly, what is an electronic switch? An electronic switch is essentially just a switch...
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 14:59:24 PST