Instructables: exploring - technology - pwm - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:02:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-cool-this-summer-PC-Fan-Mod/
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Who does not have a dozen of those PC Fans laying around? In this build I will show you how to use those fans to produce a nice adjustable breeze during hot summer days. And it runs at least 4 hours with an ordinary 9V battery. Watch the video! The video gives you a pretty nice overview on how t...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:20:18 PDT
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Motors-with-a-Cell-Phone/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-Police-Light-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:19:46 PDT
Wiring the MOSFET transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-the-MOSFET-transistor-for-beginners/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:27:45 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-PWM/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 01:49:18 PDT
Use a Treadmill DC Drive Motor and PWM Speed Controller for powering tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Treadmill-DC-Drive-Motor-and-PWM-Speed-Contr/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 04:35:34 PDT
Variable speed magnetic stirrer from a PC power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-speed-magnetic-stirrer-from-a-PC-power-su/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:08:21 PST
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Ultimate-Larson-Scanner/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 22:58:47 PST
silent fan with thermal controller http://www.instructables.com/id/silent-fan-with-thermal-controller/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 03:05:54 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
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pneumatic-Flight-Simulator/
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Jar-RGB-Pixel-Strip-Controlled-via-Ardui/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:23:13 PDT
Simple PWM Flyback driver tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PWM-Flyback-driver-tutorial/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 05:09:25 PDT
Turn a Normal Pipette Dispenser to an Automatic Repeater http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Normal-Pipette-Dispenser-to-an-Automatic-Re/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 00:07:53 PDT
Simple Buck LED Driver with PWM Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Poormans-Buck/
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Sun, 20 May 2012 10:26:30 PDT
PWM and Frequency Controller (for lasers and diodes) http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-and-Frequency-Controller-for-lasers-and-diode/
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 17:12:21 PST
My hat, it's full of stars! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hat-its-full-of-stars/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 19:17:08 PDT
Aurora 48 - 48 RGB LED Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-48/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 20:46:37 PDT
Sexy 6 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/6-AXIS-ROBOTIC-ARM/
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:59:14 PDT
250 to 5000 watts PWM DC/AC 220V Power Inverter http://www.instructables.com/id/250-to-5000-watts-PWM-DCAC-220V-Power-Inverter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/3ZD6/H8OJF3JW/F8P3ZD6H8OJF3JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/3ZD6/H8OJF3JW/F8P3ZD6H8OJF3JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/3ZD6/H8OJF3JW/F8P3ZD6H8OJF3JW.SMALL.jpg nickk This is a heavy duty design of a Pulse Width Modulator DC/AC inverter using the chip SG3524 . I've been using it as a backup to power up all my house when outages occur since aprox. 6 years non stop. If you like the work and intend to build the circuit don't forget to click on the "follow" button s...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2009 16:34:43 PDT
Visual / Aural Guitar Tuner "The Tune Trainer" http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual--Aural-Guitar-Tuner-The-Tune-Trainer/
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Mon, 2 Jul 2007 01:24:34 PDT
Aurora 18x18 - the Big Brother of Aurora 9x18 http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-18x18/
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 10:08:26 PDT
Aurora 9 bar - The Essence of Aurora http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-9-bar-The-Essence-of-Aurora/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 15:57:36 PDT
Aurora 9x18 RGB LED art http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-9x18-RGB-LED-art/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 20:49:14 PDT
Time Lapse Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Dolly/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:41:01 PDT
Mechanized Android Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanized-Android-Figure/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:45:23 PST
Open Source Microchip LED / PWM Driver Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Microchip-LED-PWM-Driver-Project/
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Sat, 23 Oct 2010 13:32:15 PDT
Bike taillight with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tailllight-with-a-twist/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 14:57:49 PST
A sunrise and sunset lamp with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/A-sunrise-and-sunset-lamp-with-LEDs/
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