Instructables: exploring - technology - radio - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Broadcast Your Own Number Station on the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadcast-Your-Own-Number-Station-on-the-Raspberry/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 10:07:58 PDT
Radio Signals on Micro:bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Signals-on-Microbit/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:09:45 PST
DIY FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio/
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:25:35 PST
DIY 3S1P LiPo Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3S1P-LiPo-Battery-Pack/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 09:42:10 PST
Tube Radio Capacitor Can Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Radio-Capacitor-Can-Replacement/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:51:24 PST
Repair Radio Aux Jack / Add Media Bluetooth Receiver Behind Dash http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Radio-Aux-Jack-Add-Media-Bluetooth-Receiver/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 02:35:49 PST
Audi Symphony 1 dirt cheap AUX port. http://www.instructables.com/id/Audi-Symphony-1-Dirt-Cheap-AUX-Port/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 22:55:55 PST
Crystal earpiece repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Earpiece-Repair/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 04:30:38 PST
KabuumSound - Loud Car Front System http://www.instructables.com/id/KabuumSound-Loud-Car-Front-System/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:17:30 PST
Aquarium Controller III - Logging to MySQL http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Controller-III-Logging-to-MySQL/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:53:49 PST
How to Add Bluetooth to a Vintage Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Bluetooth-to-a-Vintage-Radio/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:06:08 PST
How to use the Nordic nRF905 Transceiver with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-Nordic-NRF905-Transceiver-With-a-Ra/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 06:46:12 PST
Spider web coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Web-Coil/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 08:42:26 PST
Bluetooth speaker made from old vintage radio DIY portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Made-From-Old-Vintage-Radio-DIY-/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:49:36 PST
Make an arduino FM Radio! (using TEA5767) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Arduino-FM-Radio-using-TEA5767/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:03:16 PST
nRF24L01 RC Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nrf24L01-RC-Transmitter/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 08:30:36 PST
Bluetooth Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Boombox/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:08:29 PST
Diy Arduino Tea5767 Pocket Radio With Remote Control and Rechargeable http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Arduino-Tea5767-Pocket-Radio-With-Remote-Contr/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:42:49 PST
Retro-Mod - Bluetooth Speaker Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Mod-Speaker-Madness/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:19:11 PST
EASY Radio Receiver Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Radio-Receiver-Arduino/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:04:01 PST
FM Radio With Si4703, Arduino Pro Mini And 3.3V Large LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-With-Si4703-Arduino-Pro-Mini-and-33V-Larg/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:30:23 PST
Unmanned Ground Vehicle Drone & Control System thereof http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sentinel-ROV/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 18:15:39 PST
How to Clean a Potentiometer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Potentiometer-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:14:52 PST
Retro Radio Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Radio-Upgrade/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 05:52:16 PST
Turn any old Radio into a rocking Guitar Amp (the EASY & SAFE way) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Old-Radio-Into-a-Rocking-Guitar-Amp-the-E/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 06:43:57 PST
One Tube AM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Tube-AM-Radio/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 02:01:14 PDT
Vintage Radio to Bluetooth Speaker Simple Electronics Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-to-Bluetooth-Speaker-Simple-Electron/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:33:18 PDT
Automotive Remote Central Locking http://www.instructables.com/id/Automotive-Remote-Central-Locking/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 09:52:06 PDT
Old TSF Stereo Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-TSF-Stereo-Speaker/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:18:24 PDT
Ammo Can Solar Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-Solar-Boombox/
Ammo Can Solar Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SMALL.jpg hybriddave The scope of this instructable is to provide a helpful tutorial on building this appliance while providing an idea or two on how to tweek it a bit and make it your own. Have you ever been camping, fishing, at the beach, or even in your yard and wanted to hear music and have the option to have your f...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:15:46 PDT
IoT PiRadio/Alarm using Cayenne. http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-PiRadioAlarm-Using-Cayenne/
IoT PiRadio/Alarm using Cayenne. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/C1FO/IUOHMZXK/FRFC1FOIUOHMZXK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/C1FO/IUOHMZXK/FRFC1FOIUOHMZXK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/C1FO/IUOHMZXK/FRFC1FOIUOHMZXK.SMALL.jpg duartejm Hi again!This time I'm here to present you a very simple project, however a very funny one.Two years ago when I have bought my first raspberry pi, I had done an Internet PiRadio where I could listen to some foreign radios.Today I had done a little more! I had removed my LCD showing what radio statio...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:07:05 PDT
How to Control Tracked Robot Via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Tracked-Robot-Via-Joystick-NRF24L01-1/
How to Control Tracked Robot Via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 The instruction "How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx" will describe the method how to build Receiver(Rx) on Tracked Robot for Transmitter(Tx) in the instruction "How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part1 Tx".Thanks to arduino-info....
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:11:40 PDT
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Cars-Stereo-Adding-Bluetooth-to-Your-Hea/
Pimp Your Car's Stereo. Adding Bluetooth to Your Head-unit. ($2,- Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AEHD/ITW2KHD9/FVFAEHDITW2KHD9.SMALL.jpg Meatlove Modern times ask for modern solutions. Many of us drive cars older than the modern smartphone. And there lies a problem. How you're gonna stream your favorite music to your speakers.A lot of cars have a AUX (auxiliary) port to connect devices such as your smartphone. But having loose cables in your ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:21:15 PDT
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Radio-With-Bluetooth-MP3/
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 The objective for this project was to create something useful from odds and ends around the house. Through this project I found new use for some leftover wood flooring, salvaged pc speakers, and also some ni-cad rechargeable AA batteries. I did have to order the Radio Module and solar cells which co...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:09 PDT
Low Power FM Transmitter Antenna from Agricultural Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Power-FM-Transmitter-Antenna-From-Agricultural/
Low Power FM Transmitter Antenna from Agricultural Tubing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/WK1K/ISXQTT17/F0HWK1KISXQTT17.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/WK1K/ISXQTT17/F0HWK1KISXQTT17.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/WK1K/ISXQTT17/F0HWK1KISXQTT17.SMALL.jpg rootio Building an FM transmitter antenna isn't that hard; there are plenty of designs out there. We wanted to make a design from parts you could get almost anywhere in the world for a set of four (soon 16!) community stations we started in Northern Uganda. Luckily, agricultural and garden irrigation syste...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:56:44 PDT
$3 Emergency Solar Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Emergency-Solar-Radio/
$3 Emergency Solar Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/U89B/GLFU0MLV/F5FU89BGLFU0MLV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/U89B/GLFU0MLV/F5FU89BGLFU0MLV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/U89B/GLFU0MLV/F5FU89BGLFU0MLV.SMALL.jpg BrownDogGadgets In honor of all my good friends still over in Japan I've decided to create an Instructable for a $3 Emergency Solar Radio. It's a great thing in case of tsunami, nuclear melt down, or zombie invasion. Plus it's really cute when put into an Altoids tin.My plan is to send this as a (slightly) joke b...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:25:29 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SMALL.jpg All that i do Hello People of the world.One fine morning, I woke up and decided to find out what is going on in the world of aeromodelling. I was surprised to see the world had been overtaken by drones. There were multirotors everywhere and everyone was making one for themselves.So I decided to make one for mysel...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Performance-TV-Antenna-From-a-Satellit/
Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SMALL.jpg mr electro I made a high performance TV antenna with a surplus 24 inch satellite dish and some scrap metal and wood. Parts and tools needed 1) 24 inch satellite dish and mount (can usually be purchased at surplus electronics stores, ham swap meets or ebay) . 2) Two pieces of scrap wood (1/2 by 4 by 24 ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:14:03 PDT
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroFuture-Vacuum-Tube-Multimedia-Player-Bluetoot/
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SMALL.jpg yaaaam This is the latest work of my Bluetooth tube radio projects, but it is not only a "Bluetooth radio" or "Bluetooth Speaker".This set has color display, stereophonic tube amplifier and speakers, and DVD drive. Furthermore it can play thousands of network contents. Originally this is a tube MW ra...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:18:18 PDT
RS-LM 2014 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro 3d printed RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/RS-LM-2014-Audi-R18-E-Tron-Quattro-3d-Printed-RC-C/
RS-LM 2014 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro 3d printed RC car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/JE7X/IPOA2OYT/F4NJE7XIPOA2OYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/JE7X/IPOA2OYT/F4NJE7XIPOA2OYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/JE7X/IPOA2OYT/F4NJE7XIPOA2OYT.SMALL.jpg brettt3 By: Brett Turnagewww.bti3dlabs.comtwitter: @3dprintracetechARTICLES3ders.comhttp://www.3ders.org/articles/20160622-3d-print-your-very-own-rs-lm-2014-audi-r18-e-tron-quattro-rc-racecar.html3printr.com https://www.3printr.com/40501-4740501/Competitionx.comhttp://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/3d-prin...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:46:28 PDT
Building "The Frenzy" RC Wing http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-The-Frenzy-RC-Wing/
Building "The Frenzy" RC Wing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a "frenzy" constitutes "great and often wild or uncontrolled activity." That perfectly describes this plane that I have designed. I'm no veteran of RC planes, but this one seems very fast and aerobatic to me. It's also very loud! This could be for a number of...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 19:35:38 PDT
Make Your Own Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Boombox/
Make Your Own Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a Boombox that mainly consists of a car radio, salvaged speakers and two 12V lead acid batteries. This upgraded version is louder and lighter than my previous Boombox and can play its tunes up to 9 hours continuously. Let's get started! Watch the video...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 07:50:30 PDT
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Radio-to-Go-a-Portable-Battery-less-Crysta/
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SMALL.jpg John Greenlee Experience the fun of building one of the earliest kinds of broadcast radio receivers! With it, you’ll be able to pick up stations without using any batteries. It relies entirely on the electrical energy already present in the airwaves. You’ll also be able to take your pizza box radio “to go,” becau...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:46 PDT
Restore a classic table radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Classic-Table-Radio/
Restore a classic table radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SMALL.jpg mr electro I bought this nice little General Electric Moderne style radio at a swap meet. It was in excellent condition with no discoloration of the cabinet or scrapes. The knobs were in almost perfect condition also. It didn't work, so this Instructable mainly focuses on the electrical aspects of the resto...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 00:50:14 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Receiver via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Receiver-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Ar/
How to Hack RC Car Receiver via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Hack RC Car Transmitter via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino part1 Tx"The prerequisite instruction have introduced how to hack RC car Transmitter by using nRF24L01 module for Arduino Nano.In this session we will build 2.4 GHz. receiver installed on a RC prototype...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:22 PDT
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P-1/
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx)"The instruction will advice how to build 2.4 GHz system receiver that basically use in rc car today.Thank to arduino-info.wikispaces.com , github.com/maniacbug/RF24 for RF24 library and othe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 02:21:22 PDT
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P/
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will introduce you how to modify cheap rc car by using 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 module with Arduino controller UNO. Ordinary rc car toy use AM/FM 20-50 MHz radio control which have only 5-10 m. remote range and noisy control around blind area.The instruction will advice how to modify transm...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:53:35 PDT
Make a simple wireless RF robot using Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Wireless-RF-Robot-Using-Arduino/
Make a simple wireless RF robot using Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SMALL.jpg Vinayak Tyagi UPDATE : I'VE ADDED JOYSTICK CONTROL TO THIS ROBOT. PLEASE REFER TO THE STEP 7 IF YOU WANT TO CONTROL YOUR ROBOT VIA JOYSTICK.Hi,This is my first instructable and in this tutorial, I'm going to show you, how to build a simple wireless robot using Arduino and simple RF modules (the ones that you get ...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:05:27 PDT
Portable Audio Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Audio-Chest/
Portable Audio Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/O47D/ILV83ZR0/FGEO47DILV83ZR0.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Use an old audio cabinet to build a portable audio chest. Materials I found an old audio cabinet and storage chest. Disassemble Disassemble the audio cabinet and salvage the wood and electronics. Electronics Clean up the electronics. Measure Measure and mark holes to accommodate speaker...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:11:51 PDT