Instructables: exploring - technology - simple - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:26:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Simple Word clock (arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Word-clock-arduino/
Simple Word clock (arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/BK7A/IC7HKP1P/FHBBK7AIC7HKP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/BK7A/IC7HKP1P/FHBBK7AIC7HKP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/BK7A/IC7HKP1P/FHBBK7AIC7HKP1P.SMALL.jpg RAKKURBK This is a simplified version of the original word clock from Doug -- SEE HEREAll the credits go to him and his extremely well built code...!!I have just modified the code to make it work with more common ICs and for simple run.All you need is an arduino and a RTC ..I have removed the switches and ot...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 04:10:58 PDT
Photo(s) to 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Photos-to-3D-model/
Photo(s) to 3D model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is a simple way to make a 3D model for you to print.The project includes a (optional) handy tool that you can print to help on the photo shoot.There is 70 pins on the wheel. Clockwise turn steps one pin and counter clockwise jumps 2 pins at a time.Program used to smash up the photos together is...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:50:26 PDT
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Smartphone-Projector/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
cheap and easy Bluetooth ammo can speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-easy-Bluetooth-ammo-can-speakers/
cheap and easy Bluetooth ammo can speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XLUD/IBGD13V8/FC8XLUDIBGD13V8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XLUD/IBGD13V8/FC8XLUDIBGD13V8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XLUD/IBGD13V8/FC8XLUDIBGD13V8.SMALL.jpg fossilshark this is my ammo can speaker. it has Bluetooth and sounds pretty good. very easy to make. backstory this is actually my second ammo can speaker (well, in the same ammo can)above are pictures of the previous amp and speakers I used. the amp came out of an HMDX hangtime Bluetooth speaker and I would...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:23:27 PDT
Robotic Hand Science Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Hand-Science-Project/
Robotic Hand Science Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello,A little introduction first. I volunteer as a science teacher at a local elementary school, and my goal is to instill a love of learning in each child. You can check out my blog here. Kto6Science projects.Now, on to the robotic hand....Projects described in books or shown on Youtube seem absur...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:28:02 PDT
Smart Home Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Electric-Socket/
Smart Home Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SMALL.jpg Samuel_Alexander Smart Home Power Strip is an android and/or iDevice controllable plug outlet. You can turn the individual outlets by taping a button from your gadgets. I spend about $32 making this project.Please VOTE this project! Each vote will be highly appreciated ;)Difficulty level: Medium (Basic electronics a...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:57:35 PDT
What You Didn't Know About Recycle Bin!! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-You-Didnt-Know-About-Recycle-Bin/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 03:04:32 PDT
Simple Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 07:48:20 PDT
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Joule-Thief-Coil-Without-A-Ferrite-Toroid/
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SMALL.jpg El Mano There are many different articles and videos to be found online that will teach you how to build a Joule Thief circuit and power LEDs off of dead batteries. Most of them, however, call for some form of coil made using a ring, or toroid, made of ferrite. This can be rather daunting to newcomers to ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 16:06:41 PDT
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-an-Eye-Catching-Poster-Universal-Des/
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SMALL.jpg Koresephone A poster? Really? You say. Yes, a poster. Posters are practical, living in the city I see them constantly, school, work, the streets... It's one design element almost everyone uses and creates at some point. The important part is making your poster important. Eye-catching.Hold up, let me rephrase th...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 05:52:47 PDT
Jar Closing Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Closing-Aid/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 09:26:04 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
3Doodler 2.0 Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/3Doodler-20-Intro/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:47:57 PDT
Custom Fitted 3D Print Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fitted-3D-Print-Glasses-Vote/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:55:48 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOAM-CUTTING-MACHINE/
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SMALL.jpg TrầnB What do you use for cutting foam? Knife, scissor or ...BLADE ?How do you feel when using them ? With me, terrible ==!To save the tiny foams and to be comfortable, my team made an idea about FOAM CUTTING MACHINEI feel very cool about this and it make my house much more tidy by fresh cut ! Why don’t y...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 03:17:28 PDT
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-ARDUINO-ULTRASONIC-SENSOR-DOOR-ALARM-/
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SMALL.jpg AY Electronics HELLO EVERYONE.before i start, be sure to check my video if you prefer a video tutorialToday I decided i wanted to build an alarm for my room, when I searched online all door alarms used the PIR sensor, unfortunately mine was faulty. and that"s when I decided to build my own alarm using an ultrasoni...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 04:32:57 PST
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
Simple Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SMALL.jpg CollinCoil1 Make wireless electricity easy with this simple DIY! This project will use the principle of magnetic inductive coupling to transfer electricity between two separate coils. Materials Overall, this experiment does not require too many materials, many of which can be easily acquired.The materials a...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
simple ultra bright flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-ultra-bright-flashlight/
simple ultra bright flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DP6P/I64XHMQD/FNADP6PI64XHMQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DP6P/I64XHMQD/FNADP6PI64XHMQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DP6P/I64XHMQD/FNADP6PI64XHMQD.SMALL.jpg dudes I recently bought a pack of 60° 1 watt led lenses from eBay and wanted to make a flashlight. Unlike some of my other projects, I wanted this one to have some aesthetic value as well as functionality. But of course, it still needed to work well. After going through several piles, bins, boxes, etc of ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
The Lag Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lag-Switch/
The Lag Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SMALL.jpg TXTCLA55 Yes how low can a online gamer go? Well here is the answer to a question that has long dominated the world of online gaming  "why is my connection so slow?" The answer is either your computer cant handle the game or someone is using one of theses suckers...a lag switch. the ible is all about creatin...
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Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:07:16 PDT
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
Easy And Cheapest Way to Fix LCD TV Backlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-And-Cheapest-Way-to-Fix-LCD-TV-Backlight/
Easy And Cheapest Way to Fix LCD TV Backlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/HR6S/I5JHQMW7/FGMHR6SI5JHQMW7.SMALL.jpg J_K_Official Requirement_LCD TVTools to disassemble LCDSMD LED Non-Waterproof Flexible Strips 5050 DC12VWires,Powder & Soldering Iron Disassemble LCD TV Full disassemble LCD TV To Replace Backlight Using Tools. Work With SMD LED 5050 12v Divide As your requirement !Here i am using 22" LCD Display which Req...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:48:15 PST
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Low-Cost-3D-Printable-3D-Printer-Plotter/
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SMALL.jpg wootin24 In this Instructable I will talk about how to build a basic three axis CNC machine. the machine itself relies on easy to find parts and the mechanical parts are all 3D printed. all of the 3D printed parts are designed by me and the files are provided, though they may need to be slightly modified de...
By: wootin24

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:08 PST
White Noise Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Noise-Radio/
White Noise Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OWHV/I4TRVMV2/FD0OWHVI4TRVMV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OWHV/I4TRVMV2/FD0OWHVI4TRVMV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OWHV/I4TRVMV2/FD0OWHVI4TRVMV2.SMALL.jpg BrushYoTeese overview: We created a simple crystal radio inspired by the following website http://www.crystalradio.net/cub_scouts/index.shtm... Materials: piece of wood/cardboardMaterials: 4 in piece of one inch diameter PVC pipe large paper clip alligator clip 30-...
By: BrushYoTeese

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:51:15 PST
Intel Edison: Custom Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Custom-Doorbell/
Intel Edison: Custom Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Have you ever wondered that the old fashion "ding dong" sound in your doorbell is boring?I have an solution for you!Customized doorbell that will play the sound on your choice!The tune is played in an old fashion Ring Tone Text Transfer Language (RTTTL).If the RTTTL doesn't ring a bell... It is the ...
By: mkarvonen

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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:25:07 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
By: Bit-Boy

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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
How to make USB OTG cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-USB-OTG-cable/
How to make USB OTG cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop Did you forgot to put an important file on your USB key or you want to type faster on your smart phone? If your one of those watch this tutorial where I build nice and compact USB OTG 'On-The-Go' cable from an old Usb connectors.Video: What you will need -First thing you are going to need is a f...
By: Jakes workshop

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:57:11 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys....We Are Back....Everyone Wants To be Iron Man One Time in his own life.....So here we present you IRON MAN ARC REACTOR BANG BANG TAG....We Got this idea from our native place where children play games like, Police-Thief in which One Becomes A hero (Police Inspector) And The other become...
By: Mr AbAk

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Wine o'clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-oclock/
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By: Raitis

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
By: JayWeeks

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
Simple Lie Detector (from solid components) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lie-Detector/
Simple Lie Detector (from solid components) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OU3S/HZJO4SER/FMXOU3SHZJO4SER.SMALL.jpg Imetomi During the summer I have many times to build gadgets, and when I found this easy circuit on the internet I' ve decided to make my own and to show you how to build a lie detector. First of all I am 15 now and now learn english in the school so sorry for my bad english. When you put your fingers on th...
By: Imetomi

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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 23:49:13 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
Smart Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SMALL.jpg Csoutter5 The "Smart Station" is a "Station" that charges iPhone and Andriod phones while keeping the chargers protected from people walking off with them. This can be placed in your household, Workplace, Classroom, etc. It also offers some security for your phone while it is being charged. This prototype is...
By: Csoutter5

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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
3D Printed Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a 3D printed Speaker that you can print at home. All you need is some enameled copper wire and a magnet!You may have seen 3d printed speaker before, but this one is different since you will be printing all the parts of it, including the membrane itself and it is 0.1mm thick! It is so thin t...
By: madaeon

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
DIY Electromagnet from Rubbish make it yourself in a few steps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electromagnet-from-Rubbish-make-it-yourself-in/
DIY Electromagnet from Rubbish make it yourself in a few steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here I show you how to make an electromagnet from rubbish.Besides a power source you only need 2 things. What you need:Power Source ( USB TTL Module 5V OUT)Ferrous Thing ( Screwdriver)Copper Coil from Electro Rubbish- also used but not necessary:BreadboardJumper WireVoltmeter Unwind Copper Coi...
By: bastelking

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:05:01 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SMALL.jpg riachi His name is "oiO", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to simple object that lay around, that play a big, and usually unnoticed role in making our life easier and maybe more interesting. Think of a pencil, or...
By: riachi

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-voltage-fly-swatter-mod/
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SMALL.jpg The Freak Caution - High voltage. Keep away from children and pets. I am not responsible for any form of harm done to yourself or others. So, having said that, I always wanted to adapt a fly swatter to something more serious. Standard electric fly swatters handle what I think to be about 600 to 1000V, this mo...
By: The Freak

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:28:54 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
By: robobot3112

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I have been making pens for a little over a year now and are great fun to make.You can make them as single stick pens but for the most part you would purchase a parts kit that come in varying levels of styles and difficulty.The kit will consist of all of the metal parts as well as the refill to comp...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
Simple Basement Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Basement-Security-System/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:56:50 PDT
Mini Audio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Audio-Transmitter/
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By: ThisIsSteve

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:07 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SMALL.jpg comsa42 GPS receivers are expensive! This neat and relatively easy hack will turn a high-quality (and cheap) GPS card into one that is usable via serial port. Then you just plug it into an Arduino or any compatible microprocessor and you are good to go!Check out Andrzej of EmerytHacks who discovered this ha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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By: Anybodysguess

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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 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 ...
By: Jan_Henrik

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Binder Clip Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Binder-Clip-Phone-Stand/
Binder Clip Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SMALL.jpg vmathur3 Make an AWESOME stand for ANY Phone in seconds!!! All you need is 3 binder clips of the same size (preferably medium), and you're good to go! Assembly Straighten the pins of the first clip, and attach the second clip onto them.See the images for further clarification. Final Touches Now take th...
By: vmathur3

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Mon, 26 May 2014 01:00:46 PDT