Instructables: exploring - technology - simple - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:27:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Home-surveillance-system-using-arduinosi/
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja The goal of my project is to achieve Automatic home surveillance system without any manual interference. In general other surveillance system it is necessary to power ON TV and camera receiver every time. And also it needs to any user input to view who is standing out side. But in my p...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:27:52 PDT
How To Remove Static From Videos and Audios Using Audacity!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Static-From-Videos-and-Audios-Using-/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 23:40:42 PST
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-Arduino/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 05:39:13 PDT
Operation Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Operation-Game/
Operation Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/TSVV/FB0B2608/FD9TSVVFB0B2608.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/TSVV/FB0B2608/FD9TSVVFB0B2608.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/TSVV/FB0B2608/FD9TSVVFB0B2608.SMALL.gif steven.folkins This is the third lesson from a Simple Circuit Unit that I created for middle school and high school students. It is fun and involves hands-on learning. For more cool hands-on engineering projects check out Machine Science (This is where I work).http://www.machinescience.org/catalog Simple Circuit...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2008 09:30:33 PST
Li - Ion battery level indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-Ion-battery-level-indicator/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:28:44 PDT
led + arduino "running light" (very simple, good for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/ledarduino-running-light/
led + arduino "running light" (very simple, good for beginners) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/SX58/GJQE9E7R/FQ7SX58GJQE9E7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/SX58/GJQE9E7R/FQ7SX58GJQE9E7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/SX58/GJQE9E7R/FQ7SX58GJQE9E7R.SMALL.jpg quaddel hello  so this is my first arduino project. it is very very simple and it is good for beginners basicly its just leds hooked up in a row to make a running light Materials -8 x Led (I used 3V Leds because i didnt have 5v ones) -Arduino -Breadboard -Jumper Wires Optional: -Prototyping Shield Bui...
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Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:32:09 PST
DIY Arduino Thermometer With DS18B20 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Arduino-Thermometer-With-DS18B20/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 11:39:12 PDT
Upgrade your Laptop's CD/DVD Drive to Blu-Ray!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Uprade-a-DVD-Drive-to-a-Blu-Ray-Drive/
Upgrade your Laptop's CD/DVD Drive to Blu-Ray!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5R8D/I8766DJP/FXG5R8DI8766DJP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5R8D/I8766DJP/FXG5R8DI8766DJP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5R8D/I8766DJP/FXG5R8DI8766DJP.SMALL.jpg HowTo101 This Instructable will show you how to upgrade your laptop's cd\dvd drive to blu-ray, giving you the ability to play & burn cd's, dvd's and blu-rays.Make sure you have the right size drive before you upgrade. Laptop dvd and blu-ray drives come in 7.5mm, 9.5mm and 12.7mm. Next you will need a progra...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:54:56 PDT
DIY Mini Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Air-Conditioner/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 00:23:09 PDT
Create the Ultimate Noise Cancelling Earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-the-Ultimate-Noise-Cancelling-Earphones/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 02:11:15 PST
Super simple Raspberry Pi 433MHz home automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Raspberry-Pi-433MHz-Home-Automation/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 04:57:00 PST
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboarding-The-Darlington-Pair/
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SMALL.jpg KJ4ZVQ Recently, iv found myself surfing Ibles, and noticed alot of simple circuits, but few show, or even better, explain the fundamental circuit of  the Darlington Pair. I plan, by the time that you have flipped through this article, to have shed a great deal of light on this great circuit for the beginn...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:09:59 PDT
Simple Transistor Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Transistor-Tester-1/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 19:06:15 PDT
DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Arduino-Laser-Tripwire-Security-System/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:07:33 PDT
Ultra Low Cost 3D Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Low-Cost-3D-Scanner/
Ultra Low Cost 3D Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SCO2/IOVRBYZF/F0RSCO2IOVRBYZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SCO2/IOVRBYZF/F0RSCO2IOVRBYZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SCO2/IOVRBYZF/F0RSCO2IOVRBYZF.SMALL.jpg tobychui Recently, I build myself a 3D scanner that works sort of ok, but due to its cheap cost, it was very slow and low quality. However, it is a fun project to do though. Pre-Version This is a pre-version of the 3D Scanner. As you can see, it contain a mount for Ultrasound Sensor, a straw that make the...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 03:14:12 PDT
Internet Of Things with Raspberry Pi - 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-IOT-project-for-Beginners/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:47:42 PDT
Control Servo with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Servo-with-Light/
Control Servo with Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/UQ9H/GJQEIKZB/F1MUQ9HGJQEIKZB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/UQ9H/GJQEIKZB/F1MUQ9HGJQEIKZB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/UQ9H/GJQEIKZB/F1MUQ9HGJQEIKZB.SMALL.jpg quaddel Hello! In this Instructable i will teach you how to control a servo using a Photocell. This is very simple and good for beginners. Materials 1 x Photocell 1 x 10k Resistor 1 x Arduino 1x Breadboard 1x Servo and some jumpers  Wiring it up Wire everything following the schematic below. The Cod...
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 13:02:53 PST
DIY Electro-Magnetic Levitation! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electro-Magnetic-Levitation/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 02:37:08 PDT
Super Simple Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Speaker/
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:22:23 PDT
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Simple-Robots-With-1-DC-Motor-No-Soldering/
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox DC motors are great because they don't have polarity and they don't require any additional components (resistors, diodes) to operate, just hook them up to a battery and voila. The National Robotics Week Contest caught my attention,so I decided to see what sort of robots I could make without any sold...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:30:39 PDT
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recover-Components-From-Old-or-Broken-Elect/
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SMALL.jpg JacobM75 I recommend that you read through these instructions at least once before actually beginning work due to a number of saftey concerns and possible pitfalls you may encounter which are addressed throughout.Objective:In this guide I will be showing a simple method for recovering various kinds of useful...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:20:41 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SMALL.jpg xBacon I have seen RGB mood lights using Arduino, PIC, and larger AVR chips, but never one with the ATtiny85. That's why I decided to make one. This mood light is super simple to make and all the parts can be purchased online for about $5.00 total (not including the Arduino used to program the chip). Thi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Yet Another Simple Pot-controlled 555 PWM generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Simple-Pot-controlled-555-PWM-generato/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 15:13:23 PDT
LED fading with a 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-fading-with-a-555-timer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:49:44 PDT
Radio receivers part 1: from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-receivers-from-scratch/
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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 19:27:10 PST
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-easy/
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SMALL.jpg paultnylund Let me know if you need any help building one of your own. My name is Paul Nylund, and my partner on the project was Marcia Rojas if you need to cite this. Blueprint: http://goo.gl/Z3Nuf During our testing, we occasionally saw spikes of up to 6 volts while adjusting the apparatus. We were not able...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
Vibrating Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Motors/
Vibrating Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/U83U/GV2OKKPD/F8QU83UGV2OKKPD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/U83U/GV2OKKPD/F8QU83UGV2OKKPD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/U83U/GV2OKKPD/F8QU83UGV2OKKPD.SMALL.jpg randofo A vibrating motor is essentially a motor that is improperly balanced. In other words, there is an off-centered weight attached to the motor's rotational shaft that causes the motor to wobble. The amount of wobble can be changed by the amount of weight that you attach, the weight's distance from the ...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:59:08 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-House-Hold-Objects-Robot/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
もう一つの倒立振子(デジタル版) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Easier-Inverted-Pendulum-in-Japanese/
もう一つの倒立振子(デジタル版) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX 半年前に投稿した「半日で作る倒立振子」の別バージョン(改良版)です。主な変更点は次の4点です。 (1)部品入手の容易化(付随して、工作と倒立手順の簡略化) (2)部品点数の削減 (3)プログラムの簡素化 (4)ロボットの安定性改善最初の2点は、英語版へのコメントを受けたものです。これら4点の具体的な内容については、紹介動画の下に整理したのでご覧ください。紹介動画 (1)ジャイロ・モジュールの変更オリジナル版は、アナログ出力のジャイロ・センサ(村田製作所製)を使っていました(*1)。 しかし、このセンサを載せたモジュール(もしくはその代替製品)は日本以外では入手が難しいようです(*2)。...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:20:46 PDT
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Temperature-Meter-with-web-page/
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SMALL.jpg limbo What you need An Arduino board (any compatible board is OK). LM-35 (to use with the provided file you can use DS18B20 but you have to convert the source code respectively). HLK-RM04 WiFi router module. 5V Power supply or Power supply and regulation circuit. The Idea Arduino can be easily turned i...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:32:37 PST
The Hilsch vortex tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hilsch-vortex-tube/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:09:57 PDT
Real-time room temperature on your Website (no javascript or server side coding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-time-room-temperature-on-your-Website-no-jav/
Real-time room temperature on your Website (no javascript or server side coding) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SMALL.jpg apasiechnikov This is how to push high resolution real-time data from Arduino-based temperature sensor to your web page without any server-side coding. Arduino is a great device for collecting, storing and transferring data from various sensors but there are times you need to make your data accessible from any p...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:13:35 PST
Raspberry Pi 2: Quick n' Easy RCA http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Quick-n-Easy-RCA/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:43:01 PDT
Simple arduino robot for less than 10€ http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-robot-for-less-than-10/
Simple arduino robot for less than 10€ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SMALL.jpg Mrek45 Hello, In this tutorial we will build a simple robot for less than 10 €. Do not expect any miracles from it. It can serve as a toy or as an aid to learning programming and robotics. Thanks to its 2 sensors it can operate in two modes. In the first mode it is able to avoid obstacles using ultrasonic...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 08:12:34 PST
10 Minute Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Light-Diffuser/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:24:16 PDT
Quickly brightening up a photo in photoshop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-brightening-up-a-photo-in-photoshop/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 16:57:28 PST
turn ANY speaker into a microphone in just 2 easy steps. http://www.instructables.com/id/turn-ANY-speaker-into-a-microphone-in-just-2-easy-/
turn ANY speaker into a microphone in just 2 easy steps. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/GDRL/GQB4XL5V/FMIGDRLGQB4XL5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/GDRL/GQB4XL5V/FMIGDRLGQB4XL5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/GDRL/GQB4XL5V/FMIGDRLGQB4XL5V.SMALL.jpg jallen23 im sure most of you have small stereo speakers laying around the house that are broken or just useless to you. but a cool thing about speakers and microphones is that they are practically the same thing. in this simple instructable i will show you how to use ANY speaker as a mic. *note: headphones w...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 04:09:29 PDT
Wireless CFLs (using wireless electricity) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-CFLs-Glow-CFLs-using-wireless-electricity/
Wireless CFLs (using wireless electricity) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/42S1/IHNRCCE1/F3X42S1IHNRCCE1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/42S1/IHNRCCE1/F3X42S1IHNRCCE1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/42S1/IHNRCCE1/F3X42S1IHNRCCE1.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi,My most popular instructable Wireless electricity transmission gave me 118607 views with 161 comments currently and also it was a prize winner in soldering challenge.Thank you for your support!! :-).In my comments I could see many giving me suggestions for increasing voltage of it to make it more...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 07:05:16 PST
4 Quick, Makeshift HDTV Antennas http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Makeshift-HDTV-Antenna/
4 Quick, Makeshift HDTV Antennas - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TD3G/HRCK3LX3/FOITD3GHRCK3LX3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TD3G/HRCK3LX3/FOITD3GHRCK3LX3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TD3G/HRCK3LX3/FOITD3GHRCK3LX3.SMALL.jpg dmagryta124 How to build makeshift HDTV antennas from scrap parts. Credit for the bowtie type antenna design goes to the Solid Signal Blog. I don't claim to have invented these designs, but I see that there aren't many quick, makeshift antenna tutorials here on instructables, so I just thought I'd try to share ...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 17:24:52 PST
Simple Stereo Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stereo-Amplifier/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 21:30:00 PST
HDR looking effect with only 1 photo! http://www.instructables.com/id/HDR-looking-effect-with-only-1-photo/
HDR looking effect with only 1 photo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/LMRP/GQ5PYPRF/F2XLMRPGQ5PYPRF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/LMRP/GQ5PYPRF/F2XLMRPGQ5PYPRF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/LMRP/GQ5PYPRF/F2XLMRPGQ5PYPRF.SMALL.gif your dog Normally when you are creating a High Dynamic Range picture, 3 or more images that have been taken at different stops are blended to create 1 photo with all the color and light as the original 3. The effect is stunning if done properly. This instructable features a simpler way to create the effect o...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 18:59:38 PDT
Turn off Autocorrect on Samsung Galaxy S4!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-off-Autocorrect-on-Samsung-Galaxy-S4/
Turn off Autocorrect on Samsung Galaxy S4!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/VN9T/HYLZE2X2/FBTVN9THYLZE2X2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/VN9T/HYLZE2X2/FBTVN9THYLZE2X2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/VN9T/HYLZE2X2/FBTVN9THYLZE2X2.SMALL.jpg HowTo101 This instructable will show you how to turn off autocorrect on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Go to Apps 1. Select the Apps icon on your homepage Select Settings 1. Scroll through the pages 2. Find the Settings icon 3. Open Settings Select My Device 1. Select the My Device tab at the top Select ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:11:24 PDT
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-SIMPLE-5x5x5-RGB-LED-Cube/
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a simpler version of a 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube. The driver circuit only consists of an Arduino Nano and the programming is rather simple due to the FastLED library. Let's get started ! Watch the videos! The videos give you the mandatory information you need...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 07:56:58 PST
DIY Cheap IR Reflector for a Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-IR-Reflector-for-a-Remote-Control/
DIY Cheap IR Reflector for a Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SMALL.jpg Neodudeman This is a really easy hack for a remote control that can boost its signal power by creating a reflector behind the IR Emmiter. And it Definitely works. Now I can actually Use the controller. I got the idea for this when I was thinking about a way to increase its power. I was about to go down to Radi...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:04:57 PDT
Blinking LEDs to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LEDs-to-Music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 19:52:28 PDT
Build a robot boat using water bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-robot-boat-from-water-bottles/
Build a robot boat using water bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD This will show you how to build a robot boat from cheap and easy to use materials, I think it is also a good example of reusing water bottles. I used two water bottles, polymorph plastic, two motors and propellers, tape, a box, a battery and a motoruino (Arduino clone designed to work with motors, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:31:23 PDT
How to control a DC motor to run in both directions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-DC-motor-to-run-in-both-direction/
How to control a DC motor to run in both directions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence Those H-bridges are very useful and smart, but if you just want to control the direction of the motor with a switch (manually), there is a much simpler and cheaper alternative.This little circuit is perfect for newbies. I've known this circuit for several years now, but I didn't got the idea of post...
By: Artificial Intelligence

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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 04:40:47 PDT
DIY Laser Tag System (Revamped) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-tag-system-from-simple-to-complex/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 19:26:14 PDT