Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:06:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Super Easy Syma X5C Range Mod Hack Extention http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Syma-X5C-Range-Mod-Hack-Extention/
Super Easy Syma X5C Range Mod Hack Extention - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DK1K/IK7BYYO1/F96DK1KIK7BYYO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DK1K/IK7BYYO1/F96DK1KIK7BYYO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DK1K/IK7BYYO1/F96DK1KIK7BYYO1.SMALL.jpg budrow01 Hi guys! This is my first instructable so sorry if it's short. I did this mod with only a foot of 24 gauge stranded wire, a soldering iron, a ruler, and some wire strippers so it's super cheap for materials. The picture is my Dronium Two, a very flashy syma X5C. Take it Apart Unscrew all of the s...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:59:58 PST
Assembling the Bright Pi -- LEDs for your Raspberry Pi camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-the-Bright-Pi-LEDs-for-Your-Raspberry-P/
Assembling the Bright Pi -- LEDs for your Raspberry Pi camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SMALL.jpg mmanuel2 In this instructable you will learn how to assemble the Bright Pi circuit board with steps and images. Gather the parts and your tools The Bright Pi kit can be purchased here: https://www.pi-supply.com/product/bright-pi-bright...You'll need: soldering iron solder side cutters small Phillips screw...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:51:21 PST
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Battery-Powered-Soldering-Iron/
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHrDLSy_ojk&feature=youtu.be To do a mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron you need!!! In today’s video I am going to show how to make a DIY mini soldering iron that runs on two AA batteries. It is very easy and cost friendly to make such an emergency DIY soldering...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:54:55 PST
Control a Cockroach with Arduino for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Cockroach-With-Arduino-for-Under-30/
Control a Cockroach with Arduino for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/51HY/IJUCQE3J/F9H51HYIJUCQE3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/51HY/IJUCQE3J/F9H51HYIJUCQE3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/51HY/IJUCQE3J/F9H51HYIJUCQE3J.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 A few years ago I saw Backyard Brains' smartphone controlled cockroach, and it just blew my mind! I tried to get my mom to let me buy it, but the mention of cockroaches convinced her otherwise. :) I started doing projects with the Arduino a few years later. I remembered how much I wanted to do the c...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:11:52 PST
Christmas Soldering Kit for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Soldering-Kit-for-Arduino/
Christmas Soldering Kit for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/GGUJ/IJQNXDR3/F91GGUJIJQNXDR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/GGUJ/IJQNXDR3/F91GGUJIJQNXDR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/GGUJ/IJQNXDR3/F91GGUJIJQNXDR3.SMALL.jpg Makers_Corner This a soldering kit that will take about an hour for a beginner to build (less if you’re experienced with soldering). It’s designed to plug into a Raspberry Pi or an Arduino. It will take a few minutes to program the Raspberry Pi or Arduino and then the project is ready to show to your friends.Ther...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 05:53:05 PST
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-RUNNING-LIGHTS/
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC Well...I'm driving down the road in my convertedbus to RV and started to notice more and morecars have running lights. Some lights even looklike the cars logo. So why can't I have runninglights on my 89 bus!Well, I tried but failed in the next step. Failed 5mm white led I ordered 100 leds and mad...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:19:59 PST
Very simple soldering stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Soldering-Stand/
Very simple soldering stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SMALL.jpg AntekS Here I show You how to make iron soldering stand using only paper clip and candle. And you can make it under 2 minutes! Preparing paper clip First You must bend paper clip like on photo, then heat lower "legs" over fire (I used lighter). Finishing When lower part of paper clip is hot (don't to...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:10:47 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
How to built Cheap and Trusty Soldering gun out of old transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Cheap-and-Trusty-Soldering-Gun-Out-of/
How to built Cheap and Trusty Soldering gun out of old transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/Z7U3/IJM051IZ/FNRZ7U3IJM051IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/Z7U3/IJM051IZ/FNRZ7U3IJM051IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/Z7U3/IJM051IZ/FNRZ7U3IJM051IZ.SMALL.jpg utsubedi The most important tool required for all electrical &electronic producer, hobbyist, enthusiast, repairer, tinkerer is soldering iron & the one they must have. Here is the cheap and easy process to make a soldering gun. There is a lot difference between soldering iron and gun here we are gonna built ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:10:18 PST
attiny2313 based electronic hourglass http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny2313-Based-Electronic-Hourglass/
attiny2313 based electronic hourglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/G9TU/IJIZ55SF/F1ZG9TUIJIZ55SF.SMALL.jpg artworker I got an arduino a long time back to play around. Made some basic projects to start with. But never quite liked using it. No, arduino is awesomely good. But the some pain points were:It needed 5V to powerIt's pin outs are a little complicated to work with considering we use jumper wiredIt is heart b...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:03:21 PST
How to Make a USB Breadboard Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-USB-Breadboard-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:04:37 PST
Desktop Slayer Exciter With a Proximity Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Slayer-Exciter-With-a-Proximity-Light/
Desktop Slayer Exciter With a Proximity Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SMALL.jpg DewaldK Don't panic.As intimidating as it might sound to build your own miniature Tesla coil, Id like to assure you it really is not all that hard. Here in lies all the simple steps that will eventually give your very own wireless desktop toy.Just a note, in nature this is a easy to medium difficulty projec...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:21:03 PST
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light/
LED Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/ANFJ/IJ7JKQAR/FFQANFJIJ7JKQAR.SMALL.jpg 2Witches This is my first instructable, I've done a lot of things in the past but have always forgotten to photograph the steps. What you need: Some type of board that will be the base of the lamp. LED Stripe with power supply.Cats are always eager to lend a helping paw :P Attach the LED stripe to ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:02:20 PST
Walkera Devo 10 Radio Transmitter Deviation Mod - Control Everything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Walkera-Devo-10-Radio-Transmitter-Deviation-Firmwa/
Walkera Devo 10 Radio Transmitter Deviation Mod - Control Everything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CLDO/IJ4KEFUZ/FIYCLDOIJ4KEFUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CLDO/IJ4KEFUZ/FIYCLDOIJ4KEFUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CLDO/IJ4KEFUZ/FIYCLDOIJ4KEFUZ.SMALL.jpg f1racer Universal transmitter to control everything! One transmitter to rule them all. The Devo 10 is a programmable radio transmitter from Walkera. When Deviation is installed with a couple of RF modules, it can almost replace every transmitter for your RTF micro multi-rotors/quadcopters/helicopters...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 11:03:23 PST
Solder Arduino Header Pins Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Arduino-Header-Pins-Easily/
Solder Arduino Header Pins Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/A3CQ/IJ3GIRVH/F00A3CQIJ3GIRVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/A3CQ/IJ3GIRVH/F00A3CQIJ3GIRVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/A3CQ/IJ3GIRVH/F00A3CQIJ3GIRVH.SMALL.jpg Akinventor While I have seen and tried many methods of soldering header pins, this is the most basic, yet best way to solder them. Feel free to adapt, modify, or add to this method in any way. :) Materials required: Header pinsBreadboard (Tip: Do not use this a bread cutting board. Don't ask.)Tinned soldering ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 18:10:55 PST
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Effective-Fumes-Extractor-for-Soldering-W/
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SMALL.jpg AbhishekR1 Cheapest fumes extractor you have ever seen.when we have to do some soldering work,we use soldering wire, but the fumes comes from that wire during soldering are very toxic to our lungs.So this is the best product to extract those toxic gas which is coming from soldering wire. Required Parts Requ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 21:11:42 PST
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-14-in-1-Soldering-Station/
Ultimate 14-in-1 Soldering Helping Hands Station! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/5UEE/IJ1PIW0N/F3M5UEEIJ1PIW0N.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This is a project that took me about 2 months to make, Not because it's very complicated, But if you look at the list below, You'll probably understand why... I don't know why, But for some reason, It's sort of addicting to think of more features to add!This project is based on, And is a huge upgrad...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 11:54:23 PST
LinkIt ONE - LCD Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-LCD-Shield/
LinkIt ONE - LCD Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/S8W8/IIEWNBC0/F9AS8W8IIEWNBC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/S8W8/IIEWNBC0/F9AS8W8IIEWNBC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/S8W8/IIEWNBC0/F9AS8W8IIEWNBC0.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi!Today I will show you how to make an LCD shield for Mediatek's LinkIt ONE board. The process is not too hard and the cost is very little when compared to LCD shields you can buy at vendors like SparkFun electronics, Farnell and so on.Now let's get started! Materials and tools You will need wha...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:25:48 PST
9 Different Desoldering Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Different-Desoldering-Techniques/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:39:45 PST
Inline Wire Splicing http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Wire-Splicing/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:14:03 PST
Watch LED Backlight Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-LED-Light-Mod/
Watch LED Backlight Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/PMSW/IIDH9EHY/FRBPMSWIIDH9EHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/PMSW/IIDH9EHY/FRBPMSWIIDH9EHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/PMSW/IIDH9EHY/FRBPMSWIIDH9EHY.SMALL.jpg bobyong808 This instructable is based on the classic Casio F-91W. Many other cheap digital watches have a similar problem with their backlight and the same remedy can be applied to them. This instructable will show you how to change the color and increase the brightness of your LED backlight. This mod will mak...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:36:48 PST
How to Make a Soldering / Glue Gun CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Soldering-Glue-Gun-CONTROLLER/
How to Make a Soldering / Glue Gun CONTROLLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/5NMF/IIDJEWQL/F195NMFIIDJEWQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/5NMF/IIDJEWQL/F195NMFIIDJEWQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/5NMF/IIDJEWQL/F195NMFIIDJEWQL.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://youtu.be/HWRBawhmTnM To do temperature controller for solderer you need!!! How to make a simple power controller for solderer to slightly change strain on the heating element, which will make soldering process much easier. It’s very simple and easy to make controller for solderer! In o...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:29:34 PST
Name Plate Using LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-Plate-Using-LEDs/
Name Plate Using LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/OTNP/II98ZKFM/FN6OTNPII98ZKFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/OTNP/II98ZKFM/FN6OTNPII98ZKFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/OTNP/II98ZKFM/FN6OTNPII98ZKFM.SMALL.jpg khadu77 Hi friend's,here I'm going to tell you how to create a simple nameplate using LED's.LED's are supercool,recently I got attracted towards LED,Therefore I wanted to do something like LEDCUBE,but that needs Microcontroller,Inorder to do something simple ,I came up with this Idea of making a nameplate u...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:31:30 PST
Join Wires Together Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/Join-Wires-Together-Efficiently/
Join Wires Together Efficiently - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/14S6/II0M9TGM/FS614S6II0M9TGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/14S6/II0M9TGM/FS614S6II0M9TGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/14S6/II0M9TGM/FS614S6II0M9TGM.SMALL.jpg Roshan the innovator Hello guys !This is my another instructable, which shows you how to join wires together efficiently..!most of the people just join the wires and just wrap some insulating tape on it...so in this instructable im gonna show you how to join wires together efficiently...I don't do this on all kind of ap...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 23:24:11 PST
Third Hand of the Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-of-the-Tripod/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:24:44 PST
Retractable Helping Hands (My Mini Soldering Helper!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Helping-Hands-My-Mini-Soldering-Helper/
Retractable Helping Hands (My Mini Soldering Helper!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/IGNO/IHXB5O5C/FVDIGNOIHXB5O5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/IGNO/IHXB5O5C/FVDIGNOIHXB5O5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/IGNO/IHXB5O5C/FVDIGNOIHXB5O5C.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Most of us "electronics people" know that 2 hands usually isn't enough while working with electronics, It isn't surprising when you mess up because you have to hold a Circuit Board, Components, Soldering Iron, Solder, Wire Cutters, and a million other tools, With only two hands!And for that exact p...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 06:47:15 PST
Micro PBX http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-PBX/
Micro PBX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/W4E3/IHTH6KZS/FEPW4E3IHTH6KZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/W4E3/IHTH6KZS/FEPW4E3IHTH6KZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/W4E3/IHTH6KZS/FEPW4E3IHTH6KZS.SMALL.jpg printersofa In this instructable I will show you how to make a simple PBX system. It is useful for talking between different rooms. You will need:An old telephone cable300 ‎Ω resistorA small project box9v battery holder9v battery Strip the wire Take the old phone cord and carefully remove a bit of the insula...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 09:22:11 PST
Cheap DIY Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Soldering-Fan/
Cheap DIY Soldering Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When solder is heated the rosin core burns and releases many hazardous chemicals in gaseous form, this includes formaldehyde, acetone, isopropyl, styrene, benzene, and many other bad fumes. These fumes can cause many health problems including asthma, bronchitis, and and headaches. Luckily, the...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:30:52 PST
USB Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Breakout-Board-1/
USB Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GYEZ/IHMBVJYB/FHZGYEZIHMBVJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GYEZ/IHMBVJYB/FHZGYEZIHMBVJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/GYEZ/IHMBVJYB/FHZGYEZIHMBVJYB.SMALL.jpg theredbryophyte This is a really simple USB breakout that I made in half an hour so that I could control some USB powered Christmas lights with an Arduino and a relay module.There are three ways to the USB with this board: Solder wires to the strip boardConnect to male header pinsConnect to female header pins Par...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 04:45:09 PST
Solder feed system http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-feed-system/
Solder feed system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45YE/IHKG6TVA/FYD45YEIHKG6TVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45YE/IHKG6TVA/FYD45YEIHKG6TVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/45YE/IHKG6TVA/FYD45YEIHKG6TVA.SMALL.jpg fmarkuš I made those feeders (yes, there are two versions: V1.01 and V2.0) because of my recent job in completting PCB kits for modular synths. It is a dull job but it's paid for pieces, so I wandered, how to make it more effective and give my time more worth. At last, you don't want to touch lead solder wi...
By: fmarkuš

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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:06:10 PST
Pixybot Color Tracking Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixybot-robots/
Pixybot Color Tracking Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/DFMG/IHCBWY4V/F6DDFMGIHCBWY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/DFMG/IHCBWY4V/F6DDFMGIHCBWY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/DFMG/IHCBWY4V/F6DDFMGIHCBWY4V.SMALL.jpg The DocDoc This Pixybot project started shortly after I joined a hacker/maker space in downtown Saint Louis. The space is called Arch Reactor and it has been a great place for me to bounce ideas off of other people with similar interests and knowledge. They have a wide selection of tools available for use, i...
By: The DocDoc

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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:55:09 PST
5 Things You Can Make With Spare Resistors! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Things-You-Can-Make-With-Spare-Resistors/
5 Things You Can Make With Spare Resistors! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PKD6/IH54DRRC/F18PKD6IH54DRRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PKD6/IH54DRRC/F18PKD6IH54DRRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PKD6/IH54DRRC/F18PKD6IH54DRRC.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In this Instructable, You will see 5 Awesome Things You Can Make With Spare Resistors!This Instructable will not have any kind of resistor jewelry, But here are a few you might be interested in:Earrings---Rings---Bracelets (WikiHow)---Necklaces (thecraftysisters.com)Don't forget to visit my Instruc...
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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 03:53:11 PST
Ventilated soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventilated-soldering-station/
Ventilated soldering station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/UMDF/IH3R6P9F/F5SUMDFIH3R6P9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/UMDF/IH3R6P9F/F5SUMDFIH3R6P9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/UMDF/IH3R6P9F/F5SUMDFIH3R6P9F.SMALL.jpg Leners I've been soldering for a pretty long while now. And just like any other soldering amateur i use the cheap "handy helping hands". They've proven to fall over or be in the way all the time or just generally do the exact opposite of what you want them to do! Today, i'll be throwing those cheap solderi...
By: Leners

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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:26:15 PST
DIY Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Power-Supply-1/
DIY Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SMALL.jpg Srpska Nauka Today I will show you how to make power supply for labaratory. Whole power supply is in modules. Cutting parts and making box for power supply In this step i cut parts from wood to make box Cutted parts for box Dimensions for box i won`t tell you, because I made box for dimension of my power s...
By: Srpska Nauka

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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:28:53 PST
Reflow Toaster Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflow-Toaster-Oven/
Reflow Toaster Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/EQP8/IH0G1J5C/FV3EQP8IH0G1J5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/EQP8/IH0G1J5C/FV3EQP8IH0G1J5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/EQP8/IH0G1J5C/FV3EQP8IH0G1J5C.SMALL.jpg mwingerson For the WSU hardware hackathon, my team decided to build a reflow oven. We had 24 hours to complete our build and write some documentation to support our build. Please forgive my quality since I am currently writing this on about 1 hours of sleep in the last 24 hours. Here we go!!!Reflow ovens ar...
By: mwingerson

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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 09:14:40 PST
turn a normal mouse to a complete gaming mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/turn-a-normal-mouse-to-a-complete-gaming-mouse/
turn a normal mouse to a complete gaming mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/3B84/IGV8NHCB/FS43B84IGV8NHCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/3B84/IGV8NHCB/FS43B84IGV8NHCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/3B84/IGV8NHCB/FS43B84IGV8NHCB.SMALL.jpg Han_Solo_Order66 I CAN NOT STRESS HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO READ THE ENTIRE INSTRUCTABLE BEFORE ATTEMPTING ALSO I AM NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE DONE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR MOUSE OR KEYBOARDnow with that out of the wayI am a major gamer, and would love a really good mouse to game with but I am also a cheap someb**** so buyi...
By: Han_Solo_Order66

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 06:59:26 PST
How to Make a Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
How to Make a Solder Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2J4D/IGSF2TIX/F822J4DIGSF2TIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2J4D/IGSF2TIX/F822J4DIGSF2TIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2J4D/IGSF2TIX/F822J4DIGSF2TIX.SMALL.jpg Arush Bansal Hello Everybody! Welcome to my second Instructable. In this Instructable, I'll be showing you to build a fume extractor. It's a really handy tool for soldering. It is really easy to build and you would require some parts and tools and an afternoon to complete this project. Comment, favorite and foll...
By: Arush Bansal

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:52 PST
Super simple and cheap soldering helping hand. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-and-cheap-soldering-helping-hand/
Super simple and cheap soldering helping hand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SMALL.jpg TrueDIY First of all, this is my first instructable and my Engilsh is not so good, so i will keep it cleen and simple.This is a quick to build gadget that can save you lots of nerves, and the best part is there is a great chance you have all those things laying around your house. And its nearly free.. Wha...
By: TrueDIY

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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 11:57:09 PST
Bench type power supply cables from salvaged parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-type-power-supply-cables-from-salvaged-parts/
Bench type power supply cables from salvaged parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FIBH/IGIBHOZT/FHUFIBHIGIBHOZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FIBH/IGIBHOZT/FHUFIBHIGIBHOZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FIBH/IGIBHOZT/FHUFIBHIGIBHOZT.SMALL.jpg hacknmake This is a simple soldering project for those who have broken or damaged power supply cables. for prototyping applications. Parts 1. Two same lenght cables (thick enough to handle the current and voltage that produced from the supply)2.Alligator clips (from broken helping hands )3.Bullet connector...
By: hacknmake

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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 12:46:06 PST
LED Acrylic Sign-Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Sign-Halloween/
LED Acrylic Sign-Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SMALL.jpg fituro Halloween is just in a few days so I thought about doing something related to it and the other day I bought the materials I needed to do and acrylic sign so I thought about mixing them and his was the result.As you can see it's really cool and quite easy to do so I totally recomend you to build it...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:19:48 PDT
laser burner (to burn matches or pop balloons) http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-burner-to-burn-matches-or-pop-balloons/
laser burner (to burn matches or pop balloons) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JYYN/IFWRP2M6/FESJYYNIFWRP2M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JYYN/IFWRP2M6/FESJYYNIFWRP2M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JYYN/IFWRP2M6/FESJYYNIFWRP2M6.SMALL.jpg Darknessblade. i always wanted to build a laser-pointer/burnerthat can burn matches, pop balloons, and possibily turn on fire.due the safitly you need to add at least 2 switches, and 1 pushbutton.this will decrease the risk of acidentally burning someone's eyes out.material needed:1-Adjustable Voltage Regulator LM...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:00:35 PDT
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mini-Gas-solderer-out-of-the-lighter/
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack Solderer is a very useful thing, but it won't be there when you need it for soldering only one wire. In this video I'm going to tell you how to make a solderer out of the lighter offhand.VIDEO & PHOTO INSTRUCTABLEShttps://youtu.be/MAu8-txmao4 WHAT DO WE NEED for making a mini gas solderer? Lighte...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:23:51 PDT
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fixed-Soldering-Iron-Method-Solder-Wires-And-C/
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SMALL.jpg Chein Soldering is fairly straightforward when you're attaching components to a board, but quickly becomes tricky when you need to solder components and wires with each other.For situations like that, you'll need a tool called a "helping hand" to assist in the soldering process. It's job is to hold and a...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 04:34:10 PDT
Lightboard-DIY Skateboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightboard-DIY-skateboard-hack/
Lightboard-DIY Skateboard Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/X4NU/IFMVUWUO/F1HX4NUIFMVUWUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/X4NU/IFMVUWUO/F1HX4NUIFMVUWUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/X4NU/IFMVUWUO/F1HX4NUIFMVUWUO.SMALL.jpg Liam Shatzel This is just a cool simple skateboard hack you can use to make yourself more visible when you're trick or treating on Halloween. Or use it any night, the street lights up right under your wheels, I like to call it "Lightboarding". What you will need for this project: For this Project you will n...
By: Liam Shatzel

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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 20:28:46 PDT
Getting started with BTE13-010 - Arduino Mini clone http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-BTE13-010-Aduino-Mini-clone/
Getting started with BTE13-010 - Arduino Mini clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/Y1LQ/IFK0ZMUX/FLJY1LQIFK0ZMUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/Y1LQ/IFK0ZMUX/FLJY1LQIFK0ZMUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/Y1LQ/IFK0ZMUX/FLJY1LQIFK0ZMUX.SMALL.jpg techrm This is a simple guide that will teach you how to get started with this cheap Arduino mini clone, covering all the steps one should do to make it work. Basically they are 4... Soldering PIN headers* Wiring it up Installing properly drivers** Testing ..and th...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 14:37:17 PDT
Hello World: Your First Othermill Project (Otherplan Public Beta) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-World-Your-First-Othermill-Project-Oherplan-/
Hello World: Your First Othermill Project (Otherplan Public Beta) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/8JUC/IFF89K56/F918JUCIFF89K56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/8JUC/IFF89K56/F918JUCIFF89K56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/8JUC/IFF89K56/F918JUCIFF89K56.SMALL.jpg othermachine The Othermill is an easy-to-use desktop CNC mill that can fabricate amazing things out a variety of materials, including wood and metal. It's also great for prototyping PCBs for hobby projects or manufacture.In this tutorial, we use the cross-platform version of Otherplan so you can use your Mac or ...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 07:40:37 PDT
Magnetic Helping Hands for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Helping-Hands-for-Soldering/
Magnetic Helping Hands for Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ILGR/IF9UE11O/F92ILGRIF9UE11O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ILGR/IF9UE11O/F92ILGRIF9UE11O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ILGR/IF9UE11O/F92ILGRIF9UE11O.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Do you want another hand that will help you while soldering? I do too!A couple months ago I built a helping hands tool to help me while soldering, But... I got tired of it, So I built another one! Where Did This Idea Come From? I have no idea how I thought of making this, The cone-ish shaped red ...
By: yonatan24

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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:17:47 PDT
Touch Activated Blinky Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Activated-Blinky-Badge/
Touch Activated Blinky Badge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/LUOH/IF0XX02G/F7QLUOHIF0XX02G.SMALL.jpg electronut This is a simple project to teach soldering and electronics to kids (10+ years) and beginners. I first thought of a simple two transistor LED flasher, but then decided to make it interactive by adding a touch sensitive element to it. The idea is that once made, this PCB can be worn as a badge. Sch...
By: electronut

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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:17:13 PDT
5$ Homemade UV LED Headlamp How To. (Super Powerful!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Homemade-UV-LED-Headlamp-How-To-Super-Powerful/
5$ Homemade UV LED Headlamp How To. (Super Powerful!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QC2P/IEX4WVBV/FUBQC2PIEX4WVBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QC2P/IEX4WVBV/FUBQC2PIEX4WVBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/QC2P/IEX4WVBV/FUBQC2PIEX4WVBV.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan In the above video I show how I make a Super powerful UV Headlamp for under $5 and show you how you can make your own! Hope you guys like it :) Thanks for checking it out. Music Used:-"Name Lost" (https://youtu.be/vasBBIUl3cM)-Lost Night (https://youtu.be/Odbl9N8lc_0)-Lazy Beat (https://youtu.be/GML...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 16:06:41 PDT
Soldering SMD (Surface Mounted Devices) - Using BriteBits http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-SMD-Surface-Mounted-Devices-Using-BriteB/
Soldering SMD (Surface Mounted Devices) - Using BriteBits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/J1IQ/IF2DDHX9/F7TJ1IQIF2DDHX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/J1IQ/IF2DDHX9/F7TJ1IQIF2DDHX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/J1IQ/IF2DDHX9/F7TJ1IQIF2DDHX9.SMALL.jpg JouleTime There are many ways to hand solder SMD parts. We made a video of three common ways to hand solder these small parts, gluing, tacking down one corner, and using solder paste. We are using lead-free solder for our demonstration. We included one method that doesn't work. This should show the difference...
By: JouleTime

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 13:06:22 PDT