Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:47:41 PST BLOX v1.01 make solder pen http://www.instructables.com/id/make-solder-pen/
make solder pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SMALL.jpg yhdesai In this instructable, you will learn how to me a solder pen. While soldering, lead gets heated and burns our hands. So I made this solder pen to get rid of the burns. Tools required BOM (bill of materials):solder ball point pengel penspring Step 1 Take ball point pen and remove its refill. you...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:11:19 PST
DIY Make Soldering Iron Pencil Head http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Soldering-Iron-Pencil-Head/
DIY Make Soldering Iron Pencil Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/C19X/I3THB7KQ/FYCC19XI3THB7KQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/C19X/I3THB7KQ/FYCC19XI3THB7KQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/C19X/I3THB7KQ/FYCC19XI3THB7KQ.SMALL.jpg Saimo BoOm Hello guys & Hello instructables This is my first participation in this site I have started this project because i didn't found a head for my Soldering Iron Pencil the last head doesn't work well & was a little big to soldering my PCB and tiny things .i replaced it with tapered Screw with strong and...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:19:44 PST
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Pro-20-USB-Rechargeable-Soldering-Iro/
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/solderdoodle-pro-20-usb-rechargeable-soldering-iroSolderdoodle Pro 2.0 is a portable, cordless, USB rechargeable soldering iron with improv...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:40:16 PST
Magical Flame Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Flame-Earrings/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:54 PST
Proxxon MICROMOT drill stand MB 140/S Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Proxxon-MICROMOT-drill-stand-MB-140S-Light/
Proxxon MICROMOT drill stand MB 140/S Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/H8AP/I3H4QRNC/FSUH8API3H4QRNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/H8AP/I3H4QRNC/FSUH8API3H4QRNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/H8AP/I3H4QRNC/FSUH8API3H4QRNC.SMALL.jpg tdarlic Some time ago I purchased the MICROMOT drill stand MB 140/S and I noticed that when I use the drill on my desk with the overhead lights I cannot drill precise holes because the drill bit is in the shades of the stand. I decided to make a LED ring light to fit to the drill stand and put some light on...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:51 PST
Adafruit XBee Adapter kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-XBee-Adapter-kit/
Adafruit XBee Adapter kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SMALL.jpg ibenkos The Adafruit adapter is probably the best XBee adapter and you get to put it together yourself. Equipment You are going to need some equipment to finish this kit.The equipment I used in this project was:* Soldering iron.* Soldering tind.* Helping hands (with fume extractor).* Soldering paste.* S...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:46:25 PST
How to add LED's to your 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-3D-printer/
How to add LED's to your 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/EXES/I3BHAEBC/FW6EXESI3BHAEBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/EXES/I3BHAEBC/FW6EXESI3BHAEBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/EXES/I3BHAEBC/FW6EXESI3BHAEBC.SMALL.jpg Kirkthepyro So you just either bought or built your own 3d printer, and have spent hours printing little key chains and robots. Or maybe you have had yours for a while, and are printing an InMoov robot, or some cool mechanisms. Having owned mine for a solid 3 months, I felt something was lacking. Then it hit m...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 07:54:27 PST
Build the B.O.S.I.-1(Battery Operated Soldering Iron) With A Integrated Solder Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-BOSI-1Battery-Operated-Soldering-Iron-Wi/
Build the B.O.S.I.-1(Battery Operated Soldering Iron) With A Integrated Solder Dispenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SMALL.jpg SubDude350 A Soldering Iron is a great tool for any shop. It can "glue" together copper wires and can solder components on to circuit boards. You can even do copper pipe! But what if you don't have a power outlet near your favorite soldering spot? That is where the B.O.S.I.-1 comes in. The B.O.S.I.-1 is a sold...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:33:47 PST
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Medi-Max-Max-PRO-KITs-Fume-Extractor-Assem/
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SMALL.gif hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Medi, Max or Max PRO KIT step by step.Start with getting th...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:29 PST
Make Your Soldering Tip Like New http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Soldering-Tip-New/
Make Your Soldering Tip Like New - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ECK0/I2UUUC2K/F13ECK0I2UUUC2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ECK0/I2UUUC2K/F13ECK0I2UUUC2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/ECK0/I2UUUC2K/F13ECK0I2UUUC2K.SMALL.jpg money bags My soldering is really getting bad so I thought Of this idea and share it. What we'll need. Soldering iron with bad tipSolder coil Metal file Grind Place file smooth surface, then take ironAnd grind until the tip is gold,Then take your solder coil and place on tip.And your done, please vote tha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:15:50 PST
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Killswitch-into-a-guitar/
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SMALL.jpg EricKlimaMusic Aint that Kelly a beauty? Now I'm gonna show you how I got that killswitch in there. About That Hole... To give you a little back story on how this nightmare happened, I had a 1/4" hole already drilled into the guitar from a different button I installed months ago. For the new button I needed 5/8...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:26:22 PST
Sparebots selfmade electronic waste DIY Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparebots-selfmade-electronic-waste-DIY-Project/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:40:47 PST
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-slim-NeoPixel-strip-with-Spark-Core/
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SMALL.jpg zerblatt007 We needed some edge lightning for an edge-lit sign we are making for #HackBergen hackerspace.To make the sign easier to make I would like the LEDs to be on a strip which is as slim as possible. NeoPixel strips+chips for sale appear to be 10mm or wider. However ws2812b 5050 chips are 5mm wide, allow...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Stepping into the world of SMD http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepping-into-the-world-of-SMD/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:02:47 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SMALL.jpg roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Stack your Circuit Scribe modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-your-Circuit-Scribe-modules/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:28:09 PST
iPhone Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Tripod-Mount/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 12:33:42 PST
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pocket-sized-bluetooth-receiver/
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/3Z4C/I28W6YOR/FB03Z4CI28W6YOR.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I'm making an wireless bluetooth receiver that you can connect to any amplifier or headset and you don't have to deal whit the AUX cable and that you can't use your phone far away while playing music.This is an easy project and an fun one! Its 3v coming from the batteries and goes in...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:08 PST
Halloween Phone Charger with adjustable power http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Phone-Charger-with-adjustable-power/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 01:36:14 PST
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Lite-KIT-Fume-Extractor-Assembly-Instructi/
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Lite KIT step by step.Start with getting the following: So...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:15 PDT
Fixing LEGO NXT Brick dead LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-LEGO-NXT-Brick-dead-LCD/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:15:35 PDT
Soldering helping hands with fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-helping-hands-whit-fan/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:30:21 PDT
PSU soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/PSU-soldering-station/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:49:34 PDT
Solder your own Diavolino - maak je eigen minicomputer http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-your-own-Diavolino-maak-je-eigen-minicomput/
Solder your own Diavolino - maak je eigen minicomputer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/4S63/I1C1H92J/F7R4S63I1C1H92J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/4S63/I1C1H92J/F7R4S63I1C1H92J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/4S63/I1C1H92J/F7R4S63I1C1H92J.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Soldeer stap-voor-stap je eigen Diavolino, een open source computerplatform. Je leert niet alleen solderen en elektronica toepassen, je hebt uiteindelijk ook een goede basis voor verdere programmeerprojecten.Wat heb beslist nodig om een Diavolino te maken? uiteraard de Diavolino kit van Evil Mad Sc...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:44:10 PDT
Soldering Directly to a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Directly-to-a-Battery/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:04:12 PDT
Soldering headers without drilling holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-headers-without-drilling-holes/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:37:55 PDT
Soldering Helping Hand and more http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Helping-Hand-and-more/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 15:59:33 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SMALL.jpg projectsugru It's pretty amazing how much easier it is to use our smartphones as GPS these days! But anyone who does this regularly will know it really drains your battery, so you always need to keep it on charge when you're driving. This project will show you how to turn any in-car phone holder into a DIY wirel...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
The Magnetically Switched Altoids LED Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnetic-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:31:24 PDT
Dark activated blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-activated-blinking-LED/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-Vise/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:42:29 PDT
Learning to Solder: http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Solder-1/
Learning to Solder: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SMALL.jpg Tmarconi15 Learning to Solder: Getting Ahead with Liquid Lead**This is a project for my high school robotics class. Helpful comments and suggestions are appreciated!**Welcome to Learning to Solder! Hopefully after following these steps you will be comfortable with how to solder. Step 1: Equipment There are...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:05:17 PDT
How to solder: Tips And tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-Tips-And-tricks-2/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:14:48 PDT
Learning To Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-To-Solder/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:34:45 PDT
How To Solder: Tips/Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solder-TipsTricks/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:08 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Introduction To Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-To-Soldering/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:08:15 PDT
Geluid breien / sound embracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Geluid-breien-sound-embracer/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 04:02:18 PDT
How to connect an external microphone to an iMac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-an-external-microphone-to-an-iMac/
How to connect an external microphone to an iMac - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/EXIO/HZS8UI7W/F34EXIOHZS8UI7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/EXIO/HZS8UI7W/F34EXIOHZS8UI7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/EXIO/HZS8UI7W/F34EXIOHZS8UI7W.SMALL.jpg hermanwahsletn You will not find any microphone input on new iMac. Dont panic, buy yourself a "Apple-In-Ear Headhones with Remote and Mic". Another choice is to buy a USB audio adapter like "Griffin iMic." With USB you will get STEREO input. I just used some stuff laying around. If you can handle a soldering iron,...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:44:26 PDT
Tuckable 2D Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuckable-2D-Breadboard/
Tuckable 2D Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QV6Q/HZNYGSKK/FGKQV6QHZNYGSKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QV6Q/HZNYGSKK/FGKQV6QHZNYGSKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/QV6Q/HZNYGSKK/FGKQV6QHZNYGSKK.SMALL.jpg alexglow This quickie will save you some time and money if you prototype wearables or other small electronics often.I was modding my MindFlex EEG headset and needed to connect and disconnect some small-gauge, solid-core wires frequently. I also had to deal with limited space: everything must fit inside a hea...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:53:09 PDT
Rotary Vending Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Vending-Prototype/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:26:34 PDT
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Insect-or-Flapping-Oscillator/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:57:50 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
solder fume extractor my way http://www.instructables.com/id/solder-fume-extractor-my-way/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:45:52 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/15-RFDuino-Bluetooth-LE-with-Python-or-Android/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:06:46 PDT
Soldering Iron Control Temp http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Control-Temp/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:49:06 PDT
Ultimate desk management, with control pannel http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-desk-cable-management-with-control-center/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:05 PDT
How to Run Sensor Cables Through USB Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-Sensor-Cables-Through-USB-Cables/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:59:31 PDT
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone(switches off any TV!), plus arduino as isp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-cheap-ATtiny-85-Tv-B-Gone-plus-arduino-as-isp/
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone(switches off any TV!), plus arduino as isp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal The TV-B-Gone is a great little piece of engineering, and coding. Along with the appropriately named tiny, AT-Tiny, we can make an amazing universal tv remote which can turn of any TV. This was originally sold as a kit, but we are going to make it ourselves, using Mitch Altman's code. The total cost...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT