Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:30:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Use-a-Prototype-Solderless-Breadb/
How to Build and Use a Prototype Solderless Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OQX8/J0MOPZ44/FWYOQX8J0MOPZ44.SMALL.jpg made2hack In a previous video, I had built my own solderless breadboard from cheap ebay parts. This turned out to be a terrible idea since those cheap ebay parts turned out to be crappy and unusable. Aside from two of these small protoboards I bought from Olimex, the rest were garbage.If you want to know prec...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:27:37 PDT
Sonic Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Ruler/
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:12:11 PDT
DIY Soldering Flux http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Flux/
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:39:49 PDT
Heating Plate for SMD Soldering – Simple, Small and Low Cost http://www.instructables.com/id/Heating-Plate-for-SMD-Soldering-Simple-Small-and-L/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:12:14 PDT
DIY FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio/
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:25:35 PST
Make Your Own SIMPLE 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-SIMPLE-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
Make Your Own SIMPLE 4x4x4 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/1QMN/IZT6P6LR/FZF1QMNIZT6P6LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/1QMN/IZT6P6LR/FZF1QMNIZT6P6LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/1QMN/IZT6P6LR/FZF1QMNIZT6P6LR.SMALL.jpg pankajchauahan In this project I will show you how to build a simpler version of a 4x4x4 LED Cube. The driver circuit only consists of an Arduino Uno . Let's get started ! Watch the Video The video will give you the mandatory information you need to build this project. In the next steps though I will give you s...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 20:55:28 PST
Multiprotocol TX Module for FrSky Taranis Turnigy 9XR NRF24L01 Eachine E010 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiprotocol-TX-Module-for-FrSky-Taranis-Turnigy-/
Multiprotocol TX Module for FrSky Taranis Turnigy 9XR NRF24L01 Eachine E010 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/4GFT/IZT6E5BV/FC54GFTIZT6E5BV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/4GFT/IZT6E5BV/FC54GFTIZT6E5BV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/4GFT/IZT6E5BV/FC54GFTIZT6E5BV.SMALL.jpg f1racer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlocpXb2W7YMulti-protocol TX Module for FrSky Taranis Turnigy 9XR NRF24L01 Eachine e010This simple inexpensive single chip multi protocol TX module works with transmitters with PPM and channel orders of AETR. It can speak a handful of protocols used by the NRF24 RF c...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 04:22:56 PST
DIY Hakko T12 Compatible Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hakko-T12-Compatible-Soldering-Station/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:50:08 PST
DIY Cordless Cold Heat Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cordless-Cold-Heat-Soldering-Iron/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:51:08 PST
How to make an XLR (microphone) cable. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-XLR-microphone-Cable/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:04:15 PST
Blade Runner Workstation Magnifier Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Blade-Runner-Workstation-Magnifier-Lamp/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:07:48 PST
How to Build a Tiny Whoop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tiny-Whoop/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:26:13 PST
Simple Camcorder Viewfinder Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camcorder-Viewfinder-Hack/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:52:16 PST
OMeJI - Team 15 SubBob Squarepants Submersible http://www.instructables.com/id/OMeJI-Team-15-SubBob-Squarepants-Submersible/
OMeJI - Team 15 SubBob Squarepants Submersible - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/62O9/IYNLLXL1/F3N62O9IYNLLXL1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/62O9/IYNLLXL1/F3N62O9IYNLLXL1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/62O9/IYNLLXL1/F3N62O9IYNLLXL1.SMALL.jpg Janet_diez This is a 1/2 inch Schedule 40 based PVC submersible/remote-operated vehicle. It was designed to pick up two flags at the bottom of a nine-foot pool with its double hooks. The flags were part of a competition organized by the Academy High School consisting of flag capture and retrieval. Removing the...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 04:55:56 PST
ATtiny Dev Board / Tinyduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dev-Board-Tinydino/
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:53:49 PST
Main-In for Onkyo TX-8050 http://www.instructables.com/id/Main-In-for-Onkyo-TX-8050/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 03:13:10 PST
Light sensing bristlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-Bristlebot/
Light sensing bristlebot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/LIK8/IY3D2WDV/FWWLIK8IY3D2WDV.SMALL.jpg Bristlebotics This "level up" from your basic brainless bristlebot has the capacity to seek out or "run away" from light sources. Its great fun to lead through a maze with a lighter or torch - like a moth to the flame. Install the light sensors the other way around and it takes on cockroach characteristics, movin...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:05:19 PST
DIY Audio Switch (HiFi) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Audio-Switch-HiFi/
DIY Audio Switch (HiFi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XK8N/IY3D28HN/F17XK8NIY3D28HN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XK8N/IY3D28HN/F17XK8NIY3D28HN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XK8N/IY3D28HN/F17XK8NIY3D28HN.SMALL.jpg elbeweg I've made an HiFi Audio Switch by myself. I've created the Alu-Plates with a CAD-Software and they where produced by a CNC-Company. I have assembled everything at home.I haven't gone the cheap way, it was the way with best Quality of optical and technical Specs. There was nothing to buy with this Qu...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:50:24 PST
Arduino GPS Reciever In a Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-Reciever-in-a-Tin/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:34:34 PST
Super-Easy Fume extractor from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Fume-Extractor-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:43:07 PST
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Light-Hack/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:24 PST
BASIC stereo system http://www.instructables.com/id/BASIC-Stereo-System/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:51:51 PST
DIY Helping hand for soldering and elec.(SIMPLE & CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helping-Hand-for-Soldering-and-ElecSIMPLE-CHEA/
DIY Helping hand for soldering and elec.(SIMPLE & CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HRWV/IXQG4YB6/FQAHRWVIXQG4YB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HRWV/IXQG4YB6/FQAHRWVIXQG4YB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HRWV/IXQG4YB6/FQAHRWVIXQG4YB6.SMALL.jpg Akshay Jha Hello guys this instructable is about how to make helping hand. As we know helping hand is one of the most useful tool for electronics and soldering stuff. It makes soldering very easy job.But in this instructable. I am not going to write each and every step instead of writing I am sharing my youtub...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:24:18 PST
Fume Extractor for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Fume-Extractor-for-Soldering/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:08:19 PST
Signal Generator Build. http://www.instructables.com/id/Signal-Generator-Build/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 02:06:23 PST
Alligator Helping Hands for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-Helping-Hands-for-Soldering/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:43:43 PST
How To Solder The Easy Way! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-the-Easy-Way/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:39:20 PST
Etching Precise Custom PCBs with Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Precise-Custom-PCBs-With-Laser-Cutter/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 07:00:29 PST
Building a 2x25W Bluetooth 4.1 Amplifier TDA7492P http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-2x25W-Bluetooth-41-Amplifier-TDA7492P/
Building a 2x25W Bluetooth 4.1 Amplifier TDA7492P - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/M2PJ/IX0PW1UA/FX1M2PJIX0PW1UA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/M2PJ/IX0PW1UA/FX1M2PJIX0PW1UA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/M2PJ/IX0PW1UA/FX1M2PJIX0PW1UA.SMALL.jpg voltlog In this project we are going to build a bluetooth speaker amplifier based on the TDA7492P class D audio amplifier coupled with a Bluetooth 4 module. We are not actually going to build the amplifier module because we can get that from China, very affordable, it only costs around $12 shipped which is ...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 09:01:52 PST
Arduino USB to Legacy MIDI Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-USB-to-Legacy-MIDI-Converter/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:40:48 PST
Bose QC15 / QC25 Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Bose-QC15-QC25-Bluetooth-Module/
Bose QC15 / QC25 Bluetooth Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/EWVB/IWWFK175/FK9EWVBIWWFK175.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/EWVB/IWWFK175/FK9EWVBIWWFK175.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/EWVB/IWWFK175/FK9EWVBIWWFK175.SMALL.jpg Norwegian Creations The newest Bose noise cancelling headset, the QC35, has wireless Bluetooth connection. They are also quite pricey. Many already own a pair of QC15 or QC25. If you’re one of these people and want to upgrade to wireless connection without buying a brand new headset, this might be the solution for y...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:37:59 PST
Seven Segment Display DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Seven-Segment-Display-DIY/
Seven Segment Display DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/6G31/IWWFFO9G/F2X6G31IWWFFO9G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/6G31/IWWFFO9G/F2X6G31IWWFFO9G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/6G31/IWWFFO9G/F2X6G31IWWFFO9G.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this instructables, I am going to show you how to make a seven segment display with CD4511BE. I didn't made the dot "DP" becaise I had no need for it, but you can add it if you want.I used CD4511BE so I could control display it with only four pins.This easy, Fun and cheap project that you can do ...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:35:00 PST
Old TV USB Hack for $0.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-TV-USB-Hack-for-000/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 21:01:55 PST
Controlling a relay module with an Arduino Uno and an IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Relay-Module-With-an-Arduino-Uno-and/
Controlling a relay module with an Arduino Uno and an IR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/FNNV/IWQV2FIG/FV7FNNVIWQV2FIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/FNNV/IWQV2FIG/FV7FNNVIWQV2FIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/FNNV/IWQV2FIG/FV7FNNVIWQV2FIG.SMALL.jpg JózsefM4 This instructable is for connecting your Arduino to a 4 Channel relay module and using your sketch to control the switches. Step 1: Watch the video! Step 2: What You Will Need You Will Need-- 1x Arduino Uno- 1x 4 channel relay board- 1x IR reciever- 1x IR remote Step 3: Create the circuit ...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:17:15 PST
Simple MIDI Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MIDI-Buzzer/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:46:27 PST
Smart Shoes-Walking Towards a Better Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Shoes-Walking-Towards-a-Better-Future/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:04:18 PST
Switch-Adapt Toys: a Steam Train Toy Made Accessible! http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Adapt-Toys-a-Steam-Train-Toy-Made-Accessibl/
Switch-Adapt Toys: a Steam Train Toy Made Accessible! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HU06/IWH3BAW4/FNGHU06IWH3BAW4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HU06/IWH3BAW4/FNGHU06IWH3BAW4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HU06/IWH3BAW4/FNGHU06IWH3BAW4.SMALL.jpg uwtcat Toy adaptation opens up new avenues and customized solutions to allow children with limited motor abilities or developmental disabilities to interact with toys independently. In many cases, the children who require the adapted toys are unable to interact with most toys currently on the market, becau...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:08:04 PST
Switch-Adapt Toys: A Play @ Home Mixer Made Accessible! http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Adapt-Toys-a-Play-Home-Mixer-Made-Accessibl/
Switch-Adapt Toys: A Play @ Home Mixer Made Accessible! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/R2S7/IWH3AKIM/FGZR2S7IWH3AKIM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/R2S7/IWH3AKIM/FGZR2S7IWH3AKIM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/R2S7/IWH3AKIM/FGZR2S7IWH3AKIM.SMALL.jpg uwtcat Toy adaptation opens up new avenues and customized solutions to allow children with limited motor abilities or developmental disabilities to interact with the toys independently. In many cases, the children who require the adapted toys are unable to interact with most toys currently on the market, b...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:21:38 PST
How to Make a Smart SkeeBall Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Smart-SkeeBall-Machine/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:10:44 PST
Intro to Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Soldering/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:45:54 PST
Simon Says Arduino-compatible Soldering Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-Arduino-compatible-Soldering-Kit/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:52:04 PST
Music Dancing Light With LED & TIP 31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Dancing-Light-With-LED-TIP-31/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:47:12 PST
How we made PCBA in Factory http://www.instructables.com/id/How-We-Made-PCBA-in-Factory/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:31:39 PST
Small motion sensing tin robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Motion-Sensing-Tin-Robot/
Small motion sensing tin robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9B0T/IVO4NRXO/FK39B0TIVO4NRXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9B0T/IVO4NRXO/FK39B0TIVO4NRXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9B0T/IVO4NRXO/FK39B0TIVO4NRXO.SMALL.jpg tgeimer Yay - my first instructible :-)My 6 year old nephew wanted to have a robot to guard his room, so I decided to build one for / with him. It was supposed to have green eyes that turn red when an intruder is detected. And an alarm siren should go off. In the video you can see the final result.Each robo...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:38:23 PST
Turntable Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Restoration/
Turntable Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I picked up this turntable from an estate sale and I was assured it was in working order. I didn't find out until I arrived home that it wouldn't power on and the stylus had popped loose. It was still a good deal, but it needed work. After a little restoration I planned on putting it in my record ca...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
Flashing Eyes Bat Lawn Stake Halloween Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Eyes-Bat-Lawn-Stake-Halloween-Decoration/
Flashing Eyes Bat Lawn Stake Halloween Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/4NUD/IVO3HOSU/FUE4NUDIVO3HOSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/4NUD/IVO3HOSU/FUE4NUDIVO3HOSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/4NUD/IVO3HOSU/FUE4NUDIVO3HOSU.SMALL.jpg anthonymaselli Taking robotics this year has taught me how to use computer science and technology to make cool and interesting projects. Using what we learned from the class, my partner and I were able to create a cool and simple little decoration that you can put up on your lawn, door, or most whatever you want t...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:36:04 PST
Soldering station using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board. http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Station-Using-InvIoT-U1-an-Arduino-Compa/
Soldering station using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/8CRN/IVA4KQZ7/F6M8CRNIVA4KQZ7.SMALL.jpg InvIoT Soldering station using.InvIoT U1 an (Arduino compatible) board..I am using the InvIoT U1 board to build a soldering station. There is a sensor with a wire connecting to the base of the soldering station with the InvIoT U1. That way I sense that the soldering iron is on the base, and if is sitting t...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:10:36 PST
Cheap Fix for a Damaged Desoldering Iron Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fix-for-a-Damaged-Desoldering-Iron-Tip/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 01:08:58 PST
BeatFlower With Digispark/ATtiny85 and WS2812b http://www.instructables.com/id/BeatFlower-With-DigisparkATtiny85-and-WS2812b/
BeatFlower With Digispark/ATtiny85 and WS2812b - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TNRG/IV0AQWX4/FI5TNRGIV0AQWX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TNRG/IV0AQWX4/FI5TNRGIV0AQWX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TNRG/IV0AQWX4/FI5TNRGIV0AQWX4.SMALL.jpg fairlight1337 In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to build a BeatFlower: A flower shaped, USB powered "wall light" that doubles as a color display for e.g. music on your computer.I use the following components in this tutorial: 5x 12 bit RGB LED ring using the WS2812b controller 1x ATtiny85 microcontrolle...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 06:56:10 PST
Updating BangGood 4in1 Multi Protocol Tx Module Frsky Taranis Turnigy 9xr Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Updating-BangGood-4in1-Multi-Protocol-Tx-Module-Fr/
Updating BangGood 4in1 Multi Protocol Tx Module Frsky Taranis Turnigy 9xr Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/LFQK/IV0B3YKI/F06LFQKIV0B3YKI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/LFQK/IV0B3YKI/F06LFQKIV0B3YKI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/LFQK/IV0B3YKI/F06LFQKIV0B3YKI.SMALL.jpg f1racer A guide to update the 4 in 1 multi module from BangGood. I'd advising updating only if you really need to since you can potentially mess things up."The 4 in 1 wireless module integrate four RF chips (CC2500, NRF24L01, A7105, CYRF6936) into one single circuit board,with MCU baseplate, can support a ...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 18:36:49 PST