Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:16:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tequila-Bottle-Cigar-Box-Arduino-Cool-Night-Light/
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love recycling beautiful things and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two into something useful and fun! We took a Tequila bottle, a cigar box, and Arduino Uno, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light.There are a myriad of ways to achieve this, but thi...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:16:33 PDT
DIY Photography LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-LED-Lights/
DIY Photography LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/75KQ/ICPP28C3/FU175KQICPP28C3.SMALL.jpg Saiyam One of the most important aspect of taking a perfect, crisp photograph is to have good lighting. One of the best ways to have it is to use natural lighting. But what if you want to take pictures of your project to publish on instructables while sitting on your workshop? Well, natural light cannot re...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:59:12 PDT
DIY Cheap and Easy way to tin your PCB using soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-and-Easy-way-to-tin-your-PCB-using-solde/
DIY Cheap and Easy way to tin your PCB using soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/1YI7/ICNNHR44/F3N1YI7ICNNHR44.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal When I was a beginner in PCB printing, and soldering I always had problem that the solder isn't sticking at right place, or the copper traces break, get oxidized and many more. But I got familiar with a lot of techniques and hacks and one of them was, Tinning. For those who didn't know about tinning...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:12:12 PDT
how to make à watherproof électronic http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-à-watherproof-électronic/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:01:28 PDT
How to soldering all components of électronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-soldering-all-components-of-électronics/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:29:23 PDT
Solder Wire Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Wire-Art/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:46:25 PDT
Making A SMD Reflow Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-SMD-Reflow-Oven/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:21:14 PDT
Mini power distribution bus http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-power-distribution-bus/
Mini power distribution bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/B3K6/ICICVT5U/F3PB3K6ICICVT5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/B3K6/ICICVT5U/F3PB3K6ICICVT5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/B3K6/ICICVT5U/F3PB3K6ICICVT5U.SMALL.jpg RoboCoder Some times you need more pins for supplying power to your project, but a standard breadboard is just too big.Here's a simple power distribution bus which can easily be soldered together. Components 4cm x 3cm perfboard Stackable female header pins (2 x 23)Male header pins (2 x 3) Tools Solderi...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:49:22 PDT
How to Solder Perfectly! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Perfectly/
How to Solder Perfectly! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F21E/ICICQK91/FHKF21EICICQK91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F21E/ICICQK91/FHKF21EICICQK91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F21E/ICICQK91/FHKF21EICICQK91.SMALL.jpg Vimal Chintapatla Soldering is a process in which two or more metal items are joined together by melting and flowing a filler metal like lead solder into the joint.Soldering is very simple.Just Follow the instructions given below and Watch The Video to get Perfect Soldering Results! What you'll need A 20-40 Watt S...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:12:00 PDT
How to Solder tools and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-tricks-skills/
How to Solder tools and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/16C2/ICHHNP58/FEU16C2ICHHNP58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/16C2/ICHHNP58/FEU16C2ICHHNP58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/16C2/ICHHNP58/FEU16C2ICHHNP58.SMALL.jpg Narzan Qarma This tutorial includes: Soldering with Magnet Wires Soldering with flat cable Building simple lighter solder Building Microscope for solderingDIY GAS "butane" soldering gunIn this tutorial I will show some methods that I learned from experience.I always try to make my circuits smaller, an...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 04:17:34 PDT
Spark Core IoT controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-IoT-controller/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:50:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-powered-by-battery/
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/8X7G/ICG2DKWG/FB48X7GICG2DKWG.SMALL.jpg The DocDoc In this instructable I will show you how to properly supply power to a Raspberry Pi or Pi 2 with a battery pack or any voltage between 2.9 -32 volts DC. I will be using a efficient Pololu Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator and a toggle switch.This can be done with any Raspberry pi version. Using a ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:36 PDT
Track Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Soldering/
Track Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/73K5/ICEMXK1I/FSO73K5ICEMXK1I.SMALL.jpg rjawale Making a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) is not very difficult. Its fun if you're making it for the first time. But after making couple of PCBs one may get bored.Like in my case, for the first time I was very excited. Then eventually PCB making was so boring. Everytime I had to design the schematic usin...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:16:28 PDT
SMD Soldering (SOIC package) http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Soldering-SOIC-package/
SMD Soldering (SOIC package) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DEU9/ICEMTS6R/F9LDEU9ICEMTS6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DEU9/ICEMTS6R/F9LDEU9ICEMTS6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DEU9/ICEMTS6R/F9LDEU9ICEMTS6R.SMALL.jpg rjawale As you know ICs or Integrated circuits are available in various sizes and packages. Some examples are PDIP or DIP(Plastic Dual in line Package), SOIC(Small outline IC), TQFP(Thin Quad Flat Package), BGA(Ball Grid Array), etc. Basically any package other than DIP is called as SMD(Surface Mount Device...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:37:15 PDT
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fox-pendant-Solar-Powered-kit/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:14:11 PDT
Led bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-bulb-2/
Led bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SF1L/ICD7EJ69/FHNSF1LICD7EJ69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SF1L/ICD7EJ69/FHNSF1LICD7EJ69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SF1L/ICD7EJ69/FHNSF1LICD7EJ69.SMALL.jpg jinyouq This is a led bulb that i made from a broken CFL bulb and some Leds that i had laying around.I already made 2 led bulbs. The one on the left is 1 watt and the one on the right is the 3 watt which im showing you now.These bulbs are for 120v mains.(RISK OF ELECTROCUTION. MAKE THIS BULB, IF YOU KNOW WH...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:35:41 PDT
Soldering tips and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-tips-and-tricks-1/
Soldering tips and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/VCWX/ICD7DPUE/F1SVCWXICD7DPUE.SMALL.jpg theVader75 This is an instructables to make everything easier. Tools -You will need a soldering iron (maximum 50w) or a soldering station, the gun has a powerfull electromagnetic field and can damage some components, and you can't use it for a long period of time.-Soldering resin is the best choice because ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:30:50 PDT
Audio Cables: 3.5mm to 1.4 Inch or XLR & 1/4 Inch or XLR To 3.5mm http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Cables-35mm-to-14-Inch-or-XLR-14-Inch-or-XLR/
Audio Cables: 3.5mm to 1.4 Inch or XLR & 1/4 Inch or XLR To 3.5mm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/CDPN/IC6ILRUS/FAVCDPNIC6ILRUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/CDPN/IC6ILRUS/FAVCDPNIC6ILRUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/CDPN/IC6ILRUS/FAVCDPNIC6ILRUS.SMALL.jpg WesBeiko Today we will talk about how I made the cable shown above so you can record with 3.5mm microphones into an XLR/ 1/4 inch recorder. I also will be showing how to take an XLR mic and make it go to a 3.5mm cable so it can be recorded with a phone, camera or audio voice recorder. What We Will Need. ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 02:52:20 PDT
Non-Binary Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Binary-Pedal/
Non-Binary Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/R5BW/IC4MPZF7/F97R5BWIC4MPZF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/R5BW/IC4MPZF7/F97R5BWIC4MPZF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/R5BW/IC4MPZF7/F97R5BWIC4MPZF7.SMALL.jpg zythos In this project we are building a non-binary Pedal. It is needed to control our Lötinatör. Its instructable can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Loetinator/The documentation of the process can be found at http://loetinator.wordpress.com (German)We created this part of the project as ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:16:09 PDT
Loetinator - Electronic Soldering Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Loetinator/
Loetinator - Electronic Soldering Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/HKVV/IC4MQ2HS/F31HKVVIC4MQ2HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/HKVV/IC4MQ2HS/F31HKVVIC4MQ2HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/HKVV/IC4MQ2HS/F31HKVVIC4MQ2HS.SMALL.jpg srieseb The "Loetinator" is a helping "third hand" especially to use for soldering. It is a moveable working top with the possibility to attach your (vero)board. You can easily rotate and move the working top (or board) without using your hands - they can stay on your tools the whole time! That means you ca...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:13:03 PDT
Consolidate Your USB Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Consolidate-Your-USB-Chargers/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:55 PDT
Turn An Old CPU Cooler Into a New Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-An-Old-CPU-Cooler-Into-a-New-Soldering-Fan/
Turn An Old CPU Cooler Into a New Soldering Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SMALL.jpg Mx Markov Being a computer buff, I seem to always have extra old cooling fans lying around. So, I decided to absolve my work space of solder stank while reusing a fan. I hope you enjoy! Tools And Materials Tools:Wire StrippersSoldering Gun and SolderElectrical TapeSpray On Deodorant*Materials:1x CPU Coolin...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 21:01:18 PDT
Temperature Controlled Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Space-Heater/
Temperature Controlled Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/H5T1/IBNZZTXT/F1YH5T1IBNZZTXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/H5T1/IBNZZTXT/F1YH5T1IBNZZTXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/H5T1/IBNZZTXT/F1YH5T1IBNZZTXT.SMALL.jpg bohmbac2 This instructable will take you through the steps necessary to build your own simple temperature controlled space heater that will turn on and off at whatever temperature you choose. This will allow a simple space heater to keep your room at a very specific temperature that you choose. It is also ea...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 21:49:04 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SMALL.jpg Kesselwagen ... + A little bit about VFDsDo you (still) remember the display of your old CD player, HiFi system or car radio? Have you ever noticed the displays used at your local supermarket that shows you the scanned item and the price of it?These displays have a characteristic beautiful bright blue-green col...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
PCB Assembly Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SMALL.jpg Zeppelin Design Labs Do you build a lot of printed circuit boards, and wish you had one of those neat board holder-fixture things, but can’t imagine spending $100 - $400 when they seem so simple? That’s us, exactly. So we invented this nifty thing, a PCB fixture you can make yourself. You will need access to some basic ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT
How to Make Old Turtle Beaches Into Portable Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-to-Make-Old-Turtle-Beaches-into-Portable-Headp/
How to Make Old Turtle Beaches Into Portable Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/Z7DH/IBDIBXS2/FTQZ7DHIBDIBXS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/Z7DH/IBDIBXS2/FTQZ7DHIBDIBXS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/Z7DH/IBDIBXS2/FTQZ7DHIBDIBXS2.SMALL.jpg Nexxus_17 Okay so I am having a hard time publishing this, but basically I am going to explain how I made some old Turtle Beaches portable.Items needed:1: Turtle Beaches2: Separate pair of crappy head phones3: Soldering iron and Solder4: Screwdriver (Phillips Head)So basically I got a crappy pare of headphone...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:05:36 PDT
Pen solder feeder hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-solder-feeder-hack/
Pen solder feeder hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/BGWR/IBC2DFI5/F3HBGWRIBC2DFI5.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi! Today I have a special soldering quick tip for you: how to create an ultra cheap solder feeder. Once you start using it, it's much like with soldering fume extractor: you didn't know you needed one until you tried using it. And much like building a fume extractor, solder feeder is just as easy t...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:07:13 PDT
How to fix a broken TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-TV/
How to fix a broken TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/J7T1/IB8I78FP/FVMJ7T1IB8I78FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/J7T1/IB8I78FP/FVMJ7T1IB8I78FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/J7T1/IB8I78FP/FVMJ7T1IB8I78FP.SMALL.jpg ATP24 This was a very early project of mine which I completed back in 2012. It all came about when my PC monitor / TV stopped working. As you can appreciate this was rather annoying, especially when you are mid way through a university assignment. Today we live in such a throwaway society I wanted to prov...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:18:30 PDT
Electro-Luminescent T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-T-Shirt/
Electro-Luminescent T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/2X5H/IBXML0J2/FYH2X5HIBXML0J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/2X5H/IBXML0J2/FYH2X5HIBXML0J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/2X5H/IBXML0J2/FYH2X5HIBXML0J2.SMALL.jpg thisisrammy Make your own Electro-Luminescent T-Shirt which looks amazing and Jaw-dropping with just a few simple steps. We the team 'LightBugs' created this costume for a Dance Competition. El-Wires have been around for a while, they work on high AC Voltages. You could bring out your creativeness and imaginati...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:36:22 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Power a Computer Fan from an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-Computer-Fan-from-an-Outlet/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:59:28 PDT
Uneven soldering technique to reduce risk of short http://www.instructables.com/id/Uneven-soldering-technique-to-reduce-risk-of-short/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:37:57 PDT
How to improve your helping soldering device for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improve-your-helping-soldering-device-for-f/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 03:18:06 PDT
How to Solder? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-19/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:19:50 PDT
Bluno beetle breadboard breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluno-beetle-breadboard-breakout/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:34:34 PDT
Make your own U Shaped Breadboard Wires http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-U-Shaped-Breadboard-Wires/
Make your own U Shaped Breadboard Wires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/7VLE/IANRZTPC/FZK7VLEIANRZTPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/7VLE/IANRZTPC/FZK7VLEIANRZTPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/7VLE/IANRZTPC/FZK7VLEIANRZTPC.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits Have you ever had a project involving a solderless breadboard and small pieces of wires?Are you tired of using jumper cables that are too long for the breadboard?In this quick tutorial, I'm going to show you how to use staples and paperclips to create some customizable breadboard wires. This is extr...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 03:19:22 PDT
Computer monitor led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-monitor-led-strip/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 03:20:10 PDT
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-Sentry-Gun-with-Annikken-Andee/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:56:37 PDT
Wire Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Soldering/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:06:37 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Thigh Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Thigh-Pad/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:20:15 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Shoes/
Electro-Luminescent Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TV4J/IAICGS4S/FUVTV4JIAICGS4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TV4J/IAICGS4S/FUVTV4JIAICGS4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TV4J/IAICGS4S/FUVTV4JIAICGS4S.SMALL.jpg thisisrammy Make a fun, glowing-shoe which looks amazing and eye-catching in the dark! Make sure you wear a pair of protective gloves before handling with high voltages. Super easy project for all ages.
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:52:15 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Glasses/
Electro-Luminescent Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/3VNC/IAICGHDI/FV13VNCIAICGHDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/3VNC/IAICGHDI/FV13VNCIAICGHDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/3VNC/IAICGHDI/FV13VNCIAICGHDI.SMALL.jpg thisisrammy Make a fun, glowing-glasses which looks amazing and eye-catching in the dark! Make sure you wear a pair of protective gloves before handling with high voltages. Super easy project for all ages.
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:25:23 PDT
Arduino Synced to Another One Bites the Dust http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Synced-to-Another-One-Bites-the-Dust/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:18:57 PDT
How to make a proper Western Union solder joint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-proper-Western-Union-solder-joint/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 13:33:21 PDT
Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
3ème Main avec ventilateur http://www.instructables.com/id/3ème-main-avec-ventilateur/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 12:18:01 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
Building your own bare-bones computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-bare-bones-computer/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 16:08:20 PDT
Soldering for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-for-Beginners/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:27 PDT
Boolean Testing Unit (B.T.U.) with Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Boolean-Testing-Unit-BTU-with-Voltage-Regulator/
Boolean Testing Unit (B.T.U.) with Voltage Regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SMALL.jpg DonPandon Let’s think about this scenario:It is a Sunday, close to midnight, and you haven't finished with that circuit you need for your Digital course lab for tomorrow morning.Hours later, tired but finally with the final circuit done on your breadboard (i.e. proto board) and... The logic is not right, the ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:30:16 PDT