Instructables: exploring - technology - switch - button http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:13:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Simple-Arduino-Keypad/
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c This is a REMIX of gtr_stitch's Arduino Keypad. This is a simple keypad to use for just a few buttons There are Arduino libraries available for using an actual keypad. I made a few modifications of the original author's project. I omitted the LCD and only used 4 button switches.I aim to use this...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:25:30 PDT
Replacing Buttons on a Game System or Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Buttons-on-a-Game-System-or-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SMALL.jpg FossilFolk In this video, I replaced some poorly designed soft contact style buttons with hard tactile button on the directional pad of a Sudoku game system. This process will also work for TV or other remote controllers, video game controllers (especially older ones), or any other device with the soft style b...
By: FossilFolk

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:58:32 PDT
High Power LED Rechargeable Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-LED-Rechargeable-Torch/
High Power LED Rechargeable Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/QDVY/HJGE1IGL/F20QDVYHJGE1IGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/QDVY/HJGE1IGL/F20QDVYHJGE1IGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/QDVY/HJGE1IGL/F20QDVYHJGE1IGL.SMALL.jpg HamidStranger007 Hello friends.This Instruct-able is very useful for adventurers.I like LEDs. And I like torches. I have always been looking for a torch that can light up to 3 to 4 hours, and finally i made it. Do not underestimate the effort of desoldering and soldering, though. It took me about a day altogether t...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 01:22:00 PDT
Upgrade your switch to LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-switch-to-LED/
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:19:04 PDT
Squishy IR-based Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-IR-based-Switch/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 09:28:13 PDT
How to use a push button switch with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-push-button-switch-with-arduino/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 03:58:50 PDT
Soft Circuit Button Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Circuit-Button-Switch/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 18:41:17 PDT
Business Card Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Inputs-and-Outputs/
Business Card Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/G8VC/GVBJQXI0/FBJG8VCGVBJQXI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/G8VC/GVBJQXI0/FBJG8VCGVBJQXI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/G8VC/GVBJQXI0/FBJG8VCGVBJQXI0.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver I am going to show you how to make some simple, solder-less inputs and an output using stuff you probably have sitting around between your workshop, the office and your car. This is a fun way to make a quick circuit when you have an idea and no real tools. They require no soldering, and are perfect...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:07:50 PST
Hack/Mod a concave arcade style button http://www.instructables.com/id/HackMod-a-concave-arcade-style-button/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:32:41 PDT
electromagnet life saver! http://www.instructables.com/id/electromagnet-life-saver/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 18:40:50 PDT
Arduino Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Trumpet/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 17:58:57 PDT
Three Fabric Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Fabric-Buttons/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2008 15:15:30 PST
Make a Wired SONY ALPHA DSLR Remote (by Brad Justinen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebew-Wired-SONY-ALPHA-Remote/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2008 21:47:17 PDT
Night Stand Bottle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Stand-Bottle-Light/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:06:22 PDT
Windows button http://www.instructables.com/id/Windows-button/
Windows button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/DCLC/FK27BH40/FMWDCLCFK27BH40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/DCLC/FK27BH40/FMWDCLCFK27BH40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/DCLC/FK27BH40/FMWDCLCFK27BH40.SMALL.jpg wezdog1 How to press the windows button without the windows button!An insight to the life of a cheap bogan with a cheap keyboard Are some of your keys missing? Are some broken? Maybe you have a MIC keyboard without the windows button? What happens if you don't have a mouse? Then how on Earth are y...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2008 03:10:52 PDT
Simple Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Done/
Simple Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EYQR/FJPYF0J0/F3KEYQRFJPYF0J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EYQR/FJPYF0J0/F3KEYQRFJPYF0J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/EYQR/FJPYF0J0/F3KEYQRFJPYF0J0.SMALL.jpg btop I'm sure you've seen what a modded controller can do if you have played online on games such as Call Of Duty, Halo, Counter Strike or Battlefield.Here's a really simple modification to enable you to shoot your Barret 50 cal like a P90.UPDATE: There seems to a problem with certain controllers. There...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 13:59:59 PDT
Buzz Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzz-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/2OZE/FH9HU4U9/FXR2OZEFH9HU4U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/2OZE/FH9HU4U9/FXR2OZEFH9HU4U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/2OZE/FH9HU4U9/FXR2OZEFH9HU4U9.SMALL.jpg conrad2468 This box is meant to intimidate/taunt your curiosity about buttons and switches. I cant show you how to build it because i was too lazy. It is really simple to build if you know about switches and buttons. I did however make a video to give you an idea on what it should look like. Other than that th...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 14:50:33 PDT