Instructables: exploring - technology - timer http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:13:07 PST BLOX v1.01 Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
Understanding the Laser Shooting Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-the-Laser-Shooting-Game/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:00:07 PST
Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternating-Blinker-Circuit-made-of-Timer-NE-555P/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:53:52 PDT
Blinker Circuit with Timer EN555P and Resistors DIY Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinker-Circuit-with-Timer-EN555P-and-Resistors-DI/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:12:11 PDT
Daily Standup Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Daily-Standup-Timer/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Auto Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Fish-Feeder/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 03:16:36 PDT
Most power saving light delay circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-power-saving-light-delay-circuit/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:59:03 PDT
555 Timer Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Basics/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:09:33 PDT
Shutdown Batch Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Shutdown-Batch-Timer/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:39:25 PDT
Remix: build your own 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Remix-build-your-own-555/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:17:30 PDT
Semaphore for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Semaphore-for-beginners/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:47:43 PDT
VB 08 Form Fade http://www.instructables.com/id/VB-08-Form-Fade/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:56:23 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
Bomb-like Timer (v1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:24:02 PDT
Arduino Timing circuit for production line http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Timing-circuit-for-production-line/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:27:47 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Timer lamp made from reused materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-lamp-made-from-reused-materials/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:44:31 PDT
Paper circuit board (P!.C.B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-circuit-board-PCB/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:15:27 PDT
Most compact low voltage 10hour timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-compact-low-voltage-10hour-timer/
Most compact low voltage 10hour timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/VSLX/HXLMLLY8/FICVSLXHXLMLLY8.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo Many timers are there simple with basic parts no IC =not there The timer at low voltage =not there Unless you get low voltage 555 you cant make . Many parts of the world the special chips need 30days to reach . So i tested the timer with FET and BJT pair. The devices The devices tested were ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:47:34 PDT
555 timer IC musical instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/555-timer-IC-musical-instrument/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:37:04 PDT
UV-C LIGHT WAND MOD (bypass 30-second timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-C-LIGHT-WAND-MOD-bypass-30-second-timer/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 06:52:04 PDT
555 Voltage Doubler http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Voltage-Doubler/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:29:34 PDT
555 Pocket Synth/Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Pocket-SynthKeyboard/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:52:08 PDT
Kitchen Timer Panning Mount Using Styrofoam for Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Timer-Panning-Mount-Using-Styrofoam-for-Sm/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 05:10:12 PDT
App Inventor 2 Simple clock/timer tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/App-Inventor-2-Simple-timer-tutorial/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 05:36:22 PDT
555 Timer Flashing Led http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Flashing-Led/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:58:05 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT
How to make a beating heart with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beating-heart-with-LEDs/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:29:05 PDT
Mute your TV for the duration of the commercials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mute-your-TV-for-the-duration-of-the-commercials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SMALL.jpg rksmith21 If like me your fed up listening to the same commercials time and time again so mute the sound, but often miss the restart of the programme. CAUTION; since making this I have noticed that it reliably works at times under 30 sec, but when extended to minutes it can fail to restore audio, I'm looking...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:12:19 PDT
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-Arduino-micros-function-with-05us-pr/
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SMALL.jpg panther3001 I love Arduino microcontroller programming, and I regularly use it in aerospace research, as well as in home projects. As I work on my many home projects, however, I frequently find myself needing a very precise timer. This is because my home projects focus around Radio Control (RC) aircraft, and ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:59:03 PST
Use Timer Interrupt on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Timer-Interrupt-on-pcDuino-1/
Use Timer Interrupt on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/Y434/HSBSM03M/F6CY434HSBSM03M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/Y434/HSBSM03M/F6CY434HSBSM03M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/Y434/HSBSM03M/F6CY434HSBSM03M.SMALL.jpg Linksprite Timer interrupts allow you to perform a task at very specifically timed intervals regardless of what else is going on in your code. Step 1: How to use timer interrupt on pcDuino When the pcDuino runs Ubuntu, which is a version of Linux, Linux provides a timer mechanism, which is to evoke a c...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:32:53 PST
Arduino Outlet Timer / Vampire Killer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Vampire-Killer/
Arduino Outlet Timer / Vampire Killer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/YPYP/HSBWQ6KX/F4PYPYPHSBWQ6KX.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT A device that is constantly using power, even when not in use is commonly referred to as a "Vampire" device, because it's always sucking power. Things like Cell Phone chargers, iPod/iPad/iPhone chargers, Laptop power supplies/chargers etc. are the most common examples, although things that use the m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:15:41 PST
Three in One: IC/ Continuity Tester, & Signal Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-in-One-IC-Continuity-Tester-Signal-Generator/
Three in One: IC/ Continuity Tester, & Signal Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/8RKU/HRSMYTYF/F4M8RKUHRSMYTYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/8RKU/HRSMYTYF/F4M8RKUHRSMYTYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/8RKU/HRSMYTYF/F4M8RKUHRSMYTYF.SMALL.gif russ_hensel When building with integrated circuits most of us spend a good deal of time trouble shooting.  Under these circumstances ( as well as others ) it is nice to know that the chips are working.  This tester checks 4 different types of integrated circuits ( 555 Timer, single op amps, dual op amps, and qu...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:53:35 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A40S/HR3EF6RK/F7CA40SHR3EF6RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A40S/HR3EF6RK/F7CA40SHR3EF6RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A40S/HR3EF6RK/F7CA40SHR3EF6RK.SMALL.jpg corbonzo In this instructable I'll be showing you a super simply way to drive your flybacks! because i know for a fact that I'm tired of transistor type drivers and even the ZVS's are a pain. So get ready for this because I'm sure it'll make you excited as it did for me! heres my video tutorial for some mo...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
Auto-Off Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Off-Flashlight/
Auto-Off Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/EKQA/HPJOJ3XZ/FH9EKQAHPJOJ3XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/EKQA/HPJOJ3XZ/FH9EKQAHPJOJ3XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/EKQA/HPJOJ3XZ/FH9EKQAHPJOJ3XZ.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 The Auto-Off Flashlight  is a battery powered flashlight that turns on by shaking and stays on at full brightness for seven minutes then automatically turns off.  The light can be reset by shaking the flashlight at any time.  Its based on a low power CMOS 555 timer and a MOSFET switch.  The current ...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 05:37:52 PST
LED longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-longboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box (I added the schematic! Ignore the non scematic talk. just updated!)  (18volt input not 19! sorry) I have been meaning to share tis build since I made it but I got side tracked a little. Its a led long board! I used segments of non-programable rgb led strips and used a 555 timer circuit to give t...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:59:57 PDT
Sprinkler Timer Time Lapse Panning Device For GoPro Or Small Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprinkler-Timer-Time-Lapse-Panning-Device/
Sprinkler Timer Time Lapse Panning Device For GoPro Or Small Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/9C9W/HMMF56O3/FX29C9WHMMF56O3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/9C9W/HMMF56O3/FX29C9WHMMF56O3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/9C9W/HMMF56O3/FX29C9WHMMF56O3.SMALL.jpg shootr If you're into photography, time lapse's, and/or GoPro cameras, then you've seen plenty of egg timer-based panning hacks.  Also floating around the interwebs, but not as prominently, are similar devices - but using a wind up manual sprinkler timer as the mechanism to create the rotation. There is n...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:07:50 PDT
Arduino Chessclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chessclock/
Arduino Chessclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DRQC/HM8D51XH/F59DRQCHM8D51XH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DRQC/HM8D51XH/F59DRQCHM8D51XH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DRQC/HM8D51XH/F59DRQCHM8D51XH.SMALL.jpg telonics I could not find instructions on a good Arduino chess clock so instead I built my own which I will describe here. Parts list here are the things you will need: Arduino nano (or any arduino UNO type will do) soldering iron solder PCB board or vero board 2 dual AA battery holders 3 X 10k OHM r...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:44:14 PDT
Arduino Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Countdown-Timer/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:54:05 PDT
Chicken Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Theremin/
Chicken Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/2WXK/HLY7C8GP/FCV2WXKHLY7C8GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/2WXK/HLY7C8GP/FCV2WXKHLY7C8GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/2WXK/HLY7C8GP/FCV2WXKHLY7C8GP.SMALL.jpg tinyweasel We made this chicken as part of the Instructables August Build night with Jameco. Our makerspace is called Make Shop, we're in Dublin and we're part of the Science Gallery. Since Jameco were nice enough to give us some 555 timers, we thought it would be cool to use them to make some crazy noises. We...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:46:44 PDT
Tiny Timer (T^2 for short) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Timer-T2-for-short/
Tiny Timer (T^2 for short) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/N78E/HLR30K77/FI0N78EHLR30K77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/N78E/HLR30K77/FI0N78EHLR30K77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/N78E/HLR30K77/FI0N78EHLR30K77.SMALL.jpg akcarl T^2 is a small and simple camera timer.  Based on the ever popular ATTINY85, this design only uses 5 components.  It is designed with a 2.5 mm male stereo plug to connect to a compatible camera.  I am using a Canon T1i Rebel to attach the timer to.   I originally bought a camera timer off Amazon th...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:23:47 PDT
Basic 555 Timer LED Flasher Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-555-Timer-LED-Flasher-Circuit/
Basic 555 Timer LED Flasher Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/ORHJ/HL5EMEDU/F84ORHJHL5EMEDU.SMALL.jpg concoctory From our build night sponsored by Jameco, this is a fairly basic and common 555 LED Flasher Circuit. Component values may be different but the basic function of a 555 IC is as an oscillator. Required Componenets 1 - 555 Timer IC 2 - 1kohm Resistors 1 - 470kohm Resistor 1 - LED of ...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:59:21 PDT
Turn signal using 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-signal-using-555-timer/
Turn signal using 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/MU4R/HKPXBMD1/FMUMU4RHKPXBMD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/MU4R/HKPXBMD1/FMUMU4RHKPXBMD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/MU4R/HKPXBMD1/FMUMU4RHKPXBMD1.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer A 555 timer is a very popular integrated circuit (chip) that can be used to provide time delays (timer).  The chip contains many transistors, diodes and resistors, including three 5k resistors which is how it got its name. Programmable microcontrollers like the Arduino and the Propeller are very us...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:15:03 PDT
555 DC Motor Speed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/555-DC-Motor-Speed-Control/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:13:29 PDT
555 Timer IC/ Flasher Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-IC-Flasher-Circuit/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:14:11 PDT
555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-1/
555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/5UHN/HIXKEVA8/F5V5UHNHIXKEVA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/5UHN/HIXKEVA8/F5V5UHNHIXKEVA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/5UHN/HIXKEVA8/F5V5UHNHIXKEVA8.SMALL.jpg alilovic007 In this instructable i will teach you every thing you would ever need to know about the 555 timer IC. If you already know about the chip you could check out my slide show titled "47 projects to do with a 555" it will teach you every basic project to use a 555 with, its great for beginners! I do no...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:31:56 PDT
Build a Coin Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-TTL-Logic-Coin-counter/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:05:36 PDT
$2 Nerdy Clear Cirucit Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Nerdy-Clear-Ciruit-Bracelet/
$2 Nerdy Clear Cirucit Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Q1JU/HGH6Y0JV/FCOQ1JUHGH6Y0JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Q1JU/HGH6Y0JV/FCOQ1JUHGH6Y0JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Q1JU/HGH6Y0JV/FCOQ1JUHGH6Y0JV.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane            The look of electronic circuits and PCB has grown more and more popular in the last few years. People like to looks of integrated circuit chips and resistors, these define electronics for the less knowledgeable in the field of circuitry. This bracelet takes a cheap price, a cool result, s...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 13:23:16 PDT
Simple Electronic Piano with 555 timer in CD Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electronic-Piano-with-555-timer-in-CD-Case/
Simple Electronic Piano with 555 timer in CD Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/VOEZ/HGU2PLGQ/F9VVOEZHGU2PLGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/VOEZ/HGU2PLGQ/F9VVOEZHGU2PLGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/VOEZ/HGU2PLGQ/F9VVOEZHGU2PLGQ.SMALL.jpg faziefazie In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple electronic piano with common components. It uses capacitors and resistors, so you could easily modify the circuit. When the project is finished you will have a working simple circuit that can produce a variety of tones. Of course, there are...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 06:16:13 PDT
TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Jammer-1/
TV Remote Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SDXI/HGIEVH5E/FOXSDXIHGIEVH5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SDXI/HGIEVH5E/FOXSDXIHGIEVH5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SDXI/HGIEVH5E/FOXSDXIHGIEVH5E.SMALL.jpg agupta52 As,we all know that the TV remote is the cause of fights among  us and our siblings(specially the younger ones).So, was my case . I decided to prank my family members by making the remote jammer. Original ible of kipkay is here. How Does Remote Really Work ? The concept is pretty simple and easy. ...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 07:05:09 PDT