Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - battery - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:45:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x5W/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger - Altoids http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Altoids-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 14:12:51 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
World First 9v Battery that can be Recharged from a USB Port http://www.instructables.com/id/1st-9v-Battery-that-can-be-recharged-from-a-USB-Po/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:32:50 PDT
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Waterproof-Radio/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:59:51 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-together-a-powerful-pocket-USB-charger-66-amp/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:11:58 PDT
The Ultimate USB Backup Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-USB-Backup-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:56:02 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-SOLAR-LAMP/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 10:16:48 PDT
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Speakers-Into-Portable-Battery-Powered-Speaker/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:21:23 PDT
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Make a USB iPhone iPod Charger On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-iPhone-iPod-Charger-On-The-Cheep/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:46:29 PDT
Double Capacity MintyBoost with 4-AA Battery Holder Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Capacity-MintyBoost-with-4-AA-Battery-Holde/
Double Capacity MintyBoost with 4-AA Battery Holder Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/LE9X/G5V2M1U0/F7BLE9XG5V2M1U0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/LE9X/G5V2M1U0/F7BLE9XG5V2M1U0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/LE9X/G5V2M1U0/F7BLE9XG5V2M1U0.SMALL.jpg RoysterBot Need a highly portable USB power source that can be replenished with readily available, common batteries? The MintyBoost from adafruit Industries is an awesome little kit that nets you a USB charger that runs on 2 AA batteries. This is a great thing because AA batteries are available anywhere and t...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 10:58:09 PST
How to make a Solar USB charger! (simple!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Solar-USB-charger-simple/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 18:07:25 PDT
Build a 4 x AA USB Altoids Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-4-x-AA-USB-Altoids-Battery/
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Thu, 17 Aug 2006 20:49:23 PDT
How to make a solar iPod/iPhone charger -aka MightyMintyBoost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-solar-iPodiPhone-charger-aka-Might/
How to make a solar iPod/iPhone charger -aka MightyMintyBoost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/UH9D/FU6LR2MF/FNDUH9DFU6LR2MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/UH9D/FU6LR2MF/FNDUH9DFU6LR2MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/UH9D/FU6LR2MF/FNDUH9DFU6LR2MF.SMALL.jpg Honus I wanted a charger for my iPodTouch and the MintyBoost was definitely my first choice. I wanted to take it a bit further and make it not only rechargeable but also solar powered. The other issue is that the iPhone and iPodTouch have large batteries in them and will deplete the two AA batteries in th...
By: Honus

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Sat, 2 May 2009 23:45:25 PDT
Super Nintendo cartridge wallet with sound, light, and key storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Nintendo-Wallet-that-plays-music-gives-ligh/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 11:09:06 PST