Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - battery - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:06:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 $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/
How to make a Solar USB charger! (simple!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/PU3L/FWBNLRML/F85PU3LFWBNLRML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/PU3L/FWBNLRML/F85PU3LFWBNLRML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/PU3L/FWBNLRML/F85PU3LFWBNLRML.SMALL.jpg dabomb1022 Thanks for all of the views guys! If you want to read my news letter click here Welcome! I will show you how to make a solar usb charger that out puts about 6v and is perfect for charging anthing that uses USB. This is perfect for someone new to soldering! Here is the finished product: Parts Y...
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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...
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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/
Super Nintendo cartridge wallet with sound, light, and key storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SMALL.jpg gamemasterful I love any and all things Nintendo, but recently my controller themed, leather wallet has just been falling apart. Then an idea struck me, since I couldn't find a wallet that could hold all of my stuff for cheap, I would make one myself! And what better a wallet to make than another Nintendo walle...
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