Instructables: exploring - technology - wire http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 17:51:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Magsafe wire protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Magsafe-wire-protector/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 11:40:13 PDT
Camera Track Rail http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Track-Rail/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:40:29 PDT
Trusses http://www.instructables.com/id/Trusses/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:15:46 PDT
Clean Hot End VIA Guitar String Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Hot-End-VIA-Guitar-String-Method/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:12:15 PDT
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-RGB-LED-with-the-HC-06-Bluetooth-Mo/
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This tutorial will explain the process of connecting an HC-06 Bluetooth Module to an Arduino and controlling the color of an RGB LED using the ArduDroid app on the Android Operating System. This setup will most likely also work with the HC-05 Bluetooth Modules. Materials & Components 1. Arduino/...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:42:27 PDT
Scissor Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Scissor-Star/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:20:59 PDT
MANIKIN HEAD http://www.instructables.com/id/MANIKIN-HEAD/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:42:51 PDT
Non-Contact Voltage Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Contact-Voltage-Detector/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:35:26 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
Custom Wire Connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wire-Connectors/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 11:37:16 PDT
Wire XLR to Mono Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-XLR-to-Mono-Cable/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:55:47 PDT
Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Cable extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-extensions/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:41:57 PDT
USB Hybrid Mouse & Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Hybrid-Mouse-Flashdrive/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:15:26 PDT
Reusing ribbon cables and connectors for DIY projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-ribbon-cables-and-connectors-for-DIY-proje/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:35:47 PDT
Arduino TV Chooser http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TV-Chooser/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:31:17 PDT
Make an Arduino voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Arduino-voltmeter/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:44:58 PDT
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube Kit Instructions (Kits on Ebay) http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-LED-Cube-Kit-Instructions-Kits-on-Ebay/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:46:04 PST
Info graphics: Batteries are safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Info-graphics-Batteries-are-safe/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:26:42 PST
How to Make a Single Chip Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Single-Chip-Arduino/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:45:41 PST
Scrap paracord wire cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-paracord-wire-cover/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:57:24 PST
Switch on your Computer by RFID and IR (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-on-your-Computer-by-RFID-and-IR-UPDATED/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 04:18:10 PST
Cycle Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:19:35 PST
Tina Piracci's 'Making Hands' http://www.instructables.com/id/Tina-Piraccis-Making-Hands/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:43:22 PST
Joining Electrical Components with Rubber Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Joining-Electrical-Components-with-Rubber-Tubing/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:44:54 PST
EL wire motorcycle tron helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-motorcycle-tron-helmet/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 05:31:40 PST
Burning Laser Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Hand-Gun/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:45:38 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Simple Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Cybot-on-the-move/
Simple Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR A while back I wrote a couple of instructables for user interface creation and the control of the Cybot base using commands from either the keyboard or from a bar code scanner.Links to these are below:User interface:http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-...Barcode Control: http://www.ins...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:16:37 PDT
Sugru Cable Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Cable-Tie/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:07:45 PDT
Make Your Eyes Glow Red http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Eyes-Glow-Red/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:50 PDT
Cheapest,easiest wire smartphone stand EVER http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapesteasiest-wire-smartphone-stand-EVER/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:31:52 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT
Make an Armature for Sculpting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Armature-for-Sculpting/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:03:11 PDT
TouchWire http://www.instructables.com/id/TouchWire/
TouchWire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SMALL.jpg DhruvMC Touch WireTouch Wire Was Made By Mistake By Me.While I Was Exploring The IR Remote Library. And I Was Just Testing The Reciever Example. I Removed The One Wire Connect To A IR Reciever And Touched It Some Funny Readings Started To Come. The Ones That Come When U Use A IR Remote,etc. And That Resulte...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:40:49 PDT
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-and-Focus-for-DSLR-Camera/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:27:23 PDT
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-your-Cheap-Battery-Powered-Air-Pump/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:54:59 PDT
Ebike Upgrades: Thicker Hub Motor Wire and Cooling Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebike-Upgrades-Thicker-Hub-Motor-Wire-and-Cooling-/
Ebike Upgrades: Thicker Hub Motor Wire and Cooling Mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SMALL.jpg GlytchTech So I modded my ebike motor today. My original plan was to just run thicker gauge copper wire instead of the crappy aluminum wire that came with the motor and drill cooling holes in the motor casing....I got a little more than I bargained for. The hall effect sensors ended up failing irreparably. Luc...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:49:13 PDT
DC Versus AC http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Versus-AC/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:51:14 PDT
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? http://www.instructables.com/id/Strip-A-Wire-Life-Hack/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:27:22 PDT
An experiment in transformer rewinding http://www.instructables.com/id/An-experiment-in-transformer-rewinding/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:48:54 PDT
Ultimate desk management, with control pannel http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-desk-cable-management-with-control-center/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:05 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Making a Third Hand with Lego Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Third-Hand-with-Lego-Parts/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:24:35 PDT
Easy DIY Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Battery-Holder/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:47:43 PDT
How to make a Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dark-Sensor-2/
How to make a Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SMALL.jpg eaglerobot Hello everyone . This is my frist instructable on this site ..This idea came in my mind when i was reading of automatic street light . Here i have show an easy way to make a dark senensor it sence dark and then a light will glow automaticly . It is also helpfull in making of LFR-line following rob...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:40:18 PDT