Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:47:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-N64-Controller-into-a-USB-Gamepad-using-an/
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SMALL.jpg BobJones6732 The easiest way to turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad is to buy an N64 Controller Adapter for around £15. However it can also be done if you have an Arduino Leonardo or any other Arduino board with built-in USB communication.What you will need:An Arduino Leonardo (Also possible with oth...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:42:30 PDT
DIY Powerful Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:06:15 PDT
Solving the Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-2/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 07:32:05 PDT
Arizer Solo High Capacity Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Arizer-Solo-High-Capacity-Battery/
Arizer Solo High Capacity Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3ZXU/ICM6YX2A/FZW3ZXUICM6YX2A.SMALL.jpg poctob Building new high capacity battery pack for Arizer Solo Vaporizer.This tutorial concentrates on building new battery pack. There are plenty of instructions on the web explaining how to take the battery out of your Solo. It is assumed here that you have already done so and know what you're doing.Di...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:44:26 PDT
Reverse engineering Air Conditioner IR Remote control protocol http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-engineering-of-an-Air-Conditioning-control/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:22:01 PST
Changing an iMac's HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-an-iMacs-HDD/
Changing an iMac's HDD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ARQ3/GFMCD0AL/FABARQ3GFMCD0AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ARQ3/GFMCD0AL/FABARQ3GFMCD0AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ARQ3/GFMCD0AL/FABARQ3GFMCD0AL.SMALL.jpg strahl Hey everybody and welcome to my very first instructable for you to enjoy! I hope it is of good value to you my dear fellows! Recently I got me an old iMac 20" (version 7.1) for a reasonable price on eBay and was delighted about how well in shape it was. Alas, the hard disk was a little small for my...
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Sun, 24 Oct 2010 23:22:40 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Android Bluetooth Control LED. (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-Control-LED-Part-2/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:02:14 PST
Arduino TFT display and font library http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-display-and-font-library/
Arduino TFT display and font library - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/7A2G/I4IWYFJA/FY57A2GI4IWYFJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/7A2G/I4IWYFJA/FY57A2GI4IWYFJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/7A2G/I4IWYFJA/FY57A2GI4IWYFJA.SMALL.jpg Bodmer I am quite a fan of the Arduino as there is so much software already available on the internet, this makes completing new projects easier! Recently I bought a few cheap 1.8" TFT displays for a project, initially I could not get them working which was frustrating. Eventually I found that the ones I ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:31:13 PST
Pinebox Portable Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinebox-Portable-Computer-4/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:03:10 PDT
Make a removable laptop water cooler! And other cool devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-removable-laptop-water-cooler!-And-other-co/
Make a removable laptop water cooler! And other cool devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SMALL.jpg tanntraad This Instructables will show you how to make an awesome water cooled heat extractor and pad cooler for your laptop. So what is this heat extractor really? Well it's a device designed to make your laptop cool - in every meaning of the word. It can also make the fan obsolete and therefore completely s...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2007 06:39:01 PDT
DIY Paper Tape/Punch Card Maker and Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Paper-TapePunch-Card-Maker-and-Reader/
DIY Paper Tape/Punch Card Maker and Reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HNF5/ICJM6OJU/FP3HNF5ICJM6OJU.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Paper tape and punch cards were used back in the 1950's and 60's (and even as late as the 1990s) as data storage for various computers and even CNC machines! To hand cut or to hand read the card would be terribly time-consuming so why not just make your own!Needed: Parallax Propeller Activity Boar...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:54:42 PDT
DIY Spiral Wire Wraps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spiral-Wire-Wraps/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:01:06 PDT
Battle Blimps http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Blimps/
Battle Blimps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M1S/ICPP2SMR/FKO6M1SICPP2SMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M1S/ICPP2SMR/FKO6M1SICPP2SMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M1S/ICPP2SMR/FKO6M1SICPP2SMR.SMALL.jpg nagutron Battle Blimps are Bluetooth/RFDuino-controlled blimps designed for truly insane battling. We've developed them to be filled with hydrogen for explosive battles at Burning Man, but this design also works filled with helium for dueling indoors.Read on for lots of detail on the current design, schemati...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:20:53 PDT
Powering Arduino with a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-Arduino-with-a-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Make your Arduino projects portable by using a battery for power.  From the Uno and Mega documentation pages: "The board can operate on an external supply of 6 to 20 volts. If supplied with less than 7V, however, the 5V pin may supply less than five volts and the board may be unstable. If using mor...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 15:24:58 PDT
Smartphone for Seniors/Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-for-SeniorsDummies/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:39:37 PST
How to perfectly clean wires in minutes!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perfectly-clean-wires-in-minutes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/ZTX8/GLE1IAPI/FH7ZTX8GLE1IAPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/ZTX8/GLE1IAPI/FH7ZTX8GLE1IAPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/ZTX8/GLE1IAPI/FH7ZTX8GLE1IAPI.SMALL.jpg solomonhorses Here is an old ham radio operators trick for cleaning wires for soldering that are old and corroded.  It is hard to find this technique printed anywhere! I am a ham, NH7ZE, and learned it from my elmer (mentor). I am passing it on.  I hope it helps people who need to clean wires:P Please vote!!! No...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:07:10 PDT
Importing Google Cardboard Photospheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Cardboard-Photospheres/
Importing Google Cardboard Photospheres - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/LCBG/I301L9P4/FL4LCBGI301L9P4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/LCBG/I301L9P4/FL4LCBGI301L9P4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/LCBG/I301L9P4/FL4LCBGI301L9P4.SMALL.jpg killbox The Default Google Cardboard app can display any photospheres taken on the "kitkat/nexus" camera app, but its also fun to go out and see places you have not yet been. First thing i wanted to do was load other panorama images, but even photospheres friends sent me never showed up. So I delved dee...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:49:12 PST
Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-lights-from-Android-with-Arduino-Bluet/
Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SMALL.jpg danasf I've seen a lot of Kickstarter projects featuring the new Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy standard and a number of Bluetooth LE (BLE) enabled Arduino clones coming to market, but many of these projects still seem to be somewhere in the production process and I couldn't find a lot of practical information a...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:42:25 PST
Arduino is Slow - and how to fix it! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-is-Slow-and-how-to-fix-it/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 21:20:30 PDT
How to Clean a 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-18-3.5mm-Headphone-Jack/
How to Clean a 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FT8X/1T8ERIE1YQV/FI6FT8X1T8ERIE1YQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FT8X/1T8ERIE1YQV/FI6FT8X1T8ERIE1YQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FT8X/1T8ERIE1YQV/FI6FT8X1T8ERIE1YQV.SMALL.jpg shoeBlade How to clean a common headphone jack found on most portable devices. 1/8" jacks are found on most portable equipment (and with the proliferation of iPods, there are millions of such jacks). Being portable, the jack comes into contact with alot of grime and deals with many insertion / extraction cycl...
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Fri, 1 Sep 2006 20:01:13 PDT
Toothbrush machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-machine/
Toothbrush machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SMALL.jpg simsalapim The Toothbrush Machine®: because knowing how to build something doesn't always mean you should.BackstoryThe other week I built a toothbrush machine as a part of a pilot for a kids show about electronics. And because I love shitty robots and wanted an excuse to make one for myself. I posted it on Red...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:47:49 PDT
The accidental pocket jet engine... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-accidental-pocket-jet-engine.../
The accidental pocket jet engine... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/HZAH/FE4O3C0K/F62HZAHFE4O3C0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/HZAH/FE4O3C0K/F62HZAHFE4O3C0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/HZAH/FE4O3C0K/F62HZAHFE4O3C0K.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope Yep, that's right a baby jet engine, it takes in air and uses fuel to heat and therefore expand the air, this particular engine is more a functioning model, it produces little thrust in real terms, it is however a lot of fun and makes one interesting ornament, albeit a dangerous one. Continue on and...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:06:53 PDT
Ultrasonic Range detector using Arduino and the SR04 Ultrasonic sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Range-detector-using-Arduino-and-the-SR/
Ultrasonic Range detector using Arduino and the SR04 Ultrasonic sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H6W3/HHS9QJ4N/FTQH6W3HHS9QJ4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H6W3/HHS9QJ4N/FTQH6W3HHS9QJ4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H6W3/HHS9QJ4N/FTQH6W3HHS9QJ4N.SMALL.jpg johnag This is a preliminary instructable that will take you through the steps I took to get the SR04 ULTRASONIC SENSOR  connected  and working to the Arduino. It will then be incorporated to my mini environment monitor.  Eventually, if it all fits, it will end up in a Startrek  toy tricorder casing I foun...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:14:38 PDT
How to format a usb memory stick to FAT! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-format-a-usb-memory-stick-to-FAT/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 16:25:54 PDT
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Everyday-3D-Printer-Tools/
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printers are great and 3D printed objects are even better. Many people think of 3D printers as a high-end industrial tool not accessible to the general public. This is entirely wrong. There is an abundance of low-cost, high quality hobby or "desktop" 3D printers available on the market. Thes...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:35:26 PDT
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Light-An-Indoor-Garden-Monitor/
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SMALL.jpg knsievert Have you ever struggled to keep a plant alive? Wished your plant could tell you whether it needed to be watered or moved a little closer to the window? Build a Leaf Light for your indoor plants to help you tell if they are getting enough light and water!The Leaf Light consists of a soil moisture sen...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:45:40 PDT
How to add 6 extra pins to your Arduino with no extra hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-6-extra-pins-to-your-Arduino-with-no-ex/
How to add 6 extra pins to your Arduino with no extra hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/EMZR/G0AMJ6YR/FW5EMZRG0AMJ6YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/EMZR/G0AMJ6YR/FW5EMZRG0AMJ6YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/EMZR/G0AMJ6YR/FW5EMZRG0AMJ6YR.SMALL.jpg baharini Hello, this is my second Instructable so please bear with me. I am going to tell you how to get 6 extra Arduino digital pins. I discovered this by playing with the Arduino IDE and tried setting up a LED on pin 14 (which does not exist on the board) And guess what? Analog pin 0 is pin 14! How to ge...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 06:27:55 PDT
ThunderVUmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderVUmeter/
ThunderVUmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SMALL.jpg VicenzaThunders This project was created accidentally by doing some tests with RGB LEDs and and TLC5940s, between various combinations and strange color effects tests, we had the idea to connect the audio jack to the microcontroller to try to synchronize the music with colors. The result immediately seemed great, e...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:57:26 PDT
How to Build and Fly an RC Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Fly-an-RC-Plane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/8EFX/HDYZI2NV/FGS8EFXHDYZI2NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/8EFX/HDYZI2NV/FGS8EFXHDYZI2NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/8EFX/HDYZI2NV/FGS8EFXHDYZI2NV.SMALL.jpg timcarlielle Hello everyone, in this video tutorial I describe how to build and fly a very simple rc plane completely from scratch. The plans for this plane are available on my blog; http://timcarlielle.blogspot.ca/2013/02/how-to-build-and-fly-rc-plane.html
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 15:08:21 PST
DIY Lead Acid Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lead-Acid-Battery-Charger/
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006 14:23:10 PST
How to Apply a Texture to a Selection in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Apply-a-Texture-to-a-Selection-in-Photoshop/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:51:23 PST
HOW-TO use the ARDUINO SERIAL MONITOR http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-use-the-ARDUINO-SERIAL-MONITOR/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:27:22 PDT
Cheap TFT 2.2 inch Display on Arduino (ILI9340C or ILI9341) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-TFT-22-inch-Display-on-Arduino-ILI9340C-or-I/
Cheap TFT 2.2 inch Display on Arduino (ILI9340C or ILI9341) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/YKQB/IANS215T/F92YKQBIANS215T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/YKQB/IANS215T/F92YKQBIANS215T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/YKQB/IANS215T/F92YKQBIANS215T.SMALL.jpg tomk11 I ordered a 240 x 320 pixel 2.2 inch TFT LCD display off of ebay for £3.86 which is dirt cheap compared to similar displays from some of the western companies. The only problem was that there wasn't a guide to how to get it working! When I figured it out I thought I'd make an Instructable for anyone...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 07:20:11 PDT
Programing with Java using Command Prompt http://www.instructables.com/id/Programing-with-Java-using-Command-Prompt/
Programing with Java using Command Prompt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/GUKZ/GHFK7I06/F4LGUKZGHFK7I06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/GUKZ/GHFK7I06/F4LGUKZGHFK7I06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/GUKZ/GHFK7I06/F4LGUKZGHFK7I06.SMALL.jpg James Russell This instructable will teach you how to:  1. Install the Java Development Kit. 2. Set system variables to easily be able to compile and execute java files. 3.  Compile and execute a Java file from Command Prompt.   ** This is mainly for Windows 7 and Vista. Download latest JDK 1.Fo...
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Thu, 9 Dec 2010 07:48:32 PST
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Physics-Project-Mini-Electric-Motor-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 For physics, I had to construct a boat that would successfully race down a 3m PVC track. We had limits on the dimensions, as well as the total voltage of the battery. The boat is really ugly, but it is fully functional. I attempted to model it after a catamaran, but it was no where near being the fa...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2010 09:49:01 PST
How to Make Custom Shields for Your Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Custom-Shields-for-Your-Microcontrolle/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:31:07 PDT
Arduino Load Cell / Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Load-Cell-Scale/
Arduino Load Cell / Scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/5075/HFSH4TQ6/FH45075HFSH4TQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/5075/HFSH4TQ6/FH45075HFSH4TQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/5075/HFSH4TQ6/FH45075HFSH4TQ6.SMALL.jpg sspence From the minds at http://arduinotronics.blogspot.com/Important Update!Since so many people were having problems with the INA125P, we now have a new and improved version that uses the Hx711 24bit ADC amplifier module. http://arduinotronics.blogspot.com/2015/06/arduino-hx711-digital-scale.html My goa...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:44:16 PDT
How to play your device's audio through your computer's built-in speakers. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-your-devices-audio-through-your-compu/
How to play your device's audio through your computer's built-in speakers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O2ZB/H742YQ9S/FZHO2ZBH742YQ9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O2ZB/H742YQ9S/FZHO2ZBH742YQ9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O2ZB/H742YQ9S/FZHO2ZBH742YQ9S.SMALL.jpg nhtexan Have you ever wanted to play something on your iPod just a bit louder than the built-in speakers allow you to? Maybe you wanted a way to play it through your computer speakers. Or maybe nothing like that has ever happened to you, and you just clicked on this Instructable because it sounded cool. Eit...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:17:25 PST
Make a DC motor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-DC-motor/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:53:00 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock with Patterns, Date and Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-with-Patterns-Date-and-Chime/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:41:22 PDT
Creating you own USB cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-you-own-USB-cables/
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Fri, 4 Jun 2010 20:26:46 PDT
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/safe-and-simple-AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-arduino-Raspberr/
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech Dimmer With  MOSFET This circuit shows that dimmers intended for use at mains voltage do not always have to contain a triac. Here, a MOSFET (BUZ41A, 500 V/4.5A) in a diode bridge is used to control the voltage across an incandescent bulb with pulse-width modulation (PWM). The power supply voltage f...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:44:24 PST
How to make a powerful water battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-powerful-water-battery/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 02:05:04 PDT
Simplest Ever DC-DC Boost 12v to 73v http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Ever-DC-DC-Boost-12v-to-73v/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 07:25:27 PST
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
How To Make Song Covers On YouTube - What You Need http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Song-Covers-On-YouTube-What-You-Need/
How To Make Song Covers On YouTube - What You Need - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/JJ5C/HHS9UEFV/FF2JJ5CHHS9UEFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/JJ5C/HHS9UEFV/FF2JJ5CHHS9UEFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/JJ5C/HHS9UEFV/FF2JJ5CHHS9UEFV.SMALL.jpg TrivisionGaming Ok, first, you need a video editor to edit everything (for Windows, I recommend Windows Movie Maker), whether you want to make a music video or just point the camera at you while you're singing it. Next, you need an Ipod or any other music playing device, like an MP3 player or smart phone that has t...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:47:09 PDT
How To Identify And Replace A Blown Fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Identify-And-Replace-A-Blown-Fuse-1/
How To Identify And Replace A Blown Fuse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/AK8H/HIGFAJX9/F8XAK8HHIGFAJX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/AK8H/HIGFAJX9/F8XAK8HHIGFAJX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/AK8H/HIGFAJX9/F8XAK8HHIGFAJX9.SMALL.jpg tutdude98 A fuse is an safety component in electronic and electrical device and it will blow if there is any excessive current. Short circuit, overloading or device failure are the prime reasons for excessive current. Putting wrong fuse in device can result in personal injury, fire and increase damage of your...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 00:57:42 PDT
How to transfer the iTunes library from one PC to another? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transfer-the-iTunes-library-from-one-PC-to-/
How to transfer the iTunes library from one PC to another? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NQDG/GJC3P57V/FPYNQDGGJC3P57V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NQDG/GJC3P57V/FPYNQDGGJC3P57V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NQDG/GJC3P57V/FPYNQDGGJC3P57V.SMALL.jpg Tabsy You've got a new PC or Mac and wish to transfer your iTunes library to the new computer without losing songs, apps or any other kind of data? Basically there are four ways to transfer your entire iTunes library from one computer to another: * Use iTunes transfer software to move the entire iTunes...
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:53:30 PST
How to build a robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-robot-arm-/
How to build a robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/WKGT/HOUG1JN8/FQPWKGTHOUG1JN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/WKGT/HOUG1JN8/FQPWKGTHOUG1JN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/WKGT/HOUG1JN8/FQPWKGTHOUG1JN8.SMALL.jpg deattila update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BILiuqRmLRIwant to build the controller go to here the video's: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9z7OQLlhrE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jozshuI246o&feature=youtu.be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onQIzR5C8qk http://youtu.be/2mlR9QT1glo https://w...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:02:42 PST