Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:30:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Monitor/
Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SMALL.jpg talk2bruce In my house, you can often hear someone shouting "Is the Internet down?" Sometimes it is but most of the time it's a "user problem". I decided to build a gizmo that would make it easy to tell whether the internet connection was working or not. Hence the Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor.The Raspberry ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:51:08 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
3D Follower Dog - "Make a toy in 2 minutes" http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Follower-Dog-Make-a-toy-in-2-minutes/
3D Follower Dog - "Make a toy in 2 minutes" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DMWP/IBM260NU/FAXDMWPIBM260NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DMWP/IBM260NU/FAXDMWPIBM260NU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DMWP/IBM260NU/FAXDMWPIBM260NU.SMALL.gif Makeroni Labs Currently everyone want followers in their social networks.We show you how to make your own dog follower then you can make all you want.This is a easy instructable that show how to make a funny toy in some minutes. Printing the dog pattern The first thing is to print the model.Download the file a...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:16:05 PDT
Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Monitor-1/
Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SMALL.jpg pureAmericanbrother I built a relatively simple heart rate monitor circuit that is monitored and controlled by an Arduino Uno. The theory of operation is based on the fact that infrared (IR) light is partially absorbed by blood. When your index finger is placed between the IR emitter and detector, the amount of IR ligh...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 06:52:36 PDT
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-bubble-machine/
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood The CNC bubble iris makes big soap bubbles in a new way, by weaving soapy strings together and apart with a motorized iris. It was designed to allow large soap bubbles to be made automatically with great repeatability, opening up new possibilities for art, science, and engineering with on-demand b...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:03:18 PDT
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-LCD-displays-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The LiquidCrystal library allows you to control LCD displays that are compatible with the Hitachi HD44780 driver. There are many of them out there, and you can usually find them by the 16-pin interface.In this tutorial you will learn how to use LCD 16x2 display (and 20x4) with Arduino uno.You will a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:37:13 PDT
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-watch-VLC-controller-with-ESP8266-Arduin/
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SMALL.jpg planetleak Its a homemade project to make my own media controller app.My laptop connected to tv, and im too lazy, so maked a VLC control app.Yes im know, there is an official VLC app in store, better function, but this one is my :)And im added a PC turn off button to my watch app (lazyness overload)Video: Pa...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:43:33 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SMALL.jpg Kesselwagen ... + A little bit about VFDsDo you (still) remember the display of your old CD player, HiFi system or car radio? Have you ever noticed the displays used at your local supermarket that shows you the scanned item and the price of it?These displays have a characteristic beautiful bright blue-green col...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 Kraft Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Kraft-Case/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:08:55 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
Arduino Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SMALL.jpg cornelam When we need precision and repeatability, a stepper motor is always the solution. With the way it is designed, a stepper can only move from one step to the next and fix in that position. A typical motor has 200 steps per revolution; if we tell the motor to go 100 steps in one direction, it will turn...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Rechargable-Battery/
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Batteries. Needed for just about every electronic project, electronics revolve around them. But think about it, What happens once they lose their power?We throw them aside. These batteries are building up in our landfills, so I set myself to find out how to reuse them.This project is very environmen...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:22:32 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
3D Rainbow Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Rainbow-Clock/
3D Rainbow Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SMALL.jpg shazni I have always had a thing for unusual clocks and so I find myself always making them either to sell or as gifts. And let's face it, 'Clocks' are some thing which is very essential in every single room! I know, some would say I have my phone, but hey, you have to click it to see the time :-) Where el...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:05:48 PDT
Kids Build - Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Build-Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Cabinet/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:06:17 PDT
Brushless DC electric motor (with hall sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-DC-electric-motor-with-hall-sensor/
Brushless DC electric motor (with hall sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SMALL.jpg simpletronic This DC electric motor project uses a Hall sensor to detect the position of the rotor and turn on the electromagnet in the precise moment. Overview of device Circuit diagram & main components Sensor: UGN-3503-U hall sensorIC1: LM358N (dual OP amp)IC2: ...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:20:36 PDT
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Film-Negatives-Without-A-Scanner/
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SMALL.jpg jason.burr.946 In this instructable I will show you how to turn your negative film to a digital positive using stuff you have laying around the house, a digital camera and free software. Sound cool? Great read on. If you just want to dig right in go ahead and skip to the next section.Many, many, many (too many man...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:21:39 PDT
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Perfect-Instructab/
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Ever since i got into the world of instructables and have started posting instructables i have faced a trivial challenge. I see many pro authors posting instructables with absolutely amazing photos showing their step by step process. At that stage even if i tried i couldn't achieve such pacifying ph...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:28:23 PDT
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Home-Made-PCB-layout-Using-eagle-software/
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SMALL.jpg hemaraj Hai guys Designing your PCB’s at home is been a hobby for many of us.Today iam going to show how to design the pcb layout for your electronics project. I used eagle 7.3 software to develope layouts. Materiral Needed List of material:°•copper coated single layer pcb°•photo glossy sheet°•ferric chl...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:24:39 PDT
Straw Rockets or Strawkets http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Rockets-or-Strawkets/
Straw Rockets or Strawkets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello there,I usually do 10 projects in a school year (try to do a project a month for most classrooms, and do a few more for my child's classroom), and I try to mix it up so that kids and I don't get bored. BUT this is one project that I go back to every year because kids ABSOLUTELY love this proje...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This is a fantastic project that combines basic electronics and Lego to build a functional underwater ROV.We have used this project in a few workshops with children ( and adults ) with great success.This Instructable will guide you through building the basic ROV, whilst this will work very well in t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis ESP8266-01 WiFi Shield is an alternative to the Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros. The Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros uses an Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 module and is the simplest to wire up. However if you already have an ESP8266 mo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
Nixie Driver HAT http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Driver-HAT/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 13:55:33 PDT
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-First-IOT-with-a-Raspberry-Pi-DHT11-sen/
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday IOT or Internet of Things is a hot topic! According to the experts everything will be connected to the internet and all our devices and their data will soon be just an IP address away from us. So where do you start if you want to explore the world of IOT? How about a simple Temperature, Humidity, an...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:05:50 PDT
Morning Routine Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Morning-Routine-Machine/
Morning Routine Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Life is accelerating toward a breakneck pace, and time is more valuable than ever. If you're like me and would like to squeeze every extra second out of every day, why not build a machine, a marvelous, magical machine, to automate a piece of it? The Morning Routine Machine can do just that! At the p...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:07:58 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
High Quality Pictures With iPad/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-High-Quality-Pictures-With-iPhoneiPad/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:30:56 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT
Measuring low resistance / 4-wire on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-low-resistance-4-wire-on-the-cheap/
Measuring low resistance / 4-wire on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/DIIP/IBHRYSP5/FZUDIIPIBHRYSP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/DIIP/IBHRYSP5/FZUDIIPIBHRYSP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/DIIP/IBHRYSP5/FZUDIIPIBHRYSP5.SMALL.jpg SA007 When measuring very low resistances the problem quickly arises that every multimeter sucks in measuring very low resistances.Most multimeters 'give up' below 10 ohms, taking very long to get a result and the accuracy is horrible.There are meters that can measure low resistances, which are 4-wire res...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:04:34 PDT
cheap and easy Bluetooth ammo can speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-easy-Bluetooth-ammo-can-speakers/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:23:27 PDT
Etch A Sketch Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-A-Sketch-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:42:53 PDT
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of fun. But you can make them even better by adding lights and sounds. By hooking up some simple electronics, you can make the board light up and play a victory fanfare whenever someone scores. Here is how to make it. Watch the Video Here is a video walkthr...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
An Illustrated Introduction to the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Illustrated-Introduction-to-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:50:12 PDT
Robotic Hand Science Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Hand-Science-Project/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:28:02 PDT
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-lowcost-humanoid-robot-made-from-PVC-wate/
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu this is my first humanoid robot who can talk, see,walk, dance and any else... the frame all of body is using a pvc thin water pipe material who has flated . this is how to flatted the water pipe pvc my Humanoid robot name is Lita, using Ez-Board from Ez-robotic you can easly to program moveme...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:17:16 PDT
DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
Complete Beginners guide to a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Beginners-guide-to-a-DSLR/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:33:24 PDT
how to get a dvd on any device http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-a-dvd-on-any-device/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:06:58 PDT
Connect Remotely to the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-remotely-to-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:06:25 PDT
Raspberry pi wifi router prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-wifi-router-prank/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:32:02 PDT
Ultimate RGB Propeller Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-RGB-Propeller-Display/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 09:06:55 PDT
Dad's Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Dads-Remote-Control/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:45:35 PDT
Smart Home (model) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Home-model/
Smart Home (model) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UM5R/IBGC7EXD/FXTUM5RIBGC7EXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UM5R/IBGC7EXD/FXTUM5RIBGC7EXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UM5R/IBGC7EXD/FXTUM5RIBGC7EXD.SMALL.jpg TronikMaker We live in the modern age. The internet is at the reach of our hands and smart devices are almost in every pocket. The technology we have, can help us to: save more energy, cut costs and keep the Earth green at the same time,save our time that we can spend somewhere else,improve our living comfort i...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 05:19:55 PDT
Homemade Aluminium Alloy Mini Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Aluminium-Alloy-Mini-Lathe/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 01:44:41 PDT
Zusammenbau der Laser "Pi" http://www.instructables.com/id/Zusammenbau-der-Laser-Pi/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:32:25 PDT
3d Print from ANYWHERE http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-from-ANYWHERE/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:59:59 PDT
Raspberry Pi Prototyping Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Prototyping-Kit/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:39:45 PDT
Add Video Capability to your Quad Rotor for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Video-Capability-to-your-Quad-Rotor-for-FREE/
Add Video Capability to your Quad Rotor for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/A8LE/IB4AZ8JW/F9FA8LEIB4AZ8JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/A8LE/IB4AZ8JW/F9FA8LEIB4AZ8JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/A8LE/IB4AZ8JW/F9FA8LEIB4AZ8JW.SMALL.jpg bjkayani A few weeks ago i purchased the long awaited SK450 Turnigy Quad Rotor Powered by Multistar. It was a solid purchase and the quad lived up to my expectation mostly. Although i ended up spending almost $300 on it and more on props i broke and the KK Board i fried. But the wishlist didn't end there. I ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:30:58 PDT
Vibrating Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Distance-Sensor/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:50:18 PDT