Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 04:51:25 PST BLOX v1.01 portable 9V to 5V battery http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-9V-to-5V-battery/
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:21:20 PDT
Variable DC Power Supply for <$15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-DC-Power-Supply-for-15/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:29:02 PST
Repair Logitech G602 wheel-button http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Logitech-G602-wheel-button/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:04:14 PST
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-LCD-RTC-SD-Logger-Temperature/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 01:09:02 PST
Install Windows Vista directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CLEAN-Install-Windows-Vista-directly-from-H/
Install Windows Vista directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PXEH/HPRIDYC9/F8GPXEHHPRIDYC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PXEH/HPRIDYC9/F8GPXEHHPRIDYC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PXEH/HPRIDYC9/F8GPXEHHPRIDYC9.SMALL.jpg StevenTyler How to CLEAN Install Windows Vista directly from Hard drive – NO DVD or USB needed!! For example, you have a netbook or desktop that you want to install Windows Vista onto, but can’t use DVD or USB for whatever reason (or don't want to, like me). This method will allow you to boot and install Windo...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 15:09:55 PST
Quick Color Change http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Color-Change/
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Thu, 22 Feb 2007 11:57:02 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
DIY Softbox from an umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Softbox-from-an-umbrella/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2008 10:16:02 PDT
Cheat Engine 6.2 Tutorial (unfinished) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheat-Engine-62-Tutorial-unfinished/
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:02:20 PDT
Replace the light seals of your good old film camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-light-seals-of-your-good-old-film-came/
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Thu, 27 Dec 2007 08:17:52 PST
Arduino Chiptunes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chiptunes/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 09:31:36 PST
EMP generator http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-generator-1/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:00:32 PDT
The F12 Button http://www.instructables.com/id/The-F12-Button/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 18:00:20 PST
Pocket Drunken Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Drunken-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 23:31:57 PDT
Homemade Gelatin Plates For Growing Microorganisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Nutrient-Agar/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:04:05 PST
Running mini PCI-e 3G card with USB - mini PCI-e to USB - easiest way http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-mini-PCI-e-3G-card-with-USB-mini-PCI-e-t/
Running mini PCI-e 3G card with USB - mini PCI-e to USB - easiest way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/HE4K/HAQ3AFMB/FNDHE4KHAQ3AFMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/HE4K/HAQ3AFMB/FNDHE4KHAQ3AFMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/HE4K/HAQ3AFMB/FNDHE4KHAQ3AFMB.SMALL.jpg delokaver HERE I'll be sharing my experiment (last night) to convert the MINI PCIe card to be able to run with USB port SO LET'S START What you will need : Mini PCI-e Card - (option GMT380 with GPS function)  I am not try another type / brand CARD yet, since this card is only the one I have on hand rig...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 19:02:44 PST
How to make a Sketchup Room http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Sketchup-Room/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:34:23 PST
Clap Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Switch-1/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 09:37:53 PST
Wifi Receiver Extender (W.R.E.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Receiver-Extender-WRE/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:20:19 PDT
How to Identify Constellations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Identify-Constellations/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2008 13:38:35 PDT
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-RAM-in-a-laptop-PC-Asus-G60-JX/
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SMALL.jpg pjahern This is a basic overview on how to access, uninstall, and install RAM (Random Access Memory) cards in a laptop PC. RAM is used as a form of "temporary" memory in your computer. Basically, more RAM = more memory for programs to use =  better multitasking and higher productivity. For this instructable...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:19:46 PDT
How to Backup List of Applications on PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Backup-List-of-Applications-on-PC/
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Sat, 14 Jul 2012 12:29:14 PDT
How to know a fake 18650 battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-know-a-fake-18650-battery/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:15:24 PDT
Set up Telegram Bot on Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-up-Telegram-Bot-on-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:09:51 PDT
Using Repetier Host to Set Up Your Auto-Leveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Repetier-Host-to-Set-Up-Your-Auto-Leveling-P/
Using Repetier Host to Set Up Your Auto-Leveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SMALL.jpg KantZ1 Today we will share how to use Repetier Host to Set Up Your AutoLeveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini Connect the USB to your Rostock mini G2 or G2s and power it up. You can see the LED lights and fan come to life, you may be able to hear the motors idling. Open ...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 01:25:19 PDT
Step-by-step tutorial to install PCUnlocker on USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-step-tutorial-to-install-PCUnlocker-on-USB/
Step-by-step tutorial to install PCUnlocker on USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0O6W/HIW8MV2D/F720O6WHIW8MV2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0O6W/HIW8MV2D/F720O6WHIW8MV2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0O6W/HIW8MV2D/F720O6WHIW8MV2D.SMALL.jpg briancoetzee566 In this step-by-step tutorial I will show you how to easily install PCUnlocker on your USB drive. PCUnlocker is a handy tool to have when you forgot the password of your Windows user. PCUnlocker is able to work with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2012 / 2008 / 2003 and 2000, including x...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:42:20 PDT
How to Download Music From YouTube to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Download-Music-From-YouTube-to-Your-Compute/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 19:25:31 PDT
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Low-Power-Supply-From-a-Discarded-DV/
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat Have had enough of taping together batteries or making tagliatelli of wires to provide some volts for your electronic project? Yes you have !Instead of buying a new PSU (power supply unit) why not use a power circuit board of discarded A/V equipment or other home appliances. Many audiovisual devices...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:17:49 PST
Making ApplePi, Merging a Vintage Macintosh Plus With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-ApplePi-Merging-a-Vintage-Macintosh-Plus-Wi/
Making ApplePi, Merging a Vintage Macintosh Plus With the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SMALL.jpg Jagged_path As a child of the late 70's and elementary school student of the 80's, I have always been fascinated by these little beige and platinum boxes and their tiny B&W screens. A few popped up beside the Commodore Pets and Apple ][e's in our school library. Of course, we were never actually allowed to ...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:15:15 PST
Building The Builder Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Builder-Robot/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:35:21 PST
Make a USB cable 'power only' http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Condom/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:35:03 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled LED Wearable with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/BT-Controlled-LED-Wearable-With-Intel-Edison/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:47:54 PST
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-JY-MCU-Module-Bluetooth-Android-Applicatio/
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SMALL.jpg aso777 This is a simple instructable how to create a working link between Android and Arduino via JY-MCU Module. By the end of this instructable you will be able to control LED with Android Application. Materials You will need:Arduino (any version is good, I used nano).JY-MCU Module (Purchased on dx.com...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:43:32 PDT
How To Make The Easiest Breadboard Arduino Uno...EVER ! - The Breduino ! (& How to Upload Sketches Straight to it !!) With Additional Hardware Options - UPDATED - JULY 2013 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Easiest-Breadboard-Arduino-UnoE/
How To Make The Easiest Breadboard Arduino Uno...EVER ! - The Breduino ! (& How to Upload Sketches Straight to it !!) With Additional Hardware Options - UPDATED - JULY 2013 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/N0XD/H3Z3OMRT/FE1N0XDH3Z3OMRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/N0XD/H3Z3OMRT/FE1N0XDH3Z3OMRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/N0XD/H3Z3OMRT/FE1N0XDH3Z3OMRT.SMALL.jpg offtherails2010 Section 1 - Building the Regulated 5 Volt Power Supply ! Okay now before i start, something about my notes for my step-by-step PICTURE instructables that i Love to create: "i used to label all my pictures within my instructables but it seems instructables.com doesn't show all the notes attache...
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Sat, 14 Jul 2012 22:13:01 PDT
Magnetic Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Wire/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 16:50:06 PDT
How to Make a Calendar in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Calendar-in-Photoshop/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:32:43 PST
Pocket transistor Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-transistor-Amplifier/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 09:44:52 PST
Fastest Easiest to Build RGB 8x8x8 LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-the-RGB-8x8x8-LED-CUBE/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 05:03:09 PDT
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Temperature-Meter-with-web-page/
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SMALL.jpg limbo What you need An Arduino board (any compatible board is OK). LM-35 (to use with the provided file you can use DS18B20 but you have to convert the source code respectively). HLK-RM04 WiFi router module. 5V Power supply or Power supply and regulation circuit. The Idea Arduino can be easily turned i...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:32:37 PST
Laptop skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-skin/
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Mon, 18 May 2009 03:55:28 PDT
Long Distance Laser listening device http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Distance-Laser-listening-device/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 08:40:42 PDT
PacMan and custom characters on Arduino with a 16x2 LCD I2C YwRobot LCM1602 IIC V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/PacMan-and-custom-characters-on-Arduino-with-a-16x/
PacMan and custom characters on Arduino with a 16x2 LCD I2C YwRobot LCM1602 IIC V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SMALL.jpg kantona80 Hello everybody, this is my first instructables!I made this guide because I had a lot of problems to drive the YwRobot LCD I2C with Arduino because of problems related to software libraries.After much research and testing, at the end, I found some libraries that are compatible and fully working. I h...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:56:57 PDT
Simple, Easy and Cheap DIY Pedometer with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Easy-and-Cheap-DIY-Pedometer-with-Arduino/
Simple, Easy and Cheap DIY Pedometer with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SMALL.jpg jatinbatra I borrowed an accelerometer 4 months back from a friend but I realized it's never been put into it's best use.So why not make something good out of it. I already have https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.noom.walk installed in my phone , but the problem with these apps is they consume...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:20:27 PDT
Monthly Budgeting in Excel http://www.instructables.com/id/Monthly-Budgeting-in-Excel/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 13:20:42 PDT
LCD dispaly on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-dispaly-on-Arduino-UNO/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 05:18:29 PDT
DIY $5 USBTinyISP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-USBTinyISP/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:31 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
CNC FROM SCRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-FROM-SCRAP/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:49 PST
Make A Talkbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Talkbox/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2008 21:07:39 PDT
Electro shock device out of a 9V adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-shock-device-out-of-a-9V-adapter/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 08:44:13 PDT