Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:28:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Joel the joule thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Joel-the-joule-thief/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 19:25:13 PDT
Easy way to make a DIY Cintiq http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-way-to-make-a-DIY-Cintiq/
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 14:06:35 PST
Visual Basic Arduino Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual-Basic-Arduino-Interface/
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 07:07:29 PST
Top That Spins Forever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-That-Spins-Forever/
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:59:06 PDT
MPU-9150/9250 IMU with Arduino Pro-Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/MPU-91509250-IMU/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:56:44 PST
Arduino Propeller Message Display (POV) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Propeller-Message-Display-POV/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:06:04 PST
12V NE555 PWM Controller Under $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-NE555-PWM-Controller/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:33:05 PDT
LEAD ACID BATTERY CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/LEAD-ACID-BATTERY-CHARGER/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 03:38:40 PDT
Apple Macbook power cord repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-power-cord-repair/
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Sun, 21 Nov 2010 20:31:18 PST
Electric fingerprint lock- Arduino compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Fingerprint-Lock-Arduino-Compatiable/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 02:51:53 PDT
Blaze - Modern Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Blaze-Modern-Table-Top/
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:17:53 PDT
Arduino Capacitive Sensor In less Than 2 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Capacitive-Sensor-in-Less-Than-2-Minutes/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 10:36:13 PDT
Node.js app as a RPI Service (boot at startup) http://www.instructables.com/id/Nodejs-App-As-a-RPI-Service-boot-at-Startup/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 14:41:41 PST
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock with Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleep-Cycle-Alarm-Clock-with-Motion-Sensor/
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Thu, 9 May 2013 22:10:51 PDT
how to make a battery heated clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-battery-heated-clothing/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:29:44 PST
Password Based Circuit Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-Based-Circuit-Breaker/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 05:34:50 PST
meArm.Joystick DIY en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-DIY/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:32:22 PST
iHome battery replacement (Portable Speakers) http://www.instructables.com/id/iHome-battery-replacement-Portable-Speakers/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:37:36 PDT
How to Make 1.5V DC to 220V AC Inverter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-15V-DC-to-220V-AC-Inverter/
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 05:22:20 PDT
Vacuum Tube LED Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Tube-LED-Candle/
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:18:39 PDT
AutoBoot Android When Charger Connected http://www.instructables.com/id/AutoBoot-Android-When-Charger-Connected/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 00:49:03 PDT
Door Activated LED Lighting using Hall Effect Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Activated-LED-Lighting-using-Hall-Effect-Sens/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 15:21:07 PDT
How to make stackable pin headers for Arduino on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-stackable-pin-headers-for-Arduino-on-t/
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Tue, 4 May 2010 08:54:58 PDT
12vDC to 220vAC 100watts inverter http://www.instructables.com/id/12vDC-to-220vAC-100watts-inverter/
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Sat, 2 May 2009 14:00:48 PDT
Turn Your Entire Phone into a Touchscreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Entire-Phone-into-a-Touchscreen/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:08:27 PDT
USB Powered Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Speakers/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:18:17 PDT
RGB LED Lighting Effects With Adafruit Trinket http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-lighting-effects-with-Adafruit-Trinket/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:23:54 PDT
Arduino Integer transmission simplified http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Integer-transmission-simplified/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:54:02 PDT
External VGA / GPU for Laptops using EXP GDC Beast http://www.instructables.com/id/External-GPU-for-Laptops-Using-EXP-GDC-Beast/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:11:09 PST
Peltier Cooling for ZWO Astro Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Cooling-for-ZWO-Astro-Camera/
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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:38:44 PDT
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-CNC-Milling-Machine-V2-Arudino-Uno-GRBL/
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SMALL.jpg Bogus Cichocki Here I wanted to present my second cnc milling machine. At the moment it is ready 1 axis with control arduino GRBL. Ultimately, I'm going to add more steps built my machine in the order of their creation. The aim of this project is to verify the operation of the control based on arduino uno (or nano...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:28:30 PDT
How to dress a shop wound http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-dress-a-shop-wound/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2009 21:23:53 PST
Capacitance meter with arduino and 741 op-amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-meter-with-arduino-and-741-op-amp/
Capacitance meter with arduino and 741 op-amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/M8W5/I4J7D6DN/FO1M8W5I4J7D6DN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/M8W5/I4J7D6DN/FO1M8W5I4J7D6DN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/M8W5/I4J7D6DN/FO1M8W5I4J7D6DN.SMALL.jpg ramtonio This project comprises the design and construction of a simple capacitance meter capable of measuring capacitors in the range of about 20 picoF to hundreds of microF.This can be a very useful tool when checking our capacitors and it will also make us feel the satisfaction of having built it ourselve...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:28:56 PST
Internet Enabled Fridge: A First Foray into Internet of Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Enabled-Fridge-A-First-Foray-into-Interne/
Internet Enabled Fridge: A First Foray into Internet of Things - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/9PCW/IDLI1VKP/FCK9PCWIDLI1VKP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/9PCW/IDLI1VKP/FCK9PCWIDLI1VKP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/9PCW/IDLI1VKP/FCK9PCWIDLI1VKP.SMALL.jpg pjensen Hello Everybody! I had an issue with the freezer in our house. Once in a while, the freezer would fail to close fully, either bouncing open or getting slightly propped open. This small gap was enough of a gap to allow hot, moist air inside of the freezer. The water would condense on the evaporator c...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:34:06 PDT
Design a Rocket Nose Cone (with Software) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Rocket-Nose-Cone-with-Software/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:26:41 PDT
Pipe Bot - A smart arduino bluetooth robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Bot-a-Smart-Arduino-Bluetooth-Robot/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:45:00 PDT
$50 Infrared Touch Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Infrared-Touch-Surface/
$50 Infrared Touch Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/5LKT/IWI0THD4/F515LKTIWI0THD4.SMALL.jpg Adellar Irankunda Hello, and welcome to my first instructable, an instructable based around building a cheap infrared touch interface that anyone can build, given they are willing to put time and effort into it. In this instructable, I will teach you how to build the touch interface, upload the programs necessary for...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:11:00 PST
Cardboard van Leeuwenhoek microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-van-Leeuwenhoek-microscope/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2009 06:43:55 PDT
3G Wireless Router Based on Raspberry Pi2 http://www.instructables.com/id/3G-Wireless-Router-Based-on-Raspberry-Pi2/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:27:11 PDT
Retropie Gamecube case Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Retropie-Gamecube-Case-Project/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 17:37:01 PDT
Using ESP8266 SPIFFS http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-ESP8266-SPIFFS/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 14:27:58 PST
How to control a simple Processing game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-simple-Processing-game-with-Ardui/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:35:11 PDT
Belkin WEMO Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Belkin-WEMO-Garage-Door-Opener-with-Door-Status-Fe/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:37:29 PDT
MIDI-Controlled 88 Key Reed Organ With MIDI-Over-Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controlled-88-Key-Reed-Organ/
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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 09:36:18 PDT
DIY Arduino Controled Multiwii Flight Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Multicopter-Flight-Controller/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:16:35 PST
High voltage power supply for Nixies, CFL, Neon-Glow-Bulbs etc. for my steampunk objects http://www.instructables.com/id/High-voltage-power-supply-for-Nixies-CFL-Neon-Gl/
High voltage power supply for Nixies, CFL, Neon-Glow-Bulbs etc. for my steampunk objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/V78H/GU4HW4PR/F8OV78HGU4HW4PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/V78H/GU4HW4PR/F8OV78HGU4HW4PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/V78H/GU4HW4PR/F8OV78HGU4HW4PR.SMALL.jpg Junophor Hi everybody This instructable is also a summary of my own experiances in constructing funky light objects using the electronic from a disposal camera, as the knowledge of other projects and constructive ideas from the internet. So it was my aim to write an clear DIY :-)))))) tutorial which can be ...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 02:42:05 PDT
Build your own 3D Printed Mini Racing Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-3D-Printed-Mini-Racing-Quadcopter/
Build your own 3D Printed Mini Racing Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SMALL.jpg cozmogeek WARNING: Spinning propellers are dangerous! Do not put the blades on your quad until you are ready to fly. A 700 degree soldering iron also does a pretty good number on human skin before you even know you touched it. Ask me how I know!I found this project on thingiverse and decided I had to give it...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 23:09:39 PDT
Stepper Motor Basics - 5 Wires Unipolar / Bipolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Basics-5-Wires-Unipolar-Bipolar-Moto/
Stepper Motor Basics - 5 Wires Unipolar / Bipolar Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/RFM7/IFMRO0E5/FZ6RFM7IFMRO0E5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/RFM7/IFMRO0E5/FZ6RFM7IFMRO0E5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/RFM7/IFMRO0E5/FZ6RFM7IFMRO0E5.SMALL.jpg Chein STEPPER MOTOR BASICS - 5 WIRES UNIPOLAR / BIPOLAR MOTOR example.The basics on how stepper motor, stepper controller, and stepper driver work.NOTE: There are slight differences on how the different variant of stepper motors work (i.e. the 4 wires, 5 wires and 6 wires stepper motors). So do check out ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:07:39 PDT
How to Create a Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Hovercraft/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 07:45:31 PST
Aquarium Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Controller/
Aquarium Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SMALL.jpg tsmeey This Instructable will show you how to make a Aquarium Controller. First of all: I'm not an engineer and I'm not a programmer. There may be errors, so please ask if there are any ambiguities. We do not want to make a fishcooker :)I hope you have some fun und enjoy this project.Ok, now some backgroun...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 05:02:09 PST