Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:47:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 SJ4000 External Microphone HACK! See video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SJ4000-External-Microphone-HACK/
SJ4000 External Microphone HACK! See video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/D3X8/HY5NRV53/FRXD3X8HY5NRV53.SMALL.jpg deezildennis Link to My channel for Test Video! It is long and rambling. I was mainly just trying to test out Microphone and Camera battery life and quality. Have fun! Cut copy and paste into your Browser! Or click! Watch in 1080p! This is factory default settings for this vid on a very cloudy day and just a...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:37:47 PDT
USB Fan Out Of Old Computer Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Fan-Out-Of-Old-Computer-Fan/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2008 15:18:29 PST
How To Update Your Android Device (manual) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Update-Your-Android-Device-manual/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 09:37:25 PST
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-awesome-macro-photo-background/
Quick, cheap, and awesome macro photo background! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/EV2K/IDR82SCQ/FPHEV2KIDR82SCQ.SMALL.jpg Instructomaker I recently made a very simple Instructable about how to convert a child-resistant bottle cap to adult friendly. The inspiration was not only to present that neat cap conversion process, but to utilize a really cool method of creating a super simple, endlessly versatile macro photography background ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:58:57 PDT
Stop skipping audio in Google Music & YouTube http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-skipping-audio-in-Google-Music-YouTube/
Stop skipping audio in Google Music & YouTube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta Does the sound skip or become "choppy" when you are watching YouTube videos or listen to music with Google Music in Chrome, and do other things on your computer? I have a pretty slow work computer, and was frustrated that I couldn't listen to my streaming music and work in Auto Cad, or any other pro...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:11:21 PST
The Idiot's Guide to Programming AVR's on the Cheap (with the Arduino IDE!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Idiots-Guide-to-Programming-AVRs-on-the-Chea/
The Idiot's Guide to Programming AVR's on the Cheap (with the Arduino IDE!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SMALL.jpg Shagglepuff      Microcontrollers are, without a doubt, amazing little things. They are versatile, powerful, and extremely tiny. Unfortunately, the latter trait is also shared by both my wallet and my programming skills. My understanding of C is poor, and I can hardly afford to buy something like an Arduino or ...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 17:32:27 PDT
Simple RJ45 DB9 Cisco console cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RJ45-DB9-Cisco-console-cable/
Simple RJ45 DB9 Cisco console cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/T7AW/G8B8THNN/FO1T7AWG8B8THNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/T7AW/G8B8THNN/FO1T7AWG8B8THNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/T7AW/G8B8THNN/FO1T7AWG8B8THNN.SMALL.jpg pcapelo Hello everyone, I just bought my first cisco router (2610) and, in order to learn about it I decide to start a blog. The idea its to provide a step-by-step from nothing to something that can be useful in a SOHO environment. The blog still in the very early steps, but it will be the experience of ...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:18:55 PDT
Arduino / Processing Audio Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Processing-Audio-Spectrum-Analyzer/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 19:09:53 PST
AirPlay Mirroring without Apple TV (using RPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/AirPlay-Mirroring-without-Apple-TV-using-RPi/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:48:02 PDT
USB to PS/2 convertor http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-to-PS2-convertor/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 06:39:03 PDT
How to make Two accounts on clash of clans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Two-accounts-on-clash-of-clans/
How to make Two accounts on clash of clans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/XNDS/I77G4FD1/FPAXNDSI77G4FD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/XNDS/I77G4FD1/FPAXNDSI77G4FD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/XNDS/I77G4FD1/FPAXNDSI77G4FD1.SMALL.jpg Byakuya Uzumaki hello, today I'll be showing you how to make a second account on clash of clans. its really easy once you get the hang of it, and you can make as much accounts as you want, as long as you have more than one Gmail account. Make a Gmail account ok, so first you go into Google+, then you hit the thr...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:57:35 PDT
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x5W/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
Raspberry Pi Birdbox Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Birdbox-Camera/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:06:56 PDT
Turn your lights on with clapping?! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-lights-on-with-clapping/
Turn your lights on with clapping?! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Wouldn't it be nice to turn on your lights without getting off the couch? In this project I am going to show you how to build a simple Arduino clap circuit which can turn on and off all kinds of AC appliances. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on how to build thi...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:23:05 PDT
Arduino Examples #2 Use an Arduino as a FTDI Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Examples-2-Use-an-Arduino-as-a-FTDI-Progr/
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Fri, 21 Jan 2011 06:55:06 PST
Change led color on the Logitech G502 http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-led-color-on-the-Logitech-G502/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:50:10 PDT
Take apart an optical mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-apart-an-optical-mouse/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 20:46:04 PST
Removing Anodizing From Aluminum Quickly and Easily. http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Anodizing-From-Aluminum-Quickly-and-Easil/
Removing Anodizing From Aluminum Quickly and Easily. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/XXEI/FTM73V8X/FQWXXEIFTM73V8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/XXEI/FTM73V8X/FQWXXEIFTM73V8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/XXEI/FTM73V8X/FQWXXEIFTM73V8X.SMALL.jpg daniel_reetz I dislike the color of many anodized parts and tools, and I love the look of bare aluminum. Fortunately, it's easy to remove the anodized coating from most things. I first heard about this here, but I found their instructions lacking.The pictures below show what we want -- and what we have. Mater...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:49:07 PDT
How to make the BEST Command Prompt (cmd) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-BEST-Command-Prtompt-cmd/
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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 14:08:46 PST
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
DIY Cracked iPhone Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cracked-iPhone-Makeover/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:37:35 PDT
How to Attract more Traffic to eBay Listings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Attract-more-Traffic-to-eBay-Listings/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 18:20:46 PDT
Let's make a game controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-game-controller/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:32 PDT
Space Invaders Desktop Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Invaders-Desktop-Clock/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:53:20 PDT
How to make Instagram Filters in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Instagram-Filters-in-Photoshop/
How to make Instagram Filters in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/HSVA/I1OTVGKV/F7ZHSVAI1OTVGKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/HSVA/I1OTVGKV/F7ZHSVAI1OTVGKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/HSVA/I1OTVGKV/F7ZHSVAI1OTVGKV.SMALL.jpg CharlesPerrault Hi!Today i want to show you how to make instagram filters in photoshop in few simple clicks. The most important thing - all filters will be non-destructive and editable. So, let's start! :) Adjustment layers We will make all the effects using "Adjustment Layers".So, first of all - open your image...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:16:11 PDT
Making a "Soft-Vocal" Instrumental in Audacity http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Instrumental-in-Audacity/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2008 13:38:15 PST
Make a folder with a custom icon. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-folder-with-a-custom-icon/
Make a folder with a custom icon. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/Q0ZR/HEI48D4A/FRLQ0ZRHEI48D4A.SMALL.jpg amriorda So I was bored today and wanted to add a small level of customization to my computer.  So I decided to make my folders have cool icons. Find your picture. First off, you need a picture to make as your folder image.  Find any picture you want off the internet or where ever.  You HAVE to have the...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:36:47 PDT
Make the Harbor Freight 45W Solar Panel Charge Controller useful with a simple mod. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-Harbor-Freight-45W-Solar-Panel-Charger-Co/
Make the Harbor Freight 45W Solar Panel Charge Controller useful with a simple mod. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZATH/HO7XI1SX/F37ZATHHO7XI1SX.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Like many of us who are interested in solar power, I bought a Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel kit for about $150 which came with three solar panels, and a charge controller.  It was exciting times when I set it up several months ago to see the front panel lit up.  I thought that I was getting eno...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:51:12 PST
How to use Sony Vegas Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Sony-Vegas-Pro/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:25:00 PST
How to make a simple game in Unity 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-game-in-Unity-3D/
How to make a simple game in Unity 3D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9D6Z/I4CNGP12/F039D6ZI4CNGP12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9D6Z/I4CNGP12/F039D6ZI4CNGP12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9D6Z/I4CNGP12/F039D6ZI4CNGP12.SMALL.jpg jschap1 Unity 3D is a game-making engine that is powerful, simple to use, and most importantly, free to download! (There is a more powerful paid version, but you can do a lot with the free version.)Despite its name, Unity can be used for both 2D and 3D games. You can do programming in C#, Java, or Boo, a la...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 08:16:10 PST
Add Password Protection to any .zip Folder http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Password-Protection-to-any-zip-Folder/
Add Password Protection to any .zip Folder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/Y45B/FN49WWEO/F1JY45BFN49WWEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/Y45B/FN49WWEO/F1JY45BFN49WWEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/Y45B/FN49WWEO/F1JY45BFN49WWEO.SMALL.jpg computergeek This Instructable is on how to take a folder compress it & add a password to it. Note: This makes it so you can't unzip, read, or open the files in the folder but you can see what the files are. In other words it means that you can see what the files are, But not what's in them. if you have questio...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 14:05:55 PST
Convert a passive (non-powered) subwoofer to powered subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-passive-non-powered-subwoofer-to-power/
Convert a passive (non-powered) subwoofer to powered subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/GCQP/G8LWT5PC/FZDGCQPG8LWT5PC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/GCQP/G8LWT5PC/FZDGCQPG8LWT5PC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/GCQP/G8LWT5PC/FZDGCQPG8LWT5PC.SMALL.jpg Highbrow71 The issue...I had a 5.1 Home Theatre in a Box speaker set that was of good quality (made by a company that specializes in speakers) that had a built in receiver/amplifier.  This system worked fine for several years until I got a new 7.1 receiver.  All of the other speakers from the system hooked up ...
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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:07:14 PDT
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-AC-Current-using-Hall-Effect-Sensor/
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SMALL.jpg e024576 Objective: This Instructable shows how making an interface box that, when spliced into an extension cord, allows common microcontrollers like Arduino to measure AC current as a DC voltage signal proportional to AC current. My specific application is measuring refrigerator energy usage.The challenge...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:22:38 PDT
How to measure resistance of a Potentiometer? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-resistance-of-a-Potentiometer/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 01:28:58 PDT
Super recycled benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-recycled-benchtop-power-supply/
Super recycled benchtop power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SMALL.jpg juaspo Working with electronics you are bound to need different voltage sources for your projects. So having a good and reliable benchtop power supply is way, way, waaay easier and more convenient than having to combine batteries in different ways or trying to find a power adaptor that can deliver just tha...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:25:47 PDT
Harvesting Surface-Mount Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-Surface-Mount-Components/
Harvesting Surface-Mount Components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/0NYR/IDFWC2S5/FLQ0NYRIDFWC2S5.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci As a kid I used to take apart old TVs and Radios and cut out the discrete components. These were all what would be considered 'through-hole' components, but some were not even used on circuit boards but were part of a metal chassis piece of electrical equipment with point-to-point wiring.It was rea...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:54:19 PDT
Choosing Greener Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Power-Supplies/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:50:45 PDT
Arduino Distance Detector with a Buzzer and LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Detector-with-a-Buzzer-and-LEDs/
Arduino Distance Detector with a Buzzer and LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/KTKB/HJA2EJLL/FP4KTKBHJA2EJLL.SMALL.jpg flynn_munroe This is a simple guide on how to make a distance detector using an Arduino, a HC-SRO4 Ultrasonic Sensor, a Buzzer, and some LED's.  The ultimate goal of this tutorial is to use the buzzer and LED's to display how far the object is from the ultrasonic sensor. Materials Needed The Materials needed ...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:38:17 PDT
how to make a matrix efect with command prompt http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-matrix-efect-with-command-prompt/
how to make a matrix efect with command prompt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EM38/GKS0SPB9/FZAEM38GKS0SPB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EM38/GKS0SPB9/FZAEM38GKS0SPB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EM38/GKS0SPB9/FZAEM38GKS0SPB9.SMALL.jpg WaterLemon7 hope you enjoy :) you will need 1. a computer or laptop 2. have command prompt 3.have notepad how to get onto notepad... first of all click on the start button on the left hand side of your computer screen. after that is done type in on the search bar notepad. double click on the icon. what t...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 03:44:01 PST
Vista Too Slow? Try this http://www.instructables.com/id/Vista-Too-Slow-Try-this/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 12:50:51 PST
how to make the simplest electric generator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-the-simplest-electric-generator/
how to make the simplest electric generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/7USS/HAQ2ZUMV/FFK7USSHAQ2ZUMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/7USS/HAQ2ZUMV/FFK7USSHAQ2ZUMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/7USS/HAQ2ZUMV/FFK7USSHAQ2ZUMV.SMALL.jpg argha halder i will show you how to make a generator easily.for this you will need common and cheap things.ihave given drawn pictures instead of real picture. so it may noybe so clear.with this generator you may not produce that much energy but still it may generate enough electricity to light up a led bulb. ...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 02:30:57 PST
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Linear-Driven-Camera-Slider/
DIY Linear Driven Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/YM7J/IDMXHAT6/FKIYM7JIDMXHAT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/YM7J/IDMXHAT6/FKIYM7JIDMXHAT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/YM7J/IDMXHAT6/FKIYM7JIDMXHAT6.SMALL.jpg skepticaljay The goal of this project is to allow someone to build their own motorized camera slider. Motorized camera sliders found online are expensive and often not very long so we thought it would be a good idea to try out hand at making our own. Other goals of this project are to:1. Capture some great camer...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:27:40 PDT
Soldering multiple wires for a distribution joint http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-multiple-wires-for-a-distribution-joint/
Soldering multiple wires for a distribution joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UGD1/IDLI2KTQ/FI4UGD1IDLI2KTQ.SMALL.jpg rdomunky Sometimes it's necessary to split power/signal from a single wire to multiple outputs. Normally I'd prefer to use a terminal/distribution block for something like this, but sometimes that's not feasible, such as when space is constrained or everything needs to be inline for a wiring harness. There a...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:36:33 PDT
How to save battery on iPod touch/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-save-battery-on-iPod-touchiPhone/
How to save battery on iPod touch/iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/T2AI/GXDJ40NZ/F0VT2AIGXDJ40NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/T2AI/GXDJ40NZ/F0VT2AIGXDJ40NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/T2AI/GXDJ40NZ/F0VT2AIGXDJ40NZ.SMALL.jpg cool knex13 Hello cool knex13 here. Have you got a iPod touch or a iPhone. Don't just hate it when you run out of battery fast well I will show you 14 great battery tips. Down forget to rate. Leave a comment and tell me how I did. Soon I will ad more great battery tips! :) Closing down apps 1. What most...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 11:43:04 PST
DIY Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Lighting & Security http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motion-Sensor-Lighting-Control/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:03:42 PST
DC Motor Controller for Electric Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Controller-for-Electric-Bicycle/
DC Motor Controller for Electric Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GIKV/GVEI9C49/F3QGIKVGVEI9C49.SMALL.jpg scd I designed this controller for my Crystalite Sparrow 48V electric bicycle hub motor.  The core function of a DC motor controller is to periodically read the throttle setting and adjust the current being supplied to the motor.  It does this with a technique called pulse-width modulation or PWM (more ...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:14:45 PST
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) http://www.instructables.com/id/building-the-poor-mans-mini-tesla-coil-slayer-exc/
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SMALL.jpg -max- A slayer exciter is basically a small solid state tesla coil, usually a one transistor design. The circuitry for it is simple. One of the first things anyone who has built a joule thief will notice, is that the circuitry is very similar. The biggest difference is that the small transformer or induct...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:34:24 PDT
Real Time Clock - DS1302 http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Time-Clock-DS1302/
Real Time Clock - DS1302 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8M80/HR0ARAA1/F898M80HR0ARAA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8M80/HR0ARAA1/F898M80HR0ARAA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8M80/HR0ARAA1/F898M80HR0ARAA1.SMALL.jpg JigMcFigg This is a VERY simple tutorial on how to use the DS1302 Real Time Clock with an Arduino, or Versilino, board.  I will walk you through the wiring, code, and example.  All of which can be found at www.Virtuabotix.com.  This is my ifrst try at creating an instructable, so I welcome any feedback that a...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:13:18 PST
DIY Portable Bluetooth Speaker 30W, BT4.0, Passive Radiators http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-30W-BT40-Passive-Radiators/
DIY Portable Bluetooth Speaker 30W, BT4.0, Passive Radiators - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6LZE/IDM03MJI/FTP6LZEIDM03MJI.SMALL.jpg Barry_L Hey everybody! So in this tutorial I'm going to show you exactly how I built this (true) 30W RMS portable bluetooth speaker! Parts for this speaker can be optained pretty easily and cheaply, and there will be links provided to everything needed. First off, here are some specs and features: Bluetooth...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:42:27 PDT
DIY Digital Compass (for your car) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Compass-for-your-car/
DIY Digital Compass (for your car) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/8Q8H/IDFW9NO7/FHS8Q8HIDFW9NO7.SMALL.jpg DaAwesomeP I'm astounded that some cars don't have a digital compass always visible. You either have to launch the navigation app each time which may even disappear when you adjust the radio. In this project, you'll create a digital compass that can be powered by by the cigarette lighter or another source (bat...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:51:15 PDT