Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:08:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Write a Good Electronics Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-a-Good-Electronics-Instructable/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:27:51 PDT
Wordclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wordclock/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:05 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide for Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-for-Quadcopters-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
Make your own activity tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-activity-tracker/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:18:02 PDT
How To Make A Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Dark-Sensor/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:59:04 PDT
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Lego Time Lapse Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Time-Lapse-Dolly/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:57:31 PDT
RC M48A3 Patton tank http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-M48A3-Patton-tank/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:36:47 PDT
Yet Another Edge-Lit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Edge-Lit-LED-Sign/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:42:19 PDT
Soundwave Portable Electronics Workstaion http://www.instructables.com/id/Soundwave-Portable-Electronics-Workstaion/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:15 PDT
Copy stand for book scanning - just make one hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-stand-for-book-scanning-only-make-one-hole/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:00:09 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Autonomous Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Race-Car/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:23:08 PDT
Irrigation logic controller/project log http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-logic-controllerproject-log/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:47:04 PDT
smartphone + water = high speed photography http://www.instructables.com/id/smartphone-water-high-speed-photography/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:05:28 PDT
TXT ME http://www.instructables.com/id/TXT-ME/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:06:02 PDT
How To Record Your iPad/iPhone/iPod Screen (No Jailbreak) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Record-Your-iPadiPhoneiPod-Screen-No-Jailbr/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:58:42 PDT
Become Your Own 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Your-Own-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:13:27 PDT
Carbon Fiber Aircraft Flap http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Fiber-Aircraft-Flap/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:41:09 PDT
Pulsing fluidic heart micropump http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluidic-heart-micropump/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:29:35 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
Arduino Home Automation System (Using Bluetooth) AHAS BY PYT http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-System-Using-Bluetooth-AHA/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:45:03 PDT
How To Charge Your Apple Devise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Charge-Your-Apple-Devise/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:36:53 PDT
Ironman Welding Helmet Part 1. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-Welding-Helmet-Part-1/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:06:53 PDT
Getting Stock Prices on Raspberry Pi (using Python) http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Stock-Prices-on-Raspberry-Pi-Python/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:32:06 PDT
Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Retro-Future TV Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Future-TV-Conversion/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:51:49 PDT
Easy LED Clip-on http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Clip-on/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:38:37 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This miniature model of a coffee table is made to be used in dollhouses or as a unique coffee cup coaster for your desktop.The tabletop, frame and legs are designed to be 3D-printed and assembled with glue-less snap-fit joints. Download the 3D-files and 3D-print them Download the STL files in thi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reliable-Low-Power-Home-Solar-Backup-Solution/
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SMALL.jpg kiran_cyberpro Here is a highly reliable low-cost low-power home solar backup solution. You can use this as a renewable energy power source too. Since as long as you got abundant sunlight beyond what can be charged into the batteries you can use this power to charge your gadgets. It is so small and lightweight you...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:28:20 PDT
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Pail-3D-Scanner-for-123D-Catch/
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SMALL.jpg renejsanchez Build your own 3D scanner on the cheap! All you need is less than $50 of hardware store materials, a digital camera, and 123D Catch.Why a plastic pail? 123D Catch works best using pictures taken at even intervals around an object under good lighting conditions. Using a white, translucent pail gives ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:17:14 PDT
DIY Network Mapping Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Network-Mapping-Tool/
DIY Network Mapping Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SMALL.jpg michael.thomas.9404362 This is a tutorial for creating a network mapping tool much like the one made and sold by CableSupply.com (Shown Here), however it is super easy to make, costs a lot less, and improves on their design in three ways: 1.) The LED’s I used have a flat form factor which allows them to be encased in the ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish This is my first post on Instructables and I am super excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: Spryo SpoonTail which is just my robot showing some tricks but with a tethered control.In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make a quadrapod of your own and using speech...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Under the bed nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-bed-nightlight/
Under the bed nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SMALL.jpg VeryEvilBetty A automatic light for under the bed.It activates on motion, the sensors are placed so that they wont activate when you are in the bed. But when you step out of the bed or aproach the bed. They turn of after there has been no motion after a set time.Because i dont need them to go on when its is light...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:44:39 PDT
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-super-bright-LED-light-panel-for-vid/
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Here's how to make a super-bright LED light panel. It's equivalent to a 1000w incandescent light bulb, and it's super useful for video work as it has a daylight colour temperature and doesn't use PWM for dimming. There are 900 individual LEDs in this panel, which is why it's so bright.Here's a li...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:30 PDT
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/22-Inch-Cinema-in-Your-Car/
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Road trips with kids can be a royal pain in the asterisk without proper entertainment. We discovered those portable DVD players a few years back and have never looked back. Our recent model went on the fritz, and I decided to kick it up a notch with some gear that I had from other projects. Unfortun...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:38 PDT
Reuse your old hard drive disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-your-old-hard-drive-disks/
Reuse your old hard drive disks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SMALL.jpg Djnix If you have old hard drive disks lying around then you should use them to make this long spinning top! Get the parts You need:A hard drive disk (more than one is good for longer spin time)A metal bar such as in an erector set (you can use a screw or nail too just not on a nice floor) ;)Last you n...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:13 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
Quiz Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SMALL.jpg Clapoti A good friend of mine who's a teacher was doing quizzes in her class making students compete to answer questions... resulting in them complaining they raised their hands before the others.I decided to give her this quiz show type buzzer for Christmas to solve her problems.When one of the players pre...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
Voice Activated Power Sockets (Home Automation) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Power-Sockets-Home-Automation/
Voice Activated Power Sockets (Home Automation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2QAS/HZB3LSKE/FEO2QASHZB3LSKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2QAS/HZB3LSKE/FEO2QASHZB3LSKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2QAS/HZB3LSKE/FEO2QASHZB3LSKE.SMALL.jpg RajkumarRaval Yet another voice controlled home automation system! As shown in the picture, the system can control any electrical appliance, by turning ON or OFF, that is connected into the electrical socket. The system does this using bespoke voice commands. The system uses a Microchip PIC micro-controller board...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:09:44 PDT
Add bluetooth to your car stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-car-stereo/
Add bluetooth to your car stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SMALL.jpg Vitim I have a stereo on my car, but it doesn't have bluetooth, so I though well, why not add it? Dongle I ordered a couple of bluetooth dongles from eBay for $14 delivered from china, with AD2P support which was the required feature.Taking it apart. Circuit analysis overview I took a series of macr...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:59 PDT
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I was browsing Instructables when i came across rbates4 and his Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Min... I figured hey I have a spare DVI monitor, a X-arcade stick and a desire to tinker with the Pi. I think I am going to have to remix this into a ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Bullet Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Torch/
Bullet Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn a magnum 44 bullet into a mini torchI brought a bunch of used bullets from Etsy for a project that’s currently a work in progress. I had a heap left over and have been dreaming-up all types of projects to create.Turning a 44 magnum bullet into a torch was no easy feat. There isn’t much room in...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:11:07 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
LED Pacman Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SMALL.gif NextFab Make your own LED Pacman Ghosts! Feel free to customize your own with colors or add more LEDs. Works well as a desk toy or even a nightlight! Setup What you'll need:Tools: Laser cutterHot glue gunSoldering ironComputer Wire cuttersWire strippersComponents Acrylic (color of your ghost)Arduino Uno(...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
Regulated power supply on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-power-supply-on-the-cheap/
Regulated power supply on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/PJBW/HZ9O54PF/FN2PJBWHZ9O54PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/PJBW/HZ9O54PF/FN2PJBWHZ9O54PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/PJBW/HZ9O54PF/FN2PJBWHZ9O54PF.SMALL.jpg Milen The regulated power supply is must to have device for each electronics freak.In this instructable I will show you how to construct such kind of device on the cheap (less than $10) The core of the device ... The most expensive part for a regulated power supply is the input AC/DC converte...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:46:28 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/40I6/HZB3KUPQ/FI740I6HZB3KUPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/40I6/HZB3KUPQ/FI740I6HZB3KUPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/40I6/HZB3KUPQ/FI740I6HZB3KUPQ.SMALL.jpg synthdood I have been an avid electronics DIY guy for many years now, and I have spent a lot of that time struggling to learn how to make my own PCBs. I have tried every technique that I have come across on the internet, from iron-on print outs to dry photosensitive blue sheets. Sometimes I was successful in ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT