Instructables: exploring - technology http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:57:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-40-Breeder-LED-fixture/
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SMALL.jpg d00dy This build is designed for a "Full Spectrum" dimmable LED fixture for a mixed reef 40 breeder aquarium. This fixture helps achieve the different wavelengths utilized by various coral. This instructable will not go into detail about different types of reef lighting, or the benefits of full spectrum s...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:30:53 PDT
How to build a People Counter with Raspberry Pi and Ubidots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-People-Counter-with-Raspberry-Pi-an/
How to build a People Counter with Raspberry Pi and Ubidots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KKH9/I0ENM7HW/FVCKKH9I0ENM7HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KKH9/I0ENM7HW/FVCKKH9I0ENM7HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KKH9/I0ENM7HW/FVCKKH9I0ENM7HW.SMALL.jpg UbiMaker In this simple project we'll use a motion sensor to detect if an object is passing in front of our Raspberry Pi. Then we'll count how many times that happens, and send this value to Ubidots. People counters are typically expensive devices used in the retail industry to understand how shoppers behave...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:50:55 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
Acoustic Suspension Of Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Suspension-Of-Water-Droplets/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:35:09 PDT
Sutton-Hoo Lyre or a saxon lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Sutton-Hoo-Lyre-or-a-saxon-lyre/
Sutton-Hoo Lyre or a saxon lyre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/L6SZ/I0DOINW4/FF5L6SZI0DOINW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/L6SZ/I0DOINW4/FF5L6SZI0DOINW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/L6SZ/I0DOINW4/FF5L6SZI0DOINW4.SMALL.jpg BigCthulhu On the saxon lyre: The lyre is maybe the ancestor of all the plucked instruments. Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, but, before them the people of the cultures in the iron and copper age used instruments like this. The architecture of it is very simple, but efficient - take a solid frame to hang and hold t...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:28:25 PDT
Control an Arduino with your iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-with-iPhone/
Control an Arduino with your iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/H9FU/I0DOIKJ7/FMLH9FUI0DOIKJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/H9FU/I0DOIKJ7/FMLH9FUI0DOIKJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/H9FU/I0DOIKJ7/FMLH9FUI0DOIKJ7.SMALL.jpg simsalapim Hey! This Instructable shows you how to control an Arduino with an iPhone without having to program your own iOS application. We're going to flash an LED but you can do lots of other things with it too!We will be using an Arduino compatible microcontroller called the LightBlue Bean. It connects to y...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:03:01 PDT
LED Build Night (Summer 2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Build-Night-Summer-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/ADYU/I0ENLAB9/FDWADYUI0ENLAB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/ADYU/I0ENLAB9/FDWADYUI0ENLAB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/ADYU/I0ENLAB9/FDWADYUI0ENLAB9.SMALL.jpg Carleyy LED build night with Instructables.com LED Clothes Peg Tampering Detector Mini LED flashlight Wearable LED Flower Brooch LED Pacman Ghosts Arduino-powered LED Clock LED Foam Bracelet It's more than just a hat Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball LED Critter null ...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:59:46 PDT
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-iPhone-Camera-Remote-With-Lego-Hand/
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/L87I/I0ENL9E1/FLIL87II0ENL9E1.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For our Sugru build night at Phoenix Asylum, I decided to create a remote for my iPhone's camera. The remote is built from the headphones that were packaged with my iPhone. If you didn't know, the volume button on the headphones acts as a shutter release for your camera. This is a great way to take ...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:48:41 PDT
Bright idea lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-idea-lightbulb/
Bright idea lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6BSK/I0DOIGTF/FLW6BSKI0DOIGTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6BSK/I0DOIGTF/FLW6BSKI0DOIGTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/6BSK/I0DOIGTF/FLW6BSKI0DOIGTF.SMALL.jpg DmitryDzz Sometimes, not very often I got really bright ideas. And I'd like to have some indicator that IDEA IS COMING, so my friends or family can hide before I begin explanation. And then one day I found an awesome instructable how to make "Mysterious Lightbulb Prank" by Kipkay. That was just what I want! B...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:30:24 PDT
Glowing Trainers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Trainers/
Glowing Trainers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SMALL.jpg a2c7 Here's your end product. Pretty nifty eh?This is not a project for the faint hearted. You're about to destroy a very expensive pair of trainers/sneakers and have to problem solve along the way. Suitable trainers Get yourself some trainers (sneakers, to those of you who're not English) that have...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:19:12 PDT
Verify an Apple ID for Students Account http://www.instructables.com/id/Verify-an-Apple-ID-for-Students-Account/
Verify an Apple ID for Students Account - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BC29/I0DOIABT/FF3BC29I0DOIABT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BC29/I0DOIABT/FF3BC29I0DOIABT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BC29/I0DOIABT/FF3BC29I0DOIABT.SMALL.jpg awallace916 You've received an email from Apple telling you that they're excited your student will be using an iPad as part of their school's program, what do you do now? This instructable will walk you through the steps you need to take as a parent to finalize your child's Apple ID. Read the email from Appl...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:14:18 PDT
LED Glue Stick Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glue-Stick-Pendant/
LED Glue Stick Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/Z54I/I0ENKUUQ/F0UZ54II0ENKUUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/Z54I/I0ENKUUQ/F0UZ54II0ENKUUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/Z54I/I0ENKUUQ/F0UZ54II0ENKUUQ.SMALL.jpg Geocyber LED Glue Stick Pendant is nice. Very easy to make and you will have some funit can be for party or you can put it on your back when you ride a bike at night,it will be your securty lightEnjoy it :) Materials and Tools Materials- 1 LED RGB- 2 Button Batteries any type- 1 Glue Stick- Duct Tape,only...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:09:20 PDT
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-sport-X-copter-frame-design-for-strength-/
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SMALL.jpg chrisayad This all-Aluminum X copter is strong, light, and easiest to repair of all the frames. Because the pieces are made of flat aluminum, even if you crash it really hard, it just gets bent, you can flatten it back out with a hammer. It reduces waste because you are not replacing major parts every time yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:09:37 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SMALL.jpg riachi His name is "oiO", pronounced like "oye", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to simple object that lay around, that play a big, and usually unnoticed role in making our life easier and maybe more interesting...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
Using Maya to create a professional product render quickly for Shapeways http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Maya-to-create-a-professional-product-render/
Using Maya to create a professional product render quickly for Shapeways - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SMALL.jpg paintnpixels When selling a model design on 3D printing websites such as Shapeways, I believe it's important to create both a beautiful and professional first impression for a customer when they land on your product page.In this lesson, we are going to use Maya 2015 to build up a lighting stage, create a few mat...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:15 PDT
Processing: Instructables logo animation http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Instructables-logo-animation/
Processing: Instructables logo animation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/DJGE/I0C97YHU/F2ADJGEI0C97YHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/DJGE/I0C97YHU/F2ADJGEI0C97YHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/DJGE/I0C97YHU/F2ADJGEI0C97YHU.SMALL.jpg gagan8619 Hey all,Have you ever wondered about logo animations at the end of advertisements. Well I have and I think they are amazing. Here's a tutorial to make one for yourself. We are going to use Processing as our developing environment. Processing is an open source programming language and integrated deve...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:49:20 PDT
CNC Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SMALL.jpg denis74hd Building a CNC router Mug Plotter Desktop CNC Machine How to make Machinable Wax at home! Simple Guide to Making Sprockets Mini CNC router, complete plans and instructions null
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:59:49 PDT
Robotics Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotics-Cool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/DXFU/I0ENKA5N/F7IDXFUI0ENKA5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/DXFU/I0ENKA5N/F7IDXFUI0ENKA5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/DXFU/I0ENKA5N/F7IDXFUI0ENKA5N.SMALL.jpg denis74hd Air-Powered Soft Robotic Gripper My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set DIY Solar Tracker Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! HIGH CURRENT MOTOR DRIVER ( V 1.0 )
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:59:12 PDT
Arduino Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/E3QO/I0ENKA4Y/FIFE3QOI0ENKA4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/E3QO/I0ENKA4Y/FIFE3QOI0ENKA4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/E3QO/I0ENKA4Y/FIFE3QOI0ENKA4Y.SMALL.jpg denis74hd Intermediate Arduino: Inputs and Outputs I2C between Arduino's DIY littleBits Building an ISP Shield for Arduino Comprehensive Guide to Electronic Breadboards: A Meta Instructable Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:57:40 PDT
Lilypad Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypad-Projects/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FBL/3NX3/I0DOH53Q/FBL3NX3I0DOH53Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FBL/3NX3/I0DOH53Q/FBL3NX3I0DOH53Q.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FBL/3NX3/I0DOH53Q/FBL3NX3I0DOH53Q.SMALL.jpg fireezdragon Snapable Lilypads LilyPad Arduino Totoro Plush with Umbrella LilyPad Arduino Blinking Bike Safety Patch How to make a LilyPad Arduino LED skirt Skirt Full of Stars - Motion reactive skirt with fiber optics LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:29:53 PDT
WebRTC Creeper Drone - Browser Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/WebRTC-Creeper-Drone-Browser-Controlled-RC-Car/
WebRTC Creeper Drone - Browser Controlled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SMALL.jpg vace117 This is an advanced Instructable, which describes the process of building a drone controlled remotely from a browser. The drone uses an Android phone to stream video and audio back to the browser via WebRTC.Since the software used in this project is somewhat complex, you will need to have some progr...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:20:29 PDT
Automated Gyro Wheel Toy (version 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Gyro-Wheel-version-2/
Automated Gyro Wheel Toy (version 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Z0VR/I0ENJKSJ/FYAZ0VRI0ENJKSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Z0VR/I0ENJKSJ/FYAZ0VRI0ENJKSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Z0VR/I0ENJKSJ/FYAZ0VRI0ENJKSJ.SMALL.jpg JimRD Here is my second version of an automated toy using a reed switch from my bicycle to control the servo which tilts the toy up and down. Also I use a smoothing routine in the Arduino code to keep the toy from bouncing. It works quite well and goes quite fast (video does not show the top speed) but st...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:08:22 PDT
Make your own LOLcat stencil and vinyl sticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LOLcat-stencil-and-vinyl-sticker/
Make your own LOLcat stencil and vinyl sticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace Follow this walk-through to design, edit, and cut a stencil or sticker using the free software available on http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/ and using the Silhouette Vinyl Cutters (this example using the Silhouette Cameo).This tutorial is made by the staff at http://slomakerspace.com/ Check this p...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:44:08 PDT
The RR.O.P. - RaspRobot OpenCV Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RROP-RaspRobot-OpenCV-Project/
The RR.O.P. - RaspRobot OpenCV Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SMALL.jpg saymowan FIRST: I used a translator to help me , because I 'm not fluent in English ,I apologize for the bad english . My intention really is to collaborate .SECOND: Guys I'm participating in the "MICROCONTROLLER CONTEST SPONSORED BY RADIOSHACK" as best project in this category! If you think this project des...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:05:00 PDT
Connecting an LCD Screen and an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor to an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-an-LCD-Screen-and-an-Ultrasonic-Distanc/
Connecting an LCD Screen and an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor to an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SMALL.jpg ohoilett When I first started playing with Arduinos, this was the first little set up I created. The video orientation is a little poor. This was my first go at things so I apologize that I was not up to snuff back then. Anyway, very simple set up. What we are doing is using an ultrasonic distance sensor to ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:56:35 PDT
The Electro-Mechanical Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electro-Mechanical-Clock/
The Electro-Mechanical Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VUUQ/I0C971PP/F4UVUUQI0C971PP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VUUQ/I0C971PP/F4UVUUQI0C971PP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/VUUQ/I0C971PP/F4UVUUQI0C971PP.SMALL.jpg hp07 Electronics & Mechanical are the two engineering disciplines that I love the most. So I wanted to create a showpiece that portrays the awesomeness of these disciplines. Also I believe that time is the most important asset anybody can have.So I wanted make something that portrays the importance of ti...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:43:49 PDT
Updated Navi/DVD in Secondary Glovebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Aftermarket-Navigation-and-DVD-in-an-Incompatible-/
Updated Navi/DVD in Secondary Glovebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/ID3E/I0C96YX2/FLAID3EI0C96YX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/ID3E/I0C96YX2/FLAID3EI0C96YX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/ID3E/I0C96YX2/FLAID3EI0C96YX2.SMALL.jpg hamsammy Upgraded Navi/DVD in an "incompatible" vehicle.If you have a newer luxury automobile you likely will have one central screen surrounded by many buttons that control everything from your radio, to climate controls, to engine and diagnostic information. While this is a great integration of separate s...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:34:18 PDT
Analog to Digital Conversion Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-to-Digital-Conversion-Tutorial/
Analog to Digital Conversion Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/EAH1/I0ENKUOA/FSAEAH1I0ENKUOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/EAH1/I0ENKUOA/FSAEAH1I0ENKUOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/EAH1/I0ENKUOA/FSAEAH1I0ENKUOA.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Hey guys, I am a teaching assistant for an introduction to engineering class for biomedical engineering majors at Vanderbilt University this semester. I created this video to explain analog-to-digital conversion to them because time ran out during class and I did not get to this point in the lecture...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:48 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
Arduino TFT Color Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/XTF4/I0C96JB3/FNJXTF4I0C96JB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/XTF4/I0C96JB3/FNJXTF4I0C96JB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/XTF4/I0C96JB3/FNJXTF4I0C96JB3.SMALL.jpg Sound Guy You may be familiar with a website in the UK called Colour Clock (http://thecolourclock.co.uk/) which converts the time into a hex value and then uses that value to update the background color. It's very hypnotic and once you get used to how it works you can actually tell where you are in the day ju...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Ceiling-Tiles/
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hello! Are you ready to witness my biggest project yet?? Well lets get started!It all started up in Utah, (I was visiting some friends) and the sky looked so beautiful compared to the star-less sky down south. So instead of creating my own stars I created my own stars! Confused? lets take a closer l...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:06:21 PDT
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Stand-from-Scrap/
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/T0CM/I0C95118/FP7T0CMI0C95118.SMALL.jpg tinker bot In this Instructable I will teach you how to build a simple cooling stand from scrap.My laptop has a tendency to want to overheat when I'm working on things, causing it to slow down. I toyed with the idea of purchasing a commercial cooling stand, but my maker side reminded me of all the scrap I have...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:50:27 PDT
Table-Top Electric Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Watering-System/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:33:00 PDT
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) http://www.instructables.com/id/OMHVPS-One-more-high-voltage-power-supply-0-15KV/
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SMALL.jpg abizar I needed a 1-2 KV power supply for capillary electrophoresis experiments. Serendipitously, I saw a couple of high voltage power supply modules in a pile of electronics junk at the De Anza flea market in Cupertino. Picked up both. The seller did say that he had no idea if these worked. One was marked...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:01:50 PDT
How to make an auto-brewing coffee maker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-auto-brewing-coffee-maker/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:40:26 PDT
Atlas Scientific and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Atlas-Scientific-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:36:19 PDT
Convert a 1.44mb floppy to 720k http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-144mb-floppy-to-720k/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:03:57 PDT
Heated Apparel http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Apparel/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:41:45 PDT
IR sensor buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-sensor-buzzer/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:40:18 PDT
The High Five Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/The-High-Five-Glove/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:16:43 PDT
Bechain. The Necklace. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bechain-The-Necklace/
Bechain. The Necklace. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/BE86/I0DOCDJT/FKNBE86I0DOCDJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/BE86/I0DOCDJT/FKNBE86I0DOCDJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/BE86/I0DOCDJT/FKNBE86I0DOCDJT.SMALL.jpg S3rj Made of:- small old lightbulb- stator from a CD-ROM motor- few links from a bike chain- small gears from a quartz watch Collect the needed materials Stator+lightbulb+small gears+bike chain+thin metal board.The stator is taken from a CD-ROM motor and disassembled by hand from the green board.The g...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:47 PDT
How to build a luexon lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-luexon-lightsaber/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:13:53 PDT
Breakout RaspberryPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Breakout-RaspberryPi/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:23:15 PDT
How to Multiply Matrices http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Multiply-Matrices/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:27:33 PDT
Arduino: LED fading http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-fading/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:01:45 PDT
How to Earn instructables Achievements http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Earn-instructables-Achievements/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:37:13 PDT
QR http://www.instructables.com/id/QR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/GT3L/I0C8YZT2/FM0GT3LI0C8YZT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/GT3L/I0C8YZT2/FM0GT3LI0C8YZT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/GT3L/I0C8YZT2/FM0GT3LI0C8YZT2.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Encode data in 2D on your T-shirts, business cards and stickers ! Nerdy Business Card With Three QR Codes Using QR codes to identify and track your stuff Steampunk QR Code Necklace The Social T-Shirt QR Code Bad Jokes null
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:27:40 PDT
Leather Roll-Up Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Roll-Up-Charging-Station/
Leather Roll-Up Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory This is another iteration of my original Roll Up Charging Station, inspired by this Simple Leather Clutch by Holly Mann . Like my original flexible charging station, this one: Still has a small footprint - About 18" long and about 12" wide - and is suitably squishy Can charge up to five devices M...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:34:35 PDT
Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Games-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/X17I/HYLDLD6W/F1PX17IHYLDLD6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/X17I/HYLDLD6W/F1PX17IHYLDLD6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/X17I/HYLDLD6W/F1PX17IHYLDLD6W.SMALL.jpg Computothought Odds and ends for games. Installing Zork and the zmachine on your web server. Play Zork and other zmachine files on Linux. Poorman's chess training board. Crossword or Scrabble helper. Texas Hold'm local network setup. The Oracle. Predict the future for someone.
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:08:32 PDT
Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/CMVW/HZFDSMZN/FVCCMVWHZFDSMZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/CMVW/HZFDSMZN/FVCCMVWHZFDSMZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/CMVW/HZFDSMZN/FVCCMVWHZFDSMZN.SMALL.jpg SheaFitzek How to: Android App Inventor Android OS on your PC! Flash On Jelly Bean Android android app installer Introduction to Android Programming!
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:08:29 PDT
Light Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Tricks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/0CV9/I05F3UDI/F310CV9I05F3UDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/0CV9/I05F3UDI/F310CV9I05F3UDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/0CV9/I05F3UDI/F310CV9I05F3UDI.SMALL.jpg _Magician_ Small tricks and useful things made easier by being a Light, or that aid Lights in the usage of their powers, or aid non-Lights into doing things they otherwise couldn't. Photography in the Ultraviolet spectrum For non-Lights and training Lights Draw a Touch Sensor! Interesting use of drawing ...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:08:24 PDT