Instructables: exploring - technology http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:28:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Twinkle LED Dance Party Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkle-LED-Dance-Party-Skirt/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:33:27 PDT
cheap bug zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-bug-zapper/
cheap bug zapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T0V8/I06JA55X/FAIT0V8I06JA55X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T0V8/I06JA55X/FAIT0V8I06JA55X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/T0V8/I06JA55X/FAIT0V8I06JA55X.SMALL.jpg mrmchaffey This build took about 10 minutes and is very simple .Things you will need are a light like the one in the photo 1 harbor freight hand held zapper (Electric Fly Swatter)item#40122 1 power supply output 5.2 dc 400ma worked very well (zapper used 3 v dc aka 2 d batterie...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:02:33 PDT
Repair Macbook Unibody Vol. 1 Replacing RAM http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Macbook-Unibody-Vol-1-Replacing-RAM/
Repair Macbook Unibody Vol. 1 Replacing RAM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/XR7L/I06JCBRO/FHFXR7LI06JCBRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/XR7L/I06JCBRO/FHFXR7LI06JCBRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/XR7L/I06JCBRO/FHFXR7LI06JCBRO.SMALL.jpg thedesmodes In this Instructable I will teach you how to replace the RAM in your Macbook Unibody (2009 or mid-2010), now you might want to know why you would want to replace your RAM, one of the most common reasons you would want to replace the RAM is because a stick dies or because you want to have more RAM wh...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:42:46 PDT
Arduino Yun & Xively http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Yun-Xively/
Arduino Yun & Xively - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/YY31/I06JA9XE/FZNYY31I06JA9XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/YY31/I06JA9XE/FZNYY31I06JA9XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/YY31/I06JA9XE/FZNYY31I06JA9XE.SMALL.jpg ALP Electronic Innovation Visit us at www.innovationph.com
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:55:49 PDT
How To Log Onto Instagram http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Log-Onto-Instagram/
How To Log Onto Instagram - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SHPG/I06J9VKW/F6OSHPGI06J9VKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SHPG/I06J9VKW/F6OSHPGI06J9VKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SHPG/I06J9VKW/F6OSHPGI06J9VKW.SMALL.jpg cupcakelover111 Downloading The App First download " Instagram " then go to the home page Regestering First hit register with email then put in you're user name and password you would like to have for you're user name Username Then put in you're user name u would like to have in the top rectangle Passw...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:57 PDT
Cuztomize Your USB/Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuztomize-Your-USBFlashdrive/
Cuztomize Your USB/Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SMALL.jpg Flippy_105 When you buy a USB, don't you think others has the same? If so, try to personalize it with this instructable! Take Out The Flashdrive If your Flashdrive has a rubber casing, pull it off. If it has a hard case, squeeze the casing with pliers until there is a hole on top. Styrofoam The USB shoul...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:05:14 PDT
Measure RPM - DIY Portable Digital Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
Measure RPM - DIY Portable Digital Tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/JUQM/I06J9PVU/FGYJUQMI06J9PVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/JUQM/I06J9PVU/FGYJUQMI06J9PVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/JUQM/I06J9PVU/FGYJUQMI06J9PVU.SMALL.jpg electro18 This Instructable will show you how to make a Portable Digital Optical Tachometer using an Arduino Uno.What is a tachometer ?A tachometer is a device used to measure the RPM or Revolutions Per Minute of any rotating body. Tachometers can be contact based or non-contact ones. The non-contact or conta...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Repairing Audio Connectors with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Audio-Connectors-with-Sugru/
Repairing Audio Connectors with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/EFH3/I06J91L0/FEXEFH3I06J91L0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/EFH3/I06J91L0/FEXEFH3I06J91L0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/EFH3/I06J91L0/FEXEFH3I06J91L0.SMALL.jpg dellinger Over time, things always tend to break with usage. While usually not ideal, it does present a unique opportunity...the opportunity to FIX it! You can call it optimism, but I like to think of it as an excuse to "work on it". It doesn't matter if the item is small or large, chances are you can have lo...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:53:40 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
DIY Small Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Bench-Power-Supply/
DIY Small Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This is a small bench power supply that I made some time ago, and because I was very busy I couldn't do the instructable for it. I do apologise for taking so long, I hope it was worth the wait :).After making my Mini Adjustable Power Supply I was very happy with it, but I was missing a more accurate...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:29 PDT
Building your own Headphones... Wooden Perfection http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Perfection-made-of-wood/
Building your own Headphones... Wooden Perfection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/5DM3/I06J7SK0/FV25DM3I06J7SK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/5DM3/I06J7SK0/FV25DM3I06J7SK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/5DM3/I06J7SK0/FV25DM3I06J7SK0.SMALL.jpg shannondude "Building blocks" of the project After adjusting internal size of the case proceed with drilling holes for cables and screws (in order to fix "head wire") Added acoustic padding approx. 3grams Prepare head wire. Made sure that the wire matches the hole (not other way round) Test befo...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:05 PDT
DIY Head Mounted Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Head-Mounted-Display/
DIY Head Mounted Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/DBRB/I06J9CIS/FQADBRBI06J9CIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/DBRB/I06J9CIS/FQADBRBI06J9CIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/DBRB/I06J9CIS/FQADBRBI06J9CIS.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to make a DIY head mounted display (HMD) that uses a raspberry pi and a 7 inch composite or HDMI display.Sorry for not having a picture for every step. I finished the project before I took pictures for the instructable.Please vote for this instructable in the...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:51 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This part of my series of Instructables on the Water Works project.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 for this city.This Instructable will cover the general process ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
It's about time! watch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-about-time-watch/
It's about time! watch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SMALL.jpg wobbler In the beginning there was the universe but Time hadn't been invented- not enough time yet. Then the universe invented the first humans (Homo Originalis) but Time still hadn't been invented. However, evolution favoured those who didn't try walking around in the dark woods through the simple evolutio...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:09:22 PDT
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Techinical-Drawing-and-Drafting-Primer/
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad When I went to high school, it was a time when shop classes still existed and you could learn some skills essential for your future maker self. It was the worst of times. It was the best of times...I think one of the most important skills to be gotten out of that was learning how to draw and read t...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:51:04 PDT
Complete tutorial for a raspberry pi beginners . http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-tutorial-for-raspberry-pi-beginners-/
Complete tutorial for a raspberry pi beginners . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/QAKO/I06J7UW3/F0PQAKOI06J7UW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/QAKO/I06J7UW3/F0PQAKOI06J7UW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/QAKO/I06J7UW3/F0PQAKOI06J7UW3.SMALL.jpg achakravarthi This instructable helps you to setup raspberry pi for the first time without hdmi monitor .By the end of this tutorial you can see the raspberry pi desktop screen from your server laptop.difficulty level:- 1/5Not required any technical knowledge Requirements software:- Raspbian image--934mb Putt...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:42:11 PDT
Convert a Photo to a Sketch http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Photo-to-a-Sketch/
Convert a Photo to a Sketch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/3YZM/I06J7SJR/FAU3YZMI06J7SJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/3YZM/I06J7SJR/FAU3YZMI06J7SJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/3YZM/I06J7SJR/FAU3YZMI06J7SJR.SMALL.jpg TheFrankTurk Back in the 90's, when Photoshop 6 cost a lot of money and there was no GiMP, there was a plug-in for Photoshop called X-Hatch by a company called Inklination. It was a ridiculously-powerful little plug in that allowed the user to do all manner of really interesting renderings which are all types o...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:31:09 PDT
Controlling Arduino car via Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-car-via-Leap-Motion/
Controlling Arduino car via Leap Motion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/Z0J1/I06J7M4A/FMOZ0J1I06J7M4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/Z0J1/I06J7M4A/FMOZ0J1I06J7M4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/Z0J1/I06J7M4A/FMOZ0J1I06J7M4A.SMALL.jpg mikilabo Last time, I created an Arduino Car, which is controlled via Web. This time, I have used the same car but it’s controlled via Leap Motion. What is Leap Motion. You can check what “Leap Motion” is by visiting the official website.The device uses infrared light in order to measure various informati...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:27:39 PDT
Automated Gyro Wheel Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Gyro-Wheel-Toy/
Automated Gyro Wheel Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/KYQF/I05EYKV3/F6ZKYQFI05EYKV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/KYQF/I05EYKV3/F6ZKYQFI05EYKV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/KYQF/I05EYKV3/F6ZKYQFI05EYKV3.SMALL.jpg JimRD I had a simple gyro wheel toy and decided I wanted to automate it. Took a single servo, attached it to an axle and attached the toy to the axle. Then made a simple magnetic switch with a ball point pen spring, hooked that and the servo to and Arduino Uno. The program is very short and simple. But I ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:20:42 PDT
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Home-surveillance-system-using-arduinosi/
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/DP6Y/I05EYC95/F21DP6YI05EYC95.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja The goal of my project is to achieve Automatic home surveillance system without any manual interference. In general other surveillance system it is necessary to power ON TV and camera receiver every time. And also it needs to any user input to view who is standing out side. But in my p...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:27:52 PDT
DIY Home Automation for Beginners. Absolutely No coding or soldering required. Android/Arduino for switching things on and off http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Automation-for-Beginners-Absolutely-No-co/
DIY Home Automation for Beginners. Absolutely No coding or soldering required. Android/Arduino for switching things on and off - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/7YJ8/I05EXJCI/FHP7YJ8I05EXJCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/7YJ8/I05EXJCI/FHP7YJ8I05EXJCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/7YJ8/I05EXJCI/FHP7YJ8I05EXJCI.SMALL.jpg drmpf This instructiable is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting your fingers off you can make and customize this home automation controller. These instructions are also on-line at www.pfod.com.au under Android / Arduino for BeginnersSafety Warning – This tutoria...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:45:37 PDT
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-instrument-single-hand-grip-holder-for-iPhon/
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SMALL.jpg danleow I have made this many months ago and finally I am putting it up here today so here you go.... If you like the design please vote :)USE THIS DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE ONLY.Project motivation:There are tons of music app for iPhone but the phone is not ergonomically design to be use as musical i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:37 PDT
Raspberry Pi CD Box Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CD-Box-Robot/
Raspberry Pi CD Box Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SMALL.jpg djairjr English:This project is a work that is taking on many weekends. My son, Gabriel, watched the movie "Wall-E" and proposed that we built a similar robot. I see this model in Dx.com and get inspired by it.We utlizamos some scraps we find here at home, especially some old CDs and an empty tube of CDs. ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:42:39 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
35mm Slide Converter with Cellphone http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-Slide-Converter-with-Cellphone/
35mm Slide Converter with Cellphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/RHU8/I05F2W2W/FDKRHU8I05F2W2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/RHU8/I05F2W2W/FDKRHU8I05F2W2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/RHU8/I05F2W2W/FDKRHU8I05F2W2W.SMALL.jpg barkergk Produce surprisingly high quality digital images from 35mm slides with a cell phone using this low tech device. Determine The Minimum Focus of Cellphone Camera 1. Hold the phone in camera mode over some sharp, printed text.2. Wait for the auto focus to produced the sharpest image on the screen.3....
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:14 PDT
Computer Overheat Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Overheat-Alarm/
Computer Overheat Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/R5QB/I05EY0HV/F80R5QBI05EY0HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/R5QB/I05EY0HV/F80R5QBI05EY0HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/R5QB/I05EY0HV/F80R5QBI05EY0HV.SMALL.jpg Bhanu Kishan Purpose:Overheating of desktop hard drive or a mother board chip set might lead to serious failure.I faced this problem and lost one of my hard drives and valuable personal data. There are lots of softwares available online such as crystalDiskinfo (which I am using) to predict the temperature of you...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:57:17 PDT
AND Gate for Logic Circuit Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-Gate-for-Logic-Circuit-Applications/
AND Gate for Logic Circuit Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PQK8/I05EV4IS/FNJPQK8I05EV4IS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PQK8/I05EV4IS/FNJPQK8I05EV4IS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PQK8/I05EV4IS/FNJPQK8I05EV4IS.SMALL.jpg Electroninks In this instructable you will learn how to create an AND gate with LEDs, transistors, and resistors. Materials Circuit Scribe 1 sheet of paper (preferably photo paper) Metal Sheet Circuit Stencil 9 V battery and adapter module 2 NPN Transistor modules 1 Bi-Directional LED module ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:42:19 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
DIY Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello guyzHere is another instructable of making a cheap dark sensor from scratch!Its Cheap and works fine.No requirement of arduino or Ic's. Items Required So, For making this basic sensor , you will be required some basic items which can be easily purchased from a local electronics shop for som...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
Doorbell that Turns on a Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos When I am using power tools in my workshop, I can't hear the doorbell ring. So I needed some other kind of system that can let me know when someone is at the front door.Any time I start a new project, I always begin by searching Instructables to see if anyone else has already done something similar....
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
Android Bluetooth PC gamepad with arduino leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-PC-gamepad-with-arduino-leonardo/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:40 PDT
Custom Gear Motor Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Gear-Motor-Mount/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:44:00 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SMALL.jpg dmvaldman Here's how to make a headboard based on the Pythagorean tree fractal and backlight it with LEDs. This instructable can be modded to make similar CNC lightbox silhouette effects. If you don't have access to a CNC machine, you can also do something similar - albeit smaller scale - on a laser cutter.My...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SMALL.jpg sparramc For the Brixhibition Exhibition at the end of April, I was asked to set-up and run a couple of interactive Robot Soccer fields.The Robots needed to be robust and reliable as members of the public will be interacting with them. Also they need to have a a simple, intuitive, and easy to use hand hel...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
Learning to Solder: http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Solder-1/
Learning to Solder: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SMALL.jpg Tmarconi15 Learning to Solder: Getting Ahead with Liquid Lead**This is a project for my high school robotics class. Helpful comments and suggestions are appreciated!**Welcome to Learning to Solder! Hopefully after following these steps you will be comfortable with how to solder. Step 1: Equipment There are...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:05:17 PDT
Turn an old VCR in a desktop PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-VCR-in-a-desktop-PC/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:02:41 PDT
Controlling Radio Arduino Car via Web Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Radio-Arduino-Car-via-Web-Screen/
Controlling Radio Arduino Car via Web Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/V79E/I053RVIK/FNFV79EI053RVIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/V79E/I053RVIK/FNFV79EI053RVIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/V79E/I053RVIK/FNFV79EI053RVIK.SMALL.jpg mikilabo This is my first Arduino prototyping. I would like to create a moving object which can be controlled via radio. The car consists of Tamiya Kits and XBee. The web page for controlling the car is written with Node.js and Socket.IO. System architecture, Components and software libraries. The Syste...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:59:05 PDT
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-wall-avoiding-robot-FabLab-NerveCentre/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:51:43 PDT
Adding A Face And Covers To Your Robot ​ http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-A-Face-And-Covers-To-Your-Robot-/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:47:04 PDT
How to solder: Tips And tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-Tips-And-tricks-2/
How to solder: Tips And tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6ZMC/I04MJ8EH/FJ56ZMCI04MJ8EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6ZMC/I04MJ8EH/FJ56ZMCI04MJ8EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6ZMC/I04MJ8EH/FJ56ZMCI04MJ8EH.SMALL.jpg mmartella15 By Mitchell Martella Gather Your Materials And Set Up The Helping Hands Before soldering it is essential that you gather all of your materials for your task at hand. This includes the soldering machine, solder, fan, item your working on, and the helping hands. Helping hands are a tool that allow...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:14:48 PDT
Male to Male A to A USB Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Male-to-Male-A-to-A-USB-Cable/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:12:54 PDT
Making a USB Condom http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Condom/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:44:13 PDT
Learning To Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-To-Solder/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:34:45 PDT
LittleBits Arduino as ATtiny programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Arduino-as-ATtiny-programmer/
LittleBits Arduino as ATtiny programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/DGGY/I04J81HM/F8UDGGYI04J81HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/DGGY/I04J81HM/F8UDGGYI04J81HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/DGGY/I04J81HM/F8UDGGYI04J81HM.SMALL.jpg JackANDJude This instructable will show you how to program an ATtiny85 chip from a littleBits Arduino. There are a variety of ATtiny chips; I will be focusing on the ATtiny85. It's a great way to make an inexpensive, permanent version of your prototyped project, like my new "controllable RGB led" littleBit (I...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:11:22 PDT
Simple ROV for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ROV-for-Cheap/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:01 PDT
Arduino Knight Rider (With LED Bargraph ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Knight-Rider-With-LED-Bargraph-/
Arduino Knight Rider (With LED Bargraph ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/UGFS/I04CXNX7/FXJUGFSI04CXNX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/UGFS/I04CXNX7/FXJUGFSI04CXNX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/UGFS/I04CXNX7/FXJUGFSI04CXNX7.SMALL.jpg Genius 470 Hello Everybody,I have always wanted to make a knight rider circuit, but every tutorial I have read uses TONS and TONS of components. So I made a knight rider circuit that uses 3 components and a bit of programming. Parts and components For this project you don't need too many components. The co...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:59:47 PDT
Wireless camera + Parabolic Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-camera-Parabolic-Mirror/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:57:08 PDT
LED Popsicle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Popsicle-Flashlight/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:35:26 PDT
Future Blueprints http://www.instructables.com/id/Future-Blueprints/
Future Blueprints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/F44S/I0462N8E/FY9F44SI0462N8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/F44S/I0462N8E/FY9F44SI0462N8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/F44S/I0462N8E/FY9F44SI0462N8E.SMALL.jpg scottkildall In the Spring of 2011, I was invited to be an artist-in-residence at Recology San Francisco (a.k.a. The Dump). I treated this residency as a performance by creating a narrative around a prospector from the year 2049, who mines the the landfill to create imaginary devices that let the prospector live...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:27:16 PDT
Learn how to make a pop-up paper switch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-how-to-make-a-pop-up-paper-switch/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:07:23 PDT
Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT