Instructables: exploring - technology http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:19:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 littleBits DIY Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-DIY-Smart-Thermostat/
littleBits DIY Smart Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/WKS0/HZ3YB1JO/F1PWKS0HZ3YB1JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/WKS0/HZ3YB1JO/F1PWKS0HZ3YB1JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/WKS0/HZ3YB1JO/F1PWKS0HZ3YB1JO.SMALL.jpg littleBits Monitor and control the temperature of your home remotely. Transform your average household thermostat into a smart thermostat, kind of like nest. Now you can use your smartphone to get real time temperature readouts from your home and change the temperature from anywhere, whether you are across the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:50:55 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-at-Heart-SOSAll-Is-Well-Beacon/
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SMALL.jpg CiceroDIY This Instructable is for an LED beacon that flashes SOS or All Is Well using Morse code. It uses several littleBits, including the new-ish Arduino at Heart module. It was based on th statement Arduino example (included in the Arduino environment download) and the Instructable SOS signal with an ard...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:47:42 PDT
How to tab 6x6 solar cells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tab-6x6-solar-cells/
How to tab 6x6 solar cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/1N4L/HZ2IXIBF/FF11N4LHZ2IXIBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/1N4L/HZ2IXIBF/FF11N4LHZ2IXIBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/1N4L/HZ2IXIBF/FF11N4LHZ2IXIBF.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 you needsoldering gunflux pentabbing bus wiresoldering tinsolar cells Tabbing Be careful! solar cells are very fragile!before soldering use the flux pensolder the bus wire gently on the cellthe top of the cell is negativeconnect the negative top of the first cell with the positive back of the nex...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:40:28 PDT
Use Si4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Si4703-FM-Breakout-Board-on-Arduino-Uno/
Use Si4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo In this post, I will demo how to use SI4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno Si4703 FM breakout board for the Silicon Laboratories Si4703 FM tuner chip. Beyond being a simple FM radio, the Si4703 is also capable of detecting and processing both Radio Data Service (RDS) and Radio Broadcast Data Serv...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:31:44 PDT
SugruBot http://www.instructables.com/id/SugruBot/
SugruBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/T196/HZ3YAK41/FAMT196HZ3YAK41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/T196/HZ3YAK41/FAMT196HZ3YAK41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/T196/HZ3YAK41/FAMT196HZ3YAK41.SMALL.jpg arunmag hello, this is my first instructables on sugru. i just recieved my 9 packs of sugru for september hack night. it is really fun to play with it. it reminds me of my small age when i use to play with clay. Gathering Material now lets go to the making. no for the bot we need1.old cd or any thing c...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:29:06 PDT
Wheel Stool !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Stool-/
Wheel Stool !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SMALL.jpg sonodera This stool is for TenkaizuBudokai 3rd (Stool contest at Ogaki Mini Maker 2014).Material:MDF2.5mm 300*500mm 18sheets, 300*300mm 6sheetsSize:H200*W400*L400mmHow to make:1. Cut MDF using a laser cutting machine.2. Assemble all parts.[Tools]laser cutting machine : Oh Laser HAJIME, UNIVERSAL VLS3.50 Soft...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:27:07 PDT
Maximizing the efficiency of troubleshooting your system http://www.instructables.com/id/Maximizing-the-efficiency-of-troubleshooting-your-/
Maximizing the efficiency of troubleshooting your system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/RPIT/HZ3YAHE9/FFDRPITHZ3YAHE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/RPIT/HZ3YAHE9/FFDRPITHZ3YAHE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/RPIT/HZ3YAHE9/FFDRPITHZ3YAHE9.SMALL.jpg actinoidlanthanoid What we'll be covering in this instructable: The 5-Steps of Troubleshooting. Known causes of performance problems. Proper techniques and mannerisms for managing foreign systems. Useful freeware programs that can be used to make the job easier. Introducing the 5-step troubleshooting process. The 5...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:16:57 PDT
Disabling Contacless Payment on Debit Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabling-Contacless-Payment-on-Debit-Cards/
Disabling Contacless Payment on Debit Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/QDHE/HZ3YAE27/F91QDHEHZ3YAE27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/QDHE/HZ3YAE27/F91QDHEHZ3YAE27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/QDHE/HZ3YAE27/F91QDHEHZ3YAE27.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu Contactless payment is a relatively new feature in debit cards that allows you to make payments for small purchases quickly and wirelessly over a short distance without having to enter your pin.When my old debit card expired and a new one was sent, it came with this new feature. I wanted a way to di...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:58:35 PDT
Arduino High speed Oscilloscope with PC interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-High-speed-Oscilloscope-with-PC-interface/
Arduino High speed Oscilloscope with PC interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SMALL.jpg DavidPatterson Use your Arduino and PC as a fast Storage Oscilloscope.The Arduino can reliably gather voltage readings at a frequency of between 141 and 153 KiloHertz.1000 data readings can be taken in around 6.8ms .Transfered to a PC, these points can be accurately plotted against time.This Instructable will show...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:14:08 PDT
Getting Started with Bluetooth to Serial HC-06 Wireless Module and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Bluetooth-to-Serial-HC-06-Wir/
Getting Started with Bluetooth to Serial HC-06 Wireless Module and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SMALL.jpg GrgSearle Following some early unsuccessful attempts at using an JY-MCY HC06 slave bluetooth module I have spent many hours on the internet in an effort to understand the module' capabilities and how to use it. As a novice you soon discover how tricky these devices can be. The attached document gives you so...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:02:37 PDT
lego rc tank http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-rc-tank/
lego rc tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SMALL.jpg pikeslayer finished baseplate attach from underneath add the motors gears attach them into the motors these are 8 long attach more gears attach even more gears also attach put treads on these are the old kind these are for the battery box attach the ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:50:38 PDT
Paper Clip Universal Phone Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Clip-Universal-Phone-Battery-Charger/
Paper Clip Universal Phone Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SMALL.jpg dNjeL Big thanks to the creator of this video ... I did my own version of this ^_^ ... So Let's start ! Materials 1. Cutter2.Paper Clip3-4. USB Travel Charger and USB Cable Preparing Usb Cable 1. Cut the one end of USB cable (as shown in the picture)2. Peel the cover of USB Cable 2-3 inch (RECOMMEND...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:33:48 PDT
Simple Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Battery-Holder/
Simple Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SMALL.jpg kokpat Here is a simple way to make a battery holder (CR2025 etc.)Use a wire to surround a toothpick several times and make a small loop to make the wire close contact to the battery.Then use nylon ties to tie up both end.U can cut the toothpick to the length u want.U can also use popsicle instead of the t...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:23:11 PDT
How To Post an Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Post-an-Instructable/
How To Post an Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/HRWR/HZ3GCUQ6/FLJHRWRHZ3GCUQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/HRWR/HZ3GCUQ6/FLJHRWRHZ3GCUQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/HRWR/HZ3GCUQ6/FLJHRWRHZ3GCUQ6.SMALL.jpg The One and Only Ruler So you've decided to step up from just reading to creating instructables? But... you don't have any idea how to do anything?Well is super easy so i'll teach step by step on how to create a instructable. Choose Your Topic First your going to log into your account on instructables.com and click cr...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:18:15 PDT
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-530i-Adding-The-BMW-Sports-Mode-Button-Hack/
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SMALL.jpg lovepistol This instructable will uncover the option to add the BMW sports driving mode on all 2006 BMW 530i's with the E60 chassis. The sports driving mode was never offered for this particular model, even though they classify this car model as a sport model, you couldn't get the actual sport driving mode. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:46:00 PDT
READERS LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/READERS-LAMP/
READERS LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SMALL.jpg iPheyU This Lamp is use for readers to read wherever they want to. and also it can use for Halloween or some parties or occasions .
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:04:57 PDT
Badass Zippo Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Badass-Zippo-Remote/
Badass Zippo Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SMALL.jpg TSJWang This is by far the coolest project (imo) that I have ever made, so I am really happy to share this. It was an extremely difficult project that took about a whole week to debug and construct, but it finally works!First I'll start off with what inspired me.Check out the Captain America montage I made ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:13 PDT
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Generator-To-Flashlight/
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SMALL.jpg nkarm19 Simple toy fan transformed to a simple generator. using hobby motor. Materials Toy Fan(mechanical), electrical tape,carboard, super glue, LED(white recommended), reflective stickers, hobby motor. open the toy fan and replace the elesi by a hobby motor connect it by using the machinary parts(i ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:29:49 PDT
Java easy starter Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Java-easy-starter-Project/
Java easy starter Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1ILN/HZ2IYEZB/FAL1ILNHZ2IYEZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1ILN/HZ2IYEZB/FAL1ILNHZ2IYEZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1ILN/HZ2IYEZB/FAL1ILNHZ2IYEZB.SMALL.jpg RA productions On this project i will show you how to make a simple program that calculates simple geometry (Rectangle, Triangle, Circle, Rectangular prism and cylinder). Step 1 Give the integers value to the program.b = 3 h = 4t = 5w = 6 r = 8This is what the integers mean:A = áreaC = circunferenc...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:45:59 PDT
LED Robot Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Robot-Ornament/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:39:45 PDT
Electronic Component Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Component-Tester-1/
Electronic Component Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SMALL.jpg LlectronicE This simple tool can be used to test many electronic components if they are working well. It is Easy to build using cheap materials. Some of them can be found in your home. Materials Some useful tools and materials you need are:Jumper Wires #22Thick StyrofoamBattery Holder AA(This can be salvaged...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:25:42 PDT
Home-made Helmet Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Helmet-Cam/
Home-made Helmet Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/GUPB/HZ2IXZJX/F18GUPBHZ2IXZJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/GUPB/HZ2IXZJX/F18GUPBHZ2IXZJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/GUPB/HZ2IXZJX/F18GUPBHZ2IXZJX.SMALL.jpg hchute GoPros are all the rage, and you really can't beat 'em. But if you're the DIY type, you might want to make your own helmet cam. This Instructable shows how to make your own helmet cam that: - Adjusts (can be tilted and swiveled to any desired angle) - Is compatible with any small camera that has a t...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:47:19 PDT
Timer lamp made from reused materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-lamp-made-from-reused-materials/
Timer lamp made from reused materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/382R/HZ2IX8C0/FGT382RHZ2IX8C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/382R/HZ2IX8C0/FGT382RHZ2IX8C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/382R/HZ2IX8C0/FGT382RHZ2IX8C0.SMALL.jpg Kuya Pao Does your kid can't sleep at night without a light?Does your electric bill rise?Well, I found a simple solution.You can now sleep at night without worrying about turning off your kid's lamp.Let's make a "timer lamp". Prepare the tools and materials We're gonna need:A drillold yet, a working timer...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:44:31 PDT
Magnetic Gorillapod http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Gorillapod/
Magnetic Gorillapod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/57VP/HZ2IWOXP/F4057VPHZ2IWOXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/57VP/HZ2IWOXP/F4057VPHZ2IWOXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/57VP/HZ2IWOXP/F4057VPHZ2IWOXP.SMALL.jpg tinstructable I recently bought a new camera, and with it the GorillaPod Hybrid, meant for cameras up to 2.2 pounds (35.2 ounces). My camera is only 5.2 ounces and the GorillaPod Original is meant for cameras up to 11.5 ounces, but the joints wear out after time and it starts to get worse at keeping its shape, so...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:32:08 PDT
solar powered brushless RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-powered-brushless-RC-car/
solar powered brushless RC car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/V5HN/HZ2IXHA5/FZOV5HNHZ2IXHA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/V5HN/HZ2IXHA5/FZOV5HNHZ2IXHA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/V5HN/HZ2IXHA5/FZOV5HNHZ2IXHA5.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 you needsolar panelcondensatorsstep up current converterEscbrushless motorRC car chassis Connect the electronics as shown on the pictureinstall the electronics in a RC car chassisdrive!
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:33:33 PDT
DIY RC car individual wheel drive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RC-car-individual-wheel-drive/
DIY RC car individual wheel drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3PRT/HZ2IXCW5/F423PRTHZ2IXCW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3PRT/HZ2IXCW5/F423PRTHZ2IXCW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3PRT/HZ2IXCW5/F423PRTHZ2IXCW5.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 I wanted to build a RC crawler with individual wheel drive. I have used 360°servos. Mount servo on wheel I ve used 2.2 crawler wheelsI mounted the servo on the wheel using the servo disksteering is a bit difficult as I didn't use precise digital servos, so the speed is different for each wheel
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:03:08 PDT
Nutball glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Nutball-glider/
Nutball glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/FM1Y/HZ2IX2S7/F7LFM1YHZ2IX2S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/FM1Y/HZ2IX2S7/F7LFM1YHZ2IX2S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/FM1Y/HZ2IX2S7/F7LFM1YHZ2IX2S7.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl The Nutball is a fun starter plane to fly, and to make. Parts 1. 2X 9 gram Servo (Photo)2. 1X Receiver (Photo)3. 1X Corresponding Transmitter (Photo)4. 2X Push Rods5. 1X Foam BoardTools:PliersHobby KnifeHot-Glue Gun Making The Wing Using the hobby knife, cut an oval in the foam board, then cut...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:48:47 PDT
It's more than just a hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-more-than-just-a-hat/
It's more than just a hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Wear this hat during your next presentation at the office and you are sure to be a hit! Gather Materials & Tools 1. Materials Needed:5 Jumbo fun foam craft sticksCoin Battery1 LED1 1.5v-3v hobby motorWireLarge buttonSmall Velcro tabsGlue squaresBattery Holder (see Instructable http://www.instru...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:31 PDT
Laptop Cooling Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Pad/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:29:34 PDT
How To Make The Best Of Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Best-Of-Your-Computer/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:11:37 PDT
Arduino odometer for bike (1.1 mA total current, no display) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-odometer-for-bike-11-mA-total-current-no-d/
Arduino odometer for bike (1.1 mA total current, no display) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SMALL.jpg spencerearly Here is a simple, (somewhat) compact, and low power (only about 1.1 mA current draw) odometer that can be installed on a bicycle. Wheel rotations are detected by voltage spikes generated from a magnet (zip-tied to a spoke) moving near a wire coil (mounted on a chain stay). In order to keep this pr...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:52:04 PDT
Teen LED Flashlight Workshop at the Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Teen-LED-Flashlight-Workshop-at-the-Library/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:29:47 PDT
Cooler Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooler-Stereo/
Cooler Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/9BY0/HZ2IVRJM/FYZ9BY0HZ2IVRJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/9BY0/HZ2IVRJM/FYZ9BY0HZ2IVRJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/9BY0/HZ2IVRJM/FYZ9BY0HZ2IVRJM.SMALL.jpg cwoody08 I once saw a fellow tailgater with a radio inside a cooler. I thought this was genius. It's loud, cheap, and extremely portable. My own build was created based on the countless tutorials that I looked at online, in addition with my own ideas. (I apologize for the poor picture quality, my phones came...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:22:26 PDT
Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Ideas-2-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/ZBJ7/HZ2IVQB4/FRVZBJ7HZ2IVQB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/ZBJ7/HZ2IVQB4/FRVZBJ7HZ2IVQB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/ZBJ7/HZ2IVQB4/FRVZBJ7HZ2IVQB4.SMALL.jpg Blade122888 Different Ideas to build in the future! LoL Shield Audio Spectrum VU Meter stuff I want to try, to mix with my other creative ideas Nixie Tube Music Visualizer AVR acoustic spectrum analyzer Arduino / Processing Audio Spectrum Analyzer RC Quadrotor Helicopter USB Rechargeable S...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:15:18 PDT
Portal Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Stuff/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SMALL.jpg Blade122888 Collection of Portal want-to-makes Portal "Still Alive" on AVR microcontrollers Portal Portal bookends Portal Christmas Tree Portal Test Chamber Information Sign Light up and Talking PotatOS from Portal 2 A fully 3D printable GlaDOS Robotic ceiling arm lamp
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:22 PDT
Smartphone holder/amplifier with LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-holderamplifier-with-LED/
Smartphone holder/amplifier with LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/394M/HZ2IUTVP/FXF394MHZ2IUTVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/394M/HZ2IUTVP/FXF394MHZ2IUTVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/394M/HZ2IUTVP/FXF394MHZ2IUTVP.SMALL.jpg iwonttrustyouagain My first instructable. I chose to make this instructable because I think it will help those people, like me, who put their phones anywhere. It will help us to prevent our phones from being misplaced. I also added features like LED and it can also amplify naturally the sound/music of/on your phone. I...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:54:42 PDT
Electronics Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Chandelier/
Electronics Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SMALL.jpg natcserrano This project is personalized and originated by my wide imagination of my weird mind.I did not design it so much because if I did so, the electronic components that I used cannot be seen.Recycle all electronic components.No expenses. Easy to build.enjoy!­­-NCSps: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM! Materials Mate...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:48:36 PDT
3V battery from two AA batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/3V-battery-from-two-AA-batteries/
3V battery from two AA batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SMALL.jpg ruhliar Let´s make 3V Battery!!!What do we need?2x AA Battery1x Led of any colour1x pin1x pliersand a tape Stooping the pin. Take your pin and your pliers and make a bend on the end of pin. Taping up the batteries. 1.5+1.5=3 Put the bent pin on the batteries and cover it by tape. That´s finish!!...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:34:38 PDT
Painted Xbox Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Xbox-Controller/
Painted Xbox Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1KHV/HZ2IVKLT/FBZ1KHVHZ2IVKLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1KHV/HZ2IVKLT/FBZ1KHVHZ2IVKLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1KHV/HZ2IVKLT/FBZ1KHVHZ2IVKLT.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty This is a USB gamepad I paint for my friend Apatt7882, he's a PC gamer on YouTube.For this project I used ControllerPurple high gloss spray paint Black sharpies Green frog painters tape High grit sandpaper Rubbing alcohol Terry cloth ragA screw driver ( for this one I used a small Philips head screw...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:08:32 PDT
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
$59 Web Server with Amazon Class Performance & Security http://www.instructables.com/id/59-Web-Server-with-Amazon-Class-Performance-Securi/
$59 Web Server with Amazon Class Performance & Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/BPKW/HZ2IVU3M/FYWBPKWHZ2IVU3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/BPKW/HZ2IVU3M/FYWBPKWHZ2IVU3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/BPKW/HZ2IVU3M/FYWBPKWHZ2IVU3M.SMALL.jpg bowdadtoo DRCURZON did an awesome job describing how to build a complete Raspberry Pi Web Server to run on your home network. This will take you far beyond that to a pi hosted site with world-class performance for a worldwide audience. These instructions use a high performance web server called Nginx, then we...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:07:52 PDT
Gif-Tastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Gif-Tastic/
Gif-Tastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SMALL.gif beccarose Over the past couple of years quite a few people have asked me how to make an animated gif, as I LOVE a good old animated gif, and make them loads to document my creative work. Here I will lead you through making an animated gif from photos with photoshop, but you can use the same method to animate...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:10:41 PDT
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-CableWire-Management-Sleeve-for-3d-Printers-/
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SMALL.jpg Gibbtronic This is an instructable for how to make a cheap cable management sleeve using a straw. It's a good way to re-use some unwanted rubbish and tidy up your cables at the same time.I recently built a low budget I3 Prusa 3D printer using parts sourced from cheap suppliers in Taiwan and plastic components...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:46:24 PDT
DIY Laptop cooler (grill like) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-cooler-grill-like/
DIY Laptop cooler (grill like) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/FHZL/HZ2IU5ID/FZ1FHZLHZ2IU5ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/FHZL/HZ2IU5ID/FZ1FHZLHZ2IU5ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/FHZL/HZ2IU5ID/FZ1FHZLHZ2IU5ID.SMALL.jpg asdw1408 Easy way to do a laptop cooler. :) Materials / Tools MATERIALS:-Wire-Thread Cone (Available on any tailoring shop)-Small on/off switch-Small hobby motor-9 Volts Battery-Plywood-Mighty Bond-9 volts clip-Propeller (Any kind of elesi fan that you have)TOOLS:-Soldering Iron-Saw Solder the wires of ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:46:18 PDT
Amazing illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-illuminator/
Amazing illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZK7D/HZ2IUYRS/F8VZK7DHZ2IUYRS.SMALL.jpg IvyS1 {"context":{"location":{},"footer-robot":{},"you-image":{},"spinner":{"jQuery110201681079136147433":194},"jQuery110201681079136147433":1},"selector":"#editor-Object-1"} Attach the CDs together. In this case, make sure that the CDs will look like pyramid. You can use more Disk as many as you want...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:27:43 PDT
Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Braille-English-text-to-Braille-mechanis/
Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SMALL.jpg emikaeuphoriaa This project is done by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. We have a total of 5 members in our group, Siti 'Atikah Bte Mohd Raba'i, Nurridzuan Bin Supardi, Chen Xitong, Toh Lee Ting and Yang Shi Xiang. Our supervisor is Mr Teo Shin Jen.T...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:43:32 PDT
Raspberry Pi B+ Server Stack http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-Server-Stack/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:54:03 PDT
Use ATmega328 Chip as a Storage Device and Store Text and Images in it http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-ATmega328-Chip-as-a-Storage-Device-and-Store-T/
Use ATmega328 Chip as a Storage Device and Store Text and Images in it - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/T6CI/HZ13JF0X/FMJT6CIHZ13JF0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/T6CI/HZ13JF0X/FMJT6CIHZ13JF0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/T6CI/HZ13JF0X/FMJT6CIHZ13JF0X.SMALL.jpg jordanfung Hi everyone! In this instructable, I am going to show you how to store text and images in a small ATmega328P chip. Lets get started! Things Needed Things Needed:- Arduino Uno- ATmega Chips (Optional, you can use the original chip of the arduino uno)- Arduino IDE- Internet Access [Optional] Repl...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:12:42 PDT
Solar Power Supply 5V/3.3V http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Supply-5V33V/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:35:03 PDT