Instructables: exploring - technology http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
Easy Wireless LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SMALL.jpg electro18 Yes ! That's right , this instructable will guide you to create your own wireless LED. This instructable is inpired from : Wireless L E D by neelandan ! Thanks for this great instructable !This project is pretty easy to make and can be used to demonstrate and study the principle of electromagnetic ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Speaker Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-Boombox/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/RFZU/HZFDVGT3/FAORFZUHZFDVGT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/RFZU/HZFDVGT3/FAORFZUHZFDVGT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/RFZU/HZFDVGT3/FAORFZUHZFDVGT3.SMALL.jpg tonyalejandrojr I have been watching instrutables for a while and also YouTube videos and forums. this is from where all my ideas came from. to make this little boombox i used a wine bottle wood case which i cut down to a smaller size ,a 12v 12ah battery, a lepai 2020+ amp, two speakers i found at a local thrift s...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:04:51 PDT
Octopanagraphic: Multi-camera panoramic rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Octopanagraphic-Multi-camera-panoramic-rig/
Octopanagraphic: Multi-camera panoramic rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/GZVW/HZFDTGI8/F3MGZVWHZFDTGI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/GZVW/HZFDTGI8/F3MGZVWHZFDTGI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/GZVW/HZFDTGI8/F3MGZVWHZFDTGI8.SMALL.jpg webmonkees1 8 Mini cameras arranged at 90 degree angles and 180. I don't know why.Using K'Nex Giant Set, it's a modular system that can go about anywhere but just don't drop it. You tend to try to not drop normal cameras, correct? Assemble K'Nex Goodness I hope you know how they work. Okay, I'lll give you 1...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:51:53 PDT
WS2812 and WS2811 Comparison http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812-and-WS2811-Comparison/
WS2812 and WS2811 Comparison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/LZ7Y/HZFDT5GO/FEZLZ7YHZFDT5GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/LZ7Y/HZFDT5GO/FEZLZ7YHZFDT5GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/LZ7Y/HZFDT5GO/FEZLZ7YHZFDT5GO.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy The WS2812 are addressable RGB LEDs. They are easy to use when creating a huge LED project. Here are some things that you should know about them before proceeding with your project. Difference The WS2812 neopixel has 6 pins and six internal pads while the WS2812B neopixel has 4 pins and 4 i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:57:04 PDT
Retro-Future TV Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Future-TV-Conversion/
Retro-Future TV Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/HEWE/HZFDUU7F/FQZHEWEHZFDUU7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/HEWE/HZFDUU7F/FQZHEWEHZFDUU7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/HEWE/HZFDUU7F/FQZHEWEHZFDUU7F.SMALL.jpg MisterM This is an early colour portable TV that I've upcycled with a more modern (but similarly nearly obsolete) LCD TV panel. It's pretty slim and wall-mounted, and I've converted the original TV controls, retaining the original button-pushing rotary-tuning vintage experience. I've also added an adjustabl...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:51:49 PDT
USB Encryption – Protection on the Go http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Encryption-Protection-on-the-Go/
USB Encryption – Protection on the Go - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/3FJI/HZFDUPFF/FFL3FJIHZFDUPFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/3FJI/HZFDUPFF/FFL3FJIHZFDUPFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/3FJI/HZFDUPFF/FFL3FJIHZFDUPFF.SMALL.jpg sandra.peterson.16100 Many times we store our very important pictures, videos, articles, presentations and other such confidential and personal stuff in our USBs. It is however, rather essential to consider that due to the highly increased incidences in data thefts and breaches, it is vital that you encrypt your flash dr...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:35:39 PDT
PWM module on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-module-on-pcDuino/
PWM module on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo he PWM Module is designed to enable the user to vary the voltage across a solenoid or other devices. The PWM output voltage is proportional to the input control voltage. The maximum voltage applied to the device could be adjusted using an onboard  potentiometer.  The original post from learning cen...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:05:57 PDT
Create Time Lapse Video using pcDuino3 with USB Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Time-Lapse-Video-using-pcDuino3-with-USB-Ca/
Create Time Lapse Video using pcDuino3 with USB Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo Time is flying. Its fall already. We would like to create a time lapse video recording the season changes when tree leaves are still green to Colorado’s first snow. Time lapse video consists of a serial of pictures that are taken at certain intervals. We install the pcDuino3 with the USB camera in ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:05:28 PDT
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reliable-Low-Power-Home-Solar-Backup-Solution/
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SMALL.jpg kiran_cyberpro Here is a highly reliable low-cost low-power home solar backup solution. You can use this as a renewable energy power source too. Since as long as you got abundant sunlight beyond what can be charged into the batteries you can use this power to charge your gadgets. It is so small and lightweight you...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:28:20 PDT
Awesome Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Wall-Clock/
Awesome Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DP7N/HZEWQO89/FENDP7NHZEWQO89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DP7N/HZEWQO89/FENDP7NHZEWQO89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DP7N/HZEWQO89/FENDP7NHZEWQO89.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 This clock can be made in 5 minutes and looks absolutely awesome! The Only Step All you will need for this project is a wrist watch, a hard-disk platter, a hobby knife, and some pliers.Start by disassembling the watch. Break of the little knob on the side of the watch used for setting the time. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:34:34 PDT
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-and-Focus-for-DSLR-Camera/
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 This is a remote I made that fits the three pin connectors that Minolta and Sony use on their cameras. The Connector For this connector, you are going to need three female to female/male jumper wires. A jumper wire with a triple socket won't work; it needs to be three single sockets. You are also...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:27:23 PDT
COMPACT AND ROBUST AUTOMATED AGRICULTURE REMOTE http://www.instructables.com/id/COMPACT-AND-ROBUST-AUTOMATED-AGRICULTURE-REMOTE/
COMPACT AND ROBUST AUTOMATED AGRICULTURE REMOTE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/65KT/HZCJ6U71/F7N65KTHZCJ6U71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/65KT/HZCJ6U71/F7N65KTHZCJ6U71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/65KT/HZCJ6U71/F7N65KTHZCJ6U71.SMALL.jpg Johnson Tellis Heya guys....This one here is interesting as well as one of the crucial projects we have done so far. It uses a wide range and coolest of devices. We have sacrificed many a nights of sleep, bunked hours of classes and toiled in order to complete this project since we had a short span of time to comp...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:57:50 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Carbon Fiber Aircraft Flap http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Fiber-Aircraft-Flap/
Carbon Fiber Aircraft Flap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/HFK0/HZDYLA7V/FEZHFK0HZDYLA7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/HFK0/HZDYLA7V/FEZHFK0HZDYLA7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/HFK0/HZDYLA7V/FEZHFK0HZDYLA7V.SMALL.jpg danvida Carbon fiber composites have been used for decades in high-performance applications that require high strength and lightweight components. Making something out of carbon fiber may seem daunting at first, so the goal of this Instructable is to demonstrate composite manufacturing techniques and provi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:41:09 PDT
Easy LED Clip-on http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Clip-on/
Easy LED Clip-on - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/SK37/HZCJ5ZAB/F73SK37HZCJ5ZAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/SK37/HZCJ5ZAB/F73SK37HZCJ5ZAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/SK37/HZCJ5ZAB/F73SK37HZCJ5ZAB.SMALL.jpg sepeters228 The LED Clip-on is inspired by the LED Throwie and LED Floatie instructables already available. These were made during our Summer LED Build Night as a cheap and easy to build sneaker clip for kids to wear but developed into other things as people attached them to collars, headbands, purses, and oth...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:38:37 PDT
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rana-An-arduino-inspired-biological-robot/
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SMALL.jpg leadzeplin Rana (Italian for frog) is a biological inspired robot. It is the outcome of months of research and development. One of the principals applied comes from another intractable I made called "arduino biped robot". This robot uses the combined walking methods of an ant and a frog. This ensure that the r...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:15:56 PDT
robot controlled wirelessly using arduino and wireless module http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-controlled-wirelessly-using-arduino-and-wire/
robot controlled wirelessly using arduino and wireless module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1M5U/HZDYHVSS/FOV1M5UHZDYHVSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1M5U/HZDYHVSS/FOV1M5UHZDYHVSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1M5U/HZDYHVSS/FOV1M5UHZDYHVSS.SMALL.jpg a7mad_samy we have a made a robot is controlled wirelessly using our fingers to drive it .. we used two arduino kits .. one on our hand .. and one on the robot .. we used flexible sensors on our fingers .. flexible sensors is something like a variable resistance .. when u close ur finger its value increase so...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:36:04 PDT
Make an Alternate Raspberry Pi Power cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Alternate-Raspberry-Pi-Power-cable/
Make an Alternate Raspberry Pi Power cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SMALL.jpg jdogtotherescue I saw another instructable on here a while ago about soldering a power cable directly to the board and i liked the idea of not using one of our micro usb cables for a permanent power solution. I found the gpio pinout online and decided to try to make another power cable but using parts i have all o...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:14:44 PDT
The Quietspeaker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Quietspeaker/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:10:50 PDT
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Pail-3D-Scanner-for-123D-Catch/
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SMALL.jpg renejsanchez Build your own 3D scanner on the cheap! All you need is less than $50 of hardware store materials, a digital camera, and 123D Catch.Why a plastic pail? 123D Catch works best using pictures taken at even intervals around an object under good lighting conditions. Using a white, translucent pail gives ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:17:14 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This miniature model of a coffee table is made to be used in dollhouses or as a unique coffee cup coaster for your desktop.The tabletop, frame and legs are designed to be 3D-printed and assembled with glue-less snap-fit joints. Download the 3D-files and 3D-print them Download the STL files in thi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
DIY Network Mapping Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Network-Mapping-Tool/
DIY Network Mapping Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SMALL.jpg michael.thomas.9404362 This is a tutorial for creating a network mapping tool much like the one made and sold by CableSupply.com (Shown Here), however it is super easy to make, costs a lot less, and improves on their design in three ways: 1.) The LED’s I used have a flat form factor which allows them to be encased in the ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Small and reliable servo controlled valves can be easily 3d printed. They are suitable for controlling air or water and all kinds of robot projects.Because they use standard RC micro-servos, they can be controlled by a standard RC radio setup.They can also be easily controlled by a microcontroller s...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
LED Buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Buildings/
LED Buildings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make simple light up buildings with LEDs and paper.Materials needed:LEDsCoin cell batteriesCopper tapePaperMakersClear tape Decorate your paper building Add LEDs FIRST make sure the number of LEDs you want to use will work with the battery by pinching all of the LEDs onto the battery, positiv...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:48:46 PDT
Arduino Modules - L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-L298N-Dual-H-Bridge-Motor-Controll/
Arduino Modules - L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 Quick and simple start guide for using and exploring an L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller module with an Arduino.The model in the example I am using is from Ebay. Materials needed: L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller module (various models will work) Male to Female jumper wires An Arduino, any f...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:34:08 PDT
DIY Viewmaster style smartphone 3D Viewer akin to oculus rift, for IPOD Touch and similar size Smart phones. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Viewmaster-style-3D-Viewer-akin-to-oculus-rift/
DIY Viewmaster style smartphone 3D Viewer akin to oculus rift, for IPOD Touch and similar size Smart phones. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/8A5B/HZEWQ4T4/F908A5BHZEWQ4T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/8A5B/HZEWQ4T4/F908A5BHZEWQ4T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/8A5B/HZEWQ4T4/F908A5BHZEWQ4T4.SMALL.jpg books4ume Let us make a 3D Viewer for viewing 3D side by side photos and 3D SBS videos using an IPOD TOUCH or a SMARTPHONE (with screen size upto 4 or 4.5 inches).This can also be used as a headmounted display with some minor mods, similar to the oculus rift but instead of using a built in, dedicated displa...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:21:04 PDT
Use pcDuino3 to do a weekly pcDuino3 give away sweepstakes for tweeter @pcduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-pcDuino3-to-do-a-weekly-pcDuino3-give-away-swe/
Use pcDuino3 to do a weekly pcDuino3 give away sweepstakes for tweeter @pcduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8NHE/HZCJ1AZI/FCR8NHEHZCJ1AZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8NHE/HZCJ1AZI/FCR8NHEHZCJ1AZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/8NHE/HZCJ1AZI/FCR8NHEHZCJ1AZI.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino team decided to do a weekly pcDuino3 give away sweepstakes for our tweeter account @pcDuino. pcDuino3 is chosen be to the machine to run the script to pick the winner.We came across a nice tutorial about how to create a twitter app, and followed most part of it. In the below, we will detail...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:07:13 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish My first post on Instructables and I am very excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: http://letsmakerobots.com/robot/project/spyro-ilve... which is just the robot showing some tricks but with a tethered typed control.However, I will go through the entire procedure of creating ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
Powerfull USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-USB-Light/
Powerfull USB Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/Z68K/HZCJ1568/FFMZ68KHZCJ1568.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 Turn the LED module from a flashlight into the most powerful USB light imaginable! Parts Needed 1: Led flashlight with lots of LED's2: Enter key from old keyboard numpad3: Piece of plastic from back of old keyboard4: Resistor (Refer to this page to calculate value)5: Stiff piece of wire (make it...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:28 PDT
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-your-Cheap-Battery-Powered-Air-Pump/
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 So, are your batteries always draining so fast in your air-mattress pump? Well, there's an easy fix. Items Needed 1: Battery powered air mattress pump2: Wall wart3: Soldering iron4: Solder5: Hobby knifeThe pump I used runs on four D cells. That's six volts, and I had just gotten a wall wart from ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:54:59 PDT
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-super-bright-LED-light-panel-for-vid/
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Here's how to make a super-bright LED light panel. It's equivalent to a 1000w incandescent light bulb, and it's super useful for video work as it has a daylight colour temperature and doesn't use PWM for dimming. There are 900 individual LEDs in this panel, which is why it's so bright.Here's a li...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:30 PDT
TV REMOTE CONTROLLABLE COMPUTER MP3 PLAYER USING ARDUINO AND PROCESSING http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-REMOTE-CONTROLLABLE-COMPUTER-MP3-PLAYER-USING-P/
TV REMOTE CONTROLLABLE COMPUTER MP3 PLAYER USING ARDUINO AND PROCESSING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/ZB5Z/HZB3V7A8/F5TZB5ZHZB3V7A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/ZB5Z/HZB3V7A8/F5TZB5ZHZB3V7A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/ZB5Z/HZB3V7A8/F5TZB5ZHZB3V7A8.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hello every one . here I show my project TV remote controllable computer MP3 player using processing software and arduino board. This project idea is based on controlling computer using TV remote control. In this project I created custom MP3 player using processing software . and I programme...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:34:09 PDT
Andriod/Arduino for Beginners - Design Custom Andriod menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Andriod/Arduino for Beginners - Design Custom Andriod menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThe first instructable shows you how to use the free pfodDesigner available on GooglePlay to design Android menus to switch Ardunio outputs on and off from your Android mobile, without you having to write any program code at all. The picture above shows an example design.The example pro...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
AXIOM ARM : ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
AXIOM ARM : ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SMALL.jpg Sergeidines AXIOM ARM was designed by Sergei Dines : Mechanical Engineer student USF. LinkedIN : http://www.linkedin.com/in/sergeidines My Website : http://sergeidines.foliohd.com/ Email : sergeidines@gmail.com Purpose This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
Automatic Ice Bucket Vendor Based on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Ice-Bucket-Vendor-Based-on-Arduino/
Automatic Ice Bucket Vendor Based on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SMALL.jpg gckulo Last friday few engineers from DFRobot took their the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. We decided to do it in a maker way with an automatic ice bucket vendor based on Arduino.And we are challenging all makers around the world, now it's your turn!Introduction This project is launched ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:58 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
LED Beating iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Beating-iPhone-Case/
LED Beating iPhone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/IU9X/HZB3TKDQ/F2QIU9XHZB3TKDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/IU9X/HZB3TKDQ/F2QIU9XHZB3TKDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/IU9X/HZB3TKDQ/F2QIU9XHZB3TKDQ.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hey guys! I'm back, but now I'm back with style! I was recently thinking on a way to make a new phone case using a 3d printer but that wasn't enough I thought. What if I added leds? That blinked along to the music?? That would be Awesome!!! So I actually got the inspiration from Pop Sci's book The B...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:38:18 PDT
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/22-Inch-Cinema-in-Your-Car/
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Road trips with kids can be a royal pain in the asterisk without proper entertainment. We discovered those portable DVD players a few years back and have never looked back. Our recent model went on the fritz, and I decided to kick it up a notch with some gear that I had from other projects. Unfortun...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:38 PDT
Reuse your old hard drive disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-your-old-hard-drive-disks/
Reuse your old hard drive disks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3OLI/HZB3S73N/FM33OLIHZB3S73N.SMALL.jpg Djnix If you have old hard drive disks lying around then you should use them to make this long spinning top! Get the parts You need:A hard drive disk (more than one is good for longer spin time)A metal bar such as in an erector set (you can use a screw or nail too just not on a nice floor) ;)Last you n...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:13 PDT
Changes Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Changes-Tracker/
Changes Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/BPBJ/HZB3RMHE/FABBPBJHZB3RMHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/BPBJ/HZB3RMHE/FABBPBJHZB3RMHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/BPBJ/HZB3RMHE/FABBPBJHZB3RMHE.SMALL.jpg Changes Tracker I have decided to give such a title after realizing how changes in life are important. Fortunately, in the world of electronics, these changes can be quantified and also can be used in control systems. This instructable will demonstrate how different sensors can be used to gather data from the world...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:35:56 PDT
Universal Remote Control using Arduino, 1Sheeld and Android Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Remote-Control-using-Arduino-1Sheeld-and/
Universal Remote Control using Arduino, 1Sheeld and Android Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil This project illustrates how to control your TV, Satellite receiver and Stereo using your Android mobile instead of using there remote control.Basically, you can apply this technique for any other devices work with remote control. I was wondering to use my mobile to control all the device in the hom...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:35 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Files http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Files/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F18/90EN/HZCIXRPL/F1890ENHZCIXRPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F18/90EN/HZCIXRPL/F1890ENHZCIXRPL.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F18/90EN/HZCIXRPL/F1890ENHZCIXRPL.SMALL.jpg bcb10 Collection of articles used in creating my working sonic screwdriver from Dr Who. Currently on build phase of V2.0!(V1.0 Built Dec. 2013, but broke shortly after, so no instructable yet) DIY Miniature Thermometer Sensor that is useful for analyzing the environment I am currently in $3.50 DIY TV...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:06:34 PDT
Arduino Timing circuit for production line http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Timing-circuit-for-production-line/
Arduino Timing circuit for production line - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/5MZD/HZB3QJYH/FVV5MZDHZB3QJYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/5MZD/HZB3QJYH/FVV5MZDHZB3QJYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/5MZD/HZB3QJYH/FVV5MZDHZB3QJYH.SMALL.jpg DNME Where I work we have semi-automatic machinery and a target run speed.So I thought how could I build a timing device so that the operator can keep a consistent rate of running the machine as they are also the key person for keeping the speed of the whole production line.With this in mind I originally...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:27:47 PDT
Add bluetooth to your car stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-car-stereo/
Add bluetooth to your car stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SMALL.jpg Vitim I have a stereo on my car, but it doesn't have bluetooth, so I though well, why not add it? Dongle I ordered a couple of bluetooth dongles from eBay for $14 delivered from china, with AD2P support which was the required feature.Taking it apart. Circuit analysis overview I took a series of macr...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:59 PDT
MYDIYCNC Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/MYDIYCNC-Engraving/
MYDIYCNC Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello There!This is Tory at MYDIYCNC. This is one of the first of my instructable tutorials demonstrating one of the many ways you can use your MYDIYCNC machine. Our machines can be used for a wide range of projects from 3D Milling, Laser cutting, Engraving, PCB prototyping, and more! This tutorial ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:59 PDT
Arduino Simple Wav Player 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Wav-Player-2/
Arduino Simple Wav Player 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/49HW/HZEWQQMZ/F1F49HWHZEWQQMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/49HW/HZEWQQMZ/F1F49HWHZEWQQMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/49HW/HZEWQQMZ/F1F49HWHZEWQQMZ.SMALL.jpg ElecFreaks Previously we introduced “Arduino Simple Wav Player”, which actually should not be given the name “wav player” because it’s not flexible at all for the limitation from Arduino flash. This tutorial and set of kits, is complementary to that. By contrast, it gets greatly improved in the flexibility and...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:16:56 PDT
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I was browsing Instructables when i came across rbates4 and his Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Min... I figured hey I have a spare DVI monitor, a X-arcade stick and a desire to tinker with the Pi. I think I am going to have to remix this into a ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Must-Have Components, Tools and Software for Arduinoist http://www.instructables.com/id/Must-Have-Components-Tools-and-Software-for-Arduin/
Must-Have Components, Tools and Software for Arduinoist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SMALL.jpg jordanfung Being an Arduinoist myself, I need many tools or components when I do prototyping or experiments. In the list below, I have gathered the most important tools and parts for Arduinoist.This article is also available on Jordan's Lab Notebook ! Tools 1. Soldering Iron + SolderSoldering iron and sold...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:16:42 PDT