Instructables: exploring - technology http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:31 PST BLOX v1.01 Marshmallow Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmallow-Keyboard/
Marshmallow Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVX/18T3/I6OXI1S4/FVX18T3I6OXI1S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVX/18T3/I6OXI1S4/FVX18T3I6OXI1S4.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVX/18T3/I6OXI1S4/FVX18T3I6OXI1S4.SMALL.jpg FunWithBots People are always talking about the various ways they try to create secure yet memorable passwords. I decided it would be both fun and useful to make a password entry device using Makey Makey.To build it, I used Makey Makey Kit bag of marshmallows (plenty of leftovers for mayhem) 24" x 12" 5mm sheet...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:44:02 PST
Helping special needs children - the magic of Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-special-needs-children-the-magic-of-Makey-/
Helping special needs children - the magic of Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/97WC/I6NI94G8/F0G97WCI6NI94G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/97WC/I6NI94G8/F0G97WCI6NI94G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/97WC/I6NI94G8/F0G97WCI6NI94G8.SMALL.jpg fizzPOP-TheBirminghamHackspace Member Adam writes:After we received 5 Makey Makey kits at fizzPOP: The Birmingham Makerspace, I must admit I was stuck for ideas on how to use them. So I decided to take them into work and try them out with some of the autistic youngsters that I work with. It turned out to be a perfect fit for chil...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:46:53 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
how to create a catchphrase http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-create-a-catchphrase/
how to create a catchphrase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JJ2Q/I6NI6968/FQHJJ2QI6NI6968.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JJ2Q/I6NI6968/FQHJJ2QI6NI6968.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JJ2Q/I6NI6968/FQHJJ2QI6NI6968.SMALL.jpg minecraft mob hi, I'm Minecraft mob!l just love Minecraft. step one think before your pen/pencil hits the paper(tip - draft lightly so you can easily rub it out). step two draw it out with a pen/pencil. step three Now give it to a friend!!
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:05:59 PST
Microgrid! The backyard pneumatic grid project http://www.instructables.com/id/Microgrid-The-backyard-pneumatic-grid-project/
Microgrid! The backyard pneumatic grid project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician The pneumatic grid project is an attempt to transmit and use energy from small unreliable intermittent renewable energy sources using low pressure air in tubing to transmit the energy instead of electricity in wires. It is now functioning but it is still a work in progress. The project has many...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:47:53 PST
Makey Makey drums! http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-drums/
Makey Makey drums! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/DPPD/I6NI64FZ/FSKDPPDI6NI64FZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/DPPD/I6NI64FZ/FSKDPPDI6NI64FZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/DPPD/I6NI64FZ/FSKDPPDI6NI64FZ.SMALL.jpg BirdyBoy Let's play some bongos! Supplies null Website null Make Bongos null Connect Bongos null Connect Makey Makey null Time To Play null
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:55:14 PST
Recycled Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Plastics/
Recycled Plastics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HRCR/I6NI4FD3/F0JHRCRI6NI4FD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HRCR/I6NI4FD3/F0JHRCRI6NI4FD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HRCR/I6NI4FD3/F0JHRCRI6NI4FD3.SMALL.jpg azpacificplastics Plastics Recycling Full Circle Recycling Plastic to make new ideas to transform! Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Arizona Pacific Plastics is a full-service recycling company offering plastic recycling services for large publicly traded companies, mid-size & small companies, government agencies, muni...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:00:13 PST
Chat Program http://www.instructables.com/id/Chat-Program/
Chat Program - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SMALL.jpg Nate Oaks This is no fake, the CMD program that I will show you how to make is a chat program. You can message your friends or family in school or at home! Open Notepad First, you need to open "Notepad". Just press the Windows button and search notepad. The Code (1) Now this may seem hard to understan...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:55:36 PST
How to make a Cloud Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cloud-Chamber/
How to make a Cloud Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/S420/I6NI6MFX/FFTS420I6NI6MFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/S420/I6NI6MFX/FFTS420I6NI6MFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/S420/I6NI6MFX/FFTS420I6NI6MFX.SMALL.jpg InstructablesSeven In this brief tutorial we will show you how to build a cloud chamber with a brief explanation of how it works and images to refer to when in the process of making. Acquire Your Materials Before you start with the construction of a cloud chamber, you first need to acquire required materials.Here ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:28 PST
Introducing Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Introducing-Makey-Makey/
Introducing Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RP0B/I6NI4CXJ/FE1RP0BI6NI4CXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RP0B/I6NI4CXJ/FE1RP0BI6NI4CXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RP0B/I6NI4CXJ/FE1RP0BI6NI4CXJ.SMALL.jpg Sevenjewel577 What is Makey Makey?Turn the whole world into a keyboard. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners or Experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.How Does it Work?Alligator Clip two objects to the Makey Makey. For example, you and a banana (or an ice cube, or a kitty cat). When you to...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:52:18 PST
Measuring Direct Current via a computer interface. http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-DC-via-a-computer-interface/
Measuring Direct Current via a computer interface. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/S6KH/I6NI38CP/F62S6KHI6NI38CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/S6KH/I6NI38CP/F62S6KHI6NI38CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/S6KH/I6NI38CP/F62S6KHI6NI38CP.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby I always wanted to remotely measure the current from my mppt solar charge controller and into my inverters but the idea of using current shunts was not feasible since I can amplify the mv signals across them. Along comes the Honeywell 72amp hall current sensor. It gives 33mv per amp. I powered Mines...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:45:02 PST
Home made electric glass fusing kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-electric-glass-fusing-kiln/
Home made electric glass fusing kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/MVMM/I6NI6L2H/FTLMVMMI6NI6L2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/MVMM/I6NI6L2H/FTLMVMMI6NI6L2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/MVMM/I6NI6L2H/FTLMVMMI6NI6L2H.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Good evening anyone interested,My name is Dave and I am from Bristol in the UK. Before Christmas I was out shopping in a market with my daughter Ava (8 yrs old) when she spotted some fused glass jewellery on a stand. Ava thought it was fantastic and immediately wanted to know if it was possible fo...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:30 PST
Arduino Auto Watering Garden Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Auto-Watering-Garden-Project/
Arduino Auto Watering Garden Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/8S12/I6NI6KS3/F8H8S12I6NI6KS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/8S12/I6NI6KS3/F8H8S12I6NI6KS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/8S12/I6NI6KS3/F8H8S12I6NI6KS3.SMALL.jpg simakerspace What your looking at above is my entire project in its' enclosure. I set out to solve a problem when starting this project that was two fold. One it was to familiarize myself with some of the basics of the Arduino environment and the other was to have my organic garden watered automatically based on...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:42:53 PST
RobotC for VEX Cortex http://www.instructables.com/id/RobotC-for-VEX-Cortex/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:30:16 PST
Unlocking Ember for MORE POWER (or how to control the LED and Wintech projector via USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Ember-for-More-POWER-or-how-to-control-the/
Unlocking Ember for MORE POWER (or how to control the LED and Wintech projector via USB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9M3S/I6NI58N9/FTT9M3SI6NI58N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9M3S/I6NI58N9/FTT9M3SI6NI58N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9M3S/I6NI58N9/FTT9M3SI6NI58N9.SMALL.jpg bad-zima The maximum light output of the Wintech projector used in the Ember printer varies from unit to unit. At the factory the projector in an Ember printer is adjusted so that all projectors have the same output (roughly 22.5 mW/cm2). This allows the same printer settings to be used across all Ember prin...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:17:22 PST
Graphite Piano Keyboard with MaKey MaKey and Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphite-Piano-Keyboard-with-MaKey-MaKey-and-Scrat/
Graphite Piano Keyboard with MaKey MaKey and Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SMALL.jpg BSUlibrarian During the MaKey MaKey Build Night at Boise State University's Albertsons Library, attendee and student, Scott Schmader, learned Scratch to develop this awesome piano. Use the Hands Free MaKey MaKey Ground Bracelet he developed for maximum keyboard fun!Supplies: MaKey MaKey kit (including the white ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:15:06 PST
cheap USB slotcar timer interface http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-timer-interface/
cheap USB slotcar timer interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SMALL.jpg heavyweather I am going to built a routed 4 lane slotcar track*. Obviously you need some timekeeping/lapcounting solution for such a toy.You can buy various sensors and interfaces but there is also some free software around for which you can built your own interfaces.Most instructions are for printer or joystick...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:16 PST
Hands Free MaKey MaKey Ground Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-MaKey-MaKey-Ground-Bracelet/
Hands Free MaKey MaKey Ground Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BRJY/I6NI54ZY/FP8BRJYI6NI54ZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BRJY/I6NI54ZY/FP8BRJYI6NI54ZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BRJY/I6NI54ZY/FP8BRJYI6NI54ZY.SMALL.jpg BSUlibrarian During the MaKey MaKey Build Night at Boise State University's Albertsons Library, a number of attendees commented that it would be nice to have both hands free, rather than needing one to hold onto the ground cable. Attendee and student, Scott Schmader, developed this handy hands-free solution!Supp...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:33:46 PST
How To Add Outlook, Office365, Or Your Corporate Exchange Email To Your iPhone Via IMAP / POP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Add-Outlook-Office365-Or-Your-Corporate-Exc/
How To Add Outlook, Office365, Or Your Corporate Exchange Email To Your iPhone Via IMAP / POP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/V97O/I6NI54MB/FFVV97OI6NI54MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/V97O/I6NI54MB/FFVV97OI6NI54MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/V97O/I6NI54MB/FFVV97OI6NI54MB.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech This is a tutorial on how to add your outlook, office365, or your corporate exchange email to your iPhone. This tutorial is specifically for email accounts ending in a domain you own or where you work, not @outlook.com. For example, I own PeakEnergies.com and want to set up Sarah@PeakEnergies.com, n...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:25:36 PST
Home automation 101: fixing a fridge freezer with a PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-101-fixing-a-fridge-freezer-with-a/
Home automation 101: fixing a fridge freezer with a PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SMALL.jpg MakeBromyard Ok, so your fridge is going for overkill. Rather than throw it out and buy a new one, we can fix it for not very much money.Instead of running all the time and using loads of electric, for less than £20 we can make it as good as new, saving the planet from the refrigerant gas and nasty insulation, a...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:22:37 PST
Get Started With Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Started-With-Raspberry-Pi/
Get Started With Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RVSL/I6NI4ZXY/FKJRVSLI6NI4ZXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RVSL/I6NI4ZXY/FKJRVSLI6NI4ZXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RVSL/I6NI4ZXY/FKJRVSLI6NI4ZXY.SMALL.jpg Reese_Rules Hello everyone. Welcome to my First Instrucatble. You may be asking yourself "I want a Raspberrry Pi, but I don't know how to start." If you have ever asked yourself this thought, than this is the right Instrucatble for you. In this guide you will learn what Pi is best for you, how to download the s...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:40:29 PST
DIY airplane Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-airplane-Speakers/
DIY airplane Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/P1D2/I6NI41U0/FGAP1D2I6NI41U0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/P1D2/I6NI41U0/FGAP1D2I6NI41U0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/P1D2/I6NI41U0/FGAP1D2I6NI41U0.SMALL.jpg r2pen2 How to turn boring old airplane headphones into a powerful speaker with just tape and a cardboard box! Get a box! Get a box! Detach the speakers from an airplane, or any other pair of expendable headphones Create two paper cones Attach the cones by cutting a hole in the box and stickin...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:09:13 PST
How to Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Clipping-Mask-in-Adobe-Illustrator/
How to Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/HF7M/I6NI3DRI/FDLHF7MI6NI3DRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/HF7M/I6NI3DRI/FDLHF7MI6NI3DRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/HF7M/I6NI3DRI/FDLHF7MI6NI3DRI.SMALL.jpg jennieparkshark IntroductionAdobe Illustrator is one of the many programs offered in the Adobe Creative Suite and is the leading software for design professionals. Adobe Illustrator utilizes vector graphics, which unlike pixel-based graphics, never lose resolution when sized up, making it a useful program for both ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:51:38 PST
How to make a fake Windows crazy error http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fake-Windows-crazy-error/
How to make a fake Windows crazy error - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/UAER/I6NI34JL/FZCUAERI6NI34JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/UAER/I6NI34JL/FZCUAERI6NI34JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/UAER/I6NI34JL/FZCUAERI6NI34JL.SMALL.jpg Rai5747 Have you ever wondered to prank someone with crazy errors?That is so easy.Read the steps. Create multiple .vbs files. These files will be your fake errors.Learn how to make them here:http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-fake-Windows-error/ Run them all at once. To do this,Highlight all ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:50:53 PST
DIY AUX Splitter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AUX-Splitter/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:18:08 PST
Aligator clip connector for MakeyMakey http://www.instructables.com/id/Aligator-clip-connector-for-MakeyMakey/
Aligator clip connector for MakeyMakey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/GRO7/I6NI2N45/FDHGRO7I6NI2N45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/GRO7/I6NI2N45/FDHGRO7I6NI2N45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/GRO7/I6NI2N45/FDHGRO7I6NI2N45.SMALL.jpg FabLab Breda Let's make it a little easier to connect your aligator clips to the headers of the MakeyMakey. Instead of using a jumper wire and grabbing it with one side of the alligator cables, I decided to cut the cables and solder a nice connector onto it. Remove the alligator on one side of the cable Cut o...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:53:27 PST
Program your Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Makey-Makey/
Program your Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/SKSF/I6NI2CAG/FX4SKSFI6NI2CAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/SKSF/I6NI2CAG/FX4SKSFI6NI2CAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/SKSF/I6NI2CAG/FX4SKSFI6NI2CAG.SMALL.jpg anouskadg Do the default MaKey MaKey key presses not fit your needs? In this Instructable I'll show you how to customize the keys!What you need:- MaKey MaKey- USB Cable- Arduino IDE Download the addon The MaKey MaKey needs an addon to work with the Arduino IDE. This addon will add an entry to the "boards" ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:11:23 PST
New E-mail Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-E-mail-Notification-Light/
New E-mail Notification Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, I made a New E-mail notification light.It's a USB dongle that starts to flash when you receive a new e-mail.If my computer is ever ON, rendering a large video or downloading something, I can quickly see if I've got mail, even if computer's screen is off.What you'll need:USB sou...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:58 PST
DIY write on plexiglass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-write-on-plexiglass/
DIY write on plexiglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5B16/I6NI3CN4/FCG5B16I6NI3CN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5B16/I6NI3CN4/FCG5B16I6NI3CN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5B16/I6NI3CN4/FCG5B16I6NI3CN4.SMALL.jpg SimoneR2 ENGLISH:Hi everyone, today i'll show you how i realised (with a friend of mine) a DIY gift for another my friend that's going to celebrate his 18th birthday on friday. I'm not very good in english so if you find mistake, please report me and i'll correct it. I'll splits all the text in two: english ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:25:50 PST
Order by touch menu with Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Order-by-touch-menu-with-Makey-Makey/
Order by touch menu with Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/NYNT/I6MC42L5/F4NNYNTI6MC42L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/NYNT/I6MC42L5/F4NNYNTI6MC42L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/NYNT/I6MC42L5/F4NNYNTI6MC42L5.SMALL.jpg DaveT4 This demonstrates using a simple pencil drawn menu to create an order by touch restaurant menu. The project was built at the maker space of the Omaha Maker Group. The menu ordering program was built in Scratch 2.0 from MIT. Bill of MaterialsA few sheets of plain copier or printer paper, 8 1/2...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:27:04 PST
How To: 3D Print with a Stratasys UPrint FDM 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-3D-Print-with-a-Stratasys-UPrint-FDM-3D-Pri/
How To: 3D Print with a Stratasys UPrint FDM 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/UW47/I6M2S9ZA/F9GUW47I6M2S9ZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/UW47/I6M2S9ZA/F9GUW47I6M2S9ZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/UW47/I6M2S9ZA/F9GUW47I6M2S9ZA.SMALL.jpg somenobody0 The purpose of this instructable is to demonstrate basic FDM 3D printing methods using a Stratasys UPrint 3D printer. The following instructions include how to load and unload material from the machine, how to acquire a correct model to print, how to use the UPrint software "Catalyst", and post proc...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:37:36 PST
Nerd Survival Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerd-Survival-Pack/
Nerd Survival Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/9GQC/I6M2PB35/FRJ9GQCI6M2PB35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/9GQC/I6M2PB35/FRJ9GQCI6M2PB35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/9GQC/I6M2PB35/FRJ9GQCI6M2PB35.SMALL.jpg rileyw Here's a survival pack for us makers. This pack includes all our tinkering needs. Container You will need to find a container so that you can hold all those resisters and wires. You could use an altoids box or any medium sized container no bigger than your head. Materials You will need to pac...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:33:37 PST
SparkTruck's Simple Circuit Town! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circuit-Town/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:27:13 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
What's the Cost to Cook a Hot Dog? http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-Cost-to-Cook-a-Hot-Dog/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:17:57 PST
Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-hospital-nurse-call-button-3D-printed/
Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn If you cannot use your hands, you cannot press a "nurse call" button - big problemo.This was originally made for someone in hospital who had lost both hands due to an extremely severe illness, but it also applies to people with poor coordination or muscle weakness. This presents many life changing i...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:12:58 PST
Cool PCB case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-PCB-case-for-your-project/
Cool PCB case for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GZI/I6MC3S4Q/F6X1GZII6MC3S4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GZI/I6MC3S4Q/F6X1GZII6MC3S4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GZI/I6MC3S4Q/F6X1GZII6MC3S4Q.SMALL.jpg DacianT Here is a simple way to create a nice looking product while only using PCB's (the PCB manufacturers will love you :) )Things is that you need PCB's anyway for your electronic product so why not use that as the case also. Component assembly For my Solar BMS project I needed 3 PCB's one for the pow...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:51:38 PST
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-Motherboard-Battery/
How To Replace a Motherboard Battery!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/Z990/I6MC2MTO/F32Z990I6MC2MTO.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This Instructable will show you how to replace a motherboard battery in a desktop tower** You will need a CR2032 Watch Battery ** Disconnect Tower 1) Unplug the tower2) Disconnect any chords or cables connected to the back of the tower3) Make sure to unplug any usb cables or anything else connect...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:43:55 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Programming Favorites http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-Favorites/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/6VTI/I6M2NEAJ/FQH6VTII6M2NEAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/6VTI/I6M2NEAJ/FQH6VTII6M2NEAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/6VTI/I6M2NEAJ/FQH6VTII6M2NEAJ.SMALL.jpg Blade122888 Just a collection of some of my favorite instructables that I have | will build | modify to include some programming based advantages or customized variations... feel free to make reccommendations! LED Cube 8x8x8 Long build, hard code, first timer!!! 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube MIDI Piano Lighting...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:58:08 PST
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SMALL.jpg giokoll Check out this guide that shows how i made my El wire Bicycle Rim Lights! The idea Hi guys,I was thinking how to make my bicycle rims illuminated, shinny and cool during the night,and all the projects i could find were by using leds.So i started working on this, but the result was a little bit di...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
Launchpad MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Launchpad-MIDI/
Launchpad MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/VYLQ/I6MC1YIA/FPZVYLQI6MC1YIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/VYLQ/I6MC1YIA/FPZVYLQI6MC1YIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/VYLQ/I6MC1YIA/FPZVYLQI6MC1YIA.SMALL.jpg juan_joset5 This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications . This project was made by Tomas and Juan Jose, students of this UniversityIt's a Launchpad based in Arduino Uno, transmitting midi commands to the PC...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:30:33 PST
interesting hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/interesting-hacks/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHZ/NQPF/I6M2NMBR/FHZNQPFI6M2NMBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHZ/NQPF/I6M2NMBR/FHZNQPFI6M2NMBR.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHZ/NQPF/I6M2NMBR/FHZNQPFI6M2NMBR.SMALL.jpg giig982 Interesting instructables and hacks Pocket laser engraver. Handheld powerful laser pointer. Nikon D90 MC-DC2 Remote Shutter Hack Automatic Camera Shutter Switch APCC DSLR Controller A Shutter Release That Will Outlive Your Camera Time-lapse with any camera, using Arduino ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:07:24 PST
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
Simple Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SMALL.jpg CollinCoil1 Make wireless electricity easy with this simple DIY! This project will use the principle of magnetic inductive coupling to transfer electricity between two separate coils. Materials Overall, this experiment does not require too many materials, many of which can be easily acquired.The materials a...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
How to Create an Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-an-Instructable-1/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:36:54 PST
Turn Raspberry Pi into a Network File System version 4 (NFSv4) server http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-Network-File-System-versi/
Turn Raspberry Pi into a Network File System version 4 (NFSv4) server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionNetwork FIle System(NFS) can simultaneously run in version 2, 3, 4. NFS version 4(NFSv4) has several improvements over the NFSv2 and NFSv3. The improvements I like most are:NFSv4 makes configuring firewall simple because NFSv4 uses only one port (default to 2049) while NFSv2 and NFSv3 us...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:30:45 PST
Drawing Pencil to Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Pencil-to-Compass/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:29:49 PST
Arduino RFID Lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Lock-box/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:28:56 PST
Light/dark sensor using BJT Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightdark-sensor-using-BJT-Light/
Light/dark sensor using BJT Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/4I62/I6M2M2QA/FMW4I62I6M2M2QA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/4I62/I6M2M2QA/FMW4I62I6M2M2QA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/4I62/I6M2M2QA/FMW4I62I6M2M2QA.SMALL.jpg ceoxxx Introduction: led emits light when voltage is applied with correct polarity current through led can be controlled by light.now a days many electrical devices are controlled using light.when light is present devices works else they will switch off.LDR(light dependent resistor) are used for such contr...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:04:14 PST