Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:08:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Diy: Recycled Beer Bottle TIKI Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Diy-Recycled-Beer-Bottle-TIKI-Torch/
A Diy: Recycled Beer Bottle TIKI Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SMALL.jpg The DIYinventor In this Instructable I will show you how to build a quick and easy TIKI Torch.You will need the following:Some Electrical tape.An Electrical conduit fitting 3/4" Diameter A Tac HammerScissorsSome recycled beer bottles from the recycling centerChicken WireTiki WicksTiki Fuel A FunnelAnd some Nails ...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:43:55 PDT
REcharge Academy 2016 http://www.instructables.com/id/REcharge-Academy-2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4M4Y/IPTJALBY/F2A4M4YIPTJALBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4M4Y/IPTJALBY/F2A4M4YIPTJALBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4M4Y/IPTJALBY/F2A4M4YIPTJALBY.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs These projects were made by REcharge Instructors at the 2016 REcharge Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. Solar Powered Miniature Smart House Wind/Solar Powered Carnival Game Ski Lift powered by Renewable Energy (Solar) Windmill Powered by Windmill Solar Bug Borer Solar Powered Miniatur...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:41:40 PDT
How to Make Simple Smart Phone Charger Using L7805CV Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Smart-Phone-Charger-Using-L7805/
How to Make Simple Smart Phone Charger Using L7805CV Voltage Regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ULK3/IPR6ZSU9/FUUULK3IPR6ZSU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ULK3/IPR6ZSU9/FUUULK3IPR6ZSU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ULK3/IPR6ZSU9/FUUULK3IPR6ZSU9.SMALL.jpg tesla_megatron Smart phone charger using L7805CV voltage regulator IC. It is very simple using following electronic component 1. L7805CV component2. Ceramic capacitor code 104 = 100nF (0.1 uF)3. Ceramic capacitor code 334 = 330nF (0.33 uF)4. Diode 1N40075. Some breadboard male connector cable6. Breadboard (prototy...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:15:16 PDT
Super efficient Joule Thief - to light up 24 LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Efficient-Joule-Thief-to-Light-Up-24-LEDs/
Super efficient Joule Thief - to light up 24 LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/6D5L/IPR6ZRYR/FRG6D5LIPR6ZRYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/6D5L/IPR6ZRYR/FRG6D5LIPR6ZRYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/6D5L/IPR6ZRYR/FRG6D5LIPR6ZRYR.SMALL.jpg tesla_megatron Simple and very efficient Joule Thief that light's up 24 LEDs - The component required are 4 x inductors 82uH2 x 1N4007 diodes1 x 5.6KOhm resistor2 x 10nF capacitorAnd a breadboard board or PCB board or circuit board. Follow This schematic how to connect the component
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:59:42 PDT
Portable AC Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-AC-Unit/
Portable AC Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/GSXI/IPO1YVPQ/FHNGSXIIPO1YVPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/GSXI/IPO1YVPQ/FHNGSXIIPO1YVPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/GSXI/IPO1YVPQ/FHNGSXIIPO1YVPQ.SMALL.jpg Russ8787 Simple assembly of a Portable AC unit once materials are purchased at a local Drug Store. It's summer time and as temperature rises it's important to find new ways to stay cool without breaking a sweat. Acquire the following items for portable AC unit:· 1 Styrofoam cooler · 1...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:25:26 PDT
Solar Powered Miniature Consol Energy Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Miniature-Consol-Energy-Center/
Solar Powered Miniature Consol Energy Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/4KW8/IPJNELL5/FUN4KW8IPJNELL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/4KW8/IPJNELL5/FUN4KW8IPJNELL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/4KW8/IPJNELL5/FUN4KW8IPJNELL5.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs As part of the June 13-17, 2016 REcharge Labs professional development training at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. we were tasked with using a type of renewable resource to run some type of project. As the Pittsburgh group, we decided to make a miniature Consol Energy Center that would run on s...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:57:19 PDT
Wind/Solar Powered Carnival Game http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-Carnival-Game/
Wind/Solar Powered Carnival Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/KIFH/IPJT8N3N/FPHKIFHIPJT8N3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/KIFH/IPJT8N3N/FPHKIFHIPJT8N3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/KIFH/IPJT8N3N/FPHKIFHIPJT8N3N.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs Here you will get the opportunity to build a wind or solar powered carnival game! Materials needed for this project This project is pretty simple, the most important piece is the yellow motor that has a high-torque, low-speed end and a low-torque, high-speed end. You will also need a wine cork t...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:02:38 PDT
How to Make a Plasma Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plasma-Ball/
How to Make a Plasma Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A1SQ/IPCYAOAM/FPGA1SQIPCYAOAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A1SQ/IPCYAOAM/FPGA1SQIPCYAOAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A1SQ/IPCYAOAM/FPGA1SQIPCYAOAM.SMALL.jpg AlexGyver Hi! In this dangerous instructable I will show you how to get and tame a plasma ball at home!Some theory: plasma is ionized gas. I will create a low-pressure environment in the glass bottle, and then ignite a high-voltage electric arc between two carbon electrodes. Plasma can conduct a current, so t...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 13:08:07 PDT
Curie Engine With a Coin http://www.instructables.com/id/Curie-Engine-With-a-Coin/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 10:36:40 PDT
energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/V39D/IOVR9GDQ/F7AV39DIOVR9GDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/V39D/IOVR9GDQ/F7AV39DIOVR9GDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/V39D/IOVR9GDQ/F7AV39DIOVR9GDQ.SMALL.jpg DavidR84 Describe your collection here... null null null null Solar Power Data Logger DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) DIY AA Batteries! Multi-Function Survival Solar Gadget on a Budget DIY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM Make Energy From Weeds Battery Eliminator...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 12:14:57 PDT
[Very Easy] Hydrogen powered Potato Gun with scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-Hydrogen-Powered-Potato-Gun-With-Scratch/
[Very Easy] Hydrogen powered Potato Gun with scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/30PY/IOQ1IGDT/FB330PYIOQ1IGDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/30PY/IOQ1IGDT/FB330PYIOQ1IGDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/30PY/IOQ1IGDT/FB330PYIOQ1IGDT.SMALL.jpg Arthak IN THIS INSTRUCTABLE I AM GONNA TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE A Very Easy Hydrogen powered Potato Gun Materials Required We needA bottle 2 NailsAdhesive or SealantCharger or Battery90 ElbowA Pvc Pipeand some Random Tools Hydrogen Production Unit 1. Take a 2L Coke Bottle and make 2 Holes in it2. Put 2 ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 07:48:48 PDT
Wind generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Generator-1/
Wind generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/QFQK/IOOK1V1V/FCLQFQKIOOK1V1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/QFQK/IOOK1V1V/FCLQFQKIOOK1V1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/QFQK/IOOK1V1V/FCLQFQKIOOK1V1V.SMALL.jpg ivan_s To manufacture a generator? is not too much work?This began as a project to put into practice the knowledge and make a small mill for remote farms Misiones Argentina.It was funded by the CEDIT and a great passion by the builders.I think the images speak for themselves !!It is a little slow but with ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 09:43:19 PDT
Use no energy to cool your studio! http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaporative-Cooling-for-Top-Floor-Studio/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 00:20:57 PDT
How to make an Edison lamp/diy light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Edison-Lampdiy-Light-Bulb/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 13:19:53 PDT
Kisanio (Smart Farming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kisanio-Smart-Farming/
Kisanio (Smart Farming) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6QMB/IO6DZW8E/FO96QMBIO6DZW8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6QMB/IO6DZW8E/FO96QMBIO6DZW8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6QMB/IO6DZW8E/FO96QMBIO6DZW8E.SMALL.jpg ovisandu Traditional agriculture fails to use resources efficiently. Up to 25% of the water and energy used goes to waste due to inappropriate distribution towards where it is actually needed and at inadequate intervals of time. We're here to rectify that. Imagine a situation where water goes exactly where a...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:01:56 PDT
Power-car : Diy Power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Powercar-Diy-Power-Bank/
Power-car : Diy Power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SMALL.jpg vineethvarma vegesna Hello Diy lovers...!!!!Today we are going to make a power bank by recycling lithium battery (old cellphone battery) and toy car case Requirements Go and collect the following items Lithium ion battery (from old cellphone) Toy car or any box for casing DC-DC Boost Module (0.9V ~ 5V) USB Booster Ci...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 21:01:06 PDT
Solar Panel Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Lighting/
Solar Panel Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello Everyone I`m in the middle of redecorating my Home , and decided to enhance the appearance of my plants with LED lighting.I went and bought a few planters , added some strong plants that love sun and placed them outside my kitchen.Now , when the evening comes, without the LED i will not enjoy ...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 01:04:58 PDT
How to make a powerful fan with solar panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-a-Mini-Fan-Solar-Power/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 03:40:19 PDT
Soup Can Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Soup-Can-Stirling-Engine/
Soup Can Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SMALL.jpg carson_kosloski What if I told you that there is an engine out there that can potentially be much quieter and more efficient than a gasoline or diesel engine? A Stirling engine runs on an external heat source that can be anything from solar energy to a candle. They are currently only used for very specific and seem...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:19:49 PDT
ENERGY - Misc. http://www.instructables.com/id/ENERGY-Misc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/QJ6P/INHORJYB/FD8QJ6PINHORJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/QJ6P/INHORJYB/FD8QJ6PINHORJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/QJ6P/INHORJYB/FD8QJ6PINHORJYB.SMALL.jpg jlcdi Energy related null null Make Energy From Weeds How to make a lithium battery for an electric bicycle How to Make Batteries From Spare Change Imprint invisible sound and radio waves onto your retina: Augmented reality with perfect alignment SMOT Magnetic accelerator Itt...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:04:09 PDT
ENERGY - Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/ENERGY-Energy-Savings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/ZK73/INHORJWQ/FLDZK73INHORJWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/ZK73/INHORJWQ/FLDZK73INHORJWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/ZK73/INHORJWQ/FLDZK73INHORJWQ.SMALL.jpg jlcdi Energy savings related Super Simple Inductor Joule Thief! Showerloop Toilet Top Sink Hydronic Solar Thermal System for Winter Space Heating Solar-OSE: Solar concentrator for steam generation How to Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Using Mud 10 Year LED Flasher Solar PV ...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:00:28 PDT
DIY Clay Pot Convection Heater X10 to the Extreme http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Clay-Pot-Convection-Heater-X10-to-the-Extreme/
DIY Clay Pot Convection Heater X10 to the Extreme - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/FBIA/INGBF8NM/F6CFBIAINGBF8NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/FBIA/INGBF8NM/F6CFBIAINGBF8NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/FBIA/INGBF8NM/F6CFBIAINGBF8NM.SMALL.jpg candleheater Intro:Our project aims to utilizes recyclable and reusable items found throughout a household. The function of the DIY Clay Pot Convection Heater x10 to the Extreme is to produce sufficient amounts of heat to increase the temperature of the room. The heater is an efficient and a resourceful way to h...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:16:29 PDT
Indiepedal - Human Powered Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Indiepedal-Human-Powered-Energy/
Indiepedal - Human Powered Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/THQT/IN3GIDZV/FCXTHQTIN3GIDZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/THQT/IN3GIDZV/FCXTHQTIN3GIDZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/THQT/IN3GIDZV/FCXTHQTIN3GIDZV.SMALL.jpg MichaelS577 everything you need to build this Human powered energy station you can find in the provided PDF. The Project was conducted as student project, further steps for development would be the following:1. To reduce noise level, change the gear system to a belt system.2. In order to optimize pedalling expe...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:55:17 PDT
How to make micro Rechargeable Water Battery MEDELIS BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Water-Activated-Rechargeable-Battery-M/
How to make micro Rechargeable Water Battery MEDELIS BATTERY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/GEA0/IN0TJ7M2/FY7GEA0IN0TJ7M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/GEA0/IN0TJ7M2/FY7GEA0IN0TJ7M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/GEA0/IN0TJ7M2/FY7GEA0IN0TJ7M2.SMALL.jpg RolandasM I'll Show You - How deliver electric power in alternative ways... Free Geen Energy without poison or toxinsI named this MEDELIS BATTERYThis battery generates electric power out of Tap Water (drinking water, river,lake,rain or any similar liquid)... MEDELIS BATTERY will generates electricity until th...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:17:30 PDT
Desktop Fire Tornado http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Fire-Tornado/
Desktop Fire Tornado - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/Y887/IMKTSCJL/FZTY887IMKTSCJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/Y887/IMKTSCJL/FZTY887IMKTSCJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/Y887/IMKTSCJL/FZTY887IMKTSCJL.SMALL.jpg RiteshYadav today i am going to show u how to make a fire tornado at home. it is cheap;-) nice.all u need is to go step by step types they are of 2 types 1. rotating fuel2.rotating fanhere i have made 1. rotating fuel as i was not able to get fan of required speed. i.e. not too fast not too slow. material...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:19:01 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight - micro MEDELIS BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-Micro-MEDELIS-BATTERY/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:46:11 PDT
PROOF OF CONCEPT: A chilled water air conditioning prototype - DECOMMISSIONED. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chilled-Water-Air-Conditioning-Prototype/
PROOF OF CONCEPT: A chilled water air conditioning prototype - DECOMMISSIONED. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I plan to use this 100watt compressor to chill water in an insulated tank while I'm at work. The energy for this will be via my home solar power system since I harvest a surplus of energy that I can't store for night use. I want chilled or iced water as the means to store that solar energy for later...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 08:43:43 PDT
The Electric Pickle! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Pickle/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 18:19:15 PDT
Air Operated PVC Water Dump Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Operated-PVC-Water-Dump-Valve/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:23:29 PDT
Repair Sealed Lead Acid Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Sealed-Lead-Acid-Batteries/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 23:19:34 PDT
DIY: 22.2V 6Ah 6s3p Battery Pack From 18650 Lithium Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-222V-6Ah-6s3p-Battery-Pack-From-18650-Lithium-/
DIY: 22.2V 6Ah 6s3p Battery Pack From 18650 Lithium Cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/9SIF/ILY0RREO/F4M9SIFILY0RREO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/9SIF/ILY0RREO/F4M9SIFILY0RREO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/9SIF/ILY0RREO/F4M9SIFILY0RREO.SMALL.jpg tomas.raila.3 In this video I'll show you how to make 22.2 of nominal voltage and 6Ah of capacity battery pack by using 18650 lithium cells removed from dead laptop batteries. You could make what ever you need voltage and capacity battery pack in this way. How To Get: Free 18650 Lithium Cells From Dead Laptop Bat...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 08:52:06 PDT
Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Stove-Heat-Reclaimer/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:08:26 PDT
Crimping Anderson Powerpoles Manually (now with full video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crimping-Anderson-Powerpoles-Manually/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 06:36:23 PST
How to Visualize Organic Compounds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Visualize-Organic-Compounds/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:48:36 PST
Beats by Edgardo and Mario (DIY Headphones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beats-by-Edgardo-Y-Mario-DIY-Headphones/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:44:49 PST
Upgrade old UPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Old-UPS/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:36:27 PST
Savonius Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Savonius-Horizontal-Axis-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:27:35 PST
A Beginner's Guide To Stirling Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Sterling-Engines/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 21:36:57 PST
Using powertool batteries as a generic power supply for other projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Ryobi-Powertool-Batteries-for-Other-Projects/
Using powertool batteries as a generic power supply for other projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SMALL.jpg MakinThings In this project, I will show you how to tap Ryobi powerpack batteries for other uses.Why do this? Powertool batteires come with quality built-in protection, good quality chargers, parts are readily available (i.e. more batteries or chargers), and are meant for high amperage peak usage.This should wo...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 10:18:28 PST
Wind generator with car alternator http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Generator-With-Car-Alternator/
Wind generator with car alternator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BYMU/IK004BEQ/FACBYMUIK004BEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BYMU/IK004BEQ/FACBYMUIK004BEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BYMU/IK004BEQ/FACBYMUIK004BEQ.SMALL.jpg Joalex Henry A few years ago to build a wind generator, with which wanted to charge a battery to power a refrigerator and a radio in my small farm, where there is no electricity supply. I applied it an automobile alternator, but this component was not a good choice, because a small wind turbine can never have en...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:08:28 PST
How to Make a Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Motor/
How to Make a Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! Today I am going to show you how to make a motor. Well the first thing you might think is that, it is useless because you cant run your R.C car with this motor. But that is not point of this build, in fact the main point of the build is to familiarize with the basics of simple ele...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:48:04 PST
Heat exchangers and 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Exchangers-and-3D-Printing/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:19:29 PST
Simple MacGyver windmill that lifts weight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MacGyver-Windmill-That-Lifts-Weight/
Simple MacGyver windmill that lifts weight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs This guide will instruct you on how to make a windmill that spins and how to make your windmill lift weight as it spins.This same instruction can be found in a free educational curriculum guide here: http://www.kidwind.org/windwise/unit-3/how-does-a... Materials: Your windmill can be made with a...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:39:46 PST
Portable USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Power/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:47:46 PST
Renewable Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewable-Energy-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/SE7N/IJBTZ0AC/F5MSE7NIJBTZ0AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/SE7N/IJBTZ0AC/F5MSE7NIJBTZ0AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/SE7N/IJBTZ0AC/F5MSE7NIJBTZ0AC.SMALL.jpg solatronix Renewable energy projects and tech details. null null null null null null Folding Solar Panel ; Foldapan How I built a folding 15 Watt Solar Panel Solar Panel Rover Foldable, Lightweight Solar Panel How To Build A Solar Panel Installing a wind turbine to...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 05:48:02 PST
Hydrogen Extraction- At home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrogen-Extraction-at-Home/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:03:27 PST
TurbineOne - Basic Wind Turbine That Anyone Can Make http://www.instructables.com/id/TurbineOne-Basic-Wind-Turbine-That-Anyone-Can-Make/
TurbineOne - Basic Wind Turbine That Anyone Can Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 This is my first working practical wind turbine. I really love green projects and renewable energy stuff. Last year I 've made a small modification on an old PC fan to convert it into a small wind turbine. It had enough output power to light an LED. It was a huge project for me at that time because ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 11:51:33 PST
Portable Wind Generator as a Cell Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wind-Generator-As-a-Cell-Phone-Charger/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:10:41 PST
TFcD Airborne Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/TFcD-Airborne-Wind-Turbine/
TFcD Airborne Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/Q4JE/IIA63UWY/FJYQ4JEIIA63UWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/Q4JE/IIA63UWY/FJYQ4JEIIA63UWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/Q4JE/IIA63UWY/FJYQ4JEIIA63UWY.SMALL.jpg wajwakana This instructable is made for documenting an assignment made by students of the Technical University Delft for the course Technology for Concept Design. It will consist of steps for a quick prototype.The technology we chose is an airborne wind turbine. Because of the short time in which the prototyp...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:52:56 PST
DIY: Lithium 18650 Cells Charger By Using TP4056 Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-18650-Cells-Charger-by-Using-TP4056-Mo/
DIY: Lithium 18650 Cells Charger By Using TP4056 Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/MKWD/II94VBK9/FJBMKWDII94VBK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/MKWD/II94VBK9/FJBMKWDII94VBK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/MKWD/II94VBK9/FJBMKWDII94VBK9.SMALL.jpg tomas.raila.3 This time I'll make a charger, which could charge 5 pcs of lithium ion 18650 cells at a time. Parts for this build cost only 5$ at ebay: 18650 battery holders and TP4056 charging modules.In video, I forgot to mention about power supply current. In my case - to power up 5pcs of TP4056, it's need a po...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:48:06 PST