Instructables: exploring - workshop - battery http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:04:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar power cordless lawn mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-power-cordless-lawn-mower/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:22:57 PDT
Roomba 415 Battery Teardown http://www.instructables.com/id/Roomba-415-Battery-Teardown/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:58:38 PDT
Cheap thrift-store powertools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-thrift-store-powertools/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:32:42 PDT
Designing and Building Beautiful RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Building-Beautiful-RC-Airplane/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:20:30 PDT
Converting a PAPR Respirator to USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-PAPR-Respirator-to-USB-Power/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:39:16 PDT
How to revive old lead acid batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-revive-old-lead-acid-batteries/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:31:46 PDT
Semi automatic 12 volt sieve http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-automatic-12-volt-sieve/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 15:51:13 PDT
Pocket Power System (Can Be Solar Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Power-System-Can-Be-Solar-Powered/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:43:55 PDT
painting your cordless drill battery http://www.instructables.com/id/painting-your-cordless-drill-battery/
painting your cordless drill battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SMALL.jpg xander95 Hey everyoneI decided to make a instructables for my cordless drill paint job.I have an old cordless drill from Bosch but the batteries weren't what they used to be...So I decided to buy new ones, and because I wanted to know which were the new one and which the old batteries are, I came on the idea...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:58:28 PDT
How To Make A Multi Purpose 12v Lithium ion Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Multi-Purpose-12v-Lithium-ion-Batter/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:04:03 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
Etch Patterns On Metal With a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Patterns-On-Metal-With-a-Battery/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:24:44 PDT
World's Simplest Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Motor/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:23:02 PDT
Cork Button Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Button-Battery-Holder/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:58:55 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Cordless drill with external SLA battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-drill-with-external-SLA-battery/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:12:59 PDT
DIY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OFF-GRID-SOLAR-SYSTEM/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:00:45 PDT
50 cent coin battery http://www.instructables.com/id/50-cent-coin-battery/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:20:36 PDT
I created my own mobile cinema http://www.instructables.com/id/I-created-my-own-mobile-cinema/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:22:52 PDT
Replace the Battery on a Myerchin Lightknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Battery-on-a-Myerchin-Lightknife/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:25:16 PDT
Apartment Solar System http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Solar-System/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:57:07 PDT
How to recell a Porter Cable 18V Cordless Tool Battery Using Cells from a $15 Harbor Freight Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recell-a-Porter-Cable-18V-Cordless-Tool-Bat/
How to recell a Porter Cable 18V Cordless Tool Battery Using Cells from a $15 Harbor Freight Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5KGH/HW7Q96GP/FHV5KGHHW7Q96GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5KGH/HW7Q96GP/FHV5KGHHW7Q96GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5KGH/HW7Q96GP/FHV5KGHHW7Q96GP.SMALL.jpg Rocco Bamba Items needed:1 Porter Cable PC18B NiCad battery pack in need of fresh cells1 Chicago Electric 18 Volt NiCd Replacement Battery, Harbor Freight Tools item #688602 Pieces of 14 gauge stranded wire (Mine came from an old power cord.)Some basic hand tools, including a soldering iron. Exterior Comparis...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:52:19 PDT
Adjustable PVC Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-PVC-Desk-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 20:21:59 PDT
Deer deterrent / repeller for your garden using a solar powered mp3 player to play a person talking http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-deterrent-repeller-for-your-garden-using-a-so/
Deer deterrent / repeller for your garden using a solar powered mp3 player to play a person talking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/X1CJ/HVY5FHI8/F4UX1CJHVY5FHI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/X1CJ/HVY5FHI8/F4UX1CJHVY5FHI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/X1CJ/HVY5FHI8/F4UX1CJHVY5FHI8.SMALL.jpg AnEngineersView I remember as a kid seeing a radio under a bucket in my grandparents garden. This was their tried and true method of deterring deer ... and it worked! I have been using this same method myself and I have had a few people ask me where did I get mine as I have an usual setup. Like most people a plugin...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 13:14:25 PDT
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-trimmer-motor-replaced-with-brushless-RC-truc/
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SMALL.jpg AnEngineersView For years I have been using my trimmer with upgraded LiPo batteries, kind of like the ones used in an RC car. LiPo batteries have worked well and provided much more trimmer use time at quite a bit less weight. The problem was the motor finally gave out the other day. The trimmer overall performance ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:04:46 PDT
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
How to make an electromagnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-electromagnet-1/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 20:54:04 PDT
Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Station/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 00:29:39 PDT
Building a 12V solar power battery pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-12V-solar-power-battery-pack/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 23:21:07 PDT
Makerspace Power Tool Upgrade: NiMh to Lithium Iron Phosphate http://www.instructables.com/id/Makerspace-Power-tool-upgrade-NiMh-to-Lithium-Iron/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 07:02:38 PDT
Samsung Tab 7 7 will not turn on Battery Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-Tab-7-7-will-not-turn-on-Battery-Replaceme/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/WWNU/HUEENAZI/FFJWWNUHUEENAZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/WWNU/HUEENAZI/FFJWWNUHUEENAZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/WWNU/HUEENAZI/FFJWWNUHUEENAZI.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil I was given this Samsung tab 7.7 as it would not turn on. It also would not charge, so after a quick check that the charger was working I began to suspect the battery was the problem. I remember reading about charging problems with Samsung phones if you drained the battery to low. If this happened t...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:23:18 PDT
Bad Stator Fix--Don't buy a new stator for your engine! Create a battery-op ignition system for less than $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bad-Stator-Fix-Dont-buy-a-new-stator-for-your-engi/
Bad Stator Fix--Don't buy a new stator for your engine! Create a battery-op ignition system for less than $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SMALL.jpg ndrapeau The cost of a new stator can be hundreds of dollars.  Without a good stator, your engine will run poorly or not at all.  This solution completely bypasses the stator by using a 12 volt battery to power the ignition system.  Everything required can be purchased for under $50.  It will work on all con...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:23:14 PDT
How to Jump Start a Toyota Prius http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Jump-Start-a-Toyota-Prius/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:18:36 PDT
World's Most Powerful Air Cannon! (DELETED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Pipe-Air-Cannon-High-Power-1/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 09:07:49 PST
How to jump a dead car battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-jump-a-dead-car-battery/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:59:44 PST
easy solar charger and PSU [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-solar-charger-and-PSU/
easy solar charger and PSU [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/A7TN/HSBWQ6F3/F4RA7TNHSBWQ6F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/A7TN/HSBWQ6F3/F4RA7TNHSBWQ6F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/A7TN/HSBWQ6F3/F4RA7TNHSBWQ6F3.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi How long does your cellphone's battery keep the charge? I guess not for long time... and your GPS? Do you have a spare battery to not lose yourself in the woods? A solution is to buy a solar charger, they're cheap nowadays, but not many of them allow you to power your device during the charging proc...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:18:54 PST
Spot Light Battery Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Spot-Light-Battery-Box/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:33:39 PST
Easy Film Can AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Film-Can-AA-Battery-Holder/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:27:03 PST
Bring Dead Lead Acid Battery To Live Again http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Dead-Lead-Acid-Battery-To-Live-Again/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 16:33:24 PST
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Vehicle-A-simple-lightweight-EV-platform-/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:56:59 PST
Decorate your locker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-your-locker/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 21:26:10 PDT
Converting Cordless To Lithium Li-Po http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Cordless-To-Lithium-Li-Po/
Converting Cordless To Lithium Li-Po - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SMALL.jpg henal As time moves we find that our drill don't cut it any more as now there are all of these new powerful cordless drills with lithium but the price of one of them cost about an arm or leg so what do you do?Convert them to lithium,Motor technology has been the same since 20 years ago and it's still the ...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:30:54 PDT
Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power/
Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This power pack would be for emergency use, like when a storm knocks out the power, and would be very nice to have for camping. Okay, Fat Cat saw this on youtube and thought we could do an instructable on it. We highly recommend that you check out the link to the video by KK's Boathouse. It is very...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:48:00 PDT
Battery out of coins and foil http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-out-of-coins-and-foil/
Battery out of coins and foil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/7YKV/HKJTAY9U/FDA7YKVHKJTAY9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/7YKV/HKJTAY9U/FDA7YKVHKJTAY9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/7YKV/HKJTAY9U/FDA7YKVHKJTAY9U.SMALL.jpg MICROTRONICS Ran out of battery? You can now make your own battery with some of the objects you'll find lying around your house! Materials needed: You can also use a Voltmeter to check if it has already produced your desire voltage. Cut coin-sized circles from the aluminum foil and cardboard. Dip the ci...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:35:23 PDT
Hydro Power at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Power-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SMALL.jpg bubal An easy demonstration of a small turbine with a paddled wheel and a DC motor as a dynamo in order to generate electricity with falling water power or with tap water pressure power.
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 06:15:22 PDT
Solar heated/cooled lunch box http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-heatedcooled-lunch-box/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 17:05:57 PDT
make a soda can battey http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-soda-can-battey/
make a soda can battey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/SLB2/HJKBZWNU/F0FSLB2HJKBZWNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/SLB2/HJKBZWNU/F0FSLB2HJKBZWNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/SLB2/HJKBZWNU/F0FSLB2HJKBZWNU.SMALL.jpg argha halder you may have made batterys from coin.but there is a new way to make batttery.that  is by using only a soda can (not empty)and a nail.want to know how?see the full instruction.it is great for class projects.by the way this one cell produces 0.76 volts.so i used a joule thief to increase the volt to l...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:21:46 PDT
Sugru Car Battery Terminal Protectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Car-Battery-Terminal-Protectors/
Sugru Car Battery Terminal Protectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZXU/HJKC1POA/F1ODZXUHJKC1POA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZXU/HJKC1POA/F1ODZXUHJKC1POA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZXU/HJKC1POA/F1ODZXUHJKC1POA.SMALL.jpg mlegary Battery terminal protectors insure your battery and cables are protected from accidental shorts. This can help protect any kind of vehicle including Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Boats, Motorcycles, ATVs, Scooters, Generators, Snowmobiles, making sure the electronics and electrical system (starter, alternato...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:37:43 PDT
DIY Electric Motors as Generators. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Motors-as-Generators/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SMALL.jpg bubal In these demonstrations I use a stepper motor as a two phases alternator (AC) and some DC motors that act as a dynamo (DC), I convert potential energy of a weight into electrical energy rotating a DC motor with a thread. Also, we can see a hand crank flashlight that is also a radio receiver. This ga...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:12:34 PDT
build a coin battery-version two http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-coin-battery-version-two/
build a coin battery-version two - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/EMKX/HJAHNCX1/FXDEMKXHJAHNCX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/EMKX/HJAHNCX1/FXDEMKXHJAHNCX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/EMKX/HJAHNCX1/FXDEMKXHJAHNCX1.SMALL.jpg argha halder what can you buy with a coin?many things like aa batteries,aaa batteries ,button coins etc etc.but can you make a battery with the coin itself?no?then i am here to share how to make it.it is a small project no soldering no hazards .excited?so lets start ingredients the things you will need are: 1...
By: argha halder

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 07:30:13 PDT