Instructables: exploring - workshop - led - battery http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:39:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Comparing Apples, Oranges, and Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Comparing-Apples-Oranges-and-Batteries/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:01:17 PDT
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!? http://www.instructables.com/id/what-can-you-do-with-empty-perfume-bottle/
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SMALL.jpg mahsamah wash the bottle.Throw away the head of it.Connect 2 little battery with about 2 or 3 LED lamps by wire.Push LEDs into bottle and stick batteries out of it.Use some LEDs which light up the bottle much more.I used red LEDs.
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:49:00 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
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This instrucable will show you how to modify a Dewalt 18v incandescent cordless light. The modification entails adding a 18V to 35V dc/dc step-up converter and a 8000 lumen LED. Materials ToolsDrill Dremel with cutting tool - To check out my homemade All purpose Dremel blade click HERESoldering ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
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
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
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
DIY | 12v Large LED Cabin Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-Large-Cabin-LED-Light-Fixture-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse $42 DIY | 12V LED Cabin Light (with wall-washer style night light) 12" Wide x 36" Long x 2 3/4" tall | 72 Watts @ 100% | I use a PWM Dimmer for a power range of 3W to 71W for use in Houseboats, RVs, Garages, Laundry Rooms, Workshops, Artist's Drawing Areas One of these is installed above each of th...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 16:45:55 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-LED-Bunk-Lights-home-built-wooden-lase/
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these myself. I also built and installed them without assistance, so it's an easy project. You will also see photos and video of a black-stained, RGB LED Bunk Li...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:26:52 PDT
Giant Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Sun-Jar/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:57:00 PDT
Solar Battery Charger!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Battery-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DDYY/HET1AUMP/FDRDDYYHET1AUMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DDYY/HET1AUMP/FDRDDYYHET1AUMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DDYY/HET1AUMP/FDRDDYYHET1AUMP.SMALL.jpg sidgupta This is an Instructable  on how to make a solar powered battery charger. In my case it re-charges 4 * 1.2 V NiMh batteries. Things you need: 1. Solar Panel ( I used a 9 V one to charge 4 batteries. Each battery requires about 2 V to charge so you can accordingly adjust the size of the panel ). 2....
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:23:49 PDT
The wire-less Ikea LEDstrip : gruesome green hack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-wire-less-Ikea-LEDstrip-gruesome-green-hack/
The wire-less Ikea LEDstrip : gruesome green hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SMALL.jpg raalst   I have to get up while it is still dark and I do not want to wake my wife too much. On the other hand I would like to be able to know what I'm wearing by other means than the laughter of co-workers. So I needed a LED strip in my closet. Ikea sells a nice one, called "Komplement". I got one of th...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 12:09:26 PST
LED Flashlight Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Conversion/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 15:51:45 PST
Battery State of Charge Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-State-of-Charge-Meter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/LYTP/GX3M7VGN/FLILYTPGX3M7VGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/LYTP/GX3M7VGN/FLILYTPGX3M7VGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/LYTP/GX3M7VGN/FLILYTPGX3M7VGN.SMALL.jpg Rainymadman  Here's a simple project that indicates how much energy is remaining in your batteries. It's a gauge for lead-acid batteries, It’s an LED bar graph voltmeter with a scale it starts at less then 11.5 volts up to 16 volts. I have it hooked up to my solar battery bank so I can tell how much its chargin...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 12:24:18 PST
HID Xenon house bulb PORTABLE 12v lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HID-Xenon-house-bulb-PORTABLE-12v-lamp/
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 12:25:10 PST
L.E.D. Hula Hoop Replacing Broken Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Hula-Hoop-Replacing-Broken-Battery-Holder/
L.E.D. Hula Hoop Replacing Broken Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6FQS/GAA0XC08/FZ16FQSGAA0XC08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6FQS/GAA0XC08/FZ16FQSGAA0XC08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6FQS/GAA0XC08/FZ16FQSGAA0XC08.SMALL.jpg CDNF http://CreativeDesignNFab.com This is a walkthrough detailing how to replace a broken battery holder for an L.E.D. Hula hoop..Pretty straight forward. Suplies needed for this are.. -Needle nose plies -Cutting pliers -Wire stripper of some sort -Electrical tape (if you choose not to reuse the prexis...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2010 17:10:58 PDT
Three LED projects...Or what to do with dead stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-LED-projectsOr-what-to-do-with-dead-stuff/
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Sat, 17 Apr 2010 19:50:46 PDT
Building a portable power station for field charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-portable-power-station-for-field-chargi/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 21:56:11 PDT
Build an Electric Motorcycle on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Motorcycle-conversion-48-volt-on-a-budg/
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Sat, 9 May 2009 22:04:38 PDT
The Green Twist Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Green-Twist-Machine/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 00:16:20 PDT
48V Electric Flat Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/48V-Electric-Flat-Tracker/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 17:12:39 PST
Solar powered laser pointer made out of fairly common parts, and an altoids tin. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-laser-pointer-made-out-of-fairly-com/
Solar powered laser pointer made out of fairly common parts, and an altoids tin. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SMALL.jpg TheWelfareWarrior Today we will be creating a solar powered laser pointer. Parts: 5v 300ma (or so) solar panel3.6v battery pack (I used one out of an old cord less phone)random bits of wire, preferably red and blackaltoids tin (mmm wintery minty-ness)switch 6 pole two way preferred, 2 pole single throw would workLED ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 20:17:46 PDT