Instructables: exploring - electronics - cool Mon, 30 Nov 2015 05:43:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Electric Fan Car
Electric Fan Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> ardystal gysr This video should explain everything step by step, this video was originally uploaded to youtube. The materials you will need are:For the fan - 12v/9v High Torque Motor, Slide switch, 9v battery clip, 9v battery, wiresFor the car - Wheels, cardboard, strawsFor the propeller - Water bottle caps, gift...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 14:09:37 PDT
How to make a circuit board
How to make a circuit board - More DIY How To Projects]]> JaceDuino This is a tutorial on how to make custom circuit boards that are cheap and easy to make no expensive equipment required for this project. Recourses First you need to acquire software for the design.Fritzing is a 100% free PCB design program for Mac and Windows: ...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 03:31:26 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5)
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Regax Due to popular demand, I have created a new and improved version of my original Interactive LED Beer Pong Table! These tables are one-of-a-kind projects that are quite rewarding to create! The original table won the grand prize in the FSL Contest here on Instructables, it won a s...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:30 PDT
Simple amplifier with TDA2822M
Simple amplifier with TDA2822M - More DIY How To Projects]]> voblak In this instructable you'll learn, how to make a simple audio amplifier with the TDA2822M. The total cost of the components shouldn't cost much (5$ max) and because the circuit is very simple you don't need a PCB, you can make it on a protoboard. Things you'll need You'll need a soldering iron, ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:10:29 PST
pocket mini air conditioner 9v battery
pocket mini air conditioner 9v battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> ccpro14 a small air conditioner that can be made under Rs100 or $5-10 maybe lessworks with simple science can be used while doing anything but can be used by one person at a time... You will need............... you will need:a foam burger boxa fan(can be made yourself by a motor and blades)switch9v batte...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:39:02 PST
Micro dark activated switch
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> BlondeJamesDean At just 10mm x 10mm, this is quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0402 resistorSMT 3904 NPN Transistor (SC-70)0603 LEDAPD...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor Does In this tutorial we are going to learn how simple it is to transform your regular bike to an awesome and safer bike! To great things in once...!Things required: Glow in the dark Paint Paper Towel Brush8x UV LED (Very important that it is UV!!)4x 330Ohm Resistor 9v battery9v battery connectorElectric...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
Removable hat fan/desk fan
Removable hat fan/desk fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern Are you ever feeling hot but don't want to carry a fan around or stay by an air conditioner? I decided to make my own hat fan to keep me cool and mobile. You can even take it off your hat and use it as a desk fan. I will show how and you will hopefully enjoy using it as much as i did. Gathering Su...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:47 PDT
Venus Fly Trap
Venus Fly Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi This cool little device was designed to behave like a real Venus Fly Trap. This very unique project is a lot of fun to make and play around with and it actually works!! Check out the video clip and see how it operates. Assemble the components The project requires an intermediate level of electron...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:43:45 PDT
Coilgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> Djnix I came up with my own design so I'm not going to tell you how to do yours. I only ask that you cover any exposed wires to prevent electrical shock. The voltage is high enough to Hurt you badly. Materials PVC Charging circuitProjectileThyristor WiresTrigger switchHot glue400v capacitors (I used 82...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:55:45 PDT
Easy Wireless Electricity
Easy Wireless Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unprecedented Please vote for this project if you found it educational, helpful, interesting, or just plain fun! Any comments or questions are welcome down below and if you find a spot where I've made a mistake feel free to let me know. I won't take offence.Wireless electricity is something new and exciting. Whil...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 21:00:12 PDT
Ear Phone Hack!
Ear Phone Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> anchit11 Aren't we all having problems with our earphones? You get em' in your pocket and boom they all fumble up..So here are two pretty cool hacks with which you could keep them(earphones) in place without letting them scramble like eggs.You will need these following tools:-1)Ear Phone2) Any card (A "Sti...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:50:58 PDT
Build Your Own Batteries!
Build Your Own Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Constructed Have you ever wanted to make your own batteries? I will show you how to make one using ordinary household items.The batteries are very small, and to power bigger things, You may need to make more and connect them.Batteries. Needed for just about every electronic project, electronics revolve around...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:12:56 PDT
How To Get Free Hard Drives From Old DVR's Boxs! TrollFaceTheMan You heard me right, have an old junk DVR lying around..? Well before you toss it out crack the bad boy open and see if their is a brand new hard drive in their for the taking... If the box can record by itself then you should find a hard drive in their... They do vary in size though...  like the o...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:30:28 PDT
Xbox 360 Slim & Regular Liquid Cooling
Xbox 360 Slim & Regular Liquid Cooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> imodfrenzy Liquid Cooling is a type of cooling for a cpu. CPUs are the brain of any device or electronic but can get hot and require cooling. Liquid cooling is very good for hot cpus, but hotter requires Liquid Nitrogen but is a time consuming task. Today were gonna be doing Liquid cooling . This works on Slim...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:55:17 PST
Simple programming board ATtiny2313
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkarvonen This is a small tutorial how to make your own programming board for ATtiny2313. I made the first board in school about a year ago and now i decided to make a new one and better that you don't need to solder and fix all the time because the copper will come off from the board. As you can see in the f...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:54:59 PDT
The Organic Battery
The Organic Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> Quantumagnet Have you ever been somewhere where you need batteries to power your electronic devices? This Instructable will help you on your need too use energy, and be very eco-efficient about it too! The most ironic part about it? We are getting power from dead batteries!  Materials You will need the follow...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:20:33 PDT
The Monobox Amp
The Monobox Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55 I just completed my version of the Monobox Amp project from Make Magazine issue 34. First off, it was fun, but you'll defiantly need to know what your doing if you attempt this project. I actually made a mistake when I made mine, soldered a jumper wire from pin 5 after the capacitors to pin 8. Howev...

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:34:29 PDT
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> icecats This Instructable is all about the amazing technology of paper electronics and conductive materials. Instead of using stubborn wires and your rusty soldering skills to painstakingly connect components, why not use paint and glue? This tutorial will share various recipes to create your very own condu...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:07:03 PDT
Cheap Cabel/Wire Tester
Cheap Cabel/Wire Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> R4MP4G3RXD This is a very simple yet very useful little gadget. Anyone can make it for 1$(or less). This is really good for beginners and it can help you troubleshoot. Yes you can buy one ore use the multimeter, but whats the fin in that? Parts you will need 1x 3 volt battery pack 1x Light Emitting Diodes (...

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Sat, 18 May 2013 10:03:08 PDT
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter)
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> -max- A slayer exciter is basically a small solid state tesla coil, usually a one transistor design. The circuitry for it is simple. One of the first things anyone who has built a joule thief will notice, is that the circuitry is very similar. The biggest difference is that the small transformer or induct...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:34:24 PDT
Logic Love Heart
Logic Love Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> passmadd Hello everyone :) This is a Logic Love Heart I created for an old flame this year (we have a kid and we're still good mates, plus I like winding her up). Some say love isn't logical, well it is now! So sit back, grab a beer and I'll show you how I made this. Firstly, I had some fundamentals for t...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:28:02 PST
Backpack Generator
Backpack Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> chandrahas aroori Have you ever felt your Backpack shake too much and wanted to do something about it?Well now you can charge your phone by all those shakes! Parts The required parts are- 1. Magnet wire 2. Plastic tubing and caps 3. Foam 4. USB power cable to device 5. Wire 6. 5 diodes 7. Magnets Coil On the pl...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:08:39 PST
Tips and tricks: Diode, concept.
Tips and tricks: Diode, concept. - More DIY How To Projects]]> simonfrfr Hey guys, Today we would like to explain a diode to you. A diode is a component in which emits asymmetrical electrical power. One way it blocks power, depending on the amount of feedback power the diode is rated for, the diode can emit a little bit of power backwards, but that is not ideal. Some app...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:47:02 PDT
Negative going Pulse Arduino readable logic.
Negative going Pulse Arduino readable logic. - More DIY How To Projects]]> simonfrfr Hey Guys, Today we will show you how to create a very simple negative going pulse, readable to the arduino, that will not fry your arduino. This Circuit was very helpful for protection from high lethal voltages for any electronics. We are using this in a cosmic ray detector, but we decided to share ...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:54:56 PDT
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps!
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> NXTHacker Do you use your phone or tablet a lot? Does your fingers hurt after a few hours? Or do you just want to use a stylus to doodle on your tablet? Remember the fuss about foam and tin foil to just make a stylus? Here is the solution! You can make this from old stuff you find from around the house or ...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 06:41:29 PDT
The Enigma Puzzle Box
The Enigma Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55 I now have added a locking device in the form of a solenoid. When the amber LED lights up, the solenoid pulls in its plunger from the "lock" (a piece of MDF with a hole in it) and the box opens. I have updated the images to show this change. So first off I apologize for not making a formal instru...

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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:27:47 PST
Learning Circuits
Learning Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> ixisuprflyixi This instructable will show you how to make neat, efficient and cool-looking proto, or circuit boards.  These are great for beginners because they allow you to see all components and how each piece is connected, which is sometimes difficult with traditional boards, as you have to constantly flip the...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 11:39:17 PST
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist.
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> sswanton As part of our Industrial design module in university we were given the brief of hacking a basic handheld radio (sony icf-s22) with the view to designing a radio for a specific user. I chose to design a handlebar mounted radio for a motorcyclist that would connect wirelessly to a headset within the ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 19:24:43 PST
How to Hack a computer atx power supply
How to Hack a computer atx power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> HACKER_PRO Hi everyone, this is my first instructable and it's about how to Hack an ATX computer power supply and then put it in a nice little case so it's ready for use. I have made several of these before and decided to make an instructable about it. I will try to include as much detail in this instructable ...

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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 06:03:35 PST
glowing crystal ice hand
glowing crystal ice hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Houstonlax Have you ever wanted to make something cool and cheap,to show your friends..ect. Stuff needed: scissors,or knife electrical tape latex glove 3v battery water source freezing source wires LEDs of any color you want your hand baggy(optional) this tutorial will show step by step,broken down for more he...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2011 19:27:33 PDT
DIY keep you cool fan shirt
DIY keep you cool fan shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> neetz really hot and can't  keep cool? well , here is your answer. a battery powered fan shirt , guaranteed to cool you off in minutes!
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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 18:28:40 PDT
DIY Latching Relay System
DIY Latching Relay System - More DIY How To Projects]]> jules15 Something I sketched in my Electrical Wiring class. Short but sweet.  And very easy,  No electronics needed!!!  Feel free to ask any questions  : D
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Fri, 13 May 2011 15:35:19 PDT
Arduino Basics: Making Sound
Arduino Basics: Making Sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> frenzy The arduino is surely the little micro controller that could. you can do so much with it! We at instructables have been having so much fun with our arduinos, we wanted to show the instructables community how to do some of the basics! This first tutorial will go over how to make your arduino make si...
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:49:34 PST
The Lag Switch
The Lag Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55 Yes how low can a online gamer go? Well here is the answer to a question that has long dominated the world of online gaming  "why is my connection so slow?" The answer is either your computer cant handle the game or someone is using one of theses suckers...a lag switch. the ible is all about creatin...

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Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:07:16 PDT
The Automatic XBOX Cooling System
The Automatic XBOX Cooling System - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55   OK, so a few moths ago I got a the XBOX 360, the only problem was I couldn't keep it in the cabinet with the door closed while I played because it would get really hot in there, and everyone knows what heat does to a 360! At the same time however I didn't want to leave the door open all the time...

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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:34:02 PDT
ninja turtle car key
ninja turtle car key - More DIY How To Projects]]> brumarlee how would you like to have the coolest car keys ever? forget key chains iv got  you 1 better. you can but the chip that unlocks your car INSIDE A TOY!!!    I used a ninja turtle toy get the toy you need a toy that you like, think is cool, and can fit the chip or your clicker in. I wanted to use a...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:37:34 PDT
Vaccum Tube Night Light
Vaccum Tube Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> corbin569 Ok, this is a instructable on how to turn old vaccum tubes into a cool looking light source.  Even though title says night light I would be kind of afraid of use them as that because they get really hot and could short out and what not. Also be very careful when working with mains voltages its not d...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2009 11:18:54 PST
Make a (Used) Disposable Camera Flash
Make a (Used) Disposable Camera Flash - More DIY How To Projects]]> bassclarinet23 This is a nice little trick and use for an old disposable camera (that I always forget to have developed). It simulated the flash made when a picture is taken. It is very simple and very bright.I don't know what uses you have for it, but don't flash it into peoples eyes (it hurts)! I think this look...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:46:44 PDT
Light Theremin
Light Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55 The Light Theremin is a simple to build instrument that uses light and shadows to create sound. The theremin circuit used nomally for these insruments are quite complex, this one however is as simple as a 555 Timer IC and some basic components from your scrap box. so with out any more delay...Lets g...

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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 12:48:38 PDT
Wireless Power
Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> robotkid249 Quarter of a million views, thanks everyone! The power cord, I know you hate it. Sometimes, you just want to cut it apart! Well say goodbye to your power cords, because with the power of inductive coupling your device will not need to be connected metal to metal. Seemlessly your device can be charg...
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
SUPER EASY HYPNOSIS DEVICE - More DIY How To Projects]]> tuxedo1994 WHEN YOU PUSH THE BUTTON YOU SPIN THE HYPNOSIS SWIRL AND NOW YOUR READY TO CONTROL THE MINDS OF YOUR FRIENDS. supplies you will need... 1 cd/dvd player 1 AAA Battery duct tape super glue (optional) paper assembley get the motor that spins the CD out of the player. be care ful with the wires ...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 20:13:09 PDT
Enclosed Entertainment center fan
Enclosed Entertainment center fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrewvandenheuvel This how-to will tell you how to cool down your enclosed entertainment center. I was worried about overheating my PS3 and Receiver so I mounted a computer case fan to cool it down. I didn't want to spend $30 on a PS3 intercooler which probably wouldn't have solved my problem anyways. This is a qui...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 13:38:44 PDT
Geeky Valentine's Name Sign
Geeky Valentine's Name Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> cosgrove Valentine's Day is Fast approaching, and what to get that special someone? Make it personal and craft this Geeky Name Sign which is sure to have your Valentine smitten. This instructable should take no more than 30 minutes and will cost next to nothing (or nothing if you happen to have the parts lyi...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2009 08:47:52 PST
How to Make a Portable Game System
How to Make a Portable Game System - More DIY How To Projects]]> 1up Ever thought about being able to play your favorite game system anywhere? I'm sure you have. Following this guide, you can learn how to 'portablize' the Nintendo Entertainment System. In this Instructable I will teach you everything you need to know to put together a portable. There will be several...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 13:59:32 PST
$5 Dollar Burglar Alarm!
$5 Dollar Burglar Alarm! - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnnyrockstah I made a Burglar Alarm for under 5 bucks, and items I found laying around the house! No soldering required. (soldering optional)I uploaded this video to the video section as well. Check out my video below: Items you will need to build your $5 Dollar Burglar Alarm. 4x4 piece of card board, 1 clo...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2008 14:16:04 PDT
The Wedge-tron
The Wedge-tron - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nunavutnewsrules This is a very simple cool little car made primarily of popsicle sticks. Materials and tools Sorry I dont have any Pictures of this.Materials:many popsicle sticks2 small DC motors, not geared ,must be high rpm1 AA or AAA battery holder1 AA or AAA battery2 about 5 inch pieces of wire ( longer is b...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2008 12:54:31 PDT
HOMEMADE AA BATTERY CONNECTOR! johnnyrockstah Make a battery connector with items laying around the house! Great for electronics & science projects! If you like the video please give me a good rating! Thanks! *This vid was uploaded to MetaCafe on 11/2007*
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Mon, 5 May 2008 09:49:45 PDT
How to make a buzzing Frog, the most random and pointless thing--- EVER!!
How to make a buzzing Frog, the most random and pointless thing--- EVER!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> GorillazMiko Well, I was bored one day so I decided to make some funny stuff.Here is a buzzing frog, and on the back there will be a rocker switch (or any switch, your choice) and when you turn it on, the frog will buzz. Cool item, and very little!Price range from about $0.00-$247524.65 (if you get ripped off)It...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:16:19 PST
Electric Game
Electric Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> bangbang007 my pagefI'll show you, how to build a electric game easy and fun. A dollar store should have all this items. Materials = security alarms ( At dollar store )= copper wires = wires= tape= piece of wood= nails connect the wires cut out wires 1 = 6cm1 = 35cmconnect the 35cm wires to the ( - ) sid...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 00:29:04 PST