Instructables: exploring - electronics - diy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:49:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Adapting electronic percussion projects to interact with my Lunetta open patch CMOS noise machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapting-electronic-percussion-projects-to-interac/
Adapting electronic percussion projects to interact with my Lunetta open patch CMOS noise machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I've spent the last 9 months building and improving my Lunetta CMOS based noise synthesizer. It makes some impressive sounds, but one thing I've missed is percussion. I fooled around with several basic drum circuits but nothing really grabbed me. Then I found Eric Archer's Mini Space Rockers. This s...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:50:04 PDT
Portable Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-USB-Charger/
Portable Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Portable USB chargers are incredibly useful for adventures in the great outdoors, festivals, traveling, or if you are out-and-about all day. Adding in a solar panel provides an additional source of mobile power useable nearly everywhere. This project can be built for ~ $20, even if you don't have...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:31:11 PDT
DIY Small Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Bench-Power-Supply/
DIY Small Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This is a small bench power supply that I made some time ago, and because I was very busy I couldn't do the instructable for it. I do apologise for taking so long, I hope it was worth the wait :).After making my Mini Adjustable Power Supply I was very happy with it, but I was missing a more accurate...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:29 PDT
How to get an unlimited supply of electronic components for under $10. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-unlimited-supply-of-electronic-compo/
How to get an unlimited supply of electronic components for under $10. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N9WD/HZPDYULU/FABN9WDHZPDYULU.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens When I got into electronics finding parts was the biggest challenge. Radio Shack has a decent selection of components for the beginner but their prices are high. Great deals are available online, but the overwhelming variety and unfamiliar jargon makes it a little hard for a novice to know just what...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:05:32 PDT
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Portable-DVD-Player/
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I "hacked" an old portable DVD player. It did not have a video input which makes it pretty much useless, because who watches DVDs nowadays? I took a look inside the player and found a way to input my video signal anyway. Feel free to use my method to "hack" ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:29:52 PDT
Ebike Upgrades: SLA Battery Wiring and Charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebike-Upgrades-SLA-Battery-Wiring-and-Charging/
Ebike Upgrades: SLA Battery Wiring and Charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JGZK/HZB3L23S/FBPJGZKHZB3L23S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JGZK/HZB3L23S/FBPJGZKHZB3L23S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JGZK/HZB3L23S/FBPJGZKHZB3L23S.SMALL.jpg kellerrobotics Well I've been riding my electric bike a lot lately, and its about time to do a little check up and service on it and prepare it for upgrades! I plan on upgrading to a 2000w controller along with eventually using Li-Ion (lithium ion.)Also if you want to see more projects like this, be sure to check ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:55:23 PDT
Ebike Upgrades: Thicker Hub Motor Wire and Cooling Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebike-Upgrades-Thicker-Hub-Motor-Wire-and-Cooling-/
Ebike Upgrades: Thicker Hub Motor Wire and Cooling Mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/HNOU/HZB3L2BZ/FU1HNOUHZB3L2BZ.SMALL.jpg kellerrobotics So I modded my ebike motor today. My original plan was to just run thicker gauge copper wire instead of the crappy aluminum wire that came with the motor and drill cooling holes in the motor casing....I got a little more than I bargained for. The hall effect sensors ended up failing irreparably. Luc...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:49:13 PDT
Overlaying text on picture using pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Overlaying-text-on-picture-using-pcDuino/
Overlaying text on picture using pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo A lot of time, we require overlaying information text on a picture. In this post, we will introduce a wonderful tool called ImageMagick. To install it, it’s pretty straightforward on pcDuino:Original post from learning center, Click here Learning center where you can find more post about the openso...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:26:57 PDT
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Have you ever wanted to have your very own handwriting in a document, wanted free hand sketches,etc.Well, for me I have always wanted to.And as a DIY guy I wanted to build such a device for myself but days of internet search yielded no results. I later had an idea on it, I applied it to the optical...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:35:32 PDT
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-incredible-LED-solar-bottle-torch-Bottorch-from/
An incredible LED solar bottle torch (Bottorch) from E-waste. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/3U0E/HZ3YFQ9Q/F5E3U0EHZ3YFQ9Q.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Hi guys!The bottorch is my small initiative towards a greener environment. It makes use of some part from old gadgets that we dispose everyday. We also will be recycling some plastic thus, we will make use of a plastic bottle.I thought of it this way; currently our global population is about 7.184 b...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:02 PDT
DIY USB Keyboard led Light for Your Laptop (Backlit) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Keyboard-led-Light-for-Your-Laptop-Backlit/
DIY USB Keyboard led Light for Your Laptop (Backlit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SMALL.jpg Rahib172 I have made this USB powered LED Lamp by using 1w Blue color Super LED Resistor in series.. Very simple and useful looks just like Backlit Keyboard.. If you like it, please hit like & Subscribe to my Youtube Channel.. More Tutorials Coming soon.
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:26:39 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
All You Need to Know About LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect IMAGES: LEDs.An Light Emitting Diode is an electronic device that emits light when current is passed through it. LEDs are small, extremely efficient, bright, cheap, electronic components. People think that LEDs are just common light emitting components & tend to overlook the Interesting Facts & Feat...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
DIY GALAXY PRINT LIGHT DIMMER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GALAXY-PRINT-LIGHT-DIMMER/
DIY GALAXY PRINT LIGHT DIMMER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/I40B/HYJ86F7M/FTII40BHYJ86F7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/I40B/HYJ86F7M/FTII40BHYJ86F7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/I40B/HYJ86F7M/FTII40BHYJ86F7M.SMALL.jpg tgaffney1 my gf needed a dimmer for her LED Christmas lights she has hanging in her room. well I told her id make one for her and since she's been loving galaxy print as much as I do I decided to male a suprise galaxy print dimmer MATERIALS so what you'll need is;1) a single circuit dimmer switch2) a 6 foo...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 17:11:36 PDT
How to reuse the old LCD Screen of your broken Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-the-old-LCD-Screen-of-your-broken-Lap/
How to reuse the old LCD Screen of your broken Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab This is a super simple but also very awesome project. You can turn any modern laptop screen into a monitor with the proper driver board. Connecting those two is easy as well. Just plug in the cable and done. But I took it one step further and also build a nice case from acrylic glass. Let's build it...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:30:22 PDT
Make a Breadboard at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Breadboard-at-Home/
Make a Breadboard at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/YLXO/HY8ILHWH/F4KYLXOHY8ILHWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/YLXO/HY8ILHWH/F4KYLXOHY8ILHWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/YLXO/HY8ILHWH/F4KYLXOHY8ILHWH.SMALL.jpg chatsbk007 A Breadboard is a very useful utility for any electronics enthusiasts, beginners, or professionals...Here you can test out your circuit to see if it works out as you expected or not.....without even falling in the hassles of soldering components into the veroboard......cz you solder the components a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:39:07 PDT
DIY Lab Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lab-Bench-Power-Supply/
DIY Lab Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Everyone has those older or newer ATX power supplies laying around. Now you have three options. You can throw them in your garbage, salvage some good parts or build a DIY lab bench power supply. The parts are dirt cheap and this supply can deliver more amps than some modern variable ones. Let's buil...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:40:31 PDT
How to make PCBs easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-PCBs-using-a-DIY-Laser-Engraver/
How to make PCBs easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/3RA6/HY12HN71/FTT3RA6HY12HN71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/3RA6/HY12HN71/FTT3RA6HY12HN71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/3RA6/HY12HN71/FTT3RA6HY12HN71.SMALL.jpg john1a Who doesn't like the idea of PCB home manufacturing? But who can make PCBs at home?Usually this defines the "pro" hobbyist from the amateur one...The ability to make PCBs at home is the Holly Grail of an electronics enthusiast because it makes possible the (larger) production of a useful circuit wit...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:26:55 PDT
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-cool-this-summer-PC-Fan-Mod/
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Who does not have a dozen of those PC Fans laying around? In this build I will show you how to use those fans to produce a nice adjustable breeze during hot summer days. And it runs at least 4 hours with an ordinary 9V battery. Watch the video! The video gives you a pretty nice overview on how t...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:20:18 PDT
Paper circuit board (P!.C.B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-circuit-board-PCB/
Paper circuit board (P!.C.B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/V2V7/HXVPWWQ1/FXHV2V7HXVPWWQ1.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo Many small circuits like MIC preamp , guitar preamp , FET booster , rain detector etc has few parts We can use a hard paper tomake them Here we see how to do that ..... Draw in MsPaint Make a small sketch of the layout in mspaint Draw on paper and glue parts Draw the parts on paper . Cut l...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:15:27 PDT
Charge your phone with AA batteries!? http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-phone-with-AA-batteries/
Charge your phone with AA batteries!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/R2HD/HXUCSSS6/F7XR2HDHXUCSSS6.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Here is a small and useful tutorial on how to use batteries to charge your phone. In my case I used 3xAA batteries but it also works with only two in series.This is a expansion of a previous project. Be sure to watch this one first:http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-your-phone-... Watch the vi...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:33:51 PDT
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-simple-laser-alarm-circuit-A-tutorial-us/
Extremely simple laser alarm circuit - A tutorial using only four components! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/Y48C/HXMKUVP1/FMQY48CHXMKUVP1.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone! Edit: We now have a laser tripwire kickstarter campaign! Check it out here:Laser Tripwire Kickstarter Campaign!In the past, I've done several laser and light sensor tutorials that were op-amp (Operational amplifier) based. I've always been fond of op-amp based circuits as they are to ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:36 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Have you ever wanted to broadcast your own radio station within your neighborhood? Ever get curious on where people get those "Surveillance Bugs" from spy and action movies? This small and simple FM transmitter is the toy that geeks have always wanted.FM transmitters can be complicated to build, tha...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
How to Reset any barcode scanner, hack supermarket !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-any-barcode-scanner-hack-supermarket-/
How to Reset any barcode scanner, hack supermarket !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/66PW/HXBG58W8/FGM66PWHXBG58W8.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Imagine if you can able to hard reset the barcode reader's at the supermarketif you're hacker you must know this Find Reset barcode on Google 1.Get model number of your barcode reader and find its setup Manuel,2. In manual you will find reset barcodescan the barcode ,and you've done.3.also ther...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:24:38 PDT
DIY UFO lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UFO-lamp/
DIY UFO lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DQ05/HWQN0VUS/FBSDQ05HWQN0VUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DQ05/HWQN0VUS/FBSDQ05HWQN0VUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DQ05/HWQN0VUS/FBSDQ05HWQN0VUS.SMALL.jpg aru12295 This is a UFO lamp which uses simple household items! It takes only 10-15 minutes to make and serves as a showpiece, a nightlight as well as a normal lamp!So, what are you waiting for! Let's get started! Materials All you need is :A small torch or a superbright led (with a battery)A tall plastic ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:31:51 PDT
Easy DIY Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Battery-Holder/
Easy DIY Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/80Y3/HWOY46ZK/FRX80Y3HWOY46ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/80Y3/HWOY46ZK/FRX80Y3HWOY46ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/80Y3/HWOY46ZK/FRX80Y3HWOY46ZK.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 This is an easy battery holder I made out of scrap parts. It can hold 1, 2, or 3 AA size batteries and could easily be made bigger to hold more or bigger batteries. Parts needed 1: Any plastic tube that will fit your batteries snugly inside2: Plastic bottle cap that is bigger than the end of the ...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:47:43 PDT
Li-ion battery charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-battery-charging/
Li-ion battery charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LZZW/HWQN1W45/F4PLZZWHWQN1W45.SMALL.jpg pinomelean Lithium based batteries are a versatile way of storing energy; they have one of the highest energy density and specific energy(360 to 900 kJ/kg) among rechargeable batteries.The downside is that, unlike capacitors or other kinds of batteries, they can not be charged by a regular power supply. They n...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:04:41 PDT
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-FLASHLIGHT/
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LZA4/HWKJZU2C/FYRLZA4HWKJZU2C.SMALL.jpg kris754a I built this flashlight so i would have one that used sunlight and didn't require any batteries. When fully charged it can stay lit in approx 30 minutes. What you will need The circuit Putting on the solar panel Add the capacitors Mounting the switch Mounting the LED's Conn...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:42:18 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-v2/
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CW45/HVVHEOC0/FHXCW45HVVHEOC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CW45/HVVHEOC0/FHXCW45HVVHEOC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CW45/HVVHEOC0/FHXCW45HVVHEOC0.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Batteries are too mainstream, let's make Water Powered ones! This is my newer version of my previous flashlight project, this time we are using pennies (literally)! The flashlight works by using water as its electrolytes. Getting Some Inspiration From My Vacation:I spent a third of my summer hopping...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:53:09 PDT
Solid StateRelay Modules for Arduino Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-StateRelay-Modules-for-Arduino-Projects/
Solid StateRelay Modules for Arduino Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/J0DJ/HVPVT5EM/F45J0DJHVPVT5EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/J0DJ/HVPVT5EM/F45J0DJHVPVT5EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/J0DJ/HVPVT5EM/F45J0DJHVPVT5EM.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I like to breadboard and test many different types of projects. For a while I was doing a lot of home automation things trying to cut down on my electric bill while not sacrificing creature comforts. Controlling an A/C or large heater takes a bit of care. luckily there are solid state relay modul...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:53:08 PDT
DIY simple homemade motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-simple-homemade-motor/
DIY simple homemade motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/Q7KV/HVP6FXLO/F75Q7KVHVP6FXLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/Q7KV/HVP6FXLO/F75Q7KVHVP6FXLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/Q7KV/HVP6FXLO/F75Q7KVHVP6FXLO.SMALL.jpg aru12295 This a very simple motor which is called a 'Homopolar motor'. It's a great example of how a magnetic field is produced when electricity is passed through a conductor. It is a fun project and only takes a few minutes to make.So, let's get started! Materials All you need is : 1) AA battery2) Neodym...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 08:57:13 PDT
DIY tilt switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tilt-switch/
DIY tilt switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/QMFV/HVGXLAQE/FHPQMFVHVGXLAQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/QMFV/HVGXLAQE/FHPQMFVHVGXLAQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/QMFV/HVGXLAQE/FHPQMFVHVGXLAQE.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 In this instructable I'll show you how to make a simple tilt switch, this tilt switch works best with microcontrollers that can debounce the signal and overcome interferences produced by vibrations.There are many ways to make a tilt switch, this one is a cheap and easy way to do one.Pros:-Tiny.-Easy...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:04:50 PDT
Emp/ Network jammer from 12v car ionizer !!! under 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-emp-jammer-from-12v-car-ionizer/
Emp/ Network jammer from 12v car ionizer !!! under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/4E5Z/HVGXP9HD/FUY4E5ZHVGXP9HD.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Hey its possible to build an emp jammer from 12 v car ionizeremp jammer is a device that can intrrupt the normal working of any electronic device when emp jammer is placed nearbyif you want to see how it works see these videoshttp://youtu.be/EhT0x565FLAhttp://youtu.be/s2q5mlmdrzU Step by step vide...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 11:47:04 PDT
atx bench power supply diy http://www.instructables.com/id/atx-bench-power-supply-diy/
atx bench power supply diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/6VRA/HVGXMKXP/F026VRAHVGXMKXP.SMALL.jpg kedar264 Every electronics hacker maker need bench power supply so why not make it yourself. Choosing atx power supply/repair one find working atx power supply or repair one, but don't throw away you can find many individual componants which may be helpful for another project follow the pin configuratio...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 11:25:43 PDT
Simple Zipper Potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Zipper-Potentiometer/
Simple Zipper Potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/264J/HUVPR32O/FSK264JHUVPR32O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/264J/HUVPR32O/FSK264JHUVPR32O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/264J/HUVPR32O/FSK264JHUVPR32O.SMALL.jpg jgluck1 One application of wearable technology is a zipper slider potentiometer. This has been explored previously in several projects:ITP Zipper Sensor WorkshopZipper OrchestraRomance PantsZipper SliderThe above are all excellent examples of zipper potentiometers -- but they are complicated. We decided on ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 12:04:38 PDT
Camera flash capacitor HACK (old but still works) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-flash-capacitor-HACK-old-but-still-works/
Camera flash capacitor HACK (old but still works) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/CUWC/HV85O5NA/FYKCUWCHV85O5NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/CUWC/HV85O5NA/FYKCUWCHV85O5NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/CUWC/HV85O5NA/FYKCUWCHV85O5NA.SMALL.jpg Fearce1 How to construct a shocking device using the capacitor in a disposable camera that has a flash tube. Take it apart! ::Note::Before thinking of taking apart the camera it would be a wise idea to make sure it is in working condition and has a flash tube. Turn the camera on then take a picture or se...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 17:57:40 PDT
Rotomold your own Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotomold-your-own-Speakers/
Rotomold your own Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SMALL.jpg mach1monkey I recently built my own rotomolder, a device that lets you make hollow parts like the hollow chocolate bunnies that they make every easter. It rotates a mold with resin inside 360º in two directions until the resin cures. Once hard you pop the mold open and there you have your hollow part! I'm makin...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 12:22:41 PDT
Step-up Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-up-Booster/
Step-up Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HWNJ/HV0KZ11N/FXNHWNJHV0KZ11N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HWNJ/HV0KZ11N/FXNHWNJHV0KZ11N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/HWNJ/HV0KZ11N/FXNHWNJHV0KZ11N.SMALL.jpg frapedia This is a DC-to-DC Step-up Booster circuit (Input 3.5V-13V) to 12VDC / 1.5A Output Introduction The schematic is from the www.elecfree.comI encourage you to pay a visit as there are lots of useful schematics to use freely.All I did was to draw the PCB layout and test the circuit which works perf...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 22:03:06 PDT
How to Make a light for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-light-for-Photography/
How to Make a light for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu How to Make a light for PhotographyWhen you take a picture of something, you can't do it well if the light is dark.Make the light for photography to get enough light. Materials a base boarda corrugated plastica velcro tapean aluminum foila socketa double sided tapea switcha outleta joining termi...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 06:52:24 PDT
SIMPLE DOORBELL FOR YOUR ROOM http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-DOORBELL-FOR-YOUR-ROOM/
SIMPLE DOORBELL FOR YOUR ROOM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/SL9T/HUY4A18Q/F69SL9THUY4A18Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/SL9T/HUY4A18Q/F69SL9THUY4A18Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/SL9T/HUY4A18Q/F69SL9THUY4A18Q.SMALL.jpg karthickaski In this Instructable We are going to see the making of simple Door Bell for our rooms,this project is simplest one even made by beginners very well and very cheap .this project costs $1-$2. Most of them want privacy on their room, this Door Bell may use to avoid the interruption of others. Simply...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 04:25:21 PDT
Teensy Monster v1.0 // DIY MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-Monster-v10-DIY-MIDI-Controllers/
Teensy Monster v1.0 // DIY MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SMALL.jpg Fuzzy-Wobble Welcome to the Teensy Monster Instructable!This Instructable will help you assemble your Teensy Monster, understand how to program it, and provide many tips for building a great DIY controller.teensymonster.ccBuy your Teensy Monster here.https://github.com/FuzzyWobble/TeensyMonster Parts Included...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 14:37:47 PDT
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-external-monitor-EVF-for-DSLR/
Affordable external monitor / EVF for DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/IR0J/HURHQVZQ/FZ5IR0JHURHQVZQ.SMALL.jpg clam8 The cost is around 30-50USD however its still cheaper than paying 200-500 USD for a monitor.The use of external monitor:Enabling viewing the framing of the shots from difficult anglesRemote viewing while controlling a crane of JibAdvantage of this setupAffordable being around 30-50USDEnable to use s...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 11:45:59 PDT
(Eng/Esp) DIY protobard jumper wires / Jumpers para protobard DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-protobard-jumper-wires/
(Eng/Esp) DIY protobard jumper wires / Jumpers para protobard DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/PKWR/HUO6MOIN/F6LPKWRHUO6MOIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/PKWR/HUO6MOIN/F6LPKWRHUO6MOIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/PKWR/HUO6MOIN/F6LPKWRHUO6MOIN.SMALL.jpg Rafael MosMad (English / Inglés)Hi everybody, I'm Rafael from Venezuela. This is my first instructable, I hope you like it. Btw, sorry if I make some error writing. I need to practice my english.(Español / Spanish)Hola! Soy Rafael, desde Venezuela, les presento mi primer Instructable. Espero que les guste! Re u...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 13:07:44 PDT
How to Make a Very Simple High Voltage Capacitor with Around the House Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-High-Voltage-Capacitor-w/
How to Make a Very Simple High Voltage Capacitor with Around the House Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IU56/HUCTRNYD/F6QIU56HUCTRNYD.SMALL.jpg asharkinwater Quality high voltage capacitors can range between $20-200 a piece. With some around the house supplies capacitors can be made for as little as a dollar each. Because of their versatility, having the knowledge to build capacitors could save you money the next time you're experimenting with high vol...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:34:26 PDT
Build Your Own Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Batteries-1/
Build Your Own Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BTK4/HU1RW2XQ/FAIBTK4HU1RW2XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BTK4/HU1RW2XQ/FAIBTK4HU1RW2XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/BTK4/HU1RW2XQ/FAIBTK4HU1RW2XQ.SMALL.jpg 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
Diy Bench Power Supply (3D Printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Bench-Power-Supply-3D-Printed/
Diy Bench Power Supply (3D Printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/T00S/HU3TNGO0/F5BT00SHU3TNGO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/T00S/HU3TNGO0/F5BT00SHU3TNGO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/T00S/HU3TNGO0/F5BT00SHU3TNGO0.SMALL.jpg dan8cat This is yet another Diy Bench Power Supply, It's made with an old atx computer power supply from an obsolete HP. It is design to be press fitted to the front of the power supply. I was inspired to build this Bench Power Supply because I needed something to power and test projects, But couldn't jus...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:27:34 PDT
Small DIY Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-DIY-Bench-Power-Supply/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/C7GV/HTN0V4UG/F2OC7GVHTN0V4UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/C7GV/HTN0V4UG/F2OC7GVHTN0V4UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/C7GV/HTN0V4UG/F2OC7GVHTN0V4UG.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 Here is a small video showing my latest project. It is a small bench power supply that can adjust with precision current or voltage. It is the first time I use an aluminium enclosure, so I decided to engrave the labels and symbols. I use 10 turn wirewound potentiometers to be able to adjust the volt...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:10 PDT
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music http://www.instructables.com/id/ICStation-Sound-Level-Indicator-LED-Lights-Colored/
ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights-Colored LED Lights Go With the Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/51PT/HTFYEDTE/FEB51PTHTFYEDTE.SMALL.jpg ICStation Hello friends, ICStation Team introduce you the wonderful product which Research and Development Department have developed recently:ICStation Sound Level Indicator LED Lights.You see that is very interesting!The number of LEDs which will be lighted are different from the sound level.The higher level...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:23:46 PDT
The Extension of DIY Clock :Electronic Calender of Pen Holder Shape http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Extension-of-DIY-Clock-Electronic-Calender-of-/
The Extension of DIY Clock :Electronic Calender of Pen Holder Shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/KIDN/HT9AWV9T/FI9KIDNHT9AWV9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/KIDN/HT9AWV9T/FI9KIDNHT9AWV9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/KIDN/HT9AWV9T/FI9KIDNHT9AWV9T.SMALL.jpg ICStation Today ICStation Team introduce you the amazing calendar. You may say there is nothing special from the front of the picture.But this calendar can display apart from year, month, day, week, hour, minute, second and also the real temperature.And I still think the information is not enough, so I add th...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:44:12 PDT
Simple Stepper Motor Driver For Arduino CNC Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stepper-Motor-Driver-For-CNC-Projects/
Simple Stepper Motor Driver For Arduino CNC Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RPDY/HS9YBXBE/F1ORPDYHS9YBXBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RPDY/HS9YBXBE/F1ORPDYHS9YBXBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RPDY/HS9YBXBE/F1ORPDYHS9YBXBE.SMALL.jpg rjkorn This is a simple dual H-Bridge drive I made some time ago using some chips I got off eBay. It uses a Pic micro-controller to handle the step direction inputs to coil drive logic. I used the cheapest pics I had around which were the 12c50/509's. There is no enable input but that could be added by u...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:37:15 PDT
ELECTRICITY BY WALKING http://www.instructables.com/id/PIEZOELECTRICITY-1/
ELECTRICITY BY WALKING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/W6ER/HT1M1K35/FFHW6ERHT1M1K35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/W6ER/HT1M1K35/FFHW6ERHT1M1K35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/W6ER/HT1M1K35/FFHW6ERHT1M1K35.SMALL.jpg AVISHKAR_ Hy everyone this is my first Instructable. In this Instructable i will show you how to produce electricity by walking :-)using a very simple method . Skills required Basic electronic How to solder How to use multimeter Materials Required Piezo element (i recommend to buy th...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:03:35 PDT