Instructables: exploring - electronics - diy http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:14:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 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. Please Note I have almost no money. If you would like to see more great projects l...
By: Constructed

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: dan8cat

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: newtonn2

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: ICStation

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: ICStation

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: rjkorn

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:37:15 PDT
PIEZOELECTRICITY http://www.instructables.com/id/PIEZOELECTRICITY-1/
PIEZOELECTRICITY - 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 Mayoogh 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 ( don't worry if you can get...
By: Mayoogh

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:03:35 PDT
THE SIMPLEST FUNCTION GENERATOR BUILT ON A BREADBOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-SIMPLEST-FUNCTION-GENERATOR-BUILT-ON-A-BREADBO/
THE SIMPLEST FUNCTION GENERATOR BUILT ON A BREADBOARD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NG4B/HSBWNYIK/F9QNG4BHSBWNYIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NG4B/HSBWNYIK/F9QNG4BHSBWNYIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NG4B/HSBWNYIK/F9QNG4BHSBWNYIK.SMALL.jpg skpvignesh A function generator is one among the necessary gadgets of an electronic hobbyist. It is very useful in producing  audio signals and even in inverter circuits. Since it is not affordable for hobbyists, I decided to make one myself with easily available and cheaper components. I chose LM324 to genera...
By: skpvignesh

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:11:23 PST
Mini DIY adjustable power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DIY-adjustable-power-supply/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/Z9BU/HS4VQNFC/FSTZ9BUHS4VQNFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/Z9BU/HS4VQNFC/FSTZ9BUHS4VQNFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/Z9BU/HS4VQNFC/FSTZ9BUHS4VQNFC.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This is my mini adjustable power supply. It will take any DC source between 7.5V and 28V. The output will be between 1.4V and the input voltage.It cost me about £9 in parts, most of them from HK. Please comment if you like it.  Instructable available now!!  See here
By: newtonn2

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:15:42 PST
You AND Me Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/You-AND-Me-Valentine/
You AND Me Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3YA5/HRKR1DHQ/FI83YA5HRKR1DHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3YA5/HRKR1DHQ/FI83YA5HRKR1DHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3YA5/HRKR1DHQ/FI83YA5HRKR1DHQ.SMALL.jpg Cogtoys If you want to add some interactivity with your Valentine, nothing provides a connection more than circuitry. Follow the directions and you'll see how a little electricity between you and your sweetheart can brighten your Valentine's Day. Tools and Materials Conductive paint pen (from Bare P...
By: Cogtoys

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 02:20:52 PST
Secret Charger Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Charger-Compartment/
Secret Charger Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/D7CW/HRBE33PB/FPJD7CWHRBE33PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/D7CW/HRBE33PB/FPJD7CWHRBE33PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/D7CW/HRBE33PB/FPJD7CWHRBE33PB.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer In this instruct able I will show you how to make an easy, ten minute project that will keep you younger sisters out of your stuff. (Or other siblings, parents, roommates, etc.) it is a natural looking phone charger with a hidden space inside to hide your stuff. This is a simple way to hide your st...
By: pucksurfer

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:30:20 PST
Talking Emotional IQ Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Emotional-IQ-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/I6Q2/HRBE2SL2/FS6I6Q2HRBE2SL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/I6Q2/HRBE2SL2/FS6I6Q2HRBE2SL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/I6Q2/HRBE2SL2/FS6I6Q2HRBE2SL2.SMALL.jpg JackANDJude Using littleBits, you can make an Emotional IQ Box (marshmallow test), a fridge light, and a box with an alarm to keep your stuff secure.  Try different variations of outputs and inputs and change the settings on your timeout.  Have fun! Please visit my other instructable, "DIY littleBits" http://w...
By: JackANDJude

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Feb 2014 13:10:59 PST
quick & cheap 9V battery connector http://www.instructables.com/id/quick-cheap-9V-battery-connector/
quick & cheap 9V battery connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/X32E/HRBE2GNN/FJCX32EHRBE2GNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/X32E/HRBE2GNN/FJCX32EHRBE2GNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/X32E/HRBE2GNN/FJCX32EHRBE2GNN.SMALL.jpg IT-Wizard In the need of a quick 9V battery connector for one of my project, I realize a DIY way. 9V batteries can be (but sure will NOT)  connected to each other. (safety : you expose yourself in burns doing it) Soldering I rip off (gently without any sharp tool) an old empty 9V to get the plate with th...
By: IT-Wizard

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Feb 2014 06:12:35 PST
How to fix LEGO M motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-LEGO-M-motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SMALL.jpg vadiaz I explained how to open fix and assemble back a LEGO M motor
By: vadiaz

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Jan 2014 16:32:17 PST
DIY LED Sign with MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module STM8S003F3 MCU for AVR PIC MSP430 Arduino ARM STM32 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Sign-with-MAX7219-Dot-Matrix-Module-STM8S0/
DIY LED Sign with MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module STM8S003F3 MCU for AVR PIC MSP430 Arduino ARM STM32 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/Y3D2/HPN4LEJ0/FNZY3D2HPN4LEJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/Y3D2/HPN4LEJ0/FNZY3D2HPN4LEJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/Y3D2/HPN4LEJ0/FNZY3D2HPN4LEJ0.SMALL.jpg ICStation To satisfy electronic DIY hobbyists, ICStation has developed MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module. It uses the Max7219 chip which do a great job on saving of MCU I/O. It can not only control each point individually, but also can be extended without limitation to meet your requirements on LED Sign, Team Logo an...
By: ICStation

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 02:43:10 PST
Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Power-Supply-2/
Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/ZPJZ/HPL6CTWR/FY9ZPJZHPL6CTWR.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A simple DIY variable power supply for all your projects!Questions? Feel free to ask them in the comments!This would make a great Christmas gift! (View post-date!)Also the voltage can be adjusted from 0-33v DC.(This can depend on your power adapter)As always have fun and be safe when building projec...
By: sammydogjj

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:52:34 PST
Simple DIY Mechanical Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Mechanical-Keyboard/
Simple DIY Mechanical Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/0S8L/HPEG7UEP/FOO0S8LHPEG7UEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/0S8L/HPEG7UEP/FOO0S8LHPEG7UEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/0S8L/HPEG7UEP/FOO0S8LHPEG7UEP.SMALL.jpg unitedheavy *This keyboard will only sound like a mechanical one. DISCLAIMER: This is my first Instructables, so please bear with me. This Instructables will not replicate your $100 mechanical keyboard! After this mod, you will be able to hear clear audio feedback when your keyboard bottoms out. Some keyboards...
By: unitedheavy

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:27:48 PST
2-channel Remote Control without IC[Good for helicopters!] http://www.instructables.com/id/2-channel-Remote-Control-without-ICGood-for-helico/
2-channel Remote Control without IC[Good for helicopters!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SMALL.jpg fahadshihab This Instructable will show you how to make a 2-channel remote control which you can use for your remote control helicopters! For a multi channel remote control, you can use a CD4017 both in the transmitter and the receiver circuits. You will need: 2 555 timer ICs 2 10uf Capacitors 2 10k resistors 3...
By: fahadshihab

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 04:05:50 PST
DIY $5 USBTinyISP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-USBTinyISP/
DIY $5 USBTinyISP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/0VGV/HOHYDQQP/FJ30VGVHOHYDQQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/0VGV/HOHYDQQP/FJ30VGVHOHYDQQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/0VGV/HOHYDQQP/FJ30VGVHOHYDQQP.SMALL.jpg TSJWang Dear Adafruit, Sparkfun, Radioshack, and hobbyist companies of the like, I'm a high-schooler with zero dollars in the bank. I can't really afford to buy a $60 Arduino from RS when I could buy it for $15 on ebay, from Shenzhen or Hong Kong. I understand that I am hurting your business by not buying ...
By: TSJWang

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:31 PST
Game Boy DMG Vertical Line Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-DMG-Vertical-Line-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/19NM/HO7XQPZ1/F9519NMHO7XQPZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/19NM/HO7XQPZ1/F9519NMHO7XQPZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/19NM/HO7XQPZ1/F9519NMHO7XQPZ1.SMALL.jpg switchie15 Vertical line repair for your Game Boy original. Visit HandHeldLegend.com for more. Gently run your soldering iron across the LCD strip just below the screen. Don't attempt this for horizontal lines as there is a low success rate and high chance of melting your strip. I recommend that you use a 40 ...
By: switchie15

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 06:06:27 PST
Game Boy RCA Pro Sound DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-RCA-Pro-Sound-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/5UB5/HO7XF3IA/FVM5UB5HO7XF3IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/5UB5/HO7XF3IA/FVM5UB5HO7XF3IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/5UB5/HO7XF3IA/FVM5UB5HO7XF3IA.SMALL.jpg switchie15 Introduction RCA Pro Sound is a modification for your Game Boy DMG to allow louder, clearer sound. Materials Game Boy DMG 28 Gauge wire Soldering Iron/Solder Stepper bit/Drill Tri-Wing screwdriver 2 RCA panel mount jacks Step-by-Step 1. Open your Game Boy by removing the 6 tri-wing screws on ...
By: switchie15

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:29:45 PST
Game Boy LED DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-LED-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6AYG/HO7XQPVZ/FAI6AYGHO7XQPVZ.SMALL.jpg switchie15 Change the LED color of your original Game Boy DMG. VisitHandHeldLegend.com for more.MaterialsTri-wing screwdriverSoldering Iron/solder3mm LEDs100 ohm resistorStep-by-Step1. Open you Game Boy by removing the 6 tri-wing screws on the back panel. Also remove the Phillips head screws connecting the fro...
By: switchie15

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:46:07 PST
DIY Oscilloscopes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oscilloscopes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SMALL.jpg blkhawk null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
By: blkhawk

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:14:44 PST
Altoids MP4 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-MP4-Player/
Altoids MP4 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SMALL.jpg mlevie Hey Folks and inventors this is my first instructable here.I wanna show you how to create an altoids mp4-player.I'm sorry my english isn't the best cause I'm german. What you will need 1st of course an Altoids tin2nd an edding or any DVD marker3rd a sharp knife1 working MP4 Player or 2 broken so ...
By: mlevie

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 05:07:47 PST
Hack a Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Greeting-Card/
Hack a Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/93S3/HNM4HGX1/FWB93S3HNM4HGX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/93S3/HNM4HGX1/FWB93S3HNM4HGX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/93S3/HNM4HGX1/FWB93S3HNM4HGX1.SMALL.jpg designsquad Surprise your friends with this sound system that you can hide or wear! Watch the video: http://pbskids.org/designsquad/build/hack-greeting-card/ Here's what you need to hack a greeting card! Musical greeting card. Before buying a card, ask around to see if someone has one to give you. ...
By: designsquad

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 6 Nov 2013 11:22:10 PST
USB Oscilloscope with Signal generator http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Oscilloscope-with-Signal-generator/
USB Oscilloscope with Signal generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/J2AF/HN81Z5NQ/FI4J2AFHN81Z5NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/J2AF/HN81Z5NQ/FI4J2AFHN81Z5NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/J2AF/HN81Z5NQ/FI4J2AFHN81Z5NQ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to make an easy and cheap USB Oscilloscope. Specifications: Price: 20$ Frequency: 2-20000HZ Resolution: 16 Bit Voltage range:  +-7V / with probe +-70V Channels: 2 X-Y Mode Signal generator: Sine, Square, Triangular and Sawtooth 0-20000Hz Material list...
By: Jan_Henrik

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:11:32 PDT
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-5-Channel-Flame-less-LED-Candle-Sim/
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/O2AO/HMMF89QP/F5HO2AOHMMF89QP.SMALL.jpg wireb This Instructable explains how to construct and modify a 5 Channel "Flame-less" LED Candle driver. Our hackerspace "The Rabbit Hole" is having a pumpkin carving night and we wanted to try something different to light the pumpkins. So I came up with this Flamless LED candle that uses an inexpensive ...
By: wireb

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:20:30 PDT
SERVO DRIVER / TESTER (IC4001) http://www.instructables.com/id/SERVO-DRIVER-4001/
SERVO DRIVER / TESTER (IC4001) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KC5E/HN829NZ8/F2SKC5EHN829NZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KC5E/HN829NZ8/F2SKC5EHN829NZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KC5E/HN829NZ8/F2SKC5EHN829NZ8.SMALL.jpg frapedia SERVO DRIVER (one axes real time position) This is a circuit made long time ago but serve me well with no problems at all. The circuit here it's been used to rotate a mini camera which have been placed into a plexiglass enclosure for waterproofing purposes. It can be used for 90/180 degrees and co...
By: frapedia

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:14:48 PDT
Create a small laser cut amplifier (enclosure) http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-small-laser-cut-amplifier-enclosure/
Create a small laser cut amplifier (enclosure) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IC5M/HN4ZY3EU/FFFIC5MHN4ZY3EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IC5M/HN4ZY3EU/FFFIC5MHN4ZY3EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/IC5M/HN4ZY3EU/FFFIC5MHN4ZY3EU.SMALL.jpg grammers Need a mini amplifier?  Have an old pair of wired speakers?  This instructable is for you! I tend to prefer wired speakers over bluetooth but have minimal space for my old large amplifier.  I wanted something small and cute to use with my TV and set of desktop speakers.  I also wanted a system that ...
By: grammers

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:10:12 PDT
AND operator/Signal Combiner http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-operator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/YYG2/HMVJH3U4/FAQYYG2HMVJH3U4.SMALL.jpg fahadshihab This is my new AND Operator (sorry, it can't recognise 0,0 as 1). I am using this project to build my 2-channel Radio control circuit which doesn't have any programmable ICs so it will cost only 12 dirhams. This circuit needs only one 'combined' signal which can be decoded by the receiver. The YouT...
By: fahadshihab

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:01:20 PDT
modified "Brick" Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Brick-PSU/
modified "Brick" Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/6QXY/HMMF8LGG/FPX6QXYHMMF8LGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/6QXY/HMMF8LGG/FPX6QXYHMMF8LGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/6QXY/HMMF8LGG/FPX6QXYHMMF8LGG.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi I always appreciated Microsoft products quality, my Xbox360 worked pretty well for 5 years, despite the red leds of death fame, and it continues to do its work. This is the reason why I bought its "brick" PSU at a a fleas market, for about 12$. I decided to build from it a 12V power supply unit for ...
By: andrea biffi

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:01:16 PDT
custom adapter for tiny connectors or IC http://www.instructables.com/id/custom-adapter-for-tiny-connectors-or-IC/
custom adapter for tiny connectors or IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It happens that you find interesting pieces at local fairies. In this case I bought some LCD displays for 1€ each.  Since I wanted to connect them to a breadboard to make prototypes or test some features or codes, I needed to solder many wires to the tiny LCD contacts, or making a PCB to connect tho...
By: andrea biffi

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 07:54:23 PDT
Method of Applying a Copper Ground Plane to Strip-board (e.g. Veroboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Method-of-applying-a-copper-ground-plane-to-strip-/
Method of Applying a Copper Ground Plane to Strip-board (e.g. Veroboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5NNP/HMFQKG7Z/FR25NNPHMFQKG7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5NNP/HMFQKG7Z/FR25NNPHMFQKG7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5NNP/HMFQKG7Z/FR25NNPHMFQKG7Z.SMALL.jpg DrAlx This inscrutable describes a reliable method of applying a ground plane to “Veroboard” (strip-board or pad-board) using adhesive copper foil and clear adhesive-backed plastic.  Adhesive copper foil can be used to shield an electric guitar cavity from electrical noise.   It is also sold as a way of r...
By: DrAlx

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Oct 2013 15:37:46 PDT
DIY Servo Splitter for RC Planes in 10 minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Splitter-for-RC-Planes-in-10-minutes/
DIY Servo Splitter for RC Planes in 10 minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/4K9J/HM8D6GQT/FTI4K9JHM8D6GQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/4K9J/HM8D6GQT/FTI4K9JHM8D6GQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/4K9J/HM8D6GQT/FTI4K9JHM8D6GQT.SMALL.jpg Enjoying Electronics Hey I recently got into RC electronics so I'm starting to put out some i'bles on the subject! Well while I was building my RC plane I came across a little dilemma- I didn't have a servo splitter. I was thinking I'd have to wait another week to get to the hobby shop and buy one and that would cost me...
By: Enjoying Electronics

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Oct 2013 17:02:23 PDT
Make an Inexpensive Floor Switch Pressure Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Inexpensive-Floor-Switch-Pressure-Plate/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/QKQV/HM8DD8K1/FLXQKQVHM8DD8K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/QKQV/HM8DD8K1/FLXQKQVHM8DD8K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/QKQV/HM8DD8K1/FLXQKQVHM8DD8K1.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Learn how to make an inexpensive floor switch out of cardboard, duct tape, and aluminum foil! You can use this switch to actuate some special effect whenever someone stands on it!
By: rickosgood

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Oct 2013 09:03:08 PDT
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Programming-Board-For-ATtiny2313-from-ISP/
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/634H/HLH24XSK/FHN634HHLH24XSK.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: mkarvonen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:54:59 PDT
How to make Beat Pulsing Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Beat-Pulsing-Party-Lights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZPJF/HKVLMAIW/FSBZPJFHKVLMAIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZPJF/HKVLMAIW/FSBZPJFHKVLMAIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZPJF/HKVLMAIW/FSBZPJFHKVLMAIW.SMALL.jpg zackro973 This is a tutorial video showing you how to make a device that takes a signal from your stereo and makes lights flash to your music.
By: zackro973

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:04:02 PDT
How-To Make Custom Project Enclosures By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Custom-Project-Enclosures-By-Hand/
How-To Make Custom Project Enclosures By Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QX6A/HKVLLSBV/FS1QX6AHKVLLSBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QX6A/HKVLLSBV/FS1QX6AHKVLLSBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QX6A/HKVLLSBV/FS1QX6AHKVLLSBV.SMALL.jpg Dylon124 In this instructables, I show you how to make cool fully customizable project enclosures! I make an enclosure for my ebay usbtiny ISP. This is the final product. I know it looks bad but that's just me. It's really easy and cheap to bulid! Let's get started!  The Parts List For your enclosure you...
By: Dylon124

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:29:37 PDT
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) http://www.instructables.com/id/hack-that-battery-pack-also-a-small-lesson-in-/
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box (be sure to check out the last step for some updated info and a how to for this method using 4 batteries, using four would increase the life span. i had to use three for the sake of saving space.) hack that battery pack!! we have all seen those 4 double a battery holders sold at radioshack, online,...
By: out-of-the-box

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 Aug 2013 15:19:07 PDT
The Best Electronics/Automotive connector tool /Prison Shiv. ever! (for less than 25cents each!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-ElectronicsAutomotive-connector-tool-Pr/
The Best Electronics/Automotive connector tool /Prison Shiv. ever! (for less than 25cents each!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V9OQ/HKF75HQR/FJHV9OQHKF75HQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V9OQ/HKF75HQR/FJHV9OQHKF75HQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V9OQ/HKF75HQR/FJHV9OQHKF75HQR.SMALL.jpg Homepwner Here I'll show you how to make a simple multi tool that can be used for repairing or disassembling electronics connectors,repairing automotive connectors ,replacing connector terminals, back probing connectors with the use of alligator clips. It will release most terminals from most automotive conne...
By: Homepwner

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:06:19 PDT
paper water level indicator circuit with paper transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-water-level-indicator-circuit-with-paper-tra/
paper water level indicator circuit with paper transistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/YJ5J/HK6XB8ND/FEAYJ5JHK6XB8ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/YJ5J/HK6XB8ND/FEAYJ5JHK6XB8ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/YJ5J/HK6XB8ND/FEAYJ5JHK6XB8ND.SMALL.jpg karthick robo take a paper and penile  HOW TO MAKE PAPER TRANSISTOR List of material need 1. Paper (any book are note paper )   2. Pencil  (any one ) 3. LED  (20 mA  small LED) 4. Wire single strand 5. Sticking tape 6. Battery (6 volt 4.5ah or 12 volt 7ah for best result ) draw a transistor shape using...
By: karthick robo

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:11:13 PDT
DIY Portable Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Fume-Extractor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8LLN/HJKC1A7W/FQ48LLNHJKC1A7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8LLN/HJKC1A7W/FQ48LLNHJKC1A7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8LLN/HJKC1A7W/FQ48LLNHJKC1A7W.SMALL.jpg agomes6 Hi all! At the workplace, we often need to etch some circuits and for those of you who have tried it, you know how important to do it in a properly ventilated space, if not outside. That wasn't really an option for us so Paul Strohmeier and myself decided to build an inexpensive portable fume extra...
By: agomes6

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:08:12 PDT
Build a Foxhole Radio! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Foxhole-Radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3O6W/HJKBZ8VG/FI43O6WHJKBZ8VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3O6W/HJKBZ8VG/FI43O6WHJKBZ8VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3O6W/HJKBZ8VG/FI43O6WHJKBZ8VG.SMALL.jpg rickosgood It's an Instructable with a story!  What happens when RickGyver suddenly finds himself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse?  He jury rigs his way around the problem of course!  This series puts a fun fictional situation around a DIY project video.  The project featured in this video actually works ...
By: rickosgood

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:37:15 PDT
DIY PCB Toner Deposition Method http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Toner-Deposition-Method/
DIY PCB Toner Deposition Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SMALL.jpg shadeofsound Hey everybody, this is my first posted Instructable. The idea behind this instructable is to outline a different way of transferring toner to the board aside from the methods we have available to us currently. Instead of transferring the toner using an iron transfer method, you use an electrostatic...
By: shadeofsound

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Jul 2013 19:51:48 PDT
DIY portable LED strobe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-portable-LED-strobe/
DIY portable LED strobe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/67LG/HJB0JB8E/F6C67LGHJB0JB8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/67LG/HJB0JB8E/F6C67LGHJB0JB8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/67LG/HJB0JB8E/F6C67LGHJB0JB8E.SMALL.jpg DOT. I and my friends like to have fun in summer. We like to fool around with music when we are camping. To make those parties more likely to professional ones I have made portable 9V LED strobe. For my surprise it really gives a big effect. I hope you will like it! Lights! Camera! Action! Too...
By: DOT.

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:49:56 PDT
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Digital-Oscilloscope-from-a-DIY-Kit/
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have a number of oscilloscopes; the only one I didn’t build or rebuild is my DSO Nano oscilloscope. The vacuum tube oscilloscopes were weeklong projects unlike the DSO 062 oscilloscope that took only two hours to assemble. This is my second DSO 062 LCD Oscilloscope my other one managed to grow leg...
By: Josehf Murchison

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:15:32 PDT
(Another) Regulated 5V Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Regulated-5V-Power-Supply/
(Another) Regulated 5V Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/79BD/HJ2TNZ9W/FWX79BDHJ2TNZ9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/79BD/HJ2TNZ9W/FWX79BDHJ2TNZ9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/79BD/HJ2TNZ9W/FWX79BDHJ2TNZ9W.SMALL.jpg arduinodude11 5V Regulated Power Supply Tutorial Having a bench power supply in your workplace is an essential for an electronics engineer or anyone doing DIY electronics projects. You can use it in powering up basic circuits, microcontrollers, etc. It is most of the time assigned as a project for students takin...
By: arduinodude11

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 07:05:29 PDT
DIY Stealth Stun Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Steal-Stun-Gun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PRIM/HIUX7CGY/FAYPRIMHIUX7CGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PRIM/HIUX7CGY/FAYPRIMHIUX7CGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PRIM/HIUX7CGY/FAYPRIMHIUX7CGY.SMALL.jpg rickosgood In this video I show you how to build a low power, stealth stun gun out of a disposable flash camera.
By: rickosgood

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Jul 2013 08:46:06 PDT
FUN! LIGHT SWITCH BOX http://www.instructables.com/id/FUN-LIGHT-SWITCH-BOX/
FUN! LIGHT SWITCH BOX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/LGPN/HI3TYPDE/FRWLGPNHI3TYPDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/LGPN/HI3TYPDE/FRWLGPNHI3TYPDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/LGPN/HI3TYPDE/FRWLGPNHI3TYPDE.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Experience Level: Intermediate  |    Time Required: 4 Hours Built by ClubJameco designer ignoblegnome An incredibly fun and engaging toy for kids and adults. Press a button and something lights up. Flip a switch, and everything changes. You'll be amazed at how such incredibly unpredictable behavio...
By: JamecoElectronics

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:05:54 PDT
DIY BRIDGE RECTIFIER (BETTER LOOKING) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-BRIDGE-RECTIFIER-BETTER-LOOKING/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/2B1T/HI3TRHP1/F802B1THI3TRHP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/2B1T/HI3TRHP1/F802B1THI3TRHP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/2B1T/HI3TRHP1/F802B1THI3TRHP1.SMALL.jpg kris754a this is my first homemade (better looking) component
By: kris754a

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:45:24 PDT