Instructables: exploring - electronics - diy http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:50:19 PST BLOX v1.01 wave to on and wave to off lights http://www.instructables.com/id/wave-to-on-and-wave-to-off-lights/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:04:15 PST
DIY breadboard power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-breadboard-power-supply/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:54 PST
Game Gear Backlight DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Gear-Backlight-DIY/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 05:41:57 PST
Hack an Old TV into an Audio Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Old-TV-into-an-Audio-Visualizer/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:54:02 PST
DIY LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Display/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:08:40 PDT
Fix your NordicTrack Exercise Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-NordicTrack-Exercise-Bike/
Fix your NordicTrack Exercise Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/G55H/I1QYKJ8F/FOCG55HI1QYKJ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/G55H/I1QYKJ8F/FOCG55HI1QYKJ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/G55H/I1QYKJ8F/FOCG55HI1QYKJ8F.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 The other night I was riding my Nordictrack exercise bike and all of a sudden the display quit and the tension on the peddles went slack. The wife has been on me for quite some time to start exercising as I sit behind the computer the major part of the day.So I decided to take the thing apart and se...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:27:18 PDT
Remove Servo Controller for endless turn DIY project quick and easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Servo-Controller-for-endless-turn-DIY-proje/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:16:24 PDT
Electromagnet make it stronger DIY quick & easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Elektromagnet-make-it-stronger-DIY-quick-easy/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:33:18 PDT
Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-Tesla-Coil/
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SMALL.jpg kdomjan This is my instructable on DIY HV Capacitors and how to make them.Please follow all instructions step-by-step if you have any questions feel free to ask.For more Experiments with high voltage visit:http://isparktube.com/ What do you need to make HV Cap? All what you need is :ACRYLIC PLASTIC SHEET...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:14:14 PDT
Remix: build your own 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Remix-build-your-own-555/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:17:30 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-1/
Penny Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/2DTL/HXEZ6XEQ/FG12DTLHXEZ6XEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/2DTL/HXEZ6XEQ/FG12DTLHXEZ6XEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/2DTL/HXEZ6XEQ/FG12DTLHXEZ6XEQ.SMALL.jpg l33tn00b Hello and welcome to my first instructable!!! I want to start posting all my projects on here so I figured I would post one of my favorites, the penny battery!!!This is a great project to know for those into survival. What I have done to expand this project is hook my homemade penny battery to a j...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 15:17:14 PDT
Homemade PCB Etching (through hole parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-PCB-Etching-through-hole-parts/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:26:43 PDT
Build Your Own Hotplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Hotplate/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:47:59 PDT
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-flashlight-into-headlamp-with-duct-tape/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:14 PDT
microGranny 2 Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/microGranny-2-Assembly/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:12:34 PDT
Samsung CLP-365w Laser Printer DIY Imaging Drum Unit reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-CLP-365-Laser-Printer-DIY-Imaging-Drum-Uni/
Samsung CLP-365w Laser Printer DIY Imaging Drum Unit reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/A8YT/I2LMEYOU/FBAA8YTI2LMEYOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/A8YT/I2LMEYOU/FBAA8YTI2LMEYOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/A8YT/I2LMEYOU/FBAA8YTI2LMEYOU.SMALL.jpg dean.wild This article describes how to get your Samsung printer working again without shelling out a fortune for a new Imaging unit. If you just want to know how to do do it, skip to the next step, the rest of this step is just an explanation of how I figured this out! Note that this worked for my CLP-365w p...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:03:21 PDT
Make colored volume knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-colored-volume-knobs/
Make colored volume knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/HSI3/I0FFF1ND/FA1HSI3I0FFF1ND.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo A tiny instructible .Making nice looking knobs is needed many times.we get the items 1.plastic case feet -round types 2.color thick paper (can be from packaging ) size like1 inch x 1inch each color 3.gotglue gun with stick start and finish cut the rounds from papertip:use a extra hard paper fo...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:30:04 PDT
Removable hat fan/desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-hat-fandesk-fan/
Removable hat fan/desk fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/OG1G/I0FFGNCQ/F1YOG1GI0FFGNCQ.SMALL.jpg 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
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/
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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/
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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/
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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
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
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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
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
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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/
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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/
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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