Instructables: exploring - electronics - diy http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:18:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 My Xbox Psu Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-Psu-As-Power-Supply/
My Xbox Psu Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/889E/I7MY1GWX/FR3889EI7MY1GWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/889E/I7MY1GWX/FR3889EI7MY1GWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/889E/I7MY1GWX/FR3889EI7MY1GWX.SMALL.jpg Kendrew Blades So... This is not so much a tutorial as I already made it and I never thought to take pics while I was building it, but thought I'd share my take on so many of these tutorials that are already out there. My Reason For Building It This Way I originally did this setup, well almost this setup, for ...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:59:08 PDT
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! http://www.instructables.com/id/SLAYER-EXCITERS-TESLA-COILS-everything-you-need-to/
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SMALL.jpg suchb Hello Instructables!I began writing an explination on tesla coils and slayer circuits and how they operate in a comment on YouTube, and somehow it turned into several hundred lines of deep explanation of the theory behind tesla coils and slayer circuits.I decided I spent way to much effort writing t...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:18:32 PDT
ATX Bench Power Supply Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-Bench-Power-Supply-Enclosure/
ATX Bench Power Supply Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DNXE/I7D6743R/FKTDNXEI7D6743R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DNXE/I7D6743R/FKTDNXEI7D6743R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/DNXE/I7D6743R/FKTDNXEI7D6743R.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Here's an enclosure I built a while back! Materials 1 ATX Power Supply Plexiglass 60x40cm (23.6x15.7 inches) A Few Pieces of Wood 1 On/Off Switch Wire Lugs 1 LED 1 Resistor 2 1m Wires (39.3 inches) 2 Crocodile Clips 3 Red Male Banana Plugs 3 Red Female Banana Plugs 1 Black Male Banan...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:53:11 PDT
DIY AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Battery-Holder-1/
DIY AA Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NJ51/I6WOTX7D/FXVNJ51I6WOTX7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NJ51/I6WOTX7D/FXVNJ51I6WOTX7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NJ51/I6WOTX7D/FXVNJ51I6WOTX7D.SMALL.jpg Nanner NIT The title pretty much sums up the project. Why make this? If money is tight and 3 to 5 days of shipping is unreasonable for a AA battery pack here's how to make one for a temporary power supply. I say temporary because my prototype sorted out on me the first time almost starting a fire and destro...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 21:03:28 PST
How To Make A Taser From A Fly Swatter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Taser-From-A-Fly-Swatter/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:39:41 PST
Sleek ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Pin LABEL http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-ESP8266-Breadboard-Adapter-with-Pin-LABEL/
Sleek ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Pin LABEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SMALL.jpg technochatter ESP8266 WiFi to Serial Module is a real craze nowadays, so I ordered mine.After receiving I was excited and wanted to test it with my USB-Serial adapter using the Breadboard but realized that it cannot be inserted in the breadboard directly!! The commercially available adapters are costly and delive...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:12:07 PST
DIY Beaglebone CAN Bus Cape http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beaglebone-CAN-Bus-Cape/
DIY Beaglebone CAN Bus Cape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/GYGV/I6H7I58H/FIRGYGVI6H7I58H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/GYGV/I6H7I58H/FIRGYGVI6H7I58H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/GYGV/I6H7I58H/FIRGYGVI6H7I58H.SMALL.jpg obrien28 This is an addendum to my other tutorial exploring the Tesla Model S CAN bus, for that tutorial I needed some way to connect and send messages over the CAN system, but didn't want to pay and arm and a leg for a fancy Serial "Cape". So I opted to make my own using some cheap, off the self IC's and so...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:55:22 PST
diy 5.8Ghz fpv http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-58Ghz-fpv/
diy 5.8Ghz fpv - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GUBP/I6DYXHUA/FZYGUBPI6DYXHUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GUBP/I6DYXHUA/FZYGUBPI6DYXHUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/GUBP/I6DYXHUA/FZYGUBPI6DYXHUA.SMALL.jpg jency001 this is an 5.8ghz wireless camera. it can go 2km far in the air what do you need? the first step I did was looking for the datasheet of the 5.8ghz tx module put tin on each pin soldering the parts first you put on the dipswitch you need to cut off one pin and the other 3 solder them on...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:29:52 PST
The Easiest way to make your own pcb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-way-to-make-your-own-pcb/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:09:11 PST
DIY Circuit breaker panelboard with Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), metering and computer control. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Circuit-breaker-panelboard-with-Automatic-Tran/
DIY Circuit breaker panelboard with Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), metering and computer control. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/XA6B/I67S9V8S/FP9XA6BI67S9V8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/XA6B/I67S9V8S/FP9XA6BI67S9V8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/XA6B/I67S9V8S/FP9XA6BI67S9V8S.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby I needed a mini circuit breaker panelboard to protect and segregate the loads from my solar inverter. I wanted a small form factor, transparent cover to view the breakers and adequate protection for all my house electrical loads. DISCLAIMER! I am a power system (electrical) engineer for the past 19 ...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:17:46 PST
Circuit Breaker for Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Breaker-for-Power-Supply/
Circuit Breaker for Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E39J/I66D16SH/FVLE39JI66D16SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E39J/I66D16SH/FVLE39JI66D16SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E39J/I66D16SH/FVLE39JI66D16SH.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None When testing new circuits it's easy to damage electronic components on the process or even blow a fuse on the bench power supply produced by a short circuit.To avoid changing the fuse all the time or even damage the power supply transformer i made a small circuit breaker that protects my power suppl...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:51:04 PST
DIY Solar Bottle bulb and Mobile charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Bottle-bulb-and-Mobile-charger/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:58:11 PST
How to make a Variable Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Variable-Soldering-Station/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:31:51 PST
Cell charger from bike battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-charger-from-bike-battery/
Cell charger from bike battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/OYGD/I63EYZS2/F06OYGDI63EYZS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/OYGD/I63EYZS2/F06OYGDI63EYZS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/OYGD/I63EYZS2/F06OYGDI63EYZS2.SMALL.jpg umaryasin21 frnds the small box i have only one option for me here to get smaller and smart on design of this cell charger from bike so i decided to make a ciruit using LM7805 regulater such small that it fits inside this box so it can be water prrof and also convineint to use inside the cover of bike here in o...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 06:04:00 PST
DIY Metal Etcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Metal-Etcher/
DIY Metal Etcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/33MD/I60077JC/FE933MDI60077JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/33MD/I60077JC/FE933MDI60077JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/33MD/I60077JC/FE933MDI60077JC.SMALL.jpg neranjan.ghost This project can use as engrave any metal product or if you giving a gift you can etch your name on it wright draw somethings be creative have used a stencil because my my free hand drawings are bad. Things what you need for this project Power Adapter Between 6V -12V2 Aligator clips Small piece ...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:31:34 PST
Use the Switcheroo to open a garage door with your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Switcheroo-to-open-a-garage-door-with-your/
Use the Switcheroo to open a garage door with your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T06M/I5ZZY4LD/FA6T06MI5ZZY4LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T06M/I5ZZY4LD/FA6T06MI5ZZY4LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T06M/I5ZZY4LD/FA6T06MI5ZZY4LD.SMALL.jpg dangerousthings Even though many people have garages with garage door opening systems, cars are still parked outside. This creates a serious security risk because a simple car burglary can turn into a garage and/or home burglary once the thief gets access to the garage door opener. Many people make an effort to hid...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:59:13 PST
Use the Switcheroo to control toys with your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Switcheroo-to-control-toys-with-your-smart/
Use the Switcheroo to control toys with your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/O34F/I5ZZY3ST/FGKO34FI5ZZY3ST.SMALL.jpg dangerousthings What if you could make a toy do a dance when that special someone called, or set an alarm of your phone that caused a physical object to come to life? With the Switcheroo, it's easy!First, you'll need to get a Switcheroo board. Get one at www.switcherooboard.comYou'll also need a toy of course. We c...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:57:49 PST
Cheap variable power supply LM317 under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-variable-power-supply-LM317-under-10/
Cheap variable power supply LM317 under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WI76/I5ZZZI5H/F9SWI76I5ZZZI5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WI76/I5ZZZI5H/F9SWI76I5ZZZI5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WI76/I5ZZZI5H/F9SWI76I5ZZZI5H.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal I did not have an atx power supply or a professional lab power supply, but as any electronic enthusiast would know, electronics all operate at different voltages. This makes rapid prototyping very difficult if you don't have a variable power supply to provide these exact voltages.My build is very ve...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:29:10 PST
Non Soldering Solar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Lantern/
Non Soldering Solar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SMALL.gif JoshuaZimmerman Outdoor solar lighting has become extremely popular in the past few years, yet how many people do you know that can explain how it works? Luckily solar is a super simple power source which we can use alongside some simple electrical tricks to make a fun project. This non soldering version is perfe...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
How to make a reliable motorcycle voltage regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-reliable-motorcycle-voltage-regulato/
How to make a reliable motorcycle voltage regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NDFO/I5MD5GI7/FXYNDFOI5MD5GI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NDFO/I5MD5GI7/FXYNDFOI5MD5GI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NDFO/I5MD5GI7/FXYNDFOI5MD5GI7.SMALL.jpg Arezus This article is made due to many queries after the post about DeadBug Prototyping, so I've decided to make a whole instructable to explain how the motorcycle regulator relay works and how to make it. Disclaimer:Some schemes where taken from the basic author of the circuit, Skrut, he developed the ba...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 16:45:28 PST
Airsoft Bomb Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Airsoft-Bomb-Replica/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:57:26 PST
How to make PCB at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-PCB-at-Home/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:25:39 PST
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-warm-this-winter-CPU-Hand-Warmer/
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I repurposed an old AMD CPU to create a small, light and easy to use electric hand warmer. With the help of a small portable power bank this gadget can warm you up for around 2 and a half hours and can easily reach temperatures up to 60 degrees celcius. W...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:26:46 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
Micro dark activated switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/JNRE/I7MX2K8H/F3OJNREI7MX2K8H.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean At just 10mm x 10mm, this is quite possibly one of the smallest light sensitive switches you will ever find!At last, a great replacement for LDR circuits. Welcome to the future!!! You will need: Bare PCBScalpelSolderFluxSoldering IronSMT 81k 0402 resistorSMT 3904 NPN Transistor (SC-70)0603 LEDAPD...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
Another Cheap Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Cheap-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:47:17 PST
DIY Breadboard Adapter for ESP8266 WiFi module http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Breadboard-Adapter-for-ESP8266-WiFi-module/
DIY Breadboard Adapter for ESP8266 WiFi module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/9OKR/I4V78ELE/FS99OKRI4V78ELE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/9OKR/I4V78ELE/FS99OKRI4V78ELE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/9OKR/I4V78ELE/FS99OKRI4V78ELE.SMALL.jpg Ganesh Selvaraj Here is a video tutorial on how to make a Breadboard adapter for the ESP 8266 WiFi module.P.S.- This is my first video tutorial :)
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:36:21 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp-1/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SMALL.jpg TrashAmpsLLC Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:57:41 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PVF6/I4IX39QI/FN3PVF6I4IX39QI.SMALL.jpg TrashAmps Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 14:38:04 PST
Pet Tortoise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Tortoise/
Pet Tortoise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/04UW/I4ID7ORK/FSD04UWI4ID7ORK.SMALL.jpg aniketkatkar Everyone loves pet animals. But they come with a lot of responsibilities. So why not make a animal for yourself or gift it to a friend. Of course, it wont replace the real animal but you come a little closer to having one. You can keep it on your shelf or use it as paper weight. ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 03:09:43 PST
Send SMS from Arduino over the Internet using ENC28J60 and Thingspeak http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-SMS-from-Arduino-over-the-Internet-using-ENC2/
Send SMS from Arduino over the Internet using ENC28J60 and Thingspeak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5JKO/I4E66Q38/FCZ5JKOI4E66Q38.SMALL.jpg lucasxavier11 This Instructable explains how to send an SMS from an Arduino using the Internet. There are many ways to approach this and I will explain one of the different methods used to accomplish this task.Some major points needed for my project: I have a standard Ethernet shield, and ENC28J60 Ethernet module...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 18:27:10 PST
Rewiring a Broken Pair of Hello Kitty Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Rewiring-a-Broken-Pair-of-Hello-Kitty-Headphones/
Rewiring a Broken Pair of Hello Kitty Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/EN2I/I48CSIMU/F84EN2II48CSIMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/EN2I/I48CSIMU/F84EN2II48CSIMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/EN2I/I48CSIMU/F84EN2II48CSIMU.SMALL.jpg ohoilett We have probably all had this happen to us at some point. You buy a decent pair of headphones, but after a few months, they break. The failure mode of these devices is typically (at least in my experience) the wires connecting to the speaker inside the headphones, or the wires connecting to the 3.5 ...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:04:48 PST
AC Relay Module http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Relay-Module/
AC Relay Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SMALL.jpg brett935 I was sorting through all my salvaged electronics deciding what to keep and what to throw away. I had saved this IR controlled AC switch that was missing its remote control with hopes to build an IR remote to control it. I had decided it wouldn't be worth my time and started to open the case up to s...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:40:45 PST
How to make USB OTG cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-USB-OTG-cable/
How to make USB OTG cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop Did you forgot to put an important file on your USB key or you want to type faster on your smart phone? If your one of those watch this tutorial where I build nice and compact USB OTG 'On-The-Go' cable from an old Usb connectors.Video: What you will need -First thing you are going to need is a f...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:57:11 PST
DIY Fully articulated Desk video Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fully-articulated-Desk-video-Microscope/
DIY Fully articulated Desk video Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M35P/I3XU09DV/FYSM35PI3XU09DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M35P/I3XU09DV/FYSM35PI3XU09DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M35P/I3XU09DV/FYSM35PI3XU09DV.SMALL.jpg cgoodman7 This Instructable is for a quick, easy and cheap DIY video microscope using a desk lamp and an Eyeclops toy. Gather the materials Materials NeededDesk lamp with flexible neck and bullet style dome (see pic) Eyeclops toy microscope Monitor with component video input* I used one of the screens fro...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:16:27 PST
Make your own LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-Bar/
Make your own LED Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I build my own LED Bar around my 15x10 RGB LED Matrix. It has a top shelf which is made of acrylic glass and it lights up with the push of a button. With the help of a WS2812B LED strip I can change the color of the top shelf and also use animations to light it up...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:39 PST
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-GreatQuick-DIY-PCB-Etching-youll-love/
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SMALL.jpg BruceM1 BackgroundThere are many great instructional posts about various methods of etching PCB boards. Most merely describe the process, give a couple pointers but are not very robust and you may end up like me; underwhelmed with your results wondering why you wasted 4 hours on a useless semi-copper plate...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:42:36 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Power Stacker, and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/powe...Power Stacker is a portable, modular, USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Stack them together for power hungry projects or separate...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Wooden Puzzle Modular Electronics Prototyping Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Modular-Electronics-Prototyping-Board/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:46:21 PST
How To Change The Bulb In a DLP Projection Television http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Bulb-In-a-DLP-Projection-Televis/
How To Change The Bulb In a DLP Projection Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/EBST/I34DXRDW/F0XEBSTI34DXRDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/EBST/I34DXRDW/F0XEBSTI34DXRDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/EBST/I34DXRDW/F0XEBSTI34DXRDW.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech Quick and easy bulb replacement. This is done with a new encased bulb not just the bulb into the original case. Step 1: removing the cover First: Remember to turn off and unplug the TV and that it has been off/unplugged for over an hour.All you need is a screwdriver (depending on the screw used, ...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:04:59 PST
Microphone Windscreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-Windscreen/
Microphone Windscreen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/5X7A/I2XTRPXI/FI95X7AI2XTRPXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/5X7A/I2XTRPXI/FI95X7AI2XTRPXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/5X7A/I2XTRPXI/FI95X7AI2XTRPXI.SMALL.jpg jankeifer so the situation is, I don't have a windscreen or a pop filter (also I'm too lazy to build one myself) but what I have are loads of sponges that was scrapped from old foams.so here's my first Instructable, hope you guys enjoy it! What you'll need A sponge or a foamA cutterA hot glue gun Slice i...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:58:52 PST
wave to on and wave to off lights http://www.instructables.com/id/wave-to-on-and-wave-to-off-lights/
wave to on and wave to off lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UPS7/I2X6SCO9/F4CUPS7I2X6SCO9.SMALL.jpg khader sk this is a simple circuit which can be used to operate home appliances by waving hand over it or remotely
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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/
DIY breadboard power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/3XQT/I2TQUWTF/FJ13XQTI2TQUWTF.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I´m making an 5v and 12v power supply for the Radioshack breadboard. his Parts The parts I used for this project is:* 5v to 12v step up* Wires* Small project box* 4 male pins* PCB* Breadboard* 4x battery holder / USB cable Make it fit My 5-12v step up did not fit in the box I ...
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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/
Hack an Old TV into an Audio Visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/EAD3/I21R9XHV/FFEEAD3I21R9XHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/EAD3/I21R9XHV/FFEEAD3I21R9XHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/EAD3/I21R9XHV/FFEEAD3I21R9XHV.SMALL.jpg Moonlight Maker What does music look like? It's not something that most people think about. Luckily for us, somebody decided to hook a music player up to an oscilloscope and find out. For the non-electronics geeks out there, an oscilloscope is a piece of electronic equipment that is used to view and analyze electri...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:54:02 PST
DIY LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Display/
DIY LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/V0D3/I1WHDHJ7/F5QV0D3I1WHDHJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/V0D3/I1WHDHJ7/F5QV0D3I1WHDHJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/V0D3/I1WHDHJ7/F5QV0D3I1WHDHJ7.SMALL.jpg TimSwift In this instructable we are going to build a 2 1/2 inch LED display with cheap 5 mm LED's. Materials and Tools Materials:(8) 5MM LED'sWhite Paper Cardboard1/4 Inch plywoodWireElectric are aluminum tapeTools:KnifeSoldering iron and solderHot glue gunWire strippers Pencil The Base Cut a piece...
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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/
Remove Servo Controller for endless turn DIY project quick and easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0EOE/I1TQ6LHL/FKE0EOEI1TQ6LHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0EOE/I1TQ6LHL/FKE0EOEI1TQ6LHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0EOE/I1TQ6LHL/FKE0EOEI1TQ6LHL.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown how to remove a servo controller to make endless turn possible.Just watch the video and enjoy
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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/
Electromagnet make it stronger DIY quick & easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F8B0/I1RHC53B/FBBF8B0I1RHC53B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F8B0/I1RHC53B/FBBF8B0I1RHC53B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F8B0/I1RHC53B/FBBF8B0I1RHC53B.SMALL.jpg bastelking It´s simple: watch the video
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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/
Potentiometer as variable Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NK5E/I1FQ7TR2/FSFNK5EI1FQ7TR2.SMALL.jpg bastelking If you get out of resistors, you can use a potentiometer instead.I often use potentiometers to test circuits with differnt setups qick and easy.Watch video and enjoy.
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT