Instructables: exploring - electronics - fun - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:28:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Basic Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:10:37 PST
Phaser Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Phaser-Guitar-Pedal/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:48:21 PDT
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Electronics-Conductive-Paints-Inks-and-Mo/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:07:03 PDT
Intro to RFID http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-RFID/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EFPT/GM9QL24O/FH6EFPTGM9QL24O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EFPT/GM9QL24O/FH6EFPTGM9QL24O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EFPT/GM9QL24O/FH6EFPTGM9QL24O.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Intro to RFID" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 15 different fun RFID projects. Learn to make an RFID cat door, universal RFID key, door lock and more. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step so you can ...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:39:21 PDT
Motion Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Module/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 16:27:12 PDT
Basic Simple Bots Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Simple-Bot-Electronics/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:44:46 PDT
Snappy Art (Joule) Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Snappy-Art-Joule-Thief/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 11:07:49 PST
Metronome http://www.instructables.com/id/Metronome/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 09:49:05 PDT
FUNBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/FUNBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SMALL.jpg jadberro Its a custom made toy that's made from scratch, it is literally made to last and not break every once in a while. Enjoy ! I would personally like to see this developed into a "make your own toy thing". 2 DIY IR proximity sensors. 1 Light dependent resistor 1 l293d motor driver 1 at...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:30:54 PDT
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-Transmission-Over-Short-Distances-U/
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
Easy DIY Home Automation (using servo switches) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Home-Automation-using-servo-switches/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2009 09:36:54 PST
How to Make a Portable Game System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Game-System/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 13:59:32 PST
Small fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-fan/
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