Instructables: exploring - electronics - fun http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:55:07 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Lie Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lie-Detector/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 23:49:13 PST
How to use electronic Circut Boards, and other things related http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-electronic-Circut-Boards-and-other-thin/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:50:09 PDT
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Firefly-Bugs-Jar/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 14:34:09 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
Solar Hexbug Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hexbug-Nano/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:01:26 PDT
Phaser Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Phaser-Guitar-Pedal/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:48:21 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
Camera flash capacitor HACK (old but still works) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-flash-capacitor-HACK-old-but-still-works/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 17:57:40 PDT
Lead a workshop on Squishy Circuits for kids, even if you know nothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Lead-a-workshop-on-Squishy-Circuits-for-kids-even-/
Lead a workshop on Squishy Circuits for kids, even if you know nothing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SMALL.jpg Kniterly I work at a library in a low-income, high-needs community with a lot of new immigrants. So when we decided we wanted to run a Squishy Circuits maker session, I had to adapt the program to our library's environment. Many of the kids in our neighbourhood are not familiar with electronics and technolog...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 10:43:21 PDT
Pencil Lead Battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Led-Battery/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:49:52 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
How to look like a hacker (not actual hacking) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-look-like-a-hacker-not-actual-hacking/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:44:33 PDT
LM317T Variable voltage power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/LM317T-Variable-voltage-power-supply/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:59:47 PDT
Xbox 360 Slim & Regular Liquid Cooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Slim-Regular-Liquid-Cooling/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:55:17 PST
little Bits Bugs http://www.instructables.com/id/little-Bits-Bugs/
little Bits Bugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2AFP/HQMN5P61/FPV2AFPHQMN5P61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2AFP/HQMN5P61/FPV2AFPHQMN5P61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2AFP/HQMN5P61/FPV2AFPHQMN5P61.SMALL.jpg Ferrybugs Fun, buzzing, bugs. Warning: may cause annoyance to other members of household. Materials little bits pieces; p1 power i5 slide dimmer o6 buzzer i16 pulse o11 servo screw driver Craft materials; bright pens paper scissors tape or blue tack Assemble circuit Assemble little bits in following ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 22:17:08 PST
Singing Arc Plasma Speaker project - revision 2.0! http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Arc-Plasma-Speaker-project-revision-20/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:13:25 PDT
Mini Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Tesla-Coil-1/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:30:39 PDT
Music Box (Off-Grid Integrated Amplifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Box-Off-Grid-Integrated-Amplifier/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:40:22 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...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:05:54 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
555 doll http://www.instructables.com/id/555-on-demand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/KDRZ/HH11B4SQ/F7QKDRZHH11B4SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/KDRZ/HH11B4SQ/F7QKDRZHH11B4SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/KDRZ/HH11B4SQ/F7QKDRZHH11B4SQ.SMALL.jpg sumeet.barua http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKPO5_yn_FM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWdkqwCUqMY please view this for info. it was made for someone special....little bit of electronics and craft made it possible..... (Components : ic555, l293de, relay , a motor) theoutput of the 555 ic has been given t...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 04:09:03 PDT
Color Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Visualizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Q02V/HFD15VRV/F59Q02VHFD15VRV.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted an interactive and simple soldering kit for beginners?  The Color Visualizer has three potentiometers, resistors, a battery pack, and an RGB LED to make a simple soldering kit, and an interactive project all in one!!!  I originally came up with the design, and prototyped it on a breadboa...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:46:59 PDT
Logic Love Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Logic-Love-Heart/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:28:02 PST
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/V0XC/H7S4ZVRN/F3CV0XCH7S4ZVRN.SMALL.gif ixisuprflyixi I will start with an apology because I do not have enough time to write up a proper Instructable.  This was mostly just a proof of concept build for me and I wanted to see how difficult it was.  It was actually very easy and hence you don't really need much more instruction than is provided.   I use...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 20:15:01 PDT
The Gamesalad Series: Part 1 - The Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gamesalad-Series-Part-1-The-Introduction/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:28:53 PDT
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-working-touchscreen-stylus-for-your-phone-o/
Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/DARU/H5IRVEIZ/F3HDARUH5IRVEIZ.SMALL.jpg NXTHacker Do you use your phone or tablet a lot? Does your fingers hurt after a few hours? Or do you just want to use a stylus to doodle on your tablet? Remember the fuss about foam and tin foil to just make a stylus? Here is the solution! You can make this from old stuff you find from around the house or ...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 06:41:29 PDT
Memory Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Memory-Wrist-Watch/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 16:29:32 PDT
DIY Cheap Skill Game http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Skill-Game/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 23:20:02 PDT
testing batterys without expesive equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/testing-batterys-without-expesive-equipment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/VHZ0/H3XN9H82/F3MVHZ0H3XN9H82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/VHZ0/H3XN9H82/F3MVHZ0H3XN9H82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/VHZ0/H3XN9H82/F3MVHZ0H3XN9H82.SMALL.jpg mde santis1 you can easily test batterys that you have by licking it. It sounds a little crazy but it works, it wont give you a shock just a little tingle because its only dc current although i wouldn't suggest testing it on something like a car battery just the small ones you can find at the store like 9v or 1...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:33:22 PDT
Motion Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Module/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 16:27:12 PDT
Blink Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Module/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:38:40 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
Easy Carnival Loopz game http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Carnival-Loopz-game/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:01:57 PDT
Playing with Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-with-Voltage-Regulators/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VCFC/GZ0MME9L/FUQVCFCGZ0MME9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VCFC/GZ0MME9L/FUQVCFCGZ0MME9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VCFC/GZ0MME9L/FUQVCFCGZ0MME9L.SMALL.jpg Geek07Boy Anyone that has played with these little workhorses of our world and wondered how they work, read on. The standard three terminal regulators like the 7805(5v) are what most people see and use without thinking too much about them. All voltage regulators work about the same. They find a reference volt...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:54:07 PST
Basic Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:10:37 PST
fun sonic grenade - annoy your friends! http://www.instructables.com/id/fun-sonic-grenade-annoy-your-friends/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/R01Y/GWF5TAIV/F42R01YGWF5TAIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/R01Y/GWF5TAIV/F42R01YGWF5TAIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/R01Y/GWF5TAIV/F42R01YGWF5TAIV.SMALL.jpg Sir__Walter the holidays had just started and i needed something to do, so i had a look on instructables and found this:http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Grenade-from-Mostly-Scavenged-Parts/ i decided to make my own but it had to do a few things for it to be any good: 1. it had to have a button or lever tha...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:24:00 PST
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
Radio Redux - Easy Listening Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Redux-Easy-Listening-Radio/
Radio Redux - Easy Listening Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/ERBK/GVOX0VU2/F0EERBKGVOX0VU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/ERBK/GVOX0VU2/F0EERBKGVOX0VU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/ERBK/GVOX0VU2/F0EERBKGVOX0VU2.SMALL.jpg ellenconstable I am a second year product design student from the University of Dundee. This year, our task was to hack into an existing radio, select a new target market and build a radio accordingly. The character I chose suffered from Rheumatoid arthritis so I knew it had to be something easy to use and somethi...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 03:54:25 PST
Projection screen for pico projectors for under $1.00 and under 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-screen-for-pico-projectors-for-under-1/
Projection screen for pico projectors for under $1.00 and under 5 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CZLW/GU7F3HTI/F6VCZLWGU7F3HTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CZLW/GU7F3HTI/F6VCZLWGU7F3HTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CZLW/GU7F3HTI/F6VCZLWGU7F3HTI.SMALL.jpg lifesverygood Get a foam board from your local walmart /target for under $1.00 get cardboard Get some cardboard from your local grocery store for free, or from boxing lying around you house. Cut them into identical rectangles,almost any size will work but the length should be 2 to 3 times longer than the widt...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 13:19:41 PDT
Metronome http://www.instructables.com/id/Metronome/
Metronome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/REIC/GOOP5JWQ/FBGREICGOOP5JWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/REIC/GOOP5JWQ/FBGREICGOOP5JWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/REIC/GOOP5JWQ/FBGREICGOOP5JWQ.SMALL.jpg randofo So, you have built an electric cigar box guitar and started to get playing, only to realize that you don't know how. In fact, you can't even keep time. Your playing keeps getting faster and slower. It sounds like you need a metronome. A metronome is a device that helps you keep a steady time when y...
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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
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
DIY Laser Tag System (Microcontroller verison) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Tag-System-Microcontroller-verison/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:47:40 PDT
Make your own E-Warrior http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-E-Warrior/
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 09:07:27 PST
DIY Laser Tag System (Revamped) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-tag-system-from-simple-to-complex/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 19:26:14 PDT
Drawdio on stripboard - animation part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawdio-on-stripboard-animation-part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WARQ/G1OQPA0Q/F43WARQG1OQPA0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WARQ/G1OQPA0Q/F43WARQG1OQPA0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WARQ/G1OQPA0Q/F43WARQG1OQPA0Q.SMALL.jpg threedforme Part 1 shows the preparation of the stripboard, position of the jumpers and the complete build-up of the electronic components in the order of soldering.The parts list is as follows:Stripboard (veroboard) 21 holes x 5 rowsColoured wire for the jumpersIC1  TLC551 low voltage 555 timer chipIC socket 8...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2009 15:28:41 PST
Make a (Used) Disposable Camera Flash http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Used-Disposable-Camera-Flash/
Make a (Used) Disposable Camera Flash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/CS4P/G0ZWDBKX/F5ECS4PG0ZWDBKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/CS4P/G0ZWDBKX/F5ECS4PG0ZWDBKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/CS4P/G0ZWDBKX/F5ECS4PG0ZWDBKX.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 This is a nice little trick and use for an old disposable camera (that I always forget to have developed). It simulated the flash made when a picture is taken. It is very simple and very bright.I don't know what uses you have for it, but don't flash it into peoples eyes (it hurts)! I think this look...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:46:44 PDT
Simple USB Altoids AA Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-USB-Altoids-AA-Charger/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 11:14:35 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
SUPER EASY HYPNOSIS DEVICE http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-EASY-HYPNOSIS-DEVICE/
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Tue, 5 May 2009 20:13:09 PDT