Instructables: exploring - electronics http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:41:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Semaphore for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Semaphore-for-beginners/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:47:43 PDT
Ham / CB radio mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Ham-CB-radio-mount/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:36:39 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
"House of Oscillation" Optical Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/House-of-Oscillation-Optical-Theremin/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:16:03 PDT
Automatic bike lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-bike-lights/
Automatic bike lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SMALL.jpg simsalapim It's funny how small things sometimes can be so hard to remember. Stuff like watering your plants, putting your phone in silent mode during a meeting and locking the bathroom door.Plants may die, colleagues may glare and the embarrassment of bathroom blunders may wear off. But there are situations w...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:44:59 PDT
OpenDAC Seekat: 8-channel, 16-bit, low-cost laboratory DAC http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenDAC-Seekat-8-channel-16-bit-low-cost-laborator/
OpenDAC Seekat: 8-channel, 16-bit, low-cost laboratory DAC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/IAXL/I0R0ZSWL/F9IIAXLI0R0ZSWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/IAXL/I0R0ZSWL/F9IIAXLI0R0ZSWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/IAXL/I0R0ZSWL/F9IIAXLI0R0ZSWL.SMALL.jpg hughchurchill The openDAC Seekat is an 8 channel, +/- 10 V, 16 bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) based on the AD5764 chip from Analog Devices. This DAC was designed with the needs of a physics research laboratory in mind, but we hope a broader community will find this simple yet versatile instrument useful ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:08:30 PDT
microGranny 2 Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/microGranny-2-Assembly/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:12:34 PDT
Adding Bluetooth support to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-support-to-your-car/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:18:59 PDT
LED christmas tree lights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-christmas-tree-lights/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:53:31 PDT
Yet Another ATX to Bench PSU Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-ATX-to-Bench-PSU-Conversion/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:35:17 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/FA6/1F59/I0NOF70B/FA61F59I0NOF70B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1F59/I0NOF70B/FA61F59I0NOF70B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1F59/I0NOF70B/FA61F59I0NOF70B.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
Wide Tv Screen In Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Wide-Tv-Screen-In-Minecraft/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:01:09 PDT
Filing Cabinet In Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Filing-Cabinet-In-Minecraft/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:28:17 PDT
Tablet Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Case-1/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:07:42 PDT
Cisco 7940 Backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cisco-7940-Backlight/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:13:25 PDT
Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-19/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/1V5Q/I0HYUIEJ/FKM1V5QI0HYUIEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/1V5Q/I0HYUIEJ/FKM1V5QI0HYUIEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/1V5Q/I0HYUIEJ/FKM1V5QI0HYUIEJ.SMALL.jpg totony LED Cube 8x8x8 ATX to Lab Bench Power Supply Conversion LED Cube 4x4x4 MintyBoost! - Small battery-powered USB charger Wiring an Xbox Kinect for USB
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:07:17 PDT
Desoldering micro processors http://www.instructables.com/id/Desoldering-micro-processors/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:16:01 PDT
Dark activated blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-activated-blinking-LED/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
IPhone Excitement(Stress) Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Excitement-Meter/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:16:44 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
Bright idea lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-idea-lightbulb/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:30:24 PDT
Connecting an LCD Screen and an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor to an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-an-LCD-Screen-and-an-Ultrasonic-Distanc/
Connecting an LCD Screen and an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor to an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/F6UO/I0DOGJP9/F28F6UOI0DOGJP9.SMALL.jpg ohoilett When I first started playing with Arduinos, this was the first little set up I created. The video orientation is a little poor. This was my first go at things so I apologize that I was not up to snuff back then. Anyway, very simple set up. What we are doing is using an ultrasonic distance sensor to ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:56:35 PDT
Updated Navi/DVD in Secondary Glovebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Aftermarket-Navigation-and-DVD-in-an-Incompatible-/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:34:18 PDT
Analog to Digital Conversion Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-to-Digital-Conversion-Tutorial/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:48 PDT
Table-Top Electric Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Watering-System/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:33:00 PDT
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) http://www.instructables.com/id/OMHVPS-One-more-high-voltage-power-supply-0-15KV/
OMHVPS - One more high voltage power supply (0-1.5KV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/DC3R/I0C94AUX/FBEDC3RI0C94AUX.SMALL.jpg abizar I needed a 1-2 KV power supply for capillary electrophoresis experiments. Serendipitously, I saw a couple of high voltage power supply modules in a pile of electronics junk at the De Anza flea market in Cupertino. Picked up both. The seller did say that he had no idea if these worked. One was marked...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:01:50 PDT
Removable hat fan/desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-hat-fandesk-fan/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:47 PDT
Leather Roll-Up Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Roll-Up-Charging-Station/
Leather Roll-Up Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/Q55L/I0C8YN5K/FWLQ55LI0C8YN5K.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory This is another iteration of my original Roll Up Charging Station, inspired by this Simple Leather Clutch by Holly Mann . Like my original flexible charging station, this one: Still has a small footprint - About 18" long and about 12" wide - and is suitably squishy Can charge up to five devices M...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:34:35 PDT
the Plant Doctor family http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Doctor-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HJOI/I0C8XQ0W/FWDHJOII0C8XQ0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HJOI/I0C8XQ0W/FWDHJOII0C8XQ0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HJOI/I0C8XQ0W/FWDHJOII0C8XQ0W.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz the Plant Doctor is a non-profit, open source company. Our vision is to bring together nature and technology in a simple, non-harmful way. By educating the end user, we guarantee the success of our mission - change the world, one plant at a time...for more info: webpage or facebookthank you th...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:59:44 PDT
How To Short Circuit A Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Short-Circuit-A-Battery/
How To Short Circuit A Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/WAZZ/I0C96QFW/FJXWAZZI0C96QFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/WAZZ/I0C96QFW/FJXWAZZI0C96QFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/WAZZ/I0C96QFW/FJXWAZZI0C96QFW.SMALL.jpg Medieval Boy You know how you just wish you could start a little flame, but you don't have matches or a magnifying glass? Well this instruct able is for you! And all you need is a 9 volt battery and a wire. Materials Materials: •9 Volt battery. ...
By: Medieval Boy

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:52:47 PDT
Heart rate monitor with PC connectivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-rate-monitor-with-PC-connectivity/
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By: abhishek7xavier

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:21:41 PDT
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-voltage-fly-swatter-mod/
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SMALL.jpg The Freak Caution - High voltage. Keep away from children and pets. I am not responsible for any form of harm done to yourself or others. So, having said that, I always wanted to adapt a fly swatter to something more serious. Standard electric fly swatters handle what I think to be about 600 to 1000V, this mo...
By: The Freak

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:28:54 PDT
Pen Holder (Meant for Wacom Pens) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Holder-Meant-for-Wacom-Pens/
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By: tylerkeylost

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:30:09 PDT
Bluetooth 100kHz+ two-channel function generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-100kHz-two-channel-function-generator/
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By: arpruss

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:29:18 PDT
Sensory Device for "The Plant Doctor - Plant Care Instruments" http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensory-Device-for-The-Plant-Doctor-Plant-Care-Ins/
Sensory Device for "The Plant Doctor - Plant Care Instruments" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/T9LS/I0LCCAD4/FKIT9LSI0LCCAD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/T9LS/I0LCCAD4/FKIT9LSI0LCCAD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/T9LS/I0LCCAD4/FKIT9LSI0LCCAD4.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,.In this instructable you will learn how to manufacture a sensory device that is compatible with the plant doctor, the plant shelf, the plant box and the plant pot(built in)..what is a sensory device? the sensory device reads temperature, soil moisture and light levels in a given enviro...
By: Akin Yildiz

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:28:58 PDT
Follow Bag By Bluetooth (DIY) http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow-Bag-By-Bluetooth-DIY/
Follow Bag By Bluetooth (DIY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/PMH1/I0C8W59K/FVYPMH1I0C8W59K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/PMH1/I0C8W59K/FVYPMH1I0C8W59K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/PMH1/I0C8W59K/FVYPMH1I0C8W59K.SMALL.jpg Elnems What is it?It Slim Card Device working by Bluetooth to help us to find our luggage at the airport baggage claimWhy we need it?When traveling as we really hate waiting endlessly for our bags at the airport baggage claim.What advantage? · We will be Sustainability and keep Environment in safe, if you’...
By: Elnems

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:50:28 PDT
war machine inspired canon which shoots potatos http://www.instructables.com/id/war-machine-inspired-canon-which-shoots-potatos/
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By: kaushtubh

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:16:17 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...
By: Chuck Stephens

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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/
Portable Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/CGE4/I09LTDI2/FQFCGE4I09LTDI2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Portable USB chargers are incredibly useful for adventures in the great outdoors, festivals, traveling, or if you are out-and-about all day. Adding in a solar panel provides an additional source of mobile power useable nearly everywhere. This project can be built for ~ $20, even if you don't have...
By: jenfoxbot

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:31:11 PDT
Re-purpose a Floppy Disk Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purpose-a-Floppy-Disk-Case/
Re-purpose a Floppy Disk Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/GTM3/I06JABBG/FPHGTM3I06JABBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/GTM3/I06JABBG/FPHGTM3I06JABBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/GTM3/I06JABBG/FPHGTM3I06JABBG.SMALL.jpg gwlinn123 Who would have thought, decades ago, that someday we would be throwing away floppy disks and keeping the box they came in? The picture shows an electronic project chassis I made from a plastic case that Sony floppy disks came in. This instructable shows how to re-purpose this case. (Actually, I h...
By: gwlinn123

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:45:51 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
By: NextFab

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
DIY Small Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Bench-Power-Supply/
DIY Small Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/FJGI/I06J8GKY/FJGFJGII06J8GKY.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This is a small bench power supply that I made some time ago, and because I was very busy I couldn't do the instructable for it. I do apologise for taking so long, I hope it was worth the wait :).After making my Mini Adjustable Power Supply I was very happy with it, but I was missing a more accurate...
By: newtonn2

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:29 PDT
AND Gate for Logic Circuit Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/AND-Gate-for-Logic-Circuit-Applications/
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By: Electroninks

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:42:19 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
Water sensor circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-sensor-circuit/
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By: electromechlab

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:43:17 PDT
Learning to Solder: http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Solder-1/
Learning to Solder: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/R6OA/I0466G0C/FDXR6OAI0466G0C.SMALL.jpg Tmarconi15 Learning to Solder: Getting Ahead with Liquid Lead**This is a project for my high school robotics class. Helpful comments and suggestions are appreciated!**Welcome to Learning to Solder! Hopefully after following these steps you will be comfortable with how to solder. Step 1: Equipment There are...
By: Tmarconi15

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:05:17 PDT
How to solder: Tips And tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-Tips-And-tricks-2/
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By: mmartella15

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:14:48 PDT
How To Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solder-18/
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By: Ikjoo

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:00 PDT
Using an Arduino to charge a DS lite http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-charge-a-DS-lite/
Using an Arduino to charge a DS lite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/A8IT/I03ODGD8/FWQA8ITI03ODGD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/A8IT/I03ODGD8/FWQA8ITI03ODGD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/A8IT/I03ODGD8/FWQA8ITI03ODGD8.SMALL.jpg Jfieldcap This instructable is for charging a ds lite using an Arduino and two wires. This is also my first instructable, so it may not be as good as possible. :) NOTICE: I am not responsible for any damage done to your ds, please work carefully and check to make sure all is as supposed to be. What you'll ...
By: Jfieldcap

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:57:02 PDT
littleBits Real-Time Weather Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Real-Time-Weather-Dashboard/
littleBits Real-Time Weather Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SMALL.jpg littleBits Visit the littleBits project page for more DIY project ideas.Monitor current and forecasted weather data with littleBits and a little coding. These customizableand modular weather boxes display current temperature, the forecasted high and low temperatures for the day, and the forecasted conditions f...
By: littleBits

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:05:24 PDT