Instructables: exploring - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:48:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap and reliable remote control fan regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-reliable-remote-control-fan-regulator/
Cheap and reliable remote control fan regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/BVKV/HZL3L00K/FZ4BVKVHZL3L00K.SMALL.jpg harishh Hi, I am new to Instructables, I hope my mini project will be appreciated by many as this is economical and reliable and easy to built. I am a beginner to this electronic field. I always like to do small electronic projects with less investment which relates to practical appliances.This project pr...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:28:48 PDT
How to Make a NiMH, NiCd Battery Charger Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-NiMH-NiCd-Battery-Charger-Circuit/
How to Make a NiMH, NiCd Battery Charger Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBS0/HZJOTILF/FAFMBS0HZJOTILF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBS0/HZJOTILF/FAFMBS0HZJOTILF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBS0/HZJOTILF/FAFMBS0HZJOTILF.SMALL.jpg AHSAN2000 A single state-of-the-art chip, a transistor and a few otherinexpensive passive components are the only materials required for making this outstanding, self regulating, over charge controlled, automatic NiMH, NiCd battery charger circuit. Let’s study the whole operation explained in the article.Refe...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:07:08 PDT
Li-Ion Battery Charger Circuit Using IC 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-Ion-Battery-Charger-Circuit-Using-IC-555/
Li-Ion Battery Charger Circuit Using IC 555 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UZ1Q/HZJOTIZ7/F09UZ1QHZJOTIZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UZ1Q/HZJOTIZ7/F09UZ1QHZJOTIZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UZ1Q/HZJOTIZ7/F09UZ1QHZJOTIZ7.SMALL.jpg AHSAN2000 The following post explains a straightforward yet precise Li-Ion battery charger circuit using the ubiquitous IC 555.A Li-ion battery as we all know needs to be charged under controlled conditions, if it's charged with ordinary means could lead to damage or even explosion of the battery.Basically Li...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:05:59 PDT
How to Write a Good Electronics Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-a-Good-Electronics-Instructable/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:27:51 PDT
Easy water overflow control switch(No IC no MCU) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-water-overflow-control-switch-1/
Easy water overflow control switch(No IC no MCU) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SMALL.jpg sureshmali Hi, I wanted to build a simple circuit, no IC's no MCU's. So here what I have got. What do I needMagnetic float switch.12v Relay to handle 220v 30A.Buzzer 1.2-12VIN4001 or IN4007 Diode.9V BatteryHow do I make itWARNING: This circuit involves 220V AC. Please use at your own risk.Install the float swi...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:44:18 PDT
Soundwave Portable Electronics Workstaion http://www.instructables.com/id/Soundwave-Portable-Electronics-Workstaion/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:15 PDT
Bomb-like Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer/
Bomb-like Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/R0JP/HZIH6T9K/FVFR0JPHZIH6T9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/R0JP/HZIH6T9K/FVFR0JPHZIH6T9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/R0JP/HZIH6T9K/FVFR0JPHZIH6T9K.SMALL.jpg jake_lee This is just a brief introduction of a bomb-like timer project that I am working on, I put everything into an acrylic pipe with Big Red led time digit just to make it lookstense when it actual counting down. (time is ticking......)most of the hardware and software are ready except for final assembly...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:24:02 PDT
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Portable-DVD-Player/
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I "hacked" an old portable DVD player. It did not have a video input which makes it pretty much useless, because who watches DVDs nowadays? I took a look inside the player and found a way to input my video signal anyway. Feel free to use my method to "hack" ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:29:52 PDT
~12VAC to 12VDC converter circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/12VAC-to-12VDC-converter-circuit/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:02:17 PDT
Rechargeable wireless mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-wireless-mouse/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:36:11 PDT
PWM module on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-module-on-pcDuino/
PWM module on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DORM/HZDYKP68/FP4DORMHZDYKP68.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo he PWM Module is designed to enable the user to vary the voltage across a solenoid or other devices. The PWM output voltage is proportional to the input control voltage. The maximum voltage applied to the device could be adjusted using an onboard  potentiometer.  The original post from learning cen...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:05:57 PDT
Create Time Lapse Video using pcDuino3 with USB Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Time-Lapse-Video-using-pcDuino3-with-USB-Ca/
Create Time Lapse Video using pcDuino3 with USB Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/7Z7V/HZDYLKM5/FYT7Z7VHZDYLKM5.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo Time is flying. Its fall already. We would like to create a time lapse video recording the season changes when tree leaves are still green to Colorado’s first snow. Time lapse video consists of a serial of pictures that are taken at certain intervals. We install the pcDuino3 with the USB camera in ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:05:28 PDT
LED Buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Buildings/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:48:46 PDT
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-your-Cheap-Battery-Powered-Air-Pump/
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JD4R/HZCJ1456/FNOJD4RHZCJ1456.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 So, are your batteries always draining so fast in your air-mattress pump? Well, there's an easy fix. Items Needed 1: Battery powered air mattress pump2: Wall wart3: Soldering iron4: Solder5: Hobby knifeThe pump I used runs on four D cells. That's six volts, and I had just gotten a wall wart from ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:54:59 PDT
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/22-Inch-Cinema-in-Your-Car/
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Road trips with kids can be a royal pain in the asterisk without proper entertainment. We discovered those portable DVD players a few years back and have never looked back. Our recent model went on the fritz, and I decided to kick it up a notch with some gear that I had from other projects. Unfortun...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:38 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
Smart home energy monitoring & management system (SHEMMS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-home-energy-management-system-SHEMMS/
Smart home energy monitoring & management system (SHEMMS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0OGM/HZB3JXXB/FME0OGMHZB3JXXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0OGM/HZB3JXXB/FME0OGMHZB3JXXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/0OGM/HZB3JXXB/FME0OGMHZB3JXXB.SMALL.jpg abhishek7xavier Consumer electronics, office equipment and other plug loads consume 15 to 20 percent of total residential and commercial electricity while not in primary mode. Much of this energy is consumed when these devices operate in low-power modes but are not actually in use. One way to reduce this unnecessar...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:23:04 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Automate your ALS Icy Water Challenge! http://www.instructables.com/id/Automate-your-ALS-Icy-Water-Challenge/
Automate your ALS Icy Water Challenge! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SMALL.jpg avayan The ubiquitous Icy Water Challenge has spread across the nation like free money. With the intention of raising awareness towards the ALS disease and promote research donations, many individuals have poured ice cold water on top of themselves, but not until naming three more individuals who must join...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:54:55 PDT
DIY polarized multi-pin connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-polarized-multi-pin-connectors/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:47:09 PDT
Small variable power supply with selectable current limiter http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-variable-power-supply-with-selectable-curren/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:59:46 PDT
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-pcDuino-as-Photo-Booth-Controller/
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino can control different SLR cameras such as Nikon D40 through an USB connection using an utility called Gphoto2. Software Installation The software installation guide is copied from http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-phot...We install in the following order. 1. Update the system...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:27:44 PDT
Overlaying text on picture using pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Overlaying-text-on-picture-using-pcDuino/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:26:57 PDT
Almost-Macro for gopro (focus from closer distance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Macro-for-gopro-focus-from-closer-distance/
Almost-Macro for gopro (focus from closer distance) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/9I71/HZ88NT14/FAH9I71HZ88NT14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/9I71/HZ88NT14/FAH9I71HZ88NT14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/9I71/HZ88NT14/FAH9I71HZ88NT14.SMALL.jpg Greaven This is an easy trick to make your gopro focus from almost 2x shorter distance. Things you may need;- A dremel tool with pvc cutting blade- A glue gun- Bottle cap from an air-wick electric air freshener- Lens from a cheap led headlight (most of them use plano-convex lenses, make sure the lens you us...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:38:13 PDT
Using pcDuino as NO IP Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-pcDuino-as-NO-IP-Client/
Using pcDuino as NO IP Client - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TREY/HZ9O7C9C/F5YTREYHZ9O7C9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TREY/HZ9O7C9C/F5YTREYHZ9O7C9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TREY/HZ9O7C9C/F5YTREYHZ9O7C9C.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo Same as Averageman’s situation,  the external IP of my house is also dynamically allocated. I also need a dynamic DNS.   We use pcDuino as the noip client to report the IP of the house as a regular IP will consume a lot of electricity. As recommended by Averageman, I sign up for the service at No-I...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 05:54:21 PDT
How to Analyze Disk Usage on pcDuino with NCDU http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Analyze-Disk-Usage-on-pcDuino-with-NCDU/
How to Analyze Disk Usage on pcDuino with NCDU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/AUL6/HZ9O7EPR/FL3AUL6HZ9O7EPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/AUL6/HZ9O7EPR/FL3AUL6HZ9O7EPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/AUL6/HZ9O7EPR/FL3AUL6HZ9O7EPR.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo We followed Irvan’s post on how to run disk usage analyze on pcDuino.NCDU is a du utility that shows the disk usage. To use it, we simply need to install ncdu by:$sudo apt-get update$sudo apt-get install ncduTo use it, simply navigate to any directory, and run:$sudo ncdu The original post from Lea...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 05:53:43 PDT
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/5IVG/HZ88Q4UF/F9O5IVGHZ88Q4UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/5IVG/HZ88Q4UF/F9O5IVGHZ88Q4UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/5IVG/HZ88Q4UF/F9O5IVGHZ88Q4UF.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Have you ever wanted to have your very own handwriting in a document, wanted free hand sketches,etc.Well, for me I have always wanted to.And as a DIY guy I wanted to build such a device for myself but days of internet search yielded no results. I later had an idea on it, I applied it to the optical...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:35:32 PDT
Mini Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Counter/
Mini Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/79NP/HZ6T8G8Q/FJS79NPHZ6T8G8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/79NP/HZ6T8G8Q/FJS79NPHZ6T8G8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/79NP/HZ6T8G8Q/FJS79NPHZ6T8G8Q.SMALL.jpg braulio777 Mini Counter, it's a project that is based on an IC 4026 counter and a mini common cathode 7-segment LED display, and with help of a few components you can construct this interesting device. Next, go to the follow website:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUPSM8o28uE&feature=youtu.be Bill of Mater...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:54:46 PDT
Turn your pcDuino into a Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Beacon Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-pcDuino-into-a-Bluetooth-40-BLE-Beacon-D/
Turn your pcDuino into a Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Beacon Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo We follow Adafruit’s nice tutorial that was created for Raspberry pi. However, if we follow the steps, it works perfectly on pcDuino.The Original post from : Learning Center Step 1 : Setting up pcDuino The follows are the steps need to be setup on pcDuino.1. Install dependency libraries. $sudo ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:59:22 PDT
Multimeter Reference Test Box Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multimeter-Reference-Test-Box-Part-1/
Multimeter Reference Test Box Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/JM63/HZ6T6B6K/FYYJM63HZ6T6B6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/JM63/HZ6T6B6K/FYYJM63HZ6T6B6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/JM63/HZ6T6B6K/FYYJM63HZ6T6B6K.SMALL.jpg abu7li Published on Aug 23, 2014This project will explain to you:Multimeter calibration span VS meter failure. Basic knowledge required to perform a meter test. General lab resources needed for a quick measurement test. Multimeter Reference Test Box.you can watch the movie in bellow link:
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:57:21 PDT
16F877a & Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/16F877a-Bluetooth/
16F877a & Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/Q74X/HZ3YEH8W/F8NQ74XHZ3YEH8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/Q74X/HZ3YEH8W/F8NQ74XHZ3YEH8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/Q74X/HZ3YEH8W/F8NQ74XHZ3YEH8W.SMALL.jpg samsungite This is my first play with the HC-05 Bluetooth device (and my first instructable !)I programmed the PIC to receive and send data @ 9600 baud as this was the default settings of the HC-05.Basically I connect to the bluetooth device and send data from my Android phone.Sent text gets displayed on the L...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:34:05 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
Powerful Driver For DC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-Driver-For-DC-Motors/
Powerful Driver For DC Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XWMP/HZ3YFGFI/FIJXWMPHZ3YFGFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XWMP/HZ3YFGFI/FIJXWMPHZ3YFGFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XWMP/HZ3YFGFI/FIJXWMPHZ3YFGFI.SMALL.jpg avayan IntroductionHere is a cool Brushed DC Motor driver you can use for your large two wheeled robotic projects. The first time I did this was for my R2D2 life size replica. At the moment R2D2 is in need of new shoes, so I will detail how to work on something like that later on. On this Instructable, on ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:54:14 PDT
littleBits Circuit Training Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Circuit-Training-Timer/
littleBits Circuit Training Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/A6NG/HZ3YCEGT/FQIA6NGHZ3YCEGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/A6NG/HZ3YCEGT/FQIA6NGHZ3YCEGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/A6NG/HZ3YCEGT/FQIA6NGHZ3YCEGT.SMALL.jpg NSCAP_CBC Use littleBits to get fit! Create this timer to help you keep track of when you should move on to a new circuit while you are working out. When you press the button on top of this timer, it will wait 5 minutes before the buzzer goes off. Every time you press the button it resets with anther 5 minute...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:02:20 PDT
Tecnologia http://www.instructables.com/id/Tecnologia/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F9S/K2PV/HZ3YCHP1/F9SK2PVHZ3YCHP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F9S/K2PV/HZ3YCHP1/F9SK2PVHZ3YCHP1.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F9S/K2PV/HZ3YCHP1/F9SK2PVHZ3YCHP1.SMALL.jpg M4n0v3y Greate ideas from technology! LED Nametag Legal Bitcoin Price Ticker (almost) from scratch using Arduino as ISP Bitcoin price ticker could be as usefull as a wall clock! Litecoin & Scrypt Mining Rig - Get in on Bitcoin with GPUs Great project! Build your Own Portable Bitcoin Mining Rig / ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:24:53 PDT
Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-battery-box-12v24v-with-a-switch/
Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters In this instructable I will show you how to build a sealed battery box. It's not completely water tight but rain is no problem for it. Since building this I have found it to be a great mobile power supply for many things even running power tools while camping where there are no electric hookups.The ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:03 PDT
Adjustable Battery Pile http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Battery-Pile/
Adjustable Battery Pile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/RIK8/HZ5DSVDW/FRGRIK8HZ5DSVDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/RIK8/HZ5DSVDW/FRGRIK8HZ5DSVDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/RIK8/HZ5DSVDW/FRGRIK8HZ5DSVDW.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank A simple undertaking made with recovered assets, this device offers a good use for less than fully charged batteries since multiples of the series may deliver a useable voltage for benchtop projects. Further, they provide pure D.C., sometimes desirable for prototyping circuits that don't handle "dir...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:53:33 PDT
Chemical and drilling free, card PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/Chemical-and-drilling-free-card-PCBs/
Chemical and drilling free, card PCBs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/Q2BO/HZ3YB8Q0/F90Q2BOHZ3YB8Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/Q2BO/HZ3YB8Q0/F90Q2BOHZ3YB8Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/Q2BO/HZ3YB8Q0/F90Q2BOHZ3YB8Q0.SMALL.jpg jefffolly Most of us who are into electronics feel the need to produce a PCB for our new project. However, if like me you cant etch at home you're limited to using strip-board. The obvious alternative, getting a prototype PCB made is both expensive and fraught with difficulties. What if you pay your money but...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:28:53 PDT
littleBits DIY Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-DIY-Smart-Thermostat/
littleBits DIY Smart Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4HSO/HZ3YBEFW/FL54HSOHZ3YBEFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4HSO/HZ3YBEFW/FL54HSOHZ3YBEFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4HSO/HZ3YBEFW/FL54HSOHZ3YBEFW.SMALL.jpg littleBits Monitor and control the temperature of your home remotely. Transform your average household thermostat into a smart thermostat, kind of like nest. Now you can use your smartphone to get real time temperature readouts from your home and change the temperature from anywhere, whether you are across the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:50:55 PDT
Paper Clip Universal Phone Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Clip-Universal-Phone-Battery-Charger/
Paper Clip Universal Phone Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/GC59/HZ3YADY6/FMRGC59HZ3YADY6.SMALL.jpg dNjeL Big thanks to the creator of this video ... I did my own version of this ^_^ ... So Let's start ! Materials 1. Cutter2.Paper Clip3-4. USB Travel Charger and USB Cable Preparing Usb Cable 1. Cut the one end of USB cable (as shown in the picture)2. Peel the cover of USB Cable 2-3 inch (RECOMMEND...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:33:48 PDT
Simple Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Battery-Holder/
Simple Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/U6IA/HZ2J16C1/FS9U6IAHZ2J16C1.SMALL.jpg kokpat Here is a simple way to make a battery holder (CR2025 etc.)Use a wire to surround a toothpick several times and make a small loop to make the wire close contact to the battery.Then use nylon ties to tie up both end.U can cut the toothpick to the length u want.U can also use popsicle instead of the t...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:23:11 PDT
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-530i-Adding-The-BMW-Sports-Mode-Button-Hack/
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SMALL.jpg lovepistol This instructable will uncover the option to add the BMW sports driving mode on all 2006 BMW 530i's with the E60 chassis. The sports driving mode was never offered for this particular model, even though they classify this car model as a sport model, you couldn't get the actual sport driving mode. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:46:00 PDT
READERS LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/READERS-LAMP/
READERS LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D2BZ/HZ2IYOP1/FFHD2BZHZ2IYOP1.SMALL.jpg iPheyU This Lamp is use for readers to read wherever they want to. and also it can use for Halloween or some parties or occasions .
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:04:57 PDT
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Generator-To-Flashlight/
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SMALL.jpg nkarm19 Simple toy fan transformed to a simple generator. using hobby motor. Materials Toy Fan(mechanical), electrical tape,carboard, super glue, LED(white recommended), reflective stickers, hobby motor. open the toy fan and replace the elesi by a hobby motor connect it by using the machinary parts(i ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:29:49 PDT
Electronic Component Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Component-Tester-1/
Electronic Component Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SMALL.jpg LlectronicE This simple tool can be used to test many electronic components if they are working well. It is Easy to build using cheap materials. Some of them can be found in your home. Materials Some useful tools and materials you need are:Jumper Wires #22Thick StyrofoamBattery Holder AA(This can be salvaged...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:25:42 PDT
DIY USB Keyboard led Light for Your Laptop (Backlit) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Keyboard-led-Light-for-Your-Laptop-Backlit/
DIY USB Keyboard led Light for Your Laptop (Backlit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/0ADG/HZ5DRMYT/FLS0ADGHZ5DRMYT.SMALL.jpg Rahib172 I have made this USB powered LED Lamp by using 1w Blue color Super LED Resistor in series.. Very simple and useful looks just like Backlit Keyboard.. If you like it, please hit like & Subscribe to my Youtube Channel.. More Tutorials Coming soon.
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:26:39 PDT
Portal Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Stuff/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP5/2YJ2/HZ2IVQ2R/FP52YJ2HZ2IVQ2R.SMALL.jpg Blade122888 Collection of Portal want-to-makes Portal "Still Alive" on AVR microcontrollers Portal Portal bookends Portal Christmas Tree Portal Test Chamber Information Sign Light up and Talking PotatOS from Portal 2 A fully 3D printable GlaDOS Robotic ceiling arm lamp
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:22 PDT
Electronics Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Chandelier/
Electronics Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/NHAW/HZ2IW8Q5/FY2NHAWHZ2IW8Q5.SMALL.jpg natcserrano This project is personalized and originated by my wide imagination of my weird mind.I did not design it so much because if I did so, the electronic components that I used cannot be seen.Recycle all electronic components.No expenses. Easy to build.enjoy!­­-NCSps: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM! Materials Mate...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:48:36 PDT
3V battery from two AA batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/3V-battery-from-two-AA-batteries/
3V battery from two AA batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3RV4/HZ2IULL6/FOV3RV4HZ2IULL6.SMALL.jpg ruhliar Let´s make 3V Battery!!!What do we need?2x AA Battery1x Led of any colour1x pin1x pliersand a tape Stooping the pin. Take your pin and your pliers and make a bend on the end of pin. Taping up the batteries. 1.5+1.5=3 Put the bent pin on the batteries and cover it by tape. That´s finish!!...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:34:38 PDT