Instructables: exploring - electronics http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:07:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 AssistGlove pre-evaluation http://www.instructables.com/id/AssistGlove-pre-evaluation/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:52:52 PDT
A simple Infrared (IR) detector http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-Infrared-IR-detector/
A simple Infrared (IR) detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/9T5G/I8PQUOX1/FCE9T5GI8PQUOX1.SMALL.jpg nvelankar This is my first Instructables hope so it would be goodWe are gonna make a simple IR detector .... Materials you need... 1) a breadboard2) a red LED 3) 2 X 1.5v AA batterys 4) A battery holder5) wires 6) sissors 7) solder gun 8) wire cutter 9) solder wire 10) a switch { if needed as i have no...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:46:33 PDT
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/20-watt-stereo-amplifier-simple-and-very-cheap/
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hey guys first of all this is my first instructable and i am quite new to instructables website,so dont be harsh toward my instructable. today im gonna tell how to build high quality,simple,and cost effective amplifier. this amplifier gives 20 watt output sound(really very loud!!!!)# sailent feature...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:49:53 PDT
Arduino Bac calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bac-calculator/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:39:33 PDT
Water Gun Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Gun-Alarm-Clock/
Water Gun Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/MMIV/I8PQTUP3/F9RMMIVI8PQTUP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/MMIV/I8PQTUP3/F9RMMIVI8PQTUP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/MMIV/I8PQTUP3/F9RMMIVI8PQTUP3.SMALL.jpg LCLogan5 I don't know about you, but I have trouble waking up...just about every day. The one thing that helps me actually wake up and get moving in the morning is a nice shower. But...what if you could be woken up by the water?!?!That is what I attempted to build here. I have wanted to build this for a long...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:18:18 PDT
Things to do http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/FW8M/I8OBEGZK/FCZFW8MI8OBEGZK.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon Projects that I would like to do or have great potential as supporting other things I have in mind. Friction drive build for bikes MIDI Arduino Drums Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition DIY 3D scanner based on structured light and stereo vision in Python language Hnefat...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:27:26 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
battery clip LED tester. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever put together a circuit and after finishing you find your LED doesn't work? well with this Instructable that will never happen again! I present to you the Battery clip LED tester. Components: Components: female header pins 1k resistorperfboard9v battery clipTools: soldering ironsolde...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Light-1/
Reading Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/T1L9/I8MVYO60/FOWT1L9I8MVYO60.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon An easy diy reading light made at Cairo Hackerspace circuit scribe build night. Parts The components and tools you will need in this instructable :Old and empty pencils box.coin cell batterycoin cell battery holder Circuit scribe penpaper cutter duct tapeAny type of LEDs. Draw the circuit Star...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:42:45 PDT
Emulated Speedometer on a LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Emulated-Speedometer-on-a-LCD/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:21:06 PDT
AC to DC - full-wave rectification http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-to-DC-full-wave-rectification/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:28:30 PDT
Portable Game Console ( GPU Team ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Game-Console-GPU-Team-/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:06:29 PDT
Auto-balancing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-balancing-table-1/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:01:01 PDT
Fireflies On Minecraft PE http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireflies-On-Minecraft-PE/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:58:27 PDT
Portable Game Console (ARM MCU Team) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Game-Console-ARM-MCU-Team/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:58:56 PDT
Industrial FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-FPGA/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:56:35 PDT
Multipel 7 Segmen di Arduino dengan Chip 7447 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipel-7-Segmen-di-Arduino-dengan-Chip-7447/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:34:42 PDT
Domotique http://www.instructables.com/id/Domotique/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/D4K2/I8K13QXL/FM3D4K2I8K13QXL.SMALL.jpg EdgarH2 How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 Fish feeding themselves Smart power socket control from your smartphone via Bluetooth Arduino Ethernet Camera Smart Thermostat Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:36:47 PDT
electronique http://www.instructables.com/id/electronique/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/Z4PA/I8J9VWPF/FXFZ4PAI8J9VWPF.SMALL.jpg icare_ How to Design a Microcontroller Enclosure Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition 8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube Wireless electricity transmission circuit Intro to Stepper Motors DIY Atmel microcontroller development board Charge Your Phone With a Candle! Attiny85 decision...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:59:06 PDT
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-EV3-Robot-ClawGripper/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:41:51 PDT
Circuit Scribe OR Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-OR-Gate/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:40:48 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
Build a NAND gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-NAND-gate-from-transistors/
Build a NAND gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/WBC1/I8FR2ZVC/FRWWBC1I8FR2ZVC.SMALL.jpg Mudbud Here I am going to show you how to build a NAND gate from NPN transistors.If you would like to get a better idea of how I am using the transistors, visit my other guide on building a AND gate. Parts List You are going to need the following parts to build the NAND gate:1x Breadboard1x LED (Any col...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:45:09 PDT
Build a OR gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-OR-gate-from-transistors/
Build a OR gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/H6ZS/I8FR2WDE/FDVH6ZSI8FR2WDE.SMALL.jpg Mudbud In this guide I will show you how to build an OR gate with two transistors.For a basic detail of how the NPN transistor is being used in this project, please see the intro message to my AND gate instructable. Parts List To build a logic OR gate you are going to need the following parts:1x Breadbo...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:26:03 PDT
Projects from an Old Casette Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-from-an-Old-Casette-Player/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:42:12 PDT
MakeBlock mDrawBot Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeBlock-mDrawBot-Spider/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:29:35 PDT
Build a AND gate from transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-AND-gate-from-transistors/
Build a AND gate from transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/CX94/I8H69HQZ/F78CX94I8H69HQZ.SMALL.jpg Mudbud In this guide I will show you how to build a AND gate with two NPN transistors.Using the image above as a reference, we see that our transistor has three (3) pins. A collector (C), base (B), and emitter (E). Functionally, the transistor acts as an electronic switch, with the base input controlling w...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:34:30 PDT
Solar powered air conditioning unit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-air-conditioning-unit/
Solar powered air conditioning unit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/LI9E/I8G5U1VW/FKKLI9EI8G5U1VW.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working gr...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:46:55 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
How to Play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Online With FA Forever (Windows Only) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Supreme-Commander-Forged-Alliance-Onli/
How to Play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Online With FA Forever (Windows Only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/8DCT/I8FR9CF6/F7E8DCTI8FR9CF6.SMALL.jpg KazS Hello fellow Instructables users! This instructable is about how to use the Forged Alliance Forever online lobby to play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance with friends or with people around the world. Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is a Real Time Strategy (RTS) game, like Homeworld or StarCraft...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:59:00 PDT
PVC tube AA battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-tube-battery-AA-battery-holder/
PVC tube AA battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/3CK2/I8H87FV9/FO63CK2I8H87FV9.SMALL.jpg landimatteo PVC electrical tube D20mmplastic pipe end plug/cap(floor protection pads for forniture metal legs )a couple of bolts(in my case M5)a couple of nuts with the same thread as the boltsagain a couple of additional nuts(better if wingnut) to hold the wire/connectora helical compression springa washer(nee...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:09:21 PDT
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-an-LED-with-a-555-Timer-Circuit/
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SMALL.jpg andrespineda Here is a detailed video I created to explain how to use a 555 Timer IC, in combination with a few resistors and capacitors, to make an LED light blink. Things you will need:1) Breadboard2) Breadboard jumper wires3) 555 Timer IC4) An LED diode5) A DC power supply (You can use a few AA batteries depe...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:55:07 PDT
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-AC-to-DC/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:30:30 PDT
Mlp App: Let's play 3 times! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mlp-App-Lets-play-3-times/
Mlp App: Let's play 3 times! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/R9FN/I8H6EAJ1/F08R9FNI8H6EAJ1.SMALL.jpg minelittleponycraft Do you like the magical wings game? Now you have a better chance to play it because I have found an amazing cheat but you can't do it in the Sweet Apple Acres. Play in Ponyville So I'm playing with Pinkie in Ponyville. Play what ever game they give you to play. Take and play Go to Canterlot an...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:20:14 PDT
Globe of persistence of vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe-of-persistence-of-vision/
Globe of persistence of vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/SLIU/I8FQXSJJ/FKCSLIUI8FQXSJJ.SMALL.jpg NicolasD3 Hello everyone,This tutorial shows you how to build your own globe of persistence of vision.First, what is a globe of persistence of vision? The idea is to rotate a column of LEDs fast enough for giving the impression of an entire globe of pixels (typically more than 10 rounds per second). If we can...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:08:41 PDT
Arachnio email-enabled motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arachnio-email-enabled-motion-sensor/
Arachnio email-enabled motion sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKZ5/I8G5V2IT/FRAZKZ5I8G5V2IT.SMALL.jpg pierce.nichols This Instructable tells you how to create a motion sensor with the Arachnio that will email you when it detects motion, similar to the project referenced in the Arachnio Kickstarter video but adapted for the production Arachnio. In order to keep the code simple, I haven't included any use of the RTC...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:13:22 PDT
Room Temperature Gauge with a servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Temperature-Gauge-with-a-servo/
Room Temperature Gauge with a servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/RYSL/I8FQVU8C/F26RYSLI8FQVU8C.SMALL.jpg indestructable A very easy electronic and mechanical project to do is to create a "steampunk" style of temperature gauge from a microservo motor. This project was made to monitor a narrow range of room temperatures, from 66 degrees F to 78 degrees F. It is very easy to extend this temperature range for your own ne...
By: indestructable

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:20:26 PDT
Reusing ribbon cables and connectors for DIY projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-ribbon-cables-and-connectors-for-DIY-proje/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:35:47 PDT
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-ATX-bench-powersupply-FabLab-edition/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:34:28 PDT
HOME I/O- PLC Interfacing http://www.instructables.com/id/HOME-IO-PLC-Interfacing/
HOME I/O- PLC Interfacing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/NT0P/I8CW38LS/FAPNT0PI8CW38LS.SMALL.jpg Rvsingh PLC Interfacing- Digital Control of Home I/O using PLC – Allen Bradley Starting Conditions: Home I/O is being controlled by Inbuilt Sensors I/O Signals Inputs: Entrance gate Closed (Bit 261)Entrance gate Opened (Bit 260) Output:Entrance gate Open (Bit 193) Entrance Gate Clos...
By: Rvsingh

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:17:33 PDT
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Emergency-Power-Bank-for-Smatphone-with-T/
Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with TP4056 Li-Ion Charging Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/9ONA/I8G5VYN8/F2H9ONAI8G5VYN8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Emergency Power Bank for Smatphone with DC Voltage Step-up Boost Module and TP4056 1A Li-Ion battery Charging Module, 2 cells laptop batteries, mini box toy, and few timesModel: TP4056- Material: PCB + plastic + iron - Board TP4056 lithium charge management chip - Mini USB head can link di...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:44:35 PDT
HOME I/O- Controlling Light using POT http://www.instructables.com/id/HOME-IO-Controlling-Light-using-POT/
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By: Rvsingh

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:36:04 PDT
HOME I/O- Controlling using DAQ Card http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMIE-IO-Controlling-using-DAQ-Card/
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By: Rvsingh

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:05:02 PDT
Trip Wire Alarm - Clothespin Activated http://www.instructables.com/id/Trip-Wire-Alarm-Clothespin-Activated/
Trip Wire Alarm - Clothespin Activated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/SOOJ/I8BGI9T7/F5QSOOJI8BGI9T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/SOOJ/I8BGI9T7/F5QSOOJI8BGI9T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/SOOJ/I8BGI9T7/F5QSOOJI8BGI9T7.SMALL.jpg jellis33 The basic idea here is to have a little fun. This device could come in handy if you're playing hide-and-seek, for example, you're hiding and you'd like to know where the seeker is - buzzzzzzzz! Now you know where the seeker is and can get to base. Or if you just wanted to stop people from going into...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:25:15 PDT
HOME I/O- Intruder Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Intruder-Alert/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:53:39 PDT
HOME I/O- Controlling Lights using Brightness sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-The-Garden-Porche-Pool-Light-as-per-the-Da/
HOME I/O- Controlling Lights using Brightness sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/BFJJ/I8CW0Z08/FXIBFJJI8CW0Z08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/BFJJ/I8CW0Z08/FXIBFJJI8CW0Z08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/BFJJ/I8CW0Z08/FXIBFJJI8CW0Z08.SMALL.jpg Rvsingh In this project we will see how to control the garden, pool and porche light using brightness sensor. Understanding the elements used Objective Control The Garden, Porche & Pool Light as per the Day Light luminanceConnect I/O. Download Software hereProgramming Platform: FBD (Inbuilt Conn...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:29:01 PDT
Reflex Speed Game with Circuit Scribe http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflex-Speed-Game-with-Circuit-Scribe/
Reflex Speed Game with Circuit Scribe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/2DV8/I8BGM14R/FEB2DV8I8BGM14R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/2DV8/I8BGM14R/FEB2DV8I8BGM14R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/2DV8/I8BGM14R/FEB2DV8I8BGM14R.SMALL.jpg mkchronos Here's how to use Circuit Scribe to create your very own game based on reflexes. Two players hover at the ready. Then, on the count of three, touch their respective pads. The fastest, has their LED light up. Tools and Materials Tools and Materials- 9 Volt battery- 3 x NPN Transistors- Circuit ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:25:09 PDT
Door Security http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Security-1/
Door Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/64XF/I8BGFYCN/FFW64XFI8BGFYCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/64XF/I8BGFYCN/FFW64XFI8BGFYCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/64XF/I8BGFYCN/FFW64XFI8BGFYCN.SMALL.jpg EhabA1 Door Security using Arduino and 1sheeld: Door Security: Door Lock security using 1Sheeldapplication This project is about securing a door with a security code inserted by a mobile phone using 1 Sheeld application on android mobile. First these are the requirement below:· Arduino · ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:42:39 PDT
DIY Constant current load http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Constant-current-load/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:50:09 PDT
LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-321025-321026-321027/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SFCE/I8BGFRJV/FAYSFCEI8BGFRJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SFCE/I8BGFRJV/FAYSFCEI8BGFRJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SFCE/I8BGFRJV/FAYSFCEI8BGFRJV.SMALL.jpg ddpruitt LED Strip Lantern Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring Basic Joule Thief Flashlight Landing Strip Light System Fluorescent to LED conversion under $30
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:26:18 PDT