Instructables: exploring - energy - battery - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:56:33 PST BLOX v1.01 Comparing Apples, Oranges, and Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Comparing-Apples-Oranges-and-Batteries/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:01:17 PDT
Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power/
Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This power pack would be for emergency use, like when a storm knocks out the power, and would be very nice to have for camping. Okay, Fat Cat saw this on youtube and thought we could do an instructable on it. We highly recommend that you check out the link to the video by KK's Boathouse. It is very...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:48:00 PDT
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Generator-Patio-Furniture-Made-from-Recycled-/
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SMALL.jpg KlockworkKevin For this project I refined some of the lessons I've learned building (or trying to build) bike generators in the past in an attempt to build one that was quiet, less obtrusive in our living space, and capable of being used by a bicycle without any modifications or additions to the bicycle. The Table...
By: KlockworkKevin

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Sun, 12 May 2013 15:39:01 PDT
Get Six 1.5V Cells from One 9V Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Six-15V-Cells-from-One-9V-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HUWB/H4AGJ8GK/FT0HUWBH4AGJ8GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HUWB/H4AGJ8GK/FT0HUWBH4AGJ8GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HUWB/H4AGJ8GK/FT0HUWBH4AGJ8GK.SMALL.jpg Jason Bedard Did you know that the common Alkaline 9 Volt battery is made up of six 1.5 Volt cells? This is very useful if you need small package 1.5 Volt supply for a project.  The independant cells are just slightly smaller than AAA cells.  Warnings and Stuff Do not try this on rechargable batteries of any ki...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 16:34:38 PDT
Alligator Leads with Integral Fuse Holders for Safe Connections to Lead Acid Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-Leads-with-Integral-Fuse-Holders-for-Saf/
Alligator Leads with Integral Fuse Holders for Safe Connections to Lead Acid Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/32RV/H3XMT2U0/FV232RVH3XMT2U0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/32RV/H3XMT2U0/FV232RVH3XMT2U0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/32RV/H3XMT2U0/FV232RVH3XMT2U0.SMALL.jpg yeltrow I don't like fires.  I especially dislike fires in my tent or on my sleeping bag. This instructable details the steps I used to create a pair of alligator leads with integral fuse holders so that anything I hook up with the alligator leads is protected with some fuses.  The fuses are part of the han...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 22:41:15 PDT
Battery "free" bike light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-free-bike-light/
Battery "free" bike light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/FDWQ/G68GXS10/FZFFDWQG68GXS10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/FDWQ/G68GXS10/FZFFDWQG68GXS10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/FDWQ/G68GXS10/FZFFDWQG68GXS10.SMALL.jpg onrust   Step up and get your own "dynamo hum"...(FZ).  All jokes aside, its a simple dynamo light mounted to a Planet Bike light bracket.  On about 6 cranks I get 20 to 25 minutes of light.   There is a 3.6 volt NiMH rechargeable battery that comes in the light.  SO, by free I refer to your out of pocket...
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 22:32:59 PST
The Green Twist Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Green-Twist-Machine/
The Green Twist Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P8L5/FS6PJXUJ/FDRP8L5FS6PJXUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P8L5/FS6PJXUJ/FDRP8L5FS6PJXUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P8L5/FS6PJXUJ/FDRP8L5FS6PJXUJ.SMALL.jpg FeedTheGrid by FeedTheGridIt has a green twist, because It is a Green Twist! This Instructable shows you how to build your very own Green Twist Machine, Power Generator! Maybe we could all build giant flywheels under our homes, that are powered-up-to-speed by green-power (probably solar or wind) during the day,...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 00:16:20 PDT
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/SPREE-Solar-Photovoltaic-Renewable-Electron-/
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SMALL.jpg charlitron For under $160 you can construct a S.P.R.E.E. to harness clean carbon-free solar electricity to power your portable electronic devices.Project: S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), is an experiment in alternative energy and solar generated electricty.The impetus for cons...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 00:07:46 PDT