Instructables: exploring - photos - technology http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:13:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to move Raspberry Pi rootfs to another drive/partition? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-move-Raspberry-Pi-rootfs-to-another-drivepa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SMALL.jpg mikroskeem Hi again! Today i show how to move Raspberry Pi rootfs to another drive/partition You need:   - External device(min 2GB free)   - Time   - A little knowledge of (Arch) Linux I think EXT4 burns SD card too much(SD cards have limited write/delete), so i decided to make copy of my Raspberry pi root fil...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:23:17 PDT
Minecraft Torch Bookmark Book Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Torch-Bookmark-Book-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/UIWY/HW0FUZJ4/FTTUIWYHW0FUZJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/UIWY/HW0FUZJ4/FTTUIWYHW0FUZJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/UIWY/HW0FUZJ4/FTTUIWYHW0FUZJ4.SMALL.jpg micreatespace Materials: Stainless thin conductive thread (2-ply) Felt squares in Brown, Dark Brown, Yellow & Gold (or whatever colors you like) LilyPad LED Board (we used Yellow) LilyPad Coin Cell Battery Holder with on/off switch Coin Cell Batter CR2032 Liquid Stitch Glue Needle ...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 15:23:40 PDT
Window to the Night (Night Vision) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-to-the-Night/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SMALL.gif mackintoshlinessless The idea of having a night vision device as a child was unthinkable! Only a few years ago, instructions came out on the internet to make this child-hood fantasy a reality. I decided to make my own! This instructable below won't go into detail on the makings (there are numerous sources and dedicated ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:37:19 PDT
3D Printed USB Backup Powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-USB-Backup-Powerbank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Z2CL/HSTP16JS/F11Z2CLHSTP16JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Z2CL/HSTP16JS/F11Z2CLHSTP16JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Z2CL/HSTP16JS/F11Z2CLHSTP16JS.SMALL.jpg project3dprint Visit www.project3dprint.com to download the STL files and order the electronics kit for this project!  Then watch the instructional video on how to assemble it all together! Never run out of battery again! This easy to print and assemble USB Backup Powerbank comes with a 2200mAh lithium-ion ba...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:07:06 PDT
3D Printed Portable Laptop Cooler Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Portable-Laptop-Cooler-Pad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/VZNL/HSTP1EU7/FT3VZNLHSTP1EU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/VZNL/HSTP1EU7/FT3VZNLHSTP1EU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/VZNL/HSTP1EU7/FT3VZNLHSTP1EU7.SMALL.jpg project3dprint Visit www.project3dprint.com to download the STL files and order the electronics kit for this project!  Then watch the instructional video on how to assemble it all together! This clever little laptop cooler is ultra portable and easy to use. Perfect for traveling and even everyday use. It feat...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:06:52 PDT
3D Printed Wireless iPhone Charger & Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wireless-iPhone-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/QMWW/HUDEPLA6/F8FQMWWHUDEPLA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/QMWW/HUDEPLA6/F8FQMWWHUDEPLA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/QMWW/HUDEPLA6/F8FQMWWHUDEPLA6.SMALL.jpg project3dprint Visit www.project3dprint.com to download the STL files and order the electronics kit for this project!  Then watch the instructional video on how to assemble it all together! No more annoying charger cables connected to your iPhone!   This wireless iPhone charger is the perfect gadget to keep o...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:06:23 PDT
Motor Skills Learning Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Skills-Learning-Music-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SMALL.jpg brigidrose The Project: Beyonce in a box is a cause and effect toy project that we embarked on during our Assistive Technology (AT) class at NYU. It was initiated by Alex Truesdell, an Occupational Therapist, who is also the founding director of Adaptive Design Association (ADA). Alex was keen to develop a ca...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 12:35:51 PDT
How I made a robot- D.S http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan This is a tribute to my teacher- D.S Sir. Building a robot can be complex,and explaining each and every details is almost impossible. So I thought why don't I show you actually how I built the bot. At first lets take a look at some pictures and videos- When I was about to build the bot, ho...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:13:12 PDT
Computer Case Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Mods-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Just a collection of the modding I've done a long the years of owning computers.
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Thu, 1 May 2014 12:14:44 PDT
Voltaic Systems Build Night - Wireless Wiki http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltaic-Systems-Build-Night-Wireless-Wiki/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/T5Q5/HUMTN3VO/F5QT5Q5HUMTN3VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/T5Q5/HUMTN3VO/F5QT5Q5HUMTN3VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/T5Q5/HUMTN3VO/F5QT5Q5HUMTN3VO.SMALL.jpg AssentWorks Voltaic Systems Build Night Our makerspace submitted two concepts for the Voltaic Systems Build Night. The first concept was an automated battery charger that cycles through AA or AAA rechargeable batteries processing each battery, the second concept was a wireless wiki that could be accessed by ne...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:21:54 PDT
DIY High Current Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Current-Measurement/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/W9PQ/HUOPATRJ/FDPW9PQHUOPATRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/W9PQ/HUOPATRJ/FDPW9PQHUOPATRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/W9PQ/HUOPATRJ/FDPW9PQHUOPATRJ.SMALL.jpg abu7li HI, here is how you can make high Current Shunts for your meter you can watch the movie in bellow link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhQgVOTdIdo&index=6&list=PL-DYRTx2yMmnM4w-YxNGwRg30SBGrpSpF   for up-to-date contents, you can follow me and subscribe in my channels: http://www.youtube.com/use...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:45:35 PDT
Ammo Can BOOM box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-BOOM-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SMALL.jpg Medic55 This was my first attempt at building this speaker BOOM box and it turned out great.  Bellow is the list of parts I used. I also re wired the IR sensor the outside the box so I can use the remote without opening the box. I rewired the FM antenna to the outside also. Every hole I drilled was sealed w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:24:18 PDT
Arduino Finger (Remote Yourself) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adruino-Finger-Remote-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SMALL.jpg mydnc Arduino Finger Parts: - 1x Servo (for 1 finger, I used 9g Micro servo) - 1x 50k Potentiometer ( for finger knuckle) - 1x Arduino Mega or Uno (i used Mega) - 1x Sensor shield (optional) - 3x Wire (Red, Yellow, Black) - 1x Gripper (for not having a claw did it myself from junk) - 1x Exofinger...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:20:15 PDT
Beware of Dog Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Beware-of-Dog-Sign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/B95D/HUM3LL1T/F31B95DHUM3LL1T.SMALL.jpg dirtrydr88 So I noticed that my neighborhood has a bunch of dogs.  And in my neighborhood, a lot of people put those ugly "for sale" sign style "Beware of Dog" plastic signs on their fences.  I thought to myself, there has to be a more subtle way of pointing out your pets without making your fence ugly. So I t...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:41:44 PDT
Python programming - dates and times http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-programming-dates-and-times/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SMALL.jpg matt392 # bring in the date and time functions import datetime from datetime import * # Take today's date and format it formattedtoday = date.today().strftime("%A %B %d %Y") print ("Today's date is: ", formattedtoday) today = date.today() # Take a previous date and format it previousday = date(1994, 01, 2...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:43:55 PDT
The easiest way to NOT upgrade to MAVERICKS http://www.instructables.com/id/OS-X-Mavericks-Upgrade-Refusal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DLM9/HUMSA7XO/FDZDLM9HUMSA7XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DLM9/HUMSA7XO/FDZDLM9HUMSA7XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DLM9/HUMSA7XO/FDZDLM9HUMSA7XO.SMALL.jpg 1 Infinite Loop The worst nightmare for those who still want to use Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion is accidentally downloading Mavericks. However, to prevent this, it will HAVE to be downloaded! But no one knows it doesn't have to be installed. This is so easy a potato can do it! Just download the Maverick in...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:41:59 PDT
Self Balancing Gyroscope V3 Using Arduino and Pot for Tilt Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Gyroscope-V3-Using-Arduino-and-Pot-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SMALL.jpg JimRD Here is the continuing saga of my gyroscope - in this version I use an Arduino Uno and a potentiometer to swing a counter weight to balance a precessing gyroscope so that it will balance indefinitely on two chopsticks. Now that it is balancing itself I guess I will add back the wheels and take it fo...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:23:44 PDT
HOW TO: SPIRAL STEEL WOOL PHOTOGRAPHY http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-SPIRAL-STEEL-WOOL-PHOTOGRAPHY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/4HQA/HUKFPLJN/FFH4HQAHUKFPLJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/4HQA/HUKFPLJN/FFH4HQAHUKFPLJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/4HQA/HUKFPLJN/FFH4HQAHUKFPLJN.SMALL.jpg rachelsherman *For more visual instructions, check out our video here! OVERVIEW MATERIALS Metal whisk (stuff the steel wool in here) Steel wool (get Grade 0, 00, 000, or 0000. Don't get anything at or above Grade 1. This can be found at the local hardware store) Lighter OR 9 volt battery (To light the steel wo...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:44:04 PDT
HOW TO: ORB STEEL WOOL PHOTOGRAPHY http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-ORB-STEEL-WOOL-PHOTOGRAPHY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/Q4XA/HUKFPLJQ/FO5Q4XAHUKFPLJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/Q4XA/HUKFPLJQ/FO5Q4XAHUKFPLJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/Q4XA/HUKFPLJQ/FO5Q4XAHUKFPLJQ.SMALL.jpg rachelsherman *For more visual instructions, check out our video here! OVERVIEW MATERIALS Metal whisk (stuff the steel wool in here) Steel wool (get Grade 0, 00, 000, or 0000. Don't get anything at or above Grade 1. This can be found at the local hardware store) Lighter OR 9 volt battery (To light the steel wo...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:34:09 PDT
Make IRON MAN MOVIE MASK...!! desgin credit to msraynsford http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-IRON-MAN-MOVIE-MASK-desgin-credit-to-msraynsf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NDFT/HUHT0VMP/FQVNDFTHUHT0VMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NDFT/HUHT0VMP/FQVNDFTHUHT0VMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NDFT/HUHT0VMP/FQVNDFTHUHT0VMP.SMALL.jpg ayushqwerty hello people, I made this IRON MAN mask using the technique given by msraynsford. If you want to make it here is his link http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Iron-Man-Mask/ (i) I used cardboard and super glue for sticking the pieces of the mask (ii) In the end i painted it gold usin...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:08:50 PDT
Python Programming - writing and reading files http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-Programming-writing-and-reading-files/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SMALL.jpg matt392 print ("We are going to write and read a file. ") keepgoing = "y" while keepgoing == "y":      shortsent = input("Enter a short sentence. ")      # open a text file to append      openfile = open("testfile.txt", "a")      # write sentence to file      openfile.write(shortsent)      openfile.close() ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:44:32 PDT
A FREE Multimeter Workstation! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-FREE-Multimeter-Workstation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SMALL.jpg PS118 I saw this instrutable by Mike63 and knew immediately I had to do it.  But why just copy when you can up the ante! I built mine to fit CenTech (Harbor Freight) 7-function multimeters.  These are $10 normally, but HarborFreight likes to use them as one of their "loss leaders", which means if you're ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:13:34 PDT
Boombox with LEPAI 2020a+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-boombox-LEPAI-2020a/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/VAHU/HUOPB6S5/FGAVAHUHUOPB6S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/VAHU/HUOPB6S5/FGAVAHUHUOPB6S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/VAHU/HUOPB6S5/FGAVAHUHUOPB6S5.SMALL.jpg dmržljak I finally made ​​my boombox. The sound that comes out of it is fantastic. For the color I used metallic silver. I am also very impressed by the LEPAI 2020A + amplifier. The power from amplifier is really impressive. For accessories, I used a carbon foil. With carbon foil I covered the wood. Everythi...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:34:51 PDT
Gyroscopic Precession Robot (Version 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscopic-Precession-Robot-Version-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is a little high stepping robot that moves forward based on the precession of a fast spinning gyroscope rotor. It is based on the work of John Jameson's Gyro Walker. Photo 1: picture of my working robot. It is radio controlled with an ESC to control motor speed, a servo to move the legs. The r...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:47:31 PDT
Python Programming - functions http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-Programming-functions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SMALL.jpg matt392 #Using functions # Basic function that prints a statement def hello():     print ("Hello world!") # Call the function hello() print("===================") # Function that returns a value def whatispi():     return 3.14159 # Call the function print ("Pi is:", whatispi() ) print("=================...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:56:48 PDT
Python Programming - checking for integers http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-Programming-checking-for-entered-integers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SMALL.jpg matt392 # the while loop will continue until an integer is entered while True:     try:         # enter a number and make sure it is an integer         firstnumber=int(input("Enter a number: ")) # if an integer has been entered, it will break out of the while loop         break     # if it is not an integer...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:47:56 PDT
Learn How to Change Background http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Change-Background/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/51TZ/HUDMSCGZ/FY751TZHUDMSCGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/51TZ/HUDMSCGZ/FY751TZHUDMSCGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/51TZ/HUDMSCGZ/FY751TZHUDMSCGZ.SMALL.jpg clippingpathservice Removing the existing background from a picture and replacing it with a new background is a very simple task in Photoshop. This is a very basic image editing option.  More details : http://www.clippingpathspecialist.com/tutorial/learn-how-to-change-background/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:22:44 PDT
IoT Enabled Egg Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Enabled-Egg-Tray/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H3XP/HUAXJQ4G/FOPH3XPHUAXJQ4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H3XP/HUAXJQ4G/FOPH3XPHUAXJQ4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H3XP/HUAXJQ4G/FOPH3XPHUAXJQ4G.SMALL.jpg rohanseth This hacked egg tray that has been self printed using 3D printer , keeps a count of the eggs in the tray and updates it live on the internet. Then a Supporting Android Application shows the live scenario of the egg availability. Not only this but also retrieves the data from the GPS to auto-trigger ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:54:22 PDT
iPhone Passive Speakers (powerless) http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Passive-Speakers-powerless/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/NJDH/HU6RYUQX/FL0NJDHHU6RYUQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/NJDH/HU6RYUQX/FL0NJDHHU6RYUQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/NJDH/HU6RYUQX/FL0NJDHHU6RYUQX.SMALL.jpg rodski My 1st DIY project shared here using scrap materials & left over materials from past projects i made,(this my 12th project now ). I'ts my hobby & it's my  first time to share it here knowing that there are lots of project that exist like this here.. But this one were all  made of scraps & excess mat...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:44:42 PDT
Water fountain with sound and light system(Letourneau EPM project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-fountain-with-sound-and-light-systemLetourne/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SMALL.jpg spedia911 Hello, my name is Namkyoung Lee. Our team made a water fountain with sound and light system. It is a part of LeTourneau university EPM lab project. This water fountain is powered by self contained battery and has 2 arduino unos; one is for the light system and the other for the water system. Thi...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:15:47 PDT
Arduino radar http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-radar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is an Arduino radar-well, sort of like one, at least. Materials: 1 x HC-SR04 4 x jumper wires 1 x breadboard 1 x arduino Here is the code for the arduino: /* HC-SR04 Ping distance sensor: VCC to arduino 5v GND to arduino GND Echo to Arduino pin 7 Trig to Arduino pin 8 This sketch originate...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:52:12 PDT
IR Remote Control Switch Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-Switch-Circuit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SMALL.jpg Electronics Hub This is another useful circuit named IR Remote Control Switch. It is very useful in controlling any house hold appliance with the help of remote. In this project, there are two parts. They are 1. Transmitting Section 2. Receiving Section. Receiving section will be in a stable position which is con...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:05:29 PDT
Arduino Fading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fading-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is a Arduino controlled night light. materials: 1 x LED 5 x jumper wires 1 x arduino 1 x photocell 1 x breadboard 1 x 10k ohm resistor Here is the code, don't type the stuff after the //, the code will get too long: // These constants won't change: const int sensorPin = A0;    // pin that t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:41 PDT
A rechargeable led flashlight with a mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rechargeable-led-flashlight-with-a-m/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/B3J9/HTZ42WS1/FPQB3J9HTZ42WS1.SMALL.jpg Darwesh Murad Hello Guys!! This is my first instructable so plz comment positive critics...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:25:49 PDT
CNC - Electronic Board Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Board-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SMALL.jpg FS2010 In the electronics industry sometimes is necessary to test a small quantity of prototype boards. I made this jig as electronic board functionality tester. The top plate composed of black delrin sheet, 6mm thickness. The delrin was used as insulation plate for an electronic board. The surface was don...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:42:26 PDT
CNC - Cutters Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cutters-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This stand was made as a holder for cutters of CNC machine. The stand composed of white polycarbonate sheet, 4mm thickness. Two top plates with the through holes, as per cutters width, and the bottom plate with 2mm depth cells (not through holes). The shapes of all parts were drawn in Dr.Engrave S/W...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:33:08 PDT
Laser Etched Alder wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Hickory/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SMALL.jpg kpcustoms A buddy of mine left a piece of alder wood at my house a while back. He is a good woodworker with a small shop in his garage. I used the laser cutter at TechShop. In CorelDraw  I opened a standard template with the right dimensions and color profile(RGB). The process is really easy with something ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:27:56 PDT
Phone access through out the house using Gateway Modem http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-access-through-out-the-house-using-Gateway-M/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/PG3Y/HTZY41LH/FBXPG3YHTZY41LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/PG3Y/HTZY41LH/FBXPG3YHTZY41LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/PG3Y/HTZY41LH/FBXPG3YHTZY41LH.SMALL.jpg z0mb1edad I got tired of having my phone right next to my Cable Gateway/Modem. It made it very inconvenient especially after getting a printer/scanner/fax/copier that needed access to a phone line. I wanted to put my gateway in the attic since I had horrible wifi through out the entire house. I found an alwa...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:20:34 PDT
CNC - Tester Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Surge-Arrester-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This jig was created for testing of lightning protection module - an electronic board which used as surge arrester. For this project I used aluminum plate to provide the fixity of the jig - 16mm thickness, was found in junk :) . The jig composed of polycarbonate sheet (4mm thickness), white for body...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:36:21 PDT
Paper Robot Leads Pride Parade http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Robot-Leads-Pride-Parade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SMALL.jpg Catalin Corrigan Over the last year I've handcrafted a Paper Robot hero in Bozeman, MT. I've used the comic and costume to promote good deeds and humanitarian causes in the community. The basis for the project was to show just how much you can do with art. I was able to do quite a lot and am grateful to all the peop...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:03:49 PDT
CNC - RF Shield for Electronic Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Shield-for-Electronic-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This cover was created as RF shield for electronic board,  which is being tested on "Bed of Nails" jig. For this work was used aluminum plate 2mm thickness. The shape was drawn in Dr.Engrave S/W (provided by Roland), as per an original polycarbonate cover of Jig. The folding was easily done with the...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:57:36 PDT
CNC - Unitronics Controller Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Unitronics-V120-22-R34-Controller-Assembly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This controller was made as a final project of my electrical studying. There are 10 D/I and 10 D/O that allow switch electrical devices (like motors, heaters, etc.) with continuous current up to 8A (230VAC). Main parts: Controller - Unitronics V120-22-R34. VIP – Voltage/Current/Power metter. PS – TD...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:24:36 PDT
CNC - Punched Plastic Nut Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Punched-Plastic-Nut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This jig was implemented after some mistake that have place in harness connector size.  The connector was wider than the gland nut (PG16) because of this, it was impossible to thread it through the nut. To resolve this problem I used Roland EGX-350 CNC machine and office hole puncher. The concept wa...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:36:52 PDT
CNC - PCB Creation http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Creation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SMALL.jpg FS2010 The PCB prototypes can be easily made on CNC machine. For this task I created a schematics in the OrCAD (Cadence product for  PCB design), and then transferred the layout to the DXF file. For engraving process I used ROLAND EGX-350 CNC machine. Due to I used a few ​through hole components, the PCB s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:50:47 PDT
Turn Your Smartphone Into a Metal Detector sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Smartphone-Into-a-Metal-Detector-sensor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SMALL.jpg Mahir Asrani What Is Metal Sensor....? A metal detector is portable electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal nearby Metaldetectors are useful for finding metal inclusions hidden within objects such as metal objects buried underground. They often consist of a handheld unit with a sensor probe whi...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:37:38 PDT
Program Recycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-Recycle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/U21O/HTUFBB85/FB1U21OHTUFBB85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/U21O/HTUFBB85/FB1U21OHTUFBB85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/U21O/HTUFBB85/FB1U21OHTUFBB85.SMALL.jpg ahiebes This is a watercolor painting I did in my Advanced Placement Art IV class. Besides watercolor I used components from a destroyed desktop computer I found in the wash by my home.
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:46:44 PDT
From Hi - Lighter To Volt Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Hi-Lighter-To-Volt-Meter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/Q6HQ/HTTMXDH4/FC7Q6HQHTTMXDH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/Q6HQ/HTTMXDH4/FC7Q6HQHTTMXDH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/Q6HQ/HTTMXDH4/FC7Q6HQHTTMXDH4.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello My Fellow Instructables. Here I Have A Volt Meter Using A Hi-Lighter.  All The CrEdit Goes To Newtonn2   See His Instructables For Complete Details On This Build....... Now Go And Make Something.
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:16:07 PDT
3D Printed Portable Bluetooth Stereo Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Portable-Bluetooth-Stereo-Speaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/9F9Q/HTUV8KX8/FYO9F9QHTUV8KX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/9F9Q/HTUV8KX8/FYO9F9QHTUV8KX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/9F9Q/HTUV8KX8/FYO9F9QHTUV8KX8.SMALL.jpg project3dprint Visit www.project3dprint.com to download the STL files and order the electronics kit for this project!  Then watch the instructional video on how to assemble it all together! Why pay $80 to $100 bucks for a Bluetooth stereo speaker when you can print and assemble your own for under $40!  Th...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:57:06 PDT
How to Find Amazing Images on Google Maps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-Amazing-Images-on-Google-Maps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BWYV/HTQN7J3R/FT5BWYVHTQN7J3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BWYV/HTQN7J3R/FT5BWYVHTQN7J3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BWYV/HTQN7J3R/FT5BWYVHTQN7J3R.SMALL.jpg cchane2 How to Find Amazing Images on Google Maps
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:22:10 PDT
Intelligent Highway Street Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Highway-Street-Light-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/UI6P/HTTMZM93/F93UI6PHTTMZM93.SMALL.jpg Techgenie This is a circuit diagram of an intelligent Highway Street Lighting System. This project involves: 1. Three IR Sensor Pairs 2. 8051 micro controller 3. Few LED's and various electronic components as can be seen in the circuit diagram. The circuit uses a LDR to enable system only during the night. D...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:01:28 PDT