Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:19:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Getting a 3D Model Of Your Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-a-3D-Model-Of-Your-Room/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:15:47 PDT
High-Speed Photography For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-For-Beginners/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:24 PDT
Environment Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Environment-Control-System/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:16:22 PDT
Fiber-Optic Jungle Insect Traffic Taster http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Jungle-Insect-Traffic-Taster/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:48:06 PDT
How to Protect any 18650 Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Protect-any-18650-Cell/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:58:28 PDT
Fix a broke iPhone cable with InstaMorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-broke-iPhone-cable-with-InstaMorph/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:11:51 PDT
Augmented Reality Tutorials (8 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Tutorial-No-1-Marker-Based-Primi/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:33 PDT
How To Create An Android App With Android Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-An-Android-App-With-Android-Studio/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:23:27 PDT
how to use cmd to hack (basic codes) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-use-cmd-to-hack-basic-codes/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:58:04 PDT
Home Energy Conservation and Automation with Z-Wave and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Energy-Conservation-and-Automation-with-Z-Wav/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:54:30 PDT
Emergency Landing a Small Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Landing-a-Small-Plane/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:03:58 PDT
Mobile Garage Door Opener via internet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Garage-Door-Opener-via-internet/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:13:26 PDT
The glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
DIY .45 Caliber Earphone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-45-Caliber-Earphones/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:35:53 PDT
How to put out a candle with magic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-out-a-candle-with-magic/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:57:15 PDT
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Bug-bluetooth-dancing-robot/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:54 PDT
Bubble Bobble Bartop Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Bobble-Bartop-Arcade-Machine/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:14:56 PDT
Fish feeding themselves http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-feeding-themselves/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:44:59 PDT
Raspberry Pi Portable Games Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Portable-Games-Console/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:32:58 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SMALL.jpg jneong Follow me as I build biometric (fingerprint) security, integrated front and rear lighting, and more, into my new Airwheel Q3 self-balancing unicycle for a Burning Man 2015 conveyance! While this is an advanced skill level project, I tried to take copious amounts of photos and created notes all over ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
D.I.Y. Portable battery pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-battery-pack/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:07:54 PDT
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Door-Lock-with-the-Qduino-Mini-under-100/
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever wanted to unlock your front door with just your bus pass, a tag, or an old hotel room key? Now you can with the NFC Door Lock, for under $100! It's a super compact Qduino Mini (Arduino-compatible) powered door lock that senses when there is an NFC tag present, unlocks your door usi...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:18:30 PDT
Speech Interruptor/Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-InterruptorJammer/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:04:05 PDT
Raspberry Pi Compact Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Compact-Camera/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:27:41 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Easy Chladni Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Chladni-Plate/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:41:21 PDT
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Desktop-CNC-mill/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:46:45 PDT
DIY Interferometer: Prove Einstein Wrong in 20 Minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Interferometer-Prove-Einstein-Wrong-in-20-Minu/
DIY Interferometer: Prove Einstein Wrong in 20 Minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns What is light? Is it a particle or is it a wave? What an imprudent question! As we know, these are not mutually exclusive characteristics. “Particle” describes the composition of a substance and “wave” describes the motion of it. Right? But…, wait…, so…, that still doesn’t answer the questio...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:00:22 PDT
Steampunk auto-folding wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-auto-folding-wings/
Steampunk auto-folding wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2K4A/H2WEU0UL/F3T2K4AH2WEU0UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2K4A/H2WEU0UL/F3T2K4AH2WEU0UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2K4A/H2WEU0UL/F3T2K4AH2WEU0UL.SMALL.jpg CescoAiel I have made for my daughter steampunk wings which can fold open and closed with the help of Lego Technic parts. I was running out of time for the "make it real" contest, so I posted this instructable before I am all done, with the intent to improve/expand as I go... I have not yet been able to do t...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 13:18:51 PDT
Is CMD blocked at your school or work? Here's how to get around that. Note: May get you expelled, sacked or both depending on the benevolence of the IT specialist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-CMD-blocked-at-your-school-or-work-Heres-how-to/
Is CMD blocked at your school or work? Here's how to get around that. Note: May get you expelled, sacked or both depending on the benevolence of the IT specialist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/0VSM/I7L0DVON/F6P0VSMI7L0DVON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/0VSM/I7L0DVON/F6P0VSMI7L0DVON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/0VSM/I7L0DVON/F6P0VSMI7L0DVON.SMALL.jpg BenM14 Note: I do not accept any responsibility from the use (or misuse) of CMD on any system at all. Just putting' that out there.This time, we'll be using: Windows notepad.exe Basic computer knowledge Coffee (Optional)I hope this is informative. Enjoy. Step 1: Can you? So when you try to open the humb...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:12:59 PDT
Audiophile grade speakers for less than $200! http://www.instructables.com/id/Audiophile-grade-speakers-for-less-than-200/
Audiophile grade speakers for less than $200! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SMALL.jpg aaronylee Speakers cost way too much. Speakers that sound good cost even more. But there is a way to correct this tragedy with some DIY magic! Turns out that Full Range Single Driver Speakers are making a comeback in the audiophile world. Coupled with an efficient amplifer you can enjoy audiophile grade musi...
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 09:59:29 PST
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-audiophile-quality-speaker-cables/
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SMALL.jpg junits15 Welcome to my Instructable on how to make your own high end audio interconnects! This guide will take you from start to finish through the process of building your own DIY, braided, multi-strand speaker interconnects like the ones shown above. These can be made in any length and in many different ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:13:34 PDT
Aetherias Secret - A Steampunk Safe with Nixie Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Aetherias-Secret/
Aetherias Secret - A Steampunk Safe with Nixie Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/DF8W/I7IVOVHP/FTDDF8WI7IVOVHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/DF8W/I7IVOVHP/FTDDF8WI7IVOVHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/DF8W/I7IVOVHP/FTDDF8WI7IVOVHP.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel " Aetherias Secret " - A Steampunk Safe, Code locked, with Neonballs and Nixie Display. It opens when the Code is right and turns around. With Handclapping Sensor to start the Energy !My Thoughts were : A crate open by pushing a Button..........which thereby came out see it now. OK, creating the C...
By: Leander Lavendel

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:25:56 PDT
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Dodecahedron-Speaker-With-Sound-Reactive-L/
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SMALL.jpg cschlager15 Hi, My name is Charlie Schlager. I am 15 years old, attending the Fessenden School in Massachusetts. This speaker is a very fun build for any DIYer looking for a cool project. I built this speaker primarily in the Fessenden innovation lab located on our campus. If you would like to see this space th...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:58:48 PDT
Motorized panorama and timelapse pan tilt sytem http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-panorama-and-timelapse-pan-tilt-sytem/
Motorized panorama and timelapse pan tilt sytem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/U4QU/I7IJAHC6/F43U4QUI7IJAHC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/U4QU/I7IJAHC6/F43U4QUI7IJAHC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/U4QU/I7IJAHC6/F43U4QUI7IJAHC6.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is my second motorized panorama and timelapse pan tilt system.This one is more portable, power saving and effective.Two 1:50 harmonic geared stepper motors are adopted as the key driving mechanism. Owing to the low backlash of the harmonic gear drive, the wobble caused by the wind has been redu...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 22:48:12 PDT
Explore Your Genome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Explore-Your-Genome/
Explore Your Genome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/XDMQ/I7IJ8KM9/F73XDMQI7IJ8KM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/XDMQ/I7IJ8KM9/F73XDMQI7IJ8KM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/XDMQ/I7IJ8KM9/F73XDMQI7IJ8KM9.SMALL.jpg zymurgeneticist Curious in what lies within your 23 pairs of chromosomes? Interested in what's encoded in your 3.3 billion* basepairs? Intrigued in what your more than 21,000 genes do? Then join me in exploring the human genome!I am a senior scientist with a bachelors in genetics and a masters in biotechnology, ...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:43:21 PDT
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ghastly-Green-Fire-At-Home-And-Why-It-Burns/
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan Hello, today I am going to demonstrate how to make some awesome, vividly Green colored flames, using some ingredients you can find at your local Super-Mart. The only thing(s) you should need to buy is: (Possibly not if you already have them) -Methanol (Methyl Alcohol) Can be found sold under the na...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:46:06 PDT
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Aetheria-Circumducitur-A-Steampunk-High-Voltage-La/
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel Hi,this is my first Instructable here on this Site. I hope you like my Constructions and Objects. Now, here is my " Aetheria Circumducitur". A high Voltage Lamp with a " Neon Geissler Tube ". Driven with a Tesla Generator and 5000 Volt. A rotating Cage turns around the Geissler Tube. The Beginning...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:46:36 PDT
Breadboard Battleship http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Battleship/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:09:11 PDT
A.M.E.E. Animation http://www.instructables.com/id/AMEE-Animation/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:38:38 PDT
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! http://www.instructables.com/id/SLAYER-EXCITERS-TESLA-COILS-everything-you-need-to/
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SMALL.jpg suchb Hello Instructables!I began writing an explination on tesla coils and slayer circuits and how they operate in a comment on YouTube, and somehow it turned into several hundred lines of deep explanation of the theory behind tesla coils and slayer circuits.I decided I spent way to much effort writing t...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:18:32 PDT
How to fix earbuds that have lost their rubber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-earbuds-that-have-lost-their-rubber/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:52:44 PDT
Clean a very used keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-a-very-used-keyboard/
Clean a very used keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/5XL6/I7HG885B/FT95XL6I7HG885B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/5XL6/I7HG885B/FT95XL6I7HG885B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/5XL6/I7HG885B/FT95XL6I7HG885B.SMALL.jpg seank-com This instructable will show you how to clean a dirty keyboard. This project is best done with the whole family so it is important to pick a strategic time to begin. I chose the early morning hours of the first day of spring break. Those few hours when the younger children are awake and quietly readi...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:35:31 PDT
Trousers that charge your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Trousers-that-charge-your-phone/
Trousers that charge your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/VSKC/I7HG6BMI/F69VSKCI7HG6BMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/VSKC/I7HG6BMI/F69VSKCI7HG6BMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/VSKC/I7HG6BMI/F69VSKCI7HG6BMI.SMALL.jpg kousheekc So we take close to 1000 steps per day without counting my physical activities that i usually have and if you are a regular cyclists like me that too counts. So what if we could somehow harness that electricity to charge stuff. SO this is an instructable where i tried to do something of this sort. T...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:21:04 PDT
Making a Mini Self-balancing Car in Two Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mini-Self-balancing-Car-in-Two-Steps/
Making a Mini Self-balancing Car in Two Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZTY2/I7GS0AX6/FNAZTY2I7GS0AX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZTY2/I7GS0AX6/FNAZTY2I7GS0AX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZTY2/I7GS0AX6/FNAZTY2I7GS0AX6.SMALL.jpg ITEAD STUDIO A self-stabilizing motor that will never fall sounds great. Many geeks playing arduino has come out of many self-stabilizing projects like self-stabilizing platform, motorbike etc. In this instructable we will introduce an amazing arduino shield that can help you make a self-stabilizing project easi...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:09:18 PDT
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) http://www.instructables.com/id/Coco-Mic-The-DIY-Studio-Quailty-USB-Mic-MEMS-techn/
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hello Instructabler's , Sahas here. Do you want to record your audio files like a pro? Probably you would love to... Well... in fact everyone loves to. Today your wishes will come true. Presented here is the Coco-Mic - Which not only records quality audio but also "MEETS THE EYE" . This awesome pie...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:44:48 PDT
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Floppy Disk Sun Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Sun-Filter/
Floppy Disk Sun Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/FQZZ/H461WVID/F1PFQZZH461WVID.SMALL.jpg tbh-1138 Several months ago I posted an Instructable about making a simple sun filter with a black marker and a sheet protector. That approach, although it did block out most of the light, didn't work very well and threw everything out of focus. This one, using a floppy disk and some card stock, works much b...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:42:29 PDT
Shoebox Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoebox-Camera/
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:56:03 PDT