Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:50:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Working Playable Tortilla Record with a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Working-Playable-Tortilla-Record-with-a-Las/
Make a Working Playable Tortilla Record with a Laser Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/C5O3/IBRRYO5W/FSXC5O3IBRRYO5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/C5O3/IBRRYO5W/FSXC5O3IBRRYO5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/C5O3/IBRRYO5W/FSXC5O3IBRRYO5W.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech They say that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.Without further ado, an actual record made from a tortilla playing "The Mexican Hat Dance" also known as "Jarabe Tapatío". Why do this?A while ago there was a satirical video featuring a tortilla jammed on top of a record player spind...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 23:27:41 PDT
KopyKatica Eyeball Microphone Isolation Device http://www.instructables.com/id/KopyKatica-Eyeball-Microphone-Isolation-Device/
KopyKatica Eyeball Microphone Isolation Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/LAEB/IBQCHOV0/FPXLAEBIBQCHOV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/LAEB/IBQCHOV0/FPXLAEBIBQCHOV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/LAEB/IBQCHOV0/FPXLAEBIBQCHOV0.SMALL.jpg Gregarious This Instructable shows how a very ordinary foam ball can be turned into a very useful and effective audio treatment device. I do hope that you make one and enjoy the results. The original device. If you are into audio recording, especially of voice overs then you may have heard of the Kaotica Ey...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 21:49:40 PDT
Web controlled rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-controlled-rover/
Web controlled rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/IXR5/IBQCIBQJ/FUHIXR5IBQCIBQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/IXR5/IBQCIBQJ/FUHIXR5IBQCIBQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/IXR5/IBQCIBQJ/FUHIXR5IBQCIBQJ.SMALL.jpg jscottb Building and playing with robots is my main guilty pleasure in life. Others play golf or ski, but I build robots (since I can't play golf or ski :-). I find it relaxing and fun! To make most of my bots, I use chassis kits. Using kits helps me do what I like doing more, the software and electronics a...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:11:14 PDT
Make a tilt shift lens under $100. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-tilt-shift-lens-under-100/
Make a tilt shift lens under $100. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/L5QB/IBRRTFBU/F7WL5QBIBRRTFBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/L5QB/IBRRTFBU/F7WL5QBIBRRTFBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/L5QB/IBRRTFBU/F7WL5QBIBRRTFBU.SMALL.jpg krzysztof.szymanski You'll need:1. Biometar MC 80mm f/2,8 lens(I got mine for $60).2. M42 macro rings($10).3. M42/nikon/canon converter($10).4. A 2.25 inches long piece of bicycle inner tube.5. Hose clamp.6. 20 minutes.This is really easy and quick project to make. Once you get all the parts it almost takes no time to ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:33:35 PDT
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/HIPSTERIZE-Beginner-tutorial-to-clean-and-easy-pho/
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SMALL.jpg kennybriolotta This is gonna be a really concise tutorial, no useless words so let's go ! CHOOSE YOUR IMAGE You can choose every picture you want (higher quality = better result).If you need free high quality photo stock, check out : pexels.com PHOTOSHOP BEGINNING Put your image into photoshopChoose the "Rec...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:03:17 PDT
Digital sign-age on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-sign-age-on-the-cheap/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:58:06 PDT
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Raw Files And Raw Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Complete-Beginners-Guide-to-Raw-Files-And-Raw-Pr/
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Raw Files And Raw Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/W9XV/IBRRUU50/FGAW9XVIBRRUU50.SMALL.jpg blinkyblinky One of the first things I learned about in photography was about a file type known as a Raw file. Often times when someone begins in photography, he or she doesn't realize the potential of Raw files. At first I didn't see the use for raw files, they seemed to offer nothing that I truly needed that I...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:40:54 PDT
HIFI Subwoofer for cinema and music http://www.instructables.com/id/HIFI-Subwoofer-for-cinema-and-music/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:02:02 PDT
Quick & Easy Tabletop Photo Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Tabletop-Photo-Studio/
Quick & Easy Tabletop Photo Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/F793/IBQCFZKA/F8EF793IBQCFZKA.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Whether it's to document your collectibles, for the photo hobbyist, for Esty, Ebay, Instructables or some other project that requires halfway decent photos of small things (or large - this project scales up or down), having an easy way to take quick, clean photos is not only handy, but in the case ...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 14:13:33 PDT
Home Made HD LED Projector V 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-HD-LED-Projector-V-20/
Home Made HD LED Projector V 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XR35/IBQCILZ3/F1LXR35IBQCILZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XR35/IBQCILZ3/F1LXR35IBQCILZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/XR35/IBQCILZ3/F1LXR35IBQCILZ3.SMALL.jpg kehaldoshi Previously I posted instructable on how to make LED HDprojector that you can see here- instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-PROJECTOR This was my first attempt to make projector then I more improve it and add many other features.So I upgraded my projector. Many new features I added in this version that was ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 02:25:16 PDT
ESP8266 with Neopixeles http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Neopixeles/
ESP8266 with Neopixeles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Hola Makers!!En esta ocasión les voy a mostrar como controlar con un ESP8266 un anillo de neopixeles de Adafruit, con un pequeño ejemplo programando el ESP8266 con el IDE de ArduinoComencemos!! Material Lo que necesitamos para realizar esta practica es: Anillo o tira de neopixeles Adafruit ESP826...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:03:27 PDT
Raspi Pip-boy, Portable gaming console / computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspi-Pip-boy-wearable-Pi/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:53:07 PST
Microscopio http://www.instructables.com/id/Microscopio/
Microscopio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 Explicaremos como hacer un microscopio que puede ser conectado a la computadora de una manera muy fácil y práctica. Necesitaremos lo siguiente:• Floppy ó Disquetera • Cautín • Soldadura • MDF • Cable • Web cam • Tornillos • Pistola de silicón • Pequeña placa de acrílico • Focos led superficiales C...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:38:44 PDT
Microphone Reflection Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-Reflection-Filter/
Microphone Reflection Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/COY3/IBOX08RQ/FNWCOY3IBOX08RQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/COY3/IBOX08RQ/FNWCOY3IBOX08RQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/COY3/IBOX08RQ/FNWCOY3IBOX08RQ.SMALL.jpg ajcaleb A recording microphone works much better if you use a Pop Filter in front of the microphone and a reflection filter behind the microphone. The reflection filter blocks sound from bouncing back in the rear of the microphone creating distortion and annoying transients in your recordings.I made this M...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 07:12:34 PDT
Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
Controlling a Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SMALL.jpg felix.ros.7 The Stewart Platform (aka octahedral hexapod) has been around since the fifties. Since that time people have been reinventing this platform over and over again. I experienced the same problem and this motivated me to make this instructable.The main problem when building these platforms is how to con...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Strandbeest Photovore Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Photovore-Robot/
Strandbeest Photovore Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SMALL.jpg techiebot I have been fascinated with Theo Jansen's walking beach creatures for some time. So I read with interest the April 2014 Servo Magazine article about converting the plastic model kit to be servo-powered. The idea of the Strandbeest walking around my studio fascinated me.Ebay seems to be a good plac...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 21:33:37 PDT
Customise Apple logo for Macbooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Customise-Apple-logo-for-Macbooks/
Customise Apple logo for Macbooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/URYQ/IBQCF6DC/FQIURYQIBQCF6DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/URYQ/IBQCF6DC/FQIURYQIBQCF6DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/URYQ/IBQCF6DC/FQIURYQIBQCF6DC.SMALL.jpg tyang3 easy steps to create custom Apple logo for Macbooks.Supplies you'll need:- Photoshop (I use CS6)- Your design- transparent adhesive book cover- Transparent Clear Glossy Self Adhesive Sticker Paper Label Inkjet Print - Macbook Air or Pro- printer Design Find a desirable design and photoshop it int...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:08:06 PDT
How to EASILY Anodize Titanium at Home (2 Methods) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-EASILY-Anodize-Titanium-at-Home-2-Methods/
How to EASILY Anodize Titanium at Home (2 Methods) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WWTQ/IBOWZG4U/F1RWWTQIBOWZG4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WWTQ/IBOWZG4U/F1RWWTQIBOWZG4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WWTQ/IBOWZG4U/F1RWWTQIBOWZG4U.SMALL.jpg ProjectPlace Titanium anodizing is an extremely cool and rewarding project that is very easy to do at home. Anodizing is used industrially for enhanced corrosion resistance on metals like aluminum. Anodizing is also used as a decorative process for titanium jewelry as a wide range of colors can be achieved.If ...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 14:19:25 PDT
DIY Portable Mini Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Mini-Monitor/
DIY Portable Mini Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/MPCG/IBQCEVV8/FHRMPCGIBQCEVV8.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I used a 1280x800 LCD Kit to build a battery powered portable mini monitor which is useful for your DSLR camera, your Raspberry Pi or to extend the viewing field of your computer. Let's get started! Watch the videos! The 2 parts of this video should give you al...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:03:14 PDT
Hidden GoPro Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-GoPro-Security-Camera/
Hidden GoPro Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DRRR/IBOWYF63/FU4DRRRIBOWYF63.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Hidden GoPro Security Camera was inspired by Sherlock's hidden camera in the CBS show Elementary. Above, Sherlock is seen extracting video soon after his home was breached by an intruder. What if an intruder breaks into your home and steals all of your belongings? Better hope they don't steal yo...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:56:26 PDT
3D photography with a jig http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-photography-with-a-jig/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 15:31:26 PDT
Installing a wind turbine to power my home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-wind-turbine-to-power-my-home/
Installing a wind turbine to power my home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I finally got my Aleko WG400 wind turbine installed. This generator feeds power into my home which is already solar powered. I have become the first person on the island to implement a hybrid (solar and wind) power system for their home (not counting those yachts!). Wind power is not a reliable reso...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:02:29 PDT
ESP8266 as Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-as-Arduino/
ESP8266 as Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 ESP8266 as ArduinoSo this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) heard about this ESP8266 IC. Basically, it’s a microcontroller that does WiFi. There are many Instructables with this chip and many with an Arduino. But most of these are using the ESP8266 as a sensor/WiFi connected to a standard Arduino.Well, what I ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:50:44 PDT
Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Monitor/
Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ERLZ/IBNHK6QX/FCSERLZIBNHK6QX.SMALL.jpg talk2bruce In my house, you can often hear someone shouting "Is the Internet down?" Sometimes it is but most of the time it's a "user problem". I decided to build a gizmo that would make it easy to tell whether the internet connection was working or not. Hence the Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor.The Raspberry ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:51:08 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
3D Follower Dog* http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Follower-Dog-Make-a-toy-in-2-minutes/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:16:05 PDT
Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Monitor-1/
Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SMALL.jpg pureAmericanbrother I built a relatively simple heart rate monitor circuit that is monitored and controlled by an Arduino Uno. The theory of operation is based on the fact that infrared (IR) light is partially absorbed by blood. When your index finger is placed between the IR emitter and detector, the amount of IR ligh...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 06:52:36 PDT
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-bubble-machine/
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/2X1Q/IBNHIE4Y/FTR2X1QIBNHIE4Y.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood The CNC bubble iris makes big soap bubbles in a new way, by weaving soapy strings together and apart with a motorized iris. It was designed to allow large soap bubbles to be made automatically with great repeatability, opening up new possibilities for art, science, and engineering with on-demand b...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:03:18 PDT
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-LCD-displays-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The LiquidCrystal library allows you to control LCD displays that are compatible with the Hitachi HD44780 driver. There are many of them out there, and you can usually find them by the 16-pin interface.In this tutorial you will learn how to use LCD 16x2 display (and 20x4) with Arduino uno.You will a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:37:13 PDT
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-watch-VLC-controller-with-ESP8266-Arduin/
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SMALL.jpg planetleak Its a homemade project to make my own media controller app.My laptop connected to tv, and im too lazy, so maked a VLC control app.Yes im know, there is an official VLC app in store, better function, but this one is my :)And im added a PC turn off button to my watch app (lazyness overload)Video: Pa...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:43:33 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SMALL.jpg Kesselwagen ... + A little bit about VFDsDo you (still) remember the display of your old CD player, HiFi system or car radio? Have you ever noticed the displays used at your local supermarket that shows you the scanned item and the price of it?These displays have a characteristic beautiful bright blue-green col...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 Kraft Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Kraft-Case/
Raspberry Pi 2 Kraft Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LBQI/IBM278G3/F3ZLBQIIBM278G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LBQI/IBM278G3/F3ZLBQIIBM278G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LBQI/IBM278G3/F3ZLBQIIBM278G3.SMALL.jpg xiaobo__ I received my long-expected Raspberry Pi a few days ago. I just couldn't wait to try out my crazy ideas on it. But wait, what if Pi can go portable. What if Pi can still rock on when a power source is unavailable. Problems to solve: How to power supply when we on the road How to put all the module...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:08:55 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
Arduino Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SMALL.jpg cornelam When we need precision and repeatability, a stepper motor is always the solution. With the way it is designed, a stepper can only move from one step to the next and fix in that position. A typical motor has 200 steps per revolution; if we tell the motor to go 100 steps in one direction, it will turn...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Rechargable-Battery/
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Batteries. Needed for just about every electronic project, electronics revolve around them. But think about it, What happens once they lose their power?We throw them aside. These batteries are building up in our landfills, so I set myself to find out how to reuse them.This project is very environmen...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:22:32 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
3D Rainbow Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Rainbow-Clock/
3D Rainbow Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/0XMM/IBL0PA8R/FCV0XMMIBL0PA8R.SMALL.jpg shazni I have always had a thing for unusual clocks and so I find myself always making them either to sell or as gifts. And let's face it, 'Clocks' are some thing which is very essential in every single room! I know, some would say I have my phone, but hey, you have to click it to see the time :-) Where el...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:05:48 PDT
Kids Build - Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Build-Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Cabinet/
Kids Build - Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NDL6/IBJTIK0U/FDZNDL6IBJTIK0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NDL6/IBJTIK0U/FDZNDL6IBJTIK0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NDL6/IBJTIK0U/FDZNDL6IBJTIK0U.SMALL.jpg coventrymakerspace We wanted to create an arcade cabinet as a fun project for the kids at our (Coventry) Makerspace, as a group project that could encompass many different skills and techniques, give them a 'big build' to be proud of as a talking point in our Makerspace... and, of course, a fun way to play our favouri...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:06:17 PDT
Brushless DC electric motor (with hall sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-DC-electric-motor-with-hall-sensor/
Brushless DC electric motor (with hall sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/VNXO/IBJTJXRC/FWQVNXOIBJTJXRC.SMALL.jpg simpletronic This DC electric motor project uses a Hall sensor to detect the position of the rotor and turn on the electromagnet in the precise moment. Overview of device Circuit diagram & main components Sensor: UGN-3503-U hall sensorIC1: LM358N (dual OP amp)IC2: ...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:20:36 PDT
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Film-Negatives-Without-A-Scanner/
Processing Film Negatives Without A Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/J44B/IBJTJ2H5/F6VJ44BIBJTJ2H5.SMALL.jpg jason.burr.946 In this instructable I will show you how to turn your negative film to a digital positive using stuff you have laying around the house, a digital camera and free software. Sound cool? Great read on. If you just want to dig right in go ahead and skip to the next section.Many, many, many (too many man...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:21:39 PDT
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Perfect-Instructab/
Photography Tips and Tricks for Perfect Instructable Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ZL78/IBKUSUP9/FF5ZL78IBKUSUP9.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Ever since i got into the world of instructables and have started posting instructables i have faced a trivial challenge. I see many pro authors posting instructables with absolutely amazing photos showing their step by step process. At that stage even if i tried i couldn't achieve such pacifying ph...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:28:23 PDT
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Home-Made-PCB-layout-Using-eagle-software/
Simple Home Made PCB layout Using 'eagle software' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/D3MQ/IBC2RZDG/FTED3MQIBC2RZDG.SMALL.jpg hemaraj Hai guys Designing your PCB’s at home is been a hobby for many of us.Today iam going to show how to design the pcb layout for your electronics project. I used eagle 7.3 software to develope layouts. Materiral Needed List of material:°•copper coated single layer pcb°•photo glossy sheet°•ferric chl...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:24:39 PDT
Straw Rockets or Strawkets http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Rockets-or-Strawkets/
Straw Rockets or Strawkets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/PGC1/IBJTHSF2/FEQPGC1IBJTHSF2.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello there,I usually do 10 projects in a school year (try to do a project a month for most classrooms, and do a few more for my child's classroom), and I try to mix it up so that kids and I don't get bored. BUT this is one project that I go back to every year because kids ABSOLUTELY love this proje...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This is a fantastic project that combines basic electronics and Lego to build a functional underwater ROV.We have used this project in a few workshops with children ( and adults ) with great success.This Instructable will guide you through building the basic ROV, whilst this will work very well in t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis ESP8266-01 WiFi Shield is an alternative to the Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros. The Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros uses an Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 module and is the simplest to wire up. However if you already have an ESP8266 mo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
Nixie Driver HAT http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Driver-HAT/
Nixie Driver HAT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/XPIF/IBGCCZZS/FUKXPIFIBGCCZZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/XPIF/IBGCCZZS/FUKXPIFIBGCCZZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/XPIF/IBGCCZZS/FUKXPIFIBGCCZZS.SMALL.jpg wooden_one Hi Makers!Everyone loves a bit of Retro technology, and in this case I've fallen in love with Nixie Tubes, which are high on the awesome-scale for being old Soviet Russia tech that we can still get our mitts on and make cool retro displays. These alpha-numeric displays use a gas mix consisting main...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 13:55:33 PDT
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-First-IOT-with-a-Raspberry-Pi-DHT11-sen/
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday IOT or Internet of Things is a hot topic! According to the experts everything will be connected to the internet and all our devices and their data will soon be just an IP address away from us. So where do you start if you want to explore the world of IOT? How about a simple Temperature, Humidity, an...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:05:50 PDT
Morning Routine Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Morning-Routine-Machine/
Morning Routine Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Life is accelerating toward a breakneck pace, and time is more valuable than ever. If you're like me and would like to squeeze every extra second out of every day, why not build a machine, a marvelous, magical machine, to automate a piece of it? The Morning Routine Machine can do just that! At the p...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:07:58 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT