Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:51:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Automata-Race-Game-littleBits-Circuit/
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SMALL.jpg ricklon This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end the race while the winning machine will do a victo...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:36:58 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
Monitor - Thinking Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SMALL.jpg Christian S This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14Given were small shared space containe...
By: Christian S

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
iPhone remote controlled lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-remote-controlled-lamp/
iPhone remote controlled lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SMALL.jpg Samuel LIU This project uses the iPhone and a raspberry pi to remote control the lamp. Both the iPhone and the raspberry pi are connected to the wifi router. The lamp on/off commands are sent from iPhone and received by the raspberry pi embedded system. Then the raspberry pi triggers the IO to control the lamp...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:13:23 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
Making BIG lego Darth Vader http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BIG-lego-Darth-Vader/
Making BIG lego Darth Vader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SMALL.jpg bobes360 First of all I have to say : THIS IS NOT MY IDEA. The idea comes from this guy http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Lego-Darth-Vader/.I thought it looks awesome and I decided to make it. Mine is a bit smaller about 26 cm. But for me he has it complicated so I thought about making it on my own and I...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:53 PDT
Cute Little Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Little-Night-lamp/
Cute Little Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/3YSJ/HXBG5GX8/F7D3YSJHXBG5GX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/3YSJ/HXBG5GX8/F7D3YSJHXBG5GX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/3YSJ/HXBG5GX8/F7D3YSJHXBG5GX8.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi guys,it's been a long time when i posted a instructables so i am making this simple but great dark detector for you.I made this also for my younger sister who need some light in her room while going to sleep. List Of Parts Parts Required are :-1x Ldr [Light Dependent Resistor]1x Bc547 Transist...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:05:25 PDT
Microscope JIG for phone camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Microscope-JIG-for-phone-camera/
Microscope JIG for phone camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/NJUC/HY9Y0BNT/FK5NJUCHY9Y0BNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/NJUC/HY9Y0BNT/FK5NJUCHY9Y0BNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/NJUC/HY9Y0BNT/FK5NJUCHY9Y0BNT.SMALL.jpg dinesh kumar c Items required:1) pocket microscope (from online store or stationery shop)2) paper clip (large enough to conceal the phone camera)3) vernier calipers4) drilling machine Measure eye piece's outer diametre Drill hole on paper clip 1) let the hole be at the end of the paper clip2) drill hole ab...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:22:12 PDT
Building a Prusa i3 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Prusa-i3-3D-Printer/
Building a Prusa i3 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/PSVL/HY7SX27I/FI0PSVLHY7SX27I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/PSVL/HY7SX27I/FI0PSVLHY7SX27I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/PSVL/HY7SX27I/FI0PSVLHY7SX27I.SMALL.jpg SteveRoy Even though we have access to a (sometimes working) 3D printer at our local hackspace my friend Kevin and I decided to build our own from scratch vs buying a kit or finished printer. The reasons being we'd get to learn how they work, we can pick the quality of parts and we like to make stuff. Aft...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:32:42 PDT
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-turn-a-vintage-camera-into-a-decorative-web-c/
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I was at my father's house recently and he had a box of stuff that he had cleaned out of his garage. Knowing that I'm a sucker for junk, he offered it to me as my wife shot him dirty looks. There was a couple of old Sony three way speakers with crossovers, an old cast aluminum ice bucket, a collecti...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:18 PDT
Simple Basement Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Basement-Security-System/
Simple Basement Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a very simple security system for all kinds of rooms. It might be simple but still effective. It is based around an Attiny85 and uses a reed switch and a key switch as inputs to see whether an intruder has accessed the room. A buzzer will then notify you ...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:56:50 PDT
Resurrect a Classic Portable B&W TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-a-Classic-Portable-BW-TV/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:29:24 PDT
Sewing Simple Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Simple-Circuits/
Sewing Simple Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SMALL.jpg sicchio This is a set of simple instructions for when introducing soft circuits to kids. By sewing with conductive thread, kids will light up an LED with a button battery. What you will need: Fabric (square or cut out shape; pocket for battery)Needles (wide eyes for those new to sewing; pre-thread if nee...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:16 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SMALL.jpg balrog-k1n [TODO: insert a neat video or pictures from actual riding][Note the Arduino sketch works but is work in progress, see last step for link]Persistence of Vision (POV) effects let you display arbitrary images with just a few controllable pixels on a fast moving object by changing the pixels' colours fa...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Tardis-with-blinking-LED-Powered-by-littl/
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Construct a Tardis that spins and blinks!Total Build Time:30 mins· Coding: 5 mins· Construction of the Tardis: 20 mins · littleBits LED and motor assembly: 5 mins Gather all needed parts. LittleBits:· (2) Wires· (2) Power supplies· (2) 9v Batteries...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:18:48 PDT
Prank handshake http://www.instructables.com/id/Prank-handshake/
Prank handshake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/T4VG/HY5NXDYY/F3RT4VGHY5NXDYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/T4VG/HY5NXDYY/F3RT4VGHY5NXDYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/T4VG/HY5NXDYY/F3RT4VGHY5NXDYY.SMALL.jpg Louisville Public Library This activity is the Prank Handshake project from theLittle Bits project book that came with the Deluxe Kit. Prank handshake Find the battery in the kit. Prank handshake Connect the battery to the power cable. Prank handshake Connect the power cable to the power module. Prank handshake ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:35:35 PDT
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-together-a-powerful-pocket-USB-charger-66-amp/
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Inside the well known altoids tin lies three 2,200 mah lithium ion batteries. All three are ran in parallel to create a 6,600 mah or 6.6 amp battery. Which triples the charge time! Meaning if one battery can charge your phone 75 percent than three can triple that! 75x3=225 percent!This project was m...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:11:58 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
Vintage Inspired Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SMALL.jpg travderose This project started with the purchase of an old am/fm receiver. I bought it from a thrift store in a spur of the moment decision just because I thought it was cool, not really having any plans for it. Then the brainstorming began and this is what I came up with. I wanted to keep the vintage look...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
ferromagnetic fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/ferromagnetic-fluid/
ferromagnetic fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Magnetic silly putty was pretty awesome, but it's time to take it to the next level with ferromagnetic fluid! Making your own ferromagnetic fluid (ferrofluid) is super easy, and it uses the same easy to get black iron oxide powder as the magnetic putty. The best thing about ferromagnetic fluid ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:40:46 PDT
Wireless Controlled Hovercraft (Wonder4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Hovercraft/
Wireless Controlled Hovercraft (Wonder4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SMALL.jpg miracle_cn The hovercraft is the device that can travel over land without wheels. Because of the enthusiasm for engineering and the requirement of the course Vg100, we, four students from UM-SJTU Joint Institute, formed the team Wonder4 and made our own hovercraft. Our hovercraft weighs 694g. Its size is 30cm×...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:17:49 PDT
LED Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Earrings/
LED Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SMALL.jpg avogel3 Make LED earrings that draw attention even in the dark!As part of the Content Creation course for my MLIS degree at St. Kate's (Check out our class blog: http://scumakers.wordpress.com/ ), I needed to come up with a final project and wanted to jazz up my jewelry skills with a little light. After ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:25 PDT
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
LED Nametag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SMALL.jpg janth As a part of the Helle Koepfe-workshop for kids we designed some nametags, such that each kid could make their own led nametag at their short visit of the FabLab Aachen. Therefore ist shouldn't be too complicated, fast to build, not too expensive, and has to be awesome... at least that were the requ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
How to Analyze a BSOD Crash Dump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Analyze-a-BSOD-Crash-Dump/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:08:14 PST
Create An Animated GIF With An iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-An-Animated-GIF-With-An-iPhone/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:49:06 PDT
homemade rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-rc-car/
homemade rc car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WFVK/HY48ELO6/FGDWFVKHY48ELO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WFVK/HY48ELO6/FGDWFVKHY48ELO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WFVK/HY48ELO6/FGDWFVKHY48ELO6.SMALL.jpg abhishek18 this is my first instructable so please bear with me guys :)I loved playing with rc cars when i was small so i thought of making one now when i have some knowledge of it.moreover i faced some problems while making it and tried to solve those problems via different sources across the net.thought of u...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:22:18 PDT
Universal Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Portable-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:52:59 PDT
Raspberry Pi remote webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-remote-webcam/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:06:14 PST
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
Arm glider upper extremity support http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-glider-upper-extremity-support/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:18:28 PDT
Repairing PCB Laminate http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-PCB-Laminate/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:15:19 PDT
How To Sneak Your Phone Passed Your Parents http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sneak-Your-Phone-Passed-Your-Parents/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:18:50 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SMALL.jpg techiebot I found this 3D file on Thingiverse by Micropuller. I quickly realized that the file creates an oversized eye unit. But I still wanted to explore creating an animatronic face that I could control with an Arduino.The more I thought about it, the more I thought that I could create a creature head th...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 PDT
3D Printed Rock Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rock-Candy/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:21:23 PDT
EASY Extendable Pole Mount for ANY Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Extendable-Pole-Mount-for-ANY-Camera/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:44:10 PDT
Venus Fly Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Venus-Fly-Trap/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:43:45 PDT
Spyplane (Items from the house) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spyplane-V2-Items-from-the-house/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:37:28 PDT
Materials/Tools Needed http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-DIY-PowerBank/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:04:00 PDT
DIY Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Audio-Switch/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 19:15:21 PDT
Clap-on Lights with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-on-Lights-with-Tessel/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:50 PDT
Ultimate desk management, with control pannel http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-desk-cable-management-with-control-center/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:05 PDT
Graphene Supercapacitor Based Battery. Charges In Seconds... http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Supercapacitor-Based-Battery-Charges-In-S/
Graphene Supercapacitor Based Battery. Charges In Seconds... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/BHFI/HY12K5UG/FB3BHFIHY12K5UG.SMALL.jpg swest18 I've put this info up before but I hadn't revealed to anyone that it was a graphene super capacitor. After much trial and error, I figured out an excellent way to make graphene in quantities I could use to put on a film and them have rolled into a capacitor. I paid a good deal of money to have a man...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:17:39 PDT
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanners-Cosmonaut-Glove/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:51:49 PDT
Simple Led driver/Constant-current source 20 mA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Led-driverConstant-current-source-20-mA/
Simple Led driver/Constant-current source 20 mA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/EIFW/HNVJ1K1X/F9KEIFWHNVJ1K1X.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project i want to show you how to make a constant-current source which gives 20mA at the output. Its also known as LEd driver, because many leds need 20 mA to light up. The input of the constant-current source can be between 5V and 15V DC, what is realy usefull for variable voltage so...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:15:25 PST
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
3D Printed Bike Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bike-Planter/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:33:59 PDT
Tools for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-printing-using-a-Printrbot-3D-Printer/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:25:12 PDT
Electric Arduino Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Arduino-Go-kart/
Electric Arduino Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SMALL.jpg gizzmotronics Hello everyone! As the title says, I built an electric go kart which is powered by arduino! Here's a quick video to make you certain that this is the next thing you're going to build.http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=w8x2s9&s=8 (Sorry, the embedding isn't working for some reason)My background: I'...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:47 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT