Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:36:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-way-motor-control-for-the-arduino/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:34:42 PDT
6 steps of purchasing Solar panels for home http://www.instructables.com/id/6-steps-of-purchasing-Solar-panels-for-home/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:56:06 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry This is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees is ruining the ghosts, so I advice you to use this technique f...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Personal Minecraft Server in Custom Block Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Minecraft-Server-in-Custom-Block-Case/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:23 PDT
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Chocolate Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Batarang/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:07:35 PDT
$3 Camera-usable Solar Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Camera-usable-Solar-Filter/
$3 Camera-usable Solar Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/8IIC/H29XSK8Z/FES8IICH29XSK8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/8IIC/H29XSK8Z/FES8IICH29XSK8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/8IIC/H29XSK8Z/FES8IICH29XSK8Z.SMALL.jpg Hornpipe2 There’s a solar eclipse coming up tomorrow night. But don’t think you can just grab your camera before the event and go: getting usable sun photos requires preparation, and most importantly a solar filter. Direct sunlight is way too bright for cameras to cope with – they simply can’t stop down far e...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 10:09:01 PDT
Fix a stuck pixel on an LCD monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-stuck-pixel-on-an-LCD-monitor/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 15:14:14 PST
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT
EL wire T-shirt with music beat detection http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-T-shirt-with-music-beat-detection/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:26:52 PDT
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-time-lapse-with-a-GoPro/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:51 PDT
How to Take A Screenshot on iPhone 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-A-Screenshot-on-iPhone-6/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:29:50 PDT
Super Simple Inductor Joule Thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Inductor-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:47:48 PDT
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
littleBits Projects: Halloween Creepy Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Projects-Halloween-Creepy-Portrait/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:15:44 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
BYJ48 Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/BYJ48-Stepper-Motor/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:18:35 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
GU-81 VTTC http://www.instructables.com/id/GU-81-VTTC/
GU-81 VTTC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/0OCL/I1FQABWC/FAN0OCLI1FQABWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/0OCL/I1FQABWC/FAN0OCLI1FQABWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/0OCL/I1FQABWC/FAN0OCLI1FQABWC.SMALL.jpg willi1131 In this Instructable I am going to show you how to build a Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC)! I try to focus more on math and give you the possibility to build your tube without just looking up values on the internet. You should be able to REALLY BUILD YOUR OWN! And of course you can use bigger tubes. M...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:31 PDT
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-Dynamixel-AX-12A-servos-with-a-Raspbe/
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I decided to use some Dynamixel AX-12A motors for a project, and ended up having to code a library for them, so I figured I would share what I learned.Despite being a bit more expensive, this motor has a couple of advantages over the more commonly found TowerPro motors. Mainly, the Dynamixel motors ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:01:06 PDT
Silly String Candy Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-String-Candy-Trap/
Silly String Candy Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SMALL.jpg The Electrodog Show This Halloween a friend sent me this instructable and wanted me to modify the design and recreate it. I built a system that uses infrared sensors and infrared LEDs to detect when a hand is in the candy bowl, and use an Arduino to command a power switch tail which makes a solenoid trigger a can of si...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:19:55 PDT
AT command mode of HC-05 and HC-06 Bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/AT-command-mode-of-HC-05-Bluetooth-module/
AT command mode of HC-05 and HC-06 Bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/GYAE/HX7OZ0RH/FG1GYAEHX7OZ0RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/GYAE/HX7OZ0RH/FG1GYAEHX7OZ0RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/GYAE/HX7OZ0RH/FG1GYAEHX7OZ0RH.SMALL.jpg sayem2603 UPDATED july 18: You can now enter AT mode of HC-05 using an Arduino board, (arduino uno used in this tutorial)UPDATED july 7: I had the opportunity to test a HC06 module. This guide now covers HC-06 module too. :)Having multiple bluetooth modules with the same name can be confusing. Sometimes it ma...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 12:49:23 PDT
Redo a Cool Old Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Redo-a-Cool-Old-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:02:44 PDT
Light Painting Photography For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-Photography-For-Beginners/
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 13:56:20 PDT
Custom OBD II Gauge in With OEM Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-OBD-II-Gauge-in-With-OEM-Look/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:38:23 PDT
Home Automation: Drapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Drapes/
Home Automation: Drapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SMALL.jpg Coding_King Hate having to manually open and close your drapes? Hate getting back from work/school and your room is dark and dreary? Do you want curtains that open and close themselves? Then you need Dr. Drape!Dr. Drape is an easy DIY project using an Arduino and servo to open and close your drapes at the tap o...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:17 PDT
BEACON - Safety Alarm Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/BEACON-Safety-Alarm-Necklace/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:11 PDT
Mini Adjustable Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Adjustable-Voltage-Regulator/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:09:40 PDT
Tiny electric ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-electric-ukulele/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:42:19 PDT
S.H.I.E.L.D. Tote Bag (With Hidden Hydra Logo) http://www.instructables.com/id/SHIELD-Tote-Bag-With-Hidden-Hydra-Logo/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:32:02 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Arc Reactor Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Ring/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:46:44 PDT
LED Paper Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Chandelier/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:18:00 PDT
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Spelling-Game-with-an-Interactive-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:03:56 PDT
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Superheroic-Wrist-Gun-made-of-plastic-trash-and-an/
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Yes, it's the orange thing in the right, the one that says "Vote!". That one. Thanks Mom!)If there is something I love in superhero movies, comics and cartoons, is when the hero (or villain) has some kind of wrist mounted weapon. Even I can forgive t...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:50:47 PDT
DIY Homemade Google Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Google-Glass/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:33:02 PDT
Computer aided plant care system http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-plant-care-system/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:45:57 PDT
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-Headphones-Nice-sound-easy-to-make/
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SMALL.jpg mathewb You'll be amazed how easy it is to make reasonable sounding headphones for a few dollars in parts. While a Styrofoam bowl isn't going to sound quite as good as some Beats by Dre headphones, most people who listen say "wow, I never would have expected that from a bowl and a plate!"This is a good sch...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:53:29 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
Fablab chess http://www.instructables.com/id/Fablab-chess/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:30:47 PDT
Raspberry Pi Emulator Console for the Backseat http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulator-Console-for-the-Backseat/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:58:56 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Pong Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Pong-Game/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:06:19 PDT
DIY GoPro Bungee Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Bungee-Mount/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:25:34 PDT
Illumino: A DIY EEG hat that turns brainwaves into light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-EEG-hat-that-turns-your-brainwaves-into-l/
Illumino: A DIY EEG hat that turns brainwaves into light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SMALL.jpg wavelet_spaghetti Ever wanted to visualize your brain activity in real-time? Move an object on a screen with your mind? EEG devices are fantastic fun and allow you to do such things! This tutorial will show you how to make an illumino: a recreational EEG hat that turns your brainwaves into colorful light. I always wa...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:41:47 PDT