Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - electronics - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:59:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Winter Weather Face Shield with Defogger Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Weather-Face-Shield-with-Defogger-Fans/
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By: JLung

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:53:20 PST
Awesome Farm Drones! http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Farm-Drones/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:15:54 PST
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-GreatQuick-DIY-PCB-Etching-youll-love/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:42:36 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Resistor companion http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-companion/
Resistor companion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SMALL.jpg kokpat I know how to calculate the resistance of the resistor, but as a hobbyist, I never remember the color code and the equation. Moreover, I did not get the difference between "orange" and "red" color for those old 5% carbon resistor.One of the direct method to know the resistance is using multimeter, b...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:34:57 PST
Digital Chord Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Chord-Chart/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:54:46 PST
Center of gravity 'Fork Dragon' http://www.instructables.com/id/Center-of-gravity-Fork-Dragon/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:51:04 PST
DIY AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Battery-Holder/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 17:44:19 PDT
Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. http://www.instructables.com/id/Persistence-of-Vision-Bauble-POV-Decoration/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:49:15 PST
Rudolph's Nose - Internet Connected! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolphs-Nose/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:45:49 PST
Sugru Cable Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Cable-Tie/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:07:45 PDT
Power Management Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Management-Monitor/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:56:36 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
Lifepo4 solar storage battery bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifepo4-solar-storage-battery-bank/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:38:45 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Bicycle/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
Astable Multivibrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Astable-Multivibrator-1/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:31:50 PST
Movember Beard Furry http://www.instructables.com/id/Movember-Beard-Furry/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:55:35 PST
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
Intel IoT Analytics Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Analytics-Dashboard/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PST
portable 20w solar charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-20w-solar-charger/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:41:21 PST
ATtiny85 Two-Channel Lead Acid Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Two-Channel-Lead-Acid-Battery-Charger/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:27:49 PST
Make custom cables with hot glue and shrinking tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-cables-with-hot-glue-and-shrinking-tub/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:53:54 PST
Simple Lie Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lie-Detector/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 23:49:13 PST
AUTOMATIC WATER CONTROL.... WITH AUTO SHUT DOWN WATER PUMP http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-WATER-CONTROL-WITH-AUTO-SHUT-DOWN-WATER--1/
AUTOMATIC WATER CONTROL.... WITH AUTO SHUT DOWN WATER PUMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4SVE/I28OML77/FIG4SVEI28OML77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4SVE/I28OML77/FIG4SVEI28OML77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4SVE/I28OML77/FIG4SVEI28OML77.SMALL.jpg Amukim it automatically shut downs water pump wen water tank is fullComponents RequiredPower supply (6v)NE 555 timer ICResistors (100Ωx2, 10kΩ)Relay (6V, 30A)BC 548 transistor x21N4007 Diode 555 ic Automatic water level controller circuit is a simple engineering project. It can automatically switch ON a...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 02:24:02 PST
Motorized Evil Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Evil-Shield/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:36:01 PST
Hack an Old TV into an Audio Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Old-TV-into-an-Audio-Visualizer/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:54:02 PST
"Easy" Made Railgun http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Made-Railgun/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:24:18 PDT
Scent-imental Notification System http://www.instructables.com/id/Scent-imental-Notification-System/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:20:56 PDT
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Spotlight-for-Camping-12V-DC/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:22:22 PDT
Fix Any Video Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Any-Video-Game-Controller/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Planterbot - The Plant Monitoring Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Planterbot-The-Plant-Monitoring-Robot/
Planterbot - The Plant Monitoring Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone !Please vote for me in the tech contest!.In this instructable I am collaborating with Akin Yildiz an instructables author that creates instructables that help plants grow you should really go check out his account: http://www.instructables.com/member/Akin+Yildiz/.The planterbot is a p...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:09:41 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
littleBits Projects: Halloween Creepy Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Projects-Halloween-Creepy-Portrait/
littleBits Projects: Halloween Creepy Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/BHKA/I1J5YKU3/FL6BHKAI1J5YKU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/BHKA/I1J5YKU3/FL6BHKAI1J5YKU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/BHKA/I1J5YKU3/FL6BHKAI1J5YKU3.SMALL.gif littleBits With just a few snaps you can use littleBits to turn an existing portrait or picture into the perfect haunted house accessory! You'll be able to creep out house guests and family members by making a set of eyes in a portrait blink as they walk by. Recreate portraits from Harry Potter, scenes from...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:15:44 PDT
GU-81 VTTC http://www.instructables.com/id/GU-81-VTTC/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:31 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
USB-ZRLC-TWEEZERS http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-ZRLC-TWEEZERS/
USB-ZRLC-TWEEZERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/WJV8/I1B65OIW/FP1WJV8I1B65OIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/WJV8/I1B65OIW/FP1WJV8I1B65OIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/WJV8/I1B65OIW/FP1WJV8I1B65OIW.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman USB connected TI TMS320F28027 based ZRLC Tweezers with Most Digital multi-meters measure Resistance and Capacitance and LC-meters can measure Inductance and Capacitance. Presented here is a ZRLC meter which can measure Resistance, Capacitance, Inductance and Complex Impedance.The hardware is built a...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:31:37 PDT
Pizza Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Button/
Pizza Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I4K7/I1C3US0V/FH9I4K7I1C3US0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I4K7/I1C3US0V/FH9I4K7I1C3US0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I4K7/I1C3US0V/FH9I4K7I1C3US0V.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Sophomore college men, New Yorkers, late-night techies, and the truly lazy: welcome to your fantasy. Introducing the ultimate upgrade in gastronomical technology, the Pizza Button. No need to pick up the phone to order pizza anymore. Simply press this button and wait while it orders delivery pizza...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:42:42 PDT
555 Timer Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Basics/
555 Timer Basics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RD5H/I1943LE9/FYSRD5HI1943LE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RD5H/I1943LE9/FYSRD5HI1943LE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RD5H/I1943LE9/FYSRD5HI1943LE9.SMALL.jpg brmarcum The 555 timer IC is without doubt one of the most important and widely used single ICs in history. The design has remained unchanged for over 40 years, which makes it one of the longest running IC designs. It's been used in everything from toys to spacecraft.The 555 was originally designed in 1971 b...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:09:33 PDT
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-The-World-One-Drop-At-A-Time-Part-1-Monitorin/
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SMALL.jpg buchananwp Water is cheap, but California is in one of the worst droughts ever right now. Let's face it: we can't fix the drought. However, some CA residents are actively running out of drinking water. At the municipal level it's difficult to enact immediate change, but we can change how we use our water at ho...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:21:17 PDT
Mini high voltage supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-high-voltage-supply/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:56:22 PDT
Electric baton http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-baton/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 03:09:02 PDT
Solar Science Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Science-Station/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:17:03 PDT
Automated Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Garden/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:15:05 PDT
PCB etching.. with vinyl! http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-etching-with-vinyl/
PCB etching.. with vinyl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NAH8/I0W92I9H/FHBNAH8I0W92I9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NAH8/I0W92I9H/FHBNAH8I0W92I9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NAH8/I0W92I9H/FHBNAH8I0W92I9H.SMALL.jpg zack247 It's rather unheard of, using adhesives like vinyl as an etch resist. People typically use laser printers and transfer the toner from glossy photo paper, or they use UV lights and images of their circuit printed onto transparencies to develop a photoresist.While both of those methods yield proven, q...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 04:14:08 PDT
How to use a Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Stepper-Motor/
How to use a Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ATLM/I0XOIUA5/FC6ATLMI0XOIUA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ATLM/I0XOIUA5/FC6ATLMI0XOIUA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ATLM/I0XOIUA5/FC6ATLMI0XOIUA5.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Whether we care to admit it or not, motors can be found all over in our everyday lives; they just tend to be hidden. Motors are present in cars, printers, computers, washing machines, electric razors, and much more.However, there are a number of people (which until recently included myself) that wou...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 11:21:21 PDT
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-Tesla-Coil/
How to make High Voltage Capacitor for Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/48C6/I0YG3ZD4/FIC48C6I0YG3ZD4.SMALL.jpg kdomjan This is my instructable on DIY HV Capacitors and how to make them.Please follow all instructions step-by-step if you have any questions feel free to ask.For more Experiments with high voltage visit:http://isparktube.com/ What do you need to make HV Cap? All what you need is :ACRYLIC PLASTIC SHEET...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:14:14 PDT
Street Sweep Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Sweep-Alert/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 15:40:26 PDT
Transistor Basics - MOSFETs http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Basics-MOSFETs/
Transistor Basics - MOSFETs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/W7WZ/I0RYTIZV/F5IW7WZI0RYTIZV.SMALL.jpg brmarcum (First of all, I made some edits to the HTML code for this I'ble, which is optimized for the desktop site, so it may not be ideally viewed on a mobile device.)Transistors are arguably the most important electronic component in use today. They are nearly everywhere, in nearly every electronic device ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:08:33 PDT
Automatic bike lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-bike-lights/
Automatic bike lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0DKT/I0R0TSVR/F2C0DKTI0R0TSVR.SMALL.jpg simsalapim It's funny how small things sometimes can be so hard to remember. Stuff like watering your plants, putting your phone in silent mode during a meeting and locking the bathroom door.Plants may die, colleagues may glare and the embarrassment of bathroom blunders may wear off. But there are situations w...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:44:59 PDT
Adding Bluetooth support to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-support-to-your-car/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:18:59 PDT