Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 3 Jun 2015 00:41:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build an electric Longboard with phone control http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-electric-Longboard-with-phone-cont/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 02:47:59 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger - Altoids http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Altoids-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 14:12:51 PDT
the pencil drone http://www.instructables.com/id/the-pencil-drone/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:43:56 PDT
DIY Thirsty Plant Water Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Thirsty-Plant-Water-Balloon/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 09:09:41 PDT
DIY Money Blower Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Money-Blower-Machine/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 08:47:01 PDT
Versatile voltage regulator with LM317 http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-voltage-regulator-with-LM317/
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 18:53:22 PST
Strawbees Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawbees-Windmill/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 02:23:44 PDT
View any Web-Content as Virtual Reality http://www.instructables.com/id/View-any-Web-Content-as-Virtual-Reality/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 07:22:40 PDT
Building an Exoskeleton for the Google Science Fair http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Exoskeleton-for-the-Google-Science-Fai/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:36:38 PDT
DC Motor Brushed Style http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Brushed-Style/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 19:46:15 PDT
Keyring Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyring-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 14:53:56 PDT
Basic Android Security system http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Android-Security-system/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 07:48:32 PDT
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Virtual-Reality-3D-Tracking-headset-/
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SMALL.jpg Arunabh Awasthi From the past 5 years, the increasingly popular Virtual reality devices like Oculus Rift, Google cardboard, Microsoft HoloLens, have currently dominated the consumer electronics sector to such extent that they much frequently grab a space in most tech magazines, blogs, websites,etc. With the collabo...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 04:02:24 PDT
Hack your own public transportation timetable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-own-public-transportation-timetable/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 16:49:39 PDT
Car / motorcycle or bicycle wireless 2.4ghz alarm range 500m 10$ budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-motorcycle-or-bicycle-wifi-alarm-rang-500m-10-/
Car / motorcycle or bicycle wireless 2.4ghz alarm range 500m 10$ budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SMALL.jpg c128 this is easy and inexpensive wireless alarm with 200m range if module is insert inside car or 500m if module is outsidetwo modules: RX and TXreceiver module make sound alarm and led blink when detect signal transmit module is connect to any device or switch to turn it onHardware is arduino attiny...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 03:14:55 PDT
Charge Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Box-1/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:53:50 PDT
Personal Solar Powered Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Solar-Powered-Air-Conditioner/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:40:31 PDT
Testing Solar Panels with a Mooshimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-Solar-Panels-with-a-Mooshimeter/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:56:56 PDT
Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Panel with Day Time Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Star-Ceiling-Panel-with-Day-Time-Stars/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:36:03 PDT
AA battery organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/AA-battery-organizer/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:13:34 PDT
Design your own mobile cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-mobile-cover/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:59:41 PDT
The Hip Hop Door Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hip-Hop-Door-Bell/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 14:39:13 PDT
Recycled Energy - $7.50 Generator! - ThermoElectric Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Energy-ThermoElectric-Generator/
Recycled Energy - $7.50 Generator! - ThermoElectric Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/5ELM/I7W1U8OT/FWS5ELMI7W1U8OT.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media Check Out Our Other Accounts! Like, Subscibe, and Follow to keep up to date with our latest projects. :-) We have been working on creating a stable way to charge our electronics while camping for a while. Solar panels work alright, but I find that when you really need your cell p...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:43:03 PDT
D.I.Y. Portable battery pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-battery-pack/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:07:54 PDT
Speech Interruptor/Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-InterruptorJammer/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:04:05 PDT
DIY Game & Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Watch/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:23:40 PDT
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Adjustable arm tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-DIY-tablet-stand/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:06:31 PST
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Fan-Phone-Charger/
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SMALL.jpg Harlan Whitman Jean Charles Athanase Peltier a 30 year old watch dealer that decides to turn physicist. His experiments lead to the technology used in this project. Worth a good Wiki read. As a fellow 30 yr old tinker man I decided to give it a shot. Had been wanting to create air flow on top of my Rocket Mass He...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:23:41 PST
Fan Powered by any Heat Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
Fan Powered by any Heat Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SMALL.jpg Joohansson How to build your own portable thermoelectric device with a quadcopter motor.This project might not have an electrifying impact to the world but it´s a baby brother to my first instructable (Thermoelectric Fan) and just had to be built. It´s much smaller than most similar projects and the top power ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
Portable Arcade and Media Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arcade-and-Media-Player/
Portable Arcade and Media Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SMALL.jpg FrankA2 This project started after I made a full size retro arcade cabinet powered by a raspberry pi. The full size cabinet was great for a basement but I wanted to make a portable version with a few cool features: 2 Player with cordless (ended up using Bluetooth) arcade style joysticks. Support for b...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:58:24 PST
Copper iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-iPad-Stand/
Copper iPad Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/F6P4/I697O5VA/FWAF6P4I697O5VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/F6P4/I697O5VA/FWAF6P4I697O5VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/F6P4/I697O5VA/FWAF6P4I697O5VA.SMALL.jpg ToHate-59 I have seen other iPad/tablet stands made from copper tubing, but didn't like the finished look. This is a very simple project and fits the iPad mini and larger iPads. The actual design, like so many of the things I do, evolved, hence no drawings or proper plans. Parts List All parts based on 15...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:50:51 PST
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Window-Lifter-by-Steve-M-Potter/
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.SMALL.jpg stevempotter Do you have a window that you would like to easily open and close, but can't easily reach it? Here is a very simple and effective device for motorizing your window using a cordless drill as the motor and controller. This is a nice literal example of a hack, since you will actually saw the drill in h...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 22:51:55 PST
Custom Crazy Taxi Video Game Controller with Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Crazy-Taxi-or-any-Video-Game/
Custom Crazy Taxi Video Game Controller with Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SMALL.jpg mazzmn What the Heck is a Makey Makey?Have you ever wanted to change the way the controls work on a particular computer program or game? Ever wanted to create a fun electronic invention without needing to be an electrical engineer or computer programmer? Ever want to have some crazy fun? Then Makey Makey i...
By: mazzmn

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:07:08 PST
Keep your tech handy with sugru + magnets + the Queen! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-your-tech-handy-with-sugru-magnets-the-Queen/
Keep your tech handy with sugru + magnets + the Queen! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HP1I/HUDMSP3Z/FLNHP1IHUDMSP3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HP1I/HUDMSP3Z/FLNHP1IHUDMSP3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HP1I/HUDMSP3Z/FLNHP1IHUDMSP3Z.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Whether you're off on a long road trip or just popping down to the shops, it's always good to have your tech close at hand. This project shows you how to keep your phone and GPS device just where you need them, using sugru + magnets + err the Queen! :) OK let's explain. Recently we realised that ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:58:38 PDT
Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Controller/
Sous Vide Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SMALL.jpg justinjones53 Parts Temperature Controller - $14.05 Water Heater Elements - $17.98 (2x $8.99) 14 Gauge Replacement Cord - $10.89 Project Box - $14.97 Water Pump - $7.99 Wire Nuts - $7.99Cost = $73.87Optional Parts Polycarbonate Bin - $25.78 Polycarbonate Lid - $18.35Cost = $44.13ToolsRotary Tool (Dremel) Wir...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:33 PST
Giant QWERTY Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-QWERTY-Keyboard/
Giant QWERTY Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SMALL.jpg GregRank An educational tool for preschool and kindergarten age children to learn the alphabet, learn to read and write while playing with a computer. Video (last slide) shows giant QWERTY keyboard in action.While corporate electronic designers were making computers smaller, I made this keyboard bigger for c...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:06:50 PST
RFID sleeve shield http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-sleeve-shield/
RFID sleeve shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SMALL.jpg Constructed RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) technology is already being sold in consumer products and is constantly expanding. Numbers soaring over 200 million credit and debit cards, millions of hotel room keys, including All US Passports issued since October 2006, work IDs and even transit cards use RFI...
By: Constructed

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:38:40 PST
Control Video Games with Icicles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Video-Games-with-Icicles/
Control Video Games with Icicles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SMALL.jpg mazzmn What if you could create a video game where the controller was cold as ice? I'm thinking this could be fun especially for player vs player games...who wants to win more? will you risk frostbite? on your tongue ? Maybe it's just the middle of winter and cabin fever has set in, but I think this would ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:58:28 PST
Worlds Slowest Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Slowest-Electric-Car/
Worlds Slowest Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi With a top speed of 2mm per hour we believe we have produced the worlds slowest electric powered racing car. The little guy sitting on top of this was added later and is understandably hanging on for the ride of his life!Why might you ask would we do this? Well we were trying to see if we could u...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:40:55 PST
Stir Plate Using Computer Fan And Magnet From Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Stir-Plate-From-Computer-Fan-And-Magnet-From-Hard-/
Stir Plate Using Computer Fan And Magnet From Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0R2C/I4MMUNU7/F4A0R2CI4MMUNU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0R2C/I4MMUNU7/F4A0R2CI4MMUNU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0R2C/I4MMUNU7/F4A0R2CI4MMUNU7.SMALL.jpg Tryten I made this stir plate to stir a yeast starter which is needed to make high gravity beers. It works great for what I need it to do, and I'm sure it would work for whatever you needed to stir.What you will need:1 Computer Fan (I used a fan from an old power supply)1 Power Source (some form of 12v DC ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 18:32:56 PST
Sound Locator http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Locator/
Sound Locator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/S76X/I4LKOXKT/F88S76XI4LKOXKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/S76X/I4LKOXKT/F88S76XI4LKOXKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/S76X/I4LKOXKT/F88S76XI4LKOXKT.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi This unique little sound locator has a pac-man like ghost that runs towards the loudest sound detected! It uses three microphones and an Arduino UNO to plot the direction of sound on a LED matrix and also makes for a fun, interactive effect when using with music. Gather Materials This instructab...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:46:58 PST
How to Use a Multimeter to Check Voltage, Continuity and Battery Charge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-multimeter-to-check-voltage-continuit/
How to Use a Multimeter to Check Voltage, Continuity and Battery Charge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech A digital multimeter can check voltage, continuity and battery charges.The Ideal 61-310 multimeter measures AC/DC voltage, current and resistance . Also it measures audible continuity as well as temperature.A Data Hold feature stores your results for convenience in the field. A built in Low Battery ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:26:57 PST
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tricopter-with-Rotor-Bits/
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz This Instructable will teach you how to build a tricopter with Rotor Bits. This Instructable also contains theoretical discussions, tips, tricks, and other information that I hope will get you well on your way to becoming a tricopter expert.Craft DesignLet's begin by taking a moment to discuss the d...
By: Toglefritz

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:02:22 PST
Fireball shooting Harry Potter wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireball-shooting-Harry-Potter-wand/
Fireball shooting Harry Potter wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/CWPP/I3H6XRNX/FZGCWPPI3H6XRNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/CWPP/I3H6XRNX/FZGCWPPI3H6XRNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/CWPP/I3H6XRNX/FZGCWPPI3H6XRNX.SMALL.jpg NanoRobotGeek Yo. Ever wanted a cool harry potter themed wand that shoots fireballs??? Well, i bet you do now and lucky for you its incredibly fun to use and simple to make.Lets get started GIFS coz gifs are cool =3 Video With a special trick at the end =3 Material, tools and consumables Materials: Assor...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:53:14 PST
Raspdio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspdio/
Raspdio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SMALL.jpg univership An connected radio checking the internet to see when and for how long it should play.++++++Operation Principle: The Raspberry Pi queries a google spreadsheet to retrieve the "wake up" time, the "sleep time" & the duration of the play. A button can also start/stop the radio. Volume control is also av...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Durable DODOcase VR (plastified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-DODOcase-VR-plastified/
Durable DODOcase VR (plastified) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SMALL.jpg FriedZombie The first time I came across the DODOcase VR was via my local hackerspace TkkrLab.My first impression was that this was a nifty and simple gadget to make almost any mobile phone into a 3D sensation. So I was intrigued. After seeing the first few build I wanted to make mine somewhat more durable and ...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:56:27 PST
Google Glass Lens Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Lens-Mount/
Google Glass Lens Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/2DL0/I34DZCCA/FOV2DL0I34DZCCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/2DL0/I34DZCCA/FOV2DL0I34DZCCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/2DL0/I34DZCCA/FOV2DL0I34DZCCA.SMALL.jpg vanceg This project contains a source file that you can print on a 3D printer. The part you make can be used to mount a lens on Google Glass. The Instrucable also helps you choose the correct lens.Mounting a lens fixed some problems for me with Google Glass. My right eye (the one that sees the Google Gl...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:59:28 PST
The Garage Door Alert! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garage-Door-Alert/
The Garage Door Alert! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/5BJR/I327I3N6/FJN5BJRI327I3N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/5BJR/I327I3N6/FJN5BJRI327I3N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/5BJR/I327I3N6/FJN5BJRI327I3N6.SMALL.jpg Kipkay Have you ever left your garage door open and have forgotten to close it? I have! In fact, once I left it open all night but fortunately nothing was stolen. So, I decided to make a gadget that would let you know that it was left open. What you need... 1. An old R/C car, plane or boat.2. A magnetic...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:17 PST