Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:01:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector http://www.instructables.com/id/iTorch-raspberry-pi-flashlight-projector/
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/QWWR/HTZY4BA9/FIUQWWRHTZY4BA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/QWWR/HTZY4BA9/FIUQWWRHTZY4BA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/QWWR/HTZY4BA9/FIUQWWRHTZY4BA9.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins   Post by ITorch Media Sharing. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=292394047593097 iTorch Media Sharing Created By: Travis Higgins This Instructable is for a prototype homemade projector that can be illuminated by any decent LED flashlight/floodlight. This is my first published inst...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:17 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Snail-Mail Mailbox Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Snail-Mail-Mailbox-Monitor/
Snail-Mail Mailbox Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SMALL.jpg KDLaun Like many others, I’m often left wondering if our mail has been delivered yet. Our local postal delivery varies from anywhere between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, we have limited visibility out the front of our residence, and we can’t always hear the delivery vehicle unless we are close by. As a result, I...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:55:56 PDT
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoWeather-Ambient-Weather-Indicator/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:10:19 PDT
Snow Monitoring Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Monitoring-Scale/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:08:11 PST
Smart mint the solar phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-mint-the-solar-phone-charger/
Smart mint the solar phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SMALL.jpg tech savvy Hello everyone Techsavvy here ,   it been awhile since I posted anything , and I  Thought I owe it to my Awesome subscribers to post something I'v been working on ,  Thanks again guys for your support  ;-)  and fellow users  so to start off by saying a couple of things , well for starters I wante...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:59:47 PST
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-up-your-PS3-WiFi-connection-with-DD-WRT-DLNA/
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SMALL.jpg yanz67 This is for those who are not ready to give up on their PS3.   The problem with PS3 is it has the 802.11b/g wifi card which is limited and slow.  After doing network tests it only gave me at most 5mbps upload and download speed.  It is good for netflix, but if you want to stream media from your DLNA...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:22:08 PST
Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Monocle-Invisible-Screen/
Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SMALL.jpg dmagryta124 A physical key (or monocle) to the digital world. This could be useful for stages in geocaching, high tech treasure hunts, or even making your children clean their rooms until they find the monocle-key. (The device could hold a image of the WiFi password of the day.) If any other clever applications...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:17:46 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-matrix-intelligent-handbike-light/
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This idea was in my mind for a time and one night two weeks ago with a short inspiration, I've started working on it. The LEDS nowadays are quite powerful and can do lots of lighting jobs. Well, they are fast and easily driveable by small electronics & microcontrollers. So I've planned to design and...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 06:31:58 PST
Electronic Market Minder Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Market-Minder/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 01:37:30 PST
Chillanator http://www.instructables.com/id/Chillanator/
Chillanator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SMALL.jpg longwinters Introducing the Chillanator, it uses a Peltier chip I purchased from deal extreme.If you have ever set watching TV or reading and looked over to see your drink is all "warm'" well no more with Chillanator.The total cost of this project was about 10.00 dollars US. The Peltier chip was 7.00The fan was...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:28:08 PDT
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/snap-fit-plexiglas-case-for-your-project/
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Months ago I've built a thermostat to control my electric oven temperature (and cook meringues). You can read the related instructable here. Meringues are still waiting, but now my device has a new plexiglas case, with snap-fit joints and hexagonal grill for the ventilation. I designed the box in Au...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:04:24 PDT
Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-DIY-Proximity-Sensor-to-Automate-Your-Haunte/
Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos The special effects in a haunted house need to be well timed. The best way to do this is to use sensors to detect where your guests are in the haunted house. So I am doing a series of projects that demonstrate a variety of sensors that you can use to automate your haunted house. Last week I show...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:22:46 PDT
10 Minute Mini 3D Projection http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Mini-3D-Projection/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:56:28 PDT
Crank Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Crank-Flash-Light/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 16:18:00 PDT
Simple metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-detector/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:18:48 PDT
DIY MT-50 Multitouch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MT-50-Multitouch-Table/
DIY MT-50 Multitouch Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SMALL.jpg multitouch The MT50 is a projection based 50” multitouch table. It is 31” high with casters and meets ADA (American’s with Disabilities Act) standards. The MT50 supports a resolution of 1280x720. Its frame is made of aluminum, the shell is steel, and surface is thick tempered glass. The table is virtually inde...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:31:08 PDT
Family Activity Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Activity-Portraits/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:49:47 PDT
Wooden Binder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Binder/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:29:27 PDT
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Liquid-light-table/
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic Want to have table that glows under glass, cups, anything? Ultra easy tutorial...so easy kids can do it. But they shouldn´t. Also remember that this is something like a prototype. I´ll tell you what i can how to make it safe and how to make, but always think twice before you do something. This is t...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:15:44 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Point-Shooter-Cyborg-Mouse/
The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman Control cyborg technology and revolutionize your PowerPoint presentations - build a wearable mouse! So you converted some video glasses to a heads-up display glass. You built a wearable Raspberry Pi, pcDuino, or BeagleBone Black. Now, how do you control your cybernetic augmentations? You make a wea...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:39:42 PDT
How to make a portable infrared night vision scope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-it-works-1/
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:57:15 PDT
RFID Bracelet: Remote control doors http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Bracelet/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 02:50:01 PDT
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-iPhone-and-smartphone-stand-docking-availa/
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SMALL.jpg Punyoka Hi, I wanted to bulid a lego iPhone stand which is able to hold the phone in vertical position. Here it goes. I made it in Lego digital designer, because i didn't want to get mine into pieces. This is my first instructable, hope you'll like it. I checked that all parts cost a total of 1,3$ if you ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:35:55 PDT
pepper grinder gun http://www.instructables.com/id/pepper-grinder-gun/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 09:48:10 PDT
Easy variable voltage power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-variable-voltage-power-supply/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 15:03:26 PDT
hat side camera holder http://www.instructables.com/id/hat-side-camera-holder/
hat side camera holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi I've bought this veeery cheap camera made in china, and obviously it lacks an angular holder for my hat...  Luckily I'm a real genius, and after a long research and a lot of examinations, diagrams, computer simulations and testing I've came to the design of this high technological piece of engineeri...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 14:36:22 PDT
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Sensor-Alarm-System/
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Tue, 21 May 2013 19:13:46 PDT
DIY Infrared Night Vision Device http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Night-Vision-Device/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:45:26 PDT
Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-LED-powered-by-Fire/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 00:04:27 PDT
What a silly hat! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-a-silly-hat/
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Tue, 14 May 2013 12:58:40 PDT
Flames effect with a 8x8 LED Matrix and ATMega328 http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8-LED-Matrix-with-flames/
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Sun, 5 May 2013 08:51:10 PDT
Mini Joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Joytick/
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Sat, 4 May 2013 23:33:55 PDT
DIY Portable & Simple USB Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Simple-USB-Air-Conditioner/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 07:35:13 PDT
How to extend your photobank life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-extend-your-photobank-life/
How to extend your photobank life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/V2TE/HF23RRWR/FSEV2TEHF23RRWR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi automatic translations in other languages: Italiano, Deutsch, Français, Español, Português, 日本語, Русский, 漢語, 汉语 A photobank is an hard drive where you can copy your photos from any memory card. I've bought some of them for a few bucks, because lately the memory cards ...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:15:23 PDT
How to make an affordable 'Vein Finder', for use during venipuncture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-affordable-Vein-Finder-for-use-d/
How to make an affordable 'Vein Finder', for use during venipuncture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FV3L/HELXKGZ5/FIUFV3LHELXKGZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FV3L/HELXKGZ5/FIUFV3LHELXKGZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FV3L/HELXKGZ5/FIUFV3LHELXKGZ5.SMALL.jpg danbemp One of the hardest parts of taking blood can be finding a suitable vein. Some patients are 'difficult sticks'; their veins are either very small, and/or deep, preventing health professionals from finding a site easily and quickly. Repetitive needle sticks are painful for the patient and may also low...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:07:06 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
Cassette Tape MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-Tape-MP3-Player/
Cassette Tape MP3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I've been trying for some time to come up with a mod for the cassette tape.  Initially I thought it would be cool if I could stick a voice recorder into one of those tiny cassette tapes that used to be used in message machines (trying to ironic!) but it was way too small.  Then I hit upon using one...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:40:18 PST
Make a Variable Resistor with 1 Million Settings http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Variable-Resister-with-1-Million-Settings/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 08:05:53 PST
Augmented Reality Paper Mario http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Paper-Mario/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 04:54:34 PST
Fob_Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/FobFish/
Fob_Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4YOT/HAQ3842A/FVG4YOTHAQ3842A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4YOT/HAQ3842A/FVG4YOTHAQ3842A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4YOT/HAQ3842A/FVG4YOTHAQ3842A.SMALL.jpg ray74 Turn your boring work key fob into a fishing lure key fob. If you are like me the place where you work has a card access system to control entry into the building. There are many different types of credentials for these systems. The one I use is called a key fob (though I like the name key bob bet...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 20:05:52 PST
BBB (Bothersome Blinker for Bikes) http://www.instructables.com/id/BBB-Bothersome-Blinker-for-Bikes/
BBB (Bothersome Blinker for Bikes) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/23D7/HA4M4LJY/FLO23D7HA4M4LJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/23D7/HA4M4LJY/FLO23D7HA4M4LJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/23D7/HA4M4LJY/FLO23D7HA4M4LJY.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In my city, as I guess in many other, you'll always have to do your best to stay alive when you ride your bike, this is particularly true by night. This is the reason which brought me to design this circuit. I anticipate worried drivers (I should be the first to complain) saying that my bike light h...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:29:22 PST
GoPro Tripod Stand Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Tripod-Stand-Plate/
GoPro Tripod Stand Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/774R/H9T4QAJT/FFL774RH9T4QAJT.SMALL.jpg antibromide I recently purchased a GoPro video camera.  These cameras come with cases and mounts designed for action sports and have no built-in tripod connection point on the camera.  I'm not much of a participant in action sports these days (my sports car is getting a bit old to pull much these days) and my i...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:39:34 PST
monoPong http://www.instructables.com/id/monoPong/
monoPong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SMALL.jpg mischka When I saw this amazing 1D-Pong-Game at Hack-A-Day, I thought "What a great idea - I want to make one". In fact it is a good projects for using microcontrollers, but I also think it is a great project for using logic ICs. I am fascinated by the simplicity of these ICs, and I was wondering if I could...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:28:36 PST
Levitating Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Death-Star/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:35:07 PST