Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:32:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glove Box Can Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Can-Cooler/
Glove Box Can Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/UDMD/I0LCR2P0/FMAUDMDI0LCR2P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/UDMD/I0LCR2P0/FMAUDMDI0LCR2P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/UDMD/I0LCR2P0/FMAUDMDI0LCR2P0.SMALL.jpg runnin30psi Ever wanted an ice cold drink, but only had hot cans laying around? Me neither, but if that were ever the case you would be prepared with this 'Glove Box Gadget'. Some of the things we'll need Things needed for this project:Portable electric cooler. Had one just laying around, but in general yo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:21:11 PDT
Glove Box Gadget Mini Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Gadget-Mini-Cellphone-Charger/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:26:00 PDT
Rechargeable (homemade) Power Bank (super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-homemade-Power-Bank-super-Easy/
Rechargeable (homemade) Power Bank (super Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/ENAP/I0HZ18F5/FZMENAPI0HZ18F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/ENAP/I0HZ18F5/FZMENAPI0HZ18F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/ENAP/I0HZ18F5/FZMENAPI0HZ18F5.SMALL.jpg Calebescobar11 Intro This is my first tutorial so go easy on me xD. Ok I made this charger because tired of being with out music (ipod) on school.because my school does not have power plugs. Partss! Ok we need: 3x ultrafire 3.7v batteries or 3x 4 volts batteries 1xcar cell phone charger 1x toggle switch Pai...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:30:39 PDT
The Electric Man http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Man/
The Electric Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DIIO/I0HYRNW2/FC6DIIOI0HYRNW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DIIO/I0HYRNW2/FC6DIIOI0HYRNW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DIIO/I0HYRNW2/FC6DIIOI0HYRNW2.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD Hidden away in this not so flashy looking device are hours of fun and countless amazing experiments! I give you the Electric man! See videoThe electric man is a device that allows you to electrify yourself with (in the case of this device) around 60KV!It works by creating a High voltage potential (l...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:24:48 PDT
Drone (quad) Search Light For Night Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-quad-Search-Light-For-Night-Flying/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:22:34 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
Multifunctional Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/F6HZ/I0HYTTA1/FXHF6HZI0HYTTA1.SMALL.jpg don_yousif Originally I created this for myA- Level DT project, but I thought I may as well share it on here, skipping the boring bit about research and whatnot obviously. Also, just bear in mind that is my first Instructable so any help would be great.The aim was to save space on my desk as i have far too man...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
How to create a simple, basic, computer game with batch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-simple-basic-computer-game-with-/
How to create a simple, basic, computer game with batch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/55DU/HK1DETI4/F4L55DUHK1DETI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/55DU/HK1DETI4/F4L55DUHK1DETI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/55DU/HK1DETI4/F4L55DUHK1DETI4.SMALL.jpg warspyking Alright so you know a little batch eh? You wanna make a computer game now, well lets examine the basics. You can make a text based game, like a quiz game or something, but you can not and i mean CAN NOT make a multiplayer warfare game with upgrading towers and training your soldiers, dont bother try...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:14:58 PDT
Reading Light For Glasses With Cooling Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Light-For-Glasses-With-Cooling-Fan/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:56:31 PDT
DIY Phone Magnetic Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Phone-Magnetic-Macro-Lens/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 03:45:09 PDT
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-sport-X-copter-frame-design-for-strength-/
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SMALL.jpg chrisayad This all-Aluminum X copter is strong, light, and easiest to repair of all the frames. Because the pieces are made of flat aluminum, even if you crash it really hard, it just gets bent, you can flatten it back out with a hammer. It reduces waste because you are not replacing major parts every time yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:09:37 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SMALL.jpg riachi His name is "oiO", pronounced like "oye", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to simple object that lay around, that play a big, and usually unnoticed role in making our life easier and maybe more interesting...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
Lame batman costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lame-batman-costume/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:29:59 PDT
Calling Card: RFID Texting http://www.instructables.com/id/Calling-Card-RFID-Texting/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:18:02 PDT
DIY: A Pocket sized Cotton candy machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-A-Pocket-sized-Cotton-candy-machine/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:33:18 PDT
cheap bug zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-bug-zapper/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:02:33 PDT
Easiest DIY smartphone tripod mount - iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5, Galaxy,Nokia Lumia and many more http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-DIY-smartphone-tripod-mount-iPhone-6-6-plu/
Easiest DIY smartphone tripod mount - iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5, Galaxy,Nokia Lumia and many more - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/0JNW/I00TKM0U/F0E0JNWI00TKM0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/0JNW/I00TKM0U/F0E0JNWI00TKM0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/0JNW/I00TKM0U/F0E0JNWI00TKM0U.SMALL.jpg 2040 Studio Universal Smartphone Tripod Mount for iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5s, Galaxy, motorola, etc etcThis is how we make an easy inexpensive smartphone tripod mount. It takes about 5 minutes including drying and setting time and then its off to the races.Materials Needed1) Piece of wood at least 3in by 2in. We used...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:03:32 PDT
Caricabatteria di emergenza power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Caricabatteria-di-emergenza-power-bank/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:59:38 PDT
The social media hamster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-social-media-hamster/
The social media hamster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/RXNM/HZZE0ZGC/FQJRXNMHZZE0ZGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/RXNM/HZZE0ZGC/FQJRXNMHZZE0ZGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/RXNM/HZZE0ZGC/FQJRXNMHZZE0ZGC.SMALL.jpg amicojeko Every hackathon we host at Mikamai usually means a lot of leftovers. From pizza crusts to burned LEDs, you can find a lot of useful and useless stuff even in the deepest and darkest corners of our huge open space.And in one of these dark corners I found a scared little friend, which I suddenly decid...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:36:00 PDT
DIY 12v car E-Cig / Box mod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12v-car-E-Cig-Box-mod/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:12:12 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Nintendo Laser Zapper - No Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Laser-Zapper-No-Solder/
Nintendo Laser Zapper - No Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/MC67/HZXYNJQG/F5BMC67HZXYNJQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/MC67/HZXYNJQG/F5BMC67HZXYNJQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/MC67/HZXYNJQG/F5BMC67HZXYNJQG.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I had gotten this zapper at a thrift store near my house for cheap and decided that since it didn't work, that I should try to make something out of it . This is my take on Lehmeier's project, however THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO ELECTRICAL SKILLS NEEDED AND THIS TOOK ME AN HOUR TO MAKE! Original post by...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:22:29 PDT
Binary Counter/Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-CounterDice/
Binary Counter/Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SMALL.jpg DimitrisZ Hello world,This is a dead simple counter and dice, which shows numbers (0-15) in binary.I use it with Munchkin board game, it reminds me my level.First of all, the hardware tha you'll need: 1x AVR microcontroller with at least 6 I/O pins (I used an ATTiny85 and disabled reset pin) 4x LEDs (I recomm...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:26 PDT
Party Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Box/
Party Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/H78B/HZTO94LW/FSYH78BHZTO94LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/H78B/HZTO94LW/FSYH78BHZTO94LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/H78B/HZTO94LW/FSYH78BHZTO94LW.SMALL.jpg cquestinnov No matter if it is hot out or cold out, having music with you will make any weather feel better.This Party box will take the tunes where you want to go. The Party Box If you want a fun weekend project.This video will walk you through building it. Tools and Parts Parts list for Portable music ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 05:32:47 PDT
Kindle paperwhite hard Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Kindle-paperwhite-hard-Case/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 15:35:24 PDT
Altoides Tin Calculater http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoides-Tin-Calculater/
Altoides Tin Calculater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/C76E/HZPDY53R/FM7C76EHZPDY53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/C76E/HZPDY53R/FM7C76EHZPDY53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/C76E/HZPDY53R/FM7C76EHZPDY53R.SMALL.jpg RandomProjectGuy13 This is my tutorial for my Altoides calculater,I have to admit it's not the prettiest but it works. Materials -Small and cheap calculater -Altoides tin-Needle nose pliers-cordless drill-screws-Paint(optional-makes it much easier) Take Apart Calculater The title of this step is pretty self expl...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 17:50:35 PDT
Easy to make and useful Gopro handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-and-useful-Gopro-handle/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 14:47:25 PDT
Rotary Vending Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Vending-Prototype/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:26:34 PDT
How to check capacity (mAh) in your powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-check-capacity-mAh-in-your-powerbank/
How to check capacity (mAh) in your powerbank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/D9ZM/HZMJ0XIC/FPKD9ZMHZMJ0XIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/D9ZM/HZMJ0XIC/FPKD9ZMHZMJ0XIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/D9ZM/HZMJ0XIC/FPKD9ZMHZMJ0XIC.SMALL.jpg danleow I think this is the cheapest way to check your powerbank capacity and of course with lots of patience as well. In the video I am using the popular 2600mAh powerbank in eBay as an example.Concept: Basically you charge the powerbank (full discharged first) and get the Amp reading from the start and ag...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:49:36 PDT
Simulated Fireworks Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulated-Fireworks-Wheel/
Simulated Fireworks Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SMALL.jpg DGW This Instructable is about how to make wheel that throws sparks like a large fireworks pinwheel but it doesn't use any powders or fireworks. Depending on how the laws are written in your area this may or may not be defined as a firework. The science behind it is the oxidation of finely divided iron ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:18:50 PDT
10 minute, cheap, portable cooler A/C http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-cheap-portable-cooler-AC/
10 minute, cheap, portable cooler A/C - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/08YH/HZJO6338/F9Q08YHHZJO6338.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/08YH/HZJO6338/F9Q08YHHZJO6338.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/08YH/HZJO6338/F9Q08YHHZJO6338.SMALL.jpg mkchronos Here is our instructable for a very inexpensive and very quick portable A/C made out of a Styrofoam cooler. I did this project with my 4 year old daughter after we had seen some of the other home-made Air Condition (A/C) units and she asked it we could make one. The challenge we put forth though, ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:59:41 PDT
Mindflex EEG with raw data over Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Mindflex-EEG-with-raw-data-over-Bluetooth/
Mindflex EEG with raw data over Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/QRVR/HZI92E1N/FQ9QRVRHZI92E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/QRVR/HZI92E1N/FQ9QRVRHZI92E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/QRVR/HZI92E1N/FQ9QRVRHZI92E1N.SMALL.jpg arpruss The Mindflex (and Mindflex Duel--the relevant hardware is supposed to be the same) toy lets you control the height of a ball with mental concentration. I will explain how to attach a $10 Bluetooth module to make this into a full-functioned Bluetooth EEG headset with raw data output that should be u...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:01:11 PDT
How to know a fake 18650 battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-know-a-fake-18650-battery/
How to know a fake 18650 battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/NZ23/HZI90O5V/FAWNZ23HZI90O5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/NZ23/HZI90O5V/FAWNZ23HZI90O5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/NZ23/HZI90O5V/FAWNZ23HZI90O5V.SMALL.jpg danleow An average genuine 18650 batteries will weigh about 45g and no nothing less than 42g. You can see I have a fake 18650 battery in the pic weigh 32g only and the genuine 18650 battery weight 45g. Some genuine 18650 battery can weigh more than 50g. Good brands will tell you the weight of the battery. Y...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:15:24 PDT
Easy Adjustable Speed Pocket Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Adjustable-Speed-Pocket-Fan/
Easy Adjustable Speed Pocket Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QRF1/HZI92ETW/FTRQRF1HZI92ETW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QRF1/HZI92ETW/FTRQRF1HZI92ETW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QRF1/HZI92ETW/FTRQRF1HZI92ETW.SMALL.jpg jcholton Hello!In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make an adjustable speed pocket fan out of some cheap and easy to find materials. I know that this has been done before, but it doesn't look like anyone has done it this simply. Many designs use a 555 timer to control the speed, but this one s...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:54:27 PDT
Desktop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Power-Supply/
Desktop Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P7GM/HZI8ZSBS/FU8P7GMHZI8ZSBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P7GM/HZI8ZSBS/FU8P7GMHZI8ZSBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P7GM/HZI8ZSBS/FU8P7GMHZI8ZSBS.SMALL.jpg GrimRipper1080 Hello World! Since this is my first Instructable, I'll keep it short and sweet. To start, I had a problem where I was given a Chumby One, but the plug was complete chinese crap so the Chumby wouldn't power on. In reading online that others had the same problem with theirs, I decided to use another p...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:17:06 PDT
How to upgrade your 2600mAh powerbank to 5000mAh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-upgrade-your-2600mAh-powerbank-to-5000mAh/
How to upgrade your 2600mAh powerbank to 5000mAh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/LNBK/HZI8OVSM/FLBLNBKHZI8OVSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/LNBK/HZI8OVSM/FLBLNBKHZI8OVSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/LNBK/HZI8OVSM/FLBLNBKHZI8OVSM.SMALL.jpg danleow This video shows you how to upgrade your 2600mAh powerbank to 5000mAh. This is for the popular 2600mAh keychain powerbank found in eBay. You don't need a rocket scientist brain to do this!!!! :PWarning! quick solder on battery terminal. Li-Ion battery can explode when expose to heat for long period ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:15 PDT
Bluetooth Low Energy and iBeacons with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Low-Energy-and-iBeacons-with-Tessel/
Bluetooth Low Energy and iBeacons with Tessel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/DXG9/HZFDVGYW/FLYDXG9HZFDVGYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/DXG9/HZFDVGYW/FLYDXG9HZFDVGYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/DXG9/HZFDVGYW/FLYDXG9HZFDVGYW.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Tessel is a microcontroller you program in JavaScript. It's like Arduino, but designed to be easier to use and web-friendly.Bluetooth Low Energy is a communication protocol that's designed to use very little energy, transferring small packets of data relatively slowly. This is good for battery-power...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:08:39 PDT
Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
Easy Wireless LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SMALL.jpg electro18 Yes ! That's right , this instructable will guide you to create your own wireless LED. This instructable is inpired from : Wireless L E D by neelandan ! Thanks for this great instructable !This version uses a more powerful high frequency switching transistor ( BD139 ) so that means now you've got gr...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-and-Focus-for-DSLR-Camera/
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9FRB/HZEWQNHI/F2A9FRBHZEWQNHI.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 This is a remote I made that fits the three pin connectors that Minolta and Sony use on their cameras. The Connector For this connector, you are going to need three female to female/male jumper wires. A jumper wire with a triple socket won't work; it needs to be three single sockets. You are also...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:27:23 PDT
small Pepper's Ghost Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/small-Peppers-Ghost-Effect/
small Pepper's Ghost Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/N04U/HZCIX1N5/FPMN04UHZCIX1N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/N04U/HZCIX1N5/FPMN04UHZCIX1N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/N04U/HZCIX1N5/FPMN04UHZCIX1N5.SMALL.jpg fbrueren Hello, Humanity, in this tutorial I will show u how to make your own Pepper's ghost effect out of items that you have at home. Stun your friends with this free and fast project! Items That You Need 1- a disc case( a small one like the pic)2- 2 coffee stirring things3- some wire Put It All Toget...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:13:20 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I have been making pens for a little over a year now and are great fun to make.You can make them as single stick pens but for the most part you would purchase a parts kit that come in varying levels of styles and difficulty.The kit will consist of all of the metal parts as well as the refill to comp...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
How To Use The Emerson Action Cam HD Video http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-The-Emerson-Action-Cam-HD-Video/
How To Use The Emerson Action Cam HD Video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/FSZ6/HZ88MZZR/F3HFSZ6HZ88MZZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/FSZ6/HZ88MZZR/F3HFSZ6HZ88MZZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/FSZ6/HZ88MZZR/F3HFSZ6HZ88MZZR.SMALL.jpg Rabbits R us Hey guys, I will be showing you how to use the Emerson action cam. How To Open The Water Proof Case. First, pt your finger under the clip. Then pull it up to make the front clip loos from the long protruding line. And then open it. How To Turn It On Hold on the power button until you see on th...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:19:47 PDT
littleBits flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-flashlight/
littleBits flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/DN8K/HZ6T8PRA/FHYDN8KHZ6T8PRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/DN8K/HZ6T8PRA/FHYDN8KHZ6T8PRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/DN8K/HZ6T8PRA/FHYDN8KHZ6T8PRA.SMALL.jpg LowKeyFishing I've recently bought two littleBits modules. The battery connection (blue), and the bright light module (green).I was staring at them until I came up with this contraption. So, if you`re short on bits then this the "able" for you. Materials •littleBits (power module)•littleBits (bright light modu...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:52:22 PDT
Super Simple Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Flashlight/
Super Simple Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SMALL.jpg Collin Chidiac In this Instructable I will teach you how to make a simple flashlight! Gather Materials For this project you will need...Small light bulbAluminum foil9v batteryHot glue gunThats it! Bulb to battery Hold the small bulb horizontally on the negative lead and hot glue it to where it is still touch...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:31 PDT
Electricity Generating Shoe Insole http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Shoe-Insole/
Electricity Generating Shoe Insole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/YVJL/HZ3YC755/FMNYVJLHZ3YC755.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to make a shoe generator. What is a Shoe generator? A shoe generator ia a device that generates electricity from walking / running or any sport that you have to walk/run in.Link for the remix contest: http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Foo...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:52 PDT
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/UUS5/HYZX4L3U/FKUUUS5HYZX4L3U.SMALL.jpg volthaus First off I want to thank H4ZZ498 for his Instructable from which I borrowed the basic design. My night light does not begin glowing until the ambient light in the room is very dim. Others I've seen on here begin glowing when the light in the room is still fairly bright. If your night light comes on...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:51:23 PDT
Arm and Hand Gesture Control in Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Myo-Armband-now-with-Python/
Arm and Hand Gesture Control in Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1FHG/HYVDMVWM/FQ11FHGHYVDMVWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1FHG/HYVDMVWM/FQ11FHGHYVDMVWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1FHG/HYVDMVWM/FQ11FHGHYVDMVWM.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO For those that haven't heard of the Myo before - it's an armband that reads the electrical impulses from your muscles, letting you control devices by simply waving or gesturing with your hand.If you have seen it and want to develop on it, you'll soon come to realize that the library is C++ only. Thi...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:20:08 PDT
Bucking Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucking-Battery/
Bucking Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SMALL.jpg Collin Chidiac Using a couple of components you can build yourself a bucking 9v battery toy easy and fun! Get materials For this project you will need1 9v battery1 Switch1 motorSome 18 gauge wireHot glue gun Building Glue your motor to your battery with the wires pointing up as to allow easy access. Attach...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:19:48 PDT
How To Build A Static Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Static-Detector/
How To Build A Static Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/A19N/HYSIU8ZF/FMVA19NHYSIU8ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/A19N/HYSIU8ZF/FMVA19NHYSIU8ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/A19N/HYSIU8ZF/FMVA19NHYSIU8ZF.SMALL.jpg Mr Tesla This instructable shows how to build a static detector. I have built several robots, and one problem that I often encounter is a static buildup/discharge that causes interferences with the motor controllers. The hardest thing about this problem is that it is difficult to test the static buildup to s...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:20:19 PDT
Super Simple Telegraph http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Telegraph/
Super Simple Telegraph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/YD1L/HYPNVZNM/FTQYD1LHYPNVZNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/YD1L/HYPNVZNM/FTQYD1LHYPNVZNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/YD1L/HYPNVZNM/FTQYD1LHYPNVZNM.SMALL.jpg Buckfoot In This Instructable, I am going to show how to build a simple one way telegraph, in case you get trapped in the bathroom. Ingredients Since this is so simple, all you need to do is go to the recycling bin, and grab some supplies. Anyway, this is what you need.- A Piece Of Black Paper- Yarn- 2 to...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:03:47 PDT
Bluetooth Glove: Version 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Glove-Version-30/
Bluetooth Glove: Version 3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/V98B/HYPNXFA9/FSRV98BHYPNXFA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/V98B/HYPNXFA9/FSRV98BHYPNXFA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/V98B/HYPNXFA9/FSRV98BHYPNXFA9.SMALL.jpg WiseGuy10x A glove with a bluetooth module built-in to receive calls while you are on bike or car, In a cool new way. Materials Needed: -A Glove-A Push button-Wire-Soldering Iron-Soldering wire-Most importantly a cheap bluetooth headset (which you are happy to experiment with) Preparing All The Parts -Cr...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:08:51 PDT