Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 01:13:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control An Arduino With Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-An-Arduino-With-Your-Phone/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:56:14 PDT
Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Fume-Extractor-1/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:21:23 PDT
USBing your car http://www.instructables.com/id/USBing-your-car/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:36:23 PDT
Phone case with built-in MicroSD reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-case-with-built-in-MicroSD-reader/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:02:44 PDT
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x5W/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
Using a USB external hard drive with your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-USB-external-hard-drive-with-your-Raspberr/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:26:51 PDT
Airplay in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Airplay-in-the-Car/
Airplay in the Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/KER0/IDRP68YD/F1CKER0IDRP68YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/KER0/IDRP68YD/F1CKER0IDRP68YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/KER0/IDRP68YD/F1CKER0IDRP68YD.SMALL.jpg puaerotch Bluetooth is a popular method to wirelessly play music from a phone through a car stereo system. But it's not the only option. You can also use Apple's Airplay. This can be done using an Airport Express. Of course, you could buy a power converter to plug into your car's 12V jack, but what fun is...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:16:59 PDT
Let's make a game controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-game-controller/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:32 PDT
mBot controlled by Wireless Joystick using Me USB Host http://www.instructables.com/id/mBot-controlled-by-Wireless-Joystick-using-Me-USB-/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:52:28 PDT
Plywood Flash Drive Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Flash-Drive-Case/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 07:22:35 PDT
Li-ion 12V Home-made USB Flashlight Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
Self-Flipping Pen Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Flipping-Pen-Drive/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:32:17 PDT
PIC18 Development Board with Ethernet and USB http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC18-Development-Board-with-Ethernet-and-USB/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:25:49 PDT
Uber Bright Flash Light / Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Uber-Bright-Flas-Light-and-Phone-Charger/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 14:54:13 PDT
Digital Message in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Message-in-a-Bottle/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:34:21 PDT
Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-1/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 06:26:59 PDT
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-N64-Controller-into-a-USB-Gamepad-using-an/
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SMALL.jpg BobJones6732 The easiest way to turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad is to buy an N64 Controller Adapter for around £15. However it can also be done if you have an Arduino Leonardo or any other Arduino board with built-in USB communication.What you will need:An Arduino Leonardo (Also possible with oth...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:42:30 PDT
5 Min USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Min-USB-LED-Light/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:47 PDT
DIY Synth + MIDI controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-DIY-Synth-with-MIDI/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:43:29 PDT
Convertir control NES retro a USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertir-control-NES-retro-a-USB/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:00:31 PDT
3D Print a Mini USB Vacuum Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Mini-USB-Vacuum-Cleaner/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:40:38 PDT
Cheap 5.1 usb sound card for mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-51-usb-sound-card-for-mac/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:07:24 PDT
5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Bucket-Air-Conditioner/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 21:56:35 PDT
Boot the Raspberry Pi from USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-the-Raspberry-Pi-from-USB/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 18:32:11 PDT
install an extra car charger http://www.instructables.com/id/install-an-extra-car-charger/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:48:59 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 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
How to make Simple LED USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Simple-LED-USB-light/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:20:53 PDT
Make a portable usb powered led lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portable-usb-powered-led-lamp/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:52 PDT
How to connect a Raspberry Pi to a Wi-Fi network http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-Wi-Fi-network/
How to connect a Raspberry Pi to a Wi-Fi network - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SMALL.jpg KieraM So you want to connect a Raspberry Pi to the internet, but your computer lacks an ethernet connection, or you lack an ethernet cable. What to do?What you need:Raspberry PimicroSD cardHDMI cableUSB power adapter (that can provide at least 600mA at 5V), include a micro USB cableUSB Wi-Fi adapterUSB ke...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 14:09:29 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-cable-to-Arduino-UNO-clone/
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SMALL.jpg ochâtelain It saves some space in a case and sometimes it is easier to solder a cable to an Arduino than to plug and unplug it every time. Once tested it is the one plug less to worry about. - So let's see how it works. Peel your USB-Cable To start remove a board with of your cables outer insulation and pr...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:55:21 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg APW-Design Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Speakerboxxx-Hi-Fi-BT-Boombox-From-Scratch/
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SMALL.jpg jneong I know what you're probably thinking, "Not another bluetooth speaker Instructable!" BUT THIS IS TRUE HI-FI!**and not in the heavily abused, arbitrarily applied use of the term! Read on to see how :) Goals & Design Requirements GoalsI love music. When you truly love music, you care about hearing i...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 21:49:59 PDT
Hide Secret Files in a fake USB Charging Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-Secret-Files-in-a-fake-USB-Charging-Cable/
Hide Secret Files in a fake USB Charging Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible I'll show you how to protect your files by masking a USB pendrive into an old USB charging cable. The result will look like a normal charging cable so if you keep it near other cables no one will think that you hide something into it.It's a very quick project and it uses old...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:30:00 PDT
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-ZX82-Spectrum-keyboard-into-an-expandabl/
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SMALL.jpg j_thompson In this Instructable, I'll show you how to convert your ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into a functionally-expandable USB keyboard compatible with anything USB-enabled. This build is compact enough that when you're done, you can fit a Raspberry Pi or other small computer into the spectrum as well and just p...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:13:31 PDT
Water resistant motorcycle USB charger - under $10. http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-resistant-motorcycle-USB-charger-under-10/
Water resistant motorcycle USB charger - under $10. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SMALL.jpg krzysztof.szymanski You'll need:1. USB car charger(I got mine for $4.99).2. LED flashlight(I got mine for free)3. 2 hose clamps.4. Some wire.5. Soldering iron.6. A drill. Disassemble flashlight and a charger. 1. Remove a battery from the flashlight.2. Unscrew a '+' terminal from the charger.3. Remove front cap from ...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 12:45:30 PDT
code Arduino with your phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/code-Arduino-with-your-phone/
code Arduino with your phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever found yourself wanting to do a bit of coding but don't have your computer? well now you can!please make sure that your device is compatible with on the go cables, you can find out by going into settings and looking under device information. tools: tools needed:1. Arduino (obviously)...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 16:55:05 PDT
Advanced USB Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-USB-Battery-Charger/
Advanced USB Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SMALL.jpg amod_sachintha Hello everybody,Charging devices off USB ports on computers has always been a quite a bit of a hassle to me. This I say because I own 2 mp3 players and soon I’m going to own and Amazon Kindle. So I began on building up a power adapter to recharge my devices rather than buying it from somewhere. The ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 01:51:21 PDT
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-USB-upgrade-for-standard-flash-drive/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:39:25 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
USB Charger Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SMALL.jpg RushFan Hello folks, this here is an Instructable on installing a handy USB outlet. I initially installed one on my boat, and I loved it so much that I put one in each of 2 of my cars. I am even going to put another on the boat! With a family of 5 and about 2,700 total devices, the prospect of having the...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
Format a partitioned storage device http://www.instructables.com/id/Format-a-partitioned-storage-device/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:05:05 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 PDT
DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Power-Bank-for-Smatphone-with-USB-DC-09V-to-5V/
DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module and TP4056 1A Li-Ion battery Charging Module, Box toy, cells laptop 18650, and few time holiday, Do it very easy and nice work and cheap, You can try do it !!!!!!!More DIY External Power Bank Backup Battery for Smart P...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 01:36:45 PDT
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you how to make some useful electronic gadgets for your bike. The instructable contains a solar power bank with a very high 7000mAh capacity that can be recharged with a build in 5v solar panel or with a recycled CPU fan. The full cost for me was less then 10 bucks, bu...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
US-Baymax Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SMALL.jpg dragonator My sister had a baby, my UP! finally works again after being broken for 6 months and I (and them) like animation movies. Putting 1 and 1 and 1 and 1 together, lets make something as a present. A 3D printed Baymax (from Big Hero 6) USB nightlight seems like something fun.In this instructable I will s...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
Cellphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SMALL.jpg hobbyman As the functions of cell phones increased astronomically, so their power requirements. Nowadays a clever :) phone which is purchased new can hardly stand working for 1-2 days and their endurance even decreases as the battery inside wears down as it gets older. So many people are buying and using bat...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
Lámpara de mesa con contacto y USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Lámpara-de-mesa-con-contacto-y-USB/
Lámpara de mesa con contacto y USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/L8FA/I7VQTGFS/F13L8FAI7VQTGFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/L8FA/I7VQTGFS/F13L8FAI7VQTGFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/L8FA/I7VQTGFS/F13L8FAI7VQTGFS.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 En este tutorial vamos a fabricar una lámpara de escritorio o mesa que cuenta con una conexión USB y un contacto eléctrico. Es el perfecto acompañante para tu área de trabajo y puedes olvidarte de no encontrar el cargador de tu celular o aparato USB. Herramientas y materiales Herramientas: Pin...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:26:30 PST
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SMALL.jpg BruceE3 After I had purchased my new iPod, I soon realized that it was incapable of creating its own sound. Thus, I decided to create a speaker that was small and light, but still had good audio quality. In the process of researching what type of speaker I should use, I came across a concept called bone c...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Mini Cow Speaker USB Rechargable http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cow-Speaker-USB-Rechargable/
Mini Cow Speaker USB Rechargable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SMALL.jpg MilesA This mini cow speaker is first and foremost design a project to develop my product design skills. It would have been great to develop the project further and turn it into a saleable product but for now it remains a teenage dream. The following instructable will take you through the making stages of ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:20:27 PDT