Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:19:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helix-Spiral-Lolly-stick-Lamp-USB-powered/
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Welcome to another project from Cairdy Crafts!This week, we're turning a pile of lolly sticks, 9 LEDs and an old USB cable into a Helix Spiral lolly stick lamp!Check out the video for the video guide and read on for the step by step instructions!Cost Lolly sticks ~£3Old USB cable (free)LEDs (~50p)Ho...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:32:25 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
DIY toolbox solar : radio + charger + light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
DIY toolbox solar : radio + charger + light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger + emergency light (or diary use? why not?) + energy bank.Sorry for my english, I try but, is difficult.Its my Dakar Rally radio What do you need -An old toolbox o plastic b...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
Automatic Tea Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SMALL.jpg 24Eng I am scatterbrained. I like to drink hot tea. Oversteeped tea gets bitter. I am easily distracted. The natural choice was to (over)engineer something with inexpensive hobby-grade electronics. Automatic tea timers are hardly new and people have made them from discarded toasters and K'Nex which I have...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
Make light sleep using the former and LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-light-sleep-using-the-former-and-LED-bulb/
Make light sleep using the former and LED bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/RIF7/I7L6OL2M/F65RIF7I7L6OL2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/RIF7/I7L6OL2M/F65RIF7I7L6OL2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/RIF7/I7L6OL2M/F65RIF7I7L6OL2M.SMALL.jpg dzikriyana The goods are in need most important: LED  former 5watt Bulb  Resistor 220 Ohm  USB Cable former / EndGoods to carry out the manufacture of: Lead  Solder  Scissors  Kater / Knives  Tape (if needed)  Adapter / Power Supply 5v with the amperage that is not too large.First, prepare the tools ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:30:11 PDT
USB charger modify output voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-charger-modify-output-voltage/
USB charger modify output voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/901P/I7IJ7EZ2/FQO901PI7IJ7EZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/901P/I7IJ7EZ2/FQO901PI7IJ7EZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/901P/I7IJ7EZ2/FQO901PI7IJ7EZ2.SMALL.jpg radu022003 Hello, this is my very first instructable, i am often reading instructables, but until now i haven't written any.Many times in our electronics project we need 3.3V or even less and most popular and cheapest phone chargers seems to be the first choice for powering our micrcontrollers or chips. But yo...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:14:20 PDT
[Beginner guide] Configuration of a usb lan on intel edison for ssh connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-guide-Configuration-of-a-usb-lan-on-intel/
[Beginner guide] Configuration of a usb lan on intel edison for ssh connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/5CJT/I7HG73BD/FQB5CJTI7HG73BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/5CJT/I7HG73BD/FQB5CJTI7HG73BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/5CJT/I7HG73BD/FQB5CJTI7HG73BD.SMALL.jpg ruben.clerici This few steps will help you to connect you Intel Edison without using a wifi connection by the usb interface. This is particularly useful for example to copy data from/to the Intel Edison using scp(secure copy) command Connect your Edison the first step is to plug your Edison to your computer vi...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:49:06 PDT
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) http://www.instructables.com/id/Coco-Mic-The-DIY-Studio-Quailty-USB-Mic-MEMS-techn/
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hello Instructabler's , Sahas here. Do you want to record your audio files like a pro? Probably you would love to... Well... in fact everyone loves to. Today your wishes will come true. Presented here is the Coco-Mic - Which not only records quality audio but also "MEETS THE EYE" . This awesome pie...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:44:48 PDT
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stream-the-solar-eclipse-to-a-website-with-/
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil C# source code for streaming camera image to websites - not just on 20 March 2015!This article demonstrates how to watch the solar eclipse safely on the 20th of March on your PC by using a simple USB webcamera. It is a C#-based solution that allows you to stream the image of your USB web camera to a...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:36:03 PDT
Ultimate ToolBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-ToolBox/
Ultimate ToolBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SMALL.jpg VeXX MacDread hello, everyone!!!I have been postponing posting an instructable for years and now here it is! my very own bluetooth enabled site radio/toolbox!!!have you ever been at work and:- your phone battery dies?- your e-cig battery dies?- your site radio does not give you much options of music or battery li...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:24:42 PDT
the most simple USB cable manager ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/the-most-simple-USB-cable-manager-ever/
the most simple USB cable manager ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/4I8B/I7CCAEFD/FDH4I8BI7CCAEFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/4I8B/I7CCAEFD/FDH4I8BI7CCAEFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/4I8B/I7CCAEFD/FDH4I8BI7CCAEFD.SMALL.jpg mkarimi2 hi guys.I know some of you may know this home trick,but I decided to start my instructable account with it.so let's get started ! all you need ! I think it's very simple and it doesn't need any special item ... just gather anything you see in picture:1. some paper clips2. some USB cables atta...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:28:31 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-Steampunk-style/
Flash Drive Steampunk style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SMALL.jpg Izrail This is my Steampunk/Vintage flash drive!With flash drives becoming bigger and bigger, I was trying to find a way to still love my 2G - 8G drivesI decided to make them into something I would enjoy again and carry with me to various places as a conversation piece.This is pretty simple. If you want to...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 PDT
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-Timer-Interface-v30-working/
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SMALL.jpg heavyweather This continues and finishes my quest for a working USB-Gamepad-Slotcar-Timer-Interface.My first trials and the basics can be found here:http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-...and herehttp://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Gamepad-Slotca...This is v3.0, now the sensor triggers a timer and ...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:07:30 PDT
Keyboard PenPot http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-PenPot/
Keyboard PenPot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/6TJG/I760NL28/F4M6TJGI760NL28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/6TJG/I760NL28/F4M6TJGI760NL28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/6TJG/I760NL28/F4M6TJGI760NL28.SMALL.jpg _GamingTurtle_ Okay For this project we are going to Need1 x Old Keyboard1 x Hot Glue Gun Stripping It Down Now We need to Open The Keyboard You need to unscrew all the screws inside your should find a Gell sheet like this And a Keyboard Button sheet like this I lost a few of my keys but I had PlentyNow We ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:13:18 PDT
DIY micro USB to lightning cable adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-micro-USB-to-lightning-cable-adapter/
DIY micro USB to lightning cable adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/OMWD/I735Z9J5/FTTOMWDI735Z9J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/OMWD/I735Z9J5/FTTOMWDI735Z9J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/OMWD/I735Z9J5/FTTOMWDI735Z9J5.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box It seems like I was fixing my girlfriends ipod charger every other day and when I wasn't fixing it she was out buying a new one that would live a short life. The reason she was going through so many cables was because she bought the cheapest ones and over strained them. Cheap usb cords are a gamble....
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:39:42 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Turn An Old Highlighter Into A USB Stick For >$2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-An-Old-Highlighter-Into-A-USB-Stick-For-2/
Turn An Old Highlighter Into A USB Stick For >$2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XOR6/I735W7KD/F3VXOR6I735W7KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XOR6/I735W7KD/F3VXOR6I735W7KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XOR6/I735W7KD/F3VXOR6I735W7KD.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Have you ever gotten bored of the normal standard plain USB stick cases? I have - I decided to turn an old highlighter into a USB stick, it worked well!All you'll need is a USB stick you don't mind pulling apart and an old highlighter.This is simple to make, a very quick and easy re-model.You will ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:48:12 PDT
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port http://www.instructables.com/id/1st-9v-Battery-that-can-be-recharged-from-a-USB-Po/
1st 9v Battery that can be recharged from a USB Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The 9v batteries are very often used in electronics, example: programmable circuits, robots and etc... But they have a very huge problem, theirs capacity is low and the rechargeable 9v batteries needs at least 9.5v to charge them up. I thought much time about this project because would be an importa...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:32:50 PDT
USB Gamepad Slotcartimer - ir-lotsensor http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Gamepad-Slotcartimer-ir-lotsensor/
USB Gamepad Slotcartimer - ir-lotsensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/64EP/I6YY29RV/FB864EPI6YY29RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/64EP/I6YY29RV/FB864EPI6YY29RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/64EP/I6YY29RV/FB864EPI6YY29RV.SMALL.jpg heavyweather This is the second variation of my slotcar timer interface. Where the gamepad was triggered by a "deadstrip" the first time I am now using an IR-slotsensor to trigger the gamepad.-------------------------------------------------------------------------EDITThe third and refined version can be found h...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 17:44:59 PDT
Morse Code key connect with computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-key-connect-with-computer/
Morse Code key connect with computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SMALL.jpg alanshiu This is my 1st project, the Morse Code key connect with computer via USB Beginning Prepared a computer mouse and open the case, remove the circuit board from mouse. Cover the LED Use paper and tape to cover the LED on the circuit board to block the light signal transmitt to control IC. Sol...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:00:30 PDT
Controlling the Analog Discovery™ Waveform Generator in LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-the-Analog-Discovery-Waveform-Generato/
Controlling the Analog Discovery™ Waveform Generator in LabVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5YWR/I735Y24E/F2U5YWRI735Y24E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5YWR/I735Y24E/F2U5YWRI735Y24E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5YWR/I735Y24E/F2U5YWRI735Y24E.SMALL.jpg dacook13 The goal of this project is to teach you how to control the analog discovery with LabVIEW. In particular this project will demonstrate how to control the analog discoveries wave form generator. You can control the frequency and amplitude using a 2d box. Depending on where you click inside the 2d box...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:29:47 PDT
Pocket USB Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-USB-Emergency-Charger/
Pocket USB Emergency Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/JLXL/I6YXPWGB/F9QJLXLI6YXPWGB.SMALL.jpg rodski I been able to make a Pocket Emergency Charger compatible for smartphones and other USB compliant devices out of salvaging an electronic pcb from an old cd player.,Since the famous LM 7805 Linear Regulator i found was the main component used to built a charger.i have seen various instructable projec...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 07:53:50 PDT
Arduino Micro USB OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Micro-USB-OTG/
Arduino Micro USB OTG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SMALL.jpg chienline Arduino is a powerful compact size programmable microcontroller for DIYers. The minimum basic equipment you need is a laptop, an USB cable, and an arduino. Can we make it even more portable? YES!All you need is an Arduino and a micro USB OTG which is as big as the USB-B plug itself and you can keep ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:53:21 PST
A Simple Batteryless Bluetooth Upgrade (Hack) for Your Media Player http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Bluetooth-Upgrade-batteryless-for-Your-Me/
A Simple Batteryless Bluetooth Upgrade (Hack) for Your Media Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FDIJ/I6RSZH0X/FCDFDIJI6RSZH0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FDIJ/I6RSZH0X/FCDFDIJI6RSZH0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FDIJ/I6RSZH0X/FCDFDIJI6RSZH0X.SMALL.jpg RajkumarRaval I would like to share with you how I managed to provide Bluetooth capability to my relatively old home cinema system.DisclaimerAll the instructions and code are provided "as is", please follow/use them at your own risk, I will not be liable for anything what so ever. Also please let me inform you th...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:53:24 PST
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Recover-Exhaust-Energy/
Recover Exhaust Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda While the world is making the evolution towards cleaner and greener sources of transportation, we still have some years to go before making a full transition to these technologies. Even then it would take most of the world some further years to catch up to those innovations. Here we present a sma...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Simple Dual Axis Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dual-Axis-Solar-Tracker/
Simple Dual Axis Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/KSFT/I6QD6BUH/FOQKSFTI6QD6BUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/KSFT/I6QD6BUH/FOQKSFTI6QD6BUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/KSFT/I6QD6BUH/FOQKSFTI6QD6BUH.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman En español.We at BrownDogGadgets.com love using solar energy with our electronics projects. For the most part it's extremely easy to work into small, low voltage, projects. One frequent question we get from students and hobbyists is "How can I make a solar tracker?"Thats a great question and an ev...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:38:02 PST
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-Controlled-MIDI-Controller/
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SMALL.jpg bergerab One huge issue in the world of digital music production is keeping that analog warmth (that resonated from reel-to-reel systems and tubes) in modern day digital music. Many swear that analog systems have a sound that can never be replicated by bits, and hope is lost for digital music to match that a...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:10:15 PST
Cheap Computing: Arduino with TTL Serial http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Computing-Arduino-with-TTL-Serial/
Cheap Computing: Arduino with TTL Serial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P25B/I6NI7QJA/FPDP25BI6NI7QJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P25B/I6NI7QJA/FPDP25BI6NI7QJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P25B/I6NI7QJA/FPDP25BI6NI7QJA.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel Much of the cost of the full scale arduinos like the UNO is the cost of the USB interface. Get rid of that and you can either build your own arduino from scratch or get a board like the Really Bare Bones Board ( http://moderndevice.com/product/rbbb-kit/ ) for cheap. But since your computer does n...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:01:33 PST
Old Optical Mouse into high laser light WOW!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Optical-Mouse-into-high-laser-light/
Old Optical Mouse into high laser light WOW!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/HIA5/I6RSEH01/FK8HIA5I6RSEH01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/HIA5/I6RSEH01/FK8HIA5I6RSEH01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/HIA5/I6RSEH01/FK8HIA5I6RSEH01.SMALL.jpg monop If u want to make this you will need adult super vison thanks. Things what do you need 1.Glue2.Scissors 3.An optical mouse4.Tape 5.Screw drivers Step 1.Open the mouse Open mouse with screw driver and remove the scroller and button and glue the wires and magnifier that would be on back you ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:19:30 PST
The Unused Uses of Usb That didn't know and with smart phone fan OTG support http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-Unused-Uses-of-Usb-That-didnt-know-with-smart-/
The Unused Uses of Usb That didn't know and with smart phone fan OTG support - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LE86/I6QD1F09/FOFLE86I6QD1F09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LE86/I6QD1F09/FOFLE86I6QD1F09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LE86/I6QD1F09/FOFLE86I6QD1F09.SMALL.jpg monop THIS IS FOR SCIENCE AND ELECTRICITY BUT IF YOU WANT TO MAKE IT WITH YOUR ADULT SUPERVISIONWARNING:THIS IS USB WITH CUT WIRES THAT MAY BE SHOCKING DON'T TOUCH TWO WIRES TOGETHER. What do you need 1.Usb cable not in used 2.LED 3.if you want to attach the fan that will need OTG to smart phone or i...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:11:11 PST
cheap USB slotcar timer interface http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-timer-interface/
cheap USB slotcar timer interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SMALL.jpg heavyweather EDITThe third and refined version of my sensing circuit can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-...The first version will only work reliably with a very long deadstrip or very slow cars.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:16 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
USB Power Socket in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-Socket-in-the-Car/
USB Power Socket in the Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/EMJX/I6J7V9B2/FEHEMJXI6J7V9B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/EMJX/I6J7V9B2/FEHEMJXI6J7V9B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/EMJX/I6J7V9B2/FEHEMJXI6J7V9B2.SMALL.jpg rehanch Though there is always an option of 12 volt adapters for vehicles to be used in cigarette lighter for charging mobiles n tabs but just for a better look I decided to create a USB power socket for my car. Disassemble USB 12V car charger for mobile. I disassembled a 12V USB car charger with 1amp an...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:47:20 PST
Futuristic Green SmartSwitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuristic-Green-SmartSwitch/
Futuristic Green SmartSwitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SMALL.jpg dnicky2288 OverviewWe use light switches everyday. However, little do we realize how much energy is wasted when a light switch is unnecessarily left on. Rarely in some companies, you would see a PIR motion sensor switch that can turn on the light when someone enters a room and automatically turn off the light ...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:59:43 PST
Plywood USB drive cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-USB-drive-cover/
Plywood USB drive cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RXRI/I6H7D8KM/F8VRXRII6H7D8KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RXRI/I6H7D8KM/F8VRXRII6H7D8KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RXRI/I6H7D8KM/F8VRXRII6H7D8KM.SMALL.jpg Mondray123 This is my first instructable :) In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a case for your USB drive out of plywood.You will need: - USB drive- plywood- pen or pencil- sharpie- knife and/or chisel- saw- sandpaper- optional: paint or wood stain Select a piece of plywood. Cut yourself a piece o...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 22:58:17 PST
DIY USB Flash Drive Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Flash-Drive-Ring/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:03:52 PST
MultiCharger: An Apple/Samsung Charger v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/MultiCharger-An-AppleSamsung-Charger-v20/
MultiCharger: An Apple/Samsung Charger v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VBLD/I6EXG3FE/FHCVBLDI6EXG3FE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VBLD/I6EXG3FE/FHCVBLDI6EXG3FE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VBLD/I6EXG3FE/FHCVBLDI6EXG3FE.SMALL.jpg changingelectronics Hmmmmmmm... Your at the airport. Your hugging the wall as you try to figure out which adapter to plug in, the one for you iPod, our our Galaxy S4... Hard decision, right? Which one has more music, better apps, etc. Eventually, you choose. The samsung won. Well, what about you iPod? It has good music...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:28:24 PST
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Energy-For-All-usb-Gadgets/
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SMALL.jpg eysenbachja This project is a usb solar charger that is capable of charging all your usb gadgets in a green way from its 5 usb ports. This project is based around the instapark 20 watt solar panel (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FX1192/ref=oh....This panel puts out 20 watts at 12 volts and will still achi...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:01:09 PST
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SMALL.jpg src1138 I originally posted this a little over two years ago, but it remained incognito to the site search. My dynamo got stolen a while back, and I thought about this Instructable when I was replacing it. Amazingly I still have the bike from back then :) The USB plug above has been exposed to Dutch weather...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
9v usb charger power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-usb-charger-power-bank/
9v usb charger power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/S9BK/I67SC7PT/F25S9BKI67SC7PT.SMALL.jpg ccpro14 today im going to show you hoow to make a power bank or a usb phone charger in almost no moneyyou will needa 9v batterya usb femalea 5v 500ma voltage regulator (can be exteracted from a non usb charger it has a hole on top)wires1% luckbut the most important you need pro soldering skills best of luck...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:19:04 PST
Log Arduino output for days with a BeagleBone http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Arduino-output-for-days-with-a-BeagleBone/
Log Arduino output for days with a BeagleBone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J2MH/I63EVX9P/FUFJ2MHI63EVX9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J2MH/I63EVX9P/FUFJ2MHI63EVX9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J2MH/I63EVX9P/FUFJ2MHI63EVX9P.SMALL.jpg tamberg Here's a quick hack for debugging Internet of Things projectsLet's say you built a nice, Internet-connected Arduino project with a fancy Web interface served by, e.g. the Ethernet shield. After one or two days it somehow stops working and you don't have a clue what happened.The Arduino provides seri...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:18:37 PST
USB Power from Drill's Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-from-Drills-Battery/
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By: ShakeTheFuture

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:21:58 PST
USB rechargable LED Flashlight (also charges your phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-rechargable-LED-Flashlight-also-charges-your-p/
USB rechargable LED Flashlight (also charges your phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SMALL.jpg Liquid Snakes I found an old Black and Decker Snake Light at a thrift store last year, I thought they were kind of cool when they came out in the 90's. I quickly modernized it with a 1w LED in it immediately which improved the battery life, but it still used plain old C batteries, still I passed on the later Vers...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:07:55 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V3! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V3/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/UFT4/I63F0GCQ/FAVUFT4I63F0GCQ.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy --- this is a upgraded and better version of my first tutorial called "wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2. This tutorial is NOT compatible with the version 1.0 of the TP-Link MR-3040! You need version 2.0 or above to follow this tutorial. If you have version 1.0 then you should follo...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:56 PST
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Waterproof-Radio/
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SMALL.jpg jmyler I really wish that I would have thought to take more pictures as I was making this thing but of course I didn't think about it until after the fact. Anyway, as they say, necessity is the mother of invention which I suppose applies here. During the summer my friends and I love to do anything outdoors...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:59:51 PST
How to make VoIP calls from Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-VoIP-calls-from-Raspberry-Pi/
How to make VoIP calls from Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/MARI/I5TI2JK3/F8RMARII5TI2JK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/MARI/I5TI2JK3/F8RMARII5TI2JK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/MARI/I5TI2JK3/F8RMARII5TI2JK3.SMALL.jpg JasonJR IntroductionHave you ever thought about using your Raspberry Pi for VoIP telephony purposes? It sounds interesting, isn’t it? If so, but you did not find out yet how to implement this VoIP-SIP solution, this tutorial helps you to achieve your goals. This is the best place to start if you would like ...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:39:40 PST
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Zoetrope-with-USB-Chargers/
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SMALL.jpg badjer1 I wanted to clear up the clutter of two iPhone cords on my desk table in my kitchen. They were too long and messy, so I thought I would make a nightlight, USB x2 charging station. But since it would be visible to a lot of visitors, I thought I would make it an entertainment device so why not a mov...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:46:28 PST
Origami LED Light Lamp USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-LED-Light-Lamp-USB/
Origami LED Light Lamp USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None Everybody know this laptop led light they are very useful when using a computer but in terms of a decorative and personalize piece they don't say much, so why not customize your own.In this video I give you a idea to change that by using a origami flower. Watch the video Watch the video and see h...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 14:12:04 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V2/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy ---This tutorial is compatible with the TP-Link router mr3040 V1 and V2.x! But if your router has the hardware version V2.x you should follow the improved version here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-... ------ this is a upgraded and better version of my first tutorial called "wir...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:08:10 PST