Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:04:34 PST BLOX v1.01 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
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 I am going to built a routed 4 lane slotcar track*. Obviously you need some timekeeping/lapcounting solution for such a toy.You can buy various sensors and interfaces but there is also some free software around for which you can built your own interfaces.Most instructions are for printer or joystick...
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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/
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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/
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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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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Geeky Apple Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Geeky-Apple-Earrings/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:27:22 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
Wireless Bone Conduction Headset (headphones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Bone-Conduction-Headset-headphones/
Wireless Bone Conduction Headset (headphones) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/YRZL/I5P7LU1T/FZVYRZLI5P7LU1T.SMALL.jpg Daniel ArturoF In this Instructable we are going to make a solar wireless headphones that use bone conduction speakers to play music. This headphones are capable of control the multimedia player basic functions and also have a built in microphone to allow take calls.The solar panel will provide an extra power boos...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 17:49:45 PST
Instructables Jack-o-Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Jack-o-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 05:46:23 PST
Battery powered USB Car charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-USB-Car-charger/
Battery powered USB Car charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OT25/I5J57ASR/FUJOT25I5J57ASR.SMALL.jpg ItsNick Here's what I randomly figured out. Using just a 9V Battery to charge your device. The only problem is that you may need to turn off your device to get it charged as the battery consumption when your device is on is higher than how much it's charged. Not an native English speaker so I'm sorry for an...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:09:42 PST
USB Output Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Output-Checker/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:38:38 PST
MaKeyMaKey: Pencil Lead Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKeyMaKey-Pencil-Lead-Game-Controller/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:16:14 PST
Illuminating namecard http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminating-namecard/
Illuminating namecard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SMALL.jpg kakenman A name card that lights up with USB power.Circuits are drawn on the card with a circuit marker.Materials:AgIC circuit marker setSurface mount LED Printing guidelines Print guidelines on AgIC special paperhttp://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OWJ1M66/The data to be printed is attached “illuminating_namecard...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:07:07 PST
Intel Edison: Updating,WiFi and WinSCP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-UpdatingWiFi-and-WinSCP/
Intel Edison: Updating,WiFi and WinSCP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/AFGC/I5BS1NZY/FYHAFGCI5BS1NZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/AFGC/I5BS1NZY/FYHAFGCI5BS1NZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/AFGC/I5BS1NZY/FYHAFGCI5BS1NZY.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is how to update firmware and connect your Intel Edison to wifi and WinSCP. Connect cables. You will need to connect power and both USB cables.Separate power is just for backup so the firmware update won't mess up.Both USB cables are needed for serial communication and for access to the mass...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:01:07 PST
USB Rechargeable Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-Fire-Starter/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:33:43 PST
Adding Auto-Reset Pin to PL2303 based Serial-USB Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Auto-Reset-Pin-to-PL2303-based-Serial-USB-M/
Adding Auto-Reset Pin to PL2303 based Serial-USB Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SMALL.jpg Aj Creations I got a couple of cheap PL2303 based Serial to USB modules off AliExpress thinking they would work for uploading code on to my Arduino Pro Mini. Unfortunately, I later figured the modules didn't have a reset pin and everyone who's tried manual reset, knows it's a pain.A quick look into the 2303 data...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:42:36 PST
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-warm-this-winter-CPU-Hand-Warmer/
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I repurposed an old AMD CPU to create a small, light and easy to use electric hand warmer. With the help of a small portable power bank this gadget can warm you up for around 2 and a half hours and can easily reach temperatures up to 60 degrees celcius. W...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:26:46 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Analog Discovery™ USB Oscilloscope + LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Discovery-USB-Oscilloscope-LabVIEW/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:49:04 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Change USB icon with NAME http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-USB-icon-with-NAME/
Change USB icon with NAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/R0P4/I55MSVO2/FE5R0P4I55MSVO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/R0P4/I55MSVO2/FE5R0P4I55MSVO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/R0P4/I55MSVO2/FE5R0P4I55MSVO2.SMALL.jpg Ganeshs232 How to change your USB Flash Drive Icon (Done with Windows XP but should work on All Windows Versions). Go to Notepad (Start -- All Programs -- Accessories -- Notepad). Type the following: [Autorun]label=Your USB NameIcon=Yourimage.ico Go to File -- Save As -- Name it autorun.inf and sa...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:20:55 PST
USB charging box http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-charging-box/
USB charging box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0CD8/I504WPNN/FQ00CD8I504WPNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0CD8/I504WPNN/FQ00CD8I504WPNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0CD8/I504WPNN/FQ00CD8I504WPNN.SMALL.jpg jtaylor115 Consolidating old Wall USB chargers can save spaceon wall outlet usage as well as move USB devices into 1 place to charge them rather then every other room trying to find an availible outlet to plug into. This USB Charging Box was made in under 30 minutes using common tools and scrap laying around t...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:38:21 PST
Micro dark activated switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-dark-activated-switch/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:41:11 PST
protable power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/protable-power-bank/
protable power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SMALL.jpg ibenkos this is an easy project to make an 5v portable power bank for just 2$! Parts The parts you will need for this project is:* 3x AAA batteries * 3x AAA battery holder* 5v step-up * SPST switch* Enclosure* Hot glue Cut the wires Cut the wires from the battery holder to the size you want them to b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:31:06 PST
Towel Rack Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Rack-Safe/
Towel Rack Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SMALL.jpg ezman Introduction Here is an simple safe to hide and protect your small, but important valuables i.e. Money, Safety Deposit Box Key, Flash Drives, etc. It is hidden but in plain view, easy to access and probably the last place anyone is going to look for what you are keeping out of sight. Most bathroo...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:15:32 PST
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Solar-USB-Battery-Backpack/
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sola...This instructable is for building and attaching a light-weight, water resistant solar panel and battery to a backpack with paracord to charge a USB device lik...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:05:03 PST
Solar Power Bank with salvaged 18650 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Bank-with-salvaged-18650/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:29:32 PST
The Ultimate in USB drive protection http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-in-USB-drive-protection/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:23:23 PST
Physical USB Drive protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-USB-Drive-protection/
Physical USB Drive protection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/XIVH/I4PHS8LE/FXOXIVHI4PHS8LE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hey Instructables,Recently my USB drive was stolen, fortunately everything was backed up.It got me thinking, what if there was sensitive data on it? Or top secret government files? That is when I came up with this, an USB drive with an physical data lock. With a few switches the no one would be able...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 16:22:05 PST
USB memory stick reminder cap http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-memory-stick-reminder-cap/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:10:31 PST
Mini Lego Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lego-Flashdrive/
Mini Lego Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZAEC/I4MMRXPX/FW7ZAECI4MMRXPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZAEC/I4MMRXPX/FW7ZAECI4MMRXPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZAEC/I4MMRXPX/FW7ZAECI4MMRXPX.SMALL.jpg n2o1gaming This Instruct-able will teach you how to turn your average flash drive into a new fun LEGO version. I did this project myself about 4 years ago and it was my first mod. I have included a download to the original project power point. Stuff needed:A USB flash drive (PNY brand work great, they are e...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:02:17 PST
How to make USB extension cable for 0$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-USB-extension-cable-for-0/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:22:21 PST
Portable Solar Boombox/Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-BoomboxCharger/
Portable Solar Boombox/Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/HBRW/I4MMMAO8/F4QHBRWI4MMMAO8.SMALL.jpg sschaich Hello,so this is my first instructable, any tips for making things clearer or fixing these instructions are welcome. I study mechanical engineering and am not too deep into electronics but tried my best. If you have any improvements, feel free to share them in the comments.My motivation to this proj...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:45:49 PST
DIY Data Glove V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Data-Glove-V2/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:26:25 PST