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5 voltages?

What are the top 5 voltages we deal with in the U.S.?

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Archos 5

Well basiclly this is for all archso 5 fans and people who want the archos to come and read reviews by other people. I have posted an instructable on the archos 5 but want people to review the archos 5 share their thoughts hacks mods and anything about it you want you can even talk new archos a5. I dont really careyou can talk about any archos but try to talk about the archos 5 thanx.. :)

Topic by Popper122  


Gmjhowe - 5 | Fungus Amungus - 5

The showdown of the century!A deal has been made between the titans of teach! The sultans of social networking! The thrilla in Mozilla!Starting today, Monday September 29, 2008, Gmjhowe and Fungus Amungus have set a deal; Five instructables, in Five days. The Standings:Gmjhowe - 5:Leather Book BindingAdjustable Vesa Arm Laptop StandFriendly Papercraft FriendsThe Egg of TimeLeather Covered Pendulum ClockFungus Amungus - 5:Iced CoffeeInverted BookshelfMirror Ball ClockGinger Molasses CookiesGhost Shoes

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply


Top 5 new Instructables 5/22 - 5/29

Here's the latest batch of great new Instructables. These have all been published in the last week and are presented here in order of how many pageviews they've received up to now. Be sure to check these out as well as dig through the Featured list for more cool Instructables you may have missed!If you're going to Maker Faire, be sure to drop by our booth! We'd love to meet you. Small NFT Hydroponics SystemHydroponics is a type of agriculture that uses no dirt, and usually results in larger, fuller plants. I recently became interested in the topic, and decided to start my own ve... posted by Weissensteinburg on May 24, 2009 How to climb a tree (using only rope!) the fun/simple wayIn this instructable, I will be showing how to climb a tree using only rope, a carabiner, muscle strenght, and time.I am not an experienced or trained climber. Don't tell me... posted by louieaw on May 25, 2009 Aluminum Can, Saltwater and Charcoal BatteryThis instructable shows how to create a simple aluminum air battery from a soda can and a piece of charcoal from the backyard BBQ. This instructable is being published early b... posted by egbertfitzwilly on May 24, 2009 A Swing Set that Generates Electricity'Id just like to say first off that my electrical knowledge is very limited, and I'm sort of feeling my way around in the dark. If you have a better way of doing this, I'd lov... posted by Cleveland Motley on May 26, 2009 5-minute Chocolate BallsQuick and delicious Rum Balls recipe (with or without rum!). These tasty treats whip up in no time, and are completely addictive. Whether you need a chocolate fix or a quick... posted by scoochmaroo on May 26, 2009

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-1 5/6 5 1/3?

I need the answer to this! I CANNOT FIND IT. It's probably right in front of my face, and I'm just stupid. Please help! its a mixed fraction. -1 5/6 + 5 1/3

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Next week: 5 Instructables in 5 days

I have a backlog of Instructables that I need to clear out of my office and my brain. All of which are only an hour or two away from completion, not including the write-up. One has been waiting to be completed for over a year now and all it needs is a little tape and hot glue! It's reached the tipping point. No, that already tipped and fell all over me and I've been pretending not to notice as I wade to and from my office chair. My self-imposed deadline is for next week. My goal is to publish one a day Monday through Friday. I figure that that will make me finish them once and for all and get started on the next batch of projects that I've been meaning to do. The list is getting long. So... who's with me? Anyone else have some projects that are thisclose to being finished? You don't need to do one each day, but maybe just one or two.

Topic by fungus amungus    |  last reply


5 black cardiges

Is there a way to control five same model cardriges. let say 5 pieces hp26a they all gonna print same text all together same time. like inject coders.

Topic by korguncelik    |  last reply


iphone 5 solidpart

I'm a middle school shop teacher and am looking for a basic iphone 5 and 6 solidworks file for students to modify and print in our 3D printers.  The ones I've found are all created in a version of Solidworks newer than the one we use.  Any suggestions?  Does anyone have a file like this?

Topic by kkroon5    |  last reply


5 volts ballast

Can I have the circuit for the 5 volts cfl lamp ballast. Please! Thanks.

Topic by remyjovero    |  last reply


5 watt LED

Hello, forgive me if this is not the right blog to post i was just not sure where to ask. i have a 5w led that came off a flash light i would like to either do my own flash light or install it in my house as a light, how can i do that and what do i need to power it, the only thing i know about the flash light is that is a 5 watt. also i dont know much about leds so if you guys can help that will be really cool. thanks

Topic by Nelson_Yepez    |  last reply


Ipod touch 5

So all the talk and youtube videos are making apples ipod touch 5 look amazing. With 5 color choices, a-5 chip, siri, better battery, better cameras, and so much more it is got to be great. So i say all that to ask when it comes out "Will you buy it".

Topic by ThePregergater    |  last reply


测试5

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Topic by sechism  


5 axle cnc

I have plans for a head that adds the c and a axles to a cnc, allowing it to be a 5 axle cnc, but I can't build it. does someone can and send me pictures? the plans are below

Topic by tgferreira184    |  last reply


fun question # 5!

Well this one is more fun well ketchup or mustard? easy question yet fun

Topic by Easy Button    |  last reply


de-code this #5

De-code this: Care Rector You Hints: rearrange the letters to make the words (3 words) 1 word in the words above is used in the final code 1 word was used in a previous topic

Topic by iproberry1    |  last reply


The Thought Bunker #5

I am hosting a Forum Topic train. This one involves some thinking. But it's not math! It's the fun thinking. The kind you can talk and laugh about. So, what do you say? This week's Thought Bunker: If Pinocchio said, “My nose is about to grow”, what would happen? Well, what do you think? Tell us! This week's Best-Thought: cj81499 says: it would grow because he lied but ungrow because he told the truth after it grew  

Topic by chopstx    |  last reply


WHAT IDEA TO BUILD CIRCUIT IN BREADBOARD?

I NEED SOME IDEA TO BUILD BREADBOARD PLEASE HELP ME

Question by Muna ATALLAH    |  last reply


Top 5 new Instructables 6/5 -6/12

Another week has gone by and another new batch of great new Instructables have popped up. Below is a list of the five, in order, that have received the most pageviews and thus grabbed the most attention lately.So if you haven't check them out yet be sure to give them a read. And if you want more fresh and cool DIY stuff, check out the featured list for many more ideas.Have a great weekend, everyone! Cardboard LumberHow would you like an incredibly strong, cool, and cheap building material for making lightweight tables, chairs, shelves, or anything else you can think of. Reusing cardboard... posted by theRIAA on Jun 8, 2009 Recycled T-shirt NecklaceThis is a really simple soft necklace / scarf that can be made in about five minutes. I keep seeing similar ones being sold for twenty, forty, even sixty dollars while it can ... posted by cucumbersome on Jun 6, 2009 Hand LightsIf you work with your hands and want to have more light where you're working, these hand lights (okay.. forearm lights) work great and are pretty simple to make. Use them for... posted by Ookseer on Jun 6, 2009 Cupcake ConesDelicious, clever, and surprising, these cupcakes impersonating ice cream cones are sure to delight! My mother used to make these for my brother and me when we were kids an... posted by scoochmaroo on Jun 8, 2009 Pool Solar water heaterHow to build a solar pool water heater. posted by Lynxspring on Jun 6, 2009

Topic by fungus amungus    |  last reply


5 Things Wrong With Today's Laptops; 5 Things Right

Asus, a sponsor of Instructables, has put together WePC where they are asking for input on their next generation laptops. As part of their sponsorship, they've asked my opinion on various aspects of laptops. Most recently 5 Things Wrong With Today's Laptops; 5 Things RightThe power supply is still external to the laptop. Why? I've heard the garbage answer "Underwriter's Limited certification takes too long so manufactures get one supply rated and use it for everything," and understand that the specs look better with a lighter machine. However, it would be undeniably nice to never forget your power supply.continues here...What things are right and wrong about your laptop?

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5 minute chocolate cake?

Hi   I made one and it didnt rise at all  in fact it was too dense and dry.Does it require baking powder /baking soda? I like the recipe because it can be made in a jiffy.Could you please help me on this?

Question by ritz55    |  last reply


Top 5 new Instructables

Another week has ended and we tallied up the numbers to see what were the most popular new Instructables. This top 5 list covers the Instructables that were published within the last week that had the most pageviews.Leading the list is our intern, drinkmorecoffee, who finished his time here with his 6-cent throwie Instructable. The rest of the Instructables show that laptops, LEDs, and tasty treats get a lot of attention as they should.So check out this top 5 list and come back next week for our next round-up! 6 Cent LED ThrowieMake an LED Throwie for 6 (six) cents - it's the cheapest Throwie ever!LED Throwies are popular contraptions made of a battery, an LED, and a magnet all taped together. This... posted by drinkmorecoffee on May 8, 2009 Laptop Bubble StandEveryone is always making laptop stands that, albeit functional, are rather hideous to look at. This becomes less than ideal when you consider that typically, when the laptop ... posted by randofo on May 12, 2009 {THE LED LIGHTBULB}With energy at shortage, we strive to conserve. Although we attempt to buy the greenest electronics and turn them off as much as we can, we still find ourselves with those en... posted by aandre on May 10, 2009 Pie in a JarTiny pies.Made in jars.Frozen to create individual freshly baked pies when you want them.What could be more adorable? posted by scoochmaroo on May 11, 2009 Building a real woodworker's workbenchThere are a number of instructables on building "workbenches" of various degrees of cost and sophistication, but most of them are really just tables. They'd work fi... posted by jdege on May 11, 2009

Topic by fungus amungus    |  last reply


5 Gallon Bucket Projects

I've seen several projects that incorporate 5 gallon buckets.  Has there ever been a contest for the best use of a bucket?

Topic by diyoutdoorsman    |  last reply


Top 5 Video Games?

What are your top 5 video games? Mine are: 1:Freelancer 2.Battlefield 2 3.Battlefield 1942 4.STO 5.Cod4

Topic by happybirthday    |  last reply


Fly back for SALE $5

I have one flyback transformer for sale for $5

Topic by inductionheat!    |  last reply


What is 5 core solder? Answered

All i seem to find is a #5. Thanks

Question by onrust    |  last reply


Are there any 5 star instructables? Answered

The highest rated I've seen is 4.57

Question by The One and Only    |  last reply


"5 volt limit" circuit? Answered

Is there a circuit that will take a range of voltages and make all of the voltages that are over 5 volts be 5 volts  like so: 3.5 => 3.5  4.2 => 4.2 4.9 => 4.9 5.1 => 5.0 6.3 => 5.0

Question by flybye22    |  last reply


5 gallon bucket acoustics

Hello, I have made a bass out of a 5 gallon bucket and I was wondering how to improve acoustics without a microphone or sound system...

Topic by YoloPeeps  


Tamiya vs rover 5?

Hi, I want to buy a platform for my arduino and i was just wondering what was the nicer one? Tamiya or rover 5 regarding Speed. Torque. Size. Ease to use. Off road. What do you prefer to use?

Question by David97    |  last reply


Burning Questions Numbah 5

Hehe, nabbed this from my newsletter e-mail, check it out!!!Burning Questions #5The contest isn't open yet, and I'm not staff, but check it out anyways

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply


HELP, CNC 5 AXIS

Hello all well,I live in Brazil, I am an artisan! I have questions about making one (Homemade 5 axis CNC) for sculpting Styrofoam or clay.An example :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nITLI_WcnuM&feature;=youtu.beAnother example :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhexbkJpvWA&feature;=youtu.beI need 5 axis CNC. I searched the internet and found no example, no tutorial. Can anyone help me?

Topic by brunoovox    |  last reply


12vdc to 5.how to convert ? Answered

I have one supply unit at 12 volts and i want to get 5 volts also. i need resistance or voltage regulator like lm317?

Question by napoleonis    |  last reply


Amazing Kite For Under $5

How to make a Kite that cost a fraction of store bought kites that flies further and much easier, my record 800 yards of fishing line...tell me your fun with kites story.

Topic by symsyd    |  last reply


Vivax vicam 5 not working

The light on the camera head is not working. Video camera works fine. I need detailed instructions on how to remove the head assembly to further T-shoot I can provide more details if needed tks Tony

Topic by atsman    |  last reply


What's with all the 5*s?

One thing that has annoyed me quite alot lately is knex guns that would have sucked 3 years ago getting a 5* rating. If you look at the rating system five stars is "best ever" now correct me if I'm wrong but is a piece of trash block trigger gun really the best ever? In my opinion all instructables should be rated for what they are worth instead of just giving a high rating to appear nice. I know many people will play the "it's my first..." card but I find that to be a pathetic excuse. No person's first creation can be the "best ever" thear is always room for improvement. Also shame on those of you who rate everything 5*s, rating for you has become a meaningless action. So by all means post your guns, just don't have a fit when somebody rates it a 2 or 3, it's probably what it deserved, also learn to take constructive critisism, people like DJ know their stuff and can help you improve your building skills, but there is a difference between constructive critisism and bagging somebody elses creation. If you don't like what I'm saying go ahead, rate this .5, heck while you're at it rate all of my stuff .5, with people giving everything a 5 the rating system seems pretty much worthless to me anyway. So next time you check out a new gun, try to give it the rating it deserves.

Topic by Fred the Penguin    |  last reply


Potential $5 RC Hovercraft

Hey y'all, I was bored, so I made this RC hovercraft, kinda like a Tiny Whoov, from the guts of a $5 RC helicopter (sold at most FiveBelows). The idea is that a hovercraft is more fun than a cruddy helicopter, in addition to being a fun and easy DIY project for the weekend. It could be a nice gift to a kid. My first concern was that the motors would not provide enough power to get the thing moving. They give more than enough power, and this thing can MOVE. My second concern is that the differential thrust steering system (one motor turns faster than the other, steering the hovercraft) would not be effective enough. This is still a problem that I don't have the enthusiasm or time to solve anymore. Maybe someone could figure out how to reprogram the FC board to have more differential thrust (is that possible?), or somehow configure a servo or actuator without raising the cost of materials too much. Anyway, here's the concept, go have fun with it.Supplies:Foam platesHot glue$5 RC helicopter with 2 motors and receiver (LED optional, but really cool)Connector (the battery might be soldered directly to the FC board, so this will make it easier to fiddle with)Soldering iron (not %100 necessary, but it can come in handy)Propellers (see design notes)Design notes:Notice how the underside of the hull is curved and smooth. I used propellers from a Blade Inductrix FPV Pro, but any micro quad propellers should work. Notice the nice little compartment under the FC board where you can stick a battery without the need for Velcro or glue. This would be a very easy FPV mod, but that would add about $20 to the cost.

Topic by Thorondor95  


Instructables Internship - Day 5

Today was my last day! I really wish I could stay, but school should come first...The day was really awesome though. I knew I had to make the most of this last day I get to be here. I bore the Robot proudly on my chest, hoping to get a picture that I could use as my avatar here, but never remembered to take a picture...I came in today, and started working on my Vorbis player. The day before, it was all soldered up (I actually was able to do it!) and now I needed to get it working. Based on some probing, at least the voltage regulator part works, but I think I need to do a bit more to determine if its in complete working condition. I also spent some time trying to program an AVR, I eventually got it working, though. I continued to do some more DB stuff, and, as you saw, posted a few statistics. I came up with a few more, but we couldn't figure out how to get them to display...---It was really sad when I had to leave, I had such a great time... I'll miss being there...This concludes zachninme's internship blog

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Top 5 new Instructables

Gaze in awe and amazement at the newest batch of popular Instructables! Each one of these wondrous entries was submitted in the past week and has caught the eye of the public like no others! TV-B-Gone KitTired of all those LCD TVs everywhere?Want a break from advertisements while you're trying to eat?Want to zap screens from across the street?The TV-B-Gone kit is what yo... posted by adafruit on May 17, 2009 Laptop skinDo you want your own high-quality vinyl laptop skin, but don't want to pay $20? Then read on! posted by sms97 on May 18, 2009 fancy steampunk blunderbuss rifleThis will show you how to build a cool fancy steampunk blunderbuss rifle.(for the grunge people...its fancy, it's victorian, ...just deal with it). posted by solipsism on May 15, 2009 No-Solder, Funny Robot in MinutesSummary:Build a cheap robot with no soldering, no programming, and no mechanical work. It is built on a dishwashing brush. To move forward, it will use the vibrations transmi... posted by laxap on May 17, 2009 Hands-free book pillowMy mom loves to read at the breakfast table or when she's knitting. Newspapers are great for these times, but what about that novel you can't put down? That's where my book pi... posted by QueenElizabeth on May 17, 2009

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My Favorite 5 Gum Flavor

Hey, I've tried all 5 Gum flavors and my favorite honestly is SOLSTICE. I like all the flavors but I want to complement on some: COBALT-Peppermint is an old school flavor (but delicious) RAIN-Most Spearmint Gums don't taste as good as RAIN (Probably my 2nd best) FLARE-I'm chewing it now and I give it my lowest rating LUSH-Very fruity but SOLSTICE is a better mint flavor ELIXIR-Strong smell but very fruity (but SOLSTICE has a better mint flavor) SOLSTICE-Favorite flavor because it goes from cool to hot mint. It's like two peppermints in one! ZING-Weird name. Just like COBALT, Bubble Gum is old school. But, ZING does taste good in the beginning, but when it wears off it has no taste Both REACT flavors are just peppermint and a combined fruit flavor. There's nothing really good about them. It's a regular flavor.

Topic by bwb12  


how to creat a game ?

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how to avoid disturbing sound ?

I make a 5.1 channel amplifier but the amplifier 5 seekers are disturbing noise (the sound like boooo.......) the volume control increased then disturbing noise increased . please help ! how to avoid this sound amplifier ic tda2030 the amplifier input using dvd out put 5.1 chanel,usb module aux cable taped transformer using out put 12-0-12 & 27-0-27 & dual bridge rectifire 27-0-27 using subwoofer  ,12-0-12 using 5 channel amplifier the usb module working the 12v convert to 5v only the help of ic7805 usb module connecting or ON  more distubing sound is prodused  i am use the headwire  volume control connection but the sound is not decreased .

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Hard drive motor scavenging

Hi ! I was wondering, I saw some projects using 2,5" Hard drive brushless motors but I don't get exactly how do we manage to take them off their casing ? They seem strongly fixed and I don't see any screws holding them... Can someone help me on this ?

Topic by speakingcake    |  last reply


How to change from LG connector to Jack 3.5 (if i can), please help !!

I`m sorry for my english. I have a pair of headphones lg phone and i want to change jack to use them with another phone. It can change, yet to keep Control for volume and / or change songs? and if so, how? and if not, how to change to jack but keep at least the mic. Please help, i really like this headphones !!

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How to change from LG connector to Jack 3.5 (if i can), please help !!? Answered

I`m sorry for my english. I have a pair of headphones lg phone and i want to change jack to use them with another phone. It can change, yet to keep Control for volume and / or change songs? and if so, how? and if not, how to change to jack but keep at least the mic. Please help, i really like this headphones !!

Question by danyelo    |  last reply


mac g5 has 2 HDs with diff osx (10,4/10,5) and one with 10,5 doesnt make programs work

Thanks in advance for any help. i have a power mac g5 dual 2 ghz. it has two hard disks: one mounts osx 10,4, the other 10,5. when the g5 runs from the 10,4 disk all ok, when it runs from the 10,5 the programs that require 10,5 won't work (and won't install either). any idea why this happens and how can i fix it? thank you very much in advance.

Question by ernesto88  


Top 5 new Instructables for this week

Check out the new Instructables that have gotten the most pageviews in the last week. All of these Instructables have been published on May 1 or later.Last week we saw a lot of metal and circuits, but this time around it's all about food and solar and make-up. Oh, and three of these Instructables were made by Instructables staff, two by scoochmaroo and one from me. Glad to see that so many other people are as excited about tearing apart Gummi Bears as I am. 5-minute Ice CreamWARNING: The Following Instructable Is Extremely Addictive. Not for the Faint of Heart.You are now always only 5 minutes away from Ice Cream. Are you prepared? also works... posted by scoochmaroo on May 5, 2009 Gummi Bear SurgeryGummi Bears live short lives, but that doesn't mean that they don't have health problems and will occasionally need some care. There are times when these delicate bears will e... posted by fungus amungus on May 4, 2009 How to make a solar iPod/iPhone charger -aka MightyMintyBoostI wanted a charger for my iPodTouch and the MintyBoost was definitely my first choice. I wanted to take it a bit further and make it not only rechargeable but also solar power... posted by Honus on May 2, 2009 My home made solar cell step by stepHere is a low power low efficiency photovoltaic cell that you can make you own in the kitchen with materials from the hardware store.This cell is made from cuprous oxide ins... posted by alessiof76 on May 3, 2009 DIY Mineral MakeupMineral makeup is more than just a new beauty trend - it offers health benefits for skin as well. And now you can make it at home!It's made of all natural, finely ground min... posted by scoochmaroo on May 4, 2009

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My First 5-Layer Gun, need help

I'm gonna post my first 5-layer gun soon, but I'm having an issue. I can shoot a rod fine, but since the barrel is the perfect height for a connector, and since my gun is kinda long, the ramrod "isn't long enough" to shoot out connector ammo. Please help. :)

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How to make 5.1 Channel Power amplifier with volume control?

I want to use it with 5.1 channel DVD player and 5 speakers and 1 subwoofer.

Question by pranav003    |  last reply