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i-Phone 6 or Nexus 6? Answered

Guys, I am thinking to buy a smartphone but really confused. Which one should I buy?

Question by TomP5    |  last reply

New iphone 6?

The say we, the iPhone 6 is still quite far from its 'official sunrise' but rather as close as it advances now seem to be the two official versions of the device, while the price of the basic model would be around the 710 euro and then a figure even lower than the launch of the iPhone 5S 16 GB (729 €). On the price, in fact, we feed more than a suspicion that they may arrive at certain levels, but never say never, especially if the version phablet will come to the top of the hill 900 Euros and will represent the true top of the line. So, in summary, and using as a yardstick the dollar, the iPhone economy is expected to cost between 650 and 800 dollars, while the Apple iPhablet would bring with it a price that the sfiorerebbe 950-1000 dollars.

Question by Francesca Diamanti    |  last reply

fun question #6

Can we stop posting fun questions?

Topic by Danny    |  last reply

6 Farad Coilgun

I recently came across 4 1.5Farad capacitors and made them into a capacitor bank, but I just want to get a general idea what would happen if I made a 6 farad coilgun...would it go through walls or anything?

Topic by adrewmc    |  last reply

6-Volt Lamp

I have this 6-volt Lamp it's kind like what you would find in one those 6-volt flash lights except that this is like a stand alone lamp and it has two wires that come out of it but only seems to work at 6-volts, so I have a large 6-volt battery and a 7.5 volt output power adapter I was wondering if 7.5 volts would be too much power to use to power the lamp I don't want to blow it up. I don't know if it'll even work at 7.5 volts because I tried a 9-volt battery and it won't power on with it.  The image is the same lamp I have except mine is connected to a base and has two wires that come out the bottom I would like to find another way to power it besides using a large 6-volt Battery.  Any Suggestions.

Topic by Graydant    |  last reply

cs-6 recon?

If anyone has a good modification that will 100% definitely work for the new nerf recon, please tell me.

Topic by Fenderpony    |  last reply

6 speakers into one

Im looking for a speaker switch box thing sort of, i cant really find on on instrucatbles by searching but what i need to do it be able to plug like 6 or so speakers into one cable to plug into a computer i mean computer speakers that use one stereo wire, not separate speakers with their own wire to it. i dont think im making sense here, sorry My friend is having a party but all his music is on the pc and he only hass 2 speakers and a bass amp, so what i wanted to make was a box to plug his speakers, my old ones and a few other ones into, to plug that into the computer to make like 6 speakers going at once for the music. does anyone know an instructable that i can do this? I really apologize if i make no sense, it hapens often when i try and type things.

Topic by craig3    |  last reply

The Thought Bunker #6

Huzzah! I would like to thank the poeple who viewed and commented on this forum for the first 5! I was gone for a while but now I'm back!Thanks! Hello, I am hosting a forum topic train. This one includes some thinking. But it's not math! It's the kind of thinking that you can laugh and talk about. So, what do you say? This week's Thought Bunker: What did the designer of the drawing board go back to when his original design was a failure? What do you think? Tell us!

Topic by chopstx    |  last reply

How to build a circuit with 6 LEDs w/ 6 Switches? Answered

Need a Diagram for one of the following: Diagram 1) 6 (5mm) RGB Full Multi color Flashing LED (Forward Voltage: 3.2-3.4v) Voltage 9-12V (Less the better, but no more than 12) 1 or 6 switches to turn on/off for each LED separately List any other require parts (w/ detail, ex. "1k ohm" Resistor) Diagram 2) Same as number one 1 solar panel (9V 1.5W, output current 167 mA) or 1-2 Solar panel, also have 2 solar panel (4.5V 0.5W, output current is 112mA) List any other require parts(w/ detail, ex. "1k ohm" Resistor)

Question by vinchenzo2611    |  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

iPhone 6 with damaged backlight

I have an iPhone 6 with a backlight problem. The screen turns on with no light (I can barely see whats on the screen with bright light shined on it) but everything else still works on the phone. The touch screen works, apps work, it’s just the screen that’s really dim is what the problem is. Is this a filter that blew or is it the entire system? I have found a nice recorded solution: but I would like to be sure that this is the correct issue. Anyone perform the repair which is shown on the video?

Topic by donaldlewis1802    |  last reply

aquiring 6% hydrogen peroxide

Were could i get 6% hydrogen peroxide

Topic by dogsrcool2me    |  last reply

psu 6+2 connector? Answered

Does a 6+2 connector on a psu do the same jobs as an 8-pin connector? thanks for anwering!

Question by didgitalpunk    |  last reply

2002 VENTURE V-6 ?


Question by fmbaseball  

cat5/6 as speaker cable?

If I wire my house with cat5/6 can I use it for audio/speakers?

Question by avc    |  last reply

RGB-LED with 6 legs? Answered

As far as I know, RGB-LEDs have 4 legs: 1 common cathode and 3 seperate anodes (or vice versa). Santa Claus has left me a RGB LED with 6 pins. Now I'm confused and he has left the country! Can anyone help and explain this to me?

Question by bertus52x11    |  last reply

Power supply (6 servos)?

Hi guys! I do have question on power supply for my multiple servos. I need a power supply that can provide an enough voltage and current for my servos. Do you have any recommendation for my supply? Throughout my reading, i've found that each servos requires 1A so if i have 6 servos means 1A X 6 = 6A at least to support my servos

Question by naqibzainudin    |  last reply

Iphone 6 component out?

I am connecting my car to an Apple CarPlay head unit via the lighting cable. I am also trying to get a component out as per older iphones however I am aware that apple no longer offers this. I know that there are adaptors out there however I know that apple can kick up a fuss unless you use genuine apple parts. I know that there is a HDMI and lightening adaptor and that is exactly what I am looking for except it must be Component. Is this possible?

Question by SamC17    |  last reply

Going to Singapore for 6 days

So yeah guys, I'm going to go to Singapore for six days. Chances are I'm gonna get my hands on a computer with internet access one way or another, but reception might be shoddy. Chances are I'll still reply to comments, PMs and stuff, but if I don't I'm sorry. Wish me a good trip!

Topic by Camisado    |  last reply

6'x10' Light Box

Hi We are building a 6' x 10' light box and need to evenly spread RGB Led's throughout. They need to be very bright and produce an even glow of RGB colors. We have a 6' x 10' ...1/4" diffuserAnd focus ( space between diffuser and Led's can be adjusted). Additional we need a separate bright white led circuit. Output ( view angle ) should be as wide as possible. What RGB LED's would you recommened ?What xtra bright WHITE LED's would you recommened ? What should the spacing be, in order to produce an even light output ?Where could I find wiring plans ? All LED's should be controllable by DMX ? Any help and advise is very much appreciated. thanks bodo 

Topic by 1dingo    |  last reply

6 multiservo random selection

Hi! I would like to create a project for the random selection of shooting targets. E.g. each target should show up and stay there for 5 seconds and if not shot down the servo should pull it back. Does anyone have the code required for random selection of servos and making sure they delay between on and off is 5 secs? Ideally the random component would ensure that all targets have an equal chance of being selected but only one at a time.

Topic by tomstell1111    |  last reply

6-pack abs qBurning Question Answered!

Isn't there a Burning question on how to get 6-pack abs? No need to do an instructable on it! There ya go!

Topic by SpinWard    |  last reply

Controlling 6 steppers for Orrery

I'm currently designing an orrery planetarium and my current mechanical geared design is rather dense (See attached images) takes up a lot of space, and would involve a lot of gear fabrication. So I'm wondering if I can use 6 stepper motors to run the system and do the ratios in code. If it helps reduce the cost, size, and adds more control options (like inputting a specific date and having the planets move to it) it could be worth consideration.I'm just currently unsure of the best way to control 6 steppers. I'm looking into an Arduino Mega for starters, but I'm not sure how much I/O I can get away with. I plan to just do tests with one motor at a time until I've got six running.The good news is the inner orbits are a smaller diameter involving fewer rotations per orbit and while the outer rings are larger and although they require more rotations per orbit, they move much slower. I can probably find a way to add limit switches if necessary and the I/O allows it, which might be nice for calibration. I don't see this as something I'll be running all the time, since I could see it needing a power supply and long term continuous operation may not be possible with the motors. I'd be open to using servos instead if they could use fewer I/O pins and still rotate continuously, but I'm still doing research. I'm open to any suggestions, ideas, or criticisms for this approach and any assistance is appreciated.For now, I'm still in gear land.

Question by MattGyver92  

I have a Toyota conquest 1.6, 16 valve, 2002 model. My car is loosing compression. Please help?

I have a Toyota conquest 1.6, 16 valve, 2002 model. I have changed the fuel filter, changed the oil, bougi cords, ball joints, brake pads and the spark plugs. Last year October i put in a new clutch plate, pressure plate and trust bearings plus a new head gasket. The fuel filter and air filter is clean. My car is losing compression. One mechanic says my clutch plate is gone, one mechanic says the flywheel has either shifted or needs to be skimmed and the other mechanic says its my rings and bearings. What is the problem and how can it be fixed?

Question by ArupaA    |  last reply

How many milliamp/hours is a duracell 6 volt lantern battery? Answered

How many milliamp/hours is a duracell 6 volt lantern battery?  I can't find this info anywhere on the web.  Thanks.

Question by Noblenutria    |  last reply

6 wheeler using a hydraulic power steering pump .Where can i get plans?

I had an 8 wheel Argo and reckon I can make one using a hydraulic pump and two drive motors much the same as bobcat drive.I have a two thousand liter pvc tank to use as a body and can fabricate a ladder chassis for the wheels to attach to.Has anyone done this and documented their methods or are there plans available?I am in South Africa and I was looking for the drive train from a Dixon zero turn grass mower as a doner vehicle.Has anyone tried this?

Question by stephen maher    |  last reply

new gun

Go check NH front page. Me want.

Topic by vanpaun    |  last reply

stair wheels

Inspiration:  How to  Motorize such a thing as the latter 2?  I also recall a 6 wheeled motorized hand truck in a Silence of the Lambs sequel.  Cant find that image, tho.

Topic by Toga_Dan    |  last reply

Can the front gun from a longshot be attached to the business end of a recon?

... There really isn't much more to say about this.

Question by MetroidMan347    |  last reply

Who wants to play old style minecraft?

I have recently made a small, survival, old-style, server. But i need more players. This is open to ANYONE who has minecraft. The IP is: Hope to see you soon!

Topic by DontShoot262    |  last reply

modding a Nerf recon CS-6?

How can you mod a Nerf Recon CS-6 to shoot airsoft bbs?

Question by slimshaddy    |  last reply

Answers are in arears by 6 or 7 years.

It may be only for Monday, but Recent answers just started, starting in 7 or 6 years ago. I'm running XP and win7 with Mozilla... Code monkeys what are you up to ?

Topic by iceng    |  last reply

Making a 6 volt vacuum pump

I want to make a 6 volt vacuum pump.Is it possible to make a vacuum pump if I attach a  6volt fan and two one way valve (one will suck air and one will emit the air in the environment)?

Topic by Crazynventor    |  last reply

MSA Sordin 6 pin LEMO... Answered

Recently I bought a  pair of MSA Sordin headsets but the plug is a MIL spec 6 pin lemo and I cannot find  a PTT for a Kenwood radio(2 pin ). Any suggestions? BTW I live outside the US so going to radioshack is  not possible...

Question by glarobats    |  last reply

6 foot ferris wheel instructions?

I'm looking for complete instructions to #89790  6 Foot Ferris Wheel. I have several coaster kits, rides, larger model sets, big ball factories, and a 6 foot metal cabinet FULL of parts to build it, but no instructions for it. I can't get them from K'nex, and eBay has been a dead end also.If you have a set of instructions I could guy, or a way of taking a clear photo of each page and emailing them to me,  I would really appreciate it.  is where to contact me at if you can help out. Thanks...

Question by stheys1    |  last reply


Okay so my garde 6 graduation is coming up. im looking for a dress...hopefully a neat-casual style. im muslim so i need to cover up a lot....any ideas? (PLEASE no haters. i know im muslim but im full blood auzzie and just like everyone else!)

Question by i_own_swag    |  last reply

random 6 LED light circuit?

Howdy, I want to either make from scratch or purchase as a kit, a 6 LED, random generator.   What I need it to do is circle through the LED's randomly for 5 seconds or so , and then finally light 1 LED up for 10 second or so.  Any help would be much appreciated.  

Question by lonesoulsurfer    |  last reply

​Is ISO automatic in Apple phone-6 ? Answered

ISO means the International Standards Organization - who is the governing body that standardizes sensitivity ratings for camera sensors. The ISO adjusts the camera's sensitivity to light. Picture credit is Cdog2897

Question by iceng    |  last reply

converting 9 volts to 6 volts? Answered

I have a small r/c tank that is 6 volts  .the problem with it is it is made to take CR123A 3 volt camera batteries  .which run about 5-7 dollars each  .i could by rechargeable ones for 50 but i thought it would be easier and more cost effective to convert it to run on a nine volt rather then four AA or AAA  .not just do to the cost but also because the space limitations i know how to solder and built circuits if i have a schematic provided .so could anyone provide me with a small circuit schematic or is it just in need or putting a resistor in between the terminals?

Question by somebullcrap    |  last reply

Powering 6-8 Servos simultaneously?? Answered

I am currently working on a project that involves 6-8 servos, that all need to be powered at the same time. What would i use for this? The power supply on the "robot" of sorts will be a 11.1v Li-Po battery (Will update with mAh/any other info needed on the battery in a few days, i do not currently have it on me). Is there any BEC/UBEC capable of doing such a task? Could i use a combination of more than one (Three UBECS off of the same battery, all in parallel)? The servos that i am using are TowerPro MG995 Digi Speed servos. On a slightly different topic, are there any BECS/UBECS that can monitor the battery's voltage, and shut off when it drops below a certain voltage? Links would be great Thanks!

Question by RocketPenguin    |  last reply

Final Fantasy 6 magitek armor!

Hello, fellow instructables members! I was looking over Bug's steampunk chicken-walker mecha, and I had a most awesome idea. From the final fantasy game that screams "steampunk", I remember the cool walker mechas, the 'magitek armor'. See where I'm going with this? I plan to make a chicken-walker style Magitek armor costume! Now, I doubt my mecha will do the magiteks any justice, and I've never quite made a complete "costume" myself, save for a mashup medieval style outfit (makes me think of ike from fire emblem). So, if anyone has input, especially anyone who does steampunk, I'm all ears. Also, thank you again to the user "Bug" for the inspiration!

Topic by Bahamutzero    |  last reply

Paper Airplane Contest 6 (Closed)

To coincide with the publishing of my one hundredth instructable, I am hosting a sixth paper airplane contest (PAC6). However, unlike my previous contests, this one is aimed at origami aviators just beginning their flights. Although the previous “PAC5” has yet to conclude, I feel it is an appropriate time to start up another contest, due to the different aims of the two. For this contest, the specification is for a trainer paper airplane. Requirements: 1. Aircraft Requirements: • Ability to fly at least 25 feet (7.62 meters) from a launch height of 5 feet or higher • Durability to fly at least 25 feet, at least 15 times • At least two of the following must be featured on your aircraft: flaps, elevators, rudders, ailerons, spoilers, elevons, decelerons, spoilerons, flaperons, air brakes, slots, and/or slats • Allowed materials include: 2 sheets of 8.5 by 11 inch (A4) paper, 8 inches of Scotch tape, scissors, a stapler, 5 staples, a ruler, a pencil, pen, and 2 paper clips • Aircraft must be named 2. Instructables Requirements: • 1 page (not the intro page) devoted solely to materials required in construction • 1 page explaining how to fly the aircraft • The instructable's license must be: "Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa)" • This sentence and link must be displayed on your entry's intro page: “This instructable is an entry in Paper Airplane Contest 6 (” Prizes: For this contest I will award the publishers of the top 5 performing paper airplanes* one patch each. However, unlike previous contests, each patch will feature its respective aircraft, rather than medals. The first place winner will also receive a 3 month Instructables Pro membership. *Multiple entries are allowed. To keep the distribution of patches wide however, each entrant can only win one prize. How to Enter: To enter this contest, you must send me a private message entitled “My NGT Paper Airplane [Member Name Here]” with your instructable's URL included. (The “NGT” acronym refers to Next Generation Trainer, in order to distinguish it from PAC5 entries). I will then put the link and author's name onto a list on this topic under "Entries". Judging: I have decided that I will judge all the planes myself based on abilities. I have decided this way because I believe judging on performance and suitability, rather than shape, is a more objective approach. The contest begins Friday, June 17, 2011 and ends Friday, July 15, 2011. Entries must be published before Friday, July 15, 2011. From July 16 to July 18, I will be judging all entries. I will announce the winners of the contest on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 and issue them their prizes Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Entries: wat.: "Hammerhead Glider II" ( vishalapar: "Smoothliner IV" ( Results: 1st Place: vishalapar: "Smoothliner IV" ( 2nd Place: wat.: "Hammerhead Glider II" (

Topic by OrigamiAirEnforcer    |  last reply

need help with joining 6 speakers

Hi~ I currently need help in knowing how to attach 4 speakers and 2 subwoofer together while making sure it's portable. It also needs a mic jack plus a plug to be able to plug to a mp3 player or a smart phone. I think it needs to be powered by batteries as well? It's for a cosplay costume i am doing that have speaker attached to it and since the costume will have my mouth covered by a mask, i decided i could actually make good use of the speakers to talk to people with a small mic hidden under the mask. But the thing is that i have totally no idea on how to do it, i have found some tutorials but it doesn't seem to match what i am planning to do. It would be nice if anyone is kind enough to help me with this problem. Thanks :) Here is the image of the cosplay i'm planning to do:

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Question by crochetjuju    |  last reply

I will try to be back by Friday 6/13/08 or Sat 6/14/08

Ok, well I have to take a special shower with this specially skunk oil smelling antiseptic liquid soap, and again in about 6 hours, when I get up, before rushing into the hospital.....Good night back in about a week or so....

Topic by Goodhart    |  last reply

how can i get 6 volts out of a 6 volt motion alarm censor?

i have 6 volt dc motion activated alarm. i need help to to find where i must solder wires so that i will get 6 volts out to activate a solanoid.

Question by waterpower    |  last reply

How to control 6 servos with 6 potentiometers wirelessly using arduino and nrf24l01 wireless tranciever?

I am building a robot arm and am using the master-slave control system with it. In other words I am doing the arduino "knob" example but with 6 servos and 6 potentiometers. I already have the code written for this but it is with a wired connection. I need to wirelessly do this with 2 arduinos and the nrf24l01 module. I would be very grateful to anyone who could provide me the code for the arduino knob example with 6 servos and 6 potentiometers  using the nrf24l01 to communicate between 2 arduinos. I do not have much time left before I need to finish this project so I am pleading to anyone who could provide me with the code or at least help me with the code.

Question by Science102    |  last reply

LED tail lights for a 6 volt Car

I have a 1964 Volkswagen beetle, the car still has its 6 volt electrical system, meaning all the lights are very dim. I would like to use multiple LED's in each tail light housing in order to make brighter tail and brake lights. Can this be done without converting the car to 12 volt ?

Topic by Woody4    |  last reply

Lost photos in Adobe Photoshop Elements 6?

Even though these pictures appear in the photo catalog they have question marks in the corner and none of these pictures can be accessed, printed or copied etc., so technically have been lost. They cover a number of events, friends, family, years and trips taken. It is devastating. I think someone that  has a good deal of Photoshop knowledge might know what I have done besides not learning how to properly use Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. Any help would be greatly appreciated.  

Question by margarethaidet    |  last reply