Is there any Channels on YouTube.com, which is teaches something?
Topic by zaid | last reply
We've just released the big recategorization work which has been occupying the whole dev team for the last few weeks. Christy has written up an explanation of it here so I don't need to say too much. That's the big thing; there are a few more bugfixes in Pro payments and some caching changes to help with our bandwidth but check out the browse pages! I found a bunch of interesting instructables I hadn't seen before just while verifying the functionality.
Topic by rachel
I was looking to TENS units for experimentation and to try to rid myself of knee pain without meds. I was also looking into potentially building one due to the fact that i could probably do it cheaper depending on how i decide to do it. One of the TENS units i saw said that there was dual channels that were fully insulated, while another one i saw said duel channel but was not fully insulated. What does this fully insulated channel mean, and how would i do that in a DIY TENS unit?
Question by pmk222 | last reply
I recently made a instructable about making a wooden bike https://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bicycle/ and it was featured :) but i pressed the bikes channel button and it wasn't there i think it's because i put it in wood working i want to try to keep it in woodworking but i also want it to be in the bikes channel help!
Topic by bravoechonovember1 | last reply
EDIT: How to design a youtube channel. Like a background with the right dimensions so that certain things are in certain places.Example: http://www.youtube.com/user/fallofautumndistro If the dimensions are different from browser to browser then I suggest firefox because it has the most users.
Topic by schoolgirl867869 | last reply
Hey guys do you like awesome arduino projects? coding tutorials etc? well come check out my channel! whatch some videos leave alike or two and mabye even subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/user/XxTriAxlexX (sorry for the annyoying channel advertisment XD)
Topic by TriAxle | last reply
Can someone show me how to hook up an n-channel jfet transistor? My power supply is +5volts. Where do I hook up the load. I know the gate has to be negative relitive to the source( the source and the drain can be used interchangably, right), but I only have a positive power supply. I want to use an n-channel jfet because it normall conduct, right?I found this website:http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/vol_3/chpt_5/1.htmlbut I don't get it entireleyI am thiisss close to understanding how to use transistors!
Topic by guyfrom7up | last reply
Hey, I decided that the knex community needs a IRC channel...why? We don't have one yet (as far as I know). IRC is ALWAYS good to chat because it is fast and there are MANY clients you can download and access it. So, I programmed a bot to manage it and now it's online! I put it in IRCLink, the channel is #knex. For those who don't know how to use it... Go to google, type IRC client, you can download one, then type into the chat box "/server chat.efnet.org" and after that "/join #knex". For those who don't want to download stuff: here is a client for the web-browser. As a channel you must enter #knex For real name and email you could just invent something Looking forward seeing you all there!
Topic by Sorunome | last reply
Hey everybody, (quick note: not sure where I should post this so ill put it here) I just started a YouTube channel called techBowker. I have lots of tech-related videos like reviews, unboxings, how-to's, and more. I wanted to let all of you guys know about and and encourage you to come subscribe! Thanks, Adam
Topic by Adambowker98 | last reply
Didnt know which section to post this in so correct me if ive posted in the wrong ones! Ever since i started in RC a few years ago ive had a passion to help people so ive started a rc channel and would be grateful if you guys/gals could check it out! http://www.youtube.com/user/mrfishin101?feature=mhum Rc world! Im hoping to put videos up daily!
Topic by sharlston | last reply
I have a Gigabyte GA-H55M-USB3 Motherboard and an i5-760 CPU. I have been using 4x1GB DDR3-10600 modules, and then recently bought 2x4GB DDR3-10600 modules hoping to get 10GB, however, I can't seem to get it to work. All the modules are in working order and work individually. I currently just have a single 4GB module in. If I insert more, I either get a constant bios speaker tone indicating RAM error, or it will post successfully, but Windows will bluescreen. I have looked in the booklet and it is unclear as to how I should install the modules, but I thought I had to install them in matched pairs corresponding to the coloured slots on the motherboard. I have tried the 4GB modules in the white slots and the 1GB modules in the blue slots, but it won't post. Putting the two 4GB modules in a white and blue slot will post fine, but BSOD on startup. Any idea how I can get this configuration to work with my board? My CPU and board both support dual-channel DDR3 memory, so I can't see the problem here.
Question by andy70707 | last reply
I'm new to the world of electronics (though learning something new every day) and I've seen a lot of references to either N-channel transistors or field effect transistors, but I have been wondering what the difference is? If someone could explain to me how the two are different in electrical characteristics, as well as in their applications, I would appreciate it immensely.
Question by KentaGrace | last reply
I am starting out to help some friends that have formed a band. Their Setup so far is, 2mics, Lead and Backing Singer, Acoustic Guitar with jack output to Amp, and Keyboard with mono Jack output to Amp (thats what we use at present, stereo output is available). and 2 x 300 watt speakers. I want to add an Audio Power mixer which will allow the addition of 2 stage monitors and another 2 mics in time. Any recomendations? How many channels do I need etc to allow me to use the present equipment and then add as time and money allows. Thank you in advance.
Question by MarkEast | last reply
There have been a lot of changes here at Instructables.com, and we're about all of the great feedback we've received. While you're still getting used to the new categories and channels, take some time to poke around and familiarize yourself with what goes where. Living, for example, can mean a lot of things - recipes, sewing, finances, health & beauty, travel, and a whole lot more. Workshop is another great category to browse through. We have new home renovation, metalworking and tools channels, just to name a few! So while you're cranking out more awesome new projects, and scoping all of the great new stuff, take some time to look around. ***My secret insider tip is to click the Browse link at the top of the page next to the Robot. Then, when you click on a category listed on the left, it will give you a list of all the new channels therein! Happy hunting, and as always, feel free to contact us with your questions and praise.
Topic by scoochmaroo | last reply
What's new Over the past few months, one of our big projects has been building new categories and channels for Instructables. We're doing this to make it easier for users to find content and to make more compelling products for advertisers. Much of the existing content has been recategorized by algorithm or by someone here at the lab, but we'll need your help both in making sure we (or the robot) got it right. So, I wanted to give you a heads-up before the new scheme goes live, explain why we think it's important, and ask for your help! Why we're updating categories The existing categorization scheme with its 18 channels has served us well, but we've outgrown it. First, the channels are too broad to meaningfully help a new user find more of the content they are excited about. Should a new user arrive to a knitting Instructable from a Google search, they often have trouble finding other knitting Instructables within the Craft channel. Related Instructables are helpful, but aren't clicked as often as we'd like, and don't give an immediate sense of the variety and number of knitting Instructables we have available. The primary and secondary channels associated with an Instructable put yet another stumbling point in this new user finding more great content. To new users, it's not immediately obvious that we allow multiple channels per Instructable, so when they are browsing through the Craft Instructables, it can be confusing to see a project with LEDs or a home repair project that happen to have Craft as their secondary channel. This has been a similar point of confusion for our advertisers, who don't understand our current channel system. I'll be sad to see our two-channel categorization scheme go, but it's a necessary change to improve the way the site functions. It feels a little bit like we're growing up! How the new categories and channels work To address these issues, we've created five new top-level categories and, within each category, lots of new channels. Each Instructable will be placed in a single category and a single channel within that category. The new categories are Living, Outside, Play, Technology, and Workshop. • Living has all things related to crafting, decorating, cooking, parenting, and organizing. • Play has all things related to fun and games. • Workshop is everything one might do in a workshop or shed: home improvement, woodworking, and working on cars or bikes. • Technology and Outside are very similar to the existing Outdoors and Tech channels. Only five top-level categories might seem like too few, but remember that the vast majority of new visitors come directly to an Instructable via search - these folks will see other channels related to the Instructable they're viewing. For example, someone first coming to Instructables via a search for a sewing project will see that the project is in a sewing channel, that we have a knitting channel, and that both are in our Living category. Someone who has an account on Instructables is smarter than the average internet-searcher (in my opinion), so our community will quickly learn how to navigate the new structure. Hopefully we'll all discover lots of new Instructables in the process! How to recategorize your Instructables Log in, and go to your Instructable. Click the "Change Keywords, Category(s), License" text in the Author Options box, and you'll see a section called "New Categories." Pick a top-level category from the upper drop-down menu, then select a channel from the second menu. Hit Update, and you're done! When the new organization scheme is visible on the site in a few weeks, this is the category and channel your Instructable will appear in. We're still working out the kinks in this new system, and expect to be creating and combining channels as needed to make finding things on the site easier. While you must pick a category, if you don't see a channel that matches your project, you may choose to leave it unsorted. We'll keep an eye on unsorted projects, and will either sort it or update the channels as needed. Thanks for your help! We hope this new scheme makes it easier to find the projects you want to see on Instructables.
Topic by canida | last reply
I just created a new youtube channel mts gaming and its a gaming communtiy channel for all types of games and consoles,mainly minecraft and COD If you would like to make a video for me or if you have any tutorials spare then please email them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact me through my youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GAMINGMTS?feature=mhee Many thanks
Topic by sharlston | last reply
Since i got into rc cars a few years ago ive always had a passion to help other people so ive decided to make a channel and let everyone at this amazing community know about it, The channel has reviews,runs,jumps bashes and how tos it also has tips&tricks;&tutorials;! The channel is called rc world: http://www.youtube.com/user/mrfishin101?feature=mhum Im hoping to get videos up daily! please view and rate!
Topic by sharlston | last reply
I believe a 'Leather' channel under the 'Workshop' category would be a good idea. I say this, because I'm often looking for leather-related instructables, and I suspect that many other people are, too. Leatherworking is as much its own specialized skill as sewing, woodworking, electronics, etc. Maybe you could even inaugurate the grand opening with a contest. :)
Topic by ericrasmussen | last reply
We're about to break out a new channel for assistive/adaptive tech projects, and other "disability hack" type of Instructables. The big question: what do we call this channel, and what category do we sort it under? Why is this a hard question? Check out the Humana Health by Design contest entries - they include everything from ultra low-tech tools and life hacks to construction projects and full-on techie builds. Perhaps we need more than one channel. If so, how should we divide the Instructables? Do we need one channel for high-tech projects, and one for low-tech? I've been playing with the ideas of "assistive tech" for the high-tech/gadget-based projects to be filed under Technology, and "adaptive tools" for the low-tech/reuse projects and life-hacks to be sorted under Living. These still seem to be arbitrary distinctions, and I'm not sure they make sense. What do you think? Please discuss in the comments, or feel free to send me your suggestions by email/PM!
Topic by canida | last reply
EDITFrom what I've heard, the meebo chatroom has some flaws... I figure its worth a shot of trying again in IRC. I won't go into the details, but it should be a way better method of chatting ;-)I suggest Chatzilla for a client. There's also [www.mibbit.com mibbit] which is online and has an embeddable widget, but I don't really like it as much.I want an IRC channel, and god-dangit I'm going to make one!Its #instructables on irc.freenode.netIf you're already using something like Pidgin or Trillian, IRC should probably be on there, just pick a username, server is "irc.freenode.net", then just join the chat #instructablesIf you aren't -- MIRC Chatzilla is a good client...Anyway... just wanted to let y'all know it exists :P
Topic by zachninme | last reply
Hey guys, I have been thinking, and I am going to build some solar speakers. Now this is not my first time building solar speakers, so I know how to wire everything. The only difference is this time I want to want to build my own amplifier. I want to build a 2 channel 60-80watt amplifier. I haven't found any schematics online that are similar to those, and I would want to wire in an off switch, a volume knob, a bass knob, and a treble knob. Also, I would want to wire in an 3.5MM jack at the minimum. If anybody could help me with some schematics and a list of parts, that would be wonderful. Also, if anyone knows how, is it possible to wire a USB port onto here that will not only charge the device, but would also play music from the device to the amp. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Question by Athelestan | last reply
I've got a P MOSFET to connect some LEDs to 5v, regardless of where I connect the gate, the MOSFET (and the LEDs) always stay ON. Iv'e tried connecting the gate to 5 volts (on the source), to the drain, even to a higher voltage (13v) and nothing, current keeps passing through. I have checked my connections and pinout diagrams and they are all correct, but i thought that the MOSFET would let current pass when the gate was connected to Gnd and block it when it was connected to 5v (same as source), am I wrong? please help, i'm lost and i have found nothing useful on the web. PD i'm trying to control it with an arduino, and I have had no luck whatsoever.
Question by Emiliano Valencia | last reply
Our new categories and channels are now live! Check out the previous forum topic for more information about why we made the changes, and how it will improve your experience on Instructables. We now have five top-level categories, each with lots of new channels. Here's a brief rundown of the new categories: • Living has all things related to crafting, decorating, cooking, parenting, and organizing. • Play has all things related to fun and games. • Workshop is everything one might do in a workshop or shed: home improvement, woodworking, and working on cars or bikes. • Technology and Outside are very similar to the existing Outdoors and Tech channels. Roam around the site and give the new categories and channels a test-drive. I bet the new scheme will make it easier to find neat old projects from our archives - with over 35,000 Instructables, there's bound to be something awesome you've missed! As always, we're learning as we go and expect to do some tweaking to get our categories and channels exactly right. One of the things you can do to help is make sure we've sorted your Instructables to the right place - check out the end of this post to learn how to recategorize your Instructables!
Topic by canida | last reply
I am starting a DIY youtube channel dedicated to tech DIY's and homemade weapons such as ZednoughtAlpha or GreekGadgetGuru. I plan on starting up mid-late August and upload every one or two weeks for the time being. I need suggestions for projects to post or tutorials, I have a few ideas but I need more. Please refrain from troll comments. (that would be nice for once) Thanks for any suggestions, I will provide a link to the channel once it is setup.
Topic by EpicNickRocks | last reply
To the teachers, educators, instructors, advisers, Scout leaders, home-schoolers, unschoolers, and regular folks who just really want to help out a teacher.... I'd like to present to you the new, never-before-seen channel exclusively for educational content! That's right. We're trying to put everything all in one place to make the site easier to sift through as an educator. Need a project to accompany a unit on covalent bonds? What about an activity to teach kindergarteners to share? Hands-on projects are awesome teaching tools, and it's about time for those projects to live in one place. It's a mostly-empty channel at this point with only a handful of guides in it (and select few projects that I unilaterally recategorized because they were too perfect not to include), but it'd be nice to grow it into a large enough section of the site that it becomes actually useful to teachers. If you don't mind spending a little extra time on the site, I'd really appreciate it if you could recategorize some of your explicitly academic content into the new Education channel within the Living category. We're trying to load this new channel with materials that include the following: subject areas for the project, recommended age ranges, and the learning objective(s) for the project or guide. We'll be running a contest for teachers starting in December, giving away class sets of Instructables pro memberships along with the usual fare of Apple products and Amazon certificates. The MOST IMPORTANT elements of anything placed into this new channel are as follows: subject area age range learning objective If you want to recategorize any projects you've done that are specifically for teachers, you may. What would be most helpful is to create a guide of useful projects that is tied to a specific learning objective. Check out what the Children's Museum of Houston did for an example of what we're looking for in this channel. Checking for understanding: 1- What are the three most important ingredients for a project added to the Education channel? 2- What category is the Education channel in? Extra Credit- Do you have to be a teacher to enter a project or guide into the new channel? Extra Extra Credit- What are the three most important components of a project entered into the Education channel?
Topic by wilgubeast | last reply
There's a lot of costuming content on this site, and from what I can tell there are only two channels that currently contain these instructables; halloween and props. Some of the costumes aren't really "props", and "halloween" (1.) includes all kinds of non-costume related things and (2.) doesn't really cover costumes for cosplaying or larping or whatever other reason you might have for dressing up. I love costuming and I want to suggest a channel specifically for costumes, costume accessories, and the like. That way if anyone wants to look at costume ideas they don't have to sift through hundreds of ways to decorate your house for halloween. ::EDIT:: It appears a channel has been added for costuming since I asked this question. Thanks Instructables!
Question by The Rambler
There used to be a show on Discovery channel (I think it was discovery) where a guy would "hack" things. In one show he hacked electricity and showed how he put a coil and some magnets on a bicycle to power a GPS unit. I have tried to find information on this show but can't seem to find it. It's as if the show never existed. I am pretty sure I saw the episode within the last 3 years. Does anyone know what this show was called and/or know of any video links to this particular (hacking electricity) episode? Thanks
Topic by pennsteve | last reply
I am a novice as far as data collection is concerned. I would like to make a PC-based Event Recorder that will simply record the time a switch is closed and then record the duration until the switch opens again. I would greatefully appreciate some guidance and advice.
Question by Humble Handyman | last reply
It's a Beogram 8002 phonograph and a Rotel RA-8408X amplifier. Much to my dismay, the phonograph appears to only be outputting audio to the left channel, even with a stereo LP. The speakers are wired correctly (I've confirmed that, using a different source, the speakers output stereo), and everything is plugged in as it should be. I've checked the audio cable(s) that goes from the phonograph to the amp with a multimeter and didn't find any shorts. Curiously enough, the plug that goes into the phonograph (it appears to be proprietary) has 5 pins and a ground, but only 3 of the pins do anything. Apparently this setup cost my Dad a pretty penny when he bought it, so I'd really like to fix it. Any help is appreciated.
Question by RelaxedSoup | last reply
WARNING : This thread could be considered "spam". I am trying to get more attention towards my videos. I'm back from a short break! Okay, so here's the thing, I've tried everything to try to get more video views. Facebook, spamming subscibers and random people on Youtube. I was hoping you guys could help me! And just so you know, this isn't the only reason I'm coming back First video of my with my new drumset: This is my BEST drum solo video (with my old set) Enter Sandman drum cover with my old Set Obscure Alliance Drum Cover with my old set.
Topic by Flumpkins | last reply
Hello, i built a ZVS driver about an year ago. I used to power it from a computer power supply at 12v ,than i changed the power supply to 30v and 10a.With the new power supply it worked as well for about 3 moths. A week ago a wire got burnt and a zenner diode. I wanted to test the mosfets too but he tests i searched on google didnt work. Please tell me a good method to see if my mosfets are burnt or not .
Question by theVader75 | last reply
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Topic by gunzn
I'm working on a project for my MFA, and am trying to figure out how to hack some LCD's. The idea being that I need a screen that will simply display black or transparent, no colors, but it should be able to accept video input of some type. Hacking a tv or iPad seems the most likely route. The remaining image should show the ambient background through the screen with certain areas shaded according to the luminance or darkness of the video input. While I understand that with all of the polarizing filters applied, light transmission is less than 5% in some lcds, I don't know what happens if you remove the polarizing filters? I remember the old 'Tiger' lcd games that were quite transparent and high contrast, but they definitely didn't play any video! If anyone has any experience with LCD's and the polarizing filters, I'd love to hear your input. Alternately, if anyone has ideas on a video capable b&w; display... They all seem to be for medical purposes and are quite expensive! Thanks!
Topic by Designer Dan | last reply
My question is purely hypothetical and there is no immediate plans for any such application. But I was just curious is it possible to make use of the cellular frequency bands (as set out by a country's regulations and by the cellular providers) for some sort of covert type communication other than for voice, data or text types of cellular communications ? Would it be too difficult and complex to develop such an application that uses cellular radio frequencies or could it be done without too much concern for potential interference or the sharing of channels of nearby normal cellular transmissions ? Could such an application be developed without having to cross over many hurdles ? If this covert communications is possible would the cell frequencies used not reach the base stations of the wireless carriers as noise or can a peer to peer communications be possible by passing the base stations ?
Topic by victor43 | last reply
Hi, I have something that can only take one channel but I am wondering if I can just connect the red and blue wires together in a audio cable so it will combine these both left and right channels into a single mono source (from the amplifiers point of view). Will this cause any problems with the audio source (phone) having both channels connected together like this? Will it damage the phone or anything like that? The main reason for doing this is the source (the phone) is stereo and some songs will have parts that are only present on one channel, which means that if it is not on the channel that is connected to my homemade lm386 based amplifier you wont here that part. Thanks.
Question by Alex1M6 | last reply
Over in England, plans are afoot to cross the English Channel in a pedal-powered blimp. The semi-recumbent bike will power two propellers and French pilot Stephane Rousson hopes to complete the trip in five hours. Looking forward to hearing the results. Linkvia Treehugger
Topic by fungus amungus | last reply