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plug in required

I want to play the video "from-your-long-sleeve-shirt.........." but I get the message "plug in required" . when I press that button the message is "No suitable plug in available" Help! Fransis Guyon Smallbrook

Topic by smallbrook    |  last reply


spark plug

Is there any way i could use a spark plug to ignite fireworks from a remote distance...i have about 80' of insulate wire and some electric on/off toggle switches/boxes.

Topic by pyroboy5    |  last reply


A shameless plug!

Right, I've cut it fine on the deadline, so I'm giving my Invisible Costume Instructable a shameless plug here = got to get the view-count up somehow ;-)If you need any incentive to have a look, it's the costume I failed to make in time for the Hallowe'en contest. Go see what you nearly missed.Why are you still reading this? go, click, get my view-count up!

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply



Spamming Filters plugged.

Seems the spamming filters have been turned up pretty high and more that usual is getting caught causing that DELAY in posting weather it be an ible of post ect. Filtering spam is good of course but geez, i made a comment in the forums of a current bug problem and guess what my comment is not there . I can only say it is because of the filters. Maybe my comment will appear after the relevance of the topic is over. There needs to be a filter list added that puts the known non spammers into. The people that are submitting ibles and or comments that are not spam. You go ahead and make this secret like it is now so people won't complain about who's on it or not. The people that are your supporters should be in the Good Filter, let there ibles and comments submit without delay. So i am in favor of a GOOD FILTER list. I hope my forum topic gets published in time so as to still be relevant.   

Topic by WWC    |  last reply


Sorry for the shameless plug....

but I have so little time to work on my projects that it can take up to a year to get out something as simply constructed as the following.  It has to do with my main hobby being electronics, and the hardware end of things is a bit rusty, so it takes me longer, and I really have my life filled to the brim (for the moment anyways) so the darned need to stay alive gets in the way too. ANYWAYS, for those interested,  I have finalized my polarized light skin cancer "revealer":  take note, I warn this is not a medical grade device, and LOTS of training needs to be done before one can diagnose with such a thing, but it may help someone see an anomalous mole before it becomes cancer, and so if it does that for one person, I feel it was worthwhile spending 6 + months on it. The IBLE can be found here...for any that are interested.

Topic by Goodhart    |  last reply


USB plug ports?

For a project I am thinking about undergoing, I need to know which lead on a male usb plug does what. Could anyone tell me please? Use the image as a guideline.

Question by A-Nony-Mus    |  last reply


Laptop Plug Possibilities

I am curious if anyone here has made an car power inverter out of an old laptop battery. I am so sure with some modifications that it could be done. I know that the components are in the right place but not the right order. If it's possible I would love some direction. how about some other ideas for the old plugs. i have several i used to do computer repairs and occasionally i get an old laptop someone thrashed to pieces and have left overs i would love to have a use for the plugs.

Topic by SQUiGGLLii  


Another shameless plug....

After Burning Man the recovery is a decompression. Some have asked to see a post of pictures of this evente. I made as step ible out of what,  i could in good faith publish. It was burning sun hot with cooler evenings people wore minimum of apparel lots of pretty skin, lots of excellent body paint. I brought a good friend from Reno..He was here for his fist visit to burning man and was considered a virgin Burner. He thought the evening lights were  "magical, magical"  in his words and today we are still friends. There were may bars and I would take a plastic cup at a bar exchanging an iron penny for a Blended Margarita. Where I would  amiably consume .half my drink and get on my bike to finish said  drink while finding another Bar and repeat the process until 9 bars got me back to the RV fully sober. You can jump to my  SOOT  ible here. A

Topic by iceng    |  last reply


How to get a plug out of Kindle headset plug?

My headset plug broke and got stuck in there. What do I do?

Question by JoeC329    |  last reply


Nitro Rc Glow Plug onborad glow plug ignition

So I'm relatively new to nitro rc and i had a few questions about on board glow plug ignition system  . I know the igniter is cheep and bla bla bla easy however... Can one be made ? I have often thought that i might be able to use a third channel off my receiver with a wire directly to the glow plug and at the flip of a switch the glow plug would ignite but i don't know if it would work and don't wanna spend the money on a receiver  to find out. Is there someone out there willing to give it a go and let me know?  Really my question would be at what voltage does a glow plug ignite? would a 7.2 volt battery do the trick? Are there any CHEEP systems out there?

Topic by telmore    |  last reply


Win8.1 Lost Plug & Play ?

I am using WIN 8.1 and recently purchased a USB 2.0 SATA 2.5" HD HDD Hard Disk Drive Enclosure External Case Box and it stopped working. It may be due to losing my Plug and Play software and does not recognize the attachment. I am also using FireFox  and MS IE. I would appreciate your help assisting the input in restoring my Plug and Play. Thanks for the site it is a great assist.

Question by mjp88keys    |  last reply


lawnmower keeps fouling plug???

Question by msdaynad    |  last reply


is it possible to repair a glow plug?

I use nitro rcs alot and use quite a bit of glow plugs and at five bucks each . i want to know if these are possible to repair or extend life

Question by mclovin7596    |  last reply


How to build a Stub plug?

Hi everyone, Im just curious if anyone knows or have found how to build/get one of these stub plugs for a Nikon charger. This is for the US plug but there is non available for EU plug. http://www.stubplug.com/ Would come pretty handy when travelling to minimizing cables

Topic by cbjurstrom    |  last reply


Connect a DC plug to a Timer?

I have 2 strands of led lights that go up a Flagpole on my rv, I am trying to figure out how to connect a timer through the DC Plug Thanks in advance Mike

Question by quine9    |  last reply


LED on the spark plug wire?

I would like to attach a string of LED's to run off of the spark plug wires on a motorcycle but I don't know where to start, but it would look awesome flashing under the tank at night, any takers?

Question by billdan    |  last reply


Broken laptop power plug, is there a way to charge it. With out using that plug???????

Broken laptop power plug, is there  a way to charge it. With out using that plug. I've taken it apart and went to solder it but theres a little (chip) thing behind it loose. I can't  afford to take it in right now, was hoping to find a trick to charging it. Like usb, ethernet jack,???? something.. Thank you very much for looking...

Question by damienrv    |  last reply


why cant regular ngk spark plugs be used on airplanes? Answered

On my box of NGK br8es's, it says not for use in airplanes. why cant you use these plugs in airpanes?

Question by Acepilot42    |  last reply


Can I use 13V 400mA plug for a device that need 15V 400mA? Answered

Hi. I bought a device but the seller didn't include the plug adapter. I have a plug adapter with 13V 400mA. The device manual state that the output is 15V 400mA. Can I just use the 13V 400mA plug to the device? Thanks

Question by WindyS2    |  last reply


Can I convert a three wire plug into a round four wire plug?

Wiring is for an "AC 225 arc welder". It has a round three wire plug on it now but the only outlets I have available are round four wire.

Question by BurtWright    |  last reply


Looking for information on converting a TP 120 plug to a 3.5mm or 1/4" plug.

I have a few military headsets (MSA Sordin type 75311).  These headsets come with a TP 120 plug that goes into various vehicle systems.  Ideally what I'm looking for is how to make a converter to convert these TP plugs to a mini 3.5 mm jack.  I've seen such a converter on Ebay so I know its possible.

Question by Annatar2    |  last reply


Ibook adapter male plug part

Howdy, does anyone know where I could get the male plug that goes at the end of of an ibook, g4 power adapter? Mine is bent.

Topic by witznd    |  last reply


Toyota Will Offer a Plug-In Hybrid by 2010

If you make it, they will come. Or something.CalCars, the California Cars Initiative, has not only been campaigning for plug-in hybrid vehicles, they were the first to build a plug-in Toyota Prius. CalCars longstanding, and really quite simple, thesis is that plug-in hybrids can achieve 100+ MPG using today's technology:We promote plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). PHEVs are like regular hybrids but with larger batteries and the ability to re-charge from a standard outlet (mostly at night). They're the best of both worlds: local travel is electric, and you always have a gas-tank backup. More details here.Toyota seems to have finally received the message, now pledging to offer a plug-in hybrid by 2010: Toyota Will Offer a Plug-In Hybrid by 2010 (NYT). From the article:DETROIT -- The Toyota Motor Corporation, which leads the world's automakers in sales of hybrid-electric vehicles, announced Sunday night that it would build its first plug-in hybrid by 2010.The move puts Toyota in direct competition with General Motors, which has announced plans to sell its own plug-in hybrid vehicle, the Chevrolet Volt, sometime around 2010.Katsuaki Watanabe, the president of Toyota, announced the company's plans at the Detroit auto show as part of a series of environmental steps.Mr. Watanabe said Toyota, best known for its Prius hybrid car, would develop a fleet of plug-in hybrids that run on lithium-ion batteries, instead of the nickel-metal hydride batteries that power the Prius and other Toyota models.Plug-in hybrids differ from the current hybrid vehicles in that they can be recharged externally, from an ordinary power outlet. In a conventional hybrid the battery is recharged from power generated by its wheels.Mr. Watanabe said the lithium-ion fleet would be made available first to Toyota's commercial customers around the world, like government agencies and corporations, including some in the United States. He did not say when they would be available to consumers.Another case of hackers' solutions becoming mainstream? Definitely!

Topic by ewilhelm    |  last reply


Repair damaged laptop power plug

I have this damaged laptop (HP) power plug - I think my dad closed the car door with it sticking out. When I connect it to the power jack the computer starts up but then the power drops. Can you think of a reason why? The power jack seems to be fine. The computer starts up perfectly with a different HP power unit. I haven't checked it with a multimeter yet. I tried to use thick aluminum foil around the damaged part but it didn't work. With no replacement HP power plug is my only option to replace both the plug and the jack with some other male-female power plugs?

Topic by Mr.Bahur    |  last reply


Solar charger with power plug input? Answered

I love all the solar pieces on instructables, but I was wondering if you can make a solar charged device with a power plug input in it so anything can be plugged in such as a phone charger without having to dedicate the solar charger to one item by ripping up an existing phone charger. Thanks

Question by toil_and_spin    |  last reply


DIY Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck

Hi everyone, For a while, I've had this as my "back-burner" project. I'm trying to really get going on it now. It's an Open Source, DIY, Plug-in Diesel/Electric Hybrid Pickup truck. That's really a mouthful, so I'm just calling it the "SuperTruck" project, until I can come up with a better name. The entire concept is that it is a parallel hybrid, which you can charge from the wall, and it has a diesel engine that can run on diesel, bio-diesel, and possibly veggie oil. Either the engine OR forklift motor will be able to propel the vehicle. (Meaning that it will have a dedicated EV mode.) The driver can manually decide to run it on diesel, electric, or both depending on the driving situation. The mechanicals are relatively simple. It uses a manual transmission (rather than a CVT or planetary gearing.) In theory, this will be a project than any advanced grease monkey will be able to duplicate. I'm not much of a car guy, but I have learned quite a bit working on my electric motorcycle, electric car, and experimenting with running my car as a hybrid. Here's a YouTube playlist of what I've got going so far. For the latest on this project, please visit the page for it on my blog: http://300mpg.org/projects/supertruck/ I'll definately need help on this project, so please tell all your friends about it!

Topic by bennelson    |  last reply


What is the difference between an NGK BPR-6ES spark plug and a NGK BP-6ES spark plug?

I need to replace a spark plug that is a NGK BPR_6ES and the only replacement i have is a NGK BP-6ES.Will it be suitable for a small honda motor on a davey pump.

Question by Aglife4930    |  last reply


can you use a spark plug for a potato cannon? Answered

I have a spark plug at home and have no idea how it works, all i know is it makes a spark

Question by Jewson    |  last reply


where can i find a really cheap plug and play?

Plug and play starwars game

Question by kid3    |  last reply


Can I use light switches to control mains plug outlets?

My room has only one outlet. What I want to do is fix 2 plug sockets to the bottom of my desk and then have everything electrical connected to that through an extension lead.  However, as these are at the back of the table I want to install light switches at the front which I can use to switch the outlets. Is this allowed/safe? The switches I have are single pole. This picture is as seen from underneath the table.

Question by dracorabbid    |  last reply


guitar hero drums white plugs?

What are guitar hero drums white plugs that connect to circuit board what are they called? any part number for it?

Question by bubbadamage    |  last reply


Visual Studio Plug-in for Sony Clie

It's been many years, but when the Sony Clie was available I managed to get a Visual Studio plug-in for Clie development. Anyone have the plug-in? Link? Torrent? Anything? I'm trying to repurpose one.

Topic by Sovereignty    |  last reply


hack a namco plug 'n play? Answered

I have this Namco Plug 'N Play tv game that i want to hack. Is it possible to change the games on it? Or am i stuck with one ok game and four bad ones?

Question by josh1324    |  last reply


Driver circuit for coil over plug

I want to use a COP ignition coil to create a spark for a single cyl antique engine

Topic by molddave    |  last reply


Simple plug-in 220V to 110V converter

My garage has either electric heat or none at all and my heaters blow the circuit breakers every time I try turning anything else on. HOWEVER I have a 220 circuit originally for a welder that I imagine would handle them easily. So, does anybody have a way to make a simple, plug-in adapter from a 220 circuit I seldom use to be able to plug in 110 heaters? (all the circuits are in the US)

Topic by wrymind    |  last reply


pocket wifi antenna to fme plug?

Can i get the vodafone pocket wifi antenna extended by using 2 wires soldered to two points and connect to fme but which wire do i use for the ground (sheilding) or am i wrong.

Question by bubbadamage    |  last reply


Battery powered spark plug driver

Hi every one i have a Bosch ignition coil but i don't know how to run it with a battery i have tries a few methods but it didn't work can any body help me with a diagram please.

Question by kk khrab    |  last reply


Pet (Contest) benefit -NOT a plug....honest-

The Benefits of Pets in general should not be minimized. No, this is NOT a plug for my contest entry, but a plea to go look at the Pet contest, and consider the benefits of pets (especially rodent pets), if you do not have one as an extended member of your family. A few pet benefits.

Topic by Goodhart    |  last reply


DIY phone headset to computer plug?? Answered

I would like to make one of these. http://www.amazon.com/TOP%C2%AE-Headset-RJ9-RJ10-Adapter/dp/B00CXTO2NM It is to connect to the headset port in my phone to record some greeting that I saved on my computer It only needs to connect the computer speaker to the phones mic. I need to know the pinouts of both connectors and what to connect together Thanks

Question by FarmerKJS    |  last reply


Laptop "plug" upgrade/replacement question.?

I have an Asus K53SV Laptop and the power jack is busted, like the internal connections are loose.  I'm looking to upgrade it to a panel-mount one that's screwed into the case instead mounted to the mother-board. How do I find out which kind to order online?  It's not like I can go to the barrel-jack store with my laptop brick and see which one fits.  Is there a standard sizing scheme or something?  I couldn't find one. Also, is there a MagSafe like system for this?  I'd love to have it come apart if someone trips over the cord (again... that's why it's broken now... >.<)

Question by jongscx  


Change a Plug-in device into a Battery-operated device?

QUESTIONS - Is there an instructable on how to change a plug-in device (like one you plug into an outlet) into a battery operated device? - Is there even a way to do this? NOTE: may take a while for me to respond to replies, so please be patient...Thanks a-lot

Question by Lord Of Flames    |  last reply


How can I convert a two pronged adaptor to a three pronged plug?

I have an electric shaver with a two pronged charger.Is it possible to fit a three pronged plug to it?Thanks.

Question by fredbobmccreery    |  last reply


what should i do with this car battery powered spark plug cleaner? Ideas?

Its a black and decker in mint condition

Question by Zaphod Beeblebrox    |  last reply


Can you push the neck of a ballon into its self, thus plugging the balloon and preventing any air to come out? Answered

What is(if there is any) the method to do this? I've always wondered this and want an answer. (i don't even know if it WOULD plug the balloon when it was pushed inside.)

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How to properly attach a mirror to a plasterboard wall?

Hello! I'm in a bit of a mess as I do things around the house much less often than I actually should so I thought home of the DIY will be the right place to ask for this. I've purchased a large mirror for my room and realized that I don't have any wall plugs that would be long enough to reach the load-bearing wall and I've never used wall plugs for the plasterboard wall in front of it. To be honest I have no idea which ones to buy. How much weight the plasterboard wall ones handle. And is it even a good idea to them or should I just get longer ones which will reach the load-bearing wall? Thank you for your time, Matt.

Topic by friiks    |  last reply


How to connect a 12v/5v dc converter to a standard 12v plug? And still use the plug?

I need to power both a Raspberry Pi and a 12v touch screen from the same 12v source. I know that I can use a dc voltage converter (like this one: http://amzn.com/B00GQ4DTGQ) to step the voltage down to the 5v for the pi. The power supply has the circular 12v adapter (e.g. http://amzn.com/B00GUBVI9K). My question is how to I attach the voltage converter to the 12 supply, and still be able to use the 12v supply for the touch screen? Thanks!

Question by mwbuksas    |  last reply


Help with 1/8 inch phone plug

What side is positive and what side is negative on a phone plug? when i unscrew it it has a long end and a short end. This is the one im using:http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2104063and advice?

Topic by um0123    |  last reply


DIY plug and play(charge) controller mod?

Hey does anyone know how to make the xbox 360 wireless controller a power cable. kinda like the plug and play cable make by microsoft? plz and thx.

Topic by halosaveyer  


Making Plastic Cover around USB plug?

I like to know the method of making plastic / PVC cover around USB plugs. The type of resin we have to bye and the method of moulding it to give a good appearance to sockets we prepare? jaytissa

Question by jaytissa    |  last reply