OK with the new profile page how do you send a patch.
Question by Josehf Murchison | last reply
Hey Instructables! I like the "send to friends" feature at the publish step, but what I'd like even more is to be able to send publication notices to friends on instructables! Similar to collaborate, but without giving edit permission, as a way to push publication to friends with instructables usernames who aren't (yet) subscribers. Cheers! Keep up the good work! *
Topic by star
If you become a pro member you have the ability to receive and give patches, I don't understand what they do? Is it just a way to say thank you? if so I think Instructables needs to make up some new ones or drop it altogether.
Question by Blechmen | last reply
Hi everyone,I just wanted to know how I can send a small electric signal over a distance(not more than 10 meters)wirelessly and receive it at the other end to trigger a relay which in turn of course.. switch higher voltages and do something say...light a LED.I don't know much about frequencies,oscillators and FM/AM or anything.So please let me know how I can get an idea about these and most importantly accomplish what I just mentioned above.
Question by Adarsh_tronix | last reply
Hello, I need $1500 so I can pursue my dreams as a race car driver or mechanic. Could someone please send me $100, 200, 300, 500, etc. or even 2000 would be wonderful. The donation must be made in US dollars. If you would like to help a guy out. Pm me and I'll give you my address! Thankyou. For your generosity, may God bless you in all that you do!
Topic by daredevil499 | last reply
Question by Muhaiminah Faiz | last reply
How do you send an 'instructable's email' to all of your subscribers?
Question by robotkid249 | last reply
As you can tell I went PRO a few days ago. When I tried to send a patch to a member on instructables, it didn't work. I filled it all out, uploaded a picture, and hit the send button. When I did, nothing happened. I went to check his page and it didn't show up. I tried it on two different computers and it still didn't work. Does anyone have any ideas?? Thanks K~SC
Topic by Killer~SafeCracker | last reply
Hi, I opened up the remote controls of my old alarm system ( those reed switch ones) hoping to find some IR LEDs. But I got this instead, no IR LEDs. Can anyone tell me which component is sending out the signals ? Thanks in advance.
Question by fujiapple | last reply
I have seen those thngs where you can send sound with a laser pen i have an old sterio with a ir sensor and a laser pen i was wondering how i would go about making this thing im not the best with eletrinics so need a dumbed down vertion lol would the laser pen work with the or recever or would i need an ir bulb to
Question by nonamesleft | last reply
The Challenge To design and build a device to travel 90cm down a vertically positioned broom handle in as close to 30 seconds as possible. In the Leonardo Centre there will be broom handle fixed in a vertical position. 11cm from the top is a (start) line from which the device must start. 90cm below that is a second (finish) line, below which the device must finish. The challenge is to build a device that takes 30 seconds to travel this distance. The Rules All parts of the device must start above the start line. All parts of the device must end up below the finish line (time will be measured to when this is achieved) Once started or released no assistance can be given to the device The Competition There will be a competition for each year group. Devices will be timed and the one that completes the descent in closest to 30 seconds will be deemed the winner
Question by 08keen | last reply
I have tried so many different solutions, however all of them require payment, or have file size limits, or take WAY to long to upload because the server decides to throttle my upload speed to the point of Bytes/s. So if anyone has a solution please post. BTW I'm running Linux and the recipient is running winblows.
Question by littlechef37 | last reply
How To make a Bluetooth Device only for sending signal 10/100 Meter ? Cus i want it for my Project. I want it to be as small as possiple and Power Up From Handwatch batteries Or Smaller batteries If Possiple . and if i can modify it for Private only or a switch to turn it to private . Thank you .
Question by Mnfear | last reply
HERE ARE SOEM PATCHES I MADE AND HOPE THAT EVERYONE WILL USE THEM TO GIVE TO EVERYONE ELSE! AND IF YOU HAVE SOME PATCHES ADD THEM TO THIS!
Topic by LoganMackey | last reply
Am a newbee to picaxe working with mac soft- and hardware & i spent a a lot of time looking for the following: ------------------------------------ i would like to ... - transfer in- output data from simple components (such as a IR LED used for light/dark detection ) - .... via picaxe - ... to windows and mac computers in order to .... - pass them on to a website or eMail them ------------------------------------ i already had a look at ... - arduino/processing configurations (e.g. some amazing "twitter" variants posted on instructables, hack-a-day, etc. ... ) - additional external server projects (as on this site - e.g. very impressive webcams driven by websites and controlled by 'site users ...) - Nordic RF, Cellular, Zigbee, Bluetooth, XBee WiFi, FM Transmitter and Receiver, General TX/RX sending/receiving configurations (btw. - there is a very interesting comparison of these on sparkfun ---> http://www.sparkfun.com/tutorials/128 ) - very elaborate software solutions (using combinations of php, processing, python and other scripts) all of them being highly impressive and, most important of course: working well ------------------------------------ but - is there any quite easy-to-configure and budget way which does not require ... - additional, external servers - platform specific software (windows/mac/linux only) - the implementation of several software packages and runs with e.g. ... - a 08M2 picaxe (or larger).... - probably cheap component(s) (such as the Nordic RF mentioned on sparkfun) - a minimum of software requirements - a software/software component which is easy to install and configure (Visual Basic Macros doesn't seem to run once i created them via word on my mac) ? any hints are highly appreciated ...
Topic by marc_is_curious
Just I want to send an entry in Instructables LED Elemental Contest, and I am a minor so I want to ask how to send parents permission to Instructables? Please want it fast because I want to send entry before 30 august or the contest is closed. Sorry for my bad English.
Topic by azharz | last reply
I have a project idea to create a BTRD, or Beer Theft Reporting Device. (Yeah, I need to come up with a more creative name... :P) The idea is to use an ESP32 microcontroller connected to an accelerometer and 6 pressure sensors mounted to a board, on top of which sits a six-pack. I do see a few problems though. hopefully wifi can penetrate the cold metal coffin without too much loss in signal. (I'm afraid the fridge may end up functioning like a faraday cage...)Assuming that isn't going to be a problem, I have been googling around trying to figure out if it would be possible to send automated emails from this device to inform of potential theft. Since I am not concerned about receiving emails at all, It seems overkill to have to use SMTP to send the mail I want to send to some server first, which then itself forwards the email on over through the internet over to a client. Is it possible to simply send the SMTP email directly to the recipient? I mean, if this is a product that I sell, then I would not want the end user to have to bother too much with configuring the device too much.
Question by -max- | last reply
Hi my friend, based upon ur reply,i have progressed my ideas..Now my project communicates with the html page->server->arduino..as per the instructions in the web page,the arduino will be controlled..now the query is,i would like to send the values of sensors to the html page..but i dont want to use any additional shields like ethernet shield,etc..dono how to progress..pls help me as soon as possible..waiting for ur reply
Question by yogesmart22 | last reply
I have been doing a lot of reading up on "chorded" keyboards, especially the 5 key variety and I think it sounds really interesting. I was thinking about toying around with the idea but decided I didn't want to build a standalone device. I was thinking about a program that could be run to interpret the key presses on a standard keyboard and send new signals to the system, similar to a key mapper and was wondering where to start. It needs to be able to run in the background while I do other stuff so I can use it to enter data in other programs (web browser, word editors, and such). I am pretty fluent in Java and C++ and I know a little python. I'm not asking you to work out the logistics of it for me, I am really just wondering where to start. If someone could point me in the right direction (should I write a Java program or an executable in C++, how might i send keystrokes to the system, etc.)
Topic by vigilantice
I don't know much about radio waves and oscillator circuits , AM/FM and stuff, but I need to send just electrical signals wirelessly, without any information on it, to some other device which activates when it would detect the signals. I would prefer to make the devices myself, if it is possible, without needing to buy anything, like RF oscillators and other stuff. I was told that whenever electricity passes through a wire, a radio wave is emitted outwards from the wire, and is emitted every time the current flow stops, starts or changes direction, I was also told that whenever a radio wave crosses a wire, it induces a very small current in it. I don't know if whether the above information was correct or not but I think I can use it in making such a device.
Question by Wisaam | last reply
Ok, so I have switched to a different email address than the one I was using when I signed up on Instructables, even changed the email in my account settings to the new one. Yet my Instructables newsletter continues going to the old account. Maybe this is some kind of bug or a part of the system that has some flaw in it, I just dunno.... If you're reading this I hope you are an admin or something of that ilk that can remedy this. ~Peace Be Da Journey Man!!!
Topic by Kozar | last reply
I'm a pro member (from getting featured multiple times), have been for about a year. I just recently found out about patches and I want to create some custom ones and give a few away to my following when I reach 100 followers. I can't find any of the settings or anything related to patches on any of my profile/settings/you pages. Have the patches been phased out? Am I looking in the wrong places? Why can't I access them?Help is appreciated, thanks!
Question by Dangerously Explosive
For the past week, I have not been receiving notifications for questions I have asked, or comments on my instructables. They do seem to appear in the orange board, and I have checked my settings for email notifications twice on different computers to verify it is not just me. I have also noticed that my recent replies to people are not answered or replied back to. Although it is difficult to tell since people to don't usually reply back anyway. So if you plan to reply, and I'll keep an eye out for any notifications and keep the page refreshed, and hopefully reply within the same day, maybe then you (the community who answered) can come back and verify if they did not receive the reply? I wonder if the same issue occurs with PM messengers, Not sure. Also how do I submit a bug report? [EDIT:] Posted bug report here, as well as other minor bugs with the commenting system. (might as well kill as many birds with a stone as I can.)
Question by -max- | last reply
Also, I was just wondering, can I receive more than one patch from someone or give more than one patch to someone?
Question by novakfor3 | last reply
Lets say I have a .HEX file that looks something like this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nd I need to send that to a USB port. What is the best way to do this? I have an little app that will let me send data to my USB port of choosing, but I have to type this thing out by hand, 2 characters at a time, hit enter, rinse and repeat, and then after its all entered, click send data. That worked fine for sending a few bytes to test some hardware to verify data sent back form the device was correct and that it was receiving the data correctly, but that won't work here, for obvious reasons. Is there some sort of free software I can download to shove .HEX files through a USB port? I am sure there are, but I can't find any, Google is not being kind to me today.
Question by Electric Spectre1 | last reply