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WiFi through Bluetooth?

If I have an iPhone that has internet access everywhere, can it transmit the internet to an iPad?

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Shoots through Cardboard

Hey um im guessings this to be new and also this is a nice gun you should build if you hhavent alrdy>

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Cutting through a surfboard

My house is set relatively far from the road and I'd like a large address display. I was looking to punch out the numbers [5 digits] down the center of an old surfboard, but not sure about what tools to use to get through the resin and then the foam; without shredding or splintering it. I have variable band, scroll, recip and jig saws; and a variable speed Dremel. I'd like for it to be as detailed as possible [hard edges]. I'm of course planning to illuminate it. Any suggestions, recommendations, ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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fibre optics

Hello, Hope to find here some information about Optical Fibres. I am building an under water housing for DSLR. I want to use it just under the water surface. Controlling (through an air bridge) and exposure (through optical light guide) are on land. The question is about optical fibres. I need a 160 cm long Fibre Optic Lightguide. A 1/4 inch diameter guide costs near 200 GBP. When I would make one myself of 1/2 inch diameter, I could safe 75 % + the entrance surface is more than 3 times larger, which is important, since I will have to guide the light of a flash gun! BUT, I doubt wether such a diy bundle of 1,5 mm diameter plastic fibres from ebay will give me roughly the same or preferably more light output as/than a professional guide? How do these plastic ebay fibres compare to professional or glass fibres in terms of light transfer efficiency? Any suggestions? If not, then a reference to another forum where they might be able to answer my questions, would be much appreciated.

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Sharing a home telephone line through the internet?

Hi geeks :) I have this thing in my mind that I want to put into practice. I don't know where to start. I searched couple of things in google but didn't get any answers to help me to start my project. I was thinking to use my uncle's second home telephone line which is not in use at the moment. The thing is that I live 10km away from his house and he has this thing that he is able to talk limitless to foreign countries :) So I'm wondering: is there anyway to connect or to reach my uncle's second line through internet? I thought maybe I can use the second telephone line by setting up the right equipment like creating two servers one at my uncle's house and one at my house. Any ideas are appreciated! 

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instructables makes me happy through posting

Instructables makes me happy through posting

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how to set alarm of rtc clock by sending serial command

Hi! i am facing problem in my next task of the project which is to set the alarm time of rtc through my smart phone here is the code for this task  .. #include #include #include    virtuabotixRTC myRTC(6, 7, smiley-cool; int led=13; char h=8 ; char m=30; char s=0; void setup() {   Serial.begin(9600);   pinMode(led,OUTPUT); setTime(8,0,0,16,7,14);    myRTC.setDS1302Time(00, 00, 8, 3, 14, 7, 2014);} void loop() {   myRTC.updateTime();   // Start printing elements as individuals                                                                     Serial.print("Current Date / Time: ");                                                                   Serial.print(myRTC.dayofmonth);                                                                          Serial.print("/");                                                                                       Serial.print(myRTC.month);                                                                                Serial.print("/");                                                                                       Serial.print(myRTC.year);                                                                                 Serial.print("  ");                                                                                       Serial.print(myRTC.hours);                                                                                Serial.print(":");                                                                                        Serial.print(myRTC.minutes);                                                                           Serial.print(":");                                                                                      Serial.println(myRTC.seconds);                                                                           Alarm.delay(1000); // wait one second between clock display if (Serial.available() >0)   { h= Serial.read();  //dont know how to make   m=Serial.read();// these three commands to   s=Serial.read();//work properly through proper  programming command    Alarm.alarmRepeat(h,m,s, morningalarm);  // alarm set through smartphone } else{ Serial.println('nothing have been sent'); }} // functions to be called when an alarm triggers: void morningalarm(){   Serial.println("Alarm: - turn lights off");   digitalWrite(led, HIGH);  } plz do help me out in this ...how should i receive hour minute and seconds at a time serially and put them all together in alarm command so the alarm is set to a new time which is specified by the user through his smart phone

Topic by ash124  


play Walkman through TV ??? Answered

Is there a way that I can play my WALKMAN through my TV or DVD/HDD Player. Can anyone help Pls.??

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cutting hole through a book? Answered

Can anyone suggest a cheap effective way of curtting a 2-3 cm hole (any shape) through a book? Ideally laeving the froint and back covers intact.thanksJulius?

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xbox through gmail and aduino

I was thinking of way of playing xbox through gmail voice and video chat no software no changes  the way  i want  this to work is  by the arduino talking through the sound card on a player side to the xbox side(  through  gmail voice and and  video chat) arduino on xbox side will be hook up to a hack xbox controller (showing on photo) and have a USB to video thing which will give the player a view of the game play and the sound will be hook up to the computer(xbox side) so the player can hear what going on. hope people will like this and please be nice      

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Login Issues through Facebook

Yesterday I published 2 Instructables with my id. I was logged in through my facebook account but today I'm not able to log in. Whenever I tried to log in through facebook the pop-up message appears and it includes something went wrong message. And when I tried to post this issue they redirecting me to the login page. That's why I created a new id of my friend and add this post. Please help me out guys with such login issues in instructables

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Conductivity of heat through copper?

I have a piece of flat copper, 150 mm X 30 mm X 1mm thick. I put 50 watts onto one (150 mm) end, how much arrives at the other? so: Surface area: .00015 m2 Distance: .03 m thermal conductivity copper: 400 W.m-1.K-1

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Nylon through Jelly question

Hi, I wanted to make some eatable jelly balls and put them dangling from the ceiling on a nylon string that crosses them trough the center. I was thinking about using these double spherical mold for it http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AS44KI/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp;=1789&creative;=390957&creativeASIN;=B001AS44KI&linkCode;=as2&tag;=mcme-equipment-20 , but im pretty sure if I put a nylon string inbetween the molds the water would leak through it. If I can't in one consistent cast, what kind of eatable material can I use to glue the two half spheres?

Topic by DIAGONALLIS    |  last reply


Producing sound through electronics.

Hi, I want make something that produces a 'meow' sound. Like, for example a beeper produces a 'beep' sound for an alarm, but I wanted to make something that produces a 'meow' sound. I have broken many cars and have found that a magnet produces the sound. How is the magnet actually programmed to produce the sound. What is the circuitry involved? Can I make something like that? Thanks.

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Heat transfer through cement

I have a garage on top of garage because my land is on a hill. The lower garage is all concrete all the way around including the ceiling. The floor in the upper garage is the cement from the roof of the lower garage. I want to heat the upper garage, but I know the floor will always be really cold because it is cement and the lower garage is not heated. The lower garage does stay quite a bit warmer than outside temps.My question is this, If I heat the lower shop, will the floor in the upper garage and the upper garage that is insulated be warm as well? Or am I better off just heating the upper shop and having a cold floor? I spend a lot of time in the garage and would like it comfortable when I am in there. ThanksJed

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Earning money online through Google Ad Sense

Want to see the questions already? Scroll to the bottom! I'm going to buy this game (it's actually quite cheap, $10 only, but you need another game to run it, which costs $20) and I don't want to ask for a reasonably large sum of money (well, I'm 13, can't spend $30 of hard-earned cash in one place) for 2 games. Since time isn't the issue here, and I can't go around cleaning up other peoples' lawns (due to the fact that there are no lawns) or do their chores, I'd rather do it online. I've decided to use Google Ad Sense since no other way is really appealing to me (not in hurry here, I can wait a year) and it's a passive form of generating money online, instead of dedicated work of which I don't have the time for. Just to get things straight, when I said "time isn't the issue here" I meant actual time in weeks, months etc, and when I said "I don't have the time for" I mean it's going to go in between me and my High School responsibilities. Okay, back to topic, so Ad Sense is a passive form of generating money online, which means setup-and-forget, although Google does let you look at your earnings. I read it up on their site, and there are 2 types of ads you can use, namely CPC (Cost-Per-Click) and CPM (Cost-Per-Thousand-Impression). Cost per click means $ will be generated if the website viewer clicks on it; Cost per thousand impression means $ will be generated if the people even view the site. Now I can't decide which one to use, since CPC ads are the better if the website doesn't receive a lot of views, but the ads are attractive enough to click on. CPM ads should be used when the website receives a lot of views but the ads aren't really that persuasive. (Side note, the ads displayed depends on the info you give to Google about your site, ie. site topic, location you're based in etc.) I might have lost you in there, plainly, the question is which should I use? Of course, that all depends on the topic to use (which is my own problem to solve, but feel free to drop in). For those too lazy to read everything else I've written: 1) Who has used Google Ad Sense? 2) If so, how much, on average, do you earn (please do tell if it's CPC or a CPM ad)? (Also include scale and popularity of your website) 3) How do you get paid from Google Ad Sense? (can't find it on the FAQ)

Question by nutsandbolts_64    |  last reply


What can i make with chicken?

Chicken Salad! Yes! was a thought...

Question by Yerboogieman    |  last reply


How to bypass the Zscaler web proxy/filter? Answered

Ok so here are the details, I want to access sites like youtube, and well just youtube and I tried the https protocol and that didn't work and on top of that there's a bug installed within our computer especially designed to keep us away from changing any of the proxy settings in all of these browsers and I only have these 3 browsers: Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome. If possible I would prefer Firefox because of the add-ons that I have with it. And i can't modify anything within the advance settings button on the Network/Internet Preference Pane. And as my last resort I ask all of you on how do I bypass this web filter? P.S. I have a mac mountain lion v10.8.4 Tank you very much for your support

Question by SkyRiseElite753    |  last reply


how to do the card through window.? Answered

how can i do a card through window magic trick without having help and showing the audence the window?????

Question by voemaster    |  last reply


circuit to cut through plastic wrap

I can use a tungsten filament and only a 9v battery.i need the circuit to generate enough heat so as to cut through a plastic wrap.

Question by snehap22    |  last reply


Wiimote signal through an internet connection?

Has anyone ever tried sending the signal from a wiimote through an internet connection (using a laptop at either end with bluetooth capability) to sync up with another wii?

Question by Undaunt    |  last reply


Tv cable transmission through wifi Answered

I would like to transmit digital tv cable through wifi just by using resisters to bring the cable voltage down first. Then connect that to the correct polarity of  TX  on ethernet. Finally connect the RX of a bridge's ethernet cable to a cable amplifier finally to tv. Can I transmit digital cable tv this easily through wifi? 

Question by jbaker22    |  last reply


home appliances control through GSM

Plz help me this is my project i am working on it can any body tell me how does the circuit is working.

Topic by sg786    |  last reply


Contest Entry Won't Go Through

I have tried to enter my homemade snowmen into the holiday contest and it has not been added to the list of entries. It is on topic but i want to know why it isnt going through! It said to give it one buisness day and I have.  Others that were added today have been submitted.  Hoping I could get some anserws!

Topic by Conthodar    |  last reply


Listening with Stethoscopes through Glass Windows?

I'm writing a zombie apocalypse fiction story and in one scene, one of the militia has to eavesdrop on a survivor gathering through a padded window using a stethoscope modified to fit onto a walkie-talkie earpiece microphone (the type that's along the same wire as the earpiece). The stethoscope would be placed against the glass window. The eavesdropped survivor leader is using a loud announcement voice with no acoustic assistance, in the middle of, say, a 20m x 10m x 3m lobby. The sound would (theoretically) reverberate through the glass window and into the stethoscope, which would focus all that sound down into the mic, which is transmitted by the connected walkie-talkie to our actual listener that hears it several kilometers away through the second, receiving radio. Notwithstanding the padded window (since the character finds a hole) and assuming the transmitted signal isn't distorted at all, how bad would the audio fidelity be for the listener? Would you still be able to understand audible speech? Would listening with stethoscopes through glass windows even work?

Topic by nutsandbolts_64    |  last reply


can magnetism go through Bronze? Answered

If anybody is near a metal shop and you know they have bronze can you see if the bronze will keep magnetism from penetrating the other side? You should take some light weight iron and a strong magnet and see if they attract.

Question by jbaker22    |  last reply


Security Camera that sees through clothing.

Reuters: LONDON--A British company has developed a camera that can detect weapons, drugs or explosives hidden under people's clothes from up to 25 meters away in what could be a breakthrough for the security industry. Link to Camera news

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Controlling Arduino through the Serial Monitor

Http://www.marginallyclever.com/2011/10/controlling-your-arduino-through-the-serial-monitor/ I find I need to tweak parameters in my arduino apps and I don't want to have to upload the code over and over again.  This code snippet lets me open a serial monitor and adjust special parameters "on the fly". I hope you find it useful.  I use it in every one of my robots!

Topic by aggrav8d  


Triggering a device remotely through bluetooth? Answered

Ok, so i was hoping to set off an electric match using two phones and bluetooth. i hooked an NPN transister up so that when low voltage is applied, it triggers the high voltage output which goes to the electric match. sorry if im paraphrasing here, i hope someone out there understands what im meaning to say. anyways, what i want to do is have an app that works through bluetooth to provide the low voltage i need through the usb which hooks into the npn transister. in other words, a phones usb triggers low voltage place on transister which then gives the higher voltage output. and it does so by using bluetooth to keep it remote. so again, bluetooth triggers usb, usb triggers low voltage place, then that place lets the high voltage go through. let me know if i need to clear up anything and im very sorry about the grammar but ive been racking my brain over this and its 4 am where im at, and i got no sleep. therefor-- too tired to correct spelling errors. any help is appreciated, thank you!

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Control the stepper motor through the encoder?

Need to control my stepper motor through the encoder. I am using the encoder of an old mouse, but there is no specification of this component. I measured the tensions and currents of the phototransistor in the mouse circuit. And then, I I calculated the value of the resistor that will be connected at the collector of this component. The problem is when I am testing these components (IR LED and phototransistor) on the breadboard: the voltage and current are not the same measures the mouse circuit. My concern is damage the components. Do have another solution? I need to know the stepper motor position. I opted for mouse encoder, but it's something wrong. Maybe you can help. Thanks

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A No-See-Through visor for a Halloween costume?

Hai there! I had an idea for a type of robo-ish, army costume. I wanted a gas mask, with the visor tinted out, then a ring of red LED's behind it, but I didn't want my face to be seen, and i didnt want to buy a $20 can of window tint for a little visor when it might not even work. Anyone have ideas?

Topic by Justin Mai    |  last reply


Is my contest entry going through? Answered

I recently posted an Instructable for two contests two days ago, and it still seems to have not gone through. It does meet all of the requirements for both contests, yet I do not see my entry on the contest entries page. One of the contests ends in a week, and I am getting a bit worried that the Instructable won't make it before the deadline. I have read the answers some are giving here at Instructables, such as waiting for 1-2 business days or waiting until after the weekend or after major holidays, but I have not received any email or confirmation that my entry has been accepted for the contest. Should I be concerned, or should I just wait a few more days (since it's still New Year's)? Thanks!

Question by fluffylicious    |  last reply


cardboard music through mechanic oscillation ?

Hi everyone, i'm planning to build a big cardboard instrument. if you look at the attached .png you will find a very simple drawing of what i have in mind. i have some experience in programming dc motors with an arduino, but im not that well learned in physically building things. the motor should be fairly strong, the cardboard size will range from 2 meters to half a meter. any tips in the right direction are welcome! greetings, Rogier

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Learning Arduino Through Playing Cards

Check It Out: Let’s say you are 9 and you want to learn how to program … syntax is hard, and it is usually one of the issues I find when teaching. But also, language is problematic, not everybody speaks/reads/writes English and most programming languages are written in English … Arduino’s is not an exception. The guys at Complubot are into something interesting when it comes to learn programming. They are now in the third iteration of a cardgame (name to be decided) using the Arduino syntax.   I totally want a set, check them more out here

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Teaching Middle School Through Instructables

I am a junior high math and shop/technology teacher. For years I have been wanting to develop a math program that uses as much hands on as possible.  Like all teachers, I have developed a few projects, but just don't have the time to develop all the activities needed to cover an entire curriculum. I would love to correspond/collaborate with others (including non teachers). Email me directly if you are interested.  mikemckay@pwsd76.ab.ca

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Click to Scroll through Options (Yonatan24)

If you came here, you're probably** one of my followers. If you're one of my followers, you're probably interested in my Instructables. If you're interested in my Instructables, well... You get the point... If you're interested in seeing my projects in action, and more, Subscribe to my new YouTube Channel! Maybe these (deleted) embed links might decide to work one day... If you are on mobile or want to watch my channel trailer, Click here) Have an idea for a project that you think I can make? Post it here, or send it in a Private Message! If I win in an Instructables contest with your idea, I'll send you a FREE 1 YEAR PRO Membership! You can always contact me by Private message, though for something that's really important, you can send me an email using common sense and the period of this sentence, which contains my email address.   More links: Free PRO Membership Membership Giveaways My collection of my favorite projects My first I'ble My first featured I'ble My Twitter (haven't decided what I want to do there...) **(If you came here through the forums, this Forum Topic has been linked from My Instructables Page. Since I now have no Orangeboard, and have several different sites that I want to link through my profile page, I thought that I would do it like this...)

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Supplying power to the PIC12F508 through a transistor.

I'm trying to supply power to a PIC12F508 via a transistor, so it can turn itself off once it has finished working to save power. The Idea is for the push button to supply power to the chip, which sets GPIO5 high on power up, so turns on the transistor, allowing power to continue flowing to the chip after the button is released. The PIC turns on correctly when the button is pressed, but will not remain on, despite power being supplied to the transistor from GPIO5. Another possible issue is that while the chip works properly, it continues to put a high on GPIO4, lighting the LED while VSS is disconnected. I have checked that the code functions correctly, and have tested this without the additional lines from the programmer. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Bathroom Exhaust fan through window

I'm not really good with wiring things together(ie soldering, knowing anything about what volts needed or whatever but I'm willing to try), but I just moved to a new apartment.  The bathroom has a small sliding window above the shower, but no exhaust fan.  I want to very cheaply add a fan or couple fans(PC fans?), to the window that I can plug into an outlet and I would like to have a switch to turn it off and on.  I would even use batteries if I have to I don't really care.  It is right above the shower, so I'm guessing this is a risky thing to do. I'm sure it will get a little wet.  Has anyone done something like this before?  If not, any suggestions on what I should use?  Thanks so much for any help!

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Making my way through 2012.

Hi everyone ! Since Jan. the 1st I decided to set myself up to a little challenge by "making my way" through the year. In 2011 I was really disappointed never to seem to find the time to make enough stuff, so I decided to try to make something - even a little thing - every week. So far so good, as this has forced me to work fast and not overthink projects, and also go dig in the backburner folder to look for ideas. So far I've got : Week #1 : A papercraft and duct-tape mask made after an Army of Two template ; Week #2 : A hand-knit red scarf Week #3 : Chess piece flash drives Week #4 : Mont Black pens, an update on Kingant's original instructable Week #5 : Hackerspace passports from passport-sized Muji notebooks (Instructable coming soon) Week #6 : Plaster mold of my face for a harder version of the mask in Week #1 Week #7 : Custom Wordpress theme for my blog, based on Hamasaki theme (I had lent my Dremel to a friend, which I needed for Week #8 - see below) Week #8 : Fixing and repainting a skateboard found on the street ! Week #9 : Foam mold of the plaster mold from Week #6 ! Week #10 : USB gamepad from original Xbox pad Week #11 : Magnetic blackboard for appartment door (joint project with Rvaya from 5sizes2small Studio) Week #12 : Home-made BookCrossing labels Week #13 : Coming soon ! Have any of you ever tried anything like that ? Anyone have advice for skills to pick up along the way, or fun projects to do ? I'll try to post as many Instructable as possible inspired by that little challenge in the meantime !

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Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain - UOGB

These people are so 'other' that I need to share them with you - hoping to see them live in the smallest city in the UK on the 27th.Uke'em

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Is there any way to upload a video so it looks like a youtube video without going through youtube? Answered

I got the saving part down but is there any way to upload a video so it looks and plays like a youtube video without going through youtube or any of those other websites? Yes this is my new gun trailer so whoopie you get the first glimse of the trailer.

Question by Electroinnovation    |  last reply


Are there any Squier Teles with string through bodies?

 Are there any Squier Teles with string-through bodies? Is it possible to convert a Tele to a string-through body if they aren't already?

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How to use someone's computer through internet?

How to use someone's computer through internet?

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does hydorchloric acid eat through wax? Answered

I am trying to make naruto style headbands out of stainless steel and i want to know if hydrochloric acid will melt through wax so i can apply the hydrochloric acid specifically to where i want it. i am planning to use about 1/16 inch thick stainless and have the acid eat through about half of it. if it does eat through wax is there any substance that it wont eat through? thank you for all of your help!

Question by Thor007    |  last reply


What chemicals can eat through resin

Does anyone know what chemicals can eat through resin? My dad gave me a strobe light which the timing was out on but the electronics were incased in resin so I can't access them. Any help would be useful

Topic by thermoelectric    |  last reply


Play an iPod through an EMUD Tube Radio

I have a beautiful shortwave/AM/FM/turntable EMUD brand (Germany) console stereo that I love. Currently, the radio's not working, but I think I can get that fixed. I'd love to add the capability to play my iPod through the speakers. The iPod doesn't have to be integrated into the stereo, it could be something where I just plug and play through the stereo's speakers - if that's possible. Any help? Thanks in advance.

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