Posts Tagged ‘instructables’

3D POV display

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Gelstronic shared detailed instructions of how to build this 3D POV display, project instructables here: In my project i use a spinning helix of LED strips. There are a total of 144 LEDs that can displays 17280 voxels with 16 colors. The voxels are arranged circularly in 12 levels. The...

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DIY laser scanning microscope

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Venkes shared detailed instructions of how to make a DIY Laser Scanning Microscope (LSM): The reason I was thinking of a DVD pick-up is that it houses a laser and a lens capable of projecting a spot of visible laser light small enough to "see" a bit on a DVD....

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DIY Heng Lamp

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Martin Raynsford shared detailed instructions of how to make a DIY Heng Lamp,  project instructables here: The HENG Balance lamp just successfully funded on Kickstarter, the design is pretty cool and unique so we decided to make a copy of it. At it's heart it's just an LED lamp with a simple micro...

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EMP Jammer build

Friday, January 20th, 2017

A how-to on making an EMP jammer from JunezRiyaz, project instructables here: An electromagnetic pulse (EMP), also sometimes called a transient electromagnetic disturbance, is a short burst of electromagnetic energy. Such a pulse may occur in the form of a radiated electric or magnetic field or conducted electrical current depending on the source....

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G-code controlled drawing plotter

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

A how-to on making a 2 axis, G-code controlled drawing plotter from TheSuperSewcio, project instructables here: Here I'll show you how to make 2 axis, gcode controlled drawing plotter. I've already made a delta 3D printer which is awesome, the only thing that wasn't made by me was the Arduino...

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Mini CNC 2D plotter made from an old DVD drive and L293D motor shield

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Sandeep_UNO posted detailed instructions of how to make this mini CNC 2D plotter using scrap DVD drive, L293D motor shield and Arduino. Project instructables here. Check out the video after the break. (more…)

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Making an intelligent cap with Crowtail modules

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Need an idea for a present? Gebera shares us a present he made for his Dad, an intelligent cap: It can be a great help to let my father know the time and have a rest if the UV ray is too high and be careful when come back late...

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Arduino decision box BE (Attiny85)

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

nqtronix wrote this instructable detailing the build of his Arduino Decision 'Box' BE (Breadboard edition): Pleace notice: This project neither contains a box nor any Arduino* code. I stuck with this name because this project is a modifictaion of Victor8o5's "Arduino decision box 2.0 (Attiny85)" posted three days ago. I liked the...

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Portable VCR Raspberry Pi

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

MisterM wrote this instructable detailing his 1981 portable VCR Raspberry PI media centre: This is an early '80s Sharp VC-2300H portable VCR that I've converted - it now has a Raspberry Pi at its heart, running the excellent Raspbmc media centre software. Other upgrades include a snazzy arduino-based clock and an...

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A Steampunk high quality MP3 Player

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

A steampunk high quality MP3 player by Horatius.Steam, an instructables here. Check out the video after the break. (more…)

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RUFS, an open source Arduino based robotic farm

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Paul Langdon over at BLT Robotics wrote in to let us know about a cool open source project the vertical hydroponic farm, an instructables here: We call our project RUFS, for Robotic Urban Farm System A vertical hydroponic garden -Allowing for high density yields and shorter growth cycles -Reducing resource consumption -...

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Soldering headers without drilling holes

Friday, October 10th, 2014

rampadc shared detailed instructions of how to solder headers without drilling holes: During a moment of weakness and extreme laziness, the idea of soldering a through-hole header as normal SMD components popped up. This method is probably quite old and may had been used by a lot people but since...

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Freedom freescale KL25Z board

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Jan Henrik posted another Instructables, an introduction to the Freedom Freescale KL25Z board: Hello, today I want intoduct you to the Freescale Freedom Board with the KL25Z processor. It is a development board, builded and selled by Freescale. It features a ARM® Cortex™-M0+ , working on 48Mhz. Features: 48Mhz 128KB Flash...

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Beach Buddy, a 3-in-1 solar phone charger, boombox, and sunburn timer calculator

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

An all-in-one, water and sand resistant, solar charger, audio speaker system, and sunburn timer calculator by starwisher.  Check out the project's instructables page here: This Instructable harnesses the power of Arduino, a UV sensor, and simple mathematics to make one nifty gadget sure to boost your outdoor summer fun - and...

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Flux capacitor – Back to the future

Monday, July 21st, 2014

n1cod3mus made this flux capacitor from Back To The Future.  He writes a complete step-by-step guide on the Instructables site: Since the release of the film back in the 80s I have been obsessed by the film Back To The Future watching the trilogy repeatedly. I watched it at the...

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Solar scare mosquito

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Here’s a cool Solar scare mosquito project by Gallactronics.  He writes a complete step-by-step instructions here: So I built a device that generates air bubbles at regular intervals and effectively produces ripples up to a radius of 2 meters (sufficient for most urban water bodies). The device automatically switches on when it...

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Mini LED volume towers (VU meters)

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Here's a cool Mini LED volume towers project by Ben Finio.  He writes a complete step-by-step instructions here:   The inspiration for this project started when I saw a variety of awesome stereo LED towers on YouTube (also referred to as VU meters). Many of the videos showed the end result, and...

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Attiny25/45/85 police light with Arduino

Monday, July 7th, 2014

  Another Instructables by Jan Henrik, a police light with a Attiny25/45/85. He writes: Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a multi functional Police Light with a Attiny25/45/85 . It will have serval animations , which can be changed with a button on the circuit...

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DIY fingerprint scanning garage door opener

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Nodcah made this Instructables detailing the build of his DIY fingerprint scanning garage door opener: As a person without a car, I don't need to carry keys around everywhere I go. Because of this, I've been locked out of my own house several times. It's a pain to wait for someone with a...

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Program your Arduino with a Android device

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Jan Henrik wrote this Instructables demonstrating how to program an Arduino with Android device: in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want,...

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  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...