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Circuits – How to Build an Automatic Battery Charger!

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For those of you trying to build an automatic battery charger for your next project, take a look at this project as free schematics are provided for all your auto-charging needs and for reference.

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Circuit Hack – How to Make a Wireless Gadget Charger!

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If you have been keeping up with technology, it’s true, there’s actually ways you can wireless transmit energy.

Best yet, here’s a simple DIY that you can follow to experiment the wireless charging technology yourself.

Inductive Coupling uses magnetic fields to transfer power. There is a primary coil, which generates a magnetic field. Then there is another secondary coil which is composed of a capacitor and a coil, the capacitor creates a resonant circuit with the primary and secondary coils. Seem easy? Well, before publishing this instructable I found many u

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Circuits DIY – How to Make a Weather Station!

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Here’s an impressive weather station project you can make that will show you bunch of great current weather conditions.  I do highly like the graph part, it can be developed even further to allow internet remote monitoring and more.

Now this was a huge project! All sensors had to be fully tested one at a time, wireless communication had to be perfect, various LCDs were tried. Nevertheless, here’s the result: hope you enjoy it!

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Recycled Computer Parts Jewelry!

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Have a geeky girlfriend who enjoys more time tinkering with the solder and circuits than makeup?  Well, even if your gf d

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Toy Mini RC Hovercraft!

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For the ultimate hovercraft toy, you might want to consider getting this Toy Mini RC Hovercraft which allows you and your friend to race indoors without causing a havoc like wheeled-RC toys can.  Of course, if you want to learn some circuits along the way, check out our Zedomax Hovercraft DIY.

The World Smallest Indoor Infrared Control Hovercraft IR Control: FORWARD, RIGHT and LEFT Indoor usage Simple charging system Length: 10.5 cm Usually ship

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DIY Color-Changing LED Coasters!

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Here’s a cool set of DIY colo-changing LED coasters.  Basically, it runs on solar power, LEDs light up in red for hot drinks and blue for cold drinks.

Looks pretty simple to make, maybe a good idea for your next circuits projects.

Smart Coasters are cast-plastic coasters for your drink that light up red when you put a hot drink on top and light up blue with a cold drink. The design is fully analog– no microcontrollers and no programming– and they incorporate a solar cell so that the whole thing is hermetically sealed: wate

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Wii HACK – How to Hack a Wii Sensor Bar from a TV Remote Control!

Wii HACK - How to Hack a Wii Sensor Bar from a TV Remote Control!

Here’s a really cool DIY showing you how to hack a Wii sensor bar from a TV remote control.  Now, you can learn about electronics and circuits while re-making your favorite sensor bar.

Dad and I were trying to build a Wireless Sensor Bar and managed to do one that is all wires and batteries. Then He Started digging through all of his remotes around the house and found a couple that didn’t work on anything. so we set off to work on a “Version 2″ so to speak. We took one of the remotes and cut off part of the Circuit board and then drill

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DIY HACK – How to Make an LED Orgami!

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The idea here is simple.  Stick an LED and 3V 2032 battery into a paper cube orgami thingee.

Great idea, well executed.

This little LED-lit cube is much more than just a paper lantern: It’s a translucent and flexible thin-film electronic circuit that hooks up a battery to an LED, limber enough to be folded into an origami box. And the coolest thing about circuits like these? You can make them at home.

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DIY HACK – How to make a cheap Lie Detector!

DIY How to make a cheap Lie Detector!

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Here’s a funny cheap lie detector you can make. I don’t know if it really works since there’s no circuit diagrams but you can find lots of lie detector circuit diagrams on the internet like this one I found in about 5 seconds:

Yes, these lie detectors probably won’t work on cats, maybe try dogs. 🙂

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DiscoLitez – Winamp Plugin that allows you to build cool party lights!

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Check out this cool Winamp plugin that allows you to convert Winamp songs to sound-activated lights!

DiscoLitez is a Winamp plugin that allows you to control lighting equipment from your computer. This is done using the printer port and some external switching/driving circuitry. At the moment, you’ll have to build the circuits yourself, but they are not complicated.

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