Faux Power Plug As a Switch

I have been upcycling old televisions into displays for stores and restaurants and such. A while ago I was approached by people building an escape room. The room they were building has a 1940s scary dentist practice theme. Fake blood splattered around and everything. In one of the rooms they wanted …By: tjaap Continue Reading(…)


Raspberry Pi in the Wild ! Extended Timelapse With Battery Power

Motivation: I wanted to use battery powered Raspberry Pi camera to take once-a-day photos outdoors to create long term time-lapse videos. My particular application is to record ground cover plant growth this coming spring and summer.Challenge: Design low current Raspberry Pi power control to ens…By: e024576 Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured


Pocket Sized Power Bank

A powerbank is a portable device that can supply power from its built-in batteries through a USB port. They usually recharge with USB power supply. … Due to its general purpose, power banks are also gaining popularity as a branding and promotional tool.Portable Power Banks are comprised of a speci…By: Nuts and Bolts Continue Reading(…)


Digital Camera Power From USB or Wall Outlet (Canon 500HS 510HS or Other)

This is usefull if you have a portable camera with a poor battery life.battery getting old, or low capacity battery from the start, like the Canon 500/510HS in question here, with under 1h of typical battery life.We are going to make the camera work from USB power.I tryed to make this as accessible …By: matthieu.lemaitre.1994(…)


Pocket-sized Power Supply

Here is a miniaturized adjustable power supply,it can supply from 1,2V to 16,8V (DC). Material : You will need what there is on the picture plus a power cable 12V DCvoltmeter:LM317 (2pcs)10K potentiometerprototype board (20pcs)Alligators clampsThese links are amazon products so you can find cheap…By: SimonRob Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured


K-2 Robotics First Day: the Power of the Project Tree!

On the first day of Robotics Level 1 (using Racer Pro-bots®) we introduce students to "their Robots" and then show them Project Challenge-Tree No 1.Project Challenge-Trees create the conditions for an Active Learning Zone™ classroom: Clear Goals Choice Instant Feedback on Progress A Next-Step Ch…By: CalMathSci Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured