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A single fully-charged AA battery is incapable of powering high-flux LEDs. However with the aid of a toroid, bipolar NPN transistor, and the popular Joule Thief circuit, you can even turn "dead" batteries into a capable flashlight power source. Read more »


Servo motors are a popular component in maker projects. Watch how we used two - without the aid of a micocontroller - to power the TRS Drawbot, the latest addition to our beginner-friendly electronics series of Weekend Projects. Read more »


Build a reservoir that's not an eyesore with scavenged industrial-grade parts. Read more »


Check out the new advanced version of one of our most popular projects ever. Read more »


The Dial-a-Speed is a DIY, one-size-fits-most speed controller. Read more »


FM transmitters can be complicated to build, but not this one — it's about the easiest you can possibly make. And though the science of radio is well understood, there's a magical, emotional quality about it that we don't often stop to appreciate. Building your own radio receiver — or... Read more »


From the pages of MAKE's Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014: Amazing 3D printed objects and art! Read more »


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