Musical Glove

This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions to make your own musical glove that will produce a different note for each finger pushed. Read more »

Mini R.O.V. Submersible

This is a great, easy project! This project is also a first prize winner in the 2012 Instructables Robot Contest! This little submersible uses 3 DC motors and a nine-volt battery. It controls the three motors with three buttons. Its frame is built from lego-type pieces. It is very simple... Read more »

Geiger Counter Kit

Commercial Geiger counters can cost hundreds of dollars. Build your own at a fraction of the price! This easy-to-solder kit can be built in an evening and it works just like you think it would; clicking and blinking in the presence of radiation. Just follow the instructions here to build... Read more »

IR Jammer Kit

These directions were adapted from alan-parekh.com. The IR Jammer project is microcontroller-based; what this means is there is a small self-contained computer that controls the unit. The IR Jammer will cause most infrared remote controls to stop working. This means that you could prevent someone from changing the TV channel... Read more »

Vibrating Pillow

By Annie Shao and Rachel McConnell There are pillows that look good, and there are pillows that feel good. For those inclined to add a little buzz to their home décor, try making this fun vib-illow. Take an arcade push button, a couple of batteries, and a cellphone vibrator and... Read more »

Adding Auto-Fire to a Computer Mouse (555 timer)

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 10:38 pm

Remember the auto-fire (turbo) button on old video game controllers? This project adds an auto-fire button to a mouse for use with video games or just clicking random things quickly (if that’s what you’re into) using no more than a 555 timer, a capacitor and a couple of resistors. My... Read more »