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How To : Build a pulse motor

See how to build a pulse motor with just one transistor and one diode. A pulse motor will not have the torque that a normal AC motor has. However, this does not mean that a pulse motor is worthless in everyday usages. Torque is going to equal the amperage input to the coil pe ...more

How To : Replace the blower fan motor in a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid

Are you sweating without AC on hot days? Freezing without a heater when it's cold out? Time to replace the blower fan motor in your 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid. Removing the old broken blower fan motor and installing a new one will bring your AC and heating systems back to life.

How To : Build a simple carboard magnet generator

Build this ultra-simple AC electric generator from magnets, wire, and cardboard. (And a big nail!) Light a small lightbulb, or flash a red LED. This demonstrates how generators work. Now if you want a more useful device, use a small DC motor as a generator, since it has much ...more

News : Pedal-Powered EL Wire Night Bike Light

Instructable user samsmith17's solution for riding in the dark is a lot snazzier than your typical bicycle light: "This summer I realized that you don’t need a driver to run your el wire if you’re putting it on a bike. I hooked a stepper motor up to a transformer from an old ...more

Understanding Electricity : Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla In my opinion, one of the most neglected inventors of all time. The names Edison and Marconi come to mind as familiar, but Tesla? Most think of a car. Few know that Tesla is responsible for alternating current, florescent lights, radar, remote control, generators ...more

How To : DC Versus AC and the Diode

Direct current (DC) by definition flows in one direction. Alternating current (AC), on the other hand, periodically changes direction, or reverses polarity. It is indeed possible for a portion of a circuit that is normally DC to periodically change direction, or reverse polari ...more

How To : Keep Your Smartphone Charged During a Power Outage

When the power goes out, having the ability to contact others becomes extremely important, and your cell phone can be one of the most important tools to have. But if the power is out for an extended period of time, battery life becomes a constant problem. Without the ability ...more

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