Introduction: IPod Stylus

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This is dirt cheap to make a stylus and works great. The reason this works is  iPod screens detect the electrons coming off your fingers so the tinfoil part of this project  acts as a conductor for the electrons so the screen can detect the stylus touching the screen. 

Step 1: What You Need

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- Tinfoil
- Scissors 
- Tape
- a Pen
- Cloth or an ear plug (optional)

Step 2: Step 1

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cut out about a 2 inch square of tinfoil

Step 3: Step 2

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Cover the end of the pen with tinfoil and tape it on but leave a tab of tinfoil UN-taped to act as the conductor
(optional)- You can put thin cloth over the tip to make it slide easier  

Step 4: How to Use

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The way to use it is to put your finger on the tab of untapped tinfoil and touch the screen with the tinfoil tip
Tip: if you put cloth over it  and its not working it is probably because  the cloth is too thick  so the electrons cant  get to the screen so either take it off and use a thinner cloth  or just take it off  and use it plain.


Jacky P (author)2013-06-22

It doesn't work

smitty16 (author)2013-05-10

there could be a few things that you might be doing wrong
1. is your finger touching part of the tinfoil
2. you need the tip to be fully touching the iphone you cant just use the corner
if this doesn't help please leave another coment

yeolddingdong (author)2013-04-06

i like it dont worry smitty

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