Instructables: exploring - - computer - laptop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:36:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Very Nice Aluminum Computer Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Nice-Aluminum-Computer-Table/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:09:58 PST
Custom Size/Surface, Ultra-Thin, Non-Slip Mousepad (Gaming/DTP/CAD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-SizeSurface-Ultra-Thin-Non-Slip-Mousepad-Ga/
Custom Size/Surface, Ultra-Thin, Non-Slip Mousepad (Gaming/DTP/CAD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SMALL.jpg confu Well, maybe I´m a little picky regarding the surface to mouse around on, but I´m surely not the only one on this planet.My mouse preferences are normally set to "relatively high speed" so I can reach everything on a dual 24" monitor setup with only a little movement of my wrist for efficiency, but I...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:21:07 PDT
Plywood Laptop Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Laptop-Table/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:33 PDT
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyPi-a-Cheap-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-laptop-Under-8/
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SMALL.jpg MichaelO162 ***UPDATE***Hi Everyone! Firstly thank you for all the support and feedback, the community here is awesome :)Here are answers to some questions: Why did you make this?I wanted to make a portable computer that had a full sized keyboard. I felt that this form factor was very compact and most of all ea...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:59:09 PDT
Rare Earth Magnets From Old Hard Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Rare-Earth-Magnets-From-Old-Hard-Drives/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:21:08 PDT
A DIY Laptop Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Laptop-Rack/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:07:48 PDT
Lego Lunchbox Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lunchbox-Computer/
Lego Lunchbox Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SMALL.jpg MattH132 Have you ever wanted to build a Raspberry Pi computer in a lunchbox using Legos or other compatible interlocking bricks? First you need to get a hold of a lunchbox. You will need:Lunchbox 8x7x4 or larger if possiblesharp Xacto knife10"x5" Lego Base plates x4Pair Lego rotation plates7" tft LCD moni...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:49:29 PDT
A Laptop Stand... out of Plywood! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Laptop-Stand-Out-of-Plywood/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:11:00 PST
Laptop LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-LED-Mod/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 14:49:12 PST
Simple 2' x 4' Computer Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-X-4-Computer-Desk/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 05:32:25 PST
Simple Dorm Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dorm-Table/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:29:09 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
Raspberry pi Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-Laptop/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:47:45 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Updated Desk with Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-Desk-with-Hidden-Storage/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:00:00 PDT
DIY External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-External-Hard-Drive/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 10:25:08 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 PDT
Tablet Second Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Second-Monitor/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:49:44 PDT
Cheap and expandable laptop bed stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-expandable-laptop-bed-stand/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 12:28:44 PDT
DIY Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Stand-3-4/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:13:42 PDT
Easy Benchtop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Benchtop-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:34:47 PDT
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST
Leather Laptop Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Laptop-Envelope/
Leather Laptop Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/0EEU/I49RUY2H/F270EEUI49RUY2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/0EEU/I49RUY2H/F270EEUI49RUY2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/0EEU/I49RUY2H/F270EEUI49RUY2H.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables!I was originally going to make this for the Tandy Leatherworking Contest, but with school and everything it got put off until I came home for Christmas break. I made two of these laptop sleeves for my sisters, so that they would have something to help keep their computers scratc...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:55:48 PST
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Box-Computer-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:38:53 PST
Space-Saving Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Saving-Monitor-Stand/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:49:21 PST
Super Sexy Sound Switcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sexy-Sound-Switcher/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:19:27 PDT
Laptop Motherboard Revival http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Motherboard-Revival/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:12:26 PDT
Recycling CPUs Processor Heat http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-CPUs-Processor-Heat/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 05:46:30 PDT
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Wood-Computer-Stands/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:19 PDT
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:13:28 PST
Standing Tree Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Tree-Desk/
Standing Tree Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DVL6/HO7XHJPM/FPQDVL6HO7XHJPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DVL6/HO7XHJPM/FPQDVL6HO7XHJPM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DVL6/HO7XHJPM/FPQDVL6HO7XHJPM.SMALL.jpg blorgggg My PhD research is about using computation in the wild, but usually my projects are not as straightforward as this.... Here's the idea: Strap a laptop stand to a tree. Blammo! That's it! Why? Well everyone (especially around instructables) always talks about how bad sitting is for you, so everyone...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:46:28 PST
Work/Play Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/WorkPlay-Laptop-Stand/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 21:41:40 PST
Stand Alone CD Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-Alone-CD-Player/
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 06:53:53 PDT
Steampunk Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Laptop/
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Fri, 25 May 2012 01:58:42 PDT
Arduino Drawbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawbot/
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Fri, 4 May 2012 15:20:09 PDT
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-360-rotation-mod-Parallax/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:45:33 PDT
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-Servos-Thumbstick-joystick/
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In my other 2 Arduino tutorials I have help new users to play tones and making 2 servos move with a mouse. This time I will help you move the same 2 servos with a thumbstick. And again I have surf the internet to see If there are tutorials that clear to understand specially for the beginner Arduino ...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:23:21 PDT
Makedo laptop stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-laptop-stand/
Makedo laptop stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/TYIG/GWF5U3I0/F6MTYIGGWF5U3I0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/TYIG/GWF5U3I0/F6MTYIGGWF5U3I0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/TYIG/GWF5U3I0/F6MTYIGGWF5U3I0.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Build a cardboard laptop stand that keeps all the cables in place with no tangles. A must for everyone with a laptop. All you need is a box and Makedo re-pins and re-clips available at mymakedo.com. This instructable was designed by Tanaka Satoshi, Makedo's master maker in Japan. Find Source a c...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:36:22 PST
How to make a tablet pc from an old laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tablet-pc-from-an-old-laptop/
How to make a tablet pc from an old laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/ZUVU/GVOX0X0J/F7YZUVUGVOX0X0J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Check out my other projects: Xbox Hackintosh casemod And DIY Spy phone In this project i used an old Fujitsu Siemens life book S series laptop. It has got a 1 Ghz processor and 256 Mb ram, (not sure about the graphic card but i know its between 8-32 Mb). In this instructable i will show how t...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 06:05:49 PST
Dual Screen Digital Picture Frame & Family Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Screen-Digital-Picture-Frame-Family-Center/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 20:22:06 PDT
Better Computing Through Velcro: Make Your Laptop A Dock For External HDD's http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Computing-Through-Velcro-Make-Your-Laptop-/
Better Computing Through Velcro: Make Your Laptop A Dock For External HDD's - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/58B8/G5FR01ED/F2358B8G5FR01ED.SMALL.jpg thread_soul THE PROBLEM: There's rarely a safe and convenient place to put a portable external hard drive when using a laptop in a mobile, non-desk situation. Example:  You're working on your laptop and want to back up some files or work on some media that you have stored on an external drive.  You pull it ou...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:37:55 PST
MagSafe for the Rest of Us: A DIY Magnetic Power Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/MagSafe-for-the-Rest-of-Us-A-DIY-Magnetic-Power-A/
MagSafe for the Rest of Us: A DIY Magnetic Power Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SMALL.jpg Freeload We all know that one of the most common places for a laptop to break is its power adaptor. The combination of being directly attached to the motherboard, heat, and constant moving and shifting leads the connector to become loose and sloppy. Eventually the connection stops working altogether. Apple h...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 07:12:16 PST
Souffle-pen Laptop Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Souffle-pen-Laptop-Decor/
Souffle-pen Laptop Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/2Z7W/FWI9UZM3/FEK2Z7WFWI9UZM3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/2Z7W/FWI9UZM3/FEK2Z7WFWI9UZM3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/2Z7W/FWI9UZM3/FEK2Z7WFWI9UZM3.SMALL.jpg notuboc in this, my first instructable, i will be showing you how to create a design on your laptop lid with Sakura souffle pens. these are like gel pens, but they sort of inflate as they dry, so that the colors end up quite opaque and vibrant when they're done. in this case, they also present a semi-tempor...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:21:52 PDT
Replacement Laptop Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Laptop-Cord/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 08:20:05 PDT
Soda Tab Chainmail Laptop Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-Maille-Laptop-Bag/
Soda Tab Chainmail Laptop Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/6VG6/FSIJKIK9/FBC6VG6FSIJKIK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/6VG6/FSIJKIK9/FBC6VG6FSIJKIK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/6VG6/FSIJKIK9/FBC6VG6FSIJKIK9.SMALL.jpg shesparticular This gorgeous bag offers a way to reuse the tabs from soda cans. The final pattern created by the tabs looks a bit like chain maille or fish scales, but either way, it's ever-so stylish. The dimensions used here perfectly fit a 13" MacBook, but the proportions can be adjusted for other laptops, or ...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2009 21:07:36 PDT
Laptop Bag for your Asus eee pc http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Laptop-Case-for-your-Asus-eee-pc/
Laptop Bag for your Asus eee pc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/I9V0/FR123H8Q/FIMI9V0FR123H8Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/I9V0/FR123H8Q/FIMI9V0FR123H8Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/I9V0/FR123H8Q/FIMI9V0FR123H8Q.SMALL.jpg kathleenhenri This project recycles an IKEA laptop bag (it's called FLORT and costs $9.99 at IKEA) into one perfectly sized for your Asus eee pc. Specifically this one fits my eee pc 1000 but I think you could modify this project to fit any small netbook.The computer originally came with a nice black zippered sle...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2009 18:42:26 PST
Laptop Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Bags/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0IQH/FOHU3RH3/F060IQHFOHU3RH3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0IQH/FOHU3RH3/F060IQHFOHU3RH3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0IQH/FOHU3RH3/F060IQHFOHU3RH3.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Once you've spent a couple hundred or even thousands of dollars on a brand new laptop you'll see pretty quickly why you want some kind of a laptop bag to keep it safe while you carry it around. We've got great Instructables that will give you tons of ideas on how you can make your own laptop bag, s...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:28:51 PST
Laptop Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop_Stands/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/AHC1/FOHXBQGQ/FJ8AHC1FOHXBQGQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/AHC1/FOHXBQGQ/FJ8AHC1FOHXBQGQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/AHC1/FOHXBQGQ/FJ8AHC1FOHXBQGQ.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Anyone who uses a laptop all day long knows the value of a laptop stand. They're comfortable, they keep your computer running cool, they bring your screen to the proper height and angle, and they free up that oh so precious desktop real estate. Sure you can buy one, but you're a living, breathing,...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:16:17 PST
The USB powered LED CD lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-USB-powered-LED-CD-lamp/
The USB powered LED CD lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BIQU/FGHSWON4/FJOBIQUFGHSWON4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BIQU/FGHSWON4/FJOBIQUFGHSWON4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BIQU/FGHSWON4/FJOBIQUFGHSWON4.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence The USB powered LED CD lamp is a very useful gadget. It's powered by the USB port, so you don't need any external power supply. The stiff mounting wire, I used acts as a gooseneck and lets you bend the light source in different angles and directions. Get the parts Here is a list of the parts you'...
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Thu, 22 May 2008 12:02:54 PDT