Instructables: exploring - - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:07:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Vintage Cassette Deck Hand Bag - Get Decked Out! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Cassette-Deck-Hand-Bag-Get-Decked-Out/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:28:09 PST
Raspberry Pi Thumb Harp (EN/FR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Thumb-Harp-ENFR/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:19:12 PST
How to Make Music on GarageBand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Music-on-GarageBand/
How to Make Music on GarageBand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XHFD/IXUQNTA1/F1QXHFDIXUQNTA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XHFD/IXUQNTA1/F1QXHFDIXUQNTA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XHFD/IXUQNTA1/F1QXHFDIXUQNTA1.SMALL.jpg ryan2020131 GarageBand’s software is made to be user-friendly for people that are beginning but also for people that want to get into a musical instrument like the piano (through extensions). The simplest way to make music on GarageBand is to use the already installed, the MIDI loops. These loops have a variety...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:02:18 PST
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/FuseBerry-a-Musical-Fan-Using-a-RaspBerry-Pi/
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SMALL.jpg FuseBerry The FuseBerry is a musical fan based on a RaspBerry Pi. A distance sensor will be used in order to determine the pitch and the volume of the note.Basically, the pitch will be determined by the frequency of the fan oscillations while the volume will be handled by the average distance measured by the ...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:55:51 PST
E-drum with small 3D printer and thick paper http://www.instructables.com/id/E-drum-With-Small-3D-Printer-and-Thick-Paper/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:37:57 PST
DIY Framed Rhythm Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Framed-Rhythm-Lamp/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 20:05:22 PST
Bluetooth speaker made from old vintage radio DIY portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Made-From-Old-Vintage-Radio-DIY-/
Bluetooth speaker made from old vintage radio DIY portable speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/RGCD/IXAQ5LK3/FHXRGCDIXAQ5LK3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/RGCD/IXAQ5LK3/FHXRGCDIXAQ5LK3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/RGCD/IXAQ5LK3/FHXRGCDIXAQ5LK3.SMALL.jpg marton_varga I just found this old Soviet transistor radio and it was in not working condition, so I decided to convert it into something useful instead of throwing it out as an e-waste object. I searched a lot about the topic and I tried to create a Bluetooth speaker from it.I'd like to show you how I saved and...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:49:36 PST
JolliCube Audio/Music Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-AudioMusic-Visualizer/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 01:22:55 PST
3d Print a CD case with your favorite logo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-a-CD-Case-With-Your-Favorite-Logo/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:12:24 PST
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Aluminum-Earphones-Holder/
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this video i will be machining an aluminum earphones holder that organizes ear pods so you wont have to unravel them every time you pull them from a pocket. Modeling - So, to start this project we are gonna need a large aluminum rod at least 40 mm in diameter.- I use a ha...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:09:27 PST
3D Print a Programmable Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Programmable-Musical-Instrument/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:36:41 PST
Make your own Brazilian Alfaia http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Brazilian-Alfaia/
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 16:54:46 PST
The Mini Midi Controller for kids :) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Midi-Controller-for-Kids-/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 22:34:51 PST
Make a string instrument - Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-String-Instrument-Raspberry-Pi/
Make a string instrument - Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SMALL.jpg taktik02 Have you ever wish to make your own music instrument? Here, you'll see that with few efforts, making a simple music instrument will be super easy. Your instrument will be able to produce a sound, depending on the frequency of the rope. In order to receive the frequency of a rope we'll use a piezoele...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:11:32 PST
The Palm Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Palm-Piano/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 04:08:05 PST
Arduino USB to Legacy MIDI Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-USB-to-Legacy-MIDI-Converter/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:40:48 PST
Scrap Pipe Wind Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Pipe-Wind-Chimes/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:14:52 PST
Simple MIDI Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MIDI-Buzzer/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:46:27 PST
Sia- Cheap Cake-Cake Pops http://www.instructables.com/id/Sia-Cheap-Cake-Cake-Pops/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:29:00 PST
The Zippaphone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Zippaphone/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:14:42 PST
Basys 3 Keyboard Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Basys-3-Keyboard-Synthesizer/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 20:33:25 PST
VUmeter Led http://www.instructables.com/id/VUmeter-Led/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 19:37:12 PST
Make a Music Controlled Christmas Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Music-Controlled-Christmas-Light-With-Ardui/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 02:02:55 PST
How to Make Christmas Lights Flash to Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Lights-Flash-to-Music-1/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:30:58 PST
How to Make Wood Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wood-Guitar-Picks/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:25:18 PST
Recreating the Esherick Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-the-Esherick-Music-Stand/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:21:44 PST
Guitar Effects Custom Pedal Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Effects-Custom-Pedal-Board/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 21:10:29 PST
How to Make a Popsicle Stick Harmonica http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Popsicle-Stick-Harmonica/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:02:14 PST
Make NES Music with LMMS http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-NES-Music-With-LMMS/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:54:59 PST
How to String a Guitar (Quick Metod) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-String-a-Guitar-Quick-Metod/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:49:12 PST
IPod Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/IPod-Speaker-1/
IPod Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/HP0Y/IVO7S28Y/FLEHP0YIVO7S28Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/HP0Y/IVO7S28Y/FLEHP0YIVO7S28Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/HP0Y/IVO7S28Y/FLEHP0YIVO7S28Y.SMALL.jpg icabod A couple of years ago I needed to come up with a Christmas present for my best friend. He loves music and guitars and the color red, so I combined all of the above and made a guitar amp themed iPod speaker for him. The box I built the box out of particle board for price, weight and ease of workin...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:00:59 PST
R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/RRSS-Raspberry-Pi-Rave-Sound-System/
R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SMALL.jpg Garage 420 Hi guys! We are a group of unidentified young men who are interested in technology, nature, recycling, music and several other things but none of us speak English. Some of us works, others not, some studies and there are those who do nothing but none of us is the leader. When we have some free time...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:39:02 PST
Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-Mini-DIY-Portable-Speaker-Solar-Bluetooth-F/
Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/19R7/IVO4X4X0/FM419R7IVO4X4X0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/19R7/IVO4X4X0/FM419R7IVO4X4X0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/19R7/IVO4X4X0/FM419R7IVO4X4X0.SMALL.jpg Baclair Hello!Today, I am going to teach you how to build your very own portable AMPLFY mini Bluetooth speaker, which is unlike any other speaker sold on the market today. What makes this speaker so different? It features 2 x 200 mA 5v solar panels, 8 lithium-ion 18650 cells (20 Ah), a phone charger and a f...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:55:13 PST
DIY Modular Guitar Amp! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modular-Guitar-Amp/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:16:09 PST
Wooden Passive Amplifier for iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Passive-Amplifier-for-IPhone/
Wooden Passive Amplifier for iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JP70/IVO51WBW/F27JP70IVO51WBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JP70/IVO51WBW/F27JP70IVO51WBW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JP70/IVO51WBW/F27JP70IVO51WBW.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this ible I'm going to show you how to make a cheap Passive Amplifier for your smartphone. It's a really easy project, it will took you almost 4 hours, and you need just a piece of plywood, a scrollsaw and different grane of sandpaper.P.S. Thanks to everyone who voted for me in the "...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:25:16 PST
Arduino Spectrum Analyzer on a 10x10 RGB LED-Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Spectrum-Analyzer-on-a-10x10-RGB-LED-Matri/
Arduino Spectrum Analyzer on a 10x10 RGB LED-Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/P8TL/IVO3SRV4/F1RP8TLIVO3SRV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/P8TL/IVO3SRV4/F1RP8TLIVO3SRV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/P8TL/IVO3SRV4/F1RP8TLIVO3SRV4.SMALL.jpg FischiMc In this Instructables I am going to show you how to create a spectrum analyzer powered by an Arduino nano. Please watch my video first to get a rough explaination on how to build it. A spectrum analyzer basically analyzes the intensity of different frequencies in a song. To display those values we a...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:48:02 PST
Audio Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Cabinet/
Audio Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DAW5/IVO3HDAJ/F3XDAW5IVO3HDAJ.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I planned to build a record cabinet to house a new turntable I purchased. I wanted to use mostly recycled wood and scrap laying around the shop. Other than fabric this was more than achievable. Free material from craigslist was also useful for this project. Inspiration The project was partially...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:08:01 PST
Turntable Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Restoration/
Turntable Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I picked up this turntable from an estate sale and I was assured it was in working order. I didn't find out until I arrived home that it wouldn't power on and the stylus had popped loose. It was still a good deal, but it needed work. After a little restoration I planned on putting it in my record ca...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
Bungie Bass http://www.instructables.com/id/Bungie-Bass/
Bungie Bass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/OJOA/IVO3C4GJ/F0AOJOAIVO3C4GJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/OJOA/IVO3C4GJ/F0AOJOAIVO3C4GJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/OJOA/IVO3C4GJ/F0AOJOAIVO3C4GJ.SMALL.jpg sensatroniclab We are Sensatronic Lab, here again with a simple yet amazing design of a DIY accessible instrument you can build and adapt. We design instruments with and for young people with multiple barriers to musical engagement. In the case of the bungie bass, it is a fantastic sensory tool combining both soun...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 05:25:32 PST
Rustic Resonance - the 360 Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Resonance-the-360-Speaker-System/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:06:22 PST
Neon Notes || A Simple Arduino Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Notes-a-Simple-Arduino-Instrument/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:20:44 PST
Robopunk Bluetooth Speaker Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopunk-Bluetooth-Speaker-Goggles/
Robopunk Bluetooth Speaker Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SMALL.jpg Sam Freeman I built a pair of speakers into some goggles because I thought it was so crazy that no one would've tried it yet. They've gotten a great response from friends, so I now share my wisdom with you. Yes, they do fit in front of your eyes, but they're exactly as difficult to see out of as you'd expect. A...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:25:16 PST
The Arduino of Funk - a Student Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-of-Funk-a-Student-Project/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:40:44 PST
Backpack Speaker Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Speaker-Hack/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:22:08 PST
Easy “Hide and Use” Electronic Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hide-and-Use-Electronic-Keyboard/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 17:11:50 PDT
Automated MIDI Xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-MIDI-Xylophone/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:04:12 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Boombox-Repurpose-Your-Old-Hi-Fi/
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SMALL.jpg diggoryrush For this project I will be making a bluetooth speaker using secondhand bookshelf speakers. I will go through the design process and all the different stages of construction, this will be a comprehensive guide to building a your very own Hi-Fi quality boombox. You will need:- A pair of bookshelf spe...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:26:39 PDT
Solderless Music LED Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderless-Music-LED-Bottle/
Solderless Music LED Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SMALL.jpg MehtlliK The Solderess Music LED bottle is a music controlled light box that lights up when the BASS is around ohh yeah!!!now let's get the lighting started! yeeahhh! Materials for the light show! the materials are as follows:2 Tip 31 transistor8 LED'sAligator pinsheat shrink tubingTRS audio plug12V dc so...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:50:01 PDT
Add Bluetooth To A/V Receiver Amplifier Within 3 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Bluetooth-to-AV-Receiver-Amplifier-Within-3-Mi/
Add Bluetooth To A/V Receiver Amplifier Within 3 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SMALL.jpg Imran687 This is a very simple upgrade that you can do to any amplifier that does not have Bluetooth built in. In my case I will be adding Bluetooth to my Home A/V receiver amplifier. It only takes about 3 minutes and is completely removable should you decide to change your setup in the future. Parts list ...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:19:23 PDT
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Room-Audio-System-MRAS-Using-a-Home-Cinema/
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SMALL.jpg poursal At home we have a wiring installation for speakers to be used by a multi-room audio system. A total of 5 wire pairs are available, with 3 of them going to the 3 bedrooms and the remaining two going to a room hosting the living area and dining table. All cables terminate to the entrance of the house ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:44:11 PDT