Instructables: exploring - technology - audio - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 11 Dec 2016 02:06:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Medita - A Sonic Drone Meditation Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Medita-a-Sonic-Drone-Meditation-Device/
Medita - A Sonic Drone Meditation Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/58RV/IW5JBGKH/F3158RVIW5JBGKH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/58RV/IW5JBGKH/F3158RVIW5JBGKH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/58RV/IW5JBGKH/F3158RVIW5JBGKH.SMALL.jpg EpicJefferson This device makes use of electro-magnets to actuate ferrous materials, such as a steel string or plate. This allows for an instrument to be played without coming in physical contact with it. This is similar to an e-bow, but with a much more focused range allowing for a more intense actuation of spec...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:04:17 PST
Vintage Guitar Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Guitar-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:37:47 PST
Bluetooth Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Boombox/
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By: CeciliaR12

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:08:29 PST
Bookshelf Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-Speakers-1/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:47:18 PST
R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/RRSS-Raspberry-Pi-Rave-Sound-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:39:02 PST
Performance-tire Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Performance-tire-Subwoofer/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:45:00 PST
Logs & Beats - 2.1 audio system http://www.instructables.com/id/Logs-Beats-21-Audio-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:01:06 PST
The Junkbots' Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Junkbots-Sound-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:38:25 PST
Marble boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Boombox/
Marble boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/E5NC/IVO55H0W/FFNE5NCIVO55H0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/E5NC/IVO55H0W/FFNE5NCIVO55H0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/E5NC/IVO55H0W/FFNE5NCIVO55H0W.SMALL.jpg EmiliaR8 I like to juggle with poi in the park with my friends, but we didn't have a boombox just a small bluetooth speaker from ebay, it was just a couple of dollars but it's always giving up after an hour. I wanted a cool boombox like jbl xtreme or B&O but those are really expensive for me.So why not build...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:11:43 PST
TPA3118 Amplifier and Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/TPA3118-Amplifier-and-Speaker/
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 22:13:30 PST
Dewalt Bluetooth Speaker 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Dewalt-Bluetooth-Speaker-20/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:49:48 PST
Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-Mini-DIY-Portable-Speaker-Solar-Bluetooth-F/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:55:13 PST
Layered Lasercut Loudspeaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Lasercut-Loudspeaker/
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 03:36:35 PST
Mini Guitar Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Guitar-Amplifier/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:28:40 PST
'90s Payphone Boombox Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/90s-Payphone-Boombox-Hack/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:42:27 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
Bluetooth VEF 12 (1969) Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-VEF-12-1969-Radio/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:34:41 PST
Wooden Passive Amplifier for iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Passive-Amplifier-for-IPhone/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:25:16 PST
RetroFit USB Midi & Digital Audio to a Korg MS2000R Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroFit-USB-Midi-Digital-Audio-to-a-Korg-MS2000R-/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:41:01 PST
The budget suitcase boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Budget-Suitcase-Boombox/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:43:29 PST
ARTA Measurement Box http://www.instructables.com/id/ARTA-Measurement-Box/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:09:25 PST
Turntable Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Restoration/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
DIY: Bullet Style Earphones From Empty Bullet Shells http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bullet-Style-Earphones-From-Empty-Bullet-Shell/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:45:16 PST
Mahogany Cube Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mahogany-Cube-Speakers/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:35:49 PST
Best mini audio amplifier with TDA2822 http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Mini-Audio-Amplifier-With-TDA2822/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:48:58 PST
diy portable speakers with bluetooth n remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Speakers-With-Bluetooth-N-Remote/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:59:22 PST
Stylish Passive Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Passive-Amplifier/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:28:47 PST
How to Clean a Potentiometer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Potentiometer-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:14:52 PST
HI-FI 4 Channel Audio Amplifier VERY Simple and CHEAP!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/HI-FI-4-Channel-Audio-Amplifier-VERY-Simple-and-CH/
HI-FI 4 Channel Audio Amplifier VERY Simple and CHEAP!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QNUF/IVA4YADJ/F65QNUFIVA4YADJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QNUF/IVA4YADJ/F65QNUFIVA4YADJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QNUF/IVA4YADJ/F65QNUFIVA4YADJ.SMALL.jpg Akshay Jha It's Time to Make Some nice amplifier which has nice audio quality with very low distortion and simple and quite easy to make because a circuit is very simple & very few components are required and all the pieces of stuff are easily available . Hello, Guys, this is my fourth instructable and my prev...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:13:03 PST
Guitar Amp and Speaker: Grab and Go http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-and-Speaker-Grab-and-Go/
Guitar Amp and Speaker: Grab and Go - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/IEA9/IVCVO8UU/FWKIEA9IVCVO8UU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/IEA9/IVCVO8UU/FWKIEA9IVCVO8UU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/IEA9/IVCVO8UU/FWKIEA9IVCVO8UU.SMALL.jpg mblom1 My wife once mentioned to me that she thought a guitar amp and speaker in a suitcase would be a cool idea so last Christmas I decided to take a shot at it. Decide what you are going to build I had an 8” 4Ω speaker not being used so I decided to base the build around it. The classic 5F1 circuit is...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:38:39 PST
Subwoofer hidden in plain sight http://www.instructables.com/id/Subwoofer-Hidden-in-Plain-Sight/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 04:39:32 PST
Retro suitcase boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Suitcase-Boombox/
Retro suitcase boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7YVL/IVA4P2M8/FHX7YVLIVA4P2M8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7YVL/IVA4P2M8/FHX7YVLIVA4P2M8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7YVL/IVA4P2M8/FHX7YVLIVA4P2M8.SMALL.jpg Thiwe Portable speaker building has always been a great hobby of mine. This time i wanted to create a portable music system combining retro looks and quality components. The suitcase is designed around a 90's BNS two way system. BNS is a well respected dutch hifi brand that saddly isn't around anymore. Th...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:14:26 PST
Gift Card Tin USB Speaker $3 Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Card-Tin-USB-Speaker-3-Build/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 20:29:28 PST
Dewalt Portable Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Dewalt-Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Dewalt Portable Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4Z12/IVA4GVT9/F0B4Z12IVA4GVT9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4Z12/IVA4GVT9/F0B4Z12IVA4GVT9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4Z12/IVA4GVT9/F0B4Z12IVA4GVT9.SMALL.jpg MakrToolbox I love Dewalt. I work on site installing networks and repairing computers and such and I have a couple of the dewalt radios, but I want one that has bluetooth, I also had a bunch of extra parts sitting around begging for this project. Gather Your Materials Here are the materials I used to build t...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 20:18:18 PST
DIY Jelly Jar Guitar Amplifier : The North Georgia Jelly Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jelly-Jar-Guitar-Amplifier-the-North-Georgia-J/
DIY Jelly Jar Guitar Amplifier : The North Georgia Jelly Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/A5V1/IV0BHHJR/FDBA5V1IV0BHHJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/A5V1/IV0BHHJR/FDBA5V1IV0BHHJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/A5V1/IV0BHHJR/FDBA5V1IV0BHHJR.SMALL.jpg NizzyAmps You love to play guitar and you love your amplifier collection.But, what if I told you that you could make the most unique guitar amplifier known to modern man. From the hills of North Georgia comes the Jelly Amp. Sure there may be some commercial examples of this available but by following this In...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:54:50 PST
Cardboard Vinyl Records Player - That Really Works http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Vinyl-Records-Player-That-Really-Works/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 04:24:05 PST
DIY Guitar Midi Controller (a.k.a. "Guitorgan") http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Guitar-Midi-Controller-aka-Guitorgan/
DIY Guitar Midi Controller (a.k.a. "Guitorgan") - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONUV/IV0AP5IA/FR7ONUVIV0AP5IA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONUV/IV0AP5IA/FR7ONUVIV0AP5IA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/ONUV/IV0AP5IA/FR7ONUVIV0AP5IA.SMALL.jpg mvniemi Here's a weird one for all you MIDI enthusiasts out there. Somehow I got around to thinking about electronics and guitars at the same time, and it occurred to me that whenever you press a string against a fret you are making an electrical path between the two. The logical conclusion of this insight ...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 15:50:55 PST
Bluetooth And Wired Headphones Conversion (Improved) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-and-Wired-Headphones-Conversion-Improved/
Bluetooth And Wired Headphones Conversion (Improved) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/P0XJ/IV0ALFSO/FW7P0XJIV0ALFSO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/P0XJ/IV0ALFSO/FW7P0XJIV0ALFSO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/P0XJ/IV0ALFSO/FW7P0XJIV0ALFSO.SMALL.jpg rachesv99 Hi everyone!This is an improvement of my last instructable: Bluetooth Headphones ConversionThis version includes the following changes:: Wired connection via 3.5 mm plug added, ´cause we all still have something without bluetooth or the battery is dead. New charging sistem, with DC Jack AdapterA...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 21:14:59 PDT
Vintage Radio to Bluetooth Speaker Simple Electronics Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-to-Bluetooth-Speaker-Simple-Electron/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:33:18 PDT
Little bits speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Bits-Speaker/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 04:15:24 PDT
Old TSF Stereo Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-TSF-Stereo-Speaker/
Old TSF Stereo Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4KF4/IUYD29LL/F7D4KF4IUYD29LL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4KF4/IUYD29LL/F7D4KF4IUYD29LL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4KF4/IUYD29LL/F7D4KF4IUYD29LL.SMALL.jpg Exempledenom In this Instructable, I recycled an old TSF Radio from the 50's into a fully functional stereo speaker!I found this Clarville Favori 55 in a garage sell nearby a week ago. I decided to open it to learn a bit more about this kind of electronic piece. Now, I have an old-style looking speaker for my fl...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:18:24 PDT
The SPACEBOX - Portable Amp Completely From an Old TV! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-SPACEBOX-Portable-Amp-Completely-From-an-Old-T/
The SPACEBOX - Portable Amp Completely From an Old TV! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VX5I/IUSLRDG0/F2XVX5IIUSLRDG0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VX5I/IUSLRDG0/F2XVX5IIUSLRDG0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VX5I/IUSLRDG0/F2XVX5IIUSLRDG0.SMALL.jpg clevelandstorms Have an old television lying around and a weekend to spare? Turn it into an awesome portable amplifier for your phone, computer, or guitar! All the parts you need are contained in the television itself.Check out this instructional video before you get started! The Parts You will need:1x CRT telev...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 16:57:29 PDT
BOHA BASS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER http://www.instructables.com/id/BOHA-BASS-BLUETOOTH-SPEAKER/
BOHA BASS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/NDNB/IUSM13RR/FHANDNBIUSM13RR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/NDNB/IUSM13RR/FHANDNBIUSM13RR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/NDNB/IUSM13RR/FHANDNBIUSM13RR.SMALL.jpg NizzyAmps OK. So you love bass fishing. And you love music. Wouldn't it be great if you could combine your two greatest passions? Well fear not gentle reader, for this Instructable will show you how to build your very own Big Ole Hairy A$$ (BOHA) Bass Bluetooth Speaker!!Imagine if you will.... Its a lazy Satu...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:08:48 PDT
UrbanEars Plattan Headphone Cord Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/UrbanEars-Plattan-Headphone-Cord-Repair/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:31:21 PDT
Ammo Can Solar Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-Solar-Boombox/
Ammo Can Solar Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PN47/IUSLM3M0/FE5PN47IUSLM3M0.SMALL.jpg hybriddave The scope of this instructable is to provide a helpful tutorial on building this appliance while providing an idea or two on how to tweek it a bit and make it your own. Have you ever been camping, fishing, at the beach, or even in your yard and wanted to hear music and have the option to have your f...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:15:46 PDT
Sending Balanced Stereo XLR Outputs to Unbalanced Stereo TRS Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-Balanced-Stereo-XLR-Outputs-to-Unbalanced-/
Sending Balanced Stereo XLR Outputs to Unbalanced Stereo TRS Input - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/INBU/IUSLIUI3/F53INBUIUSLIUI3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/INBU/IUSLIUI3/F53INBUIUSLIUI3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/INBU/IUSLIUI3/F53INBUIUSLIUI3.SMALL.jpg ehobgood This tutorial will overview creating a cable which can take a balanced stereo signal from two XLR terminated outputs and turns it into an unbalanced stereo signal terminated by a TRS connector. It includes information about the basics of unbalanced versus balanced audio signals as well as instructio...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:27:18 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
PiOSCBOX http://www.instructables.com/id/PiOSCBOX/
PiOSCBOX - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/66PD/IUKF56OG/FGQ66PDIUKF56OG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/66PD/IUKF56OG/FGQ66PDIUKF56OG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/66PD/IUKF56OG/FGQ66PDIUKF56OG.SMALL.jpg shift8 The PiOSCBOX project is an attempt at creating a low-cost, stand-alone effects processor and synthesizer using a small display, rotary encoders, a usb audio device and a Raspberry Pi 3.The software is written in a combination of c, python and pure data.I'm sure there are many many improvements that ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:50:46 PDT
Music Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Suitcase/
Music Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SMALL.jpg Bahnep Music SuitcaseWe wanted a opportunity to listen to our music without wasting much money with Bose or other expensive devices. We decided to built a individual setup. Portable, and netty. we prefer elegance and good music quality. There is no better way to realise this without a Suitcase. It consist...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:01:54 PDT
Custom Tube Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Tube-Guitar-Amp/
Custom Tube Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3WYN/IUKEPJT6/FKP3WYNIUKEPJT6.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted to have the warm tube sound of a guitar, but could not afford a good tube amp? If so, then this instructable is for you. A while back, a friend wanted me to build and sell him a guitar amp, so I found a few tubes and a cool chassis(CD Drive) and started building. The video...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:37:04 PDT