Instructables: exploring - technology - audio - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:50:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Laser Midi Controller - (Laser Triggered Midi Keyboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Midi-Controller-Laser-Triggered-Midi-Keyboar/
Laser Midi Controller - (Laser Triggered Midi Keyboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/XGVK/I3H57KJL/F7NXGVKI3H57KJL.SMALL.jpg lasermidi Project goal:"Construct a laser triggered midi controller, using standard electric components and a recycled midi keyboard."Step 1.Find a recycled midi keyboard / controller.Step 2.Construct a laser triggered switch.Step 3.Connect midi device, measure components (shorts), and test device.You can now...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:55:17 PST
DIY Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headphones-2/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 20:10:48 PST
Anachronistic Audio: The Cathedral Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-The-Cathedral-Radio/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:35:03 PST
DIY cassette tape to MP3 aux converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cassette-tape-to-MP3-aux-converter/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:09:42 PST
Satellite Radio Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Radio-Boombox/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:47 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/Falangafone-Use-Gestures-to-Control-Your-Music/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:14:06 PST
Make your own Low Budget Bluetooth Music System http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Low-Budget-Bluetooth-Music-System/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:22:12 PDT
QBee - AirPlay / MPD integrated speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/QBee-AirPlay-MPD-integrated-speaker-Raspberry-Pi-s/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:50:26 PDT
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
Classic yet Modern - Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-yet-Modern-Music-Box/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:20:09 PDT
Sonos Play 1 Under-Cupboard Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonos-Play-1-Under-Cupboard-Mount/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:08:55 PDT
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-Headphones-Nice-sound-easy-to-make/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:53:29 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-1921-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/BluetoothBox-for-Stereo-Headphones-and-Speakers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
Logitech X-230 concrete speaker mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Logitech-X-230-concrete-speaker-mod/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:29:03 PDT
Big 'ol Bluetooth Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-ol-Bluetooth-Boombox/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:41:20 PDT
Build your AIO Wireless WineBox Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-AIO-Wireless-WineBox-Sound-System/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:26:35 PDT
SOLO Cup Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLO-Cup-Speaker/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:33:13 PDT
Anachronistic Audio Effect Unit: Tremolo http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-Effect-Unit-Tremolo/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:23:30 PDT
DIY Speakers/Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SpeakersBoombox/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:56:24 PDT
Cassette MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-MP3-Player/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:23:37 PDT
Mobile 12V Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-12V-Sound-System/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:33:56 PDT
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-New-Life-Into-Old-Headphones/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:11:49 PDT
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-cancelling-Bluetooth-Headphones-15/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:46:19 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-boombox-for-less-than-80-dollars-that-packs-/
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SMALL.jpg Grisling I've wanted to build a small boombox that was lightweight, easy to transport, and has decent sound (both volume and quality). There are MANY different designs out there for a DIY boombox, both small and large ones, and different diffulties from complete novice to expert level knowledge of electronic...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:12 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Converting Old Radio into a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Old-Radio-into-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:15:58 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/3ZTS/HWWNLO8D/FOJ3ZTSHWWNLO8D.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I found some old Bluetooth mono headset its kinda useless for me since you know it looks weird when you are wearing it so I tried repurposing it now lets see what can I do with something with bluetooth and audio capabilities.... Well the first thing that came up in my mind was another BT boom...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
Attiny Pocket Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-Pocket-Sequencer/
Attiny Pocket Sequencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/FIPM/HW8T6OZG/F5AFIPMHW8T6OZG.SMALL.jpg bergerab Music sequencers are awesome tools for producers, composers, and anyone looking for some musical inspiration. However, almost all sequencers available today are rather large devices with all sorts of cords. Wouldn't it be great if you could compose a sequence on the go and still have the record-abl...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:41:07 PDT
Natural IPhone Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-IPhone-Speaker/
Natural IPhone Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SMALL.jpg Jbrady911 So who likes playing music on their iphone/ipod but just wants that extra little ampliciation so you won't blow a speaker; well here is my solution. It is a natural amplifier which requires no cords, wires, batteries, etc. The only thing it requires is a phone or ipod that plays music, which nowaday...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:51:49 PDT
DIY HiFi Gainclone Power Amplifier (2x68w, Class AB-A, LM3886) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HiFi-Gainclone-Power-Amplifier-2x68w-Class-A/
DIY HiFi Gainclone Power Amplifier (2x68w, Class AB-A, LM3886) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS I've made gainclone amplifier that uses a LM3886 chip. It's one of the best compact HiFi amplifiers. It is a Class AB-A (conjugate)  amplifier that has a fully symmetrical structure (push-pull), this mean that the sine waves  produced, will produce a + , - output. A 25 volt (+/- Dual Rail), 5 Ampere...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:01:00 PDT
555 Pocket Synth/Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Pocket-SynthKeyboard/
555 Pocket Synth/Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GUAY/HWRC4T22/F6YGUAYHWRC4T22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GUAY/HWRC4T22/F6YGUAYHWRC4T22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GUAY/HWRC4T22/F6YGUAYHWRC4T22.SMALL.jpg bergerab Hello! Welcome to my instructable. Before we begin talking about how to build this synth, Ill present the basic skills and knowledge that is required... You should know these things:- Ohm's Law - What a resistor is- How to solder (semi-decently)That's really all you must know to put this noise-maker...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:52:08 PDT
Altoids USB Condenser Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Microphone/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:29:04 PDT
Hi-Fi crystal AM radio tuner / No. 565 Miller http://www.instructables.com/id/Hi-Fi-crystal-AM-radio-tuner-No-565-Miller/
Hi-Fi crystal AM radio tuner / No. 565 Miller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/DUYZ/HV9HQ1N3/FTNDUYZHV9HQ1N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/DUYZ/HV9HQ1N3/FTNDUYZHV9HQ1N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/DUYZ/HV9HQ1N3/FTNDUYZHV9HQ1N3.SMALL.jpg DiggingFox Hello everyone! I am big fan of old radios, and I am fascinating how precision were the radios making. 4 months ago, I was just looking for some interesting schematcs, and I found one! It's about 50 years old, but works perfectly, without any power supply. With the reciever you can listen to your...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 01:19:52 PDT
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Speakers-Into-Portable-Battery-Powered-Speaker/
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I bought a set of super cheap USB powered computer speakers on sale for $4 at my local grocery store a while back. I figured for $4, I couldn't really go wrong. They ended up being underpowered and just all around not great. So I thought with a few slight modifications (new amplifier, internal batte...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:21:23 PDT
Boom Box Aux In Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-Box-Aux-In-Mod/
Boom Box Aux In Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/T500/HV0KYXNG/FVTT500HV0KYXNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/T500/HV0KYXNG/FVTT500HV0KYXNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/T500/HV0KYXNG/FVTT500HV0KYXNG.SMALL.jpg digerati1338 We are going to modify an old boom box (AM/FM/CD/Tape) to add an aux in cable so we can connect an iPod or phone to it. I'm using a Koss HG835 boom box that I found at a thrift store for $15. When we're done, it will be able to play from the aux in cable, CD, and radio.Some parts of these instructio...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 18:33:13 PDT
Gas Can Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Can-Speakers/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:12:09 PDT
Balanced Microphone from Telephone Headset Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-Microphone-from-Telephone-Headset-Speaker/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:40:39 PDT
Mini Keg Mp3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Keg-Mp3-Player/
Mini Keg Mp3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SMALL.jpg gilgonza3 The Mini Keg Mp3 player is a great way to show off at the beach or a party. Costs about $60 to $80 and simple to make. Parts you will need Class T- mini amp12v rechargeable sealed lead acid battery(1) Aux cable(1) Aux cable extender(2) bolts (any length you want)(4) Nuts(5) small screws(6) mediu...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:27:00 PST
Circuit Bending a Casio SK-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Bending-a-Casio-SK-1/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:40:57 PST
Balanced Microphone From An Old Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-Microphone-From-An-Old-Telephone/
Balanced Microphone From An Old Telephone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/0XD5/HRPT1CXO/FTM0XD5HRPT1CXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/0XD5/HRPT1CXO/FTM0XD5HRPT1CXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/0XD5/HRPT1CXO/FTM0XD5HRPT1CXO.SMALL.jpg civilmonkey It's been done before, but here is my take on converting an old rotary telephone carbon microphone into a lo-fi mic.  I wanted something that I could hopefully use on stage so I wanted to make it balanced.  I also wanted it battery powered as opposed to phantom powered on the chance that my DIY job ...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:27:18 PST
Chaos Nand Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Nand-Synth/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:52:33 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Grado-Headphone-Modification/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:37:38 PST
Cheap 2*15W amp class T http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-215W-amp-class-T/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 07:40:58 PST
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Yes-Another-Altoids-Tin-Speaker/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 02:49:09 PST
Make your first Serious Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-first-Serious-Amplifier/
Make your first Serious Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SMALL.jpg ynze I did it! I've always wanted to build my own amplifier, and now, finally, I made one. It's my first "serious audio" project ever. Starting this project was daunting to me. There was a gap between buying the parts and actually making the amplifier... a two year gap, as a matter of fact. I know a thi...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:54:07 PST
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Via-Built-In-Bluetooth-for-any-Speaker-Syste/
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma One of the presents for Christmas I got was this amazing speaker system. It is not on batteries and needs power supply. It has an apple dock on top and a 3.5mm audio input. It also has a remote control. I liked it but it needed something more. Firstly it has the old apple dock connector and won`t w...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:04:24 PST