Instructables: exploring - technology - computers - keyboard http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:15:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Repair Computer Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Computer-Keyboard/
Repair Computer Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/V525/HYG06JQS/FF4V525HYG06JQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/V525/HYG06JQS/FF4V525HYG06JQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/V525/HYG06JQS/FF4V525HYG06JQS.SMALL.jpg asrar1 Repair computer keyboard circuit using aluminium foil. Detect the problem in circuit using multimeter. Disassemble your keyboard by unscrewing all screws in the bottom. You'll see three plastic sheets. Clean any previous liquid spills or dirt. upper circuit sheet middle plain plastic sheet bot...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 02:02:33 PDT
Elite Dangerous Custom Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Elite-Dangerous-Custom-Keypad/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:38:04 PDT
Party-game gamepad (game development) http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-game-gamepad-game-development/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:35:39 PDT
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-External-Buttons-For-Your-Keyboard/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:11:33 PDT
making a split ergonomic keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-split-ergonomic-keyboard/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 13:11:17 PDT
Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder 1 (WEKH) Made at Chandler TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Elevated-Keyboard-Holder-1-WEKH-Made-at-C/
Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder 1 (WEKH) Made at Chandler TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/WZKS/HRWIDWJJ/FNTWZKSHRWIDWJJ.SMALL.jpg mnero4 Here's an alternative to sitting down at your keyboard.  It's called the Wireless Elevated Keyboard Holder or as I like to call it The WEKH1, the one means the first and only one of it's kind. This wireless keyboard has been designed for those of you with back issues like myself.  The constant siti...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:21:46 PST
How to move your cursor without a mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-move-your-cursor-without-a-mouse/
How to move your cursor without a mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4D04/HQS4WGUE/FE74D04HQS4WGUE.SMALL.jpg elkomkom Hello, Hello, Hello, Its me again; Elkom Today i will teach you how to move your mouse pointer without your mouse. This will be and it is EZ! Lets get started: Options First go to Control Panel,(Picture A)then Accessibility Options, (Picture B)then click on the tab "Mouse" (picture C) Contini...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:29:56 PST
"THE DARK ROOM WEBCAM GAMING"... without any lights,without any key board... play your PC games....(with camspace) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-off-your-room-lights-start-motion-gaming-with/
"THE DARK ROOM WEBCAM GAMING"... without any lights,without any key board... play your PC games....(with camspace) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/MSZU/HQRO1H6Y/FWEMSZUHQRO1H6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/MSZU/HQRO1H6Y/FWEMSZUHQRO1H6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/MSZU/HQRO1H6Y/FWEMSZUHQRO1H6Y.SMALL.jpg ishan udyoga Hey guys what's up... This is my first Instructable... I call this instructable "The dark room webcam gaming" ....sorry for my bad english :-( .......ok let's do this.... .........THIS TRICK ALSO WORK ONLY CAR GAMES and some mini games... You can see this images it's my low quality creative lab...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:47:28 PST
DIY Old Keyboard 5-pin DIN to PS2 converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Keyboard-5-pin-DIN-to-PS2-converter/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:30:14 PST
Morse Code Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-Keyboard/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:15:18 PDT
USB foot-pedal keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-foot-pedal-keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N59W/HABDGOPA/FAFN59WHABDGOPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N59W/HABDGOPA/FAFN59WHABDGOPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N59W/HABDGOPA/FAFN59WHABDGOPA.SMALL.jpg theexternaldisk This USB foot-pedal keyboard is the younger brother of the cheap and simple foot-pedal keyboard.  On this model I improved the layout and upgraded the electronics. It now has 10 buttons instead of 5 and I increased the size of the 'main' pedals . The fabric hinges are replaced with metal ones and ar...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 05:38:56 PST
Special Characters on Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Characters-on-Your-Computer/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:52:34 PDT
List of Macintosh  Keyboard Shortcuts http://www.instructables.com/id/List-of-Macintosh-Keyboard-Shortcuts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SMALL.jpg tqwerty I saw Rajiv Priyadarshi's 'ible: List of Windows keyboard shortcuts and as an Apple user myself, I decided that I was going to make one (for Macintosh users) as well. Many of these shortcuts I have never used before, nor was I aware of them, but there are some in here that I find very useful, and I ...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 17:41:08 PDT
Graphic Keyboard Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-Keyboard-Mod/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 22:33:14 PDT
Type some animals!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Type-some-animals/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/53XZ/H1ERN00Z/FAW53XZH1ERN00Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/53XZ/H1ERN00Z/FAW53XZH1ERN00Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/53XZ/H1ERN00Z/FAW53XZH1ERN00Z.SMALL.jpg vroom...vroom... Here are some animals made up of various symbols on the keyboard.
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:00:37 PDT
Cleaning your computer keyboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-your-computer-keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/UCNH/GUGPIEUB/F7XUCNHGUGPIEUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/UCNH/GUGPIEUB/F7XUCNHGUGPIEUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/UCNH/GUGPIEUB/F7XUCNHGUGPIEUB.SMALL.jpg jbman2 Keyboards are a dust, dirt and crumb trap! I am going to tell you how you can clean it out, also helpful if keys are sticky or don't work. What you need: Flathead screwdriver (I am using one off my multitool Lens cleaner (glasses cleaner) Microfibre cloth Old toothbrush 1)Unplug from compute...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 05:51:05 PDT
Super Capacitor keyboard mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Capacitor-keyboard-mod/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:03:22 PDT
The Space Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Space-Bar/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:03:17 PDT
Sinclair Surplus Keyboard Graft http://www.instructables.com/id/Sinclair-Surplus-Keyboard-Graft/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 13:11:18 PDT
Lighting of keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-of-keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3V04/GR8YRSFX/FWW3V04GR8YRSFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3V04/GR8YRSFX/FWW3V04GR8YRSFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3V04/GR8YRSFX/FWW3V04GR8YRSFX.SMALL.jpg leppakaklifoth Still no so I looked for straight construction of lighting of keyboard long ago . In view of this , that often I look through sides of WWW in mornings' hours before I will go out to work no behind I could light light in peace very . Wpisywanie of phrases in explorer was very problematical and it inf...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 03:49:06 PDT
Guitar Hero Keyboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Hero-Keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/1NNF/GP7IEO3G/FBJ1NNFGP7IEO3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/1NNF/GP7IEO3G/FBJ1NNFGP7IEO3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/1NNF/GP7IEO3G/FBJ1NNFGP7IEO3G.SMALL.jpg vishalapr I started liking guitar hero recently, as I found out about it from my friend, because I like any music related games, so I thought of purchasing a guitar hero controller, but it costs 50$, so I decided to make my own in less than 10$.I got my keyboard for 9$ and the junk used to make this guitar he...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 05:19:56 PDT
Keyboard key limit work around http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-key-limit-work-around/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 06:59:17 PDT
How to clean graphite off of a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-graphite-off-of-a-keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/0KL5/GMX1RQBP/FRT0KL5GMX1RQBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/0KL5/GMX1RQBP/FRT0KL5GMX1RQBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/0KL5/GMX1RQBP/FRT0KL5GMX1RQBP.SMALL.jpg CamDAX So here was my dilemma. I was extracting the graphite rods out of two carbon-zinc batteries for my instant cooling soldering iron. I was putting the gray powdery stuff (I think it was graphite) that’s around the graphite rod in a plastic bin. When the unthinkable happened, I spilled the gray stuff a...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 11:40:49 PDT
Clean your Keyboard in the Dishwasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-your-Keyboard-in-the-Dishwasher/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:09:44 PDT
Replacement Keyboard Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Keyboard-Legs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/C8YW/GLOX6Q3B/FQHC8YWGLOX6Q3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/C8YW/GLOX6Q3B/FQHC8YWGLOX6Q3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/C8YW/GLOX6Q3B/FQHC8YWGLOX6Q3B.SMALL.jpg Harrymatic One of the things that annoys me is when the little legs that prop up the keyboard are missing. Since replacement legs are near-impossible to source, I had to find a replacement and found that a small binder clip (known as bulldog clips here in the UK) is perfect for the job. You may have to bend th...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 11:41:08 PDT
Honey I shrunk the Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-I-shrunk-the-Keyboard/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 20:36:31 PST
LED Mouse Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mouse-Hack/
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 04:29:32 PST
Keyboard Circuit Sheet Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Circuit-Sheet-Lampshade/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 19:32:55 PST
Keyboard Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Message-Board/
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 08:46:35 PST
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 06:47:45 PST
Change the Backlighting Color on a SideWinder X4 Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-the-Backlighting-Color-on-a-SideWinder-X4-K/
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Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:57:50 PST
How to create a Screensaver Keyboard Shortcut for Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Screensaver-Keyboard-Shortcut-for-/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 14:42:53 PST
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Computer-A-rundown-on-computer-par/
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 20:04:32 PDT
USB Typewriter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 22:31:02 PDT
Ferrari F430 Pc Case With Matching Moniter, Mouse, and Keyboard!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferrari-F430-Pc-Case-With-Matching-Moniter-Mouse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4YB9/G91Y4FT8/F0B4YB9G91Y4FT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4YB9/G91Y4FT8/F0B4YB9G91Y4FT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/4YB9/G91Y4FT8/F0B4YB9G91Y4FT8.SMALL.jpg IIwootII hey everyone whats up, I just wanted to show you all My Ferrari F430 Pc Case with matching moniter, keyboard & mouse. I love some feedback on what you guys think of it. Thanks to anyone who replys, any info needed will be posted .
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Mon, 10 May 2010 17:14:36 PDT
Fix a keyboard key http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-keyboard-key/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2010 10:33:03 PST
Easy Spacebar Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Spacebar-Repair/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2009 11:44:34 PST
Keyboard / Mouse Stand and Lap Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Mouse-Stand-and-Lap-Mat/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2009 12:16:25 PST
Clean Your Sticky Laptop Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Sticky-Laptop-Keyboard/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 17:10:59 PDT
how to make your keyboard look as good as new. http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-your-keyboard-look-as-good-as-new/
how to make your keyboard look as good as new. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/QEG1/FZQ1FFAQ/FXEQEG1FZQ1FFAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/QEG1/FZQ1FFAQ/FXEQEG1FZQ1FFAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/QEG1/FZQ1FFAQ/FXEQEG1FZQ1FFAQ.SMALL.jpg djr6789 Hey and welcome to my first instructable. :) In this instructable i will show you how to take apart your keyboard and clean it. NOTE - every keyboard is different so some parts of this instructable will be different to what you do. Tools needed. These are the tools you will be using when taking a...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2009 06:00:20 PDT
Change the led's from your keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-the-leds-from-your-keyboard/
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Mon, 25 May 2009 10:31:54 PDT
Fix Broken Keyboard Leg With Office Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Broken-Keyboard-Leg-With-Office-Supplies/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:31:25 PDT
How to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-keyboard/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 14:59:19 PDT
how to clean your key board http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-clean-your-key-board/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 01:50:53 PDT
How to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_clean_a_keyboard_3/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 20:35:16 PDT
How to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_clean_a_keyboard_2/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:24:44 PDT
How to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-the-clean-a-keyboard/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 18:04:56 PDT
Play DDR on your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-DDR-on-your-Computer/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 13:52:28 PDT
Clean A Computer Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-A-Computer-Keyboard/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 12:41:14 PST
How to clean a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_clean_a_keyboard/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 11:08:48 PST