Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - tv http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 09:13:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Parts From an Old Hickok TV Pattern Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Parts-From-an-Old-Hickok-TV-Pattern-Generator/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 08:29:02 PDT
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Remote-Controlled-Flashing-LED-Gadge/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:01:41 PST
Phone Screen on TV?! MINI PC!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Screen-on-TV-MINI-PC/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 10:43:51 PST
Homemade Taser (Stun Gun) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Taser-Stun-Gun/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:21:44 PST
philo 15" retro 1950s HDTV recreation of the Philco Predicta http://www.instructables.com/id/philo-15-retro-1950s-HDTV/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:46:59 PDT
50,000V High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/50000V-High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:12:00 PDT
Tic-Tac TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-TV-Remote-Jammer/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 01:30:36 PDT
How to make your SCART plug your tv on av mode automatically http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-SCART-plug-your-tv-on-av-mode-aut/
How to make your SCART plug your tv on av mode automatically - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/994C/ICG2AOZ0/FF4994CICG2AOZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/994C/ICG2AOZ0/FF4994CICG2AOZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/994C/ICG2AOZ0/FF4994CICG2AOZ0.SMALL.jpg blauesocke You know this problem: You own a old tv, you lost its remote, you want to play with your fancy NES but you tv has no button to switch to the av mode. This instructable will teach how how to tune a default SCART plug to turn on av mode automatically, yeah! Find a scart plug and open it Find a rand...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:20:58 PDT
Flat Screen Tv Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Screen-Tv-Stand/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:56:54 PDT
How to fix a broken TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-TV/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:18:30 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
Free To Air (FTA) Satellite Dish setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-To-Air-FTA-Satellite-Dish-setup/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:38:39 PST
Philo, the 7" 3D printed retro TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Philo-the-7-3D-printed-retro-TV/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 19:27:13 PST
Easy And Cheapest Way to Fix LCD TV Backlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-And-Cheapest-Way-to-Fix-LCD-TV-Backlight/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:48:15 PST
Make any Dumb TV a Smart TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-any-Dumb-TV-a-Smart-TV/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:42:52 PST
TV Repair for Constantly Blowing Fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Repair-for-Constantly-Blowing-Fuse/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:58:04 PST
Simple OTA HD TV Antenna - Near zero cost - mostly scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-OTA-HD-TV-Antenna-Near-zero-cost-mostly-scr/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:59:40 PST
How To Change The Bulb In a DLP Projection Television http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Bulb-In-a-DLP-Projection-Televis/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:04:59 PST
Hack an Old TV into an Audio Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Old-TV-into-an-Audio-Visualizer/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:54:02 PST
Connecting your new Blu-ray player to an old TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-your-new-Blu-ray-player-to-an-old-TV/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:05:09 PDT
TV Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Salvage/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:30:48 PDT
Tv rgb led strip hidden light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tv-rgb-led-strip-hidden-light/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:48:05 PDT
Old tv to New tv http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-tv-to-New-tv/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
Anti TV Licence Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-TV-Licence-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:40:14 PDT
$5.00 Digital TV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Digital-TV-Antenna/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:22:30 PDT
Lets play Jeopardy! (with or without programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-play-Jeopardy-with-or-without-programming/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:24:12 PST
ClearTV antenna lookalike. http://www.instructables.com/id/ClearTV-antenna-lookalike/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:40:52 PST
TV Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Glow/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:41:47 PST
DIY Oscilloscopes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oscilloscopes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/8U9Q/HNWFSMCS/FME8U9QHNWFSMCS.SMALL.jpg blkhawk null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:14:44 PST
How to connect your computer to your TV using a Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-your-computer-to-your-TV-using-a-Co/
How to connect your computer to your TV using a Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/NNLX/HNM4FMV6/FKANNLXHNM4FMV6.SMALL.jpg MicahLarimer Many people want to watch things from their laptops on their TVs.  The only problem generally is that you will find you don’t have the correct video ports to go from your laptop to your TV.  You can solve this issue by using a converter, a device that allows you to go from one port on your computer ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 18:20:20 PST
Cheap wall antenna. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wall-antenna/
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 03:25:13 PDT
Replacement LCD TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-or-stolen-LCD-TV-stand-Make-your-own-affor/
Replacement LCD TV stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/5CRC/HIEZY2F6/FQ05CRCHIEZY2F6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/5CRC/HIEZY2F6/FQ05CRCHIEZY2F6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/5CRC/HIEZY2F6/FQ05CRCHIEZY2F6.SMALL.jpg ehamilton-smith A few years ago I had the misfortune of losing the stand for my 32" Sharp LCD TV. It was while I had the TV mounted on the wall of my apartment, and kept the stand in the TV box, stored in my apartment building's storage room for safe-keeping—or so I thought. When I eventually moved into another ap...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:12:15 PDT
Spiral antenna. http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-antenna/
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By: Computothought

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:21:40 PDT
TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Jammer-1/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 07:05:09 PDT
Repairing an LCD TV/Monitor that has slowly stopped working http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-an-LCD-TVMonitor-that-has-slowly-stoppe/
Repairing an LCD TV/Monitor that has slowly stopped working - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1TE1/HF23XQ1C/FPK1TE1HF23XQ1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1TE1/HF23XQ1C/FPK1TE1HF23XQ1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1TE1/HF23XQ1C/FPK1TE1HF23XQ1C.SMALL.jpg Morteus This guide was written using my 32" LCD HD flat TV with DVD player model: 32MD251D/37, however I had repaired this same problem on a monitor and another TV. The problem is 90% always the same; burned out capacitors on the power board. Causes of a burned out capacitor  Leaving device on for extende...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 16:09:31 PDT
OTA HDTV Antenna from Construction Waste http://www.instructables.com/id/OTA-HDTV-Antenna-from-Construction-Waste/
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:47:53 PDT
Samsung TV On/Off Issue - Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-TV-OnOff-Issue-Repair/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:21:01 PST
Vizio Flat Screen Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Vizio-Flat-Screen-Repair/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:22:09 PST
DIY 300 to 75 Ohm TV Antenna Coaxial Baluns http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-300-to-75-Ohm-TV-Antenna-Coaxial-Baluns/
DIY 300 to 75 Ohm TV Antenna Coaxial Baluns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/W97G/H3Z3TWXW/FUXW97GH3Z3TWXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/W97G/H3Z3TWXW/FUXW97GH3Z3TWXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/W97G/H3Z3TWXW/FUXW97GH3Z3TWXW.SMALL.jpg supergilligan Here are 2 sites I found with information on how to make Television Baluns. However, depending on your situation though, You might just go to the Deseret Industries and pick a professionally made Balun for 50¢. Find parts and start DIYing The websites I have found so far are below. http://hom...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:47:17 PDT
Over the air tv antenna amp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-the-air-tv-antenna-amp/
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By: Computothought

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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:58:25 PDT
Solar TV-B-Gone http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-TV-B-Gone/
Solar TV-B-Gone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/PQ72/GYZY6TTN/FFWPQ72GYZY6TTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/PQ72/GYZY6TTN/FFWPQ72GYZY6TTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/PQ72/GYZY6TTN/FFWPQ72GYZY6TTN.SMALL.jpg bsquares Ever wish that your kids would go out and play instead of watch another episode of Captain Planet?!  Especially when it's nice and sunny outside and the sprinklers aren't firing reclaimed water?  Me too! Well, now you and your little rascals can achieve better recreation through technology.  Say he...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 11:00:14 PST
Yagi foil HDTV antenna. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yagi-foil-HDTV-antenna/
Yagi foil HDTV antenna. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/3NOF/GTXKDGLU/FDA3NOFGTXKDGLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/3NOF/GTXKDGLU/FDA3NOFGTXKDGLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/3NOF/GTXKDGLU/FDA3NOFGTXKDGLU.SMALL.jpg Computothought Another conversion to foil antenna from the work of Kent Britain (www.wa5vjb.com/references/CheapYagi4HDTV.pdf). This is a third in a series of foil TV antennas we have make. See also: http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-dtv-antenna/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Foil-based-fractal-antenn...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 21:04:10 PDT
DIY How To Program Older DirectTV Remote For Your TV http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Older-DirectTV-Remote-For-Your-/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:55:41 PDT
DIY How To Program Older DirecTV Remote For Your Audio Receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Older-DirecTV-Remote-For-Your-A/
DIY How To Program Older DirecTV Remote For Your Audio Receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to program an older DirecTV remote to talk to your audio receiver.
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:53:55 PDT
DIY How To Program Older DirecTV Remote For Your DVD or VCR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Older-DirecTV-Remote-For-Your-D/
DIY How To Program Older DirecTV Remote For Your DVD or VCR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to program your older DirecTV remote to talk to your DVD or VCR
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:45:58 PDT
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your TV http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Newer-DirecTV-Remote-For-Your-T/
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to program your DirecTV remote to talk to your TV.
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:43:23 PDT
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your Audio Receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Newer-DirecTV-Remote-For-Your-A/
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your Audio Receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to program a newer DirecTV remote to talk to an audio receiver.
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:41:16 PDT
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your DVD or VCR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Program-Newer-DirecTV-Remote-For-Your-D/
DIY How To Program Newer DirecTV Remote For Your DVD or VCR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/UMOV/GS3BDX8B/F0LUMOVGS3BDX8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/UMOV/GS3BDX8B/F0LUMOVGS3BDX8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/UMOV/GS3BDX8B/F0LUMOVGS3BDX8B.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to program a newer DirecTV remote to talk to your DVD or VCR.
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:37:27 PDT
DIY DirecTV Lock Audio to AV1 (Newer Remote) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DirecTV-Lock-Audio-to-AV1-Newer-Remote/
DIY DirecTV Lock Audio to AV1 (Newer Remote) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/C6S3/GS3BEWZK/FSIC6S3GS3BEWZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/C6S3/GS3BEWZK/FSIC6S3GS3BEWZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/C6S3/GS3BEWZK/FSIC6S3GS3BEWZK.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to lock you DirecTV volume buttons to ALWAYS control the devise on AV1 (or AV2) with a newer DirecTV remote.
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 18:34:25 PDT
Rescue a vintage TV cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rescue-a-vintage-TV-cabinet/
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Thu, 26 May 2011 15:27:25 PDT