Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - tv http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:10:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Old tv to New tv - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/JLJI/HU1RPQBY/FYOJLJIHU1RPQBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/JLJI/HU1RPQBY/FYOJLJIHU1RPQBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/JLJI/HU1RPQBY/FYOJLJIHU1RPQBY.SMALL.jpg zachary phillips an old TV transformed Materials The first thing you need us an old TV with a spot for VHF connectors. And a f connector to a VHF connector. And a TV to wall connector cable. My TV's parts To show the age of the TV. Connection time First connect the TV cable to the f connector port. Second...
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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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In the UK we have to buy a TV licence if you watch over the air broadcast programs. The problem is that the BBC will not believe you if you say you don’t watch their programs. As such they will harass you with letters threats of prosecution and visits to your home by their so called inspectors. In t...
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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
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/
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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
Spiral antenna. http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-antenna/
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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/
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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
Revive dead pixels on LCD monitors, Laptops & Televisions http://www.instructables.com/id/Revive-dead-pixels-on-LCD-monitors-Laptops-Tele/
Revive dead pixels on LCD monitors, Laptops & Televisions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NYLB/HDYZ6R0V/F14NYLBHDYZ6R0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NYLB/HDYZ6R0V/F14NYLBHDYZ6R0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NYLB/HDYZ6R0V/F14NYLBHDYZ6R0V.SMALL.jpg Silent Ninja Bunny   This is a step by step on how to (possibly) revive dead pixels on virtually any LCD screen. I say virtually as there are certain conditions that will not allow the dead pixel(s) to be brought back, physical damage to the screen is one.   So first we'll start with the warnings: 1) This instructab...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 08:39:33 PST
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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/69IM/HAOPWBXG/FM769IMHAOPWBXG.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Don't trash it, FIX IT!  If you are capable of taking the back off the TV you are capable of fixing it.  Check out the video description for where I sourced parts for the TV.
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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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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:58:25 PDT
Solar TV-B-Gone http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-TV-B-Gone/
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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/
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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-/ 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 TV.
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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/ 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/ 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/ 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/ 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/ 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/ 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
Make your Xbox switch to AV mode automatically http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Xbox-switch-to-AV-mode-automatically/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:45:12 PDT
GH10n3 Gray-Hoverman TV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/GH10n3-Gray-Hoverman-TV-Antenna/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/V5U1/GMG2IB76/FUKV5U1GMG2IB76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/V5U1/GMG2IB76/FUKV5U1GMG2IB76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/V5U1/GMG2IB76/FUKV5U1GMG2IB76.SMALL.jpg unclesam I recently completed this antenna  made from parts and materials from home center and hardware store. From my rural area it picks up 48 channels/subchannels when aimed at transmitters 46 miles north on the far side of Washington, D.C., USA, and 30 channels/subchannels when aimed at transmitters 61 m...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 07:38:00 PDT
Extra TV setup or mini-entertainment center. http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-TV-setup/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 12:05:48 PST
Watch online TV on big LCD screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-online-TV-on-big-LCD-screen/
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Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:29:09 PST
Fix Your Westinghouse SK-19H210S Television http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Westinghouse-SK-19H210S-Television/
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Thu, 6 Jan 2011 23:12:21 PST
Gray Hoverman TV Antenna Plastic Crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Gray-Hoverman-TV-Antenna-Plastic-Crafts/
Gray Hoverman TV Antenna Plastic Crafts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/227O/GIJFX9OL/FT4227OGIJFX9OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/227O/GIJFX9OL/FT4227OGIJFX9OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/227O/GIJFX9OL/FT4227OGIJFX9OL.SMALL.jpg unclesam The Gray-Hoverman homebuilt TV antenna can be assembled from common plastic plumbing pipe and fittings. Here are some tips compiled from my build of a GH6 antenna having straight NARODs, but these hints can be useful no matter which of the many variations you build. The color pdf drawing I used to b...
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Wed, 5 Jan 2011 09:42:00 PST
how to get tons of free enameled copper wire http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-tons-of-free-enameled-copper-wire/
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:58:59 PST
Cancel your cable! Over the air HD DVR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cancel-your-cable-Over-the-air-HD-DVR/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:01:56 PDT
IR Remote Control Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-Jammer/
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 08:12:18 PDT
DVB-T Antenna for 482MHz (channel 22) http://www.instructables.com/id/DVB-T-Antenna-for-432MHz-channel-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EJUF/GC1KVDMX/FL5EJUFGC1KVDMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EJUF/GC1KVDMX/FL5EJUFGC1KVDMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EJUF/GC1KVDMX/FL5EJUFGC1KVDMX.SMALL.jpg HaCo Components used: - 2x Piano Wire 1mm, length each 15.1mm - Inner part of this piece (don't know the English translation). - Coax Cable (cut) - Piece of cardboard - Hotglue
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:32:30 PDT
How to use modern A/V equiptment with old TV's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-modern-AV-equiptment-with-old-TVs/
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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 21:16:16 PDT
Only one RCA TV input? No problem. http://www.instructables.com/id/Only-one-RCA-TV-input-No-problem/
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Sat, 5 Jun 2010 22:45:36 PDT
TV B Gone PVC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-PVC-Case/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2009 19:39:02 PST
How To: Make A CRT TV Into an Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-CRT-TV-Into-an-Oscilloscope/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 23:53:39 PDT
Enclosed Entertainment center fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Enclosed-Entertainment-center-fan/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 13:38:44 PDT
TV-B-Gone Coffee Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Coffee-Cup/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2008 20:22:45 PST
How to make your TV-B-Gone become invisible... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-TV-B-Gone-become-invisible/
How to make your TV-B-Gone become invisible... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/88YQ/FNZA8EWW/F3K88YQFNZA8EWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/88YQ/FNZA8EWW/F3K88YQFNZA8EWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/88YQ/FNZA8EWW/F3K88YQFNZA8EWW.SMALL.jpg Moshmosh Hello, thank you for your interest. First of all, I apologise for any language mistake I could do in this tutorial, I'm french (nobody's perfect ;p)Fell free to tell me if there's some corrections to do, thx ;)Now, the essential:After using my TV-B-Gone in some stores and feeling watched after doze...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2008 18:00:57 PST
Low-cost Battery-powered portable widescreen DTV http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Battery-powered-portable-widescreen-HDTV/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 14:11:28 PST
Catproof Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Catproof-Remote-Control/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:44:14 PDT
How to Make a TV-B-Gone Hard Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TV-B-Gone-Hard-Case/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2008 09:34:30 PDT