Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - computer http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:36:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Male to Male A to A USB Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Male-to-Male-A-to-A-USB-Cable/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:12:54 PDT
Powerfull USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-USB-Light/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:28 PDT
Make a Live USB to boot from a USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Live-USB-to-boot-from-a-USB-drive/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:44:39 PDT
Hacking the $ store lamp into a usb lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-store-lamp-into-a-usb-lamp/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:06:29 PDT
Auto Hacking USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Hacking-USB-1/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:16:34 PDT
Secret Keyboard Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Keyboard-Hack/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:28:44 PST
USB microscope with Lego frame http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-microscope-with-Lego-frame-1/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 07:04:48 PST
Make A 6$ 1gb Pendrive! No Soldering Skill Required http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-6-1gb-Pendrive-No-Soldering-Skill-Required/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 05:38:13 PST
My Pen Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pen-Drive/
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 17:58:08 PST
Mouse with USB port (optional internal drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-with-USB-port-optional-internal-drive/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:45:54 PDT
USB Dust Plug - Leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Dust-Cap-Plug-Leaf-Style/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/PIHQ/H8FYP4LA/FZRPIHQH8FYP4LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/PIHQ/H8FYP4LA/FZRPIHQH8FYP4LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/PIHQ/H8FYP4LA/FZRPIHQH8FYP4LA.SMALL.jpg 7PLAIN Buy at Shapeways 3D Printed and Tested. It's used to seal the idling USB ports on your electronic devices, protecting them from dust, coffee / water spill etc. The plug part seals the USB port. Please note: USB ports must have 10mm horizontal or 7.5mm vertical clearance, if you want to use multip...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 02:34:29 PDT
Hacking a USB hub to add internal ports to a Toshiba Satelite (or other laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-USB-hub-to-add-internal-ports-to-a-Toshi/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:18:30 PDT
Gears of War Tribute USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Gears-of-War-Tribute-USB/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/AYTF/GQOPU95A/FCGAYTFGQOPU95A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/AYTF/GQOPU95A/FCGAYTFGQOPU95A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/AYTF/GQOPU95A/FCGAYTFGQOPU95A.SMALL.jpg DrueGrunt My first Instructable... -Wood -Acrylic Plexiglass -2 Red LED lights 1.5 volts -100 ohm resister -I used lots of Hot Glue, Foam, Guerrilla Tape, and Tin Foil... I spent a whole 1 hour and 30 minutes on this project, not hard at all... And it is very, very bright!!! Some pictures are taken with a ...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 12:22:26 PDT
Control AC Devices Wirelessly Using USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-AC-Devices-Wirelessly-Using-USB/
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By: TheMasterThingMaker

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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 02:13:07 PDT
Computer/Laptop Temperature Monitor USB with optional alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/ComputerLaptop-Temperature-Monitor-USB/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:23:19 PDT
Extra USB headers for internal card readers/front panel USB ports http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-USB-headers-for-internal-card-readersfront-/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:52:41 PDT
Shuriken USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Shuriken-USB/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 20:14:34 PDT
How to format a usb memory stick to FAT! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-format-a-usb-memory-stick-to-FAT/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 16:25:54 PDT
In Wall USB- Socket with full data transfer and charging function http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Socket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/7WVB/GLU0I0OT/FLD7WVBGLU0I0OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/7WVB/GLU0I0OT/FLD7WVBGLU0I0OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/7WVB/GLU0I0OT/FLD7WVBGLU0I0OT.SMALL.jpg Real-Hunter Selfmade USB- Socket with full Data- Transmitting for install in wall. klick: http://justmade.de.tl/USB_-Socket.htm  for see all pictures.
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:01:47 PDT
Computer mouse USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-mouse-USB/
Computer mouse USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/WR6C/GKGL627G/FNCWR6CGKGL627G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/WR6C/GKGL627G/FNCWR6CGKGL627G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/WR6C/GKGL627G/FNCWR6CGKGL627G.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez Hey its me, Hiyadudez! I made this instructables for the Keyboard Vs. Mouse Speed Challenge. Basically, I was thinking and thinking of what I could make for the contest, but just couldnt think of anything. When suddenly, for some reason, my Knex USB came to mind, and there was my idea. Cool story, ...
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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 07:12:46 PST
Apple 1988 Mouse USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-1988-Mouse-USB/
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Thu, 14 Oct 2010 07:51:18 PDT
Poker chip flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Poker-chip-flash-drive/
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 18:52:40 PDT
Professional USB Xbox controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-USB-Xbox-controller/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 13:15:46 PDT
Charge USB devices with paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-USB-devices-with-paper/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 08:41:34 PDT
Turn an external USB DVB-T dongle into an internal one http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-external-USB-DVB-T-dongle-into-an-internal/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 02:50:20 PDT
USB Steampunk SD Memory Card Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Steampunk-SD-Memory-Card-Reader/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/BQLS/GAPV3HAU/FJ5BQLSGAPV3HAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/BQLS/GAPV3HAU/FJ5BQLSGAPV3HAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/BQLS/GAPV3HAU/FJ5BQLSGAPV3HAU.SMALL.jpg Kaelessin For instructions on how to build one of these visit my instructable here! After creating the usb flash drive I had a look around my desk and thought ! hey ! I have this old SD card reader that's positively begging for a new case! I already wrote an instructable of the proceses but I felt like postin...
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Mon, 28 Jun 2010 09:55:26 PDT
How not to - Whiskey Flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-not-to-Whiskey-Flash-drive/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:16:27 PDT
how to make a usb fan for under $5 or free http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-usb-fan-for-under-5-or-free/
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 23:14:08 PDT
Apple pro mouse USB pinout and cable repair DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-pro-mouse-USB-pinout-and-cable-repair-DIY/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:23:54 PST
How to boot PUD Linux off a flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-boot-PUD-Linux-off-a-flash-drive/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:54:21 PDT
Controlling an Arduino with Cocoa (Mac OS X) or C# (Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-Arduino-with-Cocoa/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:18:30 PDT
Episode 23: The Self-Cleaning Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-23-The-Self-Cleaning-Monitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Are you tired of having to clean your monitor when it gets dirty or dusty?Well we here at Stupid Inventions sure are tired of it, which is why we invented The Self-Cleaning Monitor!Just turn it on, and a cleaning cloth will automatically wipe your computer screen for you!
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:57:55 PDT
how to make 1 usb into 2, or more. http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-1-usb-into-2-or-more/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 14:12:04 PDT
USB thumb drive http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-thumb-drive-1/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 01:08:47 PDT
USB Powered Cardboard Laptop Cooling Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Cardboard-Laptop-Cooling-Tray/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 22:00:46 PDT
Hotwheels Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hotweels-Flash-Drive/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 19:30:49 PDT
Make computer speaker covers in less than 10 minutes!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-computer-speaker-covers-in-less-than-10-minut/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2009 10:48:38 PDT
bedroom automation http://www.instructables.com/id/bedroom-automation/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 11:35:53 PDT
How to Make a USB Hub Cable Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-USB-Hub-and-Cable-Organizer/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 14:42:33 PDT
Assemble an External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-External-Hard-Drive/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 13:13:22 PDT
Paint your USB ports http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-USB-ports/
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Sun, 3 May 2009 12:05:23 PDT
The Ultimate ATX Power Supply Mod With USB Charging Ports http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-ATX-Power-Supply-Mod-With-USB-Chargin/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:15:23 PDT
LED TV Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TV-Light-Mod/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 22:17:11 PDT
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Several-Easy-Steps-to-Secure-Your-Computer/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2009 11:09:52 PDT
How to make flash drive that copy's users files silently and automatically http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-flash-drive-that-copys-users-files-si/
How to make flash drive that copy's users files silently and automatically - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/X990/FSFOIOR1/F45X990FSFOIOR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/X990/FSFOIOR1/F45X990FSFOIOR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/X990/FSFOIOR1/F45X990FSFOIOR1.SMALL.jpg bigdaddyclint ****** THIS INSTRUCTABLE IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY IT IS ILEGAL TO COPY SOMEONES FILES WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION I AM NOT RESPONSABLE FOR ANY THING THAT MAY OR MAYNOT HAPPEN IF THIS INFORMATION IS USED IMPROPERLY**************** How to build a simple five file usb drive that copy's current use...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 02:28:29 PDT
wireless slideshow clicker http://www.instructables.com/id/wireless-slideshow-clicker/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 06:14:45 PST
Peripheral Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Peripheral-Box/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2009 23:21:19 PST
Pet bottle Cable Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-bottle-Cable-Holder/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2009 10:24:19 PST
Sypran's Knex Auto clicker http://www.instructables.com/id/Syprans-Knex-Auto-clicker/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 15:28:54 PST
Make a USB fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-fan/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 13:06:42 PST