Instructables: exploring - technology - Audio - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:05:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-Headphones-Nice-sound-easy-to-make/
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SMALL.jpg mathewb You'll be amazed how easy it is to make reasonable sounding headphones for a few dollars in parts. While a Styrofoam bowl isn't going to sound quite as good as some Beats by Dre headphones, most people who listen say "wow, I never would have expected that from a bowl and a plate!"What you'll need: ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:53:29 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 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
Adding Bluetooth support to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-support-to-your-car/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:18:59 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
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
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
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 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
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Buddy-3-in-1-Solar-Phone-Charger-Boombox-and/
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SMALL.jpg starwisher Imagine the ideal beach trip. The sun is shining, the skies are blue, the water is warm, and the humidity is low. You and your friends have everything you need to soak up the sun, sand and surf: a cooler filled with drinks and snacks, sunblock, flip flops, the coolest new swimwear, and the newest be...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:09:14 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
Foot switch ( for M-Audio Black Box ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Momentary-foot-switch-for-M-Audio-Black-Box-/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:07:00 PDT
Audio Amplifier and Envelope Follower for Animatronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Amplifier-and-Envelope-Follower-for-Animatro/
Audio Amplifier and Envelope Follower for Animatronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi I had a specific requirement to synchronize an RC servo to an audio sound track. In my case, it was to synchronize the mouth movements of an animatronic figure (Peter Penguin) to whatever he is saying. His speech would be recorded on an audio track; a stereo .WAV file.These figures would be used to ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 19:16:36 PDT
Arduino (Mega) Audio Recording http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-Audio-File-logging/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 17:27:20 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
Phaser Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Phaser-Guitar-Pedal/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:48:21 PDT
Mini Audio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Audio-Transmitter/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:07 PDT
Attiny Pocket Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-Pocket-Sequencer/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:41:07 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/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 01:19:52 PDT
Ammo Can BOOM box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-BOOM-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SMALL.jpg Medic55 This was my first attempt at building this speaker BOOM box and it turned out great.  Bellow is the list of parts I used. I also re wired the IR sensor the outside the box so I can use the remote without opening the box. I rewired the FM antenna to the outside also. Every hole I drilled was sealed w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:24:18 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
Noodle: a crowdsourced robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Noodle-a-crowdsourced-robot/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:42:01 PDT
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Touch Sensitive Audio Desk Trays- Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-trays/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:04:01 PDT
Mini Keg Mp3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Keg-Mp3-Player/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:27:00 PST
DIY Tough Bluetooth Boombox (Lasts 20hrs!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tough-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:16:07 PST
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/WeggUp-A-sleeping-cycle-and-light-alarm-clocke/
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BB4X/HR3EIF94/F6HBB4XHR3EIF94.SMALL.jpg derwassi I often have the problem, that I have trouble getting up in the morning, while at the same time, I have trouble falling asleep in the night. I've checked out several possibilities to make both easier. Getting up in the morning Sunrise alarm / light alarm clocks (amazon): instead of ringing ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:08:05 PST
Raspberry Pi Rain Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Rain-Box/
Raspberry Pi Rain Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DRUR/HPYORXUW/FP4DRURHPYORXUW.SMALL.jpg Adum24 I find the sound of rain really soothing, and wanted a device to just play rain sounds for me. I figured the Raspberry Pi would be perfect for this. So I wrote a Python script that selects a random number, and, based on the number, selects a rain sound to play. After that, I stuck it in a hobby proj...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:30:31 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
The Clamshell Stompbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clamshell-Stompbox/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 13:12:23 PST
DIY Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Speaker-PartyBar/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:21:00 PST
Raspberry Pi Multi-Room Audio (Mobile/Tablet/PC Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Multi-Room-Audio-MobileTabletPC-Contr/
Raspberry Pi Multi-Room Audio (Mobile/Tablet/PC Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RS8K/HO7XHABF/FBGRS8KHO7XHABF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RS8K/HO7XHABF/FBGRS8KHO7XHABF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RS8K/HO7XHABF/FBGRS8KHO7XHABF.SMALL.jpg Piney I have been lurking on Instructables for a few years but have never posted one myself. Now I have bought a home of my own it's time to undergo some projects and share them with the community. In my first project I'm going to show you how I setup multi-room audio that can be controlled by any device...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:46:59 PST
Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Music-Box-Powered-by-Arduino-sort-of/
Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/N8UC/HO238H8U/FMYN8UCHO238H8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/N8UC/HO238H8U/FMYN8UCHO238H8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/N8UC/HO238H8U/FMYN8UCHO238H8U.SMALL.jpg h2osteam Music is the most universal means of expression. Regardless cultural language or age the idea conveyed though music would not differ much. It is safe to say everyone loves music, one type or another. When one’s favourite piece is played there is a overwhelming desire to get involved and turn on one’...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:31:05 PST
DIY HiFi Bookshelf Speakers (Studio Reference) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HiFi-Bookshelf-Speakers-Studio-Reference/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:49:45 PST
Suitcase BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-BoomBox/
Suitcase BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Suitcase Boombox is a vintage suitcase converted into a boombox, complete with two subwoofers and four tweeters.  The whole system is powered by two lead acid batteries hooked up to a charge controller, so the boombox can be charged via an AC/DC power supply or even a solar panel.  The mini am...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:46:35 PST
Custom Boom Mic for a Hot Tub Podcast http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Boom-Mic-for-a-Hot-Tub-Podcast/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 21:50:01 PDT
Cheap and Easy SD WAVE Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-SD-WAVE-Player/
Cheap and Easy SD WAVE Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SMALL.jpg TSJWang I forgot to add this link. Might be useful First of all, my blog Second of all, the original Third, files needed Well, you can read my blog about my rant about proper citation. Background: Ever since I got started with microcontrollers, I always wanted to know how to build an MP3 player, or just...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 13:44:56 PDT
Create Interactive Electronic Instruments with MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Interactive-Electronic-Instruments-with-Max/
Create Interactive Electronic Instruments with MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This Instructable is part 3 in an Intro to MaxMSP series I've just finished teaching at Women's Audio Mission in San Francisco.  Part 1 is an introduction to MaxMSP and MIDI, part 2 is intermediate Max and Audio, and this Instructable is all about interfacing MaxMSP with hardware. I recommend at le...
By: amandaghassaei

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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 00:36:26 PDT
Intermediate MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intermediate-MaxMSP/
Intermediate MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This Instructable is a continuation of Intro to MaxMSP, a three part workshop I'm teaching at Women's Audio Mission here in San Francisco.  This Instructable build upon the topics discussed in Intro to MaxMSP and introduces some ways to work with audio in Max.  Part 3 of the workshop focuses on how ...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:28:44 PDT
Intro to MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-MaxMSP/
Intro to MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei MaxMSP is a visual programming language that helps you build complex, interactive programs without any prior experience writing code.  MaxMSP is especially useful for building audio, MIDI, video, and graphics applications where user interaction is needed.  This Instructable is part of a 3-part works...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:27:59 PDT
Arduino Guitar Tuner http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Tuner/
Arduino Guitar Tuner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCEA/HJ5ZTBJS/FNQUCEAHJ5ZTBJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCEA/HJ5ZTBJS/FNQUCEAHJ5ZTBJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCEA/HJ5ZTBJS/FNQUCEAHJ5ZTBJS.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 Build your own electric guitar tuner using the Arduino! I decided to make this because I wanted to experiment with audio input and frequency detection. I used Amanda Ghassaei's method for Arduino Frequency Detection in order to get frequency readings using the Arduino. I used LEDs that light up ac...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:04:28 PDT
Adafruit Flora NeoPixel LED Ring Headphone mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Flora-NeoPixel-LED-Ring-Headphone-mod/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:40:05 PDT
DIY- HOW TO MAKE WIRELESS HEADPHONES http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HOW-TO-MAKE-WIRELESS-HEADPHONES/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:39:16 PDT
Cool Dice Speakers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Dice-Speakers/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 01:20:56 PDT
Portable Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Speaker-1/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 23:33:06 PDT