Instructables: exploring - technology - Audio - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:50:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Guitar-Pickup/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:05:51 PDT
Retro Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Bluetooth-Headphones/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:39:25 PDT
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizer-A-Keyboard-UI-with-Audio-Output/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:16:22 PDT
Make a Custom Plush With Your Child's Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Plush-With-Your-Childs-Voice/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:42 PDT
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Open-Back Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50-Open-Back-Mod/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:41:00 PDT
Raspberry Pi Audio Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Media-Player/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:10:44 PDT
Build your own internet radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-internet-radio/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:17:22 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
KopyKatica Eyeball Microphone Isolation Device http://www.instructables.com/id/KopyKatica-Eyeball-Microphone-Isolation-Device/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 21:49:40 PDT
Microphone Reflection Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-Reflection-Filter/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 07:12:34 PDT
Spectrum Analyzer with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-Analyzer-with-Intel-Edison/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:02:06 PDT
Make a Personalized Childrens' Audio Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Personalized-Childrens-Audio-Book/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:11:10 PDT
Wireless Boombox Speaker All-in-one http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Boombox-Speaker-All-in-one/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:56:00 PDT
Bocina de lata/ Recycled Speaker Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Bocina-de-lata/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:08:13 PDT
Mimic Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimic-Monster/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:52:42 PDT
Cheap 5.1 usb sound card for mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-51-usb-sound-card-for-mac/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:07:24 PDT
Digital Filters on Zybo Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Filters-on-Zybo-Board/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:57:51 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Matrix/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:26:07 PDT
Raspberry Pi Bluetooth+Airplay Audio Receiver combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-BluetoothAirplay-Audio-Receiver-combo/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:46:01 PDT
Plasma Speaker DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Speaker-DIY/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 08:43:28 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Boomcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Boomcase/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:29:37 PDT
Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Spherical-Speaker-Array/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 17:27:27 PDT
DIY High Performance Noise Isolating Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Noise-Isolating-Headphones/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:42:44 PDT
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Speakerboxxx-Hi-Fi-BT-Boombox-From-Scratch/
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SMALL.jpg jneong I know what you're probably thinking, "Not another bluetooth speaker Instructable!" BUT THIS IS TRUE HI-FI!**and not in the heavily abused, arbitrarily applied use of the term! Read on to see how :) Goals & Design Requirements GoalsI love music. When you truly love music, you care about hearing i...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 21:49:59 PDT
LEDJ http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDJ/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:42:03 PDT
Add Bluetooth to any dock, stereo, speaker. http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Bluetooth-to-any-dock-stereo-speaker/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:35:25 PDT
Alarm Clock with Infrared and Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-Clock-with-Infrared-and-Bluetooth-Speakers/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 12:17:44 PDT
Matchbox Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Microphone/
Matchbox Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/G9NH/I7VQO5O0/FW5G9NHI7VQO5O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/G9NH/I7VQO5O0/FW5G9NHI7VQO5O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/G9NH/I7VQO5O0/FW5G9NHI7VQO5O0.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax How to make a really basic microphone out of a matchbox and pencil graphite. This simple electronics experiment demonstrates how a microphone works and the science behind it. We'll explore the fundamental principles of a microphone and build our own working model. Background A microphone is a de...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:59:51 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-reference-bookshelf-speakers/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:05 PDT
Raspberry Pi AirPlay Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-AirPlay-Tube-Radio/
Raspberry Pi AirPlay Tube Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2PO3/I7MXYJGL/FUK2PO3I7MXYJGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2PO3/I7MXYJGL/FUK2PO3I7MXYJGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2PO3/I7MXYJGL/FUK2PO3I7MXYJGL.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell Vintage tube radios are nostalgic. The crackle of the game on the after dark high powered AM station from 500 miles away. The smell of the tubes and the warmth of the tones. They remind us of simpler times. Times when families sat together - not blankly staring unengaged at the TV, bur rather ta...
By: More Cowbell

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:04:18 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hindenburg-the-Steampunk-Mp3-Player-Speaker-Lamp/
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SMALL.jpg hobbyman I always liked zeppelins and their steampunk-dieselpunk interior as well as exterior details.Then I thought of designing and building a functional product I can use in daily life in the form a zeppelin. Of course an audio product I imagined would best fit to this aim. After seeing mp3 player modules...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:11:16 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
By: Baclair

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-contact-mic-inducertransducer-witho/
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg This instructable will show you how I built a great low noise contact microphone for my friend's double bass!Thanks to the transformer, the microphone has a very good signal to noise ratio. That means that the inherent hum/noise of contact microphones is almost gone! The microphone can also be used ...
By: simon.w.nordberg

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:27 PDT
Speech Interruptor/Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-InterruptorJammer/
Speech Interruptor/Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/32KE/I7LQMCPE/FL732KEI7LQMCPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/32KE/I7LQMCPE/FL732KEI7LQMCPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/32KE/I7LQMCPE/FL732KEI7LQMCPE.SMALL.jpg Inducktion So, first off.This instructable was a LONG time coming. I had come up with this idea a while ago, after hearing about the details behind some basic "speech jamming" anomalies that occur when people use intercom systems. Basically, the intercom would introduce an ever so slight delay to the output of...
By: Inducktion

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:04:05 PDT
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-audiophile-quality-speaker-cables/
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SMALL.jpg junits15 Welcome to my Instructable on how to make your own high end audio interconnects! This guide will take you from start to finish through the process of building your own DIY, braided, multi-strand speaker interconnects like the ones shown above. These can be made in any length and in many different ...
By: junits15

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:13:34 PDT
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Dodecahedron-Speaker-With-Sound-Reactive-L/
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SMALL.jpg cschlager15 Hi, My name is Charlie Schlager. I am 15 years old, attending the Fessenden School in Massachusetts. This speaker is a very fun build for any DIYer looking for a cool project. I built this speaker primarily in the Fessenden innovation lab located on our campus. If you would like to see this space th...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:58:48 PDT
Knitted Rainbow Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Fi-Headphones/
Knitted Rainbow Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/58HF/I7GS0822/FRE58HFI7GS0822.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/58HF/I7GS0822/FRE58HFI7GS0822.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/58HF/I7GS0822/FRE58HFI7GS0822.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose RAINBOW KNITTED HEADPHONES!!! What more can I say? They are bright for the summer and warm for the winter -I have enjoyed wearing these so much and got such great comments when wearing them! JOY.I had always wanted to customize my headphones because I wear them all the time when working on projects,...
By: Becca Rose

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:19:18 PDT
Rodayo - Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Rodayo-Boombox/
Rodayo - Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L4XG/I7CCBRMO/FEIL4XGI7CCBRMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L4XG/I7CCBRMO/FEIL4XGI7CCBRMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L4XG/I7CCBRMO/FEIL4XGI7CCBRMO.SMALL.jpg mpc340 This BoomBox is my second attempt at a portable powerhouse. The first attempt turned out great and sounded great but was WAY too heavy and not the easiest thing to move around.The goals for this radio were simple- Loud- Light- Long (Playback time) New design My first Radio used: - 1/2" MDF as the...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:08:02 PDT
Lasercut Wooden Headshell http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Wooden-Headshell/
Lasercut Wooden Headshell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/YC5P/I7CCDBT4/F5WYC5PI7CCDBT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/YC5P/I7CCDBT4/F5WYC5PI7CCDBT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/YC5P/I7CCDBT4/F5WYC5PI7CCDBT4.SMALL.jpg freedcreativity I just so happened to have an extra cartridge laying around on a beat up aluminum headshell. So I made a new one.Wood has long been favored for its acoustic properties, from guitars to speakers. Looking for materials it seemed the logical choice. I used a small piece of cherry from the scrap bin. Yo...
By: freedcreativity

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:21:57 PDT
The Boominator: 360° of 115dB music http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boominator-360-of-115dB-music/
The Boominator: 360° of 115dB music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/X7Y6/I7HG7VXU/FAWX7Y6I7HG7VXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/X7Y6/I7HG7VXU/FAWX7Y6I7HG7VXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/X7Y6/I7HG7VXU/FAWX7Y6I7HG7VXU.SMALL.jpg lutkeveld Hi there and welcome to the Boominator Buildlog.This is the pinnacle of boomboxes that me and my friend have been working on for the last couple of months. Many days were spend building this beast. What makes it so great you may ask. Well, multiple things:- Capable of doing 115 dB at 1 meter- Capabl...
By: lutkeveld

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:45:23 PDT
Pokeball Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokeball-Speakers/
Pokeball Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen 3D printed Pokeball speakers with NeoPixels. What could be more awesome?Parts needed:-Speakers. I used an old PC speakers that has got a active "sub-woofer" witch power the speakers.-3D printer or some place where you can print them. Total print cost for piece was about 2 dollars.Plastic used in the...
By: mkarvonen

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:10:47 PDT
DIY turntable with amp preamp and buffer in wooden case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-turntable-with-amp-preamp-and-buffer-in-wooden/
DIY turntable with amp preamp and buffer in wooden case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/3BL1/I71QCJFQ/FNK3BL1I71QCJFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/3BL1/I71QCJFQ/FNK3BL1I71QCJFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/3BL1/I71QCJFQ/FNK3BL1I71QCJFQ.SMALL.jpg MCumic10 One day I found old and brokendual hifi with turntable of funny shape. I checked mechanism of turntable and it was ok. Then the idea came to me that I can fulfill my dream of making my own hifi with turntable in wooden case with mechanism I found.I knew in start that I want wooden case and that it c...
By: MCumic10

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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 11:51:27 PDT
Repair Broken Sennheiser Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Sennheiser-Headphones/
Repair Broken Sennheiser Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P0YG/I6RSM513/FEIP0YGI6RSM513.SMALL.jpg bbessette92 After going through many pairs of in-ear/ear bud headphones, which are notoriously fragile and always seem to short out on the left side, I decided to switch to some full-size, over-ear headphones. After doing a lot of research, I settled on the Sennheiser HD202s. While they worked great for a time,...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:40:10 PST
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Waterproof-Boom-Box/
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For this build, I wanted a Ka-Boom Box with a special super power. That power is to be water (& beer) repellant for use at the pool, beach or an outrageous party. Several components were used to achieve this goal and I found that my price point stayed on mark. While I have not actually had to test t...
By: Tater Zoid

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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:12 PST
Turn paper into a speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-paper-into-a-speaker/
Turn paper into a speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SMALL.jpg AgIC Speakers are so common in the world, but do you know that you can make primitive one very easily? Using conductive ink pen, your simple drawing can work as a speaker. Let's see it works!A coil drawn by a conductive ink works as a speaker, as the video shows. Draw your own speaker and play with it. ...
By: AgIC

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:03:52 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
Audio Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Treasure-Hunt/
Audio Treasure Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Everyone loves treasure hunts. Running around on a quest to find your present makes any gift better. So just for fun, I designed my own variation of the game. I combined an Arduino microcontroller with an Adafruit Wave Shield to make an audio treasure hunt box.The treasure hunters are given a code. ...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:06:37 PST
Barrel Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Speaker/
Barrel Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SMALL.jpg DasElis Regular Saturday morning at town's car boot sale/market, my friend noticed nice wee barrel as he was looking something nice to make a saving money bank. I've had to change his mind :) Cost me only £5.I have decided to make amplified speaker out of it. Parts Next stage was to plan and collect nece...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:01:38 PST