Instructables: exploring - technology - Audio - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:10:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 What is MIDI? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-MIDI/
What is MIDI? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XP14/H4I7VOGP/FX1XP14H4I7VOGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XP14/H4I7VOGP/FX1XP14H4I7VOGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XP14/H4I7VOGP/FX1XP14H4I7VOGP.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a protocol developed in the 1980's which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other.  MIDI itself does not make sound, it is just a series of messages like "note on," "note off," "note/pitch," "pitchbend...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:32:36 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/
Sugarcube MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give analog control, depending on t...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Problems with Wireless Microphones And How To Fix Them http://www.instructables.com/id/Problems-with-Wireless-Microphones-And-How-To-Fix-/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:47:31 PST
How to Record Audio to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Record-Audio-to-Your-Computer/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 16:42:29 PST
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
Make Robot voices using free software http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Robot-voices-using-free-software/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 23:35:30 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
Better Sound in iPhone Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Sound-in-iPhone-Videos/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 11:11:27 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
Vintage DAC for RaspberryPi audio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-DAC-for-RaspberryPi-audio/
Vintage DAC for RaspberryPi audio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XJI5/HQP84BPD/FUYXJI5HQP84BPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XJI5/HQP84BPD/FUYXJI5HQP84BPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XJI5/HQP84BPD/FUYXJI5HQP84BPD.SMALL.jpg mariosis Idea... I was curios about some old school R2R DACs namely the BurrBrown PCM56P. They where used in the late 80's in some of the better CD players like SonyES222/DenonDCD1500/MaranzXY whatsoever. There is some discussion in certain forums about their more or less superior sound quality, compared to ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 16:15:41 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
Beginner Pure Data Tutorial: Basic Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Pure-Data-Tutorial-Basic-Synth/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 02:03:04 PDT
How to record audio from your computer using Quicktime. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-record-audio-from-your-computer-using-Quick/
How to record audio from your computer using Quicktime. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SMALL.jpg nhtexan The way they are now, Apple computers will not let you record your computer audio with any of their built in programs. Most programs that will let you record system audio can be pretty expensive. This is a problem for most people that need a cheap way to record system audio for whatever reason, such...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:16:28 PDT
Raspberry Pi Rain Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Rain-Box/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:46:59 PST
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Clap-Clap-on-Clap-Clap-Off-switch-/
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all! This instructable not only gives the reader the information needed to create a clap-clap on/clap clap off switching circuit, but the logic used to make a hardware-only clap-on, clap off circuit.  More information on a hardware-only version can be found in the final section of this instructab...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 11:30:33 PST
Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Music-Box-Powered-by-Arduino-sort-of/
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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
Make a Homemade Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Homemade-Bluetooth-Speaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/HCD5/HNE3WY9O/FX2HCD5HNE3WY9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/HCD5/HNE3WY9O/FX2HCD5HNE3WY9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/HCD5/HNE3WY9O/FX2HCD5HNE3WY9O.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this build log you can see how I built my own bluetooth speaker, and the design process behind it. Optimised for bass, the final unit beats the Jawbone Jambox, which is saying something! Here is a list of parts, searching ebay (worldwide) directly for the quoted items should allow you to buy the...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:23:06 PDT
Cheap and Easy SD WAVE Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-SD-WAVE-Player/
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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...
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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 ...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:28:44 PDT
Intro to MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-MaxMSP/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:27:59 PDT
Arduino Guitar Tuner http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Tuner/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:04:28 PDT
DIY Dual woofer setup (Hidden and Underseat) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dual-woofer-setup-Hidden-and-Underseat/
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 00:03:04 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
Atari Punk Console - Conductive Ink & Your Body http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-Punk-Console-Conductive-Ink-Your-Body/
Atari Punk Console - Conductive Ink & Your Body - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/G2S0/HHOFUVDQ/F75G2S0HHOFUVDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/G2S0/HHOFUVDQ/F75G2S0HHOFUVDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/G2S0/HHOFUVDQ/F75G2S0HHOFUVDQ.SMALL.jpg joshdont Build a simple Atari Punk Console that uses conductive ink and your body to change the sound! The circuit here was modeled off of Joshua Zimmerman's wonderful instructable. The original design for the APC, or "Stepped Tone Generator" is credited to Forest M. Mims III. This project should be doable f...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 20:35:07 PDT
The tiny Audio Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/The-tiny-Audio-Amplifier/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 12:56:11 PDT
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Cap-Sense-Piano/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:15:21 PDT
3D Printed Sound Bites http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sound-Bites/
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By: amandaghassaei

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Mon, 20 May 2013 00:26:44 PDT
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Portable Bluetooth Audio System A2DP http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-Portable-Bluetooth-A/
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Portable Bluetooth Audio System A2DP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/PGTM/HGH6K4FN/FTXPGTMHGH6K4FN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/PGTM/HGH6K4FN/FTXPGTMHGH6K4FN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/PGTM/HGH6K4FN/FTXPGTMHGH6K4FN.SMALL.jpg dantheman_213 Howdy folks! I had the idea of turning my Raspberry Pi into something like the Beats By Dre portable audio system found here: http://www.beatsbydre.com/speakers/beatbox-portable-usb/beatbox-portable-usb,default,pd.html It’s a cool product, don’t get me wrong, but I’m not really down to pay $400+ ta...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 12:46:47 PDT
Arduino Waveform Generator Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Waveform-Generator-Shield/
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By: amandaghassaei

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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:23:00 PDT
Laser Cut Record http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Record/
Laser Cut Record - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/PVY1/HLJV1US0/FCQPVY1HLJV1US0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/PVY1/HLJV1US0/FCQPVY1HLJV1US0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/PVY1/HLJV1US0/FCQPVY1HLJV1US0.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei A few months back, I wrote about how I used a 3D printer to transform any mp3 into a physical record.  Though all the documentation for that project is available here, and the 3D models could potentially be printed through an online fabrication service, I knew that the barrier to entry for norma...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 5 May 2013 23:49:25 PDT
How to phase your speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-phase-your-speakers/
How to phase your speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/X62R/GT5JYDT4/F2FX62RGT5JYDT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/X62R/GT5JYDT4/F2FX62RGT5JYDT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/X62R/GT5JYDT4/F2FX62RGT5JYDT4.SMALL.jpg thegeeke In this instructable I will cover phasing of speakers.  This is designed to be just a introduction to phasing, some phasing techniques are very advanced, however, I will show you what I think is the easiest way to think about phasing. What is phasing? Many people might ask: "What is phasing?".  ...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 07:52:27 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
Building A Stereo Tube Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Stereo-Tube-Amp/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:56:57 PDT
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-VU-meter-and-Clock-Arduino-Powered/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:42:46 PDT
Make Your Headphone Cable Removable http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Headphone-Cable-Removable/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 09:44:20 PDT
Make a Speaker and Amplifier without complicated electonics http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Speaker-and-Amplifier-without-complicated-e/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:20:48 PST
Small Portable Speaker Covered With Wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Portable-Speaker-Covered-With-Wool/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 11:22:12 PST
How to build a 1/8in. (3.5mm) stereo audio switch with Legos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-18in-35mm-stereo-audio-switch-/
How to build a 1/8in. (3.5mm) stereo audio switch with Legos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/NIM4/HCJNWKHQ/F4DNIM4HCJNWKHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/NIM4/HCJNWKHQ/F4DNIM4HCJNWKHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/NIM4/HCJNWKHQ/F4DNIM4HCJNWKHQ.SMALL.jpg ElKinesis I came up with this idea when I was setting up my new computer.  I have two computers, and I wanted to run the audio into one set of speakers.  My first thought was to just buy a simple 2 female to 1 female 'Y' connector, but that apparently can cause problems if both sources are playing at the same...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 00:48:13 PST