Instructables: exploring - technology - antenna http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:02:13 PST BLOX v1.01 TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-MR3040-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/
TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SMALL.jpg the_plaid_scientist Wanted to expand the range of my MR3040 by adding an external antenna via a new SMT U.FL connector and RP-SMA pigtail. No fancy tools or special training required to build.I've also done the WR703Nhttp://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-WR703N-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/ Gather Materials ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:18:35 PST
TP-LINK TL-WR703N Antenna Mod Using U.FL SMT Connector http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-WR703N-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/
TP-LINK TL-WR703N Antenna Mod Using U.FL SMT Connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/RS70/IK7BKO6S/F45RS70IK7BKO6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/RS70/IK7BKO6S/F45RS70IK7BKO6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/RS70/IK7BKO6S/F45RS70IK7BKO6S.SMALL.jpg the_plaid_scientist After having success with the TL-MR3040, I also wanted to expand the range of the WR703N by adding an external antenna via a new SMT U.FL connector and RP-SMA pigtail. No fancy tools or special training required to build. Gather Materials ++Things You'll Need++Parts:- U.FL SMT connector (1)http:/...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:56:52 PST
Digital Antenna to Receive Local Channels http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Antenna-to-Receive-Local-Channels/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 07:24:40 PST
Record Live TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Live-TV/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:50:42 PST
Simple high gain directional 2.4GHz and 5GHz wi-fi patch antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-High-Gain-Directional-24GHz-and-5GHz-Wi-fi-/
Simple high gain directional 2.4GHz and 5GHz wi-fi patch antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/M07J/IJUCOGP9/F46M07JIJUCOGP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/M07J/IJUCOGP9/F46M07JIJUCOGP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/M07J/IJUCOGP9/F46M07JIJUCOGP9.SMALL.jpg Bennett9753 For my first project on this (most excellent) site, I decided to show you how to build a most excellent wi-fi antenna. I have been using this same antenna for a long time. It's fairly simple to build, small and light. For 2.4GHz it is full wave and at 5GHz it is half wave. my equipment is 2.4GHz onl...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:58:35 PST
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Hum-Detector-Static-Electricity-Detector/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:59:23 PST
Boost any fm transmitter (cars) http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-Any-Fm-Transmitter-cars/
Boost any fm transmitter (cars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J1EF/IJBTWFKW/FE7J1EFIJBTWFKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J1EF/IJBTWFKW/FE7J1EFIJBTWFKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J1EF/IJBTWFKW/FE7J1EFIJBTWFKW.SMALL.jpg KevinM183 I have bought a cheap fm transmitter on informatic store.It work fine but sometime have noise and I understand the neighboord station, it's very enoying when you listen music.I just sold a little antenna on the circuit just this delete the noise !!I'm not electronic professional just hacker.Sorry by...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:06:43 PST
DIY 2G/3G/4G wireless cell phone signal booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2G3G4G-Wireless-Cell-Phone-Signal-Booster/
DIY 2G/3G/4G wireless cell phone signal booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/F4XC/IJ6CF69X/FATF4XCIJ6CF69X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/F4XC/IJ6CF69X/FATF4XCIJ6CF69X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/F4XC/IJ6CF69X/FATF4XCIJ6CF69X.SMALL.jpg Lau Han Ching Before begin. Where i stay is a rural area., cell phone signal reception is a nightmare. 1 bar or no service, the best i can get is 2 bar. After a long searching for a solution, trial and error. Discover this simple solution without purchased a expensive 3G signal booster. Here the guide to build on...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:36:01 PST
The Sharpie Pen Yagi Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sharpie-Pen-Yagi-Adapter/
The Sharpie Pen Yagi Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/5IT8/II1LJ6V4/FH85IT8II1LJ6V4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/5IT8/II1LJ6V4/FH85IT8II1LJ6V4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/5IT8/II1LJ6V4/FH85IT8II1LJ6V4.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Came across this little adapter that changes a small dipole antenna into a slightly more powerful directional Yagi. This is not a new idea as there is the windsurfer and the overrated Pringles can. As I was interested to see how well it worked so I changed the measurements to suite a smaller boom as...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:58:47 PST
RC Car "Go Anywhere" With Live Video Feed http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-Go-Anywhere-With-Live-Video-Feed/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 11:42:47 PST
Experimental robotic platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimental-robotic-platform/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:03:22 PST
Log Periodic 2 4GHz 11 6dBi http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Periodic-2-4GHz-11-6dBi/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:15:24 PST
How to upgrade your remote of the rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-upgrade-your-remote-of-the-rc-car/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 01:23:58 PDT
Skeleton Slot yagi Stack http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Slot-yagi-Stack/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:45:24 PDT
Quadrifilar Helix Antenna 2 4GHz http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadrifilar-Helix-Antenna-2-4GHz/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:56:58 PDT
Quadrifilar Helix Antenna 5.8 GHz http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadrifilar-Helix-Antenna-58-GHz/
Quadrifilar Helix Antenna 5.8 GHz - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/YMZA/IFMTT2B8/F5NYMZAIFMTT2B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/YMZA/IFMTT2B8/F5NYMZAIFMTT2B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/YMZA/IFMTT2B8/F5NYMZAIFMTT2B8.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I give you my version of the Quadrifilar helical Antenna. The antenna is capable of much higher gain than a cloverleaf antenna, so should give much more range.
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:54:32 PDT
Helical antenna (helix) for FM radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Helical-antenna-helix-for-FM-radio/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 13:44:57 PDT
DIY: Make a simply wireless antenna. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-a-simply-wireless-antenna/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:22:05 PDT
Enhancing TV Reception http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhancing-TV-Reception/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:43:19 PDT
TV Antenna Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Antenna-Upgrade/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 19:33:35 PDT
Enhanced NRF24L01 radio with a DIY Dipole Antenna modification. http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-NRF24L01/
Enhanced NRF24L01 radio with a DIY Dipole Antenna modification. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SMALL.jpg RonM9 The situation was that I was only able to transmit and receive through 2 or 3 walls with a distance of about 50 feet, using standard nRF24L01+ modules. This was insufficient for my intended use. I had earlier tried adding recommended capacitors, but for me and my hardware got very little to no impro...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:49:07 PDT
Retro Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Bluetooth-Headphones/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:39:25 PDT
433 MHz Coil loaded antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/433-MHz-Coil-loaded-antenna/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 05:48:44 PDT
5 8GHz Waveguide with Circular Polarization http://www.instructables.com/id/5-8GHz-Waveguide-with-Circular-Polarization/
5 8GHz Waveguide with Circular Polarization - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RX64/IC37CPJR/FQYRX64IC37CPJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RX64/IC37CPJR/FQYRX64IC37CPJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RX64/IC37CPJR/FQYRX64IC37CPJR.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I show you how to make the 5.8GHz version of the 2.4GHz waveguide. This has circular polarization just like that version but is small and light so would fit on your headset system without dragging it down. Easy to build, if you can make a cloverleaf antenna you should have no problem m...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:24:25 PDT
2 4GHz Waveguide with Circular Polarization http://www.instructables.com/id/2-4GHz-Waveguide-with-Circular-Polarization/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 11:35:07 PDT
2 4GHz Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/2-4GHz-Cantenna/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 11:32:21 PDT
Parabolic Curve Antenna 2 4GHz http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Curve-Antenna-2-4GHz/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:05:14 PDT
Parabolic Curve Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Curve-Antenna/
Parabolic Curve Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZOH9/IBRRU44T/FA2ZOH9IBRRU44T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZOH9/IBRRU44T/FA2ZOH9IBRRU44T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/ZOH9/IBRRU44T/FA2ZOH9IBRRU44T.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Parabolic Curve AntennaIn this video I show you how to build a small but powerful directional antenna for 5.8GHz. What makes this antenna perform so well is the parabolic reflector. This picks up the signal missed by the driven element and focuses it back on the driven element. Although you can ach...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 11:39:30 PDT
Dual Polarized Biquad Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Polarized-Biquad-Antenna/
Dual Polarized Biquad Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQX2/IBRRU3QL/FRNVQX2IBRRU3QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQX2/IBRRU3QL/FRNVQX2IBRRU3QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQX2/IBRRU3QL/FRNVQX2IBRRU3QL.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I show you how to make a biquad antenna that works in the horizontal and vertical simultaneously. This can be of benefit if tracking a constantly shifting object such as a quadcopter. It is also important to note that although the elements in this build are circular (one full wavelengt...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 11:36:08 PDT
Omnidirectional Biquad Antenna for 5 8 GHz FPV http://www.instructables.com/id/Omnidirectional-Biquad-Antenna-for-5-8-GHz-FPV/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:34:20 PDT
2 4GHz Single Turn Double Helical Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/2-4GHz-Single-Turn-Double-Helical-Antenna/
2 4GHz Single Turn Double Helical Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/2W5Z/IBNHJ4NR/FMX2W5ZIBNHJ4NR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/2W5Z/IBNHJ4NR/FMX2W5ZIBNHJ4NR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/2W5Z/IBNHJ4NR/FMX2W5ZIBNHJ4NR.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil 2.4GHz Single Turn Double Helical Antenna In this video I will show you how to construct a double helical antenna for 2.4GHz. This design is small and gives more db gain (around 6.8) without sacrificing beamwidth. Template: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzmJxxD-Z4B6bTI2YnAwa3BtaGc/view?usp=sharin...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:31:13 PDT
5 8 GHz Double Helical Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/5-8-GHz-Double-Helical-Antenna/
5 8 GHz Double Helical Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/B45N/IBNHJ486/FIDB45NIBNHJ486.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/B45N/IBNHJ486/FIDB45NIBNHJ486.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/B45N/IBNHJ486/FIDB45NIBNHJ486.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil 5.8 GHz Double Helical AntennaIn this video I will show you how to construct a double helical antenna for 5.8GHz. This design is useful in that it gives more db. Gain without sacrificing beamwidth. 3 turn = 9.5dbi 3 turn double = 11dbi 6 turn = 12.5 6 turn double = 13.8dbi 9 turn = 14.3 9...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:31:13 PDT
An RFID Dog Toy with Sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/An-RFID-Dog-Toy-with-Sounds/
An RFID Dog Toy with Sounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DKYR/IA3RAGBE/F22DKYRIA3RAGBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DKYR/IA3RAGBE/F22DKYRIA3RAGBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DKYR/IA3RAGBE/F22DKYRIA3RAGBE.SMALL.jpg Colombinary For my MSc in Interaction Design thesis at Malmö University (Sweden), I built a prototype dog toy that could capture both sound and smell. I started with a lo-fi prototype including a soft toy in which I could hide a phone that played pre-recorded sounds that could be recognizable for the dog. Anoth...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:23:19 PDT
USB FM Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-FM-Bug/
USB FM Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Z9A9/IA2C83TZ/F0QZ9A9IA2C83TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Z9A9/IA2C83TZ/F0QZ9A9IA2C83TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Z9A9/IA2C83TZ/F0QZ9A9IA2C83TZ.SMALL.jpg Kutluhan USB FM BUGThis is a modification project for a 2V-9V FM Transmitter Module. It will work with USB power, a small antenna at the end.Specifications:Operating Voltage: DC 2V- 9VWork current: 10 mA - 50 mAReference distance: open ground 100 meters, 10-30 meters indoor environmental obstacles (3v voltag...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 03:52:19 PDT
Adding antenna to a mini Wi-Fi receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-antenna-to-a-mini-Wi-Fi-receiver/
Adding antenna to a mini Wi-Fi receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XWGF/I9QWGZR9/FG4XWGFI9QWGZR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XWGF/I9QWGZR9/FG4XWGFI9QWGZR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XWGF/I9QWGZR9/FG4XWGFI9QWGZR9.SMALL.jpg ozyldrmmetin HelloFirstly, this is my first instructable and english is not my native language. Because of that please forgive my faults. Well, tis instructable is about how to add an antenna to a mini wifi receiver. It's not very hard but you will need some basic abilities like soldering. Shall we start! Open...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 13:55:14 PDT
SPLITING A NETGEAR RANGE EXTENDER http://www.instructables.com/id/SPLINTING-A-NETGEAR-RANGE-EXTENDER/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:27:54 PDT
EMF(Electromagnetic Field) Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/EMFElectromagnetic-Field-Detector/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:33:56 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
Adding an external antenna to the Arachnio http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-external-antenna-to-the-Arachnio/
Adding an external antenna to the Arachnio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/S1MV/I87660K2/FIWS1MVI87660K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/S1MV/I87660K2/FIWS1MVI87660K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/S1MV/I87660K2/FIWS1MVI87660K2.SMALL.jpg pierce.nichols The Arachnio is an Arduino Micro variant with onboard WiFi via an ESP8266. The included antenna is a printed antenna which is good for many applications. However, some applications need something better. This instructable will show you how to attach an external antenna or coax pigtail to the board t...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:53:32 PDT
Indoor / Outdoor Bowtie Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Outdoor-Bowtie-Antenna/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:31:58 PDT
TP Link TL WN822N Double Barrel Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-Link-TL-WN822N-Double-Barrel-Cantenna-1/
TP Link TL WN822N Double Barrel Cantenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4G1/I6C2LR6R/FYUK4G1I6C2LR6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4G1/I6C2LR6R/FYUK4G1I6C2LR6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4G1/I6C2LR6R/FYUK4G1I6C2LR6R.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil TP-Link TL-WN822N double barrel cantenna:So in this video I will show you how I went about modifying the TP-Link tl-wn822n. Due to the adapter having to antennas I thought it would be a good idea to strap two cantenna’s to the outside of the adapter. Now it is unique, looks awesome and is extremely ...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:04:23 PST
Upgrading the range of a linksys wrt54g2 wifi router. http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-the-range-of-a-wifi-router/
Upgrading the range of a linksys wrt54g2 wifi router. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YGZ/I63F0N2T/FW17YGZI63F0N2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YGZ/I63F0N2T/FW17YGZI63F0N2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/7YGZ/I63F0N2T/FW17YGZI63F0N2T.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is a low cost option to reliably increase the range of your wifi. My linksys wrt54g2 router has internal antenna which is not so good. Adding an external antenna significantly increased its range (approximately 3 times).Please forgive the wiring mess in all my pics. My router is part of my home...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:37:07 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
Simple OTA HD TV Antenna - Near zero cost - mostly scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-OTA-HD-TV-Antenna-Near-zero-cost-mostly-scr/
Simple OTA HD TV Antenna - Near zero cost - mostly scrap materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CK3N/I441YTEL/FS8CK3NI441YTEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CK3N/I441YTEL/FS8CK3NI441YTEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CK3N/I441YTEL/FS8CK3NI441YTEL.SMALL.jpg kenbob Like a lot of folks, I do not love my cable company. A lot of our "entertainment" is streamed over Internet, so when OTA - over the air - HD broadcasts became the norm, I decided to see if I could get sufficient signal with an Antenna. There are a several ways to find out if this is an option for...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:59:40 PST
Biquad Sardine can Wifi Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Biquad-Sardine-can-Wifi-Adapter/
Biquad Sardine can Wifi Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/1FF2/I155VP3K/FCP1FF2I155VP3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/1FF2/I155VP3K/FCP1FF2I155VP3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/1FF2/I155VP3K/FCP1FF2I155VP3K.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I will show you how to take a cheap wifi adapterand turn it into a longer range more useful adapter. Total cost less than £5.The one I used has the RT5370 wireless chipset it is a generic cheap adapter from China.
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:42:03 PDT
Make a Mobile Antenna to Listen to FM Radio without Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mobile-Antenna-to-Listen-to-FM-Radio-withou/
Make a Mobile Antenna to Listen to FM Radio without Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SMALL.jpg MansehejS Listening to FM Radio on our Mobile Phones Always needs headphones. And especially indoors, the reception can be quite bad. So here's how to build a Simple Antenna to listen to radio without headphones. As a benefit, they also greatly improve reception indoors. Get the materials You will need:An ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 11:21:35 PDT
Patch Antenna for 2.4gHZ with Circular Polarisation http://www.instructables.com/id/Patch-Antenna-for-24gHZ-with-Circular-Polarisation/
Patch Antenna for 2.4gHZ with Circular Polarisation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Q6BG/HZ88MKHL/F4IQ6BGHZ88MKHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Q6BG/HZ88MKHL/F4IQ6BGHZ88MKHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Q6BG/HZ88MKHL/F4IQ6BGHZ88MKHL.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Patch Antenna for 2.4gHZ with Circular PolarisationIn this video I will show you how to build a very simple circular polarised patch antenna for 2.4GHz. This directional antenna is a simple design with a gain of 4.5dBi.
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:49:52 PDT
Patch Antenna for 2 4gHz http://www.instructables.com/id/Patch-Antenna-for-2-4gHz/
Patch Antenna for 2 4gHz - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/VN7U/HYQDVDEB/FKTVN7UHYQDVDEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/VN7U/HYQDVDEB/FKTVN7UHYQDVDEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/VN7U/HYQDVDEB/FKTVN7UHYQDVDEB.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I will show you how to build a very simple patch antenna for the 2.4GHz. This directional antenna is a simple design with a gain of 4.5dBi.
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:13:54 PDT
Digital HD TV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-HD-TV-Antenna/
Digital HD TV Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/PXTT/HWXLDAGG/FV7PXTTHWXLDAGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/PXTT/HWXLDAGG/FV7PXTTHWXLDAGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/PXTT/HWXLDAGG/FV7PXTTHWXLDAGG.SMALL.jpg hlicera Flat panel type antennas are reported for the reception of digital terrestrial TV on technical standards using the COFDM modulation frequency, such as ISDB-T standard used in Argentina. Materials and tools -PVC tube 4cm of diameter and 80 cm length- Galvanized wire 2.7mm - Wire galvanized or cop...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:37:24 PDT
Nexus 7 Antenna Upgrade Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nexus-7-Antenna-Upgrade-Part-1/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:02:18 PDT