Instructables: exploring - technology - cable http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:38:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Terminate Coax Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Terminate-Coax-Cable/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:00:49 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
Program your Arduino with an Android device! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards, like in light controllers...So lets get started! ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
Kitchen Led Bar lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is very cheap an easy project to do. It took me about 1 hr to install. The cost was around 22 euros. The view before installation I have just moved to a new house and while moving all the stuff to their own places i saw how miserable the kitchen looks. The space is small and the lightning is...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
Cable hooks for solid wire fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-hooks-for-solid-wire-fence/
Cable hooks for solid wire fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/RGHL/HVXBXK7Z/F8URGHLHVXBXK7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/RGHL/HVXBXK7Z/F8URGHLHVXBXK7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/RGHL/HVXBXK7Z/F8URGHLHVXBXK7Z.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio We have a little planted pond in an old zinc bathtub supplied with a fountain pump. That neat biotope stands close to the neighbors fence. Last time i was mowing the lawn, the worst case happens. I cut the wire, hidden in the grass like a snake, with the lawnmower! (And told my wife someone stupid h...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:21:26 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Protect your iPhone's Sync Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-your-Charger-from-getting-Broken/
Protect your iPhone's Sync Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SMALL.jpg bautistajarom In this instructable, I will be teaching you on how to Convert your regular iPhone cable wire into a strong iPhone Cable wire! Gather the things needed. We will need:1) your bare hands.2) 1 iphone 5/5s usb wire.3) 1 spring metal. (From a Spring Ballpen) Rolling the Spring to the wire. We will ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 00:04:53 PDT
Keychain iPhone Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-iPhone-Cable/
Keychain iPhone Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/BPIE/HUWI6UKZ/FFWBPIEHUWI6UKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/BPIE/HUWI6UKZ/FFWBPIEHUWI6UKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/BPIE/HUWI6UKZ/FFWBPIEHUWI6UKZ.SMALL.jpg sjroth I often find myself with my iPod or iPad at about 10% charge, but without a way to charge it. I recently discovered that you can buy keychain chargers, and that immediately got me thinking about how I could make one myself. At first I wanted to make a mini lightning cable, but soon found out that ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 13:02:14 PDT
RCA to 3.5 mm TRS cable http://www.instructables.com/id/RCA-to-35-mm-TRS-cable/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 15:16:20 PDT
How to make or repair network cables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-or-repair-network-cables/
How to make or repair network cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3OPP/HUVKFKBZ/F033OPPHUVKFKBZ.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This video will show you how to use a network cable crimper to properly make a standard ethernet cable. You can use this skill to make your own cables at the exact lengths you need, or to repair network cables that have broken connectors.
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Tue, 6 May 2014 13:33:35 PDT
Charge Any Phone Without Its Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Any-Phone-Without-Its-Charger/
Charge Any Phone Without Its Charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AJ6B/HUH8FNNF/FAQAJ6BHUH8FNNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AJ6B/HUH8FNNF/FAQAJ6BHUH8FNNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AJ6B/HUH8FNNF/FAQAJ6BHUH8FNNF.SMALL.jpg imodfrenzy What's Needed What you need for this is a USB (broken or not , just make sure it's long enough), you will also need the phone you want to charge.Im using a samsung SGH-T809(old phone, didn't have its proprietary charger). The last thing you need is something to plug the USB into, I recommended a...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12:44:08 PDT
How to reuse cable ties http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-cable-ties/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:21:58 PDT
Audio Technica ATH M50s removable cable mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50s-removable-cable-mod/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 12:47:34 PDT
Solder USB power cable to Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-power-cable-to-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:59:18 PDT
Phone and PS Vita Charging Dock (Made with LEGO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-and-PS-Vita-Charging-Dock-Made-with-LEGO/
Phone and PS Vita Charging Dock (Made with LEGO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/8CE3/HS5Q8OC8/FDR8CE3HS5Q8OC8.SMALL.jpg wesleykxm Ever wanted to be able dock your Smartphone or PS Vita and charge it at the same time. There many docks out there that can be bought at a cost, but who wants a a flimsy plastic dock, when you can make your own sturdy, DIY LEGO Dock? Read on to see how YOU can make your own LEGO charging dock, for Fr...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 03:49:28 PST
Repair old iTunes Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-old-iTunes-Cable/
Repair old iTunes Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6PVJ/HS3GTY5O/FLO6PVJHS3GTY5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6PVJ/HS3GTY5O/FLO6PVJHS3GTY5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6PVJ/HS3GTY5O/FLO6PVJHS3GTY5O.SMALL.jpg danielker Todays cables are often very weak, especially the apple cables. I always bought new ones, but with a few simple steps you can repair the ripped parts very easily. Things required You need Wood Glue and a sheet of paper Use Wood Glue and cover it up Put the paper on your desk, or whatever ...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:01:05 PST
Roll your own patch cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-your-own-patch-cables/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:28:17 PST
simple morse code toy (works with rj11 phone cables) http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-morse-code-toy-works-with-rj11-phone-cables/
simple morse code toy (works with rj11 phone cables) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SMALL.jpg peter---peter This instructable will show you how to make a simple morse code toy to play with.It exists of 2 boxes with a button and a light. the circuit the circuit is really simple.It is 2 circuits with switch and battery+light together.The highlighted section is were it is in the phone cable.when you conne...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:39:16 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
Make practical use of the Harbor Freight solar panel with the coax cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-practical-use-of-the-Harbor-Freight-solar-pan/
Make practical use of the Harbor Freight solar panel with the coax cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/LSSB/HOW0I0LU/F9ALSSBHOW0I0LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/LSSB/HOW0I0LU/F9ALSSBHOW0I0LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/LSSB/HOW0I0LU/F9ALSSBHOW0I0LU.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy I haven't really found any practical use of the Harbor Freight 45W solar panel system in the last few months.  Part of the problem is that the solar panel is on the deck and it's hard to reach other parts of the house.  I was going to buy some wire to extend it to the garage, where I could charge my...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 07:59:34 PST
Xbox 360 to Xbox One Headset DIY Conversion (Turtle Beach) http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbob-360-to-Xbox-One-Headset-DIY-Conversion-Turtle/
Xbox 360 to Xbox One Headset DIY Conversion (Turtle Beach) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/5M93/HO7XG280/FRU5M93HO7XG280.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/5M93/HO7XG280/FRU5M93HO7XG280.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/5M93/HO7XG280/FRU5M93HO7XG280.SMALL.jpg DragonballZ Deep This is a quick and simple way to use your old headset for Xbox 360 on Xbox One Collect all the tools you will need for this project. You will also need the 2.5mm controller patch cable from your old headset, and the new headset from your Xbox One. Disassemble your new Xbox One headset, or s...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 19:04:49 PST
Audio/Video Cable ( RCA Connector ) Splicer/Splitter from Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/AudioVideo-Cable-RCA-Connector-SplicerSplitter-fro/
Audio/Video Cable ( RCA Connector ) Splicer/Splitter from Salvage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/0HN7/HO233DP2/FIL0HN7HO233DP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/0HN7/HO233DP2/FIL0HN7HO233DP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/0HN7/HO233DP2/FIL0HN7HO233DP2.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel Sometimes your cables are too short so you want to join the two cables to make a longer cable, you need a splicer or coupler.  Sometimes you want to split the cable  ( for example to feed 2 amplifiers the same signals ) then you need a splitter.  RCA connectors are commonly used for both audio and...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:01:45 PST
D.I.Y Gravity Cable Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gravity-Cable-Cam/
D.I.Y Gravity Cable Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4FJO/HNTKDP2A/FID4FJOHNTKDP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4FJO/HNTKDP2A/FID4FJOHNTKDP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4FJO/HNTKDP2A/FID4FJOHNTKDP2A.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a short instructable on my cable cam and how I made it. This cable cam balances really well with lightweight compact cameras and is made out of hardware store parts that are easily found and cheap. Hope this is useful to somebody!!!! P.S sorry I don't have any video footage yet I couldn't ge...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:46:09 PST
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1-USB-to-mini-micro-lightning-30-pin-connecto/
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SMALL.jpg haugenka Portable devices like smartphones, iPods, GPS devices and more are supposed to make our lives easier. But they all use different USB connectors (micro, mini, 30-pin, Lightning...), so if you leave the wrong cable at home, all you've got is an expensive paperweight. Bring every cable and you've got a...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:50:06 PDT
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Sensors-Charging-w-Android-USB-aka-Micro-/
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm How do you charge a phone or tablet while running the Valarm Pro app with external USB sensors? This instructable from Team Valarm shows you how!  Why did we solve this problem? Valarm provides sensor and monitoring solutions that facilitate rapid deployment of real-time, ad-hoc, mobile sensor netw...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:15:54 PDT
Deer Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-Chaser/
Deer Chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SMALL.jpg ljmays Protect your garden with the Deer Chaser Mk I. Guaranteed to protect your precious crops from voracious deer. All weather operation. 100% effective. What you will need: Arduino Mega 2560 Motor shield LEDs Parallax Ultrasonic sensor Servo Various wires Ribbon cable Cheap Tupperware USB wall charger ...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 10:10:10 PDT
Quality DIY headphone cable replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-DIY-headphone-cable-replacement/
Quality DIY headphone cable replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SMALL.jpg bratan In this instructable I will show you how to make a great replacement headphone cable. Instructions are specific to Sony MDR-V6 headphones, but should work with any similar large (studio type) headphones as long as you they are easy to disassemble. I've been using this headphones while commuting to w...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:24:33 PDT
Reattach a USB charging cable housing cover with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Reattach-a-USB-charging-cable-housing-cover-with-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/VLUZ/HJAHW96H/FE2VLUZHJAHW96H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/VLUZ/HJAHW96H/FE2VLUZHJAHW96H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/VLUZ/HJAHW96H/FE2VLUZHJAHW96H.SMALL.jpg willschm How to re attach a separated piece of housing to a USB Charging cable. These steps will show how I used sugru to repair a USB charging cable. First we see the troublesome cable.  The housing has detached itself, which means some exposed circuitry, and no stress relief, so the wires are able to ben...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:32:28 PDT
Ipod cable strain relief with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Ipod-cable-strain-relief-with-Sugru/
Ipod cable strain relief with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/WRI3/HJAHW42D/FE5WRI3HJAHW42D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/WRI3/HJAHW42D/FE5WRI3HJAHW42D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/WRI3/HJAHW42D/FE5WRI3HJAHW42D.SMALL.jpg slackmasterstan Create a strain relief for your Ipod cable.  You can do this with a broken cable to fix it, or an unbroken cable to keep it from breaking.  You need an Ipod cable and a pack of Sugru. Apply Sugru Apply Sugru. Wait for your Sugru Wait until the Sugru dries and then enjoy.
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 22:42:45 PDT
Convert a CPU Fan cable into a transistor socket. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-CPU-Fan-cable-into-a-transistor-socket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/Q7JF/HI3TYZRY/FN6Q7JFHI3TYZRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/Q7JF/HI3TYZRY/FN6Q7JFHI3TYZRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/Q7JF/HI3TYZRY/FN6Q7JFHI3TYZRY.SMALL.jpg BlackWolf1024 Want to save your money from buying transistor or regulator sockets? Well here’s how, you can convert a CPU fan cable into a transistor or regulator socket. [Note] The cable holes are varying due to the CPU fan model. Usually the ordinary fans only have 3 holes. Step 1; Cut the wires from the CPU F...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:33:14 PDT
How to Make a RCA to 3.5mm Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-RCA-to-35mm-Cable/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:00:50 PDT
Lanyard from Spiral Cable - Key Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Lanyard-from-Spiral-Cable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/X3QZ/HH2VXXTR/FAUX3QZHH2VXXTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/X3QZ/HH2VXXTR/FAUX3QZHH2VXXTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/X3QZ/HH2VXXTR/FAUX3QZHH2VXXTR.SMALL.jpg face54 free and easy lanyard from spiral cable - key ring
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Thu, 23 May 2013 22:54:05 PDT
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Charger-Powered-by-Fire/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:03:17 PDT
Mobile wifi antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-wifi-antenna/
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 20:03:20 PDT
Rum Bottle LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Rum-Bottle-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 19:44:17 PDT
Repairing an Iphone/Ipod touch charging cable (4th gen. and down) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-an-IphoneIpod-touch-charging-cable-4th/
Repairing an Iphone/Ipod touch charging cable (4th gen. and down) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGC1/HEBNAT29/FPUBGC1HEBNAT29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGC1/HEBNAT29/FPUBGC1HEBNAT29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGC1/HEBNAT29/FPUBGC1HEBNAT29.SMALL.jpg bboyArthur A couple of days ago my brother stopped by. He said he bought a 3 meter charging cable for his Iphone 4S, but it didn't work. He said he ordered it at a website without warranty, so he asked me if I could repair it. I said I'd look whether or not I could repair it. To tell you the result: I did it a...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:42:35 PDT
Lab tip for Power Connectors and Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab-tip-for-Power-Connectors-and-Cables/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:13:52 PDT
Led Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:43:20 PDT
DIY Cable Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cable-Cam-1/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 13:01:40 PST
Tracing CAT5 Cables with a continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracing-CAT5-Cables-with-a-continuity-tester/
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:18:53 PST
Let's get wired. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-get-wired/
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:47:13 PST
Affordable Home Network Cable Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-Home-Network-Cable-Management/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:06:04 PST
USB Powered Micro Sander! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Micro-Sander/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 19:39:56 PST
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-conductive-thread-ribbon-cable-with/
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SMALL.jpg hayeon Conductive thread ribbon cable from R4R, LLC is the perfect material for wiring wearables because it can be attached just like normal fabric ribbons -flexible, sewable and washable. You can easily use conductive thread ribbon cable by connecting it with FFC connectors. Components & Tools Componen...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 08:19:43 PST
Modify a Mini-B USB Cable to Power an Enclosed GoPro Hero3 (With Skeleton Back Door) http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Mini-B-USB-Cable-to-Power-an-Enclosed-GoP/
Modify a Mini-B USB Cable to Power an Enclosed GoPro Hero3 (With Skeleton Back Door) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/V6D2/HAQ3DQUC/FATV6D2HAQ3DQUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/V6D2/HAQ3DQUC/FATV6D2HAQ3DQUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/V6D2/HAQ3DQUC/FATV6D2HAQ3DQUC.SMALL.jpg zplus I got my GoPro Hero3 for Christmas, it is a fantastic camera.  However, the battery life leaves something to be desired.  Sure, you can buy a bunch of spare batteries and change them out periodically, but if you are taking a time lapse - you really do not want to move the camera. Enter: The Frame ...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:52:59 PST
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-30-Minute-Pocket-Digital-Microscope/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
Retro A/V to auxiliary audio cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-AV-to-auxiliary-audio-cable/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:59:16 PST
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Canon-DSLR-remote/
Dirt Cheap Canon DSLR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/BKD3/HAWSH5SC/FEUBKD3HAWSH5SC.SMALL.jpg nk dtk So essentially this instructable covers how to make a DSLR wired remote from a soda can tab and a 2.5mm male to male cable. This remote is just a very simple switch made from recycled trash and common items i already owned. I first made this switch as an emergency when i broke my actual remote, and ...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:55:51 PST
No solder vga extension cord. http://www.instructables.com/id/No-solder-vga-extension-cord/
No solder vga extension cord. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/W78M/HAQ36WO0/FD6W78MHAQ36WO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/W78M/HAQ36WO0/FD6W78MHAQ36WO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/W78M/HAQ36WO0/FD6W78MHAQ36WO0.SMALL.jpg Computothought You need a longer vga cable for what ever reason. (Note you have to be careful as this will strain some vga ports). Seen several vga via ethernet extesion cables that use ethernet. Generall they have you soldering pins, but there is a better way. One ohter shortcoming of the soldered cable is you ar...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 07:45:30 PST
Building POF home user network http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-POF-home-user-network/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:06:10 PST