Instructables: exploring - technology - convert - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:26:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Easily and Automatically Convert a CT Scan (DICOM Data) Into a 3D Printable Medical Model (STL File) in Minutes With Free Software and Online Services http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Easily-and-Automatically-Convert-a-CT-Scan-/
How to Easily and Automatically Convert a CT Scan (DICOM Data) Into a 3D Printable Medical Model (STL File) in Minutes With Free Software and Online Services - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/TV0O/IZ6BV0MY/FFVTV0OIZ6BV0MY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/TV0O/IZ6BV0MY/FFVTV0OIZ6BV0MY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/TV0O/IZ6BV0MY/FFVTV0OIZ6BV0MY.SMALL.jpg wanderingronin7 In this Instructable you will learn how to easily convert a medical imaging CT scan in DICOM file format to a 3D printable STL model very quickly and easily using free software and online services. The method described here works on any major operating system (Windows, Macintosh, Linux) and requires...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:59:22 PST
Turn your 3D printer into a plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-3D-Printer-Into-a-Plotter/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:16:05 PST
Light 'em up: turn any 3D print into a LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-em-Up-Turn-Any-3D-Print-Into-a-LED-Lamp/
Light 'em up: turn any 3D print into a LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UW7U/IYUFXIYN/FTNUW7UIYUFXIYN.SMALL.jpg E Rosseau 3D print + LED = awesomenessHere I'll show you how to make a little LED lamp from any 3D print you likeThis is the easiest way I could think of and it requires just a LED and a button cell batteryThe result is a mood light which you can turn on/off by turning, which allows for the LED to make contac...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 13:17:52 PST
Run Old CD Rom Drive As a Cassette Inside a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-Old-CD-Rom-Drive-As-a-Cassette-Inside-a-Car/
Run Old CD Rom Drive As a Cassette Inside a Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/4HU2/IXUS7WRR/FOZ4HU2IXUS7WRR.SMALL.jpg medhatko Hello,Today we will learn how to convert old CD Rom Drive into a cassette inside a car or home. With very pure sound and very high efficiency. The cost is less than the purchase price of the new cassette. We will be implemented at low cost and simple possibilities. About the project The project i...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:29:56 PST
3d Print your Voice! http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-Your-Sound-Waves/
3d Print your Voice! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/9JQR/IWCFES8Z/FBC9JQRIWCFES8Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/9JQR/IWCFES8Z/FBC9JQRIWCFES8Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/9JQR/IWCFES8Z/FBC9JQRIWCFES8Z.SMALL.jpg willydegroot November 30th is my Mother's birthday, and the days of boring store-bought gifts are gone! About half a year ago I purchased a 3d printer in hopes of learning to design and manufacture awesome projects and trinkets. The initial struggle was figuring out an awesome personalized gift for her, but even...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:09:41 PST
Convert a 3D PRINTER to LASER ENGRAVER | Under 40$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-3D-PRINTER-to-LASER-ENGRAVER-Under-40/
Convert a 3D PRINTER to LASER ENGRAVER | Under 40$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BCYM/IV0AINVO/F41BCYMIV0AINVO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BCYM/IV0AINVO/F41BCYMIV0AINVO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BCYM/IV0AINVO/F41BCYMIV0AINVO.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, in this Instructable I am going to show you, how you can convert your 3D printer to a fully functional laser engraver for less that 40$ Buying a suitable laser - To start this project we are gonna need a laser that is strong enough to burn into most of the household material...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 09:20:35 PDT
Bluetooth PS2 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-PS2-Controller/
Bluetooth PS2 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SMALL.jpg EvanKale The original PlayStation 2 controller is still a solid and well-built controller by today's standards. Better yet, they can be had nowadays for a fraction of the cost of a controller with the same quality.Today we're bringing this 15-year-old controller back from the dead and turning it into a Bluet...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:19 PDT
Convert Your Old Laptop Battery Into a Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Old-Laptop-Battery-Into-a-Power-Bank/
Convert Your Old Laptop Battery Into a Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/IONE/IK1HRDC4/FQKIONEIK1HRDC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/IONE/IK1HRDC4/FQKIONEIK1HRDC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/IONE/IK1HRDC4/FQKIONEIK1HRDC4.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to convert a battery from an old laptop into a power bank which can charge an ordinary phone 4 to 5 times with a single charge. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you a basic overview which steps are necessary to create your own power bank. But...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 07:58:22 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Vectorize Images for Laser Cutting and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vectorize-Images-for-Laser-Cutting-and-3D-Printing/
Vectorize Images for Laser Cutting and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 Just before Christmas, I decided to make tree ornaments for my family and friends. The idea was to CNC or laser cut them in a 1/8" plywood sheet. My first task was to find a nice model online. There was quite a few that I liked but I could not find a vector file that I could run directly on the lase...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:12:41 PDT
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Rockband-Controller-to-MIDI-Drums/
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Hey! Today I'm going to show you how to convert a Rock band or Guitar Hero drum controller into a real MIDI drum set that can interface with digital audio workstations like Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, etc.Or you can simply use it to play DTXMania (DrumMania)! Watch the video! Click here t...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:27:18 PDT
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-40-years-old-DIA-slide-projector-to-a-De/
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon This hack made in Cairo Hackerspace .We needed a projector in the Hackerspace for The Internet of things build night and other workshops , courses and our Friday hacker movie night .The problem is that we can't afford buying a real projector , so we made our last "Hacker Scouts event " a trip to the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:36 PST
Converting slides to digital with a DSLR camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-slides-to-digital-with-a-DSLR-camera/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:54:40 PST
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! http://www.instructables.com/id/BATTERY-RETROFIT-FOR-CORDLESS-TOOLS/
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SMALL.jpg energysaver I own a newer 18-volt cordless combo (drill and flashlight). I also have an older 16.8-volt drill with two expired batteries. (We all know the high price of replacement batteries.) I had to ask myself a couple of questions: 1. Do I really want to do the "non-green thing" and send this good to...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:46:15 PDT
RC Car to Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Robot/
RC Car to Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SMALL.jpg randofo Converting an RC car into a robot is a quick and easy way to get started with robotics. At the very least, when you get bored of playing with your remote control car after three days, you can turn it into a robot that will do all of your evil bidding. Well, maybe not all of it, but at least a siza...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:11:55 PDT
Convert Towerpro MG995 servo to continuous rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Towerpro-MG995-servo-to-continuous-rotatio/
Convert Towerpro MG995 servo to continuous rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ACTY/GSYEQ9PF/FHXACTYGSYEQ9PF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ACTY/GSYEQ9PF/FHXACTYGSYEQ9PF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ACTY/GSYEQ9PF/FHXACTYGSYEQ9PF.SMALL.jpg AgeingHippy Do you need some relatively powerful and very cheap servos for continuous rotation? Well, here I will tell you how to go about converting the Towerpro MG995 servo (rumoured to be 10kg/cm Torque) to continuous rotation. Any constructive advice on the project or on the instructable would be apprecia...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:26:35 PDT
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-Rock-Band-USB-microphone-to-a-14/
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SMALL.jpg rcappel Just so you know, this is my first Instructable, so if its really messed up, sorry. Also, my images were taken on my ipod so they might look sideways. What You Need: -a Rock Band mic -a 1/4" mono jack ($4 for a pack of 2 a radio shack) -a blank or unimportant CD or DVD or a washer with a 3/8" hole a...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 10:43:24 PDT
The Ultimate Audio Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Audio-Converter/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 09:21:16 PDT