Instructables: exploring - technology - jack - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:37:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Megaphone for the Media http://www.instructables.com/id/Megaphone-for-the-Media/
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By: Pontomira

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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:49:45 PDT
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamethrowing-Jack-O-Lantern/
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By: randofo

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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT
Making DSO Nano V2 & V3 Oscilloscope Probes http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-DSO-Nano-V2-V3-Oscilloscope-Probes/
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By: Josehf Murchison

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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:06:18 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT
Remove Broken Headphone Jack From My Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Headphone-Jack-From-My-Device/
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By: Merk the Tiger

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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 17:00:01 PST
Easy Benchtop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Benchtop-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:34:47 PDT
from battery to wall wart in 10 minutes (with no soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/from-battery-to-wall-wart-in-10-minutes-with-no-so/
from battery to wall wart in 10 minutes (with no soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/5M18/HQ3ZSTF8/FPQ5M18HQ3ZSTF8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/5M18/HQ3ZSTF8/FPQ5M18HQ3ZSTF8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/5M18/HQ3ZSTF8/FPQ5M18HQ3ZSTF8.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you like electronic gadgets as I do, you constantly need to charge many batteries, since battery powered devices are still much common. But batteries pollute, disposal has a cost, batteries themselves are not cheap at all if you buy good quality ones. There is also another issue, many devices wor...
By: andrea biffi

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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:30:10 PST
DIY Frankenstein Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Frankenstein-Bulb/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
How to Repair Busted Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Busted-Headphones/
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By: hertzgamma

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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:22:01 PDT
DIY C3/N3 remote control plug for Canon DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-C3N3-remote-control-plug-for-Canon-DSLR/
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:39:16 PDT
Headphones Jack - Fix and make like new http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Jack-Fix-and-make-like-new/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 15:31:02 PDT
Backlit 1/4" Audio Jacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-14-Audio-Jacks/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 12:37:04 PDT
Fix your busted headphones! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-busted-headphones/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:15:56 PDT
Meowsic Keyboard Output Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Meow-Keyboard-Output-Jack/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:10:20 PST
Megaphone Audio Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Megaphone-Audio-Input/
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By: randofo

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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 17:10:43 PST
Hidden USB Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-USB-Storage/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 11:25:53 PDT
Sony Headphone Jack Replacement - better and stronger http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Headphone-Jack-Replacement-better-and-stron/
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By: etechtim

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Sun, 23 Nov 2008 01:28:03 PST