Instructables: exploring - technology - microphone http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:27:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 EL wire T-shirt with music beat detection http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-T-shirt-with-music-beat-detection/
EL wire T-shirt with music beat detection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/ZRNQ/I1KJJHBC/F0RZRNQI1KJJHBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/ZRNQ/I1KJJHBC/F0RZRNQI1KJJHBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/ZRNQ/I1KJJHBC/F0RZRNQI1KJJHBC.SMALL.jpg BobChidie In this tutorial I explain how to build an EL-wire decoration to put under a T-shirt and how to drive it with electronics to make it move in beat with ambiant music.This is the ultimate wearable decoration to wear in electronic music festivals or clubs.The idea is to hide felt panels under a t-shirt...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:26:52 PDT
How to do Voice Over in iMovie, and why you should http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-Voice-Over-in-iMovie-and-why-you-should/
How to do Voice Over in iMovie, and why you should - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I do voiceover for all my videos. What that means is that I film my videos and then once everything has been filmed and put into iMovie I begin recording my narration. There are some very specific reason as to why I do that, but more on that later.For this instructable you will need to have access...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:46:57 PDT
2 Minute Clap Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Clap-Switch/
2 Minute Clap Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/68VJ/I1FPPI75/FXI68VJI1FPPI75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/68VJ/I1FPPI75/FXI68VJI1FPPI75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/68VJ/I1FPPI75/FXI68VJI1FPPI75.SMALL.jpg Robotix_au This simple 3 component circuit can be used as a microphone alarm or as a light switch. The way the alarm program works is that it detects changes in sound level and then triggers the light to come on for 5 seconds once the sound level has gone up by 2 or more units. The light switch works in a sim...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:12:01 PDT
Music Reacting Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reacting-Circuit/
Music Reacting Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/AMQH/I0YG3TIX/FAHAMQHI0YG3TIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/AMQH/I0YG3TIX/FAHAMQHI0YG3TIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/AMQH/I0YG3TIX/FAHAMQHI0YG3TIX.SMALL.jpg Robotix_au Ever seen a stereo or a sound system with bars that reflect the beat of the music. This circuit does much the same thing.This is done through a loop that observes changes in loudness and lights a number of LED's that corresponds to that change. In the video you will see how the code works and see it...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:18:10 PDT
Make your own USB headset http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-USB-headset/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:15:23 PDT
Removing Excess Noise From Audio Files http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Excess-Noise-From-Audio-Files/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 13:51:04 PDT
Make a microphone flag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-microphone-flag/
Make a microphone flag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/N41R/HWNUD80Q/F05N41RHWNUD80Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/N41R/HWNUD80Q/F05N41RHWNUD80Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/N41R/HWNUD80Q/F05N41RHWNUD80Q.SMALL.jpg etlerd The thing under the microphone in the photo above is a microphone flag. It's purpose is to be a visible reminder of which television program the person wielding the microphone represents. In my case, I have an audio podcast, so the use of a mic flag isn't so important, but there will be times when...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:54:59 PDT
Home Automation Voice Control - Multi-Room Microphone Speech Analysis http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Mic-Speech-To-Text-with-Python/
Home Automation Voice Control - Multi-Room Microphone Speech Analysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/EQ4L/HWJNWYZA/F5QEQ4LHWJNWYZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/EQ4L/HWJNWYZA/F5QEQ4LHWJNWYZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/EQ4L/HWJNWYZA/F5QEQ4LHWJNWYZA.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Have you ever felt the need to track your speaking habits, control your home with your voice, or simply record from multiple microphones at once? Then you're in luck! In this Instructable, you will learn how install and use an array of multiple microphones to simultaneously capture speech from indiv...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:47:35 PDT
Voice Control the Arduino with Windows 7's Speech Recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Control-the-Arduino-with-Windows-7s-Speech-R/
Voice Control the Arduino with Windows 7's Speech Recognition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MTHT/HW37WXLA/F87MTHTHW37WXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MTHT/HW37WXLA/F87MTHTHW37WXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MTHT/HW37WXLA/F87MTHTHW37WXLA.SMALL.jpg nupity First, I'm sorry for any spelling or grammer mistakes that you may find here, as English isn't my native language.I made this instructable because I haven't seen one that focuses on this subject, so I wanted to share this method. This method is very easy and can be used in both simple and complicate...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:04:20 PDT
Altoids USB Condenser Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Microphone/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:29:04 PDT
3D Audio Graphing (MATLAB) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Audio-Graphing-MATLAB/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:55:29 PDT
Balanced piezo contact microphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-piezo-contact-microphones/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:35:38 PST
Balanced Microphone From An Old Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-Microphone-From-An-Old-Telephone/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:27:18 PST
Arduino Clap Sensitive Light Control (The Clapper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Clap-Sensitive-Light-Control-The-Clapper/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:41:09 PST
Working microphone from a broken headset http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-microphone-from-a-broken-headset/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SMALL.jpg funkysod As I have no internal microphone on my ancient laptop, I used a cheap headset when calling VOIP-calls. The headset broke and rather than fixing the very flimsy headset I decided to use the microphone. I think you get the idea from the pictures. I ended up using it wrapped behind my neck. That's the...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:16:23 PST
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyCap-DC60-STK1160-VLC-Xubuntu-1310-OpenSource-V/
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SMALL.jpg daiatlus79 This tutorial is an overview on how to use VLC to capture the audio and video streams from a device using an Easycap DC60 (Syntek Chipset) and the 3.5mm stereo microphone input of a computer running Xubuntu 13.10 64-Bit. The Materials needed will be only a few simple ones, mostly found at local Doll...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 03:21:37 PST
Arduino Controlled Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Lights/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:29:47 PST
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Water-Jumping-With-Music/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:50 PST
Use your Windows Phone device as a Wireless Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-your-Windows-Phone-device-as-a-Wireless-Microp/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:37:54 PST
Use your smartphone mic with your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-your-smartphone-mic-with-your-PC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/3BMM/HOUFXNGW/F273BMMHOUFXNGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/3BMM/HOUFXNGW/F273BMMHOUFXNGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/3BMM/HOUFXNGW/F273BMMHOUFXNGW.SMALL.jpg nprasan Want to make decent quality audio recordings on your PC without investing in a high end microphone ? A lot of smartphones out there in the market have pretty good audio quality. Some of them even have built-in noise cancellation features. This guide will help you connect your smartphone with your P...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:49:05 PST
THE PODCASTINATOR: A MOBILE PODCASTING STUDIO http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-PODCASTINATOR-A-MOBILE-PODCASTING-STUDIO/
THE PODCASTINATOR: A MOBILE PODCASTING STUDIO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SMALL.jpg etlerd I work in student affairs at a large university.  I had the idea a while back to launch a podcast featuring all the interesting things and people that students do and meet.  It's been going well, but there's been one thing I wasn't happy with:  the equipment, or rather, its mobility. Since I didn't...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:51:56 PDT
Make an External Microphone Mount for GoPro HERO3. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-External-Microphone-Mount-for-GoPro-HERO3/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:07:04 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
Hardening 8-pin ham radio mike connector with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardening-8-pin-HAM-radio-mike-connector-with-Sugr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7424/HJGE1RQI/F5L7424HJGE1RQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7424/HJGE1RQI/F5L7424HJGE1RQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7424/HJGE1RQI/F5L7424HJGE1RQI.SMALL.jpg hackbp 8-pin ham radio mike connectors are the easiest way to interface a PC with a ham radio for thinks like SSTV. For our http://hsbp.org/rpi-sstv project, we only used two 1 mm thick wires (one for transmit control, one for sound), however the the connector was designed for much thicker wires. To avoid ...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 01:53:41 PDT
DIY Laser Spy Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Spy-Microphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/HHVI/HJ600QB1/FEXHHVIHJ600QB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/HHVI/HJ600QB1/FEXHHVIHJ600QB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/HHVI/HJ600QB1/FEXHHVIHJ600QB1.SMALL.jpg rickosgood In this video I'll show you how you can make a laser spy microphone for under $20 in parts!
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:04:11 PDT
Camera external microphone jack mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-external-microphone-jack-mod-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EPE5/HI3TQ9WK/FEIEPE5HI3TQ9WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EPE5/HI3TQ9WK/FEIEPE5HI3TQ9WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EPE5/HI3TQ9WK/FEIEPE5HI3TQ9WK.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Nikon Coolpix L120 external microphone jack. I was disappointed with the microphones on my Nikon L120. So I added an external microphone jack so I could use a shot gun microphone to improve the quality of the audio.
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:59:44 PDT
(13) Push Button Syringe Microphone Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Button-Syringe-Microphone-Switch/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:15:42 PDT
Mini Medium Range Wireless High Power FM MIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Medium-Range-Wireless-High-Power-FM-MIC/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 10:14:51 PDT
Sound Pressure sensor and Mike pre-amp for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Pressure-sensor-and-Mike-pre-amp-for-Arduino/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 03:39:47 PDT
Poor Man's Microphone Shock Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Microphone-Shock-Mount/
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Fri, 24 May 2013 13:25:47 PDT
How to Make a Voltage-Controlled Oscillator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Voltage-Controlled-Oscillator/
How to Make a Voltage-Controlled Oscillator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/8F35/HFSHV36G/F958F35HFSHV36G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/8F35/HFSHV36G/F958F35HFSHV36G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/8F35/HFSHV36G/F958F35HFSHV36G.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam The objective of this Instructable is to show you one method of turning DC values, such as those from a thermometer, pH sensor, or pressure sensor into a frequency which can be used to send information over the microphone band of an audio jack to a smartphone. We assumed an input DC voltage as our ...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 16:16:54 PDT
Replace the grill on an AKG C1000S microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-grill-on-an-AKG-C1000S-microphone/
Replace the grill on an AKG C1000S microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/AFWO/HFD1JRSE/F5TAFWOHFD1JRSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/AFWO/HFD1JRSE/F5TAFWOHFD1JRSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/AFWO/HFD1JRSE/F5TAFWOHFD1JRSE.SMALL.jpg smckendry-smith My church has a couple of AKG C1000S condenser microphones for occasional use. Recently, one of them took a nose-dive onto the floor, and the mesh grill got knocked off of the aluminum sleeve at the front of the mic. It was not immediately clear to me how to put it back into place, so I did a little...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 14:42:02 PDT
How to connect an external microphone to a Canon camcorder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-an-external-microphone-to-a-Canon-c/
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 05:11:10 PDT
Quick Telephone Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-microphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SMALL.jpg kevins82 Hi! Today i tought .... woud be cool to relive my old sony wireless cellphone so i did that i made microphone out of it.. :D So parts needed...   *Old cellphone coud be any kinde becouse all moustlikely are the same   *And 3.5mm jack Tools needed..   *Soldering gun and soder   *Screwdriver Steps ...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:58:24 PST
DIY IPhone/ IPod/ IPad Magnetic card reader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IPhone-IPod-IPad-Magnetic-card-reader/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AXVN/HDHW52JE/F00AXVNHDHW52JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AXVN/HDHW52JE/F00AXVNHDHW52JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AXVN/HDHW52JE/F00AXVNHDHW52JE.SMALL.jpg 159753
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:53:30 PST
Condenser Microphone Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Condenser-Microphone-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:56:20 PST
Make a Pocket Mini-Microphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pocket-Mini-Microphone/
Make a Pocket Mini-Microphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/QP2C/HCB8T24X/FY7QP2CHCB8T24X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/QP2C/HCB8T24X/FY7QP2CHCB8T24X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/QP2C/HCB8T24X/FY7QP2CHCB8T24X.SMALL.jpg clevelandstorms This instructable is to show you how to make a simple, small, and sensitive microphone for around $13. Look at the video for an overview. The Schematic and Parts This is a common -emitter preamp. It does it's job well, and you can plug headphones right into it without needing a separate amplifier...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 10:41:08 PST
Sound Pressure sensor for Arduino based on ZX-sound board http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Pressure-sensor-for-Arduino-based-on-ZX-soun/
Sound Pressure sensor for Arduino based on ZX-sound board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UE1V/HBBCIJK8/F2MUE1VHBBCIJK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UE1V/HBBCIJK8/F2MUE1VHBBCIJK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UE1V/HBBCIJK8/F2MUE1VHBBCIJK8.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke There are a number of sound sensors available for the Arduino, some of them fairly cheap so when I needed one, I thought that building one myself was lunacy and I set out to buy one. First thought of course was to check out Dealextreme.com as they always have a hoist of goodies available at reasonab...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 15:17:16 PST
How to record a lecture with a wireless microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-record-a-lecture-with-a-wireless-microphone/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 12:16:23 PST
Easy mic or pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-mic-or-pickup/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 04:00:58 PST
Afterglow headset mic. extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Afterglow-headset-mic-extension/
Afterglow headset mic. extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/DO8N/H9G1A637/F29DO8NH9G1A637.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/DO8N/H9G1A637/F29DO8NH9G1A637.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/DO8N/H9G1A637/F29DO8NH9G1A637.SMALL.jpg a918bmxr I bought one of these headsets recently because i thought they looked cool. I then noticed very soon that the quality of the microphone was absolutely dreadful. i practically had to yell for it to pick up my voice. so... i came up with the idea to extend the microphone to where it should be, which s...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 12:15:53 PST
Flying Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OLZS/H9G12171/F8VOLZSH9G12171.SMALL.jpg KRA5H The flying camera effect is simply a boom shot where the camera appears to be flying around the subject. In this video I demonstrate the flying camera effect. Technically one might call it a dolly shot (camera movement horizontal to the ground) combined with a crane shot (vertical camera movement). ...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:40:41 PST
How to make a simple mic for computers with a stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-mic-for-computers-with-a-stan/
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:34:31 PST
Tabletop Microphone Shockmount http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Microphone-Shockmount/
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 14:14:54 PDT
"45 degree snare mic" JBWeld hack http://www.instructables.com/id/45-degree-snare-mic-JBWeld-hack/
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 22:29:43 PDT
Arduino Audio Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Audio-Input/
Arduino Audio Input - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Send sound into your Arduino.  This Instructable will show you how to prepare audio so that it can be sampled and processed by an Arduino to make sound responsive projects and audio effects.  (This article is a companion to another Instructable I've written about building an audio output circuit for...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 01:26:49 PDT
How to set recording level during field recording http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-recording-level-during-field-recording/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/88EW/H7997OSF/FIR88EWH7997OSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/88EW/H7997OSF/FIR88EWH7997OSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/88EW/H7997OSF/FIR88EWH7997OSF.SMALL.jpg smitra1 Setting recording level is the basic foundation for professional quality audio recording. This comprehensive workshop covers everything you need to know and record sound for your video, indie film. You can use this knowledge to record and produce professional quality demo for your garage band. This...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 23:00:57 PDT
DIY Shotgun Microphone (with wind shield & in-built shock mount) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Shotgun-Microphone-with-wind-shield-in-buil/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/GXR3/H672SSBU/FUTGXR3H672SSBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/GXR3/H672SSBU/FUTGXR3H672SSBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/GXR3/H672SSBU/FUTGXR3H672SSBU.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks A while ago I made my own shotgun microphone for my camcorder. It's pretty cheap to build at £12, and sounds great because it's got its own wind cover and in-built shock mount! It's very directional too! I've had several requests about how I built it, so I made this detailed overview video so people...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 14:49:47 PDT
Sound Responsive Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-Circuit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/KVS0/H5R9EXXG/FG0KVS0H5R9EXXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/KVS0/H5R9EXXG/FG0KVS0H5R9EXXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/KVS0/H5R9EXXG/FG0KVS0H5R9EXXG.SMALL.jpg BooRan An easy way to make any circuit sound responsive.   You can easily make any circuit you're working on sound responsive. I will be showing how to do this with an electret microphone.  Some people choose to use a 1/8" input (headphone jack) but I prefer a microphone so the entire system is stand alon...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 19:16:56 PDT
Updating a Vintage/Retro Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Updating-a-VintageRetro-Microphone/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:41:18 PDT