Instructables: exploring - technology - mod http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:43:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Shapeoko 2 Z Axis Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Z-Axis-Fix/
Shapeoko 2 Z Axis Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MNBB/I0R10GMZ/FTZMNBBI0R10GMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MNBB/I0R10GMZ/FTZMNBBI0R10GMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MNBB/I0R10GMZ/FTZMNBBI0R10GMZ.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 Anyone thats decided to upgrade their Shapeoko 2 to a larger, more powerful router has run into the same problem... The top Z Axis plates stick out too far and will hit your new router. I can't take credit for this idea, I found the solution here http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/ . Here are the ste...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:36:15 PDT
Ammo Box Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Amp/
Ammo Box Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Ammo boxes are seriously cool. There is something about them that screams “HACK ME!”When I first come across Dustinbikes brilliant ible' on hacking a ammo box into a speaker, I knew I had to do something similar.I recently purchased a pair from my local Army Disposal store and couldn't wait to star...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:25:31 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Boss DS-1 grit mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Boss-DS-1-grit-mod/
Boss DS-1 grit mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/OQ2X/I0C8WEL5/FPUOQ2XI0C8WEL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/OQ2X/I0C8WEL5/FPUOQ2XI0C8WEL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/OQ2X/I0C8WEL5/FPUOQ2XI0C8WEL5.SMALL.jpg d34dmeat The Boss DS-1 distortion pedal is a simple and cheap pedal with a fizzy high pitch distortion and a very scooped mid, the perfect starting point for some playing around. In this instructable I'll show you how to mod your boss ds-1 in only three steps and alter it's sound character radically. I call ...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:20:10 PDT
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-voltage-fly-swatter-mod/
Easy high voltage fly swatter mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/EGS4/I0HYNJO6/FMOEGS4I0HYNJO6.SMALL.jpg The Freak Caution - High voltage. Keep away from children and pets. I am not responsible for any form of harm done to yourself or others. So, having said that, I always wanted to adapt a fly swatter to something more serious. Standard electric fly swatters handle what I think to be about 600 to 1000V, this mo...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:28:54 PDT
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer (Alternate Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/XBox-EEPROM-Reader-Alternate-Version/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:13:52 PDT
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/XBox-EEPROM-ReaderWriter/
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SMALL.jpg Androxilogin First off, there are a few tutorials about making one of these floating around on the internet however, I felt they did no justice at proving what goes where. This is why I decided to tackle this obstacle myself and provide details step-by-step of how this was accomplished.An XBox eeprom reader can ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:36:17 PDT
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-a-USB-to-TTL-Serial-Adapter-CP2102-to-program-/
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SMALL.jpg Vitim This USB to TTL Serial board based on the CP2102 chip, is readily available on eBay. And it can be used to program the Arduino Pro Mini and others which don't have USB on board. But it's not as convenient as the FTDI board sold by spark fun.The pin out of the USB adapter and the Arduino doesn't matc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:33:43 PDT
Weather station soil probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-aux-sensor-improvement-for-use-in-/
Weather station soil probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Measuring the temperature and humidity or moisture content of the soil is really useful when deciding whether the ground needs watering or a particular crop can be sown or not. Here, I managed to improve one of the auxiliary sensors from a Sinus TFA weather station to work in the soil. Diffic...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 04:46:35 PDT
Make an Alternate Raspberry Pi Power cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Alternate-Raspberry-Pi-Power-cable/
Make an Alternate Raspberry Pi Power cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/EEDO/HZCJ4PQM/FBDEEDOHZCJ4PQM.SMALL.jpg jdogtotherescue I saw another instructable on here a while ago about soldering a power cable directly to the board and i liked the idea of not using one of our micro usb cables for a permanent power solution. I found the gpio pinout online and decided to try to make another power cable but using parts i have all o...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:14:44 PDT
Bullet Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Torch/
Bullet Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn a magnum 44 bullet into a mini torchI brought a bunch of used bullets from Etsy for a project that’s currently a work in progress. I had a heap left over and have been dreaming-up all types of projects to create.Turning a 44 magnum bullet into a torch was no easy feat. There isn’t much room in...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:11:07 PDT
Cubietruck external WiFi antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubietruck-external-WiFi-antenna/
Cubietruck external WiFi antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/7IAI/HZ5DVTBQ/FXG7IAIHZ5DVTBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/7IAI/HZ5DVTBQ/FXG7IAIHZ5DVTBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/7IAI/HZ5DVTBQ/FXG7IAIHZ5DVTBQ.SMALL.jpg silentbogo This is another easy project I did on my weekend. If you ended up here, this can only mean that you are a Cubietruck owner and (as every one of us) you have really weak wifi signal. This nuisance can be fixed in less than 15 minutes, including the soldering iron warm up.List of tools: 30W soldering ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:22:19 PDT
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/GameCube-mods-LED-Light-Mod/
GameCube mods: LED Light Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/U6L2/HYWT6VTS/FPZU6L2HYWT6VTS.SMALL.jpg JesusGeek I decided my GameCube looked cool enough with its Copper Mod (copper foil on the outside), but I figured if it were to glow it would be quite a show-off on the shelf worthy device. The copper had turned color since the oils from my skin has oxidized it, so it had a orange/red look to it. Complimenta...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:44:12 PDT
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-ModTurn-SignalsUnder-Body-LightBrake-Light/
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I modded the lighting system of an old Moped (Simson S50). The old bulbs and flasher relay are just inefficient and not reliable. I added LEDs to the turn signals and brake light. Everything is controlled by the awesome Attiny85. As a bonus I also included under b...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:22 PDT
Resurrect a filthy gpu http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-a-filthy-gpu/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:02:14 PDT
Give your PC tower a new look! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-PC-tower-a-new-look/
Give your PC tower a new look! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/PX6F/HYJ0WY6E/FNXPX6FHYJ0WY6E.SMALL.jpg Unprecedented One of the most important aspects of your computer is it's case: your case not only holds everything together it also protects the delicate hardware inside from electrical and physical interference. Your PC's case can be small or big, strictly functional or extravagant. I'm writing this Instructable...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:31:54 PDT
How to reuse the old LCD Screen of your broken Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-the-old-LCD-Screen-of-your-broken-Lap/
How to reuse the old LCD Screen of your broken Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/LBNU/HYE5RH6B/FBXLBNUHYE5RH6B.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab This is a super simple but also very awesome project. You can turn any modern laptop screen into a monitor with the proper driver board. Connecting those two is easy as well. Just plug in the cable and done. But I took it one step further and also build a nice case from acrylic glass. Let's build it...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:30:22 PDT
POWERMAC G5 MOD: MAKING THE POWER SUPPLY ELECTRIC ADAPTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/POWERMAC-G5-MOD-MAKING-THE-POWER-SUPPLY-ELECTRIC-A/
POWERMAC G5 MOD: MAKING THE POWER SUPPLY ELECTRIC ADAPTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/W4F0/HYC63ZXE/FZGW4F0HYC63ZXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/W4F0/HYC63ZXE/FZGW4F0HYC63ZXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/W4F0/HYC63ZXE/FZGW4F0HYC63ZXE.SMALL.jpg macglobalus POWERMAC G5 MOD: MAKING THE POWER SUPPLY ELECTRIC ADAPTORThe easiest way I know to create a power plug when modding an Apple G5/intel aluminum computer case
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 18:16:26 PDT
DIY Lab Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lab-Bench-Power-Supply/
DIY Lab Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/J198/HY5NP10G/FO2J198HY5NP10G.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Everyone has those older or newer ATX power supplies laying around. Now you have three options. You can throw them in your garbage, salvage some good parts or build a DIY lab bench power supply. The parts are dirt cheap and this supply can deliver more amps than some modern variable ones. Let's buil...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:40:31 PDT
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-cool-this-summer-PC-Fan-Mod/
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Who does not have a dozen of those PC Fans laying around? In this build I will show you how to use those fans to produce a nice adjustable breeze during hot summer days. And it runs at least 4 hours with an ordinary 9V battery. Watch the video! The video gives you a pretty nice overview on how t...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:20:18 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon http://www.instructables.com/id/Rokinon-8mm-lens-rear-mounted-filter-on-a-Canon/
Rokinon 8mm lens rear mounted filter on a Canon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/B37J/HX7OZ9V2/FKPB37JHX7OZ9V2.SMALL.jpg phgeek If you are lucky enough to own a Rokinon 8mm lens for Canon cameras then you have thought about using filters at some point. I have had this one for over a year an think they are something special, but there are no rear threads for adding filters. One day I was looking at the rear mount and happened...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:54:11 PDT
Improve Korg Volca Beats with Individual-Out Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Korg-Volca-Beats-with-Individual-Out-Mod/
Improve Korg Volca Beats with Individual-Out Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/KPGL/HX1WIEGH/FTIKPGLHX1WIEGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/KPGL/HX1WIEGH/FTIKPGLHX1WIEGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/KPGL/HX1WIEGH/FTIKPGLHX1WIEGH.SMALL.jpg ArvidJense WARNING, PERFORMING THIS MOD WILL VOID THE WARRANTY OF YOUR VOLCA BEATS AND MIGHT POTENTIALLY DAMAGE IT, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!The Korg Volca Beats is a really cool affordable analog drum machine, but having all the instruments summed into one output is a serious limitation. Luckily, Korg made...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:57:43 PDT
UV-C LIGHT WAND MOD (bypass 30-second timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-C-LIGHT-WAND-MOD-bypass-30-second-timer/
UV-C LIGHT WAND MOD (bypass 30-second timer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/ZCQA/HWZ9O198/FMWZCQAHWZ9O198.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/ZCQA/HWZ9O198/FMWZCQAHWZ9O198.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/ZCQA/HWZ9O198/FMWZCQAHWZ9O198.SMALL.jpg graviousinstructables UV-C sterilising light wandSpecification: Batteries: 4 x 1.5V (Size AA) DV Input: 6V DC Lamp: 4 watt UV-C Germicidal Tube Range of wavelength: 185-260nmhttp://www.amazon.de/dp/B002HWIMR2/ Open the casing of the lightwand (7 screws) Check circuit Short the collector to the emitter of the ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 06:52:04 PDT
Free Wires for Your electronics projects. http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Wires-for-Your-electronics-projects/
Free Wires for Your electronics projects. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/3OM1/HWS3IQBI/F523OM1HWS3IQBI.SMALL.jpg KD3533 How to recycle old SCART-Cables to use them for Your projects. All You need is: A SCART-Cable, a pair of pliers and some kind of cutting tool. Unscrew the cabs of the plugs on each side of the cable. Open the housing of each of the plugs and put them to side. Clip off the wires from th...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:36:56 PDT
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Computer-Keyboard-Into-A-Midi-Key-tar/
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SMALL.jpg bergerab Have you ever needed an extra synth for a concert? Or maybe you just enjoy fiddling around with music production software and you need a midi controller? Well look no further than your own computer keyboard! No this is not another how-to article on enabling midi control via your computer keyboard. W...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:37:11 PDT
Vintage Radio Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-Mini-Amp/
Vintage Radio Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/BJS9/HWCJJUFF/F78BJS9HWCJJUFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/BJS9/HWCJJUFF/F78BJS9HWCJJUFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/BJS9/HWCJJUFF/F78BJS9HWCJJUFF.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Modify an old, vintage radio and turn it into a mini guitar ampSome time ago I found a beautiful old radio at a junk shop. I got it home with thoughts in mind of fixing it. Once I cracked it open I realised this was going to be an act in futility.So instead of fixing it I thought I would instead m...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 02:38:18 PDT
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mouse-with-color-selectionchanging-LEDs/
DIY mouse with color selection/changing LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/9K77/HW1M8GT7/FT79K77HW1M8GT7.SMALL.jpg KD3533 The Video will show you all the details about the build of the DIY gaming mouse step by step.To get the USB controller and the LED's search on eBay for "USB RGB strip" . They cost about 18 $ but believe me it's worthwhile :) .
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:41:59 PDT
Mod Laptop with Music Reactive LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-Laptop-with-Music-Reactive-LEDs/
Mod Laptop with Music Reactive LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TPNX/HW0FTRTK/FQ4TPNXHW0FTRTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TPNX/HW0FTRTK/FQ4TPNXHW0FTRTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TPNX/HW0FTRTK/FQ4TPNXHW0FTRTK.SMALL.jpg asrivastava10 Well, there are many instructables on making music reactive LEDs some using Adruino, while others using TIP31 transistor. I saw one using OP-AMP as well. Inspired by those I wanted to personalize my laptop with LEDs which would blink with the music I played through my laptop. The laptop I have is Ac...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 05:06:06 PDT
rapid fire 2 shot mod http://www.instructables.com/id/rapid-fire-2-shot-mod/
rapid fire 2 shot mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SMALL.jpg chickenstrlp this will allow you to shoot twice with only one trigger pull take apart the controller diagram above now solder a wire on to each of the center prongs kind of like you would do for a quickscope mod then connect a momentary switch. note that all of these wires are not required just the o...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 08:31:36 PDT
Xbox 12 volt fan mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-12-volt-fan-mod-no-more-red-ring-this-will-up/
Xbox 12 volt fan mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NYR2/HVFL7FG1/FSXNYR2HVFL7FG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NYR2/HVFL7FG1/FSXNYR2HVFL7FG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NYR2/HVFL7FG1/FSXNYR2HVFL7FG1.SMALL.jpg chickenstrlp below i will show you how to 12 volt mod your fans to better cool your xbox and prevent red ring. first find the plug that supplies power to your disc drive next find the wire that goes along with the plug for the positive and connect the red and brown wires from your fans. wala now you have...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 08:16:53 PDT
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Controller-with-Voltage-and-Temperature-Readou/
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I recently had a computer cd-rom failure and rather than throwing it out, I decided to use its case for a custom fan controller. The fan controller consists of two components, a 10k potentiometer and a NPN transistor. I used a C1984 in place of the npn transistor because I already had it, but any np...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 19:14:08 PDT
Homemade GameCube Mod-Chip http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-GameCube-Mod-Chip/
Homemade GameCube Mod-Chip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/REGD/HWIMWNW4/FA1REGDHWIMWNW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/REGD/HWIMWNW4/FA1REGDHWIMWNW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/REGD/HWIMWNW4/FA1REGDHWIMWNW4.SMALL.jpg roycetaft So your GameCube discs have become too scratched to read. You planned ahead and made ISO backups of all your games, but after burning them, your GameCube rejects the burned copies. Buying a mod-chip would surely permit your GameCube to accept burned backups of games. However, as GameCubes have bec...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 01:06:53 PDT
Computer Case Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Mods-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I87E/HUNWX6DG/FDWI87EHUNWX6DG.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Just a collection of the modding I've done a long the years of owning computers.
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Thu, 1 May 2014 12:14:44 PDT
DIY Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Screwdriver-Hack/
DIY Screwdriver Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/ET6H/HUO8WB24/F4HET6HHUO8WB24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/ET6H/HUO8WB24/F4HET6HHUO8WB24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/ET6H/HUO8WB24/F4HET6HHUO8WB24.SMALL.jpg karcsika922 In this instructables I will show you how to turn an ordinary flat screwdriver into spanner slotted screwdriver, with a file(tool). The idea The idea for this mini project came with the need of a very unusual type of screwdriver. Just the other day, I had to repair a child proof power-strip.The ...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:36:47 PDT
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-External-Buttons-For-Your-Keyboard/
Create External Buttons For Your Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/SWNV/HUBWTNIU/FTLSWNVHUBWTNIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/SWNV/HUBWTNIU/FTLSWNVHUBWTNIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/SWNV/HUBWTNIU/FTLSWNVHUBWTNIU.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are times when it would be useful to have external buttons for your keyboard. This can let you make a custom gaming setup with foot pedals. You can make a simple data logger that tracks how often some event happens. Or you can just make a remote play switch to start and stop your music. S...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:11:33 PDT
Computer Power Supply to Bench Power Supply Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Power-Supply-to-Bench-Power-Supply-Adapte/
Computer Power Supply to Bench Power Supply Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are a lot of ways that you can re-purpose and reuse old electronics. For instance, a computer power supply can make a great bench power supply for your workshop. There are already a lot of tutorials online that show how to convert an old computer power supply into a bench power supply. But ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:59:50 PDT
Wooden Macbook Keys (with backlight functionality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Macbook-Keys-with-backlight-functionality/
Wooden Macbook Keys (with backlight functionality) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/G5M6/HU8O989T/F5ZG5M6HU8O989T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/G5M6/HU8O989T/F5ZG5M6HU8O989T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/G5M6/HU8O989T/F5ZG5M6HU8O989T.SMALL.jpg jerdreich8 Introduction Mac computers have been modded heavily over the past few years. This could vary in color changes, stickers, engravings and more. Wooden keys on a macbook always impressed me. You can by them online from various places for around $70 or more, but why so expensive? As a broke college stud...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:24:59 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Being able to hack and modify random objects is an essential skill. Budget and time constraints often make it necessary to build a project using only the materials that you have at hand. Here is a simple example. Let's say that you are a spy and you need to get a video recording of the secret d...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Audio Technica ATH M50s removable cable mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50s-removable-cable-mod/
Audio Technica ATH M50s removable cable mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/7O10/HTK5M441/F8M7O10HTK5M441.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/7O10/HTK5M441/F8M7O10HTK5M441.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/7O10/HTK5M441/F8M7O10HTK5M441.SMALL.jpg TechIQ Hey folks, i decided to mod my m50 and i wanted to share. I also made a video on youtube ill post that as well. Tools needed This the connector that im using  http://www.ebay.com/itm/281275172265?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649 Im using these tools in the photo but this is...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 12:47:34 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Macro-Softbox-Bouncer-for-external-Flash-Spe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4MIK/HSRTGFIH/F0G4MIKHSRTGFIH.SMALL.jpg confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
Infrared Camera Mod (Canon A810) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Camera-Mod/
Infrared Camera Mod (Canon A810) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2CDR/HRPNCBCA/FLH2CDRHRPNCBCA.SMALL.jpg tisBeth The camera used here is the Canon Powershot A810. Many similar point-and-shoot cameras will use the same basic process as described in this tutorial. An "infrablue" filter can be purchased from the Public Lab website for infrared photography. This particular instance of the mod was used for a ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:16:29 PST
Redneck Iphone Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Iphone-Clip/
Redneck Iphone Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/7O6G/HRKR1S8L/FC17O6GHRKR1S8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/7O6G/HRKR1S8L/FC17O6GHRKR1S8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/7O6G/HRKR1S8L/FC17O6GHRKR1S8L.SMALL.jpg joelsprayberry I don't like having my phone in the bottom of my pocket. The QuickDraw effect is also a plus! In this instructable I'll teach ya how to mod a metal phone case with a clip from a normal household item - a tape measure. Case This will work on both plastic or metal cases. I prefer the brushed stai...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:07:39 PST
Computer Mouse Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Mouse-Mod/
Computer Mouse Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/7A3K/HR4STF70/FSA7A3KHR4STF70.SMALL.jpg eva_maree_dixon HELLO?! Hey I wasn't at school today... Being sick sucks; anyhow I had this old mouse that mum was going to through out and I was like NO!!! I am a hoarder and that's what we do.. Find uses for everything any way followMe and comment on what you think of my mouse mod enjoy!!! This project can be...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 22:54:51 PST
Xbox 360 Slim WiFi Antenna Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Slim-WiFi-Antenna-Modification/
Xbox 360 Slim WiFi Antenna Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/8GYS/HQCC20HU/F1W8GYSHQCC20HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/8GYS/HQCC20HU/F1W8GYSHQCC20HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/8GYS/HQCC20HU/F1W8GYSHQCC20HU.SMALL.jpg voltstech Need to get a better signal from your Xbox 360 Slims Wifi Antenna? Adding another antenna will dramatically improve your Antenna signal receiving strength. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3EGwdT96ko Please comment on this tutorial or leave a video of the results you get. Did you like the tutoria...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:29:21 PST
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/Brownie-8mm-Movie-Camera-Mini-Media-Centre/
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Convert an 8mm Brownie movie camera into a mini media centre. Firstly the bad news - you have to destroy a vintage movie camera.  The good news though is these Kodak Brownie 8mm movie camera's are a dime a dozen and can be purchased really cheaply on eBay.   The Kodak Brownie 8 Movie Camera is a t...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:30 PST
Felted inductively heated house shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-inductively-heated-house-shoes/
Felted inductively heated house shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SMALL.jpg derwassi In this instructable I'll show you how I solved the problem of my girlfriend having cold feet all the time.  Because warm shoes fit perfectly to the coldest time of the year, those shoes will be her christmas present:-) I've seen quiet a few solutions to warm up your feet by the use of a heating el...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 09:36:35 PST
Digital Tachometer Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Tachometer-Modification/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/M802/HNY223WS/F5VM802HNY223WS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/M802/HNY223WS/F5VM802HNY223WS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/M802/HNY223WS/F5VM802HNY223WS.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Adding a *constant on* feature. I have wanted one of these for some time now but I need one that will stay on without holding down a button.  The ability to set the tool, leave it and say start or rev something then come back to it and know the max/min speeds is very useful for someone who works al...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:29:31 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Grado-Headphone-Modification/
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/0H9B/HNTTFO16/FSU0H9BHNTTFO16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/0H9B/HNTTFO16/FSU0H9BHNTTFO16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/0H9B/HNTTFO16/FSU0H9BHNTTFO16.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau This Instructable is going to highlight some very important modifications that are highly recommended for the entry-level Grado Prestige series, SR60i, SR80i, and SR125i. By highly recommended, I mean that they should be something to seriously consider if you own a pair of Grados. Plus, these modifi...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:37:38 PST
Improved Flashlight Electronic Cigarette - no soldering required http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Flashlight-Electronic-Cigarette-no-solder/
Improved Flashlight Electronic Cigarette - no soldering required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YYD0/HNQYA01Q/FJLYYD0HNQYA01Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YYD0/HNQYA01Q/FJLYYD0HNQYA01Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YYD0/HNQYA01Q/FJLYYD0HNQYA01Q.SMALL.jpg davidstelephone This electronic cigarette tutorial is simple and easy to do. That's the point. It is a follow-up to my previous instructable on how to build an electronic cigarette from a flashlight, which can still be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-high-power-electronic-cigarette-from-a-fl/ b...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 05:32:23 PST