Instructables: exploring - technology - modification http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:20:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
Revieve your old headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Revieve-your-old-headphones/
Revieve your old headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NZ7D/HRBE34RE/FBLNZ7DHRBE34RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NZ7D/HRBE34RE/FBLNZ7DHRBE34RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NZ7D/HRBE34RE/FBLNZ7DHRBE34RE.SMALL.jpg go1984 Make your old headphones like new again... Or Cover them in a crap fabric and hope they look less shit than when you started... Good, glad you're with me. Gather the tools You will need the following -Glue gun (or other suitable glue) -Scissors -Stanley blade -Fabric (I had an old torn shir...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:46:55 PST
BT Home Hub 3 Wireless router Antenna Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/BT-Home-Hub-3-Wireless-router-Antenna-Modification/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/O6Z9/HPA3XRVD/FS3O6Z9HPA3XRVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/O6Z9/HPA3XRVD/FS3O6Z9HPA3XRVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/O6Z9/HPA3XRVD/FS3O6Z9HPA3XRVD.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I will show you how to improve the range of the BT home hub wireless router. Steps taken in this video will also work on many other routers. dipole antenna  biquad antenna
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:03:39 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Grado-Headphone-Modification/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:37:38 PST
WIRELESS 555 timer mouse modification http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-555-timer-mouse-modification/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 14:14:20 PDT
USB Wireless Antenna Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Wireless-Antenna-Modification/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YQPR/HKZAW705/FDOYQPRHKZAW705.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YQPR/HKZAW705/FDOYQPRHKZAW705.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YQPR/HKZAW705/FDOYQPRHKZAW705.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil USB Wi-Fi adapter external antenna modification.  Improve signal strength and flexibility to add different types of antennas. TP LINK TL-WDN3200 Wireless N600 Dual Band USB Adapter
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 22:43:25 PDT
Popup Flash Diffuser Modifications ( Canon ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Popup-Flash-Diffuser-Modifications-Canon-/
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 11:06:39 PDT
The Organic Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Organic-Battery/
The Organic Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/SFN9/HJ5ZY4W7/FTDSFN9HJ5ZY4W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/SFN9/HJ5ZY4W7/FTDSFN9HJ5ZY4W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/SFN9/HJ5ZY4W7/FTDSFN9HJ5ZY4W7.SMALL.jpg Quantumagnet Have you ever been somewhere where you need batteries to power your electronic devices? This Instructable will help you on your need too use energy, and be very eco-efficient about it too! The most ironic part about it? We are getting power from dead batteries!  Materials You will need the follow...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:20:33 PDT
3D Printed Customized 91mm Swiss Army Knife (SAK) Scales http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customized-91mm-Swiss-Army-Knife-SAK-/
3D Printed Customized 91mm Swiss Army Knife (SAK) Scales - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/0SGX/HIUXB8AD/FUK0SGXHIUXB8AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/0SGX/HIUXB8AD/FUK0SGXHIUXB8AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/0SGX/HIUXB8AD/FUK0SGXHIUXB8AD.SMALL.jpg franco40 Introduction For those of you out there in the DIY community who have always wanted to personalize their 91mm Victorinox Swiss Army, look no further.  In  this INSTRUCTABLE you will find instructions and CAD files that allows you the freedom of personalizing your knife with new scales designed by y...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 02:46:45 PDT
Kitt scanner computer mod for empty 5 1/2" drive cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Empty-5-12-Drive-Kitt-Scanner-Computer-Mod/
Kitt scanner computer mod for empty 5 1/2" drive cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JBCD/HH2VZU6E/F13JBCDHH2VZU6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JBCD/HH2VZU6E/F13JBCDHH2VZU6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JBCD/HH2VZU6E/F13JBCDHH2VZU6E.SMALL.jpg Gears4Brains This Instuctable is over a Kitt Scanner Computer mod. It was inspired from the NBC show, Knight Rider. I was wanting to mod my PC to mace it look cooler so I started to think up ways to do this. This project is quite basic unless you don't have perforated board (which I didn't at the time). It is a...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 16:57:57 PDT
Wearable USB drivey - MK ii http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-USB-drivey-MK-ii/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 03:02:19 PST
Cassette Tape MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-Tape-MP3-Player/
Cassette Tape MP3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I've been trying for some time to come up with a mod for the cassette tape.  Initially I thought it would be cool if I could stick a voice recorder into one of those tiny cassette tapes that used to be used in message machines (trying to ironic!) but it was way too small.  Then I hit upon using one...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:40:18 PST
Monovelo Monowheel LED modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Monovelo-Monowheel-LED-modification/
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:48:12 PST
Attaching 4 way foot pedal to V-amp 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Attaching-4-way-foot-pedal-to-V-amp-2/
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 01:17:07 PST
Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Rapid-Fire-Modification/
Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5LGJ/H6L5LSRB/F9Z5LGJH6L5LSRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5LGJ/H6L5LSRB/F9Z5LGJH6L5LSRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5LGJ/H6L5LSRB/F9Z5LGJH6L5LSRB.SMALL.jpg ernie666 A while ago I was asked by a friend to make a rapid fire modification for his Xbox 360 controller. At first, I was not quite sure how to make one , but I agreed to do it. Like always, the internet is the first place I go to when I don't know something. But after a couple hours of searching, I was un...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:51:12 PST
Multimeter Backlit LCD Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Multimeter-Backlit-LCD-Mod/
Multimeter Backlit LCD Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7JR1/H994VSMG/F2T7JR1H994VSMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7JR1/H994VSMG/F2T7JR1H994VSMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7JR1/H994VSMG/F2T7JR1H994VSMG.SMALL.jpg kukubee Hello Instructables. I have wanted to join this amazing community for a long time and I am happy that I finally did! In this instructable I am going to show you how to convert your standart multimeter's LCD into a baclkit LCD. We will use some LEDs and some clever programming to modify our stock mu...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:55:14 PST
Electric Light - LED Candle Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Light-Candle-Hack/
Electric Light - LED Candle Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Why re-invent the mousetrap? For that matter, why re-invent the candle?  It's been around forever, works every time, and does what is says on the box!  The Egyptians and Cretans were using candles made from beeswax, as early as 3000 BC.  This Instructable then is really just a homage to an invention...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 17:28:49 PDT
digital camera recase into film slr http://www.instructables.com/id/digital-camera-recase-into-film-slr/
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 17:03:49 PDT
Sketchbook Mod v1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchbook-Mod-v1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/EM93/H742ZM30/F9OEM93H742ZM30.SMALL.jpg flame_mistress Materials and Tools: -  Sketchbook made with a laser-compatible cover material (binding board, etc. – NOT moleskin!) -  Calipers to measure your sketchbook cover thickness -  Rubber grommets in various sizes -  Access to vector drawing software and a laser cutting machine.  I made this at the TechSh...
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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:01:02 PDT
FM Radio Velleman Mini Kit 118RS Modified http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-Velleman-Mini-Kit-118RS-Modified/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 00:57:13 PDT
Black DirecTV Remote w/ Textured Hand Grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-DirecTV-Remote-w-Textured-Hand-Grip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/4B7X/H3O7LHW6/FGM4B7XH3O7LHW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/4B7X/H3O7LHW6/FGM4B7XH3O7LHW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/4B7X/H3O7LHW6/FGM4B7XH3O7LHW6.SMALL.jpg Vininfinite First off, I own this second remote. I modded an extra remote. AKA I have one DTV box and two remotes. I'd hate to start a rumor, but being unsure I must say that you should NOT mod you existing/only remote. I am not saying this because I think you'll screw up (you might), but because I believe Dire...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:24:19 PDT
Modify an 80's Retro Handheld Game by Adding a MP3/MP4 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-an-80s-Retro-Handheld-Game-by-Adding-a-MP3/
Modify an 80's Retro Handheld Game by Adding a MP3/MP4 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I have a bunch of very cool 80s handheld games - some in great condition, others have seen better days.  One I had was totally dead, and no matter how hard I tried I just couldn't throw it away.  So instead I decided to bring it back to life with a modern twist.  I scoured ebay trying to find the...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:10:55 PDT
Bulb-i-fy Your Nishika N9000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulb-i-fy-Your-Nishika-N9000/
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 06:35:09 PDT
Mama Don't Take My Fotochrome Awayyyy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mama-Dont-Take-My-Fotochrome-Awayyyy/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:48:58 PDT
Maisto Tech Rock Crawler Jr. - Steering Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Steering-Upgrade-for-Maisto-Tech-Rock-Crawler-Jr/
Maisto Tech Rock Crawler Jr. - Steering Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/O99P/H2MYKGUQ/F2JO99PH2MYKGUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/O99P/H2MYKGUQ/F2JO99PH2MYKGUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/O99P/H2MYKGUQ/F2JO99PH2MYKGUQ.SMALL.jpg OricTosh Introduction This Upgrade was required as the Rock Crawler is going to be the chassis of my Autonomous (Arduino Controlled) RC Car. Also I wanted better control and build a robot project which uses an Arduino. Research on the internet gave me some insight to the drawbacks of this modal of RC car. ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:25:13 PDT
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Plexiglass-Mounts-for-Robot-Design/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:37:02 PDT
How to make a homemade pocket knife sharpener #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pocket-knife-sharpener-2/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 07:44:06 PDT
Turn 2.5" ata hard drive to PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-25-ata-hard-drive-to-PC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/JRXP/GYH33HJT/FEAJRXPGYH33HJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/JRXP/GYH33HJT/FEAJRXPGYH33HJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/JRXP/GYH33HJT/FEAJRXPGYH33HJT.SMALL.jpg neutron_robot this is tutorial video to turn 2.5" ata hD to PC. sorry for language.
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:48:39 PST
How To Turn Your Car Ash Tray Into An Audio Input http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-Your-Car-Ash-Tray-Into-An-Audio-Input/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/5OXX/GXBNAT1F/FFV5OXXGXBNAT1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/5OXX/GXBNAT1F/FFV5OXXGXBNAT1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/5OXX/GXBNAT1F/FFV5OXXGXBNAT1F.SMALL.jpg BigNate84 This is a fun project as long as your not a smoker.  Figuring out what interface you need will be priority number one.  This is a good modification if you go on long trips and don't won't to bring all your CD's with you. You will need... 01. Screw Driver Flat Head & Philips 02. Socket Set 03. Coat ...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:17:26 PST
How to make a HEXBUG nano to be activated by light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-HEXBUG-nano-to-be-activated-by-light/
How to make a HEXBUG nano to be activated by light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/055N/GU1UZD40/FTW055NGU1UZD40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/055N/GU1UZD40/FTW055NGU1UZD40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/055N/GU1UZD40/FTW055NGU1UZD40.SMALL.jpg longjie0723 This instruction is to make a HEXBUG nano to be activated by light. HEXBUG nano is a fun toy which moves like a real bug. I want to use it to surprise someone who open the box contain a dozen of the HEXBUG nano. But the HEXBUG have only a toggle switch for activation, so the bugs cannot hide silent...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:54:20 PDT
Converting an Inkjet Printer to Print PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-an-Inkjet-Printer-to-Print-PCBs/
Converting an Inkjet Printer to Print PCBs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/32ZR/GU59Z17U/F3532ZRGU59Z17U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/32ZR/GU59Z17U/F3532ZRGU59Z17U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/32ZR/GU59Z17U/F3532ZRGU59Z17U.SMALL.jpg pourcirm SEE STEP 12 FOR NEW RESULTS AND AN ETCHING/PROJECT UPDATE! Recently one of my focuses has been to find a way to make the PCB (Printed Circuit Board) creation process easier. I like being able to design something based on what I want in a circuit and just making it myself on the random weekend. Whil...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 17:24:10 PDT
Wood carved computer case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-carved-computer-case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/WSNT/GSVJVTDM/F6NWSNTGSVJVTDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/WSNT/GSVJVTDM/F6NWSNTGSVJVTDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/WSNT/GSVJVTDM/F6NWSNTGSVJVTDM.SMALL.jpg aespie-whitburn Here is a project I have been working on the last 3 weeks. I have carved a computer out of MDF, stained it with my own mix of acrylic paint and linseed oil then finished off with a varnish. I hope you enjoy.
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 07:12:30 PDT
Webcam Wide-angle lensmod http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-Wide-angle-lensmod/
Webcam Wide-angle lensmod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/0ZC1/GS3BDXX0/FWC0ZC1GS3BDXX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/0ZC1/GS3BDXX0/FWC0ZC1GS3BDXX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/0ZC1/GS3BDXX0/FWC0ZC1GS3BDXX0.SMALL.jpg vcarlquist Here is a short step-by-step on how i added a wide angle lens to one of my webcams. Its a super easy mod and Im happy with the results. I doesn´t improve the image quality, but from what I can tell, it doesn´t make it worse either. I had a couple of Linksys WVC54GCA and I wanted these to have bette...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 11:36:33 PDT
Coconut Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Headphones-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HSVZ/GQB4X820/FI2HSVZGQB4X820.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HSVZ/GQB4X820/FI2HSVZGQB4X820.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/HSVZ/GQB4X820/FI2HSVZGQB4X820.SMALL.jpg ruhtradj I modified some old headphones so they looked like they were made from coconuts. First I cut the coconuts in half, then glued the headphones inside them. Then I made the top portion of the headphones  out of 2 white metal coat hangers. Next I drilled 2 small holes in the sides of each coconut half, ...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:07:39 PDT
Hack Your Nishika N8000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Nishika-N8000/
Hack Your Nishika N8000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/U3SR/HH2VN5FM/FXMU3SRHH2VN5FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/U3SR/HH2VN5FM/FXMU3SRHH2VN5FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/U3SR/HH2VN5FM/FXMU3SRHH2VN5FM.SMALL.jpg Nano_Burger Welcome to the Third Dimension! Well, you have probably been living in the 3rd dimension for a long time and find nothing special about it, but how do you take a photo of it? One way is to use a camera that is designed to take multiple photos that can be put together to form a lenticular photo. Y...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 13:14:11 PDT
Remove LED from Arduino Board! http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-LED-from-Arduino-Board/
Remove LED from Arduino Board! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/DBH4/GJQEFYWQ/FRHDBH4GJQEFYWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/DBH4/GJQEFYWQ/FRHDBH4GJQEFYWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/DBH4/GJQEFYWQ/FRHDBH4GJQEFYWQ.SMALL.jpg jensenr30        Remove that pesky pin 13 LED from your arduino board once and for all! And in less than five minutes! talk about a quick fix.         "Why Remove the LED?" you ask? Simple! It draws current from pin 13. so If I try to drive an external LED, like an LED matrix or a seven-segment display, the...
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 19:20:15 PST
Custom Computer Case with Internal LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Computer-Case-with-Internal-LED-Lighting/
Custom Computer Case with Internal LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/XSJA/GI0TCKMS/FZIXSJAGI0TCKMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/XSJA/GI0TCKMS/FZIXSJAGI0TCKMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/XSJA/GI0TCKMS/FZIXSJAGI0TCKMS.SMALL.jpg Blak Wolf I wanted to come up with a creative, low cost way to customize my computer to make it look cooler. I have an old eMachines desktop computer and it looked really boring. I decided I was going to design a pattern on the case cover. In this instructable I will be going over how i did this project. ...
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Thu, 23 Dec 2010 19:42:19 PST
How to add a USB Fingerprint scanner internally to laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-a-USB-Fingerprint-scanner-internally-to/
How to add a USB Fingerprint scanner internally to laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/IORK/GHX7GAS8/FUFIORKGHX7GAS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/IORK/GHX7GAS8/FUFIORKGHX7GAS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/IORK/GHX7GAS8/FUFIORKGHX7GAS8.SMALL.jpg rich2871 I had a Dell Mini-9 that i installed Mac OS X onto and in the process saw other users adding an internal GPS receiver. This got me thinking, could I add a fingerprint scanner into it. The users of http://www.mydellmini.com were instrumental in the initial setup as one of the user found out where and...
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:40:33 PST
Make a DS Lite Easier to Handle for People with Poor Grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-DS-Lite-Easier-to-Handle-for-People-with-Po/
Make a DS Lite Easier to Handle for People with Poor Grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/AHEW/GHHILZNY/FOLAHEWGHHILZNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/AHEW/GHHILZNY/FOLAHEWGHHILZNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/AHEW/GHHILZNY/FOLAHEWGHHILZNY.SMALL.jpg Conker-X My grandma has a weak grip, because she had polio when she was little. But she likes playing Braintraining on the DS. This is what I've done to make it easier for her to play the game.  I'm going to take it up to her at Christmas. (My dad took the photos, because he didn't want sugru fingerprint...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 08:33:29 PST
DC Generator Made From A Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Generator-Made-From-A-Dremel/
DC Generator Made From A Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S9TB/GHDSNC7S/F1RS9TBGHDSNC7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S9TB/GHDSNC7S/F1RS9TBGHDSNC7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S9TB/GHDSNC7S/F1RS9TBGHDSNC7S.SMALL.jpg hackmattr Even though a Dremel is used as a tool, I figured I would use it for another useful purpose. Generating electricity. As proof of concept, I attached it to a gas powered scooter. Video is shown Above.... This dremel tool still works great, the only problem is that the battery pack stopped holding a...
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 10:45:07 PST
Change the Windows 7 login screen! No third party programs needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-the-Windows-7-login-screen-No-3rd-party-pr/
Change the Windows 7 login screen! No third party programs needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/N1YF/GFRWQO9Y/FJ1N1YFGFRWQO9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/N1YF/GFRWQO9Y/FJ1N1YFGFRWQO9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/N1YF/GFRWQO9Y/FJ1N1YFGFRWQO9Y.SMALL.jpg DJ Radio Tired of seeing the same old login screen?  Sure it looks nice, but wouldn't it be cool to customize the image?   Finally Microsoft has incorporated a new feature in Windows 7 which supports the end user to change the logon screen background without using any third-party tools. In previous version...
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 11:20:22 PDT
Intake fan on your XBox. http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-second-fan-on-your-original-XBox/
Intake fan on your XBox. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/2YF3/GB3XJBD8/F7O2YF3GB3XJBD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/2YF3/GB3XJBD8/F7O2YF3GB3XJBD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/2YF3/GB3XJBD8/F7O2YF3GB3XJBD8.SMALL.jpg mutantpoptart I run a softmodded box, and when using XBMC, it gets quite hot. Running the fan at 100% is very noisy, This is my solution to the cooling problem - An intake fan! I haven't seen any how to's for this and I have been through many sites for xbox mods.So I have decided to do one of my own. I will be ...
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 17:12:41 PDT
Neon glow ripstick using LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-glow-ripstick-LEDs/
Neon glow ripstick using LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/KT9C/GB288L27/FLTKT9CGB288L27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/KT9C/GB288L27/FLTKT9CGB288L27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/KT9C/GB288L27/FLTKT9CGB288L27.SMALL.gif the_burrito_master Have you ever wanted to have a neon glow in the night will riding your ripstik? This instructable will show you how to install any number or color of LEDs to your ripstik.   Video Video 2 Components and tools For this mod you will need a few tools and some electrical supplies. Tools: Philip...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 20:49:10 PDT
Modded DSi charger docking station http://www.instructables.com/id/Modded-DSi-charger-docking-station/
Modded DSi charger docking station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/E9PI/GAA0ETAZ/FGDE9PIGAA0ETAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/E9PI/GAA0ETAZ/FGDE9PIGAA0ETAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/E9PI/GAA0ETAZ/FGDE9PIGAA0ETAZ.SMALL.jpg stevoace My parents got me this quite neat Dsi charger docking station for Christmas last year and although it is really handy it has one quite major downfall... It has a blue LED that is on all the time it is plugged into the mains. Now anyone can tell you for one that it is not as Eco-friendly as it could ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 08:33:30 PDT
How to make a "MAD MANTIS" weedeater cultivator http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mantis-weedeater-cultivator/
How to make a "MAD MANTIS" weedeater cultivator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/Z2Q3/GA0O3O1M/FK9Z2Q3GA0O3O1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/Z2Q3/GA0O3O1M/FK9Z2Q3GA0O3O1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/Z2Q3/GA0O3O1M/FK9Z2Q3GA0O3O1M.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 Well i had bought a troy bilt 4 stroke weed eater from lowes and i also bought the tiller attachment with it .Well trouble  was to use it you have to bend over to about 2 feet off the ground for it to do cultivate anything .Ouch back breaker ill tell you !! So naturally the 70 dollar attachm...
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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 00:56:29 PDT
Hack Your Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim Camera [Updated] http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Your-Vivitar-Ultra-Wide-and-Slim-Into-the-Fu/
Hack Your Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim Camera [Updated] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/UCVD/G9GQEV1L/FVWUCVDG9GQEV1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/UCVD/G9GQEV1L/FVWUCVDG9GQEV1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/UCVD/G9GQEV1L/FVWUCVDG9GQEV1L.SMALL.jpg Nano_Burger No, its not on the International Space Station....yet!  The Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim was a simple point and shoot plastic camera barely worth the few dollars it costs …..Now it is the quintessential hipster, retro, future, anarchist imaging device!  The cost has gone up in proportion with its pop...
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Fri, 21 May 2010 19:40:59 PDT
Upgrade Your Time Magazine Promotional Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Time-Magazine-Promotional-Camera/
Upgrade Your Time Magazine Promotional Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2URQ/G8C3JI4E/F2T2URQG8C3JI4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2URQ/G8C3JI4E/F2T2URQG8C3JI4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2URQ/G8C3JI4E/F2T2URQG8C3JI4E.SMALL.jpg Nano_Burger It was an incredible "TV" offer!  Simply buy a one year subscription to the venerable Time magazine for a low, low price and receive a free, high quality 35mm camera! Boy Howdy did it work.  Thousands of subscriptions and thousands of high quality cameras flew from Time magazine’s warehouses.  Soon...
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Fri, 7 May 2010 08:34:05 PDT
How to make a magnetic mountable solar minty light (solar powered flashlight ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-solar-minty-light-solar-powered-fla/
How to make a magnetic mountable solar minty light (solar powered flashlight ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IMB6/G7YG6W36/FLVIMB6G7YG6W36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IMB6/G7YG6W36/FLVIMB6G7YG6W36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IMB6/G7YG6W36/FLVIMB6G7YG6W36.SMALL.jpg guitarist24000 Build a solar powered flashlight in an Altoids tin for next to nothing. Contains high efficiency leds. Completely self powered. Uses a solar panel, a rechargeable battery, 5 extremely bright white leds, and a toggle switch. Everything fits into your Altoids tin. I built this to use as headlights on ...
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:47:17 PDT