Instructables: exploring - technology - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:23:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Jaw-Clamp-Mount/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:39:50 PDT
Motion-Triggered Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-Music-Player/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:04:30 PDT
Make a Contact Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Contact-Microphone/
Make a Contact Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FPFU/IBDHI64L/FW9FPFUIBDHI64L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FPFU/IBDHI64L/FW9FPFUIBDHI64L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FPFU/IBDHI64L/FW9FPFUIBDHI64L.SMALL.jpg backbeats A contact microphone is a type of microphone that picks up vibrations from contact with objects, as opposed the the more common type of microphone that picks up pressure waves in air. Here's a demo of a contact mic attached to an alarm clock, along with finger tapping on the table about a foot away...
By: backbeats

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:11:53 PDT
Wireless Boombox Speaker All-in-one http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Boombox-Speaker-All-in-one/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:56:00 PDT
Ember (Interactive Virtual Campfire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Interactive-Virtual-Campfire/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:31:31 PDT
CHIME SF http://www.instructables.com/id/CHIME-SF/
CHIME SF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SMALL.jpg dangitalltoheck CHIME SF is a large scale public musical instrument developed for the Market Street Prototyping Festival (April 9-11, 2015. Market Street, San Francisco, CA) It is my attempt to address the challenges that public sound art poses and to create an accessible, engaging musical experience.This instructa...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:21:58 PDT
Making sort of palatable music with an X-Band motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-sort-of-palatable-music-with-an-X-Band-moti/
Making sort of palatable music with an X-Band motion sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/D6EE/IATHFF62/F2PD6EEIATHFF62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/D6EE/IATHFF62/F2PD6EEIATHFF62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/D6EE/IATHFF62/F2PD6EEIATHFF62.SMALL.jpg hzimmerman Making music with an X-Band radar, hmmm... wouldn't that be more fun than one person should be allowed to have? It's not that hard these days, with the right tools of course. As you can see in the image that accompanies this intro, we'll use an X-Band motion sensor by www.parallax.com. In the next s...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:38:38 PDT
Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SMALL.jpg dylanstout A MIDI controller is any piece of equipment that generates and transmits MIDI data to MIDI-enabled devices. In short, if you have buttons on your MIDI controller, you can program those buttons to any sound you want through musical software (ex.: Ableton, Garage Band, etc.). You can also program pote...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:31:55 PDT
3D Printed Penny Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Penny-Whistle/
3D Printed Penny Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SMALL.jpg backbeats A penny whistle (or Irish whistle, etc.) uses a vibrating stream of air that resonates inside of a tube of a given length to produce sound waves at a given pitch. In this Instructable, we'll show you how to design and build your own penny whistle using a 3D printed mouthpiece and a PVC tubing body...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:46:35 PDT
Madonna's Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Madonnas-Disco-Ball/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 07:29:17 PDT
Music laser light show http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-laser-light-show/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 01:44:22 PDT
Miniature MIDI Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-MIDI-Keyboard/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 21:53:47 PDT
Plasma Speaker DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Speaker-DIY/
Plasma Speaker DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable will show you how to build a 555 timer driven plasma speaker that can play music from any device with a headphone jack. It will go through the materials, circuit diagram, and how to make it. The music is quiet, but clear and high quality sounding. Below is a video that wil...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 08:43:28 PDT
MIDI SoundFont synthetizer with Intel Edison and Fluidsynth http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-SoundFont-synthetizer-with-Intel-Edison-and-F/
MIDI SoundFont synthetizer with Intel Edison and Fluidsynth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/32CZ/IA8WWR0H/FQD32CZIA8WWR0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/32CZ/IA8WWR0H/FQD32CZIA8WWR0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/32CZ/IA8WWR0H/FQD32CZIA8WWR0H.SMALL.jpg homembit On this Instructable, I'll show how to build your own MIDI SoundFont synthesizer using Intel Edison and Fluidsynth.By following the steps described here, you'll have a synthesizer that can play almost any SoundFont available on the Internet, so basically this is probably the latest synth you´ll need...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 15:35:23 PDT
DJ Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Subwoofer/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 22:02:22 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Boomcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Boomcase/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:29:37 PDT
RGB music controller with AGC http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-music-controller-with-AGC/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 05:09:30 PDT
Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Spherical-Speaker-Array/
Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SMALL.jpg mzed Acoustic instruments radiate sound in a wonderfully complex, 360 degree fashion, while conventional loudspeakers radiate in a much more boring, spotlight of sound. You could spend a ton of money on fancy products: Hemisphere from Electrotap Experimental Meyer Array or you could follow these instru...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 17:27:27 PDT
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-and-upgrade-your-stereo-system/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:53:53 PDT
Makey Makey Cubeloop http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Cubeloop/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 18:07:58 PDT
Musical tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-tiles/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 13:09:10 PDT
Infinity Mirror That Flashes to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-That-Flashes-to-Music/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 21:20:56 PDT
3D Printed Ukulele - Fully Playable http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ukulele-Fully-Playable/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:23 PDT
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Music-Fingers/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:48:02 PDT
Oxylohand http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxylohand/
Oxylohand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SMALL.jpg X-ylo Als eerste laseren we onze stukken uit, nadat we het op illustrator getekend hebben.Vervolgens lijmen we alle onderdelen die uitgelaserd zijn aan elkaar vast en komen zo tot een onmisbaar draaiframe voor ons project. Oxylohand onderdelen monteren We gebruiken schroefjes en onderdeeltjes van een b...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:27:03 PDT
Raspberry Pirate Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pirate-Radio/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:11:47 PST
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
3D Printable Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Trumpet/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:18:58 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Audio-Spectrum/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:57:13 PDT
The Hip Hop Door Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hip-Hop-Door-Bell/
The Hip Hop Door Bell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/O5UT/I84BCQ12/F5CO5UTI84BCQ12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/O5UT/I84BCQ12/F5CO5UTI84BCQ12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/O5UT/I84BCQ12/F5CO5UTI84BCQ12.SMALL.jpg 1up Living A door bell with multiple samples and a turntable you can actually scratch on!So, a couple of years back following a Facebook post about an idea for a doorbell with separate rings for each person in my house, my mate threw in the idea for it to include a turntable you could scratch on. Being the kin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 14:39:13 PDT
BeatSauce - A Laptop Midi Controller Hybrid http://www.instructables.com/id/BeatSauce-A-Laptop-Midi-Controller-Hybrid/
BeatSauce - A Laptop Midi Controller Hybrid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SMALL.jpg zexs For a long time I've wanted to build a custom Midi controller, and while this isn't exactly a new controller I did breath new life into some old hardware.Using some parts that I had accumulated and spending minimal money on new ones I managed to build a...a...DJ computer laptop thingy?...That's why ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:58:46 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SMALL.jpg BruceE3 After I had purchased my new iPod, I soon realized that it was incapable of creating its own sound. Thus, I decided to create a speaker that was small and light, but still had good audio quality. In the process of researching what type of speaker I should use, I came across a concept called bone c...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hindenburg-the-Steampunk-Mp3-Player-Speaker-Lamp/
Hindenburg the Steampunk Mp3 Player & Speaker & Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/KJ17/I7RG99SV/F61KJ17I7RG99SV.SMALL.jpg hobbyman I always liked zeppelins and their steampunk-dieselpunk interior as well as exterior details.Then I thought of designing and building a functional product I can use in daily life in the form a zeppelin. Of course an audio product I imagined would best fit to this aim. After seeing mp3 player modules...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:11:16 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-contact-mic-inducertransducer-witho/
Build a low noise contact microphone (inducer/transducer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/99A1/I7MXKFBH/FR899A1I7MXKFBH.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg This instructable will show you how I built a great low noise contact microphone for my friend's double bass!Thanks to the transformer, the microphone has a very good signal to noise ratio. That means that the inherent hum/noise of contact microphones is almost gone! The microphone can also be used ...
By: simon.w.nordberg

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:27 PDT
DIY .45 Caliber Earphone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-45-Caliber-Earphones/
DIY .45 Caliber Earphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/LSI6/I7Q0TLY5/FT4LSI6I7Q0TLY5.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Some of you might have seen this somewhere before from inspiretomakeA super cool DIY project that can make your friends jealous to the point of them paying you just to make one for them! Hahhahahaha Anyways this is an easy project that would require only a few tools and materials. And please vote if...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:35:53 PDT
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-audiophile-quality-speaker-cables/
Make your own "audiophile" quality speaker cables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/OSZW/I7KB3WLN/F07OSZWI7KB3WLN.SMALL.jpg junits15 Welcome to my Instructable on how to make your own high end audio interconnects! This guide will take you from start to finish through the process of building your own DIY, braided, multi-strand speaker interconnects like the ones shown above. These can be made in any length and in many different ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:13:34 PDT
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Dodecahedron-Speaker-With-Sound-Reactive-L/
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/A4R0/I7IJ9PXZ/FQ2A4R0I7IJ9PXZ.SMALL.jpg cschlager15 Hi, My name is Charlie Schlager. I am 15 years old, attending the Fessenden School in Massachusetts. This speaker is a very fun build for any DIYer looking for a cool project. I built this speaker primarily in the Fessenden innovation lab located on our campus. If you would like to see this space th...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:58:48 PDT
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ghastly-Green-Fire-At-Home-And-Why-It-Burns/
How To: Ghastly Green Fire, At Home! (And Why It Burns Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3NHM/I7IVPJM7/F7S3NHMI7IVPJM7.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan Remember to read any precautions on the Borax and Methanol labels carefully before starting this experiment.Hello, today I am going to demonstrate how to make some awesome, vividly Green colored flames, using some ingredients you can find at your local Super-Mart. The only thing(s) you should need...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:46:06 PDT
Pokeball Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokeball-Speakers/
Pokeball Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen 3D printed Pokeball speakers with NeoPixels. What could be more awesome?Parts needed:-Speakers. I used an old PC speakers that has got a active "sub-woofer" witch power the speakers.-3D printer or some place where you can print them. Total print cost for piece was about 2 dollars.Plastic used in the...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:10:47 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
Light Show on Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SMALL.jpg bikec I have always wanted an inexpensive way to make a Light Show that would work on music. In this instructable I will show you how to built my Light Show. I hope you love music and lights and that this instructable will be helpful for your future projects. This instructable shows all the steps I went ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensitive-Musical-Painting/
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SMALL.jpg sab-art This musical painting is a graphical score that you touch to play melodies and harmonies. It incorporates visual composition, musical composition, and gestural interaction to create a new form of visual music where the composition and the instrument are combined together. This Instructable will s...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:20 PST
Paper Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Speakers-1/
Paper Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SMALL.jpg Jess Rowland This project explores the technical, design, and aesthetic possibilities of 2-D, flexible audio speaker technology. The premise underlying this exploration is the idea that sound can be thought of as a physically immediate, transparent and embodied material. The end goal for me is the use of this...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:20 PST
Javalele http://www.instructables.com/id/Javalele/
Javalele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SMALL.jpg johngranzow 3D printing is used here to transform an abandoned portafilter into a small stringed instrument. The electroacoustic mini-instrument can be plugged into an amplifier for control of gain or added effects. In this tutorial you can see how to make the most simple version. The first step is to find a a...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:30:56 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
By: jameshamiltonrussell

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST