Instructables: exploring - technology - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:01:35 PST BLOX v1.01 Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Music-Player-and-Sequencer-With-LittleBits/
Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SMALL.jpg lamedust So I, along with many other mammals, love to make music! I make goofy sounds, fun raps, but often I find myself playing music by myself and I wish I had a robot friend that can lay down some wicked beats. That's why I made a drum and tone sequencer with the littleBits synth kit platform. Similar to...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:50:58 PST
DIY Cheap Electronic Drum Kit Cymbals http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Electronic-Drum-Kit-Cymbals/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 04:18:06 PST
Floppy drive jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Drive-Jukebox/
Floppy drive jukebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FE2J/IJIUULZT/FYIFE2JIJIUULZT.SMALL.jpg Jeroenv24 Welcome to my instructable for musical floppy drives.You probably came here as a result of YouTube video's of your favorite songs being played on floppy drives. If not, I'll include a video of my own setup playing, and a brief explanation of how it works. Then you'll also immediately see what we're ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:51:15 PST
The Harmotron http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Harmotron/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:48:53 PST
Ribbon Microphone Upgrade for MXL 990 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Microphone-Upgrade-for-MXL-990/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:25:02 PST
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Page-Turner-for-Music-Notes/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:35:13 PST
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Activated-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have wanted to do this project for a while and finally found the time. Music and lights are two things that go great together at Christmas. People drive all over to see huge displays that cover an entire house and more. I decided to avoid the traffic and create my own little light show. Tools an...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:08:50 PST
How to Replace a Blown Speaker in a Bose Wave Radio II/III or Wave Music System I/II/III http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Blown-Speaker-in-a-Bose-Wave-Radi/
How to Replace a Blown Speaker in a Bose Wave Radio II/III or Wave Music System I/II/III - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/6CRE/IJ4OR44X/FFR6CREIJ4OR44X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/6CRE/IJ4OR44X/FFR6CREIJ4OR44X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/6CRE/IJ4OR44X/FFR6CREIJ4OR44X.SMALL.jpg 02grandcherokee I own a Bose Wave Music System that I purchased nearly a decade ago. Recently, I noticed that the right side speaker was starting to sound "blown". Not knowing what to do next, I contacted Bose directly and asked what to do about having my radio repaired. They wouldn't give me a repair estimate with...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 18:22:34 PST
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Multicolor-LED-Lights/
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Light up your new year parties and impress all your friends with these amazing music reactive multicolor LED lights that response and change their colors on every loud beat. These lights are nothing but simple RGB LED strips connected to arduino - the brain of this project. LED strips mean that you ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:45:12 PST
Musically Synchronized Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Musically-Synchronized-Christmas-Lights/
Musically Synchronized Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QAZ9/IIJGV4TB/FESQAZ9IIJGV4TB.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech During the Christmas season, you are bound to see houses that are decked out with Christmas lights that are synchronized to music. You may be thinking that your house will never be able to have musical Christmas lights because the control systems are so expensive(they average about 700 d...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:28:16 PST
AbstractC - A Drum Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/AbstractC-a-Drum-Clock/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:23:02 PST
Linkit One Play Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Play-Music/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:14:33 PST
Violano-Lilypad Arduino XBee instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Violano-Lilypad-Arduino-XBee-Instrument/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:39:26 PST
Singing Holiday Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Holiday-Wreath/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 19:33:52 PST
AMPLFY - The Coolest DIY Speaker Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-the-Coolest-DIY-Speaker-Ever/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:04:15 PST
DIY Beach Amp! (From old pocket radio) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beach-Amp-From-old-pocket-radio/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 12:01:39 PST
Circuit For Flashing Lights With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-For-Flashing-Lights-With-Music/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 15:30:49 PST
Linkit ONE Baics: Audio Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Baics-Audio-Buzzer/
Linkit ONE Baics: Audio Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/XOH0/IHAYFOY9/F5AXOH0IHAYFOY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/XOH0/IHAYFOY9/F5AXOH0IHAYFOY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/XOH0/IHAYFOY9/F5AXOH0IHAYFOY9.SMALL.jpg sdsd4 Makes Basic melodies Materials 1kohm ResistorBuzzerLinkit ONEBreadboardWireNPN transistor Step 1: Connecting First connect the buzzer, transistor and resistors. Follow the picture above. Connecting continued On the Linkit ONE connect these three wires. Color doesn't matter but i recommend...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16:21:53 PST
Super-Sized Musixel Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sized-Musixel-Wall/
Super-Sized Musixel Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SMALL.jpg macetech At the World Maker Faire in New York City this year, we were able to show off the RGB Shades in the Maker Shed for the first time ever! It was a lot of fun, and we were positioned right next to our friends at Spikenzie Labs. They brought some new products, including the Musixel (an audio sensor that...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:41:17 PST
Sound Reactive Equalizer Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-Equalizer-Skirt/
Sound Reactive Equalizer Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/PG0Z/IGNZ4R6Z/FTCPG0ZIGNZ4R6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/PG0Z/IGNZ4R6Z/FTCPG0ZIGNZ4R6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/PG0Z/IGNZ4R6Z/FTCPG0ZIGNZ4R6Z.SMALL.jpg linawassong For a while, I've wanted to add a microphone to one of my wearable projects. Recently, I had the idea of making a sound reactive skirt and arranging the LEDs like equalizer bars. Integrating the right electronics without making them visible wasn't too easy since the skirt has a skin-tight fit. Also ...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 16:04:47 PST
DIY Floppy Drive Piano (Floppiano) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Floppy-Drive-Piano-Floppiano/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 20:09:58 PST
Sound Absorbing Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Absorbing-Panels/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 18:21:27 PDT
FA2B (First Aid Boom Box) http://www.instructables.com/id/FA2B-First-Aid-Boom-Box/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:25:21 PDT
The Most Annoying Sound in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Annoying-Sound-in-the-World/
The Most Annoying Sound in the World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This is the party trick that ends the party. The alarm clock for your siblings that earns you a wedgie. This is THE MOST ANNOYING SOUND IN THE WORLD. It truly is. And it's annoying to difficulty ratio is wonderful. Oh yeah, and it's all because of science. If you're feeling too un-annoyed today, sta...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:34:30 PDT
How to Make a Daft Punk Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Daft-Punk-Helmet/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 13:29:20 PDT
Musical RGB Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-RGB-Lamp/
Musical RGB Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media Here is a quick guide showing how I turned my traditional desk lamp into a colorful sound equalizer using Arduino and Processing. Lamp setup For this specific project you will obviously need a lamp. I recycled this lamp after it's original bulb broke, inspiring me to replace it with an RGB led.Th...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:26:35 PDT
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod http://www.instructables.com/id/ATARI-2600-Video-Composite-mod/
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SMALL.jpg Inspektor Gadjet Video Composite Mod – ATARI 2600 Introduction:I bought my ATARI 2600 (4 Switches) in the year 2003 on an international auction for 30 dollars. At this time I was obsessed with getting all the 8 bit music systems possible, Commodores, Ataris, Nintendos, FM Chips… Without paying too m...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 03:22:07 PDT
Coke Can Phone Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Can-Phone-Speaker/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:17:32 PDT
Pure Pi: Control custom stompbox effects on a Raspberry Pi with a smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-Pi-Control-custom-stompbox-effects-on-a-Raspb/
Pure Pi: Control custom stompbox effects on a Raspberry Pi with a smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/Z431/IE4ZWMXL/F9MZ431IE4ZWMXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/Z431/IE4ZWMXL/F9MZ431IE4ZWMXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/Z431/IE4ZWMXL/F9MZ431IE4ZWMXL.SMALL.jpg jmuncher This is my first instructable, although I have been working with Pure Data, Raspberry Pi, and other digital audio for quite some time. If you'd like to see more instructables like this, vote for me!Ever wonder how digital effects are created? Want to customize your favorite effects wirelessly from a...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:53:37 PDT
Electric Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Guitar-Pickup/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:05:51 PDT
Arduino Tone Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tone-Generator/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:43:50 PDT
Music & lights in childproof case http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-lights-in-childproof-case/
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By: XenonJohn

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:11:51 PDT
Midi Blaster 5000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Blaster-5000/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:58:35 PDT
Photographing Dancing Paint For CHEAP!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Photographing-Dancing-Paint-For-CHEAP/
Photographing Dancing Paint For CHEAP!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/UXT6/IDOCZXQG/F0GUXT6IDOCZXQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/UXT6/IDOCZXQG/F0GUXT6IDOCZXQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/UXT6/IDOCZXQG/F0GUXT6IDOCZXQG.SMALL.jpg sherry.clodfelter.39 Two songs with a strong bass line. Two photographers. Five tech people. A mixed group ranging in age from eight to fifty something. A donated stereo. One camera, Trash bags. A borrowed light. A public library meeting room. Some paint, water and a rubber band. This is how we (RAMP- Random Access Mak...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:26:31 PDT
Piano Pedal Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Pedal-Device/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:23:14 PDT
DIY Mini Phone Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Phone-Speakers/
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By: Saiyam

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:33:49 PDT
DIY Travel Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Travel-Speakers/
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By: Saiyam

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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:52:44 PDT
Raspberry Pi Audio Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Media-Player/
Raspberry Pi Audio Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/TD63/ICEMT3DF/FZTTD63ICEMT3DF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/TD63/ICEMT3DF/FZTTD63ICEMT3DF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/TD63/ICEMT3DF/FZTTD63ICEMT3DF.SMALL.jpg Bonny97 A minimalistic music player based on Raspberry Pi model B with HifiBerry DAC and ATXRaspi power controllerI made this with the help (also economical) of my father.Inspired by: http://www.hifiberry.com/forums/topic/small-media-... and http://www.crazy-audio.com/2014/03/a-standalone-st...Here's my fir...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:10:44 PDT
DIY Synth + MIDI controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-DIY-Synth-with-MIDI/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:43:29 PDT
Note symbol clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Note-symbol-clock/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:44:29 PDT
Ultimate Cooler Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Cooler-Speaker-System/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 08:46:47 PDT
Homemade Speaker Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Speaker-Electronics/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 06:03:45 PDT
Legend of Zelda Musical Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Musical-Chest/
Legend of Zelda Musical Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SMALL.jpg bprew1 As many of you know the Legend of Zelda is one of the most popular video game series to have ever been made. The Ocarina of Time is probably the most popular game in the series having a total of 7.6 million copies sold during it's lifetime. One of the most iconic features of the Ocarina of Time is w...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:33:36 PDT
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Jaw-Clamp-Mount/
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8NIK/IBJTISMW/FQC8NIKIBJTISMW.SMALL.jpg tsmith175 A bit late on the GoPro craze, but I've decided to try to assemble a Jaw Clamp mount. found simple tutorials so I just followed along to see how easy it would be(tremendously). For around $4, you can have a clamp mount a fraction of the official accessory cost. Tools and Materials You'll need:Dri...
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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/
Motion-Triggered Music Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Turn on music as soon as you walk into a room! This tutorial covers a minimalistic entrance sensor that triggers music of your choice. The design can easily be adapted to suit a variety of needs (e.g. alarm system, motion-triggered lights, etc.). The system is controlled by a Raspberry Pi, and aside...
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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/
Ember (Interactive Virtual Campfire) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/JD5M/IB045JR2/FDRJD5MIB045JR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/JD5M/IB045JR2/FDRJD5MIB045JR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/JD5M/IB045JR2/FDRJD5MIB045JR2.SMALL.jpg overzero Ember is an interactive installation, which explores community through a campfire-like circle of wooden seats that generate music from a visitor’s presence. Each seat in the circle is an instrument, which adds a note to a melody. This melody is a composition formed from the presence of visitors. In ...
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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
From Pringles box to Acoustic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Pringles-box-to-Acoustic-Amplifier/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:20:51 PDT