Instructables: exploring - technology - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:23:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Thumb Harp (EN/FR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Thumb-Harp-ENFR/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:19:12 PST
How to Make Music on GarageBand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Music-on-GarageBand/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:02:18 PST
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/FuseBerry-a-Musical-Fan-Using-a-RaspBerry-Pi/
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SMALL.jpg FuseBerry The FuseBerry is a musical fan based on a RaspBerry Pi. A distance sensor will be used in order to determine the pitch and the volume of the note.Basically, the pitch will be determined by the frequency of the fan oscillations while the volume will be handled by the average distance measured by the ...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:55:51 PST
E-drum with small 3D printer and thick paper http://www.instructables.com/id/E-drum-With-Small-3D-Printer-and-Thick-Paper/
E-drum with small 3D printer and thick paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/9DCA/IXQG0RGL/FPY9DCAIXQG0RGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/9DCA/IXQG0RGL/FPY9DCAIXQG0RGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/9DCA/IXQG0RGL/FPY9DCAIXQG0RGL.SMALL.jpg ryo.kosaka.10 This is prototype of 8 inch pad for e-drum.It is made from multiple parts. I did not want to make drums with conspicuous bolts to connect the parts. Therefore, as much as possible, the joint part was made inconspicuous and designed to look like one part. Why? That's because it is cool.I do not know ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:37:57 PST
DIY Framed Rhythm Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Framed-Rhythm-Lamp/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 20:05:22 PST
Bluetooth speaker made from old vintage radio DIY portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Made-From-Old-Vintage-Radio-DIY-/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:49:36 PST
JolliCube Audio/Music Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-AudioMusic-Visualizer/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 01:22:55 PST
3d Print a CD case with your favorite logo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-a-CD-Case-With-Your-Favorite-Logo/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:12:24 PST
3D Print a Programmable Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Programmable-Musical-Instrument/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:36:41 PST
The Mini Midi Controller for kids :) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Midi-Controller-for-Kids-/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 22:34:51 PST
Make a string instrument - Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-String-Instrument-Raspberry-Pi/
Make a string instrument - Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1LMB/IX0PRQ6J/FAV1LMBIX0PRQ6J.SMALL.jpg taktik02 Have you ever wish to make your own music instrument? Here, you'll see that with few efforts, making a simple music instrument will be super easy. Your instrument will be able to produce a sound, depending on the frequency of the rope. In order to receive the frequency of a rope we'll use a piezoele...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:11:32 PST
The Palm Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Palm-Piano/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 04:08:05 PST
Arduino USB to Legacy MIDI Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-USB-to-Legacy-MIDI-Converter/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:40:48 PST
Simple MIDI Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MIDI-Buzzer/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:46:27 PST
The Zippaphone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Zippaphone/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:14:42 PST
Basys 3 Keyboard Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Basys-3-Keyboard-Synthesizer/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 20:33:25 PST
VUmeter Led http://www.instructables.com/id/VUmeter-Led/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 19:37:12 PST
Make a Music Controlled Christmas Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Music-Controlled-Christmas-Light-With-Ardui/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 02:02:55 PST
How to Make Christmas Lights Flash to Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Lights-Flash-to-Music-1/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:30:58 PST
IPod Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/IPod-Speaker-1/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:00:59 PST
R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/RRSS-Raspberry-Pi-Rave-Sound-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:39:02 PST
Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-Mini-DIY-Portable-Speaker-Solar-Bluetooth-F/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:55:13 PST
DIY Modular Guitar Amp! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modular-Guitar-Amp/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:16:09 PST
Wooden Passive Amplifier for iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Passive-Amplifier-for-IPhone/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:25:16 PST
Arduino Spectrum Analyzer on a 10x10 RGB LED-Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Spectrum-Analyzer-on-a-10x10-RGB-LED-Matri/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:48:02 PST
Turntable Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Restoration/
Turntable Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3F7L/IVO3HCU4/FYH3F7LIVO3HCU4.SMALL.jpg djpolymath I picked up this turntable from an estate sale and I was assured it was in working order. I didn't find out until I arrived home that it wouldn't power on and the stylus had popped loose. It was still a good deal, but it needed work. After a little restoration I planned on putting it in my record ca...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:14 PST
Bungie Bass http://www.instructables.com/id/Bungie-Bass/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 05:25:32 PST
Rustic Resonance - the 360 Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Resonance-the-360-Speaker-System/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:06:22 PST
Neon Notes || A Simple Arduino Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Notes-a-Simple-Arduino-Instrument/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:20:44 PST
The Arduino of Funk - a Student Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-of-Funk-a-Student-Project/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:40:44 PST
Backpack Speaker Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Speaker-Hack/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:22:08 PST
Automated MIDI Xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-MIDI-Xylophone/
Automated MIDI Xylophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/L0HI/IUSM79ND/FVFL0HIIUSM79ND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/L0HI/IUSM79ND/FVFL0HIIUSM79ND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/L0HI/IUSM79ND/FVFL0HIIUSM79ND.SMALL.jpg Tokyo_Steve In this instructable I will show you how fire solenoids using midi signal and an Arduino. One of the best applications I found for this was to build a xylophone. I will provide my code and schematic so the only things necessary for you are basic woodworking skills, basic soldering skills, and a lot ...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:04:12 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Boombox-Repurpose-Your-Old-Hi-Fi/
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SMALL.jpg diggoryrush For this project I will be making a bluetooth speaker using secondhand bookshelf speakers. I will go through the design process and all the different stages of construction, this will be a comprehensive guide to building a your very own Hi-Fi quality boombox. You will need:- A pair of bookshelf spe...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:26:39 PDT
Solderless Music LED Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderless-Music-LED-Bottle/
Solderless Music LED Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SMALL.jpg MehtlliK The Solderess Music LED bottle is a music controlled light box that lights up when the BASS is around ohh yeah!!!now let's get the lighting started! yeeahhh! Materials for the light show! the materials are as follows:2 Tip 31 transistor8 LED'sAligator pinsheat shrink tubingTRS audio plug12V dc so...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:50:01 PDT
Add Bluetooth To A/V Receiver Amplifier Within 3 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Bluetooth-to-AV-Receiver-Amplifier-Within-3-Mi/
Add Bluetooth To A/V Receiver Amplifier Within 3 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QAO1/IUOI68CV/FQ1QAO1IUOI68CV.SMALL.jpg Imran687 This is a very simple upgrade that you can do to any amplifier that does not have Bluetooth built in. In my case I will be adding Bluetooth to my Home A/V receiver amplifier. It only takes about 3 minutes and is completely removable should you decide to change your setup in the future. Parts list ...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:19:23 PDT
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Room-Audio-System-MRAS-Using-a-Home-Cinema/
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SMALL.jpg poursal At home we have a wiring installation for speakers to be used by a multi-room audio system. A total of 5 wire pairs are available, with 3 of them going to the 3 bedrooms and the remaining two going to a room hosting the living area and dining table. All cables terminate to the entrance of the house ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:44:11 PDT
Mini USB MIDI-Controller MiniMidi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-USB-MIDI-Controller-MiniMidi/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:41:23 PDT
Music Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Suitcase/
Music Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/UV43/IUKF0067/FTUUV43IUKF0067.SMALL.jpg Bahnep Music SuitcaseWe wanted a opportunity to listen to our music without wasting much money with Bose or other expensive devices. We decided to built a individual setup. Portable, and netty. we prefer elegance and good music quality. There is no better way to realise this without a Suitcase. It consist...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:01:54 PDT
Arudino Harpsi-Gourd http://www.instructables.com/id/Arudino-Harpsi-Gourd/
Arudino Harpsi-Gourd - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/B174/IUKEUT1H/FXLB174IUKEUT1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/B174/IUKEUT1H/FXLB174IUKEUT1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/B174/IUKEUT1H/FXLB174IUKEUT1H.SMALL.jpg mflaga Build your own Harpsi-Gourd to play just like Lurch of the Addams Family, trading the over-rated touch sensitive banana for the season appropriate Pumpkins, that generate musical notes. This Harpsi-Gourd was built to be exhibited at our local "How-to Halloween" expo. The size of the actual panel was...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:59:52 PDT
Midi-Dot http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Dot/
Midi-Dot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/DHHY/IUHMRQCP/FI4DHHYIUHMRQCP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/DHHY/IUHMRQCP/FI4DHHYIUHMRQCP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/DHHY/IUHMRQCP/FI4DHHYIUHMRQCP.SMALL.jpg SylviaK10 In this we are going to explain are to how to create a small midi controler from molded rubber, and a pressure sensor. This pad is designed to be used as a creative/rhythmic aid for musicians composers and buskers. The finished piece can be attached to the bottom of a shoe, or placed under the insol...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:54:28 PDT
VOICE BOX: MIDI SYNT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/VOICE-BOX-MIDI-SYNT-CONTROLLER/
VOICE BOX: MIDI SYNT CONTROLLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/URV8/ISYTJ4Z1/FHTURV8ISYTJ4Z1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/URV8/ISYTJ4Z1/FHTURV8ISYTJ4Z1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/URV8/ISYTJ4Z1/FHTURV8ISYTJ4Z1.SMALL.jpg fablab cagliari A MIDI synt controller box is a box that's main purpose is to play sounds on another device like a computer or synth module. The box itself doesn't generate any noise on its own at all, if they do it's very limited. MIDI controllers range from little tiny things that are pretty cheap to make al...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 10:01:05 PDT
LED bass http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Basss/
LED bass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LMEA/IT0F8E20/F89LMEAIT0F8E20.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LMEA/IT0F8E20/F89LMEAIT0F8E20.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LMEA/IT0F8E20/F89LMEAIT0F8E20.SMALL.jpg BreakingTheExpectations Here we are again with another new project. We are going to put some blue leds on our bass. We could turn them on and off with a switch in the rear of the bass besides the 9 Volts battery that will provide the necessary charge. Is a very easy proyect with a very impressive result for a night conce...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:18:28 PDT
Arduino Theremin Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Theremin-Box/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:53:03 PDT
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Radio-With-Bluetooth-MP3/
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MJMI/ITCHGGDD/FNHMJMIITCHGGDD.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 The objective for this project was to create something useful from odds and ends around the house. Through this project I found new use for some leftover wood flooring, salvaged pc speakers, and also some ni-cad rechargeable AA batteries. I did have to order the Radio Module and solar cells which co...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:09 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SMALL.jpg randofo The animatronic talking takeout container is a fun little toy that is good for hours of amusement. This idea came about after having taken a special effects film class when I was in college. While in the class, I made a short film of myself talking to a takout container with a face drawn on it. Ho...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Clarinet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clarinet-Lamp/
Clarinet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SMALL.jpg jillls101 A clarinet lamp is a nice touch for any musician's room.In this instructable I will walk you though the process of creating a functioning lamp out of a clarinet.Warning! Improper wiring of your lamp could lead to an electrical fire. Be very careful when performing these steps. Gathering Materials ...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:03:35 PDT
Musical Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Sneakers/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:33:11 PDT
Cardboard Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Piano/
Cardboard Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/TD1Q/ISYZVI7Z/FLFTD1QISYZVI7Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/TD1Q/ISYZVI7Z/FLFTD1QISYZVI7Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/TD1Q/ISYZVI7Z/FLFTD1QISYZVI7Z.SMALL.jpg sw4p Yes it's a piano made out of complete cardboard. It is a very simple way of making a musical instrument using only cardboard. And it's modular* too, awesome right?Cardboard piano is made up of two main parts, a physical cardboard keyboard and computer i.e. processing sketch running in the computer. ...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:15:17 PDT
Bajo LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bass/
Bajo LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/C9N1/ISX124NA/F1OC9N1ISX124NA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/C9N1/ISX124NA/F1OC9N1ISX124NA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/C9N1/ISX124NA/F1OC9N1ISX124NA.SMALL.jpg BreakingTheExpectations Aquí estamos otra vez con otro nuevo proyecto, vamos a ponerle unas luces led azules a nuestro bajo. Podremos encenderlas con un interruptor que irá por detrás además de la batería de 9 V que proporcionará la carga. Es un proyecto bastante fácil y con un resultado bastante chulo para un concierto de...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 03:58:31 PDT
Foxonix Joke Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Foxonix-Joke-Box/
Foxonix Joke Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/WZNT/IST1NTX6/FWMWZNTIST1NTX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/WZNT/IST1NTX6/FWMWZNTIST1NTX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/WZNT/IST1NTX6/FWMWZNTIST1NTX6.SMALL.jpg 6opNc In this Instructable we are going to explore some of the features of Foxonix Development Board used for adding the speech, music and other sounds to your projects. In this example I decided to make a Joke Box out of several knock knock jokes that I edited from gradualreport video. Parts and Softw...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:41:40 PDT