Instructables: exploring - technology - music - make Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:44:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wiring Up a MIDI controller
Wiring Up a MIDI controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbertain How to wire a breadboard to a MIDI controller. What is a MIDI controller What you'll need
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:46:01 PDT
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Music blinking LED
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Make your own AMP!
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos In this project I'm making an wireless bluetooth receiver that you can connect to any amplifier or headset and you don't have to deal whit the AUX cable and that you can't use your phone far away while playing music.This is an easy project and an fun one! Its 3v coming from the batteries and goes in...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:08 PST
Victrola Style Passive Speaker
Victrola Style Passive Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabLeft Surprisingly effective passive amplifier. 11db increase in volume from across the room, better bass, and a bit of reverb. Cone is made from 2 file folders joined with CA glue, and coated with truck bed liner Tube is a 2" p-trap with a 2" thread adapter and a 3in flush fit cap, painted with ha...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00:26 PDT
robot statue
robot statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 Just to give you a bit of background info, i collected a lot of broken projectors and other electronic equipment and would salvage parts. However i had lots left over so i made a sculpture from them as a sort of futuristic version of the thinker. a few things to remember if you want to do this, you ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 18:38:05 PDT
Plant safe
Plant safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 what you will needknifegluepotfake plantfoam circleshoe boxlighter lid take the pot and put it upside down on the cardboard then treace a circle around rim. next cut that circle out and trim it so it will easily fit 2 inches into the pot. base repeat what you did with step one except use the b...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:37:56 PST
3D Printable Glockenspiel Mallets
3D Printable Glockenspiel Mallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClairePawlewitz Hello musicians! This Instructable will show you how to create a 3D model of glock/bell mallets on 123d Design Desktop version, so you can print them with a 3D printer. This is a very simple design, but I figured that it would be helpful when you need to replace the flimsy student glock mallets that...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:08:12 PDT
How to Make a RCA to 3.5mm Cable
How to Make a RCA to 3.5mm Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> mshbi With this you can play music from your iPod or mp3 player on your TV or amplifier! It is extremely easy to make and it is also a very cheap project. You plug the 3.5 mm audio plug into your iPod or mp3 player and you plug the 2 RCA plugs into your TV or amp. If you have any questions then post it in...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:00:50 PDT
The Monobox Amp TXTCLA55 I just completed my version of the Monobox Amp project from Make Magazine issue 34. First off, it was fun, but you'll defiantly need to know what your doing if you attempt this project. I actually made a mistake when I made mine, soldered a jumper wire from pin 5 after the capacitors to pin 8. Howev...

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:34:29 PDT
Wooden LED Synced Headphones from Scratch
Wooden LED Synced Headphones from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marker1024 Over the past few months I have been asked by my fellow classmates and friends,"Mark, why are you making headphones?" My response has consistently been, I love music, I want good quality over ear headphones, but I don't want to drop 300+ on name brand headphones. If you know me I will take almost an...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:22:54 PDT
Make Your Own CD
Make Your Own CD - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ninjanator Are you an aspiring musician or singer? Have you ever wanted to make your own CD? If so this Instructable is for you. Now you can create you'r very own CD easily and economically. Give it as a gift to friends and family or sell them to make profit. I will go over a few different methods to make you'...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:31:54 PST
Altoids tin audio mixer woodworker123 I had wanted a small audio mixer for a long time but they were to expensive so I built my own. I only put a volume control on two of the four imputs but you can add them to the other two or the output if you want. COVER THE BOTTOM OF THE ALTOIDS TIN WITH ELECTRICAL TAPE TO AVOID UNWANTED WIRE CONNEC...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:26:34 PDT
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> rcappel Just so you know, this is my first Instructable, so if its really messed up, sorry. Also, my images were taken on my ipod so they might look sideways. What You Need: -a Rock Band mic -a 1/4" mono jack ($4 for a pack of 2 a radio shack) -a blank or unimportant CD or DVD or a washer with a 3/8" hole a...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 10:43:24 PDT
Cloth Covered Banana Cables
Cloth Covered Banana Cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aud1073cH I wanted some cool banana patch cables, and found it may be cheaper to make my own. I decided to cloth cover my cables to make them more comfortable and to match the vintage styled noise sound effect synthesizer I plan to build. Stackable banana cables are better, but I saved lots of money using n...
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Sat, 4 Sep 2010 23:35:02 PDT
How to Make an Electronic Metronome
How to Make an Electronic Metronome - More DIY How To Projects]]> comodore In this Instructables we will build and Electronic Metronome using simple electronic components found in any Electronic store and tools that you probablle already have. Before we start making one, lets answer some basic questions like:1. What is a Metronome and what does it do?-A Metronome is a devi...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 10:33:44 PST
DIY Guitar Cable Tester
DIY Guitar Cable Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> wozlaser Hello Wozn here from the band Rooftop Ridicule. Today I'm going to help you make a quick simple cable tester that's already saved me much time and heartache. You don't realize until you have one how useful it is to confirm in a second whether a cable is trustworthy or not, not to mention handy. You ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:34:39 PST
HoodPHONES - Waterproof
HoodPHONES - Waterproof - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeread It is starting to get to be sweater weather out there... well for me at lease. So, I thought I should mod my old hoodie with some Headphones. I have been using them for a few week now and love it!!! If anything they are great just as ear muffs! It is simple to do, and so far, working out greater the...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2009 21:55:13 PDT
THE TOASTER BOOMBOX!!! aplauche mission: create a boombox within the shell of a toaster why you ask??? exactly. i dont have the most recent picture which has integrated speakers, this version is simply a VERY POWERFUL amplifier with outputs that can hook to any speakers. my 15" subs for instance.
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:22:27 PDT
Light Theremin
Light Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> TXTCLA55 The Light Theremin is a simple to build instrument that uses light and shadows to create sound. The theremin circuit used nomally for these insruments are quite complex, this one however is as simple as a 555 Timer IC and some basic components from your scrap box. so with out any more delay...Lets g...

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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 12:48:38 PDT
How To Enable Half Stars In Itunes
How To Enable Half Stars In Itunes - More DIY How To Projects]]> musicninja17 Being obsessive on how i organize my thousands of songs in Itunes, I found that the wimpy 1-5 star ratings weren't cutting it. So I found a way to rate them a half. This is very useful if you like everything rated EXACTLY how you want it.*Disclaimer... this SHOULDN'T cause problems with your Itunes....
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 16:47:54 PDT
Audio Visual Art....FOTC Style
Audio Visual Art....FOTC Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> scooter76 This instructable is based on one I previously posted, Speaker Art and was made for my wife and as a tribute to the best folk parody duo, The Flight of the Conchords. If you have never heard of FOTC, please check them out below. I will show you how to integrate lighting and music into a personal p...
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Mon, 26 May 2008 16:54:22 PDT
Old School Street Hustler Trick funpartytricks Find the queen where is she hiding. Truly amazing Card trick. Use this Card trick to hustle your friends. A Great Card trick. This Card Trick will impress anyone. With this cool Card Trick you can win some money or beers. This Card Trick will impress anyone! Make a bet with this Card Trick and make ...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2008 21:34:41 PDT
SPKR MiK: How to make a microphone from a speaker.
SPKR MiK: How to make a microphone from a speaker. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aud1073cH How to make an inexpensive microphone capable of picking up low frequencies that doubles as a speaker and direct box.The large diaphragm of this microphone will pick up more of the low frequencies when recording a kick drum or bass guitar.Sound recording engineers have been using this trick for year...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2007 09:20:50 PDT
Daisy Mp3 Player Kit
Daisy Mp3 Player Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> MAKEkits In 2001, artist and designer Raphael Abrams went looking for a new challenge. After some long and careful consideration, he came upon the idea of designing and building his own open source mp3 player kit. His criteria? First, it had to be easy to build. Second, it had to be open sourced. Finally, an...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2007 13:38:46 PDT
Predictive* digital music synthesizer (Pandora's Box #2)*-digital-music-synthesizer-Pandora-s-B/
Predictive* digital music synthesizer (Pandora's Box #2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> VIRON (*)Originally this was "preemptive", because I heard a rumor that someone else had announced it. However "it" (theirs) was more of a data mining scheme in my opinion than an automatic sound generator. This is "predictive" because it reads and sounds THE NUMBER which is PROVEN to contain ALL possibl...

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Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:14:05 PDT
MAKE a CD player
MAKE a CD player - More DIY How To Projects]]> VIRON I made this before we found out that music CDs from the store had viruses on them, because I knew it was possible and suspected it was true. I had to "fix" it today because the belt slips and the CD wouldn't come out, which gave me an excuse to un-make and re-make it. Although I made mine in an ...

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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 11:26:30 PDT