Instructables: exploring - technology - music - sound http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:41:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 microGranny 2 Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/microGranny-2-Assembly/
microGranny 2 Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/B3C0/I0PZ409P/FTCB3C0I0PZ409P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/B3C0/I0PZ409P/FTCB3C0I0PZ409P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/B3C0/I0PZ409P/FTCB3C0I0PZ409P.SMALL.jpg bastl-instruments If you are here, you are probably about to put together your very own microGranny 2 from kit you ordered from us.For assembling, you will need following tools: Soldering iron Solder Screwdriver Pliers Wire stripper (optional) Allen/Unbrako/Inbus/Hex wrench (there is one included in kit, but...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:12:34 PDT
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-It-Yourself/
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SMALL.jpg dsanz006 'Draw It Yourself' is a MIDI controller which uses conductive ink as push-buttons. It is based on Arduino, and uses a capacitive sensor (two, actually) to determine whether the drawn buttons are being touched or not.http://sanidanz.tumblr.com/drawityourselfThe main advantages of this controller are:...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:56:05 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
DIY Drum Machine with Raspberry Pi + Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Machine-with-Raspberry-Pi-Hover/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:38:00 PDT
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-very-own-DIY-Instrument-Plane-I/
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus How to do it?Tools:Foam Board, Bottle cap, clear film, electrical tape, cutting mat, Pencil, blade, ruler, something sharp to pierce holes, sticky pads, two nuts an bolts and some washers.Step 1. Cut out your aeroplane shape from foamboard and use the sticky pads to stick it on to the back of your ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:57 PDT
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-AMAZING-Headphones-for-50-or-LESS/
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SMALL.jpg bradlibs Either you despise them, or you love them! There's no argument that headphones are sweeping the nation, showing no promise of a lower price any time soon! FUDGE! So what is a college student to do? Settle for cheap cans? $50 dollars can buy you decent headphones, though why settle for less? When for...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:06:04 PDT
Phaser Guitar Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Phaser-Guitar-Pedal/
Phaser Guitar Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/WPCX/HWH2J4R4/FDIWPCXHWH2J4R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/WPCX/HWH2J4R4/FDIWPCXHWH2J4R4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/WPCX/HWH2J4R4/FDIWPCXHWH2J4R4.SMALL.jpg randofo A phaser guitar pedal is a guitar effect that splits a signal, send one path through the circuit cleanly and shifts the phase of the second. The two signals are then mixed back together and when out of phase, cancel each other out. This creates a sound somewhat akin to a flanger or an auto-wah. This...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:48:21 PDT
Boombox 8 12v internal battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-box-8-kg-12v-with-internal-battery/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 16:53:44 PDT
Looping Music Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Looping-Music-Synthesizer/
Looping Music Synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44ES/HUX9YL6K/FY644ESHUX9YL6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44ES/HUX9YL6K/FY644ESHUX9YL6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44ES/HUX9YL6K/FY644ESHUX9YL6K.SMALL.jpg scotttan808 This project was based off of an instuctable by AmandaHassaei at the following link:http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Instrum...Thank you for your insight on this project!Also note that I used some photos from her instuctable.This music box allows you to create music by pressing buttons! Ea...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 21:37:00 PDT
Bean can boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bean-can-boombox/
Bean can boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/YEFP/HSBSM31B/FILYEFPHSBSM31B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/YEFP/HSBSM31B/FILYEFPHSBSM31B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/YEFP/HSBSM31B/FILYEFPHSBSM31B.SMALL.jpg zachary phillips doesn't everyone need a bean can boombox. Tools and supply's I have made a list of the tools and supply's you will need to make the boomboxextra wirewire strippers bolts/nutszip ties (optional) speakers that work one male audio enda can the size of your speakers hammer/nailsor a drill/drill bita ...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 09:08:18 PST
Mega Horn ReWired http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Horn-ReWired/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:04:57 PST
Hanging Glass Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Glass-Speakers/
Hanging Glass Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/DXND/HRCK3KUJ/FWXDXNDHRCK3KUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/DXND/HRCK3KUJ/FWXDXNDHRCK3KUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/DXND/HRCK3KUJ/FWXDXNDHRCK3KUJ.SMALL.jpg Evan2010 Before I get into all of the details pertaining to how I made these I would like to give a shoutout to fellow instructable member randofo and his glass speaker instructable which inspired me to make my own set, but with a twist. Alright, enough introductions lets get into it! First off I'd like to ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:49:26 PST
Arduino Powered Party Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Party-Shirt/
Arduino Powered Party Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/CSVH/HPU6YPQ0/FLPCSVHHPU6YPQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/CSVH/HPU6YPQ0/FLPCSVHHPU6YPQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/CSVH/HPU6YPQ0/FLPCSVHHPU6YPQ0.SMALL.jpg ehudwill This idea began years ago after my purchase of the soundtrack shirt from thinkgeek. It was an awesome shirt, but as is my nature I thought of some improvements. Specifically lights that pulse and blink to the music. After many failed attempts the party shirt was born. This shirt was possible through...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:32:30 PST
120v lights to music http://www.instructables.com/id/120v-lights-to-music/
120v lights to music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WF0M/HPT91HDN/FD8WF0MHPT91HDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WF0M/HPT91HDN/FD8WF0MHPT91HDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WF0M/HPT91HDN/FD8WF0MHPT91HDN.SMALL.jpg rochassassin If you want to make 120v lights flash to music this is for you. Parts you will need a :120v wall outlet box:speaker wire:120v wall plug with switch:120v wall outlet :3-32v dc control solid state relay The relay The way the relay works is it uses low voltage (3v-32v in are case),and turns on a...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:05:28 PST
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Via-Built-In-Bluetooth-for-any-Speaker-Syste/
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma One of the presents for Christmas I got was this amazing speaker system. It is not on batteries and needs power supply. It has an apple dock on top and a 3.5mm audio input. It also has a remote control. I liked it but it needed something more. Firstly it has the old apple dock connector and won`t w...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:04:24 PST
Wrap Beats - Capsense Arduino Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-Beats-Capsense-Arduino-Instrument/
Wrap Beats - Capsense Arduino Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/173X/HPCLK4M5/FCE173XHPCLK4M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/173X/HPCLK4M5/FCE173XHPCLK4M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/173X/HPCLK4M5/FCE173XHPCLK4M5.SMALL.jpg lucymatch Wrap Beats is an instrument that lets you string together notes in order to create different melodies and visual patterns. I constructed it using the Capacitive sensing library for Arduino and combining that with the music abilities of processing to create a dynamic instrument that can change sounds...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:26:40 PST
Arduino Controlled Flashing Christmas Fairy Lights with Jingle Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Flashing-Christmas-Fairy-Lights/
Arduino Controlled Flashing Christmas Fairy Lights with Jingle Bells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SMALL.jpg roshenac As my first Arduino project I wanted to make something impressive but not too challenging. I entered a Christmas Hack with this project and won it! People love Christmas lights. By the end of this you will have a set of christmas fairy lights that flash in time to jingle bells as can be seen in the...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:53:59 PST
Make your own speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-speaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D0CR/HP5E4IAC/FRHD0CRHP5E4IAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D0CR/HP5E4IAC/FRHD0CRHP5E4IAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D0CR/HP5E4IAC/FRHD0CRHP5E4IAC.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus MAKE - your own speaker PLAY - with an exciter LEARN - about materiality of sound INVENT - your own speaker This DIY kit comes with a custom designed amplifier called the Uber Amp 9000 and all of the components you need to make your own set of speakers out of any material. This is a great way to le...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 04:26:04 PST
3D Printed Plastic R5 Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Plastic-R5-Ring/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:16:22 PDT
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! http://www.instructables.com/id/MRETV-Video-Stereo-Sound-and-much-more-from-a-s/
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SMALL.jpg Mr. E MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino !   Use only two resistors and two diodes to generate full screen video. Text 47 x 29 of 8x8 characters, double the vertical resolution (47x57) in experimental interlace modes. Use pixel level graphics with a virtual graphics coproce...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:40:13 PDT
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phono-Horn-Free-Sound-Dock-for-your-Smart-Phone-t/
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SMALL.jpg robives Phono-Horn. A paper sound dock for your smart phone! Play your phone through the Phono Horn and the sound output is richer and clearer with improved bass response. There are two base templates included, one for iPhone 4S and one for Samsung Galaxy S2 and S4. It should be easy to adapt the kit to...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:31:48 PDT
Arduino Synchronization for Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Synchronization-for-Music/
Arduino Synchronization for Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/FZUF/HHS9KSU2/FPEFZUFHHS9KSU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/FZUF/HHS9KSU2/FPEFZUFHHS9KSU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/FZUF/HHS9KSU2/FPEFZUFHHS9KSU2.SMALL.jpg Abnormal Force Hello, Instructables readers. Once upon a time, it was exam week at my university. I think most of my exams must have been over because I was slowly writing this inefficient but functional code forever. Anyways, my roommate and I had just ordered a bunch of ATMega328 chips along with a bunch of oth...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:24:43 PDT
Tip31 + LEDs glowing tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Tip31-LEDs-glowing-tube/
Tip31 + LEDs glowing tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/4B2G/HH2VMOJK/F2C4B2GHH2VMOJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/4B2G/HH2VMOJK/F2C4B2GHH2VMOJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/4B2G/HH2VMOJK/F2C4B2GHH2VMOJK.SMALL.jpg 1manwolfpack A very cool glowing tube that will beat to your music. A simple build with a very cool end product. The second photo is a simplified mini version of this project. Use it as a reference or ignore it completely. It sure helped me with this build. Components ************PARTS************** 1     tip...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 22:16:15 PDT
My Awesome little Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Awesome-little-Boombox/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 14:08:05 PDT
Tissue Box Guitar - Light Strings http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Box-Guitar-Light-Strings/
Tissue Box Guitar - Light Strings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/1TIN/HGU2DZWP/F3A1TINHGU2DZWP.SMALL.jpg samersh the idea of anything can be an instrumental music has been always in my mind so i made a wooden tissue box that i installed inside it a guitar of light strings  Video: equipments: 1 x Arduino Uno 1 x Adafruit Wave Shield  1 x Servo 6 x LDR 12 x 1k Resistors 6 x LED WIRES Building...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 12:16:18 PDT
Building a Synth: Getting the Oscillators working. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Synth-Getting-the-Oscillators-working/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/LHU3/HFSHVXV3/FEXLHU3HFSHVXV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/LHU3/HFSHVXV3/FEXLHU3HFSHVXV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/LHU3/HFSHVXV3/FEXLHU3HFSHVXV3.SMALL.jpg jensenr30 Here are some photos of an oscillator design that I have been working on recently. I came up with a simple design for an oscillator using an op amp, a capacitor, and four resistors. The object of this project is to get some good oscillators working to use in a synth. The schematic for the oscillato...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 15:24:18 PDT
Amp Dial Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/Amp-Dial-Earbuds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/04K8/HFPTGM1Q/FSI04K8HFPTGM1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/04K8/HFPTGM1Q/FSI04K8HFPTGM1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/04K8/HFPTGM1Q/FSI04K8HFPTGM1Q.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope So I published this over on my site a while ago and didn't get round to making the instructable at the time, so it happens ages later because it's me. The distracted and confused guy.  On the upside I've had time to use them for a while and say that these are one of my favourite projects so far, th...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:58:59 PDT
Tiny Concert http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Concert/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/PZNF/HF243P6S/FGKPZNFHF243P6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/PZNF/HF243P6S/FGKPZNFHF243P6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/PZNF/HF243P6S/FGKPZNFHF243P6S.SMALL.jpg Cello dragon I made a Tiny Concert toy/program. It consists of an Arduino computer, a Scratch four Arduino program, slide and pressure sensors, LED lights, and a redboard and wire system. I can start a Drum track on the computer, start chords that I made, and then control piano sounds with the slide sensor. I ca...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:41:03 PDT
Stop skipping audio in Google Music & YouTube http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-skipping-audio-in-Google-Music-YouTube/
Stop skipping audio in Google Music & YouTube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/2VU6/HD4VMT5G/FR72VU6HD4VMT5G.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta Does the sound skip or become "choppy" when you are watching YouTube videos or listen to music with Google Music in Chrome, and do other things on your computer? I have a pretty slow work computer, and was frustrated that I couldn't listen to my streaming music and work in Auto Cad, or any other pro...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:11:21 PST
JCase Blu http://www.instructables.com/id/JCase/
JCase Blu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/8ZBH/HCJOATKV/FL28ZBHHCJOATKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/8ZBH/HCJOATKV/FL28ZBHHCJOATKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/8ZBH/HCJOATKV/FL28ZBHHCJOATKV.SMALL.jpg jm31181 Here is the second installment of my budget suitcase speakers.  I renamed it JCase since before I didn't have a name for them except Boomcase Mimic.  Please enjoy. Parts and Tools List Parts: Lepai 2020A+ Amplifier 1970 Samonite Blue Suitcase 2 used Isophen 4 ohm VW Rear speakers/ 2 philips 8 o...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:40:06 PST
My BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/My-BoomBox/
My BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/43HN/HCJO39FO/F4F43HNHCJO39FO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/43HN/HCJO39FO/F4F43HNHCJO39FO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/43HN/HCJO39FO/F4F43HNHCJO39FO.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone Have you ever encountered a situation where you went with friends to the beach at night  or maybe some  friend's apartment and he had no  stereo system? It happened to me, and it sucks!  So , i decided to build one !     although it weights 6.5 Kilo , You Grab it with both your  h...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:35:45 PST
Hyperbolic Spoon iPhone Amplifier/Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyperbolic-Spoon-iPhone-AmplifierStand/
Hyperbolic Spoon iPhone Amplifier/Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu The speaker on my smartphone is underwhelming; as is yours. I find myself cupping my hand around the base of the phone to provides a slight volume boost in situations with ambient noise. I wondered if it was possible to accomplish a volume boost with a spoon head acting as an amplification dish. The...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 10:35:44 PST
How to Amplify http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Amplify/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/AP2I/GXUYTPUA/FACAP2IGXUYTPUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/AP2I/GXUYTPUA/FACAP2IGXUYTPUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/AP2I/GXUYTPUA/FACAP2IGXUYTPUA.SMALL.jpg bricabracwizard I wanted to create order from the many instructables I have in my favourites list.  So these guides are mainly for my benefit on the topics I want to learn more from.  This one is on amplifiers.  I hope you will enjoy the ones I have chosen here by these very talented instructables members!  These a...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:32:07 PST
The speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-speaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YIEK/HAQ38J4J/F93YIEKHAQ38J4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YIEK/HAQ38J4J/F93YIEKHAQ38J4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YIEK/HAQ38J4J/F93YIEKHAQ38J4J.SMALL.jpg AxelBluhme A DIY speaker made from glass bottles, news paper, a magnet, and some copper wire.  Please visit http://smaproductions.tumblr.com for a downloadable .pdf with illustrative instructions & more pictures. And if you make your own speaker, please send us a mail! // Axel Bluhme, Milton Runerheim & Sim...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:36:56 PST
How to amplify your iPhone speakers...with your hands! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-amplify-your-iPhone-speakerswith-your-ha/
How to amplify your iPhone speakers...with your hands! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Z842/HAQ30INZ/FJQZ842HAQ30INZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Z842/HAQ30INZ/FJQZ842HAQ30INZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Z842/HAQ30INZ/FJQZ842HAQ30INZ.SMALL.jpg techwhisperer I was listening to a song one day on an iPhone and didn't have any external speakers, so I came up with this method to boost an iPhone's speakers, using only your hands. Grip Start by holding the iPhone like this. You will notice that the speakers have been amplified immediately, and the sound wi...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 16:20:57 PST
Droid Head Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Droid-Head-Blaster-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SMALL.jpg jutorres 1.  For this project I wanted to build a boombox with big volume, quality of sound, good looks and portability that would give the same sound of a high end stereo.  I wanted to go outside of the typical box and and make something different and lightweight. A kind of conversation piece that you can d...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:59:25 PST
Embroidered Fabric Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Fabric-Speaker/
Embroidered Fabric Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7Q99/H9T4QY4E/FBW7Q99H9T4QY4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7Q99/H9T4QY4E/FBW7Q99H9T4QY4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7Q99/H9T4QY4E/FBW7Q99H9T4QY4E.SMALL.jpg Plusea Embroider highly conductive thread to make a fabric speaker coil. Then run an amplified sound source through it and hold a magnet close to hear it play. Sewing the coil takes longer than you might think! Here some videos of what the speaker sounds like: Here some links to furt...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 05:14:37 PST
Back Woofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Woofer/
Back Woofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VDRC/H9T4PUKM/FDJVDRCH9T4PUKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VDRC/H9T4PUKM/FDJVDRCH9T4PUKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VDRC/H9T4PUKM/FDJVDRCH9T4PUKM.SMALL.jpg DustinTranslatesToAwesome How to create a simple amplifier from scavenged car stereo parts to put sound into a backpack I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on parts, so budget wise most my parts were scavenged from a car stereo a friend was going to throw into the trash. I made this so I could have a more portable and ...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:51:04 PST
Pseudo In-ear monitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Pseudo-In-ear-monitors/
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 07:37:06 PST
Droid Head Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Droid-Head-Blaster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/IEP0/H8FYPAA6/F3UIEP0H8FYPAA6.SMALL.jpg jutorres 1.  For this project I wanted to build a boombox with big volume, quality of sound, good looks and portability that would give the same sound of a high end stereo.  I wanted to go outside of the typical box and and make something different and lightweight. A kind of conversation piece that you can d...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:17:08 PDT
Arduino Audio Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Audio-Output/
Arduino Audio Output - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZNXP/H7KZ2FVW/F8GZNXPH7KZ2FVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZNXP/H7KZ2FVW/F8GZNXPH7KZ2FVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZNXP/H7KZ2FVW/F8GZNXPH7KZ2FVW.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Generate sound or output analog voltages with an Arduino.  This Instructable will show you how to set up a really basic digital to analog converter so you can start generating analog waves of all shapes and sizes from a few digital pins on an Arduino.  (This article is a companion to another Instruc...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 01:27:50 PDT
Arduino Audio Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Audio-Input/
Arduino Audio Input - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/T20G/H742PPP8/FK4T20GH742PPP8.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Send sound into your Arduino.  This Instructable will show you how to prepare audio so that it can be sampled and processed by an Arduino to make sound responsive projects and audio effects.  (This article is a companion to another Instructable I've written about building an audio output circuit for...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 01:26:49 PDT
Indestructible Speaker Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Speaker-Instructable/
Indestructible Speaker Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/NPFF/H742P98F/FJBNPFFH742P98F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/NPFF/H742P98F/FJBNPFFH742P98F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/NPFF/H742P98F/FJBNPFFH742P98F.SMALL.jpg Attmos   They say "necessity is the mother of all invention".  Well, I ("I" meaning my friends and I) needed to have music while rafting on the Colorado and Eagle Rivers, as we do many times each summer.  On our river trips there are always long periods of calm water between sections of rapids, whic...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:25:35 PDT
Sound Reactive LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LEDS/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 22:56:36 PDT
Perfect Sound with Liquid-Seal EarBuds (and some incredible software) http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Sound-with-Liquid-Seal-EarBuds-and-some-i/
Perfect Sound with Liquid-Seal EarBuds (and some incredible software) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5SU2/H4AFZVJ2/F3N5SU2H4AFZVJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5SU2/H4AFZVJ2/F3N5SU2H4AFZVJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5SU2/H4AFZVJ2/F3N5SU2H4AFZVJ2.SMALL.jpg bfk I love the live presence I get from my analog stereo, but when I'm on the road, I have to resort to my iPod and earbuds. There are already many good Instructables that walk through custom fitting earbuds, and I recommend that as the first step toward portable live presence. In my opinion, one of t...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:42:27 PDT
Altoids tin audio mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-tin-audio-mixer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/EZ01/H3Z3UCY4/FBAEZ01H3Z3UCY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/EZ01/H3Z3UCY4/FBAEZ01H3Z3UCY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/EZ01/H3Z3UCY4/FBAEZ01H3Z3UCY4.SMALL.jpg 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
Bend/hack an old ball mouse to make it do lots of sounds as you move it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendhack-an-old-ball-mouse-to-make-it-do-lots-of-/
Bend/hack an old ball mouse to make it do lots of sounds as you move it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/M6JS/GZACIFK8/FAYM6JSGZACIFK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/M6JS/GZACIFK8/FAYM6JSGZACIFK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/M6JS/GZACIFK8/FAYM6JSGZACIFK8.SMALL.jpg ZVUHO The name of this gadget "SinteMouse" in spanish, as Im from Uruguay, in America. "MouseSinth" in english, or as you wish! If someone simply plug the sensors of the movement encoder of an old mouse to a speaker he/she will get a "Gestual square wave -_-_-_- synthesizer" so to say. The faster you mo...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 06:38:43 PST
Bend/hack an Optical Mouse to hear surface textures. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-an-Optical-Mouse-to-hear-surface-textures/
Bend/hack an Optical Mouse to hear surface textures. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/L595/GZ0MM7SY/FPYL595GZ0MM7SY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/L595/GZ0MM7SY/FPYL595GZ0MM7SY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/L595/GZ0MM7SY/FPYL595GZ0MM7SY.SMALL.jpg ZVUHO A VIDEO DEMO OF THE MOUSE WORKING: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luZazXOj9Mc You will hear a pen drawing, the newspaper, wooden planks, marble. Just move the modified mouse over it. It may prove usefull for blind people. Anything but solid colors will sound. Im working on makeing it convert unifo...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 02:39:30 PST
Plastic Cup Microphone DIY Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Cup-Microphone-DIY-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/X249/GUJKEBLW/FD7X249GUJKEBLW.SMALL.jpg NYU_MusicTechnology Using just two magnets, a plastic cup, and some basic materials, this video teaches how to build your own microphone from scratch, demonstrating the principles of electromagnetic transduction, which you can learn more about by watching our video on transduction.
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 10:52:24 PDT