Instructables: exploring - technology - old - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 04:20:15 PST BLOX v1.01 R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/RRSS-Raspberry-Pi-Rave-Sound-System/
R.R.S.S. Raspberry pi Rave Sound System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U3A3/IVO59HVN/F4FU3A3IVO59HVN.SMALL.jpg Garage 420 Hi guys! We are a group of unidentified young men who are interested in technology, nature, recycling, music and several other things but none of us speak English. Some of us works, others not, some studies and there are those who do nothing but none of us is the leader. When we have some free time...
By: Garage 420

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:39:02 PST
Turn any old Radio into a rocking Guitar Amp (the EASY & SAFE way) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Old-Radio-Into-a-Rocking-Guitar-Amp-the-E/
Turn any old Radio into a rocking Guitar Amp (the EASY & SAFE way) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/T1OA/IV0ANY8T/F3QT1OAIV0ANY8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/T1OA/IV0ANY8T/F3QT1OAIV0ANY8T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/T1OA/IV0ANY8T/F3QT1OAIV0ANY8T.SMALL.jpg MAYER MAKES Did you ever wish for a real tube amp?Well, I certainly did but Tube amps are expensive and sensible Devices.If you are just playing at home or want one for recording you can now have your very own real tube amp for very little money.Use an old Tube radio!Every Tube radio produced in the past consis...
By: MAYER MAKES

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Nov 2016 06:43:57 PST
Face detection Security System using Pi,IBM-Watson,Node-red,Twilio,Email service http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Detection-Security-System-Using-Pi-Node-red-I/
Face detection Security System using Pi,IBM-Watson,Node-red,Twilio,Email service - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DKNI/IUYD32A0/FC6DKNIIUYD32A0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DKNI/IUYD32A0/FC6DKNIIUYD32A0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/DKNI/IUYD32A0/FC6DKNIIUYD32A0.SMALL.jpg TryxCorp Disclaimer: You may get scared by looking at so many new terms that you will come across in this Instructable if you are a total beginner to Raspberry Pi. ;-) But trust me, there is literally NO CODING employed here and also this instructable is actually very simple and easy to implement. Hence ther...
By: TryxCorp

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:40:04 PDT
Mountain Electrocardiography http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Electrocardiography/
Mountain Electrocardiography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SMALL.jpg MAXianghan 2016/10 - MFA D+T - Mountain Electrocardiography - BY: MAXianghan给朕的江山号号脉 - 作者:马香涵。 Plan Your Design Sketch out the interaction you want to have. Draw out the mechanism behind it. Let Arduino Talks to Processing Make serial communications between Arduino and Processing. Sending data from Ardu...
By: MAXianghan

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:24:00 PDT
Turn Your Old 2.5'' Or 3.5'' Hard Drive Into Portable/External http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-You-Old-25-Hard-Drive-Into-Portable-HDD/
Turn Your Old 2.5'' Or 3.5'' Hard Drive Into Portable/External - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1DY3/IT1BFNA0/FDN1DY3IT1BFNA0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1DY3/IT1BFNA0/FDN1DY3IT1BFNA0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1DY3/IT1BFNA0/FDN1DY3IT1BFNA0.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov You have an old Hard Drive 2.5'' or 3.5'' left from your laptop or PC and you don't know what to do. Then turn it into portable, that can be plugged-in every device that has an USB port.PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO !!! HDD Interface Types The most common interfaces are SATA and IDESATA - Serial A...
By: Konstantin Dimitrov

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:57:47 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]I have salvaged so many old lap-top batteries ( 18650 ) to reuse them in my solar projects.It is very difficult to identify the good cells in battery pack.Earlier in one of my Power Bank Instructable I have told, how to identify good cells by measuring their voltages, but this method i...
By: deba168

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
Tube Record Player Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Record-Player-Restoration/
Tube Record Player Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/D275/IRXSTL6Z/FKCD275IRXSTL6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/D275/IRXSTL6Z/FKCD275IRXSTL6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/D275/IRXSTL6Z/FKCD275IRXSTL6Z.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Recently, I bought an old tube style portable phonograph at a garage sale. It is an Emerson model P1907. When I brought it home and powered it up, all I got was loud 60 hz hum and no music from the speakers. The player also had lots of cosmetic damage, such as a broken grille and missing leather ...
By: tanner_tech

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:06:55 PDT
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Recicled-Regulable-Power-Supply/
Old PC Recycled Regulable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/HIYU/IQXXOGBM/FR0HIYUIQXXOGBM.SMALL.jpg brico3d Recicled old computer Regulable power supply.For more information visit: Brico3d Electronics1 Identify the wires and eliminate what you don't need. Electronics2 Connect 230V ac input directly with electronic board. Then use the switch to control ON/OFF with green wire. Elecronics3 Build or ...
By: brico3d

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:49 PDT
Fixing a old broken computer cooling fan with a new DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fixing-a-Old-Broken-Computer-Cooling-Fan-With-/
Fixing a old broken computer cooling fan with a new DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4LZU/IQU0YDXC/F2D4LZUIQU0YDXC.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS In this project i will show you how to fix a broken computer fan with a new fan.I found this computer fan in my junk collection, which was not working. I tried to repair the fan with the same motor but no use, the chip which controls the motor was fried so came up with this Idea of using a new moto...
By: MakeStuff_MS

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:04:05 PDT
DIY Mini 2.0 Speaker Using old CFL Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-20-Speaker-Using-Old-CFL-Bulb/
DIY Mini 2.0 Speaker Using old CFL Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZR9V/IQPFDE66/FCYZR9VIQPFDE66.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZR9V/IQPFDE66/FCYZR9VIQPFDE66.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZR9V/IQPFDE66/FCYZR9VIQPFDE66.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Building a 2.0 speaker from old speaker & CFL Bulb Making Video You can watch the Making Video or continue reading to know how to make the the speakers You Can Subscribe To My YouTube Channel Here : https://goo.gl/ctc8l9 Things Required 1. CFL Bulb (Top Removed) - 22. Any Old Speakers - 23. ...
By: MakeStuff_MS

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14:26:37 PDT
From Old Motors Into Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Old-Motors-Into-Signal-Booster/
From Old Motors Into Signal Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/7LUB/IQFFBW2H/F797LUBIQFFBW2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/7LUB/IQFFBW2H/F797LUBIQFFBW2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/7LUB/IQFFBW2H/F797LUBIQFFBW2H.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Do you have old dc motors / any motors? don't throw them! lets recycle it! Lets make a signal booster!! For:PhoneSmartphonesModemWifi& anythingSimple to make, Super signal booster, easy to use and carry, light and thin, And many more.Suitable for use when an adventure, because the signal will weaken...
By: balsuryana

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 08:44:49 PDT
Camera dolly from Recycled Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-From-Recycled-Parts/
Camera dolly from Recycled Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/PKSR/INM7N03J/F50PKSRINM7N03J.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Camera dolly used for smooth camera movements. The price is quite expensive. so i made this for free, From recycled Parts. This camera dolly can use for Digital camera, SLR & DSLR camera.Ok now lets make it!!! You need - 2 wheels from old roller skates (if you not have this, you can use wheels fr...
By: balsuryana

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 1 May 2016 03:48:18 PDT
Taking Apart a Floppy Disk Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Apart-a-Floppy-Disk-Drive/
Taking Apart a Floppy Disk Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/DWSL/IKFRXJWM/FFHDWSLIKFRXJWM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/DWSL/IKFRXJWM/FFHDWSLIKFRXJWM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/DWSL/IKFRXJWM/FFHDWSLIKFRXJWM.SMALL.jpg Frenchtoast Remember those old floppy drives? They are so outdated now, but they have many cool parts inside. Here is how to get at them, plus see what a floppy disk drive looks like inside. You Will Need: - a small slot screwdriver- a floppy disk drive (make sure that your parents are okay with this to thos...
By: Frenchtoast

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:09:10 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Old school arcade games are back! Learn how to make a marquee lightbox and bring your favorite game to any room!Don't know a lot about wood-working? Neither do I! I made this to help me learn!If anyone is a wood-shop expert, feel free to give some tips! Video Watch this video instead of the writt...
By: MakeItYoutube

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
Ziptie-Mounted Heatsink and Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Ziptie-Mounted-Heatsink-and-Fans/
Ziptie-Mounted Heatsink and Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Q7MO/IJOMQ5QG/FSVQ7MOIJOMQ5QG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Q7MO/IJOMQ5QG/FSVQ7MOIJOMQ5QG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Q7MO/IJOMQ5QG/FSVQ7MOIJOMQ5QG.SMALL.jpg JackieLope I will show you how to mount two different heatsinks: one that I pulled out of an old Dell PowerEdge server and the default AMD heatsink that comes with most processors. As a bonus, I will show you how to mount case fans to heatsink fins!Why?My favorite thing to do with old computers is to salvage...
By: JackieLope

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:52:42 PST
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-by-Myself-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Arduino Mini-CNC machine (working as a Plotter)Basic Operation and System Description:In This project I will guide you on how to easily build your own Mini-CNC machine and with a low cost (using arduino and scraped old DVD/CD drivers). I decided to write this detailed tutorial in order to help you d...
By: BIGDOG1971

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:52 PST
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-DSLR-Into-a-Microscope-DSLR-Hacks-1/
Turn Your Old DSLR Into A Microscope! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TNRS/IJQNYPML/FKKTNRSIJQNYPML.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Did you know you can use your SLR's zoom lens as a microscope? I didn't!My uncle gave me an old SLR film camera that he didn't need, Because he knows that I love taking electronic devices apart, I was really happy because I'd never taken apart a SLR camera! A couple minutes later, My 5 year old cous...
By: Yonatan24

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 03:04:49 PST
Frankenstein Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstein-Laser-Engraver/
Frankenstein Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SMALL.jpg ianmcmill This Frankenstein Laser Cutter was built out of an old scanner and printer. The whole thing evolved around the instructable of Groover and his 'Pocket Laser Engraver'. This is a Making-Of. Although a lot, if not everything, of the mechnical construction requires ingenuity I tried to document the ...
By: ianmcmill

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 06:47:17 PDT
70 years old german BLUETOOTH speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/70-years-old-german-BLUETOOTH-speaker/
70 years old german BLUETOOTH speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/SCEA/IFZMIXRJ/FV4SCEAIFZMIXRJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/SCEA/IFZMIXRJ/FV4SCEAIFZMIXRJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/SCEA/IFZMIXRJ/FV4SCEAIFZMIXRJ.SMALL.jpg Team Z We like old stuff. It is not only because of the impressive quality, it is also because of the feelings, the memories connected with them and the thoughts coming with it. Ok yes, we are a bit nostalgic, but who cares? ;)In our times, we also produce much too much waste, so we try to break down the m...
By: Team Z

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:39:41 PDT
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Revival-from-90s-to-nowMOD/
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/KFUA/IFWVZVKR/F65KFUAIFWVZVKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/KFUA/IFWVZVKR/F65KFUAIFWVZVKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/KFUA/IFWVZVKR/F65KFUAIFWVZVKR.SMALL.jpg blackpearlisU Hello everyone, this is my 1st instructable so plz help me get better :) Planning Phase First thing's firstfirst you need to plan it. How you want your case to look like.It includes 2 main things1. Outer appearance.2. and most important, You dont mess up your Case ventilation. Ventilation Befo...
By: blackpearlisU

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:42:10 PDT
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-mini-inside-of-a-Macintosh-SE-retro-old-class/
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SMALL.jpg travderose I mounted an iPad mini inside of an old retro Macintosh SE. I also included a small pair of computer speakers. I had seen other projects similar to this but they all used a regular iPad which I think is too big because the edges are cut off, and they were also docks for the iPad. There was a big s...
By: travderose

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:11:10 PDT
DIY Retrobright Whitening solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Retrobright-Whitening-solution/
DIY Retrobright Whitening solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HOIO/IE4E1AN0/FDGHOIOIE4E1AN0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HOIO/IE4E1AN0/FDGHOIOIE4E1AN0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HOIO/IE4E1AN0/FDGHOIOIE4E1AN0.SMALL.jpg Inspektor Gadjet ATTENTION! The information in this page is merely informative. It doesn’t constitute any type of guide or tutorial. Hydrogen peroxide can be dangerous if treated incorrectly. Avoid touching your eyes, drink it, whatch out for Pets and Kids… wear safety goggles and old clothes… And most importantl...
By: Inspektor Gadjet

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:11:10 PDT
How To Open And Clean Your Old Mechanical Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Old-Mechanical-Watch/
How To Open And Clean Your Old Mechanical Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/4MUN/IA3R9DIR/FEQ4MUNIA3R9DIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/4MUN/IA3R9DIR/FEQ4MUNIA3R9DIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/4MUN/IA3R9DIR/FEQ4MUNIA3R9DIR.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov Hello, everyone !!! Today I'm going to show you how to clean your old watch. My watch is Orientex 17 jewels, its a classic, manual winding male watch.Follow the steps and be careful ! Open the watch Use screwdriver or sharp knive to open the watch, some watches have screws or screw like cap so yo...
By: Konstantin Dimitrov

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 May 2015 10:33:26 PDT
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Old-Flashlight-Bulb-With-LED/
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SMALL.jpg chienline It was my boy finding this classic flashlight and asking me to make it works. Replacing the batteries with new ones didn't make it work. Then I took it apart, saw that the bulb's flashing wire had broken. Searching all around (my house) I couldn't find a replacement bulb. Seeing two AA batteries (3V...
By: chienline

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:10:14 PDT
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-cellphone-into-a-data-sending-device-u/
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SMALL.jpg Monoclecat What will this device do?When complete, the combination of circuitry, arduino and modded cellphone will be able to autonomously send data through texts via the cellular network. This could be sensor data, for example from weather sensors.What am I going to show you in this tutorial?In this tutorial ...
By: Monoclecat

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 May 2015 07:35:17 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SMALL.jpg Scorpent This air cooler is a cheap and easy way to keep a room cool without wasting a lot of power. Useful for those summer days, The build only needs two computer fans(case fans) and a ice reservoir. The cooling is done by a series of two computer fans, one blowing air the ice chamber and another one takin...
By: Scorpent

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SMALL.jpg EvolvedAwesome Every Year Millions of Computers are thrown into landfills because they have become 'obsolete'. Many of these computers are in perfect working condition and just need a few cheap upgrades to bring them up to standard. Breathe a new breath of life into your computer with this ible.The goal of this pr...
By: EvolvedAwesome

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarAssist-A-Smartphone-Modification/
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SMALL.jpg funtogether Phones tend to be out of battery right when you need them most. With this project, you can extend your phone's battery life just enough to make those emergency calls! You just have to set your phone out in the sun for a while, and you'll have just enough power to send a text or make a short call. ...
By: funtogether

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:23:09 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SMALL.jpg SciFi-Prop-Freak OFFICIAL VIDEO - Making OfThe IdeaAs a student assistant at FabLab Aachen (Germany) it was - for the last 3-4 month - part of my job to create an exciting and challenging exhibit which demonstrates the “maker-way” of opening a closed product to be used for not intended purposes (and in this case eve...
By: SciFi-Prop-Freak

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Reviving a Vintage Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-a-Vintage-Clock/
Reviving a Vintage Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AJZ0/I13E9HXL/F9PAJZ0I13E9HXL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AJZ0/I13E9HXL/F9PAJZ0I13E9HXL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AJZ0/I13E9HXL/F9PAJZ0I13E9HXL.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I picked up this old wall clock from a roadside antique shop for $15 this past weekend. The clock itself still works fine, but the paint was flaking off in various sections and it had a lot of minor surface rust too. I knew with a little TLC, I could make this old clock look new again!What you'll ne...
By: ctx1985

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
Vintage Inspired Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/VC0J/HY4L5IJG/FLZVC0JHY4L5IJG.SMALL.jpg travderose This project started with the purchase of an old am/fm receiver. I bought it from a thrift store in a spur of the moment decision just because I thought it was cool, not really having any plans for it. Then the brainstorming began and this is what I came up with. I wanted to keep the vintage look...
By: travderose

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-an-old-speaker-system-into-a-modern-and-se/
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SMALL.jpg Damutsch Some of you may know that I made a monitor with a plastic stand out of an old laptop lcd which I use to play on my playstation! The only downside is that because it used to be a standalone monitor, it doesn't have internal speakers! I normaly use my headphones anyway, to not disturb the misses but I...
By: Damutsch

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:28:26 PDT
Make A Solar Bluetooth Speaker (Homebrew Big Jambox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Solar-Bluetooth-Speaker-Homebrew-Big-Jambox/
Make A Solar Bluetooth Speaker (Homebrew Big Jambox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H5JD/HUAB3Y8V/FDCH5JDHUAB3Y8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H5JD/HUAB3Y8V/FDCH5JDHUAB3Y8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/H5JD/HUAB3Y8V/FDCH5JDHUAB3Y8V.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Here's a simple Bluetooth speaker that's made from hacking old gadgets and mashing them up together. It sounds exactly like the big Jambox but only smaller! It has a mic and command buttons too! My friend, Angelo (ASCAS), and I made this project.We made this project to boost up my viewers and glad...
By: treyes4

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:15:42 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SMALL.jpg VacuumTube I SHALL CALL HIM " PEE-WEE " Personal Electronics Entertainment With Embedded Education. Basically a project that is fun and I learn a hole lot of stuff from it. . This project started out as just a small robot so I could learn more about my Arduino and coding. And at first he was a sim...
By: VacuumTube

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
vintage style nixie wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After the success of my first nixie clock made out from a rosewood block, I decided to lose no time and to carry on with the next one. As some of you guys already know, or imagine, lately I'm indeed a little bit addicted to nixie-mania. I've bought many nixie tubes on eBay, and I experienced in elec...
By: andrea biffi

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
Rotary Phone iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins I have always loved re-purposing one thing into another. This instructable will show pictures of my completed iPod dock with commentary on how I put it together. I apologize that I didn't take pictures through the whole process. I was just too excited about the project. Parts Needed Parts needed:...
By: tomatoskins

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
DIY 70's Style Headphone Bluetooth Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-70s-Style-Headphone-Bluetooth-Modification/
DIY 70's Style Headphone Bluetooth Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M5TJ/H994XKAH/F9RM5TJH994XKAH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M5TJ/H994XKAH/F9RM5TJH994XKAH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M5TJ/H994XKAH/F9RM5TJH994XKAH.SMALL.jpg andrewwayneisbored I had picked up these Sound Design headphones at a flea market a number of years back for a few dollars.  When I tried them one of the speakers would cut out, sort of a disappointment, but nothing that couldn't be fixed.  I figured they would be used for some project eventually.  I liked the design ...
By: andrewwayneisbored

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:32:52 PST
ArduSensor Fun Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduSensor-Fun-Pack/
ArduSensor Fun Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/8M9Y/H2WEVXPR/F7S8M9YH2WEVXPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/8M9Y/H2WEVXPR/F7S8M9YH2WEVXPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/8M9Y/H2WEVXPR/F7S8M9YH2WEVXPR.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow ArduSensors are open source plug-in-play sensors for Arduino.  These were originally made for beginners to get started with Arduino, a very cool electronics prototyping platform, but anyone can use them.  I still play around with them all of the time, and I bet a ton of people that are experienced w...
By: Qtechknow

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Jun 2012 20:55:26 PDT
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Time-Travel-Using-a-BBS-Over-the-Phone/
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/RFKU/GMFGW00Q/FXFRFKUGMFGW00Q.SMALL.jpg 0Ihavenousername0 Over thirty years ago, before the internet and before the first PC, something small started that would greatly effect the history of modern communications and computers. This was the Bulletin Board System, which over time would link together the world and lay the foundation for the way we use compu...
By: 0Ihavenousername0

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:19:39 PDT
How to Modify a Polaroid Land Camera to Take 35mm film http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-Polaroid-Land-Camera-to-Take-35mm-/
How to Modify a Polaroid Land Camera to Take 35mm film - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6H4P/GHTLUII5/FKZ6H4PGHTLUII5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6H4P/GHTLUII5/FKZ6H4PGHTLUII5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6H4P/GHTLUII5/FKZ6H4PGHTLUII5.SMALL.jpg Marker1024 Yes you are probably wondering why I would do this, but It all started when I bought this camera off of Ebay for 20 bucks. I was buying it as a collectors item, but when I saw it i was dying to use it in some sort of way. It is too bad that polaroid stopped making the specific film for this camera a...
By: Marker1024

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:48:51 PST
Vacuum Cleaner Subwoofer (Subwoofer com Aspirador de po) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Cleaner-Subwoofer/
Vacuum Cleaner Subwoofer (Subwoofer com Aspirador de po) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/UO5D/GD0R0QI8/F47UO5DGD0R0QI8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/UO5D/GD0R0QI8/F47UO5DGD0R0QI8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/UO5D/GD0R0QI8/F47UO5DGD0R0QI8.SMALL.jpg nicolaudosbrinquedos This was an old vacuum cleaner that I had here at home.I could not find the hose and original accessories and the machine was too noisy. It was sometimes used, replacing an air compressor in a drama where I had done the set design. Was stopped since. My goal was to turn it into a useful object again...
By: nicolaudosbrinquedos

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 17:45:44 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
Things to do with a old computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SMALL.jpg prodlad Before you crack it open... Updated 31/01/2012 Thanks to MrJentis for some more ideas. Before you go ripping it open remember that you can reuse the whole computer and not just some of the components. 1.-Install Linux Linux is an open source OS that you can install on your old computer and us...
By: prodlad

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
CD Rack From Old CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Rack-From-Old-CDs/
CD Rack From Old CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/O47Q/FG4AILST/FVJO47QFG4AILST.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/O47Q/FG4AILST/FVJO47QFG4AILST.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/O47Q/FG4AILST/FVJO47QFG4AILST.SMALL.jpg garyguitar This CD rack looks really good (if somewhat kitsch) and is not rocket science to make. You just have to measure stuff properly and be careful while you work, or, like me, you will have to start again three times. What you need 15 CDs 1 5mm threaded rob (usually sold in 1m lengths) 8 5mm hex nuts ...
By: garyguitar

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 12 May 2008 17:40:48 PDT
Vamp Your Amps http://www.instructables.com/id/Vamp-Your-Amps/
Vamp Your Amps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3S4W/FCZERFAN/FNR3S4WFCZERFAN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3S4W/FCZERFAN/FNR3S4WFCZERFAN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3S4W/FCZERFAN/FNR3S4WFCZERFAN.SMALL.jpg Valche A quick and easy way to change the fabric covering on many speakers and breath some new life into your workspace! (First instructable, comments and criticisms appreciated!) The Goods (Materials and Tools) As you'll see in the pictures, this project doesn't require very much, and it can be safel...
By: Valche

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Feb 2008 17:50:01 PST
CAMela Project - Compact film pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMela-Project---Compact-film-pinhole-camera/
CAMela Project - Compact film pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GVFC/FB7FC4XK/FG6GVFCFB7FC4XK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GVFC/FB7FC4XK/FG6GVFCFB7FC4XK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GVFC/FB7FC4XK/FG6GVFCFB7FC4XK.SMALL.jpg spidermac This is my first instructables and talk about my first attempt to build a reusable compact pinhole camera.The camera is named CAMela, the name come from the main piece, the "dark room", made out from a cigarette pack.The depth of the cigarette pack is 23 mm, and the depth is the focal length. Thanks...
By: spidermac

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:35:05 PST