Instructables: exploring - technology - stereo - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:53:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Garden Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Speakers/
Garden Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/979V/HOHYJF8O/F23979VHOHYJF8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/979V/HOHYJF8O/F23979VHOHYJF8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/979V/HOHYJF8O/F23979VHOHYJF8O.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello Everyone Another project on the go ! My parents has a small garden in their house. Most of the time we spend there is pretty quite , all you hear are birds and the " sound of silence ". I wanna change it ! I decided to build from Plexiglas ( as usual ) a pair of speakers , supported with ...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:24:09 PST
Make an External Microphone Mount for GoPro HERO3. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-External-Microphone-Mount-for-GoPro-HERO3/
Make an External Microphone Mount for GoPro HERO3. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SMALL.jpg zaphodd42 When the GoPro HERO2 was released, it included an external microphone jack built in.  It was a 3.5mm jack on the side to plug a small condenser mic into.  The HERO3 also includes an external mic jack, however it is in the form of a multi use USB port.  The user needs to supply a USB to 3.5mm convert...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:07:04 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
Pocket Stereo Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Stereo-Amplifier/
Pocket Stereo Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/7EC8/HH2VKZ61/FQK7EC8HH2VKZ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/7EC8/HH2VKZ61/FQK7EC8HH2VKZ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/7EC8/HH2VKZ61/FQK7EC8HH2VKZ61.SMALL.jpg drac5290 a while a go i came across this instructable: Rechargable pocket sized amplifier and loved the idea of a pocket sized audio amp but was disappointed but its lack of capability, namely only using mono amplification and only having 1 output option  hence the idea for the stereo amplifier was born doin...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 03:38:31 PDT
Cassette Tape 1101 - an in depth look into this analog tape recording media http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-Tape-1101-an-in-depth-look-into-this-an/
Cassette Tape 1101 - an in depth look into this analog tape recording media - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/LYYE/HH2VMRI9/FAGLYYEHH2VMRI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/LYYE/HH2VMRI9/FAGLYYEHH2VMRI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/LYYE/HH2VMRI9/FAGLYYEHH2VMRI9.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl *** this instructable will teach you about different cassette formulations, how to use them to mold the sound your looking for in your recordings, some cassette history, and what to look for in quality tapes. *** cassette tapes... out of "style" for about 20 years yet they just hit their 50 year an...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 14:50:42 PDT
Glass Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Speakers/
Glass Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/G6YG/HFPTHNZE/F37G6YGHFPTHNZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/G6YG/HFPTHNZE/F37G6YGHFPTHNZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/G6YG/HFPTHNZE/F37G6YGHFPTHNZE.SMALL.jpg randofo This set of speakers resonates glass to produce sound. While this may seem complicated, the technical explanation is actually rather simple.  Each speaker has a tactile transducer attached to the center, which is a device that vibrates the glass to produce sound waves. This simple mechanism allowed ...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 10:51:48 PDT
How to fix a cassette tape. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-cassette-tape/
How to fix a cassette tape. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/YH1W/HERLT7G5/FO6YH1WHERLT7G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/YH1W/HERLT7G5/FO6YH1WHERLT7G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/YH1W/HERLT7G5/FO6YH1WHERLT7G5.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl *this instructable takes for granted that you can use basic hand tools and have good dexterity with small parts. the only items required are the tapes, a small screwdriver set, a pair of needle nose pliers is helpful, and scotch tape.* for all those folks still holding on to a cherished but broken ...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:29:49 PDT
DIY Hi-Fi: WiBAQ Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hi-Fi-WiBAQ-Speakers/
DIY Hi-Fi: WiBAQ Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RPW2/HE07P53H/FSORPW2HE07P53H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RPW2/HE07P53H/FSORPW2HE07P53H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RPW2/HE07P53H/FSORPW2HE07P53H.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau One of the best ways to save some money on your stereo system and still get the best sound is to make your own speakers. There are many directions to go; multiway (using more than one driver per speaker) or single driver, and then there are the cabinet designs: open baffle, ported, horn loaded, seal...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:48:00 PDT
RadioShack presents 18 More Awesome Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/RadioShack-presents-18-More-Awesome-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/23B2/H5JCLVHU/FND23B2H5JCLVHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/23B2/H5JCLVHU/FND23B2H5JCLVHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/23B2/H5JCLVHU/FND23B2H5JCLVHU.SMALL.jpg carmesan When RadioShack announced last year that it was starting to stock Arduinos we knew just what to do: we went shopping. It's one of our favorite tools to use and we were up for any excuse to use more of them. The cool thing about Arduino is that it lets you do so many different things that it's reall...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 17:56:33 PDT
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
5 Speaker Car Head Unit Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Speaker-Car-Head-Unit-Boombox/
5 Speaker Car Head Unit Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SMALL.jpg technovative I built this 20+ pound monstrosity in 2005 for my Mother who was working in a noisy industrial environment and needed some audio umph to enjoy her tunes. I had built a couple of boxy rectilinear 80's style portables to wrap old car stereos and speakers in before and wanted to design something more s...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:53:49 PST
Retro A/V to auxiliary audio cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-AV-to-auxiliary-audio-cable/
Retro A/V to auxiliary audio cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UCVK/HBUZGTIK/FLXUCVKHBUZGTIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UCVK/HBUZGTIK/FLXUCVKHBUZGTIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UCVK/HBUZGTIK/FLXUCVKHBUZGTIK.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist I created this cable to serve a very specific function - to connect an MP3 player to a car radio that came with an A/V port rather than an auxiliary audio port. This process is almost identical to my Retro stereo patch cable, the only difference being this has an a/v plug at one end. My wife and I ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:59:16 PST
Stereo Audio with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Stereo-Audio-with-Arduino/
Stereo Audio with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/SSTM/H9947AU8/F0BSSTMH9947AU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/SSTM/H9947AU8/F0BSSTMH9947AU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/SSTM/H9947AU8/F0BSSTMH9947AU8.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Recently I've been posting a lot of projects that use an 8 bit resistor ladder digital to analog converter (DAC) and an Arduino to make sound.  (see the Arduino vocal effects box, the Arduino drum sampler, and my audio output tutorial).  The technique I've been using to make these DACs is very simpl...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 18:02:06 PST
PHATTY WAGON http://www.instructables.com/id/PHATTY-WAGON/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TXMM/H7QCU1Y8/FBCTXMMH7QCU1Y8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TXMM/H7QCU1Y8/FBCTXMMH7QCU1Y8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TXMM/H7QCU1Y8/FBCTXMMH7QCU1Y8.SMALL.jpg frost7k Self propelling wheels make it easy to pack the cooler with heavy stuff a full car audio system can power your whole tale gate two speeds and a reverse along wath a solar panel that keeps te deep cycle battery powerd as long as the sun is out and a couple hours after it goes down. 
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:19:33 PDT
Backlit 1/4" Audio Jacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-14-Audio-Jacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/60JZ/H5JVXF8B/F9260JZH5JVXF8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/60JZ/H5JVXF8B/F9260JZH5JVXF8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/60JZ/H5JVXF8B/F9260JZH5JVXF8B.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Add an extra touch to your audio projects by backlighting the 1/4" audio jacks with LEDs.  Here are the parts you'll need: 1/4" stereo jack Radioshack 274-141 or Radioshack 274-312 LED, I used Radioshack 276-017 1/4 watt current limiting resistor- you'll calculate the correct value for your LED 22...
By: amandaghassaei

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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 12:37:04 PDT
Romance Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Romance-Pants/
Romance Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YTTL/H3Z3CK9V/FU9YTTLH3Z3CK9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YTTL/H3Z3CK9V/FU9YTTLH3Z3CK9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YTTL/H3Z3CK9V/FU9YTTLH3Z3CK9V.SMALL.jpg randofo Romance pants are a pair of pants that dims the room lighting and raises the stereo in relation to the fly zipper being pulled down. Of course it does not stop there. The romantic coup de grace involves electronically ignited candles triggered by the unbuttoning of the waist button. This subtle se...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:43:45 PDT
Waterproof Solar Powered Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Solar-Powered-Boom-Box/
Waterproof Solar Powered Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SMALL.jpg noahw This is a go anywhere, power anything, music blasting stereo that will keep the party rocking even in the pouring rain.  Housed inside a waterproof, crushproof, kittenproof enclosure, this stereo uses a water resistant marine head unit, and water resistant marine component speakers.  It's powered by...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 14:32:13 PDT
Steampunk iPhone Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-iPhone-Station/
Steampunk iPhone Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SMALL.jpg badjer1 Here's a steampunk iPhone station that functions as a night light, charging station and audio station.  The unit can charge the iPhone with or without playing music.  The night light functions independently, and if the phone rings while playing the music you will hear that through the speakers, so ...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:39:34 PDT
Homemade 18V Battery Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-18V-Battery-Stereo/
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:24:57 PDT
Make a stereo microphone for $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-stereo-microphone-for-15/
Make a stereo microphone for $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DDMK/H0KL4FDQ/FWGDDMKH0KL4FDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DDMK/H0KL4FDQ/FWGDDMKH0KL4FDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DDMK/H0KL4FDQ/FWGDDMKH0KL4FDQ.SMALL.jpg Snaffle J. Bean How to make a decent sounding stereo microphone for $15. This is useful for recording ambient sound, or using with a video camera that has a microphone input. Example of the sound quality you can get out of this: What you'll need 1 Female RCA to Male 3.5mm Cable: http://www.amazon.com/gp/pro...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 17:44:52 PDT
iPhone Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Boombox/
iPhone Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SMALL.jpg MTriest The following project will show you how to take 3D Solidwork's renderings and 2D Illustrator files and create a minimalist iPhone boombox. The boombox is my design and creation. Originally for a production class, I designed and created the boombox in an attempt to design, render and create using com...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:39:55 PST
Solar Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Stereo/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 07:44:38 PDT
The ULTIMATE diy boombox! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ULTIMATE-diy-boombox/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 20:12:54 PDT
Book Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Speakers/
Book Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0PMJ/FSLF8HP6/FX90PMJFSLF8HP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0PMJ/FSLF8HP6/FX90PMJFSLF8HP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0PMJ/FSLF8HP6/FX90PMJFSLF8HP6.SMALL.jpg ben_k Create a pair of speakers by recycling six old hardback books and a pair of speakers from a broken cd player. They will be unnoticeable on a bookshelf, cost virtually nothing, and sound pretty good. Tools and Material You will need:6-8 hard back books, about 1 1/4 inches thick each2 speakers, 3 i...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 15:47:29 PDT
Super Specs - 3D and much more http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Specs-Giga-Goggles/
Super Specs - 3D and much more - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ECFR/GL4Z51U9/FIAECFRGL4Z51U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ECFR/GL4Z51U9/FIAECFRGL4Z51U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ECFR/GL4Z51U9/FIAECFRGL4Z51U9.SMALL.jpg Light_Lab The title for this Instructable was really hard to pick because these Super Specs have so many uses. So many uses? Let’s list a few: * 3D stereo glasses that will work on any screen that uses passive split polarity for 3D regardless of brand.    (Will not work for electronic switched 3D stereo.) * ...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 23:09:02 PDT
Dieselpunk Stereophonic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Stereophonic-Amplifier/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 09:33:34 PST
Use Your Camera To Capture "3D" Anaglyphs http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Your-Camera-To-Capture-3D-Anaglyphs/
Use Your Camera To Capture "3D" Anaglyphs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/8U9C/GGPFB7J5/FGT8U9CGGPFB7J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/8U9C/GGPFB7J5/FGT8U9CGGPFB7J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/8U9C/GGPFB7J5/FGT8U9CGGPFB7J5.SMALL.jpg ProfHankD An anaglyph is a color image that creates the illusion of "3D" depth when viewed through color filters that separate the left and right views. The image shown here is an example viewable through green/magenta glasses. Although various color combinations and processing variations have emerged over t...
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 08:25:46 PST
Cheap Acoustic Simulator (Crossfeed) for Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Acoustic-Simulator-Crossfeed-for-Headphone/
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 00:50:21 PST
Turn a 1950s wireless into a portable ipod speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-1950s-wireless-into-a-portable-ipod-speaker/
Turn a 1950s wireless into a portable ipod speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/93RM/G9BWNUVG/F2893RMG9BWNUVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/93RM/G9BWNUVG/F2893RMG9BWNUVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/93RM/G9BWNUVG/F2893RMG9BWNUVG.SMALL.jpg sladek This instructable shows the steps I took to turn a circa 1950 radio into a portable speaker system, suitable for any MP3 player. We picked up this radio from the local antique shop for just £3. The internals don't work anymore, though they sure do look cool. The total cost of everything was around...
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Thu, 20 May 2010 11:20:04 PDT
Off-Grid Party Sound Systems http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Mobile-Party-Sound-Systems/
Off-Grid Party Sound Systems - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/T0IV/G8VVDIE4/FRGT0IVG8VVDIE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/T0IV/G8VVDIE4/FRGT0IVG8VVDIE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/T0IV/G8VVDIE4/FRGT0IVG8VVDIE4.SMALL.jpg dan Whether its for a mobile bike party or a solar powered concert, a 12V or 24V sound system is the key.  I recently built several systems for mobile bike parties and this article has a pile of details.  You can also check my Easy Bike Party Sound System project if you want a simpler and smaller system...
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Fri, 7 May 2010 19:21:49 PDT
Build A Pair of Stereo Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Pair-of-Stereo-Speakers/
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By: billbob

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Thu, 24 Jul 2008 02:25:19 PDT
9V battery case for projects http://www.instructables.com/id/9V-battery-case-for-projects/
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Sat, 21 Aug 2010 02:49:10 PDT
Stereo Photography Track - quick and dirty http://www.instructables.com/id/Stereo-Photography-Track-quick-and-dirty/
Stereo Photography Track - quick and dirty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IFAE/G9NH8NCM/FYRIFAEG9NH8NCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IFAE/G9NH8NCM/FYRIFAEG9NH8NCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IFAE/G9NH8NCM/FYRIFAEG9NH8NCM.SMALL.jpg MissBetsy  Some time ago I stumbled (again) over some stereo pictures. This time I had to build my  own simple rig. I am not going in depth of the principles of stereo or 3D photography; there are many and very detailed web pages about this subject. I rather show a solution that practically everyone can build...
By: MissBetsy

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Mon, 24 May 2010 20:27:01 PDT
A 5MP stereo-camera for pictures and movies! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-5MP-stereo-camera-for-pictures-and-movies/
A 5MP stereo-camera for pictures and movies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/K33I/G8TCT9LC/FE5K33IG8TCT9LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/K33I/G8TCT9LC/FE5K33IG8TCT9LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/K33I/G8TCT9LC/FE5K33IG8TCT9LC.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This Instructable describes how to combine two normal cameras into one new stereo-camera that can even record movies! To connect two cameras you need to open the camera and solder some small wires to all relevant pins. Then we apply a pinhead to the wires, fix it on the outside and connect the pin...
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Thu, 6 May 2010 08:42:26 PDT
The Homewrecker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Homewrecker/
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By: DiscoJones

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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 14:25:10 PDT
ATX Powered car stereo, and 3 way speakers (for home use) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-Powered-car-stereo-and-3-way-speakers-for-ho/
ATX Powered car stereo, and 3 way speakers (for home use) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/L06T/FXETSKI5/F4JL06TFXETSKI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/L06T/FXETSKI5/F4JL06TFXETSKI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/L06T/FXETSKI5/F4JL06TFXETSKI5.SMALL.jpg hell_raiser_1 It's been a while since I've been researching about how to power up a car stereo without a 12 volt battery that I will surely have to recharge later. Why? well....because I have a sony mp3 cd usb aux ipod-cable unit, 4x52w watts w/sub-out, what else could you ask for? I know, a nice set of speakers,...
By: hell_raiser_1

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Wed, 22 Jul 2009 11:30:56 PDT
Macintosh SE iPod Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Macintosh-SE-iPod-Stereo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GRYF/FVW22G99/FY8GRYFFVW22G99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GRYF/FVW22G99/FY8GRYFFVW22G99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/GRYF/FVW22G99/FY8GRYFFVW22G99.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta Another retro mod from me, there seems to be a theme here.. Anyway, this one I did last summer but never did get the pics out to the internet. What I've done is gutted a broken Macintosh SE, which I thought would make a pretty cool i Pod stereo (and it's got a handle too!). The biggest challenge I f...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 21:15:35 PDT
DIY Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Audio-Switch/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 19:15:21 PDT
Stereo Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Stereo-Microphone/
Stereo Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2E59/FVMV5XZA/F072E59FVMV5XZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2E59/FVMV5XZA/F072E59FVMV5XZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2E59/FVMV5XZA/F072E59FVMV5XZA.SMALL.jpg randofo It has come time for me to update my home recording studio to continue recording my own brand of intergalactic low-fi, disco, funk, folk rock. Rather than spend big bucks on a stereo mic setup that won't offer me the low quality sound that I am accustomed to, I have decided to build my own for next ...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 23:14:09 PDT
Build a Bike Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bike-Boom-Box/
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By: nixiebunny

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Sat, 28 Feb 2009 22:38:33 PST
Make Stereo Graphic Images in Excel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Stereo-Graphic-Images-in-Excel/
Make Stereo Graphic Images in Excel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/LUAJ/FQR1M220/F5BLUAJFQR1M220.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/LUAJ/FQR1M220/F5BLUAJFQR1M220.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/LUAJ/FQR1M220/F5BLUAJFQR1M220.SMALL.jpg dsauer Stereo Graphic Images can add depth to 3D plots. An Example Table of Data Make a table of values like so in excel. Colors are optional. Select and Graph Select the whole table and make a 3-D surface. Adjust the View Some viewing adjustments need to made the viewing angle. Make a Second Gr...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2009 15:01:06 PST
How to Run Composite Video and Network Data Through an Ethernet Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Run-Composite-Video-Through-an-Ethernet-Jac/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2008 21:30:38 PST
Building A Stereo Tube Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Stereo-Tube-Amp/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:56:57 PDT
Make your own professional record cleaning machine for less than $80 and save up to $3000 and more. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-professional-record-cleaning-machine/
Make your own professional record cleaning machine for less than $80 and save up to $3000 and more. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/6A5I/FHXUOHYF/F2P6A5IFHXUOHYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/6A5I/FHXUOHYF/F2P6A5IFHXUOHYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/6A5I/FHXUOHYF/F2P6A5IFHXUOHYF.SMALL.jpg knarx Excuse my english.After I found back to the sound of good old vinyl I had the problem every record aficionado has. How to clean the records properly!?There are many ways around in the Internet. Cheaper ways like the Knosti or the Discofilm but also more expensive to unbelievable expensive ways like ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2008 05:04:09 PDT
Portable speaker in a CD case!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-speaker-in-a-CD-case/
Portable speaker in a CD case!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/50JQ/FEAKB4K2/FNT50JQFEAKB4K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/50JQ/FEAKB4K2/FNT50JQFEAKB4K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/50JQ/FEAKB4K2/FNT50JQFEAKB4K2.SMALL.jpg fatrickuk Have you ever thought of making your own portable speaker in a CD case? Here is how you do it. Components required - 8W speaker with 4 ohms impedance (Make sure the speaker's impedance must match your amp's specification or you would damage your amp!!) - CD case ( Use the one with a zip would b...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 12:36:23 PDT
Digital 3D Picture Viewer - "The DigiStereopticon" http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-3D-Picture-Viewer---The-DigiStereopticon/
Digital 3D Picture Viewer - "The DigiStereopticon" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M8E8/FDWI2JZ5/FFPM8E8FDWI2JZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M8E8/FDWI2JZ5/FFPM8E8FDWI2JZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M8E8/FDWI2JZ5/FFPM8E8FDWI2JZ5.SMALL.jpg JayDub Stereoscopic photography has fallen out of favor. This is probably due to the fact that people don't like having to wear special glasses to view family snapshots. Here is a fun little project you can make in less than a day to make your 3D pictures more enjoyable to view.Warning: 3D pictures are A...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:48:39 PDT
Boom Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-Bag/
Boom Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/SPMI/F905260Q/FAGSPMIF905260Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/SPMI/F905260Q/FAGSPMIF905260Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/SPMI/F905260Q/FAGSPMIF905260Q.SMALL.jpg mbmosher I was upset. Everywhere I turned was an ipod. On display, in someone's hand, strapped to an arm, hidden in a pocket (the head phones are a give-away), in the train, on the bus, walking down the street. I kept thinking to myself, "What happened to that guy from the 80's with the HUGE book box on h...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2007 17:26:11 PST
Teddy Bear Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Remote-Control/
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By: leahculver

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Fri, 12 May 2006 03:02:11 PDT
Retro Hi-Fi Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Hi-Fi-Project/
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Sun, 20 May 2007 04:29:19 PDT
Tupperware iPod Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Tupperware-iPod-Boombox/
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By: leevonk

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Tue, 4 Jul 2006 10:00:29 PDT