Instructables: exploring - technology - tv - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:56:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
By: Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Arduino All-In-One Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-All-In-One-Remote/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:06:08 PDT
Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-TV-ambilight-using-Arduino/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:29:38 PST
Retro Russian TV Digital Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Russian-TV-Digital-Photo-Frame/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:11:05 PDT
Arduino BASIC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BASIC-Shield/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:00:11 PST
TV Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Glow/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:41:47 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-3D-printed-robot-reindeer-toy/
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:41:30 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
TV Volume Loudness Guard using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Volume-Loudness-Guard-using-Arduino/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:07:42 PST
How to install a TV antenna or aerial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-TV-antenna-or-aerial/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:01:19 PST
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-webcam-using-Arduino-SensorMonk/
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SMALL.jpg amccoy6 Web-enable your interactive sensors over desktop, smartphone and tablet devices. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to remotely control a pan and tilt webcam attached to an Arduino using nothing more than a simple webpage. The webpage can be viewed on any des...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 04:59:39 PDT
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-anything-remotely-with-Infrared-signals/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:23:22 PDT
PC-TV Hidden Computer in a Drawer for your Television http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-TV-Computer-in-a-Drawer-for-your-Television/
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 14:31:26 PDT
Eliminate Standby Power with a Desktop Power Switch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Eliminate-Standby-Power-with-a-Desktop-Power-Switc/
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Sun, 10 May 2009 18:05:15 PDT
Battery saving TV-B-Gone with region/range selection switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-saving-TV-B-Gone-with-regionrange-selecti/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 09:12:21 PST
Analog Picture-in-Picture Video Rig. Capture content, and person with good audio, at the same time with one camera. http://www.instructables.com/id/2FerCam-Video-Interview-Rig-Captures-Both-Subject/
Analog Picture-in-Picture Video Rig. Capture content, and person with good audio, at the same time with one camera. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SMALL.jpg calebjc An interview camera rig designed to enable an interviewer with 1 small digital camera to capture picture in picture interviews with good audio on both subjects without a camera-person. Made with a harmonica holder, Canon SD1000 camera, small mirror, quick-ties, Shoe Goo and flex pipe. The rig captu...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2007 11:00:56 PST
Combine 2 broken TV's into 1 working http://www.instructables.com/id/Combine-2-broken-TVs-into-1-working/
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By: Redion

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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 20:27:36 PST
TV Backlight -usb powered- http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Backlight/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:09:33 PDT
DIY TV-B-Gone SHP (And Save $45) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-B-Gone-SHP-And-Save-45/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2011 08:37:19 PDT
Rescue a vintage TV cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rescue-a-vintage-TV-cabinet/
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Thu, 26 May 2011 15:27:25 PDT
Fully Functional Television Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Functional-Television-Oscilloscope/
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Sat, 11 Dec 2010 14:42:16 PST
Ardu-pong! the Arduino based pong console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardu-pong-the-Arduino-based-pong-console/
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:24:46 PDT
$3.50 DIY TV-B-Gone Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/350-DIY-TV-B-Gone-Mico/
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 12:39:29 PDT
The Most Useful Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Useful-Machine/
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 23:05:41 PDT
Fart Operated Random Channel TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Fart-Operated-Random-Channel-TV-Remote/
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 11:22:18 PDT
Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cat-Bed-from-a-Computer-Monitor/
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 20:44:08 PST
Self-Portrait Camera Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Portrait-Camera-Mirror/
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By: noahw

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Mon, 8 Feb 2010 12:16:50 PST
How To Save Analog Television - Pirate TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Save-Analog-TV/
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By: splnlss

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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 13:00:15 PDT
Music Visualizer (oscilloscope) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Visualizer-oscilloscope/
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By: The 4th Doctor

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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 13:04:02 PDT
TV-B-Gone Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Kit/
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By: adafruit

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Sun, 17 May 2009 13:36:02 PDT
How to make your TV-B-Gone become invisible... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-TV-B-Gone-become-invisible/
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By: Moshmosh

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Sun, 30 Nov 2008 18:00:57 PST
Put the internet on your TV! http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-the-internet-on-your-TV/
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By: bradpowers

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Sun, 20 Jul 2008 21:15:19 PDT
How to keep from being bored online- Live TV, Webcams, Games, Websites, and more http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-from-being-bored-online--Live-TV-Webc/
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By: CharredPC

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Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:12:24 PST
Tv-B-Gone Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Tv-B-Gone-Hat/
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By: m_jake

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Fri, 23 Jun 2006 17:15:36 PDT