Instructables: exploring - technology - tv - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 00:51:25 PST BLOX v1.01 3d Printed Mini Cybermat http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Mini-Cybermat/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:52:21 PST
How to make an Universal TV Remote Control with Cayenne IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Universal-TV-Remote-Control-With-Ca/
How to make an Universal TV Remote Control with Cayenne IoT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SMALL.jpg Neoxelox Hi! I'm Neoxelox! In this project I will show you how to turn your mobile phone to an Universal TV remote control with Cayenne IoT APP!We need:- Cayenne Account- Arduino (Obviously)- IR Emitter (Mine is KEYES IR Emitter)- Arduino ethernet shield (Mine is W5100)- IRremote library: http://www.mediafir...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:39:35 PDT
Silicone Case for Apple Tv http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-Case-for-Apple-Tv/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:36:11 PDT
A Steampunk Screen: "Carbon Filament Crystal Cinematograph http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-Screen-Carbon-Filament-Crystal-Cinemat/
A Steampunk Screen: "Carbon Filament Crystal Cinematograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist My dear friends and followersLong time ago since I wrote my last Instructables here. Sorry for that! In the meantime a lot happened - I wrote my first Steampunk book, I built a Steampunk car and for sure I invented some really sick Mad Science Machines.One of them I would like to present you today. ...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 05:43:35 PDT
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-ESP8266-Learning-IR-Remote-Control-Via-WIF/
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SMALL.jpg mmiscool The ESP8266 is a wonderful microcontroller. They can be purchased cheaply and have built in wifi. In this guide I will not go over how to flash the ESP8266 module with the basic firmware as this is covered on the http://ESP8266basic.com web site in detail. All the parts to build this project can b...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:09:20 PDT
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Fade-in-Background-LED-Lights-for-TV/
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SMALL.jpg nusnus I have always admired Philips Ambilight tecnology. Not only because it is cool but it is illuminating the TV from behind. This means that looking at the TV in total darkness is not such a strain on your eyes.I have had LED strips from Ikea glued to the back of the TV for years now. It was time to ad...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:46:01 PDT
Scratchbuilt Wooden Offset Satellite Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratchbuilt-Wooden-Offset-Satellite-Dish/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 19:24:55 PDT
Working Miniature "Television" http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Miniature-Television/
Working Miniature "Television" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/U711/IQ6VII6I/F3LU711IQ6VII6I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/U711/IQ6VII6I/F3LU711IQ6VII6I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/U711/IQ6VII6I/F3LU711IQ6VII6I.SMALL.jpg entomophile A while back I made this working miniature television using an old media player I had. It can play any video files but playing old TV programs gives it the look and feel of an antique television.The original turned out great but the media player I used was discontinued long ago so it was very diffi...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:10:15 PDT
Transform your LCD/LED TV into a hologram TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-Your-LCDLED-TV-Into-a-Hologram-TV/
Transform your LCD/LED TV into a hologram TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/CBZ0/IOQ1QNF4/FMMCBZ0IOQ1QNF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/CBZ0/IOQ1QNF4/FMMCBZ0IOQ1QNF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/CBZ0/IOQ1QNF4/FMMCBZ0IOQ1QNF4.SMALL.jpg abdelrazzac10 I present three simple steps to transform your LCD/LED television into a hologram TV... Very easy and very simple. Cut and glue... Cut four transparent A4 sheets in trapezoidal shapes, and join them to form a pyramid. Upside down... Lay down your TV on a soft surface, and place the pyramid up...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 10:22:15 PDT
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-a-TV-Remote-Controlled-Arduino-Robot/
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello guys.Abhay and Akshay here!Today we are going to make a TV remote controlled Robot that not only works like a charm but you can also upgrade it by editing the code and utilising a few more buttons present on the TV Remote. You can also create other projects with this code like door lock or hom...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 22:31:48 PDT
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-System-for-Every-Input-Connected-to-Your/
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta I have always wanted to add ambilight to my TV. It looks so cool! I finally did and I was not disappointed!I have seen many videos and many tutorials on creating an Ambilight system for your TV but I have never found a full tutorial for my exact needs.It is whether the system is only made for 1 sing...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:54:53 PST
Touch Screen coffee table DIY with 32" TV and low cost CCD sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Screen-Coffee-Table-DIY-With-32-TV-and-Low-C/
Touch Screen coffee table DIY with 32" TV and low cost CCD sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/VULS/ILQTFKTO/FAKVULSILQTFKTO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/VULS/ILQTFKTO/FAKVULSILQTFKTO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/VULS/ILQTFKTO/FAKVULSILQTFKTO.SMALL.jpg jeanotP1314 UPDATE 04/04/2016 : Multipoint software + Emulating NES video/pictures + OPTION_7 Point and Click + speed test + OPTION videoUPDATE 03/24/2016 : CCD sensor reverse Engineering + Using 2 CCD sensors + Laser engraving vector files + Retropie playingHi and welcome to my third Instructable !I have been ...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 15:03:16 PDT
OSMC and TV controlled by Flic smart button http://www.instructables.com/id/OSMC-and-TV-Controlled-by-Flic-Smart-Button/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:40:43 PST
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Remote-Controlled-Flashing-LED-Gadge/
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat The idea of this Instructable is to show you how to make a very simple and small, entertaining , enchanting, peculiarly flashing LED light underneath the decoration of your choice, that flashes by any Infrared Remote Control signal it receives!Whether it is from the RC of a TV, DVD player, surrou...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:01:41 PST
Kids Screen Timer with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Screen-Timer-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 14:01:49 PST
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
philo 15" retro 1950s HDTV recreation of the Philco Predicta http://www.instructables.com/id/philo-15-retro-1950s-HDTV/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:46:59 PDT
System For Automatically Limiting TV Time http://www.instructables.com/id/System-For-Automatically-Limiting-TV-Time/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:49:40 PDT
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Control-with-a-Smartphone-TV-Arduino-Light-Se/
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SMALL.jpg Imetomi These days the home automation devices and the home controlling systems are very popular. Even in the community of DIY-ers. So decided to make my own home control device using Arduino. The device can be controlled with a cellphone, and here I used a very odd/wierd mode to transmit the commands from ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
50,000V High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/50000V-High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:12:00 PDT
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. http://www.instructables.com/id/You-can-turn-on-the-TV-at-ANY-TIME/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:53 PDT
Ambilight TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-your-TV/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:04:30 PDT
Tic-Tac TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-TV-Remote-Jammer/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 01:30:36 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
IR Periscope http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Periscope/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 22:38:18 PDT
Build the Pennyloop UHF Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Pennyloop-UHF-Antenna/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:22:02 PST
Cutting Cable With a Streaming Media Box! (XBMC/Kodi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Cable-With-a-Streaming-Media-Box-XBMCKodi/
Cutting Cable With a Streaming Media Box! (XBMC/Kodi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SMALL.jpg pc1975 Hello fellow Instructable-rs. This is my first instructable, and I'm going to include as much detailed information along with the steps as I see necessary for those who are unfamiliar with XBMC/Kodi. Much of this information is my own opinion, and just how I choose to do things. If you have a method...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:39:42 PST
Magic Wand TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-TV-Remote/
Magic Wand TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer One night about a month or so ago, I was watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory. In this particular episode, Howard and Raj were controlling their TV using a MAGIC WAND TV REMOTE!!!!!! Upon witnessing this sheer awesomeness, the preteen Harry Potter Fangirl inside of me had a minor heart attack...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:43:37 PST
Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cat-Bed-from-a-Computer-Monitor/
Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SMALL.jpg AlpineButterfly OK, you've seen them everywhere, those old TV's and Monitors everyone's kicking to the curb replacing with those new fan dangle flat screens.  And few of us could  fault  them... the flat screens take up so little room, and have all kinds of resolution... ohhh ahhh. But what to do with the old mon...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 20:44:08 PST
TV Wall of Terror http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-of-Terror/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:30:47 PST
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Homer-Web-enabled-TV-remote/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:08 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Battery saving TV-B-Gone with region/range selection switches - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LMD1/GYQESVCF/FF5LMD1GYQESVCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LMD1/GYQESVCF/FF5LMD1GYQESVCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LMD1/GYQESVCF/FF5LMD1GYQESVCF.SMALL.jpg JeonLab What is the TV-B-Gone? TV-B-Gone is a small gadget that can turn on and off virtually any TV in the world developed and sold as a kit by Adafruit. They also provide the source code and compiled firmware under Creative Common Share Alike license. I would like to thank original developers at Adafruit ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/4BTE/F9N2E03Z/F3N4BTEF9N2E03Z.SQUARE.jpg https://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