Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - flash Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:47:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Usb Custom Flash Drive
DIY Usb Custom Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> ugur23 I like special usb flash drives . Because everybody uses Classic white toshiba trans memory , classic kingston models , sandisk cruzer blade ETC. What if we recycle Nand Chips from old broken tablets , sd cards , media players ? Lets do it . Lets make a special usb pendrive . Part list Usb Drive ...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:45:56 PDT
USB Hybrid Mouse & Flashdrive
USB Hybrid Mouse & Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> roanbuma Hello, this is my second instructable.I am Roan Buma, from the Netherlands!This tutorial will show you how to make a hybrid USB mouse & flashdrive. You can't see it on the main picture but there is a working USB flash drive inside this mousePlease check out my other instructables. Getting The Thin...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:15:26 PDT
DIY USB Flash Drive Ring
DIY USB Flash Drive Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you that how to make a cheap and practical USB flash drive ring. I'm a 15 years old guy and I don't wear rings, but seeing the Ring Challenge contest have some good ideas. The most of the rings that I see are nice but haven't any practical usage. So I decided to make a...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:03:52 PST
Flash Drive Holder/Protector
Flash Drive Holder/Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> ~FROGYOU~ Just a little container to protect your flash drive, if you have the scrap lying around then it should only take a few seconds, if you don't then at max 6 dollars Materials You'll need: -Tape (optional, for appearance) -PVC or similar pipe (diameter and length dependent on your flash drive) -One...

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:48:00 PST
Altoids USB Flash Drive
Altoids USB Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> GermanSloth Altoids USB Flash Drive Check it out on YouTube: Just copy and paste the link into your browser Materials 1. Flash Drive 2. "Altoids Smalls" Tin 3. Knife 4. Hot Glue Gun Construction Step 1. First you will have to cut a hole just big enough to fit t...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:42:50 PST
NES controller USB Flash Drive
NES controller USB Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> jb2451 this is the easiest way to turn a vintage NES controller into a simple flash drive on a budget AND you can save the original parts if you ever want to return it back to its original working condition. Gather Your Parts the first step is to gather the parts you will need.Nes Controller ($5)usb ex...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 07:55:28 PST
Mustang GT USB Flash-'Drive'
Mustang GT USB Flash-'Drive' - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations In this instructable, I will guide you through various steps on how to customize a USB Flash-Drive by modifying a toy car to become its new shell. It looks quite simple but it takes a lot of effort and in most cases, time, to do correctly. Ideally you want the die-cast car to be as small as possible...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 09:11:13 PDT
RFD (Removabe Flash Drive) Wallet SplinterNG I bought myself one of those metal clam-shell RFID wallets.  Good thing I got it cheap from Deal Extreme ( ), because it didn't really meet my expectations.  Just use keywords "aluminum wallet" and you'll find them in many styles for about $5 each. Before I got around to returning it, I came...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 18:57:01 PDT
Wearable USB drivey - MK ii
Wearable USB drivey - MK ii - More DIY How To Projects]]> tech ace Hello there. As far as I know, I believe that USB memory has been the greatest versatile storage device ever. Now, cloud has been  great device, but what will we do when there is no internet coverage?  And USB is great when we modify them to suit our needs. I was looking for a right time, for a righ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 03:02:19 PST
Upgrade your Victorinox flash Pocket Knife’s memory donytek A few years ago my wife purchased a “Victorinox Flash” pocket knife for me which included a 1 gig USB flash drive. Having a USB flash drive in a pocket knife was extremely cool, but over time the 1 gig capacity was insufficient for new larger file transport so I had been looking into upgrading the U...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 07:17:37 PST
DIY USB DRIVES Fast React Here are some pf the most DIY USB thumb drives! From Phone drives  to soccer  ball flash drives, have no fear its all here! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:55:42 PST
Make a Lego Mini-figure FlashDrive
Make a Lego Mini-figure FlashDrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam DeRose This tutorial shows you how to make an awesome, unique flash drive out of a Lego Minifigure of your choice and a Verbatim "Tuff 'N' Tiny" flash stick. I wanted to make something for my brother for his birthday, and this seemed to be the perfect thing. I took a lot of measurements off of Lego minifi...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:09:12 PST
YF - 23 Black Widow II Model Aircraft USB Flash Drive
YF - 23 Black Widow II Model Aircraft USB Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations I had two of the same boring model aeroplanes and, while I don't usually cut up any models, I have better ones to take up the space of this pointless one on the shelf. The aircraft has played no significant role in history and is not a very good looking one. The cockpit, however, looks Hi-tech enoug...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 06:38:41 PST
VW Beetle 8GB USB Flash Drive awesomecreations This is an album of photos of a Volkswagen beetle model (about 1:64 scale,) which I dismantled and handpainted with a toothpick to look like an abandoned beetle found and painted by hippies. After painting, sufficient grinding and matte laquer spray, I glued an 8 GB USB inside and glued the "chassis...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:34:02 PST
USB Flash Diskette
USB Flash Diskette - More DIY How To Projects]]> Analogue-Chick I made this USB flash diskette a couple of months ago after salvaging floppy disks for garbage from our school's computer laboratory. I wasn't really sure what to do with it, but I got a feeling of saving them for later. Maybe I could make a lampshade out of it or just anything if I have free time. ...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:02:15 PST
How To Make A USB Cable Flash Drive
How To Make A USB Cable Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mahmoud Alaa You open your bag in silence and pull out your laptop and grab a USB cable and people look to you surprised  and say " What does he think hi€™s going to do with that USB cable?!!" You plug it in your laptop and continue on with your work. If you are bored and would like to change the appearance o...
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 04:37:44 PDT
Copper usb pen/ flash drive with vacuum tube
Copper usb pen/ flash drive with vacuum tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> audioguy666 I wanted to build a cool flash drive, after being inspired by other I saw on indestructibles.Its kinda Steam punk. You can have the coolest drive at school or the office.This is my first attempt at this style. I think I'll do it again with more mods.Parts List: Flash drive- I used one that had a ...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 08:30:28 PDT
The Nosey USB-Sheep
The Nosey USB-Sheep - More DIY How To Projects]]> dtextor I made this little USB-Sheep as a gift for my girlfriend. It's easy to build and looks very cute when hanging from a desktop or laptop usb slot. It will definitely raise some attention in your office. ------------------------------------- Material: 1 stuffed animal (I used a Nicci keychain sheep) 1 ...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 06:52:39 PDT
48 Channel Mono / 16 Channel RGB LED Controller
48 Channel Mono / 16 Channel RGB LED Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChromationSystems The 48 Channel Mono/16  Channel RGB LED Controller by Chromation Systems can be used to independantly control 48 groups/channels (up to 120ma per group) of mono-color LEDs or 16 groups/channels of common anode RGB LEDs. It utilizes 3x TLC5940 LED drivers controlled with a PIC 18F2550 microcontroller...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:27:44 PDT
Thumb Drive coolstuff14 How to make a "thumb" drive Supplies:   - Fake thumb from dollar store (you find them during Halloween)  - Flash drive  - Hot glue  Step #1 Make something to hold your thumb in  Step #2  Make something to hold flash drive in place in thumb Step #3  Fill the thumb with glue  Done!
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 22:37:36 PDT
Android USB Design yashtulsiani Using an old small USB device I had sitting at home I have designed an Android case for it. First I looked up some designs people had made, I got inspired by these and I brainstormed these ideas till I got to one idea using a decision matrix. Next I sketched out my design keeping in mind some constr...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 14:31:50 PDT
Double-ended USB flash drive
Double-ended USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus I don't want to have one flash drive on hand, I want two. And if I'm going to be carrying two drives around I'd like to keep them together so they don't get lost. Thus the double-ended USB flash drive. It keeps my files together and looks nicer than a couple of drives hot glued together. Why not ju...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:23:53 PDT
Sneaky USB Memory in Mouse alpe_97 If you have a wireless mouse that doesn't work, do this tutorial! it is fun. It looks like a flash drive but it connects on a mouse. So is it a receiver for the mouse or is it a flash drive? 
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 22:47:53 PST
Bullet Cartridge USB Drive
Bullet Cartridge USB Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> moengineer This is my very FIRST Instructable!  I've enjoyed this site for a few years and decided to contribute. Yesterday I was admiring the USB drives in the Steampunk section and decided to create my own.  With a few hand tools, a couple hours and some creativity I created my own.  This drive doesn't refl...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:04:03 PST
Easy Cassette USB flash drive
Easy Cassette USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> bronte_a What you need: - An unwanted cassette  - A USB flash drive - Sandpaper or a file - Either tape, blu tack or glue - Marker Open the cassette Open up the cassette and take out all the parts. Open the USB flash drive and save the circuit bit. Put the two cassette shell pieces back together and ...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 19:26:06 PST
Vicis est Viaticus AladdinSE My next USB Flash Drive is called "Time is Money". Brass coins, oak wood, 8 Gb TDK flash drive, clock parts and a little bit of imagination ;)) Exploded view attached
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 06:35:20 PDT
Yarn Wrapped USB Flash Drives (in less than 10 minutes)
Yarn Wrapped USB Flash Drives (in less than 10 minutes) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lathien Everyone has flash drives, and they're often very generic looking. By using a bit of yarn to add some simple customization to a USB flash drive, you can have something unique and personal! Or, if you have those USB sticks with the grippy outside rubber and you've had enough with all the fluffs and ...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:33:49 PDT
Radio Lamp USB Flash AladdinSE It's my first job in steampunk. Made as a gift for radio amateur. Oak wood, brass, old radio lamp and 8 Gb USB flash drive
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:52:04 PDT
Altoids Flash Drive futurefilmaker54 This is my Altoids USB flash drive. I saw the little container at the store, and my brain started working. I just put a hole in the side with my rotary tool and placed the flash drive inside. I used some hot glue to secure the flash drive, and BOOM, you have a super awesome gift or a really cool f...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:44:49 PDT
PS2 Memory-card Flash Drive! nerdsharpie This is my new case for my flash drive (originally from *I got an old PS2 memory-card (1G), *unscrewed the screws, *took out the CPU/motherboard thing and *taped my flash drive inside, *then put it together again! (the sticker my sister and I labelled 'Spyro' and I took it off, you can s...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 06:58:30 PDT
Make your own steampunk USB
Make your own steampunk USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZoDo So...I've made my second Steampunk USB and this time I've documented it. Now I have lots of pictures so that you can see and understand how I've done it. Hope you enjoy this. Make the USB body Take a copper pipe and cut it to the dessired lenght (this depend on the size of your flash memory) Use...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 13:06:27 PDT
The Antler Drive.
The Antler Drive. - More DIY How To Projects]]> EricRaines Hello fellow Instructable enthusiasts, this is my first Instructable and I am already addicted! I have been making casings for flash drives for a little while and I love working with deer antler, so the two naturally met. Making an "Antler Drive" is not difficult and does not require a large worksh...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:39:26 PDT
Giant USB Flash Drive Wally_Z I decided to make this for the USB contest so please vote for me if you like it. It is a giant USB flash drive that has an actual flash drive on the end so you can plug it into a computer and use it.
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 15:21:09 PDT
USB Keylogger
USB Keylogger - More DIY How To Projects]]> hornbadoing Keystroke logging (often called keylogging) is the action of tracking (or logging) the keys struck on a keyboard, typically in a covert manner so that the person using the keyboard is unaware that their actions are being monitored. There are many ways to use keyloggers. i will be going over 2 ways...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 12:31:07 PDT
USB Bionicle Mask Flash Drive
USB Bionicle Mask Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> jadams5 This is a really sick Bionicle mask USB flash drive i made with a stripped down flash drive and a Bionicle mask. If you use a sandisk cruzer then it has a light that fades in and out on the back where the eyes of the mask are and it looks like the eyes are glowing orange! Things you will need:     ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 22:23:26 PDT
Boot from usb on an old pc without modding the BIOS
Boot from usb on an old pc without modding the BIOS - More DIY How To Projects]]> arv_christos I spend most of my spare time testing new linux based distros so I have already burnt a huge stack of Live CDs which also cost a lot of money. While having them in DVD format was good enough for my needs, most of them where scratched and useless so I started researching for a new way to test my belo...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 04:05:37 PDT
Flashdrive: Cool Sawed-off USB wire (actually a hidden flash drive)
Flashdrive: Cool Sawed-off USB wire (actually a hidden flash drive) - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunjum its a cool flash drive hidden as a broken USB wire : ) please vote for me and like so i may have a shot in the contest thank you leave comments and i'll help all the time  Materials Materials (all house hold items ) less then $15 in total  for a cool  4 GB - sharp box cutter -set of handy tool...
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 15:04:29 PDT
Make A Lego USB Drive!
Make A Lego USB Drive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PopsicleGhoul Have you ever thought your usb drive had a junky case, or was it cracked?  Well, this is the place for you!  In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a really cool LEGO (or Mega blok) usb flash drive.  It is moderately easy, and should only take an hour or less.  Be sure to wear proper safe...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 06:11:52 PDT
USB Flash Capacitor donytek This may not be the most original idea but it has one of the coolest names reminiscent of a "Flux Capacitor" from the "Back To The Future" movies. This is my first Instructable of hopefully many Tools used to create this project Pair of needle nose pliers to remove the contents of the capacitor Sil...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:36:30 PDT
LEGO Minifig USB Flash Drive Spaceman Spiff There are several IBLES describing the process of using all sorts of materials to house USB flash drives.  One of my favorites is the classic Hampton LEGO brick that I'm sure many of you are familiar with.  Taking that as inspiration I created these, 8GB LEGO Flash drives featuring the boy that live...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 23:53:41 PDT
Clear USB flash drive SWV1787 I made this clear USB flash drive enclosure by shoving the USB plug into a block of clay and sliding a bit of PVC tube over it and then pour filling the tube with clear casting resin.
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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 12:47:38 PDT
Computer mouse USB
Computer mouse USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hiyadudez Hey its me, Hiyadudez! I made this instructables for the Keyboard Vs. Mouse Speed Challenge. Basically, I was thinking and thinking of what I could make for the contest, but just couldnt think of anything. When suddenly, for some reason, my Knex USB came to mind, and there was my idea. Cool story, ...
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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 07:12:46 PST
How to make a CarDrive
How to make a CarDrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brian857 This is a car-shaped flash drive.  It is NOT how to drive a car. I made this in about 20 minutes, it was pretty easy to do.   I am sorry if this is the same as about 5 other instructables, I did not even know they existed. Materials and Tools You will need: A Hot Wheels car An old flash driv...
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 18:29:16 PST
Flash drive Guitar!
Flash drive Guitar! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TSC Hey I,m back with a cool guitar flash drive! And yes I,m going to tell you how to make it! If you like what I build please Subscribe to me!!!! Also I thought I shoud let you know that I'm enter this in the joby Transform it contest and the Epilog Challenge  contest so please vote for it!!! Stuf...

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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 08:58:11 PST
Temporary Lego USB Case bigfunkychiken
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 17:34:35 PDT
How to make a cow usb ( flash drive )
How to make a cow usb ( flash drive ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> eeliox so today im going to show you how to make a cow usb like this one... What you would need is the following: - usb ( flash drive ) - a foam cow or something to place your usb on, like a toy train - a knife or cutter So first you have to open your usb ( flash drive ) now cut a line o...
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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 12:58:55 PDT
Teddy Bear USB Flash Drive (USBear?)
Teddy Bear USB Flash Drive (USBear?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessejwk Plain old flash drives are boring. Which is why I decided to sacrifice a teddy bear and make a more interesting one. When put together, it looks like your average teddy bear. Pop off the head, stick it in your computer, and you have a really funny data-storing USBear. I first saw this wonderful ide...
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Thu, 1 Jul 2010 16:43:56 PDT
Modifying a USB to work like a U3 drive
Modifying a USB to work like a U3 drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> CodeFreakC Note: It's been about 4 years since I put this Instructable up, I recently got a few requests to fix the broken links. That should be all done :)Hey guys, One of my recent projects was to venture to the shops and return with the holy grail of USB devices: A U3 Drive The price for these devices is pr...
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:21:15 PDT
Use your USB flash drive as virtual RAM
Use your USB flash drive as virtual RAM - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoritzB Today I´m gonna show you how to use a usb thumb drive as a virtual RAM device for your pc. The thumb drive I used is a 2 Gb from Kingston. The size should be less than 4 Gb. When you look at the sreenshots below you have to consider that it is in German. Step 1: Rename your thumb drive  as "RAM DRIV...
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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 06:55:43 PDT
Gimmicky MJ-USB Flash Drive
Gimmicky MJ-USB Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pretty Idiot Productions First of all, I am quite annoyed with myself that I got so deep into this project that I actually forgot to take photos of each step. I will try to explain each step in as much detail as I possibly can, and maybe add a couple of related pics that I found on the internet. This is the only actual pic...
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 21:06:22 PDT