Instructables: exploring - home-theater - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:14:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Poor Man's Surround Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Surround-Sound/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 22:54:18 PDT
The cheapest TV backlight you will ever find http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cheapest-TV-backlight-you-will-ever-find/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:21:04 PDT
100" Projector Screen for $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Projector-Screen-for-15/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:49:03 PDT
Cable Management (Home Theater, TV Computer Xbox Organization) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Management-Home-Theater-TV-Computer-Xbox-O/
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:01:03 PDT
Flat Screen TV Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Screen-TV-Wall-Mount/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:42:23 PST
HDTv Antenna on a Direct TV mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/HDTv-Antenna-on-a-Direct-TV-mount/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:30:00 PDT
Improve your DishDVR UHF Remote Control Reception http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-DishDVR-UHF-Remote-Control-Reception/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2008 12:59:03 PDT
Modify Canon Pixma Printer to Print on CDs / DVDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Canon-Pixma-Printer-to-Print-on-CDs--DVDs/
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Sun, 11 Mar 2007 22:21:43 PDT
How To Create Your Own Anime Like Dragon Ball Z Or Bleach, Etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-Your-Own-Anime-Like-Naruto/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 12:35:44 PDT
How to Build a VHS Movie Tape Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-VHS-Movie-Tape-Cleaner/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2009 21:06:08 PDT
Replace the fuse in your TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-fuse-in-your-TV/
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Mon, 18 May 2009 14:22:52 PDT
Make a cheap 3$ Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cheap-3-Projector/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 20:55:19 PDT
Projector Bulb Conversion To LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-A-Projector-To-An-LED-Light-Source/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:53:18 PST
DIY 10" Home Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10-Home-Subwoofer/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Entertainment Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-Shelf/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:17:22 PDT
How to open a jammed CD/DVD drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-open-a-jammed-CDDVD-drive/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2008 05:53:07 PDT
Total DTV for Less than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Total-DTV-for-Less-than-20/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2009 21:00:09 PDT
100 Inch Projector Screen for $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Inch-Projector-Screen-for-20/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:13:13 PDT
How to take apart TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-TV/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2008 11:07:04 PDT
Space Saving TV Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Saving-TV-Console/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 08:34:18 PDT
Detachable Projector Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Detachable-Projector-Wall-Mount/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:11:51 PDT
Build an HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-HTPC/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:25:15 PDT
Home Theater Projector Screen on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Theater-Projector-Screen-on-a-Budget/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 00:04:39 PST
DIY Home Theater Screen in 10 Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Theater-Screen-in-10-Steps/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2009 22:30:47 PDT
How to get FREE HDTV (and all your DTV questions answered) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-FREE-HDTV/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2008 16:50:23 PDT
Drywall TV Niche http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-TV-Niche/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:55:17 PST
A Scrap T.V. Becomes An OTA Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Scrap-TV-Becomes-An-OTA-Antenna/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:51:41 PST
Easy In-Wall Theater Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-In-Wall-Theater-Rack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:41:50 PDT
IR remote control multidrop extender http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-remote-control-multidrop-extender/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:27:37 PDT
10$ Tv Antenna Hack !! http://www.instructables.com/id/10%24-Tv-Antenna-Hack-!!/
10$ Tv Antenna Hack !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/0SZ4/F6B7PYMY/FST0SZ4F6B7PYMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/0SZ4/F6B7PYMY/FST0SZ4F6B7PYMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/0SZ4/F6B7PYMY/FST0SZ4F6B7PYMY.SMALL.jpg aKaMaKaVeLy Make a better than avarage tv antenna that costs over 70$ using only 10$ worth of household items that work even better than a normal antenna ! Step 1 You will need an old desk lamp that costs less than 5$ new. Step 2 Now Inside the lamp you`l find a small light bulb socket , unscrew it , it ...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2007 18:50:07 PDT
Building a Home Theater Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Home-Theater-Room/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:57:01 PDT
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-under-garagedoor-shelfprojector-mount/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:19:06 PDT
WOPR http://www.instructables.com/id/WOPR/
WOPR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SMALL.jpg igotitmpm This is my WOPR tribute to the movie wargames. This is my new media player / home theater pc (htpc)for my living room hooked up to a 47" led tv..this has a working leds , itx motherboard, wireless keyboard and mouse in one,hdmi out and looks great. The begining here is the first step I did, a si...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:59:27 PDT
TV Screen Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Screen-Protector/
TV Screen Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DG6H/HX69W01C/FV5DG6HHX69W01C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DG6H/HX69W01C/FV5DG6HHX69W01C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DG6H/HX69W01C/FV5DG6HHX69W01C.SMALL.jpg danjferg This tutorial will show you how to build an inexpensive and effective screen protector for your expensive TV.The Story:While talking on the phone one day my sister-in-law shared the sad news that they're new flat-screen TV had been broken by an errant toy truck. Only a week later a friend down the s...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 20:35:43 PDT
I created my own mobile cinema http://www.instructables.com/id/I-created-my-own-mobile-cinema/
I created my own mobile cinema - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SMALL.jpg bjvdb This summer I wanted to do something new. Whilst repairing a DLP projector I realized it would be a waste to only enjoy the powerful projector in the comforts of my own little room. I wanted to create a set-up that was able to be placed anywhere. After some research I found that it would be really h...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:22:52 PDT
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-DIY-Projector-Screen/
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SMALL.jpg griffinity For under $70, Griffin builds a classy 93-inch fixed projection screen! Also, where to buy cheap screen material—blackout cloth—and how to add a DIY tripod mount to your own projector! TOOLS Miter saw Power drill PARTS Blackout cloth, purchased here: http://www.carlofet.com/clearance-projector-scr...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:10:24 PST
Music Visualizer for Live Performances http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-music-visualizer/
Music Visualizer for Live Performances - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/79A6/G79DOQEU/F6079A6G79DOQEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/79A6/G79DOQEU/F6079A6G79DOQEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/79A6/G79DOQEU/F6079A6G79DOQEU.SMALL.jpg deathfromabove In this instructable, I will explain the system that I have set up to produce a real time, music/beat controlled visualizer that is projected behind a live band. The photos here are from a prep run I just finished in my backyard, but I may get to put this up at a show soon and pictures and hopefully...
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Fri, 26 Mar 2010 22:59:10 PDT
Ipad wall mount next to bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Ipad-wall-mount-next-to-bed/
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 06:46:35 PDT
Disappearing TV with Pop Up TV Lift Mounted Behind Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Disappearing-TV-Mounted-Behind-Furniture-With-Pop-/
Disappearing TV with Pop Up TV Lift Mounted Behind Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HV5Z/FRLJR72D/FLNHV5ZFRLJR72D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HV5Z/FRLJR72D/FLNHV5ZFRLJR72D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/HV5Z/FRLJR72D/FLNHV5ZFRLJR72D.SMALL.jpg hiddentvguy ...This is a cool home improvement project that only took us about 30 minutes to do. The situation:The owner of this home had a flat panel TV in the room, sitting on top of a rustic wood cabinet. He only watched it occasionally, so most of the time it was just an eyesore to him that was blocking par...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:28:21 PDT
Hacking an old laptop into a 3D projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-an-old-laptop-into-a-3D-projector/
Hacking an old laptop into a 3D projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/QS29/HOUG89PP/FX3QS29HOUG89PP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/QS29/HOUG89PP/FX3QS29HOUG89PP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/QS29/HOUG89PP/FX3QS29HOUG89PP.SMALL.jpg naimo If you have an old laptop lying around, and are looking for a DIY adventure, this might be the place for you. I'm going to describe how you can go about building your very own 3D projector ! It's not for the faint of heart, and I can't possibly get into every bit of detail, but I'll try to link all ...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 15:57:17 PST
Way Powerful DIY Stainless Steel HDTV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Way-Powerful-Stainless-Steel-HDTV-Antenna/
Way Powerful DIY Stainless Steel HDTV Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GX3G/HNM45MTO/FNPGX3GHNM45MTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GX3G/HNM45MTO/FNPGX3GHNM45MTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GX3G/HNM45MTO/FNPGX3GHNM45MTO.SMALL.jpg ebayboy98 This antenna is very makeshift however it works great. What I did was took a old air purifier and solved a TV signal problem. So I hacked a Oreck Air purifier to a excellent HDTV antenna. I made it out of parts I had laying around my house it has a total of 2 main things to make it work. I know it i...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 21:49:38 PST
TV Wall With Hidden Tech http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-With-Hidden-Tech/
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 17:59:53 PDT
A PC enclosed into an IKEA Benno TV furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/A-PC-enclosed-into-an-IKEA-Benno-TV-furniture/
A PC enclosed into an IKEA Benno TV furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/1N1Q/HLSHJIG1/F631N1QHLSHJIG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/1N1Q/HLSHJIG1/F631N1QHLSHJIG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/1N1Q/HLSHJIG1/F631N1QHLSHJIG1.SMALL.jpg carloratm It all started with a Benno TV holder furniture http://www.ikea.com/it/it/catalog/products/50203104 We wanted to enclose out HTPC into that cheap furniture, making it nice looking. Hinges and a hole The first thing you have to do is buy a wooden panel which will be the door to hide the PC. Sc...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:51:04 PDT
How to Wall Mount a Television (using a Cheetah Mount) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wall-Mount-a-Television-using-a-Cheetah-Mo/
How to Wall Mount a Television (using a Cheetah Mount) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/FOVC/H5EDUBMU/FLKFOVCH5EDUBMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/FOVC/H5EDUBMU/FLKFOVCH5EDUBMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/FOVC/H5EDUBMU/FLKFOVCH5EDUBMU.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Cheetah Mounts are enormously popular on Amazon. As of this writing, 1557 reviewers have given the model APTMM2B mount a 4.8 star average review. Since the vast majority of the reviews are positive and the mount costs less than $30, I bought one to mount a television in my bedroom. This is an easy ...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 14:44:09 PDT
Rip, Burn, Copy DVD Movies - The best, simplest way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rip%2c-Burn%2c-Copy-DVD-Movies---The-best%2c-simplest-wa/
Rip, Burn, Copy DVD Movies - The best, simplest way. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SMALL.jpg silliou This instructable explains how to copy whole DVD movies, including compressing them so they fit on cheaply avaliable 4.7GB blanks.Software needed: (check out www.doom9.net for downloads)- DVD Shrink- DVD DecryptorHardware needed:- DVD Movie- DVD Blank- Computer, DVD Burner, etc.This will be the basi...
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Wed, 23 Aug 2006 06:04:02 PDT
Hiding power cable and HDMI cable for wall-mounted TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-power-cable-and-HDMI-cable-for-wall-mounted/
Hiding power cable and HDMI cable for wall-mounted TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/MOPN/GSUT1KL0/FVQMOPNGSUT1KL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/MOPN/GSUT1KL0/FVQMOPNGSUT1KL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/MOPN/GSUT1KL0/FVQMOPNGSUT1KL0.SMALL.jpg oakback After doing this instructable , I wanted to make it a completely clean look by eliminating the HDMI cable and the power cable. The plan was to install a new power outlet behind the TV, and install 2 (not sure what they're officially called) media boxes, which let me pass the HDMI cable (or any other...
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Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:46:00 PDT
An Easy, Portable Outdoor Movie Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-Portable-Outdoor-Movie-Screen/
An Easy, Portable Outdoor Movie Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/8D3A/GMX1VL7N/FIY8D3AGMX1VL7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/8D3A/GMX1VL7N/FIY8D3AGMX1VL7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/8D3A/GMX1VL7N/FIY8D3AGMX1VL7N.SMALL.jpg sylrig One of our favorite parties involves having friends over to watch a movie on the outdoor screen. With a movie, you can easily tie in themed invitations, food and drink, music and games—but you can also call the neighbors over for impromptu snacks and a screening, and still have a grand old time. Th...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 20:34:16 PDT
French Cleat Monitor/TV Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Cleat-MonitorTV-Mount/
French Cleat Monitor/TV Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/OLXR/HDYZDQ5V/F5UOLXRHDYZDQ5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/OLXR/HDYZDQ5V/F5UOLXRHDYZDQ5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/OLXR/HDYZDQ5V/F5UOLXRHDYZDQ5V.SMALL.jpg BevelUp I hated the huge ugly stand my television came with so I made a fixed wall mount.   Photos and captions contain important information. Before Beginning Tools I used: Table saw, Miter saw, Hand drill, Tape measure. Materials: Masking tape, couple bolts, couple lags, couple drill bits, One 2x4 ...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 23:04:45 PDT
Acoustic Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Panel/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:50:31 PDT
Hidden Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Cabinet/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:55:15 PDT