Instructables: exploring - usb - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 03:45:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultimate Fire Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Fire-Ring/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:37:31 PDT
Secret Flash Drive inside an USB cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Flash-Drive-inside-an-USB-cable/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 10:12:33 PDT
Hide Secret Files in a fake USB Charging Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-Secret-Files-in-a-fake-USB-Charging-Cable/
Hide Secret Files in a fake USB Charging Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/7PK9/I9LZHIX7/FX87PK9I9LZHIX7.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible I'll show you how to protect your files by masking a USB pendrive into an old USB charging cable. The result will look like a normal charging cable so if you keep it near other cables no one will think that you hide something into it.It's a very quick project and it uses old...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:30:00 PDT
Water resistant motorcycle USB charger - under $10. http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-resistant-motorcycle-USB-charger-under-10/
Water resistant motorcycle USB charger - under $10. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L5HN/I9JR4IWT/FODL5HNI9JR4IWT.SMALL.jpg krzysztof.szymanski You'll need:1. USB car charger(I got mine for $4.99).2. LED flashlight(I got mine for free)3. 2 hose clamps.4. Some wire.5. Soldering iron.6. A drill. Disassemble flashlight and a charger. 1. Remove a battery from the flashlight.2. Unscrew a '+' terminal from the charger.3. Remove front cap from ...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 12:45:30 PDT
USB Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-Bank/
USB Power Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/0YRO/I96WC7SN/FBE0YROI96WC7SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/0YRO/I96WC7SN/FBE0YROI96WC7SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/0YRO/I96WC7SN/FBE0YROI96WC7SN.SMALL.jpg DIYByKev Welcome to my instructable!Today i will show you how I made USB Power Bank. It holds anywhere to 7000-16000mAh ,which depends on batteries you'r using. Capacity for C type batteriesThis small device can be used to power any small gadget which use 5v USB input like those small rc quad copters and rc ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 15:23:41 PDT
USB Dog Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Dog-Tags/
USB Dog Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L2KE/I92LW528/F8UL2KEI92LW528.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L2KE/I92LW528/F8UL2KEI92LW528.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L2KE/I92LW528/F8UL2KEI92LW528.SMALL.jpg The_Survival_Shed Do you have a dog and your to lazy to buy those store bought laser etched dog tags? Well here is the Instructable for you. A set USB dog tags that have your phone # address all you have to do is plug it in and you got your info Materials One USB A petA computer Setup First plug your USB into...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:02:31 PDT
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-USB-upgrade-for-standard-flash-drive/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:39:25 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
Table Lamp USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Lamp-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:16:19 PDT
DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Power-Bank-for-Smatphone-with-USB-DC-09V-to-5V/
DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/9UQA/I8BGNOH8/FQ49UQAI8BGNOH8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Power Bank for Smatphone with USB DC 0.9V to 5V Voltage Step-up Boost Module and TP4056 1A Li-Ion battery Charging Module, Box toy, cells laptop 18650, and few time holiday, Do it very easy and nice work and cheap, You can try do it !!!!!!!More DIY External Power Bank Backup Battery for Smart P...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 01:36:45 PDT
Mountable Logitech c270 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountable-Logitech-c270/
Mountable Logitech c270 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SMALL.jpg vanderblugen To make a mountable Logitech c720 webcam (in this example: onto a Joby Gorillapod) you are going to need: Power drill Small Phillips Screw Driver 2 1/4-20 in Hex Nuts (3 or 4 is not a bad idea) 1 20 x 3/4 in Bolt. It should be at least 1" long. I used 3/4" in length1/4" drill bit Super glue...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:04:46 PDT
Morse Code key connect with computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-key-connect-with-computer/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:00:30 PDT
cheap USB slotcar timer interface http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-timer-interface/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:16 PST
The Ultimate in USB drive protection http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-in-USB-drive-protection/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:23:23 PST
Human Powered Phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-USB-devices-using-your-muscle-power-Charg/
Human Powered Phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SMALL.jpg Ganesh Selvaraj Mobile phones / Tablets have become an integral part of our life. One big hustle which every mobile user faces is charging the device. Well if you have a power source like AC wall supply or batteries lying around then it is easy but what if you are stuck in a place where there is no power source, li...
By: Ganesh Selvaraj

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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:21:04 PST
Secret Usb Highlighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Usb-Highlighter/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:09:00 PDT
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-secret-Control-a-hidden-usb-port-with-a-magnet/
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 Here's a Great 30 minute project for you nerds who secretly turn out to be budding spies or probably already are one.Use this device instead of that lame old "invisible folder" trick that people can easily find. Use it to hide and store your plans on..... Worldwide infestation of a new breed of viru...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:42:39 PDT
How to make a USB no-data charger cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-no-data-charger-cable/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:20:57 PDT
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-together-a-powerful-pocket-USB-charger-66-amp/
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Inside the well known altoids tin lies three 2,200 mah lithium ion batteries. All three are ran in parallel to create a 6,600 mah or 6.6 amp battery. Which triples the charge time! Meaning if one battery can charge your phone 75 percent than three can triple that! 75x3=225 percent!This project was m...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:11:58 PDT
Chewing Gum USB !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chewing-Gum-USB-/
Chewing Gum USB !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Welcome to another of my awesome USB case mods !This case mod allows you to sneakily conceal your USB in a chewing gum packet, apart from being super-mega-awesome-cool this mod will stop all those annoying classmates who always borrow your usb, (you know, the ones that don't delete their files after...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:46:07 PDT
The Ultimate USB Backup Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-USB-Backup-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:56:02 PDT
Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-20-21/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Make a Live USB to boot from a USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Live-USB-to-boot-from-a-USB-drive/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:44:39 PDT
DIY Lego USB Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-USB-Flashdrive/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 01:00:35 PDT
Acorn Electron USB keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Acorn-Electron-USB-keyboard/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:14:26 PDT
Cordless tool battery to USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-tool-battery-to-USB-charger/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:56:35 PDT
Affordable Keyboard Encoder and Divekick Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-Keyboard-Encoder-and-Divekick-Controlle/
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By: Ori Roundtree

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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:25:26 PST
USB Dog Identification http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Dog-Identification/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/LYAS/HQCC23C5/FYXLYASHQCC23C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/LYAS/HQCC23C5/FYXLYASHQCC23C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/LYAS/HQCC23C5/FYXLYASHQCC23C5.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I sometimes worry about losing my dog. Even though he's microchipped and I keep a good eye on him, you never know, right? So I decided to add a little extra piece of ID just to give me piece of mind, if nothing else. What you'll need: -A computer with a word processing program -An old USB drive (w...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:49:19 PST
Secret Keyboard Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Keyboard-Hack/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:28:44 PST
Lithium Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-20/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:06:48 PST
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Create a USB Dead Drop in Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-USB-Dead-Drop-in-Nature/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 03:46:23 PDT
MixDrive: USB Cassette Tapes Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/MixDrive-USB-Cassette-Tapes-Made-Easy/
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Fri, 2 Jul 2010 12:03:25 PDT
Ice Cube-Unread Email Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cube-Unread-Email-Counter/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 10:09:44 PDT
Convert Nintendo Joystick into USB Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Nintendo-Joystick-into-USB-Hub/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SMALL.jpg macobt I found old nintendo joystick at my garage and I decide to convert into usb hub. Make sure you subscribe on my YOUTUBE Channel for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt My blog:http://macoprojects.b...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 14:21:33 PDT
The Penetoaster (A penetration testing platform / hidden emulator vault) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Penetoaster-A-penetration-testing-platform-/
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:36:09 PDT
Skull USB Memory Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-USB-Memory-Stick/
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:09:58 PDT
The Indestructible USB Containment Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Indestructible-USB-Containment-Unit/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 17:27:05 PDT
USB made from recycled wood http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-made-from-recycled-wood/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:49:45 PDT
Prank/Secret Storage - iPhone USB Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/PrankSecret-USB-iPhone-Cable-Storage/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:15:02 PDT
The Smallest USB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-USB-LED/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:41:21 PDT
Lego figure USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Lego-figure-USB-drive/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2009 14:53:57 PST
Decopunk USB lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Decopunk-USB-lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 14:20:13 PST
Combination Lock USB Memory Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Combination-Lock-USB-Memory-Stick/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:34:55 PDT
Mouse with USB port (optional internal drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-with-USB-port-optional-internal-drive/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:45:54 PDT
The PANIC Button http://www.instructables.com/id/The-PANIC-Button/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 05:24:23 PDT
Use a guitar pedal to send mouse events to your PC over USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-guitar-pedal-to-send-mouse-events-to-your-PC/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:21:36 PDT
USB Blinky http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Blinky/
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:25:13 PDT
How To Make A USB Cable Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-USB-Cable-Flash-Drive/
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 04:37:44 PDT
Protect your iPhone / iPod sync cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Protectect-your-iPhone-iPod-sync-cable/
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:44:35 PDT