Instructables: exploring - usb - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:32:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Auto Hacking USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Hacking-USB-1/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:16:34 PDT
Mains USB Charger... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SMALL.jpg stevenarango   Having The Charger Next To my Night Table, The Cable Was Way Too Short!!! So I Found An Old Power Usb Adaptor .. Took the inside Out and Place them Inside a Project Box. Then i Got Hold of a Power  Cord. And a Switch Put  it All Together and Presto.. No more Leaning to one Side To Reach the iPh...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 19:20:47 PST
Second portable usb charger That WORKS http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-portable-usb-charger-That-WORKS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SMALL.jpg stevenarango hi all    after making my 1st usb charger just to find out that it worked for a few minutes and then the battery got really Hot this while unit was off... so i tried a few other things just to get to the same point. HOT Battery.......... This one cost me Ready for this??? a whole $1.00 Dollar and ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:30:18 PST
DIY USB Flash Drive + Card Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Card-Reader/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TNQ5/HPFZS39K/FHLTNQ5HPFZS39K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TNQ5/HPFZS39K/FHLTNQ5HPFZS39K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/TNQ5/HPFZS39K/FHLTNQ5HPFZS39K.SMALL.jpg shahbazali4u I had an old card 4GB SD card lying around for some time. I decided to make good use of it. 1) I bought a cheap 4 in 1 card Reader. 2) Open the plastic casing of the SD card as well as the card reader. 3) Permanently glue the SD chip into the card reader SD card slot 4) Put the cardreader inside its...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:24:22 PST
USB microscope with Lego frame http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-microscope-with-Lego-frame-1/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 07:04:48 PST
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Sensors-Charging-w-Android-USB-aka-Micro-/
External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm How do you charge a phone or tablet while running the Valarm Pro app with external USB sensors? This instructable from Team Valarm shows you how!  Why did we solve this problem? Valarm provides sensor and monitoring solutions that facilitate rapid deployment of real-time, ad-hoc, mobile sensor netw...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:15:54 PDT
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
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Phone-Charger-5-Portable-100-Batter/
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a real quick and easy tutorial on making a "Portable Solar Phone Charger", it only took me 5 minutes to make one! It's powered by PURE solar energy. The device is designed to fit right into your pocket, it also comes with a built-in stand! Works with apple devices (tested on iPod Touch and Qu...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 02:05:05 PDT
DIY USB Magnifying Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Magnifying-Lamp/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 15:13:24 PDT
USB Powered Micro Sander! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Micro-Sander/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 19:39:56 PST
How to turn a PC Fan into a USB Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Hi-Guys/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 15:07:13 PDT
USB Mini Fan! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Mini-Fan-2/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:59:15 PDT
Tertial Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Tertial-Webcam/
Tertial Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SMALL.jpg brianandrewparker The Tertial light offered by Ikea is much more that a work lamp.  Its adjustable arm and many points of articulation make in an excellent platform for mounting things.  In this Instructable I'll show you how easy it is to combine the Tertial swing arm with a webcam to make an articulated camera. S...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2012 16:21:55 PST
DIY Portable ipod/iphone/ipad charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Material/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:59:51 PST
Make a USB iPhone iPod Charger On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-iPhone-iPod-Charger-On-The-Cheep/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:46:29 PDT
DIY Waterproof Flashdrive Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Waterproof-Flashdrive-Casing/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:04:06 PDT
Small DIY NAS http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quite-DIY-NAS/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:36:29 PDT
Extra USB headers for internal card readers/front panel USB ports http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-USB-headers-for-internal-card-readersfront-/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:52:41 PDT
Cyclotron USB Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclotron-USB-Mod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/VZXI/GPVEVZ7C/FJSVZXIGPVEVZ7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/VZXI/GPVEVZ7C/FJSVZXIGPVEVZ7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/VZXI/GPVEVZ7C/FJSVZXIGPVEVZ7C.SMALL.jpg asharma9 This is Usb nod of tron motorcycle....hope everyone likes it.... PS:I made this in hurry so i couldn't show  the internals......:)
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 01:33:57 PDT
d.i.y homemade steering wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-homemade-steering-wheel/
d.i.y homemade steering wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IQ14/GNSACZUD/FGBIQ14GNSACZUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IQ14/GNSACZUD/FGBIQ14GNSACZUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IQ14/GNSACZUD/FGBIQ14GNSACZUD.SMALL.jpg aekara In this instructable i am going to show you how to make a steering wheel for pc games EDIT: i am going to uplad a video with the steering wheel in action ;) what you will need 1) a cheap usb game controller : http://cgi.ebay.com/Dual-Shock-USB-PC-Controller-Game-pad-Joypad-Joystick-/26049941210...
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Tue, 17 May 2011 03:54:45 PDT
Usb iPod Charger: Powerdock http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-iPod-Charger-Powerdock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SMALL.jpg recordmasta001 This is my USB portable charger. It was made around a year ago for my ski trip. I wanted to take my iPod but did not have a wall charger.  Also it was needed to charge my PSP throughout the long bus journey to Italy. The cover on the top was designed in Photoshop although Paint or GIMP could be use...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:31:50 PDT
USB powered RGB light stand http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-RGB-light-stand/
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 19:27:21 PST
Poker chip flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Poker-chip-flash-drive/
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 18:52:40 PDT
How to create a "secure" password protected USB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-secure-password-protected-USB/
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 14:14:01 PDT
Google Maps + Exercise Bike = Virtual Bike Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Maps-Exercise-Bike-Virtual-Bike-Ride/
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Thu, 24 Jun 2010 13:21:06 PDT
Steampunk USB Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-USB-Flash-Drive/
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 10:16:52 PDT
Apple pro mouse USB pinout and cable repair DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-pro-mouse-USB-pinout-and-cable-repair-DIY/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:23:54 PST
Episode 23: The Self-Cleaning Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-23-The-Self-Cleaning-Monitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Are you tired of having to clean your monitor when it gets dirty or dusty?Well we here at Stupid Inventions sure are tired of it, which is why we invented The Self-Cleaning Monitor!Just turn it on, and a cleaning cloth will automatically wipe your computer screen for you!
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:57:55 PDT
how to de-make a flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-caseless-USB-drive/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 20:12:43 PDT
USB LED Glow Stick Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-LED-Glow-Stick-TUtorial-30-sec-tutorial-conte/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SMALL.jpg Samurai Jack I checked Instructables for some news because I haven't checked it for about 1 month now, and I saw this little contest. So I said " why not ?" . And the first thing that came in my mind was this glow stick. It's simple, and in a time lapse ( be sure to pause the video from time to time, I speak rea...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2009 11:32:34 PDT
Pocket-Sized CHDK USB Camera Shutter Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-CHDK-USB-Camera-Shutter-Remote/
Pocket-Sized CHDK USB Camera Shutter Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/EVKL/FW39LC2Z/FTCEVKLFW39LC2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/EVKL/FW39LC2Z/FTCEVKLFW39LC2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/EVKL/FW39LC2Z/FTCEVKLFW39LC2Z.SMALL.jpg pdub77 This Instructable shows you how to make a pocket-sized CHDK USB remote for your Canon camera inside of an Altoids Smalls tin (the new kind with the hinged lid). I kept it pretty simple as far as the circuit goes. It's just batteries connected to a NO push button switch and a jack into which a modi...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:44:36 PDT
Modify an Energizer Energi To Go Adapter to Charge Your Motorola Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-an-Energizer-Energi-To-Go-Adapter-to-Charge/
Modify an Energizer Energi To Go Adapter to Charge Your Motorola Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M81S/FW4JU0Q8/F78M81SFW4JU0Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M81S/FW4JU0Q8/F78M81SFW4JU0Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M81S/FW4JU0Q8/F78M81SFW4JU0Q8.SMALL.jpg pdub77 I bought an Energizer Energi To Go charger to charge up my Palm TX in the field while geocaching. It came with the adapter to charge a Palm as well as one to charge some random cell phone I don't own. It would seem if I wanted to charge my Motorola phone as well I would have to buy another whole E...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 21:52:12 PDT
DIY More Efficient Long-lasting USB or ANY Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-More-Efficient-Long-lasting-USB-or-ANY-Charger/
DIY More Efficient Long-lasting USB or ANY Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/A0JL/FT7PKABU/FZ8A0JLFT7PKABU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/A0JL/FT7PKABU/FZ8A0JLFT7PKABU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/A0JL/FT7PKABU/FZ8A0JLFT7PKABU.SMALL.jpg guysmilez In this tutorial I will guide you into making one of the most efficient long-lasting USB charger out there. At the moment there are two types of chargers out there. The first charger takes a higher voltage and cuts the voltage down producing heat, in other words wastes energy, and as the batteries o...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2009 22:45:49 PDT
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Several-Easy-Steps-to-Secure-Your-Computer/
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SMALL.jpg lukethebook333 VERSION 2.0 will be out soon. You can see on the last step what I have in store for this instructable, please be patient as I sift through it all and get the process rolling. In this Instructable I will show you a few tips to make your computer a lot more secure. The great thing about this guide is...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2009 11:09:52 PDT
Snes cartridge usb hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Snes-cartridge-usb-hub/
Snes cartridge usb hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SMALL.jpg kristopher.hammar A usb hub inside a snes cartridge, just thought it would be a fun and pretty easy project to start with.When playing retro games (like snes/nes emulators, if it would be regular pc games this would'nt feel right somehow) on the computer hooked up to the big screen tv it's no fun having extension cab...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 07:28:51 PDT
Poorman's USB cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Poormans-USB-cap/
Poorman's USB cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/R5S6/FR123K8D/FUPR5S6FR123K8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/R5S6/FR123K8D/FUPR5S6FR123K8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/R5S6/FR123K8D/FUPR5S6FR123K8D.SMALL.jpg IntelliTup Here is the situation. You have lost the cap of a valuable USB thing. And you absolutely want to protect it. You then begin to look on the internet to buy a new one and, HURRAY!, you find some online. The only problem is that you don't want to take another mortgage on your house to pay the cap and t...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 10:52:00 PST
Webcam in a Hawkeye Brownie Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-in-a-Hawkeye-Brownie-Camera/
Webcam in a Hawkeye Brownie Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BTOG/FQCTM670/F7HBTOGFQCTM670.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BTOG/FQCTM670/F7HBTOGFQCTM670.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BTOG/FQCTM670/F7HBTOGFQCTM670.SMALL.jpg arte.sano A few moths ago I run into a diy on Make magazine about putting a webcam inside of a old folding camera, and It was something closer to what I've been trying to do with a point and shot digicam but I haven't found the perfect case for it. I like the idea so much that this is my rendition of the conv...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 00:42:05 PST
DIY power adapter PSP, GPS, SonyEricsson phone and miniUSB stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-power-adapter-PSP-GPS-SonyEricsson-phone-and/
DIY power adapter PSP, GPS, SonyEricsson phone and miniUSB stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/YYU3/FNZA869Q/FQNYYU3FNZA869Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/YYU3/FNZA869Q/FQNYYU3FNZA869Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/YYU3/FNZA869Q/FQNYYU3FNZA869Q.SMALL.jpg t3hh Ok here's the thing. If you have lots of gadgets you also have lots of those ugly black boxes - power adapters. Every freaking power brick has its own voltage and connector, right? So you need 3-5 power adapters every time you go to traveling? Wrong! If you have brains and solder iron - you can make...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 18:00:28 PST
USB http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M8MS/FN82TG44/FDGM8MSFN82TG44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M8MS/FN82TG44/FDGM8MSFN82TG44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M8MS/FN82TG44/FDGM8MSFN82TG44.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Nothing spruces up your life like a USB peripheral. Unlike most standard computers, peripherals give you the chance to let your individuality shine through. A quick look at the list below will show the wide scope of USB devices that you can easily make. And should Lego USB sticks or USB-powered appl...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2008 07:08:07 PST
How to make an active wifi tetrapak antenna - fast & cheap way ... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-active-wifi-tetrapak-antenna-fast/
How to make an active wifi tetrapak antenna - fast & cheap way ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/IKC8/FN84R3GP/FJFIKC8FN84R3GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/IKC8/FN84R3GP/FJFIKC8FN84R3GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/IKC8/FN84R3GP/FJFIKC8FN84R3GP.SMALL.jpg Spajky [-Spikey] ... & get an awesome directional client m.Usb-TetraRex" 14dBi antenna ... ... this is just one model of mine *SpikeAnTenna"* series & my first instructable here and some day will follow maybe also a second one, an addition to this to enhance its range/gain even further :-) ... What you need ......
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Sat, 8 Nov 2008 06:08:35 PST
DIY 9v Usb Ipod, Cellphone, Mp3 Portable Charger! Very EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-9v-Usb-Ipod-Cellphone-Mp3-Portable-Charger-/
DIY 9v Usb Ipod, Cellphone, Mp3 Portable Charger! Very EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/TAUZ/FKX1CYY1/FDETAUZFKX1CYY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/TAUZ/FKX1CYY1/FDETAUZFKX1CYY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/TAUZ/FKX1CYY1/FDETAUZFKX1CYY1.SMALL.jpg chazy Have you haver need energy for charging your mp3, cellphone, etc. when you're out of home?!I had.. So i decide to describe how to build your portable charger.I hope to be useful.SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH, I'M ITALIAN! What you need WHAT YOU NEED: - 5v regulator (i used a 7805) - Small piece of velcr...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:43:04 PDT
How To Make a USB Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-USB-Greenhouse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/YCZE/FKOF7J9M/FPRYCZEFKOF7J9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/YCZE/FKOF7J9M/FPRYCZEFKOF7J9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/YCZE/FKOF7J9M/FPRYCZEFKOF7J9M.SMALL.jpg twj This video will show you how you can make your own greenhouse powered by USB!
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Thu, 4 Sep 2008 12:51:12 PDT
DIY USB Cooking Pan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Cooking-Pan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SMALL.jpg Serge Savoie Cooking eggs with your laptops.Make your breakfeast at school.
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 17:04:49 PDT
ipod touch speaker dock http://www.instructables.com/id/ipod-touch-speaker-dock/
ipod touch speaker dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/ZWUA/FHUFAIY8/FL7ZWUAFHUFAIY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/ZWUA/FHUFAIY8/FL7ZWUAFHUFAIY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/ZWUA/FHUFAIY8/FL7ZWUAFHUFAIY8.SMALL.jpg ipottouch1313 this is for any ipod and i use my ipod touch on it. this dock has 2 speakers and can connect to the computer and it uses everyday items materials list of materials needed -packaging cardboard tube -cardboard -old pair of headphones(non in ear ones) -ipod cable -ipod dock connector -drill -hot gl...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:32:38 PDT
Pink Eraser Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Pink-Eraser-Flash-Drive/
Pink Eraser Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/57R2/FEAHE2BO/FRL57R2FEAHE2BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/57R2/FEAHE2BO/FRL57R2FEAHE2BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/57R2/FEAHE2BO/FRL57R2FEAHE2BO.SMALL.jpg by_my_scythe After seeing all of the great Instructables that people have posted if unique flash drive casings I knew that (at that time) nobody had made one with the Pink Eraser. I was surprised that nobody had done it yet, so I got started. Little did I know as I was creating mine, "fungus amungus" had beat ...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2008 23:17:59 PDT
The Smallest USB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-USB-LED/
The Smallest USB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/UCOP/FE379EK2/F7VUCOPFE379EK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/UCOP/FE379EK2/F7VUCOPFE379EK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/UCOP/FE379EK2/F7VUCOPFE379EK2.SMALL.jpg 1up Here is the smallest USB LED you've probably ever seen! It uses a USB plug made with a piece of perfboard, so you should already have everything needed to make this. No cutting up USB cables here! This kind of homemade USB plug could also be used for other things, like repairing USB cables. Suppl...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:41:21 PDT
Usb Dongles for USB over CAT5 connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-Dongles-for-USB-over-CAT5-connection/
Usb Dongles for USB over CAT5 connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9AM7/FBPF3JS8/FZ39AM7FBPF3JS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9AM7/FBPF3JS8/FZ39AM7FBPF3JS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9AM7/FBPF3JS8/FZ39AM7FBPF3JS8.SMALL.jpg arte.sano You can run pretty much anything on Cat5, VGA, Usb, Sound Signals, S-Video and so on. I'm planning in using my web cam as a security cam at my front door and I was thinking in using a pc downstairs to see my web cam over the net, but I have keep both pcs running at the same time and the need of extr...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:49:23 PST
Dell mouse mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Dell-mouse-mod/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2007 01:57:50 PST
Organize USB devices with laptop utility skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-USB-devices-with-laptop-utility-skin-for-/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 14:24:50 PST
USB power Fan cooled, built in USB Hub, Laptop Bag Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-power-Fan-cooled-built-in-USB-Hub-Laptop-Bag/
USB power Fan cooled, built in USB Hub, Laptop Bag Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CVKM/F7PCMZAJ/FEFCVKMF7PCMZAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CVKM/F7PCMZAJ/FEFCVKMF7PCMZAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CVKM/F7PCMZAJ/FEFCVKMF7PCMZAJ.SMALL.jpg chaoscampbell Laptop Bags are expensive. the cheap ones are total crap. The barely decent ones start at like $69.99 and I have a hard time spending that kinda money when it isn't exactly what I want in the first place, so I decided to do it myself and see what I could come up with. This is what happened. ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2007 10:58:58 PDT