Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - audio - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 02:35:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 SOLO Cup Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLO-Cup-Speaker/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:33:13 PDT
Anachronistic Audio Effect Unit: Tremolo http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-Effect-Unit-Tremolo/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:23:30 PDT
DIY Speakers/Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SpeakersBoombox/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:56:24 PDT
Cassette MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-MP3-Player/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:23:37 PDT
Mobile 12V Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-12V-Sound-System/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:33:56 PDT
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-New-Life-Into-Old-Headphones/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:11:49 PDT
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-cancelling-Bluetooth-Headphones-15/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:46:19 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-boombox-for-less-than-80-dollars-that-packs-/
Small boombox for less than 80 dollars that packs a punch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CZ1C/HY12HW5Z/FKBCZ1CHY12HW5Z.SMALL.jpg Grisling I've wanted to build a small boombox that was lightweight, easy to transport, and has decent sound (both volume and quality). There are MANY different designs out there for a DIY boombox, both small and large ones, and different diffulties from complete novice to expert level knowledge of electronic...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:12 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Converting Old Radio into a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Old-Radio-into-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:15:58 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
Attiny Pocket Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-Pocket-Sequencer/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:41:07 PDT
Natural IPhone Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-IPhone-Speaker/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:51:49 PDT
DIY HiFi Gainclone Power Amplifier (2x68w, Class AB-A, LM3886) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HiFi-Gainclone-Power-Amplifier-2x68w-Class-A/
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:01:00 PDT
555 Pocket Synth/Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Pocket-SynthKeyboard/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:52:08 PDT
Altoids USB Condenser Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Microphone/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:29:04 PDT
Hi-Fi crystal AM radio tuner / No. 565 Miller http://www.instructables.com/id/Hi-Fi-crystal-AM-radio-tuner-No-565-Miller/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 01:19:52 PDT
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Speakers-Into-Portable-Battery-Powered-Speaker/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:21:23 PDT
Boom Box Aux In Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-Box-Aux-In-Mod/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 18:33:13 PDT
Gas Can Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Can-Speakers/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:12:09 PDT
Balanced Microphone from Telephone Headset Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-Microphone-from-Telephone-Headset-Speaker/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:40:39 PDT
Mini Keg Mp3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Keg-Mp3-Player/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:27:00 PST
Circuit Bending a Casio SK-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Bending-a-Casio-SK-1/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:40:57 PST
Balanced Microphone From An Old Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/Balanced-Microphone-From-An-Old-Telephone/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:27:18 PST
Chaos Nand Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Nand-Synth/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:52:33 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Grado-Headphone-Modification/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:37:38 PST
Cheap 2*15W amp class T http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-215W-amp-class-T/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 07:40:58 PST
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Yes-Another-Altoids-Tin-Speaker/
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 ***Edit: I am now selling these on my Etsy shop!https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/187568488/altoids-tin-speaker-systemI also recently added a digital voltage gauge to the inside of the amplifier tin, so I'll always know how much battery power is left. I managed to squeeze a 2500mAh LiPo battery inside...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 02:49:09 PST
Make your first Serious Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-first-Serious-Amplifier/
Make your first Serious Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/3GJ8/HPZMSA4T/F3Y3GJ8HPZMSA4T.SMALL.jpg ynze I did it! I've always wanted to build my own amplifier, and now, finally, I made one. It's my first "serious audio" project ever. Starting this project was daunting to me. There was a gap between buying the parts and actually making the amplifier... a two year gap, as a matter of fact. I know a thi...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:54:07 PST
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Via-Built-In-Bluetooth-for-any-Speaker-Syste/
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma One of the presents for Christmas I got was this amazing speaker system. It is not on batteries and needs power supply. It has an apple dock on top and a 3.5mm audio input. It also has a remote control. I liked it but it needed something more. Firstly it has the old apple dock connector and won`t w...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:04:24 PST
The Clamshell Stompbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clamshell-Stompbox/
The Clamshell Stompbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/81LN/HOHYEF5V/FW681LNHOHYEF5V.SMALL.jpg jseay This is a DIY variable resistor I created as an interface for live performance-- like a stomp box. I designed it as a project my audio students could build with materials we already have in the classroom. The result is a variable resistor that can be triggered with just a little pressure from hands...
By: jseay

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 13:12:23 PST
Suitcase BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-BoomBox/
Suitcase BoomBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/FRBN/HKZ9J7J5/FP5FRBNHKZ9J7J5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Suitcase Boombox is a vintage suitcase converted into a boombox, complete with two subwoofers and four tweeters.  The whole system is powered by two lead acid batteries hooked up to a charge controller, so the boombox can be charged via an AC/DC power supply or even a solar panel.  The mini am...
By: amandaghassaei

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:46:35 PST
THE PODCASTINATOR: A MOBILE PODCASTING STUDIO http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-PODCASTINATOR-A-MOBILE-PODCASTING-STUDIO/
THE PODCASTINATOR: A MOBILE PODCASTING STUDIO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/OSCO/HMVJAZEG/FWAOSCOHMVJAZEG.SMALL.jpg etlerd I work in student affairs at a large university.  I had the idea a while back to launch a podcast featuring all the interesting things and people that students do and meet.  It's been going well, but there's been one thing I wasn't happy with:  the equipment, or rather, its mobility. Since I didn't...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:51:56 PDT
DIY Hi-Fi: Class A Hybrid Headphone Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-A-Hybrid-Headphone-Amp/
DIY Hi-Fi: Class A Hybrid Headphone Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HM4W/HMMF8OJ2/FDKHM4WHMMF8OJ2.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau FORWARD::::::: This project was born out of a couple things. One was a need for an amp to drive some higher impedance headphones I had just bought. (The Grado SR125i headphone is great, by the way.) Also, since I have began my freshman year at Boston University, and could not resist using the Singh ...
By: JoeBeau

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:11:52 PDT
Custom Boom Mic for a Hot Tub Podcast http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Boom-Mic-for-a-Hot-Tub-Podcast/
Custom Boom Mic for a Hot Tub Podcast - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SBJT/HMEXSRM0/F06SBJTHMEXSRM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SBJT/HMEXSRM0/F06SBJTHMEXSRM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SBJT/HMEXSRM0/F06SBJTHMEXSRM0.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Recently, my best friend from high school and I decided to start a new podcast called "Hot Tubcast" — where the audio recording takes place entirely in the hot tub. Each episode will feature a guest interviewee who will join us in the tub. The idea is that in the 101-degree waters, our minds will op...
By: scottkildall

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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 21:50:01 PDT
Cheap and Easy SD WAVE Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-SD-WAVE-Player/
Cheap and Easy SD WAVE Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/92H0/HMEXWZ28/FB292H0HMEXWZ28.SMALL.jpg TSJWang I forgot to add this link. Might be useful First of all, my blog Second of all, the original Third, files needed Well, you can read my blog about my rant about proper citation. Background: Ever since I got started with microcontrollers, I always wanted to know how to build an MP3 player, or just...
By: TSJWang

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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 13:44:56 PDT
Create Interactive Electronic Instruments with MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Interactive-Electronic-Instruments-with-Max/
Create Interactive Electronic Instruments with MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/XB5J/HM8CZNA2/FADXB5JHM8CZNA2.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This Instructable is part 3 in an Intro to MaxMSP series I've just finished teaching at Women's Audio Mission in San Francisco.  Part 1 is an introduction to MaxMSP and MIDI, part 2 is intermediate Max and Audio, and this Instructable is all about interfacing MaxMSP with hardware. I recommend at le...
By: amandaghassaei

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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 00:36:26 PDT
Intermediate MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intermediate-MaxMSP/
Intermediate MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EMGS/HLZRHB7C/FA3EMGSHLZRHB7C.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This Instructable is a continuation of Intro to MaxMSP, a three part workshop I'm teaching at Women's Audio Mission here in San Francisco.  This Instructable build upon the topics discussed in Intro to MaxMSP and introduces some ways to work with audio in Max.  Part 3 of the workshop focuses on how ...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:28:44 PDT
Intro to MaxMSP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-MaxMSP/
Intro to MaxMSP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/GHZ9/HLZH2GF9/FP6GHZ9HLZH2GF9.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei MaxMSP is a visual programming language that helps you build complex, interactive programs without any prior experience writing code.  MaxMSP is especially useful for building audio, MIDI, video, and graphics applications where user interaction is needed.  This Instructable is part of a 3-part works...
By: amandaghassaei

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:27:59 PDT
Make an External Microphone Mount for GoPro HERO3. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-External-Microphone-Mount-for-GoPro-HERO3/
Make an External Microphone Mount for GoPro HERO3. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/2H8F/HLOC4WZ6/FLO2H8FHLOC4WZ6.SMALL.jpg zaphodd42 When the GoPro HERO2 was released, it included an external microphone jack built in.  It was a 3.5mm jack on the side to plug a small condenser mic into.  The HERO3 also includes an external mic jack, however it is in the form of a multi use USB port.  The user needs to supply a USB to 3.5mm convert...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:07:04 PDT
fanny pack boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/fanny-pack-boombox/
fanny pack boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love fanny packs. There, I said it! When I was growing up in the 80's fanny packs (bum bags) were all the rage. Big kids used them, and they were common with some adults, too. It seemed like everyone I knew had one. Not deterred by fluorescent colours or loud designs, fanny packs were the height o...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:26:12 PDT
Teclado MIDI Super Simple - Super Simple MIDI Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Teclado-MIDI-Super-Simple-Super-Simple-MIDI-Keyboa/
Teclado MIDI Super Simple - Super Simple MIDI Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/2A4K/HKJTAWQE/FAV2A4KHKJTAWQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/2A4K/HKJTAWQE/FAV2A4KHKJTAWQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/2A4K/HKJTAWQE/FAV2A4KHKJTAWQE.SMALL.jpg toylab Este tutorial te lleva paso a paso por la construcción de un teclado MIDI de una octava, programable via arduino gracias a su conector de 6 pines. Vas a necesitar: Componentes: 1 Atmega328p con el bootloader de Arduino 1 Zócalo de 28 patas 1 Cristal 16Mhz 2 Capacitores 22 pF 2 C...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:33:05 PDT
Turn Nearly Anything into a Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Nearly-Anything-into-a-Speaker/
Turn Nearly Anything into a Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/H23O/HHS9RO3N/F1EH23OHHS9RO3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/H23O/HHS9RO3N/F1EH23OHHS9RO3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/H23O/HHS9RO3N/F1EH23OHHS9RO3N.SMALL.jpg randofo You can turn nearly any object into a speaker by using a piezo disc and a handful of additional components. While this may seem like magic, there is actually a rather simple technical explanation. By driving a piezo disc using an amplifier, the disc vibrates and then resonates the sound wave through...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 16:23:13 PDT
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phono-Horn-Free-Sound-Dock-for-your-Smart-Phone-t/
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SMALL.jpg robives Phono-Horn. A paper sound dock for your smart phone! Play your phone through the Phono Horn and the sound output is richer and clearer with improved bass response. There are two base templates included, one for iPhone 4S and one for Samsung Galaxy S2 and S4. It should be easy to adapt the kit to...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:31:48 PDT
DIY Spring Reverb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spring-Reverb/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:44:25 PDT
Color Me a Rainbow Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Me-a-Rainbow-Headphones/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 11:02:48 PDT
Using a hard drive to cut a record http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-hard-drive-to-cut-a-record/
Using a hard drive to cut a record - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2VEN/HI3TJT3J/F5F2VENHI3TJT3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2VEN/HI3TJT3J/F5F2VENHI3TJT3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/2VEN/HI3TJT3J/F5F2VENHI3TJT3J.SMALL.jpg Gyro_ We stripped 8 hard drives down the ascertain the most appropriate actuator for our application.   Cutting the Groove Having seen footage of hard drive actuator arm play music when connected to amplifier convinced us we could invert the process and use the actuator as the cutter head once we m...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 05:32:14 PDT
Building A Subwoofer Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Subwoofer/
Building A Subwoofer Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/2GPV/HHS9UBNM/FTL2GPVHHS9UBNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/2GPV/HHS9UBNM/FTL2GPVHHS9UBNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/2GPV/HHS9UBNM/FTL2GPVHHS9UBNM.SMALL.jpg endesereth Designing and building your own subwoofer can be a rewarding experience. Not only will it save you money, you will also get better performance than prebuilt subwoofers, and you can make the subwoofer to what your needs are. Building a subwoofer may seem like a daunting task, but with this procedure,...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:43:13 PDT