Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - audio - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:57:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 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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By: ctx1985

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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
Add bluetooth to your car stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-car-stereo/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:59 PDT
Repair Your Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Headphones-1/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:54:32 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
DIY Noise-Isolating Earbud Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Noise-Isolating-Earbud-Tips/
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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 14:01:26 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
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-/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:12 PDT
DIY Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Audio-Switch/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 19:15:21 PDT
DIY Subwoofer system http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Subwoofer-system/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:25:10 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
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-AMAZING-Headphones-for-50-or-LESS/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:06:04 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
Hack a commercial Cassette into a recordable one http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-commercial-Cassette-into-a-recordable-one/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 15:33:09 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
Monster Can Lid Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Can-Lid-Speaker/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 13:03:24 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
Affordable Way To Sound Deaden A Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-Way-To-Sound-Deaden-A-Vehicle/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:04:42 PDT
Bottle Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Radio/
Bottle Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SMALL.jpg 10040477 Have you ever wondered about using an object for music instead of an ordinary radio? Now you can with the Bottle Radio! The Bottle Radio uses only the energy of the radio waves sent  by radio transmitters. It has very few parts, and needs no batteries or other power source. For the radio wave catche...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:11:12 PDT
What is MIDI? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-MIDI/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:32:36 PDT
Wiring a car amplifier and headunit up indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-a-car-amplifier-and-headunit-up-indoors/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2009 17:10:32 PDT
Gas Can Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Can-Speakers/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:12:09 PDT
Problems with Wireless Microphones And How To Fix Them http://www.instructables.com/id/Problems-with-Wireless-Microphones-And-How-To-Fix-/
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By: thegeeke

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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:47:31 PST
How to Record Audio to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Record-Audio-to-Your-Computer/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 16:42:29 PST
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/
Mini Keg Mp3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/G9YX/HSGFYOM6/FQUG9YXHSGFYOM6.SMALL.jpg gilgonza3 The Mini Keg Mp3 player is a great way to show off at the beach or a party. Costs about $60 to $80 and simple to make. Parts you will need Class T- mini amp12v rechargeable sealed lead acid battery(1) Aux cable(1) Aux cable extender(2) bolts (any length you want)(4) Nuts(5) small screws(6) mediu...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:27:00 PST
Laptop Silencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Silencer/
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Sun, 24 Jun 2007 09:02:28 PDT
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
Custom full-ear silicone earpieces via the magic of Sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-full-ear-silicone-earpieces-via-the-magic-o/
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Wed, 7 Jul 2010 03:29:09 PDT
Beginner Pure Data Tutorial: Basic Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Pure-Data-Tutorial-Basic-Synth/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 02:03:04 PDT
How to connect a mixing board and microphone snake to a sound system http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-mixing-board-and-microphone-snake/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:32:31 PDT
Noise Canceling Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-Canceling-Headphones/
Noise Canceling Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/B81X/HQOJ7E0Q/FQYB81XHQOJ7E0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/B81X/HQOJ7E0Q/FQYB81XHQOJ7E0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/B81X/HQOJ7E0Q/FQYB81XHQOJ7E0Q.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate Who needs a pair of $200.00 Beats by Dre? Suckers, that's who. Make your own headphones exactly to your specifications and give them any paint job you want...or leave them natural so you can wear them around a construction site. These aren't exactly noise cancelling, as I would define* it but they ...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:43:25 PST
How to record audio from your computer using Quicktime. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-record-audio-from-your-computer-using-Quick/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:16:28 PDT
Convert Any Headphones to Bluetooth Wireless http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Headphones-to-Bluetooth-Wireless/
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Wed, 30 Jun 2010 16:20:27 PDT
DIY HiFi Gainclone Power Amplifier (2x68w, Class AB-A, LM3886) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HiFi-Gainclone-Power-Amplifier-2x68w-Class-A/
DIY HiFi Gainclone Power Amplifier (2x68w, Class AB-A, LM3886) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/HFS4/H8RVCXXG/FAKHFS4H8RVCXXG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS I've made gainclone amplifier that uses a LM3886 chip. It's one of the best compact HiFi amplifiers. It is a Class AB-A (conjugate)  amplifier that has a fully symmetrical structure (push-pull), this mean that the sine waves  produced, will produce a + , - output. A 25 volt (+/- Dual Rail), 5 Ampere...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:01:00 PDT
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Yes-Another-Altoids-Tin-Speaker/
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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