Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 17:18:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-cable-to-Arduino-UNO-clone/
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SMALL.jpg ochâtelain It saves some space in a case and sometimes it is easier to solder a cable to an Arduino than to plug and unplug it every time. Once tested it is the one plug less to worry about. - So let's see how it works. Peel your USB-Cable To start remove a board with of your cables outer insulation and pr...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:55:21 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Speakerboxxx-Hi-Fi-BT-Boombox-From-Scratch/
The Speakerboxxx - Hi-Fi BT Boombox From Scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/8UOH/I9NDXBZ6/F0X8UOHI9NDXBZ6.SMALL.jpg jneong I know what you're probably thinking, "Not another bluetooth speaker Instructable!" BUT THIS IS TRUE HI-FI!**and not in the heavily abused, arbitrarily applied use of the term! Read on to see how :) Goals & Design Requirements GoalsI love music. When you truly love music, you care about hearing i...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 21:49:59 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
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-ZX82-Spectrum-keyboard-into-an-expandabl/
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SMALL.jpg j_thompson In this Instructable, I'll show you how to convert your ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into a functionally-expandable USB keyboard compatible with anything USB-enabled. This build is compact enough that when you're done, you can fit a Raspberry Pi or other small computer into the spectrum as well and just p...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:13:31 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
code Arduino with your phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/code-Arduino-with-your-phone/
code Arduino with your phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/GNIG/I9GWAOF4/FD9GNIGI9GWAOF4.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever found yourself wanting to do a bit of coding but don't have your computer? well now you can!please make sure that your device is compatible with on the go cables, you can find out by going into settings and looking under device information. tools: tools needed:1. Arduino (obviously)...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 16:55:05 PDT
Advanced USB Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-USB-Battery-Charger/
Advanced USB Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/82AS/I9GWD27P/FAZ82ASI9GWD27P.SMALL.jpg amod_sachintha Hello everybody,Charging devices off USB ports on computers has always been a quite a bit of a hassle to me. This I say because I own 2 mp3 players and soon I’m going to own and Amazon Kindle. So I began on building up a power adapter to recharge my devices rather than buying it from somewhere. The ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 01:51:21 PDT
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-USB-upgrade-for-standard-flash-drive/
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SMALL.jpg Zero_Gravity_Coffee_Cup Upgrade your old not cool and not mobile friendly flash drive to micro usb monster. :D Tools Opening Wiring, soldering and closing This was easy, just grab some thin wires and solder them at the usb pinout, better would be solder them directly on chip but i was too lazy for that.Edit: Add...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:39:25 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
USB Charger Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SMALL.jpg RushFan Hello folks, this here is an Instructable on installing a handy USB outlet. I initially installed one on my boat, and I loved it so much that I put one in each of 2 of my cars. I am even going to put another on the boat! With a family of 5 and about 2,700 total devices, the prospect of having the...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
Format a partitioned storage device http://www.instructables.com/id/Format-a-partitioned-storage-device/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:05:05 PDT
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-Amplifier-9v-To-12v-Cigar-Box-Clo/
Basic Electronic Amplifier 9v To 12v Cigar Box Closed Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IGCJ/I8H6DSGV/FPQIGCJI8H6DSGV.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam Pick Out Your Cigar Box I'm using a vintage Stand-up Display Cigar Box. I bought this years ago, but I'm also using another box inside this one to seal it up. The box I'm using inside - I bought at a local cigar shop for $1. I'm also using an air filter from my work - when the ambulance is servi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:33:07 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
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you how to make some useful electronic gadgets for your bike. The instructable contains a solar power bank with a very high 7000mAh capacity that can be recharged with a build in 5v solar panel or with a recycled CPU fan. The full cost for me was less then 10 bucks, bu...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
US-Baymax Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SMALL.jpg dragonator My sister had a baby, my UP! finally works again after being broken for 6 months and I (and them) like animation movies. Putting 1 and 1 and 1 and 1 together, lets make something as a present. A 3D printed Baymax (from Big Hero 6) USB nightlight seems like something fun.In this instructable I will s...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
Cellphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/FFYV/I7XQYGJ7/FZVFFYVI7XQYGJ7.SMALL.jpg hobbyman As the functions of cell phones increased astronomically, so their power requirements. Nowadays a clever :) phone which is purchased new can hardly stand working for 1-2 days and their endurance even decreases as the battery inside wears down as it gets older. So many people are buying and using bat...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SMALL.jpg BruceE3 After I had purchased my new iPod, I soon realized that it was incapable of creating its own sound. Thus, I decided to create a speaker that was small and light, but still had good audio quality. In the process of researching what type of speaker I should use, I came across a concept called bone c...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Mini Cow Speaker USB Rechargable http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cow-Speaker-USB-Rechargable/
Mini Cow Speaker USB Rechargable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QT2F/I7RGDDJK/FN5QT2FI7RGDDJK.SMALL.jpg MilesA This mini cow speaker is first and foremost design a project to develop my product design skills. It would have been great to develop the project further and turn it into a saleable product but for now it remains a teenage dream. The following instructable will take you through the making stages of ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:20:27 PDT
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helix-Spiral-Lolly-stick-Lamp-USB-powered/
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Welcome to another project from Cairdy Crafts!This week, we're turning a pile of lolly sticks, 9 LEDs and an old USB cable into a Helix Spiral lolly stick lamp!Check out the video for the video guide and read on for the step by step instructions!Cost Lolly sticks ~£3Old USB cable (free)LEDs (~50p)Ho...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:32:25 PDT
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
Automatic Tea Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/4ODG/I7L6QZCA/FPN4ODGI7L6QZCA.SMALL.jpg 24Eng I am scatterbrained. I like to drink hot tea. Oversteeped tea gets bitter. I am easily distracted. The natural choice was to (over)engineer something with inexpensive hobby-grade electronics. Automatic tea timers are hardly new and people have made them from discarded toasters and K'Nex which I have...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stream-the-solar-eclipse-to-a-website-with-/
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil C# source code for streaming camera image to websites - not just on 20 March 2015!This article demonstrates how to watch the solar eclipse safely on the 20th of March on your PC by using a simple USB webcamera. It is a C#-based solution that allows you to stream the image of your USB web camera to a...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:36:03 PDT
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) http://www.instructables.com/id/Coco-Mic-The-DIY-Studio-Quailty-USB-Mic-MEMS-techn/
Coco-Mic --- The DIY Studio Quailty USB Mic (MEMS technology) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/4JL5/I7HG653Y/FE64JL5I7HG653Y.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hello Instructabler's , Sahas here. Do you want to record your audio files like a pro? Probably you would love to... Well... in fact everyone loves to. Today your wishes will come true. Presented here is the Coco-Mic - Which not only records quality audio but also "MEETS THE EYE" . This awesome pie...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:44:48 PDT
Ultimate ToolBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-ToolBox/
Ultimate ToolBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QAYC/I7CCC2RF/FXDQAYCI7CCC2RF.SMALL.jpg VeXX MacDread hello, everyone!!!I have been postponing posting an instructable for years and now here it is! my very own bluetooth enabled site radio/toolbox!!!have you ever been at work and:- your phone battery dies?- your e-cig battery dies?- your site radio does not give you much options of music or battery li...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:24:42 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-Steampunk-style/
Flash Drive Steampunk style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SMALL.jpg Izrail This is my Steampunk/Vintage flash drive!With flash drives becoming bigger and bigger, I was trying to find a way to still love my 2G - 8G drivesI decided to make them into something I would enjoy again and carry with me to various places as a conversation piece.This is pretty simple. If you want to...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 PDT
World First 9v Battery that can be Recharged from a USB Port http://www.instructables.com/id/1st-9v-Battery-that-can-be-recharged-from-a-USB-Po/
World First 9v Battery that can be Recharged from a USB Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/C2M1/I6ZTFSJ6/F6MC2M1I6ZTFSJ6.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The 9v batteries are very often used in electronics, example: programmable circuits, robots and etc... But they have a very huge problem, theirs capacity is low and the rechargeable 9v batteries needs at least 9.5v to charge them up. I thought much time about this project because would be an importa...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:32:50 PDT
Morse Code key connect with computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-key-connect-with-computer/
Morse Code key connect with computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/R0Z9/I71QCK0F/FFNR0Z9I71QCK0F.SMALL.jpg alanshiu This is my 1st project, the Morse Code key connect with computer via USB Beginning Prepared a computer mouse and open the case, remove the circuit board from mouse. Cover the LED Use paper and tape to cover the LED on the circuit board to block the light signal transmitt to control IC. Sol...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:00:30 PDT
Pocket USB Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-USB-Emergency-Charger/
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By: rodski

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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 07:53:50 PDT
Arduino Micro USB OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Micro-USB-OTG/
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By: chienline

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:53:21 PST
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
Simple Dual Axis Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dual-Axis-Solar-Tracker/
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By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:38:02 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Recover-Exhaust-Energy/
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By: Pushan Panda

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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-Controlled-MIDI-Controller/
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SMALL.jpg bergerab One huge issue in the world of digital music production is keeping that analog warmth (that resonated from reel-to-reel systems and tubes) in modern day digital music. Many swear that analog systems have a sound that can never be replicated by bits, and hope is lost for digital music to match that a...
By: bergerab

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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:10:15 PST
cheap USB slotcar timer interface http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-timer-interface/
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By: heavyweather

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:16 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
USB Power Socket in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-Socket-in-the-Car/
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By: rehanch

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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:47:20 PST
USB Power from Drill's Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-from-Drills-Battery/
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By: ShakeTheFuture

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:21:58 PST
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Waterproof-Radio/
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/0VDH/I60069O2/FNM0VDHI60069O2.SMALL.jpg jmyler I really wish that I would have thought to take more pictures as I was making this thing but of course I didn't think about it until after the fact. Anyway, as they say, necessity is the mother of invention which I suppose applies here. During the summer my friends and I love to do anything outdoors...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:59:51 PST
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Zoetrope-with-USB-Chargers/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:46:28 PST
Origami LED Light Lamp USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-LED-Light-Lamp-USB/
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By: Engineer of None

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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 14:12:04 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
By: Imetomi

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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
Towel Rack Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Rack-Safe/
Towel Rack Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/0YTA/I4UNR7PT/FRY0YTAI4UNR7PT.SMALL.jpg ezman Introduction Here is an simple safe to hide and protect your small, but important valuables i.e. Money, Safety Deposit Box Key, Flash Drives, etc. It is hidden but in plain view, easy to access and probably the last place anyone is going to look for what you are keeping out of sight. Most bathroo...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:15:32 PST
The Ultimate in USB drive protection http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-in-USB-drive-protection/
The Ultimate in USB drive protection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/DP5O/I4SCOUTO/FHVDP5OI4SCOUTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/DP5O/I4SCOUTO/FHVDP5OI4SCOUTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/DP5O/I4SCOUTO/FHVDP5OI4SCOUTO.SMALL.jpg Trasky It's a solid wooden box that holds a USB stick. It is 4x4x10cm big plus the locks. the locks are a combination lock on top, and a chain that wraps around for a padlock to attach to. Tools and Materials Materials;One cheap bicycle lock (Combo),One 4x4cm piece of wood, at least 10cm long,One USB dr...
By: Trasky

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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:23:23 PST
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-warm-this-winter-CPU-Hand-Warmer/
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I repurposed an old AMD CPU to create a small, light and easy to use electric hand warmer. With the help of a small portable power bank this gadget can warm you up for around 2 and a half hours and can easily reach temperatures up to 60 degrees celcius. W...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:26:46 PST
Human Powered Phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-USB-devices-using-your-muscle-power-Charg/
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By: Ganesh Selvaraj

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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:21:04 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
By: mscharch

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Solar Power Bank with salvaged 18650 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Bank-with-salvaged-18650/
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By: amorarun

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:29:32 PST
Make a Personalized USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-a-Personalized-USB/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:03:51 PST
How to make USB OTG cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-USB-OTG-cable/
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By: Jakes workshop

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:57:11 PST