Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:03:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple USB UPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-USB-UPS/
Simple USB UPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/MFIJ/I2TG447O/FGRMFIJI2TG447O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/MFIJ/I2TG447O/FGRMFIJI2TG447O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/MFIJ/I2TG447O/FGRMFIJI2TG447O.SMALL.jpg jwhart1 This is an very simple circuit to act as a Uninterruptible Power Supply for a usb powered device. I'm using it to prevent reset of Raspberry Pi's during short power flickers caused by high motor current draws on a battery powered system. The circuit I'm using is able to maintain full power to a Ra...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:15:24 PST
Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
Thief proof Thumb drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Thief-proof-Thumb-drive/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:39:28 PST
Build your own cheap USB MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
Emergency USB charger on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-charger-on-the-cheap-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:47:57 PST
How To Put a Password On Any USB Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-a-Password-On-Any-USB-Flashdrive/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:23:14 PST
How to repair a Moleskine USB book light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-Moleskine-USB-book-light/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:36:25 PST
Remote control 4 relay with Arduino via WIFI (touchOSC+Processing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-4-relay-with-Arduino-via-WIFI-touchOSCProc/
Remote control 4 relay with Arduino via WIFI (touchOSC+Processing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SMALL.jpg iAmJacket Hello, i'm not english speaking so please understand my mistakes.Mine was just an idea, i was curious, i googled some hours but there were a problem: i didn't found a pre-made script :)I started from a script found on a website, but it was made for one relay, so i remade it.This instructable is made...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:12:24 PST
Golf Divot Repair Tool (Lasercut) http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Divot-Repair-Tool-Lasercut/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:29:54 PST
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pocket-sized-bluetooth-receiver/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:08 PST
Keyring Charging Cable (1 minute, no cost [except the cable]) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyring-Charging-Cable-1-minute-no-cost-except-the/
Keyring Charging Cable (1 minute, no cost [except the cable]) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/7XLB/I27GTWSG/FSC7XLBI27GTWSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/7XLB/I27GTWSG/FSC7XLBI27GTWSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/7XLB/I27GTWSG/FSC7XLBI27GTWSG.SMALL.jpg confu Today I stumbled upon this clever idea on indiegogo.com:https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/incharge-the-sm...First thought, as always: "Wow, why didn´t I came up with this idea?"Simple, clever, cheap and really solves some (first world) problems. So if you like it, please support those guys.Second t...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:41:58 PST
how to build a mini fan http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-mini-fan/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:08:22 PST
How to add custom icon and long name to your CD/DVD or USB flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-custom-icon-and-long-name-to-your-CDDVD/
How to add custom icon and long name to your CD/DVD or USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/BYMO/I24LWCQH/FERBYMOI24LWCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/BYMO/I24LWCQH/FERBYMOI24LWCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/BYMO/I24LWCQH/FERBYMOI24LWCQH.SMALL.jpg SafeerAhmedAbro Hi, in this tutorial i will show you "How to add custom icon and long name to your CD/DVD or USB flash drive" for absolute beginners.Things you will need:-1. A CD/DVD or USB2. A working computer with any text editor (Notepad)3. less than 1 Kilo Byte free space Insert your USB/CD or DVD in your com...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 06:30:50 PST
DIY USB DJ Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-DJ-Controller/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:45:30 PST
No Power? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Power-No-Problem/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:38:13 PST
DIY Samsung USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Samsung-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 17:25:58 PST
Flash an LED with Scratch on the Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-an-LED-with-Scratch-on-the-Kano-Computer/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:56:41 PST
You Have Mail! Gets the Latest email and displays to an LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/You-Have-Mail-Gets-the-Latest-email-and-displays-t/
You Have Mail! Gets the Latest email and displays to an LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SMALL.jpg jimeer01 IntroductionThis project does a relatively simple job and has been purposely kept that way to encourage further experimentation. By using ByPic the user is able to modify the code simply by modifying the existing and downloading again no programmer is needed.In case you haven't watched the video ...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:23:26 PST
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
Halloween Phone Charger with adjustable power http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Phone-Charger-with-adjustable-power/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 01:36:14 PST
Virtual USB Charger Using Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-USB-Charger-Using-Sugru/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 23:35:48 PDT
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Lite-KIT-Fume-Extractor-Assembly-Instructi/
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Lite KIT step by step.Start with getting the following: So...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:15 PDT
GNK-USB Power Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/GNK-USB-Power-Droid/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:50 PDT
Bluetooth Woolly Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Woolly-Hat/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:58:26 PDT
Secret Usb Highlighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Usb-Highlighter/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:09:00 PDT
USB Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Switch-1/
USB Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/525L/I1OU49YD/FIU525LI1OU49YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/525L/I1OU49YD/FIU525LI1OU49YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/525L/I1OU49YD/FIU525LI1OU49YD.SMALL.jpg JouleTime We recently spent a couple of hours developing a power switch for the USB port. Some devices, like the Arduino, have no power switch. You have to unplug it in order to turn it off. Most of the time leaving the Arduino running while you work on the code is not a problem. You can fix the code and uplo...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:06:04 PDT
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Travelmate-A-Cooler-That-Provides-Storage-/
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SMALL.jpg miskie As can be seen from my profile info to the right, I deliver mail for a living along the back roads of a small Massachusetts town. Its a good job, quiet, and most of the time I'm alone with my thoughts - which is where most of my ideas come from. Anyway - I spend most of my time on the road in a typi...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:40:18 PDT
Installing Any Linux from USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Any-Linux-from-USB/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:32:22 PDT
Leather Thumb Drive Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Thumb-Drive-Case/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:36:02 PDT
optical pen mouse hack http://www.instructables.com/id/optical-pen-mouse-hack/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:12:16 PDT
Rescue the webcam from a laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rescue-the-webcam-from-a-laptop/
Rescue the webcam from a laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/IHCY/I1GIJX6T/FWAIHCYI1GIJX6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/IHCY/I1GIJX6T/FWAIHCYI1GIJX6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/IHCY/I1GIJX6T/FWAIHCYI1GIJX6T.SMALL.jpg alby21europa It's the same process of my precedent instructable "Rescue a Bluetooth from laptop"........4 cable(black,red,withe,green) to connect on a old USB cable with male part......isolated and enjoy.......windows search automatically all drivers but if you know the laptop,search the software on constructor ...
By: alby21europa

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:02:15 PDT
Usb Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-Switch/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:26:17 PDT
Melody Maker Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Melody-Maker-Keyboard/
Melody Maker Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2U6R/I1SIPXRL/FDX2U6RI1SIPXRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2U6R/I1SIPXRL/FDX2U6RI1SIPXRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2U6R/I1SIPXRL/FDX2U6RI1SIPXRL.SMALL.jpg abhayakshay.maurya Hello Guys This Is Our First Instructable....Here We Show U How To Make A Melody Making Keyboard With Scrap..It Has Two Modes Auto And Self...It is a toy made from scratch...It is made from many simple things found at home basically...Please Help us in making this a success...We are now trying to ma...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:43:09 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
chipKIT's COM Port http://www.instructables.com/id/chipKITs-COM-Port/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:44:24 PDT
Rescue a Bluetooth from laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rescue-a-Bluetooth-from-laptop/
Rescue a Bluetooth from laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R4MA/I1CC40O2/F4OR4MAI1CC40O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R4MA/I1CC40O2/F4OR4MAI1CC40O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R4MA/I1CC40O2/F4OR4MAI1CC40O2.SMALL.jpg alby21europa second usage to Bluetooth module from a laptop designated to the bind..... What you needed a Bluetooth module from a old laptop(normally is in the up right or up center of the screen of the laptop,when you open the front part of the screen laptop)....a USB cable with male partnecessary to solder...
By: alby21europa

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:28:23 PDT
90W Portable Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/90W-Portable-Solar-Panel/
90W Portable Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SMALL.jpg dragonator In this instructable I will show how I built a 90Wp (watt peak) 'portable' solar panel. It weighs 14kg, It has a deployed size of around 900mmx900mm (3'x3') and folds in half for transport. It has ports to power or charge USB devices, 12V car cigarette lighter devices and 12V lead batteries. Devices...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:48:00 PDT
BMO desk mate http://www.instructables.com/id/BMO-desk-mate/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:00:34 PDT
How to charge phone DURING POWER OUTAGE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-charge-phone-DURING-POWER-OUTAGE/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:14:09 PDT
Pendrive & USB stuff holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pendrive-USB-stuff-holder/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:44:17 PDT
Super safe magnetically locked flash drive (in five minutes or less) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-safe-magnetically-locked-flash-drive-in-five/
Super safe magnetically locked flash drive (in five minutes or less) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/6ZE8/I12KHIC2/FY56ZE8I12KHIC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/6ZE8/I12KHIC2/FY56ZE8I12KHIC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/6ZE8/I12KHIC2/FY56ZE8I12KHIC2.SMALL.jpg dudes While browsing Instructables the other day I found this brilliant idea- http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-secret-Control-a-hidden-usb-port-with-a-magnet/ - Upon looking at the comments, I found that it is possible to lock a USB port by putting a switch on one of the data cables. While it is an a...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 19:02:40 PDT
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-desk-light-or-work-bench-light-in-an-a/
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SMALL.jpg dudes There are three things I really like about this thing, the altiods tin (who doesn't love those?), the LEDs, and that it's USB powered. At my work bench, I have always had a regular incandescent light bulb. Then one day the fixture decided it was done, and quickly died. I have been messing around ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:26:01 PDT
USB Stick Lost-and-Found http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Stick-Lost-and-Found/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:23:46 PDT
Solar Science Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Science-Station/
Solar Science Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/11AJ/I0TVU4IK/FC411AJI0TVU4IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/11AJ/I0TVU4IK/FC411AJI0TVU4IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/11AJ/I0TVU4IK/FC411AJI0TVU4IK.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Solar activities are interesting to learn about and explore, but are often seen as a tad dull and lifeless. Wind Turbines move, hydro-electric plants have gushing water, hand crank generators require muscle, and solar just... kind of sits there. Like a cat in a beam of sunlight, generating solar e...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:17:03 PDT
Broken usb thumb drive fix. Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-usb-thumb-drive-fix-Hack/
Broken usb thumb drive fix. Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/LFV7/I1019IRZ/F4ELFV7I1019IRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/LFV7/I1019IRZ/F4ELFV7I1019IRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/LFV7/I1019IRZ/F4ELFV7I1019IRZ.SMALL.jpg troyka USB memory thumb drive fix or hack a new one Most new thumb drives seem to be quite big, and i recently bent a 16gb stick! thankfully the break did not affect the drive as you can see the actual drive is tiny while the case was over an inch long. (the original facet case was binned weeks ago) the ac...
By: troyka

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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 15:25:07 PDT
30 minute projects: Über-modified arduino board (arduino keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/30-minute-projects-Über-modified-arduino-board-ard/
30 minute projects: Über-modified arduino board (arduino keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 Here's another quick project you can do in 30 minutes! I found it such a hassle to keep unplugging and plugging the printer cable (aka: the cable used on arduinos) and since the printer was always used, programming wasn't easy. so i came up with a solution: What if i change the usb port into somethi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:14:39 PDT
Controlling LEDs over USB with VUSB http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-LEDs-over-USB-with-VUSB/
Controlling LEDs over USB with VUSB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/NG3K/I0UTPX0Y/FC2NG3KI0UTPX0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/NG3K/I0UTPX0Y/FC2NG3KI0UTPX0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/NG3K/I0UTPX0Y/FC2NG3KI0UTPX0Y.SMALL.jpg JohnnyP There are plenty of instructions on this site for building LED mood lights, but I wanted a mood light that I could set to an arbitrary color. I also wanted to be able to control it through my computer, instead of using knobs or dials. This project shows you how to control LEDs (or anything else fo...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 14:59:11 PDT
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-secret-Control-a-hidden-usb-port-with-a-magnet/
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/SPDL/I0VOOM5O/FX7SPDLI0VOOM5O.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 Here's a Great 30 minute project for you nerds who secretly turn out to be budding spies or probably already are one.Use this device instead of that lame old "invisible folder" trick that people can easily find. Use it to hide and store your plans on..... Worldwide infestation of a new breed of viru...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:42:39 PDT
SNES External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/SNES-External-Hard-Drive/
SNES External Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/24SI/I0TUYTHH/FEB24SII0TUYTHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/24SI/I0TUYTHH/FEB24SII0TUYTHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/24SI/I0TUYTHH/FEB24SII0TUYTHH.SMALL.jpg NamedJohnny Okay, today I will show you how to turn your SNES deffective game into an external hard drive.Material :SNES Game (I chose Sim city but switch the sticker with Mario World ;) )Hard Drive (2.5'')Sata to mini-usb adapter (few dollars on ebay) Adapt the cassette First, you should remove the screws ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 18:14:35 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT