Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:20:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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
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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Glove Box Gadget Mini Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Gadget-Mini-Cellphone-Charger/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:26:00 PDT
(More Than) Fix Exposed Cable Wiring for Someone You Love with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Fix-Exposed-Cable-Wiring-for-Someone-You/
(More Than) Fix Exposed Cable Wiring for Someone You Love with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/P535/I0HYOPUJ/FYDP535I0HYOPUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/P535/I0HYOPUJ/FYDP535I0HYOPUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/P535/I0HYOPUJ/FYDP535I0HYOPUJ.SMALL.jpg cathychen Need help saying "I love you" to someone but don't want to go about the traditional way? (Talking is overrated, they say. I tend to agree.) What better way than to fix their broken USB cable, which has dangerous exposed wiring, and deliver that special message at the same time! Pick a Sugru Color ...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:59:24 PDT
Fix Your Broken USB with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Broken-USB-with-Sugru/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:14:46 PDT
Adventure Time Sugru BMO Cable Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Sugru-BMO-Cable-Holder/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:20:08 PDT
Diy keyboard USB flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-keyboard-USB-flash-drive/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:57:49 PDT
USB Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Extender/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:03:40 PDT
Cricket USB flashdrives http://www.instructables.com/id/Cricket-USB-flashdrives/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:51:10 PDT
Portable Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-USB-Charger/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:31:11 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
Cuztomize Your USB/Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuztomize-Your-USBFlashdrive/
Cuztomize Your USB/Flashdrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/4WTE/I06J9E1C/F5Z4WTEI06J9E1C.SMALL.jpg Flippy_105 When you buy a USB, don't you think others has the same? If so, try to personalize it with this instructable! Take Out The Flashdrive If your Flashdrive has a rubber casing, pull it off. If it has a hard case, squeeze the casing with pliers until there is a hole on top. Styrofoam The USB shoul...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:33:35 PDT
Male to Male A to A USB Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Male-to-Male-A-to-A-USB-Cable/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:12:54 PDT
Making a USB Condom http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Condom/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:44:13 PDT
Arduino Home Automation Outlet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-Outlet-Box/
Arduino Home Automation Outlet Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SMALL.jpg ryanjblajda ITS DONE! CHECK OUT THE VIDEO IN THE LAST STEP!So in my apartment we are supposed to have a switched outlet so that you can turn a light on as soon as you enter the apartment. I have been unable to find said outlet. So i figured that I would finally find a "permanent" use for my Arduino since it has...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Cool Usb Plug http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Usb-Plug/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:54:09 PDT
Caricabatteria di emergenza power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Caricabatteria-di-emergenza-power-bank/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:59:38 PDT
Altoids Small Glovebox Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Small-Glovebox-Flashlight/
Altoids Small Glovebox Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/NQZ0/I005T5NG/FVPNQZ0I005T5NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/NQZ0/I005T5NG/FVPNQZ0I005T5NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/NQZ0/I005T5NG/FVPNQZ0I005T5NG.SMALL.jpg ChrisH6 I wanted to build a Flashlight that was cheap, easy to find and would fit nicely in my glove box.I found this little Altoids small can at Walmart, and thought hey that would work nicely! I checked out with it and ate all the mints by the next day, I really love mints. This is my first instructable. ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:26:33 PDT
How to make a USB no-data charger cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-no-data-charger-cable/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:20:57 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell September is national preparedness month. You can learn more at Ready.Gov.Communications are a key part of any emergency plan. I'm going to show you how to convert a $10 LED flashlight into an emergency USB charger. The concept is simple and the process is easy using standard DIY tools and cheap ...
By: More Cowbell

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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
How to get started with the Freescale Freedom KL25Z http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-the-Freescale-Freedom-KL25Z/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:46:26 PDT
EC1 based USB powered electronic die http://www.instructables.com/id/EC1-based-USB-powered-electronic-dy/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 22:48:30 PDT
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/PortableWireless-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 20:40:55 PDT
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-printer-into-a-wireless-printer-with-a-Ra/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 13:53:24 PDT
Recovering Files from a Snapped US Flash Drive Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-Files-from-a-Snapped-US-Flash-Drive-Rep/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 09:44:22 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawhorse-Desk-on-the-Cheap/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:06:04 PDT
How to improve a cassette to MP3 conveter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improve-a-cassette-to-MP3-conveter/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:42:48 PDT
PVC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-End-Table/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:00 PDT
Powerfull USB Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-USB-Light/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:28 PDT
LED reading lamp power conversion to USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-reading-lamp-power-conversion-to-USB/
LED reading lamp power conversion to USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SMALL.jpg timadamb I had an LED floor lamp that I bought from the local Scandinavian Cheap Furniture Store that started to rapidly blink rather than stay on. Although I thought that I might have gotten a cool (albeit rather dim and unadjustable) strobe lamp, I was much more interested in reading than partying. I am at...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:42 PDT
USB Real-Time Notification Device http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Real-Time-Notification-Device/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:27:01 PDT