Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:23:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-a-USB-Thumb-Drive-with-the-Raspberry-Pi/
Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This is another one of my "meat-and-potatoes" Raspberry Pi Instructables. What this Instructable will show you how to do is to configure your Raspberry Pi to recognize and automatically mount a USB thumb drive. This is especially useful for exchanging files, running backups and using your Pi as a m...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:05:19 PDT
DIY Your BCL-1 Remote Control Clock USB Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Your-BCL-1-Remote-Control-Clock-USB-Power-Supp/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:02:37 PDT
How to connect your 4 button battery charger to your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-your-4-button-battery-charger-to-yo/
How to connect your 4 button battery charger to your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/N5XN/HTUFBMKA/FDCN5XNHTUFBMKA.SMALL.jpg The nerdling You may have a hobbykign eco six, or whatever and want to connect it to your computer to log everything this works on windows you will need:   a hobyking usb cable located here http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__9043__... spare servo cable with plug a charger a win...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:16 PDT
Solar charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-charger-2/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:49:02 PDT
Auto Hacking USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Hacking-USB-1/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:16:34 PDT
Get / Mod any car in Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-any-car-in-Grand-Theft-Auto-V-Xbox-360/
Get / Mod any car in Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SMALL.jpg Turbocharged Chameleon I'm going to show you how to get any car in Grand Theft Auto V such as mission cars like the snow cars from the prologue, HVY cutter, a modified Trevor's Blazer, DLC Cars, unobtainable cars, and much more. This tutorial is for Xbox 360 only, I'm not sure if this works for PS3. If you're going to mod...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 11:14:07 PDT
Connect the Raspberry Pi to the NetGear G54/N150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-the-Raspberry-Pi-to-the-NetGear-G54N150/
Connect the Raspberry Pi to the NetGear G54/N150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/74FH/HTIWHEKH/F1P74FHHTIWHEKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/74FH/HTIWHEKH/F1P74FHHTIWHEKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/74FH/HTIWHEKH/F1P74FHHTIWHEKH.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 This is a brief guide for configuring the Raspberry Pi to connect the internet with the NetGear G54/N150 WNA1000M. Supposedly the module should work out-of-the-box, however I found this to not be the case. After hours of searching, I was finally able to find all the necessary steps to get this littl...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 13:36:54 PDT
Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Charger/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 04:55:29 PDT
Solder USB power cable to Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-power-cable-to-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:59:18 PDT
How To Program An At Tiny http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Program-An-At-Tiny/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 09:42:27 PDT
Cell phone charger from an old 9V battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-phone-charger-from-an-old-9V-battery/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:09:33 PDT
Internet Radio in your car (Prank) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Radio-in-your-car-Prank/
Internet Radio in your car (Prank) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/G2H4/HT7PBE2T/FBIG2H4HT7PBE2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/G2H4/HT7PBE2T/FBIG2H4HT7PBE2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/G2H4/HT7PBE2T/FBIG2H4HT7PBE2T.SMALL.jpg Ishan Jain You will need the following things: 1. USB Modem with a memory card slot. 2. A Memory Card. 3. And internet connection (only for one time). 4. Ability to control your laughter. :) First of all you will need to find an online live radio website. (You will also need a high speed internet co...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:01:10 PDT
Bluetooth USB Module Mini for pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-USB-Module-Mini-for-pcDuino/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:52:34 PDT
Paracord USBracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-USBracelet/
Paracord USBracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/W0J5/HT55768R/F5UW0J5HT55768R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/W0J5/HT55768R/F5UW0J5HT55768R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/W0J5/HT55768R/F5UW0J5HT55768R.SMALL.jpg smitty16 A few weeks ago I had an important school project on a usb, the day the product was due I forgot the usb, I was so mad and i knew there was an eaiser way to keep track of your usb, so my friend and I came together and created the USBracelet, and have pionerered a business around it. If you would wou...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:57:49 PDT
OTG CABLE. (On the Go) cable http://www.instructables.com/id/OTG-CABLE-On-the-Go-cable/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 18:31:47 PDT
"THE SCORPION" USB Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-SCORPION-USB-Power-Bank/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:26:07 PDT
Make a USB cable 'power only' http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Condom/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:35:03 PDT
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Sugru-Panel-Mount-Connectors-with-RetroPie-ca/
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio Update 3/16/2014: thanks to everyone who voted for this project in the Game.Life 4 contest! The motivation for this project came when I combined my Raspberry Pi voice-controlled electrical outlets with a RetroPie. Due to the number of peripherals and cables involved (a powered USB hub, microphone, ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:04:54 PST
How To Convert A Case Fan To USB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Convert-A-Case-Fan-To-USB/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 07:52:02 PST
USB Light V 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Light-V-20/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 21:12:51 PST
Use pcDuino as a Mouse When its connected to a PC through USB OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-pcDuino-as-a-Mouse-When-its-connected-to-a-PC-/
Use pcDuino as a Mouse When its connected to a PC through USB OTG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PVWB/HSBWQVJ0/FWGPVWBHSBWQVJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PVWB/HSBWQVJ0/FWGPVWBHSBWQVJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PVWB/HSBWQVJ0/FWGPVWBHSBWQVJ0.SMALL.jpg pcduino In modem life,  our hands are locked by computers.  Could we make computers smarter by designing a better human-computer interface?  In this tutorial, we present a solution with pcDuino.  Gathering gesture signals by various Arduino compatible sensors, pcDuino can achieve all functions of current ke...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 18:30:58 PST
Wireless USB Page Turner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-USB-Page-Turner/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 12:17:29 PST
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Smart-Phone-Bike-Light/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:41:36 PST
Creating a Lego House to Hide USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Lego-House-to-Hide-USB/
Creating a Lego House to Hide USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/11HW/HRPT1CQS/FVN11HWHRPT1CQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/11HW/HRPT1CQS/FVN11HWHRPT1CQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/11HW/HRPT1CQS/FVN11HWHRPT1CQS.SMALL.jpg willhenshaw Are you tired of losing your USB or it being stolen? Are you constantly bored by your bland USB? Protect your data with this neat hiding spot. This easy to build lego house will let you hide your data in plain sight and/or have an awesome looking USB and it takes less than 30 minutes to build. Thi...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:24:56 PST
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solarpad-Kit-Powerful-USB-Solar-Charger/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:05 PST
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Tin-Quiet-Alarm/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:04:18 PST
Panel mount USB power/charging station http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-mount-USB-powercharging-station/
Panel mount USB power/charging station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JC49/HS189DIR/FQXJC49HS189DIR.SMALL.jpg somewhereinusa I wanted a USB charging/power jack in my motorhome. All of the ones I found were too expensive and ugly. I built this one for about $2.00. Parts and tools PartsI usually buy too many of some parts, just because I might ruin one, or might need it for something else. It helps keep the shipping c...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:12:16 PST
PC Sound-Card Signal-Generator-Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Sound-Card-Signal-Generator-Interface/
PC Sound-Card Signal-Generator-Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/Q4FW/HRWNEBSZ/FPNQ4FWHRWNEBSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/Q4FW/HRWNEBSZ/FPNQ4FWHRWNEBSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/Q4FW/HRWNEBSZ/FPNQ4FWHRWNEBSZ.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman PC sound cards form a readily available Signal Generator for testing electronic circuits. The utility of these signal generators is limited because the outputs are AC coupled and limited to ±2V. Taking advantage of the two channels provided by the sound card this Instructable shows a scheme whi...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:17:33 PST
Portable Speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Speaker-2/
Portable Speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LJZL/HRTKIVFO/FMYLJZLHRTKIVFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LJZL/HRTKIVFO/FMYLJZLHRTKIVFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LJZL/HRTKIVFO/FMYLJZLHRTKIVFO.SMALL.jpg olesh12 I've been planning to make this for a while now but never had the time. I finally managed to make it. First thing needed are USB Powered Speakers with an AUX cable. I purchased mine at a local Thrifty Shopper for only $2! The goal: Replace USB power with a 9v battery. 5v Regulator Soldering is n...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:02:45 PST
Design a USB Pen using Autodesk Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-USB-Pen-using-Autodesk-Inventor/
Design a USB Pen using Autodesk Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SMALL.jpg nicalbert In this tutorial, we’ll walk through how to design a custom USB pen drive fit for 3D printing. If you’re a teacher, encouraging students to design objects with real world application is a great way to engage their creativity, as well as push them to think critically and use design skills. Challenge...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:55:09 PST
Bicycle Solar/Dynamo USB Charger + Tail Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-and-Dynamo-Bicycle-USB-Charger-with-Automati/
Bicycle Solar/Dynamo USB Charger + Tail Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This is a modification of my Solarpad solar USB charger Kickstarter project. Details for the Solarpad and Power Core battery that I use can be found here: www.solarcyclepower.com This system will combine the power from the sun and dynamo hub to double the power to a USB device like a smart phone...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:56:01 PST
LED MOBILE CHARGER.. http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-MOBILE-CHARGER/
LED MOBILE CHARGER.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JS12/HRI8UCL6/FXTJS12HRI8UCL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JS12/HRI8UCL6/FXTJS12HRI8UCL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JS12/HRI8UCL6/FXTJS12HRI8UCL6.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal if you are at a hotel or at your home and  you do not have a mobile charger then simply charge your mobile phone... today i m going to tell you how... :) FROM YOUR TV OR LED TV the tv usually have a USB plugin. like pc's and laptops.. so you can also be charge your mobile phone from the usb pl...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:03:33 PST
Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Zippo-LED-flashlight/
Rechargeable Zippo LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3P3V/HRGNQ548/F4J3P3VHRGNQ548.SMALL.jpg beju0506 Long time reader, first time poster. I'm a software engineer but a noob at hobby electronics, so bear with me if I make mistakes :) I'm learning as I go.  I saw a couple different projects here that I found interesting: http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-USB-Light/ http://www.instruct...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 13:38:19 PST
Yet another USB drive. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-USB-drive/
Yet another USB drive. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/LLGA/HREI6PI6/FQ4LLGAHREI6PI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/LLGA/HREI6PI6/FQ4LLGAHREI6PI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/LLGA/HREI6PI6/FQ4LLGAHREI6PI6.SMALL.jpg brookens Yes, I know that there is about 20+ instructions on building USB drives. This one is one on hiding a USB in plain sight. Materials USB Dive Sharpe Marked; Chisel Tip Permanent Marker Knife/Razor blade Contact cement Use any size for your USB Drive. Let's get started. Take the USB drive and br...
By: brookens

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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 13:26:18 PST
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Motor-Through-a-Serial-Port-Witho/
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SMALL.jpg ehill14 You don’t need an Arduino, PIC or any other microcontroller to make a robot. It’s possible to connect your project directly to a computer through a usb port, using a serial-usb adapter (or directly through a serial port if your computer has one). This will let you attach wheels to your laptop and dr...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 05:03:10 PST
Ultimate DJ Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DJ-Setup/
Ultimate DJ Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/W55U/HR3EQFUW/F0WW55UHR3EQFUW.SMALL.jpg jelimoore Have you wanted to be a DJ? Here's a great way to get started with some improv DJ tricks that look like the cool stuff. Parts... You will need:A computer, preferably OSX with some tunesA handful of LEDsA breadboardAn ArduinoLots of wireA microphone, preferably USB, but if you have 2 mic ins, then...
By: jelimoore

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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:39:05 PST
Lego USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-USB-3/
Lego USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SMALL.jpg rhulligan12 Materials 1. Hot Glue gun2. Lego man (you can use 2 but for this I'm using one)3. USB of any GB USB Take apart the USB drive until u get down to the base of it! Be careful! Flip Over Flip to this side LEGO Find a lego mini-figure of your choice!!:) Hot Glue Hot glue the man to the ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:26:02 PST
On/Off switch for a USB-Powered Device http://www.instructables.com/id/OnOff-switch-for-a-USB-Powered-Device/
On/Off switch for a USB-Powered Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/J05W/HR3EOW94/FUIJ05WHR3EOW94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/J05W/HR3EOW94/FUIJ05WHR3EOW94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/J05W/HR3EOW94/FUIJ05WHR3EOW94.SMALL.jpg NEIN Overview This is a very simple little instructable about installing a toggle switch in a MicroUSB cable.  This was made for a specific project where I needed to kill the power without having access to the components that were connected.  If the cable was left connected, it would drain a battery.  Th...
By: NEIN

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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 14:29:31 PST
Shift Key Usb Drive (Custom Case) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shift-Key-Usb-Drive-Custom-Case/
Shift Key Usb Drive (Custom Case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale My Old Usb Drive's Case was broken today so i thought to make a new custom case and there was also a Old Keyboard lying in my house's store room.So,to make use of that and build a Shift Key Usb Drive. Getting The Things We Will need a :-1. Old Keyboard2. Usb Drive with no Case3. Epoxy (Mixing Ty...
By: Killerwhale

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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 11:11:05 PST
Raspberri Personal Assistant. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberri-Personal-Assistant/
Raspberri Personal Assistant. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SMALL.jpg janw Last summer, in a small store, I found half of a 1950s bakelite Televox intercom . I thought that it would make a nice cast for a project and I bought it as it only cost $9. It sat on a shelf until I bought my first raspberry pi. After I had played with the pi for some days, I was struck by the idea...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Multi key + Bike Tools + USB Drive + Bottle opener + Screwdriver (~$15 ~1hr) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-key-Bike-Tools-USB-Drive-Bottle-opener-Screw/
Multi key + Bike Tools + USB Drive + Bottle opener + Screwdriver (~$15 ~1hr) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/VWSK/HR4SP674/F6FVWSKHR4SP674.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/VWSK/HR4SP674/F6FVWSKHR4SP674.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/VWSK/HR4SP674/F6FVWSKHR4SP674.SMALL.jpg RobbGodshaw I have seen a lot of multi keys. From the expensive commercial Keyport and beautiful keygrip to the wonderful Leatherman mods on Instructables. After making this ible I found the KeySmart and two Instructables(Folding Key Chain and Friendly Folding Keychain) which are very similar. The pictured s...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 12:42:48 PST
MacOS 10.9 Recovery USB http://www.instructables.com/id/MacOS-109-Recovery-USB/
MacOS 10.9 Recovery USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/49EE/HR0B45VD/FLJ49EEHR0B45VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/49EE/HR0B45VD/FLJ49EEHR0B45VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/49EE/HR0B45VD/FLJ49EEHR0B45VD.SMALL.jpg salthack Sometimes there will be times when you have to boot into recovery mode on a Mac to either repair permissions or reinstall the OS. While there is a recovery partition with MacOS 10.9 on the hard drive, if the hard drive crashes you may not be able to access it. Also, many Macs these days don’t have o...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:57:51 PST
Altoids Solar/Dynamo Emergency Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-SolarDynamo-Emergency-Charger/
Altoids Solar/Dynamo Emergency Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9X9K/HQVLBV4H/FH89X9KHQVLBV4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9X9K/HQVLBV4H/FH89X9KHQVLBV4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9X9K/HQVLBV4H/FH89X9KHQVLBV4H.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I have various USB power banks, but wanted something that would work in a total power outage and in a low/no light situation or for camping etc, so I figured why not make one in an Altoids tin? There are plenty of cool Altoids chargers already out there, so check them out as well! Before I begin, ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:30:19 PST
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-USB-CAR-CHARGER-BY-SYED-MAAZ-GILLANI/
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SMALL.jpg mgilani MY CHARGER COMPONENTS FOR MAKING USB CHARGER 7805 VOLTAGE REGULATOR FEMALE USB CABLE MALE CAR CIGARETTR PLUG OPEN THE PLUG CONNECT NEGATIVE TERMINALS OF BOTH CONNECT POSTIVE TERMINALS OF PLUG WITH INPUT OF TRAQNSISTER PASS FEMALE USB CABLE FROM PLUG BODY CONNECT PO...
By: mgilani

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:41:23 PST
Hiding small things inside a cigarette box(Cigarette idea 2 of 5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-small-things-inside-a-cigarette-boxCigarett/
Hiding small things inside a cigarette box(Cigarette idea 2 of 5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/02NP/HQVPXXZK/FE302NPHQVPXXZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/02NP/HQVPXXZK/FE302NPHQVPXXZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/02NP/HQVPXXZK/FE302NPHQVPXXZK.SMALL.jpg its_mishra Cigarette Idea 2 of 5 Hiding small things like USB pen drives , sim cards, memory cards , small jewellery , etc. inside a cigarette box Things You Need: - A box of cigarettes - USB pen drives , sim cards, memory cards , small jewellery , etc. (items to hide ) - A empty matchbox OR staple pin box ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:58:12 PST
NES retro USB gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-retro-USB-gamepad/
NES retro USB gamepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/L8NW/HQS4Z76Q/FJAL8NWHQS4Z76Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/L8NW/HQS4Z76Q/FJAL8NWHQS4Z76Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/L8NW/HQS4Z76Q/FJAL8NWHQS4Z76Q.SMALL.jpg harty123 Some weeks ago I've bought an old NES gamepad. The cable was broken and it was not possible to repair it. So I've modified the NES gamepad into a retro style game controller for my PC with USB port. Preparation of the NES gamepad Open the enclosure of the NES gamepad and cut the old cable with 1...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:26:32 PST
Battery Powered USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-USB-Charger/
Battery Powered USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/FFGF/HQNC4MEJ/F3BFFGFHQNC4MEJ.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj In this instructable I will be making a tutorial on building your own portable battery powered charger to charge all your USB devices! Obtain Parts -9v battery clip (two is better but one works fine)+ batteries (rechargeable are more efficient)-Female USB port (salvaged mine from a USB hub-7805 r...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:41:41 PST
Flash Drive Holder/Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-HolderProtector/
Flash Drive Holder/Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/BHXV/HQHVZNRB/F86BHXVHQHVZNRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/BHXV/HQHVZNRB/F86BHXVHQHVZNRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/BHXV/HQHVZNRB/F86BHXVHQHVZNRB.SMALL.jpg ~FROGYOU~ Just a little container to protect your flash drive, if you have the scrap lying around then it should only take a few seconds, if you don't then at max 6 dollars Materials You'll need: -Tape (optional, for appearance) -PVC or similar pipe (diameter and length dependent on your flash drive) -One...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:48:00 PST
Altoids USB Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-USB-Flash-Drive/
Altoids USB Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B9A1/HQCWGSNM/FICB9A1HQCWGSNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B9A1/HQCWGSNM/FICB9A1HQCWGSNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B9A1/HQCWGSNM/FICB9A1HQCWGSNM.SMALL.jpg GermanSloth Altoids USB Flash Drive Check it out on YouTube: Just copy and paste the link into your browser http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3b1_QM-V9Y Materials 1. Flash Drive 2. "Altoids Smalls" Tin 3. Knife 4. Hot Glue Gun Construction Step 1. First you will have to cut a hole just big enough to fit t...
By: GermanSloth

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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:42:50 PST
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Bead-Keyring/
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Today I am going to show you what I did with the left over pieces of leather thread... A simple and cool.. A Wooden Bead Keyring... :) Here's what you'll need to make you own: *  reusable leather threads *  Wooden Bead *  split Rings *  rubber band *  CLIP 1.   take 4 pieces of leather t...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:18:59 PST