Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - usb http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:40:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Fake USB prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-USB-Prank/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:11:19 PST
Charging Station For Electronic Devices http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charging-Station/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:01:17 PST
Bicycle USB Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-USB-Output/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:54:38 PST
Personalized USB Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-USB-Flash-Drive/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:17:24 PST
Mount USB Drives on Wheezy (Raspberry Pi 2 With Emulation Station) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-USB-Drives-on-Wheezy-Raspberry-Pi-2-With-Emu/
Mount USB Drives on Wheezy (Raspberry Pi 2 With Emulation Station) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/PZHF/IKBHU1FP/FG4PZHFIKBHU1FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/PZHF/IKBHU1FP/FG4PZHFIKBHU1FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/PZHF/IKBHU1FP/FG4PZHFIKBHU1FP.SMALL.jpg JesusG33k Let's say your using Wheezy Linux (applies to everyone running Emulation Station on a Pi 2), and you need to copy files over from a USB stick.Wheezy, unlike most flavors of Linux, doesn't automatically mount USB devices. It knows it's there, but without doing the following you can't access the conte...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:43:00 PST
Raspberry PI USB vs SERIAL communication with gsm shield (itbrainpower.net a-gsm shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PI-USB-Vs-SERIAL-Communication-With-Gsm-/
Raspberry PI USB vs SERIAL communication with gsm shield (itbrainpower.net a-gsm shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/1L13/IK8KTIDF/FHR1L13IK8KTIDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/1L13/IK8KTIDF/FHR1L13IK8KTIDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/1L13/IK8KTIDF/FHR1L13IK8KTIDF.SMALL.jpg Dragos Iosub About this how toThis how to refers to the itbrainpower.net a-gsm shield, having following main features:Worldwide compatibility - quad band module GSM / GPRS / SMS / DTMF supported Two SIM sockets (single SIM active) combo Integrated GSM antenna and uFL connector for external antenna (as standard) ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 02:45:09 PST
USB Fan With Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Fan-With-Lights/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:57:22 PST
mini usb to usb http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Usb-to-Usb/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 21:57:47 PST
USB color changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:29:12 PST
Using a Joystick to control Stepper Motors with an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-PmodJSTK-to-Control-Stepper-Motors-on-th/
Using a Joystick to control Stepper Motors with an FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XX9X/IJVWGXWL/F2CXX9XIJVWGXWL.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz In the third step in my journey to recreate the claw game with the Basys3, I've connected two PmodSTEPs, two stepper motors, and the PmodJSTK to the Basys3 so that I can control each of the servos with the PmodJSTK. To do this I connected the code from How to use the PmodJSTK with the Basys 3, and H...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:01:39 PST
How to use a Joystick with an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-PmodJSTK-With-the-Basys3-FPGA/
How to use a Joystick with an FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FW2T/IJUAFCA1/FXDFW2TIJUAFCA1.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz This instructable is yet another stop on my journey to build the claw game driven by an FPGA. Previously I wrote how to control a stepper motor with an FPGA. Now I needed to control a joystick so that I can eventually connect both to my control system. Luckily for me I was able to find a demo for th...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:30:42 PST
Powered USB Hub for Rtl-sdr http://www.instructables.com/id/Powered-USB-Hub-for-Rtl-sdr/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:41:14 PST
How to program Adafruit Gemma v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-Adafruit-Gemma-V2/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:28:42 PST
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-NeoPixel-Deco-Lights-via-Digispark-ATtiny85/
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SMALL.jpg martynov For this Instructable we need a WS2812 LED strip, also known as NeoPixel, and any MCU that could be programmed via Arduino. I use Digispark, it is a very nice tiny MCU based on ATtiny85. It has a special bootloader called Micronucleus which provides the ability to upload a program directly trough US...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:20:28 PST
USB Cable So Easy and Fun to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Cable-So-Easy-and-Fun-to-Make/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 06:10:24 PST
Cardboard USB Flash Drive (Packaging) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-USB-Flash-Drive-Packaging/
Cardboard USB Flash Drive (Packaging) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/MP3J/IJM063I6/F1PMP3JIJM063I6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/MP3J/IJM063I6/F1PMP3JIJM063I6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/MP3J/IJM063I6/F1PMP3JIJM063I6.SMALL.jpg Joachim_VdV For a school course called "Creativity" we had to design a cardboard packaging that can be used effectively and not just serves as packaging. From this the idea came up to make a cardboard USB stick (something you probably already have seen in some form) but never else a decent concept is thought ab...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:14:08 PST
The Ultimate Portable Home/Shop Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Portable-HomeShop-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:30:37 PST
Steampunk(ish) USB Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunkish-USB-Drive/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:13:52 PST
Fix a Frayed iPhone Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-a-FRAYING-IPHONE-CHARGER-CABLE/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:18:56 PST
Portable USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Power/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:47:46 PST
The Harmotron http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Harmotron/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:48:53 PST
Guitar Hero USB controller with Arduino and Java http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Hero-USB-Controller-With-Arduino/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:00:43 PST
How to Make a USB Breadboard Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-USB-Breadboard-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:04:37 PST
VHS Into Videogame - DIY - Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Into-Videogame-DIY-Part-One/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:09:38 PST
DIY Arduino Based MIDI Foot Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Based-MIDI-Foot-Controller/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:46:08 PST
Ultra Low Profile USB Connector http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Low-Profile-USB-Connector/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 07:21:58 PST
Restful RGB Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Restful-RGB-Led/
Restful RGB Led - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Z85A/IJBPPGCJ/FEPZ85AIJBPPGCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Z85A/IJBPPGCJ/FEPZ85AIJBPPGCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Z85A/IJBPPGCJ/FEPZ85AIJBPPGCJ.SMALL.jpg GörkemK1 This instructable controls an RGB led via rest services,pc and a usb port using a simple usb io module.How Does It WorkRestio server (software supplied with the usb io module) runs on a pc with a usb port. This application serves restful web services. Restio usb module is connected to pc via usb.An ...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:33:38 PST
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Page-Turner-for-Music-Notes/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:35:13 PST
Micro-usb 30F Supercapacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-usb-30F-Supercapacitor-Flashlight/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:47:16 PST
Add a USB Power Port to a 10/100 Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-USB-Power-Port-to-a-10100-Switch/
Add a USB Power Port to a 10/100 Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M6QY/IJ3773TK/FK2M6QYIJ3773TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M6QY/IJ3773TK/FK2M6QYIJ3773TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M6QY/IJ3773TK/FK2M6QYIJ3773TK.SMALL.jpg jesus.echavarria I want to start some projects with Arduino and IoT, so the first things I need is an Arduino board, an Ethernet shield and a switch to connect it to the net. Also I need a power supply for the Arduino board, and I think that, better than a external USB AC wall adaptor or power supply, is modify t...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 10:53:58 PST
No-frills USB to microUSB heavy-duty Cat-5e 5+ft 1'5+m charging/data cable http://www.instructables.com/id/No-frills-USB-to-MicroUSB-Heavy-duty-Cat-5e-5ft-15/
No-frills USB to microUSB heavy-duty Cat-5e 5+ft 1'5+m charging/data cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4GB1/IJ351HQZ/FHK4GB1IJ351HQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4GB1/IJ351HQZ/FHK4GB1IJ351HQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4GB1/IJ351HQZ/FHK4GB1IJ351HQZ.SMALL.jpg Barkuti Hello! Well, thanks to its wide hose, my latest DIY 5V DCP supply showed me how my puny 4-feet 28AWG USB data cable was effectively limiting the current supplied to my smartphone. Since I had some spare supplies, I decided to build me a proper USB to microUSB power/data cable.«Heavy-duty» per...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 17:48:24 PST
Supercapacitor Programmable Attiny LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-Programmable-Attiny-LED-Flashlight/
Supercapacitor Programmable Attiny LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/OSCH/IJ3GMRJ6/F30OSCHIJ3GMRJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/OSCH/IJ3GMRJ6/F30OSCHIJ3GMRJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/OSCH/IJ3GMRJ6/F30OSCHIJ3GMRJ6.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 Long time ago, I saw that some drivers in flashlights are using Attiny microcontrollers to deal with different modes. At that time I did not have arduino and I did not know how to program one. Times have changed and my skills in programming grown. I wanted to program Attiny85 with arduino as ISP to ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 11:43:11 PST
Control Arduino With Blynk [USB] [beginners] Wireless Anywhere in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-With-Blynk-USB-beginners-Wireless-/
Control Arduino With Blynk [USB] [beginners] Wireless Anywhere in the World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SMALL.jpg Ofibro here is how to control arduino with blynk via USB from anywhere in the world!!! Here is how to control arduino with blynk via USB from anywhere in the world!!!​ watch and enjoy!
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 11:20:24 PST
How to Connect USB OTG to Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T810) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-USB-OTG-to-Galaxy-Tab-S2-SM-T810/
How to Connect USB OTG to Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T810) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4259/IJ0ENG2M/FV84259IJ0ENG2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4259/IJ0ENG2M/FV84259IJ0ENG2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4259/IJ0ENG2M/FV84259IJ0ENG2M.SMALL.jpg ViktorJ The sequence of events is the most important:1. Get a micro USB-USB OTG connector.2. Plug your USB flash drive into the connector.Note that the Galaxy Tab S2 can not power larger applicances, such as external hard drives or SSDs, only USB sticks.3. Plug the micro USB end of the connector into the Ta...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 11:20:12 PST
Wireless MIDI for Rock Band Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-MIDI-for-Rock-Band-Keytar/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 10:39:11 PST
Wooden Pen Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pen-Drives/
Wooden Pen Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/YN0U/IIUKENIX/FH0YN0UIIUKENIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/YN0U/IIUKENIX/FH0YN0UIIUKENIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/YN0U/IIUKENIX/FH0YN0UIIUKENIX.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift Last Christmas I gave my family printed photo books, filled with photos I had taken that year. It was a wonderful gift, but it meant having to buy several photo books from a professional printing company, and this wasn't cheap. So this year I decided to make a photo slideshow of photos from 2015 and...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 07:12:12 PST
Programming AVR With Arduino As ISP Without Bootloader and External Crystal http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-AVR-With-Arduino-As-ISP-Without-Bootlo/
Programming AVR With Arduino As ISP Without Bootloader and External Crystal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SMALL.jpg abhra0897 Hi!!. I am Avra and this is my first instructable. Here I am going to explain how to burn codes on standalone AVR ICs without using any USBASP, any external crystal and any bootloader. You only need an Arduino board. May be clone or original. Those of you, who don't have Arduino, but wanna use AVR, ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:58:12 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
Salvaged/reused parts 5V/USB chargers. Multi-ID and multi-connector units. http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvagedreused-Parts-5VUSB-Chargers-Multi-ID-and-M/
Salvaged/reused parts 5V/USB chargers. Multi-ID and multi-connector units. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SMALL.jpg Barkuti Hello!My first instructable. Maybe not rocket science but, being certainly something practical I thought I'd share.This is just a documented summary of what I did/I've done to bring to life two nicely operative USB chargers from 5V power supplies.Before anything, please note that the multi-ID unit w...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:56:05 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, In my previous Instructable, I built a USB powered LED bicycle light, that worked very well, But for some reason (maybe because i bike at high speeds), there seems to be a visibility issue, as the cars and other bikers didn't see me passing, and i always had to stop suddenly , sometimes in a ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
Setup Raspberry Pi without Monitor or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Raspberry-Pi-Setup/
Setup Raspberry Pi without Monitor or Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GAZ3/IIKOKQL5/FRYGAZ3IIKOKQL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GAZ3/IIKOKQL5/FRYGAZ3IIKOKQL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/GAZ3/IIKOKQL5/FRYGAZ3IIKOKQL5.SMALL.jpg jeff.cartwright.562 NOOBS requires a monitor, keyboard and mouse, which adds ~$60 (USD) or more in cost. However, once Wi-Fi is working, these devices are no longer needed.Every time I start a new Raspberry Pi project, I lug out the monitor, keyboard and mouse and find a place to set them up. After completing my third ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 17:52:58 PST
Teensy USB Wii Classic Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-USB-Wii-Classic-Controller/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:27:45 PST
Embedded USB Pen Stick in Clear Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedded-USB-Pen-Stick-in-Clear-Resin/
Embedded USB Pen Stick in Clear Resin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3OL5/II96YNK9/F423OL5II96YNK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3OL5/II96YNK9/F423OL5II96YNK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/3OL5/II96YNK9/F423OL5II96YNK9.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva I used to work as a high school media technician, in which teary eyed students would find me with their broken USB memory sticks. Word had got around that I was capable of retrieving data, after I’d helped a student who had span on their swivel chairs, whacking one of their limbs against the memory...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:19:11 PST
Turn a USB Flash Drive Into Extra Virtual RAM http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-USB-Flash-Drive-Into-Extra-Virtual-RAM/
Turn a USB Flash Drive Into Extra Virtual RAM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/R57A/IICCV9JB/FE0R57AIICCV9JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/R57A/IICCV9JB/FE0R57AIICCV9JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/R57A/IICCV9JB/FE0R57AIICCV9JB.SMALL.jpg philip_phiz07 Don’t worry here is concept if Virtual memory means You can increase your RAM just by using any device as virtual Ram. This virtual not have same performance as compare to your actual device ram but this concept increase Paging memory and some other functioning which means your overall performance b...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:46:00 PST
Faux Flowerpot USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Flowerpot-USB-Charger/
Faux Flowerpot USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BSX9/II96VSIX/FV1BSX9II96VSIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BSX9/II96VSIX/FV1BSX9II96VSIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BSX9/II96VSIX/FV1BSX9II96VSIX.SMALL.jpg RuthlessKarma Do you ever get tired of looking at that mess of chargers and wires in the high traffic areas in your house ? How about a cheap, easy and good looking way to hide them? Materials & Tools 1. Container that meets your size requirements of your location2. Hard Styrofoam 3. Black or green felt paper...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:16:06 PST
Arduino Virtual Data (in This Example Clock) With Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Virtual-Data-in-This-Example-Clock-With-Pr/
Arduino Virtual Data (in This Example Clock) With Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/TKLG/II4UHD2O/FJZTKLGII4UHD2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/TKLG/II4UHD2O/FJZTKLGII4UHD2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/TKLG/II4UHD2O/FJZTKLGII4UHD2O.SMALL.jpg Qu4l1ty Hi! In the previous project, i showed you how to control shift register with computer. Now i´m just sharing what i have learned about it: You don´t need to by parts to test your project! Only bad side is that you have to run processing all the time when you want this project working, and you have to...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 03:42:04 PST
Lamp for a USB LED light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-for-a-USB-LED-Light-Bulb/
Lamp for a USB LED light bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/2MDD/IK7BZLOH/F8T2MDDIK7BZLOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/2MDD/IK7BZLOH/F8T2MDDIK7BZLOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/2MDD/IK7BZLOH/F8T2MDDIK7BZLOH.SMALL.jpg wardenjtkj About a year ago I purchased a USB LED light bulb on Amazon. The light is handy, it can be powered from my PC USB port or from a power bank, but the light was a bit harsh on the eyes. What I wanted was a nice table lamp so I could use it on my desk or to have for a power outage. I discovered that...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 07:41:11 PST
AMPLFY - The Coolest DIY Speaker Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-the-Coolest-DIY-Speaker-Ever/
AMPLFY - The Coolest DIY Speaker Ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SMALL.jpg Baclair Do you want to know how to build the best portable speaker, which looks great and sounds even better? This portable speaker will out perform most portable Bluetooth speakers on the market. This speaker is perfect for fishing, camping, the beach, worksites, parties and especially festivals.This Instr...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:04:15 PST
LED Nerf Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nerf-Mod/
LED Nerf Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Whether you just want to look cool, show off to your friends or just like lights (like me!), this Light Up Nerf Strongarm Mod will definitely please your eyes as you shoot down your friends (removed: enemies), target your cat, or just bask in the greatness that is the LIGHTARM.It has some pretty coo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:56:33 PST
Internal Card Reader to Usb http://www.instructables.com/id/Internal-Card-Reader-to-Usb/
Internal Card Reader to Usb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/QLOF/IHZ4N798/FSRQLOFIHZ4N798.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/QLOF/IHZ4N798/FSRQLOFIHZ4N798.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/QLOF/IHZ4N798/FSRQLOFIHZ4N798.SMALL.jpg alby21europa Use a internal card reader with USB connector Materials a Usb cable to replace old from motherboard connector,a usb card reader(internal),shrink tubing...... Operation Open the Card reader and cut the old cable.We have 5 wires(red,black,green and white to connect at the USB cable) and a big bl...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 14:15:19 PST