stereo

This Steampunk Remote Controls the Radio with Style

When you pick up the remote control to your stereo, are you pleased with how it looks? Most of us don’t put much thought into it, because they’re typically so bland that they’re nearly invisible. Michael Greensmith (@Bricabracwizard) wanted to take a different approach. “I wanted a remote control that’s so fun to use and would […]

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Making Music, Teaching English with Popsicle Sticks

Ian Thacker’s blog is called DIY family. True to the blog’s name, it includes great projects from his talented wife and son, too. One of the projects that caught my eye was a popsicle stick-encased stereo amplifier with speakers Ian built from used CD spool cases. One of his students wanted a cheap stereo to take to college so he designed it for easy construction, affordability, and cool design. It’s all of that. The project is built around a $33 8-watt amp. He later had four students without prior electronics experience build their own and he said they did so with ease.

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Bumpin’ Pumpkin Stereo System

Though it may only last a few days, what better way to bring the beats to a Halloween Party than through a stereo with pumpkin enclosures?

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Stereoscopic view splitter

Stereoscopes and View-Masters have always fascinated me. The technology has been around for over a century and seems to have been reinvented with every generation. If you’re thinking about getting into shooting 3D, but would like to keep the costs down, you’ll want to check out this 3D Stereoscope Slide and Video Shooter Instructable by courtervideo.

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Reusing hard drive case for an Ardunio audio project

Guillermo Iao sent us a link to this project where he recycled a hard drive case into a bottom and a top for an Arduino-based DAC (digital analog converter) used as a preamp. Reusing Hard Disk Parts for the Case

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