Tag: DIY tech

Prokiev23 WordPress Theme

February 2, 2023

About:Prokiev23 is a custom WordPress theme I wrote from scratch, utilizing many YouTube tutorials and available code examples. It has a very broken-up, overly nested template structure so I can make changes more efficiently. It’s a simple, dense type of layout that is conducive to custom post types. I designed two plugins to go with […]

INA217 Microphone Preamp

July 17, 2016

This project incorporated a lot of firsts: my first working circuit powered by mains electricity, my first preamp and the first time I actually took some design initiative — I designed the (very simple) power supply and incorporated a clip detector into the circuit.  I opted for a “wall wart” input to supply phantom power […]

The 1-watt power amp

March 1, 2012

For a long time now, I’ve wanted to hack into a boombox, find the audio input on the circuit board and solder an input jack to it.  There are so many totally functional boomboxes out there that are useless for those who keep music on an MP3 player.  I tried this experiment a few years […]

DIY Headphone Splitter Project

March 24, 2008

I completed a simple project today. I needed a headphone splitter, mainly because I use a set of headphones that are attached to a long home-made cable, so that I can record in the kitchen, or the other side of the room etc. It gets a little messy dragging that long cord with you when […]