Wiring Two Switches

How To : Wire a basic 3 way switch

In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to wire a 3 way basic switch. It's a good way to control one set of lights or light at two different locations. After watching this tutorial, if you still aren't sure of what you're doing, please don't hesitate to call a specialist. ...more

How To : Wire a light with a 3 way switch

In this video, Mark Donovan teaches us how to wire a light with a 3 way switch. Before starting, make sure the power is turned off from the main circuit panel first, and you test to make sure it's off. You will have two switches for the same light fixture. For a 15 amp circuit ...more

How To : Wire a three way switch

In this video, we learn how to wire a three way switch. The arrangement should be one turning the light on, one turning it off, and the other turning back on. All of the switches should be wired coming in from the source of the power on a cord. A neutral wire should go through ...more

How To : Wire a three-way electrical switch

In this tutorial, we learn how to wire a three-way electrical switch. First, you will need to know the difference between the wires that you are using. Once you familiarize yourself with these different wires, you can start to wire your electrical switch. Now, go to your elect ...more

How To : Wire a three way toggle switch and use as killswitch

Having a three way switch can be useful for those interested in controlling one set of lights or a light in two different locations. But there are other ways to use a three way switch and that's by using it as a killswitch. It's fairly easy to do, but to those who don't know w ...more

How To : Wire a single pole light switch

Before working on any circuit in your house, make sure you turn the light off at the circuit breaker and then test it at the switch. Use 14-2 wire which has two insulated wires, a white and a black, and a bare copper wire which is used for grounding. First you run a 14-2 wire ...more

How To : Build a Bomb-Defusing Robot Tank for the Revolution

War leaves a lot of stuff behind. Torn families, delegitimized institutions, mass graves, and unexploded ordinances litter the post occupation landscape. Whether or not you have driven the imperialist out, or are still in the phase of armed resistance, you will need the abilit ...more

How To : Install a dimmer and/or replace a light switch

This clip shows you how to replace a regular toggle switch with a dimmer switch on a light. It is easier than you think according to the presenter. There is a box with a green ground wire and two black wires. In dimmer switches, it doesn't matter which way you connect the two ...more

How To : Harness the Power of BUD Switches to Hide Your Minecraft Machines

BUD (Block Update Detector) switches can essentially take the place of a regular switch like a lever or a button, but instead of having a "usable" function like pressing the button or flipping the lever, BUD switches trigger when a block next to a piston changes states. There ...more

How To : Build a Laser Trip Wire Alarm System

Building a DIY Alarm System: The Concept So, you want to protect your property, or maybe a room, car, or even your backyard. The concept of an alarm system is to notify the "alarm administrator" that there is an intruder entering the previously designated boundaries. The trig ...more

How To : Repair a defective ceiling fan light switch

In this video, we learn how to repair a defective ceiling fan light switch with Richard Wright. There are two types of switches: two wire and three wire, grab the one you need and tools to help you replace your light switch. Now, disconnect the power at the breaker panel and g ...more

How To : Circuit bend a Yamaha PSS 140 synthesizer

In this video the man describes of the circuit bending of Yamaha pss 140 synthesizer. This is a good model it's a FM synthesizers. It got many songs , many cool rhythms,nice trumpets and it is working real nice.Here he states that it is important for power supply or else we do ...more

How To : Convert a Zoom H2 into a 4 track field recorder

Convert a Zoom h2 into a 4 track field recorder which cane record from 4 channels on a computer audio interface. You will need four 10 Kohm resistors, four 100 ohm resistors, two double pole switches, four RCA chassis parts, some wire, small screwdrivers, a wire cutter, a sold ...more

How To : Make a Canon Shutter Release Cable

This article will show you how to make a shutter release cable for a Canon camera. It took me about half an hour once all of my materials were gathered. I came in at a total of about eight dollars. It has three switches and buttons. The black button on mine triggers the auto f ...more

How To : Create an Automatic Animal Harvester in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Harvesting items from animals no longer requires wasting precious time chasing after them. During last Saturday's Weekly Workshop, we built a few different kinds of animal harvester ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : EMP Generator, Part One

In this series, I'll be exploring electromagnetic weapons, how to build them, their function and application to the future, and the amazing possibilities electromagnetism has to offer. First, the electromagnetic pulse generator, or EMP. You've probably heard of these before, a ...more

How To : Convert Your Classic Game Boy into a Powerhouse Emulator That Plays Practically Any Retro Game

If you've got old game consoles lying around and aren't sure what to do with them, there's no shortage of projects you can undertake. From turning a Game Boy and Wii Remote into an Android phone gamepad to combining a GameCube and N64 to make a hybrid console, there's somethin ...more

Redstone Logic Gates : Mastering the Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating In-Game Machines

Many people get so discouraged by their failures with redstone that they give up using it entirely, or never progress beyond using simple switches. However, by incorporating logic gates into your redstone designs, the applications are nearly limitless. The ability to add multi ...more

How To : Noob-Proof Your Electric Guitar with This Undetectable Magnetic Jack Lock

The guitar is a double-edged sword. I've played all my life, and though I love the act of guitar playing, there are quite a few people I could live with never hearing play again—ever. Paradoxically, it seems that the less dexterous and committed to practicing are the more lik ...more

How To : Find the secret rave easter egg in Halo Reach on the Xbox 360

On mission 7 in Halo: Reach, there is an awesome hidden easter egg for the highly perceptive person. If you're a fan of house music, or if you're looking to have a good time with some grunts, check out this hidden rave easter egg! In this video you'll get the location of two s ...more

How To : Circuit bend a battery-powered toy

Take your old electronics and make them scream with glitchy goodness. This an extremely easy project and makes a great project for first-time solderers. Circuit bending involves taking electronic devices that make multiple sounds and wiring in switches to set off glitches or l ...more

How To : Play "Postcards from Italy" by Beirut on the ukulele

This is a tutorial video on how to play "Postcards From Italy" on the ukulele. It goes over the tuning, chords, hammer-ons, strumming, and timing. The song has two very distinct parts and it switches from one part to the next in about the middle of the song. This is a tutoria ...more

How To : Wire an electrical plug in the United Kingdom

Here's how to remember what wires go where when wiring a plug in the United Kingdom. UK plugs have two or three wires going into them: brown, blue and yellow-green. L in the blue tells you it goes on the left. The R on the brown tells you it goes on the right. If there's a yel ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of \$50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Do beginner pilates move Single Straight Leg Stretch

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Perform the swapping aces card trick

This magic tutorial will teach and demonstrate a trick done by David Blane, where, after a series of switches the two black aces change in a surprising way.

How To : Install a 3 way switch

Installing a 3 way switch can be simple with advice from Tim Carter. He'll walk you through wiring 3 way switches, showing you which wires go where so you'll have no trouble with your 3 way switch wiring.

How To : Find Thump-Thump, the rare weapons grenade rifle in Fallout New Vegas

Grenade rifles are an awesome concept, and locating the rare weapon version, Thump-Thump, will greatly increase the fun and ease with which you play Fallout New Vegas. Watch this video to learn how to get it in the Nellis Array Generators. From the Creator: "Thump-thump" is ...more

How To : Transfer attributes in Houdini 9

This Houdini 9 software video series focuses on examples of when and how to use Attribute Transfer. Part 1 covers Attribute Transfer One Point: A very basic example of how to use the attribute transfer sop, by using a single point to transfer a colour attribute to a grid. Par ...more

How To : Use the kill switches in the mix on the KAM KCM 450

Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can use the kill switches in the mi ...more

How To : Use three way switches properly

Three way switches are a great way to control one set of lights or a light in two different areas of a home or room. They are great for hallways, enormous rooms, and even living rooms. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how three way switches work properly. It may help you i ...more

News : Indie Game Mashup! DTIPBIJAYS + LSQOM = Scorpion Psychiatrists of Saturn

Most of the oddest games in the world are free web games. They may not always be well made, but low budgets (and consequently low risk) allow them to be as weird as they fancy. That's a big part of why they are so interesting. Prime examples such as Don't Take It Personally, B ...more

How To : Make a Beetlebot from your parts bin

This video tutorial is in the Electronics category which will show you how to make a Beetlebot from your parts bin. The Beetlebot project can be found in Make Volume 12. You will need a couple of small motors, 2 momentary switches, 2 AA battery holders, a piece of metal, a sma ...more

News : Kizeme

Kizeme This Japanese word, kizeme, means "spirit of attack." It is said of Miyamoto Musashi, the famed Japanese swordsman, that as he grew older he relied more on kizeme to defeat adversaries and, as a result, emerged victorious from challenges without taking the life of his ...more

Red Dead Redemption : An introduction to the times

Here is the introduction sequence for the game, it's one of the best for this generation: The arrival of the player is mirrored by the arrival of the riverboat, as if the player is getting off the boat to a new location just like the characters. The piano music at the beginnin ...more

How To : Create a Piston Conveyor Belt in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Redstone gives you the power to construct an endless number of possible machines, mechanisms, and devices. With redstone one can move more efficiently, send messages long distance, ...more

How To : Sugar Rush! How to Make an Automatic Sugarcane Farm in Minecraft

This article is dedicated to sugarcane, because we all want more sugarcane in Minecraft. The best way to generate sugar cane is with an automatic reed farm that uses pistons and redstone. The pistons push the canes into the water canal you'll build, then delivers them to the c ...more

How To : Make a catapult in Little Big Planet

This video is by chilled chaos demonstrates how to make a moving catapult in LittleBigPlanet. In materials first use the cardboard to draw and two legs at the bottom. Detach it from the ground. Take the rubber tool from the tool box and make two wheels. Take bolts and attach t ...more

How To : Modify a Nerf Nite Finder toy rifle

This is a video tutorial describing how to modify a nerf nite finder toy rifle. The first step is to take the nerf nite finder toy rifle out of the box and unscrew all of the screws on the gun. Then unscrew the light in the gun and then unscrew the back wiring and pry the meta ...more

How To : Repair coolant level sensors

Where is the coolant level sensor and how to fix or replace it on a Mercury Sable?? The coolant sensor is located in the coolant reservoir bottle. It cannot be serviced, you can only replace the reservoir. However, if just the sensor is bad, you can also try unplugging the sen ...more

How To : Play "You're Not Sorry" by Taylor Swift on piano

Jade and Zana slowly take the viewer through the guitar and piano cords needed to play Taylor Swift's song "You're Not Sorry". The first part of the video focuses on the two girls playing the song together on guitar and piano to demonstrate how it should sound when played corr ...more

How To : Build a Simple Redstone Adding Machine in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. There are many amazing redstone builds, but probably the pinnacle of redstone technology is the redstone calculator. The ability to turn simple game mechanics into a real-life calcu ...more

Minecraft Monster Slaying : How to Surprise Your Aggressors with a Long Drop and Sudden Stop

No one likes having their home invaded, and sometimes you just don't want to have to wait those precious few seconds for someone or something to drown, suffocate, or burn up. This trap utilizes gravity to destroy anyone who may want to pillage your home, be they monster or pla ...more

How To : Play the basketball game 21

Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error. You Will Need * Three players * A basketball * A hoop or half of a court Step 1. Decide who starts with the ball Decide who starts with the ball. Fli ...more

News : GTA 4 First Person View Mod

GTA4 1st Person View Mod This mod has been out for a while, but with some people gettings Grand Theft Auto 4 for the PC last week because of the Steam sale, there has been talk about what are the best mods to get. There is a thread on Neogaf that talks about playing the game ...more

News : The World's Most Badass Printer (Operated by LEGO Chicks)

Well, not just chicks. A couple LEGO dudes, too. (Oh, and a horse). All I can say is, I'm head over heels in love. With a LEGO People operated, felt tip pen printer. B3ta forum member Squirrelfantasy spent about three weeks building his LEGO printer, which uses a felt-tip pen ...more

Winter Hack : How to Turn a Dead Battery into a Hand Warmer

My least favorite aspect of the winter season is how my fingers always turn into stiff, numb digits, unfeeling and seemingly incapable of making even the slightest movement. Yes, that might sound overdramatic, but if you hate wearing gloves like I do, you probably know exactly ...more

How To : Keep Your Android Super Secure with a PIN That Changes with the Time

When it comes to security, Android generally takes an all-or-nothing approach—once someone has your PIN, they're free to do just about anything, up to and including wiping your device. This is why you have to be extra careful to ensure that neither strangers nor friends are lo ...more

How To : Why Walk When You've Got Pistons? How to Make a Minecraft Travelator

A travelator, also known as a moving walkway or moving sidewalk, seems like a tricky thing to build in Minecraft, especially when it's zigzagging, but there are really simple autowalks out there (like this one). For this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make the travelato ...more

Hack Like a Pro : Linux Basics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 2 (Creating Directories & Files)

In my first tutorial on Linux basics, I discussed the importance of hackers using Linux and the structure of the directory system. We also looked briefly at the cd command. In this second Linux guide, I'll spend a bit more time with changing directories, listing directories, c ...more

News : Learn to Use Unique ABBA Switches in This Saturday's Minecraft Workshop

Not to be confused with the band, ABBA switches are so named because they reverse outputs such that they fire in A-B-B-A order. So, your redstone devices will essentially fire in one order (A and then B) when activated, and then deactivate in the reverse order (B and then A). ...more

News : Befriend a New "BUD" in This Saturday's Minecraft Workshop

BUD switches (short for Block Update Detector) can be triggered without levers, buttons, tripwires, or any other traditional switches. Instead, they're triggered by changes in block status. That is, placing a block, destroying a block, hoeing grass, clearing snow, etc. These ...more

Hack Like a Pro : Linux Basics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 7 (Managing Permissions)

Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! I've been writing these Linux tutorials in an attempt to fill the void in the education of some aspiring hackers into the Linux operating system. There is a lot to know, and in this tutorial, we'll look at Linux file permissions. Step 1: Ch ...more

"Breaking" News : How to Crack Simple Combination Locks in Minecraft

Combination locks in Minecraft can be really simple or frustratingly difficult, but no matter how complicated they are, some of them fall victim to the same simple exploits. First, I suggest you watch this video, which will explain the whole thing for you. Then I'll go over i ...more

How To : Keep Your Earphones Tangle-Free & Smelling Good with This Minty Fresh DIY Cord Container

The cord on your headphones is usually more enemy than friend. While they obviously need it to function, a tangled or unnecessarily long cord can wreak havoc on your sanity. Personally, I've broken at least two pairs of headphones by tripping over the cord and yanking the jack ...more

How To : Make Music with Floppy Drives & LabVIEW

Video: . Project Overview Have any old school floppy drives lying around? Get hacking... and transform them into an electronic orchestra! This project uses a myRIO embedded controller and four floppy disk drives. The myRIO effectively plays the disk drives like musical instru ...more

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

How To : Disable Those Annoying "Water Damage" Popup Reminders on Your Galaxy S5

One of the coolest features of the Galaxy S5 is its IP67 certification. This means that the S5 is internally impenetrable to dust and can be submerged in water for thirty minutes at a depth of one meter. It's definitely a handy feature for folks who've lost a phone to a toilet ...more

How to Train Your Python : Part 23, the Argparse Module

Hello everyone. It's been a while since I've posted anything (with good reason). But, now that the digital dust has settled, it's time to be an adult about this. I will be continuing to post to Null Byte on a smaller scale, and will also fully participate in whatever communiti ...more

How To : Scavenge High-Voltage Components from Your Neighbor's Trashed Microwave

For this project, I decided to rip apart a microwave I found in my neighbor's garbage can to see what was inside. With permission, of course! True story! Video: . The saying goes, "one man's trash is another man's treasure", and with all the parts I found in this abandoned app ...more

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