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How to Build a Card Reader

Have you ever sat there looking at your credit card or driver’s license and wondered what on earth could be stored on that tiny magnetic strip? Now you can find out for yourself by building your own magnetic strip card reader at home for less than $30 and it will connect to your personal computers’ […]



How to Read Quad Music

When drummers first begin performing in a marching band, many decide to play the quads (also known as the Multiple Tom-Toms). Quads can be a challenging and stimulating way to participate in a drum line, but you will be exposed to a new type of written music if your experience has been limited to drum […]



Adobe Reader Mark Up Tools

While Adobe Reader has far less functionality than Adobe Acrobat, you can participate in a review process using nothing but Adobe Reader. The markup tools are similar to those available in Acrobat, but are only active in Reader when the author has enabled the PDF for commenting in Adobe Reader. These markup tools facilitate the […]



What Does a Normal EKG Reading Look Like?

EKC or ECG stands for electrocardiogram. It is a recorded visual representation of the electrical impulses in the heart that make it beat. Physicians use EKGs to diagnose potential illness within the heart. This depends on observing deviations from the normal EKG reading, which is used as a baseline for diagnosis. EKG Electrodes Normal Sinus […]



How Do I Read an Old Odometer With More Than 100K?

An odometer is a device designed to measure the total distance traveled by a vehicle. Unlike trip odometers, conventional odometers cannot be legally reset or tampered with. Many older vehicles feature a five-digit odometer that has the potential to “roll over” after exceeding the 100,000-mile mark, making it difficult in some instances to determine the […]



How Do I Read My Eye Exam Results?

It’s easy to be confused after an eye exam when your doctor hands you a prescription. It might contain words with which you are unfamiliar, or abbreviations and numbers that don’t make sense to you. The results listed on this prescription are nothing to worry about—your eye doctor is simply leaving detailed instructions about your […]



How to Read Clarinet Music

When reading clarinet sheet music, it’s important to know that the clarinet reads from the treble staff. Learn how to read a treble staff with help from an elementary school music teacher in this free video on clarinets.



How Do Vending Machines Read Money?

If phones are smart then vending machines are brilliant. Vending machines have been reading money, making change and selecting the correct product since the late 19th century, dispensing soda, snacks and other sundries. Reading money Pre-digital vending machines used a magnetic head to read the ink on a dollar bill. They also identified coins by […]



Instructions for E-Reader

An E-Reader is obviously convenient in that you can store many books inside without having the luxury of shelf space. While this device may seem intimidating to someone with little electronics experience, it is actually quite simple to use. Once you learn the correct functions and corresponding buttons, you will be able to master your […]



How to Read a Dun & Bradstreet Report

Dun & Bradstreet is a well-known company whose focus is on providing information and ratings about businesses worldwide. Much like the information you receive when ordering a personal credit report, a D&B report offers a detailed snapshot of a company’s financial and credit history. These reports help business owners manage risk and increase profit margins. […]



How to Read Evernote on Kindle

Evernote allows you to bring your documents with you on all your mobile devices, avoiding the need to copy files back and forth. Kindle Fire devices run a modified version of Android, so you can install Evernote’s Android app from the Amazon Appstore to access the service’s full list of features. This app won’t work […]



Reading Ball Python Behavior

Ball pythons are small constrictors found in west and central Africa. Popular among python enthusiasts because of their calm temperament, ball pythons do not often bite their keepers. By understanding the basic behaviors exhibited by a ball python, you can better understand your pet and give it appropriate care. Flicking Tongue and Exploring This is […]



How to Read Volume on a Stock Chart

Stock market traders who use short-term strategies like day trading or buying and selling stock options rely heavily on the information contained in stock charts. To the novice, these charts can be intimidating, packed as they are with graphs, abbreviations and numbers from top to bottom. Actually, a stock chart isn’t very complicated—it just looks […]



Learn to Read Blueprints

Blueprints are easy to grasp once you’ve reviewed them. Once you have the basic experience needed to read blueprints, it’s fun to follow the schematics. Many people try to hit the books, read a website, or take a class to understand a blueprint, but you’ll get more out of these other materials if you first […]



How to Read a Tire Gauge

Maintaining a tire’s air pressure will ensure that the tire will operate at its peak efficiency. A tire gauge is used to measure this pressure. Most tire gauges provide two different units of measure: psi and kPa. The term psi, or pound-force per square inch, is the unit of measure most commonly associated with automobile […]



How to Read an Electrical Meter

Many homeowners trust the electric company to read their meter every month in order to bill properly. Understanding how to read your own meter, however, not only ensures that you can verify the electric company’s reading but that you can monitor your daily, weekly or monthly electricity usage. Monitoring your electricity usage is critical if […]



How to Speed Read Effectively

Speed reading is an information-retaining technique that students and professionals use to make their work easier. Both groups of people can find themselves immersed in thousands of pages of material that need to be read in order to complete their goals. But by increasing reading speed, those pages can be read and comprehended at a […]