First Prize (3 winners)

    by arthurb

    This is a development board for the PIC24F series of microchip, with: USB ( plug it to any computer) Ethernet ( plug it to the internet) SD card ( save and read all data you will need) I developed this thing as a learning platform, it worked ( still is). So if you always want to go …

  • Music Playing Alarm Clock
    Music Playing Alarm Clock
    by frank26080115

      This Instructable will be about designing a music player from using various building blocks. You will understand the communication between the microcontroller, memory, computer, LCD display, RTC, IR remote, and the music file decoder. I will try my best to to teach you in a way so that y…

  • Bubblebot: Gigantic Bubble Generator
    Bubblebot: Gigantic Bubble Generator
    by zvizvi

    Welcome Here is one grand weekend project! Make this awesome Bubble Bot: While being a bit lengthy and requiring experience with Arduino, this contraption is bound to grant you infinite glory among your friends, toddlers and grownups alike! Avast, then!

Microcontroller Contest




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Microcontrollers are little bits of awesomeness that allow us to do some seriously cool things. The Arduino is one of the better known microcontrollers in the DIY space, but there are many others as well. To celebrate them, we've teamed up with SparkFun for our SparkFun Microcontroller Contest!

To enter the contest, make a new Instructable that involves a microcontroller, any microcontroller, and be sure to share the code you used. The Instructable can cover getting started or show how to make some epic project. It's up to you!

For this contest we'll be giving away $1,000 worth of goods from SparkFun, laser-etched Leatherman Squirt E4s, and Instructable Prize Packs! So much good stuff. So get going on your project, we can't wait to see what it is!

How to choose a MicroController
Arduino Tutorial Bundle .:Arduino Experimentation Kit:. (ARDX)

Ready to start? Click here!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PST, Feb. 13.

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