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My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor
In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control it…
posted by Rookie P on Jul 22, 2014
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Bike Dashboard
In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to cr…
posted by Aleator777 on Jul 24, 2014
views: 6,489comments: 5
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist
If you're new to the world of electronics, let me be the first to welcome you. There are many good resources available to help you get started. For…
posted by brmarcum on Jul 23, 2014
views: 4,537comments: 6
Animated EL Wire Sign
MakeICT was the recipient of an EL (electroluminescent wire) kit from Instructables and coolneon.com in January 2014. We decided that our most pre…
posted by makeict on Jul 23, 2014
views: 1,853comments: 1
Arduino Mechanotronic Human Pain Reflex
Due to their simplicity, reflex circuits are an obvious place to start when trying to model the nervous system. I chose to use the thermal pain ref…
posted by NeuroJoe on Jul 23, 2014
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Pixel Drop Ceiling
In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carp…
posted by hockeyman271 on Jul 23, 2014
views: 6,105comments: 8
WAVEbuoy
The WAVEbuoy is a arduino lamp connected to the internet that displays the current wave height of any of the National Data Buoy Centre's wave buoys…
posted by surfershort on Jul 20, 2014
views: 1,679comments: 5
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor
This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! W…
posted by MakerSpark Industries on Jul 22, 2014
views: 4,298comments: 8
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle
A few months back I started playing around with Arduino micro controllers as a learning exercise (and for fun); this project is the culmination of …
posted by CPARKTX on Jul 20, 2014
views: 12,287comments: 11
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting
Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you …
posted by hockeyman271 on Jul 22, 2014
views: 4,250comments: 2
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition)
Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You…
posted by Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves on Jul 14, 2014
views: 6,265comments: 5
ABC 123 Toddler Trainer
Here is a kid tested and teacher approved trainer for the kids in your family and / or extended family that are learning their ABCs and their 123s…
posted by paulindallas on Jul 19, 2014
views: 1,830comments: 2
Digital Zoetrope
A zoetrope is a mechanical device that animates a series of pictures by spinning them fast enough that the images appear to merge together and move…
posted by sholtob on Jul 19, 2014
views: 15,506comments: 6
Infinity Mirror Clock
Ever since my addressable RGB LED strips (WS2812B) came from Aliexpress, I've been fascinated with LED projects. Following up on my success with my…
posted by dushu on Jul 21, 2014
views: 14,261comments: 13
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future
Since the release of the film back in the 80s I have been obsessed by the film Back To The Future watching the trilogy repeatedly. I watched it at …
posted by n1cod3mus on Jul 19, 2014
views: 22,068comments: 41
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board
The ATtiny85 chip is a simple $2 way to get into Arduino. It's the basis of low-cost microcontrollers like the Digispark, the Picoduino, the Trinke…
posted by jseay on Jul 18, 2014
views: 8,387comments: 6
Jukebox Wireless Volume Control
The ProblemThe volume control knob on many jukeboxes is located in the most inconvenient place possible. It is done purposely to discourage drunken…
posted by geminitwincam on Jul 17, 2014
views: 2,327comments: 7
3D Printed Robot Arm
This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and gri…
posted by Beaconsfield on Jul 17, 2014
views: 6,007comments: 8
Cage trap for the most extreme!
Howdy, th3_ jungle_inv3ntor comes up with all sorts of odd things - a door through the side of the house, bread fruit sap to remove bot fly larvae …
posted by th3_jungle_inv3ntor on Jul 16, 2014
views: 3,893comments: 18
RFID Sound Triggers with the Raspberry Pi
During the two day 'hackathon' style workshop at Makernow last week, part of the All Makers Now conference, I helped one of the groups realise thei…
posted by andy-makernow on Jul 16, 2014
views: 2,684comments: 2
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest
This tutorial is how to make a cheap yet functional haptic feedback vest. Materials List 1 Vest (Ideally with pockets or compartments to hold e…
posted by hbrumelow on Jul 16, 2014
views: 2,253comments: 7
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project)
Using LittleBits parts, this project displays a happy cat until you pull his tail. Then you upset kitty.Total Build Time: 30 mins Draw and cut o…
posted by TheHiveTHPL on Jul 15, 2014
views: 1,114comments: 1
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack
IntroductionIn recent years, portable sensor devices have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to give you instant, accurate information…
posted by intensePancake on Jul 14, 2014
views: 7,556comments: 8
Unwashed Hands Alarm
You have probably seen signs in public restrooms that remind people to wash their hands. And you have probably wondered just how often this sign ge…
posted by DIY Hacks and How Tos on Jul 15, 2014
views: 13,617comments: 24
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots
When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Ba…
posted by JayWeeks on Jul 15, 2014
views: 8,228comments: 8
littleBits Serial Data
littleBits are fun little electronic modules you can use to build things. With the release of an Arduino module, you can now connect littleBits to …
posted by rasterweb on Jul 6, 2014
views: 3,198comments: 1
Lightball
Finally (nearly topically) i made my personal lightball.(A.k.a.: Another day in the FabLab Aachen)Each side is enlighted individually with an intel…
posted by janth on Jul 15, 2014
views: 2,065comments: 4
O-Cade: Portable OUYA Mini-Arcade Cabinet with Mobile Charging Station
The O-Cade is a portable battery operated mini-arcade cabinet that also has a built-in charging station for mobile phones and tablets. Imagine hav…
posted by itaparcade on Jul 14, 2014
views: 4,182comments: 2
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Audio Spectrum Visualizer
After we came up with the Bi-color LED Matrix Driver Module kit, we have been looking around for interesting projects to work with it.You may be in…
posted by jollifactory on Jul 12, 2014
views: 4,252comments: 1
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot
The Sphere-O-Bot is a simple 2 axis CNC machine that can draw on most spherical surfaces. You can use it to decorate ping pong balls or eggs.This d…
posted by juanifico on Jul 14, 2014
views: 28,057comments: 19
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot
Today, I will teach you how to make an Android powered and controlled Two-Wheel Self-Balancing robot with Lego NXT. Firstly, let's see a testing vi…
posted by HippoDevices on Jul 14, 2014
views: 5,580comments: 11
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid)
Do you know someone who is visually impaired? Or have you ever imagined how challenging this may be? Many with this disability navigate surprisingl…
posted by bergerab on Jul 14, 2014
views: 18,074comments: 31
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator
This waveform generator is based on the work by Amanda Ghassaei. Waveform generators (or function generators) are used for testing and debugging ci…
posted by Annikken on Jul 14, 2014
views: 5,214comments: 1
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope
Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"…
posted by TannyPB on Jul 13, 2014
views: 2,690comments: 1
Say Hello with My Roommate Mouse with Arduino
I live alone in a small house in Shenzhen, and i really I love this graceful and dynamic city. As an software engineer, I have no girlfriend yet, a…
posted by jack1986 on Jul 6, 2014
views: 6,085comments: 12
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared
Hi all,For a project, I was looking for a cheap solution to send data from an Arduino to an other one. The serial port was already taken, and my tr…
posted by Yoruk on Jul 10, 2014
views: 11,717comments: 24
2pi Line Follower
I recently built my first robot and figured I'd share the steps and results. It is a simple line-follower built on the PlastoBot platform in Gordo…
posted by markmoran on Jul 11, 2014
views: 7,247comments: 4
LCD Word Clock
Introduction:This Instructable is about making a 16 character by 2 line LCD Word Clock with DST switch.The pictures show how some of the times will…
posted by paulindallas on Jul 11, 2014
views: 4,742comments: 6
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap)
Turn fire into electronic conductive ink, build electronic circuits, create paper musical instruments and inputs for your Arduino board!Today you w…
posted by makerboat on Jul 11, 2014
views: 11,350comments: 47
Solar USB Charger 2.0
Everyone has USB gadgets. It's pretty much a fact of life. Another fact of life is that these USB gadgets also continually run out of power when …
posted by JoshuaZimmerman on Nov 12, 2013
views: 168,375comments: 48
Brain Wave Drawing Machine
This machine was originally built for a gallery show that I had last semester. It takes input from an EEG brainwave scanner and uses it to control …
posted by juanifico on Jul 7, 2014
views: 7,030comments: 9
Arduino MIDI Bass Pedals
I've always liked bass pedals. I'm a big fan of the band Rush, and their bass player Geddy Lee. Most of my favorite Rush albums use the Moog Taur…
posted by rczarnik on Jul 3, 2014
views: 6,763comments: 5
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design
This tutorial explains how to build and program a 3 bin dispenser that could be used in a variety of applications including vending products. This …
posted by kenshin1 on Jul 3, 2014
views: 5,163comments: 2
Bike better with an LED cadence meter
I love to bike. You might say I'm an amateur (I only own one pair of spandex shorts), but I'm always looking for new ways to improve. Recently I wa…
posted by jessejwk on Jul 3, 2014
views: 8,216comments: 11
DIY bike tachometer
I will show you how to build a bike speedometer. It shows your speed,the average speed,the temperature, the trip time and the total distance. You …
posted by Nikus on Jul 5, 2014
views: 5,572comments: 4
Mini LED Volume Towers (VU meters)
The inspiration for this project started when I saw a variety of awesome stereo LED towers on YouTube (also referred to as VU meters). Many of the …
posted by Ben Finio on Jul 7, 2014
views: 35,586comments: 50
Dot Matrix Pen Write Screen
We were just wondering as in the current market where capacitive touch screens, resistive touch screens, TFT displays flooded, DIY enthusiasts have…
posted by ElecFreaks on Jul 7, 2014
views: 8,904comments: 11
Critter Twitter Trap
Havahart traps are really nice if you have pests to rid your home of but you don’t feel the need to do this through means of killing the animal. Th…
posted by siliconghost on Jul 6, 2014
views: 5,669comments: 7
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posted by Penolopy Bulnick on Jul 6, 2014
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DIY GPS Tracked Bike Lock
Having just purchased a half decent bicycle, and living in a city with a bike theft rate almost as high as New York, I wanted to have some peace of…
posted by stbennett on Jul 5, 2014
views: 25,363comments: 11