Bomb Count Down Timer
This is a simple one day project that i have made from 8051 microcontroller. The project can be easily ported to other microcontrollers or arduin…
posted by ckanth1 on Apr 13, 2014
views: 1,675comments: 7
Portable Lap Desk & TechShop Tool Kit
The Maker gods recently smiled on me when a TechShop opened up only a few miles away from work.  One of the challenges of this new opportunity howe…
posted by MonolithFab on Apr 14, 2014
views: 3,986comments: 8
Robotic Camera Dolly System
Recently I received the opportunity to try out Servo City's Actobotics build system. While I could have used it to build a great many things,…
posted by randofo on Apr 14, 2014
views: 7,229comments: 2
Wearable Message Board
I had several 8x8 LED matrices with a MAX7219 driver board lying around for a clock/message board project i'm working on.  I'm heading to RobotFe…
posted by mroy15 on Apr 13, 2014
views: 1,996
Smoke 'Detector'
This instructable explains how to make a simple smoke detector using and Arduino and a Carbon Monoxide Sensor. The sensor is one of the MQ series…
posted by daryllukas on Apr 12, 2014
views: 1,605comments: 4
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi
One day I was sitting behind my desk at work and I got that weird need to build something, after looking around for a bit I got my eye on an LED …
posted by Syst3mX on Apr 11, 2014
views: 5,369comments: 5
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs
Hear about the one that laid the golden egg? Well, this is a batch of organic(not hatched at least) glowing radioactive eggs. A fine sample of radi…
posted by caitlinsdad on Apr 10, 2014
views: 15,118comments: 52
Arduino BASIC Shield
Hi all, this is my first instructable documenting the creation of my project, the Arduino UNO BASIC shield which turns the Arduino UNO into a compu…
posted by dan14 on Mar 3, 2014
views: 16,574comments: 9
In my previous instructables I described the details of energy monitoring of a off grid solar system.I have also won the 123D circuits competitio…
posted by deba168 on Apr 9, 2014
views: 29,592comments: 27
Car Digital Compass & Thermometer
I'm not really good at finding places and direction but at least I'm able to read maps and compass. These days, GPS navigation systems are getting …
posted by JeonLab on Apr 16, 2013
views: 10,054comments: 10
Heat-Seeking Desk Fan (using Arduino)
Summary: The following is a step by step guide on how to make a Heat-Seeking Desk Fan from an Arduino microcontroller, a computer fan, a servo, and…
posted by ePums on May 3, 2012
4.27 (3 ratings) views: 14,582comments: 11
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino
This little circuit sits nicely ontop of an Arduino board and lets you quickly plug in an ATtiny chip for programming using the Arduino "language" …
posted by Plusea on Feb 22, 2013
views: 14,641comments: 14
Sound Reactive LED Strip
THERE MAY BE 9 STEPS BUT I PROMISE THIS ONE IS QUICK AND EASY!  In this Instructable I will be showing you how to create a light reactive LED syst…
posted by GraziCNU on Jan 27, 2014
views: 12,760comments: 13
More Electronics Building Tips ( in 21 plus more steps )
Fairly recently I wrote a fairly a set of electronics tips ( Electronics Building Tips in 21 Plus Steps…
posted by russ_hensel on Apr 9, 2014
views: 10,216comments: 4
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor
Sometimes I needed an external serial monitor like the Serial Monitor in the Arduino Editor, to see what is going on. So I made one. The first pict…
posted by ARPix on Mar 28, 2014
views: 19,622comments: 26
Draw your own musical keyboard with pencil on paper, using Arduino and capacitance sensing. Here is a demo and explanation of a finished project: …
posted by NYU_MusicTechnology on Apr 8, 2014
views: 4,166comments: 5
HIGHFIV3D: Desktop Reassurance Device
I had this idea of making an interactive fixture for giving high-fives. Sometimes you need a little dexterous pick-me-up, but actually getting so…
posted by andrewt on Apr 8, 2014
views: 14,448comments: 14
Ask an Engineer Ninjabot Plushies
You won't find them here, there or anywhere. You have to make them yourself because they are engineered to be open source ninjas. As an unintended…
posted by caitlinsdad on Apr 8, 2014
views: 1,161comments: 3
Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper
I have a passion for coffee.  I also have a passion for electrical engineering.  Why not combine them? This Instructable describes how I transform…
posted by Brennn10 on Apr 7, 2014
views: 18,742comments: 6
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos!
This is Bart....a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some m…
posted by robodude95 on Apr 5, 2014
views: 4,625comments: 15
Modular Workstation
What if you had a workstation that was reconfigurable from the ground up? That's exactly what this workstation seeks to do, make a unit that can …
posted by raghav_anand98 on Apr 2, 2014
views: 5,967
Sugarcube MIDI Controller
This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It …
posted by amandaghassaei on Apr 7, 2014
views: 16,758comments: 17
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped
Hi everyone This week my students from Computing in the Creative Arts had a public exhibit of their term projects. This project is close to my …
posted by antpgomes on Apr 5, 2014
views: 14,235comments: 10
Arduino Fart-o-matic toilet humor prank This is a fun and relatively simple prank that is ideal to use in a busy restroom. It is fairly simple to create with m…
posted by blackfire4116 on Apr 2, 2014
views: 4,418comments: 2
Magpi: The Micro Arduino Gaming Platform Interface
Here's a retro hand-held gaming console I built with my son. It uses an Arduino micro-controller, a small LCD screen, push-buttons, a 3D printed …
posted by zippy314 on Mar 25, 2014
views: 14,196comments: 20
Arduino Light Following Robot
Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any commo…
posted by joesinstructables on Apr 1, 2014
views: 4,729comments: 5
"DIY CNC" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different CNC projects.  Check out these great projects and learn how to make you…
posted by scoochmaroo on Feb 24, 2011
4.44 (7 ratings) views: 351,394comments: 8
Wobbly Woggly : A Goggly Eye Trap : A Very Bright April Fools Prank
A quick video describing the build how long is 5 seconds to a four year old..? forever. eventually, she learns a bit of patience. …
posted by mpinner on Apr 1, 2014
views: 2,041comments: 2
Arduino Mini-Shields
This is a set of simple, small form-factor, mini-shields that I created almost by accident. As I made more and more of them, I realized that they…
posted by ProfMuggs on Apr 2, 2014
views: 52,558comments: 20
Low-cost Solar Cell Encapsulation to make Modular, Pocket-Sized Solar Panels
Have you ever been outside and had your phone die? Have you ever wanted to make your own solar panels for charging a cell phone or electronics pr…
posted by cp123127 on Mar 24, 2014
views: 116,871comments: 29
NFC Computer Unlocker
  Quit pulling your hair out over incorrect passwords. Using an Arduino Leonardo and Adafruit's NFC shield, you can unlock your computer with an…
posted by The Electrodog Show on Mar 29, 2014
views: 38,940comments: 31
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock
You don't have to be in Times Square to enjoy large bright displays of lights. You can create that in the comfort of your own home with some foam…
posted by frankenroc on Apr 1, 2014
views: 20,313comments: 15
Spacebrewer - Remote Tea Making Device
We wanted to make a device that would allow us to remotely brew a cup of tea. Why? Because tea is awesome! On those cold winter days, you w…
posted by AdielFernandez on Apr 1, 2014
views: 2,742comments: 8
Marco Polo • Pinoccio Scout Camp, Day 1
Pinoccio pictured with assistant Chester Hey there! This is a starter project that should help you break the ice with your Pinoccio Scouts. (I…
posted by alexglow on Apr 1, 2014
views: 2,917comments: 1
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source
First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to …
posted by Bumsfallera on Mar 31, 2014
views: 3,662comments: 5
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake)
Hello, I,m David and in this instructable I`ll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I have become interested in …
posted by on Apr 1, 2014
views: 23,473comments: 36
Arduino Model Rocket Launcher for 3D Printed Rockets
When I was a kid, I loved playing with Estes Rockets, so I decided to get back into the hobby but using all of my maker skizzls. So here's a real…
posted by chall2009 on Mar 31, 2014
views: 17,001comments: 8
The iDial - Critical Making Personal Identity Augmentation Device.
In this critical making project, we will be making a personal iDial, which will give you, the wearer, the ability to reflect on your personal ident…
posted by wearables on Mar 31, 2014
views: 3,259comments: 2
A Wand for Harry Potter - Magic
Just before Christmas my daughter went to a friends birthday party and asked if I would make a Wand as the friend is a Harry Potter fan and would…
posted by HUKBMBEAR on Mar 31, 2014
views: 2,308comments: 2
Nixie bargraph clock
So I have seen lots of Nixie clocks online and thought they looked great, however I didn't want to spend $100+ on a clock that doesn't even inclu…
posted by Thereisonlyme on Mar 30, 2014
views: 18,282comments: 13
Arduino WiFi Garage Door Opener
Ever come home in the rain to find the door locked and your keys elsewhere? No? Lucky you then! For those who have had such an experience or neve…
posted by MegunoLink on Mar 29, 2014
views: 60,798comments: 27
Beginner Arduino
The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the …
posted by amandaghassaei on Jan 23, 2014
views: 101,349comments: 32
The MicroSlice | A tiny Arduino laser cutter
A few years ago I saw an Instructable where Groover had used a pair of DVD-RW drives to make a pocket laser engraver. Inspired by the idea, driven …
posted by SilverJimny on Oct 24, 2013
views: 360,490comments: 266
Arduino based Etch A Sketch Laser Cutter.
In this project I take an Arduino Mini Pro connect it to a custom made Etch A Sketch panel and use it to control a Blacknose laser cutter. The resu…
posted by msraynsford on Mar 27, 2014
views: 10,272comments: 5
Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino)
Most of the buttons on a remote control are never used. So why not use them to control appliances and other electronics around your house. In t…
posted by DIY Hacks and How Tos on Mar 27, 2014
views: 46,831comments: 24
Home Alert: Arduino + Cloud Messaging On A Large Display
In the age of mobile phones, you would expect that people would be responsive to your call 24/7. Or… not. Once my wife gets home, the phone sta…
posted by futureshocked on Mar 25, 2014
views: 26,789comments: 5
2014 - Arduino Day!
Hey guys! This Saturday, March 29 2014 is Arduino Day!  What are some of your favorite Arduino projects?  I am personally a fan of the Twit…
posted by audreyobscura on Mar 24, 2014
views: 1,802
Arduino Etch-A-Sketch Clock
I've seen various Arduino driven Etch-A-Sketch clocks on the web , but none with instructions (is it some kind of secret? Is someone planning on ma…
posted by dodgey99 on Mar 25, 2014
views: 33,129comments: 33
Arduino and Plotly Based Seismograph
This is a simple arduino based Seismograph that send the data it collects to a python script that graphs the data live and can export it to plotl…
posted by 86 on Mar 23, 2014
views: 18,050comments: 2
High Five Camera
Can I tell you a secret? I don't like handshakes. I really don't. Handshakes just make me feel dirty. It's too impersonal. It's a gesture with…
posted by ElectricSlim on Mar 23, 2014
views: 32,358comments: 22


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