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Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable
Have you ever wanted to make one of those cool timelapse videos of a starry nighttime sky? I've wanted to be able to shoot one with my camera but n…
posted by raht on Apr 20, 2015
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Multipurpose Activity Monitor
Log the activity and location of the user over a 24 hr period and present the data in a user-friendly form without interrupting your daily activiti…
posted by leej37 on Apr 20, 2015
views: 343comments: 2
How to Control a Nixie Tube with an Arduino
A Nixie Tube is a Neon gas-filled tube, that has a wiremesh anode with various cathodes shaped like numbers or symbols. Back in the 1950s they wer…
posted by Proto G on Apr 20, 2015
views: 1,444comments: 2
LED Spiked Collar
Ever had the thought, "spiked collars are just so plain and boring"? Yeah, me too. That's why I decided to spruce things up a bit by creating a lig…
posted by joshua.brooks on Apr 19, 2015
views: 755comments: 2
Simple Arduino Wireless Burglar Alarm
This project is a modified version of the awesome instructable by deba168. You can view the original here. I teach an 8th grade tech course, so th…
posted by MikeH7 on Apr 20, 2015
views: 807comments: 1
Low Cost Spirometer
This is a project I completed for a biomedical instrumentation class at Vanderbilt University. This spirometer uses a pressure transducer and an Ar…
posted by MariaL7 on Apr 18, 2015
views: 3,070comments: 9
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino
Hi, this is just another tachometer as you can also find many tutorials out there. There are different approaches on measuring rpm, what I use here…
posted by pinodisco on Apr 18, 2015
views: 2,364comments: 2
Internet of Things: Shower Control
Reduce hot water consumption by 40% and still have a good shower.For many years, I was wondering, how I to reduce the shower time of my children…
posted by OlafB on Apr 19, 2015
views: 2,935comments: 10
RunningHam Palace - Online Hamsters
This is my hamster, Ham. He loves running around at his place, the RunningHam Palace.Few months ago, while I was visiting the MIT Media Lab, a fri…
posted by Mifulapirus on Apr 17, 2015
views: 1,734comments: 10
Underwater Glider
We set out to build an underwater glider that would essentially have automated movement up and down through the water. This up and down movement wa…
posted by qrcook41 on Apr 17, 2015
views: 10,342comments: 3
Programable MIDI Synth with Intel Edison and Csound
A MIDI controller is like a computer's keyboard, but instead of sending characters to the computer, it send notes (and a lot of additional informat…
posted by homembit on Apr 17, 2015
views: 2,543comments: 3
Add Simple Bluetooth to Arduino
Sometimes when you are first starting a new project, there is a lot of debugging going on, and with an Arduino platform, using the serial port to s…
posted by jordantallent on Apr 16, 2015
views: 4,288comments: 2
ESP8266 MPSM v.2 DevBoard - MAINS WIFI Web Power Switch
WARNING!! You will play with LIVE MAINS!! Deadly zone!! If you don't have any experience and are not qualified for working with MAINS power I wil…
posted by TrackerJ on Apr 17, 2015
views: 2,235
Through-Glass Doorbell
Link to video, as it doesn't show up everywhere: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7FI8O0eBBIHow do you trigger a doorbell through a pane of glass? I…
posted by Switch and Lever on Apr 16, 2015
views: 6,342comments: 13
CarTracker
Have you come out of a store and said to yourself, where did I park my car? Well, I have. Now, there are a lot of smartphone applications that can …
posted by msuzuki777 on Apr 16, 2015
views: 4,863comments: 14
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot
Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognisable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things.…
posted by sidgupta on Apr 16, 2015
views: 10,059comments: 28
Cheap and Easy Lab Agitator / Shaker (Great for PCBs too!)
EDIT 4/16/15: I switched power supplies to a 5 Volt, 1/2 Amp with a USB adapter. This slows down the agitation motion to a more tolerable level and…
posted by jgroner on Apr 15, 2015
views: 2,319comments: 7
How to Design a Microcontroller Enclosure
So you need an enclosure, but you're not sure where to start. No matter what kind of hardware you need to protect, there are a few …
posted by push_reset on Apr 15, 2015
views: 16,497comments: 11
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2
This is an updated build based on a previous Instructable. This one is easier to make and looks a little better. In addition, some new building t…
posted by CarlS on Apr 15, 2015
views: 2,968comments: 3
IoT Command Center
I decided to make a device that was jam packed with sensors and buttons that can do whatever you want it to. It has temperature, humidity, gas, lig…
posted by Proto G on Apr 12, 2015
views: 5,807comments: 7
Run Windows XP on Android Device
Ever wanted to run Windows XP on your Android Device? Ever thought if running desktop OS on your mobile?As many users don’t know, it is actually po…
posted by ssarthak598 on Apr 12, 2015
views: 54,152comments: 120
Compost Sensor
Introduction This is a tutorial on building a Compost Temperature monitoring system. It details how to build a web connected wireless sensor netw…
posted by kinasmith on Apr 15, 2015
views: 15,511comments: 15
Robotic Piano Player
Made a simple robotic one finger piano plinker using two servos, Arduino Uno, some aluminum flashing and a fishing pole for the sliding rails. You …
posted by JimRD on Apr 15, 2015
views: 1,551comments: 6
S.W.A.T. Clock
S.W.A.T. ClockThe S.W.A.T. stands for Spoken Word Approximate Time and does not mean that you have to swat the red pushbutton on the top of the clo…
posted by paulindallas on Apr 14, 2015
views: 3,999comments: 6
Smart Irrigation System
This project is created for the Digilent Design Contest 2015. It is a smart irrigation system which controlled by a ChipKit MX3 board. …
posted by IrrigationSystem on Apr 14, 2015
views: 5,003comments: 8
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor
This Instructable stems from another that I made when I needed a quick and cheap halloween costume. It was a simple circuit of a button cell and L…
posted by JonBush on Apr 14, 2015
views: 4,967comments: 3
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder
AquaFeeder is a smart Arduino controlled robot that automatically feeds your fish at a given time, all by itself! It uses two motors, one controlli…
posted by DangerousTim on Apr 14, 2015
views: 2,372comments: 6
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino
There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here wil…
posted by jscottb on Apr 13, 2015
views: 2,248comments: 8
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube
8x8x8 RGB-Cube with an Arduino micro controller.Etch own circuit boards using as less wires as possible. Steps are explained in following order:Bil…
posted by Michalsky on Apr 13, 2015
views: 8,138comments: 15
Arduino DUE Guitar Pedal - Open Hardware.
pedalSHIELD is an Open-Hardware / Open-Source Arduino guitar pedal shield. It is designed as a platform to learn about digital signal processing, …
posted by ElectroSmash on Apr 12, 2015
views: 3,344comments: 1
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden
Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plas…
posted by zacharyianhoward on Mar 31, 2015
views: 3,404comments: 7
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine
*What is TestrBot? (See Video in Final Step) TestrBot is a $300 Universal Test Machine (UTM) and can be used to perform any type of static or dynam…
posted by MechEngineerMike on Apr 12, 2015
views: 3,594comments: 2
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition
A good power supply is very useful when working with electronics, but it can be pricey. However, you could have one laying around in the form of an…
posted by ThomasVDD on Apr 13, 2015
views: 30,823comments: 37
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad
Lately I've been curious about befriending Arduino or any other microcontroller with a gamepad in order to have physical interaction with the thin…
posted by silentbogo on Apr 12, 2015
views: 4,470comments: 2
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0
Hello, In this instructable I will show you how to make a very low cost, lightweight 3D printer. This 3D printer is about the same size of the prin…
posted by appleman123987 on Apr 11, 2015
views: 34,226comments: 88
Floralia Insektans - A Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer
Hi there,today i would like to show you a Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer. Inside is sitting a " Venus Fly Trap "The Glastank is an old Lightb…
posted by Leander Lavendel on Apr 12, 2015
views: 1,670comments: 1
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display
Update 16.04.2015just thought how would a "cool" kit look a like, so I get an altoids tin box eat all the thinks inside and put all necassary parts…
posted by Thorsten Singer on Apr 11, 2015
views: 6,365comments: 12
Musical Robot
The first video is a demo of my first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second appr…
posted by lakshay garg on Mar 26, 2015
views: 3,077comments: 4
Remote Door for Cage
Hello everyone this is my first instructable. I did it with my cousin, he was very helpful to make this project. Now, I'm going to explain how to m…
posted by arc04 on Apr 1, 2015
views: 2,107comments: 6
DIY Arduino controlled Egg-Bot
In this instructables I will show you how to make your own Egg-Bot controlled with Arduino. I wanted to make it before but I thought it is too hard…
posted by Nikus on Apr 10, 2015
views: 18,460comments: 29
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera
IntroductionFamous film robots like Wall-E and Johnny Five have binocular vision not only because it is cute and relatable, but it can serve a prac…
posted by organicelectrics on Apr 9, 2015
views: 3,204comments: 2
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher
The head of electrical engineering came up to me and said we needed to torture test the buttons of a circuit board they designed. They needed round…
posted by MrTinkerer on Apr 10, 2015
views: 4,442comments: 4
Arduino Numitron Cigar Box Personality Tester
This is an Arduino-based personality tester that magically senses your current mood/personality trait and highlights it on an LED-lit back panel. T…
posted by rickkeil on Apr 9, 2015
views: 1,991comments: 3
Intro to Stepper Motors
If you've ever had the pleasure of dismantling an older printer to salvage electronic parts (I highly recommend this weekend activity if you haven…
posted by Aleator777 on Apr 9, 2015
views: 59,193comments: 23
Haptic Distance Sensor
Handheld SONAR. This device will apply pressure to the wearer depending on the distance sensed which allows the wearer to virtually feel his or her…
posted by 24Eng on Apr 9, 2015
views: 4,504comments: 7
6WD robot with aluminum chassis
The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with prec…
posted by vmmv on Apr 9, 2015
views: 5,570comments: 9
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder
This is my automatic pet feeder. Powered by arduino, using a 3D printed auger, and programmable with two feeding times with a user set quantity of …
posted by dodgey99 on Apr 8, 2015
views: 4,815comments: 6
Data Over Light: a Laser Modem Prototype
This project was motivated by a desire to analyze and discuss the shortcomings of our dependence on corporate communication networks.As we keep del…
posted by thiagohersan on Apr 8, 2015
views: 4,776comments: 1
Apple II Watch
CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 1984—Apple Computer Inc.® today unveiled Apple // watch™—its most personal device ever. Apple // watch introduce…
posted by Aleator777 on Apr 7, 2015
views: 256,085comments: 236
Animatronic Pizza Monster
This Instructable will explain how Cameron Spitzfaden (a sophomore at Alma College) and myself (a senior at Alma) created an animatronic monster fo…
posted by Nick Wracan on Apr 7, 2015
views: 1,843comments: 14