Instructables: exploring - - circuit - arduino http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
The Viciously Simple Clap-ON Clap-OFF Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Viciously-Simple-Clap-ON-Clap-OFF-Circuit-For-/
The Viciously Simple Clap-ON Clap-OFF Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UF3I/I0290U7T/F0TUF3II0290U7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UF3I/I0290U7T/F0TUF3II0290U7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UF3I/I0290U7T/F0TUF3II0290U7T.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone!I've had a few people ask about creating a simple clap-on/clap-off circuit using Arduino. Well those who are interested are now in luck. The software in this instructable is simple and well commented. The schematic is simple, and the components are easy and inexpensive to acquire! All ...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:52:24 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SMALL.jpg akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Flashlight-cheap-no-adruino/
Touch it, Flashlight ON !!!, cheap, no Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/FT35/HXDPD017/F0YFT35HXDPD017.SMALL.jpg asrivastava10 How about a flashlight that lights up when you hold it and turns off when you put it down!!!No hassle of switch or anything, just touch the the case and see the LED turn on. I was going through this site when I found an instructable to do the same thing using Arduino using capacitive touch. Well I a...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 02:45:40 PDT
High-Low Tech Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Low-Tech-Touchpad/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:03:09 PDT
BIGFOOT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/BIGFOOT-Robot/
BIGFOOT Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SMALL.jpg augustinejinu So I give you The Bigfoot. BIGFOOT stands for Ballistically Improvised Ground Field Operated Omni-purpose Tank (Duh!). If you like to read more about BIGFOOT project, please follow this LINK to my website and feel free to discuss any questions you have here or on my page thread.    Bigfoot is a ro...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:14:07 PDT
Light sensing Mood RGB LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-sensing-Mood-RGB-LED-Circuit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/NU1Y/HRI8V1TI/F47NU1YHRI8V1TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/NU1Y/HRI8V1TI/F47NU1YHRI8V1TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/NU1Y/HRI8V1TI/F47NU1YHRI8V1TI.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hi folks!! This is my 2nd instructable in which i'll show you how to make a light sensing RGB LED. It basically uses ldrs and changes colour according to the light reaching each LDR. With this you can make several colours!! See the vid for the circuit....
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:57:10 PST
RGB LED Driver using IC 74c14: No Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Driver-using-IC-74c14-No-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim This simple project drives a RGB LED. Several colours can be produced randomly and looks more stunning when a straw is used as a diffuser. Just uses 3 Schmitt Trigger oscillators + 3 up down fader circuits. See the Video for the circuit diagram and assembly...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:04:03 PST
Sound Reactive LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-strip/
Sound Reactive LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SMALL.jpg GraziCNU 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 system. In this clip, I used a single color LED strip, but you you can use a single LED, multiple LEDs wired together, single color or RGB LED strip, it just...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:12:40 PST
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
Beginner Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers... even the internet; this makes it a flexible platform for lots of creative projects. Some popular ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
Jacket with Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacket-with-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 17:15:55 PST
Arduino Tutorial: Get Traveled Distance using ADNS-9800 Laser Mouse Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorial-ADNS-9800-Laser-Mouse-Traveled-Di/
Arduino Tutorial: Get Traveled Distance using ADNS-9800 Laser Mouse Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SMALL.jpg Gigi Butbaia The ADNS-9800 Laser gaming sensor comprises of sensor and VCSEL in a single chip-on-board (COB) package. ADNS-9800 provides enhanced features like programmable frame rate, programmable resolution, configurable sleep and wake up time to suit various PC gamers’ preferences. The advanced class of VCSEL...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:39:09 PDT
Arduino & Electronics Prototyping Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Electronics-Prototyping-Station/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:16:56 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Legoduino-Circuit-Learning-Project/
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SMALL.jpg kellechu This project was created/designed/the brainchild of a 9-year-old girl. My daughter is the inventor of this Lego Circuit/Arduino Learning Project, I just helped with the pictures and the write-up of this instructable.  She builds circuits here at home and has also been learning about Arduino and pr...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 11:19:04 PDT
Bootloading and Mounting Arduino Atmega328 - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Bootloading-and-Mounting-Arduino-Atmega328/
Bootloading and Mounting Arduino Atmega328 - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/UCBO/HIF0C48G/FX4UCBOHIF0C48G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/UCBO/HIF0C48G/FX4UCBOHIF0C48G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/UCBO/HIF0C48G/FX4UCBOHIF0C48G.SMALL.jpg perez1028 This Instructable shows how to bootload and mount an Atmega328, Atmega328p or Atmega328p-pu for any project. This is a great way to save money by purchasing Atmega328 DIP package microcontrollers instead of using the Arduino development board itself. I put this together at techshop to be able to boo...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:29:24 PDT
How To Make Flexible Circuits!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Flexible-Circuits/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 20:54:21 PDT
Temperature Sensor for Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Sensor-for-Shower/
Temperature Sensor for Shower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RYB2/HGH6JNJS/FXMRYB2HGH6JNJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RYB2/HGH6JNJS/FXMRYB2HGH6JNJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RYB2/HGH6JNJS/FXMRYB2HGH6JNJS.SMALL.jpg Jochefor With this device you diminish the use of water in your house or work. Instead of waiting to see vapor in the shower to get in, this device help you to know when the water its at the temperature you want and you can instantly enter to the shower. In this way you don't waste the water by not knowing w...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 10:46:24 PDT
ATTiny85 Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny85-Traffic-Light/
ATTiny85 Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SMALL.jpg nthdesign This instructable will show you how to build a fun traffic light circuit using the cheap and powerful ATTiny85 microcontroller. The ATTiny85 can be programmed using the Arduino Processing language, and can do many of the things an Arduino can do. Learning how to use the ATTiny85 in this way will let...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:28:17 PDT
RoboDolly http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboDolly/
RoboDolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SMALL.jpg aandre The Birth of RoboDolly The conception of the RoboDolly can be traced back to my senior year of high school.  This aluminum ornament evolved from housing a few flashing lights to displaying a fully handmade LED matrix.  The final product was awarded to my robotics programming mentor; it now sits on h...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 22:15:52 PST
Atmega168 TV-B-Gone http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega169-TV-B-Gone/
Atmega168 TV-B-Gone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/UIL6/HCB8U6TK/F03UIL6HCB8U6TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/UIL6/HCB8U6TK/F03UIL6HCB8U6TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/UIL6/HCB8U6TK/F03UIL6HCB8U6TK.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Yes, I know what you are thinking: "oh no, please not another TVBGone..." Anyway, this instructable is for the newbies as me which are still experimenting with Arduino, and prefer to program an Atmega168 in Arduino than an AtTyny85 with other methods. This circuit is based on Mitch Altman's TVBGone ...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 06:59:03 PST
Arduino controlled LED light tube message board http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-LED-light-tube-message-board/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:46:07 PST
Make an accurate Arduino clock using only one wire - NO external hardware needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-accurate-Arduino-clock-using-only-one-wire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SMALL.jpg relic1974 How to make an Arduino clock - without using external oscillators or clock chips: (more of my projects on our research website - click the arduino logo top of home page) You will need: An Arduino board (just about any flavor will work fine) and software 1 LED 1 Jumper Wire (Wiring Example Updat...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 07:26:33 PST
How to Make Your Own Battery Backup Circuit - A Short & Practical Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Battery-Backup-Circuit-A-Sh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/W965/H94ZBZKK/FK2W965H94ZBZKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/W965/H94ZBZKK/FK2W965H94ZBZKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/W965/H94ZBZKK/FK2W965H94ZBZKK.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone!   Thanks for having a gander =)  I made this video last night because I had a few friends and customers asking me about simple ways of adding a battery backup.  This video is short and sweet.  There is a theory section and a lab section, just like in college.  This is so you can underst...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 08:53:13 PST
Proximity Sensing Pumpkin Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Sensing-Pumpkin-Carving/
Proximity Sensing Pumpkin Carving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex I love Halloween. It is my favorite day of the year easily. Free candy and costuming; how could this get any better?! And no holiday better sums up DIY than halloween :)  This ible will show you how to make your pumpkin carving a bit more interactive. By adding a IR distance sensor along with a cou...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 23:54:46 PDT
Simple Button Keypad - Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Button-Keypad-Microcontroller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/KM63/H5ED8CW4/F2QKM63H5ED8CW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/KM63/H5ED8CW4/F2QKM63H5ED8CW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/KM63/H5ED8CW4/F2QKM63H5ED8CW4.SMALL.jpg BooRan Simple method for creating a custom button keypad that doesn't require separate hardware.  Just your microcontroller buttons a few resistors. First take a look at the schematic. What we have here is 9 buttons and 6 signal lines (3 inputs, 3 outputs).  The basic setup is in a grid pattern where the...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:35:05 PDT
Negative going Pulse Arduino readable logic. http://www.instructables.com/id/Negative-going-Pulse-Arduino-readable-logic/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:54:56 PDT
Beat Sync http://www.instructables.com/id/Beat-Sync/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 17:40:17 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
How To Use The Talking ES6928P Voice Recognition System_Stand-Alone/NO PC REQ'D http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-The-Talking-ES6928P-Voice-Recognition-S/
How To Use The Talking ES6928P Voice Recognition System_Stand-Alone/NO PC REQ'D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/YMXI/H337KR2I/FCXYMXIH337KR2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/YMXI/H337KR2I/FCXYMXIH337KR2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/YMXI/H337KR2I/FCXYMXIH337KR2I.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Everyone!  Welcome To My Instructable! Thanks for having a gander.  About eight months ago, I decided that one of my new ventures would be to create a voice recognition system that could be trained manually, and without having to interface with a PC.  One that is so simple to use!  One that TALKS...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 10:39:23 PDT
Transhumanist Appendage Addition Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Transhumanist-Appendage-Addition-Device/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SMALL.jpg frenzy The following project was my Final Project for my "Electronics and Robotics" class at San Francisco State University in the "Conceptual Information Arts" department.  Here is my artist's statement for the piece: ""Primitive Transhumanism #2: Sixth Finger" Glove, Arduino, Code, Electrical Wire, Serv...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 12:30:52 PDT
Arduino Breathalyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Breathalyzer/
Arduino Breathalyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SMALL.jpg Bot1398 What is a breathalyzer you may ask? It is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.In simple terms it is a device to test weather a person is drunk or not. As the title suggests it runs on the arduino.Our breathalyzer uses the MQ-3 alcohol sensor from sparkfun.It is a...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 05:35:22 PDT
On-Off Basket Bike Lights Using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Off-Basket-Bike-Lights-Using-Arduino-Uno/
On-Off Basket Bike Lights Using Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFC5/H231Z452/FZ7HFC5H231Z452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFC5/H231Z452/FZ7HFC5H231Z452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFC5/H231Z452/FZ7HFC5H231Z452.SMALL.jpg mxbenjo How it works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MnkE1xXlKI This is a project done for an introduction to electronics course. [This is my open notebook for the course:  http://mbenitez.iheartanthony.com/] It's a really simple project combining a pushbutton, an arduino uno, and some LEDs. The project I...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 15:38:18 PDT
Intro to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/
Intro to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SMALL.jpg randofo An Arduino is an open-source microcontroller development board. In plain English, you can use the Arduino to read sensors and control things like motors and lights. This allows you to upload programs to this board which can then interact with things in the real world. With this, you can make devices...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:21:33 PDT
USB Biofeedback Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Biofeedback-Game-Controller/
USB Biofeedback Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SMALL.jpg Gundanium Building upon our last tutorial, which taught you how to build a muscle sensor, we've decided to give you a project that really showcases the power of our muscle (EMG) sensors. Advancer Technologies’ “USB Biofeedback Game Controller” harnesses the power of electromyography to allow players to direct...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:17:28 PST
External device control (i.e. coffee machine). http://www.instructables.com/id/External-device-control-ie-coffee-machine/
External device control (i.e. coffee machine). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/GIW3/HLSH7ZPV/FA5GIW3HLSH7ZPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/GIW3/HLSH7ZPV/FA5GIW3HLSH7ZPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/GIW3/HLSH7ZPV/FA5GIW3HLSH7ZPV.SMALL.jpg Computothought Note: Try any or all of these at your own risk. I will not be responsible for any issues. Get a professional to help if you are unsure. The concept is that we take a controlling voltage from the computer or a micro-controller, which drives an electrically isolated circuit with Relay or Triac. Yo...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:05:40 PST
Building a Daft Punk helmet with programmable LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Daft-Punk-helmet-with-programmable-LED-/
Building a Daft Punk helmet with programmable LED display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SMALL.jpg volpin This Instructable will detail the process of creating your very own Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk helmet. While this tutorial may seem specific to Thomas Bangalter's helmet in particular, there are many processes involved within that will be helpful to anyone looking to get into prototype making as wel...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 22:00:53 PDT
Twitter Mention Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Mention-Mood-Light/
Twitter Mention Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S566/GP5SZI6M/F2IS566GP5SZI6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S566/GP5SZI6M/F2IS566GP5SZI6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S566/GP5SZI6M/F2IS566GP5SZI6M.SMALL.jpg pdxnat Twitter Mention Mood Light -- a mood light that alerts you when @username is mentioned on Twitter. This is a simple intro in how to control your Arduino from Twitter. If you are new to Arduino Twitter / Arduino Processing Twitter / Arduino Python Twitter / Twitter Mood Light, then please refer to ...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 17:13:41 PDT
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Printed-circuit-Boards-at-or-Near-Home-A-C/
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/FUDK/GLWQVPH0/FKQFUDKGLWQVPH0.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel There is a bit of controversy over making your own printed circuit boards, many makers think that professional boards are so inexpensive now that they are the way to go. Others want to have more control and hopefully short turn around time that comes with making their own. This instructable assumes ...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 11:42:05 PDT
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Clap-Clap-on-Clap-Clap-Off-switch-/
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all! This instructable not only gives the reader the information needed to create a clap-clap on/clap clap off switching circuit, but the logic used to make a hardware-only clap-on, clap off circuit.  More information on a hardware-only version can be found in the final section of this instructab...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 11:30:33 PST
Connecting a textile analog sensor to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-a-textile-analog-sensor-to-Arduino/
Connecting a textile analog sensor to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SMALL.jpg rmarchesi This instructable explains how to connect an analog sensor to the Arduino (in our case will use a Lilypad). Material you will need: - one Lilypad Arduino (www.sparkfun.com) - one FTDI board (www.sparkfun.com) - one USB A to mini B cable (www.sparkfun.com or Radio Shack) - one analog textile press...
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 03:08:43 PST
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-animatronics-make-your-awesome-costumes-m/
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SMALL.jpg Honus Here's how to add lights, sound and action to your favorite Halloween project using the open source Arduino microcontroller. Arduino is easy to learn to use and it opens up a whole new world for costume builders and creature creators. If you want to learn how to connect wires, servos, LEDs and use s...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:42:47 PST
Soft-Circuit Position Sensing Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Circuit-Position-Sensing-Glove/
Soft-Circuit Position Sensing Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SMALL.jpg Gundanium Advancer Technologies is currently developing a semi-autonomous pneumatic muscle actuated hand therapy glove for recovering stroke and neurologically impaired patients called the ExoGlove. Part of the ExoGlove project is focused on integrating a finger position sensing ability to monitor the positio...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 20:48:36 PDT
How to Prototype Without Using Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prototype-Without-Using-Printed-Circuit-Boa/
How to Prototype Without Using Printed Circuit Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/270S/G9M4OS1A/F2Q270SG9M4OS1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/270S/G9M4OS1A/F2Q270SG9M4OS1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/270S/G9M4OS1A/F2Q270SG9M4OS1A.SMALL.jpg firesign When I learned how to build ‘one-off’ projects thirty years ago, I used the "wire wrapping" technique. Back then, I had access to an electronics shop with a $100 wire wrapping gun, kynar wire and a supply of wire wrap IC sockets. At home, however, with limited resources and no wire wrap gun, I had t...
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Sun, 23 May 2010 21:13:56 PDT
Controlling solenoids with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-solenoids-with-arduino/
Controlling solenoids with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/YDI4/G7DYJ9NZ/F56YDI4G7DYJ9NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/YDI4/G7DYJ9NZ/F56YDI4G7DYJ9NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/YDI4/G7DYJ9NZ/F56YDI4G7DYJ9NZ.SMALL.jpg jts3k In this instructable we will be building a simple circuit that will allow us to control a solenoid using the popular physical computing platform arduino.  I became interested in controlling solenoids for robotic music applications.   A similar circuit can be used to control a motor or other devices ...
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 05:04:10 PDT
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-motors-with-L293D-and-Arduino/
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SMALL.jpg guibot After long research and trial and error, I have came up to a new walkthrough regarding this nice chip, the L293D.Each project is one project and each one has its own unique power configurations, so you must be aware of the best battery choice and how to distribute voltage through your robot.I strong...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:41:21 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Blinking Bike Safety Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Blinking-Bike-Safety-Patch/
LilyPad Arduino Blinking Bike Safety Patch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SMALL.gif bekathwia I made this embroidered patch in a different instructable, but here I'll show you how to add flashing LEDs to your backpack for fun and safety. I used a LilyPad Arduino with a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery for flatness and re-usability. The LEDs blink in a marquee pattern, two at a time, in p...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 08:18:34 PDT
Time Sensing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Sensing-Bracelet/
Time Sensing Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SMALL.jpg Plusea The Time Sensing Bracelet is a fabric potentiometer. You select your desired time of day by making contact in the corresponding position on your wrist - where your watch would normally be. There is no point to it but fun. Update: Using some wire wrapped around the central popper to make contact wit...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:39:45 PDT
Tilt Sensing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-amp-Bead-Tilt-Sensing-Bracelet/
Tilt Sensing Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/LE3H/FRXWH2SR/FJALE3HFRXWH2SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/LE3H/FRXWH2SR/FJALE3HFRXWH2SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/LE3H/FRXWH2SR/FJALE3HFRXWH2SR.SMALL.jpg Plusea A bracelet decorated with six conductive fabric petals and a thread of beads with a metal bead at the end, makes for a simple six point tilt detection. It is also designed so that the metal bead will make contact with two petals if it lies in between. and then of course it will make no contact when ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:14:46 PDT