Instructables: exploring - - electronics - arduino - usb - featured Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:43:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant USB Volume Knob
Giant USB Volume Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> alizaliz Ever wished for a giant volume knob? I have! So I thought I'd have a go at making one and share it in my first Instructables project.I had 2 goals: Adjust volume (Up/Down/Mute) Switch playback devicesThe Solution: A giant volume knob!To make things easy I went with using an Arduino ATmega32u4 boa...
By: alizaliz

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:16:47 PDT
Internet of things: Arduino + Blynk
Internet of things: Arduino + Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> macfeil25 Recently there is quite a swing with the term Internet of things. Wouldn't it be nice if you can control your appliances with your smartphone.Lets get started. Link for the video Part lists. The part list for this project is super simple.All you need is a Arduino,A led,A computer with interne...
By: macfeil25

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:54:49 PDT
Modular Arduino Power Cube
Modular Arduino Power Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> EvanKale Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries can work wonders for portable Arduino projects.Chances are, you probably have tons of them lying around that you're not making use of. You can salvage them from many rechargeable electronics such as cellphones, cameras, MP3 players, etc.An annoyance I came across when ...
By: EvanKale

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:56:20 PDT
USB Breakout Board
USB Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> theredbryophyte This is a really simple USB breakout that I made in half an hour so that I could control some USB powered Christmas lights with an Arduino and a relay module.There are three ways to connect the USB with this board: Solder wires to the strip board Connect to male header pins Connect to female header...
By: theredbryophyte

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Dec 2015 04:45:09 PST
Automatic Tea Maker
Automatic Tea Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> 24Eng I am scatterbrained. I like to drink hot tea. Oversteeped tea gets bitter. I am easily distracted. The natural choice was to (over)engineer something with inexpensive hobby-grade electronics. Automatic tea timers are hardly new and people have made them from discarded toasters and K'Nex which I have...
By: 24Eng

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: NextFab

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
Arduino Robotic Arm
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 In this instructurable I will show you how to make a simple robotic arm controlled by 4 servos , 2 analog joysticks, and an Arduino UNO. It is very similar to my "2 Servos + Thumbstick" instructurable. This tutorial is in particular to help out another Arduino user;  "RobotZee". I will guide you ste...
By: biomech75

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:13:28 PST
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> dnicky2288 Hello, my name is Dominick Lee. I am a senior in high school who is also a programmer and inventor. I created the  "LifeBeam Flight Simulator" (name of my project) because I wanted to challenge myself and utilize my software and hardware skills. I was able to successfully plan, build, and run my Fli...
By: dnicky2288

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Arduino Drawbot
Arduino Drawbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 In some of my previous Arduino instructurables I have show to the Arduino beginers on how to control servos in different ways. And in my last instructurable I have show the modification of a Parallax servo for a 360º rotation. So in this one I will show Arduino beginers the use of those 360º rot...
By: biomech75

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 4 May 2012 15:20:09 PDT
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax)
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 In this instructurable I will expalin and show you how to make a Parallax servo rotate 360º. And againI have search the internet to see tutorials clear enough to make this posible with no luck. Don't get me wrong they are some how good but not clear. This mod will help you to use the mod servo fo...
By: biomech75

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:45:33 PDT
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick)
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 In my other 2 Arduino tutorials I have help new users to play tones and making 2 servos move with a mouse. This time I will help you move the same 2 servos with a thumbstick. And again I have surf the internet to see If there are tutorials that clear to understand specially for the beginner Arduino ...
By: biomech75

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:23:21 PDT
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 Here is a tutorial on how to make 2 servos move with a mouse using the Arduino board. There is not a simple tutorial than this one and I have search the web looking for one with no result. This one is simple and easy for everybody to follow. Enjoy! ;) Dont forget to vote for me on the Arduino Challe...
By: biomech75

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:03:56 PST
Assembling a BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Battery Charger Kit
Assembling a BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Battery Charger Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryochiji The BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo is an Open Source KickStarter-funded battery charger kit for recharging or powering small electronic devices like smart phones, iPads, Kindle tablets, Arduino boards, EL wire, and others. It comes as an easy-to-assemble DIY kit that only requires a screw driver and some gl...
By: ryochiji

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 03:32:32 PST
Arduino-Based Optical Tachometer
Arduino-Based Optical Tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> CMPalmer Over ten years ago, I put up a web page with detailed instructions on building a simple electric motor based on one from the Beakman's World TV show. I called it the "Beakman's Electric Motor" page and over the years it has had hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of hits. Realizing that just bui...
By: CMPalmer

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Sep 2007 15:02:20 PDT