Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 17:13:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chronobot : A clever alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Chronobot-A-clever-alarm-clock/
Chronobot : A clever alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/S8NG/IA3VIA6B/FU0S8NGIA3VIA6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/S8NG/IA3VIA6B/FU0S8NGIA3VIA6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/S8NG/IA3VIA6B/FU0S8NGIA3VIA6B.SMALL.jpg Paranoid Legend Chronobot is a clever alarm clock that can sense its own orientation. It is an analog clock with an awesome looking case. The clock is fairly easy to build and set up. It's been made using an ardunio mini and a TFT screen. Chronobot is customizable according to your preference of colors. It can be c...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:01:16 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Boomcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Boomcase/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:29:37 PDT
Autonomous Self Powered Computer Super Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Powered-Computer-Super-Cooler/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 18:10:29 PDT
Using a temperature sensor to control the speed of a motor using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-temperature-sensor-to-control-the-speed-of/
Using a temperature sensor to control the speed of a motor using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/Y2AP/IA1IV2LP/FX8Y2APIA1IV2LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/Y2AP/IA1IV2LP/FX8Y2APIA1IV2LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/Y2AP/IA1IV2LP/FX8Y2APIA1IV2LP.SMALL.jpg Hesham_Gaber This application is simple just by using temperature sensor LM35 with an arduino kit to control a fan and change its speed with respect to the temperature read by the micro-controller which in this case is the arduino kit .The temperature sensor LM35 is connected with the arduino with an analog inpu...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:18:00 PDT
Reusing Old PCB's http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Old-PCBs/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:58:47 PDT
EMP Power Monger Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-Power-Monger-Gauntlet/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:40:15 PDT
Dynamo Flashlight to Dynamo Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamo-Flashlight-to-Dynamo-Battery-Charger/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:02:52 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Keyboard Shortcuts for Notepad!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Shortcuts-for-Notepad/
Keyboard Shortcuts for Notepad!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4K47/I9UEC7OC/F0Y4K47I9UEC7OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4K47/I9UEC7OC/F0Y4K47I9UEC7OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4K47/I9UEC7OC/F0Y4K47I9UEC7OC.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This Instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for notepad Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1 1. Ctrl +O Open a previously saved note2. Ctrl + S Save/Save As3. Ctrl + N Open a New Blank Page4. Ctrl + P Open Print5. Ctrl + Z Undo6. Ctrl + X Cut7. Ctrl + V Paste8. Ctrl + C Copy9. C...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 19:44:02 PDT
Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Shortcuts-for-Firefox/
Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/FNQS/I9UEB0NG/FP7FNQSI9UEB0NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/FNQS/I9UEB0NG/FP7FNQSI9UEB0NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/FNQS/I9UEB0NG/FP7FNQSI9UEB0NG.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for firefox Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1 1. Ctrl + T Open a New Tab2. Ctrl + D Bookmark Webpage3. Ctrl + Shift + B Show Bookmarks4. Ctrl + J Open Downloads5. Ctrl + + Zoom In6. Ctrl+ - Zoom Out7. Ctrl + N Open a New W...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:40:30 PDT
Building your own bare-bones computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-bare-bones-computer/
Building your own bare-bones computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/W5SU/I9WTS5P9/FLDW5SUI9WTS5P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/W5SU/I9WTS5P9/FLDW5SUI9WTS5P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/W5SU/I9WTS5P9/FLDW5SUI9WTS5P9.SMALL.jpg 8bitbeliever Computers have become ever more increasingly difficult to penetrate and learn how they work. With this setup, utilizing an old z80 8 bit microprocessor, you can learn about how a computer works in more detail and use this to expand upon your electronics projects! Here is a link to my other page wher...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 16:08:20 PDT
Direct Digital Synthesizer based on plain Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Direct-Digital-Synthesizer-based-on-plain-Arduino/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:15:09 PDT
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/GaussGun-Coil-Gun-Electronics-and-Engineering-Proj/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:21:03 PDT
DIY PCB lab for under $35.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-lab-for-under-3500/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 04:13:31 PDT
Soldering for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-for-Beginners/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:27 PDT
Design Circuit Boards Using Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Circuit-Boards-Using-Photoshop/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:12:50 PDT
Raspberry Pi and Arduino: Building Reliable Systems with WatchDog Timers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Building-Reliable-Systems/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:02:27 PDT
IOT: iPhone Controlled Mini Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-iPhone-Controlled-Mini-Fan/
IOT: iPhone Controlled Mini Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/92GF/I9SMVY96/FU992GFI9SMVY96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/92GF/I9SMVY96/FU992GFI9SMVY96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/92GF/I9SMVY96/FU992GFI9SMVY96.SMALL.jpg MaxusMetalworks By Jayden Ma, Developer at Metalworks by MaxusBe part of the Internet of Things (IOT) movement and use this tutorial to control a mini-fan over your iPhone. Who knows, you can be controlling other electronic appliances in your house after completing this Instructable! Materials iPhone Mac with ...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 04:32:22 PDT
Buck Converter (DC-DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Buck-Converter-DC-DC/
Buck Converter (DC-DC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/V13U/I9SMRMQY/FUJV13UI9SMRMQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/V13U/I9SMRMQY/FUJV13UI9SMRMQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/V13U/I9SMRMQY/FUJV13UI9SMRMQY.SMALL.jpg xKOBAYASHIMARUx Alright! So hello everyone! Long time user, follower, commenter but first time iblest here! So for my first instructable I thought I'd share a recent simple project I made; a Buck Converter.Buck Converters are great! I use them all over the place in many of my nerdy, techy, geeky hobbiest projects. ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 16:21:35 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
Electronic Dog (laser following robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dog-laser-following-robot/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 22:31:15 PDT
LED Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pong-Table/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 17:45:32 PDT
Boolean Testing Unit (B.T.U.) with Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Boolean-Testing-Unit-BTU-with-Voltage-Regulator/
Boolean Testing Unit (B.T.U.) with Voltage Regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/YRFB/I9P1WU86/F32YRFBI9P1WU86.SMALL.jpg DonPandon Let’s think about this scenario:It is a Sunday, close to midnight, and you haven't finished with that circuit you need for your Digital course lab for tomorrow morning.Hours later, tired but finally with the final circuit done on your breadboard (i.e. proto board) and... The logic is not right, the ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:30:16 PDT
Jack Ass Bang http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Ass-Bang/
Jack Ass Bang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/KWQE/I9Q9MID4/FPCKWQEI9Q9MID4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/KWQE/I9Q9MID4/FPCKWQEI9Q9MID4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/KWQE/I9Q9MID4/FPCKWQEI9Q9MID4.SMALL.jpg cquestinnov Have you ever wanted your own entrance music? Maybe you like to prank people. Well what if we told you that you can have the best of both worlds! This Instructables will help you in building your own Jack Ass Bang! The Flash-bang for well lack of better words a Jack-Ass. Disclaimer use this with ca...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:06:50 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
SIMPLE z80 computer http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-z80-computer/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 18:44:41 PDT
User interface controlled lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/User-interface-controlled-lighting/
User interface controlled lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/YG6J/I9LZ7RZ9/F5YYG6JI9LZ7RZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/YG6J/I9LZ7RZ9/F5YYG6JI9LZ7RZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/YG6J/I9LZ7RZ9/F5YYG6JI9LZ7RZ9.SMALL.jpg bcap1 We started out by using the Launchpad to create a circuit that included seven different photo sensors to record how the light in the room changes throughout the day. LED control through Arduino We wrote a code in Arduino to control the color and brightness of a set of LEDs. The goal of this was ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:00:11 PDT
3D Printing Single Stick Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Single-Stick-Mechanism/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:28:45 PDT
Smart Automation (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Automation-1/
Smart Automation (Intel IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/6T3O/I9JREOT9/FUH6T3OI9JREOT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/6T3O/I9JREOT9/FUH6T3OI9JREOT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/6T3O/I9JREOT9/FUH6T3OI9JREOT9.SMALL.jpg Think Labs The Smart Automation System for controls the electronics at your home/university (university was actually the intended purpose) automatically. Its features are automatic triggering of lights according to the ambient light outside the rooms, automatic triggering of fans and heaters according to the a...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:10:17 PDT
Holographic Jukebox (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Holographic-Jukebox-Intel-IoT/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 03:34:59 PDT
Building an Exoskeleton for the Google Science Fair http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Exoskeleton-for-the-Google-Science-Fai/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:36:38 PDT
Rapid Prototyping with Polymer Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-with-Polymer-Clay/
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By: Proto G

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Mon, 11 May 2015 13:01:03 PDT
Moving Scale Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Moving-Scale-Car/
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By: The Not Very Good Maker

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Mon, 11 May 2015 00:22:33 PDT
10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Talking Arduino Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Arduino-Clock/
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By: StevenDeDomenico

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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:49:42 PDT
Understanding Emitter-Followers: Using Transistors to Reduce Sag http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-Emitter-Followers-Using-Transistors-/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:07:10 PDT
Simple reusable fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-reusable-fuse/
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By: Testas.T

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Sat, 9 May 2015 11:31:16 PDT
Very simple reusable fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-simple-reusable-fuse/
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By: Testas.T

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Sat, 9 May 2015 11:31:14 PDT
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Virtual-Reality-3D-Tracking-headset-/
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SMALL.jpg Arunabh Awasthi From the past 5 years, the increasingly popular Virtual reality devices like Oculus Rift, Google cardboard, Microsoft HoloLens, have currently dominated the consumer electronics sector to such extent that they much frequently grab a space in most tech magazines, blogs, websites,etc. With the collabo...
By: Arunabh Awasthi

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Sat, 9 May 2015 04:02:24 PDT
PingBot http://www.instructables.com/id/PingBot/
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By: 399123

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Fri, 8 May 2015 18:04:34 PDT
Simple External Telephone Ringer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-External-Telephone-Ringer/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 14:19:20 PDT
How to use 12V relais on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-12V-relais-on-Arduino/
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By: marc.deloor.5

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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:11:29 PDT
Emergency Cell Phone Charger... http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Cell-Phone-Charger/
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By: ManishVarma

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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:36:46 PDT
Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Shortcuts-for-Windows-8/
Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/NSFS/I9E1CHGF/FB0NSFSI9E1CHGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/NSFS/I9E1CHGF/FB0NSFSI9E1CHGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/NSFS/I9E1CHGF/FB0NSFSI9E1CHGF.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This Instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for windows 8 Windows Key Shortcuts : Part 1 1) Windows Key Open/Close Start Menu2) Windows Key + L Lock your computer3) Windows Key + M Minimize the window/program you are currently using4) Windows Key + C Open/Close Sidebar5) Window...
By: howtovideos77

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Thu, 7 May 2015 07:14:01 PDT
Twinkling Art with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Art-with-Chibitronics/
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By: necoro

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Wed, 6 May 2015 20:34:40 PDT
Guitar Pedal with Alternative Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-with-Alternative-Interface/
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By: MikeH19

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Wed, 6 May 2015 14:33:40 PDT
Smart 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 12:01:45 PDT
Cellphone-Based Remote Controller for Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Based-Remote-Controller-for-Water-Pump/
Cellphone-Based Remote Controller for Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/P7LI/I9EOUX1U/F9MP7LII9EOUX1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/P7LI/I9EOUX1U/F9MP7LII9EOUX1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/P7LI/I9EOUX1U/F9MP7LII9EOUX1U.SMALL.jpg EFY_On_instructables Inconvenience in switching on a water pump installed in a remote farm is a common problem faced by many. A lot of circuits have been developed to solve this problem. Most of them are expensive and microcontroller-based. Here we present a cellphone-based remote controller for water pump. By calling...
By: EFY_On_instructables

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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:55:46 PDT
10 Breadboard Projects For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Ten-Breadboard-Projects-For-Beginners/
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By: Saiyam

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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:07:21 PDT
Beaglebone Black Web Control Using WebPy http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaglebone-Black-Web-Control-Using-WebPy/
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By: Vatdaell

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Tue, 5 May 2015 23:36:23 PDT