Instructables: exploring - - electronics http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:51:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Suite-Bros-Voice-Activated-LED-Friendship-/
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SMALL.jpg thechlobro I met the best suite mates in college - Kevin and Briton(and partner-in-crime, Abbie). Now, I'm off to the next stage of my life, so I decided to build this friendship photoset for Kevin and Briton to remember our golden era. We called ourselves: "The Suite Bros". This project is actually an extensi...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:58:16 PDT
Arduino powered by your SmartPhone (using SERIAL ) - Part 1 - Sound and Vibration Actions http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powerd-by-your-SmartPhone-Part-1-Sound-and/
Arduino powered by your SmartPhone (using SERIAL ) - Part 1 - Sound and Vibration Actions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SMALL.jpg ram mere Welcome to the first part of this series.In this series we will try take out as much as we can from you smartphone ( android currently ) to your microcontroller using serial cable ( OTG cable ) .In this part we will explain how you can play some sounds/songs (any mp3 file ) as well as using vibratio...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:12:43 PDT
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:35:32 PDT
Phosphorescent keyboard barcelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Phosphorescent-keyboard-barcelet/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:06 PDT
Arduino easy temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-easy-temperature-sensor/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:07:28 PDT
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Insect-or-Flapping-Oscillator/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:57:50 PDT
Electronic Component Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Component-Tester-1/
Electronic Component Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IQ7T/HZ2IYLEG/FI0IQ7THZ2IYLEG.SMALL.jpg LlectronicE This simple tool can be used to test many electronic components if they are working well. It is Easy to build using cheap materials. Some of them can be found in your home. Materials Some useful tools and materials you need are:Jumper Wires #22Thick StyrofoamBattery Holder AA(This can be salvaged...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:25:42 PDT
Raspberry Pi B+ Server Stack http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-Server-Stack/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:54:03 PDT
Steampunk Goggle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggle-Lights/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
Electronic Roulette for Truth or Dare Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Roulette-for-Truth-or-Dare-Game/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:41:17 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
Mini Face Blower and Egg Beater http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Face-Blower-and-Egg-Beater/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:17:42 PDT
Arduino basics - part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-basics-part-1/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:05:13 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.If I win the Zing 16 Laser in the Epilog Challenge, I will keep pumping out custom electronics projects, ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
The Beamboarder - Lets You Skate at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
The Beamboarder - Lets You Skate at Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/SX6Q/HYSIS8RG/FHOSX6QHYSIS8RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/SX6Q/HYSIS8RG/FHOSX6QHYSIS8RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/SX6Q/HYSIS8RG/FHOSX6QHYSIS8RG.SMALL.jpg LyonCy Create a magnetic 4 watt high power LED head lamp for applications like longboards out of an old hard disk drive for less than 25 $.Skating at night can be really dangerous. Other road users won’t see you and you can’t see the road you are riding on. That’s why I invented the Beamboarder. It’s a mo...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
DC Versus AC http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Versus-AC/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:51:14 PDT
Electronic LEGO DL-44 Blaster (Light & Sound) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-DL-44-Blaster-Light-Sound/
Electronic LEGO DL-44 Blaster (Light & Sound) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Update: this project is now available on LEGO Ideas -- so be sure to support it if you'd like to see it sold in stores someday!Built originally for Star Wars Day 2014, I present to you a project that I've been constantly revising and making additions to since spring 2014 -- into a near-final refined...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:20:21 PDT
Improve Ultrasonic Range Sensor Accuracy http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Ultrasonic-Range-Sensor-Accuracy/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:02:26 PDT
Arduino Programmable Constant Current Power Resistance Load http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Programmable-Constant-Current-Power-Resist/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:51:35 PDT
Yet Another ATX Benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-ATX-Benchtop-power-supply/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 10:51:28 PDT
Mini LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Tester/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:56:54 PDT
Etextiles Stabby Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Etextiles-Stabby-Doll/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:06:07 PDT
Arduino Voice recognition Via Bluetooth HC-05 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Voice-recognition-Via-Bluetooth-HC-05/
Arduino Voice recognition Via Bluetooth HC-05 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/841Y/HYJ3WKTV/FFV841YHYJ3WKTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/841Y/HYJ3WKTV/FFV841YHYJ3WKTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/841Y/HYJ3WKTV/FFV841YHYJ3WKTV.SMALL.jpg gagan8619 It's really easy and quick to add voice control to your arduino project. Whether it is home automation or door lock, or robots, voice control could be one eye catching feature in an arduino project. In this tutorial I"ll show you how to voice control arduino projects without voice recognition shield...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:34:42 PDT
ultrasonic motion detection http://www.instructables.com/id/ultrasonic-motion-detection/
ultrasonic motion detection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7VVW/HYI64MEL/FW57VVWHYI64MEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7VVW/HYI64MEL/FW57VVWHYI64MEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7VVW/HYI64MEL/FW57VVWHYI64MEL.SMALL.jpg maheshs11 it detects the motion at certain distance using arduino program and ultrasonic sensor and triggers the speaker when some person come in front of sensor, it displays the distance in serial monitor and it plays our own tone. Materials arduinoultrasonic sensor (4 pins)wiresspeakerbread board Conne...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:30:09 PDT
Decision Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Desicion-Maker/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:44:10 PDT
Make a One Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-One-Tube-Radio/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:05:14 PDT
Make a fun electronics bracelet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-fun-electronics-bracelet/
Make a fun electronics bracelet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KG5K/HYC659IA/F3BKG5KHYC659IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KG5K/HYC659IA/F3BKG5KHYC659IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KG5K/HYC659IA/F3BKG5KHYC659IA.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Have you ever wanted to express your love of electronics by wearing it? No i'm not just talking about a watch or what ever, but something more unique! There are a quite a few interesting wearable electronic projects on instructables and I have always loved the idea. It's creative and out of the box!...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:28:55 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
Build A Simple Speaker System With LEGO! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Simple-Speaker-System-With-LEGO/
Build A Simple Speaker System With LEGO! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I2K7/HY5NSZ84/F6CI2K7HY5NSZ84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I2K7/HY5NSZ84/F6CI2K7HY5NSZ84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I2K7/HY5NSZ84/F6CI2K7HY5NSZ84.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone! In this Instructable, I will show you how I made a speaker with some circuitry and a case made with LEGO! I got the idea while searching for a case for the speaker. I had an old LEGO house set. Lego is easy to use and is literally child's play. So why not make the speaker's case with...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:17:23 PDT
dimmable wooden desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/dimmable-wooden-desk-lamp/
dimmable wooden desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal My room lighting was not good enough to acomodate for fine work like opening up electronic, soldering, etc. Therefore based on my need I built a wooden desk lamp.Meterials-Any thin, long peice of wood(for the frame), I used balsa wood2 big screws(smaller than your peice of wood)1 nut, and one wing n...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:30:08 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SMALL.jpg brmarcum If you're new to the world of electronics, let me be the first to welcome you. There are many good resources available to help you get started. For a list of recommended resources, see step 4. But once you find the right project, how do you bring it into reality? Of course you will need some electro...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-very-own-DIY-Instrument-Plane-I/
How to create your very own DIY Instrument Plane! InstruPlane!! Create your own music tape to play on DIY Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/R180/HXVR31XQ/FICR180HXVR31XQ.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus How to do it?Tools:Foam Board, Bottle cap, clear film, electrical tape, cutting mat, Pencil, blade, ruler, something sharp to pierce holes, sticky pads, two nuts an bolts and some washers.Step 1. Cut out your aeroplane shape from foamboard and use the sticky pads to stick it on to the back of your ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:57 PDT
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-clog-out-of-conductive-dough/
Make your own little clog out of conductive dough! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1B0J/HXVR32IK/FCC1B0JHXVR32IK.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus 1. Make your own little Clog out of conductive dough :)2. Make some holes in your character 3. Put some insulating dough at the bottom of each hole 4. Build up some conductive walls around the holes (this makes the game more difficult!) 5. Now make the little conductive 'bugs' to take out of Clog ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 PDT
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-cheap-ATtiny-85-Tv-B-Gone-plus-arduino-as-isp/
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal The TV-B-Gone is a great little piece of engineering, and coding. Along with the appropriately named tiny, AT-Tiny, we can make an amazing universal tv remote which can turn of any TV. This was originally sold as a kit, but we are going to make it ourselves, using Mitch Altman's code. The total cost...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT
Build the MFOs Sound Lab Mini Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-MFOs-Sound-Lab-Mini-Synth/
Build the MFOs Sound Lab Mini Synth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/GSPB/HXUDGTIU/FECGSPBHXUDGTIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/GSPB/HXUDGTIU/FECGSPBHXUDGTIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/GSPB/HXUDGTIU/FECGSPBHXUDGTIU.SMALL.jpg chloe.stamper So you want to build (or you already are building) Ray Wilson's Sound Lab Mini Synth? I did it; so can you! This instructable details my process and hopefully will provide some insights and helpful tips for your journey. I struggled with a few parts of the project because the documentation can get a...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:36:24 PDT
How to give Bluetooth to your projects http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-give-Bluetooth-to-your-projects/
How to give Bluetooth to your projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DZHY/HXUDHDPB/FZXDZHYHXUDHDPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DZHY/HXUDHDPB/FZXDZHYHXUDHDPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DZHY/HXUDHDPB/FZXDZHYHXUDHDPB.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be looking at how the hardware is connected for the RN-42-DS Bluetooth module. I will show you how to connect your device so you can send characters through bluetooth and read them from the module using RS-232.Datasheet http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/r...Chec...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:23:41 PDT
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-E-Textile-Arduino-Board/
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SMALL.jpg jseay The ATtiny85 chip is a simple $2 way to get into Arduino. It's the basis of low-cost microcontrollers like the Digispark, the Picoduino, the Trinket, and for e-textiles, the Gemma, and the LilyTiny. These off-the-shelf boards are brilliantly designed and great for one-offs. If, however, you need a b...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:54 PDT
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-Game-Show-Buzzer/
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was fortunate enough to have been selected for Instructables' June Build Night, sponsored by littleBits!We were sent FOUR littleBits Deluxe Kits, and several of their brand new Arduino At Heart Modules. This is one of many projects we made for Build Night! For one of ou...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:52:08 PDT
littleBits Buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Buggy/
littleBits Buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZIA9/HXMUW38R/FYNZIA9HXMUW38R.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was lucky enough to have been selected by Instructables for a littleBits build night last month! We decided to focus on projects that children would enjoy, so the build night could be fun for everyone - families included. So I went down to the nearby thrift stores and s...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:17:25 PDT
LittleBits + Lego Animated Head http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Lego-Animated-Head/
LittleBits + Lego Animated Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/UYGU/HXMUVPIS/FN8UYGUHXMUVPIS.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop TechShop Chandler was lucky enough to have been chosen by Instructables for their June build night, sponsored by littleBits!!! We were sent FOUR Deluxe littleBits kits... all of them containing switches, power supplies, lights, and motors!We decided to make kids the focus of this particula...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:49:33 PDT
How To Fix Digital Calipers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-Digital-Calipers/
How To Fix Digital Calipers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/GG1K/HXMKQPNK/FLCGG1KHXMKQPNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/GG1K/HXMKQPNK/FLCGG1KHXMKQPNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/GG1K/HXMKQPNK/FLCGG1KHXMKQPNK.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to fix calipers that show a false value. It's worked for me and some other people and it should work for you.The reason that it shows incorrect values is because is uses capacitance to measure the value and the circuit board van sometimes touch the metal. Par...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:15:56 PDT
MaKey MaKey experimenting / Experimenteer met de MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-experimenting-Experimenteer-met-de-MaK/
MaKey MaKey experimenting / Experimenteer met de MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/SJ6U/HXMURXNG/FQLSJ6UHXMURXNG.SMALL.jpg FabSchool De MaKey MaKey is een handig hulpmiddel voor electronica-experimenten. Verander bijvoorbeeld alledaagse objecten in een toetsenbord of muis. Een MaKey MaKey koop je als pakketje en bevat naast de MaKey MaKey zelf een USB-kabel en krokodillenklemmetjes om objecten met je computer te verbinden. Zo kun...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:24:22 PDT
Bee Creative! ~ Bedside Bear Clock and Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Creative-Bedside-Bear-Clock-and-Lamp/
Bee Creative! ~ Bedside Bear Clock and Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9VV9/HXMKMEA2/FLI9VV9HXMKMEA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9VV9/HXMKMEA2/FLI9VV9HXMKMEA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9VV9/HXMKMEA2/FLI9VV9HXMKMEA2.SMALL.jpg Natetron Are you ready to BEE creative!?!?Thank you for visiting! This instructable is truly an opportunity for you to get creative, get messy, and have a fun time doing so! The project was designed to be a bedside nightlight, clock, and pencil cup for my little sister, Rachel, who is presently remodeling he...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:18:19 PDT
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-180kV-A-Battery-Powered-Marx-Generator-and-int/
12V-180kV: A Battery Powered Marx Generator (and introduction to electronics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/UEOT/HXLD3M7G/FHAUEOTHXLD3M7G.SMALL.jpg supercapacitor If you're reading this Instructable, one thing is probably true: you're interested in high voltage! If so, you've come to the right place; Marx Generators can satisfy your thirst for sparks, bangs, and thrill. I made this Marx Generator several years ago, but it went out of commission after some exp...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:46:17 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0PKQ/HXYG860M/FAC0PKQHXYG860M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Have you ever wanted to broadcast your own radio station within your neighborhood? Ever get curious on where people get those "Surveillance Bugs" from spy and action movies? This small and simple FM transmitter is the toy that geeks have always wanted.FM transmitters can be complicated to build, tha...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT