Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:18:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Arduino Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Arduino-Go-kart/
Electric Arduino Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SMALL.jpg gizzmotronics Hello everyone! As the title says, I built an electric go kart which is powered by arduino! Here's a quick video to make you certain that this is the next thing you're going to build.http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=w8x2s9&s=8 (Sorry, the embedding isn't working for some reason)My background: I'...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:47 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SMALL.gif HuoSen I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked breaking apart an appliance to find the right spot on the electronics, or peel o...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SMALL.jpg jeffmaeshiro Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to beco...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
MaKey MaKey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:46:13 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
WAVEbuoy http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVEbuoy/
WAVEbuoy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SMALL.jpg surfershort The WAVEbuoy is a arduino lamp connected to the internet that displays the current wave height of any of the National Data Buoy Centre's wave buoys.This lamp is currently connected to the Sevenstones Lightship buoy that gives an indication of swell approaching Cornwall in the UK. The lamp can also b...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:51:46 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Vehicle/
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SMALL.jpg CPARKTX A few months back I started playing around with Arduino micro controllers as a learning exercise (and for fun); this project is the culmination of that. The goal of the project was to create a vehicle that can autonomously navigate through a series of waypoints (GPS coordinates) while avoiding any o...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:46:21 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting system. The beauty of integrating Bluetooth into the system ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
ABC 123 Toddler Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/ABC-123-Toddler-Trainer/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:28:26 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Audio Spectrum Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Audio-Spectrum-V/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:57:25 PDT
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Sphere-O-Bot/
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SMALL.jpg juanifico The Sphere-O-Bot is a simple 2 axis CNC machine that can draw on most spherical surfaces. You can use it to decorate ping pong balls or eggs.This design is based on the 3D printable Sphere-O-Bot. By building your Sphere-O-Bot using a laser cutter, you can achieve a clean look while also reducing the...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05:55 PDT
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator http://www.instructables.com/id/iOS-Controlled-Arduino-waveform-generator/
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SMALL.jpg Annikken This waveform generator is based on the work by Amanda Ghassaei. Waveform generators (or function generators) are used for testing and debugging circuits. e.g. frequency response of op amp or sensors. This waveform generator is powered by Arduino with Annikken Andee shield - a device that lets users...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:26:13 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
Say Hello with My Roommate Mouse with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-My-Roommate-Mouse/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:24:55 PDT
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wireless-transmission-between-two-Arduinos-w/
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all,For a project, I was looking for a cheap solution to send data from an Arduino to an other one. The serial port was already taken, and my transmission (unidirectional) needed to be wireless.My researches has brought me to discover these kinds of radio modules (433MHz). They were available on ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:52:58 PDT
LCD Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-Word-Clock/
LCD Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0GBY/HXG6RJP6/FA10GBYHXG6RJP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0GBY/HXG6RJP6/FA10GBYHXG6RJP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0GBY/HXG6RJP6/FA10GBYHXG6RJP6.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Introduction:This Instructable is about making a 16 character by 2 line LCD Word Clock with DST switch.The pictures show how some of the times will read out.I have made a few of these for family and friends already and they have been quite well received probably because of their uniqueness. I have ...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:21:10 PDT
Brain Wave Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Wave-Drawing-Machine/
Brain Wave Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SMALL.jpg juanifico This machine was originally built for a gallery show that I had last semester. It takes input from an EEG brainwave scanner and uses it to control the position of a marker in real time. This machine is based on the polargraph by Euphy. The polargraph software is a great application for transfering d...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:42:11 PDT
Arduino MIDI Bass Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Bass-Pedals/
Arduino MIDI Bass Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SMALL.jpg rczarnik I've always liked bass pedals. I'm a big fan of the band Rush, and their bass player Geddy Lee. Most of my favorite Rush albums use the Moog Taurus pedals which have become synonymous with their sound of that era. I don't know what it is. The deep, droning sound - that you play them with your fe...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:21:41 PDT
DIY bike tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-bike-tachometer/
DIY bike tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SMALL.jpg Nikus I will show you how to build a bike speedometer. It shows your speed,the average speed,the temperature, the trip time and the total distance. You can change it using the button. Additionally, the speed is shown on a tachometer. I built it because I like building new things, I have not found anythin...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:13:10 PDT
Dot Matrix Pen Write Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Pen-Write-Screen/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 05:11:33 PDT
Critter Twitter Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Critter-Twitter-Trap/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 20:02:51 PDT
DIY GPS Tracked Bike Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GPS-Tracked-Bike-Lock/
DIY GPS Tracked Bike Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VTIS/HX8HLHU8/F3ZVTISHX8HLHU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VTIS/HX8HLHU8/F3ZVTISHX8HLHU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VTIS/HX8HLHU8/F3ZVTISHX8HLHU8.SMALL.jpg stbennett Having just purchased a half decent bicycle, and living in a city with a bike theft rate almost as high as New York, I wanted to have some peace of mind that if a thief with an angle grinder were to cut through my U-lock I could still catch them.My main design constraints were as follows: The devic...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:03:24 PDT
Arduino Mega Audio File logging http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-Audio-File-logging/
Arduino Mega Audio File logging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SMALL.jpg DavidPatterson Record Audio to your Audino Mega SD card. This Instructable will show you how audio input can be repeatedly added to a 512 byte buffer and then transferred to a SD card in real time. The period recorded can be altered. The sample rate is 9.4 KHz and the wav file output 8 bit, mono. Whilst not hi-f...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 17:27:20 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-RC-Tank-V2-2km-RANGE-upgrade/
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starte...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 PDT
LED Shoulder Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shoulder-Pads/
LED Shoulder Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura For this project, I was inspired by my best friend. She had been wanting some disco-fabulous armor-inspired wearable technology for music festivals and costume parties for some time. I took a pair of construction/gardening knee-pads and turned them into glitterific shoulder pads that shine bright ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:18:25 PDT
littleGoal: World Cup Match Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/littleGoal-World-Cup-Match-Notifier/
littleGoal: World Cup Match Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace [ This Instructable was made at the Taipei Hackerspace littleBits Instructables Build Night. ]Can't watch the World Cup football games, but want to know when important game events (ie. goals) happen? Then littleGoal is for you!The littleGoal setup will monitor the game's progress, and alert you via ...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:09:20 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:I’ve often thought that a lighthouse would make a great project for an Arduino, and so I decided to give it a try using one of the local lighthouses here in Erie, Pennsylvania as inspiration. I chose the North Pierhead Lighthouse that guards the entrance to Presque Isle Bay. The model fea...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Arduino All-In-One Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-All-In-One-Remote/
Arduino All-In-One Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Now you can have all the remotes of your house in a device that fits in your hand with Arduino, never fight for who has the TV remote again! To make it you will need: Arduino (I used a cheap copy of the arduino UNO). LCD keypad shield, (I bought mine from dealextreme) 1x I...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:06:08 PDT
Desktop Fist Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Fist-Bumper/
Desktop Fist Bumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This simple device sits on your desk at work, ready to give you fist bumps throughout the day as you need them. A 3D printed "fist" is moved by a servo attached to a rack and pinion mechanism. An ultrasonic range finder detects when you place your hand near it, and an Arduino Uno controls it all.Mat...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:56:53 PDT
Build your own 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
Build your own 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab LED Cubes are awesome. The first one I created was a 8x8x8 blue led cube. It still works like a charm. But being able to display every colour in the spectrum is much more spectacular. Let's start with a small and simple 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube. Watch part 1 of the video series! As you might have noti...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:49:14 PDT
Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-TV-ambilight-using-Arduino/
Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SMALL.jpg lacglzh This is a very easy project. Here is the result I won't go into too much detail how each part works, because I have written some information on my blog. But you should be able to make it work with the information given on this instructable.   Prepare RGB LED strip The RGB LEDs came...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:29:38 PST
Conversational Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Conversational-Gloves/
Conversational Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove This is what came out of my attempt at combining some of my favorite tools and themes...Grasshopper, 3D printing, kinetic motion, and linguistics. I put these gloves on my friends, asked them to tell me a story, and used Grasshopper to record the data from their hand gestures. While these gloves ar...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:54:27 PDT
125 KHz RFID OPERATED DEADBOLT http://www.instructables.com/id/125-KHz-RFID-OPERATED-DEADBOLT/
125 KHz RFID OPERATED DEADBOLT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/NN33/HWOY3FF1/F3ZNN33HWOY3FF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/NN33/HWOY3FF1/F3ZNN33HWOY3FF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/NN33/HWOY3FF1/F3ZNN33HWOY3FF1.SMALL.jpg jeepdude48507 This is a fun an very useful project that allows easy access into any door with a deadbolt. I have another version that is used on my garage door and uses the same basic circuit and fobs. The system operates in the RF region at 125 KHz. Fobs are used to actuate one of two relays on the ma...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:33:00 PDT
Bass Master 3000 Carnival Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Master-3000/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:56:58 PDT
Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-Solver/
Rubik's Cube Solver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SMALL.jpg matt2uy Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy5B6neyWf8So here is a project I've been working on for a while...This robot that can solve a Rubik's cube using Arduino.I learned how to solve a Rubiks cube last year, and I was also into Arduino, so eventually I ended up with an idea to make my own Rubiks cu...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:59:09 PDT
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Bike-Safety-Backpack/
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Biking around cars can be a frightening thing, and staying visible at night is crucial for your safety. This tutorial will teach you how to make a custom LED Matrix Backpack that is much larger and brighter than traditional rear bike lights.Parts You'll Need: Individually-addressable RGB LEDsArduin...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:07:43 PDT
Balancing Instructable Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Instructable-Robot/
Balancing Instructable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/1ANL/HWNUH50K/F7T1ANLHWNUH50K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/1ANL/HWNUH50K/F7T1ANLHWNUH50K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/1ANL/HWNUH50K/F7T1ANLHWNUH50K.SMALL.jpg Naren_Murali In this Instructable I wanted to show to you how to make a self balancing robot. What makes it unique is that its exterior is made to look like the Instructables Robot. Internally it works in the principle of PID, it is a very popular control system for maintaining a variable from fluctuating. In th...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:48:48 PDT
Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Altitude-Balloon-Tracker-Arduino/
Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EDKE/HWLD0BCQ/FONEDKEHWLD0BCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EDKE/HWLD0BCQ/FONEDKEHWLD0BCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EDKE/HWLD0BCQ/FONEDKEHWLD0BCQ.SMALL.jpg Ugifer One of the coolest projects I have done so-far with my kids is a "near-space" balloon. That's not quite into space itself (100Km+) but so high that the sky looks black and you can start to see the curvature of the earth below you. The Flickr set with the photos from our first launch is here: http:...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:13:57 PDT
Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-Robot/
Line Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SMALL.jpg helenbang This is a Line Following Robot. It follows a black line that is drawn. It is able to detect the black line through one photocell and one analog light sensor. There is an LED in between the two sensors that gives off red light when the Arduino is powered on. Then, when the light is reflected back, m...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:35:46 PDT
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Old-iPod-Device-Make-A-Bluetooth-Control/
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SMALL.jpg Erroneous Data This tutorial shows you how to use an Arduino to turn that old dusty music player into a Bluetooth controlled docking station. Even if it has a cracked screen or a dead battery it can still be used.The following instructions will show you how use an Arduino and a couple of cheap parts to set up a Mu...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
Huge Arduino Animatronic LED Eyeball http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Arduino-Animatronic-LED-Eyeball/
Huge Arduino Animatronic LED Eyeball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/3JDT/HWCJJLE6/FAM3JDTHWCJJLE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/3JDT/HWCJJLE6/FAM3JDTHWCJJLE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/3JDT/HWCJJLE6/FAM3JDTHWCJJLE6.SMALL.jpg gwfong I'm currently in the process of making a Halloween contraption that has a few components that are worth documenting. The Huge Arduino Animatronic LED Eyeball is one of them.Background Most animatronic eyeball projects that I found were more or less life-size. They were usually ping pong balls or do...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:46:09 PDT
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Altimeter-A-compact-Arduino-altimeter/
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SMALL.jpg qubist Please vote for this Instructable if you think it deserves it! Thanks!The Ultimate Altimeter is a super-compact, Arduino controlled altimeter capable of measuring the altitude with an accuracy of 0.3 meters, and saving the highest and lowest values it has measured. It is powered by a 40 mAh L...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:43:56 PDT
Augmented Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Water/
Augmented Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SMALL.jpg tamberg The Augmented Water device helps you save water by turning red after one Liter. The device, built by @tamberg during a water hackathon, is made from an Arduino, a flow sensor and coloured LED pixels.Videohttps://www.flickr.com/photos/tamberg/14346321456/ (thanks kiilo)In case you want to build your ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:32:09 PDT