Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:23:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Theremin Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Theremin-Box/
Arduino Theremin Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/7MXJ/ITHR3LG9/FG37MXJITHR3LG9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/7MXJ/ITHR3LG9/FG37MXJITHR3LG9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/7MXJ/ITHR3LG9/FG37MXJITHR3LG9.SMALL.jpg tomasdecamino En este instructable se muestro como construir una especie de Theremin, utilizando el sensor de gestos de SparkFun, que puede detectar movimientos de la mano en el eje X y Z. Se construye utilizando un Arduino, y solamente porque se ve cool, le agregarmos un VU meter que encontré en una máquina de ...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:53:03 PDT
Haunted Portrait for less than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-Portrait-for-Less-Than-20/
Haunted Portrait for less than $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/ZM3Z/ITCHIR5K/FHTZM3ZITCHIR5K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/ZM3Z/ITCHIR5K/FHTZM3ZITCHIR5K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/ZM3Z/ITCHIR5K/FHTZM3ZITCHIR5K.SMALL.jpg jptrsn I'm a huge Halloween nerd, but living in an apartment has certain limitations. No yard, no storage, no trick-or-treaters, and very little in the way of opportunities to creep people out. And that's the best part of Halloween: creating something that's off-putting, that sends shivers down your spine,...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:17:06 PDT
The Matrix Themed Graduation Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Matrix-Themed-Graduation-Cap/
The Matrix Themed Graduation Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/JAQH/ITCH9DTG/FD3JAQHITCH9DTG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/JAQH/ITCH9DTG/FD3JAQHITCH9DTG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/JAQH/ITCH9DTG/FD3JAQHITCH9DTG.SMALL.jpg FahadM I am a big fan of The Matrix movie franchise. I was really young when the movie came out and from then on I was hooked to Sci-Fi genre. So when it came down to my graduation, I wanted to have a Matrix themed cap. I mean the monologue of the movie suits really well for a graduation, isn't it? Unfortu...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:28:54 PDT
4 Button Games using one Analog input http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Button-Games-Using-One-Analog-Input/
4 Button Games using one Analog input - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/JE99/ITHE4ZKU/FS3JE99ITHE4ZKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/JE99/ITHE4ZKU/FS3JE99ITHE4ZKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/JE99/ITHE4ZKU/FS3JE99ITHE4ZKU.SMALL.jpg RonM9 This instructable focuses on using one analog input line for multiple buttons which can be detected independent of each other.And to highlight the use of these buttons included is software to play four different 4-Button games. All the games (8 in total) herein use an Led ladder display (refer to ea...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:45:33 PDT
pot2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pot2/
pot2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,pot2 is an open source smart pot. it can alarm you on the phone/tablet and by changing colors when thirsty, cold, sleeping etc.our goal is to bring together nature & technology in a simple, non harmful way. costs only $20 and a weekend to build - same technology in pot2 can be implemente...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:26:55 PDT
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-DCF77-Synchronized-Astronomical/
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SMALL.gif oliverb This Instructable shows how to add/build Arduino controlled DCF77 synchronization to a home built Regulator Clock using modified quartz movements see fig 1. See the original Instructable here for the slave/stand alone clock.This design can be adapted to control any type of quartz clock including man...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:00 PDT
VU Meter - LED Noise-o-Meter for Classrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-LED-Noise-o-Meter-for-Classrooms/
VU Meter - LED Noise-o-Meter for Classrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SMALL.jpg MrJonesEducation I built this a short while ago as an idea to use in a primary classroom setting. Poster displays are often used by primary teachers wanting to control the noise levels in their classrooms but I wanted to add technology to make it dynamic and responsive. The motivation for this came after seeing the ...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:39:18 PDT
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamethrowing-Jack-O-Lantern/
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SMALL.gif randofo A flamethrowing jack-o'-lantern keeps the trick-or-treaters a safe distance from your house and is a fine addition to any anti-Halloween arsenal. At the first sign of any sugar-obsessed imp, simply press the trigger button and wirelessly shoot a one-second burst of flames out of the jack-o'-lantern'...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SMALL.jpg randofo The animatronic talking takeout container is a fun little toy that is good for hours of amusement. This idea came about after having taken a special effects film class when I was in college. While in the class, I made a short film of myself talking to a takout container with a face drawn on it. Ho...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Anti-Halloween House http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Halloween-House/
Anti-Halloween House - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SMALL.gif randofo I'm not exactly sure when I stopped being any fun, but I kind of hate Halloween. With this in mind I have created the anti-Halloween House. The Anti-Halloween House is an automated system that turns off all of the front lights of my house any time a trick-or-treater approaches. After all, nothing s...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:22:25 PDT
Retro Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Games/
Retro Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V6OT/ITANZ0PZ/FWMV6OTITANZ0PZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V6OT/ITANZ0PZ/FWMV6OTITANZ0PZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V6OT/ITANZ0PZ/FWMV6OTITANZ0PZ.SMALL.jpg Diego FcoL Para iniciar el armado primero:Materiales:1.-un display 16x2.2.-una protoboard mini.3.-25 cables de protoboard4.-un potenciometro5.- arduino uno6.-una base cualquiera funciona.Listo para comenzar a armar. Cobleado al displey (lcd) 16 *2 ala protomord Ponemos el cableado :del display (lcd) 16 *...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:26:53 PDT
DC Motors-Part 2/3: Continuous, Gear, Servo, Brushless and Coreless, Vibration, and Stepper, A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motors-Part-23-Continuous-Gear-Servo-Brushless-/
DC Motors-Part 2/3: Continuous, Gear, Servo, Brushless and Coreless, Vibration, and Stepper, A Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/E907/ITAODWM1/F82E907ITAODWM1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/E907/ITAODWM1/F82E907ITAODWM1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/E907/ITAODWM1/F82E907ITAODWM1.SMALL.jpg R Jordan Kreindler This is a continuation of the tutorial started in DC Motors-Part 1/3: Continuous, Gear, Servo, Brushless and Coreless, Vibration, and Stepper, A Tutorial. With over 66,000 views, many instructables.com readers found that tutorial of interest. Hopefully, if you were one of the viewers of Part 1, or a...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:59:02 PDT
Arduino Ping Pong Ball Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ping-Pong-Ball-Cannon/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:27:12 PDT
LED World Map/Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-World-MapClock/
LED World Map/Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SMALL.jpg Scenic Sauthoff A steel map, with wood backing, and led strip lighting that lights up on the map wherever it is Noon in the world.Materials Used:18 GA plate steel1" Box Tube (12-18 GA)CAD software and a printerScrap woodTorch (oxyacetylene)Plasma CutterMig WelderSpray PaintWS2812B LED strip lightArunio Uno plus acc...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:06:53 PDT
Make your own Motorized Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Motorized-Camera-Slider/
Make your own Motorized Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/K3QQ/IT8N2PPP/FZWK3QQIT8N2PPP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/K3QQ/IT8N2PPP/FZWK3QQIT8N2PPP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/K3QQ/IT8N2PPP/FZWK3QQIT8N2PPP.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed two old camera tripods in order to create a motorized camera slider. The mechanical system consist mostly of aluminium and stainless steel which makes the slider sturdy and pretty decent looking. The electrical system consists of an Arduino Nano with ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:56:20 PDT
Simple Arduino-based thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-based-Thermometer/
Simple Arduino-based thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3T0C/IT8GNIYC/FRR3T0CIT8GNIYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3T0C/IT8GNIYC/FRR3T0CIT8GNIYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3T0C/IT8GNIYC/FRR3T0CIT8GNIYC.SMALL.gif Circuito io Building an Arduino project isn't just about making all the components talk to one another. It's about creating an actual object or prototype out of your small creation, and giving it that extra touch that makes it unique.For this next project, we took some very basic components: a one-wire temperat...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 05:10:36 PDT
Halloween decorting ! jumpy box http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Decorting-Jumpy-Box/
Halloween decorting ! jumpy box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/B1I5/IT67WAOW/F5EB1I5IT67WAOW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/B1I5/IT67WAOW/F5EB1I5IT67WAOW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/B1I5/IT67WAOW/F5EB1I5IT67WAOW.SMALL.jpg Makerworks The Olympic Games have finished recently, and Yuanhui Fu has become a new bright star with her expressions online. Every day, I want to know how to be a humor top-world player. Finally, I invent a new sport event which will get an opportunity to have an impact on the world-Jump, Jump... Follow the J...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:13:40 PDT
Kit Ciencia y Arte: Medidor de actividad http://www.instructables.com/id/Kit-Ciencia-Y-Arte-Medidor-De-Actividad/
Kit Ciencia y Arte: Medidor de actividad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4TRL/IT6BJXPQ/FYT4TRLIT6BJXPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4TRL/IT6BJXPQ/FYT4TRLIT6BJXPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4TRL/IT6BJXPQ/FYT4TRLIT6BJXPQ.SMALL.jpg tomasdecamino Cómo medir ActividadLa idea es utilizar la colección de 10 Leds del Playground para indicarnos que tanta actividad, es decir 1 led prendido es poca actividad, y a medida que registre actividad va aumentando el número de leds. Cada vez que el sensor detecte movimiento, se va sumando a la actividad t...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:06:37 PDT
Kit Ciencia y Arte: Servomotores http://www.instructables.com/id/Kit-Ciencia-Y-Arte/
Kit Ciencia y Arte: Servomotores - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/R4KC/IT6BJWT2/FH8R4KCIT6BJWT2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/R4KC/IT6BJWT2/FH8R4KCIT6BJWT2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/R4KC/IT6BJWT2/FH8R4KCIT6BJWT2.SMALL.jpg tomasdecamino En este proyecto se utiliza el acelerómetro y el servomotor. Un servomotor, es básicamente un motor que se puede posicionar en cualquier posición a gusto. El servo que usamos es de 180 grados, es decir se le puede indicar un ángulo dentro de ese rango, y el servo se posiciona en ese ángulo. Como se...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:55:04 PDT
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-8x8x8-LED-Cube-With-MDCubo-Library/
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SMALL.jpg jollifactory So far, we have only built 3 LED cubes. Our first cube is a 4x4x4 LED cube and though we managed to successfully complete it without too much difficulty, we did not find much excitement and satisfaction experimenting with it.Next, we designed, created and built our second cube, an 8x8x8 LED cube dri...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:09:37 PDT
Pixie: An Arduino Based NeoPixel Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixie-an-Arduino-Based-NeoPixel-Wristwatch/
Pixie: An Arduino Based NeoPixel Wristwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/KFEN/IT22NPJL/FQ4KFENIT22NPJL.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov Ever since the dawn of time, people have begun to dispense time. First was the sundial, later appeared water clock after them was the hourglass. Millennia later was created the first pendulum clock and few centuries later the electronic watch. Today I'll show you how to make Pixie, a wristwatch tha...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:25:14 PDT
Sigfox doorbell posting message on Slack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sigfox-Doorbell-Posting-Message-on-Slack/
Sigfox doorbell posting message on Slack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/IKSI/IT22NB2Y/F7BIKSIIT22NB2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/IKSI/IT22NB2Y/F7BIKSIIT22NB2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/IKSI/IT22NB2Y/F7BIKSIIT22NB2Y.SMALL.jpg luisomoreau It all came from a challenge made by Nicolas Lesconnec on Twitter to add Sigfox connectivity to Konstantin Dimitrov's great project: Arduino Capacitive Sensor In less Than 2 Minutes.So, I decided to give it a go!But it is useless to just add connectivity to a project. Hopefully (or not) our door ...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:39:13 PDT
LED Matrix Controller Using 4Duino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Controller-Using-4Duino/
LED Matrix Controller Using 4Duino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/FQD9/IT22TQAH/F3OFQD9IT22TQAH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/FQD9/IT22TQAH/F3OFQD9IT22TQAH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/FQD9/IT22TQAH/F3OFQD9IT22TQAH.SMALL.jpg 4D Systems In this project, we will use the digital pins and screen of the 4Duino to create a 5×7 LED matrix controller with a user graphical interface.An LED matrix is essentially many LEDs packaged in a dot grid format in order to produce pictures or large text. They’re commonly used for signage purposes in ...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:02:15 PDT
Arduino sunflower - An electronic sundancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sunflower-an-Electronic-Sundancer/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:11:25 PDT
Arduino Controlled Phone Dock With Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Phone-Dock-With-Lamps/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:38:24 PDT
Nerf connected target on steroids http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Connected-Target-on-Steroid/
Nerf connected target on steroids - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/IQUK/IT08XZJ8/FHGIQUKIT08XZJ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/IQUK/IT08XZJ8/FHGIQUKIT08XZJ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/IQUK/IT08XZJ8/FHGIQUKIT08XZJ8.SMALL.jpg luisomoreau Remember my first tutorial on Sigfox Connected Target for nerfs? Well few month have passed now and I decided to work a bit more on the project and I am now pleased to release a new tutorial: Nerf connected target on steroid. This version fixed few bugs, optimised the battery life and even count poi...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 09:08:04 PDT
Head Mouse with MPU6050 and Arduino Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Mouse-With-MPU6050-and-Arduino-Micro/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:50:14 PDT
MiniZowi bluetooth dancing controled robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/MiniZowi-Bluetooth-Dancer-Controled-Robot/
MiniZowi bluetooth dancing controled robot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/P8WJ/ISYTEKGD/FTZP8WJISYTEKGD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/P8WJ/ISYTEKGD/FTZP8WJISYTEKGD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/P8WJ/ISYTEKGD/FTZP8WJISYTEKGD.SMALL.jpg brico3d For more information: brico3d.blogspot.com Design Download 3D files Electronics 1xArduino nano v3.04xServomotor Sg91xportabattery 4xAA1x bluetooth module HC-061x ultrasonics module HC-SR041x protoboard SoftWare Download Software and intall "Zowi_Base_v2" for the smartphone control or "smoot...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 09:41:08 PDT
B-SENSOR: DIY PRESSURE CUSHION http://www.instructables.com/id/B-SENSOR-DIY-PRESSURE-CUSHION/
B-SENSOR: DIY PRESSURE CUSHION - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/T25H/ISXDY5LD/FZJT25HISXDY5LD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/T25H/ISXDY5LD/FZJT25HISXDY5LD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/T25H/ISXDY5LD/FZJT25HISXDY5LD.SMALL.jpg fablab cagliari This project examines how interface pressure is a key risk factor in the development of pressure ulcers. Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could inform clinicians on repositioning strategies and play a key role in an overall strategy for the preven...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:06:54 PDT
CardBoard the Hero (Solar Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/CardBoard-the-Hero/
CardBoard the Hero (Solar Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LS1N/ISCATDG1/FX8LS1NISCATDG1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LS1N/ISCATDG1/FX8LS1NISCATDG1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LS1N/ISCATDG1/FX8LS1NISCATDG1.SMALL.jpg Slk_Stephane CardBoard The Hero is a robot controlled by an Android phone via an app called "Remote XY". CardBoard will move its head, hands and turn LEDs on from the eyes. What you will need: Arduino UnoMini Breadboard3x Servos2x LEDHC-06 Bluetooth Module680 ResistorsBattery at least 5v / 1aScissorsCardboard...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:25:06 PDT
DIY a Sit Time Tracking Equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Sit-Time-Tracking-Equipment/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 06:14:12 PDT
The Maven Box: an Arduino Controller for Software Developers http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Maven-Box-an-Arduino-Controller-for-Software-D/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:26:02 PDT
DC Motors-Part 1/3: Continuous, Gear, Servo, Brushless and Coreless, Vibration, and Stepper, A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motors-Part-1-Continuous-Gear-Servo-Brushless-a/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:54:27 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
DIY UV meter With Arduino and a Nokia 5110 Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UV-Meter-With-Arduino-and-a-Nokia-5110-Display/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 00:51:08 PDT
Giant USB Volume Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-USB-Volume-Knob/
Giant USB Volume Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SMALL.gif 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...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:16:47 PDT
DIY Simple Water Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Water-Box/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 13:17:54 PDT
Arduino Capacitive Sensor In less Than 2 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Capacitive-Sensor-in-Less-Than-2-Minutes/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 10:36:13 PDT
Arduino : How To Make Cardboard Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-How-to-Make-Cardboard-Obstacle-Avoiding-Ro/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 03:07:59 PDT
Arduino Laser Show With Real Galvos http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Show-With-Real-Galvos/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:43:15 PDT
Intruder Detection Calling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intruder-Detection-Calling-System/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:36:37 PDT
Make a Personal Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Personal-Weather-Station/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 02:53:20 PDT
Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Room-Lighting-Control-Panel/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:08 PDT
How To Use A Piezo To Produce Tone : Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Piezo-to-Produce-Tone-Basics/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:20:52 PDT
Bluetooth Robot Arm + App | Arduino & Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Robot-Arm-App-Arduino-Android/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:49:06 PDT
Control Your Home Appliances Using Arduino And Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-Home-Appliances-Using-Arduino-and-Rel/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:08 PDT
BLE Rainbow LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/BLE-Rainbow-LAMP/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:19:56 PDT
Making Your Own Infrared Controller With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Infrared-Controller-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:36:47 PDT
ANDROID ARDUINO BLUETOOTH RC CAR http://www.instructables.com/id/ANDROID-ARDUINO-BLUETOOTH-RC-CAR/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:57:03 PDT
ArduFarmBot: Controlling a Tomato Home Farm using Arduino and IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduFarmBot-Controlling-a-Tomato-Home-Farm-Using-A/
ArduFarmBot: Controlling a Tomato Home Farm using Arduino and IoT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/OLXT/ISCB48WG/FWUOLXTISCB48WG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/OLXT/ISCB48WG/FWUOLXTISCB48WG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/OLXT/ISCB48WG/FWUOLXTISCB48WG.SMALL.jpg mjrovai (If you like this Instructable, please do not forget to vote on it clicking the top flag. It is competing on BACKYARD Contest. Thanks a lot! ;-)The goal of this project is to create a fully automated Arduino based tomato home farm. The general idea is to capture information from a tomato plantation,...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:11:35 PDT