Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:28:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 arcade Soundbox http://www.instructables.com/id/arcade-Soundbox/
arcade Soundbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KBMZ/IDYP2YVD/FSPKBMZIDYP2YVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KBMZ/IDYP2YVD/FSPKBMZIDYP2YVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KBMZ/IDYP2YVD/FSPKBMZIDYP2YVD.SMALL.jpg dextraise For a long time, I've wanted to make a soundbox, which is something like this kind of site but in real life.I suppose I'm not the first one to create such a box, but I never found one here, so I decided to publish it !Hope you enjoy it, it's my first instructable, and don't be too harsh on the engli...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:06:48 PDT
Haunted dolls house bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-dolls-house-bed/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:33:04 PDT
Weatherproof arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherproof-arduino/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:14:18 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SMALL.jpg markk7 Set colors, animation speed, choose your animation and more - all from an onboard menu system.This guide shows how to make a five-input helper-gadget for designing animations on NeoPixels. A digital readout shows RGB values and other data. It allows you to select from a collection of animations and ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-Adafruit-Flora-board-Arduino-Tutori/
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Adafruit Flora board and how you can easily program it with Codebender!FLORA is Adafruit's fully-featured wearable electronics platform. It's a round, sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller designed to empower amazing wearables projects. The FLORA ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:23:48 PDT
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. http://www.instructables.com/id/You-can-turn-on-the-TV-at-ANY-TIME/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:53 PDT
DIY Smart Plant pot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Plant-pot/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:05:16 PDT
Android controlled car for beginners (MIT app inventor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-car-for-beginners-MIT-app-inven/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:15:16 PDT
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-serial-LCD-to-an-Arduino-UNO/
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In this instructable I will show you how I connected a serial LCD 16X2 to an Arduino UNO.There are lots of instructables and tutorials showing you how to connect a regular LCD to an Arduino but not many showing a serial LCD and on my Arduino the PINS to attach the UART pins are hidden. With this in...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:25:04 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
Arduino Zombie Detector Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Zombie-Detector-Game/
Arduino Zombie Detector Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SMALL.jpg bneiswender The following activity is based on a lesson for teachers who use the Ardusat Space Kit (http://ardusat.com). However, this activity will work for anybody with an Arduino, luminosity sensor (we are using the SparkFun TSL2561), and an Infrared Thermometer (MLX90614) sensor.To make this successful you'...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:13:51 PDT
Wireless Car Parking Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Car-Parking-Alarm/
Wireless Car Parking Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/D38Z/IDSNA32D/FGHD38ZIDSNA32D.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Are you or your wife/kids have just learned driving a car and are afraid of getting an ugly dent on it while parking it? Don't worry, this project is just for you!! The topic already tells much about the project but still telling, it is a wireless car parking alarm that consists of two arduinos conn...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:08:16 PDT
Easy hard and soft iron magnetometer calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hard-and-soft-iron-magnetometer-calibration/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:02:46 PDT
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-servo-motor-using-IR-remote-control/
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SMALL.jpg mohamed soliman If you are looking for comfort and controlling your electronic devices remotely, you will find your need in this instructable.In this instructable we will learn how to control a servo motor with remote control, this will give you a general concept on how to control remotely. You should know that the...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:24:22 PDT
3D Printed Stepper Motor V1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stepper-Motor-V11/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:47:36 PDT
Midi Blaster 5000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Blaster-5000/
Midi Blaster 5000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/3RLC/IDPSBR5Z/F683RLCIDPSBR5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/3RLC/IDPSBR5Z/F683RLCIDPSBR5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/3RLC/IDPSBR5Z/F683RLCIDPSBR5Z.SMALL.jpg JanS24 This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, Midi Controller. It has 16 Potis, 16 toggle Switch and 16 LED´s. On the LC-Display you can see your Settings you just made. The Controller has an USB Port. And Midi In Port.Parts list:(1x) LC-Display 16x2 blue(1x) Arduino Mega(2x) Multiplexer(1x) 10k line...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:58:35 PDT
Halloween Scene Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Scene-Controller/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:21:48 PDT
Star Trek Wall Comm http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Wall-Comm/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:37:52 PDT
Hacking Marquee Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Marquee-Lights/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:52:44 PDT
Arduino + K'nex Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Knex-Motors/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:42:17 PDT
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/NeedForSpeed-style-shiftlight-for-your-car/
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SMALL.jpg mr-fix I like the OEM shift light in Subaru Impreza STI where you have a small LED inside your tachometer. So I decided to make something similar for my Ford Mondeo MK1 but with RGB LED to make it Need For Speed Underground style. Remember those drag races? Trying to hit the perfect shift...All I needed wa...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:17:24 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Game of Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Game-of-Life/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 03:39:07 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Based Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Based-Security-System/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:07:13 PDT
Air Conditioning web controlled by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Conditioning-web-controlled-by-Arduino/
Air Conditioning web controlled by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SMALL.jpg MoniCris Hello thereThe high temperature of this summer, make me think to this project. May be there are similar on the internet, but I didn't find.This project is based on arduino, and runs well on boards bigger than UNO, which has not so much memory. With this you can switch ON or OFF, your home's air cond...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:56:21 PDT
Arduino VU Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VU-Lamp/
Arduino VU Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr A picture speaks a thousand words, and I think the video says all that is necessary as to what this Instructable is about...Without further ado, lets Make...What is needed, first, the Lamp, I always find handy size lamps for various projects while getting lost in Ikea, awesome shop, and love the roo...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:29:19 PDT
Motion activated light with Arduino and HC-SR04 sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-activated-light-with-Arduino-and-HC-SR04-se/
Motion activated light with Arduino and HC-SR04 sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SMALL.jpg eliesalame I did this project long time ago to light up the kitchen when I open the back door.The idea was when I open the back door, this light turns on for 15 seconds, which will give me enough time to reach the light switch on the opposite wall. Before this project, I had to walk in the dark to turn on the...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:30:32 PDT
Capacitance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-Meter/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:58:08 PDT
Solar PV Store http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-PV-Store/
Solar PV Store - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/QI2O/IDFW7PCH/FBEQI2OIDFW7PCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/QI2O/IDFW7PCH/FBEQI2OIDFW7PCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/QI2O/IDFW7PCH/FBEQI2OIDFW7PCH.SMALL.jpg coventrymakerspace The (hopefully) long hours of summer sunshine are great if you have solar panels. But what about when the sun goes down?This project is an enhancement to an existing solar PV installation. Using micro-controllers to measure the surplus energy being generated by the micro generation system, the surpl...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:32:55 PDT
EMI Detector using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/EMI-Detector-using-Arduino/
EMI Detector using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SMALL.jpg JohnE12 I recently had a problem with electrical noise, and developed this simple EMI noise detector to track the source down. This Instructable describes my problem, and the solution I developed. I offer it in the hope it will be useful to you or else spark further ideas in your mind. The Problem Havin...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 13:11:55 PDT
Drive a Stepper Motor with an Arduino and a A4988 Stepstick/Pololu driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-Arduino-and-a-A4988-/
Drive a Stepper Motor with an Arduino and a A4988 Stepstick/Pololu driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/DOZS/IDFSMQHO/FV3DOZSIDFSMQHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/DOZS/IDFSMQHO/FV3DOZSIDFSMQHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/DOZS/IDFSMQHO/FV3DOZSIDFSMQHO.SMALL.jpg paulhurleyuk There are several ways to make a Stepper Motor run, and the best way will depend on the application, the motor and the electronics available. For running a stepper motor from an Arduino these are the main ways to go1. A ULN2003 Darlington driver board. Typically sold with small geared steppers thi...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:12:16 PDT
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Funduino-colorduino-8-8-full-colour-LED-disp/
Large Funduino (colorduino) 8 * 8 full colour LED display running “plasma” - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5JJW/IDH7O3OH/FDF5JJWIDH7O3OH.SMALL.jpg martin.fiddy A while back I purchased a funduino board and the corresponding 8 * 8 full colour LED pug in module. When I first powered it up it was pre-loaded with some demo which ran through a simple display, this was really cool I thought!! Then I found the “PLASMA” program and once I got it running was totall...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:40:53 PDT
An Arduino, Hydroponics, and You: A Solar Powered Microcontroller Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-Hydroponics-and-You-A-Solar-Powered-Mic/
An Arduino, Hydroponics, and You: A Solar Powered Microcontroller Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SMALL.jpg Zamperweenie After buying an Arduino and learning how to use it, I immediately started wondering, "What can I build with this thing that I can call my own?" So I started listing the things that I like: Solar panels, living "off the grid", self sustaining systems, becoming a more knowledgeable and independent per...
By: Zamperweenie

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:17:09 PDT
My old phone + arduino = phonoduino http://www.instructables.com/id/My-old-phone-arduino-phonoduino/
My old phone + arduino = phonoduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WQLJ/IDFSEOOF/FGDWQLJIDFSEOOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WQLJ/IDFSEOOF/FGDWQLJIDFSEOOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/WQLJ/IDFSEOOF/FGDWQLJIDFSEOOF.SMALL.jpg taifur Hi, this is a project of my old Nokia 1100 phone and arduino mega. By using this many arduino and gsm based project is possible. The phone will work like a gsm module and you can sent message or call someone by using this phonoduino. You can also receive DTMF signal and control anything remotely. It...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:05:09 PDT
3D Printed Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stepper-Motor/
3D Printed Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/S5NI/IDCXFZ18/FL4S5NIIDCXFZ18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/S5NI/IDCXFZ18/FL4S5NIIDCXFZ18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/S5NI/IDCXFZ18/FL4S5NIIDCXFZ18.SMALL.jpg Proto G I recently came across this instructable of a 3D Printed DC Motor and I figured I could take it a step further; Literally. I designed this stepper motor with eight electromagnets, six neodymium magnets, with a 3d printed rotor and stator housing. This is specifically a permanent magnet stepper m...
By: Proto G

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 16:49:47 PDT
mBot controlled by Wireless Joystick using Me USB Host http://www.instructables.com/id/mBot-controlled-by-Wireless-Joystick-using-Me-USB-/
mBot controlled by Wireless Joystick using Me USB Host - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/9B5R/IDCXGITT/F6R9B5RIDCXGITT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/9B5R/IDCXGITT/F6R9B5RIDCXGITT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/9B5R/IDCXGITT/F6R9B5RIDCXGITT.SMALL.gif indream Me USB Host is an adapter for USB devices. You can use it to connect a Arduino board to a USB device, such as a USB joystick, a mouse, or a thumb drive. So you can control your robot with your own joystick or something else. Now, we can add new controller method for mBot using wireless joystick. P...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:52:28 PDT
Arduino playing the melody with the Sd card http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-playing-the-melody-with-the-Sd-card/
Arduino playing the melody with the Sd card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/QUW1/IDCXEESJ/FKXQUW1IDCXEESJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/QUW1/IDCXEESJ/FKXQUW1IDCXEESJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/QUW1/IDCXEESJ/FKXQUW1IDCXEESJ.SMALL.jpg sezgingul This project is in SD card loaded stolen melody is provided by command sent from the serial monitor.If you want to add the application var.siz 6-melody melody melody file must be the same as the name of the specified code name.The components are used:Arduino UNO SD card reader speakerphone Arduino...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Arduino Weather Station Part3, Rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Weather-Station-Part3-Rain/
Arduino Weather Station Part3, Rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 So one of my last projects was adding a weather vane to my Arduino weather station. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wind-Chill-Machine/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Weather-Station-Part2/ This Lazy Old Geek decided to add a rain gauge to it even though we don’t get much rain in t...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:37:38 PDT
Enhanced NRF24L01 radio with a DIY Dipole Antenna modification. http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-NRF24L01/
Enhanced NRF24L01 radio with a DIY Dipole Antenna modification. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/AZ4T/IDA2K07O/FFKAZ4TIDA2K07O.SMALL.jpg RonM9 The situation was that I was only able to transmit and receive through 2 or 3 walls with a distance of about 50 feet, using standard nRF24L01+ modules. This was insufficient for my intended use.For my remote sensors I did not want the bulk on a unit like a nRF24L01+PA+LNA with a SMA Mount and exteri...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:49:07 PDT
Fast digitalRead(), digitalWrite() for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-digitalRead-digitalWrite-for-Arduino/
Fast digitalRead(), digitalWrite() for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SMALL.jpg JRV31 On the Arduino, and all Atmel microcontrollers, processing is fast when using the Arduino IDE. But the input/output is very slow. If you have a time critical program digitalRead() and digitalWrite() can slow it down a lot. When writing this instructable I found out how much. When I first started I h...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:44:02 PDT
DIY Matryomin - Open Source Theremin in Matryoshka http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Matryomin-Open-Source-Theremin-in-Matryoshka/
DIY Matryomin - Open Source Theremin in Matryoshka - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/XRZP/ID7UX8DI/FCAXRZPID7UX8DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/XRZP/ID7UX8DI/FCAXRZPID7UX8DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/XRZP/ID7UX8DI/FCAXRZPID7UX8DI.SMALL.jpg GaudiLabs By combining a theremin, the legendary music instrument invented by Leon Theremin back in 1920 with a Russian Matryoshka doll you get a so called Matryomin. Invented by Japanese theremin player Masami Takeuchi back in year 2000 the new music instrument quickly became the new cult object. 4'000 copie...
By: GaudiLabs

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:56:51 PDT
Motion Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Following-Robot/
Motion Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SMALL.jpg MagicByCalvin Hello instructables community! After messing around with an Arduino for a couple months and avidly reading instructables, I decided that I would finally publish my own. I wanted to create something that moves by itself. I also wanted to create a system that reacts to the outside environment. After s...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:47:31 PDT
MINECRAFT Arduino Nano Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MINECRAFT-Arduino-Nano-Night-Light/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:03:41 PDT
HOME ALARM SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/HOME-ALARM-SYSTEM/
HOME ALARM SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/LFPA/ID5S6E75/FUOLFPAID5S6E75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/LFPA/ID5S6E75/FUOLFPAID5S6E75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/LFPA/ID5S6E75/FUOLFPAID5S6E75.SMALL.jpg appytechie Hi Today I am Going to show you how to make a interesting,wonderful,cheap home security alarm.In this project i am going to use a Arduino Compatible,P.I.R Sensor module,LCD and some other components.This Project can either powered with U.S.B of your computer.This can be used for security purpose in ...
By: appytechie

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:01:23 PDT
IR PROXIMITY SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-PROXIMITY-SENSOR/
IR PROXIMITY SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/UTVO/ID5S65ZO/FWHUTVOID5S65ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/UTVO/ID5S65ZO/FWHUTVOID5S65ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/UTVO/ID5S65ZO/FWHUTVOID5S65ZO.SMALL.jpg appytechie Hello guys! In this Instructable I'll teach you how to make a very simple proximity sensor using infrared LEDs and Arduino.After several times trying to optimize it, I finally came up with something that is quite simple e precise. Just like my first Instructable, this project is perfect for beginner...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:33:56 PDT
Control A DC Mototr Using H-Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-A-DC-Mototr-Using-H-Bridge/
Control A DC Mototr Using H-Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GD4N/ID5S5E9P/FERGD4NID5S5E9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GD4N/ID5S5E9P/FERGD4NID5S5E9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GD4N/ID5S5E9P/FERGD4NID5S5E9P.SMALL.jpg appytechie So have you burnt a 293d IC while controlling a motor ?? yes,you would have because to run a 12V motor 293d IC cant drive it because the IC can hold maximum upto 8V so this overcome this problem we found a neat motor control module based on the L298N H-bridge IC that can allows you to control the sp...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 04:18:37 PDT
IoT Wall Outlet with Arduino and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Wall-Outlet-with-Arduino-and-ESP8266/
IoT Wall Outlet with Arduino and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/OCX8/ID5S93BT/FNROCX8ID5S93BT.SMALL.jpg gopinath.marappan In this instructable, I show you how to add enhanced accessibility, intelligence and connectivity to an ordinary wall outlet. This is done with a combination of microcontrollers, Arduino, various sensors, ESP8266 and a mix of software packages. As I have designed this project in a sort of a modular...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 03:59:16 PDT
T.A.P Bot 2.0 - The Wireless S.W.I.P.E Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/TAP-Bot-20-The-Wireless-SWIPE-Bot-1/
T.A.P Bot 2.0 - The Wireless S.W.I.P.E Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/JE07/ID4CSV0M/FYMJE07ID4CSV0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/JE07/ID4CSV0M/FYMJE07ID4CSV0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/JE07/ID4CSV0M/FYMJE07ID4CSV0M.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits This is a redesigned version of the T.A.P BOT made by the user, souichi.Originally, I was looking at ways to prevent losing all my loot in the popular game called "Clash of Clans". After viewing the T.A.P BOT instructable, I realized that the tools I had were better suited to create a Swipe Bot, A c...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 01:12:46 PDT
Seven Segment Display using LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Seven-Segment-Display-using-LEDs/
Seven Segment Display using LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O7ZM/ID4CQVBQ/FBZO7ZMID4CQVBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O7ZM/ID4CQVBQ/FBZO7ZMID4CQVBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O7ZM/ID4CQVBQ/FBZO7ZMID4CQVBQ.SMALL.jpg HckmstrRahul Hello People !This is my very first Instructable as well as my first Arduino project that i tried. I started out with the very basic LED blinking sketch/code and thought it would be great to control a number of LEDs together. The very first thing that came to my mind was simulating a 7 Segment Displ...
By: HckmstrRahul

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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:39:10 PDT
Arduino Chess Clock - Multi-game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chess-Clock-Multi-game-Box/
Arduino Chess Clock - Multi-game Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SMALL.jpg benhur.goncalves CHECK OUT MY OTHER PROJECTS Alarm Clock with Infrared and Bluetooth SpeakersArduino Pedometer Watch, With Temperature, Altitude and Compass!Hey folks! After making an Arduino smartwatch just last week, I received many complaints,or tips, to use a RTC (real-time clock) module. That's because the Ardu...
By: benhur.goncalves

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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:24:24 PDT
DIY a Bicycle Taillight with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Bicycle-Taillight-with-Arduino/
DIY a Bicycle Taillight with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/3O1V/ID2XER6M/FNL3O1VID2XER6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/3O1V/ID2XER6M/FNL3O1VID2XER6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/3O1V/ID2XER6M/FNL3O1VID2XER6M.SMALL.jpg xiaobo__ I am a cycling enthusiast. Years ago when I am a young handsome man, in my second year at College, I had completed the ride from Sichuan to Tibet, the famous G318 in China. It is known as the world's most beautiful and dangerous road. If there's a chance, you should got there to just take a look. Ti...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:09:48 PDT