Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:33:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Nestuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Nestuino/
Nestuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/UDKY/I6RSVCDD/F8KUDKYI6RSVCDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/UDKY/I6RSVCDD/F8KUDKYI6RSVCDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/UDKY/I6RSVCDD/F8KUDKYI6RSVCDD.SMALL.jpg AdiM3 Based on Arduino DueInspired by NestFeature :Temperature and Humidity, Light Sensor,Smoke sensor, alarm, led, text indication and time display on LCD.Allow Bluetooth connection on Android device so you can read more detail and control an LED on the unit to on/off. LCD navigation buttons will give mo...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:23:43 PST
Bear With Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-With-Me/
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:05:18 PST
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-functional-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Power from trees!! And using this power to collect data form the environment. http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-from-trees-And-using-this-power-to-collect-d/
Power from trees!! And using this power to collect data form the environment. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SMALL.jpg robinotics It is very well known that when putting a copper and a zinc rod into a potato, a voltage can be measured across the two rods, that is how the potato clock works. However we can take this idea further using a tree. As a tree has a higher volume than a potato, more energy can be transferred from the z...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:58:32 PST
5x5 LED Matrix Animations http://www.instructables.com/id/5x5-LED-Matrix-Animations/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:10:55 PST
Kids 2 min timer for brushing teeth http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-2-min-timer-for-brushing-teeth/
Kids 2 min timer for brushing teeth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SMALL.jpg AdiM3 My kids always brush too fast.So I make them a clock with a button on the top which when pushed will start counting from 1s to 120s.They are now using that as their 2 minute timer.It is a pretty simple project,if you have an RTC clock and an Arduino compatible board you can get it done. Material ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:11:19 PST
Multiple buttons with a single pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-buttons-with-a-single-pin/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:43:26 PST
85Duino http://www.instructables.com/id/84Duino/
85Duino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/E1AW/I6ROXQRZ/FF8E1AWI6ROXQRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/E1AW/I6ROXQRZ/FF8E1AWI6ROXQRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/E1AW/I6ROXQRZ/FF8E1AWI6ROXQRZ.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I wanted to make a breakout board for my ATTiny85 that was similar to the the Arduino.The goal was to make a simple circuit that I could plug an ATTiny85 in to and then attach jumpers to a breadboard in the same way that you can with an Arduino Uno (or it's ilk). This, coupled with an AVRISP, would ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:17:21 PST
Arduino Traffic Lights (ORIGINAL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Traffic-Lights-1/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:36:52 PST
Simple Dual Axis Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dual-Axis-Solar-Tracker/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:38:02 PST
Texting Doormat with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Texting-Doormat-with-Intel-Edison/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20:16:24 PST
MIDI TO ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-TO-ARDUINO/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:01 PST
DIY write on plexiglass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-write-on-plexiglass/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:25:50 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
R/C Car Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-Balancing-Robot/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:57:32 PST
Arduino RFID Lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Lock-box/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:28:56 PST
Clap activated LED strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-activated-LED-strip/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:09:24 PST
Luminch Color LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminch-Color/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:17:23 PST
ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE SHIELD http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-GOPRO-TIMELAPSE-SHIELD/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:46:55 PST
Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CNC/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:33:32 PST
ArduDroid: A Simple 2-Way Bluetooth-based Android Controller for Arduino RGB led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduDroid-A-Simple-2-Way-Bluetooth-based-Android-C/
ArduDroid: A Simple 2-Way Bluetooth-based Android Controller for Arduino RGB led strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SMALL.jpg ironheartbj18 INTRODUCTIONGET IT ON google PLAY "ardudroid" appARDUDROID (formerly Andruino) is a simple Android app to help you control the pins of your Arduino Uno (or clone) from your Android phone wirelessly. It's both an Android app and an Arduino program. ArduDroid employs a simple Android user interface to...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 01:11:56 PST
ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version-3.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-Version-30/
ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version-3.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SMALL.jpg deba168 Welcome to my solar charge controller tutorials series.I have posted two version of my PWM charge controller.If you are new to this please refer my earlier tutorial for understanding the basics of charge controller.1. Version-1 2. Version-2This instructable will cover a project build for a Arduino b...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:08:18 PST
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Flappy Bird Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Flappy-Bird-Game/
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Flappy Bird Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/ZM60/I63EZHUV/FKZZM60I63EZHUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/ZM60/I63EZHUV/FKZZM60I63EZHUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/ZM60/I63EZHUV/FKZZM60I63EZHUV.SMALL.jpg jollifactory We have built quite a few projects using the Bi-color (Red and Green) LED Matrix Driver Module kits from jolliFactory and have published them as instructables here. Each of these modules uses two MAX7219 Display Driver ICs to drive a Bi-color LED Matrix. These ICs are excellent because they take a l...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 02:00:47 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-avoiding-robot-5/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:49:56 PST
Back to the 1980s with the Graphic EQ http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-1980s-with-the-Graphic-EQ/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:01:33 PST
Guitar control http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-control/
Guitar control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/36XD/I58ICOBX/FFD36XDI58ICOBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/36XD/I58ICOBX/FFD36XDI58ICOBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/36XD/I58ICOBX/FFD36XDI58ICOBX.SMALL.jpg nurmi168 La función principal de éste control guitarra, era el de poder usarla en un simulador de guitarra en linea pero también la usamos como control para juegos.The main function of this guitar control, is to use it in a guitar simulator online but also used as a control for games. Remove the strings on...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:58:49 PST
12V Battery State Of Charge Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Battery-State-Of-Charge-Indicator/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:00:12 PST
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Keurig-From-Bed-Over-WiFi/
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SMALL.jpg davids1961 I recently retired and I'll admit I'm quite a noob at electronics. It's something that's always interested me but never had the time to experiment. Here's my first Instructable. If I made a mistake with the electronics, please be kind, but correct me.Now that I'm retired I find that I get out of b...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:16 PST
CTA Train Time Texter http://www.instructables.com/id/CTA-Train-Time-Texter/
CTA Train Time Texter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XK5T/I5DS5AAV/FC8XK5TI5DS5AAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XK5T/I5DS5AAV/FC8XK5TI5DS5AAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XK5T/I5DS5AAV/FC8XK5TI5DS5AAV.SMALL.jpg JustinIsAMaker I've got around a eight-minute walk to my closest train station every morning. Depending on how late I'm running, that time can swing to eight minutes if I really pick up the pace to around twelve if I mosey. It seems like when I try to do the eight-minute run, I always end up getting to the station...
By: JustinIsAMaker

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:48:50 PST
Audio Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Treasure-Hunt/
Audio Treasure Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Everyone loves treasure hunts. Running around on a quest to find your present makes any gift better. So just for fun, I designed my own variation of the game. I combined an Arduino microcontroller with an Adafruit Wave Shield to make an audio treasure hunt box.The treasure hunters are given a code. ...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:06:37 PST
TinyCompass http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyCompass/
TinyCompass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SMALL.gif TinyCircuits In this Instructable, we will be building a compass using the TinyShield Compass as well as the Circle Edge Led shield. Materials After getting your boards and battery, the Arduino IDE will be the first thing to download if you have not done so already. When the IDE has been loaded go to tools, ...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:26:43 PST
Engagement Ring Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Engagement-Ring-Box/
Engagement Ring Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SMALL.jpg dsteury OK so you have a ring (or a ring in mind), you have asked for permission from her dad, all thats left is to come up with an idea of "when and where" that you will have to recount/hear recounted for years to come when people ask "How did you/he propose?" This Instructable will not only give you somet...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:16:23 PST
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Mouse-Odometer-for-Arduino-Robot/
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SMALL.jpg jazzycamel Accurately determining the progress of a wheeled robot can be pretty tricky (and expensive!). Dead reckoning assumes that our motors are perfectly matched, our wheels don't slip and the surface we are running on is perfectly flat: most of these conditions are unattainable and are never guaranteed. R...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:08:25 PST
Push to data.sparkfun.com from an Intel Edison with Node.js http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-to-datasparkfuncom-from-an-Intel-Edison-with-/
Push to data.sparkfun.com from an Intel Edison with Node.js - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SMALL.jpg JustinIsAMaker The Intel Edison is really great at doing a lot of things, but one of the things that I was most excited about was its ability to use Node.JS to interact with objects IRL. As a front-end dev and a maker, I'm just trying to keep Atwood's Law true, haha!The Intel Edison comes with wi-fi ready to roll ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:06:25 PST
Physical Web con Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Web-con-Intel-Edison/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:39:01 PST
Stepper Motor + Arduino + Solar Tracker (EV) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Arduino-Solar-Tracker-EV/
Stepper Motor + Arduino + Solar Tracker (EV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SMALL.jpg hectorhhg This instructable is the translation of another that was originally written in Spanish, so I beg your pardon if I have many grammatical errors, if so off I'd love to suggest me to edit it. I just do it because I like to share my projects.It is a solar tracker, but not before mentioning my inspiratio...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:32:35 PST
Animated Halloween Evil Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Halloween-Evil-Eyes/
Animated Halloween Evil Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable details how to create animated Halloween blinking 'Evil Eyes' using an Arduino Uno and two 8by8 Red LED matrices with MAXIM MAX7219 driver chips.The design is such that an animation can be quickly and simply created using Microsoft Excel to graphically develop each animated frame, ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:48:23 PST
The 600W Wake-Up Light with Temperature Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-600W-Wake-Up-Light-with-Temperature-Logger/
The 600W Wake-Up Light with Temperature Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/0WRV/I4YTXBJH/FB70WRVI4YTXBJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/0WRV/I4YTXBJH/FB70WRVI4YTXBJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/0WRV/I4YTXBJH/FB70WRVI4YTXBJH.SMALL.jpg kerembasaran This here is a highly advanced 24h temperature logger which registers the temperature every 15 seconds and than averages it over 1min and 12mins. The 12min averaged value is plotted on the timeline on a 128x64 OLED screen. The 1min average is printed on the bottom right corner of the screen.The devi...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:23:56 PST
BlockHead Breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/BlockHead-Breakout/
BlockHead Breakout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SMALL.jpg paulindallas I am a retro kind of guy and have always enjoyed the old “pong” and “breakout” style games.When I saw the 8x8 LED Matrix boards I immediately thought of a breakout game board, but my coding / programming is still lacking to accomplish that feat on my own.Enter sy2002 and his TeleBall a while back o...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:21:56 PST
Intel Edison: Custom Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Custom-Doorbell/
Intel Edison: Custom Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/RVMY/I4PHIS7W/FBRRVMYI4PHIS7W.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Have you ever wondered that the old fashion "ding dong" sound in your doorbell is boring?I have an solution for you!Customized doorbell that will play the sound on your choice!The tune is played in an old fashion Ring Tone Text Transfer Language (RTTTL).If the RTTTL doesn't ring a bell... It is the ...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:25:07 PST
DIY Automated Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automated-Tea-Maker/
DIY Automated Tea Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CLCF/I4SCDFTD/FTNCLCFI4SCDFTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CLCF/I4SCDFTD/FTNCLCFI4SCDFTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CLCF/I4SCDFTD/FTNCLCFI4SCDFTD.SMALL.jpg periprohus Create your own automated tea maker! This inexpensive and small machine will submerge, stir and finally rise the teabag out the mug you have previously filled with boiling water when tea is ready, playing an alarm melody of your choice!Although it is not a new concept (several similar machines can b...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:37:33 PST
Tacuino: a low-cost, modular, Arduino-compatible educational platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Tacuino-a-low-cost-modular-Arduino-compatible-educ/
Tacuino: a low-cost, modular, Arduino-compatible educational platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/7YT7/I5MD25PR/FBH7YT7I5MD25PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/7YT7/I5MD25PR/FBH7YT7I5MD25PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/7YT7/I5MD25PR/FBH7YT7I5MD25PR.SMALL.jpg MakersBox For my soft-circuit classes, we have been using either a pre-programmed Attiny85 circuit (http://www.instructables.com/id/SnapNsew-An-Educational-Soft-Circuit-Platform/), or the more expensive Arduino-compatible Lilypad USB. I wanted something in between those two extremes that would be: ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 07:49:36 PST
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-LEDs-with-your-TV-remote-Arduino-IR-T/
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind my TV. You can also use this technique to control all sorts of things with a bit of code editing. I will also talk a bit about the theory of how an infrared transmitter and an infrared rec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:03:38 PST
Simon Game with a Twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Game-with-a-Twist/
Simon Game with a Twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Not another Simon Game!!!Yes, the Simon Game has sort of been “done to death” in Instructables. On top of that, I am going to refer you to somebody else’s Instructable for the construction and coding of this project, at least the breadboarding of the “untwisted” version. So most of the work for th...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:01:57 PST
REAL beginner's guide to setting up the Intel Edison (with Mac OS) http://www.instructables.com/id/REAL-beginners-guide-to-setting-up-the-Intel-Ediso/
REAL beginner's guide to setting up the Intel Edison (with Mac OS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8JDI/I4MMSA4H/FKS8JDII4MMSA4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8JDI/I4MMSA4H/FKS8JDII4MMSA4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8JDI/I4MMSA4H/FKS8JDII4MMSA4H.SMALL.jpg belsey I'm not a computer or electrical engineer, I'm a paper engineer. I make pop-up cards and toys out of paper. But I've always wanted to try making things with electronic components, and I never dared. There's just too much I don't know, it's too intimidating. Tutorials don't generally help much either...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:49:41 PST
LED Strip Controller w/ LED Amp + Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Controller-w-LED-Amp-Arduino/
LED Strip Controller w/ LED Amp + Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7D1V/HQCWGPIW/FO17D1VHQCWGPIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7D1V/HQCWGPIW/FO17D1VHQCWGPIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7D1V/HQCWGPIW/FO17D1VHQCWGPIW.SMALL.jpg ehsmaes Forget about DIY LED drivers with mosfet transistors! It is extremly simple to drive high powered LED-strips with Arduino at low cost without getting into too much circuitry. The secret is cheap mini LED Amplifiers.This instructable is just about driving LED strips. If you want to see an application...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:58:28 PST
DIY Fingerprint Biometric Arduino Anti-thief Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-Arduino-Engine-Security-System/
DIY Fingerprint Biometric Arduino Anti-thief Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SMALL.jpg pelegren To create a simple biometric security system to protect your car from unauthorized user, I thought of using fingerprint sensor and Arduino together. This project is based on Adafruit tutorial and for simplicity, I was using the whole program created by them and just modify a little bit the terms use...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:49:29 PST
Make a Friendship Finding E-Textile Monster Hoodie with Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Friendship-Finding-E-Textile-Monster-Hoodie/
Make a Friendship Finding E-Textile Monster Hoodie with Neopixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/813I/I4IDD8YG/F84813II4IDD8YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/813I/I4IDD8YG/F84813II4IDD8YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/813I/I4IDD8YG/F84813II4IDD8YG.SMALL.jpg Pickledkitty Got to keep warm this winter, and what better way to do that than to find more friends to cuddle with during the snowy months. The Monster hoodie will find all the friends you need by testing them with its touch sensitive paw pads and lighting up with happiness when you have found a keeper.If you li...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 22:56:29 PST