Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:38:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple calculator based on Arduino MEGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-calculator-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 10:04:12 PDT
ESP8266 Weather Station with Arduino – #1 Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Weather-Station-with-Arduino-1-Hardware/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:40:46 PDT
Arduino Watch With Altitude, Temperature, Compass And Pedometer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Watch-With-Altitude-Temperature-Compass-An/
Arduino Watch With Altitude, Temperature, Compass And Pedometer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/H5GB/ICRXYGZA/FWXH5GBICRXYGZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/H5GB/ICRXYGZA/FWXH5GBICRXYGZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/H5GB/ICRXYGZA/FWXH5GBICRXYGZA.SMALL.jpg benhur.goncalves Hi folks! Last few days I've been obsessed with the idea to make my own watch from arduino parts, but something cool I could use and say I did it myself. So I found out there was a sensor board (commonly named GY-87) which had three sensors on it: HMC5883L (compass), BMP085 (pressure, altitude, temp...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:55:51 PDT
Arduino remotely controlled by Bluetooth or Bluetooth LE using phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-remotely-controlled-by-Bluetooth-or-Blueto/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 05:44:22 PDT
How to use the L293D Motor Driver - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-L293D-Motor-Driver-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use the L293D Motor Driver - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HANT/ICRXPMLG/FZHHANTICRXPMLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HANT/ICRXPMLG/FZHHANTICRXPMLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HANT/ICRXPMLG/FZHHANTICRXPMLG.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The L293D is a 16-pin Motor Driver IC which can control a set of two DC motors simultaneously in any direction. The L293D is designed to provide bidirectional drive currents of up to 600 mA (per channel) at voltages from 4.5 V to 36 V (at pin 8!). You can use it to control small dc motors - toy moto...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 02:28:52 PDT
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-N64-Controller-into-a-USB-Gamepad-using-an/
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SMALL.jpg BobJones6732 The easiest way to turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad is to buy an N64 Controller Adapter for around £15. However it can also be done if you have an Arduino Leonardo or any other Arduino board with built-in USB communication.What you will need:An Arduino Leonardo (Also possible with oth...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:42:30 PDT
Backlit Fallout Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Fallout-Map/
Backlit Fallout Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SMALL.jpg ChristophF1 Since the first installment of this franchise released in 1997 I am a real fan of Fallout. The idea to this project did not emerge from the recent Fallout 4 announcements, but was born much earlier. Today I just saw the fandom contest category and just started writing - even if this little project i...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:20:17 PDT
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tequila-Bottle-Cigar-Box-Arduino-Cool-Night-Light/
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love recycling beautiful things and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two into something useful and fun! We took a Tequila bottle, a cigar box, and Arduino Uno, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light.There are a myriad of ways to achieve this, but thi...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:16:33 PDT
Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Fermentation-Chamber-Control-with-BrewPi/
Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/UIQD/ICP0W881/FZ2UIQDICP0W881.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/UIQD/ICP0W881/FZ2UIQDICP0W881.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/UIQD/ICP0W881/FZ2UIQDICP0W881.SMALL.jpg jgroner In this Instructable I will try to explain how I built a BrewPi based fermentation chamber control system for multiple chamber control. If you are a brewer like me, you don't usually have just one beer going at a time. I have several. Subsequently, I have several fridges/freezers that I use as ferme...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:25:42 PDT
Toothbrush machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-machine/
Toothbrush machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/K6PN/ICOXDIUL/F2GK6PNICOXDIUL.SMALL.jpg simsalapim The Toothbrush Machine®: because knowing how to build something doesn't always mean you should.BackstoryThe other week I built a toothbrush machine as a part of a pilot for a kids show about electronics. And because I love shitty robots and wanted an excuse to make one for myself. I posted it on Red...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:47:49 PDT
Seven Segment Display Thermometer - Arduino Based http://www.instructables.com/id/Seven-Segment-Display-Thermometer-Arduino-Based/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:01:53 PDT
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Light-An-Indoor-Garden-Monitor/
Leaf Light: An Indoor Garden Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/CICA/ICMHJ5B8/FU3CICAICMHJ5B8.SMALL.jpg knsievert Have you ever struggled to keep a plant alive? Wished your plant could tell you whether it needed to be watered or moved a little closer to the window? Build a Leaf Light for your indoor plants to help you tell if they are getting enough light and water!The Leaf Light consists of a soil moisture sen...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:45:40 PDT
How to Make Custom Shields for Your Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Custom-Shields-for-Your-Microcontrolle/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:31:07 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH ARDUINO #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-ARDUINO-1-2/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:21:03 PDT
Automatic Fish Food Feeder using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Fish-Food-Feeder-using-Arduino-Uno/
Automatic Fish Food Feeder using Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/EEOT/ICD7DT2W/F4CEEOTICD7DT2W.SMALL.jpg appytechie In this Instructables I'm going to show you how to build an Automatic Fish Food Feeder. So you don't have to remember to feed your fish daily because your Arduino will do it for you. You can also set timers at which the fish get fed automatically like ever 6 hours or so.This is exclusively for thos...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:51:49 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-HOME-AUTOMATION-SYSTEM/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:31:51 PDT
Arduino attendence logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-attendence-logger/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:13:36 PDT
How to use the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Sensor-Arduino-T/
How to use the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/JLS9/ICFKPP74/FBQJLS9ICFKPP74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/JLS9/ICFKPP74/FBQJLS9ICFKPP74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/JLS9/ICFKPP74/FBQJLS9ICFKPP74.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor uses sonar to determine distance to an object like bats or dolphins do. It offers excellent non-contact range detection with high accuracy and stable readings in an easy-to-use package. From 2cm to 400 cm (or 1” to 13 feet). It operation is not affected by sunlight or b...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:26:58 PDT
IoT Gauge with Arduino, Yaler & IFTTT http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Gauge-with-Arduino-Yaler-IFTTT/
IoT Gauge with Arduino, Yaler & IFTTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/KP84/ICEMXTWC/FYSKP84ICEMXTWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/KP84/ICEMXTWC/FYSKP84ICEMXTWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/KP84/ICEMXTWC/FYSKP84ICEMXTWC.SMALL.jpg tamberg How to build a Web-enabled, Arduino-based IoT Gauge with a REST API, and connect it to the IFTTT.com mash-up platform, via the Yaler.net relay service*.What's exciting about this? With the Maker Channel, IFTTT supports custom Webhooks, to integrate DIY IoT projects. Been waiting for that since 2011*...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:44:55 PDT
Blinky's Brother - A Colorful Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinkys-Brother-A-Colorful-Clock/
Blinky's Brother - A Colorful Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/9BPJ/ICACHQ7M/FQG9BPJICACHQ7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/9BPJ/ICACHQ7M/FQG9BPJICACHQ7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/9BPJ/ICACHQ7M/FQG9BPJICACHQ7M.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Ok here’s Blinky’s Brother a clock with a “colorful” story that begins here.I was searching the Internet for inspiration for a project to build, and I ran across a great idea for a clock. Since I “love” clocks, this one really excited me. I wanted to play with it immediately.What I am talking about ...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 09:36:23 PDT
Getting started with Arduino - Servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Arduino-Servo-motor/
Getting started with Arduino - Servo motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/6SVV/IC5C38KR/FF46SVVIC5C38KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/6SVV/IC5C38KR/FF46SVVIC5C38KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/6SVV/IC5C38KR/FF46SVVIC5C38KR.SMALL.jpg Digital Art and Technology In this tutorial we are going to learn how to control a servo motor. This is a really useful device that allows us to move lots of different things in the real world using an Arduino.We are going to build a simple example project that uses a dial potentiometer (a turning knob) to control the positio...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:04:32 PDT
Getting started with Arduino - Potentiometer Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Arduino-Potentiometer-Pong/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:37:10 PDT
How to use a Shift Register - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Shift-Register-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use a Shift Register - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0RB1/IC37DL4E/FCL0RB1IC37DL4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0RB1/IC37DL4E/FCL0RB1IC37DL4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0RB1/IC37DL4E/FCL0RB1IC37DL4E.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use a shift register (or serial to paralled controller). The shift register will give to your Arduino an additional 8 digital outputs, by using only 3 pins on your boardIn this tutorial you will practice by using the shift register with Arduino uno to control 8...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:08:39 PDT
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Snowboard-with-Arduino-Uno-R3/
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SMALL.jpg adriancovello This instructable explains how to control an RGB LED strip with an Arduino. In this case, the LED strip is mounted to a snowboard. RGB (red green blue) LEDs have the ability to display a variety of colours based on switching on and off red, green and blue LEDs. The purpose of having the Arduino micr...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:17:21 PDT
I2C Relay Board http://www.instructables.com/id/I2C-Relay-Board/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:13:09 PDT
Arduino Servo Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Servo-Motors/
Arduino Servo Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/6RXS/IBXMMPQD/F0V6RXSIBXMMPQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/6RXS/IBXMMPQD/F0V6RXSIBXMMPQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/6RXS/IBXMMPQD/F0V6RXSIBXMMPQD.SMALL.jpg cornelam Servo motors are great devices that can turn to a specified position. Usually, they have a servo arm that can turn 180 degrees. Using the Arduino, we can tell a servo to go to a specified position and it will go there. As simple as that! Servo motors were first used in the Remote Control (RC) world,...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:41:28 PDT
DeskPomo----pomodoro timer to improve your working productivity. http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-promo/
DeskPomo----pomodoro timer to improve your working productivity. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/RKZP/IC0VEATM/FV0RKZPIC0VEATM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/RKZP/IC0VEATM/FV0RKZPIC0VEATM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/RKZP/IC0VEATM/FV0RKZPIC0VEATM.SMALL.jpg josephyang5 The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique uses a timer to break down work into intervals traditionally 25 minutes in length, separated by short breaks. These intervals are known as "pomodori", the plural of the Italian word pom...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:35:09 PDT
Interactive Spacelady Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Arduino-Mural/
Interactive Spacelady Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/TNQB/IBYWZJAD/F9ETNQBIBYWZJAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/TNQB/IBYWZJAD/F9ETNQBIBYWZJAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/TNQB/IBYWZJAD/F9ETNQBIBYWZJAD.SMALL.jpg jdeboi Spacelady is an interactive, Arduino-controlled LED mural. Using a capacitive touch sensor, the Arduino triggers lights and sounds when copper tape pads are touched. To understand the functionality of this mural and to see it in action, watch the attached videos.This interactive mural is very easy t...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:08:16 PDT
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Rockband-Controller-to-MIDI-Drums/
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Hey! Today I'm going to show you how to convert a Rock band or Guitar Hero drum controller into a real MIDI drum set that can interface with digital audio workstations like Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, etc.Or you can simply use it to play DTXMania (DrumMania)! Watch the video! Click here t...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:27:18 PDT
Measure Capacitance with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Capacitance-with-Arduino/
Measure Capacitance with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/PK7P/IBWHEHE3/FBHPK7PIBWHEHE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/PK7P/IBWHEHE3/FBHPK7PIBWHEHE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/PK7P/IBWHEHE3/FBHPK7PIBWHEHE3.SMALL.jpg Maximous This tutorial provides a guide on how to set up an Arduino to measure the capacitance of a capacitor. This can be useful if the capacitor is unlabeled or if it is self-built. What is Capacitance? Capacitance is an object's ability to store an electric charge. Reasonably, this object is referred t...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 18:13:28 PDT
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pixel-Stick/
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SMALL.jpg Spicy Turtles This is my first instructable I got asked to put one togther for a friend but only after I had assembled it all so some pics i wasnt able to get Im sure there will be bits I have missed out I'm no code genius so I will do my best to answer any questions you have in this build there was a bit of gues...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 20:25:03 PDT
Sup! Community Storytelling Experience IoT Kiosk http://www.instructables.com/id/Sup-Community-Storytelling-Experience-IoT-Kiosk/
Sup! Community Storytelling Experience IoT Kiosk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/OX4T/IBV0H5RB/FHIOX4TIBV0H5RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/OX4T/IBV0H5RB/FHIOX4TIBV0H5RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/OX4T/IBV0H5RB/FHIOX4TIBV0H5RB.SMALL.jpg aniden This is a brief tutorial on how we created "Sup! Community Storytelling Experience" for the Young Maker Competition with a focus on community development and energy conservation.This experience includes an Internet of Things (IoT) physical control coupled with a digital online piece. The focus was t...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 18:58:26 PDT
How to use a Flex Sensor - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Flex-Sensor-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use a Flex Sensor - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/EIOC/IBW24YKC/FRUEIOCIBW24YKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/EIOC/IBW24YKC/FRUEIOCIBW24YKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/EIOC/IBW24YKC/FRUEIOCIBW24YKC.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this "How to" tutorial you will learn how to use a flex sensor with Arduino uno.A flex sensor uses carbon on a strip of plastic to act like a variable resistor. The resistance changes by flexing the component. The sensor bends in one direction, the more it bends, the higher the resistance gets.In...
By: codebender_cc

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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 05:53:14 PDT
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Arduino-Switched-Traffic-Ligh/
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SMALL.jpg Digital Art and Technology In this tutorial we are going to build a set of traffic lights (with Green, Amber and Red LEDs)We'll use a 3 way switch to control which light is lit.For reference, the switch we will be using is a 3 pin ON-OFF-ON switch Wire up your Arduino Connect an orange wire to pin 8 and a blue wire to pin ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:50:42 PDT
Arduino DCF77 Master Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DCF77-Master-Wall-Clock/
Arduino DCF77 Master Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/KBR7/IBTEU0C0/FRJKBR7IBTEU0C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/KBR7/IBTEU0C0/FRJKBR7IBTEU0C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/KBR7/IBTEU0C0/FRJKBR7IBTEU0C0.SMALL.jpg oliverb Arduino Master Wall Clock.Time displayed on large 1" (26mm) 7 segment displays with secondary 4x20 LCD information display. The clock can be used stand alone or provides the following pulses to drive slave clocks 1 sec alternating, 30 sec, 1 min , 1 hour, 24 hr, 15 min chime of quarter hours, hourly...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 13:15:32 PDT
ESP8266 with Neopixeles http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Neopixeles/
ESP8266 with Neopixeles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6CDK/IBQCFNRE/FF86CDKIBQCFNRE.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Hola Makers!!En esta ocasión les voy a mostrar como controlar con un ESP8266 un anillo de neopixeles de Adafruit, con un pequeño ejemplo programando el ESP8266 con el IDE de ArduinoComencemos!! Material Lo que necesitamos para realizar esta practica es: Anillo o tira de neopixeles Adafruit ESP826...
By: sabas1080

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:03:27 PDT
Control a Furby with Arduino (or other microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Furby-with-Arduino-or-other-microcontrol/
Control a Furby with Arduino (or other microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SMALL.jpg monkeywidget The Million Dollar Furby: We can rebuild him. We have the technology.Continued from the previous Instructable where we excised Furby's primitive brain , it's now time to replace it with something greater. This Instructable will detail how to install a new microcontroller in place of Furby's old bra...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:16:36 PDT
ESP8266 as Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-as-Arduino/
ESP8266 as Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5Q9K/IBNHI67F/F825Q9KIBNHI67F.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 ESP8266 as ArduinoSo this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) heard about this ESP8266 IC. Basically, it’s a microcontroller that does WiFi. There are many Instructables with this chip and many with an Arduino. But most of these are using the ESP8266 as a sensor/WiFi connected to a standard Arduino.Well, what I ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:50:44 PDT
Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Monitor-1/
Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SMALL.jpg pureAmericanbrother I built a relatively simple heart rate monitor circuit that is monitored and controlled by an Arduino Uno. The theory of operation is based on the fact that infrared (IR) light is partially absorbed by blood. When your index finger is placed between the IR emitter and detector, the amount of IR ligh...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 06:52:36 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
Arduino Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/T98S/IBL62K7N/FFLT98SIBL62K7N.SMALL.jpg cornelam When we need precision and repeatability, a stepper motor is always the solution. With the way it is designed, a stepper can only move from one step to the next and fix in that position. A typical motor has 200 steps per revolution; if we tell the motor to go 100 steps in one direction, it will turn...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-watch-VLC-controller-with-ESP8266-Arduin/
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SMALL.jpg planetleak Its a homemade project to make my own media controller app.My laptop connected to tv, and im too lazy, so maked a VLC control app.Yes im know, there is an official VLC app in store, better function, but this one is my :)And im added a PC turn off button to my watch app (lazyness overload)Video: Pa...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:43:33 PDT
How to: Multiple Buttons on 1 Analog Pin - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Multiple-Buttons-on-1-Analog-Pin-Arduino-Tu/
How to: Multiple Buttons on 1 Analog Pin - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/0XSH/IBKMKYGV/FI40XSHIBKMKYGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/0XSH/IBKMKYGV/FI40XSHIBKMKYGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/0XSH/IBKMKYGV/FI40XSHIBKMKYGV.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The Arduino uno board has 12 availabe digital I/O pins and 6 analog input pins, sometimes, on complex or 'big' projects, we run out of digital pins. In this tutorial you will learn how to use multiple buttons on one analog pin.For example, if you have 4 buttons, you will need 4 digital pins to read ...
By: codebender_cc

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 08:56:08 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis ESP8266-01 WiFi Shield is an alternative to the Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros. The Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros uses an Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 module and is the simplest to wire up. However if you already have an ESP8266 mo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
ESP8266 Wifi Add on for Arduino Made Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Add-on-for-Arduino-Made-Simple/
ESP8266 Wifi Add on for Arduino Made Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8IWU/IAKWSQAE/FQH8IWUIAKWSQAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8IWU/IAKWSQAE/FQH8IWUIAKWSQAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/8IWU/IAKWSQAE/FQH8IWUIAKWSQAE.SMALL.jpg drmpf UpdateThis instructable has been largely superseded by ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros which provides a more universal web page configuration function.IntroductionESP8266 is a low cost wifi enabled chip. It comes in a variety of module types and can be programmed in a variety of way...
By: drmpf

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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 16:25:48 PDT
How to make a Cheap home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-home-Automation-System/
How to make a Cheap home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SMALL.jpg pious123 Well Automated Home are a dream to every DIY er, But they Cost much So here is a solution to make a low budget Automated system======================================================Cost of building the project: Relay module (0.32$) transistor bc548 (0.016$) perfboard (0.16$) screw terminal (0....
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:14:53 PDT
Light-Controlled Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Blinds/
Light-Controlled Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/A7IB/IA572RI2/F8WA7IBIA572RI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/A7IB/IA572RI2/F8WA7IBIA572RI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/A7IB/IA572RI2/F8WA7IBIA572RI2.SMALL.jpg b_elomar Hey!Don't you hate remembering to open or close your blinds? Or are you just lazy like me... Then this is the perfect Arduino project for you!This Arduino project is designed to automatically open and close blinds by determining if it's day or night. A motor controls the blinds with the help of a ph...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Recycled-Rainbow-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SMALL.jpg Saiyam This Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp can be switched to any color by using your smartphone. The lamp not only looks like all the seven colors of the rainbow but also glows in all the seven colors of rainbow. The shapes that it makes at night are just amazing to watch. The design of this lamp may s...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:31:35 PDT