Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:53:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Messi Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Messi-Music-Box/
Messi Music Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/XT33/IWE4KN2S/F7DXT33IWE4KN2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/XT33/IWE4KN2S/F7DXT33IWE4KN2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/XT33/IWE4KN2S/F7DXT33IWE4KN2S.SMALL.jpg ealhaddad This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). The Messi Music Box is a figure of Lionel Messi that is triggered by a touch to rotate and plays commentary sounds using internet speakers.To create this...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:21:09 PST
Thunder & Lightning Animation http://www.instructables.com/id/Thunder-Lightning-Animation/
Thunder & Lightning Animation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OQC1/IWE4JU5Y/FJFOQC1IWE4JU5Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OQC1/IWE4JU5Y/FJFOQC1IWE4JU5Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OQC1/IWE4JU5Y/FJFOQC1IWE4JU5Y.SMALL.jpg davebodnar Introduction Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has a wonderful O-scale train layout that represents scenes from the Harry Potter movies. There is a large castle at one end of the layout and I wanted to add an animation to the castle that would flash bright LEDs in concert with an audi...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:02:22 PST
Smart Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Terrarium/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:28:13 PST
How to Make a Hidden Safe Disguised As a Lovely Owl Statue: the Sneaky Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hidden-Safe-Disguised-As-a-Lovely-Ow/
How to Make a Hidden Safe Disguised As a Lovely Owl Statue: the Sneaky Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KBYE/IWE4IBNG/FWSKBYEIWE4IBNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KBYE/IWE4IBNG/FWSKBYEIWE4IBNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KBYE/IWE4IBNG/FWSKBYEIWE4IBNG.SMALL.jpg SLstevens This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Ever wanted a secret hiding spot that no one will suspect? Follow this instructable to create you own Sneaky OwlEquipment/Software:3D printerArduino micro-...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:29:14 PST
How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cheap-Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:33:45 PST
Arduino Ethernet Remote Control of LED from Mobile Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Remote-Control-of-LED-From-Mobile/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:08:44 PST
How to Make a VU Meter Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-VU-Meter-Using-Arduino/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:06:27 PST
Night Rider: the Late Night Safety Backpack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Rider-the-Late-Night-Safety-Backpack/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:31:52 PST
ISycophant http://www.instructables.com/id/ISycophant/
ISycophant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SMALL.jpg criticallaughs Here is how to recreate the iSycophant at home! The iSycophant is a mirror which displays a encouraging message, whether you're feeling sad or happy. You press a green button for happy or a red one for sad. If you leave the iSycophant, yellow lights will turn on, because it wants you to come back. ...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:04:43 PST
How to Make a Commercial Product Quickly and Low-cost With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Commercial-Product-Quickly-and-Low-c/
How to Make a Commercial Product Quickly and Low-cost With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2H2G/IWE4ITNB/F452H2GIWE4ITNB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2H2G/IWE4ITNB/F452H2GIWE4ITNB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2H2G/IWE4ITNB/F452H2GIWE4ITNB.SMALL.jpg hihihahaguy Once a time, a friend asked me to make a hotel password panel for his small hotel. He had less than 50 rooms, and a surveillance system, so he just wanted a simple but extendable panel, which could connect to his hotel IOT system in the future.For this case, it is not suitable to use batch manufactu...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:23:08 PST
Self Sustaining Plant Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Sustaining-Plant-Using-Arduino/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:10:19 PST
Music Sync Flashing LEDs (Arduino & MSGEQ7) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Sync-Flashing-LEDs-Arduino-MSGEQ7/
Music Sync Flashing LEDs (Arduino & MSGEQ7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DNZE/IWCFF76J/FTMDNZEIWCFF76J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DNZE/IWCFF76J/FTMDNZEIWCFF76J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DNZE/IWCFF76J/FTMDNZEIWCFF76J.SMALL.jpg Gabb.ily I am a novice in the world of Arduino, but I thought I would try my hand in something a bit more intricate than turning on an LED light. I decided to use a MSGEQ7 (spectrum equalizer) and an Arduino Uno to flash an LED strip in sync with music. Gather Material Here's a list of materials needed to...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:07:14 PST
Arduino Powered Dixie Cup Crusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Dixie-Cup-Crusher/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:31:47 PST
Remote Controlled Camera Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Camera-Gimbal/
Remote Controlled Camera Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/J8AI/IWCFDHCN/FYFJ8AIIWCFDHCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/J8AI/IWCFDHCN/FYFJ8AIIWCFDHCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/J8AI/IWCFDHCN/FYFJ8AIIWCFDHCN.SMALL.jpg Nathrelor This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)This guide will show you how to 3-D Print and assemble your own remote controlled camera gimbal. Buy or Gather All Non-3D Printed Parts In order to buil...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:49:02 PST
Arduino Motion Detection Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Detection-Light/
Arduino Motion Detection Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/G1JN/IWCFEKR4/F82G1JNIWCFEKR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/G1JN/IWCFEKR4/F82G1JNIWCFEKR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/G1JN/IWCFEKR4/F82G1JNIWCFEKR4.SMALL.jpg Gabriel Aron PLEASE VOTE! ME IF YOU LIKE ITHi, this is my new Arduino Motion Detection Light. It is powered by an 9v supply for the arduino and 5w for light. If a man or an animal pass through the PIR sensor, it detects and will start the relay(as the light turns on). If there is no detection, then it will stop ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:07:08 PST
Arduino - Obstacle Avoiding Robot 4WD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-4WD/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:58:27 PST
Capacitance meter with TM1637 using Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-Meter-With-TM1637-Using-Arduino/
Capacitance meter with TM1637 using Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/KA2E/IWCF95TD/FUOKA2EIWCF95TD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/KA2E/IWCF95TD/FUOKA2EIWCF95TD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/KA2E/IWCF95TD/FUOKA2EIWCF95TD.SMALL.jpg gustavio101 How to make a capacitance meter using Arduino displayed on the TM1637. Ranging 1 uF to about 2000 uF. Parts required Resitors:1x: 220 Ohm1x: 10 kOhm (Or something else but you will have to change the code after what you use, 8000 Ohms would work as well.)Capacitors:Have a range of capacitors wh...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:56:11 PST
Simple RGB Notification Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-Notification-Bar/
Simple RGB Notification Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/GVSB/IW6PTCN3/FM7GVSBIW6PTCN3.SMALL.jpg madnerd Previously we have seen how to make a portable application to control an ArduinoControl Arduino with a portable AppLet's see how to use this to make your own rgb led notification bar using a small led strip.To keep it simple, we will only be able to choose between 6 colors. First, we will make our ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:29:59 PST
Arduino Traffic Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Traffic-Light-Controller/
Arduino Traffic Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SMALL.jpg lee_schnitz Sometime around 2003, I purchased a full-sized traffic light on eBay. Why? Well, because I thought it would be a cool thing to have in the garage. The price was reasonable, shipping too. If you cant tell, its a poly-carbonate shell, and not metal, so it's pretty light for its size.It did not come...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:12:34 PST
Brain Controlled Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Controlled-Light-Bulb/
Brain Controlled Light Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SMALL.jpg tulsap A Future technology experiment Description This is brain computer interface experiment to control any electrical appliance via just thinking in the mindWhen you think something in the brain the neurons inside the brain communicate each other to carry information from one place to another, these c...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:09:49 PST
"Mom Is Coming"2--Make a WiFi-Mesh Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Mom-Is-Coming2-Make-a-WiFi-Mesh-Notifier/
"Mom Is Coming"2--Make a WiFi-Mesh Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SMALL.jpg lspoplove I think not everyone is interested in using WiFi mesh technology.But it is really easy to use WiFi mesh technology with ESP8266.Support 87 WiFi devices and 100m distance will be a big advantage for ESP8266.You can have a look at this introduction: ESP Mesh.Today I use D-duino-B and X-8266 exchange...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:38:59 PST
Arduino Digital Clock & Thermometer (+3D Printer files) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-Clock-Thermometer-3D-Printer-Files/
Arduino Digital Clock & Thermometer (+3D Printer files) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this "how to" guide i will show you how to make your own digital clock-thermometer with the Arduino Pro mini board. (yes, you can use any other Arduino boad) .You will be able to change the current date and time with Set-Up-Down buttons. The "down" button can also be used to turn on/off the scree...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:54:50 PST
Arduino Segway http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Segway/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:25:29 PST
Arduino + MFRC522 RFID READER http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MFRC522-RFID-READER/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:40:06 PST
Arduino Bike Speedometer with 128 x 64 Graphics LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bike-Speedometer-With-128-X-64-Graphics-LC/
Arduino Bike Speedometer with 128 x 64 Graphics LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/486Y/IW6PQA6S/FY8486YIW6PQA6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/486Y/IW6PQA6S/FY8486YIW6PQA6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/486Y/IW6PQA6S/FY8486YIW6PQA6S.SMALL.jpg Shahid Khattak I have included this instructable in some contests, if you like it and believe that it should win, then please click vote in upper right corner. ThanksI build this speedometer for my own motorcycle. I am using it on my own Honda CD70 motorcycle (70CC) and it is working pretty well. The concept of t...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 07:52:43 PST
Wi-Fi Magnetic Door Spy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-Magnetic-Door-Spy/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:55:18 PST
Voice-Controlled Clock With Arduino (no WiFi, No PC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Clock-With-Arduino-no-WiFi-No-PC/
Voice-Controlled Clock With Arduino (no WiFi, No PC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SMALL.jpg GeraldF6 This Instructable explains how to build a voice-controlled alarm clock/timer by connecting a real-time shield and a MOVI Speech Dialog Shield to an Arduino. See the video above for the result! The voice control does not require an Internet connection and can be configured to other commands than the ...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:17:49 PST
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wi-fi-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SMALL.jpg diytronics Welcome to my tutorial on how to build a Wi-Fi controlled Led Matrix! I have entered this Instructable into a few competitions that I think it is applicable too. If you feel it is worth a vote into the above contests, please do click the vote button. Thank you!As there are many LED Matrix guides out...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:58:28 PST
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RC-Boat-From-Scratch-DIY-RC-Transmitter-and-Re/
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SMALL.jpg shazf This project is about building a RC boat of you own and also making your own 2.4ghz transmitter and receiver. I got this idea because i was always fascinated by RC boats....so i thought "why don't you make one?" Frankly speaking whats the use of making a RC boat when its not 100% of your work so i m...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 03:17:21 PST
Arduino PowerPoint Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PowerPoint-Pointer/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 04:38:09 PST
Rubber Band Gun Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Gun-Using-an-Arduino/
Rubber Band Gun Using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SMALL.jpg JohnathanF4 I am new to the Arduino and with some research and hard work I was able to get this working. If I can do it, so can you! I had a few problems making the rubber band gun and I hope this instructable makes it easier for others to duplicate. Materials 3 Continuous Servo motors1 Arduino - I used an A...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:47:03 PST
Simple Arduino Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Timer/
Simple Arduino Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/Y92K/IW6PJS0T/FD8Y92KIW6PJS0T.SMALL.jpg madnerd Need a timer to check how much times you spent on a task ?Or maybe you want to make a clock without a RTC module ?I didn't find a code to make one easily so I share mine.This is also a good test to check if your DFRobot LCD Keypad Shield works correctly and learn how to use it. First, we will upload...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:38:25 PST
Weather monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Monitor-1/
Weather monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SMALL.jpg sfrwmaker It is convenient to read simple weather data such as temperature, pressure and humidity from display of the weather station. In this instruction is shown how to build own weather monitor system based on arduino microcontroller. You can buy excellent weather station from Oregon or other vendor, but w...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:11:18 PST
IKEA Star with ATtiny and NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Star-With-ATtiny-and-NeoPixels/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 19:19:48 PST
HC-05 (OR) 06 ENABLED SWITCH BY USING ATMEGA8 ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/HC-05-OR-06-ENABLED-SWITCH-BY-USING-ATMEGA8-ARDUIN/
HC-05 (OR) 06 ENABLED SWITCH BY USING ATMEGA8 ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SMALL.jpg mohanrajkpm Ever thought of controlling any of your electronic devices with your smart phone? Your robot or any other device? Won’t it be cool to control them with your smartphone? Here is a simple and basic tutorial for interfacing an Android Smartphone with Arduino via Bluetooth HC-06 overview Bluetoot...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 07:58:25 PST
Getting Started With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:45:29 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
Arduino - Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultrasonic-Sensor-HC-SR04/
Arduino - Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NIKU/IW6PEEKJ/FFFNIKUIW6PEEKJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NIKU/IW6PEEKJ/FFFNIKUIW6PEEKJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NIKU/IW6PEEKJ/FFFNIKUIW6PEEKJ.SMALL.jpg MertArduino In this Arduino Tutorial we will learn how the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor works and how to use it with the Arduino Board. Hardware Required: Arduino Board Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04Breadboard and Jump Wires Connections The HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Module has 4 pins, Ground, VCC, Trig and Echo. The Gro...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:12:20 PST
Fibreoptic Christmas Tree Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibreoptic-Christmas-Tree-Upgrade/
Fibreoptic Christmas Tree Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/037E/IW5JCG4X/F17037EIW5JCG4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/037E/IW5JCG4X/F17037EIW5JCG4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/037E/IW5JCG4X/F17037EIW5JCG4X.SMALL.jpg p_leriche We've had one of those fibre optic Christmas trees for some years. The base contains a 12V halogen reflector bulb, and a coloured disk driven by a motor is placed between the bulb and the base of the tree. The bulb and the motor are powered by a 12V AC "wall cube" type mains adapter. But the colours...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:03:42 PST
Localino: Open Source Indoor Location System (Arduino + Decawave) http://www.instructables.com/id/Localino-Open-Source-Indoor-Location-System-Arduin/
Localino: Open Source Indoor Location System (Arduino + Decawave) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZIB0/IW6PE7YG/FW7ZIB0IW6PE7YG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZIB0/IW6PE7YG/FW7ZIB0IW6PE7YG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/ZIB0/IW6PE7YG/FW7ZIB0IW6PE7YG.SMALL.jpg kuek This instructable explains how to build an indoor location system with centimeter accuracy for Most indoor location systems make use of wifi, bluetooth, wifi fingerprinting etc and show accuracies within several meters. Ultra wideband systems offer high accuracy (cm range), due to wide signal bandwi...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:11:20 PST
SociALE http://www.instructables.com/id/SociALE/
SociALE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A88D/IW5JDVNK/FP9A88DIW5JDVNK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A88D/IW5JDVNK/FP9A88DIW5JDVNK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A88D/IW5JDVNK/FP9A88DIW5JDVNK.SMALL.jpg LucaS121 The project "SociALE" was developed in a Hackathon workshop during the laboratory week of the university of design Schwäbisch Gmünd under the theme "use things better together". Our group, which consisted of Josh Cornau, Sven Barth, Luca Stetter and Fabian Seeger, decided to develop a networking bee...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 07:23:44 PST
Aquarium Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Controller/
Aquarium Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XPYO/IW5JCJMV/FM3XPYOIW5JCJMV.SMALL.jpg tsmeey This Instructable will show you how to make a Aquarium Controller. First of all: I'm not an engineer and I'm not a programmer. There may be errors, so please ask if there are any ambiguities. We do not want to make a fishcooker :)I hope you have some fun und enjoy this project.Ok, now some backgroun...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 05:02:09 PST
Arduino VR Skateboard Tutorial for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VR-Skateboard-Tutorial-for-Beginners/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:31:41 PST
Arduino clapswitch LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Clapswitch-LAMP/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:17:29 PST
Interfacing LCD With Arduino Using Only 3 Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-LCD-With-Arduino-Using-Only-3-Pins/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:39:54 PST
Friendship sleeve-bracelet with Arduino Lilypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Friendship-Sleeve-bracelet-With-Arduino-Lilypad/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:50:34 PST
Track ME http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-ME/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:12:14 PST
Make your own bluetooth gps navigator bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Bluetooth-Gps-Navigator-Bracelet/
Make your own bluetooth gps navigator bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SMALL.jpg NicolasM113 IntroductionThis project consist of a bluetooth bracelet connected to the user's smartphone, who indicate when to turn or do a maneuver.The main aventages of this project instead of a traditionnal gps or a smartphone are: It drains less battery on the smartphone. It doesn't required ea...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:36:02 PST
Arduino Laser Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Pinball/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:51:42 PST
Arduino and Radio/Wireless Transceivers nRF24L01 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-RadioWireless-Transceivers-NRF24L01/
Arduino and Radio/Wireless Transceivers nRF24L01 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/1NK4/IVO4W30T/F2C1NK4IVO4W30T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/1NK4/IVO4W30T/F2C1NK4IVO4W30T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/1NK4/IVO4W30T/F2C1NK4IVO4W30T.SMALL.jpg hellenfc You will be able to comunicate Arduinos wireleslly with this nRF24L01 module. The range is from 50 to 200 feet. Step 1: Where to get nRF24L01 Ebay:2 nRF24L01 modules - ~$62 Socket Adapters- ~ $2 Amazon:2 nRF24L01 modules - ~$102 Socket Adapters - ~$6.50-Plus shipping- Step 2: Let's connect Y...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:34:42 PST