Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:55:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom OBD II Gauge in With OEM Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-OBD-II-Gauge-in-With-OEM-Look/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:38:23 PDT
Silly String Candy Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-String-Candy-Trap/
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By: The Electrodog Show

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:19:55 PDT
Home Automation: Drapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Drapes/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:17 PDT
Tiny electric ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-electric-ukulele/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:42:19 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Pong Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Pong-Game/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:06:19 PDT
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Spelling-Game-with-an-Interactive-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:03:56 PDT
Arduino-Based Blue Box (Phone Phreaking) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Blue-Box-phreaking/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:43:59 PDT
HACKED!: Flickering Light Bulb for Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Flickering-Light-Bulb-for-Halloween/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:13:01 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
The "all in one box" aquarium feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-all-in-one-box-aquarium-feeder/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:27:05 PDT
Talking Cupcake http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Cupcake/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:45:48 PDT
Personalised Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Word-Clock/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:42:28 PDT
Pimp My Zoomobil http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Zoomobil/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:05:27 PDT
Mini BillBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-BillBoard/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:35:28 PDT
30 minute projects: Über-modified arduino board (arduino keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/30-minute-projects-Über-modified-arduino-board-ard/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:14:39 PDT
My Ninth Project: Robot Arm with Joystick Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Ninth-Project-Robot-Arm-with-Joystick-Shield/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 00:43:38 PDT
Come Home! Connecting Distant Spaces EASILY over Web http://www.instructables.com/id/Come-Home-Connecting-Distant-Spaces-via-Arduino-Ca/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:01:27 PDT
Uber Home Automation w/ Arduino & Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Uber-Home-Automation/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:54:10 PDT
Blinking, music playing Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Death-Star/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:49:06 PDT
Arduino Tutorial: Capacitive Touch Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Touch-Sensors-With-Arduino/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:15:04 PDT
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Ceiling-Tiles/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:06:21 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Quantifying Access to your Mind http://www.instructables.com/id/Quantifying-Access-to-your-Mind/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:39:06 PST
USA Flag made with diffused LED http://www.instructables.com/id/USA-Flag-made-with-diffused-LED/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:11 PDT
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-CV-inputs-to-the-Auduino-granular-synth/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:35 PDT
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-wall-avoiding-robot-FabLab-NerveCentre/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:51:43 PDT
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Homer-Web-enabled-TV-remote/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:08 PDT
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Touch-bluetooth-glove/
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SMALL.jpg jbesuchet Hey guys! I'd like to share with you the input device I created specifically to interact with AR glasses like the Google Glass, Meta, Moverio BT or with the VR headsets like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, vrAse, Durovis Dive. Those new products are amazing and they need new types of input devices. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:11:15 PDT
How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-inkjet-printer-to-print-on-Coffee/
How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/8R68/I08LK7D4/FXE8R68I08LK7D4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/8R68/I08LK7D4/FXE8R68I08LK7D4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/8R68/I08LK7D4/FXE8R68I08LK7D4.SMALL.jpg baffouri The aim of this project is to make latte printer, I used 1 printers and 1 scanner , it prints one line a time, all what I have done is hacking the sensors of the printer and I used Arduino Uno to send different values to printer's micro-controller created custom shield to control stepper motor and...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:45 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Joystick-to-USB-Adaptor/
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SMALL.jpg MatthewH If you grew up in the early 1980’s and were into video games, you probably had an Atari 2600, ColecoVision, or similar game console. The controllers or joysticks for each of these systems had a distinct feel that is different from today’s game consoles or PC game controllers. If you find yourself lo...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:26:27 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Introduction:Okay, I cheated. Any similarities between previous Instructables uploaded by me and the graphics, pictures, text and / or programming code is purely intentional. It certainly made putting this one together a whole lot easier.This Instructable is my Arduino version of the Rock Paper Scis...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SMALL.jpg deba168 In country like India most of the people are dependent on agriculture.For effective planning in agriculture weather forecast is of utmost importance.So farmers are always interested in the Weather Forecasts.As farmers stay in remote areas, they have to wait for the news updates in tv, radio or news ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:39:19 PDT
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis is the first of two instructables that make up a complete customizable Home Automation for Beginners example.See DIY Home Automation for Beginners for the second part. It is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting your fingers off you ca...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Ultrasonic-Lamp/
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Recently I've been learning about Ultrasonic waves and how to harness their power. It's simple enough to make some type of sonar device, but I wanted to take at a step cooler and see if I could use Ultrasonic waves to not only detect movement, but also the direction of that movement. So let's take i...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:19:14 PDT
Arduino Phone Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Phone-Book/
Arduino Phone Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SMALL.jpg Gigi Butbaia Ever wanted to have a Phone Book, controlled using a microcontroller, which is very easy to use, and you can use it while talking on phone, and is saving data on SD Card? then this instructable is for you. In this instructable you will learn how to make an arduino controlled Phone Book, and you can ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:48:40 PDT
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game http://www.instructables.com/id/RockPaperScissors-Game/
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SMALL.jpg paulindallas You are a Rock!Or, maybe you are not!In the case of this project, you can be also be Paper or even Scissors!Yes, that old kids’ game, Rock...Paper...Scissors, is back in Arduino form.I was looking at one of my 8x8 LED modules and wondering if I could do some representational ( crude ) graphics on...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:46:36 PDT
RC tank with a moving FPV camera http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-FPV-tank/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:54:46 PDT
Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Anti-Theft-Alarm/
Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SMALL.jpg bergerab If you're a student, like me, then you have heard of all the theft that occurs on campuses today. I can't even leave my backpack alone for five minutes without worrying about it getting stolen. To ease my mind and to help fellow students, I've designed a backpack ant-theft alarm. When activated, th...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:09:52 PDT
World Clock in German using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Clock-in-German-using-Arduino/
World Clock in German using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SMALL.jpg trzimm While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot. I want to thank the following Instructables that I used as a starting point to create ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:23:00 PDT
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
The Pill Reminder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SMALL.jpg jschrempp Back in January 2014 I was at a meetup of Baby Boomer Makers at TechShop in San Carlos, California. We were going around the table, each taking a turn to talk about projects we'd like to do. Bob spoke up to describe a problem his elderly mother was having - she couldn't remember to take her medicine...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever thought of controlling your FuzzBot wirelessly? Do you want to make a real - life video game? Do you want to learn about the tech behind NFC and RFID? - the Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course How - To Guide is for you!Please cast your vote for me (at the upper right hand corner, the ora...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Irrigation logic controller/project log http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-logic-controllerproject-log/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:47:04 PDT
Autonomous Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Race-Car/
Autonomous Race Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SMALL.jpg jesper birk Build this autonomous driving robot car based on a old RC toy car. I removed the radio control board from the car and replaced it with a brain in the form of an Arduino UNO board (plus a motor driver board) and gave it an ultrasonic distance measuring module to see the world through. Components ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:23:08 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck-Part-2-Give-it-a/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SMALL.jpg techiebot After I built the animatronic eyes in PART 1, I wanted to complete the face with a voice and possibly moving eyebrows. If you look back at my PART 1, you'll see that for the base I used a model from Thingiverse. Once you have the model 3D printed, you will need to add in the 9 gram servos. ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:19:18 PDT
LED Head Arduino TED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Head-Arduino-TED/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:25:35 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
Quiz Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SMALL.jpg Clapoti A good friend of mine who's a teacher was doing quizzes in her class making students compete to answer questions... resulting in them complaining they raised their hands before the others.I decided to give her this quiz show type buzzer for Christmas to solve her problems.When one of the players pre...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT