Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:07:47 PST BLOX v1.01 $1 USB to UART-serial flashing device (dongle) with 3.3 V power supply for ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module http://www.instructables.com/id/1-USB-to-UART-serial-Flashing-Device-dongle-With-3/
$1 USB to UART-serial flashing device (dongle) with 3.3 V power supply for ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SMALL.jpg jainrk Sometimes you just need a handy device that you can use to program your ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module. Typically, you would put your ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module on a breadboard and wire the USB to UART on to it. Most uploads fail because of insufficient power that is supplied by the USB to UART device. That...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:17:19 PST
Recyclable Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Recyclable-Robot/
Recyclable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/FLS6/IZ6COSBF/FFIFLS6IZ6COSBF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/FLS6/IZ6COSBF/FFIFLS6IZ6COSBF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/FLS6/IZ6COSBF/FFIFLS6IZ6COSBF.SMALL.jpg AnnaG112 We decided to build our robot to be like the cat in the hat from the children's book. We started by drawing out our sketch and talking about what materials that we wanted to use. The materials are listed below:Hummingbird premium kit (we used the servo, the motor, and the servo board)Cardboard boxTh...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:04:19 PST
AndroBot http://www.instructables.com/id/AndroBot/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:55:44 PST
Voice Prompt Electric Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Prompt-Electric-Bike/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:45:31 PST
How To: DIY Home Automation with NodeMCU And Amazon Alexa http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-DIY-Home-Automation-With-NodeMCU-and-Amazon/
How To: DIY Home Automation with NodeMCU And Amazon Alexa - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TTL/IZ6CB7YG/F1V9TTLIZ6CB7YG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TTL/IZ6CB7YG/F1V9TTLIZ6CB7YG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TTL/IZ6CB7YG/F1V9TTLIZ6CB7YG.SMALL.jpg Charles J Gantt If you read my last tutorial on DIY Home Automation with the LinkNode R4 and Amazon Alexa you already know the foundation of this tutorial, but instead of using a purpose built board this time, I am going to walk you through the steps to accomplish the same thing using a NodeMCU and a 4-channel rel...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:43:32 PST
Diy flexographic printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Flexographic-Printer/
Diy flexographic printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/2Q82/IZ6CBA7I/FHA2Q82IZ6CBA7I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/2Q82/IZ6CBA7I/FHA2Q82IZ6CBA7I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/2Q82/IZ6CBA7I/FHA2Q82IZ6CBA7I.SMALL.jpg JoseC352 I made this project to create a printer for plastic film, I have seen a lot of diferent printers so I made one from recycled parts. I was lucky to find an anilox ceramic roller for sale, that is the main part of the printer, the other parts are common rollers, that are easy to find in scrap disposal...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:37:09 PST
How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Suspended-Matrix-of-Spinning-CDs-W/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:01:05 PST
Simple Arduino metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Metal-Detector/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:56:15 PST
LED Heart for My Girlfriend http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-for-My-Girlfriend/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:22:48 PST
Arduino Nano: Flame Sensor With Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Flame-Sensor-With-Visuino/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:44:38 PST
Arduino Based Light Chimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Light-Chimes/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:28:48 PST
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Arduino-High-Altitude-Balloon-Data-Log/
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SMALL.jpg Spaceshark Check out our 360 video from space here: High Altitude balloons are effective tools in conducting experiments and measuring data in the stratosphere. A successful launch can cost less than $200 and give insight and video of how our planet functions.For hundreds of years, humans believed the Earth to...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:21:47 PST
AutomaHipster http://www.instructables.com/id/AutomaHipster/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:02:58 PST
LCD DISPLAY INTERFACE WITH ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-DISPLAY-INTERFACE-WITH-ARDUINO/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:50:40 PST
Velostat Homemade Pressure Sensor Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Velostat-Homemade-Pressure-Sensor-Mat/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:45:44 PST
Sun Follower Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Follower-Solar-Panel/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:57:58 PST
AD8495 Breakout Board Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/AD8495-Breakout-Board-Solution/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:22:16 PST
Arduino aquarium LED controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Controller/
Arduino aquarium LED controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SMALL.jpg stynabg The idea behind this device is to automate my aquarium light. By automation I mean not only switching light on/off but simulating a sun raise/sunset.The project is build around arduino nano, set of white led( cold and warm), set of RGB leds and a DS3231 real time clock.The control is possible thanks...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:38:29 PST
Vibration Eye-mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-Eye-mask/
Vibration Eye-mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N1IE/IZ6BSK16/FTVN1IEIZ6BSK16.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N1IE/IZ6BSK16/FTVN1IEIZ6BSK16.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N1IE/IZ6BSK16/FTVN1IEIZ6BSK16.SMALL.jpg mopluschen This project is to design an eye-mask that could through vibration to wake people up when they snoring during sleep. It not only could be used at home, also public space like subway, library or office to keep up the image. The principle is made use of sounds sensor to perceive snore sound and motiva...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:56:05 PST
Laptop Control Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Control-Box/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:01:38 PST
Laundry Room Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Room-Monitor/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:37:03 PST
Valentine's Sunflower http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Sunflower/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:42:39 PST
Hot-air-balloon synchronized launch site http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-air-balloon-Synchronized-Launch-Site/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:15:15 PST
Arduino brew mashing PID controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Brew-Mashing-PID-Controller/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:33:26 PST
Arduino Nixie Clock For Absolute Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nixie-Clock-for-Absolute-Beginners/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:06:22 PST
RF 315MHz/433MHz Wireless and Arduino...again! http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-315MHz433MHz-Wireless-and-Arduinoagain/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 01:32:08 PST
Motorized WiFi IKEA Roller Blind http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-WiFi-IKEA-Roller-Blind/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:21:36 PST
scanning laser microscope with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Scanning-Laser-Microscope-With-Arduino/
scanning laser microscope with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EXGO/IYYTLIHA/FOKEXGOIYYTLIHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EXGO/IYYTLIHA/FOKEXGOIYYTLIHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/EXGO/IYYTLIHA/FOKEXGOIYYTLIHA.SMALL.jpg stoppi71 Hello!I'd like to share my latest project, a scanning laser microscope with you.Some words concerning the principle: The pinciple is quite simple. The laser beam is focused on the object and the reflective light is being measured with a photodiode (in my case a BPW34). To focus right the current thr...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:41:34 PST
Twitch - Your robotic pet http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitch-Your-Robotic-Pet/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:51:57 PST
Arduino Mega+Ethernet Shield+Lcd Display+AdvancedHMI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MegaEthernet-ShieldLcd-DisplayAdvancedHMI/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 02:43:42 PST
Voice-based Battleship Game for Arduino (with AI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-based-Battleship-Game-for-Arduino-with-AI/
Voice-based Battleship Game for Arduino (with AI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7KB4/IYYTG3VC/F2O7KB4IYYTG3VC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7KB4/IYYTG3VC/F2O7KB4IYYTG3VC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7KB4/IYYTG3VC/F2O7KB4IYYTG3VC.SMALL.jpg GeraldF6 This Instructable explains how to build a voice-based Battleship game for Arduino. Arduino's moves are determined by an AI that approximates all possible ship positions. Thanks to the MOVI speech recognition board, no Internet or WiFi is required and it all fits neatly onto an Arduino UNO, powered b...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:28:46 PST
Backlit Smart House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Smart-House-Numbers/
Backlit Smart House Numbers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/8RSI/IYYTKYER/FZS8RSIIYYTKYER.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/8RSI/IYYTKYER/FZS8RSIIYYTKYER.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/8RSI/IYYTKYER/FZS8RSIIYYTKYER.SMALL.jpg Superbender House numbers are usually conservative and quite boring devices. We lacked even a boring house number and some action was needed to change that. Now we recently installed a Giraffe mailbox which should help any visitor to identify our house with ease during the day time. But what about night time?Ob...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:25:06 PST
Electronic Matrix — I Love You http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Matrix-I-Love-You/
Electronic Matrix — I Love You - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PVL9/IZ6BPKYT/FREPVL9IZ6BPKYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PVL9/IZ6BPKYT/FREPVL9IZ6BPKYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/PVL9/IZ6BPKYT/FREPVL9IZ6BPKYT.SMALL.jpg WarenGonzaga Hi there! Love is in the air! This valentine's day show your love literally on 8x8 LED Matrix with Arduino. Make an electronic valentine's project for your gift to your loved one. Today I'm gonna show you my simple but cute project for the valentine's day. This project is based on Arduino Nano Atmeg...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:27:44 PST
ESP-12F: ESP8266 Module - Minimal Breadboard for Flashing http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP-12F-ESP8266-Module-Minimal-Breadboard-for-Flas/
ESP-12F: ESP8266 Module - Minimal Breadboard for Flashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VWSN/IYYTFG0I/FYKVWSNIYYTFG0I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VWSN/IYYTFG0I/FYKVWSNIYYTFG0I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VWSN/IYYTFG0I/FYKVWSNIYYTFG0I.SMALL.jpg flav1972 In this Instructable I will show you how to build the minimal circuit in order to flash a user program to the ESP-12F ESP8266 module.This instructable is following the first testing of the module and is the second of my ESP8266 collection.It can be used to flash a sketch done with Arduino IDE as I w...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:20:34 PST
Send notifications to your phone from an ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-Notifications-to-Your-Phone-From-an-ESP8266/
Send notifications to your phone from an ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/B30V/IYYTDKLT/F12B30VIYYTDKLT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/B30V/IYYTDKLT/F12B30VIYYTDKLT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/B30V/IYYTDKLT/F12B30VIYYTDKLT.SMALL.jpg witnessmenow Hello Everyone!In this instructable I'm going to show you how to send notifications to your phone from your ESP8266 when programing with Arduino IDE. This can be very useful if you want the device to notify when a sensor is triggered (PIR motion sensor) or certain criteria for a sensor is met ( e.g....
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:44:30 PST
A Simple Tone Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Tone-Generator/
A Simple Tone Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2OX7/IYYTJ41G/FK32OX7IYYTJ41G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2OX7/IYYTJ41G/FK32OX7IYYTJ41G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/2OX7/IYYTJ41G/FK32OX7IYYTJ41G.SMALL.jpg braulio777 Arduino Tone Generator is a set of switches sharing a common terminal to GND while the remaining pins are connected to 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 Arduino digital pins and with a speaker also installed between GND and digital pin 11 from Arduino Uno complete this interesting project. For uploading th...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:00:45 PST
Digital Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Dice-1/
Digital Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/TB6S/IYYTDHRI/FJNTB6SIYYTDHRI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/TB6S/IYYTDHRI/FJNTB6SIYYTDHRI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/TB6S/IYYTDHRI/FJNTB6SIYYTDHRI.SMALL.jpg Scout Jinx I have always wanted to make my own dice for table top games but it would be difficult to make them balanced. I realized that a digitalized die wouldn't have this problem. Then I realized that an electronic die would be capable of having multiple "sides". Instead of using a set of seven separate dic...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:17:53 PST
TV Remote Becomes an RF Remote || NRF24L01+ Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Becomes-an-RF-Remote-NRF24L01-Tutorial/
TV Remote Becomes an RF Remote || NRF24L01+ Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I used the popular nRF24L01+ RF IC to adjust the brightness of an LED strip wirelessly through three useless buttons of a TV remote. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to create your own RF Transmitter and Receiver....
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 07:49:33 PST
arduino Bluetooth rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Control-Car-With-Arduino/
arduino Bluetooth rc car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/7PH4/IYYT4VG6/F2W7PH4IYYT4VG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/7PH4/IYYT4VG6/F2W7PH4IYYT4VG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/7PH4/IYYT4VG6/F2W7PH4IYYT4VG6.SMALL.jpg shaileshY3 this is my first Arduino project it is quite simple to make . it will take about half an hour to make it it's quite simple as you thinkyou can also make it by following steps given below and make have fun it's give me create joy when I finally made it .now it's your turn to make it.just follow the s...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 21:04:03 PST
BLINK LED USING AN ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/BLINK-LED-USING-AN-ARDUINO/
BLINK LED USING AN ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/A9YQ/IYYT7A0N/FT5A9YQIYYT7A0N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/A9YQ/IYYT7A0N/FT5A9YQIYYT7A0N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/A9YQ/IYYT7A0N/FT5A9YQIYYT7A0N.SMALL.jpg Sampad66 ONE OF THE MICROCONTROLLER LOVED BY PEOPLE IS ARDUINO UNO.People love to work with it.One of the basic project to start is with blinking an led using an ARDUINOIn this page i have mentioned the procedure to be followed in details with easier steps.steps:-1.Components required2.Circuit Diagramconstru...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:08:36 PST
Data Clock (Cloud + Amazon Echo + LED's = Artistic Data!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Clock-Cloud-Amazon-Echo-LEDs-Artistic-Data/
Data Clock (Cloud + Amazon Echo + LED's = Artistic Data!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/MRL3/IYYT9XEH/F6AMRL3IYYT9XEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/MRL3/IYYT9XEH/F6AMRL3IYYT9XEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/MRL3/IYYT9XEH/F6AMRL3IYYT9XEH.SMALL.jpg jwolin For years I've wanted to find ways of artistically expressing data that I check every day. Most of my job is spent on the computer or phone - and yes, there is an app or webpage that can do all of this and more. But I'm fatigued collecting my data from screens. Here's an interesting, artistic and...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:20:48 PST
Arduino Based Windows PC Volume Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Windows-PC-Volume-Remote-Control/
Arduino Based Windows PC Volume Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/SZJS/IYYT5UK0/F86SZJSIYYT5UK0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/SZJS/IYYT5UK0/F86SZJSIYYT5UK0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/SZJS/IYYT5UK0/F86SZJSIYYT5UK0.SMALL.jpg EvilMonkeyTech IR Remotes have been very prominent since 1980’s. In today’s world almost everything is controlled by a remote. This project allows the user to control the Master Volume of the Windows PC using any Remote (TV, Set-Top Box, Home Theater, etc.). The heart of the project is Arduino Uno. There are 2 mos...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:51:16 PST
Automatic Door Opening Using Ultrasonic sensor HRSC04, Arduino, 16 X 2 LCD dot matrix, Piezo buzzer, DC motor and mechanical components http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Door-Opening-Using-Arduino-HRSC04-Ultras/
Automatic Door Opening Using Ultrasonic sensor HRSC04, Arduino, 16 X 2 LCD dot matrix, Piezo buzzer, DC motor and mechanical components - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6F0C/IYYSYG2I/FNQ6F0CIYYSYG2I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6F0C/IYYSYG2I/FNQ6F0CIYYSYG2I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6F0C/IYYSYG2I/FNQ6F0CIYYSYG2I.SMALL.jpg VijendraK The project concerns about automatic door opening and closing system. An automatic door control system includes a sensor for sensing person or object approaching door. Systems and methods are very common in the art for opening and closing doors to enter and exit buildings, facilities etc. Automatic ...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:46:11 PST
Arduino Game "NIM" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Game-NIM/
Arduino Game "NIM" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6YHK/IYYSYX7F/F9N6YHKIYYSYX7F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6YHK/IYYSYX7F/F9N6YHKIYYSYX7F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6YHK/IYYSYX7F/F9N6YHKIYYSYX7F.SMALL.jpg Dzefri I got my inspiration form the game Dr.Nim which is plastic toy with mechanism, but it works same as Nim.Nim is a game with 12 balls, If is your turn you can pick 1,2 or 3 balls and then your opponent plays. The winner is the one who takes the last one.If you want to learn more about Dr.Nim you can c...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 18:36:36 PST
A Simple RGB LED Cube 2X2X2 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-RGB-LED-Cube-2X2X2/
A Simple RGB LED Cube 2X2X2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/TJZN/IYYSYT9Z/FEOTJZNIYYSYT9Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/TJZN/IYYSYT9Z/FEOTJZNIYYSYT9Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/TJZN/IYYSYT9Z/FEOTJZNIYYSYT9Z.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This project is an RGB LED Cube because it lets to you multiply the amount of colors that you obtain from a cube using 14 outputs from an Arduino uno so you use 12 outputs to control the LEDs and 2 outputs for controling the cube's planes through 2 resistors of 100 Ohm. For uploading the code, go t...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:19:15 PST
IoT based Temperature monitoring system http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Based-Temperature-Monitoring-System/
IoT based Temperature monitoring system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QBK0/IYV9QVAG/FUZQBK0IYV9QVAG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QBK0/IYV9QVAG/FUZQBK0IYV9QVAG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/QBK0/IYV9QVAG/FUZQBK0IYV9QVAG.SMALL.jpg Adil95 Hello everyoneToday I am going to design an IoT(Internet of Things) based room temperature monitoring system.Here I will use esp8266 to connect to the internet. Things Required 1) Arduino UNO (Any arduino board)2) ESP01 (esp8266 family)3) LM35 (Temperature sensor) Setting thingspeak account A...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 09:50:44 PST
Morse Code Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-Decoder/
Morse Code Decoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Z5Z8/IYV9P3DW/FMVZ5Z8IYV9P3DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Z5Z8/IYV9P3DW/FMVZ5Z8IYV9P3DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Z5Z8/IYV9P3DW/FMVZ5Z8IYV9P3DW.SMALL.jpg pinaki_s91 In this project, my sister and I use an Arduino UNO board along with a push button switch and a serial monitor to decode Morse code. It is a very simple project and any Arduino beginners will have fun doing it.This is the first project I am uploading on instructables.com. So any feedback is welcome....
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 23:27:25 PST
RoomAutomation control from android http://www.instructables.com/id/RoomAutomation-Controll-From-Android/
RoomAutomation control from android - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RUC9/IYV9IL20/FI9RUC9IYV9IL20.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RUC9/IYV9IL20/FI9RUC9IYV9IL20.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RUC9/IYV9IL20/FI9RUC9IYV9IL20.SMALL.jpg ΒαγγέληςΑ1 I start to use arduino one year fromnow. I have seen a lot of project and like special for home automation. I see a lot of cheap sensors and wonder to use same of this and an arduino and make a room automation. This Intractable will be a tutorial for how to build a room long range wireless as can ha...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:36:33 PST
Tic Tac Toe for Nokia 5110 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Toe-for-Nokia-5110/
Tic Tac Toe for Nokia 5110 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DN29/IYV9BU1H/F39DN29IYV9BU1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DN29/IYV9BU1H/F39DN29IYV9BU1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DN29/IYV9BU1H/F39DN29IYV9BU1H.SMALL.jpg Dzefri This is classic game of Tic Tac Toe.It is easy project, all you need for this is:3 ButtonsNokia 5110 displayArduino (I used nano) Nokia 5110 This is very interasting display, it is 84x48 and it works with 3.3V so arduino will have no problems with it.If you want to use this screen, you will need ...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 07:27:41 PST
Internet Control for Turning Computer ON/Off Using Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Control-for-Turning-Computer-ONOff-Using-/
Internet Control for Turning Computer ON/Off Using Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/Z2EC/IYV9BQQ7/FVNZ2ECIYV9BQQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/Z2EC/IYV9BQQ7/FVNZ2ECIYV9BQQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/Z2EC/IYV9BQQ7/FVNZ2ECIYV9BQQ7.SMALL.jpg Navaneeth Krishnan We all have imagined about controlling our home pc from all over the world and apps like team viewer and remote desktop helps us to fulfill it up to an extent but they do not give us all the provision, we can only control a pc that is already turned on....this tutorial helps you to remove that barri...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 05:51:23 PST