Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:14:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 ESP8266 as Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-as-Arduino/
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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 ...
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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/
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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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.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
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of fun. But you can make them even better by adding lights and sounds. By hooking up some simple electronics, you can make the board light up and play a victory fanfare whenever someone scores. Here is how to make it. Watch the Video Here is a video walkthr...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
Wireless firework igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-firework-igniter-1/
Wireless firework igniter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SMALL.jpg ThomasVDD Firework is great for parties, but lighting them can be dangerous. That's why I made a wireless igniter, with an infrared remote control and an arduino. The project is powered by a NiCd battery (from a cordless drill), and is entirely stored in a small trunk. This makes the project perfect to take w...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:52:29 PDT
DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
DIY Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade This instructable show you how build your own DIY Security Camera, which takes a picture of the person at the door and send an email with the picture to your email box, so that you'll know if it's some you know or its an intruder..The DIY Security Camera uses an Arduino Yun as it's brain, which i...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-LCD-displays-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The LiquidCrystal library allows you to control LCD displays that are compatible with the Hitachi HD44780 driver. There are many of them out there, and you can usually find them by the 16-pin interface.In this tutorial you will learn how to use LCD 16x2 display (and 20x4) with Arduino uno.You will a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:37:13 PDT
Smart Home Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Electric-Socket/
Smart Home Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/0OXM/IBGCA9ZU/FTO0OXMIBGCA9ZU.SMALL.jpg Samuel_Alexander Smart Home Power Strip is an android and/or iDevice controllable plug outlet. You can turn the individual outlets by taping a button from your gadgets. I spend about $32 making this project.Please VOTE this project for the Home Automation contest! Each vote will be highly appreciated ;)Difficulty le...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:57:35 PDT
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeduino-Homemade-Arduino-on-a-Budget/
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hey what the cost of this blue board thingy, "Arduino" i think its called?? Well the cost is about $30 per board. Woah $30 for just this simple circuit. Whats so special in it? Well nothing actually. Its just a simple open source development platform with awesome I/O and programming potentials. Open...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:26:14 PDT
Arduino LCD Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LCD-Master-Clock/
Arduino LCD Master Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QFNK/IBIVH8W6/FL0QFNKIBIVH8W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QFNK/IBIVH8W6/FL0QFNKIBIVH8W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QFNK/IBIVH8W6/FL0QFNKIBIVH8W6.SMALL.jpg oliverb This clock is designed as a stand alone clock or as a master clock to drive slave clocks and is portable with battery backup. See the clock's website for further details LCD Master Clock Home PageThis clock uses an Arduino 328 Microprocessor to decode Time from the DCF77 "Atomic" Clock in Mainflinge...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:34:56 PDT
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Skip-Dive-Arduino-Wine-Glass-LED-Lamp/
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Welcome to my first Instructable, I have created a rainbow lamp using items I have found left over from BBQ's, found in a skip and some nice addressable LED's that I ordered, combined with an Arduino, I think the end result is quite a nice effect. Gather the Goods For the wire I used CAT5 which I...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:22:40 PDT
How to use an RGB LED - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-RGB-LED-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use an RGB LED - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/SWY8/IBC23J10/FXESWY8IBC23J10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/SWY8/IBC23J10/FXESWY8IBC23J10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/SWY8/IBC23J10/FXESWY8IBC23J10.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc An RGB LED has 4 pins, one for each color (Red, Green, Blue) and a common cathode. It has tree different color-emitting diodes that can be combined to create all sorts of color! Any color is possible depending on how bright each diode is.Watch the following video:In this tutorial you will learn how ...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:35:34 PDT
Speaking Assistant(Edison Edition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaking-AssistantEdison-Edition/
Speaking Assistant(Edison Edition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/IVPR/IBAANISJ/FXVIVPRIBAANISJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/IVPR/IBAANISJ/FXVIVPRIBAANISJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/IVPR/IBAANISJ/FXVIVPRIBAANISJ.SMALL.jpg NavinB Internet is filled with all kinds of useful information. We are going to build a gadget in this Instructuble using Intel Edison that you can easily use to gather the information and speak out the information using TTS (text to speech synthesis software).The information available on Internet is aggre...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:07:59 PDT
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapSimple-Wifi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micr/
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis WiFi Shield makes DIY home automation much more affordable. Nothing else on the market is this cheap and this simple to use and configure.The WiFi Shield described here is very cheap () and very simple to build, just 2 parts and 4 wires, and very simple to securely configure, via pu...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:12:55 PDT
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny44458485-with-Arduino/
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SMALL.jpg Maximous This tutorial gives provides the steps to set up, program, and test an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with an Arduino. It is also provides some explanations as to the inner workings of AVR chips in general. AVR and ISP Explained Many tutorials can show you how to do something. I would like to start off by giv...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:26:09 PDT
Low Cost IR Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-IR-Decoder/
Low Cost IR Decoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SMALL.jpg bisudw Its just a IR Decoder that can decode the HEXADECIMAL IR signals from the TV remote for further use. like programming any TV remote etc. Its made with Freeduino (not Arduino). Freeduino is a arduino compatible low cost micro controller. You can program using Arduino IDE (just like coding for Arduino...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:28:33 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Mesh/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:26:32 PDT
O-mat http://www.instructables.com/id/O-mat/
O-mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SMALL.jpg OniriaMX Have you ever wanted to make a giant trackpad? With this tutorial you can make any size of trackpad/force-pad and test it with the included software demo.We are ONIRIA, we create content, design hardware and develop software to erase the limits of reality and immersive technology.In the search of fu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:00:24 PDT
The Bedroom Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bedroom-Automation-Box/
The Bedroom Automation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TVSX/IB49YSLK/FK7TVSXIB49YSLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TVSX/IB49YSLK/FK7TVSXIB49YSLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TVSX/IB49YSLK/FK7TVSXIB49YSLK.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Automate any appliance of your bedroom with this smart arduino 'Bedroom Automation Box'. From fans to mobile chargers, from room coolers to night lamps, this versatile box can control almost anything automatically! The box has a set of six sensors which can be used in combination with each other to ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 04:56:29 PDT
ESP8266 + Arduino IDE 1.6.4 Portable - Full Quick Install Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Arduino-IDE-164-Portable-Full-Quick-Instal/
ESP8266 + Arduino IDE 1.6.4 Portable - Full Quick Install Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ If anybody wants to start develop new ESP8266 projects directly in Arduino IDE and needs some guidance, please find below a full comprehensive step-by-step Install Guide for a Arduino 1.6.4 IDE Portable environment that might help you for having a smooth install process. It's including also a...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 02:02:27 PDT
Mimic Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimic-Monster/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:52:42 PDT
Candy Locker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Locker/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:51:12 PDT
Controlling a Stepper Motor with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-Arduino/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:05:36 PDT
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-detecting-video-streaming-doorbell/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:33:02 PDT
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/S6OT/IB22OCNQ/FA6S6OTIB22OCNQ.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino He shoots! He scores! The crowd goes wild! Let’s build a robot that plays basketball with you. This tutorial is a step-by-step guide for a simple and small differential-drive robot that uses the Intel® Edison. You’ll get to know a few more tricks on how to use Mini Breakout Kit and set up a node.js...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:18:07 PDT
Getting Started with IntelĀ® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
Getting Started with IntelĀ® Edison Mini Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Intel provides 2 different hardware platforms to work with Intel® Edison development board. The core module of Intel® Edison is called Intel® Edison Compute Module, while the 2 extension boards are called Intel® Edison Arduino Board and Intel® Edison Breakout Board respectively. We’ll refer to the...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
How to use MQ2 Gas Sensor - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-MQ2-Gas-Sensor-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use MQ2 Gas Sensor - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KKK6/IB21TG52/FY2KKK6IB21TG52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KKK6/IB21TG52/FY2KKK6IB21TG52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KKK6/IB21TG52/FY2KKK6IB21TG52.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The MQ series of gas sensors use a small heater inside with an electro-chemical sensor. They are sensitive for a range of gasses and are used indoors at room temperature. The output is an analog signal and can be read with an analog input of the Arduino.The MQ-2 Gas Sensor module is useful for gas l...
By: codebender_cc

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 03:52:24 PDT
Movie Reccommender http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Reccommender/
Movie Reccommender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/ZK3J/IB22L52V/FVLZK3JIB22L52V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/ZK3J/IB22L52V/FVLZK3JIB22L52V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/ZK3J/IB22L52V/FVLZK3JIB22L52V.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Lights! Camera! Action!We will explore Internet Queries using the Intel® Edison and the Arduino breakout board.Using a set of dials, set a decade and a movie genre. Pressing the button will activate the Movie Recommender and the search begins. After the magic is done, the curtain will open to revea...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:50:20 PDT
How to use DS18B20 Temperature Sensor - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-DS18B20-Temperature-Sensor-Arduino-Tuto/
How to use DS18B20 Temperature Sensor - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/0WNS/IB2299GF/F6H0WNSIB2299GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/0WNS/IB2299GF/F6H0WNSIB2299GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/0WNS/IB2299GF/F6H0WNSIB2299GF.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use DS18B20 temp sensor with Arduino. The temperature will be printed on the serial monitor of Codebender or Arduino IDE.Presentation Video:Before we start let's see more information about this sensor. About DS18B20 sensor The DS18B20 communicates over a 1-W...
By: codebender_cc

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 02:21:18 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
A "comfortable" smart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-comfortable-smart-lamp/
A "comfortable" smart lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NDOM/IB22C889/F1ONDOMIB22C889.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NDOM/IB22C889/F1ONDOMIB22C889.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NDOM/IB22C889/F1ONDOMIB22C889.SMALL.jpg frank984 Clicca qui per la versione italianaThe smart lamp is a desk lamp apparently not different from the others that are located in the offices, near the PC monitor. However, it allows you to do one more thing: adjust the indoor thermal comfort by interacting directly with the air conditioner optimizing p...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:59:09 PDT
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-plant-monitoring-system-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SMALL.jpg techrm Today we are going to show you our first experiment on the Internet of Things. For this purpose, we decided to use an Arduino MEGA instead of an Arduino UNO. That's because Arduino MEGA has more than one serial port and this fact allows us to use the ESP8266 and the serial monitor at the same time.A...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:32:03 PDT
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-relay-board-with-an-Arduino-Uno/
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SMALL.jpg hzimmerman In this instructable we will control a Velleman K6714 relay board with an Arduino. The beauty of using relays is that we can use a modest little Arduino to switch household appliances or what you may have. The Velleman K6714 has been around for more than a decade and lets us switch up to 16 relays. ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:22:11 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
Wake Up Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino What time is it? It’s wake up time! We’ll explore the Intel® Galileo Gen 2 board’s real time clock (RTC).The RTC, once set up, will run even if the board is turned off so long as it gets power from the attached battery. While this is a relatively simple function of the board, it has its obvious use...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-home-automation-2015-improvements/
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SMALL.jpg prnet News: In this latest months I've made some important fixes and improvements to the code and to the webserver of the project. See datura_mega_v19.ino for the latest code.The most functional project over internet – Use it as a complete irrigation system for your garden, or use it to control your aquar...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:40:37 PDT
Arduino Thermometer With LM35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Thermometer-with-Arduino-UNO/
Arduino Thermometer With LM35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/8MAQ/IAY1QI9I/FXG8MAQIAY1QI9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/8MAQ/IAY1QI9I/FXG8MAQIAY1QI9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/8MAQ/IAY1QI9I/FXG8MAQIAY1QI9I.SMALL.jpg PowerBot Hello, everyone !!! Today I'm going to show you how to make thermometer with Arduino and LM35 termperature sensor, builded on bread board and conected together with jumpers (bunch of cables :D). Gathering The Parts This is the list the parts needed to make the thermometer.If you dont have 10k pot...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 06:17:07 PST
Arduino Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Party-Lights/
Arduino Party Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Now this is a multipurpose project. Use it as a party light OR as a gig booster.Adding colors and manipulating the light sequence is easy thing to do. Check the video to see the project in work.If there is a VOTE patch on the right side of the project site, throw me a vote if you want :) Componen...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Switch-board-with-Esp8266-Attiny-85-PIR-Senso/
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SMALL.jpg Armtronix The Wifi Arduino 85 is a small board with ESP8266 -01 module, Attiny85 micro controller and a relay. It Also has and additional header for connecting an external relay or to connect sensors like PIR, IR etc depending on your application. If you are a tinkerer you will also be able to connect a HC-05...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:30:45 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
By: aderhgawen

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT