Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - clock http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:55:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Internet Time Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Time-Client/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:09:58 PDT
Temp, Humid and Time + Date on OLED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Temp-Humid-and-Time-Date-on-OLED-Display/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 02:20:36 PDT
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
Arduino based clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-clock/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:21:27 PDT
Method and apparatus for mass-synchronizing clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Method-and-apparatus-for-mass-synchronizing-clocks/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:21:07 PDT
True Atmega Standalone, Running without crystal oscillator (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega-Standalone-Running-without-crystal-oscillat/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:24:29 PST
In your own time! http://www.instructables.com/id/In-your-own-time/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 05:30:42 PST
Building an Alternative LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Alternative-LED-Clock/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:17:48 PST
Making an Arduino RTC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Arduino-RTC-Shield/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:06:07 PST
Digital Alarm Clock Using 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-on-7-Segment-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SMALL.jpg zx lee This project has a few basic functions which is clock display, countdown timer, stopwatch, temperature display and time settings. The controller used in this project is an Arduino Uno made by myself on a PCB. The 7 segment display uses 74HC595 Shift Register to create more outputs and control each ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:15:55 PST
Arduino Chessclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chessclock/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:44:14 PDT
Binary/ Analog Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Analog-Clock/
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 16:51:56 PDT
DIY Arduino temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-temperature-sensor/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 09:18:49 PDT
Father's day "Pong Clock" http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-day-twist-on-a-classic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XI78/HH2VXRDI/FX1XI78HH2VXRDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XI78/HH2VXRDI/FX1XI78HH2VXRDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XI78/HH2VXRDI/FX1XI78HH2VXRDI.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT Many of you have already built, or plan to build the infamous "Pong Clock" seen here on Instructables by mrnick1234567. I've made a few improvements, and spruced it up for dear old Dad. After surveying a number of parents who might like the clock, there were 2 complaints that were most often repeat...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 08:20:56 PDT
Turn your Real Time Clock module into a mini-shield. Eliminate annoying wires. http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Real-Time-Clock-module-into-a-mini-shiel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/B3IX/HH2VJEFW/FOBB3IXHH2VJEFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/B3IX/HH2VJEFW/FOBB3IXHH2VJEFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/B3IX/HH2VJEFW/FOBB3IXHH2VJEFW.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT One thing I hate while prototyping is all those wires everywhere! Well, I looked at my I2C Tiny RTC module, and thought... "If I line up the SCL with A5 (which is where it connects for my library) and SDA with A4...it puts the VCC into A3, and GND into A2..." and I though - if you can power an LED o...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 08:05:40 PDT
Arduino Alarm Clock Canvas-- How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Alarm-Clock-Canvas-How-To/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 23:41:30 PDT
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-VU-meter-and-Clock-Arduino-Powered/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:42:46 PDT
Arduino Digital Clock (With Charlieplexing LEDs, 7 segment Displays) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-Clock-With-Charlieplexing-LEDs-7/
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 14:16:46 PST
QR Code Digital Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/QR-Digital-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/9U2R/HAWSHV96/FSG9U2RHAWSHV96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/9U2R/HAWSHV96/FSG9U2RHAWSHV96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/9U2R/HAWSHV96/FSG9U2RHAWSHV96.SMALL.jpg davidhend I have been kicking around the idea of making myself a new watch recently.  One of the ideas I came up with was to try to display the current time in the form of a QR code or "Quick Response Code".  I started off by doing a little research into how to make a QR code.  I came across an easy to u...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:22:11 PST
Make an accurate Arduino clock using only one wire - NO external hardware needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-accurate-Arduino-clock-using-only-one-wire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SMALL.jpg relic1974 How to make an Arduino clock - without using external oscillators or clock chips: (more of my projects on our research website - click the arduino logo top of home page) You will need: An Arduino board (just about any flavor will work fine) and software 1 LED 1 Jumper Wire (Wiring Example Updat...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 07:26:33 PST
Colorful Countdown Clock for tight timeline management http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Countdown-Clock-for-tight-timeline-manage/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:53:47 PDT
Connect 4 Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-4-Binary-Clock/
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:41:55 PDT
Lite Brite LED clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lite-Brite-LED-clock/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:41:25 PDT
Motion Sensitive LCD Real-Time Clock/Alarm/Timer (Updated Program) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensitive-LCD-Real-Time-ClockAlarmTimer/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:47:48 PDT
Scope clock :Analog Clock And Temperature sensor On An Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Scope-clock-Analog-Clock-And-Temperature-sensor/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:01:55 PDT
Craig's Modern RGB LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Craigs-Modern-RGB-LED-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/TXWY/H1YOB6HP/FX5TXWYH1YOB6HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/TXWY/H1YOB6HP/FX5TXWYH1YOB6HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/TXWY/H1YOB6HP/FX5TXWYH1YOB6HP.SMALL.jpg craiglindley I needed a nice looking clock for my new home so I decided to design and build one. This clock uses an Arduino compatible micro controller, a Chronodot real time clock module and a 14 LED segment of a RGB LED ribbon. Pictures of my build, a schematic and links to the firmware are available at the l...
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Fri, 11 May 2012 16:29:55 PDT
Rainbow Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Word-Clock/
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Wed, 9 May 2012 16:40:13 PDT
LED Digital Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Digital-Clock/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:59:09 PDT
Crazy Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Countdown-Timer/
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:06:36 PDT
Arduino Analog Hard Drive POV Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-POV-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7NZF/H1EMHWYL/FAX7NZFH1EMHWYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7NZF/H1EMHWYL/FAX7NZFH1EMHWYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7NZF/H1EMHWYL/FAX7NZFH1EMHWYL.SMALL.jpg davidhend This work is based off the work of two other individuals that did an excellent job of paving the way for my project.  Author:vishnubob http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Persistence-of-Vision-HDPOV/ His work was based off Ian Smiths version of the same type of clock. http://www.ian.org/HD-...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:47:36 PDT
Weather station (Underground) with Netduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Underground-on-graphical-display-with-Netd/
Weather station (Underground) with Netduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/X3LQ/H461SNZB/FDEX3LQH461SNZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/X3LQ/H461SNZB/FDEX3LQH461SNZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/X3LQ/H461SNZB/FDEX3LQH461SNZB.SMALL.jpg zmashiah I am using a Netdunio-Plus board (Physically looks like Arduino but is using C# as programming language) to display current and forecast weather information on VGA screen. I pull the information from Weather Underground. I recently posted a similar project where an Arduino board was used to show for...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 05:13:11 PDT
Arduino Clock using Standard Clock Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Clock-using-Standard-Clock-Display/
Arduino Clock using Standard Clock Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DNKE/H11WJFHB/FDWDNKEH11WJFHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DNKE/H11WJFHB/FDWDNKEH11WJFHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DNKE/H11WJFHB/FDWDNKEH11WJFHB.SMALL.jpg ntewinkel This is a relatively simple clock to build, in terms of the hardware required and in terms of hooking up all the wires. The complexity lies in the software, which I've conveniently included as part of this instructable :) This instructable illustrates a few things: * Keeping relatively accurate tim...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:51:25 PDT
Bubble Alarm Clock Makes Waking Up Fun(ish) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Alarm-Clock-â-Make-Waking-Up-Funish/
Bubble Alarm Clock Makes Waking Up Fun(ish) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/JAAG/H0OJ3EMT/F35JAAGH0OJ3EMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/JAAG/H0OJ3EMT/F35JAAGH0OJ3EMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/JAAG/H0OJ3EMT/F35JAAGH0OJ3EMT.SMALL.jpg remainseated Waking up to a buzzing alarm clock sucks. I'm one of those people who doesn't like to wake up before the sun is out (or has been out for many hours). So what better way to make waking up fun than having a bubble party in bed! Using an arduino and a commonly available bubble machine toy, you too can...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 21:52:49 PDT
The $9 Quasi-duino (Almost-duino) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-9-Quasi-duino-Almost-duino/
The $9 Quasi-duino (Almost-duino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/SFT0/H0OJ61QG/FOTSFT0H0OJ61QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/SFT0/H0OJ61QG/FOTSFT0H0OJ61QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/SFT0/H0OJ61QG/FOTSFT0H0OJ61QG.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Do you currently have an Arduino and want to make it smaller for cheap?  The Quasi-duino is for you (Italian for almost-duino).  This makes a functional "almost" Arduino, in a very small form factor using the narcoleptic library for pico-power operations on a pico-space breadboard.  This 'ible will ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 18:53:16 PDT
Mint-Sized Success Meter (quit smoking!) with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Mint-Sized-Success-Meter-quit-smoking-with-Ardu/
Mint-Sized Success Meter (quit smoking!) with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BHQO/H0OJ2MAX/FRWBHQOH0OJ2MAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BHQO/H0OJ2MAX/FRWBHQOH0OJ2MAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BHQO/H0OJ2MAX/FRWBHQOH0OJ2MAX.SMALL.jpg thoughtfix There comes a time in life to put childish things behind and give up nasty habits. Some, like smoking, can be damn hard without constant encouragement. It was time for me to combine my favorite hobby with my driving goal and make this: The Quit Success Meter! For my other Arduino contraptions, take ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 17:33:50 PDT
Arduino Chicken Coop Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chicken-Coop-Controller/
Arduino Chicken Coop Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SMALL.jpg Robot-Chicken Over the last few years my family has been keeping ex-battery hens - they are about 18 months old and have had a horrendous life kept cooped up in small cages in large warehouses.  As much as we love these little bundles of joys and eggs it can be a drudge getting up in the early morning letting the...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 08:56:59 PDT
Rainbow Mega Pong Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Mega-Pong-Clock/
Rainbow Mega Pong Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZLZQ/GZUB3V02/F2JZLZQGZUB3V02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZLZQ/GZUB3V02/F2JZLZQGZUB3V02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZLZQ/GZUB3V02/F2JZLZQGZUB3V02.SMALL.jpg Djandco This is my take on the clasic Pong clock with an RGB back light that changes every time the date is displayed. A big thanks to mrnick1234567 and his http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-Word-Clock/ I did want the light to change randomly through the day but it made a mess of the coding for the clo...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:30:41 PDT
Binary metric clock; easy Arduino project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-metric-clock-easy-Arduino-project/
Binary metric clock; easy Arduino project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/ZNPU/GZUASKRM/F72ZNPUGZUASKRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/ZNPU/GZUASKRM/F72ZNPUGZUASKRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/ZNPU/GZUASKRM/F72ZNPUGZUASKRM.SMALL.jpg alecnotalex This is a very odd kind of clock, which can easily be made with simple supplies. To begin the explanation, I would like to say that I have always wanted time to be metric. 5 o'clock would be mid-day, 7:5 would be three quarters (6:00 pm), and so on. This prototype tells deci-days, centi-days, and mi...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 07:53:32 PDT
Universal clock suitable for visually impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Schematics-n-stuff/
Universal clock suitable for visually impaired - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FMZF/GZCITRN3/FKKFMZFGZCITRN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FMZF/GZCITRN3/FKKFMZFGZCITRN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FMZF/GZCITRN3/FKKFMZFGZCITRN3.SMALL.jpg thegoodhen I was googling around looking for some sort of device I could make using arduino and stumbled upon eshop with devices for visually impaired. What really shocked me was the price. I mean-I do realize that such sorts of devices are not really mainstream, but still, it was kinda high. So I decided to m...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 03:15:39 PST
The useless but mazing QR-clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-useless-but-mazing-QR-clock/
The useless but mazing QR-clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/Q3FF/GYZNVG18/F00Q3FFGYZNVG18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/Q3FF/GYZNVG18/F00Q3FFGYZNVG18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/Q3FF/GYZNVG18/F00Q3FFGYZNVG18.SMALL.jpg derte84 I got this idea for a while but I never had the chance to try it out. Friday, a workmate gave me a LCD shield for Arduino and I thought that was the right time to build a clock that comunicate the time through QR-codes. Of course, it's extremely useless (as most of the clocks nowadays). In the vide...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 18:04:28 PST
Simple Arduino Book clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Book-clock/
Simple Arduino Book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SMALL.jpg Djandco This book clock was inspired by florinc and the impresive selection of clocks like the wise clock3 etc http://www.instructables.com/member/florinc/ My girlfriend likes reading books and there is always a pile of them around the house, however to be able to build this for her birthday present I had ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:47:14 PST
Arduino-Square with Color LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Square-with-Color-LCD/
Arduino-Square with Color LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/USHA/GYGENQEZ/F4NUSHAGYGENQEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/USHA/GYGENQEZ/F4NUSHAGYGENQEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/USHA/GYGENQEZ/F4NUSHAGYGENQEZ.SMALL.jpg bsquares B-Squares is a modular electronics platform that enables users to build, customize, and continuously update their own electronics applications. In this B-Squares App we will cover how to assemble a simple Color-LCD Application using the Arduino-Square. Hardware: 1. Arduino-Square. 2. Battery-Squar...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 17:35:55 PST
Google Weather on graphical display with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Weather-on-graphical-display-with-Arduino/
Google Weather on graphical display with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LDP5/GV5258SI/F90LDP5GV5258SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LDP5/GV5258SI/F90LDP5GV5258SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LDP5/GV5258SI/F90LDP5GV5258SI.SMALL.jpg zmashiah In this project, I am using an Arduino board to show forecast of the weather from Google Weather service on a VGA screen. The display is obviously graphical one, with icons and some colorful text. It is one of those gadgets I wanted to have for some time now – A weather forecasting display that is t...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 07:53:35 PST
Arduino Binary Alarm Clock (pocket sized) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Alarm-Clock-pocket-sized/
Arduino Binary Alarm Clock (pocket sized) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/5VUA/GUBQLY3X/FSY5VUAGUBQLY3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/5VUA/GUBQLY3X/FSY5VUAGUBQLY3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/5VUA/GUBQLY3X/FSY5VUAGUBQLY3X.SMALL.jpg fNX Ever wanted a binary alarm clock? Me too. So I looked around on Instructables, because there are many good ones around. What's even better: they're based on the Arduino, one of my favourite toys. My favourite is this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Alarm-Clock/. It inspired me a...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 04:56:48 PDT
Clock with Meggy Jr RGB http://www.instructables.com/id/Clock-with-Meggy-Jr-RGB/
Clock with Meggy Jr RGB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/M2OG/GU7F33WX/FGVM2OGGU7F33WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/M2OG/GU7F33WX/FGVM2OGGU7F33WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/M2OG/GU7F33WX/FGVM2OGGU7F33WX.SMALL.jpg florinc There is a saying: "If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail". Well, when I see a display, I think of clocks :) I will show you here how to easily make a simple digital clock by hacking Meggy Jr RGB. This is an Arduino-programmable device, featuring an 8x8 RGB LED matrix, a few but...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 08:04:49 PDT
My Arduino Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Arduino-Binary-Clock/
My Arduino Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/H7B6/GTXK8DM1/FA0H7B6GTXK8DM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/H7B6/GTXK8DM1/FA0H7B6GTXK8DM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/H7B6/GTXK8DM1/FA0H7B6GTXK8DM1.SMALL.jpg Cello62 Hi from Italy Although many watches are created binary, my project was inspired mainly to this: http:// http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Binary-Clock-1/, very smart and funny. I tried to improve the design and to add something personal. I think it's a good result at the end. The project is not di...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 16:11:51 PDT
My Arduino WordClock http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Arduino-WordClock/
My Arduino WordClock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/X9TQ/GTE4LXX8/FZ8X9TQGTE4LXX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/X9TQ/GTE4LXX8/FZ8X9TQGTE4LXX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/X9TQ/GTE4LXX8/FZ8X9TQGTE4LXX8.SMALL.jpg Cello62 The initial project, and certainly the one to which many were inspired is that of Doug Jackson. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Word-Clock-Arduino-version/ also inspired by http://www.highonsolder.com/blog/2011/1/8/arduino-word-clock.html http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-word-clock/ ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 13:18:55 PDT
Arduino LED Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Watch/
Arduino LED Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/STXR/GSYERVA8/FOUSTXRGSYERVA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/STXR/GSYERVA8/FOUSTXRGSYERVA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/STXR/GSYERVA8/FOUSTXRGSYERVA8.SMALL.jpg carjo3000 This instructable will show you how to make your own arduino based watch that tells time using a matrix of LEDs. This is my first instructable, so if something is unclear leave me a comment or send a message! I was inspired by all the cool LED watches that I saw on this website: http://www.tokyofla...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 23:27:54 PDT
Turn a 1970's pinball machine into an atomic synced alarm clock using a gps and an arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-1970s-pinball-machine-into-an-atomic-synch/
Turn a 1970's pinball machine into an atomic synced alarm clock using a gps and an arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/65IV/GSU4F7BD/FL965IVGSU4F7BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/65IV/GSU4F7BD/FL965IVGSU4F7BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/65IV/GSU4F7BD/FL965IVGSU4F7BD.SMALL.jpg alanamon One of the more common problems faced by pinball collectors is where to put the next one. The thought came to me one day - what if I could re-purpose the pinball machine? I could then replace an existing appliance with the pin and my problem would be solved. With that in mind I converted my 1975 Ba...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2011 05:49:48 PDT
Laser cut gear clock - with ChronoDot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-gear-clock-with-Chronodot/
Laser cut gear clock - with ChronoDot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJEK/GSR9JDWC/F07NJEKGSR9JDWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJEK/GSR9JDWC/F07NJEKGSR9JDWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJEK/GSR9JDWC/F07NJEKGSR9JDWC.SMALL.jpg bpwagner This summer, my hackerspace LVL1 (in Louisville, Ky) got an awesome laser cutter http://fslaser.com/40w-deluxe-hobby-laser-engraver-and-cutter.  LVL1 is an awesome community of creative folks that like to build stuff.  You can always check out what we are up to at http://www.lvl1.org.  If you like i...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 18:47:43 PDT