Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - controller - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:49:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
Sugarcube MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give analog control, depending on t...
By: amandaghassaei

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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
Multitouch Music Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little more special to me than...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
Program an ATtiny with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 22:53:04 PDT
Led Slot Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Slot-Machine-Costume/
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:38:08 PDT
Controlling speed controllers with Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-speed-controllers-with-Arduino/
Controlling speed controllers with Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PR7T/GLC26NEU/FEMPR7TGLC26NEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PR7T/GLC26NEU/FEMPR7TGLC26NEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PR7T/GLC26NEU/FEMPR7TGLC26NEU.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hey guys, I'm back with another instructable. This is about RC speed controllers. What this will do is allow you to test out your speed controller in the Arduino world using Serial, then you write the values down and can use them for your projects.  Submitted by Newton Labs for the Instructab...
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Fri, 11 May 2012 14:13:28 PDT
Arduino lets you play Atari 2600 and ZX Spectrum using a NES controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-lets-you-play-Atari-2600-and-ZX-Spectrum-u/
Arduino lets you play Atari 2600 and ZX Spectrum using a NES controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6Q9K/H1JU52H2/F8J6Q9KH1JU52H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6Q9K/H1JU52H2/F8J6Q9KH1JU52H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6Q9K/H1JU52H2/F8J6Q9KH1JU52H2.SMALL.jpg danjovic This instructable shows you how to use NES controller in Atari 2600 or ZX Spectrum (with Kempston Interface)  with the aid of an Arduino. Background talk I have recently acquired a couple of Atari 2600s and a bunch of joysticks. Both consoles were working but all of the 5 joysticks were damaged...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 00:19:57 PDT
Intro to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:21:33 PDT
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hercules-The-Motion-Controlled-Android-Robot/
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves When I was in the 8th grade, I was intrigued while playing the motion games on Nokia 5800. I was thrilled, how I could control the racing car by only tilting the phone. I used to dream of making this same car in the real world.  Now, in 11th  grade ( Age 17) having got an Arduino Uno and learnt how...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 05:48:43 PDT
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! http://www.instructables.com/id/FireHero-Turn-Guitar-Hero-into-an-extreme-sport-b/
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SMALL.jpg oswaldonfire So, long ago I  had read about propane fire poofers. They're pretty cool... I mean, who doesn't love fire?! But, no matter how awesome, they could get pretty boring after a while of seeing the same large fireball. I never built one because I wanted something that would be exci...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:50:08 PDT
6 button RGB controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/6-button-RGB-controller/
6 button RGB controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SMALL.jpg mpilchfamily In this instructable we will learn how to use 6 buttons to control the color of an RGB LED with the use of an Arduino Micro Controller. This is a fun and easy little project that should take you no more then 20 minutes to finish.  Materials Needed: Arduino Beadboard Jumper Wires 6...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 19:02:18 PST
Game Controllers http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controllers/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 02:31:55 PST
3 Channel arduino Powered Christmas Light Controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Channel-arduino-Powered-Christmas-Light-Controll/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 08:11:29 PST
A watering controller that can be home networked http://www.instructables.com/id/A-watering-controller-that-can-be-home-networked/
A watering controller that can be home networked - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q3O0/GE39IAE3/F2UQ3O0GE39IAE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q3O0/GE39IAE3/F2UQ3O0GE39IAE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q3O0/GE39IAE3/F2UQ3O0GE39IAE3.SMALL.jpg drj113 A couple of weeks ago, I published a great little controller module that provided 6 relays able to be controlled from a computer via a network.  After I published it, I got to thinking that the same basic design, with a couple of changes could be pressed into service as a garden watering system con...
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:26:51 PDT
A Remotely Programable Relay Controller (Christmas Lights or Home Automation Controller) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Remotely-Programable-Relay-Controller-Christmas/
A Remotely Programable Relay Controller (Christmas Lights or Home Automation Controller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/PMQQ/GDH50M0C/FN8PMQQGDH50M0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/PMQQ/GDH50M0C/FN8PMQQGDH50M0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/PMQQ/GDH50M0C/FN8PMQQGDH50M0C.SMALL.jpg drj113 What was that?  A Whats-a-Maja-Thimagig? Yep - One of those!  This Instructable extends my Arduino Ethernet controller to control a set of up to 6 relays, but that's not the neat bit.  The neat bit is that there is a web based state machine in the AtMega chip so that the relays will operate in wha...
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Thu, 2 Sep 2010 20:06:29 PDT
A credit card sized Ethernet Arduino compatable controller board http://www.instructables.com/id/A-credit-card-sized-Ethernet-Arduino-compatable-co/
A credit card sized Ethernet Arduino compatable controller board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/7BM4/GB3XJFAJ/FYE7BM4GB3XJFAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/7BM4/GB3XJFAJ/FYE7BM4GB3XJFAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/7BM4/GB3XJFAJ/FYE7BM4GB3XJFAJ.SMALL.jpg drj113 I love the Arduino as a simple and accessible controller platform for many varied projects.  A few months ago, a purchased an Ethernet shield for my Arduino controller to work on some projects with a mate of mine - it was a massive hit - for the first time, I could control my projects remotely using...
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Thu, 8 Jul 2010 04:13:45 PDT
Wii Nunchuck as general purpose controller via Arduino board http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-Nunchuck-as-general-purpose-controller-via-Ard/
Wii Nunchuck as general purpose controller via Arduino board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/L5HS/G8LWOSFI/F8XL5HSG8LWOSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/L5HS/G8LWOSFI/F8XL5HSG8LWOSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/L5HS/G8LWOSFI/F8XL5HSG8LWOSFI.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn Background: I made a self-balancing electric skateboard which is steered using a Wii Nunchuck by either using the thumb joystick on the top or by tilting it left or right, depending on which of the two buttons on the end are being pressed. A simplified self balancing board is described in the ...
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Sun, 2 May 2010 16:31:14 PDT
Christmas Lights to Music Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Lights-to-Music-Using-Arduino/
Christmas Lights to Music Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/8X2P/G33OXMUH/FYB8X2PG33OXMUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/8X2P/G33OXMUH/FYB8X2PG33OXMUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/8X2P/G33OXMUH/FYB8X2PG33OXMUH.SMALL.jpg MRedmon My wife and I have wanted to create our own lights-set-to-music show for the last few holiday seasons.  Inspired by the two Instructables below, we decided to finally get started this year and decorate our RV.  We wanted an all-in-one controller (lights AND music) but didn't need it to be controllab...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 18:29:53 PST
How To Communicate With An Alien Artifact or . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Communicate-With-An-Alien-Artifact-or-/
How To Communicate With An Alien Artifact or . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SMALL.gif AndyGadget Close Encounters of the Curiously Minty Kind. This Instructable will show you how to build an Altoids version of the 'Close Encounters' mothership, and how to interact with it. This may be vital training for that day when the Bright White Beam comes to suck you up into the unknown. It will also i...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:18:00 PDT