Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - controller - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:04:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bluetooth PS2 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-PS2-Controller/
Bluetooth PS2 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SMALL.jpg EvanKale The original PlayStation 2 controller is still a solid and well-built controller by today's standards. Better yet, they can be had nowadays for a fraction of the cost of a controller with the same quality.Today we're bringing this 15-year-old controller back from the dead and turning it into a Bluet...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:19 PDT
DIDI: a Wearable MIDI Interface for DJ Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/DIDI-a-Wearable-MIDI-Interface-for-DJ-Applications/
DIDI: a Wearable MIDI Interface for DJ Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SMALL.jpg jelliott95 BackgroundDIDI was my final year project for my undergraduate degree in Music Technology and Applied Electronics at The University of York. My challenge was to create a piece of wearable music technology. Having had experience with DJing in the past, I thought it would be interesting to create a new...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:20:27 PDT
MIDI Controller with Keyboards http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controller-With-Keyboards/
MIDI Controller with Keyboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/PMGK/IN0FFDYO/FJIPMGKIN0FFDYO.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Today we're building the 400 key MIDI controller using an Arduino and computer keyboards!For the budget conscious music producers out there, this project is a great way to build an inexpensive control board for your digital audio workstation.Or if you're just a musician with an odd taste for instrum...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:46:19 PDT
Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Arduino-Rotary-Encoder-Reading/
Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VWPU/ILV8JECH/FS2VWPUILV8JECH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VWPU/ILV8JECH/FS2VWPUILV8JECH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VWPU/ILV8JECH/FS2VWPUILV8JECH.SMALL.jpg SimonM83 Rotary encoders are great input devices for electronics projects - hopefully this Instructable will inspire and help you use one in your next project. Why write rotary encoder code? I wanted to use a low cost rotary encoder as an input mechanism for one of my upcoming projects and was initially bewi...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:03:22 PDT
Soldadura del Kilomux MIDI shield para Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldadura-Del-Kilomux-MIDI-Shield-Para-Arduino/
Soldadura del Kilomux MIDI shield para Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SMALL.jpg Yaeltex El Kilomux es un shield para Arduino creado por Yaeltex para facilitar y potenciar la creación de controladores MIDI.Fue diseñado y fabricado para facilitar la creación de herramientas MIDI totalmente personalizadas a artistas visuales, músicos, productores que quieran incusionar en el diseño de int...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:37:54 PDT
AMSC - Arduino Multimedia and Skype Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/AMSC-Arduino-Multimedia-and-Skype-Controller/
AMSC - Arduino Multimedia and Skype Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/GK1W/IM80SD5A/FKUGK1WIM80SD5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/GK1W/IM80SD5A/FKUGK1WIM80SD5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/GK1W/IM80SD5A/FKUGK1WIM80SD5A.SMALL.jpg Nicolas Britos AMSC - Arduino Multimedia and Skype Controller* Imagine yourself watching a movie and, out of nowhere, someone calls you on Skype and because of that you get destracted and you need to rewind the movie to concentrate again. That kind of things shouldn´t happen. That´s the reason why I made this prog...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 18:01:00 PDT
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Guitar Hero USB controller with Arduino and Java http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Hero-USB-Controller-With-Arduino/
Guitar Hero USB controller with Arduino and Java - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/5US1/IJHJSWH7/FZN5US1IJHJSWH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/5US1/IJHJSWH7/FZN5US1IJHJSWH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/5US1/IJHJSWH7/FZN5US1IJHJSWH7.SMALL.jpg rglszl I've been planning to create a Guitar Hero (or Frets on Fire) controller for a long time. A few weeks ago I found a guitar toy (with buttons on the neck, whammy bar and strum bar) at the local store discounted from about 5000 Hungarian Forints (approximately 20$ (USD)) to 2000 HUF (~7$), and I thoug...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:00:43 PST
Arduino Gamepad / controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Gamepad-Controller/
Arduino Gamepad / controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/QE5M/IJIWZ12Z/F1FQE5MIJIWZ12Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/QE5M/IJIWZ12Z/F1FQE5MIJIWZ12Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/QE5M/IJIWZ12Z/F1FQE5MIJIWZ12Z.SMALL.jpg Rgeers Well, hello there.My name is Rik Geersing.I am a student at the HKU in Utrecht, the Netherlands. I study Game Development.Well, it's obvious that when someone studies this profession, he/she must have some interest in games, and I do. I really love simulation games. I usually play these with either ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:12:02 PST
How to buy and control brushless motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Buy-and-Control-Brushless-Motor/
How to buy and control brushless motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RG4A/IJG482K8/FGSRG4AIJG482K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RG4A/IJG482K8/FGSRG4AIJG482K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RG4A/IJG482K8/FGSRG4AIJG482K8.SMALL.jpg Simonexc If you would like to make your own rc plane or copter you have to learn how to control brushless motor. Most of work will ESC(Electronic Speed Control) do for us, but not all. Someone have to control ESC(I will use Arduino).I used it to make plane but you can use it to whatever you want.Ok, it seems...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:54:29 PST
PC Volume and media controller http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Volume-and-Media-Controller/
PC Volume and media controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/FTT6/IJ0A4D49/FN5FTT6IJ0A4D49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/FTT6/IJ0A4D49/FN5FTT6IJ0A4D49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/FTT6/IJ0A4D49/FN5FTT6IJ0A4D49.SMALL.jpg pertti56 My PC setup includes a pair of active speakers that don't have a separate volume control. Having to navigate to the windows volume every time to set the volume setting was a bit frustrating so I wanted to come up with an easier solution.The controller itself is just a rotary encoder that detects the...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:58:22 PST
Arduino Rework Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rework-Station/
Arduino Rework Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/6MED/IIM40UXW/F206MEDIIM40UXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/6MED/IIM40UXW/F206MEDIIM40UXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/6MED/IIM40UXW/F206MEDIIM40UXW.SMALL.jpg Lilium JSN What about repairing your old graphics card, gaming machine or laptop with your own BGA Rework Station made from old stuff? You can reuse your old halogen heater to create a preheater for your BGA Rework Station, an arm from an old desk lamp in order to hold and move the top heater, aluminum curtain...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:22:47 PST
IoT NFT Aquaponic System Controler with WebApp (Intel Edison & Node.js) http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-NFT-Aquaponic-System-Controler-with-WebApp-Int/
IoT NFT Aquaponic System Controler with WebApp (Intel Edison & Node.js) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NL32/IGJR2PJ9/FHLNL32IGJR2PJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NL32/IGJR2PJ9/FHLNL32IGJR2PJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NL32/IGJR2PJ9/FHLNL32IGJR2PJ9.SMALL.jpg marjanovic_davor AquaponicsAquaponic combines Aquaculture (fish growing) with Hydroponics (plant cultivation in water). Fish excrete is broken down by bacteria to Nitrate which are absorbed by plants as nutrients, and plant roots act as a filter to clean the water for the fish. The water is circulating from fish tan...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 01:36:06 PST
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-N64-Controller-into-a-USB-Gamepad-using-an/
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SMALL.jpg BobJones6732 The easiest way to turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad is to buy an N64 Controller Adapter for around £15. However it can also be done if you have an Arduino Leonardo or any other Arduino board with built-in USB communication.What you will need:An Arduino Leonardo (Also possible with oth...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:42:30 PDT
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Rockband-Controller-to-MIDI-Drums/
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Hey! Today I'm going to show you how to convert a Rock band or Guitar Hero drum controller into a real MIDI drum set that can interface with digital audio workstations like Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, etc.Or you can simply use it to play DTXMania (DrumMania)! Watch the video! Click here t...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:27:18 PDT
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hacking-your-own-Home-Automation-System/
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A home automation system should be able to turn on/off appliances such as lights, fans, entertainment systems, etc. A system that is wireless yet independent from the Internet, but most importantly, DIY and open-source because I want to understand how it works.Why re-invent the wheel?Someone was ni...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:08:42 PDT
CoreConduit: Indoor Garden Controller System http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreConduit-Automated-Garden-Controller-System/
CoreConduit: Indoor Garden Controller System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A garden controller helps us to manage the environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, pumps, and notifying us when the garden needs our attention.The Garden Controller System will help you to grow: Greens such as lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, and kale. Herbs such as...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:25:17 PDT
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...
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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/
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SMALL.jpg hacker3455 This project originally started out with a few simple parts thrown together to create a very simple time-lapse controller for a DSLR camera. After I was happy with the initial prototype, I wanted to make a final version which the programming of the "lapse time" was self contained into one single ent...
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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/
Program an ATtiny with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5P37/GSUSNCRZ/FXG5P37GSUSNCRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5P37/GSUSNCRZ/FXG5P37GSUSNCRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/5P37/GSUSNCRZ/FXG5P37GSUSNCRZ.SMALL.jpg randofo Follows are directions for programming the ATtiny microcontrollers using the Arduino IDE. In plain English, this is how to program 8-pin Atmel chips as you would normally an Arduino. This is cool because the ATtiny is tiny, and - well - this allows you to make tiny things that don't need a big ol' m...
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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/
Led Slot Machine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 This Instructable will walk you through my process of making a Slot Machine costume with addressable leds controlled with an arduino! The parts list Shirt Parts: Plain white T-Shirt Old or new white shirt to cut 1 meter addressable led strip from Adafruit  Arduino (I used an uno smd) Sew...
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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/
Intro to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5L77/H05NHB4C/F2K5L77H05NHB4C.SMALL.jpg randofo An Arduino is an open-source microcontroller development board. In plain English, you can use the Arduino to read sensors and control things like motors and lights. This allows you to upload programs to this board which can then interact with things in the real world. With this, you can make devices...
By: randofo

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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...
By: mpilchfamily

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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 19:02:18 PST
Game Controllers http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controllers/
Game Controllers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SMALL.jpg matthanson12 This instructable will teach you how to construct homemade game controllers for personal games, education aids, or anything you want. This system uses 4 controllers which send signals to a central hub which holds an Arduino. It was designed for use with a game called Fraction Smash that my group w...
By: matthanson12

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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/
3 Channel arduino Powered Christmas Light Controller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/TJW2/GVMITF4C/FQ2TJW2GVMITF4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/TJW2/GVMITF4C/FQ2TJW2GVMITF4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/TJW2/GVMITF4C/FQ2TJW2GVMITF4C.SMALL.jpg Robot Lover For Christmas this year, I wanted to make a really cool project but didn't quite know what to make. As I was getting the Christmas lights out to decorate, there was an old busted Christmas light timer. I took it apart and looked around at the low-voltage circuit. Before this I had never experimented...
By: Robot Lover

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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 ...
By: XenonJohn

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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 al...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:18:00 PDT