Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - controller http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:47:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
Arduino thumbstick controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this project I will help you to put together a simple and from scratch Arduino thumbstick controller, to control your projects (servos & DC motors). This is a simple guide to help out new Arduino users on their projects but requires a little soldering (no skill needed). This Instructurable is way...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-It-Yourself/
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SMALL.jpg dsanz006 'Draw It Yourself' is a MIDI controller which uses conductive ink as push-buttons. It is based on Arduino, and uses a capacitive sensor (two, actually) to determine whether the drawn buttons are being touched or not.http://sanidanz.tumblr.com/drawityourselfThe main advantages of this controller are:...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:56:05 PDT
DIY Android Bluetooth PC gamepad with arduino leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-PC-gamepad-with-arduino-leonardo/
DIY Android Bluetooth PC gamepad with arduino leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SMALL.jpg planetleak Tutorial and test video:Link to the App Inventor and Arduino file in youtube video description. Part list, wiring and playing - Arduino Leonardo (leonardo board have keyboard and mouse emulation. Im using pro micro)- Bluetooth module (Im using HC-06)- Button (on the leonardo Pin 4. Its an emergen...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:40 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...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Hot water solar collector controller with thermostat v1.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-water-solar-collector-controller-with-thermost-1/
Hot water solar collector controller with thermostat v1.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SMALL.jpg alv001 To be continued... Solar collector controller, thermostat with arduino pro mini processor, LCD 1602 screen and 3 temperature sensors DS18B20, enternet connector, 5 button keyboard. Components: Pro Mini atmega328 5V 16M Arduino Compatible, 1602 16x2 HD44780 Character LCD Display Module, 3 temperatur...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 04:43:30 PDT
Internet Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Car/
Internet Controlled Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SMALL.jpg kitani1 Internet controlled Destroyer is essential in all civil and military cars.  Military can use this technology to decrease the loose of soldiers by sending machines to fight while they are safe in the control room. Controlling over internet opens a whole new window for everything not just only cars y...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:11:49 PDT
Chicken Coop Controller v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Coop-Controller-v2/
Chicken Coop Controller v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SMALL.jpg Robot-Chicken Pictures of the previous Arduino Chicken Coop Controller and its new cousin (top). Over the last 18 months I have been using my Arduino based Chicken Coop Controller to great success with even a few folks out there ready to build their own versions. Since that time I have had a couple of door m...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:05:00 PST
Adil Controller, Arduino based wireless controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Adil-Controller-Arduino-based-wireless-controller/
Adil Controller, Arduino based wireless controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SMALL.jpg snakebite_82 A new project of multipurpose remote controller. It will be used to control different robot models including a customised quadcopter. It is based on the ArduinoMega2560 microcontroller. Side-to-side with a 1200m range RF module for far distance connectivity with another RF module. This is an open so...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:38:12 PST
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
Arduino Windows and PS3 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Windows-and-PS3-Controller/
Arduino Windows and PS3 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/B1Z4/HIYWYINZ/F52B1Z4HIYWYINZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/B1Z4/HIYWYINZ/F52B1Z4HIYWYINZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/B1Z4/HIYWYINZ/F52B1Z4HIYWYINZ.SMALL.jpg aribayachi This guide will show you how to turn your Arduino Uno into a Windows/PS3 controller. It is fully configurable and you can change the input/output to whatever button you want. This means that you can hook a wii nunchuck up to it and play around with the coding a bit until it works. Really you can hoo...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:16:49 PDT
A Networked LED Strip Controller with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Networked-LED-Strip-Controller-with-Arduino-and-/
A Networked LED Strip Controller with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SMALL.jpg veseo I'm fascinating from lights effect since child and once found on Ebay a cheap multicolor LED strip I've started looking how control it, looking for an Ethernet enabled control that makes the strips a set of networked object, having the opportunity to control all of them together. So, together with ...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:26:20 PDT
Using an Arduino Uno R3 as a Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-Uno-R3-as-a-Game-Controller/
Using an Arduino Uno R3 as a Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE81/HI3TXWPS/FYELE81HI3TXWPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE81/HI3TXWPS/FYELE81HI3TXWPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE81/HI3TXWPS/FYELE81HI3TXWPS.SMALL.jpg The Angry Clown Naturally, the Uno does not natively support keyboard strokes, unlike it's Leonardo brother. Most of Google will tell you you need to do some firmware workarounds and ATMEGA reprogramming just to get it working and the entire ordeal is a mess. If you're like me, you've found that out just after buyi...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:38:23 PDT
Hack a Video Game Controller with an Arduino for Greater Accessibility (or Cheating) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Video-Game-Controller-with-an-Arduino-for-G/
Hack a Video Game Controller with an Arduino for Greater Accessibility (or Cheating) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D50W/HGU2EICJ/F4HD50WHGU2EICJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D50W/HGU2EICJ/F4HD50WHGU2EICJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D50W/HGU2EICJ/F4HD50WHGU2EICJ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos   Everyone loves video games. But it can be difficult to enjoy certain games if you are injured or disabled and don't have the manual dexterity needed to execute fast button combos. Fortunately, we can use an Arduino to send signals to the chip in the controller that simulate the buttons being p...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:04:57 PDT
Hacked Pan and Tilt Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-Pan-and-Tilt-Camera-Mount/
Hacked Pan and Tilt Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/54GU/HHS9HCII/FDB54GUHHS9HCII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/54GU/HHS9HCII/FDB54GUHHS9HCII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/54GU/HHS9HCII/FDB54GUHHS9HCII.SMALL.jpg Rhino12343 So my sister managed to break a pan and tilt camera mount and naturally thought daddy can fix this. After sitting on my dads workshop bench for a while he had a go at it and couldn't work out how to fix it so it was passed on to me as broken. So I decided to hang the current circuit board and lets m...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:31:03 PDT
Sling Shot Controller for Angry Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Sling-Shot-Controller-for-Angry-Birds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/5865/HGU272EY/FKK5865HGU272EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/5865/HGU272EY/FKK5865HGU272EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/5865/HGU272EY/FKK5865HGU272EY.SMALL.jpg alpesh.vitha Learn how to make a simple sling shot device to play Angry Birds using Arduino Leonardo. Below is the Arduino code with explanation in comments. /*   This code is in the public domain Author: alpeshVitha Date: 18th May 2013 */ int sPull = 0; // Start Position of the x axis int ePull = 0; // E...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 22:45:27 PDT
EBICU [ E-BIke-Control-Unit ] http://www.instructables.com/id/EBICU-E-BIke-Control-Unit-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64YR/HFD1DWTE/FWF64YRHFD1DWTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64YR/HFD1DWTE/FWF64YRHFD1DWTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64YR/HFD1DWTE/FWF64YRHFD1DWTE.SMALL.jpg debouve control unit for E-Bikes based on an arduino microcontroller. The control unit drives the motor (motor shield / throttle), displays temperature values (green column)​​, power values ​​(red column) and speed values (blue column) ​​via smartphone using bluetooth. Should the bike be moved after parkin...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:20:52 PDT
Use playstation remote on pc with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-playstation-remote-on-pc-with-arduino/
Use playstation remote on pc with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/FATB/HCV9A1H9/FVQFATBHCV9A1H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/FATB/HCV9A1H9/FVQFATBHCV9A1H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/FATB/HCV9A1H9/FVQFATBHCV9A1H9.SMALL.jpg shunsushi I've been gifted a old playstation 1 remote one day and wanted to use it on computer and then bought an adapter on ebay wich was defective. So i finally decided to make my own with an arduino duemilanove. I first tried to use use it as a usb controller wich could be better but i needed the next gene...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:06:14 PST
Build your own ultimate open-source computerized sliding timelapse rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-ultimate-open-source-computerized-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/ZDJ4/HCB8TW72/FEDZDJ4HCB8TW72.SMALL.jpg ritwika Ritwika shares her Arduino based open-source time lapse rig design. In this series she will teach you how you too can build this rig under $300, while a comparable commercial one will cost you many thousands of dollars. Everyone is invited to enhance and contribute to this open source design to make...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:34:54 PST
How to use SRIO library for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-SRIO-library-for-Arduino/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 23:46:56 PST
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
Arduino project done using Matlab-Simulink. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-project-done-using-Matlab-Simulink/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RJZ6/H5TUBAEP/FIGRJZ6H5TUBAEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RJZ6/H5TUBAEP/FIGRJZ6H5TUBAEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RJZ6/H5TUBAEP/FIGRJZ6H5TUBAEP.SMALL.jpg Mohammad AlShawabkeh In this project I will make an interfacing with Matlab-Simulink using Arduino to build a control system, instead of using the conventional ID of Arduino, and this can be done via a special library MathWorks build it to this aim. This method depends on the main blocks of the Simulink libraries, ...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 03:14:11 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Step by Step guide to Micro Magician robot controller (Arduino compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-guide-to-Micro-Magician-robot-control/
Step by Step guide to Micro Magician robot controller (Arduino compatible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/PQGM/H4AGI0L6/FAIPQGMH4AGI0L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/PQGM/H4AGI0L6/FAIPQGMH4AGI0L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/PQGM/H4AGI0L6/FAIPQGMH4AGI0L6.SMALL.jpg OddBot The Micro Magician from DAGU is a low cost Arduino compatible controller designed especially for beginners wanting to build a small robot. The board has a number of useful accessories built in so that in most cases shields are not required and external wiring is minimized. This controller has built...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 06:04:55 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
Bluetooth SNES Controller for Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-SNES-Controller-for-Android/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/IPTM/GZPZME02/FA3IPTMGZPZME02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/IPTM/GZPZME02/FA3IPTMGZPZME02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/IPTM/GZPZME02/FA3IPTMGZPZME02.SMALL.jpg foxwater So this is my first instructable... A little over a year ago I was working on my ECE senior design project, which was a bluetooth SNES controller for Android.  Shortly after completing the project, I posted a working video on Youtube.  Since then I have received quite a few requests for more info o...
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 07:44:45 PDT
Use Guitar Hero keys/buttons with your Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Guitar-Hero-keysbuttons-with-your-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/H5X4/GYVDIMT9/FF6H5X4GYVDIMT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/H5X4/GYVDIMT9/FF6H5X4GYVDIMT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/H5X4/GYVDIMT9/FF6H5X4GYVDIMT9.SMALL.jpg ctre Parts - Guitar Hero Controller - Arduino - RGB leds + necessary resistors - 5 x 10k resistors (for buttons) - wires and breadboard I decided to finally get some use out of my old guitar hero controller. After i tore the controller apart, i removed the pcb from the neck, soldered on som...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 02:28:50 PST
Arduino Thermocouple Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermocouple-Sous-Vide-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ST3U/GYKVXJMR/FUWST3UGYKVXJMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ST3U/GYKVXJMR/FUWST3UGYKVXJMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ST3U/GYKVXJMR/FUWST3UGYKVXJMR.SMALL.jpg javaben This project makes use of and builds on the previous projects.  After completing this project, you can use a low-cost crock-pot as a precision temperature controlled Sous Vide cooker. In upgrading this project, I added a 0 - 5vdc panel meter from Sparkfun, a 'power tail' from Adafruit (which can sa...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 15:23:00 PST
Arduino Adjustable Thermocouple-based Controller with Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Adjustable-Thermocouple-based-Controller-w/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/UNHZ/GYGFD86M/FYAUNHZGYGFD86M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/UNHZ/GYGFD86M/FYAUNHZGYGFD86M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/UNHZ/GYGFD86M/FYAUNHZGYGFD86M.SMALL.jpg javaben I recently created an Arduino Adjustable Timer Controller with Relay project to control my millivolt (thermopile) gas porch heater.  The pictures used in that project, as well as the pictures used in this project, are the same, because there is only a minimal change between the two - both show the i...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 07:48:38 PST
Arduino Adjustable Timer Controller with Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Adjustable-Timer-Controller-with-Relay/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YCFR/GYGESEY6/FGOYCFRGYGESEY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YCFR/GYGESEY6/FGOYCFRGYGESEY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YCFR/GYGESEY6/FGOYCFRGYGESEY6.SMALL.jpg javaben This is my first post here, so I hope I get everything right! I have a gas millivolt (thermocouple pile) porch heater that has a manual control on it.  I got tired of getting up and down to turn it on and turn it off, so I decided to make an Arduino project to take care of it. The porch is somewha...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 07:27:37 PST
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
Android Christmas Lights Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Christmas-Lights-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/N7VF/GWHN3QN6/F6AN7VFGWHN3QN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/N7VF/GWHN3QN6/F6AN7VFGWHN3QN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/N7VF/GWHN3QN6/F6AN7VFGWHN3QN6.SMALL.jpg pcdevltd Here's a quick intro to my latest project: an Android Open Accessory-powered Christmas lights controller! This was born out of a coding session at our local Google Technology User Group.  It is an Android app that communicates with a Google ADK board using the Open Accessory platform released by Go...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:57:27 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...
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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...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 08:11:29 PST
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
Building the YaNis EOS Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-YaNis-EOS-Controller/
Building the YaNis EOS Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/N58N/GSNQR8XI/F5MN58NGSNQR8XI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/N58N/GSNQR8XI/F5MN58NGSNQR8XI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/N58N/GSNQR8XI/F5MN58NGSNQR8XI.SMALL.jpg manis404 The YaNis EOS controller is a device that allows you to wirelessly control your Canon DSLR from your Android phone. What's really exciting here is that the Android interface allows you to change most of the camera's settings (like Shutter Speed, Aperture Size, ISO, White Balance, Focus Position an...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2011 18:20:50 PDT
Use a PS3 Controller to control an Arduino NXT Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-PS3-Controller-to-control-an-Arduino-NXT-Bot/
Use a PS3 Controller to control an Arduino NXT Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/V18R/GI0TCQ2V/FTYV18RGI0TCQ2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/V18R/GI0TCQ2V/FTYV18RGI0TCQ2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/V18R/GI0TCQ2V/FTYV18RGI0TCQ2V.SMALL.jpg nahamancygig UPDATE:   I've fixed a couple of running bugs with the data packet, and I've modified the NXTI2CDevice library to be compatible with Arduino 1.0. The attached zip file has 1. a new Arduino sketch 2. a new Processing sketch 3. the modified NXTI2CDevice library You'll still need the Procontroll libra...
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Sun, 26 Dec 2010 15:56:47 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
Yet Another Arduino 110v Power Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Arduino-110v-Power-Controller/
Yet Another Arduino 110v Power Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CPAN/G9BWXVUO/F7OCPANG9BWXVUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CPAN/G9BWXVUO/F7OCPANG9BWXVUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CPAN/G9BWXVUO/F7OCPANG9BWXVUO.SMALL.jpg maewert This Instructable shows you how to build a four-gang outlet box in which each outlet is controlled via an Arduino (or any other TTL level signals). It differs from the other relay boxes in that it uses no circuit boards and has very few parts (one chip and 4 relays). Assemble Materials/Review Pla...
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Wed, 19 May 2010 18:09:39 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
Arduino Traffic Light Controller w/Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Traffic-Light-Controller-wRemote-Control/
Arduino Traffic Light Controller w/Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/DMT9/G0UPQJAN/FEMDMT9G0UPQJAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/DMT9/G0UPQJAN/FEMDMT9G0UPQJAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/DMT9/G0UPQJAN/FEMDMT9G0UPQJAN.SMALL.jpg Auger Duval I had a traffic light that I was refinishing.  The only thing left to do was to build the controller for the light's signal patterns.  To give it a twist I incorporated a remote control.  This was also the perfect opportunity for me to try out an Arduino.  I wanted to use the Arduino becuase it was ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 13:26:01 PDT
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