Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - diy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:04:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Automated window farm http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Window-Farm/
Automated window farm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AZTG/IK5PXKDR/FQAAZTGIK5PXKDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AZTG/IK5PXKDR/FQAAZTGIK5PXKDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AZTG/IK5PXKDR/FQAAZTGIK5PXKDR.SMALL.jpg Timvanderhoek Hi there! My friend and I made a cool window farm that waters itself based on the moisture values that the moisture sensors pick up. In order to make this window farm, you’ll need to have access to a 3d printer and a laser cutter to make the neccesary frames. Making the frames: We made small rin...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 15:09:11 PST
Homemade Levitation Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Levitation-Machine/
Homemade Levitation Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U8DC/IJUCM4W4/FIXU8DCIJUCM4W4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U8DC/IJUCM4W4/FIXU8DCIJUCM4W4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U8DC/IJUCM4W4/FIXU8DCIJUCM4W4.SMALL.jpg gigafide Can’t wait for the future to bring you levitating devices? Learn how to make your own using stuff you can find around your house…assuming your house has an old VCR, an Arduino, and soldering equipment! Don't Like Reading? Watch The Video Instead. If you're a visual learner in that you like to see...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:59:04 PST
Arduino controlled Pc steering Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Pc-Steering-Wheel/
Arduino controlled Pc steering Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/P3IQ/IJSXHM2W/FD9P3IQIJSXHM2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/P3IQ/IJSXHM2W/FD9P3IQIJSXHM2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/P3IQ/IJSXHM2W/FD9P3IQIJSXHM2W.SMALL.jpg pratyush_heblikar Hello there! How many of you out there wanted a PC steering wheel but you couldn't buy because of various reason?If you are one of those guys or just have a lot of time on their hand,then THIS is for you! Stuff you will need You will the following stuff1)arduino (any flavour)2)servos(you will nee...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:33:41 PST
The Interactive Donation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Donation-Box/
The Interactive Donation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same t...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:26:41 PST
2 MINUTE ARDUINO LASER ALARM http://www.instructables.com/id/2-MINUTE-ARDUINO-LASER-ALARM/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:53:03 PST
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoplethysmography-IR-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable documents how to create a simple heart rate monitor using Photoplethysmography with an IR phototransistor via transmissive absorption using the Arduino to process the pulsatile data and display live results via a TFT screen.To use the source code and create the necessary circuitry ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:11:56 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
Make a Steampunk Style Award http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Steam-Punk-Style-Cup/
Make a Steampunk Style Award - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CZB4/IJOMQUGI/FGJCZB4IJOMQUGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CZB4/IJOMQUGI/FGJCZB4IJOMQUGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CZB4/IJOMQUGI/FGJCZB4IJOMQUGI.SMALL.jpg __loovee__ Every years the company will reward the employees who had good performance in the past year, sometimes money or gifts. At Seeedstudio we also have such tradition. But, as a team with so many makers, we want something different. This year, we made a beautiful steam punk style cup for those guys. The ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:27:56 PST
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-by-Myself-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Arduino Mini-CNC machine (working as a Plotter)Basic Operation and System Description:In This project I will guide you on how to easily build your own Mini-CNC machine and with a low cost (using arduino and scraped old DVD/CD drivers). I decided to write this detailed tutorial in order to help you d...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:52 PST
How to make a table-non-table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-non-table/
How to make a table-non-table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/S7T5/IJOMQNL8/FHDS7T5IJOMQNL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/S7T5/IJOMQNL8/FHDS7T5IJOMQNL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/S7T5/IJOMQNL8/FHDS7T5IJOMQNL8.SMALL.jpg EverydayDesignStudio The table-non-table (or TNT) is a slowly moving stack of paper supported by a motorized aluminum chassis. The paper is common stock (similar to photocopy paper). There are close to 1000 stacked sheets of paper per table-non-table, which rest on the chassis about one half-inch from the floor. The mov...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:32:37 PST
3D Printed Syringe Pump Arduino Based http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Based-Stand-Alone-Syringe-Pump/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:20:48 PST
SMART POWER SAVER http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-POWER-SAVER/
SMART POWER SAVER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/08IU/IJG26UYM/FQV08IUIJG26UYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/08IU/IJG26UYM/FQV08IUIJG26UYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/08IU/IJG26UYM/FQV08IUIJG26UYM.SMALL.jpg ManojM21 This project of mine is to successfully reduce the powerconsumption in our home and thus save energy and reduce electricity bills. I was inspired to think of this project due to the rising electricity rates. I had always wondered why the electricity bills at our home used to be very less when compar...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:10:36 PST
Home Thermostat With Arduino and Big LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Thermostat-With-Arduino-and-Big-LCD/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 12:48:12 PST
Arduino IR Password lock DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Password-Lock-DIY/
Arduino IR Password lock DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/6G06/IJG49AM3/FUB6G06IJG49AM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/6G06/IJG49AM3/FUB6G06IJG49AM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/6G06/IJG49AM3/FUB6G06IJG49AM3.SMALL.jpg ajithgopi So it's the time for an upgrade. Let's make a IR remote password lock! You can even use this to control your room's door lock with a password. You can connect the LED wires to a servo motor to do so, I'll make a tutorial later about it. This is a simple and easy project even absolute beginners can ...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:08:00 PST
Arduino Leonardo Quiz Buzzer Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Leonardo-Quiz-Buzzer-Game/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 07:21:13 PST
Arduino ProtoShield II http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ProtoShield-II/
Arduino ProtoShield II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/GB3H/IJAAAJ72/FXFGB3HIJAAAJ72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/GB3H/IJAAAJ72/FXFGB3HIJAAAJ72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/GB3H/IJAAAJ72/FXFGB3HIJAAAJ72.SMALL.jpg AdrieSentosa In this project, we will be making an Arduino Protoshield II which is the next step of designing and soldering electronics circuit to the Arduino Protoshield. It’s a fairly easy project and could be used on variety projects. Defining Input and Output One of the most vital process in making a proj...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:54:55 PST
Arduino ProtoShield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ProtoShield/
Arduino ProtoShield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/B4KF/IJAAAIX7/FU4B4KFIJAAAIX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/B4KF/IJAAAIX7/FU4B4KFIJAAAIX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/B4KF/IJAAAIX7/FU4B4KFIJAAAIX7.SMALL.jpg AdrieSentosa In this project, we will be making an Arduino Protoshield which supports and electrically connects electronics components to the Arduino for better wiring and design.It’s a fairly easy project and could be used on variety projects. List of Material For this project, we will be using:- Arduino boa...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:52:17 PST
How to Make a Beverage Pouring Robot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Dazzle-Your-Eyes-Make-a-Drink-Car/
How to Make a Beverage Pouring Robot with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DSHJ/IJ8WXORM/FBUDSHJIJ8WXORM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DSHJ/IJ8WXORM/FBUDSHJIJ8WXORM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/DSHJ/IJ8WXORM/FBUDSHJIJ8WXORM.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Have a robot that could pour beer or beverage for you, how does it sound like? This is one form of Makeblock Ultimate Robot Kit. With your imagination and DIY, you could have your own robot transformer. Assemble base platform Part list:1 x Beam 0824-144 1 x Beam 0824-128 1 x Bracket 3x6 1 x Pl...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 18:48:58 PST
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ARDUINO-on-Your-Own/
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 ARDUINO platform is today's most popular platform in the world used for embedded projects.Programming an Arduino is very simple than any other system.Just plug it to your PC and get started...!!!But as the standalone projects based on Arduino increases, more number of Arduinos are required for getti...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:04:14 PST
How to Make a Forklift with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Forklift/
How to Make a Forklift with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FS5M/IJ6CDLBM/FIIFS5MIJ6CDLBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FS5M/IJ6CDLBM/FIIFS5MIJ6CDLBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FS5M/IJ6CDLBM/FIIFS5MIJ6CDLBM.SMALL.jpg Makerworks This is one form of Makeblock Ultimate Robot Kit. With mechanical parts and electronic modules provided in this kit, you could add different transformation to your robots. Assemble base platform Parts list:2 x Beam 0824-144 3 x Beam 0824-96 1 x Bracket 3x6 1 x Plate 3x6 13 x Screw M4x14 4 x Screw...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 19:49:29 PST
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Powered-CNC-Machine/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 22:21:10 PST
DIY Arduino Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Weather-Station/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 03:53:20 PST
Solder Arduino Header Pins Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Arduino-Header-Pins-Easily/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 18:10:55 PST
R2-D2 RC Model http://www.instructables.com/id/R2-D2-RC-Model/
R2-D2 RC Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/VWRH/IJ1TUC1R/FXKVWRHIJ1TUC1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/VWRH/IJ1TUC1R/FXKVWRHIJ1TUC1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/VWRH/IJ1TUC1R/FXKVWRHIJ1TUC1R.SMALL.jpg Albi78 I started this project as educational bluetooth rc robot, but in progress i decided to do it as R2D2 look like robot toy. Robot building is still in progress. Already done: Robot legs with motors and wheelsRobot body Stickers Simple bluetooth steering (Forward, Back, Left, Right and Horn) works wi...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:06:44 PST
How to control motor with SPDT relays http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-2-SPDT-Relays-to-Arduino-With-a-DC-/
How to control motor with SPDT relays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SMALL.jpg Chaitanya Sanghadia This will tell you how to make a DC motor go clock and counterclockwise Parts 1. 2 SPDT (Single pole Double throw) relays2. 2 1K resistors4. 2 diodes5. 2 Transistors (NPN)6. Wires (all male ends)7. Arduino UNO8. Small DC motor9. 1 Breadboard Connect the relays to the breadboard Connect both ...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:28:24 PST
Arduino Thermometer using LM35 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermometer-Using-LM35-Temperature-Sensor/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 20:50:39 PST
Arduino Solar Tracker Using LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker-Using-LEDs/
Arduino Solar Tracker Using LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SMALL.jpg GlytchTech So I recently came across a bit of information I had forgotten. LEDs generate a bit of voltage when under illumination of a range of wave lengths. Time to exploit this oddity to make a DIY solar tracker for my solar panels!The code can be found over at my website, along with updates that will be p...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 20:27:16 PST
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-an-8x8x8-LED-Cube-SPI/
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SMALL.jpg jollifactory LED Cubes never fails to impress us. Watching some animations on 7x7x7 or larger LED Cubes can be very mesmerizing.We have long wanted to build one of these cubes larger than 7x7x7. We researched online for similar projects and found that the time just to construct the LED Cube alone is very time-co...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 17:59:51 PST
Arduino Based Dark Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Dark-Switch/
Arduino Based Dark Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/LUHM/IIRTUNHB/FOHLUHMIIRTUNHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/LUHM/IIRTUNHB/FOHLUHMIIRTUNHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/LUHM/IIRTUNHB/FOHLUHMIIRTUNHB.SMALL.jpg ams31 Arduino based Dark Switch is a simple project which is basically for Arduino beginners who have just started learning to use Arduino.As the name suggests in this project we will be turning ON the lights automatically as the ambient light intensity decreases. Similarly the lights are Turned OFF when ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 04:37:34 PST
The Christmas Box ! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmass-Box-/
The Christmas Box ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDVT/IIRPG7AE/F8KPDVTIIRPG7AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDVT/IIRPG7AE/F8KPDVTIIRPG7AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDVT/IIRPG7AE/F8KPDVTIIRPG7AE.SMALL.jpg marios8543 A few days before I started playing around with my Arduino again after almost a year of it being untouched. Having nothing to do I found a little buzzer in my huge pit of electronic components. I connected it and started coding stuff to it. About an hour later I had Jingle Bells playing on it. I fou...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:07:02 PST
Soil Moisture Meter Detection module for Arduino Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Meter-Detection-Module-for-Arduino-G/
Soil Moisture Meter Detection module for Arduino Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/QVMT/IINF4T8D/FL3QVMTIINF4T8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/QVMT/IINF4T8D/FL3QVMTIINF4T8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/QVMT/IINF4T8D/FL3QVMTIINF4T8D.SMALL.jpg saurabh2836 Hi guys,Have Created program to detected soil sensor using arduino which helps to determine the condition of the soil before planting and while watering the plants.Hope you are been helped with this instructable.cheers Using arduino Uno Connecting the arduino with the soil sensor Material requi...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:39:06 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
DIY Big 7-Segment Internet Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Big-7-Segment-Internet-Display/
DIY Big 7-Segment Internet Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/C21F/IIDHA3DE/FN2C21FIIDHA3DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/C21F/IIDHA3DE/FN2C21FIIDHA3DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/C21F/IIDHA3DE/FN2C21FIIDHA3DE.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I combined 4 inch 7-segment displays and an ESP8266 Wifi module to create an 8 digit display that can present your most important data from the internet. Let's get started! Watch the videos! The two videos give you a detailed overview on what you need to do to...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 07:59:32 PST
DIY a sweet gift for your parents http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Sweet-Gift-for-Your-Parents/
DIY a sweet gift for your parents - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/8FIO/IICCSSOD/FF78FIOIICCSSOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/8FIO/IICCSSOD/FF78FIOIICCSSOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/8FIO/IICCSSOD/FF78FIOIICCSSOD.SMALL.jpg __loovee__ I have my own baby 2 years ago. I was thought that it's easy to be a parent when I was young. But, you know, when you get a baby, you will never have the same feeling. I am far from my parent when I was at college. Sometimes they will call and ask, "How are you doing, my boy".I know that they love m...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 01:56:44 PST
DIY I2C LCD Display with Inputs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-I2C-LCD-Display-With-Inputs/
DIY I2C LCD Display with Inputs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/1R7L/II94PXHS/FGJ1R7LII94PXHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/1R7L/II94PXHS/FGJ1R7LII94PXHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/1R7L/II94PXHS/FGJ1R7LII94PXHS.SMALL.jpg sspence The typical parallel LCD used with an Arduino (16x2 or 20x4) has 16 pins. Only 6 I/O pins are required on the Arduino, but what if you could get that down to two I/O pins, and still have those pins available for other devices? The I2C interface is on pins A4 and A5 of the Arduino. These are addressa...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:02:32 PST
How to Build a Stairbot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Stairbot-With-Makeblock/
How to Build a Stairbot with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/N782/II5VSBVU/FQBN782II5VSBVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/N782/II5VSBVU/FQBN782II5VSBVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/N782/II5VSBVU/FQBN782II5VSBVU.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Recently, we just hit upon a great idea that we can build a car which climbs stairs automatically.Now let’s introduce the building steps of this car. Line follower (used as a contact switch), ultrasonic sensor, limit switch, gyroscope, all kinds of sensors used in building this car is to ensure that...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 03:57:12 PST
Remote Controlled Door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Door-Lock/
Remote Controlled Door lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/GIHL/II23WBB9/FMPGIHLII23WBB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/GIHL/II23WBB9/FMPGIHLII23WBB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/GIHL/II23WBB9/FMPGIHLII23WBB9.SMALL.jpg SamMechatron This instructable is based on designing an automated door locking system. Detailed drawing will also be given in aid of understanding.The aim of this report is to design a remote controlled electronic locking mechanism. This design is a solution to safety in the homes of many citizens by ensuring t...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:12:49 PST
Coffee Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Alarm-Clock/
Coffee Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SMALL.jpg Shadown92 Wouldn't it be nice to wake up and have a nice freshly brewed pot of coffee waiting for you? Maybe you're like me and find it nearly impossible to wake up, but once you smell that irresistible aroma of java - you perk right up! What if you could turn a 'dumb' $10 coffee maker into an IoT automated '...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:46:29 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SMALL.jpg Rochlitz Our project consists of a switch control over Bluetooth. Basically, we use an Arduino-compatible board with a shield (called Nanoshield) that can control a lamp. We also use a Bluetooth module to send and receive data wirelessly. We tested the system with a lamp, which we can turn on and off, but yo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:01:09 PST
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Grow-Box/
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/T709/IHVVPLVI/FY6T709IHVVPLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/T709/IHVVPLVI/FY6T709IHVVPLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/T709/IHVVPLVI/FY6T709IHVVPLVI.SMALL.jpg Peder Ward I've always wanted to make a little larger Arduino project from scratch. Therefore i decided to make this grow box. This is maybe more like a ''look what I made'' instead of a Instructable, but i will try to make it like a Instructable so others can make this or steal some ideas.First see the video ...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:02:20 PST
Fighting Dog and Cat Built with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fighting-Dog-and-Cat-Built-with-Makeblock/
Fighting Dog and Cat Built with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/TR5H/IHUYPI86/F99TR5HIHUYPI86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/TR5H/IHUYPI86/F99TR5HIHUYPI86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/TR5H/IHUYPI86/F99TR5HIHUYPI86.SMALL.jpg Makerworks This project is the cutest one of the 18th Maker Marathon.Dog&Cat can be controlled by.APP.They can move up and down, turn right and left. If their bottoms are touched by the other one, it will lay down for 3 seconds, and they will show a crying face simultaneously. Otherwise they will be always smi...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:31:45 PST
arduino bluetooth tank http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-bluetooth-tank/
arduino bluetooth tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SMALL.jpg jordan the tamago i has build an arduino bluetooth tank to learn how to programming or learn how bluetooth communication works between android smart phone and HC-06 or HC-05. The robotic arm are attached for user to control and capture something that assisted by ping sensor. The coding has included 3 type of auto pil...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:54:44 PST
DIY RFID Door Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RFID-Door-Lock/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:45:44 PST
DIY Arduino [FR] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-FR/
DIY Arduino [FR] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/1N8X/IHQM7WH7/FX61N8XIHQM7WH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/1N8X/IHQM7WH7/FX61N8XIHQM7WH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/1N8X/IHQM7WH7/FX61N8XIHQM7WH7.SMALL.jpg DorianC4 Bonjour a tous, Il y'a quelques temps déjà je projetait de faire un Arduino maison pour pas cher.J'ai donc étudié les schémas électrique de l'Arduino uno. Puis une fois ceci fait je me suis mis a chercher les pièces nessesaire a sa construction. Ensuite j'ai réalisé un prototype avant de mettre tou...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:25:24 PST
Four-Bar-Linkage Leaflet-Distributing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Bar-Linkage-Leaflet-Distributing-Robot/
Four-Bar-Linkage Leaflet-Distributing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/OAZV/IHQOANRB/F68OAZVIHQOANRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/OAZV/IHQOANRB/F68OAZVIHQOANRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/OAZV/IHQOANRB/F68OAZVIHQOANRB.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Recently, with some new plain bearings at hand, we tried to build a linkage structure just for performance testing. While in the process of testing, the idea of building a leaflet-distributing robot just came out gradually. We did, after several attempts, succeed in building a robot which can distri...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 02:06:04 PST
Automatic Window Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Window-Curtains/
Automatic Window Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/59WQ/IHP8WS9L/FDG59WQIHP8WS9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/59WQ/IHP8WS9L/FDG59WQIHP8WS9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/59WQ/IHP8WS9L/FDG59WQIHP8WS9L.SMALL.jpg jordantallent Isnt' it a pain to have to actually get up off of the couch to close the curtains? Well I thought so, which led to this project, wireless, automatic curtains that can be controlled over bluetooth and can be set to open/close at a certain time or light level. Documented below is how I went about do...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 18:30:48 PST
ARDUINO how to build your own universal IR remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-how-to-build-your-own-universal-IR-remote-/
ARDUINO how to build your own universal IR remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/OBE7/IHS1L07S/F61OBE7IHS1L07S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/OBE7/IHS1L07S/F61OBE7IHS1L07S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/OBE7/IHS1L07S/F61OBE7IHS1L07S.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT I have found many tutorials online for receiving infrared codes with your ARDUINO but not a lot of tutorials explaining how to send them, Also most of the ones I found had lots of comment about it not working. Sending IR codes with your arduino is not very hard, you just need the IRremote library a...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 16:00:37 PST
Solar http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracking-Solar-Panel/
Solar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/IF6F/IHQM5P6Z/FO6IF6FIHQM5P6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/IF6F/IHQM5P6Z/FO6IF6FIHQM5P6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/IF6F/IHQM5P6Z/FO6IF6FIHQM5P6Z.SMALL.jpg StevenDeDomenico Having seen a number of solar panels on the web and some light tracking builds on Instructables, I thought it would be a neat idea to blend the two together. The solar panel charges best when it attracts the most amount of solar light so why not enable this in real time? I have used an Arduino Uno a...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 15:12:55 PST
How to Build a Skill Racing Car With Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Skill-Racing-Car-With-Makeblock/
How to Build a Skill Racing Car With Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/T8WO/IHKYLOJD/FEWT8WOIHKYLOJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/T8WO/IHKYLOJD/FEWT8WOIHKYLOJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/T8WO/IHKYLOJD/FEWT8WOIHKYLOJD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Skill Racing Car is one of the most amusing forms in the Makeblock Ultimate Kit. The racing car has cool shape and flexible steering gear. To place the batteries into the racing car, you may race with your partners!Now, let’s assemble this cool car! Required materials: DC Motor-37 12V/50RPM*1DC ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:05:07 PST
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-photogate-for-HIGH-SPEED-photography/
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT Over the last few weeks I have been searching the internet for high speed photograph using a ARDUINO, So far over 90% of the projects I found used sound as the trigger. If you are trying to get a picture of a balloon popping that would work fine. But what I was after was pictures of water splashes a...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:03:09 PST