Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - fun - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:02:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Truck-Arduino-Robot/
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SMALL.jpg immrroboto This instructable covers the conversion of an RC truck into an Arduino controlled robot. My intent when beginning this project was to A) learn more about Arduino and programming B) build a reliable low cost platform to expand upon C) spend more money than I should at Radio Shack. So if you are look...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:53:49 PST
Connect stepper motor to arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-stepper-motor-to-arduino/
Connect stepper motor to arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SMALL.jpg drimer525 Hi to all. In this tutorial i will help you to connect an unipolar stepper motor to your arduino.To do this you'll need 1x Arduino board - on ebay aprox 10$1x driver for stepper -they are cheap on ebay (just type in ebay :ULN2003 Stepper Motor Driver Board around 1$)1x unipolar stepper motor - the p...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:02:18 PDT
Arduino CPU+RAM usage monitor LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CPURAM-usage-monitor-LCD/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:10:40 PDT
Arduino Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermometer-1/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:50:55 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Controled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Controled-RC-Car/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:21:44 PST
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-defuseable-bomb-perfect-for-airsoft-games-/
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SMALL.jpg MaltheF Hello This is a project I made a long time ago, but decided to upload anyways, feel free to ask me about it! The bomb has several features: - Password input by keypad to arm the bomb - Timer/count down - Sound - Flashy LEDs - Defusing via the password - LCD display - Keypad - Simple to edit and chan...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:09:40 PDT
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-Sentry-Gun-with-Annikken-Andee/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:56:37 PDT
Fish feeding themselves http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-feeding-themselves/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:44:59 PDT
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Door-Lock-with-the-Qduino-Mini-under-100/
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever wanted to unlock your front door with just your bus pass, a tag, or an old hotel room key? Now you can with the NFC Door Lock, for under $100! It's a super compact Qduino Mini (Arduino-compatible) powered door lock that senses when there is an NFC tag present, unlocks your door usin...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:18:30 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
Laser Pointer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Switch/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:25:38 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
Arduino Touch Capacitive MIDI Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Touch-capacitive-Midi-keyboard/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 09:08:17 PST
OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Lunch Decider Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Decider-Wheel/
Lunch Decider Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/KB49/HQDUQCD8/FDDKB49HQDUQCD8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/KB49/HQDUQCD8/FDDKB49HQDUQCD8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/KB49/HQDUQCD8/FDDKB49HQDUQCD8.SMALL.jpg randofo The lunch decider wheel is basically a carnival-style wheel that spins every day at 11:45am and selects what is for lunch. It came about on account of my perpetual indecision on this very important culinary matter. In fact, this device does more than just decide what I should eat for lunch, but pr...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:09:25 PST
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SMALL.jpg randofo The animatronic talking takeout container is a fun little toy that is good for hours of amusement. This idea came about after having taken a special effects film class when I was in college. While in the class, I made a short film of myself talking to a takout container with a face drawn on it. Ho...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Glowing Color-Changing Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Color-Changing-Guitar/
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:28:21 PST
$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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Car Horn Prank Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Horn-Prank-Box/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:20:39 PDT
Arduino Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Countdown-Timer/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:54:05 PDT
Mystery Beeping Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystery-Beeping-Prank/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:17:26 PDT
Desk Panic Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Panic-Button/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 08:31:22 PDT
Your Image on an Arduino! - TFT LCD Screen Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Image-on-an-Arduino-TFT-LCD-Screen-Guide/
Your Image on an Arduino! - TFT LCD Screen Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EW3V/HHS9LCUC/FMVEW3VHHS9LCUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EW3V/HHS9LCUC/FMVEW3VHHS9LCUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EW3V/HHS9LCUC/FMVEW3VHHS9LCUC.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever heard of TFT LCD screens?  They are great ways to display information from your Arduino, or display pictures.  The Arduino team just released an official TFT LCD screen with their new Robot at Maker Faire 2013.  It's very easy to get started with!!  This tutorial will show you how to g...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:36:20 PDT
Arduino Cellular Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cellular-Shield-Tutorial/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 09:25:35 PDT
FuzzBot http://www.instructables.com/id/FuzzBot/
FuzzBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow The FuzzBot is an awesome, fast, fully autonomous small Arduino robot that everyone loves!!!  It uses the compact Pololu ZumoBot Chassis kit for a great drive system, and uses a Parallax Ping sensor to sense proximity, to make the FuzzBot fully autonomous.  I like to think of it as a cheap & hackabl...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:13:27 PDT
Cheap working homemade arduino joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-working-homemade-arduino-joystick/
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 02:21:42 PDT
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
Arduino-Controlled Robotic Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Robotic-Drum/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:23:01 PDT
Psycho Scooter Scramble http://www.instructables.com/id/Psycho-Scooter-Scramble/
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:23:16 PDT
Self-Watering Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:43 PDT
Romance Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Romance-Pants/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:43:45 PDT
Clone a Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-Remote-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:04:16 PDT
Intro to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:21:33 PDT
Energy-Saving Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Saving-Light/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:40:12 PDT
Tweeting Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweeting-Christmas-Tree/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:02:46 PST
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamethrowing-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT
Anti-Halloween House http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Halloween-House/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:22:25 PDT
Arduino Basics: RCtime http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Basics-RCtime/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:05:22 PST
Breathalyzer Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathalyzer-Microphone/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2008 16:04:24 PDT
The Twittering Office Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Twittering-Office-Chair/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 11:21:43 PDT