Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:58:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Internet Connected Remembrall http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Remembrall/
Internet Connected Remembrall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Any die-hard Harry Potter fan will remember Neville Longbottom's Remembrall. This object is described as a small, glass ball that fills with red smoke when its owner has forgotten something. Unfortunately, the Remembrall doesn't inform the owner about what they have forgotten, rendering the item fai...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:53:25 PDT
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Panel-Controlled-by-Your-Guitar-or-Other-Au/
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SMALL.jpg wilroberts Ever wanted to have a light show that reacts to what you play through you're favorite electric instrument? This instructable will show you how!This one is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller, an Adafruit 16x32 RGB LED matrix panel, and part of this instructable on how to amplify an electric audi...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:01:03 PDT
Arduino 8x8 LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-8x8-LED-Matrix/
Arduino 8x8 LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/OAXK/IPYA7734/FUPOAXKIPYA7734.SMALL.jpg go_cool In this instructable I'm going to show you how to Interface with LED matrix using an Arduino and MAX7219 IC, this project can be used to make low resolution images using LEDs. This project is very simple to build and serves as a basics to getting started with controlling a large number of LEDs using...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:08:43 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT
HAL-9000 Arduino Talking Extension Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/HAL-9000-Arduino-Talking-Extension-Cord/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 16:51:09 PDT
Humidity Spy Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Humidity-Spy-Book/
Humidity Spy Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SMALL.jpg RoniBandini After some years dedicated to Kindle lobby, it is time to stand up for the classic paper book, which is far from perfect as the spoon and of course it cannot be used to eat soup.One friend that works as a librarian told me that humidity is the key factor in books conservation, so I have decided to m...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 05:20:33 PDT
Light Show Jacket That Reacts To Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-Jacket-That-Reacts-to-Music/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 16:24:53 PDT
Fairy Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lantern/
Fairy Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SMALL.jpg LilyT7 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).One of the most fascinating and delicate plant in the world is the flower Calochortus albus, otherwise known as the globe lily or the fairy lantern. I dec...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 05:50:52 PDT
NeoPixel Pattern Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-Pattern-Programmer/
NeoPixel Pattern Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0J6U/IN35UTL0/FR00J6UIN35UTL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0J6U/IN35UTL0/FR00J6UIN35UTL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0J6U/IN35UTL0/FR00J6UIN35UTL0.SMALL.jpg pieterpelt In this instructable I will show you how to make my pattern programmer for Adafruit's NeoPixels. It's a hassle to think up nice patterns in code every time, so I created a little application that you can visually program the patterns in, to get quick results on your leds!What makes this code differe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:51:30 PDT
Full-Sight Jacket: See Behind Your Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Sight-Jacket/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:35:56 PDT
Let's Go Camping! Interactive Diorama http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Go-Camping-Interactive-Diorama/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:25:15 PDT
System Status Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/System-Status-Traffic-Light/
System Status Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/H329/ILCHLPQ2/FTMH329ILCHLPQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/H329/ILCHLPQ2/FTMH329ILCHLPQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/H329/ILCHLPQ2/FTMH329ILCHLPQ2.SMALL.jpg Proctorio Have you ever wanted to use a Traffic Light to signal if something is working or not? Well I know we have always wanted one in the office here at Proctorio. We provide a service as well as use a number of third party services, all of which may or may not impact our daily operations. An example of th...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 11:11:20 PST
Connecting "stuff" via Bluetooth / Android / Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-stuff-Via-Bluetooth-Android-Arduino/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 07:11:27 PST
MIDI controlling lights Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controlling-Lights-Arduino/
MIDI controlling lights Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/N4BB/IKPSA05U/FEON4BBIKPSA05U.SMALL.jpg Jesus Alberto Cejas Hi, this post is created by Jesus Alberto Cejas and Pablo Javier Ruiz to show you our Project about a musical keyboard, beautiful lights and Arduino.This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications (...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:13:37 PST
Sparrow - my assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparrow-My-Assistant/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:02:54 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
The Awesome Rainbow Tornado Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesome-Rainbow-Tornado-Lamp/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:50:39 PST
Controlling Multiple LEDs with an Arduino Uno. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Multiple-LEDs-With-an-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:30:53 PST
Darth Vader Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-Planter/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:53:22 PST
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Gallifreyan-Timepiece/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:26:43 PST
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Multicolor-LED-Lights/
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Light up your new year parties and impress all your friends with these amazing music reactive multicolor LED lights that response and change their colors on every loud beat. These lights are nothing but simple RGB LED strips connected to arduino - the brain of this project. LED strips mean that you ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:45:12 PST
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyChainino-the-First-Game-KeyChain-Programmable-W/
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SMALL.jpg alessandromatera KeyChainino is a vintage game keychain programmable with Arduino where anyone can upload his own game just with the Arduino IDE.If you really love Arcade Game, KeyChainino is for you!It doesn't have any LCDs, but only 30 LEDs controlled by the Atmel ATtiny84. Surely you understand that an 14 pins mi...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:49:19 PST
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Proper-Rainbow-and-Random-Colors-With-/
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio It would seem that such simple things as a rainbow effect or smoothly changing random colors on an RGB LED are pretty trivial. However, time and again I come upon projects using strange approaches to this matter. The most common strangeness is the use of the HSV color model for RGB LED programming. ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:53:09 PST
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-TIMER/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:14:17 PST
The NeoBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NeoBoard-16x16-LED-Display-w-Arduino/
The NeoBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/2YG6/IHNTFB3N/FKC2YG6IHNTFB3N.SMALL.jpg ethanpnorton The NeoBoard is a 16x16 pixel board that displays various animations and images. This project was inspired by the other similar pixel-board style displays, such as the PixelBrite and the Game Frame. Specs, Materials, and Tools Intro:Below you will find a brief overview of the project materials a...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 19:23:26 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
DIY world clock and weather bot (Arduino + ESP8266) http://www.instructables.com/id/World-clock-and-weather-bot-Arduino-ESP8266/
DIY world clock and weather bot (Arduino + ESP8266) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SMALL.jpg mronki Hi,in this instuctable you will learn how to make world clock weather bot using Arduino Mega and ESP8266 (AT mode).Features:• personalized bot with LCD screen as mouth, potentiometer as nose and green LEDs as eyes• choosing wanted city/country by using serial communication• saving wanted city/countr...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16:21:05 PST
IoT Location Sensing Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Location-Sensing-Picture-Frame/
IoT Location Sensing Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer "Text me when you're heading home." We've all heard it, and we've all forgotten to do it. Sometimes, even when we do remember to text, the unexpected happens. We get stuck in traffic, get caught up talking to a co-worker while trying to leave the office, or suddenly remember that we should stop to g...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 18:55:56 PST
Attiny85 EMF detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-EMF-detector/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 05:50:38 PDT
PC USB Media Volume Controller based on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-USB-Media-Volume-Controller-based-on-Arduino/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:57:12 PDT
ARDUINO fume extractor with touch sensitive buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-fume-extractor-with-touch-sensitive-button/
ARDUINO fume extractor with touch sensitive buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/JM98/IFF8B21K/F2JJM98IFF8B21K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/JM98/IFF8B21K/F2JJM98IFF8B21K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/JM98/IFF8B21K/F2JJM98IFF8B21K.SMALL.jpg icey.hood Hi, thanks for checking out my first instructable.After after a year with the mk1 , I realised its time to upgrade. The main things i concentrated on the upgrade was LIGHTING and SIZE. On the mk1, i had a single throw switch which worked fine, but keeping up with modern tech.. i decided to add touch...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 13:21:18 PDT
Persistence Of Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Persistence-Of-Vision/
Persistence Of Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SMALL.jpg RaviP6 Persistence of vision is an optical illusion, it works on a simple phenomenon how our day to day television works. MY first pov was six months before with arduino uno and with motor. However it is best to have a small and portable device that can be carried anywhere and image can be seen without any...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:56:04 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH ARDUINO #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-ARDUINO-1-2/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:21:03 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Recycled-Rainbow-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SMALL.jpg Saiyam This Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp can be switched to any color by using your smartphone. The lamp not only looks like all the seven colors of the rainbow but also glows in all the seven colors of rainbow. The shapes that it makes at night are just amazing to watch. The design of this lamp may s...
By: Saiyam

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:31:35 PDT
Getting Started with IntelĀ® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
Wake Up Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QM97/IB2271PY/FASQM97IB2271PY.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino What time is it? It’s wake up time! We’ll explore the Intel® Galileo Gen 2 board’s real time clock (RTC).The RTC, once set up, will run even if the board is turned off so long as it gets power from the attached battery. While this is a relatively simple function of the board, it has its obvious use...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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By: MikeArduino

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Q7A1/I9TR8Z79/FOXQ7A1I9TR8Z79.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Arduino is a great thing unless you know how to use it. But when both bluetooth and arduino come into play, its even more fun.So here presenting you another great project that uses arduino as its brain and bluetooth for communications. This is a new version of my previous project - Laptop controlled...
By: Saiyam

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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rubiks-Cube/
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SMALL.jpg David Sharfi In this instructable I'll show you how you can build your own LED Rubik's cube. This project was done for an introductory electronics course at Pomona College. Groups were given approximately two months to complete a project of their choosing, the only requirement being that the project rely on elec...
By: David Sharfi

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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:18:49 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SMALL.jpg h0uri Ambilight is a an invention first made by philips , you can check this VIDEO for more infocheck this live simulation if interested with this instructable you can have an almost the same for your pc screen.many methods can achieve this goal, explaned some easier and less components demanding methods ...
By: h0uri

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
Infinity mirror and table (With casual tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-mirror-and-table-With-casual-tools/
Infinity mirror and table (With casual tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/FWA3/I70B0VA0/FH6FWA3I70B0VA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/FWA3/I70B0VA0/FH6FWA3I70B0VA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/FWA3/I70B0VA0/FH6FWA3I70B0VA0.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone,A while ago I came upon this instructable and was immediately taken with it and wanted to make my own, but couldn't get my hands on 1) One-way plexiglass mirror nor 2) A CNC router. After a little bit of searching around, I came up with a more casual way of making this table with more c...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:22:52 PDT
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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By: Lou VTR

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
Voice Activated Interactive Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Interactive-Puzzle/
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By: Lauren Villaverde

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:39:20 PST
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star-with-Arduino-and-WS2811-Neopixels/
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SMALL.jpg comaplix DescriptionThis little project makes a great ornament to hang in your window at Christmas time. It is a 20" wide star with 50 "neopixel" leds around the perimeter. Each led is individually addressable and it is controlled by an arduino device which can be programmed to sequence the leds in various...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:07:29 PDT
Hack the Nabaztag. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Nabaztag/
Hack the Nabaztag. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SMALL.jpg Liana_B This is a Nabaztag - Armenian, apparently, for "hare". It's an adorable bunny rabbit packed with sensors and communication devices.... and it's completely unusable. There's people who wrote some interesting software to hack it, and I applaud them: however, I could never actually get my Karotz (Nabaz...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 02:54:35 PDT
Creative diorama lighting with the Arduino and TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-diorama-lighting-with-the-Arduino-and-TLC/
Creative diorama lighting with the Arduino and TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SMALL.jpg AndyWilson I became interested in model railroading a few years ago. It's a hobby that requires skills in precision painting, model building, scenery design, wood working, electrical engineering and about a dozen other skills that I’m forgetting right now. It is an excellent creative outlet. Realism can be ...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 22:44:44 PDT
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliexplexed-LED-Clock-Arduino/
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SMALL.jpg dushyantahuja One of my clocks stopped working – and it happened to be a clock my wife likes a lot. Went to the repair shop and the guy said that he didn’t have the spare parts and could not repair this. So – I thought – why not build an LED clock – I had tons of LEDs and an RTC module just waiting to be used. ...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:30 PDT
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cubeby Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ )by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... )and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... )but i think its better and easier.I start...
By: Anred Zynch

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Woooshing-leds-Rotated-animation-by-arduino/
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SMALL.jpg yonskiboy   This project allows you draw in the air letters, symbols or other shapes - as you like. Controlled by the Arduino, the 7 simple leds blinking on and off - creating the illusion of floating text in the air. This combination of simple components with a u...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:09:16 PST