Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - microcontroller - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:32:24 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a suspended matrix of spinning CDs with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Suspended-Matrix-of-Spinning-CDs-W/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:01:05 PST
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Arduino-High-Altitude-Balloon-Data-Log/
The Easiest Arduino High Altitude Balloon Data Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/703Q/IZ6C2AXY/F1X703QIZ6C2AXY.SMALL.jpg Spaceshark Check out our 360 video from space here: High Altitude balloons are effective tools in conducting experiments and measuring data in the stratosphere. A successful launch can cost less than $200 and give insight and video of how our planet functions.For hundreds of years, humans believed the Earth to...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:21:47 PST
Backlit Smart House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Smart-House-Numbers/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:25:06 PST
NasaFlask http://www.instructables.com/id/NasaFlask/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 11:28:48 PST
Laser Scanning Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Scanning-Microscope/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 11:11:11 PST
Mega328 with LCD, Keypad and FTDI in-circuit programming http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega328-With-LCD-Keypad-and-FTDI-In-circuit-Progra/
Mega328 with LCD, Keypad and FTDI in-circuit programming - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VZMO/IY4Q7EXX/FC4VZMOIY4Q7EXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VZMO/IY4Q7EXX/FC4VZMOIY4Q7EXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VZMO/IY4Q7EXX/FC4VZMOIY4Q7EXX.SMALL.jpg Copper Dog So why's this here?As a serious hobbyist I've spent a good deal of time researching the details of using peripheral devices of one kind or another in micro controller projects. The information is scattered, often incomplete and in most cases deal with a single device. After completing my last projec...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:24:02 PST
Arduino Microcontroller Self Power Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Microcontroller-Self-Power-Off/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:53:25 PST
Program ATmega 328 using arduino (Arduino as ISP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-ATmega-328-Using-Arduino-Arduino-As-ISP/
Program ATmega 328 using arduino (Arduino as ISP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/YO3O/IXUQ8EZU/FWOYO3OIXUQ8EZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/YO3O/IXUQ8EZU/FWOYO3OIXUQ8EZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/YO3O/IXUQ8EZU/FWOYO3OIXUQ8EZU.SMALL.jpg SHAMSUDHEEN MARAKKAR Arduino is nowadays an easy tool for e-hobbyists .As an open platform and a "ready to use" circuit, everyone follows various arduino boards for realization of embedded designs. But sometimes it is difficult and unaesthetic to use such large board as the basic circuit of our project or product, suc...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:12:09 PST
Getting Started with ESP8266(LiLon NodeMCU V3) Complete Guide For IoT Startup with example(as server) http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-ESP8266LiLon-NodeMCU-V3Flashi/
Getting Started with ESP8266(LiLon NodeMCU V3) Complete Guide For IoT Startup with example(as server) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RNQQ/IVO7WQ8V/F7KRNQQIVO7WQ8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RNQQ/IVO7WQ8V/F7KRNQQIVO7WQ8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RNQQ/IVO7WQ8V/F7KRNQQIVO7WQ8V.SMALL.jpg sho8c1rkut Things You Need:NodeMCU Flasher Master (Flasher)NodeMCU Firmware (Firmware)Latest Arduino IDE (Arduino)NodeMCU V3Micro USB CableLEDFeaturesOpen-source, Interactive, Programmable, Low cost, Simple, Smart, WI-FI enabledArduino-like hardware IOLowest cost WI-FI Installing the Firmware In NodeMCU Boa...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:39:03 PST
LED Sequential Control http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sequential-Control/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:17:34 PST
Cheap and Simple Arduino Clap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Simple-Arduino-Clap-Lamp/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 03:10:57 PST
TinyDice: Professional PCBs at home http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyDice-Professional-PCBs-at-Home/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 06:16:28 PST
Techduino ||How to Make Your Own Homemade Arduino Uno R3|| http://www.instructables.com/id/Techduino-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Homemade-Arduino-Un/
Techduino ||How to Make Your Own Homemade Arduino Uno R3|| - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/58V4/IU3WAJCQ/FE058V4IU3WAJCQ.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 If you're like me, after I got my Arduino and performed a final programming on my first chip, I wanted to pull it off my Arduino Uno R3 and put it on my own circuit. This would also free up my Arduino for future projects. After reading through many web pages and forums, I was able to put together th...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:42:52 PDT
Bluetooth controlled SHARK http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-SHARK/
Bluetooth controlled SHARK - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/BPLG/IU11IC8W/FIVBPLGIU11IC8W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/BPLG/IU11IC8W/FIVBPLGIU11IC8W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/BPLG/IU11IC8W/FIVBPLGIU11IC8W.SMALL.jpg Alexander heron the inventor Around june on my 14th birthday i got a cool new present called rc shark from my brother in law.Soon after playing it i started to daydream me making an even cooler project.1months later rc shark was born.This project is inspired by eric digrahayu robo fish and cartonnerd robot fish for cistern insp...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:29:41 PDT
How to Build a Premium Sous Vide Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Premium-Sous-Vide-Cooker/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:42:03 PDT
Humidity & Temperature plot over website http://www.instructables.com/id/Humidity-and-Temperature-Monitoring-Over-Thingspea/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 04:12:50 PDT
Globe Persistence of Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe-Persistence-of-Vision/
Globe Persistence of Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/543X/IQW1GUPR/FP7543XIQW1GUPR.SMALL.jpg claudiosousa Persistence of Vision Globe, controlled by mobile app and based on Arduino (Atmega1284p)All the code source and schemas are available in Github Build the box A box was built Build the two bands PCB The vertical PCB bands are built. They are the frames where the RGB LEDs and their Shif Register...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:05:48 PDT
Simple & Cheap Arduino Uno ATmega328 Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Arduino-Uno-ATmega328-Programmer/
Simple & Cheap Arduino Uno ATmega328 Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0SEL/IQK3QI2B/FY30SELIQK3QI2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0SEL/IQK3QI2B/FY30SELIQK3QI2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0SEL/IQK3QI2B/FY30SELIQK3QI2B.SMALL.jpg RomeroDIY Here's how to build a simple & cheap Arduino Uno ATmega328 Programmer.Hope you enjoy it... Parts Computer.Arduino UNO.Perfboard.PCB connectors pin header.ATmega328P microcontroller without bootloader.28 pins socket.16MHz crystal.2x 22J capacitor.Wire.Soldering kit. Prepare the Arduino a. Conne...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:26:31 PDT
GrOwn - A Solar Powered Arduino Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/GrOwn-a-Solar-Powered-Arduino-Garden/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 18:16:05 PDT
Arduino Automatic Milk feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Milk-Feeder/
Arduino Automatic Milk feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/HOA0/IPSMDMDH/FNVHOA0IPSMDMDH.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR When puppies are born they are wrapped in a clear sac called the amniotic membrane. This membrane must be removed from the puppy’s face in order for it to breathe.Once it is cleared it will start crawling towards its mother,About First milk :- Colostrum is the milk that the mother produces the first...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:14:36 PDT
ARDUINO BASED VOICE ACTIVATED HOME APPLIANCES http://www.instructables.com/id/VOICE-ACTIVATED-HOME-APPLIANCES/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 02:30:09 PDT
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Remote-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SMALL.jpg jdl92990 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Hello Guys, This is my final project for the Make Course at USF. We were able to build anything we wanted, as long as it operated with the Arduino platform...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 20:37:36 PDT
Fan RPM with internal hall effect sensor and Arduino (Intro to Hardware Interrupt and LCD display) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-RPM-With-Internal-Hall-Effect-Sensor-and-Ardui/
Fan RPM with internal hall effect sensor and Arduino (Intro to Hardware Interrupt and LCD display) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MDMB/IK1HRTYL/FHXMDMBIK1HRTYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MDMB/IK1HRTYL/FHXMDMBIK1HRTYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MDMB/IK1HRTYL/FHXMDMBIK1HRTYL.SMALL.jpg TheElectromania For my other project for work, i had to measure the rotational speed of rotor in Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) of one modified computer fan. It had three wires coming out and that ticked me that may be it has some way to control its speed. With some 'googling' i found such fans have internal Hall eff...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:43:53 PST
$2 Arduino. The ATMEGA328 as a stand-alone. Easy, cheap and very small. A complete guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Arduino-the-ATMEGA328-As-a-Stand-alone-Easy-Chea/
$2 Arduino. The ATMEGA328 as a stand-alone. Easy, cheap and very small. A complete guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/1AXR/IMF65FDQ/FBV1AXRIMF65FDQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/1AXR/IMF65FDQ/FBV1AXRIMF65FDQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/1AXR/IMF65FDQ/FBV1AXRIMF65FDQ.SMALL.jpg tomheylen In this instructable you will learn how to use the Arduino ATMEGA328 microcontroller chip as a stand-alone microcontroller. They cost only 2 bucks, can do the same as your Arduino and make your projects extremely small.We will cover the pin layout, how to make it ready for the Arduino software by b...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 02:30:41 PDT
Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Arduino-Rotary-Encoder-Reading/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:03:22 PDT
Hall Effect Sensors 2: Synchronizing Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hall-Effect-Sensors-2-Synchronizing-Motion/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:54:48 PST
Arduino Temperature Driven Fan - Existing Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-Driven-Fan-Existing-Home-Autom/
Arduino Temperature Driven Fan - Existing Home Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GPV5/IJ8UTWVG/FLFGPV5IJ8UTWVG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GPV5/IJ8UTWVG/FLFGPV5IJ8UTWVG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GPV5/IJ8UTWVG/FLFGPV5IJ8UTWVG.SMALL.jpg esimonetti This project is about driving a two speed fan with an Arduino, based on the environment's temperature.The project has been designed to help automating an existing fire-based heating system. The idea is that the environment will be warmed faster, by driving heated air into the room with a multi speed...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:48:56 PST
Arduino Ble Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ble-Rover/
Arduino Ble Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/BU07/IJUCPXLB/F3WBU07IJUCPXLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/BU07/IJUCPXLB/F3WBU07IJUCPXLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/BU07/IJUCPXLB/F3WBU07IJUCPXLB.SMALL.jpg Arbot Arduino is an open-source computer hardware and software company, project and user community that designs and manufactures microcontroller-based kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world.These systems provide sets of digital an...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:47:09 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/T709/IHVVPLVI/FY6T709IHVVPLVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/T709/IHVVPLVI/FY6T709IHVVPLVI.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Build a 5-Axis Robot Arm With Arduino and DynamixShield http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-5-Axis-Robot-Arm-With-Arduino-and-DynamixS/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:21:04 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
Speech Recognition with Arduino and BitVoicer Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Recognition-with-Arduino-and-BitVoicer-Serv/
Speech Recognition with Arduino and BitVoicer Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HRJY/IHNTK15E/F2DHRJYIHNTK15E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HRJY/IHNTK15E/F2DHRJYIHNTK15E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HRJY/IHNTK15E/F2DHRJYIHNTK15E.SMALL.jpg leandro4b In this Instructable I am going to show how to use an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server to control a few LEDs with voice commands. I will be using the Arduino Micro in this Instructable, but you can use any Arduino board you have at hand.The following procedures will be executed to transform voice ...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 11:40:38 PST
Arduino Controlled Positional RGB LED Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Positional-RGB-LED-Christmas-Tr/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 20:21:50 PST
Alarm clock with Wiring (or Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-clock-with-Wiring-or-Arduino/
Alarm clock with Wiring (or Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/GKCE/IHCDWC3C/F9FGKCEIHCDWC3C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/GKCE/IHCDWC3C/F9FGKCEIHCDWC3C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/GKCE/IHCDWC3C/F9FGKCEIHCDWC3C.SMALL.jpg germap This is an alarm clock built on the Wiring microcontroller and customized for Colombia (it takes into account holidays and displays all texts in Spanish). The alarm clock displays hour, date, Moon phase, customized messages by day, as well as icons to indicate active alarms. There are two alarms and...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:09:04 PST
Getting Started with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Arduino-3/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:47:36 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
EMI Detector using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/EMI-Detector-using-Arduino/
EMI Detector using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SMALL.jpg JohnE12 I recently had a problem with electrical noise, and developed this simple EMI noise detector to track the source down. This Instructable describes my problem, and the solution I developed. I offer it in the hope it will be useful to you or else spark further ideas in your mind. The Problem Havin...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 13:11:55 PDT
An Arduino, Hydroponics, and You: A Solar Powered Microcontroller Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-Hydroponics-and-You-A-Solar-Powered-Mic/
An Arduino, Hydroponics, and You: A Solar Powered Microcontroller Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SMALL.jpg Zamperweenie After buying an Arduino and learning how to use it, I immediately started wondering, "What can I build with this thing that I can call my own?" So I started listing the things that I like: Solar panels, living "off the grid", self sustaining systems, becoming a more knowledgeable and independent per...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:17:09 PDT
Arduino Weather Station Part3, Rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Weather-Station-Part3-Rain/
Arduino Weather Station Part3, Rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IAFC/GLTXLXAX/F3RIAFCGLTXLXAX.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 So one of my last projects was adding a weather vane to my Arduino weather station. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wind-Chill-Machine/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Weather-Station-Part2/ This Lazy Old Geek decided to add a rain gauge to it even though we don’t get much rain in t...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:37:38 PDT
How to Make Custom Shields for Your Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Custom-Shields-for-Your-Microcontrolle/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:31:07 PDT
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Snowboard-with-Arduino-Uno-R3/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:17:21 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny44458485-with-Arduino/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:26:09 PDT
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Switch-board-with-Esp8266-Attiny-85-PIR-Senso/
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SMALL.jpg Armtronix The Wifi Arduino 85 is a small board with ESP8266 -01 module, Attiny85 micro controller and a relay. It Also has and additional header for connecting an external relay or to connect sensors like PIR, IR etc depending on your application. If you are a tinkerer you will also be able to connect a HC-05...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:30:45 PDT
Resistance Controlled Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistance-Controlled-Alarm/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:58:53 PDT
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-an-arduino-car-via-Bluetooth-for-be/
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SMALL.jpg caiomoraes All we know that Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform, principally because it uses a friendly programming language and there are a lot of extra incredible components that provide us great experiences. We can integrate the Arduino with differents shields or modules and build fantastic things....
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Sun, 24 May 2015 16:58:58 PDT
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
Arduino Fridge Magnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fridge-Magnet/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:47:43 PST