Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - microcontroller http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:53:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Low Cost Wireless DIY Game Show System for Holiday Parties http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Wireless-DIY-Game-Show-System-for-Holiday/
Low Cost Wireless DIY Game Show System for Holiday Parties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/E6PE/I0TV92EW/FQ4E6PEI0TV92EW.SMALL.jpg itaparcade Don't want a boring holiday party? Why not add some trivia game show fun to your holiday party without it costing you a lot of money? We have a $15 wireless game show popper system solution for you based on a discontinued Duo Pop for iPad Game and a really small Arduino compatible microcontroller k...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:58:00 PDT
Adding A Face And Covers To Your Robot ​ http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-A-Face-And-Covers-To-Your-Robot-/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:47:04 PDT
Arduino Phone Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Phone-Book/
Arduino Phone Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/B2NN/HZMJ3AC7/FNHB2NNHZMJ3AC7.SMALL.jpg Gigi Butbaia Ever wanted to have a Phone Book, controlled using a microcontroller, which is very easy to use, and you can use it while talking on phone, and is saving data on SD Card? then this instructable is for you. In this instructable you will learn how to make an arduino controlled Phone Book, and you can ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:48:40 PDT
Arduino Bed BackLights! [ Led Fade Control With A Push Button ] http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bed-BackLights-Led-Fade-Control-With-A-Pus/
Arduino Bed BackLights! [ Led Fade Control With A Push Button ] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi EveryBody,Today we will make Arduino Bed BackLights! In Which led Fade is controlled by a Push Button!.When we Press the Push Button the Lights Starts Fading in and out and when we release the Push button then Lights Stop at that brightness. When we again press the button then lights will again f...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:45:41 PDT
Getting Started with the DP32 from Digilent http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-DP32-from-Digilent/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:49:51 PDT
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-datta-logger-Using-OBD-II-protocol-atmega-2560/
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SMALL.jpg JohanpG Ok first of all this was a final project for my microprocessor course in my University, and its intended to clarify and guide to someone has a similar project or just want to do it and learn , since when i was doing this project it wasn't so easy to find the information and examples to do it i th...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:45:11 PDT
Annikken Andee Soccer Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Annikken-Andee-Soccer-Robots/
Annikken Andee Soccer Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WRDS/HX1WCO9S/FN0WRDSHX1WCO9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WRDS/HX1WCO9S/FN0WRDSHX1WCO9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/WRDS/HX1WCO9S/FN0WRDSHX1WCO9S.SMALL.jpg Annikken Annikken wanted to get in the mood for the World Cup and the best way is to ask our interns to create robot teams. Using Annikken Andee and their mobile devices , it was easy to control their dribbling and scoring! We gave them each the same tools so as to be fair to all, Magician Chassis - DG007 wa...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:52:07 PDT
The simplest game ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-game-ever/
The simplest game ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SMALL.jpg qquuiinn As Moore's law states, processors have been getting faster. In turn, they are ale to process more, meaning that video games are getting more and more realistic. But as microcontrollers and the maker movement have been spreading, so have the number of microcontroller-based games that defy these real...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:43:31 PDT
Wireless indoor & outdoor thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-indoor-outdoor-thermometer/
Wireless indoor & outdoor thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KJNW/HURHSA7Q/FL0KJNWHURHSA7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KJNW/HURHSA7Q/FL0KJNWHURHSA7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/KJNW/HURHSA7Q/FL0KJNWHURHSA7Q.SMALL.jpg MisloElectronics I would like to introduce you to one of my interesting projects. It is a wireless thermometer that measures the indoor and outdoor temperature. The device consists of two parts. One is a transmitter that contains one digital temperature sensor and a transmitter module. A second receiver consisting o...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:15:13 PDT
IR Sensor Button http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Sensor-Button/
IR Sensor Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SMALL.jpg ARPix This is an easy way to make a infrared sensor button with the Arduino. This example shows a infrared sensor button with an integrated light. If you touch the surface then the button lights red. Touch the surface again, then the light turns off. The first image is a design example. Youtube:...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:30:06 PDT
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-handmade-Hexapod-with-arduino-Hexdrake/
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SMALL.jpg Deividmaxx Hello, I'm David and in this instructable I'll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I became interested in electronic and later in robotics. After getting some level and programming skills using arduino I decided to build a robot something more interesting than a si...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:54:21 PDT
Pro Mini Assembly Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Pro-Mini-Assembly-Guide/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:16:20 PST
Plotting Arduino (Microcontroller) Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotting-Arduino-Microcontroller-Data/
Plotting Arduino (Microcontroller) Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SMALL.jpg roweboat Some times while working with different sensors you need to be able to plot the result. It lets you see historical data allowing you to identify strange behavior like random transients and long term drift. This instructable uses an Arduino UNO with a temperature sensor hooked up to the analog inpu...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:16:08 PST
Wireless Programming of Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Programming-of-Arduino/
Wireless Programming of Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/BDUN/HPOWCY6N/F9ZBDUNHPOWCY6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/BDUN/HPOWCY6N/F9ZBDUNHPOWCY6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/BDUN/HPOWCY6N/F9ZBDUNHPOWCY6N.SMALL.jpg jordantallent I have been building robots for a few years now and one of the things that I have found most frustrating is during testing and debugging. There always seems to be a need for a USB cable which can get in the way and limit the distance that your robot or other project can go or you will have to chase ...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:05:26 PST
Super Secret Lock Box w/ Capacitive Touch http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Secret-Lock-Box-Capacitive-Touch/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:07:29 PST
Dual voltage regulated power supply for Arduino/microcontroller projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-voltage-regulated-power-supply-for-Arduinomic/
Dual voltage regulated power supply for Arduino/microcontroller projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XL8H/HOPQDO9U/FZWXL8HHOPQDO9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XL8H/HOPQDO9U/FZWXL8HHOPQDO9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/XL8H/HOPQDO9U/FZWXL8HHOPQDO9U.SMALL.jpg Sayedur About a couple of months ago when I first had my hands on Arduino Uno, I had no idea where does that 3.3V power next to the 5V pin comes from, or more accurately, I did not really think about it until I had to make my own versions of standalone Arduinos/ATmega projects. I needed 3.3V source in addit...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 07:36:14 PST
TWSU Introduction to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-Introduction-to-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Always wanted to know what Arduino is all about? We created a short introduction video into the world of physical computing and Arduino. Presented by our founder Daniel Hirschmann. We have an amazing Start Arduino Kit for sale on our online shop to get you started with cool projects How about join...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:20:46 PST
Homeduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Homeduino/
Homeduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/75TN/HMVJHGT4/FB175TNHMVJHGT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/75TN/HMVJHGT4/FB175TNHMVJHGT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/75TN/HMVJHGT4/FB175TNHMVJHGT4.SMALL.jpg acboother This is one of my home built Arduino (Homeduino). It shows you how I put together a device I can use for a number of Arduino projects. This was my wish list: • More robust than a breadboard solution. This implied it had to fit into a project box of some sort. • A small as possible so it was conven...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 04:38:47 PDT
Switchable Dual-Voltage (3.3v/5v) Hacduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Switchable-Dual-Voltage-33v5v-Hacduino/
Switchable Dual-Voltage (3.3v/5v) Hacduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/D0VO/HMVJB169/FR1D0VOHMVJB169.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/D0VO/HMVJB169/FR1D0VOHMVJB169.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/D0VO/HMVJB169/FR1D0VOHMVJB169.SMALL.jpg thegrendel This is my second version of a Hackduino. I built the first one on a Radio Shack PC board (solderable breadboard) with a triple-pad IC layout. It turned out to be, essentially, an Arduino Duemilanove clone, complete with headers for plugging in shields. The result was more than satisfactory, but I n...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:32:38 PDT
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Hand-Controlled-by-a-Glove-and-Arduino/
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SMALL.jpg dschurman This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a journey to design and create the project. I hope you enjoy! The basic components ...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:28:30 PDT
Arduino Tutorial: Get Traveled Distance using ADNS-9800 Laser Mouse Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorial-ADNS-9800-Laser-Mouse-Traveled-Di/
Arduino Tutorial: Get Traveled Distance using ADNS-9800 Laser Mouse Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/5NIF/HLY7I7XT/FBW5NIFHLY7I7XT.SMALL.jpg Gigi Butbaia The ADNS-9800 Laser gaming sensor comprises of sensor and VCSEL in a single chip-on-board (COB) package. ADNS-9800 provides enhanced features like programmable frame rate, programmable resolution, configurable sleep and wake up time to suit various PC gamers’ preferences. The advanced class of VCSEL...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:39:09 PDT
Soft Latch Power Switch (Ardweeny) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Latch-Power-Switch-Ardweeny/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/V15M/HJGE6MU6/F36V15MHJGE6MU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/V15M/HJGE6MU6/F36V15MHJGE6MU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/V15M/HJGE6MU6/F36V15MHJGE6MU6.SMALL.jpg jp_boardrides Today I wanted to upload a design I created for a soft latch power switch.  It was used to power a Solarbotics Ardweeny, though you could use it for just about any microcontroller.  If your microcontroller requires something other than +5V input, you may need to change the linear voltage regulator u...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:46:53 PDT
Digital Potentiometer MCP41100 and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Potentiometer-MCP41100-and-Arduino/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:02:07 PDT
Power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-Arduino-Uno-with-four-rechargeable-AA-b/
Power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/THZP/HI3TRGPO/FUDTHZPHI3TRGPO.SMALL.jpg aj_j This Instructable will show how to power your Arduino Uno with four rechargeable AA batteries. You will need: An Arduino Uno 4 AA battery holder (I HIGHLY recommend this one from RadioShack, as it not only has an internal switch for turning on the Arduino, it also has the necessary wires needed to...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:22:46 PDT
Bare bone Sanguino clone made on perfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bare-bone-Sanguino-clone-made-on-perfboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/JLK4/HI3TRPQH/F2DJLK4HI3TRPQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/JLK4/HI3TRPQH/F2DJLK4HI3TRPQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/JLK4/HI3TRPQH/F2DJLK4HI3TRPQH.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi! I present to you my sanguino clone made on double sided perfboard. The build is actually pretty simple, nothing fancy, it looks like boarduino but without any programming chip or anything else. I've used: 1 x Atmega644p chip 1 x 16MHz crystal resonator 2 x 22pF ceramic capacitors 2 x 100nF ceram...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:22:34 PDT
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-AND-Bluetooth-HC-05-Connecting-easily/
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hello Every body , This is my first artical on Instructable.com , I'm so happy for that , and I will start by How to connect arduino with bluetooth , I suffered a lot of problems when I try to connect it as the website and instructable artical did , So i decided To share my experience with You The...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:41:56 PDT
Arduino-based Robotic Manipulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Robotic-Manipulator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 This is my first prototype of a robotic manipulator. Until now, I've really been focusing on the physic aspect of the arm so I haven't been working a lot on the program aspect. The current goal of this project is to create a solid platform to reproduce every-day actions and develop my programming ap...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 15:58:16 PDT
Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ATtiny2313-Programming-Shield/
Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Today, I made a small 3x3x3 LED cube with an ATtiny2313 that I had from about 2 weeks ago. Whenever I had to reprogram the LED cube when I thought of more awesome patterns, I had to get out my breadboard and then wire up everything again referring to pin-outs of ATtiny2313 and make sure everything i...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 20:02:31 PDT
HACKED Ikea Paper lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Ikea-Paper-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/C4GU/HGH6PZ4J/FULC4GUHGH6PZ4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/C4GU/HGH6PZ4J/FULC4GUHGH6PZ4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/C4GU/HGH6PZ4J/FULC4GUHGH6PZ4J.SMALL.jpg timbit1985 My wife has been talking about getting one of those really chinsy plug in the wall night lights for the nursery. Seeing as how I had a number of extra LED strips, a lamp that was already located in the nursery,  microcontrollers, and SCR's kicking around I told her I'd make her something better. I s...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 23:00:43 PDT
How To Make A Computer Controlled Ac Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Computer-Controlled-Ac-Outlet/
How To Make A Computer Controlled Ac Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/UBTO/HFD11NEA/FMCUBTOHFD11NEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/UBTO/HFD11NEA/FMCUBTOHFD11NEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/UBTO/HFD11NEA/FMCUBTOHFD11NEA.SMALL.jpg Thengineer In this tutorial I will teach you hiw to controll a AC device with your computer Utilities you will need-arduino UNO microcontroller-windows so or better-no sodder breadboard-jumpers-alagator clips-serial cord-some sort of power supply -exction cord-cutter-seeed relay sheild-9v battery and hookup...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:44:38 PDT
Ardunio Controlled Sound Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardunio-Controlled-Sound-Sensor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SMALL.jpg csteffanini Building a Arduino Sound Sensor Controller Tools -Soldering iron -7in of wire -screw driver -solder -shrink tube -needle nose pliers -cutter pliers Parts - a relay   (http://www.mouser.com/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?qs=0cdP5f6kAtG%252b5JijxMWEYQ%3D%3D) -a sound sensor (https://www.jameco.com/weba...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:14:10 PST
Flashing bootloader into Arduino UNO R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-bootloader-into-Arduino-UNO-R3/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 16:18:26 PST
Color Changing Nightlight - Arduino Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Nightlight-Arduino-Microcontrolle/
Color Changing Nightlight - Arduino Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/VND0/H673A6EH/FY2VND0H673A6EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/VND0/H673A6EH/FY2VND0H673A6EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/VND0/H673A6EH/FY2VND0H673A6EH.SMALL.jpg nicholasgalassi So, instead of buying a nightlight for my kid's room, I decided I could do a much better job of it. This nightlight cycles through 1500 colors over 7 mins and turns on when it is dark and turns off when it is light. It is also small enough into small objects to add effect. Items needed are: Arduino...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:30:20 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Tiny Wearable LED kit - 12 PWM LEDs from a reprogramable ATtiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Wearable-LED-kit-12-PWM-LEDs-from-a-reproga/
Tiny Wearable LED kit - 12 PWM LEDs from a reprogramable ATtiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/AR1N/H2WEJDMR/F6SAR1NH2WEJDMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/AR1N/H2WEJDMR/F6SAR1NH2WEJDMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/AR1N/H2WEJDMR/F6SAR1NH2WEJDMR.SMALL.jpg Ugifer This instructable covers the assembly and use of a Tiny Wearable LED kit.  The kit is useable immediately but is desigend to be hackable and can be reprogrammed to your liking using an ISP programmer or Arduino board and the Arduino IDE. There are not too many tiny implementations of microcontroll...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 13:20:25 PDT
Interfacing a Digital Micrometer to a Arduino & VGA Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-a-Digital-Micrometer-to-a-Microcontrol/
Interfacing a Digital Micrometer to a Arduino & VGA Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/CI6F/H1YONKYF/F5YCI6FH1YONKYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/CI6F/H1YONKYF/F5YCI6FH1YONKYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/CI6F/H1YONKYF/F5YCI6FH1YONKYF.SMALL.jpg sspence We had a project that required connection to a digital micrometer with a data output jack. The idea was to connect a microcontroller to the micrometer, to read the measurements and make decisions based on the readings. The micrometers that we used are made by Mitutoyo, and have a funky 52 character ...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 05:17:04 PDT
Arduino Thermostat with TC74 sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermostat-Microcontroller-with-an-Arduino-and-a-T/
Arduino Thermostat with TC74 sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SMALL.jpg gummygoodness Hello all! This is a quick guide on how to use an Arduino© to control whether a cooling fan and a heater is turned on depending on the detected temperature from a TC74 Arduino sensor. This is for a final project for an Electronics class I am currently taking, though I came into this project with p...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:29:38 PDT
Intro to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:21:33 PDT
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! http://www.instructables.com/id/FireHero-Turn-Guitar-Hero-into-an-extreme-sport-b/
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SMALL.jpg oswaldonfire So, long ago I  had read about propane fire poofers. They're pretty cool... I mean, who doesn't love fire?! But, no matter how awesome, they could get pretty boring after a while of seeing the same large fireball. I never built one because I wanted something that would be exci...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:50:08 PDT
The $9 Quasi-duino (Almost-duino) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-9-Quasi-duino-Almost-duino/
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 18:53:16 PDT
Learn Counter ICs Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Counting-ICs-with-an-Arduino/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 17:20:32 PDT
How to make 5 volt "arduino" LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-5-volt-arduino-LEDs/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 21:16:44 PST
Program an ATtiny with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 22:53:04 PDT
Bootload an Arduino with a ZIF Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Bootload-an-Arduino-with-a-ZIF-Socket/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:52:01 PDT
Hacking an Arduino ISP Shield for AtTiny45 / AtTiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-an-Arduino-ISP-Shield-for-AtTiny45-AtTin/
Hacking an Arduino ISP Shield for AtTiny45 / AtTiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SMGF/GRFMUORL/FTRSMGFGRFMUORL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SMGF/GRFMUORL/FTRSMGFGRFMUORL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SMGF/GRFMUORL/FTRSMGFGRFMUORL.SMALL.jpg rleyland This is how to hack an Evil Mad Scientists Lab Arduino ISP Shield so that you can use the Arduino environment to program some nifty little microcontrollers. The Arduino is a great little development environment for creating electronic projects http://www.arduino.cc/ but there are times when you...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2011 18:50:05 PDT
Make your own 1x1 22 IO pin Ardunio Compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-1x1-22-IO-pin-Ardunio-Compatible/
Make your own 1x1 22 IO pin Ardunio Compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/7MCR/GQTN8GJF/FVZ7MCRGQTN8GJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/7MCR/GQTN8GJF/FVZ7MCRGQTN8GJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/7MCR/GQTN8GJF/FVZ7MCRGQTN8GJF.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews Tested ExtraCore boards and kits are now available for sale from Rugged Circuits. What is it? This Instructable will give you all the files and information you need to make your own Arduino Compatible in small surface mount package. &amp...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2011 15:21:14 PDT
Wii chuck controlled Air-soft gun turret :D http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-chuck-controlled-Air-soft-gun-turret-D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CUK4/GP7IFXV3/FR6CUK4GP7IFXV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CUK4/GP7IFXV3/FR6CUK4GP7IFXV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CUK4/GP7IFXV3/FR6CUK4GP7IFXV3.SMALL.jpg demonxkid Code   #include #include /*  * WiiChuck Turret -- * * 2011 Luke Cudnik * */ #include #include "nunchuck_funcs.h" int loop_cnt=0; Servo s1; Servo s2; byte accx,accy,zbut,cbut; int ledPin = 13; void setup() { pinMode(11, OUTPUT); Serial.begin(19200); nunchuck_...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 22:05:20 PDT
Make an Atom Synchronised Clock from a 1950's Slave Dial http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Atom-Synchronised-Clock-from-a-1950s-Slav/
Make an Atom Synchronised Clock from a 1950's Slave Dial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VKBC/GPBDFQFR/FPNVKBCGPBDFQFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VKBC/GPBDFQFR/FPNVKBCGPBDFQFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VKBC/GPBDFQFR/FPNVKBCGPBDFQFR.SMALL.jpg LinusDillon One day while exploring the bric-a-brac at the markets, I stumbled across an old, Bakelite slave dial from the 1950's. Slave Dials are clock movements without the actual time keeping circuit. All they contain is the mechanism to drive the hour and minute hands, which can be advanced by an electric ...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 04:57:18 PDT
GUI Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/GUI-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 17:38:09 PDT
Shaun The Noisy Sheep http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaun-The-Noisy-Sheep/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 17:30:29 PDT