Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - microcontroller http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:04:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Remote control any device via SMS using Arduino, RELAY boards and c-uGSM or d-u3G shields http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-RELAY-Board-to-a-3G-GSM-Driven-SMS-CO/
Remote control any device via SMS using Arduino, RELAY boards and c-uGSM or d-u3G shields - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/LFCH/IKFRZ0RV/FQ1LFCHIKFRZ0RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/LFCH/IKFRZ0RV/FQ1LFCHIKFRZ0RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/LFCH/IKFRZ0RV/FQ1LFCHIKFRZ0RV.SMALL.jpg Dragos Iosub Some times ago, I felt the need to have remote control for switch on and off some outdoor lighting. Looking in my backyard, I choose some components and I build this SMS CONTROLLED RELAY(S) bundle. Here, I share this project with you, maybe will be useful for you at certain time. You can control any...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:57:10 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MDMB/IK1HRTYL/FHXMDMBIK1HRTYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MDMB/IK1HRTYL/FHXMDMBIK1HRTYL.SQUARE.jpg http://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
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GPV5/IJ8UTWVG/FLFGPV5IJ8UTWVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GPV5/IJ8UTWVG/FLFGPV5IJ8UTWVG.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/BU07/IJUCPXLB/F3WBU07IJUCPXLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/BU07/IJUCPXLB/F3WBU07IJUCPXLB.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Speech Recognition and Synthesis with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Recognition-and-Synthesis-With-Arduino/
Speech Recognition and Synthesis with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/DGM1/IJ34ZPYR/FSCDGM1IJ34ZPYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/DGM1/IJ34ZPYR/FSCDGM1IJ34ZPYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/DGM1/IJ34ZPYR/FSCDGM1IJ34ZPYR.SMALL.jpg leandro4b In my previous Instructable, I showed how to control a few LEDs using an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server. In this Instructable, I am going to make things a little more complicated. I am also going to synthesize speech using the Arduino DUE digital-to-analog converter (DAC). If you do not have an ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 12:42:18 PST
Arduino Lego EV3 motor controller SAVE $45 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lego-EV3-Motor-Controller-SAVE-45/
Arduino Lego EV3 motor controller SAVE $45 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SMALL.jpg DIY_lover123 By making a diy lego ev3 motor controller Intro So i have a kit called the lego mindstorms EV3 it is an amazing $349 robotics kit which really is simple to build like lego but has really awesome features the kit features step by step instruction to make 12 robots including a humanoid which is sup...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:32:18 PST
Programming AVR With Arduino As ISP Without Bootloader and External Crystal http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-AVR-With-Arduino-As-ISP-Without-Bootlo/
Programming AVR With Arduino As ISP Without Bootloader and External Crystal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/5FLB/IIRTVWYX/FMT5FLBIIRTVWYX.SMALL.jpg abhra0897 Hi!!. I am Avra and this is my first instructable. Here I am going to explain how to burn codes on standalone AVR ICs without using any USBASP, any external crystal and any bootloader. You only need an Arduino board. May be clone or original. Those of you, who don't have Arduino, but wanna use AVR, ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:58:12 PST
Arduino Nano, Pro, mini, Uno, 1280,2560 Library for Proteus (Updated version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Pro-Mini-Uno-12802560-Library-for-Pro/
Arduino Nano, Pro, mini, Uno, 1280,2560 Library for Proteus (Updated version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/YORA/IIGC7Q1X/F0SYORAIIGC7Q1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/YORA/IIGC7Q1X/F0SYORAIIGC7Q1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/YORA/IIGC7Q1X/F0SYORAIIGC7Q1X.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers To Download a Zipl libray File visit to mY Website www.electronicslovers.com Download the Library Files ( A zip folder ) Paste these two files ARDUINOTEP.LIB and ARDUINOTEP.IDX in to Library folder Library Address Location if you are using Proteus 8 then Library folder will be within the dat...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:02:53 PST
Coffee Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Alarm-Clock/
Coffee Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ABPA/II1LHLK6/FUUABPAII1LHLK6.SMALL.jpg Shadown92 Wouldn't it be nice to wake up and have a nice freshly brewed pot of coffee waiting for you? Maybe you're like me and find it nearly impossible to wake up, but once you smell that irresistible aroma of java - you perk right up! What if you could turn a 'dumb' $10 coffee maker into an IoT automated '...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:46:29 PST
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Grow-Box/
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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/
Build a 5-Axis Robot Arm With Arduino and DynamixShield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/91CV/IHUYQPK7/F4D91CVIHUYQPK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/91CV/IHUYQPK7/F4D91CVIHUYQPK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/91CV/IHUYQPK7/F4D91CVIHUYQPK7.SMALL.jpg neurobots In this instructable I will show you how to quickly and easily build a 5-axis robot arm using commercial off-the-shelf components, and control it using an Arduino with a DynamixShield. The DynamixShield is a new add-on for either the Arduino Due, Zero, or Mega that I am promoting for my kickstarter ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HRJY/IHNTK15E/F2DHRJYIHNTK15E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HRJY/IHNTK15E/F2DHRJYIHNTK15E.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Arduino Controlled Positional RGB LED Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SMALL.jpg Osprey22 In this Instructable we'll be creating a programmable RGB LED Christmas Tree and building the (X,Y) positions of the lights into the Arduino such that we can create different patterns both animated and static. I'd recommend this to anyone who has micro controller or electrical experience as it is...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 20:21:50 PST
NeoMickey: Mickey/Minnie ears using arduino and neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoMickey-MickeyMinnie-ears-using-arduino-and-neop/
NeoMickey: Mickey/Minnie ears using arduino and neopixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/9DQ2/IHF4HTSS/FCQ9DQ2IHF4HTSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/9DQ2/IHF4HTSS/FCQ9DQ2IHF4HTSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/9DQ2/IHF4HTSS/FCQ9DQ2IHF4HTSS.SMALL.jpg bramuno This article will show you how to make my NeoMickey ears. I made a set of ears for both my girlfriend and I to use at Disneyland. The ears were a huge success and a lot of people wanted to know where to get them. So this is my best attempt to answer that question. This instructable was trans...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:07:04 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/GKCE/IHCDWC3C/F9FGKCEIHCDWC3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/GKCE/IHCDWC3C/F9FGKCEIHCDWC3C.SQUARE.jpg http://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 LinkItOne http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-LinkItOne/
Getting Started with LinkItOne - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/ZE65/IH0G0W7V/FORZE65IH0G0W7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/ZE65/IH0G0W7V/FORZE65IH0G0W7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/ZE65/IH0G0W7V/FORZE65IH0G0W7V.SMALL.jpg Pooja_Baraskar Mediatek has provided LinkIt ONE Software Development Kit(SDK) for developing apps for LinkIt ONE devices. It consist of a SDK that integrates with the Arduino software to deliver a familiar development environment. Hence if you have a recent version of Arduino IDE installed you can easily add board...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:25:10 PST
ARDUINO BASED MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-BASED-MPPT-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER/
ARDUINO BASED MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CWKZ/IGQYHL74/FUXCWKZIGQYHL74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CWKZ/IGQYHL74/FUXCWKZIGQYHL74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CWKZ/IGQYHL74/FUXCWKZIGQYHL74.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers ARDUINO BASED MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLERFor schematic and code visit my Website ARDUINO BASED MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLERwhat is Mppt( Maximum power point tracking) ? "we use MPPT algorithm to get the maximum available power from the Photovoltaic module under certain conditions" How MPPT works ?...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 11:24:34 PST
INTRO TO ARDUINO UNO-R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/INTRO-TO-ARDUINO-UNO-R3/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 01:09:40 PDT
Getting Started with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Arduino-3/
Getting Started with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/QC0Y/IEB8DBYN/FZ8QC0YIEB8DBYN.SMALL.jpg ProgressiveAuto1 In this Instructable, we'll be learning the basics of the Arduino microcontroller. There are already tons of resources out in the web for getting started, so this will be more of a hub to connect to all that. First, we will talk about what an Arduino is. Then, we can choose the board that is righ...
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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
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/75N3/IDFSJHVS/FKU75N3IDFSJHVS.SQUARE.jpg http://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
EMI Detector using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/EMI-Detector-using-Arduino/
EMI Detector using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AY33/IDFSNKHB/FDQAY33IDFSNKHB.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Robo TK-100 Tank Chasis Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-TK-100-Tank-Chasis-Assembly/
Robo TK-100 Tank Chasis Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This is an Instructable on how to assemble the Robo TK-100 Tank chassis.This Chassis will be the base of an Autonomous Rover with attached Arm to be controlled via bluetooth. A Full set of Instructables including code coming soon. The tank chassis can be found at smartarduino.com. It ships from Chin...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:44:38 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
Fast & Easy Simon game http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Easy-Simon/
Fast & Easy Simon game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UIRW/IC0VDOBT/FP9UIRWIC0VDOBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UIRW/IC0VDOBT/FP9UIRWIC0VDOBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UIRW/IC0VDOBT/FP9UIRWIC0VDOBT.SMALL.jpg RonM9 NO Jumpers! NO Wires! NO Soldering! NO Breadboard!Thinking outside the Box.So you want to show off your micro-controller in concert with some add-on peripheral models really quickly, before friends or relative are on their way...Put together this Fast&Easy version of a Simon "repeat after me" ga...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:09:16 PDT
How to change fuse bits of AVR Atmega328p - 8bit microcontroller using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-fuse-bits-of-AVR-Atmega328p-8bit-mic/
How to change fuse bits of AVR Atmega328p - 8bit microcontroller using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VSU3/IBXMKWEC/F67VSU3IBXMKWEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VSU3/IBXMKWEC/F67VSU3IBXMKWEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/VSU3/IBXMKWEC/F67VSU3IBXMKWEC.SMALL.jpg smandal13 In this instructable you will learn how to change the fuse bits of Atmega328p microcontroller. I am using Arduino mega as a programmer to program Atmega328P-PU on breadboard. It comes with a default 1MHz Internal calibrated oscillator frequency. I will change the fuses to work with 8MHz Internal cal...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:49:56 PDT
Easy Arduino Light following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-Light-following-Robot/
Easy Arduino Light following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/DH2Z/IBQCGSFT/FYUDH2ZIBQCGSFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/DH2Z/IBQCGSFT/FYUDH2ZIBQCGSFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/DH2Z/IBQCGSFT/FYUDH2ZIBQCGSFT.SMALL.jpg JaceDuino This is a tutorial on how to make a light following robot using Arduino, it has been simplified so that beginners can attempt this project too. This project should only take you at the most of an hour. I hope you enjoy. Materials Arduino Uno: http://www.freetronics.com.au/products/eleven#.VZn...H...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 19:22:25 PDT
Pong on Arduino esplora! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-on-Arduino-esplora/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 07:53:57 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Arduino Dual Motor RC Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Arduino-Dual-Motor-RC-Platfor/
Bluetooth Controlled Arduino Dual Motor RC Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R4IZ/IBL62S5D/FIVR4IZIBL62S5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R4IZ/IBL62S5D/FIVR4IZIBL62S5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R4IZ/IBL62S5D/FIVR4IZIBL62S5D.SMALL.jpg GarretK *As of 7/6/15, I'm still missing some of the assembly text. I will be finishing the Instructable shortly, in the meantime if you have any questions feel free to email me or leave a comment.With this Instructable, you will be able to construct and code a versatile dual motor universal RC platform th...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 21:35:43 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
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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/
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SMALL.jpg Maximous This tutorial gives provides the steps to set up, program, and test an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with an Arduino. It is also provides some explanations as to the inner workings of AVR chips in general. AVR and ISP Explained Many tutorials can show you how to do something. I would like to start off by giv...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Play a Game with a bare Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-a-Game-with-a-bare-Arduino/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 15:02:29 PDT
How to program an ATtiny85 using Arduino - Como programar um ATtiny85 usando Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-program-an-ATtiny85-using-Arduino-Como-prog/
How to program an ATtiny85 using Arduino - Como programar um ATtiny85 usando Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/WIO1/IALXFAW7/FH0WIO1IALXFAW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/WIO1/IALXFAW7/FH0WIO1IALXFAW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/WIO1/IALXFAW7/FH0WIO1IALXFAW7.SMALL.jpg marcosassis How to easly shrink simple projects?Como diminuir seus projetos mais simples?ATtiny85 is a simple to use, cheap and small (8 legs) microcontroller. You can program it with any Arduino and can use the Arduino IDE itself to write and upload your code to it (with minor installation procedure).ATtiny85 ...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 14:14:03 PDT
Solder your own HelvePic32 ChipKit board http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-your-own-HelvePic32-ChipKit-board/
Solder your own HelvePic32 ChipKit board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/68HA/IAMC7REA/FVW68HAIAMC7REA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/68HA/IAMC7REA/FVW68HAIAMC7REA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/68HA/IAMC7REA/FVW68HAIAMC7REA.SMALL.jpg GastonLagaffe If you are used to the Arduino, you are ready for the HelvePic32 ChipKit Platform!I have worked now for some years with the Arduino. There were two things that bothered me: the limitation to 16 MHz and the 32 kB Flash memory. I usually had enough pins to connect the peripherals I needed but often I ...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 11:12:55 PDT
Arduino Web Weather Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Web-Weather-Server/
Arduino Web Weather Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/D0BZ/IAG0FFJM/FQ3D0BZIAG0FFJM.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Aim of this instructable to Get know How to use Ethernet shield for various applications, This is one of the application, In this we measure Temperature, Humidity, Light Intensity, Pressure.It displays current status and logs the last 20 reading and continuously updates at every 5 Sec on web browser...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:25:59 PDT
Automatic temperature controlled fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-temperature-controlled-table-fan-Arduino/
Automatic temperature controlled fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FWU7/IA81MUWC/FC6FWU7IA81MUWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FWU7/IA81MUWC/FC6FWU7IA81MUWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FWU7/IA81MUWC/FC6FWU7IA81MUWC.SMALL.jpg pj200? This is a project on a automatic fan which changes it's speed with change in temperature . The temperature of the room is displayed on the lcd.It is a cheap, fun and easy project to do. Materials Required Arduino -1Motor(with fan)-116,2 lcd display-1. (I have used a development board)L293d( mo...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:41:45 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How To Easily Test a Microcontroller with a Logic Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easily-Test-a-Microcontroller-with-a-Logic-/
How To Easily Test a Microcontroller with a Logic Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/PQ6V/I8MVZKO7/FMTPQ6VI8MVZKO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/PQ6V/I8MVZKO7/FMTPQ6VI8MVZKO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/PQ6V/I8MVZKO7/FMTPQ6VI8MVZKO7.SMALL.jpg Proto G Some of my projects in the past have had issues due to a bad digital pin. If this has ever happened to you, then you know how frustrating it can be. Most people's first reaction is that there is something wrong with the code. You can save hours of wasted debugging time if you take a few minutes t...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:45:44 PDT
Arduino Voltmeter (Cars Battery measurement system) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Voltmeter-Cars-Battery-measurement-system/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:35:26 PDT
DIY Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:54:45 PDT
Control por voz con asistente http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-por-voz-con-asistente/
Control por voz con asistente - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/FRF7/I6WOOP1P/FQOFRF7I6WOOP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/FRF7/I6WOOP1P/FQOFRF7I6WOOP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/FRF7/I6WOOP1P/FQOFRF7I6WOOP1P.SMALL.jpg fabianfabiani Hola este es un proyecto en el que estoy trabajando con arduino algunos componentes y el asistente jarvis. Aun todavia me faltan varios detalles y pruebas con otros modulos de radiofrecuencia para la comunicacion entre arduinos. Espero les guste.
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:08:29 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Love Spark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SMALL.jpg Aj Creations Love Spark is a heart shaped pendant that blinks an LED every three seconds and that time is based off of a research conducted by Amy Witter at the University of Melbourne concluding that people think of their friends & loved ones, on average, every 3 seconds. So it's not all just a fancy, blinky-bl...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Arduino Thumbstick controlling computer cursor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thumbstick-controlling-computer-cursor/
Arduino Thumbstick controlling computer cursor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/Q1GN/I5GN3EYY/F62Q1GNI5GN3EYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/Q1GN/I5GN3EYY/F62Q1GNI5GN3EYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/Q1GN/I5GN3EYY/F62Q1GNI5GN3EYY.SMALL.jpg FirmanJml This is a test project i made to improve my programming with c++/c# and processing java language.This project is about controlling your computer cursor with the joystick that connected to Arduino.Although it's not fully complete yet but it will still work as i wanted. Prepare What you will need ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:37:20 PST
Lucid Dreaming: Dream To Reality http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucid-Dreaming-Dream-To-Reality/
Lucid Dreaming: Dream To Reality - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/M9AN/I5DS5OO3/FQXM9ANI5DS5OO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/M9AN/I5DS5OO3/FQXM9ANI5DS5OO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/M9AN/I5DS5OO3/FQXM9ANI5DS5OO3.SMALL.jpg enelson8 One day I was thinking what would it be like to control my dreams? Lucid dreaming, but how to achieve it? I quickly pulled lucid dreaming onto the computer. To lucid dream you have to notice your dreaming, "how am I supposed to do that??!!" I thought. the first suggestion was reality tests, but I di...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:36:25 PST