Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - motor - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:54:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
Digital Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SMALL.jpg sholtob A zoetrope is a mechanical device that animates a series of pictures by spinning them fast enough that the images appear to merge together and move, My digital zoetrope works on a similar principal, by flashing the LEDs while they are spinning it is possible to display text, patterns and possible ev...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Arduino CDROM BLDC Motor Driver, Enhanced Performance http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CDROM-BLDC-Motor-Driver-Enhanced-Performan/
Arduino CDROM BLDC Motor Driver, Enhanced Performance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SMALL.jpg m-shams In the last BLDC project "Run-A-CDROM-Brushless-Motor-With-Arduino" I've used a L293 to drive a brushless DC motor. There were two important problems in that project as follow:- Low speed and torque of the motor due to minimal signaling.- IC overheating due to signal feedback.In this project I solve...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:57:22 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
ATtiny85 POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SMALL.jpg vishalapr The first time I saw a POV (Persistence Of Vision) display was on a show called FAQ on TV. The POV display consisted of an oscillating shaft with 6 LED's mounted on the end of the shaft. Since then I have always wanted to make one myself, I tried making one about 2 months ago with an oscillating sha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Arduino Hardware PWM for stepper motor drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hardware-PWM-for-stepper-motor-drives/
Arduino Hardware PWM for stepper motor drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ABJC/HSRZNMVR/FUDABJCHSRZNMVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ABJC/HSRZNMVR/FUDABJCHSRZNMVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ABJC/HSRZNMVR/FUDABJCHSRZNMVR.SMALL.jpg msraynsford With our new project, JustAddSharks, we are very keen to support the development of open source control software for laser cutters. We are more than happy for people to modify our laser cutters, replace the control system with something suitably open source and then let us know how it goes. Realisti...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:22:13 PDT
Run A CDROM Brushless Motor With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-A-CDROM-Brushless-Motor-With-Arduino/
Run A CDROM Brushless Motor With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/AFDW/HQMN4X1J/FDEAFDWHQMN4X1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/AFDW/HQMN4X1J/FDEAFDWHQMN4X1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/AFDW/HQMN4X1J/FDEAFDWHQMN4X1J.SMALL.jpg m-shams A brushless dc motor or BLDC is a type of motor without any brush. It means that there is no direct connection (brush) between rotating spindle and other fixed parts like as coil. So the spinning is yield of changes in current direction of coil. The spindle has a circular magnet (usually). And the c...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:45:45 PST
BLDC Motor Control with Arduino, salvaged HD motor, and Hall Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/BLDC-Motor-Control-with-Arduino-salvaged-HD-motor/
BLDC Motor Control with Arduino, salvaged HD motor, and Hall Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ARRG/G5FR57E1/FY3ARRGG5FR57E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ARRG/G5FR57E1/FY3ARRGG5FR57E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ARRG/G5FR57E1/FY3ARRGG5FR57E1.SMALL.jpg dlginstructables There is a lot of interest these days among hobbyists in controlling brushless DC (BLDC) motors, which have improved performance and better energy efficiency over traditional DC motors, but are more difficult to use. Many off-the-shelf products exist for this purpose. For example, there are lots of ...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 22:11:12 PST
Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-touch-me/
Beacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9IND/HP0CRH4C/FI99INDHP0CRH4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9IND/HP0CRH4C/FI99INDHP0CRH4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9IND/HP0CRH4C/FI99INDHP0CRH4C.SMALL.jpg MakingStudio13 In this tutorial you will learn how to turn any conductive surface into a capacitive touch sensor. This project illustrates how to use capacitive touch to turn on a motor (fan) and neopixel. In this example, all of the components were custom designed and built specifically for this application. Sinc...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 23:31:35 PST
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-animatronics-make-your-awesome-costumes-m/
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SMALL.jpg Honus Here's how to add lights, sound and action to your favorite Halloween project using the open source Arduino microcontroller. Arduino is easy to learn to use and it opens up a whole new world for costume builders and creature creators. If you want to learn how to connect wires, servos, LEDs and use s...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:42:47 PST
Haunted Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Now-the-fun-part-create-a-creepy-story-to-go-wit/
Haunted Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SMALL.jpg ElmarM Background After watching the show “Haunted Collector” on the SiFi Channel, I thought it might be kinda cool to own an a haunted object; however, I needed a safe haunted item – something that won’t freak out the dog or mess with the lights at midnight.  So I choose to make one and I chose as my hau...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:55:22 PDT
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopod-the-Arduino-Powered-Robot/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:46:34 PDT
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtooR2-ATtiny2313-Wall-Avoiding-Robot/
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Since I had a lot of ATtiny2313s lying around I wanted to do something cool with them, I thought for a while and then decided to make a simple wall avoiding robot with the ATtiny2313, an ultrasonic sensor and 2 motors. Its an easy to make and simple robot which runs on a very small amount of code s...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 02:06:23 PDT
Use Arduino with TIP120 transistor to control motors and high power devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Arduino-with-TIP120-transistor-to-control-moto/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/VWA7/GU6PFMG7/FQFVWA7GU6PFMG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/VWA7/GU6PFMG7/FQFVWA7GU6PFMG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/VWA7/GU6PFMG7/FQFVWA7GU6PFMG7.SMALL.jpg techbitar Hello again. So you have a DC motor or lamp but no matter how you connect them to your Arduino they just won't work? Guess what, the Arduino is a brain that comes with small muscles. It can control LEDs and other low power nicknacks but not those power motors or lights you need for your next projec...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:31:30 PDT
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motor-Shield-L298N-Chip-2-4-Amps-/
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Today, I'm going to show you how to make an Arduino motor shield (driver) at a low cost. It works splendidly, its posses almost all the characteristics of the original Arduino motor shield. It's almost considered as a clone. The original Arduino motor shield has the same motor driver chip (L298), th...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:16:59 PST
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hercules-The-Motion-Controlled-Android-Robot/
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves When I was in the 8th grade, I was intrigued while playing the motion games on Nokia 5800. I was thrilled, how I could control the racing car by only tilting the phone. I used to dream of making this same car in the real world.  Now, in 11th  grade ( Age 17) having got an Arduino Uno and learnt how...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 05:48:43 PDT
Arduino Motor Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motor-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Motor Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SMALL.jpg randofo The Arduino Motor Shield allows you to easily control motor direction and speed using an Arduino. By allowing you to simply address Arduino pins, it makes it very simple to incorporate a motor into your project. It also allows you to be able to power a motor with a separate power supply of up to 12v...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:58:06 PDT
SMS controlled Wireless Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-controlled-Wireless-Irrigation-System/
SMS controlled Wireless Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/99HH/GJQEKALV/F7C99HHGJQEKALV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/99HH/GJQEKALV/F7C99HHGJQEKALV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/99HH/GJQEKALV/F7C99HHGJQEKALV.SMALL.jpg mhkabir UPDATE 02/13/11 : Voting has started for the Sparkfun Microcontroller Contest. Please VOTE for me! UPDATE 02/26/11 : I won a second prize!! Huzzah! Thanks for all the votes guys! UPDATE 03/17/11: I would love to win a Laser cutter in the Epilog challenge as it would help the small DIY commun...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 06:10:17 PST
EARTH SAVER: Autonomous Material Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/EARTH-SAVER-Autonomous-Material-Sorter/
EARTH SAVER: Autonomous Material Sorter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6HPO/GJC3P1M5/FQO6HPOGJC3P1M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6HPO/GJC3P1M5/FQO6HPOGJC3P1M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6HPO/GJC3P1M5/FQO6HPOGJC3P1M5.SMALL.jpg mizelly41 This Arduino project was part of an Association of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) contest to create an Autonomous Material Sorter. The sorter was to sort four glass bottles, four plastic bottles, four Tin cans, and four Aluminum cans. There were requirements such as size of the bottles and size of the ...
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Tue, 25 Jan 2011 14:28:24 PST
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-motors-with-L293D-and-Arduino/
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SMALL.jpg guibot After long research and trial and error, I have came up to a new walkthrough regarding this nice chip, the L293D.Each project is one project and each one has its own unique power configurations, so you must be aware of the best battery choice and how to distribute voltage through your robot.I strong...
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