Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - servo - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:01:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Wipe-Eyeglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wipe-Eyeglasses/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:45:32 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Hand Tracking Mechanical Arm - Pyduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tracking-Mechanical-Arm-Pyduino-Leap-Motion/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:59:01 PDT
How to control servo with play station 2 controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-servo-with-play-station-2-controlle/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:08:51 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Movable Light-up Bat Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-Bat-Signal/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:31:58 PDT
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-Marble-Maze-Build-2/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:34:13 PDT
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaFeeder-An-Automated-Fish-Feeder/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:22:12 PDT
Remote Door for Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Door-for-Cage/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:55:33 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
Arduino RFID Lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Lock-box/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:28:56 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-avoiding-robot-5/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:49:56 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
How to make an arduino "get off my property" machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arduino-get-off-my-property-machine/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:35:54 PST
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Candy Monster Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Monster-Plant/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 15:29:06 PDT
Time-lapse with any camera, using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-lapse-with-any-camera-using-Arduino/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:06 PDT
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Ultrasonic-Lamp/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:19:14 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck-Part-2-Give-it-a/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SMALL.jpg techiebot After I built the animatronic eyes in PART 1, I wanted to complete the face with a voice and possibly moving eyebrows. If you look back at my PART 1, you'll see that for the base I used a model from Thingiverse. Once you have the model 3D printed, you will need to add in the 9 gram servos. ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:19:18 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
NFC Ring Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Ring-Lock-Box/
NFC Ring Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SMALL.jpg Nairod785 Hi everybody!Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance for my poor level in English.In this step-by-step guide I am going to teach you how to build a simple and very cheap NFC Ring Lock Box ! What you'll need Ok first, the idea was to create a box locked from the inside. Many diffe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Arduino controlled Rotary Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Rotary-Stewart-Platform/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 05:25:48 PDT
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracking-Cat-Eyes-via-Kinect/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 16:04:38 PDT
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mobile-A-Homemade-Bluetooth-Robot/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 15:47:42 PDT
HEXAPODO CON UN SERVO http://www.instructables.com/id/HEXAPODO-CON-UN-SERVO/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 09:19:17 PDT
Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 20:52:25 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SMALL.jpg Patrick S I am currently living in a college dorm. Like most dorms it's about the size of a tissue box but less comforting. Fortunately, my room has a heater/AC with four positions: low, medium, high, and off. Unfortunately in winter an hour on the low setting makes the room a stifling 80 degrees and when t...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
Forget Me Not- Remote Flower Watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Forget-Me-Not-Remote-Flower-Watering/
Forget Me Not- Remote Flower Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1UBP/HS1RRDQN/FJA1UBPHS1RRDQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1UBP/HS1RRDQN/FJA1UBPHS1RRDQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1UBP/HS1RRDQN/FJA1UBPHS1RRDQN.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi everyone, Lucy Matchett, Nicole Yi Messier, and Joselyn McDonald (Snax_and_Macs) made a remote flower-watering device so you can water your loved ones' plants when you water your own. We used Arduinos, a photoresistor, a servo, Arduino and Processing sketches, Spacebrew, and a little elbow gr...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:00:25 PST
OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Remote-Control-Bobble-head-Bobbler/
Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Bobble-heads!!! Every sports fan loves em, but they're kind of boring, just sitting frozen on your shelf :-( I thought it might be fun to create an Automatic Bobble-head Bobbler something that can wake that old bobble-head up and get him nodding away. I finally found time to get one working just in ...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:59:41 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
Arduino Button Activated Treat Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-Activated-Treat-Dispenser/
Arduino Button Activated Treat Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/43LL/HP0CN7UB/F1J43LLHP0CN7UB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/43LL/HP0CN7UB/F1J43LLHP0CN7UB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/43LL/HP0CN7UB/F1J43LLHP0CN7UB.SMALL.jpg wrightspelledwrong For my Digital Multimedia class final, I created a treat dispenser that is activated by pulling a chain, which starts a servo motor that spins a wheel to dispense treats to my to African Grey parrots. Gather Materials Materials you will need:Order Online:Creative Foraging SystemsGeneration II Wh...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:27:51 PST
Secret Compartment Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Chess-Set/
Secret Compartment Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/OV3L/HKM9460W/FCCOV3LHKM9460W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/OV3L/HKM9460W/FCCOV3LHKM9460W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/OV3L/HKM9460W/FCCOV3LHKM9460W.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 I play chess pretty poorly and have always wanted to get better, but I don't even own a chess set. I decided I wanted to make my own set, but with a twist. I have made a chess board with a secret drawer that is locked unless the pieces are arranged on the board in a specific pattern.  The way it ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:58:49 PDT
Arduino Fingerprint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fingerprint-Lock/
Arduino Fingerprint Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TY9A/HMMFCX3D/FVITY9AHMMFCX3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TY9A/HMMFCX3D/FVITY9AHMMFCX3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TY9A/HMMFCX3D/FVITY9AHMMFCX3D.SMALL.jpg jack1986 There is a short video for this Arduino fingerprint lock here: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNjIxNzQyNzY4.html   I live in a small apartment in Shenzhen with my wife and baby, 5 months old.  Sometimes, I need to go out, for ...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:12:46 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
Bluetooth Weather Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SMALL.jpg Tall-drinks This was a 2 hour project I whipped up in order to learn how to use a new Bluetooth LE 4.0 module I picked up at redbearlab.com, called a BLE Mini. I've since thought of several much simpler ways (and more dependable) to accomplish the same thing, such as simply lighting 3 LEDs behind weather i...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 13:45:37 PDT
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pneumatic-Flight-Simulator/
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SMALL.jpg dnicky2288 Hello, my name is Dominick Lee. I am a senior in high school who is also a programmer and inventor. I created the  "LifeBeam Flight Simulator" (name of my project) because I wanted to challenge myself and utilize my software and hardware skills. I was able to successfully plan, build, and run my Fli...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Hacked roomba + arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry... http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-roomba-arduino-snowballs-into-a-Eurobot-2/
Hacked roomba + arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SMALL.jpg nicoo It all started as a weekend project with my kids and soon enough I got sucked into a 4 month project with their school ! The idea was to get a small group of kids aged 6 to 9 to participate to a robotics contest (http://www.eurobot.org/eng/index.php). It was a fun journey and they did really well a...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 16:33:19 PDT
Arduino Combination Door Lock: Lockduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Combination-Lock-Lockduino/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:55:58 PDT
PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PEZ-Robo-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:49:13 PST
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-webcam-using-Arduino-SensorMonk/
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SMALL.jpg amccoy6 Web-enable your interactive sensors over desktop, smartphone and tablet devices. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to remotely control a pan and tilt webcam attached to an Arduino using nothing more than a simple webpage. The webpage can be viewed on any des...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 04:59:39 PDT
Access control with Arduino + Keypad 4x4 + Servo (UPDATE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Access-control-with-Arduino-Keypad-4x4-Servo/
Access control with Arduino + Keypad 4x4 + Servo (UPDATE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/O8NF/H4AGKE8L/FQHO8NFH4AGKE8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/O8NF/H4AGKE8L/FQHO8NFH4AGKE8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/O8NF/H4AGKE8L/FQHO8NFH4AGKE8L.SMALL.jpg camilo.n1012 Hi guys, I bring a new instructable for arduino, the control access with password, 4x4 keypad and a servo. We will use the Password and Keypad librarie for arduino, besides using the servo library, but this project can also be modified by changing the servo, a motor reley or motor stepper, or a...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:33:22 PDT
Interactive Child's Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Childs-Mobile/
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Mon, 7 May 2012 15:03:43 PDT
Arduino Controlled Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Catapult/
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:48:02 PDT
Wireless nunchuk controlled animatronic doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-nunchuk-controlled-animatronic-doll/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:04:22 PDT
How to make a "Ghost Knocker" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ghost-Knocker/
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 07:36:01 PDT
Sentriduino! Its the all new Sentry turret made of recycled things you would find around your house! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sentriduino-Its-the-all-new-Sentry-turret-made-of/
Sentriduino! Its the all new Sentry turret made of recycled things you would find around your house! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/47D4/H191QZVX/FG047D4H191QZVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/47D4/H191QZVX/FG047D4H191QZVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/47D4/H191QZVX/FG047D4H191QZVX.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hey guys, Today I would like to show you how to make a simple sentry turret out of household Items! You would only need to get an Arduino UNO or Mega, a Ping))) Ultrasonic Range finder, two servos, and an electronic water squinter! The rest of the project is things that you may find around your hous...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:12:59 PDT
Arduino controlled animatronic wooden head (reading lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-animatronic-wooden-head-readin/
Arduino controlled animatronic wooden head (reading lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0HO1/GYZNVBXO/FNS0HO1GYZNVBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0HO1/GYZNVBXO/FNS0HO1GYZNVBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0HO1/GYZNVBXO/FNS0HO1GYZNVBXO.SMALL.jpg rosemarybeetle This head is a reading lamp which can be adjusted for direction of lighting, and dimmed as required. This Instructable combines Arduino programming, some simple electronics, carving with hand and power tools, mechanical control and a bit of woodwork. Apart from the Arduino and a few components it...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:50:38 PDT