Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - servo - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:07:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/MUQQ/HV9HT5HB/FJAMUQQHV9HT5HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/MUQQ/HV9HT5HB/FJAMUQQHV9HT5HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/MUQQ/HV9HT5HB/FJAMUQQHV9HT5HB.SMALL.jpg jgbradley1 This instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on exploring the materiality of interactive computing and, in the words of MIT Professor Hiroshii Ishii, sou...
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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
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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:58:49 PDT
Arduino Fingerprint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fingerprint-Lock/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:12:46 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
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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/
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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/
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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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Access-control-with-Arduino-Keypad-4x4-Servo/
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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/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:50:38 PDT
Serial Servo Controller w/Arduino - Control Up To 12 Servos At Once Using the Arduino and a USB Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Servo-Controller-wAduino-Control-Up-To-1/
Serial Servo Controller w/Arduino - Control Up To 12 Servos At Once Using the Arduino and a USB Connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5RC7/GX10312X/FV15RC7GX10312X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5RC7/GX10312X/FV15RC7GX10312X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5RC7/GX10312X/FV15RC7GX10312X.SMALL.jpg soshimo I'm going to show you how to use your Arduino to control up to 12 servos at once with minimal jitter.  Using a simple serial interface you can control the position of up to 12 servo channels.  Up to 10 snapshot positions can be saved and played back at any time.  Start up values for each servo can b...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 19:33:31 PST
Using Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 17:31:02 PST
the party starter http://www.instructables.com/id/the-party-starter/
the party starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/Z1EH/GW88W0I4/F31Z1EHGW88W0I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/Z1EH/GW88W0I4/F31Z1EHGW88W0I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/Z1EH/GW88W0I4/F31Z1EHGW88W0I4.SMALL.jpg Grissini A desktop motorized musical disco ball.  Great for holiday parties, impromptu dance-offs, and Tuesday afternoons.   Bling, Music, Arduino, and glitter covered styrofoam; this Instructable has got what you need to get your boogie on.  Fires need help go get going, so do parties.   I recently moved fr...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 11:18:01 PST
Car No. 06 Programmed Automatic Driving Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-No-06-Programmed-Automatic-Driving-Car/
Car No. 06 Programmed Automatic Driving Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/NNNV/GTJS8T6B/FY9NNNVGTJS8T6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/NNNV/GTJS8T6B/FY9NNNVGTJS8T6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/NNNV/GTJS8T6B/FY9NNNVGTJS8T6B.SMALL.jpg Kaeru no Ojisan Hi! Kaeru no Ojisan is back with Car No.06. Car No.06 is a Programmed Automatic Driving Car with following procedure; - Simulate the Car Trajectory based on the Target Passing Points. - Drive automatically as simulated using Reflective Photosensor and Gyro Sensor . - Adjust Car Position...
By: Kaeru no Ojisan

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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 18:24:15 PDT
Controlling Hand Drill with Roboduino / Arduino to Spool Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Hand-Drill-with-Roboduino-Arduino-to/
Controlling Hand Drill with Roboduino / Arduino to Spool Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JYEX/G9BWNUXA/FE8JYEXG9BWNUXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JYEX/G9BWNUXA/FE8JYEXG9BWNUXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JYEX/G9BWNUXA/FE8JYEXG9BWNUXA.SMALL.jpg CuriousInventor.com This will explain how we re-purposed a hand drill to re-spool solder using a roboduino (arduino compatible), two servos, and a DIY encoder.  While one could use TRIACs to play with the AC power going into the drill, just using a servo to control the throttle is simple and avoids the pesky high volta...
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Thu, 20 May 2010 11:18:24 PDT
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Necomimi-Arduino-Cat-Ears/
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad They are so dang cute. If you have ever seen the cool promo for the Necomimi Neurowear wearable set of cat ears that respond to brainwaves, you would want a set too. But it seems they may be vaporware since it hasn't materialized on the market yet, not that I would be able to afford them though. Nec...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 20:53:14 PDT
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-4wd-robot-with-ping-sensor-J-Bot/
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Experience Level: Intermediate (requires soldering) Time Required: 3-5 hours depending on experience J-BOT Kit Jameco Someone mentioned that Jameco needed a robotic mascot. I have always been a tinkerer, especially with radio-controlled electronics and so I volunteered for the chance to design an...
By: JamecoElectronics

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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 13:06:27 PDT
Arduino Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/
Arduino Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SMALL.gif geo bruce What is does: It searches for the brightest light source like the sun. How it works How it works: I'd made a sensor of 4 LDRs with sheets between them The withe stips are the LDRs    When the stick on top is righted to the sun or the brightest point  the four...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 00:51:01 PDT
Mecatronic Tortoise http://www.instructables.com/id/Mecatronic-Tortoise/
Mecatronic Tortoise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/PNM3/GPAS31OV/FPFPNM3GPAS31OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/PNM3/GPAS31OV/FPFPNM3GPAS31OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/PNM3/GPAS31OV/FPFPNM3GPAS31OV.SMALL.jpg PeckLauros Hi This time I will show you how I did the Tortoise. It was easier to be done because it has a simple movement to collect and stretch the neck. This was an animal I made for the presentation of my daughter because it also represents one of the most smuggled animals and also suffer a lot of abuse. ...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:09:37 PDT
Animatronic Green-Winged Macaw Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Green-Winged-Macaw-Papercraft/
Animatronic Green-Winged Macaw Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L97L/GPAS27IH/FQHL97LGPAS27IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L97L/GPAS27IH/FQHL97LGPAS27IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L97L/GPAS27IH/FQHL97LGPAS27IH.SMALL.jpg PeckLauros Hello everybody! This macaw was part of a work of biology at the college of my daughter, who was attempting to educate people not to buy wild animals. This beautiful animal, natural tropical forests of South America, is highly coveted by smugglers. In captivity, unlikely to receive necessary care. I...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 07:11:48 PDT
Car No.02 Steering Wheel Drive R/C Car with Arduino, Webcam and net.USB etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-No02-Steering-Wheel-Drive-RC-Car-with-Arduin/
Car No.02 Steering Wheel Drive R/C Car with Arduino, Webcam and net.USB etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/86PL/GN2XMD2E/FPH86PLGN2XMD2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/86PL/GN2XMD2E/FPH86PLGN2XMD2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/86PL/GN2XMD2E/FPH86PLGN2XMD2E.SMALL.jpg Kaeru no Ojisan IP Control Car was launched in 2001. I make the similar function car utilizing commercialized products. The concept of Car No.02 is to utilize commercialized products, and I am an amateur in electrical. So, do not blame me that the system is not sophisticated, i.e. servo & speed controller control ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:38:00 PDT
Big Egg + Arduino +IR sensor = EasterEgguino http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Egg-Arduino-IR-sensor-EasterEgguino/
Big Egg + Arduino +IR sensor = EasterEgguino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/4813/GMX1Q3MR/FIV4813GMX1Q3MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/4813/GMX1Q3MR/FIV4813GMX1Q3MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/4813/GMX1Q3MR/FIV4813GMX1Q3MR.SMALL.jpg duboisvb I was looking for a way to use a servo and an IR sensor and came up with this project. The egg contains candy and when a candy seeking person gets close enough, the LEDs will chase and the top part of the egg opens. It remains open for about 3 seconds and then closes. I used an Ardweeny ...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:17:48 PDT
Laser-guided Ghost Climber http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-guided-Ghost-Climber/
Laser-guided Ghost Climber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/RGCV/GMIGFW06/FYKRGCVGMIGFW06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/RGCV/GMIGFW06/FYKRGCVGMIGFW06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/RGCV/GMIGFW06/FYKRGCVGMIGFW06.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant As a rock climber who frequently hangs around a popular indoor climbing wall, I spend a lot of time watching other people climbing tricky routes and wondering, "Could I do that in the same way?" Almost inevitably, when I try to climb the same route I'll forget exactly what sequence of holds they us...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 23:58:25 PDT
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
PUPPET CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/PUPPET-CONTROLLER/
PUPPET CONTROLLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IDJV/GGPEYIV0/F3FIDJVGGPEYIV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IDJV/GGPEYIV0/F3FIDJVGGPEYIV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IDJV/GGPEYIV0/F3FIDJVGGPEYIV0.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Three kinds of motion:  Human, Mechanical,  Animation.  Blend them together to build a puppet controller for the real and virtual world. Or, Pacman - three ways. This Instructable includes:    - Using an adjustable resistor as input to the Arduino Micro-controller    - Controlling two servo motors...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 17:52:56 PST
Bubblesteen Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubblesteen-Bubble-Machine/
Bubblesteen Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/RR8R/G8LC7MSO/FCYRR8RG8LC7MSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/RR8R/G8LC7MSO/FCYRR8RG8LC7MSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/RR8R/G8LC7MSO/FCYRR8RG8LC7MSO.SMALL.jpg belliedroot Is it a 3D Spherical Atmosphere Encapsulated Phosphorous Printer?   YES! Is it a CNC Anti Gravity transparent Orb Machine!   YES! Its The Bubblesteen Bubble Machine! The spherical miracle that kids and cats have been waiting for. It comes complete with robotic edge detection( when a bubble hits an...
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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:23:59 PDT
Arduino HVAC Servo Thermostat/Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HVAC-Servo-ThermostatController/
Arduino HVAC Servo Thermostat/Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KR7A/FTDBNLIZ/FC0KR7AFTDBNLIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KR7A/FTDBNLIZ/FC0KR7AFTDBNLIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/KR7A/FTDBNLIZ/FC0KR7AFTDBNLIZ.SMALL.jpg tikka308 Welcome to my 'green' instructable! I am going to show you how to use an Arduino, two servo motors a temperature sensor and some metal (or wood) to make a digital thermostat for a through-wall HVAC unit. According to CB Richard Ellis (a major real estate firm), New York City is a renters market, wi...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2009 08:10:37 PDT