Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - servo http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:56:53 PST BLOX v1.01 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
single servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/single-servo-robot/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:20:10 PST
Solar-Powered Useless Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Useless-Machine/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:01:23 PST
Solar tracker with arduino from every day materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-tracker-with-arduino-from-every-day-material/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:38:41 PST
Singles Appreciation Day (S.A.D) auto dater http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-hot-dater-for-Singles-Appreciation-Day-SAD/
Singles Appreciation Day (S.A.D) auto dater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P9DE/I66CXN6Z/FYTP9DEI66CXN6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P9DE/I66CXN6Z/FYTP9DEI66CXN6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/P9DE/I66CXN6Z/FYTP9DEI66CXN6Z.SMALL.jpg shinteo Out of luck, out of love, but definitely not out of job! On this fateful day (14feb15), yours truly come to realized one by one the brethren have left to join the dark side. Rather unfortunately, there is still one last man standing, holding the ground.In certain parts of the world with chinese popu...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 00:37:44 PST
Light Sensing "Smart" Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-Smart-Blinds/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:53:08 PST
Motorized World Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-World-Globe/
Motorized World Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/8093/I60077TD/F3H8093I60077TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/8093/I60077TD/F3H8093I60077TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/8093/I60077TD/F3H8093I60077TD.SMALL.jpg JimRD Wanted to motorize my world globe so stuck a continuous servo on the top of it and hooked to Arduino Uno. Then the only decision was do I turn it continuously, occassionally or sporadically. I chose occassionally.Took out the top bolt, replaced with my own bolt and connected that to the servo. Simpl...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:11:06 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
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Clap-Controlled Robot: How to Train Your Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Controlled-Robot-How-to-Train-Your-Bunny/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:46:49 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Intel Edison: Radar http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Radar/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:12:34 PST
Easy arduino sentry gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-arduino-sentry-gun/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:08:01 PST
Cheap Outlet Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Outlet-Controller/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:03:52 PST
Arduino robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-robot-2/
Arduino robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SMALL.jpg DamiD96 Follow me on youtube to watch video about robotDD-9602 is my new robot. It is a robotic arm fixed on mobil base.It has 4 servomotors and two motors DC to control the base. The robot is controlled from RC controller, but using Arduino we can control also movement on the ground.I bought the component ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:18:52 PST
Arduino robot (italian version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-robot-italian-version/
Arduino robot (italian version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/TW3V/I52CI1XJ/FGJTW3VI52CI1XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/TW3V/I52CI1XJ/FGJTW3VI52CI1XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/TW3V/I52CI1XJ/FGJTW3VI52CI1XJ.SMALL.jpg DamiD96 follow me on youtubeDopo aver realizzato il mio primo progetto con Arduino: DD-96, è arrivato il momento di presentare il successore: DD-9602. Questo nuovo progetto sta dando vita a un robot costituito da un manipolatore (altrimenti detto: braccio meccanico) formato da 4 servomotori e una base mobi...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 11:36:40 PST
Sinnlosbox (useless box) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sinnlosbox-useless-box/
Sinnlosbox (useless box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZMOQ/I3TID5XE/FDOZMOQI3TID5XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZMOQ/I3TID5XE/FDOZMOQI3TID5XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZMOQ/I3TID5XE/FDOZMOQI3TID5XE.SMALL.jpg ossilampe Hier wiedermal ein neues Projekt, Durch ein paar bildern im internet wurde ich angeregt wiedermal etwas zu bauen an dem ander Freude habe. Eine Box mit nur einem schalter der nach dem einschalten sich selber wieder auf OFF stellt, und um alles in der welt nicht eingeschaltet werden möchte. der User ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:19:08 PST
Servo Controlled by Pushbuttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-by-Pushbuttons/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:38:23 PST
How to Build an RFID Deadbolt Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-RFID-Deadbolt-Controller/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:21:09 PST
Animatronic Wolf head http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Wolf-head/
Animatronic Wolf head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/FFTT/I3KC2QV5/FD6FFTTI3KC2QV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/FFTT/I3KC2QV5/FD6FFTTI3KC2QV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/FFTT/I3KC2QV5/FD6FFTTI3KC2QV5.SMALL.jpg aunumwolf42 Hey everyone!This is a tutorial on how to make your very own motion following undead wolf. The Original idea was to make a following head along with a jaw that move depending on how close someone is. Just a note this is a rough draft for a project that I am continuously developing, so by the end I h...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:56:02 PST
Naughty / Nice Meter - The Making Of - Part 2 of 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Naughty-Nice-Meter-The-Making-Of-Part-2-of-2/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:56:24 PST
Aurduino + Android + Bluetooth = Naughty / Nice Meter - Part 1 of 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurduino-Android-Bluetooth-Naughty-Nice-Meter-Part/
Aurduino + Android + Bluetooth = Naughty / Nice Meter - Part 1 of 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SMALL.jpg cdsgraphic This is Part 1 of a 2 part Instructable.Part 1 is about getting the electronics to work.Part 2 will be about putting it all together into what we'll call the "Naughty / Nice Meter" -or- "The best damn way to get my daughter to behave I've found in years, Meter ! ! !"Jump to part 2 here.This project ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:12:53 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
Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 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
RFID treasure box http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-treasure-box/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:17:11 PST
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
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
Ardu-Lazy: Turn off the lights with a laser pointer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardu-Lazy-Turn-off-the-lights-with-a-laser-pointer/
Ardu-Lazy: Turn off the lights with a laser pointer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SMALL.jpg jcastrillon restrepo Hi!This is my first instructable and i tought of doing it about a thing i did a while ago. First i would like to give you a general overview of the project: Its basically a photoresistor which gives a signal to arduino when the laser is pointed at it, and arduino "orders" a servo-motor to move and t...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:12:08 PDT
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Simple-Arduino-Keypad/
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c This is a REMIX of gtr_stitch's Arduino Keypad. This is a simple keypad to use for just a few buttons There are Arduino libraries available for using an actual keypad. I made a few modifications of the original author's project. I omitted the LCD and only used 4 button switches.I aim to use this...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:25:30 PDT
Coupled LED-Servo controller using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Coupled-LED-Servo-controller-using-Arduino/
Coupled LED-Servo controller using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SMALL.jpg Bhanu Kishan Hi Everybody, this will be my first DIY project using Arduino and an entry to the maker community. Ever since I watched the TED video by Massimo Banzi, I was waiting for this day to publish my Arduino project . This is a very simple project, so please go easy on me.Current project is a simple intera...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 16:31:16 PDT
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Ultrasonic-Lamp/
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Recently I've been learning about Ultrasonic waves and how to harness their power. It's simple enough to make some type of sonar device, but I wanted to take at a step cooler and see if I could use Ultrasonic waves to not only detect movement, but also the direction of that movement. So let's take i...
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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
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rana-An-arduino-inspired-biological-robot/
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/GRN5/HZDYHUO2/FNLGRN5HZDYHUO2.SMALL.jpg leadzeplin Rana (Italian for frog) is a biological inspired robot. It is the outcome of months of research and development. One of the principals applied comes from another intractable I made called "arduino biped robot". This robot uses the combined walking methods of an ant and a frog. This ensure that the r...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:15:56 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SMALL.jpg electro18 Servomotors or simply servos are essential components of a robot which convert electrical energy into mechanical energy.They are widely used in the field of RC hobby and robotics. But unlike simple geared motors , these servos are made by integrating a geared motor with a position feedback circuit w...
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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
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
DIY Servo Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SMALL.jpg vu2aeo DC Motors can be made to turn either clockwise or counter-clockwise by changing the polarity of the voltage applied to their terminals. The torque that is generated at the output shaft can be scaled up or scaled down by using a gear train. In most motors, like the one shown below, the gear train s...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT
Servo Control with a Flex/Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Control-with-a-FlexBend-Sensor/
Servo Control with a Flex/Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/JCKI/HYE60MDB/FF5JCKIHYE60MDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/JCKI/HYE60MDB/FF5JCKIHYE60MDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/JCKI/HYE60MDB/FF5JCKIHYE60MDB.SMALL.jpg The TuqsCat This Instructable is to demonstrate how to control a servo using a flex/bend sensor. Also a possible application for such a setup.MaterialsArduino uno http://www.adafruit.com/products/50 $24.95Solid core wire http://www.adafruit.com/products/1311 $15.95Micro Servo http://www.adafruit.com/products/...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:42:13 PDT
Hand tilt controlled car using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-tilt-controlled-car-using-arduino/
Hand tilt controlled car using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/TF9M/HYC6CY2K/FZFTF9MHYC6CY2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/TF9M/HYC6CY2K/FZFTF9MHYC6CY2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/TF9M/HYC6CY2K/FZFTF9MHYC6CY2K.SMALL.jpg harshalpatil199529 Hi, everyone this is my first instructables so be a little understanding. pls post ur suggestions for future instructables.I am trying to document every single step out their for the beginners who want to get started with building there own bots but have idea on how to start. this is a simple tutori...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 08:52:19 PDT
SPAZNIC THE CREEP EYE SATELLITE!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SPAZNIC-THE-CREEP-EYE-SATELLITE/
SPAZNIC THE CREEP EYE SATELLITE!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HCJG/HYCSWAE2/F5THCJGHYCSWAE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HCJG/HYCSWAE2/F5THCJGHYCSWAE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HCJG/HYCSWAE2/F5THCJGHYCSWAE2.SMALL.jpg Kenshow6873 Introducing Spaznic the Creep Eye Satellite!!This is an arduino project that is a variation of the Halloween Props That Turn to Look at You as you Walk by DIY Hacks and How Tos.What you will need for this project: Styrofoam sphere ( 2 seperate halves) Servo Plastidip Soldering Iron Hot glue gun Meta...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:30:17 PDT
Bluetooth Robot with computer Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Robot-with-computer-Interface/
Bluetooth Robot with computer Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4V8O/HY4KVKLB/F5C4V8OHY4KVKLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4V8O/HY4KVKLB/F5C4V8OHY4KVKLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4V8O/HY4KVKLB/F5C4V8OHY4KVKLB.SMALL.jpg stuartrucker Control the motion of a two-wheeled robot wirelessly from a virtual remote on the computer screen. Using the bluetooth HC-06 receiver and two continuous rotation servos, an Arduino based robot can be programmed to receive values over bluetooth and control the robot accordingly. These control values ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:11:22 PDT
Infrared Tracking Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tracking-Camera-Mount/
Infrared Tracking Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD This Instructable shows you how to make a camera mount that will track a 200Hz pulsing infrared (IR) light source. Tracking this 200Hz pulsing source and not simply the brightest IR light, makes this system more resilient to background IR noise. Although in this build i used my phone (Samsung S3) as...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:49:06 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Whenever I go to Citi Field with my kids to see the Mets, they go crazy for the Home Run Apple.To me, the Apple is part of what makes baseball exciting for kids. Even though my kids may not watch most of the games, I still enjoy bringing them along. The Home Run Apple started popping out of a top ha...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
Keypad lock with servo using ATtiny84 http://www.instructables.com/id/Keypad-lock-with-servo-using-ATtiny84/
Keypad lock with servo using ATtiny84 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SMALL.jpg sunilksree In this instructable, we will be making a combination lock to your door, with a keypad and servo, using ATtiny84.But we can't use the Servo library included in the Arduino IDE, as ATtiny84 just has 2 8-bit timers and no 16-bit timer, but the Servo-library relies on having a 16-bit timer available. ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:52 PDT
3D Printed Wireless Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wireless-LazerTag-Tank/
3D Printed Wireless Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SMALL.jpg 2bigbros In this Instructable I will show you how to make a wireless tank that you will be able to play with someone else or just use it a base to create bigger and better tank. This tank uses Bluetooth modules connected to Tera Term to send commands to the Arduino. I used IR Leds that are used in Lazer tag ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:59:28 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:I’ve often thought that a lighthouse would make a great project for an Arduino, and so I decided to give it a try using one of the local lighthouses here in Erie, Pennsylvania as inspiration. I chose the North Pierhead Lighthouse that guards the entrance to Presque Isle Bay. The model fea...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Arduino playing game don't step on the white block" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-playing-game-Dontt-step-on-the-white-block/
Arduino playing game don't step on the white block" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/LV8U/HWZ9V61A/FTKLV8UHWZ9V61A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/LV8U/HWZ9V61A/FTKLV8UHWZ9V61A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/LV8U/HWZ9V61A/FTKLV8UHWZ9V61A.SMALL.jpg ivver Hi everyone! In this tutorial I'll show you my quick-made robot which can play game on phone. I was doing this for school just for demonstration, this project still needs upgrades in program and hardware, it has some glitches, on example, the program do not recognize when two boxes come in a row, I ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:35:35 PDT
Drawing Machine with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Machine-with-Arduino/
Drawing Machine with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E5DZ/HW4OGMIT/F0RE5DZHW4OGMIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E5DZ/HW4OGMIT/F0RE5DZHW4OGMIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E5DZ/HW4OGMIT/F0RE5DZHW4OGMIT.SMALL.jpg bodet328 My first use of the Arduino in a project. A school assignment to make a drawing machine. This was 2 week project, so please excuse the wires as I didn't have time to solder anything.I enjoy touchless-interfaces. I used a photocell and by controlling the amount of light that received, I was able to c...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 11:28:53 PDT