Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - shield - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:39:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Program an Arduino Wireless over Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-Arduino-Wireless-Over-Bluetooth/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:01:47 PDT
Arduino Mosquito Repeller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mosquito-Repeller/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:29:10 PDT
Arduino Attiny Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Attiny-Programming-Shield/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 04:47:48 PDT
Front plate for 16x2 LCD + Keypad Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontplate-for-16x2-LCD-Keypad-Shield/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:23:57 PDT
Parking System with Ethernet in arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-System-With-Ethernet-in-Arduino/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 00:28:22 PDT
Simple, Cheap Motor Driver Board for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Motor-Driver-Board-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:05:28 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Arduino Nano to Arduino Uno adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-to-Arduino-Uno-Adapter/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 14:38:18 PDT
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P-1/
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx)"The instruction will advice how to build 2.4 GHz system receiver that basically use in rc car today.Thank to arduino-info.wikispaces.com , github.com/maniacbug/RF24 for RF24 library and othe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 02:21:22 PDT
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P/
How to modify RC CAR via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/XL1O/IN4QDGJ5/FSJXL1OIN4QDGJ5.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will introduce you how to modify cheap rc car by using 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 module with Arduino controller UNO. Ordinary rc car toy use AM/FM 20-50 MHz radio control which have only 5-10 m. remote range and noisy control around blind area.The instruction will advice how to modify transm...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:53:35 PDT
Soldadura del Kilomux MIDI shield para Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldadura-Del-Kilomux-MIDI-Shield-Para-Arduino/
Soldadura del Kilomux MIDI shield para Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/J3L3/IM3OD9NZ/F95J3L3IM3OD9NZ.SMALL.jpg Yaeltex El Kilomux es un shield para Arduino creado por Yaeltex para facilitar y potenciar la creación de controladores MIDI.Fue diseñado y fabricado para facilitar la creación de herramientas MIDI totalmente personalizadas a artistas visuales, músicos, productores que quieran incusionar en el diseño de int...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:37:54 PDT
Simple Arduino LCD Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LCD-Game/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:46:52 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
R2D2 Sounds on your Robot, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Sounds-on-Your-Robot-Arduino/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 00:31:37 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SMALL.jpg Rochlitz Our project consists of a switch control over Bluetooth. Basically, we use an Arduino-compatible board with a shield (called Nanoshield) that can control a lamp. We also use a Bluetooth module to send and receive data wirelessly. We tested the system with a lamp, which we can turn on and off, but yo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:01:09 PST
EMF detector 0- 999 Hz for ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/EMF-detector-0-999-Hz-for-ATtiny-85/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:45:27 PST
3D Printed Back to the Future TIme Circuit Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Back-to-the-Future-TIme-Circuit-Clock/
3D Printed Back to the Future TIme Circuit Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/Y7IK/IGJP04VO/FHJY7IKIGJP04VO.SMALL.jpg gg2inc The time circuit clock will display the following via the LED displays.Destination Time – (Top-Red)The destination time is an area that shows a fixed date and time. Use this area to display an important date in your life such as wedding, Birthday or the date you first discovered this most excellent...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 09:58:14 PST
EASY BLUETOOTH SHIELD http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-BLUETOOTH-SHIELD/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:28:23 PDT
Arduino Battery Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Shield/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:24:53 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
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
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
A Cheaper ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
A Cheaper ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/J6NQ/IE183HO4/FGBJ6NQIE183HO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/J6NQ/IE183HO4/FGBJ6NQIE183HO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/J6NQ/IE183HO4/FGBJ6NQIE183HO4.SMALL.jpg drmpf Update: 19th May 2016Rev 14 of this project revises libraries and code to work with ESP8266.com IDE plug-in V2.2Update: 17th December 2105Rev 11 of this project cleans up other attempted connections if it is already connected. Also uses the timeout set by the web config. Rev 10 ignored the timeout s...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapSimple-Wifi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micr/
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/APOA/IE1848BM/F0EAPOAIE1848BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/APOA/IE1848BM/F0EAPOAIE1848BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/APOA/IE1848BM/F0EAPOAIE1848BM.SMALL.jpg drmpf Update: 19th May 2016Rev 14 of this project revises libraries and code to work with ESP8266.com IDE plug-in V2.2 Update: 17th December 2015Rev 11 of this project cleans up other attempted connections if it is already connected. Also uses the timeout set by the web config. Rev 10 ignored the timeout ...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:12:55 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
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Arduino DUE Guitar Pedal - Open Hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Pedal-Open-Hardware/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:25:57 PDT
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Arduino-UNO-R3-grbl-9g-8bit-Raster-Phot/
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Me and my son invented/developed a new concept of "On-The Fly" 8bit Laser Diode engraving photos over two years ago. With this concept, the Laser Diode never turns off through the whole photo engraving process. It just varies the power up and down to produce the image and shading on the engraved mat...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:54 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Shield-and-Sensors/
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:This instructable will construct a series of custom sensor modules and an Arduino shield. Such modules are available from many different sources, but fans of the Instructables website would probably find satisfaction in making their own. Each module will be a set size of 1.5cm by 2.5cm an...
By: joesinstructables

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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:01:13 PDT
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-multimeter-shield-for-Arduino/
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SMALL.jpg Milen This instructable describes a shield, which converts "Arduino" board in a digital multimeter (DMM). The shield can be inserted on "Arduino" UNO und Duemilanove boards. It can work in three modes: standalone - the measurement data can be seen at the character or graphical LCM conne...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:58 PDT
Arduino BASIC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BASIC-Shield/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:00:11 PST
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
Arduino Light Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any common robot chassis can be used for the robot. The light sensors will be mounted on the left side, right side and front of the robot. When light of sufficient...
By: joesinstructables

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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Arduino Mini-Shields http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-Shields/
Arduino Mini-Shields - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/67TH/HTHKFZ2O/F8767THHTHKFZ2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/67TH/HTHKFZ2O/F8767THHTHKFZ2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/67TH/HTHKFZ2O/F8767THHTHKFZ2O.SMALL.jpg JmsDwh This is a set of simple, small form-factor, mini-shields that I created almost by accident. As I made more and more of them, I realized that they could be really useful. What started out as a way to use some spare parts, turned into a standardized form factor for a versatile, miniaturized Arduino ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 09:01:05 PDT
Improved Simple Wing Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Simple-Wing-Shield/
Improved Simple Wing Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WJY6/HRI97NPG/FDBWJY6HRI97NPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WJY6/HRI97NPG/FDBWJY6HRI97NPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/WJY6/HRI97NPG/FDBWJY6HRI97NPG.SMALL.jpg JmsDwh Not too long ago, I made my own version of the popular Wing Shield out of some spare parts and scraps of perf board I had laying around. Instead of the screw terminals that the regular wing shield uses, I used some female headers that I soldered to some Arduino stackable header pins. This time I did...
By: JmsDwh

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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:02:37 PST
Building an ISP Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-ISP-Shield-for-Arduino/
Building an ISP Shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/L56F/HQVLDPCB/FUOL56FHQVLDPCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/L56F/HQVLDPCB/FUOL56FHQVLDPCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/L56F/HQVLDPCB/FUOL56FHQVLDPCB.SMALL.jpg phenoptix This Instructable is for the build instructions for our new AVR ISP Shield Kit for Arduino. Its development owes a great deal to Instructables and our own community (particularly Nick!) and I hope to explain some of that along the way.  Some astute Instructablites have asked. What does this do? Wel...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:48:16 PST
Simple Arduino Wing Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Arduino-Wing-Shield/
Simple Arduino Wing Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/XTHU/HPRIBA30/FD9XTHUHPRIBA30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/XTHU/HPRIBA30/FD9XTHUHPRIBA30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/XTHU/HPRIBA30/FD9XTHUHPRIBA30.SMALL.jpg JmsDwh I buy a lot of these stackable Arduino header sets because they are handy for a lot of things. I make some breakout boards with them, I use them to add some clearance between a taller shield and the next shield that I am stacking on top, and sometimes they are necessary when a shield doesn't come wi...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:34:42 PST
Arduino Powered Nixie Tubes: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduiNIX-Nixie-driver-shield-assembly/
Arduino Powered Nixie Tubes: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SMALL.jpg Slothfurnace www.ArduiNIX.com presents: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly The ArduiNIX shield is a user programmable platform for driving multiplexed Nixie tube or other high voltage displays**. The ArduiNIX is open source hardware Welcome to the assembly portion of the site. Here we will take you step by ...
By: Slothfurnace

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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 11:03:33 PST
Mailbox Phone Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-Phone-Alert/
Mailbox Phone Alert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 The mailbox phone alert sends you a text whenever you get mail. I remember anxiously checking my mail multiple times a day during the spring of my senior year of high school as I awaited letters back from colleges. Nervously, I would walk up to the mailbox. My heart would skip a beat as I opened i...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:21:21 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SMALL.jpg Patrick S *UPDATE* Just wanted to add a bit of how posting this Instructable has positively impacted me. Besides the wonderful reception and feedback I received in the contests and the success it has had in the contests it helped me define my interests. I've always loved robotics and prosthetics (and similar ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ATtiny2313-Programming-Shield/
Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/FW7L/HH9SOAOA/FSMFW7LHH9SOAOA.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Today, I made a small 3x3x3 LED cube with an ATtiny2313 that I had from about 2 weeks ago. Whenever I had to reprogram the LED cube when I thought of more awesome patterns, I had to get out my breadboard and then wire up everything again referring to pin-outs of ATtiny2313 and make sure everything i...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 20:02:31 PDT
Arduino Cellular Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cellular-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Cellular Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GBQ4/HFD1DEO3/F6EGBQ4HFD1DEO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GBQ4/HFD1DEO3/F6EGBQ4HFD1DEO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GBQ4/HFD1DEO3/F6EGBQ4HFD1DEO3.SMALL.jpg randofo The Arduino Cellular Shield allows you to make cellular telephone calls, and send text messages. The brains of this shield is the SM5100B which is a robust cellular module capable of performing many of the tasks of most standard cell phones. This shield requires use of a SIM card to connect to a cel...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 09:25:35 PDT
Arduino Waveform Generator Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Waveform-Generator-Shield/
Arduino Waveform Generator Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Waveform generators (also called function generators) are useful for testing and debugging circuits. They can be used to test the frequency response of electronic components like op amps and sensors or to characterize and troubleshoot audio effects boxes and pedals. This waveform generator shield is...
By: amandaghassaei

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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:23:00 PDT
Compact 3-in-1 Stripboard DIYduino with Integrated Sensor and L298N Motor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-3-in-1-Stripboard-DIYduino-with-Integrated/
Compact 3-in-1 Stripboard DIYduino with Integrated Sensor and L298N Motor Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SMALL.jpg Superbender I am presenting a compact design of a stripboard Arduino board (DIYduino) that includes a 2A motor driver and has additionally the functionality of a sensor shield. The 2-channel version cost approximately $29.43 and is more affordable compared to $39.00 for a commercially available system consistin...
By: Superbender

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:49:18 PST
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-the-relays-via-GPRS-SMS/
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SMALL.jpg Elecrow Remote control, especially when this no ethernet or Wifi in the outdoor, has been a very profound things in the past. When I was a child, I always image that I have an equipment which can control all home appliances. Now, this becomes a reality,with Arduino and GPRS modules and some other related mo...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:36:09 PST
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...
By: ASCAS

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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:16:59 PST
Arduino Sprinkler System + Web control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sprinkler-System-Web-control/
Arduino Sprinkler System + Web control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/58E7/H6DWVLKJ/FKU58E7H6DWVLKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/58E7/H6DWVLKJ/FKU58E7H6DWVLKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/58E7/H6DWVLKJ/FKU58E7H6DWVLKJ.SMALL.jpg nicoo A smart sprinkler system for the rest of us... No soldering involved ! Just pile up a couple of shields on top of an arduino and control your sprinkler system from anywhere. A couple of friends wanted to replicate the sprinkler system presented in this instructable but were scared by the complexity...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:18:55 PDT
Arduino DIY SD Card Logging Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DIY-SD-Card-Logging-Shield/
Arduino DIY SD Card Logging Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/F1OJ/H5ENQ08B/F6VF1OJH5ENQ08B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/F1OJ/H5ENQ08B/F6VF1OJH5ENQ08B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/F1OJ/H5ENQ08B/F6VF1OJH5ENQ08B.SMALL.jpg thegrendel Ready-made SD card logging shields for the Arduino typically cost in the range of $15 - $25. This is quite reasonable, but we might save a couple of bucks if we make our own. Not to mention all the fun in building it. Forget about soldering wires to a bare SD card socket. It's just too much hassle,...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:21:33 PDT
Arduino home energy monitor shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-home-energy-monitor-shield/
Arduino home energy monitor shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/H3N7/H0OJ19HJ/F65H3N7H0OJ19HJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/H3N7/H0OJ19HJ/F65H3N7H0OJ19HJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/H3N7/H0OJ19HJ/F65H3N7H0OJ19HJ.SMALL.jpg jmengel Although products are becoming more and more available for monitoring your home power usage, I'm one of those idiots who can't leave well enough alone and who would rather shell out $100 and hours of my time in order to save $20 and learn something in the process.  Building on the fine work of Tryst...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 12:07:25 PDT
Stripboard Arduino shield for programming ATtiny45 and ATtiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Stripboard-Arduino-shield-for-programming-ATtiny45/
Stripboard Arduino shield for programming ATtiny45 and ATtiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SMALL.jpg nikkipugh This instructable (entered in the Arduino Challenge contest - you can vote for it above) shows how to make a stripboard Arduino shield for programming either ATtiny45 or ATtiny85 microcontrollers with an Arduino, as per these tutorials from the High-Low Tech group at MIT: Arduino board as ATtiny pr...
By: nikkipugh

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 09:56:12 PDT