Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:58:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Arduino Menus for Rotary Encoders http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-Menus-for-Rotary-Encoders/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 17:43:30 PDT
Burn Arduino Bootloader with Arduino MEGA! http://www.instructables.com/id/Burn-Arduino-Bootloader-with-Arduino-MEGA/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 00:55:30 PDT
How to use the Adafruit Pro Trinket board - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-Adafruit-Pro-Trinket-board-Arduino-/
How to use the Adafruit Pro Trinket board - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/9631/IE7J3YT3/FVW9631IE7J3YT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/9631/IE7J3YT3/FVW9631IE7J3YT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/9631/IE7J3YT3/FVW9631IE7J3YT3.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Adafruit Pro Trinket board and how you can easily program it with Codebender!This tiny board is using the ATmega328p microcontroller, it's like an Arduino Pro Mini but with more pins and micro build-in USB port. The ATmega328p chip can also be found on ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:30:09 PDT
Arduino Photoresistor LED on/off http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Photoresistor-LED-onoff/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:49:14 PDT
4-Wire Touch Screen Interfacing with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Wire-Touch-Screen-Interfacing-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:55:47 PDT
How to Simulate Arduino in Proteus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Simulate-Arduino-in-Proteus/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 07:24:49 PDT
Head Mouse with MPU6050 and Arduino Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Mouse-With-MPU6050-and-Arduino-Micro/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:50:14 PDT
Using The PCF8575 i2c i/o Expander To Read Inputs With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-The-PCF8575-i2c-io-Expander-To-Read-Inputs-/
Using The PCF8575 i2c i/o Expander To Read Inputs With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/ALTO/H9QPOOWB/FICALTOH9QPOOWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/ALTO/H9QPOOWB/FICALTOH9QPOOWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/ALTO/H9QPOOWB/FICALTOH9QPOOWB.SMALL.jpg Fuzzy-Wobble This Instructable will show you just how easy it is to add extra inputs to your Arduino. You can use this technique to add hundreds of extra inputs to your Arduino with only two wires by using a fancy communication protocol called i2c (eye-squared-see). What I have used... PCF8575 SMD to ...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:16:40 PST
MIDI Controller with Keyboards http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Controller-With-Keyboards/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:46:19 PDT
Control your Arduino with a remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Arduino-with-a-remote/
Control your Arduino with a remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SMALL.jpg phorvath92 Wondering about how to control anything in your house with a simple remote control? It's pretty simple and cheap. Collect stuff Here is what you will need: - Arduino (I use UNO) - Solderless breadboard - An infrared receiver - Solderless wires - Any kind of remote control Assemble the receiv...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2011 10:12:47 PST
ESP8266 with Websockets http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Websockets/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:59:53 PDT
Arduino Nano: Directly connected 2 X 16 LCD Display With Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Directly-Connected-2-X-16-LCD-Display/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 17:37:53 PST
Programming ATmega16A using arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-ATmega16A-using-arduino-IDE/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:52:34 PST
Automatic Home surveillance system using arduino(simple and cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Home-surveillance-system-using-arduinosi/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:27:52 PDT
ATmega DIP40 Minimal Board http://www.instructables.com/id/ATmega-DIP40-Minimal-Board/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:32:07 PDT
Thermohygrometer with clock and LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermohygrometer-with-clock-and-LCD-display-on-Ard/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:48:14 PDT
Programming the ESP8266 WeMos-D1R2 using Arduino software/IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-the-WeMos-Using-Arduino-SoftwareIDE/
Programming the ESP8266 WeMos-D1R2 using Arduino software/IDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/2EGV/IMTEA87M/FL72EGVIMTEA87M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/2EGV/IMTEA87M/FL72EGVIMTEA87M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/2EGV/IMTEA87M/FL72EGVIMTEA87M.SMALL.jpg jainrk In this Instructable I will guide you through the steps needed to install, configure and program the WeMos-D1R2 board using the Arduino IDE. WeMos-D1R2 is an ESP8266-12 based WiFi enabled microprocessor unit on a Arduino-UNO footprint. That means the board looks and works (in most cases) like an UNO...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 18:53:59 PDT
Using a 4 digit, 7 segment display, with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-4-digit-7-segment-display-with-arduino/
Using a 4 digit, 7 segment display, with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/CZGZ/IBTF5EDQ/FZICZGZIBTF5EDQ.SMALL.jpg chickeneater In this tutorial I will be showing you how to use a 7 segment display with 4 digits using arduino. Some basic things I would like to point out is that this takes up almost all of the digital pins on the arduino uno, leonardo, the boards with 13 digital pins. Most displays have 12 breakout pins that ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:11:01 PDT
How to analyze a vehicle's CAN-BUS using an Arduino attached to a CAN-BUS Shield and free software. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-analysze-a-vehicles-CAN-BUS-using-an-Arduin/
How to analyze a vehicle's CAN-BUS using an Arduino attached to a CAN-BUS Shield and free software. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/G7P0/I5QMZR5Q/FK4G7P0I5QMZR5Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/G7P0/I5QMZR5Q/FK4G7P0I5QMZR5Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/G7P0/I5QMZR5Q/FK4G7P0I5QMZR5Q.SMALL.jpg mviljoen2 The Hardware built in a previous InstructableIn a previous instructable Ive shown how you can put together hardware to scan your can bus, the instructable can be found here.http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-vehicle-...I created a forum thread explaining a bit more in detail ,http://techtinke...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:01:51 PST
Ejemplo básico con IC MAX7219 (Matriz LED y visualizadores de 7 segmentos) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ejemplo-básico-con-IC-MAX7219-Matriz-LED-y-visuali/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 07:14:00 PDT
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-8x8x8-LED-Cube-With-MDCubo-Library/
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SMALL.jpg jollifactory So far, we have only built 3 LED cubes. Our first cube is a 4x4x4 LED cube and though we managed to successfully complete it without too much difficulty, we did not find much excitement and satisfaction experimenting with it.Next, we designed, created and built our second cube, an 8x8x8 LED cube dri...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:09:37 PDT
Arduino sunflower - An electronic sundancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sunflower-an-Electronic-Sundancer/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:11:25 PDT
How to drive a Piezo with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-driven-Piezo-LOUD/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:07:21 PST
DC Motors Including Steppers-Part 1/3, A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motors-Part-1-Continuous-Gear-Servo-Brushless-a/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:54:27 PDT
Control devices by Voice command using android and arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-devices-by-Voice-command-using-android-and/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:07:22 PST
Isolating circuits from your arduino with optocouplers http://www.instructables.com/id/Isolating-circuits-from-your-arduino-with-optocoup/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:35:17 PDT
Arduino Pocket Lightning Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pocket-Lightning-Detector/
Arduino Pocket Lightning Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SMALL.jpg raht We all enjoy working and playing outside. But I think anyone would agree that getting struck by lightning while having fun outdoors defiantly isn't... fun!Ok enough with the Cute intro....This project came about when, while I was searching around through the internet for sensors that I might like to...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:25:40 PST
Use Arduino and RS232 Shield to interface Integrated UHF RFID reader LSID-0702 http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Arduino-and-RS232-Shield-to-interface-Integrat/
Use Arduino and RS232 Shield to interface Integrated UHF RFID reader LSID-0702 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/HDGG/HSVT7MMG/FE9HDGGHSVT7MMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/HDGG/HSVT7MMG/FE9HDGGHSVT7MMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/HDGG/HSVT7MMG/FE9HDGGHSVT7MMG.SMALL.jpg pcduino Long Range UHF RFID reader (1-6M) (ISO18000-6C EPC G2) integrates the reader with the antenna. After first powered on, the reader will buzz once to indicate that it starts to work.  When there is tag approaching the reader, it will buzz to indicate that it’s sending the data. For the same tag, the r...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:31:32 PDT
ESP8266 EcoPlug Wifi Smart Outlet MQTT Mod for less than $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-EcoPlug-Wifi-Smart-Outlet-MQTT-Mod-for-Les/
ESP8266 EcoPlug Wifi Smart Outlet MQTT Mod for less than $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KWYE/IT22L3T5/F3BKWYEIT22L3T5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KWYE/IT22L3T5/F3BKWYEIT22L3T5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KWYE/IT22L3T5/F3BKWYEIT22L3T5.SMALL.jpg billm950 Thanks to Scott for figuring out the pinout on these cheap Wifi Outlets. Pinout/Guide Available HereThis guide will show you how to put Homie 2.0 (still in beta) on your brand new Ecoplug and use OpenHAB or any other MQTT device to control it vs using their app.The original firmware on these things...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:01:47 PDT
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ARDUINO-on-Your-Own/
Make an ARDUINO on your own...!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EQSU/IJ6CCEYE/F35EQSUIJ6CCEYE.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 ARDUINO platform is today's most popular platform in the world used for embedded projects.Programming an Arduino is very simple than any other system.Just plug it to your PC and get started...!!!But as the standalone projects based on Arduino increases, more number of Arduinos are required for getti...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:04:14 PST
How to measure particulate air pollution and share the data online http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-particulate-air-pollution-and-share/
How to measure particulate air pollution and share the data online - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SMALL.jpg alxmjo Ever since I moved from Portland, Oregon to the Middle East, I've been curious about particulate air pollution. It's one of the worst varieties of air pollution in terms of impact on health and mortality. East Asia seems to get all the press about awful air quality, but there's plenty of data to sug...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 22:00:14 PDT
Arduino PS/2 Barcode Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PS2-Barcode-Scanner/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 20:16:35 PDT
Control Arduino with visual basic 6.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-with-visual-basic-60/
Control Arduino with visual basic 6.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/OHY0/IAKWOSAX/FS7OHY0IAKWOSAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/OHY0/IAKWOSAX/FS7OHY0IAKWOSAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/OHY0/IAKWOSAX/FS7OHY0IAKWOSAX.SMALL.jpg ujash patel this instructable is part of my book Arduino + visual basic 6.0 (make your own software to control arduino Robot.Visual basic 6.0 is a very old version some people may ask why we want to use visual basic 6.0 . visual basic 6.0 is a user friendly programming language ... so if you are beginner and wa...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:31:07 PDT
Compact Arduino GPS Speedo + and more http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Arduino-GPS-Speedo-and-more/
Compact Arduino GPS Speedo + and more - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4YGS/HKVL7G1W/FV84YGSHKVL7G1W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4YGS/HKVL7G1W/FV84YGSHKVL7G1W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/4YGS/HKVL7G1W/FV84YGSHKVL7G1W.SMALL.jpg bram2202 So I decided to build an device I could use in my car, a GPS speedo looked like a good idea. The Parts I used in this build: -(fake) Arduino Nano v3 ($10,99). -MT3339 GPS module. -Graphic LCD + Connector ($5,00). -Plastic enclosure ($4.58). -1 x 6 pin switch. -1 x Push button. -1 x 470 Ohm resistor...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 04:30:51 PDT
Send email with ESP8266 and Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-email-with-ESP8266-and-Arduino-UNO/
Send email with ESP8266 and Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/UD38/IHI1JF6A/FE5UD38IHI1JF6A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/UD38/IHI1JF6A/FE5UD38IHI1JF6A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/UD38/IHI1JF6A/FE5UD38IHI1JF6A.SMALL.jpg kryder91 How to get Adafruits "send_email_smtp.ino" to send email with ESP8266 and Arduino UNO.And eliminating the problem with "no response from module" many have.The module works on 3.3v logic according to documentation, but I had no issue with 5v rx and tx of arduino, play it at your own risk !! Firmwa...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:36:09 PST
Adruino Serial Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-to-Adruino-Serial-Plotter/
Adruino Serial Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/TQP1/IKRNIMB8/FU2TQP1IKRNIMB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/TQP1/IKRNIMB8/FU2TQP1IKRNIMB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/TQP1/IKRNIMB8/FU2TQP1IKRNIMB8.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira The Arduino Serial Plotter function has been added to the Arduino IDE, allowing you to natively graph serial data from your Arduino to your computer in real time. If you’re tired of seeing your Arduino’s analog sensor input data pour onto your screen like The Matrix, this looks like a prettier way t...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:35:55 PST
The Maven Box: an Arduino Controller for Software Developers http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Maven-Box-an-Arduino-Controller-for-Software-D/
The Maven Box: an Arduino Controller for Software Developers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/10UN/ISCC4TD2/FB210UNISCC4TD2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/10UN/ISCC4TD2/FB210UNISCC4TD2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/10UN/ISCC4TD2/FB210UNISCC4TD2.SMALL.jpg mfaust Every job has it's routine. I am a software developer who works with a Git/Maven based workspace everyday. So when I start working, my daily routine is to update and build my local workspace, pulling changes from GitHub, execute a maven build and execute the updated software. Usually I get my first ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:26:02 PDT
How to Make Mini CNC 2D Plotter Using Scrap DVD Drive, L293d Motor Shield & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-CNC-2D-Plotter-Using-Scrap-DVD-Dr/
How to Make Mini CNC 2D Plotter Using Scrap DVD Drive, L293d Motor Shield & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SMALL.jpg Sandeep_UNO this a mini CNC 2D plotter made from old DVD drive and L293D motor shield very cheap but intrestinglet see how to make in Video Material need for this project 1) 2 X SCRAP DVD DRIVE2) 1 X ARDUINO 3) 1 X L293D MOTOR SHIELD4) 1 X SERVO MOTOR (TOWER PRO 9G)5) JUMPER WIRES6) SOME HARDWARE NUT ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:08:14 PDT
Arduino Powered Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Binary-Clock/
Arduino Powered Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N96Y/G0ZWKNVD/F8FN96YG0ZWKNVD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N96Y/G0ZWKNVD/F8FN96YG0ZWKNVD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/N96Y/G0ZWKNVD/F8FN96YG0ZWKNVD.SMALL.jpg ArduinoFun This instructable will help you to build an Arduino Binary Clock.  The orignial idea for this instructable was designed by Daniel Andrade.  My instructable uses surface mount components, but can easily be adapted to through-hole components if you wish.  You can follow my other Instructable for Build...
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Wed, 21 Oct 2009 07:31:57 PDT
Driving RGB LED strips off an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Driving-RGB-LED-strips-off-an-Arduino/
Driving RGB LED strips off an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/EORZ/IHVVQ5C8/FLLEORZIHVVQ5C8.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio Christmas is coming and you may be wondering how to make it colorful and bright with an Arduino and an RGB LED strip. At least, that was exactly what I did a year ago and wasn’t able to find any clear and simple instruction anywhere. With this instructable I will try to correct that sad omission.At ...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 12:03:12 PST
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-Arduino/
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke Warning: this project uses deadly voltages, as well as a sizeable capacitor to store these deadly voltages. Even after you disconnect the circuit from the grid, the capacitor still can give you a jolt to remember!!Over 3 years ago, I published a simpel TRIAC AC dimmer for the arduino. That proved to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 05:39:13 PDT
Arduino Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery/
Arduino Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZE9C/H347FMPT/FW3ZE9CH347FMPT.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 As many of you may know, this Lazy Old Geek loves Arduinos. Many of my projects are portable and need a battery source: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pedometer/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nokia-LCD-Sensors/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Tape-Measure/   ...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 15:11:08 PDT
DIY Bare Minimum Arduino Mega 2560 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bare-Minimum-Arduino-Mega-2560/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:19:45 PST
Simplified Arduino AC Current Measurement Using ACS712 Hall Effect Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Arduino-AC-Current-Measurement-Using-AC/
Simplified Arduino AC Current Measurement Using ACS712 Hall Effect Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/P8NW/IMM934RO/F7SP8NWIMM934RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/P8NW/IMM934RO/F7SP8NWIMM934RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/P8NW/IMM934RO/F7SP8NWIMM934RO.SMALL.jpg e024576 This is a simplified approach to my prior Instructable regarding measuring AC current with the ACS712 current sensor..linkSimplifications include: Eliminating the special Signal Conditioning Circuit Board - instead we're going to use the "RunningStatistics" function available in the Ardunio Filters ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 14:02:54 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/RW94/ISCBTZJB/FS2RW94ISCBTZJB.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]I have salvaged so many old lap-top batteries ( 18650 ) to reuse them in my solar projects.It is very difficult to identify the good cells in battery pack.Earlier in one of my Power Bank Instructable I have told, how to identify good cells by measuring their voltages, but this method i...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
Make a Personal Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Personal-Weather-Station/
Make a Personal Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/I51V/ISCBLWE2/FUYI51VISCBLWE2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/I51V/ISCBLWE2/FUYI51VISCBLWE2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/I51V/ISCBLWE2/FUYI51VISCBLWE2.SMALL.jpg victoryking Sitting in your room you start sweating or feel chill; you wonder how much would be the temperature in your room? or what would be the humidity? This happened with me some time back. This lead to inception of Personal Weather Station, that monitors temperature, humidity, pressure and light intensity...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 02:53:20 PDT
Giant USB Volume Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-USB-Volume-Knob/
Giant USB Volume Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/IFOF/ISCBSE0S/FJAIFOFISCBSE0S.SMALL.gif alizaliz Ever wished for a giant volume knob? I have! So I thought I'd have a go at making one and share it in my first Instructables project.I had 2 goals: Adjust volume (Up/Down/Mute) Switch playback devicesThe Solution: A giant volume knob!To make things easy I went with using an Arduino ATmega32u4 boa...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:16:47 PDT
Controlling High Power Circuits with Arduino and Darlington ULN2803 http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-High-Power-Circuits-with-Arduino-and-D/
Controlling High Power Circuits with Arduino and Darlington ULN2803 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/B8FJ/HPN4LEBM/FWOB8FJHPN4LEBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/B8FJ/HPN4LEBM/FWOB8FJHPN4LEBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/B8FJ/HPN4LEBM/FWOB8FJHPN4LEBM.SMALL.jpg RU4Realz Each of the digital i/o pins on the Arduino can only source or sink 40mA, and pushing the Arduino past these limits may damage it. If you need to get a little more power out of your outputs, try using a Darlington ULN2803. The Darlington chip can source up to 500mA of current out each pin, and ...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:00:01 PST
Arduino Powered Musical Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Musical-Christmas-Lights/
Arduino Powered Musical Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/306Q/HAVGJF02/FJI306QHAVGJF02.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/306Q/HAVGJF02/FJI306QHAVGJF02.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/306Q/HAVGJF02/FJI306QHAVGJF02.SMALL.jpg thone After exploring the Instructables website I found a few projects that peaked my interest and those lead me to thinking, I could make some musical Christmas lights. Most of what I spent my time on came from Amanda Ghassaei's Instructable on Frequency Detection. I owe a lot to her work! The rest is si...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:41:54 PST
Arduino robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot/
Arduino robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/AZSB/IIYWW51R/FW7AZSBIIYWW51R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/AZSB/IIYWW51R/FW7AZSBIIYWW51R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/AZSB/IIYWW51R/FW7AZSBIIYWW51R.SMALL.jpg Nguyên AnhN first of all, i am sorry if i have grammar mistakes, i am asian and i am 13 years old, i study arduino by my self (mostly my self) and this is my first project and also my first instructables. this is the robot that i used to compete with my friends in soccer robot. i did some modifications when i u...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:32:55 PST