Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:15:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Universal Remote Laser Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Remote-Laser-Tag/
Universal Remote Laser Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/V3VV/I1WHF5OB/F9MV3VVI1WHF5OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/V3VV/I1WHF5OB/F9MV3VVI1WHF5OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/V3VV/I1WHF5OB/F9MV3VVI1WHF5OB.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Blast away your friends for hours on end with this custom laser tag system. Who needs to pay to play in an arena when you can make your very own game? Best of all, no special equipment is required, because the "guns" are regular universal TV remotes! Parts and Materials This list includes enoug...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:35:03 PDT
King Spot - Bluetooth Radar Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Spot-Bluetooth-Radar-Vehicle/
King Spot - Bluetooth Radar Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/1F8F/I1ETVG7E/FXK1F8FI1ETVG7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/1F8F/I1ETVG7E/FXK1F8FI1ETVG7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/1F8F/I1ETVG7E/FXK1F8FI1ETVG7E.SMALL.jpg rassred King Spot is a Blue tooth controlled vehicle. It uses a distance sensing device on top of a servo that rotates 60 degrees in the front. Another servo controls the steering. The body is built from an erector set. As the distance to the objects in front decreases a tone increases in intensity. The...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:43:28 PDT
Transformation of old printer to automated stamping machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-old-printer-to-automated-stampin/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:05:11 PDT
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version 2.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-Version-20/
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version 2.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SMALL.jpg deba168 One year ago, I began building my own solar system to provide power for my village house.Initially I made a LM317 based charge controller and an Energy meter for monitoring the system.Finally I made PWM charge controller.In April-2014 I posted my PWM solar charge controller designs on the web,it bec...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:35:43 PDT
DIY ARDUINO FLIGHT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ARDUINO-FLIGHT-CONTROLLER/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:26 PDT
Garage Genie - Parking & Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Genie-Parking-Remote-Control/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:13:37 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
Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-way-motor-control-for-the-arduino/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:34:42 PDT
BYJ48 Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/BYJ48-Stepper-Motor/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:18:35 PDT
Silly String Candy Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-String-Candy-Trap/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:19:55 PDT
Custom OBD II Gauge in With OEM Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-OBD-II-Gauge-in-With-OEM-Look/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:38:23 PDT
Home Automation: Drapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Drapes/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:17 PDT
Tiny electric ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-electric-ukulele/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:42:19 PDT
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Spelling-Game-with-an-Interactive-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:03:56 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Pong Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Pong-Game/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:06:19 PDT
Illumino: EEG hat with Arduino turns brainwaves into light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-EEG-hat-that-turns-your-brainwaves-into-l/
Illumino: EEG hat with Arduino turns brainwaves into light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/GJK1/I1CC5AMH/F6GGJK1I1CC5AMH.SMALL.jpg wavelet_spaghetti Ever wanted to visualize your brain activity in real-time? Move an object on a screen with your mind? This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to make an illumino: a recreational EEG hat that turns your brainwaves into light. It will also guide you in how to use the hat to create beautiful visua...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:41:47 PDT
HACKED!: Flickering Light Bulb for Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Flickering-Light-Bulb-for-Halloween/
HACKED!: Flickering Light Bulb for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LVQ0/I1C1H9WE/F0XLVQ0I1C1H9WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LVQ0/I1C1H9WE/F0XLVQ0I1C1H9WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LVQ0/I1C1H9WE/F0XLVQ0I1C1H9WE.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab It is time to scare your friends. In this project I will show you how I "hacked" a normal led light bulb. This way it will flicker like the lights in every horror movie when something bad is about to happen. It is a pretty simple build if you have some experiences with electronics. Watch the video...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:13:01 PDT
Arduino-Based Blue Box (Phone Phreaking) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Blue-Box-phreaking/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:43:59 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/AULW/I169O5KC/FT4AULWI169O5KC.SMALL.jpg macetech The Arduino Yún is a curious addition to the Arduino family. There is a fairly widespread community surrounding the Arduino concept, platform and software. There's another popular community dedicated to hacking and improving inexpensive wireless routers, which often run Linux. The Yún combines the t...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
The "all in one box" aquarium feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-all-in-one-box-aquarium-feeder/
The "all in one box" aquarium feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/COVE/I15L2LT2/F0BCOVEI15L2LT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/COVE/I15L2LT2/F0BCOVEI15L2LT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/COVE/I15L2LT2/F0BCOVEI15L2LT2.SMALL.jpg Brian from Belgium Hi i am Brian For several years now i owning a large 400 liter aquarium.i was always fasinated by fish in all colors and shapes.keeping fish happy wil require a bit effort.like keeping the thank nice and clean.trimming the plants.the once in a week water change. ect...also fish like to eat :) But i ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:27:05 PDT
RGB POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-POV-Display/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:21:30 PDT
Personalised Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Word-Clock/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:42:28 PDT
Night sky explorer http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-sky-explorer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 03:19:31 PDT
Pimp My Zoomobil http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Zoomobil/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:05:27 PDT
Mini BillBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-BillBoard/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:35:28 PDT
The MicroSlice V2 Aurum | A gold mini laser cutter & engraver. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MicroSlice-V2-Aurum-A-gold-mini-laser-cutter-e/
The MicroSlice V2 Aurum | A gold mini laser cutter & engraver. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/0V2O/I11YV21N/FSG0V2OI11YV21N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/0V2O/I11YV21N/FSG0V2OI11YV21N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/0V2O/I11YV21N/FSG0V2OI11YV21N.SMALL.jpg SilverJimny The MicroSlice story began back in 2013 with an entry into the Instructables 2013 RadioShack Microcontroller Contest. The MicroSlice V1 won the Grand Prize and set the foundations for a successful Kickstarter Campaign a few months later.It has been an exciting past year and the MicroSlice has evolve...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:36:14 PDT
ESP8266 Wifi Temperature Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Temperature-Logger/
ESP8266 Wifi Temperature Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/M9CT/I0RYTMUS/FD1M9CTI0RYTMUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/M9CT/I0RYTMUS/FD1M9CTI0RYTMUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/M9CT/I0RYTMUS/FD1M9CTI0RYTMUS.SMALL.jpg noelportugal They day I read at hackaday (http://hackaday.com/tag/esp8266/) that a new $5 wifi module was available, I order a few of them to test. Now, a few weeks later I want to share my experience.This is a very simple demo using the ESP8266 and Arduino to update a remote server (https://thingspeak.com/) usi...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 11:46:36 PDT
30 minute projects: Über-modified arduino board (arduino keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/30-minute-projects-Über-modified-arduino-board-ard/
30 minute projects: Über-modified arduino board (arduino keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XSWG/I0VORVW2/FDWXSWGI0VORVW2.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 Here's another quick project you can do in 30 minutes! I found it such a hassle to keep unplugging and plugging the printer cable (aka: the cable used on arduinos) and since the printer was always used, programming wasn't easy. so i came up with a solution: What if i change the usb port into somethi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:14:39 PDT
My Ninth Project: Robot Arm with Joystick Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Ninth-Project-Robot-Arm-with-Joystick-Shield/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 00:43:38 PDT
Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-Wirelessly-with-MATLAB/
Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SMALL.jpg Analogue-Chick Been seeing few DIYs on how to establish a communication between MATLAB application and Arduino that is hardwired to PC. However, I haven't encountered anything that control Arduino via MATLAB wirelessly using the ENC28J60 compatible Ethernet shield. In this ible', I'm going to show the simplest way...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:59:25 PDT
Blinking, music playing Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Death-Star/
Blinking, music playing Death Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SMALL.jpg simsalapim The Death Star featured in Star Wars is one of the coolest super weapons to ever spawn from human fantasy.If you don’t agree, just look at this GIF until you’re fully converted to a Death Star fan. Take your time. Let it loop until you love:The only problem is that building an actual Death Star woul...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:49:06 PDT
Arduino Tutorial: Capacitive Touch Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Touch-Sensors-With-Arduino/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:15:04 PDT
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Ceiling-Tiles/
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hello! Are you ready to witness my biggest project yet?? Well lets get started!It all started up in Utah, (I was visiting some friends) and the sky looked so beautiful compared to the star-less sky down south. So instead of creating my own stars I created my own stars! Confused? lets take a closer l...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:06:21 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
First step to your smarthome with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/First-step-to-smarthome-with-Arduino/
First step to your smarthome with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/L9GL/I0C8W6A1/FVRL9GLI0C8W6A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/L9GL/I0C8W6A1/FVRL9GLI0C8W6A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/L9GL/I0C8W6A1/FVRL9GLI0C8W6A1.SMALL.jpg arothamer The first step in creating a smarthome, is to simply switch on and off lights.In order to to start this project the following items are needed:• relay module compatible to Arduino ( means operating at 5V) • any Arduino, I choose the Mega 2560 because of its many Inputs and Outputs (I/O) • buttons • ...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:23:02 PDT
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-wall-avoiding-robot-FabLab-NerveCentre/
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SMALL.jpg TonyCanning This instructable assumes very little with respect to prior knowledge.If there are any areas you feel could be improved or clarified, please feel free to message or comment and I will update.Here are all the details you need to produce a simple wall avoiding robot. Along the way you will have the ch...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:51:43 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
How to make an Arduino from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SMALL.jpg praneet9 Frugal Engineering is the best way forward for science.If you're interested in making some arduino's from scratch , you've come to the right place.You can see a video tutorial of this instructable : hereIt will supplement any loopholes or doubts you may have.Lets start with an introduction on what ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
USA Flag made with diffused LED http://www.instructables.com/id/USA-Flag-made-with-diffused-LED/
USA Flag made with diffused LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SMALL.jpg atairu USA flag constructed using a total of 2,301 diffused red, white and blue LEDs completed with Arduino sketch animations, I hope this instructions helps anyone who wants to try this out. This flag can be displayed during the 4th of July, memorial day or during Christmas. If you find this project inter...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:11 PDT
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-CV-inputs-to-the-Auduino-granular-synth/
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens When I first got into the Arduino I went looking for audio projects. One of the first things I built was TobaTobias' Auduino granular synth. I was so impressed I built a permanent unit in a heavy duty enclosure and incorporated it into my occasional sets and demos.. This simple project makes really...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:35 PDT
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SMALL.jpg electro18 This Instructable will show you how to make a Portable Digital Optical Tachometer using an Arduino Uno. This project is inspired from This instructable and is an enhanced version of it with an LCD display and a modified code. Instead of a slotted sensor , it has a reflection based sensor. So :1. You...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Homer-Web-enabled-TV-remote/
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SMALL.jpg tamberg Smart Homer, a Web-enabled TV remote puppetSmart Homer is a Web-enabled puppet that turns on your TV when Simpsons is on. As Homer is too lazy to browse the Web himself, a script in the cloud checks the online TV program for him. If Simpsons is on, the script triggers the Arduino Web service in Home...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:08 PDT
Arduino Home Automation Outlet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-Outlet-Box/
Arduino Home Automation Outlet Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/XEET/I0292IA3/F0CXEETI0292IA3.SMALL.jpg ryanjblajda ITS DONE! CHECK OUT THE VIDEO IN THE LAST STEP!So in my apartment we are supposed to have a switched outlet so that you can turn a light on as soon as you enter the apartment. I have been unable to find said outlet. So i figured that I would finally find a "permanent" use for my Arduino since it has...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Home Automation - How to Add Relays to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-How-to-Add-Relays-to-Arduino/
Home Automation - How to Add Relays to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SMALL.jpg drmpf How to select Relays – Its all about Power.When you are selecting a relay to connect to your Arduino you need to consider a) the power (voltage and current) of what you want to switch on and off andb) the power (voltage and current) required to drive the relay (i.e. to energise the relay coil)We wi...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:30:50 PDT
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Touch-bluetooth-glove/
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SMALL.jpg jbesuchet Hey guys! I'd like to share with you the input device I created specifically to interact with AR glasses like the Google Glass, Meta, Moverio BT or with the VR headsets like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, vrAse, Durovis Dive. Those new products are amazing and they need new types of input devices. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:11:15 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SMALL.jpg gagan8619 Hello,In this post we"ll be making a Six wheel drive all terrain vehicle (ATV). These are rare and hence expensive robots (at least in India). I made this ATV as my summer project. Dagu manufactures a similar 6WD chassis but its way too expensive (Rs 20000 / $ 250). So I decided to make a cheap Six ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-inkjet-printer-to-print-on-Coffee/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:45 PDT
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Joystick-to-USB-Adaptor/
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SMALL.jpg MatthewH If you grew up in the early 1980’s and were into video games, you probably had an Atari 2600, ColecoVision, or similar game console. The controllers or joysticks for each of these systems had a distinct feel that is different from today’s game consoles or PC game controllers. If you find yourself lo...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:26:27 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Introduction:Okay, I cheated. Any similarities between previous Instructables uploaded by me and the graphics, pictures, text and / or programming code is purely intentional. It certainly made putting this one together a whole lot easier.This Instructable is my Arduino version of the Rock Paper Scis...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/K6C2/HZV3NZVB/FAUK6C2HZV3NZVB.SMALL.jpg deba168 In country like India most of the people are dependent on agriculture.For effective planning in agriculture weather forecast is of utmost importance.So farmers are always interested in the Weather Forecasts.As farmers stay in remote areas, they have to wait for the news updates in tv, radio or news ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:39:19 PDT