Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 07:17:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chappie- Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chappie-Self-Balancing-Robot/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:52:57 PDT
How to Fade an LED - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fade-an-LED-Arduino-Tutorial/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 02:07:14 PDT
Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-5x5x5-A-small-student-project/
Led Cube 5x5x5 - A small student project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/QA4A/IA6M4PHJ/FWKQA4AIA6M4PHJ.SMALL.jpg alexander.herlin Introduction:We are two students on our second year of a Bachelor Programme in Software Development.This is a small guide on how to make a 5x5x5 LED cube. The purpose of the project was to learn some basics about working with Arduino. This project was the first that let us work with any kind of hard...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 05:25:19 PDT
Bluetooth RC Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Van/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
Arduino GPS/GSM Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPSGSM-Tracker/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:36:03 PDT
The Wipe-Eyeglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wipe-Eyeglasses/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:45:32 PDT
How to blink an Led - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-blink-a-Led-Arduino-Tutorial/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 02:46:10 PDT
Mini weather station with Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station-with-Attiny85/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:52:45 PDT
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny84-I2C-Slave-Arduino-UNO/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 04:53:18 PDT
Prevent Mobile over heating http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Mobile-over-charging/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:44:18 PDT
Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-sensors-and-Arduino-serial-communication-for/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:22 PDT
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:06:30 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Mini weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station/
Mini weather station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SMALL.jpg indigod0g In this project, we will be making a mini weather station that measures temperature and humidity and transmits them wirelessly to a ground station, which displays the readings on an LCD display!It’s a fairly easy project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of materi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:55 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
Smart Charger - Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger-Hack/
Smart Charger - Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SMALL.jpg Narzan Qarma I had problems with my LED light; always when I need it I find the battery empty. So, I opened it to look inside and found this old liquid battery. This type of battery needs to be charged every 3-4 days, and I do not want always to connect to the electricity plug, so I change it with two laptop...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:17 PDT
Automatic desktop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-desktop-fan/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:05:09 PDT
The Making of A DIY Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:20:20 PDT
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-cable-to-Arduino-UNO-clone/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:55:21 PDT
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-data-from-Arduino-to-Excel-and-plotting-it/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:54:55 PDT
Video Games: TinyDuino Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Games-TinyDuino-Edition/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:47:36 PDT
DIY: Relay switch motor controller - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Relay-switch-motor-controller-Arduino/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 00:50:29 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Assembling an Arduino Nano / LCD Projects Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-an-Arduino-Nano-LCD-Projects-Platform/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 23:04:41 PDT
Lancaster Bomber Boost Gauge - Arduino Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Lancaster-Bomber-Boost-Gauge-Arduino-Project/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:28:11 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
Nokia 5110 graphics tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-5110-graphics-tutorial/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 09:40:19 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
Arduino Motor Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motor-Party/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 16:29:13 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part 3 - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-3-17-Tutorial-Pack/
Arduino Tutorials (part 3 - 17 Tutorial Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/RQ21/I9PH3IOQ/FQERQ21I9PH3IOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/RQ21/I9PH3IOQ/FQERQ21I9PH3IOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/RQ21/I9PH3IOQ/FQERQ21I9PH3IOQ.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is Arduino Tutorial Pack Part 3.The 1st part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...The 2nd part here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...Unlike other tutorials here I won't give any background in theory how it works. It is oriented to the resu...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:39:19 PDT
Wave your hand to control OWI Robotic Arm... no strings attached http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-your-hand-to-control-OWI-Robotic-Arm-no-strin/
Wave your hand to control OWI Robotic Arm... no strings attached - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko THE IDEA:There are at least 4 other projects on Instructables.com (as of May 13, 2015) around modifying or controlling OWI Robotic Arm. Not surprisingly, since it is such a great and inexpensive robotic kit to play with. This project is similar in spirit (i.e, control the Robotic Arm with Arduino), ...
By: arkhipenko

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Fri, 15 May 2015 11:45:20 PDT
Using a scrap ordinary house alarm PIR with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-scrap-ordinary-house-alarm-PIR-with-Arduin/
Using a scrap ordinary house alarm PIR with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SMALL.jpg mviljoen2 If you are like me and don't like to throw away junk electronic items, you may have an old PIR sensor from an ordinary house alarm at the bottom of your junk box. You can easily hook it up to your arduino to detect movement by simply making use of the LED on the PIR which turns on when movement was ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 15:38:25 PDT
How to run an ESC with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-run-an-ESC-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:58:53 PDT
Using the Sim900/sim900A mini module with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Sim900sim900A-mini-module-with-Arduino-U/
Using the Sim900/sim900A mini module with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SMALL.jpg Happymacer There are lots of websites that talk about using a GSM shield with an Arduino, in addition to the Arduino IDE itself. There are also several GSM libraries out there, or you can use AT commands to roll your own. I couldn't find any that talk about using the mini development module so I thought it ma...
By: Happymacer

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Thu, 14 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
How to control servo with play station 2 controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-servo-with-play-station-2-controlle/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:08:51 PDT
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-ZX82-Spectrum-keyboard-into-an-expandabl/
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SMALL.jpg j_thompson In this Instructable, I'll show you how to convert your ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into a functionally-expandable USB keyboard compatible with anything USB-enabled. This build is compact enough that when you're done, you can fit a Raspberry Pi or other small computer into the spectrum as well and just p...
By: j_thompson

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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:13:31 PDT
Smart Tweeting Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Tweeting-Coffee-Maker/
Smart Tweeting Coffee Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7VMX/I9L6L6ZK/F8H7VMXI9L6L6ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7VMX/I9L6L6ZK/F8H7VMXI9L6L6ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7VMX/I9L6L6ZK/F8H7VMXI9L6L6ZK.SMALL.jpg trummerjo Do you hate people sometimes? Or are you lazy as hell? Or are you too impatient to wait till your coffee is ready? We are! We don'€™t like stupid small talks with stupid people in the kitchen. We try to avoid unnecessary walks and we don't want to spend our precious time on waiting. That'€™s why we ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:54:51 PDT
The Download Board http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Download-Board/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 00:23:15 PDT
Make Your Own Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Smartwatch/
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By: TinyCircuits

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Mon, 11 May 2015 13:29:23 PDT
SMS based Home Automation system using 1SHEELD http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-based-Home-Automation-system-using-1SHEELD/
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By: Tanishq Jaiswal

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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:57:26 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SMALL.jpg chienline When we are using a battery powered Arduino such as RC robots or Temperature Controller, we might want to check the battery voltage if it needs to be charged or replaced. It happens to me with my RC Panzer. Sometimes when my kids are about to run it, it moves very slow, low battery. Then they are di...
By: chienline

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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 PDT
Arduino HC-SR04 (with LCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-with-LCD/
Arduino HC-SR04 (with LCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SMALL.jpg samuel123abc Hello,In this tutorial I am going to show you how to 1. Connect the HC-SR04 to an arduino and print the distance to the serial monitor, 2. Connect an LCD and print the results there instead. The sensor works by pinging out an ultrasonic sound we cannot hear. It then starts a timer and measures how l...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:47:28 PDT
Wireless Arduino Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Arduino-Oscilloscope/
Wireless Arduino Oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SMALL.jpg brian howard In this guide I will explain how to use a Windows 8.1 phone, Arduino Uno board, and HC-05 Bluetooth module to build a wireless oscilloscope. The phone application has the critical functions of an oscilloscope, although the bandwidth is a measly 300 Hz. Still, if you want to see squiggly lines on y...
By: brian howard

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Wed, 6 May 2015 08:12:17 PDT
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
By: Tustin High T-Tech

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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
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By: FranklinM1

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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 PDT
The Fibonacci Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fibonacci-Clock/
The Fibonacci Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/9EM2/I9BNA6CC/FT19EM2I9BNA6CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/9EM2/I9BNA6CC/FT19EM2I9BNA6CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/9EM2/I9BNA6CC/FT19EM2I9BNA6CC.SMALL.jpg pchretien I present to you the Fibonacci Clock, a clock for nerds with style. Beautiful and fun at the same time, the clock uses the famous Fibonacci sequence to display time in a brand new way.UPDATE: My Fibonacci Clock has been approved on Kickstarter this morning! That's exciting! How do I tell time? Th...
By: pchretien

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Tue, 5 May 2015 18:05:14 PDT
Arduino Run Accurate Liquid/Powder Dispenser System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Run-Accurate-LiquidPowder-Dispenser-System/
Arduino Run Accurate Liquid/Powder Dispenser System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LNAL/I99R478F/FABLNALI99R478F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LNAL/I99R478F/FABLNALI99R478F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LNAL/I99R478F/FABLNALI99R478F.SMALL.jpg enddev Objective: Make something to do some measuring for you, whether for cooking or otherwise. It will do both liquids and powders from the same control panel. It uses an Arduino to run the system. NOTE: Neither of us (the designers) have any electrical engineering experience, this is pretty much th...
By: enddev

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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:33:51 PDT
Infinity Mirror That Flashes to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-That-Flashes-to-Music/
Infinity Mirror That Flashes to Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SMALL.jpg BrightSol For a class project we were required to utilize an arduino, a sensor, and a switch. I wanted to make something that involved lights and through my searches of Instructables I came across tons of infinity mirror tutorials. This is my attempt at building a music responsive infinity mirror having no pr...
By: BrightSol

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Sun, 3 May 2015 21:20:56 PDT
Physical Home Automation Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Home-Automation-Interface/
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By: electronichamsters

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Sun, 3 May 2015 21:05:02 PDT
DIY SPEEDOMETER AND ODOMETER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SPEEDOMETER-AND-ODOMETER/
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By: electroguyz

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Sun, 3 May 2015 12:11:48 PDT