Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:21:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make your own activity tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-activity-tracker/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:18:02 PDT
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Autonomous Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Race-Car/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:23:08 PDT
Irrigation logic controller/project log http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-logic-controllerproject-log/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:47:04 PDT
Arduino Home Automation System (Using Bluetooth) AHAS BY PYT http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-System-Using-Bluetooth-AHA/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:45:03 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg amr wasfy In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
Arduino Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Calculator/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:33:01 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Flame-Sensor/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:43:05 PDT
Bluetooth controlled arduino robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-arduino-robot-arm/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:28:15 PDT
Make your plant smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-plant-smile/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:31:27 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Theremin Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Theremin-Toy/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:49:59 PDT
Add a little two analog axis thumb joystick to your existing joystick. http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-little-two-analog-axis-thumb-joystick-to-you/
Add a little two analog axis thumb joystick to your existing joystick. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SMALL.jpg metanurb After I bought a Thrustmaster Flight Hotas Stick X for Elite Dangerous, I wanted two additional analog axes for lateral/vertical thrust.After some googling, I stumbled over this nice blog entry: Turning an Arduino Leonardo into a joystick and after reading it, I knew what to do :)The ATmega32U4 on t...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:23:12 PDT
Fingerprint Scanning doorlock with access history printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fingerprint-Scanning-doorlock-with-access-history-/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:51:58 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
How to communicate with Arduino using HTML & Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-communicate-with-Arduino-using-HTML-Chrome/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:18:16 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT
Arduino obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-obstacle-avoiding-robot-1/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:26:16 PST
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/15-RFDuino-Bluetooth-LE-with-Python-or-Android/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:06:46 PDT
NFC Ring Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Ring-Lock-Box/
NFC Ring Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SMALL.jpg Nairod785 Hi everybody!Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance for my poor level in English.In this step-by-step guide I am going to teach you how to build a simple and very cheap NFC Ring Lock Box ! What you'll need Ok first, the idea was to create a box locked from the inside. Many diffe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
The Smartphone Operated House-Wide Audio System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smartphone-Operated-House-Wide-Audio-System/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:22:31 PDT
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Seventh-Project-Robot-Arm-Set/
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SMALL.jpg Rookie P I made use of Smart Tank Chassis in the past 4 projects and I wanna do something very different. After searching in google and consider different stuffs for a couple of days, I found the Robot Arm Set. It looks awesome! It provides servos, servo wheels and extension wires so that I can save more tim...
By: Rookie P

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:59:50 PDT
DIY Android Home Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Android-Home-Automation-Box/
DIY Android Home Automation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a little show and tell of my Android controlled home automation box. It's a small extension box that's controlled by an Android smartphone. You can turn the individual outlets on by tapping a button from the app or use the speech recognition app, found from my previous tutorial. I've teamed u...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:47:24 PDT
Attiny projectile speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-projectile-speedometer/
Attiny projectile speedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 I made an air cannon last summer, and though it's fun to shoot nerf darts at inane speeds for hours, it's a little difficult to quantify exactly how fast "really frickin' fast" is without a high speed camera or professional speed measurey thing. To that end, I created this, my own speed measurer wi...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:15:48 PDT
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-WIRELESS-HOME-SECURITY-SYSTEM/
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this project I will discuss how you can make a cheap wireless home security system.Though during starting of this project the main objective was only for security alarm but later I found this device can be used to solve several problems.These are the few practical problems which I have faced in t...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 03:26:36 PDT
how to use the IR library with an attiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-IR-library/
how to use the IR library with an attiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SMALL.jpg rwhite19 This Instructable will tell you how to use the IR (infrared) library on an Attiny. I will be using an Attiny85 with an Arduino Uno. I won't cover how to upload sketches to the Attiny just how to use the IR library with it. the best tutorial on uploading sketches I've found is this YouTube tutorial :...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:34:22 PDT
Arduino Compatible Bathtub controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Compatible-Bathtub-controller/
Arduino Compatible Bathtub controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SMALL.jpg raptor_demon Lets start with a warning: this project controls water. Electricity and water really don't mix and there is a real risk of electrocution and or death if you are not careful. Build this project at your own risk and I won't be held responsible for anyone who builds this. make sure you use a battery to...
By: raptor_demon

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 12:14:12 PDT
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Pneumatic-Facade/
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SMALL.jpg ctfreak This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Smart Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14During this project, the students were a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:27:52 PDT
Arduino decision box. (Attiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-decision-box-Attiny85/
Arduino decision box. (Attiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 So I was a bit bored this weekend (actually I wrote this some months ago) and since I had ordered a bunch of Attiny85 chips the week after I decided to make a quite random project with them.This is a decision box, it takes decisions for you by showing a green or a red light (it can also show orange ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:09:10 PDT
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Automata-Race-Game-littleBits-Circuit/
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SMALL.jpg ricklon This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end the race while the winning machine will do a victo...
By: ricklon

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:36:58 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
Monitor - Thinking Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SMALL.jpg Christian S This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14Given were small shared space containe...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
Simple Basement Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Basement-Security-System/
Simple Basement Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a very simple security system for all kinds of rooms. It might be simple but still effective. It is based around an Attiny85 and uses a reed switch and a key switch as inputs to see whether an intruder has accessed the room. A buzzer will then notify you ...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:56:50 PDT
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Tardis-with-blinking-LED-Powered-by-littl/
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Construct a Tardis that spins and blinks!Total Build Time:30 mins· Coding: 5 mins· Construction of the Tardis: 20 mins · littleBits LED and motor assembly: 5 mins Gather all needed parts. LittleBits:· (2) Wires· (2) Power supplies· (2) 9v Batteries...
By: TheHiveTHPL

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:18:48 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SMALL.gif HuoSen I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked breaking apart an appliance to find the right spot on the electronics, or peel o...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
Electric Arduino Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Arduino-Go-kart/
Electric Arduino Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SMALL.jpg gizzmotronics Hello everyone! As the title says, I built an electric go kart which is powered by arduino! Here's a quick video to make you certain that this is the next thing you're going to build.NEW VIDEO! Made for the Boca Bearings Innovation contest - please vote for me when it starts in September!(Old video ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:47 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SMALL.jpg jeffmaeshiro Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to beco...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
MaKey MaKey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/
MaKey MaKey Monome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SMALL.jpg jdeboi Objective: build a monome - a complex electronic music instrument - using easy-to-learn, inexpensive components and a process that's so easy a kid could do it.Gist: This touchscreen music instrument is essentially 4 parts: MaKey MaKey (or Arduino) Neopixels copper tape cardboard...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:46:13 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator http://www.instructables.com/id/iOS-Controlled-Arduino-waveform-generator/
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SMALL.jpg Annikken This waveform generator is based on the work by Amanda Ghassaei. Waveform generators (or function generators) are used for testing and debugging circuits. e.g. frequency response of op amp or sensors. This waveform generator is powered by Arduino with Annikken Andee shield - a device that lets users...
By: Annikken

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:26:13 PDT